A Little Bit of Everything

2021-09-16T15:57:13-04:00

A Little Bit of Everything with Bob Anderson first Saturday of each month and the second Friday of each month from 4 to 7 pm. The theme of the show changes like the weather, with whatever is topical at the moment. It usually begins with a canoe ride through the beautiful bayou while listening to the symphony of crickets, frogs and tropical birds. It’s almost like we’re really there. After that anything’s possible! From the second line rhythms of Huey Smith, to the sophisticated compositions of Thelonius Monk, to the classic British rock of The Kinks, to the deep funk of Jimmy Smith, and the soul music of James ...

Imagine

2021-09-28T09:15:05-04:00

IMAGINE by John Lennon Imagine there’s no heaven It’s easy if you try No hell below us Above us, only sky Imagine all the people Livin’ for today Ah Imagine there’s no countries It isn’t hard to do Nothing to kill or die for And no religion, too Imagine all the people Livin’ life in peace You You may say I’m a dreamer But I'm not the only one I hope someday you’ll join us And the world will be as one Imagine no possessions I wonder if you can No need for greed or hunger A brotherhood of man Imagine all the people Sharing all the world You ...

Brill Building

2021-09-05T12:54:54-04:00

BRILL BUILDING A two-day fundraising special – September 9-10! The Brill Building is located at 1619 Broadway and 49th St. in New York City. The 11 story building was built in 1931 and is famous for housing music industry offices and studios where some of the most popular American songs were written. It dominating the pop charts in the early 1960s. The “Brill” name comes from a haberdasher who operated a store at street level and bought the building. Composers and Lyricists at the Brill Building Burt Bacharach, Jeff Barry, Bert Berns, Bobby Darin, Hal David, Neil Diamond, Luther Dixon, Sherman Edwards, Buddy Feyne, Gerry Goffin, Howard Greenfield, Ellie ...

WPKN Celebrates Frank Zappa Fundraiser

2020-12-15T14:54:20-05:00

WPKN Celebrates Frank Zappa Fundraiser brings you a tribute to Frank Vincent Zappa, an American multi-instrumentalist musician, composer, and bandleader. Zappa’s work is characterized by nonconformity, free-form improvisation, sound experiments, musical virtuosity, and satire of American culture. Zappa Music (7 AM to 10 PM ) — Crank the Frank! Donate I showed up at the WPKN studio as a college student and never went away. In the intervening years, I’ve served on various station boards and committees, hosted a bunch of live music, and hopefully kept you company. Learn More WPKN General Manager Music has always been front and center for me. It’s beyond ...

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