Episode 012 - Disco Nights - February 27, 2018
February 27, 2018
On February 27, 1980, thirty-eight years ago today, the Grammy for Best Disco Recording was awarded for the very first time—and was never, ever awarded again. In this episode, we explore the downfall of the 1970s' defining sound, from the riotous "night disco died" to the night a disco superstar took home music's biggest prize.
B004 - O’Connor - October 3, 2017
October 4, 2017
25 years ago today, a pop music star took a chance on live television to help expose serious crimes being committed, and ended up largely ruining her career.
Episode 008 - The March King - September 26, 2017
September 26, 2017
On this episode, we explore the debut of Sousa's "New Military Band" on this date in 1892, and the bandleader's enduring mark on American music.
Episode 006 - Carousels - July 25, 2017
July 25, 2017
On this episode, we celebrate National Carousel Day, held every year on July 25. We explore our own experiences with carousels, and take a tour of the Carousel Capital of The World.
Episode 003 - STS-31 - April 25, 2017
April 23, 2017
For this episode, we explore the backstory of April 25, 1990: The day the Hubble Space Telescope was deployed.
Episode 002 - When Barnum Met Bailey - March 28, 2017
March 27, 2017
For this episode, we explore March 28, 1881: the day Barnum and Bailey debuted their new conjoined circus in New York City.