Sunday, March 29, 2015

In Memoriam: Miriam Bienstock

Tonight's show is dedicated to "the money man" of Atlantic records...who in 1947 was an unusual  woman of business...fierce, tenacious...Miriam Abramson Bienstock. Miriam passed just a few days ago, and for keeping the young company solvent we owe her deeply. Nothing after the first few years would have happened...thank you dear Miriam. We mourn your passing among family and many friends. 



Ahmet, Miriam and Jerry

Song List:

Winter---The Rolling Stones
Ice Man Blues---Big Joe Turner
Spring Will Be a Little Late This Year---Wynton Marsalis
Piano Improvisation into Worried Life Blues---Ray Charles
Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out---Derek and the Dominos (live)
Since I've Been Loving You---Led Zeppelin (live)
A Love Supreme, Pts. I and III---John Coltrane
Ain't No Way---Aretha Franklin
Starship Trooper---Yes
Since You've Been Gone---Aretha Franklin
Move Around---Manassas
The Weight---Aretha Franklin
You Keep Me Hangin' On---Vanilla Fudge
Green Onions---Booker T and the MG's
Candy---The Astors
Some Kind of Wonderful---Soul Brothers Six
I Ain't Got Nobody---Mae Barnes
Brazil---Goldie Hawkins
On the Sunny Side of the Street---Mae Barnes


As always, the podcast is available here Here by about 10PM ET Sunday. Thank you, Baruch!

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


Sunday, March 22, 2015

Equinox! Spring 2015 Arrives in Ahmet's House

In the four season regions of the globe, nothing give us hope like the arrival of Spring! So weather you are still waiting for the ice to melt, or have already begun working the garden soil, celebrate with us tonight in Ahmet's House. "I've felt the coldness of my winter, I never thought it would ever go...these are the seasons of emotion and like the winds they rise and fall...this is the mystery of the quotient..."

Coltrane and Equinox!

Song List: 

Back Where it All Began---Allman Brothers Band
Shotgun Willie---Willie Nelson
The Rain Song---Led Zeppelin
Equinox---John Coltrane
I Got a Woman---Ray Charkes
Myths and Legends of King Arthur--Rick Wakeman
Dance of Ranyart---Jon Anderson
Lucky Seven---Chris Squire
Five percent for Nothing---Bill Bruford
Mood for a Day---Steve Howe
Further on up the Riad---Eric Clapton
Joe Turners Blues---Eric Clapton and Wynton Marsalis
Why Does Love...---Derek and the Dominos
Angel in my Heart---Mick Jagger
Locked Away---Keith Richards
I Don't Think So---Ronnie Wood
Do You Think I Really Care?---The Rolling Stones
In This Corner---Art Blakey

As always, the podcast is available here Here by about 10PM ET Sunday. Thank you, Baruch!

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


Sunday, March 15, 2015

Deja Vu...again and again...in Ahmet's House tonight!

Forty five years this week...hard to digest really, even in our short lived worlds...but on March 11, 1970 we were introduced to this amazing collections of songs...from musicians already considered masters of their craft. A supergroup, plus one more thanks to Ahmet, to make it the supergroup of all time...tonight we consider the offering from Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young: Deja Vu, tonight in Ahmet's House.




The Cover...as classic as the songs within!

Song List:

Deja Vu---Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young
Suite: Judy Blue Eyes---Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young (live)
Carry On---Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young
Deja Vu---Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young
Almost Cut My Hair---Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young
4+20---Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young
Our House---Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young
Country Girl---Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young
Teach Your Children---Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young
Woodstock---Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young
Everybody I Love You---Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young
Song With No Words---Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young
Love the One You're With---Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young (live)
Simple Man---Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young
Only Love Can Break Your Heart---Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young
Southern Man---Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young (live)
It Doesn't Matter---Manassas
Treetop Flyer---Stephen Stills (early demo)
Treasure---Manassas
Music is Love---David Crosby
Mess Around---Ray Charles and Ahmet

As always, the podcast is available here Here by about 10PM ET Sunday. Thank you, Baruch!

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


Friday, March 6, 2015

Daylight Again! Saving time in the USA

Tonight in Ahmet's House, we will begin with a beautiful tune from the Crosby, Stills and Nash album of the same name... Daylight Again. Early this morning our clocks reset to give us an hour more sun...a welcome sight in the cold Northeast to be sure. Spring is hopeful, and we are so close...join us please as Tony hosts another two hours celebrating the music, the people and the future of great music, from the Atlantic catalog. Listen live at www.wbkm.org at 7PM EDT, or catch the podcast below.



Song List:

Daylight Again---Crosby, Stills and Nash
Little Martha---The Allman Brothers
The Sun's Gonna Shine Again---Ray Charles
The Endless Enigma---Emerson, Lake and Palmer (Parts I and II)
In the Evening---Yuseef Latef
Whole Lotta Love---Led Zeppelin
Suite: Judy Blue Eyes---Stephen Stills (solo demo)
The Trees---Rush (live)
Close to the Edge---Yes (live)
Ramblin'---Ornette Coleman
The Sun is Shining---Big Joe Turner
The Inflated Tear---Rashaan Roland Kirk
Ligits Go Down Low---Al Hibbler
The Story---Hank Crawford
Let Her Go---Hubert Laws
Come Rain or Come Shine---Ray Charles


As always, the podcast is available here Here 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

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


Sunday, March 1, 2015

Southbound...on my mind as Winter cold blows on!

So many friends are just starting or just ending their annual snowbird excursions to warmer places...a tempting treat, but not in the cards this year for many of us! But no matter, blues and jazz had a special home in the South...so let's go...ramble on!



Gregg and Duane with the Allman Brothers Band!


Song List:

Ramble On---Led Zeppelin
Southbound Train---Crosby/Nash
Key to the Highway---Derek and the Dominos
Come on in My Kitchen---The Allman Brothers
Blues for Connie---Tiny Grimes
Tiny's Exercise---Art Tatum, Tiny Grimes and Slam
Have to Change Keys---Eddie Lang and Lonnie Johnson
'Taint Nobody's Business if I Do---Big Joe Turner
Blues Wail---Tiny Grimes and Coleman Hawkins
Ain't Misbehavin'---Coleman Hawkins
Time Was---Shorty Rogers and His Giants
Purple Shades---Art Blakey and Theolonious Monk
Picking My Tomatoes---Brownie McGhee
Traveling Riverside Blues---Eric Clapton
Down the Road---Manassas
Down Along the Cove---Johnny Jenkins
Ramblin' Man---The Allman Brothers
(Guitar Instrumental tbd)
Statesboro Blues---The Allman Brothers

As always, the podcast is available here Here 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

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