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‘Good Ol’ Freda’, Joe Sample and Tin Pan Alley

Thursday, April 11, 2013

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‘Good Ol’ Freda’,  Joe Sample and Tin Pan Alley Dee Perry meets the filmmaker behind Good Ol' Freda which spotlights the story of the little known secretary to The Beatles - Freda Kelly. Plus we welcome back acclaimed jazz piano man - Joe Sample - who performs tonight at Nighttown. And music historian Daniel Goldmark previews this weekend's Case Western Reserve University symposium - Sing Me That Song Again: The History and Impact of Tin Pan Alley.

Additional Information

Good Ol’ Freda screens at The Cleveland International Film Festival Friday, April 12 at 7:45 and Saturday, April 13 at 12:20, as well as tonight (4/11) at The Cedar Lee Theater starting at 7:20.

Joe Sample performs tonight and tomorrow night at Nighttown in Cleveland Heights.

Sing Me That Song Again:  The History and Impact of Tin Pan Alley happens from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, April 12, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, in Harkness Chapel, 11200 Bellflower Rd., on the Case Western Reserve campus. 


Arts and Culture, History, Motion Pictures (Film, Video), Music


Ryan White, filmmaker

Joe Sample, musician

Daniel Goldmark, music historian

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Special Thanks

Special thanks to the Oberlin Conservatory of Music at Oberlin College for the use of their Steinway Piano.

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Dee Perry image courtesy Chris Stephens, The Plain Dealer