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Sherlock Holmes:  The Case of the Speckled Band
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produced by Max Ferguson; performed by Max Ferguson; in Rawhide: Radio Programme, No. 2 (Folkways Records, 1957), 19 mins

A Montreal training school that bestows, upon completion of a two-year program, a BGC (Bachelor of Garbage Collecting)? Announcer-comedian Max Ferguson has a voice all his own...or maybe several. Besides"Le College des Hommes de Garbage," these spoofs report from Santa’s workshop, Sherlock’s casebook and Kate...

produced by Max Ferguson; performed by Max Ferguson; in Rawhide: Radio Programme, No. 2 (Folkways Records, 1957), 19 mins
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Dear Abe Linkhorn: The Satire of the Civil War
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written by Bill Arp, Artemis Ward and Petroleum V. Nasby, 1833-1888 (Folkways Records, 1962), 39 mins

From its witty introduction to its well-researched accounts, this collection of satirical writings by Bill Arp, Petroleum Nasby, Artemus Ward and "A Disbanded Volunteer" on the Civil War, proves that there is humor to be found in any situation and there’s even a bit of old-time banjo music thrown in for good mea...

written by Bill Arp, Artemis Ward and Petroleum V. Nasby, 1833-1888 (Folkways Records, 1962), 39 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1979), 1 hour 31 mins
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Frankenstein
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produced by Max Ferguson; performed by Max Ferguson; in Rawhide: Radio Programme, No. 3 (Folkways Records, 1959), 14 mins

You’ve got the “subtle skill, the masterful nuances, the dazzling acumen” of Sir Edwin Bridge, current president of the World Bridgemaster Society and leading proponent of the game, but Granny “do[es]n’t like your tone of voice” and is determined to make playing your hand difficult...Announcer-comedia...

produced by Max Ferguson; performed by Max Ferguson; in Rawhide: Radio Programme, No. 3 (Folkways Records, 1959), 14 mins
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Blues In Minore
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performed by Jimmy Carroll Percussion Ensemble; in Speed the Parting Guest/The Hot-Tempered Clavichord (Cook Records, 1953), 3 mins
Jimmy Carroll arranged and conducted this assortment of high-impact percussion ensembles. Nine percussionists congregated to play orchestra bells, pitched drums, cowbells, vibraphone, brake drum, snare drum, gong, chimes, tympani, xylophone, siren, slapstick, hand bells, harp, other assorted toys and even the mor...
performed by Jimmy Carroll Percussion Ensemble; in Speed the Parting Guest/The Hot-Tempered Clavichord (Cook Records, 1953), 3 mins
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Varsity Cheer: A History of the Western World at Half-Time
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produced by Myles Jackson, fl. 1971 (Folkways Records, 1971), 27 mins
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The Investigator: A Political Satire in Documentary Form
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written by Reuben Ship, 1917-1975 (Folkways Records, 1966), 57 mins

Test your reasoning skills with this investigative satire. This humorous brain teaser places the chairman of the board himself on trial, forcing him to tell the truth…well, sort of. Inspector Martin of the Immigration Service turns some unexpected tables, which, perhaps, is reasonable, seeing that he is the s...

written by Reuben Ship, 1917-1975 (Folkways Records, 1966), 57 mins
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Comments on the Raga with Musical Illustration
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 and Henry Jacobs; performed by Henry Jacobs; in Radio Programme, No. 1: Henry Jacobs' "Music and Folklore" (Folkways Records, 1955), 10 mins

Experimental radio programs from San Francisco’s KPFA station produced this series of "audio collages," which includes an eclectic mix of electronic music, a "sonata for loudspeaker," a polyrhythmic improvisation created by sampling "primitive percussion instruments and voice," and spoofed interviews with a phon...

produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 and Henry Jacobs; performed by Henry Jacobs; in Radio Programme, No. 1: Henry Jacobs' "Music and Folklore" (Folkways Records, 1955), 10 mins
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