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

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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