With Jean Ponzi
Mon Dec 24th 2012 7.00pm–8.00pm
R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links
Time zone: central
Jean Ponzi - Earthworms Host PRESENTS “Magic of Festive Media Earthworms Holiday Special Edition!” from Celebrating those voices in the Christmas Eve darkness . . . (Earthworms LIVE 2012) N L —From the mnemonic halls of my festal brain to your twinkling ears - a gift of stories of radio (mostly) and TV holiday magic listening moments - CHEERS!Buy it!
Mitch Miller and the Gang “JINGLE BELLS” from Holiday Sing Along With Mitch (Christmas Album) (Sony Music 1961) —Well-groomed white guys in suits standing around singing - and their zig-zag arm leader with the razor-sharp goatee . . . TV music at its best!Buy it!
Woody Phillips “JINGLE BELLS” from A Toolbox Christmas (Gourd Music 1996) —Early Educational Television (ZZZZzzzz....) featured just a few DIY shows, not the plethora we have now, but some wood guys were multi-talented - musical too!Buy it!
Jean Ponzi - Earthworms Host “Christmas On The Air” from published 2005, The Healthy Planet Magazine (earthworms 2005) L —Hearing those voices in a steamy Plymouth, gliding home from Grandma's House, waiting for Santa and catching, instead, an amazing tale . . .Buy it!
Dylan Thomas “A Child's Christmas in Wales” from A Child's Christmas in Wales and Five Poems (Caedmon 1994) —Recorded in 1952, the brandy-tongued Welsh poet, bard of modern times, recalls HIS boyhood Christmas adventures, in mellifluous majestyBuy it!
Jean Ponzi - Earthworms Host “A radio moment from present time - immortalized in my home” from You heard it here on EARTHWORMS! (earthworms) N —KDHX radio Magi gave this musical gift to my rather existential husband Dale - now a classic for Tannebaum trimming night in our closest extended-family circle.Buy it!
Giancarlo Menotti “Amahl and the Night Visitors - excerpts” from Menotti: Amahl and the Night Visitors (RCA 1987) —Listen to (or view!) this one-act opera gem to get the whole story - Earthworms shares some of our favorite parts with you tonight.Buy it!
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