This Vanity show highlights the accomplishments of Canadian born singers to the evolution of our music.
Our first call in show. Lee answers questions and takes comments and suggestions from listeners, plus music. Recorded live June 20th.
The final episode of the Sun Records story. The Dark Days before the label was sold. An interesting blend of how the music of Sun tried to change with the times while keeping their legacy intact.
http://media.blubrry.com/retro/p/retro-otr.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/CP430703ep073KayKyserGertrudeNiesenLenaHorneRochester.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 28:30 — 13.0MB) Hosted by Kay Kaiser. A poem by Ishkabibble about Al Jolson is read. At the request of the mail bag Kay Kaiser’s vocalists sing, Let’s Get Lost. A movie scene is reenacted about an induction center, which features comedians Alan Carney and Wally […]
To celebrate the 4th of July we salute the greatest country in the world. The USA. The best in music from the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s and beyond that exemplify our heritage on this Birthday of our Country
http://media.blubrry.com/retro/p/retro-otr.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/SJ450701AdolphMenjou.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 28:34 — 13.1MB) At San Diego Naval Hospital. Playlist: Francis Langford, There I Said It Again. Spike talks to Francis about the California sunshine. Spike Jones, By the Sea. Francis Langford, Night and Day. Adolph Menjou talks with Francis and the cast about war shortages. Spike […]
Part 4 of 5 of The Sun Records story. With Jerruy Lee in trouble, his records not selling and Cash, Perkins and Orbison leaving for bigger contracts with bigger labels, Sam Phillips tries to find the next Elvis, Cash or Jerrry Lee, with very little suc…
This months Vanity shsow focuses on songs that the titles never appear in the song. Produced by guest Bruce Stein.
http://media.blubrry.com/retro/p/retro-otr.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/CP430612ep070BobCrosbyJimmyWakelyCountBasie.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:37 — 6.8MB) Hosted by Bob Crosby. Whith backup by the Charioteers, he sings, Whats the Good Word Mr. Bluebird. Bob dips into the mail bag. Count Basey plays, March of the Gremlins. Jimmy Wakely and his Rough Riders is next, and sings the Country Western […]
There were actually seven men who made Sun Records the greatest rock n roll label in the business in the 1950’s they are all here tonight. Two hours of classic hits