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Instrumentation in the past century of recorded music has been dominated by guitars, drums, horns, and, more recently, keyboards and synthesizers. But some ...
You’re listening to You’re listening to Vaughn DeLeath with “Someday You’ll Say OK”, recorded in 1927 and… with “Someday You’ll Say OK”, recorded in ...
Vernon Dalhart, one of the founding fathers of country music, got his start in...New York City opera halls?
Mae Questel made a career out of doing other people’s voices
Sometimes second place hurts just as bad as last.
How Jelly Roll Morton struck jazz gold in the Emerald City.
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 ...
Jimmie Davis is regularly credited as creator of the classic “You Are My Sunshine”, heard here from 1941. But…if that’s true, then how did ...
We’re going back, before tie-dye was even a thing, to the Grateful Roots: songs that influenced the Grateful Dead.
Here’s an up-tempo tale of tailoring gone awry.
Arthur Sullivan was one of Britain’s most important composers, one half of a little theatrical team known as Gilbert and Sullivan.
Merle Travis recorded the original 16 tons in 1946...though he did have a little help with its legacy.