Episode Archive

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Poinsettia Day

What’s the most popular potted plant in the world? That would be Euphorbia pulcherrima, known to you and me as the poinsettia.

The Kodaly Method

How did Zoltan Kodaly fully realize the importance of improving musical education in his native Hungary? When he overheard youngsters butchering its beloved folk ...

“And a one, and a two…”

Nevermind the saccharine-sweet and, sometimes just plain obnoxious skits; the Lawrence Welk Show ran nationally on ABC for nearly 28 years. Welk’s bandleading style ...

War of 1812 – Uncle Sam

Episodes 200 years in the making: it’s War of 1812 week and…

War of 1812 – Hail Columbia

Episodes 200 years in the making: it’s War of 1812 week and…

War of 1812 – Yankee Doodle

Episodes 200 years in the making: it’s War of 1812 week and…

War of 1812 – Glory!

Episodes 200 years in the making: it’s War of 1812 week and…

100 Years of Woody Guthrie – Tom Joad

You’re on the Sound Beat…with Anna Canoni, the granddaughter of Woody Guthrie.

100 Years of Woody Guthrie – Oklahoma Hills

Woody wrote this tune and his cousin Jack recorded it in 1945. It went to the top of the charts…a feat that a Woody ...

I Paid My Income Tax Today

Here’s a song for everyone’s favorite time of year…tax season!

Happy Birthday To Us!

They grow up so fast, don't they?

AULD LANG SYNE

You can’t hear Auld Lang Syne and NOT think of New Years Eve. And you can think Guy Lombardo for that.