This week a tribute to the great Patsly Cline . . . unfortunately by the annoyingly great . . . Margarita Pracatan!
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Here's hour one of Dick Buckley's December 5, 2004 show. He starts things off with Louis Armstrong and the All-Stars then goes into Errol Garner. The hour wraps up with Count Basie and the Orchestra.
Turn up the speakers, click play and enjoy some more good old good ones.
It's Friday, which means it is time for our political program, Best Game in Town. As the race for mayor becomes the race to raise dollars, a quirk in the new fundraising law may make holiday parties an expensive proposition.
Collaboration is nothing new for legendary gospel singer Mavis Staples. She started her music career with what some might consider the toughest co-workers "“ her relatives. That's back when she sang with The Staples Singers, a group led by her father, Pops Staples.
Starting this Monday, September 27th @11am is The Commonwealth Club of California,‚ the nation's oldest and largest public affairs forum with speakers from Bill Gates to Alec Baldwin to President Obama, instead of the Tavis Smiley repeat.‚ Our 11am hour is a place to experiment and try new things
Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias held a conference call today to take a couple shots at Mark Kirk for his vote on a small business loan bill. While the conference was happening, an AP reporter asked why Giannoulias was doing this on a conference call, not in person at a press conference.
Every Wednesday on Vocalo's MusicVox (M-F 7-9pm) we host live on-air performances by bands from all across Chicago and the region. Last Wednesday (9/15) was no exception - we packed the Mabie Performance Studio with a big band The Right Now. Big in every sense - sound, success and numbers.