Category Archives: Audio Archive

A Little Piano Music & Music for A Little Piano

As days grow shorter and winter evenings stretch out ever longer, the contemplative voice of a solo piano can be quite soothing. The Archive has some wonderful selections to accent tea or wine-sipping evenings spent at home: Michael Nyman performs … Continue reading

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Poetry on the Archive

Audio Love Letters Unsent to People Unmet by John Robinson A prayer by Jeremy Young Texts Our Holidays in Poetry compiled by Mildred P. Harrington and Josephine H. Thomas in 1929 Twentieth Century American Poetry The Spider’s Tongue by Jim … Continue reading

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This Week in History

This week in 1933 the US established diplomatic relations with the Soviet Union, Oklahoma became the 46th state in 1907 (see this Encyclopedia Britannica educational film from 1942 to learn more about OK, “land of the red men”), Burgess Meredith … Continue reading

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Entertaining Audio

Here are a few choice audio items to lighten up your Friday afternoon: So Slow (the weight loss song) Boobs (streaming only – track 3) Head’s Too Big (DittyBops 8/3/2005) One Dollar About Emma — Alexis

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Afropop Worldwide

Afropop Worldwide is a collection of radio programs that touches on the music and culture of Africa and people of African descent. This public radio program is hosted by Georges Collinet, and is heard throughout Europe, Africa, and the United … Continue reading

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Songs for Kids

The Internet Archive has over 100,000 audio items, but some of our favorites are songs written for children. A personal favorite is the catchy “I’m In A Pickle,” about a pickle-obsessed klutz. For anyone who doesn’t like their vegetables, ” … Continue reading

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Scary Music for Halloween

Looking for some dramatic music for your Halloween party? Or maybe you’re just looking to scare the beejeebies out of some trick or treaters? Check out Calling All Fiends, a compilation of Halloween-inspired songs released by OddioOverplay.com. — Alexis

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Superman arrives in the Old Time Radio collection

One of our Archive users has been uploading hundreds of episodes of The Adventures of Superman into our Old Time Radio collection. Check them out! Episodes 1-21 Episodes 22-45 Episodes 46-69 Episodes 70-96 Episodes 97-156 Episodes 157-195 Episodes 196-243 Episodes … Continue reading

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Dead update

There is a new Grateful Dead distribution policy announced here: http://www.archive.org/about/faqs.php#245 -brewster

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20,000 Live Music Archive Concerts!

Through an outpouring of good work of bands, tapers, and fans, we have hit a major milestone: 20,000 live music concert recordings are being freely shared and enjoyed. -brewster A cool report from Parker: I’d take special note of a … Continue reading

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