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Cubs on Parade

Sadly for some, all dances must come to an end.

August 23, 2016
Hail to the Chief!

Some guys really know how to make an entrance. And…some need a little bit of help.

June 28, 2016
Father’s Day

No one complained when Mother’s Day was made a national holiday in 1914…

June 17, 2016
Joe Turner Blues

Not to be confused with Big Joe Turner, the “Joe Turner” in this song is actually Joe Turney.

June 3, 2016
Cotton-Eyed Joe

Sports fans who recognize this tune might be cringing…

May 10, 2016
Rite of Spring

Simply put, one of tne most revolutionary compositions in musical history.

April 11, 2016
Boston Tea Party

Party like it’s 1773!

April 6, 2016
La Bamba!

Happy Cinco de Mayo…let’s dance!

March 12, 2016
Lincoln’s Second Inaugural

Orson Welles in a Decca recording from 1945

November 3, 2015
Rousing the Irish

You’re listening to a Victor recording of legendary Notre Dame coach Knute Rockne… …and you’re on the Sound Beat. This isn’t the famous “win one for the Gipper” speech, rather a re-creation of a pep talk Rockne would occasionally give his teams. He’d use whatever means necessary to rouse the Irish. Including, well, bending the truth ...

October 7, 2015