The Official Adventures in Odyssey Podcast

Hosted By:
Bob Smithouser & Jesse Florea

Feb. 10, 2010: John Campbell shares about music for Odyssey, plus a new Odyssey theme song!

John Campbell in his studio
John Campbell in his studio

Hear from John Campbell, creator of the Odyssey theme and composer for nearly 500 episodes. Plus, listen to the new Adventures in Odyssey theme song and vote on a new podcast theme song.

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Thank you to everyone who voted. Listen to this podcast to find out which theme won!

Paul Herlinger
Paul Herlinger

Paul Herlinger: 1929-2010
Goodbye, our friend.

Paul Herlinger was a beloved member of the Adventures in Odyssey team for more than thirteen years as he provided the voice of John Avery Whittaker. He passed away on February 2, 2010.

Paul said of his time in Odyssey: “It has given me a chance to work in the profession I started in as a high school kid and still love most…radio! At the same time, I work with a lot of extremely talented and dedicated people in producing programs that have so much meaning for so many people.”

Paul started recording radio programs when he was in high school and had a career that lasted over 60 years.
Paul started recording radio programs when he was in high school and had a career that lasted over 60 years.
Paul's favorite episodes were "Clara" and "Silent Night." He said, "Both shows are not only very touching emotionally, but they also give Whit a lot more dimension."
Paul appeared in more than 200 Adventures in Odyssey episodes.
Paul appeared in more than 200 Adventures in Odyssey episodes.

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