Episode Archive

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The Invention of the Tuxedo

Every day is "Black-Tie Optional".

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. ...

If a Table at Rector’s Could Talk

There's "hungry" and then there's "Diamond Jim Brady hungry".

The Sabre Dance

Recognize the tune, but…can’t quite place it?

The Early Death of Charlie King

Of the hundreds of thousands of Civil War deaths, perhaps none were more tragic than young Charlie King’s.

Josephine Baker

Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop!

You’re listening to Lionel Hampton and his Orchestra with Herbie Fields on sax.

Having Fun With the Orchestra

Though he was son to a political activist and a penmanship expert, Len Spencer still knew how to have a little fun.

Feel Like Going to Town?

The Harlem Hamfats...born at the wrong time.

Jesus Hits Like The Atom Bomb

Up and Atom! It’s the Music of the Atomic Age.

Square Dancing

Now grab your partner by the hand…

BACK TO SCHOOL! Ring! Ring! Goes The Bell

Pencils, books and teacher’s dirty looks…It’s Back To School week!