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Memories Show: Albums that Impact

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

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Memories Show: Albums that Impact Ideastream's Dee Perry, Dan Polletta, Dave Kanzeg and Andrew Samtoy take a walk down memory lane to reflect on favorite albums and explain why they had a personal or societal influence.

Additional Information

Albums mentioned on today’s show include:

Dee Perry:
Miles Davis, Kind of Blue
Minnie Riperton, Perfect Angel
Gregory Porter, Liquid Spirit

Dave Kanzeg:
The Grand Canyon Suite
The Ballad of Baby Doe
Overture, The Baroque Beatles Book
Gilbert and Sullivan, The Gondoliers

Andrew Samtoy:
The Indigo Girls, 1200 Curfews
Dr. Octagon, Dr. Octagonecologyst
Rage Against the Machine, Rage Against the Machine
The Ramones, Greatest Hits

Dan Polletta:
Oregon, In Performance
Gerald Wilson Jazz Orchestra, State Street Sweet
Ornette Coleman, Change of the Century
Joe Henderson, Mode for Joe


Earth Wind and Fire, Spirit
The National, High Violet
Eddie Harris
Chicago Gangsters
Van Cliburn
Led Zeppelin
Chico Hamilton, Further Adventures of El Chico


Arts and Culture, Music


Dan Polletta, ideastream

Dave Kanzeg, ideastream

Andrew Samtoy, ideastream

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Special Thanks

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

ideastream Arts Funding

Production of arts and culture programming on ideastream is made possible by grants from:


By residents of Cuyahoga County through a public grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture.

The Cleveland Foundation; The Dominion Foundation; Eaton; The George Gund Foundation; The George W. Codrington Charitable Foundation; The Kulas Foundation; The John P. Murphy Foundation; Stroud Family Exempt Trust; The Robert O. and Annamae Orr Family Foundation; and The Nord Family Foundation.


The Ohio Arts Council helped fund this program with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans.

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Applause is an Emmy award-winning locally produced TV show that celebrates artists and cultural groups around Cleveland and Northeast Ohio.

The Sound of Applause, ideastream’s weekday radio magazine, celebrates the visual and performing arts, explores cultural trends, and examines current events through an artistic lens.

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Dee Perry image courtesy Chris Stephens, The Plain Dealer