Episode Archive

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Never Let Me Go

Ace can handle King, but nothing beats cold hard steel.

Johnny Appleseed

The legendary Johnny Appleseed was not only real, but a real shrewd businessman.

Oh, Shenandoah

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

Ain’t Misbehavin’

How Louis Armstrong’s first international tour earned him his famous nickname.

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 ...

Oh Captain, My Captain

Walter Huston recites the words of Walt Whitman.

I Could Cry

You’re listening to Jim Reeves with I Could Cry, an Abbott 45 from 1953, and…   Gentleman Jim Reeves had 51 top ten hits ...

Mary and the Lamb

Well you know this one…the first verse anyway.

A Grand And Glorious Feeling

Jack Hylton would become one of Britain’s foremost bandleaders, but got his start in barrooms…at the age of 8.

Workin’ on the Railroad

This favorite folk song is All American, but railways themselves predate the country…by more than 2,000 years.

Harry Wills the Champion

"Harry though they drew the color line, you're a champion just the same."

I’m Going to Vote For a Democrat!

You’re listening to Harry Stewart, by way of “psychic medium”...