SB 30 Episode 60: The magic and majesty of the Orpheum’s Mighty Wurlitzer, with historian and organist Vincent Astor

“I became very verklempt. It was such a wonder to play it and hear it again. It’s hard to describe. When I was down here…

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Tracking History: Hi Records, which brought the music of the people to the people during the Civil Rights Era

By Shannon Seaton, for SoundBoard In the height of 1960’s, the beacon of Memphis Soul Music shone bright.   Multiple stand-out labels cut vinyl records during…

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SB 30 Episode 59: From the outside looking in – America from an Aussie’s point of view, with Christina Day

“I think I’ve asked every person that I’ve met here. Where do you find your truth? What do you read? What do you watch? Most…

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SB 30 Episode 57: Home Tour ‘Detour’ with Central Garden’s Nancy Knight

“The Central Gardens Home & Garden Tour is an anticipated event every fall, we’ve been doing it annually for (40+) years, and it’s something that…

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SB 30 Episode 57: Behind the treasures of DIGital Memphis, with Jamie Corson of the Memphis Public Libraries

“History’s not stuffy. And it’s not as far away as you think it is. And either looking at the images and wondering ‘where is this?’…

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