Weekend Radio Advance Listings


WR 1818
FTP 05/01/18
WEEKEND OF 05/05/18
Baseball is at our throats, and we call on Ernie Anderson and Tim Conway to present “Baseball Wedding”
and “Helicopter Baseball.” Also Jean Shepherd’s “Balls,” a memoir about the Chicago White Sox and Wayne and Shuster’s “Shakespeare Baseball Game. Jan C. Snow discusses the life cycle of “Junk Drawers.”  This Week in the Media.

WR 1819
FTP 05/08/18
WEEKEND OF 05/12/18
In April, Tom Lehrer celebrated his 90th birthday. We throw a Weekend Radio birthday party for him from various recorded sources including the three CD set called “The Remains of Tom Lehrer,”  the CD based on the NBC program of the 1964 and 1965 “That Was the Week that Was” and the London created review “Tomfoolery.”
Richard Howland-Bolton reviews the life and death of Lord Nelson with “Full Nelson.” This Week in the Media.

WR 1820
FTP 05/15/18
WEEKEND OF 50/19/18
Stay tuned for “Full-Frontal Radio” with such titillating episodes as “The Nudist Camp” and “Nudist Police Line Up” with Bob Newhart  and Spike Milligan’s “Underneath it All.” And the exposure of “Little Orphan Annie” with Jean Shepherd.  Mark Levy expounds on “Autodidacts.”  This Week in the Media.

WR 1821
FTP 05/22/18
WEEKEND OF 05/26/18
The studio is invested with mice thanks to John Dankworth’s “Experiments with Mice” and “Further Experiments with Mice.”
This is followed by selections from Irving Taylor’s collection of “Terribly Sophisticated Songs” including
“When the Crab Grass Blooms Again,” I’ll Never Forget Those Unforgettable Never to be Forgotten Memories,”Pachalafaka”
and The Brooklyn Beguine,”   Jan C. Snow talks about “State Musical Instruments.”  This Week in the Media

WR 1822
FTP 06/02/18
WEEKEND OF 06/02/18
A scholarly interview with Dr. Sholem Stein on the influence of Hebrew music on the Caribbean culture. (A special from KPFK, Pacifica Radio in Frisco.). Stand Up Opera from B.J. Ward including the plots and music from Korngold’s “Die Tote Stat” and Mozart’s “Cosi fan Tutte.” Richard Howland-Bolton on “DCED.”  I don’t know what it’s all about either.  (RDC)  This Week in the Media..

WR 1823
FTP 06/05/18
WEEKEND OF 06/09/18
We offer music from unusual instruments including Bamert’s “Music for Kazoo and “1813 Overture”
for massed Kazoos and “A Little Night Music” by Mozart  for Hands.
It’s the beginning of the travel season. Jan C. Snow offers some advice.  This Week in the Media.”

WR 1824
FTP 06/12/18
WEEKEND OF 06/16/18
The Summer Stock Season is beginning, and we offer “Front Row Center’s Lady Windemere’s Fan” and “The Idiot,”
a performance from Gumby Theatre and “You be the Actor” from Monty Python. Some Allen Sherman songs
we think we’ve never played including  “Ratfink,” “Sue Me, “Skin” and “My Son the Vampire.”
Mark Levy explains “A Disease of My Own.”  This Week in the Media.

WR 1825
FTP 06/19/18
WEEKEND of 06/23/18
A brace of British comedy including Alan Bennet’s “The Telegram,” Instant Sunshine’s “Top Dogs,”
John Cleese and company’s “Top of  the Form,” and Peter Cook’s “E.L. Wisty’s Festival of the Arts.”
Stuart McLean tells the story “Rendi”.  Richard Howland-Bolton’s suggestion for a “Polite System.” 
This Week in the Media.

WR 1826
FTP 06/26/18
WEEKEND OF 06/28/18
The Canadian comedy troop Vestibule offers “Atonal Music," “Fortune Teller” and “Froo Froo, the Talking Cat.”
We’ll hear the “Cautionary Tales of Hilaire Belloc” and selections by the Quartetto Gelato. 
Jan C. Snow reviews “Outdoor Concert Behavior.” This Week in the Media.

WR 1827
FTP 07/03/18
WEEKEND OF 07/07/18
Spike Milligan and "The Sewers of the Strand" and Stanley Holloway's "Let's All Go Down the Strand."
W.C. Fields "Temperance Lecture" and "The Philosphy of W.C. Fields." Mark Levy  talks about
"Too Much of Everything."  This Week in the Media.








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