Episode Archive

Rights Statement: Visitors may listen to and access these resources for personal, educational, or scholarly purposes. Any commercial use or exchange is prohibited without prior, written consent of Syracuse University.

Slow and Low

Barbecue is the best thing to happen to picnics since sliced bread…though if you want to get technical about it, you’d reverse the two.

The Old Man of the Mountain

“Born” about 20,000 BC and “died” May 2, 2003. Well, he had a good run.

Seattle Hunch

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

Talkin’ Blues

You’re on the Sound Beat…with Anna Canoni, the granddaughter of Woody Guthrie. Woody once said “If you use more than two chords you’re showing ...

Roamin’ in the Gloamin’

The man Winston Churchill called “Scotland’s greatest ambassador”.

Pistol Packin’ Mama

  The pioneers of Country music just sound Country, even by their first names. (Roy, Hank, Gene). Which is why Clarence Albert Pointdexter simply ...

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 Man of 1,000 Voices

The Man of 1,000 Voices...

Open, Parachute!

The history books are full of names of inventors who have, through struggle and determination, brought innovation to humankind. But what of those who ...

The Edison Tone Tests

Is it live, or is it…Edison?

Splashdown!

When the Apollo 11 crew returned home they splashed down 900 miles southwest of Hawaii in the North Pacific Ocean.

Moon Moods

During their pioneering voyage Michael Collins made note of the “strange electronic-sounding music” Neil Armstrong played on cassette.