Episode Archive

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When Dear Old Summer Goes

Man oh man…where does the time go?

Euridice!

Elder Charlie Beck

Where did you go in the 1930s when you wanted some of ground-breaking music that would become rock and roll? Sometimes…you just went to ...

Sam…the Pants!

Here’s an up-tempo tale of tailoring gone awry.

The Contralto and the Physicist

You’re listening to Marian Anderson with “Heav’n, Heav’n”, a Masterpiece 78 from 1943, and You’re on the Sound Beat. When Marian Anderson performed at ...

Jolie Blon

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

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.

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 ...

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.

The 1000 Islands Song

Arthur Godfrey was a 50’s tv and radio icon, an aviator, equestrian…but not such a great tour leader. You’re on the Sound Beat You’re ...
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