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Music of the Boardwalk Era:Life’s A Very Funny Proposition After All

You’re listening to George Cohan with “Life’s A Funny Proposition After All”, a recording from 1904.  On HBO’s Boardwalk Empire, it’s Eddie Cantor, played ...

Provol’s Golden Birds

The original Tweeters.

War Hymn

The title “Aggie War Hymn” may sound a bit dramatic for a fight song. But it’s understandable when you consider the song was written ...

And They’re Off!

Fans of opera, horse racing and wordplay unite!

Atlanta Bound!

Well, after this weekend, we’ll know which four teams are Atlanta Bound.

Science Triumphs Over Death!

To people at the turn of the twentieth century, phonographs must have seemed…magical.

OZ WEEK – Oz-Stravaganza!

Every year the town of Chittenango NY turns into a veritable Land of Oz, during Oz-Stravaganza.

OZ WEEK – Jitterbug!

Man, remember this scene in the movie? No. You don’t.

OZ WEEK – Over the Rainbow

When MGM executives looked to shorten The Wizard of Oz, they nearly cut this song from the film.

HAPPY HOLIDAYS! Santa Hides In Your Phonograph

Digital Wassling at it’s finest! It’s Happy Holidays week, and…

END OF THE WORLD WEEK! – Last Night Was the End of the World

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END OF THE WORLD WEEK! – Judgement Day

You're listening to Judgment Day, an Okeh record made in 1926, and…