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Jolie Blon

Get out your Cajun dictionary...you're gonna need it.

Luck Be A Lady

Okay, so you probably know Sinatra’s version better. Frankie was even considered for Marlon’s Sky Masterson role, but studio execs wanted Brando’s box-office appeal ...

Now and Forever

You’re listening to Artie Wayne with Freddy Martin and His Orchestra and…   You’re on the Sound Beat.   While Howard Hughes’ aviation career ...

Hooray For Captain Spaulding!

From Coast Coast, from every state in the Union…it’s Groucho Marx and…

The Coffee Cantata

Two keys to any good marriage: understanding and coffee.

Everything Melba

Dame Nellie Melba’s Farewell speech, recorded at Covent Garden in 1926. Plus...dessert!

Rainy Night in G

Most kids take their piano lessons at school, or at a neighbor’s house. But Hazel Scott was always a bit above “chopsticks”.

Coast Guard Forever!

You’re listening to Fred Waring and his Pennsylvanians with Coast Guard Forever.

Whoopin’ the Blues

One of the most distinctive signature sounds in all of recorded music.

In the Still of the Night

Nighttime is often the right time for thoughtful reflection..especially when one is on guard duty in the Army.

Tell Tchaikowksky to Move!

That riff can only mean one thing…you’re listening to Chuck Berry…and you’re on the Sound Beat. Okay, two things.

Double Trouble

Frankie Jaxon had a rather unique performing edge.
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