Ray Williams tells the story of putting an ad in the paper for new music talent in the l960s at Liberty Records. Among the thousands of vinyl disc that arrived was one from a man named Reginald Dwight, who became know as Elton John. And yes, he signed him.
Radio producer Sean Cole is a poet (and he knows what you think of poets). One night, drunk and stumbling along the Hudson River with his friend Malissa O’Donnell, he discovered a monument to two of his poetry heroes. See more photos here.
No one can ever really know how a master artist works. But Buddy Edgerton has some idea. He lived next door to Norman Rockwell as a boy. Norman Rockwell, of course, was the prolific illustrator most often associated with the Saturday Evening Post. Like many in the community, Buddy was the subject for a number of Rockwell's paintings. Also on the show: A woman becomes a member of the clergy at the Port of Baltimore.