Posted Feb 21, 2017 by Dave Repetto • Tags:
"With Respect" - Sunday February 19 @ 11:00am and Thursday February 23 @ 10:00am - John's guest this week is Danielle Green. She tells the story of her life from the hardest upbringing by a crack addicted single mother to a star basketball player at the University of Notre Dame and on to teaching in the Chicago Public Schools. Fulfilling a goal of hers, she joins the US Army, is deployed to Iraq where, after 4 months in-country, her left arm is shot off by a rocket. Her recovery and subsequent work with other disabled veterans is powerfully and honestly told.
"Robin's Roost" - Thursday February 23 @ 8:00PM and February 26 @ 2:00pm - Host Robin McBride presents a six week series of shows featuring the Count Basie Orchestra at its best. In 1958, Basie was booked into the Crescendo Club on the Sunset Strip in LA for 10 solid nights. Owned and operated by the famed jazz jock Gene Norman, the club had a studio quality recording set-up and the band's energy and enthusiasm are a joy to hear.
"JEML Mixes" - Friday February 24 at 9:00pm and Tuesday February 28 @ 8:00am.
This week's "little bit of everything" starts the roll with a reggae set before we shift to the blues, split between 20th and 21st century players. We touch the country & folk before the program get's into a rock music at the top of the hour. The program closes with American and country music. Luminaries include: Toots and the Maytals, Bonnie Raitt, Los Lobos, John Haitt, LucindaWilliams and the Highwayman among many others.
“Musical Memories” – Sunday, Feb. 19 at 5:00 p.m. and Wednesday, Feb. 22 at 9:00 a.m. Self-proclaimed handsome host Stan Sabal's live weekly Show #541 theme is "WHITE SNOW & BLUEGRASS SHOW". It is only appropriate to musically bring winter whelm of reality into this recent spring-like weather. How? Tune in and find out !
"The Wilbur Fibble Comedy Hour" - Monday February 20 @ 8:00PM and Sunday February 26 @ 10:00PM - Join Host Wilbur Fibble: After an opening piece from Bob & Ray, we enjoy a hilarious performance by Myron Cohen recorded in Miami Beach, Florida in the 60's. After Myron's set, we close with the commentary of Erma Bombeck. The Hoosier Hot Shots are also on hand with their marvelously manic music from the 30's.