Episode Archive

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Allegheny Moon

You’re listening to the Lennon Sisters from 1956 and…

Il Miserere

Giuseppe Verdi: revered by music lovers, his countrymen and...the bearding community.

The Foggy, Foggy Dew

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

Eleven-Cent Cotton, Forty-Cent Meat

It’s been said that farmers felt the stock market crash of 1929 less than most. For them, the Depression had already started years before. ...

Classic Soundtracks: As Time Goes By

How a ten year-old song and a three year-old unpublished play combined to make movie history. Herman Hupfeld wrote  As Time Goes By in 1931 ...

The Human Bird

You’re listening to The Human Bird, Joe Belmont, with Byron Harlan.

Gone Fishin’

It's summer...time to celebrate.

Jelly Roll Morton

Jelly Roll Morton had a habit of making large claims, none larger than the prediction of his own death.

Anchors Aweigh

You’re listening to Anchors Aweigh by the United States Naval Academy Band, and… You’re on the Sound Beat. Spelling seldom makes for great radio, ...

Babes In The Wood

Little Einsteins, Mozart for Mommies…we’ve come a long way, babies!

The Cruising Crooner

Jack Owens was known as the Cruising Crooner, a name he earned by navigating the crowds…and paying special attention to the ladies

The Cruelest Cut

DISCLAIMER: Sound Beat, its producers and support staff do not, in any way, promote or condone the actions of 19th century Italian doctors or ...