Episode Archive

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Peach of a Pair

Who does the word “crooner” bring to mind? Sinatra, Bing, Buble? Well, if not for a terrible accident, Columbo might have headed that list. ...

Euridice!

One of the first operas. Period.
Colorful Guitars by Raul! on Flickr

Eddie Durham

Eddie Durham with Moten Swing.

A Capitol Idea

You’re listening to “I Found A New Baby”, recorded in 1942, and…

Love and Marriage

It’s ironic that celebrity marriages command such attention, when all seem to be made up of the same three key ingredients: Glitz, glamour and ...

Bikini Blues

Whatever can explain the bikini’s popularity? I mean…It’s not rocket science…or, is it?

Teardrops From My Eyes

Yankee Stadium is commonly known as The House that Ruth Built, but in the 50’s, the same could be said of Atlantic Records.

When the Atom Bomb Fell

Up and Atom! It's the music of the Atomic Age.

Sam…the Pants!

Here’s an up-tempo tale of tailoring gone awry.

Big Maceo

You’re listening to Big Maceo, a pioneer of Chicago Blues, and you’re on the Sound Beat.

The Phonograph

A voice from two centuries away....

Swinging On A Star

What’s in a name? Well, quite a lot... if yours is Chester Babcock.
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