Episode Archive

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You Ain’t Nothin’ But A Hounddog

You might know Elvis’ version better, but Jerry Lieber and Mike Stoller wrote the song for Big Mama Thornton.

TR and the Boys

How Theodore Roosevelt gave a young editor a square deal.


Hank Williams was well-known for his “heartbreak” songs, but this one’s just a bit different.

Swan Song Surprise

You’re listening to Julius Larosa with 1955’s “Let's Stay Home Tonight” and…

Transformation Scene from Jekyll and Hyde

"What a great costume, Dr. Jekyll..."

Wal, I Swan!

Al Bernard, "The Boy from Dixie".

In The Mood

No matter what mood you’re in, this one will get you movin’.

“Take Me Out To The Ballgame!”

Play Ball! Baseball’s unofficial anthem gets the All-Star treatment.

All Shook Up

Elvis played guitar on this 1957 RCA recording, but…not in the way you’d think.

Chain Gang Bound

Josh White never served on a chain gang, but he had a whole other set of problems. Listen to the lyrics of this song ...

Dark Was the Night…

...cold was the ground.

You’re A Grand Old Rag

How a Civil War vet inspired one of our favorite patriotic tunes.