Episode Archive

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Canoe Song

How Paul Robeson started making one film, and ended up making another altogether.

The Coffee Cantata

Two keys to any good marriage: understanding and coffee.

US Mail Medley

Hey kids...the image before you is what's known as a "stamp".....

Everything Melba

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

Strong To The Finish!

Today, we take a closer look at Popeye: sailor man, spinach enthusiast and quite possibly the first superhero to grace the funny pages?

Camp Meeting Jubilee

Alan Freed may have been the first to attribute "Rock and Roll" to a musical form, but he wasn't the first to use the ...

The Tyger

Famed poet William Blake was considered by his peers to be, well, a bit of a nut.

Coast Guard Forever!

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

Low Bridge!

Why did Governor Dewitt Clinton build a giant ditch across New York state? To get to the other side.

Whatever Lola Wants

Men, title, even a new name: whatever she wanted, she got.

25 Minutes to Go

Johnny Cash got a little help from a beloved children's book author on this one.

Loch Lomond

You’re listening to Marie Morrissey on an Edison cylinder record from 1917.
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