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IDOL WORSHIP

7/8/2018
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Two musicians try to crash the gate at Graceland to talk to Elvis, only to find he's out of town performing.

Duration:00:08:54

BABE'S DREAM

7/1/2018
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A young boy growing up in turn of the century Baltimore gets send to reform school and finds friends, guidance, and baseball.

Duration:00:06:08

ANCHORS AWEIGH-HOW NAVY GOT ITS MARCHING SONG

6/25/2018
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The story of How Navy got its famous marching song "Anchors Aweigh"

Duration:00:10:49

THE CADILLAC RANCH

6/17/2018
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The Cadillac Ranch is an unusual (and unofficial) tourist favorite located just west of the Amarillo City line off I-40 in Texas. (The Old Rte 66).

Duration:00:06:12

THE OLDEST LADY IN BOSTON

6/11/2018
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"The Oldest Lady in Boston" is the story of the oldest ship still in service today, the greatest sailor and warrior the US has ever known. She was given her name by George Washington and bears copper plating made by Paul Revere. She's a 44 gun frigate that carries the nickname "Old Ironsides" , which the British gave her after she sunk 5 of her ships in the War of 1812. She is docked in Boston Harbor and entertains thousands of visitors every year. Her name?................Gotta Listen!

Duration:00:22:31

INDEPENDENCE ROCK

6/3/2018
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Over half a million American emigrants passed by Independence Rock in Wyoming, on the way to Oregon and hopefully a better life than the one they had left. Many stopped to paint or chisel their names on the long granite hill, leaving their mark behind for others to find. If they made Independence Rock by July 4th, they knew they could make it to Oregon or California before the winter snows. They often stopped to celebrate July 4th, Independence Day- a day that meant a lot to them as people...

Duration:00:06:58

GOODNIGHT MRS. CALABASH, WHEREVER YOU ARE

5/30/2018
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"Goodnight Mrs.Calabash, Wherever You Are" was used by legendary Jimmy Durante to sign off his radio shows-but no one ever knew who Mrs. Calabash was, and neither he nor she were talking. The mystery is solved here. Enjoy! Apple Users Give Us a Review Here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-stories-for-the-road/id1227478901?mt=2 Thanks

Duration:00:07:03

DRAGNET THE RED LIGHT BANDIT

5/25/2018
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"The Red Light Bandit" and "The City Hall Bomber" from Dragnet Season One Radio Show 1949. A pilot for our upcoming "RADIO DAYS" PODCAST. Starring Jack Webb as Sgt. Joe Friday.

Duration:01:01:37

GOODNIGHT CHESTY, WHEREVER YOU ARE

5/20/2018
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"Goodnight Chesty, Wherever You Are" is the story of the most decorated American Marine that ever served, and includes a bried summary of his service and his legend. Credits: The Marine Corps Hymn by John Philip Sousa

Duration:00:15:47

WHEN ANDREA CALLS, DON'T ANSWER

4/29/2018
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"When Andrea Calls, Don't Answer" is a scuba diver's story with a lesson of just how far pride can take you built in. The Andrea Doria, the most lavish passenger cruise ship of her time, sank in the ocean off Nantucket on July 25th, 1956 after a collision with another ship in the fog. Today, diver's pay great sums of money for a chance at bringing up an unbroken china plate from her collection- and some pay the ultimate price. All for bragging rights to elegant and rare dishware. We're...

Duration:00:19:18

HOW MOTHER'S DAY CAME TO BE

4/22/2018
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"How Mother's Day Came To Be" tells the story of Anna Jarvis and her long campaign to make Mother's Day a national holiday. This year (2018) its Sunday May 13. If you enjoy our show, we ask that you become a Premium Member and subscribe to 1001 for only 2.99/month. That will unlock hundreds of great episodes like this one for your enjoyment at this show and our other two 1001 shows. Subscribe here: https://my.libsyn.com/subscription/list/1001stories AND get our FREE app with all 3...

Duration:00:08:14

A SCONSET BEACH STORY

4/16/2018
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"A Sconset Beach Story" tells the story of a young Jewish immigrant named David Sarnoff who went to work at a Marconi wireless station where he was present when the distress call from the Titantic came in. Sarnoff's ambition gave us the development of radio and television, and he later became the president of NBC.

Duration:00:18:02

THE COP AND THE UFO

4/8/2018
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"The Cop And the UFO" recalls one of the most famous UFO encounters, which took place in 1964 in Socorro County New Mexico, when Officer Lonny Zamoro cornered a strange craft with two occupants in a ravine. The incident was thoroughly investigated and remains today as an unsolved mystery in the annals of Ufology. We are asking you to join us as a monthly subscriber, which will make you a Premium Member, giving you access to ALL our episodes (many now say "premium member only") at all three...

Duration:00:20:50

REMEMBERING THE BLUES BROTHERS

4/1/2018
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REMEMBERING THE BLUES BROTHERS: On April 22,1978, Saturday Night Live's Paul Schaffer announced an R&B act featuring two unknown blues artists, Joliet Jake E.Blues and Elwood J Blues- who went by the name The Blues Brothers. When the live audience saw them run out to the stage, they instantly recognized Dan Akroyd and John Belushi, and for one short moment the crowd, and millions of tv viewers, thought that a comedy act was going to follow. But their driving performance of "Hey, Bartender",...

Duration:00:15:29

THE BUS DRIVER'S VACATION

3/21/2018
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"The Bus Driver's Vacation" is the true story of William Cimillo, who, working as a bus driver in the Bronx, and having his fill of 17 years of the same job, decided one spring morning in 1947 to take a left turn out of the garage instead of a right, and found himself 1,700 south, and under arrest, in Hollywood , Florida. Through an unexpected turn of events, his job was restored soon after he was returned. To Support Our Show: First- get the FREE app with all three shows in it...

Duration:00:38:17

THE LUCK OF THE IRISH: A 1001 BLAST FROM THE PAST

3/17/2018
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Happy St. Patrick's Day everyone! Here's a little Irish history in America- and if you know any girls named Annie Moore buy them a drink. May you reach the gates of St. Peter before the Devil learns you've been called!

Duration:00:16:32

NEXT STOP, MAYBERRY: BEHIND THE SCENES OF THE ANDY GRIFFITH SHOW

3/11/2018
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"Next Stop, Mayberry: Behind The Scenes at the Andy Griffith Show" One of the most successful sitcoms that ever aired on television, the Andy Griffith Show has earned a special place in tv history. How many times do you wish you could escape this hectic life and just sit on Aunt Bea's porch enjoying some fresh baked apple pie without a worry in the world? Well, behind the scenes it wasn't always peaceful. btw- this was the show where legendary producer Ron Howard got his start playing...

Duration:00:38:46

ALL BLOOD RUNS RED: THE INCREDIBLE TRUE STORY OF EUGENE BULLARD: THE FIRST AFRICAN-AMERICAN FIGHTER PILOT IN HISTORY

3/3/2018
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All Blood Runs Red: The Story of the First African American Fighter Pilot...A Premium Member Early Release! Part one of the largely untold story of Eugene "Jacques" Bullard, an African American who left America as a young boy to find freedom from rascism in Europe and ended up becoming the first American -born black pilot to fly fighter planes, fighting for France's elite Lafayette Escadrille in WWI. His amazing life began with his being raised in a gypsy camp, stowing away on a German...

Duration:00:22:23