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A monthly podcast featuring lifestyle information, veterans stories, Show Tunes spotlight and the music of the 40's, 50's, 60's and 70's, with trivia and the stories behind the songs.

The Greatest Memories Ben Sandifer

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A monthly podcast featuring lifestyle information, veterans stories, Show Tunes spotlight and the music of the 40's, 50's, 60's and 70's, with trivia and the stories behind the songs.

    The Greatest Memories – January 2022

    The Greatest Memories – January 2022

    Happy New Year! We begin 2022 with a couple of new features - Your Memories and More, and our Music Trivia Challenge. We talk with a World War II veteran of the Army Air Corps...Show Tunes Spotlight looks at the musical Dear Evan Hansen...a new book that takes Macon, Georgia's music history back to the city's beginning...News Headlines from 65 Januarys ago...and much more.

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    The Greatest Memories – December 2021

    The Greatest Memories – December 2021

    The Swing Dolls keep the music of the Andrews Sisters alive...a Pearl Harbor hero's story on the 80th anniversary of "a date which will live in infamy"...the first musical to re-open Broadway on Show Tunes Spotlight...a timely tune from this month's Spotlight Artist...news headlines from 65 years ago...and we continue our December tradition for the holiday season. Merry Christmas from The Greatest Memories podcast!

    The Greatest Memories -November 2021

    The Greatest Memories -November 2021

    A special story for the 100th birthday of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier....The Spongebob Musical on Show Tunes Spotlight...our Spotlight Artist is the greatest girl group ever...a World War II Navy veteran who served in the Atlantic and Pacific theaters...a timely Top 4 Countdown...News Headlines from 60 Novembers ago. Thanks for listening to The Greatest Memories podcast.

    The Greatest Memories – October 2021

    The Greatest Memories – October 2021

    Author Don Reid talks about his latest book Life Lessons....John Jones looks at Come From Away as Broadway returns...How does DAV help our veterans...a timely top 4 countdown...celebrity milestone birthdays...and events in the news from 70 Octobers ago. This month The Greatest Memories podcast begins its 9th season. Thanks for listening and subscribing!

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    The Greatest Memories – September 2021

    The Greatest Memories – September 2021

    This month we speak with a Navy veteran who had a special job during the Cold War...John Jones makes a case for Stephen Sondheim as the greatest living musical theater composer on Show Tunes Spotlight...on the 85th anniversary of Buddy Holly's birth we visit the Buddy Holly Center in his hometown...plus a very special local Spotlight Artist...headlines from 55 Septembers ago and more!

    The Greatest Memories – August 2021

    The Greatest Memories – August 2021

    The Honor Flights will be in the air again later this month....Show Tunes Spotlight shines on the musical Six...A timely video project called American September...and Del Ward takes you to a family reunion




    (Note: Del Ward has been a contributor to The Greatest Memories for each of the past 18 months. This segment was recorded shortly before Del passed away on July 28. We are using this segment with the permission of Del's family.)

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