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I Could Cry

You’re listening to Jim Reeves with I Could Cry, an Abbott 45 from 1953, and…   Gentleman Jim Reeves had 51 top ten hits in a career cut short when a small plane he was piloting crashed in 1964. For your next Morbid Trivia Night: He was taught by the same man who taught Randy Hughes, Patsy ...

March 10, 2022
No Angel

No Angel

March 9, 2022
Harry Wills the Champion

“Harry though they drew the color line, you’re a champion just the same.”

March 7, 2022
Beethoven vs. Napoleon

Beethoven initially considered Napoleon a kindred spirit; indeed, they were more or less the same age, grew up in modest households, and neither had to stoop to pass through doorways.

March 4, 2022
Keep Your Options Open

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

March 3, 2022
Swan Song Surprise

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

March 2, 2022
Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker

February 28, 2022
Having Fun With the Orchestra

Though he was son to a political activist and a penmanship expert, Len Spencer still knew how to have a little fun.

February 24, 2022
The Sabre Dance

Recognize the tune, but…can’t quite place it?

February 23, 2022
Wreck of the Old ’97

Vernon Dalhart, one of the founding fathers of country music, got his start in…New York City opera halls?

February 22, 2022