The Greatest Memories - October 2021

October 1st, 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

September 1st, 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!

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The Greatest Memories - August 2021

August 1st, 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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The Greatest Memories - July 2021

July 1st, 2021

Wreaths Across America and Giving in July.... Show Tunes Spotlight falls on a musical that won 10 Tony Awards including the "big 6".... Lighthouses of the Georgia Coast from author William Rawlings... and Del Ward has more suggestions for summer reading. All of this plus a timely top 4 countdown, celebrity milestone birthdays, news headlines from 45 July's ago and much more.

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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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