Perry Rice and Mark Bittinger got to know each other through the Oxford, Ohio music scene and started performing together about five years ago under the name Nine Mile Skid. The duo visised the WYSO studios for a live set and talked to Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt influences, collaboration and future musical plans.
At the start of the summer of 1947, television was brand new, the sound barrier had not been broken, and baseball was a white man’s game. By the time the fall arrived, all that had changed. President Truman addressed the nation for the first time on TV, Chuck Yeager flew faster than any man ever had, and Jackie Robinson became the first African-American to play major league baseball.