Category Archives: Podcast Book and Music Information and Purchase

Ian Fleming, Creator of James Bond (Volume 2, Episode 6)

Most of the information for this podcast came from “Ian Fleming,”
by Andrew Lycett:

Ian Fleming


Also, “Goldeneye: Where Bond Was born: Ian Fleming’s Jamaica,” by Matthew Parker.

Goldeneye: Where Bond Was Born: Ian Fleming’s Jamaica


The opening jazz used in both episodes is:

Acid Jazz   by Kevin McCleod

The reggae used at the end of episode one is:

Recruitment Reggae by The J. Arthur Keenes Band




Georg Elser’s Bomb Plot To Kill Hitler (Volume 2, Number 4)

The information for this podcast came primarily from two books:

Bombing Hitler, by Helmut Haasis

Bombing Hitler: The Story of the Man Who Almost Assassinated the Führer

The Lone Assassin, by Helmut Ortner

Lone Assassin: The Epic True Story of the Man Who Almost Killed Hitler

Georg Elser was interrogated many times by the Nazi government.  These interrogations were preserved which is why much of what he did is public knowledge and discussed in these books in detail.


Michelangelo, (Volume 2, Number 3) Bibliographical Information

The information for the Michelangelo podcast came primarily from two books:  “Michelangelo”, by Howard Hibbard

Michelangelo 2ND EDITION

and “Michelangelo, The Artist, The Man and His Times”, by William Wallace

Michelangelo: The Artist, the Man and his Times



Harriet Tubman, Bibliographical Information

The information for this podcast came from primarily two books:

Bound For the Promised Land, by Kate Clifford Larson

Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman: Portrait of an American Hero

and Harriet Tubman, The Road to Freedom by Catherine Clinton

Harriet Tubman: The Road to Freedom


Francis Scott Key, Book and Music Information

There were three books used in constructing this podcast:

Through the Perilous Fight, by Steve VogelThrough the Perilous Fight: Six Weeks That Saved the Nation by Vogel, Steve (2013) Hardcover

The Star Spangled Banner, The Making of An American Icon, by Lonn Taylor The Star-Spangled Banner: The Making of an American Icon

The Dawn’s Early Light, by Walter Lord The Dawn’s Early Light

The version of the Star Spangled Banner was recorded by The US Army Band.  It is in the Public Domain:

The Star Spangled Banner

The other musical selections came from the Audioblocks royalty free music website and in order are: “Modern Elegance”, “Rich Man Going Crazy”, “Logro”, “Birth of a New Morning”, “All Across America.”


Amelia Earhart, Book and Music Information

The best biography of Amelia Earhart is “The Sound Of Wings, The Life of Amelia Earhart” by Mary S. Lovell.

The Sound of Wings: The Life of Amelia Earhart

“Amelia Earhart, The Mystery Solved” is an excellent analysis of Amelia Earhart’s final flight that provides very specific information.

Amelia Earhart: The Mystery Solved

All three musical selections are by Chris Zabriskie:

Virtues Inherited, Vices Passed On

Pick Up A Convict On Alcatraz

Prelude No. 18

All three selections are usable under Creative Commons

Creative Commons License

Paul Gauguin, Bibliography and Music Information and Purchase

A remarkably detailed biography of Paul Gauguin is “Paul Gauguin: A Life” by David Sweetman Paul Gauguin

“Gauguin” by Henri Perruchot is another competent effort Gauguin

For information about Gauguin in Polynesia, consult “Gauguin in the South Seas”, by Bengt Danielson Gauguin in the south seas / Bengt Danielson ; translated by Reginald Spink

Music used for this podcast included “Parisian” by Kevin MacLeod


This song is in the public domain:   License