Episode Archive

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Gloomy Sunday

Wait, they banned what?

Sweet Home Chicago

A song as synonymous with the Windy City as, well, the nickname itself.

Babar the King

Jean de Brunhoff introduced Babar the Elephant to the world in1931…though some credit belongs to his wife and children.

Even Cowgirls Get the Blues

Even Cowgirls Get the Blues was included on Harris’ Blue Kentucky Girl, a Warner Brothers LP.

Happy Days Are Here Again

Perhaps the most popular song in American campaign history, and its very unlikely source.

Hang Out the Front Door Key

You’re listening to the Shelton Brothers…that’s Bob, Joe and Merle.

Since I Met You Baby

Pianist/singer/ jack of many trades Ivory Joe Hunter with “Since I Met you Baby”.

Harry the Hipster

The original hipster.

The Walking Blues

Censorship has been a big issue in the U.S. since, well, before there was a U.S.

Laguardia’s Lament

The squeaky landing gear gets the grease

Tricks of the Trade

Chances are you think of Houdini as the Father of Modern Magic…and you’re only one letter off.

Drive Right In

Richard Hollingshead learned a lot from the test run of his big idea.