Episode Archive

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No Angel

Rocket 88

One of the first songs in rock and roll history, and maybe the first to use guitar distortion…but, not on purpose.

Johnny Appleseed

The legendary Johnny Appleseed was not only real, but a real shrewd businessman.

Beethoven Hearts Bach

Johannes Sebastian Bach’s first published piece

“THE JOY OF COOKING”

The Flying Saucer

War of the Worlds…dj style.

The Colonel Bogey March

One of the most famous, and best-selling, marches of all time.
Colorful Guitars by Raul! on Flickr

Eddie Durham

Eddie Durham with Moten Swing.

Having Fun With the Orchestra

Though he was son to a political activist and a penmanship expert, Len Spencer still knew how to have a little fun.

Swingmatism

Jay McShann gave birth to the “Kansas City Sound”, but this song has gone down in history as a beginning of another sort.

The Phonograph

A voice from two centuries away....

Since Henry Ford Apologized to Me

This song, Since Henry Ford Apologized to Me, is a response to events surrounding Ford’s newspaper, the Dearborn Independent. One of the largest publications ...
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