Copyright Statement: Visitors may listen to and access these resources for personal, educational, or scholarly purposes. Any commercial use or exchange is prohibited without prior, written consent of Syracuse University.
Nevermind the saccharine-sweet and, sometimes just plain obnoxious skits; the Lawrence Welk Show ran nationally on ABC for nearly 28 years. Welk’s bandleading style and arrangement lead to the term “champagne music”, which is what he called his orchestra. Here they are with, ahem, If You Can’t Get A Drum With A Boom, Boom, Boom. ...October 1, 2012
Episodes 200 years in the making: it’s War of 1812 week and…August 22, 2012
Episodes 200 years in the making: it’s War of 1812 week and…August 21, 2012
You’re on the Sound Beat…with Anna Canoni, the granddaughter of Woody Guthrie.August 16, 2012
Woody wrote this tune and his cousin Jack recorded it in 1945. It went to the top of the charts…a feat that a Woody Guthrie record never matched. But it’s Woody’s version, not Jack’s, that serves as Oklahoma’s state song. Others have had success with Guthrie songs as well… (Interview) And, bet you weren’t thinking about Woody during ...August 13, 2012
Here’s a song for everyone’s favorite time of year…tax season!April 15, 2012