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The Coffee Cantata

Two keys to any good marriage: understanding and coffee.

October 7, 2021
Beautiful Texas

Not all press is good press.

October 5, 2021
The Human Bird

You’re listening to The Human Bird, Joe Belmont, with Byron Harlan.

October 1, 2021
Hunting Wolves

“The Hunting Wolves”, an Edison cylinder recording made by Ernest Thompson Seton in 1920.

September 30, 2021
The Old Man of the Mountain

“Born” about 20,000 BC and “died” May 2, 2003. Well, he had a good run.

September 24, 2021
Sitting On Top Of The World

GRATEFUL ROOTS: Sittin’ On Top of the World

September 21, 2021
Somewhere Beyond La Mer

A man as prolific as Charles Trenet (850 songs published over a 60 year career) probably doesn’t rest much, even on the train.

September 17, 2021
If a Table at Rector’s Could Talk

There’s “hungry” and then there’s “Diamond Jim Brady hungry”.

September 10, 2021
Now and Forever

You’re listening to Artie Wayne with Freddy Martin and His Orchestra and…   You’re on the Sound Beat.   While Howard Hughes’ aviation career is popularly associated with “The Spruce Goose”, the Hughes H-1 Racer set the landplane air-speed record in 1935, and it occupies a place in history that exists now, and may very well forever. Speaking of ...

September 2, 2021
The Banjo King

You can’t help but admire the patriotism of a guy who lies about his age to get into the Navy. Especially if that age is 14!

September 1, 2021