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No Irish Need Apply

A little warm-up for St. Paddy’s Day: Pete Seeger sings and picks a cheery-sounding tune about…workplace discrimination!

March 17, 2022
Never Swat A Fly…

Those lyrics you hear, the “Never swat a fly, he may love another fly”…They’re cute, but they also hint at ideologies found in many world religions.

March 16, 2022
Blue Suede Shoes

Bob Wills was a pioneer of Western swing, but he also had a bit of the blues in him.

March 11, 2022
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