Episode Archive

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Waltzing Matilda

Australia's unofficial anthem.

Lester’s Savoy Jump

Considered one of the most influential saxophonists in history, Lester “Prez” Young succeeded Coleman Hawkins at the height of the swing era.

Bedtime At The Zoo

A glimpse into…the zoo: after hours.

Murder on the High C’s

Do not adjust your radio. It’s actually supposed to sound like this.

Baby, It’s Cold Outside

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

Lalapaluza Lu

"The girlfriend of the Armed Forces."

Ride an Old Paint

Before all the Pulitzers, Carl Sandburg’s baritone made him famous.

Not Fade Away

February 3rd, 1959 will forever be known as the Day the Music Died. One account of the tragedy remained secret for years.

The Gypsy Davy

Woody Guthrie with a song as old as the hills. Well, 300-year old hills anyway.

To The North Pole!

Finding the North Pole is hard enough. The harsh terrain, subzero temperatures…oh, and the fact that the pole isn’t even located on land.

The First Lady of Song

When Chick Webb first met Ella Fitzgerald in 1934, she was a shy, ungainly 16 year old girl...

Oh, Shenandoah

You're listening to Paul Robeson with “Shenandoah” and…