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JACK KEROUAC

Music from “on the road” with Jack Kerouac and his hometown Lowell, Massachusetts. The Beats go on!

FALL - PHAROAH SANDERS

Is that a slight nip in the air I feel…? Wishful thinking at the Fall Equinox, and a conversation with one of the luminaries of jazz saxophone, Pharaoh Sanders. Plus a Happy 100th Birthday tribute to Gershwin.

BACK TO SCHOOL

Back-to-School with music from across the American landscape meant to provoke memories of early grades, high school and college. Also a visit to the football locker room and band practice. Nick is kicked out of the Public Radio Honor Society for playing music from class cut-ups and non-conformists like Tom Lehrer, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Thelonius Monk, as well as straight-arrows Doris Day, Ralph Stanley, and the Coasters—all in one show!

LABOR DAY WITH ARCHIE GREEN

Workers of the world unite as we celebrate Labor Day with thoughts from shoeshiners young and old. Sha-na na-na, sha-na na-na na…

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