Episode Archive

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Ozymandias

John Gielgud reads Ozymandias, from Columbia’s 1939 “Voices of Poetry” collection.

BACK TO SCHOOL! High School Cadets March

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

BACK TO SCHOOL! Good Morning, School Girl

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

When Dear Old Summer Goes

Man oh man…where does the time go?

At The Flying W

Between 1939 and 1952 Bing Crosby and the Andrews Sisters recorded 46 times. Exactly half of those were major hit records.

National Ice Cream Day

Fred Waring and his Pennsylvanians with a song about one of America’s favorite summer treats.

Kon Tiki

You’re listening to “On A Raft in the Middle of The Ocean” by Francis Faye, and you're on the Sound Beat!

Canada Day

Hope you like Maple Frosting...it's Canada's Birthday!

El Rancho Grande

Sorry Bing...the star of this song is a curious little instrument called the ocarina.

Baby Your Mother

Just what she always wanted: Walter Scanlan on an Edison Blue Amberol Cylinder from 1928.

Who Wants S’more(s)?

The best thing to happen to campfires since split wood.

The Force

"Let go."