Beeswax Vinyl Daily October 31, 2023

Non-musical history for today: Halloween didn't start as a ghoul-filled observance with witches, warlocks, and devils. It was dedicated to remembering the dead, including saints (hallows), martyrs, and all the faithful departed. BOO! Music history, album anniversaries, birthdays, and deaths for October 31. Recorded in the Omniverus Podcast Studios at Liberty Plaza. Leave comments at tim@beeswaxvinyl.com or 336-422-NUMB (6862). Tune into Camel City Radio.…

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Beeswax Vinyl Daily October 30, 2023

Non-musical history for today: Two very important items today: 1944 – Anne and Margot Frank were deported from Auschwitz to the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, where they died from disease the following year, shortly before the end of WWII. 1945 – Jackie Robinson of the Kansas City Monarchs signed a contract for the Brooklyn Dodgers, breaking the baseball color line. That is awesome! Music history,…

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Beeswax Vinyl Daily October 29, 2023

Non-musical history for today: 1618 – English adventurer, writer, and courtier Sir Walter Raleigh was beheaded for allegedly conspiring against James I of England. He was actually pardoned for that, but a condition of his pardon was that he made no gestures or showed hostilities toward the Spanish. A detachment, led by his friend, Lawrence Kemys, did attack the Spanish, and Raleigh's son, Walter,…

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Beeswax Vinyl Daily October 28, 2023

Non-musical history for today: 1726 – The novel Gulliver's Travels written by Jonathan Swift was published. Music history, album anniversaries, birthdays, and deaths for October 28. Recorded in the Omniverus Podcast Studios at Liberty Plaza. Leave comments at tim@beeswaxvinyl.com or 336-422-NUMB (6862). Tune into Camel City Radio. On Camel City Radio, it's hump day every day!

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Beeswax Vinyl Daily October 27, 2023

Non-musical history for today: Today is the founding of two cities I have been to... 1275 – Traditional founding of the city of Amsterdam. 1682 – Philadelphia was founded in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Music history, album anniversaries, birthdays, and deaths for October 27. Recorded in the Omniverus Podcast Studios at Liberty Plaza. Leave comments at tim@beeswaxvinyl.com or 336-422-NUMB (6862). Tune into Camel City…

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Beeswax Vinyl Daily October 26, 2023

Non-musical history for today: 1881 – Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday participated in the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral in Tombstone, Arizona. "I'm your huckleberry," Johnny Ringo... Music history, album anniversaries, birthdays, and deaths for October 26. Recorded in the Omniverus Podcast Studios at Liberty Plaza. Leave comments at tim@beeswaxvinyl.com or 336-422-NUMB (6862). Tune into Camel City Radio. On Camel City Radio, it's hump…

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Beeswax Vinyl Daily October 25, 2023

Non-musical history for today: 1940 – Benjamin O. Davis Sr. was named the first African-American general in the United States Army. Music history, album anniversaries, birthdays, and deaths for October 25. Recorded in the Omniverus Podcast Studios at Liberty Plaza. Leave comments at tim@beeswaxvinyl.com or 336-422-NUMB (6862). Tune into Camel City Radio. On Camel City Radio, it's hump day every day!

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Beeswax Vinyl Daily October 24, 2023

Non-musical history for today: 1947 – Famed animator Walt Disney testified before the House Un-American Activities Committee, naming Disney employees he believes to be communists. WALT!? Say it isn't so!? I'm disappointed in you. Music history, album anniversaries, birthdays, and deaths for October 24. Recorded in the Omniverus Podcast Studios at Liberty Plaza. Leave comments at tim@beeswaxvinyl.com or 336-422-NUMB (6862). Tune into Camel City…

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Beeswax Vinyl Daily October 22, 2023

Non-musical history for today: 2012 – Cyclist Lance Armstrong was formally stripped of his seven Tour de France titles after being charged with doping. Just say no, Lance. Just. Say. No! Music history, album anniversaries, birthdays, and deaths for October 22. Recorded in the Omniverus Podcast Studios at Liberty Plaza. Leave comments at tim@beeswaxvinyl.com or 336-422-NUMB (6862). Tune into Camel City Radio. On Camel…

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Beeswax Vinyl Daily October 21, 2023

Non-musical history for today: 1879 – Thomas Edison applied for a patent for his design for an incandescent light bulb. I wonder what role, if any, he would have been part of for the new LED light bulbs? How would he have felt about them? Music history, album anniversaries, birthdays, and deaths for October 21. Recorded in the Omniverus Podcast Studios at Liberty Plaza.…

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