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This 90 second show takes you on a journey through the history of sound from The Belfer Audio Archive and produced at Syracuse University.

This 90 second show takes you on a journey through the history of sound from The Belfer Audio Archive and produced at Syracuse University.
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United States

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This 90 second show takes you on a journey through the history of sound from The Belfer Audio Archive and produced at Syracuse University.

Language:

English


Episodes

Feel Like Going to Town?

9/13/2018
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The Harlem Hamfats...born at the wrong time.

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The Phonograph

8/28/2018
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A voice from two centuries away....

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Young Blue Eyes

8/22/2018
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It’s funny to think it, but even Ol’ Blue Eyes had a first hit.

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Ogden Nash’s Bankers

8/21/2018
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You’re listening to Ogden Nash read his poem: “Bankers Are Just Like Anybody Else, Except Richer”, and, You’re on the Sound Beat. What’s wrong with having a little fun in poetry? Ogden Nash was known for doing just that, which led to him having a little fun on tv, radio, and in collegiate lecture halls […]

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Beautiful Texas

8/20/2018
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Not all press is good press.

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Slow and Low

8/17/2018
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Barbecue is the best thing to happen to picnics since sliced bread…though if you want to get technical about it, you’d reverse the two.

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Rock Island Line

8/16/2018
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How did Huddie Ledbetter get his famous nickname?

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Casey At the Bat…How About That?!

8/15/2018
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How about that?!

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Peter and the Wolf

8/13/2018
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In 1936 Natalya Sats commissioned Sergei Prokofiev to compose a piece for Moscow’s Central Children’s Theatre. The goal: to introduce children to the principals of the symphony. Somewhat ironically, the Orchestra went unnamed in this 1938, 3-disc RCA Victor recording. And while the initial reaction was lukewarm, Peter and the Wolf has introduced generations of […]

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Mule Skinner Blues

8/10/2018
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A muleskinner’s job was not quite as…grim as it sounds. Still...kinda grim though.

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Bikini Blues

8/8/2018
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Whatever can explain the bikini’s popularity? I mean…It’s not rocket science…or, is it?

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The See See Rider Blues Girl

8/7/2018
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How do you know when you’ve pretty much nailed a song? Earning a nickname from it is usually a good indication

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I Got it Bad

8/6/2018
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A song for the lovelorn.

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Kaw-liga!

8/1/2018
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Hank Williams was well-known for his “heartbreak” songs, but this one’s just a bit different.

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Cinderell-y Man

7/20/2018
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As far as boxing names go, there are lots of “Sugar Rays”, plenty of “Golden Boys”…but only one Cinderella Man.

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The Battle on the Ice

7/18/2018
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The film Aleksandr Nevsky is a recounting of a 13th century prince’s rise to national hero-dom. But parallels to the storyline echoed through the USSR in the 1930’s.

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All Shook Up

7/13/2018
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Elvis played guitar on this 1957 RCA recording, but…not in the way you’d think.

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Eddie Durham

7/12/2018
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Eddie Durham with Moten Swing.

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The Old Man of the Mountain

7/6/2018
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“Born” about 20,000 BC and “died” May 2, 2003. Well, he had a good run.

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