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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
Cash For Your Trash

The original hipster.

February 18, 2022
The Tyger

Famed poet William Blake was considered by his peers to be, well, a bit of a nut.

February 16, 2022
The See See Rider Blues Girl

How do you know when you’ve pretty much nailed a song? Earning a nickname from it is usually a good indication

February 15, 2022
Love, Here Is My Heart…Right Here, On My Sleeve

You’re listening to “Love, Here is My Heart” sung by Reed Miller and…

February 14, 2022
Mairzy Doats

What do mares and does have in common?

February 11, 2022
Love and Marriage

It’s ironic that celebrity marriages command such attention, when all seem to be made up of the same three key ingredients: Glitz, glamour and short life spans.

February 10, 2022