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Music of the Boardwalk Era:Life’s A Very Funny Proposition After All

You’re listening to George Cohan with “Life’s A Funny Proposition After All”, a recording from 1904.  On HBO’s Boardwalk Empire, it’s Eddie Cantor, played by Stephen DeRosa, who sings the tune. His version of this song plays over the closing montage of Season One. We won’t ruin it for you if you’re still catching up, ...

June 10, 2013
Provol’s Golden Birds

The original Tweeters.

May 8, 2013
War Hymn

The title “Aggie War Hymn” may sound a bit dramatic for a fight song. But it’s understandable when you consider the song was written on the banks of the Rhine after World War I by soldier and former student J.V. Wilson. Texas A&M was previously a military institution; indeed by 1918, 49% of graduates served ...

May 7, 2013
And They’re Off!

Fans of opera, horse racing and wordplay unite!

May 3, 2013
Atlanta Bound!

Well, after this weekend, we’ll know which four teams are Atlanta Bound.

March 28, 2013
OZ WEEK – Oz-Stravaganza!

Every year the town of Chittenango NY turns into a veritable Land of Oz, during Oz-Stravaganza.

March 6, 2013
OZ WEEK – Jitterbug!

Man, remember this scene in the movie? No. You don’t.

March 5, 2013
OZ WEEK – Over the Rainbow

When MGM executives looked to shorten The Wizard of Oz, they nearly cut this song from the film.

March 4, 2013
HAPPY HOLIDAYS! Santa Hides In Your Phonograph

Digital Wassling at it’s finest! It’s Happy Holidays week, and…

December 25, 2012