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National Poetry Month – Ogden Nash

You’re listening to Ogden Nash read his poem: “Bankers Are Just Like Anybody Else, Except Richer”, and, You’re on the Sound Beat. What’s wrong ...

National Poetry Month – Old Ironsides Saved By…A Poem

How Old Ironsides was saved from destruction…not by tactic or armor, but by a poem.

National Poetry Month – Sweet Afton

Robert Burns was also known as “the Ploughman Poet” and, in Scotland, simply, “The Bard”.

National Poetry Month – Edna St. Vincent Millay

Edna St. Vincent Millay reading from This Beast that Rends Me In the Sight of All.

Jesus Christ is Risen Today

Many listeners will recognize this tune as “that Easter song.”

The Last Flight of the Lady Be Good

The American B-24 Bomber departed a Libyan Air Base on a bombing raid in April 1943.

The Foggy, Foggy Dew

Those young drifters; Seems they’d use anything to get a fair maiden to their bed.

How Tom Whitewashed the Fence

This excerpt from Tom Sawyer, coming in the book’s second chapter shows Tom at his cunning, conniving best.

The Kid Auto Races in Venice

Charlie Chaplin would become the world’s biggest star, but the first emergence of the Little Tramp played second fiddle to…go-karts.

My Jo (w/Patrick Doyle)

Patrick Doyle's childhood home was filled with singing, and the effects would be long lasting. Here the composer reflects on the words of one ...

Pelleas and Melisande (w/Patrick Doyle)

He’s written scores for some of Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters, but Patrick Doyle initially struggled with calling himself a “composer”.

Catch A Falling Star – (w/Patrick Doyle)

Famed film composer Patrick Doyle’s musical talent wasn’t always appreciated by those around him.
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