Episode Archive

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If a Table at Rector’s Could Talk

There's "hungry" and then there's "Diamond Jim Brady hungry".

The Sabre Dance

Recognize the tune, but…can’t quite place it?

The Early Death of Charlie King

Of the hundreds of thousands of Civil War deaths, perhaps none were more tragic than young Charlie King’s.

Josephine Baker

Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop!

You’re listening to Lionel Hampton and his Orchestra with Herbie Fields on sax.

Jesus Hits Like The Atom Bomb

Up and Atom! It’s the Music of the Atomic Age.

Somewhere Beyond La Mer

A man as prolific as Charles Trenet (850 songs published over a 60 year career) probably doesn’t rest much, even on the train.

12th Street Rag

Few today recognize the name Euday Bowman, yet during ragtime’s heyday Bowman’s 12th Street Rag was one of the most well-known tunes around.

Explaining The Blues

Who better to explain the blues than the woman who named them?

Oscar’s Blues

The National Film Board of Canada honored Oscar Peterson with a short film, “Begone Dull Care”, in 1949. It was  directed by Norman McLaren and Evelyn Lambart. ...

Ozymandias

John Gielgud reads Ozymandias, from Columbia’s 1939 “Voices of Poetry” collection.

BACK TO SCHOOL! Ring! Ring! Goes The Bell

Pencils, books and teacher’s dirty looks…It’s Back To School week!
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