September 30th, 1998

Jack Kerouac

 

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

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September 23rd, 1998

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.

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September 16th, 1998

Highway 61 with James Cotton

 

Travel down Highway 61 with blues legend James Cotton.

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September 9th, 1998

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!

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September 2nd, 1998

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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