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1001 FANS LISTEN UP! CHANGES FOR 2018- ITS ALL GOOD

12/14/2017
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There are lots of great things happening at 1001 Stories Podcast Network, so please be pateient with us over the next few weeks as we get everything in line. 1001 Heroes, Legends, Histories & Mysteries Podcast will be coming back with a two-part blockbuster story THE LEGEND OF THE LOST DUTCHMAN MINE. The website for 1001 Heroes will continue as www.1001storiespodcast.com 1001 Classic Short Stories & Tales will be back soon with more great classic short stories. Look for a NEW website for...

Duration: 00:02:42


THE CALL OF THE WILD CHAPTERS 5 AND 6

12/10/2017
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Buck and his exhausted team are sold to a young threesome with little experiece in handling teams and disastrous events follow. Finally, Buck meets John Thornton and begins a new chapter in his life.

Duration: 01:10:33


THE CALL OF THE WILD by JACK LONDON CHAPTER 4

12/3/2017
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Buck, with Spitz no longer the leader, fights for and takes the place of the lead dog on the sled team. At Skagway, Perrault receives orders to hand the dog team to a mail carrier, who pushes the team hard and only gives them two days rest in Dawson. The dog named Dave begins to falter.

Duration: 00:24:15


THE CALL OF THE WILD (CHAPTER 3) by JACK LONDON

11/26/2017
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Buck is blind sided by Spitz as their camp is attacked by a horde of wild and starving dogs. Becoming more and more a wild animal himself. Buck looks for the right opportunity to settle matters with Spitz.

Duration: 00:35:53


THE CALL OF THE WILD (CHAPTER 2) by JACK LONDON

11/19/2017
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Buck becomes a sled dog in Alaska and quickly has to learn how to survive the other dogs and the brutal cold. Chapter 2 available starting Sunday Night Nov 19 at 8pm here: https://audioboom.com/posts/6490287-the-call-of-the-wild-chapter-2-by-jack-london Website: www.1001storiespodcast.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/1001Heroes Twitter: @1001Podcast #JackLondon #thecallofthewild

Duration: 00:23:49


THE CALL OF THE WILD (CHAPTER 1) by JACK LONDON

11/14/2017
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THE CALL OF THE WILD (CHAPTER ONE) #JackLondon #thecallofthewild This Jack London classic tells the story of a dog named Buck who is kidnapped from his home in California and sold as a potential sled dog to Alaskan mail packers. In this opening chapter, Buck is beaten mercilessly by one of his handlers, making this chapter unsuitable for young children, and rough on adults as well, but it is important to the story and to Buck's metamorphasis from a gentle family dog to a creature of the...

Duration: 00:26:15


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

6/25/2017
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A nostalgic look back at the Andy Griffith show, its characters, and its cast. Subscribe FREE to 1001 Stories For The Road at Itunes Here:https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-stories-for-the-road/id1227478901?mt=2

Duration: 00:17:43


MR. BOJANGLES

6/18/2017
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The story of Bill "Bojangles" Robinson- child vaudeville performer, stage and film star, extraordinary tap dancer, soldier, jockey, owner of the New York Giants Negro League Team until 1949, and lifetime friend of Shirley Temple. Subscribe FREE to our show and Review us at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/americas-best-of-times/id1227478901

Duration: 00:17:18


HANG DOWN YOUR HEAD, TOM DOOLEY

6/11/2017
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On May 1, 1868, they took Tom Dula down to the old depot in Statesville and hung him from a white oak tree for the murder of Laura Foster, Legend has it that while waiting in prison he came up with the basic chorus to the folk song that we know today as "Hang Down Your Head, Tom Dooley". Many still believe he didn't do it and that the killer walked free, This is his story. Sources: The Ballad of Tom Dula John Foster West Music by TJ Casey www.tjcasey.net see and purchase music here Lyrics:...

Duration: 00:18:51


A CUP OF JOE

6/4/2017
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Where did the term "A Cup of Joe" come from? Our team of 1001 researchers diligently sets to the task and comes up with the likely answer. Subscribe FREE and review us at iTunes here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/americas-best-of-times/id1227478901 Music by Dusty Strings dusty@verizon.net

Duration: 00:09:01


WHEN HEMINGWAY LIBERATED THE PARIS RITZ

5/28/2017
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It was August of 1944, and the Allies were closing in on German occupied Paris. Correspondent Ernest Hemingway assigned to cover the Allied invasion, had been off on his own fighting a guerilla war with a small band of men that he had assembled around him. His one and only mission: to free his favorite bar in the Paris Ritz from the Nazis- but first he had to get there. Subscribe FREE to 1001 Stories For The Road at iTunes Here:...

Duration: 00:11:53


AMAZING GRACE

5/21/2017
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The hymn Amazing Grace, written by Englishman John Newton, is known and revered around the world, and stirs the heart in a way that few other pieces of music do. Subscribe FREE to 1001 Stories for the Road Here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/stories-from-the-road/id1227478901 Enjoy all our 1001 Shows Here: www.1001storiespodcast.com "Like" us at www.facebook.com/1001storiesfortheroad Amazing Grace by John Newton Guitar Arranged and Perfrmed by Dusty Strings dustystrings@verizon.net...

Duration: 00:09:22


THE BLUES BROTHERS

5/13/2017
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When Dan Akroyd and John Belushi appeared live on stage as "The Blues Brothers" on Saturday Night Live, a legend was born. They had met years before Saturday Night Live, in Canada, and it was their love for the blues that cemented a friendship that would last for a long time. This is their story. Enjoy all our 1001 stories at www.1001storiespodcast.com Subscribe FREE to 1001 Stories For The Road at iTunes Here: https://itunes/apple/us/podcast/1001-stories-for-the-road/id1227478901 Facebook:...

Duration: 00:12:13


THE TIES THAT BIND

5/10/2017
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On May 10, 1869, a celebration took place at Promontory Summit, Utah, that set bells ringing in telegraph stations from coast to coast. 1001 Stories For The Road releases a new episode every Sunday night at 8pm and can be found at iTunes and everywhere great podcasts are found. Please rate and review at iTunes here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-stories-for-the-road/id1227478901 How to Rate or Review Podcasts on Your iPhone or iPad...

Duration: 00:13:20


HONOR THY MOTHER

5/8/2017
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On May 8th, 1914, Congress passed a joint resolution designating the second Sunday in May as Mother's Day. This is the story of Anna Jarvis, the schoolteacher from West Virginia, who, with the inspiration and help of many, made it happen. Find all our episodes, subsribe, and review us at iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-stories-for-the-road/id1227478901 Comment at Facebook: www.facebook.com/1001storiesfortheroad Subscribe to our other shows: 1001 Classic Short Stories & Tales...

Duration: 00:09:48


JOHNNY AND EVA PLAY TWISTER

5/3/2017
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In 1966, the newly developed game Twister was on the verge of being pulled from the shelves. The risque party game just hadn't caught on, and despite the best efforts of Milton Bradley, sales were terrible. But the efforts of a PR firm had paid off, and Twister was getting one more chance.... Subscribe Free, Listen, & Review Us at iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-stories-for-the-road/id1227478901 Enjoy All Our Episodes at www.1001storiespodcast.com Like Us At Facebook:...

Duration: 00:10:51


A NO-HITTER FOR ALL TIME

5/1/2017
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It was a cool night in Houston on May 1, 1991, a, good night for baseball, but a rough night for pitcher Nolan Ryan . His back was stiff, and every bone was killing him. Heck, at age 44, very few guys were still playing major league baseball, much less pitching, which takes a terrible toll on arms. He didn't know he was about to cement a record in major league baseball that will probably last forever. Subscribe FREE and Review at iTunes:...

Duration: 00:11:35


THEY CALL IT "THE STREAK"

4/26/2017
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1001 Stories For The Road takes a fond look back at April 26th, 1974, the day music artist Ray Stevens released his new hit record "The Streak" , "Streaking", or the act of running through public places naked, was taking take in record numbers on college campuses and even at that year's Academy Awards ceremony. The 70's are remembered for disco dancing, 8-track tapes, CB radio, the Jackson Five...and streaking. To many, the crazy 70's will remain forever in memory of those who were around to...

Duration: 00:25:44


REMEMBERING THE BLUES BROTHERS

4/24/2017
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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", with a first class band behind...

Duration: 00:12:13


ANCHORS AWEIGH

4/24/2017
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The story of Charles A. Zimmerman and his two-step march titled "Anchors Aweigh", which became the theme song for the Naval Academy and the US Navy. The song, which is now known and respected around the world, received copyright on April 24, 1907, and that story is told here. 1001 Stories For The Road is a collection of short format audio episodes that cover a wide range of topics for your listening enjoyment. We will be covering stories from around the world, and we invite you to subscribe...

Duration: 00:10:42

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