Join the 250+ stations that are now on the Sound Beat

Join the 250+ stations that are now on the Sound Beat
Now entering its 9th year, Sound Beat has grown steadily to become one of Public Radio’s most popular daily features.
A free, daily, 90 second feature, Sound Beat  highlights the holdings of the Syracuse University Libraries’ Belfer Audio Archive, one of the largest sound archives in the United States.   Like a trip through the history of recorded sound, Sound Beat episodes feature rare and unique recordings from the Archive, and entertaining backstorys detailing their place in recording history. 
From popular artists – 
Emmylou Harris  Even Cowgirls Get the Blues 
Even Cowgirls Get the Blues was included on Harris’ Blue Kentucky Girl, a Warner Brothers LP. It was recorded in Nashville in 1979, with an award winning cast; that’s none other than Dolly Parton and Linda Ronstadt singing backup.
to obscure musical performances – 
El Relicario  
The dashing Rudolph Valentino certainly had the right look for silent films. The problem was, he had the right singing voice for them as well. 
to the great thinkers, political figures, and historical events of the early 19th – to mid-20th century – 
The Last Flight of the Lady Be Good 
The American B-24 Bomber Lady Be Good departed a Libyan Air Base on a bombing raid in April 1943.  She did so into a sandstorm, and disappeared for 15 years.
you’ll hear it all on the Sound Beat!   

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