Sunday, December 23, 2012

'Tis the Sunday before Ahmet's House!

Join us tonight at 7PM ET as we wrap up 2012...just two days before Christmas. The gifts Ahmet gave us still shine and sparkle...and like fine wines, they only get better with age. Let's share some jazz, R & B, Rock and Holiday classics...from the great Atlantic catalogue. Put your best suit on, and turn it up to 10!

Always the gentleman, Ahmet Ertegun
Birthdays: Robin and Maurice Gibb, Carla Thomas, Keith Richards
Song List:
River---Joni Mitchell
The Song Remains the Same---Led Zeppelin
I've Fallen in Love With You---Carla Thomas
What'd I'd Say?---Ray Charles
Mr. Soul---Rush
I Believe in Father Christmas---Emerson, Lake and Palmer
New York Mining Disaster of 1941---The Bee Gee's
Happy---The Rolling Stones
Salt of the Earth---Mick and Keith (acoustic--live)
Just My Imagination---The Rolling Stones
Presents for Christmas---Solomon Burke
Morning, Noon and Night---Big Joe Turner  

You can also listen in iTunes (free subscription) at

Thank you for listening! Your servant of the music, Tony Gallucci

Sunday, December 16, 2012

Remembering Ahmet...always, remembering Ahmet Ertegun

It's tough to think about Atlantic Records founder Ahmet Ertegun in the past tense, as he was a man so full of life. Come celebrate that life and legacy...Aretha to we do our best to keep his work alive...tonight in "Ahmet's House. 7PM ET, only on

The One and Only 

Birthdays: Dickie Betts; Carmine Appice


Yours is No Disgrace---Yes
No Quarter---Led Zeppelin
Until You Come Back to Me---Aretha Franklin
Blue Sky---The Allman Brothers Band
The Christmas Song---King Curtis
Little Wing---Derek and the Dominos
Night Time is the Right Time---Ray Charles
You Keep Me Hangin' On---Vanilla Fudge
Winter---Tori Amos

You can also listen in iTunes (free subscription) at

Thank you for listening! Your servant to the music, Tony Gallucci

Sunday, December 9, 2012

A Whole Lotta Love tonight in Ahmet's House!

Greetings fellow travelers! Tonight I will have the chance to share some of what went on in the Washington, DC boyhood "Ahmet's House" of Ahmet and Nesuhi, as I traveled there to attend another sensational jazz show at Ambassador Tan's residence. Jazz of course will be served up tonight too, supplemented by a hearty dose of rock n' roll, and perhaps a Christmas classic as well. Join us if you can for the live radio show tonight at 7PM EST, or check out the podcasts available below. Only on

Tony with the legendary Herbie Hancock!

Birthdays: Dave Brubeck, Gregg Allman 

In Memoriam...John Lennon...always...


Long Time Gone---Crosby, Stills and Nash
Rain---Gregg Allman
Ain't She Sweet---The Beatles
Respectable---The Rolling Stones
Whole Lotta Love---Led Zeppelin (live)
Truth is Fallen---Dave Brubeck
It's Not My Cross to Bear---The Allman Brothers Band
Gamblin' Man Blues---Champion Jack Dupree
Merry Christmas Baby---Otis Redding
As always, the podcast is available here  

You can also listen in iTunes (free subscription) at

Thank you for listening! Your servant to the music, Tony Gallucci

Sunday, December 2, 2012

Back in the House tonight...Ahmet's House!

So glad to be back with you after the Thanksgiving holiday. Skydog, Bonzo, Trane and Bags, The Glimmer Twins...all familiar names, homage to great and passionate players...all in Ahmet's House...tonight at 7PM...only on WBKM!

The Allman Brothers
Birthdays: Duane Allman
Song List:
Black Dog---Led Zeppelin
Bean's Place---Coleman Hawkins
Goin' Down Slow---Duane Allman
In a Sentimental Mood---Dr. John
Rebecca---Big Joe Turner
All Down the Line---The Rolling Stones
I'm Having Fun---King Curtis and Jack Dupree
Back Door Santa---Clarence Carter
Jessica---Herbie Hancock
Three Little Words---John Coltrane and Milt Jackson

As always, the podcast is available here

You can also listen in iTunes (free subscription) at

Thank you for listening! Your host, Tony Gallucci

Sunday, November 18, 2012

Tonight! A great Birthday and Ahmet's House

Welcome everyone, to another (hopefully!) great night in Ahmet's House, to celebrate the music of Atlantic Records and its legendary founders and musicians. The house is warm, and the music calls us all...

Mr. Ertegun!
Birthdays: Neil Young, Clyde McPhatter (Drifters), Booker T. Jones

Song List:

Ten Years Gone---Led Zeppelin
My Mirage---Iron Butterfly
The Late, Late Blues---Milt Jackson and John Coltrane
Let It Shine---Stills/Young Band
Up On the Roof---The Drifters
Treasure of Love---The Drifters
Mr. Soul---Buffalo Springfield
Bootleg---Booker T and the MG's
Pain in My Heart---Otis Redding
Mean Old World---Derek and the Dominos
Almost Cut My Hair--Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young

As always, the podcast is available here at
You can also listen in iTunes (free subscription) at

Thank you for listening! Your host, Tony Gallucci

Sunday, November 11, 2012

After Our Birthday, We Rock (and Roll) On!

WBKM just celebrated it's fifth birthday yesterday with a stellar night of on it goes.
Tonight in "Ahmet's House", we celebrate three great birthdays...come on in at 7PM EST. Only on, where it's our duty to honor the greats!

Joni Mitchell
 Bonnie and Delaney
Greg Lake
Birthdays: Bonnie Bramlett, Greg Lake, Joni Mitchell

Achilles Last Stand---Led Zeppelin
Keep on Growing---Derek and the Dominos
No Way Out---Arif Mardin
You Turned the Tables on Me---Mae Barnes
A Bird That Whistles---Joni Mitchell
Where's There's a Will, There's a Way---Delaney and Bonnie and Friends
One Way Out---The Allman Brothers Band
The Endless Enigma, Pts. 1 and 2---Emerson, Lake and Palmer
Doom and Gloom---The Rolling Stones

As always, the podcast is available here
  You can also listen in iTunes (free subscription) at

Thank you for listening! Your host, Tony Gallucci

Sunday, November 4, 2012

Standard Time Returns...blow wind, blow....

On this chilly November eve, we hope to bring some of that great Atlantic Records music that warms the soul. Birthday's to celebrate, joy to's all here tonight in "Ahmet's House"!

 Keith Emerson using an early Moog
Blind Faith
Birthdays: Rick Grech, Keith Emerson
Songs List:
What Is and What Should Never Be---Led Zeppelin
Turn Back the Pages---Stephen Stills
Drown in My Own Tears---Ray Charles
Sea of Joy---Blind Faith
Presence of the Lord---Blind Faith
So Many Nights---Arif Mardin and Danny O'Keefe
Tiger in a Spotlight---Emerson, Lake and Palmer
Karn Evil 9---Emerson, Lake and Palmer
Why Does Love Have To Be So Sad---Derek and the Dominos
As always, the podcast is available here ; You can also listen in iTunes (free subscription) at 

Thank you for listening! Your host, Tony Gallucci

Sunday, October 28, 2012

As the Storms of October Churn Up Above!

Great songs...that is what it was all about...from Aretha to Zeppelin, we are sure to play something to suit you tonight...7PM Sunday night! Weather, Halloween and much more...

Jimi Page, of course!

Birthdays: Jon Anderson


Ramble On---Led Zeppelin
Season of the Witch---Vanilla Fudge
Blues #3: Willow Weep for Me---Ray Bryant
Song With No Words---David Crosby/Graham Nash
South Side of the Sky---Yes
I Talk to the Wind---King Crimson
Second Home by the Sea---Genesis
Compared to What?---Eddie Harris
When the Levee Breaks---Led Zeppelin

A podcast of tonight's show is available here

As always, you can also listen in iTunes (free subscription) at

Sunday, October 21, 2012

Tom Dowd...a thank you tonight in Ahmet's House

Tonight in Ahmet's House, let's talk about a legend of the process of making records...on the anniversary of his birth. Tom Dowd, whose hand is seen in much of the greatest music of the past seven decades, and whose work is highlighted in Mark Moormann's beautiful documentary, "Tom Dowd and the Language of Music", is the subject of tonight's show. We talk with Mark about Tom and the process of making this fine film. Join us at 7PM.

Tom Dowd re-mixing Layla!


Keep on Growing---Derek and the Dominoes
The Story---Hank Crawford
Interview with Director Mark Moormann
Les Brers in A Minor---The Allman Brothers
Ain't No Way---Aretha Franklin
Giant Steps---John Coltrane
Dawn Ray---Ray Charles
Phases and Stages---Willie Nelson
Tale of Brave Ulysses---Cream

A podcast of tonight's show will be up Here by 11PM ET. As always, you can also listen in iTunes at

Thanks again to Mark Moormann ( for his remarkable work and for speaking with us today.

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Mid-October in Ahmet's House...7PM Sunday

Welcome, and come on in to this great house...home of legends...the stuff of the decades. Ahmet Ertegun dreamed it, many followed in his stead. Celebrate the music of both sides of the Atlantic, together with us tonight, in Ahmet's House!

Jake and Elwood, the "Blues Brothers"

Birthdays: Thelonious Monk, Sam Moore


Let the Good Times Roll---Ray Charles
Blue Monk---Thelonious Monk and Art Blakey
In My Time of Dying---Led Zeppelin
Hold On, I'm Coming---Sam and Dave
Cherry Red---Big Joe Turner
My Ship---Greta Keller
Autumn Leaves---Miles Davis
Blackbird---Crosby, Stills and Nash
Soul Man---The Blues Brothers

Tonights show available as a podcast here; also available as a subscription in iTunes (free!) at

Thanks for listening...learn, listen, have fun! See ya next time....

Sunday, October 7, 2012

C'est La Ahmet's House tonight! 7PM

Life will have it's will the music. Tonight we join to celebrate the autumn, the songs, and the vision of Atlantic Records...bringing jazz, soul, rock and of course The Blues into perfect fusion...

Tony and Ambassador Namik Tan this past week at the Turkish Embassy
C'est La Vie---Emerson, Lake and Palmer
As Tears Go By---The Rolling Stones
Kashmir---Led Zeppelin
Long Time Gone---Crosby, Stills and Nash
Season of the Witch---Vanilla Fudge
Someday After a While---Eric Clapton
Let's Ride---Kid Rock
Come Back Baby---Aretha Franklin
Night Life---Willie Nelson and Wynton Marsalis
Very sorry...tonights show is not available due to a technical problem with the recording....

Thanks for, Tony

Sunday, September 30, 2012

TONIGHT! Season Five of Ahmet's House begins!

It's been five great years here at WBKM...and the years have only deepened our appreciation of the music of Atlantic Records! Come celebrate with us all tonight...all the stories, all the songs, all the passion! Only on

Birthdays: Ray Charles, Dewey Martin (Buffalo Springfield), Bryan Ferry (Roxy Music)
Song List:
The Ocean---Led Zeppelin
Times Like These---Kid Rock
Let the Good Times Roll---Ray Charles
When Your Lover Has Gone---Ray Charles
Why Does Love Got to Be So Sad---Derek and The Dominoes
Deed I Do!--Ray Charles
Sit Down, I Think I Love You---Buffals Springfield
Are You Happy?---Iron Butterfly
Every Little Thing---Yes
Ray Charles Reflects on America---Ray Charles
That Lucky Old Sun---Ray Charles
Lord Send Me an Angel---Blind Willie McTell

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Getting Ready for Season Five in "Ahmet's House"

Tony is taking off this week and we prepare for another great season in Ahmet's House!

So thanks for staying with us, as we do our best to honor this great music...the music of Atlantic Records...and all it's wonderful people...all under this roof, this House. See you all back here on Sunday, September 30th at 7PM. Only on

Sunday, September 9, 2012

Tell Me...What'd I'd Say??? Ahmet's House at 7PM

He was the cat...and he brought in a great bunch of cats with him all right...come celebrate the life and legacy of the one and only Ahmet Ertegun and Atlantic Records tonight at 7PM, only on

Birthdays: Doug Ingle (Iron Butterfly)

Song List:

Loving Cup---The Rolling Stones
Trampled Under Foot---Led Zeppelin
I've Got News For You---Ray Charles
5-10-15 Hours---Ruth Brown
You Ain't Seeen Nothin' Yet---Small Faces
Boundaries---Jon Anderson
In-a-Gadda-Da-Vida---Iron Butterfly
Need Love---Vanilla Fudge
Give Me Strength---Eric Clapton

Our podcast is available here

Ahmet's House is also available on iTunes at

As always, thanks for go buy some Atlantic vinyl! See you next week...

Sunday, September 2, 2012

September 2nd in Ahmet's House 7PM on WBKM!

What would you hear tonight...a little jazz, some blues, a little rock n' roll? It's all possible in Ahmet's House...this great legacy formed by the collective work of so many music lovers like Jerry Wexler, Arif Mardin, Nesuhi Ertegun, Phil Carson...and all the great performers of the past 60 years in music. Join us at 7PM tonight...on

The central staircase in the home Ahmet grew up in...Washington, DC

Birthdays: Alex Lifeson (Rush), Rudy Lewis (The Drifters)

Song List:

All Down the Line---The Rolling Stones
What's I'd Say? (Parts I and II)--Ray Charles
Under the Boardwalk---The Drifters
All Your Love---Eric Clapton with the Bluesbreakers
Vibrafinger---Gary Burton
Dazed and Confused---Led Zeppelin
One Note Samba---The Modern Jazz Quartet
Clear Days---Yes
Autumn Leaves---Ahmad Jamal
Black Snake Blues---Sippie Wallace
Up on the Roof---The Drifters

Podcast available HERE'sHouse09022012.mp3

Our show will be also available in iTunes later this evening here

Friday, August 24, 2012

A Very Full Ahmet's House for August 26th, 2012

Can we contain it to an hour? Well, we just can' tonight we go 'til 8:30! TONIGHT...a conversation with the frontman and visionary of "Yes", one of rock's most recognizeable phone from his home in California, Jon Anderson! Goosebumps for sure...Of course, some great Yes music is a must. Then, we could never miss this birthday...celebrating Led Zepp's dynamic vocalist...all tonight on Ahmet's House...Legends! And now, catch us on iTunes right after the show!

Birthdays: Robert Plant, Tori Amos; Guest: Jon Anderson (via phone)

Song List:

Over The Hills and Far Away---Led Zeppelin
A Venture---Yes
A Conversation with Jon Anderson (Part 1)
A Conversation with Jon Anderson (Part 2)
Poor Tom---Led Zeppelin
Big Log---Robert Plant
Kashmir---Led Zeppelin

As always, the show is put together fresh every week and is available here

Plus, our iTunes Feed can be accesssed here as well:

 Many thanks to Baruch for recording and doing all that RSS stuff...

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Remembering Jerry Wexler, tonight in Ahmet's House

Tonight, for the second time in three weeks, we showcase one of recorded music's magic individual of such stunning bravado in finding and working with talent that his resume as producer is unsurpassed. He was "Clark" to Ahmet's "Lewis", "Livingston" to his "Stanley"...creating a musical team that will unlikely ever be outdone. Tonight...celebrate the life of Jerry Wexler with us, on the anniversary of his 2008 Ahmet's House! 7PM ET, only on

Birthdays: David Crosby; Commerating: Jerry Wexler

Song List:

Guinnevere---Crosby, Stills and Nash
I Got a Woman---Ray Charles (Live)
Soul Man---The Blues Brothers
Somethin' Else---Led Zeppelin
Groanin' the Blues---Eric Clapton
Leave My Blues at Home---The Allman Brothers Band
In the Midnight Hour---Wilson Pickett
Almost Cut My Hair---Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young
Things Get Better---Delaney and Bonnie and Friends

A full archive of tonight's show is available here:

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Ahmet's House for August 12, 2012

Tonight in Ahmet's House we offer a mixed bag of goodies...digging into that diverse collection that gave Atlantic its reputation among artists and music join us tonight at 7PM ET, and share in the journey we take each week together!

No Birthdays this week!

Song List:

Midnight on the Bay---Stills/Young Band
Thinkin' About Love---Small Faces
The Blues Came Falling Down---Al Hibbler
Flyin' High---Kid Rock
Drinkin' Wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee---Stick McGhee
Ain't Nothin But a House Party---J. Geils Band
Black Dog---Led Zeppelin
I'm Your Hootchie Coochie Man---The Allman Brothers Band
Let the Good Times Roll---Ray Charles
Where's There's a Will, There's a Way---Delaney and Bonnie and Friends
Down the Road---Manassas
Rip This Joint---The Rolling Stones

Show archive available here:

Sunday, August 5, 2012

The Biggest Birthday of the Year! Tonight in Ahmet's House

Tonight, we celebrate the great music of Atlantic during Ahmet's six decade reign as always...but a little straighter in your chairs tonight please! It's time to celebrate Ahmet's birthday this week, so we will pull out all the The Greatest Record Man of All Time.  Don't forget to check us after the show for a song list and the recorded archive...all here in Ahmet's House. 7PM ET

Song List:

Misty Mountain Hop---Led Zeppelin
Rollin' and Tumblin'---Cream
Hoedown---Emerson, Lake and Palmer
The Chicken and the Hawk---Big Joe Turner
Siberian Khatru---Yes
That's Just the Way It Is---Phil Collins
Black Coffee--Ray Charles
Rock n' Roll Woman---Buffalo Springfield
Somewhere---Aretha Franklin
Don't Think Twice, It's Alright---Eric Clapton

Show Archive is available HERE

Sunday, July 29, 2012

Last Sunday in July, Ahmet's House

Welcome we are on another beautiful Sunday evening as we gather together in Ahmet's House. July almost tonight we celebrate some important birthdays in the Atlantic catalogue. Come on inside...everyone here is family. 7PM, exclusively on WBKM.

Pictured (l to r) Jann Wenner, Mick Jagger and Ahmet

Birthdays: Dino Danelli, Geddy Lee, Mick Jagger


The Girl I Love, She Got Long, Black, Wavy Hair---Led Zeppelin
Groovin'---The Rascals
Love the One You're With---Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young
Summertime---The Modern Jazz Quartet
Harlem Shuffle---The Rolling Stones
You Should Be Dancin'---The Bee Gee's
Blue Sky---The Allman Brothers Band
The Trees---Rush (Live)
Joe Turner's Blues---Eric Clapton and Wynton Marsalis (Live)
I Got the Blues---The Rolling Stones
Wandering Spirit---Mick Jagger

Show recording is available here Thank you one and all...and thank you Ahmet!

Sunday, July 22, 2012

Show for July 22nd, 2012

Welcome to Ahmet's House on this beautiful summer glad to have you here in this house. We will share some longer tunes tonight...just right for a warm evening, so stretch out and enjoy! "Crossed the line around the changes of the summer"...tonight at 7PM we reach out and explore "close to the edge, down by a river" part two of our conversation with Bobby Whitlock and CoCo Carmel! Only on

Birthdays: Ray Major (Mott the Hoople), Nicolette Larson


Walkin' With a Mountain---Mott the Hoople
Whole Lotta Love---Led Zeppelin (live)
Four Strong Winds---Neil Young
Close to the Edge---Yes
Part II Bobby Whitlock interview
Thorn Tree in the Garden

Here is tonight's show: ....thanks for listening.

Saturday, July 14, 2012

Ahmet's House! July 15, 2012

Hello friends, one and all...and welcome to Ahmet's House! This Sunday we are in for a special we share Part One of a new, recent conversation with the legendary Bobby Whitlock! We catch up with Bobby at his home in Austin, also joined by his wife, CoCo Carmel. We talked about his autobiography, India, and a parrot in Clapton's fireplace. Laughs, tears...join us, won't you? Birthdays, plus news on this week's segment. Sunday at 7PM ET, exclusively on

Birthdays:Blind Lemon Jefferson, Jai Johanson (Jaimoe), Larry Reinhardt (Second Coming, Iron Butterfly).

Song List:

Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young---Our House
Led Zeppelin---Down By the Seaside
Bobby Wihitlock Interview Part One
Derek and the Dominos--Anyday
Blind Lemon Jefferson--Matchbox Blues
Big Joe Turner--Chicken Hawk (Up, Up and Away)
Iron Butterfly--Easy Rider
The Second Coming--She Has Funny Cars
Ray Charles--Blues Hangover

Sunday, July 8, 2012

Sunday, July 8, 2012....Travel Day

No show for this week as Tony is traveling to New York to further the cause of Ahmet's House. Join us next week for updates, plus Part One of our recent conversation with Bobby Whitlock of Derek and the Dominos! Have a great week!

Sunday, July 1, 2012

Celebrate the start of Ahmet's House for July 1st!

Tonight in "Ahmet's House" at 7PM ET on WBKM ( we celebrate our upcoming national holiday, a few birthdays...and maybe a little music from Mr. C as news and a little education. It's all about Ahmet Ertegun and the great catalog of his record label, Atlantic Records.

Eddie Floyd, Big Bill Broonzy, Bobby Harrison and Dave Knights (Procol Harum),Delaney Bramlett and Elwood Blues (aka Dan Ackroyd)
Song List:

Where There's a Will, There's a Way---Delaney & Bonnie & Friends
Soul Man---The Blues Brothers
Dazed and Confused (live version)---Led Zeppelin
Knock on Wood---Eddie Floyd
Rock Bottom Blues---Kid Rock
Key to the Highway---Derek and the Dominos
The Star Spangled Banner (live at Woodstock)---Jimi Hendrix
People Got To Be Free---The Rascals

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Saturday, June 23, 2012

June 24, 2012 in "Ahmet's House"

The first show of Summer! Seems like maybe a bit more Jazz this week will help cool us a longer than usual selection to celebrate one of the birthday's listed below and there you have it...hope you enjoy! 7PM, exclusively on WBKM at

And here it is:  Listen or download by clicking the link.

Birthdays: Jeff Beck, Arthur Brown, Patrick Moraz (Yes)

Song List:

Rainy Night House---Joni Mitchell
Sit Down I Think I Love You---Buffalo Springfield
Stand By Me---Small Faces
In My Time of Dying---Led Zeppelin
Sound Chaser---Yes
Summertime---John Coltrane
Little Wing (live version)---Derek and the Dominos
Come Rain or Come Shine---Ray Charles

Saturday, June 16, 2012

Ahmet's House for Father's Day 2012

This Sunday is Father's Day in the US and I can't think of a better place to celebrate it than in "Ahmet's House"! Join Tony for some family music as we scour the Atlantic catalog for fathers, sons and daughters making music. Two birthdays to celebrate plus, Part 2 of our recent conversation with Phil Carson about the band Yes and their two definitive albums...Fragile and Close to the Edge. 7PM Sunday, only on WBKM!

Birthdays: Alan White (Yes drummer), Barry Manilow

Song List:

Bring It On Home---Led Zeppelin
Southbound Train--Crosby/Nash
On a Slow Boat to China--Barry Manilow and Bette Midler
Time is the Final Currency--CPR
To Be Over---Yes
Interview with Phil Carson (Part 2)
The Storyteller--Oliver Wakeman and Steve Howe
Tears in Heaven---Eric Clapton
Keep on Growing---Derek and the Dominos

Show archive is available by clicking on the link:

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Ahmet's House for Sunday, June 10th

Coming up on our next broadcast of  Ahmet's House scheduled for Sunday June 10th, we will hear from our good friend Phil Carson, former Atlantic exec in London. Join us as we talk about one of our favorite bands...Yes! From the bands historic beginning opening for Cream, through their groundbreaking trio of albums in the early Seventies, Phil was deeply involved with the band. Lots of birthdays to celebrate we hope you can join us, or access the show via the link posted below.

Phil Carson (next to Phil Collins)

Birthdays: John Bonham, Ron Wood, Charlie Watts, Ian Hunter and Mick Ralphs (Mott the Hoople), Mick Box (Uriah Heep), Gary Brooker and Matthew Fisher (Procol Harum),

Song List:

Slow My Roll---Kid Rock
Just My Imagination---The Rolling Stones
Waterflow---Mott the Hoople
Georgia on My Mind---Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood
Interview with Phil Carson (Part 1, June 2012)
Cerdes (Outside the Gates Of)---Procol Harum
Heart of the Sunrise---Yes
Respectable---The Rolling Stones
Rock and Roll---Led Zeppelin

Show download is available here:

Monday, June 4, 2012

No AH show on June 3rd

Due to an extensive travel schedule this weekend, Tony will be unable to air our "Ahmet's House" program this Sunday. However, we will soon be able to share a MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT regarding Ahmet's House! Keep checking this blog and be sure to listen each Sunday at 7PM ET. 

Friday, May 25, 2012

Bill Halverson on "Ahmet's House" this Sunday

This Sunday we have one of those rare treats, to speak to one of the recording industry's leading engineers...Bill Halverson. We chatted last week about just a small part of his remarkable career which spans over 40 years, and includes work on such seminal albums such as the first Crosby, Stills and Nash album as well as Deja Vu. We will also share two unique recordings that Bill has graciously allowed us to use for educational purposes...from Cream and Joni Mitchell! Looks to be an exciting please join us at 7PM ET.

Here is the show archive:

Tonight's Birthdays: Jewel, Bob Dylan, Stevie Nicks.

Bill Halverson today

Song Listing:

Serve Somebody--Bob Dylan
The Song Remains the Same--Led Zeppelin
You Don't Have to Cry--Crosby, Stills and Nash
Interview with Bill Halverson (Part I)
Badge--Cream (Unreleased run through courtesy Bill Halverson)
For the Roses--Join Mitchell (unmixed demo)
Interview with Bill Halverson (Part II)
Almost Cut My Hair--Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young
Bella Donna--Stevie Nicks

Sunday, May 20, 2012

Celebrate the night...Ahmet's House for Sunday, May 20, 2012

Tonight we start a new feature in Ahmet's House, by looking at the week past and seeing who among the storied Atlantic artists celebrated a birthday. Of course we will mix it up as best we celebrate the diversity and significance of this great catalogue. Tonight's birthdays: Jack Bruce, Bill Bruford, Big Joe Turner, Rick Wakeman and Cher!


Joni Mitchell--Morning Morgantown
Vanilla Fudge--Some Velvet Morning
Cream--White Room
Yes--And You and I
Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young--Almost Cut My Hair
Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers--Gee, Baby Ain't I Been Good to You?
Big Joe Turner--Squeeze Me Baby!
Led Zeppelin--Travelling Riverside Blues
Sonny & Cher--The Beat Goes On

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Ahmet's House Celebrates the Women of Atlantic Records

Tonight on Ahmet's House at 7PM EDT, we celebrate the women who helped to shape the great sound of Atlantic Records. We dedicate this  program tonight to the wonderful Mica Ertegun, who has opened up a great world to us at WBKM. Happy Mothers Day to moms all around the world, and to the sisters, girlfriends, daughters and all the women who have made our lives so full!

Click on this link to listen or download tonight's show--
Tonight's Songs:

Since I've Been Loving You--Led Zeppelin
Empty Bed Blues--LaVerne Baker
Mojo Hannah--Esther Phillips
Topsy--Mae Barnes
Kiss My Love Goodbye--Betty Swann
Some Kind of Wonderful--Soul Bros. 6
Say a Little Prayer--Aretha Franklin
My Girl--Otis Redding
What a Man--Laura Lee
5-10-15---Ruth Brown
For Free--Joni Mitchel
Summertime (live at Woodstock)--Janis Joplin
Derek and the Dominos--Have You Ever Loved a Woman

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Update on Posts and Broadcasts of "Ahmet's House"

I have been remiss in not keeping this blog up to date...but a little work and we will be back in action. I have begun back-filling dates and show recordings...and I will also post pictures, and other news items of interest to the followers of our Ahmet's House broadcasts. Great things are in the works, so keep checking!

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Jazz at the Ambassador's Tonight!

Another chance to sample the best in modern Jazz tonight as the Ertegun Jazz Series continues at the Turkish Embassy. Jonathan Batiste and his Stay Human Band light up the room and get the crowd dancing! Ahmet and Nesuhi would be proud...I'll post a video very soon.

Sunday, May 6, 2012

May 6, 2012 A Quiet Show

Tonights show opens not with the familiar sounds of Big Joe Turner, but rather the somber tones of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young on Neil's song "Ohio". How can you run when you know?

Song List:

River of Tears--Eric Clapton
Stop This World--Mose Alison
Stairway to Heaven--Led Zeppelin
Soul Serenade--Allman Brothers Band
It Hurts to Love Someone--Guitar Slim
Chicago--Graham Nash
Find the Cost of Freedom--CSN

Download and/or listen here

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Ahmet's House for January 15, 2012

Song details to follow. Click on the link below to listen or download. Just takes a few seconds!

(Please note that some of tonight's show did not download correctly...sorry for the inconvenience.)