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This alternate theme to "The Time Tunnel" has been used on a couple of THE TIME TRAVELER Mondays Late Night Radio Shows, as its end title.

  • Added: Sep 05, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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You might not expect this to result from the best laid plans, nonetheless... (Rob plays with F/X and the opening theme to "The Time Tunnel")

  • Added: Sep 05, 2015
  • Length: 04:28
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Dec 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:47
Caption: Vicki Leon
Author Vicki Leon takes us for a ride through the ages of aphrodisiacs and anti-aphrodisiacs, contraception, nymphomania, bisexuality, cross-dressi...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jan 26, 2013
  • Length: 14:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Leslie M.M. Blume, Credit: photo by Billy Farrell
Try to imagine drinking your way through this book! That’s what author Leslie M. M. Blume has done in order to provide recipes for 144 cocktails.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Oct 17, 2012
  • Length: 13:16
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Willie "the Lion" Smith
He was a master ”Tickler”. Stride piano is the term attached later to a specific rhythmic style where the left hand follows the pattern of the rig...

  • Added: Sep 07, 2012
  • Length: 58:54
Caption: 1920s dancers
Remember Dick Powell the actor? How about Dick Powell the jazz banjo player? He’s just one of many obscure early jazz performers heard in this pro...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2012
  • Length: 58:55
Caption: Muggsy Spanier, Credit: photo by Charles Peterson
The origin of his nickname is disputed. Regardless of the reasons, Francis Joseph Julian Spanier was simply known as Muggsy. Before Bix Beiderbeck...

  • Added: Jul 12, 2012
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Superman by Random House, Credit: Jacket design by David Stevenson
Legions of fans from Boston to Buenos Aires can recite the story of the child born Kal-El, scion of the doomed planet Krypton, who was rocketed to ...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Jul 03, 2012
  • Length: 19:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Harry Warren
In 1922 composer Harry Warren created his first hit, "Rose of the Rio Grande," with lyrics by Edgar Leslie. From that successful launch came a prod...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2012
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Louis Armstrong
There are three audible stages in the career of Louis Armstrong: The years prior to recording when he performed with Fate Marable, Oscar Celestin a...

  • Added: Apr 06, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
Caption: Ted Lewis & his ubiquitous silk hat
He has one foot in vaudeville and one foot in jazz, and he was a show unto himself. Ted Lewis was the only popular bandleader who could show up wit...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
Caption: Coconut Grove nightclub, Credit: soulsafari wordpress
In 1921, the Coconut Grove nightclub was the place to see and be seen. Hollywood stars frequently the club located in a peaceful rural setting sur...

  • Added: Mar 09, 2012
  • Length: 58:57
Caption: Josephine Baker
Sidney Bechet and Josephine Baker were the most recognizable expatriates on the Parisian seen in the 1920s. If you've seen the movie "Midnight in P...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2012
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Edythe Turnham & her Band
The early history of  jazz often leaves out some very talented musicians simply because they didn’t move to Chicago or New York.

  • Added: Jan 11, 2012
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Julia Child
SHORT DESCRIPTION: Willa Cather, John Steinbeck, and Julia Child: All loved to eat. Here's a Cather story about a priest who loved his food more t...

Bought by KZYX, WCAI / WNAN, KZYX, WXXI, WNPR and more


  • Added: Jun 25, 2011
  • Length: 55:08
  • Purchases: 6
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Former poet laureate Robert Pinsky tackles King David of the Bible - the shepherd, poet, warrior and adulterer - in his "Life of David."

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Sep 06, 2009
  • Length: 28:26
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Oct 19, 2006
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 6
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Sarah Vowell, John Hodgman and Joshuah Bearman on Presidents' Day, along with a fifteen-piece marching band and a new song about all forty-three pr...

Bought by KWIT, Nevada Public Radio, New Hampshire Public Radio, WCAI / WNAN, KXOT Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 30, 2006
  • Length: 58:34
  • Purchases: 13