Beeswax Vinyl Daily January 24, 2024

Non-musical history for today: 1989 – Notorious serial killer Ted Bundy, with over 30 known victims, was executed by the electric chair at the Florida State Prison. That's known victims. Who knows how many more there were? I'd say a substantial amount. Music history, album anniversaries, birthdays, and deaths for January 24. Recorded in the Omniverus Podcast Studios at Liberty Plaza. Leave comments at…

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Beeswax Vinyl Daily January 23, 2024

Non-musical history for today: 1957 – American inventor Walter Frederick Morrison sold the rights to his flying disc to the Wham-O toy company, which later renames it the "Frisbee." Stoners everywhere rejoiced and were glad in it! Music history, album anniversaries, birthdays, and deaths for January 23. Recorded in the Omniverus Podcast Studios at Liberty Plaza. Leave comments at tim@beeswaxvinyl.com or 336-422-NUMB (6862). Tune…

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Beeswax Vinyl Daily January 22, 2024

Non-musical history for today: 1973 – The Supreme Court of the United States delivered its decisions in Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton, legalizing elective abortion in all fifty states. Well, that's been f'ed up, hasn't it? Music history, album anniversaries, birthdays, and deaths for January 22. Recorded in the Omniverus Podcast Studios at Liberty Plaza. Leave comments at tim@beeswaxvinyl.com or 336-422-NUMB (6862).…

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Beeswax Vinyl Daily January 21, 2024

Non-musical history for today: 1789 – The first American novel, The Power of Sympathy or the Triumph of Nature Founded in Truth by William Hill Brown, was printed in Boston. Music history, album anniversaries, birthdays, and deaths for January 21. 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…

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Beeswax Vinyl Daily January 20, 2024

Non-musical history for today: 1265 – The first English parliament to include not only Lords but also representatives of the major towns held its first meeting in the Palace of Westminster, now commonly known as the "Houses of Parliament." And then, the shouting matches began. That with powdered wigs! Music history, album anniversaries, birthdays, and deaths for January 20. Recorded in the Omniverus Podcast…

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Beeswax Vinyl Daily January 19, 2024

Non-musical history for today: 1764 – The radical British journalist and politician John Wilkes was expelled from the British House of Commons for seditious libel. He and a friend had written a somewhat pornographic poem about a famous courtesan, who happened to be the mistress of John Montagu, the 4th Earl of Sandwich, and Montagu was freaked out. Because he felt pranked, Montagu led…

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Beeswax Vinyl Daily January 18, 2024

Non-musical history for today: 1958 – Willie O'Ree, the first Black Canadian National Hockey League player, made his NHL debut with the Boston Bruins. It is becoming more common to see black players, but still they are very much in the minority when it comes to team rosters. Music history, album anniversaries, birthdays, and deaths for January 18. Recorded in the Omniverus Podcast Studios…

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Beeswax Vinyl Daily January 17, 2024

Non-musical history for today: 1920 – Alcohol Prohibition began in the United States as the Volstead Act went into effect. A very poor experiment and outright stupid if you ask me. Music history, album anniversaries, birthdays, and deaths for January 17. 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 January 16, 2024

Non-musical history for today: 1909 – Ernest Shackleton's expedition found the magnetic South Pole. And penguins. Lots and lots of penguins. Music history, album anniversaries, birthdays, and deaths for January 16. 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 January 15, 2024

Non-musical history for today: 1889 – The Coca-Cola Company, then known as the Pemberton Medicine Company, was incorporated in Atlanta. Coke is owned by Berkshire Hathaway today. Music history, album anniversaries, birthdays, and deaths for January 15. 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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