Sunday, March 16, 2014

The Atlantic Sound...Celebrating Arif Mardin tonight in Ahmet's House

Music...all beautiful, all valued. But a Sound! When a band defines a unique sound...think Yes, or distinguishes them among their peers. But an entire Label? That was Atlantic...with the arrival in 1963 of Arif Mardin, a Turkish born composer, arranger and musician...well, Atlantic had the combined power of Ahmet, Jerry Wexler, Tom Dowd and "The Greatest Ears in Town", Arif Mardin. Come journey with us as his son Joe shares a conversation with Tony tonight in Ahmet's House. Music provided exclusively by this wonderful documentary soundtrack.

Birthdays: Arif Mardin, Dee Snyder

Song List: 

Greatest Ears in Town---Bette Middler
So Many Nights---Danny O'Keefe
Softly Calls A Soft Voice---Carly  Simon
Chat with Joe Mardin
Chez Twang's ---Dr. John
Willie's Lonestar Blues---Willie Nelson
All My Friend's Are Here---Barry Gibb, Hall and Oates, Phil Collins, etc.
Longing For You---Norah Jones

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

You can also listen in via iTunes (free subscription!) at

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

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