The Greatest Memories - September 2022

August 31st, 2022

Remembering Macon, Georgia's only Medal of Honor recipient...Piano Days, a new novel by author Don Reid...John Jones compares New York's Broadway and London's West End on Show Tunes Spotlight...Your memories of school days...News Headlines from 45 Septembers ago...plus music trivia and more.

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The Greatest Memories - August 2022

August 31st, 2022

This month Jeff Battcher talks about the RBI program (Reviving Baseball in Innercities), and LTC (Ret) Marilla Cushman explains the mission of the Military Women's Memorial. John Jones has one of the biggest acting and vocal challenges in musical theatre on "Show Tunes Spotlight." Ben has some radio memories from 1972, plus celebrity milestone senior birthdays, news headlines from August 1967, spotlight artist and more.

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The Greatest Memories - July 2022

July 1st, 2022

A conversation with 3 centenarians...Vietnam War 50th Anniversary Commemoration...one of Broadway's biggest flops on Show Tunes Spotlight...news headlines from 60 Julys ago...Music Trivia Challenge, Milestone Birthdays, Spotlight Artist and more.

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The Greatest Memories - June 2022

June 1st, 2022

The Methodist Home is 150 years old...a veteran with Top Secret Clearance...a musical with great reviews but unsucessful at the box office on Show Tunes Spotlight...memorable vacations from residents at The Gables...all this plus music trivia, celebrity birthdays and headlines from 50 Junes ago.

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The Greatest Memories - May 2022

May 1st, 2022

The Carousel Museum and Museum of Fire History in the same location...the 3rd annual Taps Across America...your memories about lessons you learned from mom...a controversial musical from the 1940's on Show Tunes Spotlight...news headlines from May, 45 years ago. Thanks for listening to The Greatest Memories.

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The Greatest Memories - April 2022

April 1st, 2022

Elvis Presley's first visit to Macon 50 years ago...Joy Johnson, RN talks about her career and upcoming retirement...Ever wanted to audition for Broadway? John Jones explains the process on Show Tunes Spotlight...A Long March film and its mission of restoring benefits to Filipino-American veterans. All of this plus our Music Trivia Challenge and more.

SPECIAL NOTE ADDED 4/6/22 - On this podcast we mention the birthday of Bobby Rydell. This podcast was recorded prior to his passing on 4/5/22. Bobby Rydell would have been 80 on April 26.

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The Greatest Memories - March 2022

March 1st, 2022

A salute to March-Music In Our Schools Month...the first African-American pilot and commander of the Navy Blue Angels...seniors share their memories from Girl Scout days...John Jones tells you about the understudies, standbys and swings of Broadway on Show Tunes Spotlight...plus celebrity senior milestone birthdays, spotlight artist, music trivia challenge and more.

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The Greatest Memories - February 2022

February 1st, 2022

The oldest continuously family owned and operated florist in the U.S. ...Broadway Musical Trivia for the 80th episode of Show Tunes Spotlight with John Jones...a married couple who are both military veterans...The Day The Music Died....Celebrity Milestone Birthdays...Spotlight Artist and News Headlines from 50 years ago. Thanks for listening to The Greatest Memories podcast!

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The Greatest Memories - January 2022

January 1st, 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

December 1st, 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!

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