Monday, July 30, 2018

Propaganda Swing - 1940 to 1945

This is some of the German radio you would have listened to as an American foot-soldier in Europe during World War Two. CHARLIE AND HIS ORCHESTRA did some of the taunting as did LORD HAW HAW. But a British Colonel has the last word when Berlin is taken. Link in comments.

Saturday, July 28, 2018

Enigma - MCMXC - The Limited Edition - 1993

The much-deserved success of the original CD spawned this CD. Some tracks are remixed and some new tracks are added. The original 1990 CD is still in print but this one is not. Link in comments.

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Revolver - Analysis - 2006

Producer Paul Ingles and five music critics and eight musicians enjoy and discuss REVOLVER - the greatest album by the greatest band of all time. Link in comments.

Sunday, July 22, 2018

Flash Gordon - Radio - 1935

King Features Syndicate responded to BUCK ROGERS with FLASH GORDON - a synchronized comic strip and radio play that ran every week for 26 episodes in this first iteration. One damned thing follows another delivering thrill after thrill. Link in comments.

Friday, July 20, 2018

Agnetha - ABBA and After - 2013

An informative one-hour documentary about Agnetha and ABBA and the making of Agnetha's 2013 album. Link in comments.

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Dimension X - 1950

A Sci-Fi radio show with a different story each week from authors like Vance, Simak, Heinlein and even L. Ron Hubbard. Collect all 50. Link in comments.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Slapstick Of Another Kind - 1982

A science fiction film starring Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman, and Jerry Lewis, based on the book SLAPSTICK by Kurt Vonnegut. Some praise this film and some despise it. I have JERRY LEWIS ISSUES and might try to watch this later. Link in comments.

Friday, July 13, 2018

Ann Miller - Deep In My Heart

Ann proves she is The Queen Of Tap in this 1954 film. Link in comments.

Overdrawn At The Memory Bank - 1983

Producer-Director Fred Barzyk of WGBH Boston helped make BETWEEN TIME AND TIMBUKTU happen as well as THE LATHE OF HEAVEN. He also brought us OVERDRAWN AT THE MEMORY BANK in 1983, based on a story by sci-fi author John Varley. Link in comments.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

X MINUS ONE - 1955 to 1958

X MINUS ONE was perhaps the best science fiction series for radio with writers like Bradbury, Asimov, and Silverberg. Television took over in a few years and this golden age ended. Link in comments.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Fiction - Yuki Kajiura - 2003

Here is a selection of Yuki's most popular Anime music expecially remixed and reworked by Yuki. You will hear tunes from .hack/SIGN, Noir, and Aquarian Age. Soprano Emily Bindiger sings. Link in comments.

Monday, July 9, 2018

The Cisco Kid

A fine show for its time, really, with all the action of The Lone Ranger and lots more fun. The film is sped-up very often - what a great trick. Link in comments.

Sunday, July 8, 2018

Top Secret - Soundtrack

A Musical Comedy from 1984. Val Kilmer got help with the tune Skeet Surfing from The Beach Boys. Link in comments.

Friday, July 6, 2018

Babes In Toyland - 1960

Ray Bolger plays the bad guy for once and is very amusing. Annette sings lots of songs. Link in comments.

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Annette - Country Album - 1984

This was the last album of songs by Annette. Link in comments.

Monday, July 2, 2018

Westwood One - Steve Winwood - 1986

A good year for Steve with BACK IN THE HIGH LIFE being declared Album of the Year. Westwood One taped his Cleveland show and distributed this result. You will hear fresh renditions of his tunes with VALERIE being my favorite. Link in comments.