Sound Beat-logo

Sound Beat

Adult Hits

A trip through the history of recorded sound

A trip through the history of recorded sound

Location:

United States

Description:

A trip through the history of recorded sound

Language:

English


Episodes

American Archives Month: Records Revisited

10/30/2020
When you wanted a rare or even obscure 78, Records Revisited on West 33rd in New York was your place. Unless, that is, it was the last copy.

Duration:00:01:29

American Archives Month: We Interrupt This Program….

10/26/2020
In 1967, WSYR in Syracuse, NY issued the following message, an interruption to their scheduled broadcast.

Duration:00:01:29

The Colonel Bogey March

10/21/2020
One of the most famous, and best-selling, marches of all time.

Duration:00:01:29

Sitting On Top Of The World

9/23/2020
GRATEFUL ROOTS: Sittin’ On Top of the World

Duration:00:01:29

Little Wonders with Jim Meade, Pt. 3

6/25/2020
we’re speaking with Archivist Jim Meade about some Little Wonders he’s come across at Belfer Audio Archive.

Duration:00:01:29

Little Wonders with Jim Meade

6/23/2020
We’re speaking with Belfer Audio Archive Archivist Jim Meade on some of the wonders the building houses. Little Wonders, to be precise.

Duration:00:01:29

Ozymandias

5/27/2020
John Gielgud reads Ozymandias, from Columbia’s 1939 “Voices of Poetry” collection.

Duration:00:01:29

Dancing in the Dark

3/31/2020
Artie Shaw sure knew how to surround himself with the right crowd.

Duration:00:01:29

Band of Gideon

2/20/2020
The Fisk Jubilee Singers with Band of Gideon, a cylinder recording from 1927

Duration:00:01:29

Low Bridge!

2/17/2020
Why did Governor Dewitt Clinton build a giant ditch across New York state? To get to the other side.

Duration:00:01:29

If I Only Had a Heart

2/14/2020
It was L. Frank Baum’s mother-in-law who encouraged him to write down the fanciful stories he told his kids. Seems he put a bit of himself into the tales, too.

Duration:00:01:41

Whoopin’ the Blues

1/27/2020
One of the most distinctive signature sounds in all of recorded music.

Duration:00:01:29

To The North Pole!

1/15/2020
Finding the North Pole is hard enough. The harsh terrain, subzero temperatures…oh, and the fact that the pole isn’t even located on land.

Duration:00:01:29

Winter Wonderland

12/23/2019
Perry Como was known for his crooning and his cardigan sweaters, both perfectly suitable for a Winter Wonderland.

Duration:00:01:29

Crazy Blues

12/16/2019
A milestone recording that came about quite by accident.

Duration:00:01:29

Jolie Blon

11/1/2019
Get out your Cajun dictionary...you're gonna need it.

Duration:00:01:29

Beethoven vs. Napoleon

10/29/2019
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.

Duration:00:01:29

A Capitol Idea

10/25/2019
You’re listening to “I Found A New Baby”, recorded in 1942, and…

Duration:00:01:29

Bye Bye, Love

10/16/2019
One man’s trash is another man’s…million-selling record.

Duration:00:01:29

Swing Time

10/14/2019
There was only partner who really filled Fred Astaire's dance card.

Duration:00:01:29