The Greatest Memories - June 2021

June 1st, 2021

50-year career as a dental hygienist...controversies about Miss Saigon on Show Tunes Spotlight...World War II Pacific Veterans Project...Del Ward talks about June weddings...plus a look at headlines from 65 Junes ago...top 4 countdown...celebrity milestone birthdays and more.

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The Greatest Memories - May 2021

May 1st, 2021

The birthplace of Mother's Day...the first American pilot killed in World War II...a 4-time Tony Award® winner that could surprise you on Show Tunes Spotlight....Del's Datebook has southern fried chicken on the menu....headlines from May, 60 years ago...plus stories behind the songs, a timely top 4 countdown and a story-telling Spotlight Artist. Thanks for listening to The Greatest Memories podcast.

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The Greatest Memories - April 2021

April 1st, 2021

Shakespeare in musicals...Capricorn producer Paul Hornsby talks about his new book...Del Ward's thoughts about National Volunteer Month...2 veterans who volunteer at the perfect place for them...headlines from 45 Aprils ago...plus a top 4 countdown, Spotlight artist and stories behind the songs. All of this and more on The Greatest Memories. Thanks for listening!

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The Greatest Memories - March 2021

March 1st, 2021

Magician Mike Fuller...Vietnam Vet Gordon Winkles...a Broadway update on Show Tunes Spotlight...Welcome spring and a special state park on Del's Datebook...a Beach Boy turns 80...the first rock 'n roll record. All of this plus a top 4 countdown, spotlight artist, headlines from March 1951, stories behind the songs and more. Thanks for listening to The Greatest Memories - episode #90 !

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The Greatest Memories - February 2021

February 1st, 2021

This is the month of love and Del Ward has some thoughts on that subject, and we have the story of Sweethearts candies that are always popular this time of year. Plus Show Tunes Spotlight with John Jones, a first-hand story from a World War II fighter pilot, celebrity milestone birthdays, Top 4 Countdown, Spotlight Artist and more. Please subscribe on this page so that you  never miss an episode of The Greatest Memories!

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The Greatest Memories - January 2021

January 1st, 2021

We start the new year with two news features (1) the top 4 countdown and (2) spotlight artist. Also a Navy veteran from World War II and an interview with a special lady who just turned 101. Plus an update about Broadway on Show Tunes Spotlight, headlines from 50 years ago, celebrity milestone birthdays in January, and Del's Datebook looks at winter weather. 

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The Greatest Memories - December 2020

December 1st, 2020

Georgia's World War II Military Trail...Show Tunes Spotlight looks at a musical that was built around one show-stopping song...Del Ward shares some of her favorite Christmas memories...Veterans Day visits with some of Middle Georgia's heroes...December news flashbacks from 65 years ago. All of this plus our December closing tradition, all on The Greatest Memories podcast.

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The Greatest Memories - November 2020

November 1st, 2020

100 years ago this month a new technology called radio began, just in time for the presidential election returns between Warren G. Harding and James M. Cox. The Greatest Memories salutes this centennial anniversary with some early radio highlights, Show Tunes Spotlight, a military veteran who honed his radio skills in the U.S. Air Force, and Del Ward's groundbreaking career in the radio industry.

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The Greatest Memories - October 2020

October 1st, 2020

This month we begin our 8th season of The Greatest Memories podcast. We have a very personal Veteran's story, a salute to The Andy Griffith Show on its 60th anniversary, Show Tunes Spotlight, Del's Datebook and musical memories from the Drifters, Jo Stafford, Four Tops, Buddy Holly and more.

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The Greatest Memories - September 2020

September 1st, 2020

We have a definite train theme running through this month's podcast. You can learn about the National Railroad Museum and a musical with a train theme on Show Tunes Spotlight. And Del Ward shares her memories of the Nancy Hanks and other trains. Train songs by Elvis, Peggy Lee and Gladys Knight & the Pips. Plus headlines from 50 Septembers ago, and a Navy veteran who was touched by Pearl Harbor though he served after that "Day of Infamy."

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