Birthdays-in-Blue for Blues Shouter NAPPYBROWN, Honkin’ Tenor Sax Man HAL ‘CORNBREAD’ SINGER, Pianomen IVORYJOEHUNTER and SAMPRICE, Memphis Soulman O.V. WRIGHT, and Liverpool’s Own JOHNLENNON. We’ll hear a number of the sounds that fired a young Lennon’s musical imagination. Other Birthdays-in-Blue include a pair of Jazz Immortals: THELONIOUSMONK and ARTBLAKEY.
The War of the Worlds Special – Tonight the story of the Orson Welles’ Mercury Theatre program of October 30, 1938, and how it came to be the most famous radio show of all time, on it’s 70th Anniversary. And a War of the Worlds parody by the Radio Pirates.