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Cavebabble Episode 247: Cavebabble Goes to Cuba


We’re back! (Just like that leftover meatloaf.)

Cavebabble hits the road for an Americana tour along Route 66 in Missouri. Odd stops include Stubby Stonehenge, the Vacuum Cleaner Museum and Factory, the world’s 2nd largest rocking chair, a bit of history in Crawford County, the classic Wagon Wheel Motel, a night at the 19 Drive-in, and the Uranus Fudge Factory.

Thanks to the town of Cuba, MO, and the surrounding area. Human stories are everywhere if we just take the time to listen.

In case you’re curious, this is the song

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Cavebabble Episode 237: 2016 Montana Road Trip Part One

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The Babblers hit the road to Montana for a memorial visit to honor Eric’s stepmother. Along the way, we visit all sorts of Americana, from oddly shaped water towers to a ghost town inhabited solely by deteriorating animatronic citizens. This episode is brought to you by Laughter and Tears.

The song list for this episode includes:
1) The Hammock Song by David Cline
2) Kansas City by Fats Domino
3) I Have a Pet by Super Simple Songs
4) The Iowa Song by Josh Connor
5) All I Want is a Proper Cup

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Cavebabble Episode 226: In Search of the Sanctum in Caves and Mines

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Cavebabble hits the road for a visit to Onondaga Cave and the flooded Bonne Terre Mine. Join us on our underground adventure, and stay for our look at the claustrophobic diving adventure, Sanctum. This episode is brought to you by Bring A Light.

Music in this episode:

1) The Road Song by Spongebob Squarepants
2) Going Underground by The Jam
3) A Caver’s Advice by Sue Aughey
4) Cavers to the Core by Dangerous Dick and the Duckbusters
5) Old Man by Neil

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Cavebabble Episode 199: The Great Colorado Babble Road Trip 2014

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The Babblers jump in the car for a road trip to Colorado, stopping at odd sights along the way. From atomic cannons to echoing canyons, we see and babble about it all. Join us! This episode is brought to you by Where The Heart Is.

Episode 199

Music clips include:
Sunshine by Kink Ador
Fight, Tiger (Mizzou fight song)
Don’t Play That Song (You Lied) by Aretha Franklin
Dust in the Wind by Kansas
Urinals by Bobby Ellis
Windmills by Toad the Wet Sprocket
Train Song by Charlie Hope
Good Land from the Star Trek episode The Way to Eden
Van Gogh Song from William Shakespeare’s

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Cavebabble Episode 129: John Carter Lives at the Davis Theatre


Many historic movie theaters across America are struggling to transition to digital projection, and face closure as a result. Join us for a look at the classic Davis Theatre 4, in Higginsville, Missouri. This episode features audio recorded on our trip, as well as a review of the film we watched there, John Carter. Join us! This episode is brought to you by The Smell of Wood.

Episode 129

For more information on the Davis Theatre, visit: davistheatre.com

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Whether There is Weather

The destruction is inching closer each week. I spent nearly two hours on the basement level of the library with patrons and fellow employees as a line of storms raged through the center of the state today. Other than torrential rain and whipping winds for a while, no major damage or injuries in our city. Sedalia, to our west, wasn’t so lucky. They took the brunt of the storm, which sent a tornado through the edge of town. No deaths reported so far, but plenty of damage. Every year, we talk about how the worst storms seem to pass

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