Episode Archive

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Mary and the Lamb

Well you know this one…the first verse anyway.

Jolie Blon

Get out your Cajun dictionary...you're gonna need it.

Swan Song Surprise

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

I’m Going to Vote For a Democrat!

You’re listening to Harry Stewart, by way of “psychic medium”...

I’m Going to Vote For a Republican!

You’re listening to Harry Stewart as Yogi Yorgesson and…

Gallis Pole

Perhaps no man is more qualified to sing a song of impending execution than the "Murderous Minstrel" himself, Huddie Ledbetter.

American Archives Month: Records Revisited

When you wanted a rare or even obscure 78, Records Revisited on West 33rd in New York was your place. Unless, that is, it ...

American Archives Month: Audio Letters from Vietnam

In addition to writing traditional letters back and forth, Billard and the family back home sent a number of audio letters.

American Archives Month: Science Triumphs Over Death!

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

American Archives Month: Margaret Bourke White

Wherever Bourke-White went, she seemed to train her photographer's eye to the major events of the middle of the 20th century.

American Archives Month: We Interrupt This Program….

In 1967, WSYR in Syracuse, NY issued the following message, an interruption to their scheduled broadcast.

Keep Your Options Open

No matter what your line of work..it’s always good to have a back-up plan. Just ask James "Kokomo" Arnold.