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Mission and Vision

A Simple Mission

Keepitsimple1935’s mission is to carry the message of sobriety-emotional, mental, physical, and spiritual-to others in recovery using current, classic, and historic speaker recordings from Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), Al-Anon Family Groups (AFG), Alateen (AT) and Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACA).

Because we are fully-supported through your donations there is no advertising. To preserve anonymity, there will be no release of your personal information to any persons or company…ever.

How to find and download recordings:

Select a category from the top of the page or search for a recording by any term (speaker name, location, year, meeting/convention name, etc). Add any recordings you wish by selecting the ADD TO CART button. (PLEASE NOTE that collections will be downloadable in individual tracks after checkout.) Items in your cart will appear on the right side. When finished select checkout. No payment information will be collected to download tracks. Your name and email is used to send you your receipt of downloads, and links to access them later.

Physical Media

Speaker recordings are available on physical media (USB drive or CD) with the tracks or collections you specify. If interested, click Contact Us. Fill out the form  requesting physical media and we’ll get back to you with how we can get your recordings to you including pricing.> 

Trademarks and Disclaimer

Alcoholics Anonymous, AA, the Big Book, and the 12 Steps and 12 Traditions are registered trademarks of Alcoholics Anonymous World Services. is neither endorsed by, approved by, associated nor affiliated with, Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc., Al-Anon/Alateen Family Groups Headquarters, Inc., Adult Children of Alcoholics Headquarters, Inc. or The AA Grapevine, Inc.

Furthermore, KeepItSimple1935, Inc. has neither been approved or endorsed by and is not affiliated with Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc. or any service entity of A.A.W.S., Inc. 


Gratitude Statement

KeepItSimple1935, Inc. and wish to thank all of the recording companies as well as AA, Al-Anon, Alateen, and Adult Children of Alcoholics members for their assistance in helping us provide many of the historical recordings and documents that are on this site.