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Sitting On Top Of The World


1 seconds | Tuesday, September 21, 2021
GRATEFUL ROOTS: Sittin’ On Top of the World
1 seconds | Friday, September 10, 2021
There's "hungry" and then there's "Diamond Jim Brady hungry".
Sunday, September 5, 2021
Thursday, September 2, 2021
You’re listening to Artie Wayne with Freddy Martin and His Orchestra and…   You’re on the Sound Beat.   While Howard Hughes’ aviation career is popularly associated with “The Spruce Goose”, the Hughes H-1 Racer set the landplane air-speed record in...
Wednesday, September 1, 2021
You can’t help but admire the patriotism of a guy who lies about his age to get into the Navy. Especially if that age is 14!
Wednesday, September 1, 2021
A muleskinner’s job was not quite as…grim as it sounds. Still...kinda grim though.
Tuesday, August 31, 2021
There are a couple different definitions for a blue moon, both of them kind of rare, and neither of them have to do with color of any sort.
Monday, August 30, 2021
Friday, August 27, 2021
Thursday, August 26, 2021
The Man of 1,000 Voices...
Wednesday, August 25, 2021
Is it live, or is it…Edison?
Tuesday, August 24, 2021
The moon has served as muse for countless numbers of poets, from the unnamed and unknown, to Shelley, Dickinson, and Kerouac. But only one of these had to worry about record label execs. You’re on the Sound Beat.
Monday, August 23, 2021
Thursday, August 19, 2021
Wednesday, August 18, 2021
The National Film Board of Canada honored Oscar Peterson with a short film, "Begone Dull Care", in 1949. It was  directed by Norman McLaren and Evelyn Lambart. Using drawn-on-film animation, McLaren and Lambart paint and scratch directly onto film stoc...
Tuesday, August 17, 2021
1 seconds | Monday, August 16, 2021
You’re listening to the Palestrina Choir on a Victor 78 from 1927 And, you’re on the Sound Beat! The choir is singing the Hymn to Apollo, one of the Homeric hymns: a collection of thirty-three anonymous ancient Greek hymns celebrating individual god...
Friday, August 13, 2021
Charlie Chaplin would become the world’s biggest star, but the first emergence of the Little Tramp played second fiddle to…go-karts.
Thursday, August 12, 2021
War of the Worlds…dj style.
Wednesday, August 11, 2021
Where did you go in the 1930s when you wanted some of ground-breaking music that would become rock and roll? Sometimes…you just went to church.
Tuesday, August 10, 2021
Little Einsteins, Mozart for Mommies…we’ve come a long way, babies!
Monday, August 9, 2021
Friday, August 6, 2021
Merle Travis recorded the original 16 tons in 1946...though he did have a little help with its legacy.
Thursday, August 5, 2021
Wednesday, August 4, 2021
Tuesday, August 3, 2021
Monday, August 2, 2021
Charles Lindbergh’s solo transatlantic flight made him a hero, garnered him presidential praise, and changed commercial flight forever.
1 seconds | Wednesday, April 21, 2021
The song you hear ”Let Me Call You Sweetheart” by Bing Crosby with Georgie Stoll and His Orchestra was recorded in 1934 on the Decca label. You’re on the Sound Beat. “Let Me Call You Sweetheart“ was originally written by Leo Freidman and Beth Sla...
Friday, January 29, 2021
Johnny Cash got a little help from a beloved children's book author on this one.
Thursday, January 28, 2021
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Sitting On Top Of The World
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