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Episode 2.3: Shellac of All Trades

From a colony of insects on a tree branch in India, to your fingernails, food, medicine, artwork, and furniture, shellac undergoes a 3000 year journey to become a worldwide industry. Myths, inventions, the delta blues, and apples are all touched upon along the way.


Music:

Lee Roosevere - multiple songs

Franz Schubert - String Trio in B Flat Major (1811)

Charley Patton - High Water Everywhere Pt.1 (1929)

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