Episode Archive

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Cocaine Blues

Love, Loss and Cold-blooded killers…It’s Murder Ballad week.

The Phonograph

A voice from two centuries away....

Feel Like Going to Town?

The Harlem Hamfats...born at the wrong time.

Casey…Mighty Casey

DeWolf Hopper was a favorite on the Vaudeville stage and starred in more than thirty Broadway musicals.

TR and the Boys

How Theodore Roosevelt gave a young editor a square deal.

You Ain’t Nothin’ But A Hounddog

You might know Elvis’ version better, but Jerry Lieber and Mike Stoller wrote the song for Big Mama Thornton.

The Christmas Song

Digital Wassling at it’s finest! It’s Happy Holidays week, and…

I Got it Bad

A song for the lovelorn.

Bikini Blues

Whatever can explain the bikini’s popularity? I mean…It’s not rocket science…or, is it?

Mule Skinner Blues

A muleskinner’s job was not quite as…grim as it sounds. Still...kinda grim though.

The See See Rider Blues Girl

How do you know when you’ve pretty much nailed a song? Earning a nickname from it is usually a good indication

Kaw-liga!

Hank Williams was well-known for his “heartbreak” songs, but this one’s just a bit different.
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