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Tracing the Path is a pop culture history podcast in the genre of Paul Harvey, Charles Kuralt and Charles Osgood. Interconnected Stories of the World's Greatest Ideas.

Oct 22, 2020

Many things converged during the rise of Rock N Roll, the transistor radio being one of them. While Chuck Berry may have kicked rock n roll off with a bang, it took pirate radio stations and a few more avenues to reach the world. 


Aug 25, 2020

The most famous tune in the world has been around for 700 years as part of classical, folk, children's and pop music. It's been played by Mozart, Louis Armstrong, the Simpsons, and Lewis Carroll. In the 1800 it changed the American lexicon, and in the 1960s it became a pop song that was inducted into the Grammy Hall...


Jul 20, 2020

Did you know Route 66 started in 1857, with camels? Learn how the history of Route 66 intersects with the Indy 500, Charles Lindbergh, The Lincoln Highway, Rand McNally, L. Frank Baum, Dwight Eisenhower, Edward Fitzgerald Beale and more. 


Jun 18, 2020

How did Frank Lloyd Wright, Susan B. Anthony, the Great Chicago Fire, L. Frank Baum and Judy Garland help create the 39 year Wizard of Oz Tradition?


May 19, 2020

Did you know that the Williams family has its hands on Orson Wells, Gilligan's Island, Back to the Future, the Looney Tunes, the Simpsons, Saved By the Bell, the Olympics, Jaws, Star Wars and Tears for Fears?  No other family has reached so far.