Episode Archive

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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 ...

The Kid Auto Races in Venice

Charlie Chaplin would become the world’s biggest star, but the first emergence of the Little Tramp played second fiddle to…go-karts.

The Flying Saucer

War of the Worlds…dj style.

You Are My Sunshine

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 ...

Elder Charlie Beck

Where did you go in the 1930s when you wanted some of ground-breaking music that would become rock and roll? Sometimes…you just went to ...

Betty And Dupree

We’re going back, before tie-dye was even a thing, to the Grateful Roots: songs that influenced the Grateful Dead.

Seattle Hunch

How Jelly Roll Morton struck jazz gold in the Emerald City.

Danza Number 5!

You’re listening to Johannes Brahms and the Banda de Estado Mayor de Mexico. That’s right, a Hungarian danza by a Mexican banda. You’re on ...

Yes, We Have No Bananas!

This song’s origins are debatable, much like the validity of…1920’s art critics? Ok, let’s see where this one’s going.

Stealin’

We’re going back, before tie-dye was even a thing, to the Grateful Roots: songs that influenced the Grateful Dead.
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