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Caption: Ted Lewis
You might say he didn’t take his music seriously. On the other hand, bandleader and clarinetist Ted Lewis is one of the best known performers of th...

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  • Added: Nov 14, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Caption: Joel Shaw & his Orchestra
In 1925, pianist Joel Shaw became vast friends with bandleader Gene Kardos. They clicked. Their style had elements of jazz, society dance band and ...

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  • Added: Oct 11, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This Love in America is about everyday people: laughs and love with Steve and Cindy from the couch in an Alabama motorcycle shop; Speaking of couch...

  • Added: Jul 01, 2018
  • Length: 38:52
Caption: 1920s Prohabitionists
During prohibition train fare to Canada was considerably cheaper than dealing with the mob syndicate that controlled liquor distribution. Not only ...

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  • Added: May 24, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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This week’s Love in History comes with a song in our hearts – from the musical love of Irving and Ellin Berlin. Also in this episode, Lovin America...

  • Added: May 20, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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A stage coach approaches Deadwood; Leather, love, and laughter from the Center of the Everything with Belle Fourche’s Kerry and Bernadette; Some li...

  • Added: May 06, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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A coyote tale that really hits “The Spot” in Deadwood; Then, “We’ll get you my pretties!” with the Hollywood love story of Toto né Terry; finally, ...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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Lovin the historic small towns of America, including the largest town of its size, anywhere!; All’s “Faire” in love, with the Bristol Renaissance i...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Gene Austin
In the latter 1920s the art of crooning became very popular. Male vocalists began performing their songs in a romantic, intimate, just-for-you styl...

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  • Added: Apr 18, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Foreplay chardonnay and “wining” about winter in the South Dakota vineyards; Love and laughter with Omaha's sage stylist Alesia; our weekly Lovin H...

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  • Added: Apr 15, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Opportunity knocks on a Purple Door in Deadwood; older than the Rocky Mountains in the Black Hills; wisdom and a quickie from Salem, MA - how to re...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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Deadwood’s limping cowboy poet - Captain Jack Crawford; Lovin America on the road meets Virginia…in Green Bay; and our Lovin History story is a M*A...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: A 1920s Broken Heart
Poets and troubadours have been writing and singing about it for centuries. The music of the 1920s is no different. This program features a selecti...

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  • Added: Mar 29, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Boxers, woodpeckers share hard knocks in Deadwood; Love from Haight (Ashbury!); the passionate Old West tale of a gentleman dentist and a cultured ...

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  • Added: Mar 18, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: 1920s Entertainment
Since there were no rules about where jazz fit into the scheme of popular music in the 1920s, every imaginable fell into the grand experiment. Basi...

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  • Added: Sep 28, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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Caption: Joe Tarto
He was known as "The Titan of the Tuba," and by any measure he was beyond the standard rhythm section player.

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  • Added: Aug 30, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Prohibition raid
Many jazz enthusiasts feel that Prohibition jump-started “The Jazz Age.”

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  • Added: May 04, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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Caption: Touring Car
The dawn of the 20th century ushered in an era of innovation never seen before. By the 1920s it seemed that everything and everyone was in motion.

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  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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Caption: Blanch Calloway
There is a myriad of possible themes in musical circles, but among the most common is the love theme. Finding love, being in love, or losing love. ...

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  • Added: Apr 20, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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Caption: Tin Pan Alley
The Alley of Song and America’s popular music of the 1920s, jazz, crossed over in 1917. It wasn’t long before musicians began to revive compositi...

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  • Added: Nov 09, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
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Caption: Winold Reiss
When there's a movie chase scene, more often than not, the accompanying music is jazz.

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  • Added: Oct 13, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
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Caption: Mezz Mezzrow
In 1946 Milton Mezzrow, otherwise known as Mezz, wrote a tell all book about his experiences with jazz in the 1920s and '30s.

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  • Added: Sep 29, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
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Caption: Jazz Dance
The spontaneous enthusiasm of jazz brought exuberance to the dance floor in the 1920s.

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  • Added: Aug 17, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: 1920s flapper
Here are a few of the many stories surrounding the term jazz.

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  • Added: Jul 06, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
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Caption: Skiffle Band
Early jazz musicians experimented with an array of instrumentation including the kazoo, washboard, jug, hot fountain pin, goofus and comb. They als...

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  • Added: Feb 03, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1