Sunday, February 23, 2014

The Enduring Leacy continues...."Ahmet's House" February 23, 2014

Ready for another great Sunday night in Ahmet's House? We are...and tonight we celebrate a birthday, and a great year in Atlantic history...1949...Stick McGhee had just scored Atlantic's first major hit, an R&B ditty written by Ahmet himself! Ruth Brown, Eddie Condon, Erroll Garner and Professor Longhair...now that was some year! But don't worry, we don't live in the past...we weave it all together. Keeping legacy music alive...that is Ahmet's House. Tonight at 7PM only on WBKM!


Henry Roeland Byrd, aka Professor Longhair

Birthdays: Jerome "J." Geils 


Song List:

Babe I'm Gonna Leave You---Led Zeppelin
It's Too Late---Derek and the Dominos
Guinnevere---Crosby, Stills and Nash
Martians Go Home!--Shorty Rogers and His Giants
Blues Around Midnight---BLind Willie McTell
I'll Never Stop Lovin You---Big Joe Turner
Piano Man---Earl Hines
Mardi Gras in New Orleans---Professor Longhair
Rain is a Bringdown---Ruth Brown w/Enrico Crivellaro
Ain't Nothin' But a House Party---J. Geils Band

As always, the podcast is available here http://paradigms.bz/wbkm/AhmetsHouse02232014.mp3 by about 10PM ET Sunday. Thank you, Baruch!

You can also listen in via iTunes (free subscription!) at http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/ahmets-house/id555391588

Thanks for listening! Your servant of the music, Tony Gallucci





Sunday, February 16, 2014

Genesis, Sonny and 1948...Highlighted on Ahmet's House tonight!

Tonight! We will play the very finest in jazz, blues and rock n' roll as always. Plus, "Ahmet's House" will continue to spotlight a year in Atlantic's history. This evening we will look at the very busy year of 1948...as the young company establishes itself and struggles for mere survival. Birthdays, and all the music you come to expect...it's a joy to serve up the music.



Ahmet with Phil Spector and Sonny and Cher


Birthdays:  Steve Hackett, Peter Gabriel and Sonny Bono


Songs: TBD

How Long Blues---Ray Charles
The "1948" Set:
     Sa-Frantic---Joe Safranski
     Midnight Special---Tiny Grimes Quintet
     Hey Now---Tiny Grimes and His Rockin' Highlanders






As always, the podcast is available here http://paradigms.bz/wbkm/AhmetsHouse02162014.mp3 by about 10PM ET Sunday. Thank you, Baruch!



You can also listen in via iTunes (free subscription!) at http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/ahmets-house/id555391588

Thanks for listening! Your servant of the music, Tony Gallucci

Sunday, February 9, 2014

A Special Year Celebrated Tonight in Ahmet's House!

TONIGHT in "Ahmet's House" at 7PM ET...as it is the day of the Beatles here at WBKM, let's see what Atlantic Records was up to in 1964...that's right, all the songs tonight will be from that same great year...but believe us, you'll be surprised at the diversity. Come celebrate with us!

Ray and Ahmet

Birthdays: King Curtis


Song List:

Soul Serenade---King Curtis
If You Need Me---Solomon Burke
I'm Having Fun---King Curtis
Big Party---Barbara Brown
Seesaw---Don Covay
As Tears Go By---The Rolling Stones
Levee Camp Holler---John Lee Moore
If You Need Me---Solomon Burke
Max Roach---Pay Not Play Not
Under the Broadwalk---The Drifters
Stop This World---Mose Allison
Jitterbug Waltz---Charles Mingus Sextet






As always, the podcast is available here http://paradigms.bz/wbkm/AhmetsHouse02092014.mp3 by about 10PM ET Sunday. Thank you, Baruch!

You can also listen in via iTunes (free subscription!) at http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/ahmets-house/id555391588
 
Thanks for listening! Your servant of the music, Tony Gallucci

Sunday, February 2, 2014

Rhythm! Blues! It's all in "Ahmet's House" tonight!

It's quite the week in Ahmet's House tonight...as we celebrate some of the most celebrated stars of the last six decades. Plus a new feature begins tonight...we highlight a year, starting at the beginning in 1947, and pick a tune or two. We won't run out...this house is built on Rock!

 
"Miss Rhythm"...Ruth Brown
 
Birthdays: Ruth Brown, Phil Collins, Graham Nash, Chuck Willis, Steve Marriott
 
Song List:
 
In the Air Tonight---Phil Collins
Oh What a Dream---Ruth Brown
Stompin' Room Only---Ray Charles
CC Rider---Chuck Willis
Empty Pocket Blues---Big Joe Turner
You Don't Have to Cry---Crosby, Stills and Nash
Rose of the Rio Grande---The Harlemaires
Rockin' at Midnight---The Honeydrippers
Things About Comin' My Way---Ruth Brown
If Leaving Me is Easy---Phil Collins
I Don't Need No Doctor---Humble Pie
Just a Song Before I Go---Crosby, Stills and Nash
 
  
As always, the podcast is available here http://paradigms.bz/wbkm/AhmetsHouse02022014.mp3 by about 10PM ET Sunday. Thank you, Baruch!

You can also listen in via iTunes (free subscription!) at http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/ahmets-house/id555391588
 
Thanks for listening! Your servant of the music, Tony Gallucci