[ View the story "'Eight Forty-Eight' for 08.23.12" on Storify] 'Eight Forty-Eight' for 08.23.12 This Thursday on Eight Forty-Eight, Tony Sarabia and Richard Steele explore the power of the live album.
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First, preparations and talk about a possible teachers strike continue -- both from the Chicago Board of Education and from the Chicago Teachers Union. WBEZ reporter Becky Vevea brings the latest.
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Chicago teachers contemplate strike, but stop short of setting a dateHundreds of Chicago Teachers Union delegates met Wednesday evening for an update on contract negotiations.
Then, we spend the rest of the hour listening to the best tracks from live albums. Tony Sarabia and Richard Steele were inspired by Neil Diamond's
Hot August Night, which sold millions of copies and solidified his icon status. It's the 40th anniversary of that album.
Neil Diamond - Hot August NightPiano Piano!
Captured: The Live AlbumThere's a special magic to a good, full-lenth live album.
Plus, Sam Moore of the '60s R&B act Sam and Dave talks about his career in music, in advance of his Thursday and Friday shows at the City Winery Chicago. Share your picks using
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City Winery Sam Moore - The Legendary Soul Man, w/East of Edens Soul Express - 8/24About: An Evening with "The Legendary Soul Man" Sam Moore VIP tickets include a post show wine reception with Sam Moore Sam Moore Officia...