Sunday, May 25, 2014

"A Sacred Story"...see why as we continue to tell the tale in "Ahmet's House"

Yes, Kid Rock called Ahmet's tale a "sacred story" he himself fell into the tale of the Turkish sultan of swing. Come on in to "Ahmet's House" tonight with Tony at 7PM ET to live and love the music...of poets, paupers and princes. "Ahmet's House", only onWBKM...Burington's Kinda Music.

Ahmet and his "kid"...the one and only Kid Rock

Birthdays: Rick Wakeman, Cher, Pete Townshend, Jewel

Song List: 

I Can't Quit You Baby---Led Zeppelin
Groaning the Blues---Eric Clapton
Unknown title---Eddie Condon (NY Cabaret series)
Soul Serenade---King Curtis
Stormy Monday---The Allman Brothers Band
Aretha Franklin/Ray Charles---Spirit in the Dark
Corrina, Corrrina---Big Joe Turner and Art Tatum
It Hurts to Love Someone---Guitar SLim
Jim Dandy---Laverne Baker
Cherished---Dusty Springfield
Laugh at Me---Sonny and Cher
And You and I---Jon Anderson and Rick Wakeman
No Moon at All---Phineas Newborn
South Side of the Sky---Yes
Shake for Me---John Hammond
Summertime---John Coltrane
Midnight is Here Again---Big Joe Turner

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

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

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

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Right Back With You ...Tonight in Ahmet's House...Ray's Daughter!

Tonight starting at 7PM ET we all gather together in "Ahmet's House" to celebrate the legacy of Atlantic Records founder Ahmet Ertegun and a list of talent which the world may never see in one place again. Tonight a special treat...a conversation with the daughter of Ray Charles, Sheila music to celebrate both their amazing lives. Birthdays and more...including a look at the year 1956...your host TAony welcomes yoA 
Tony with Sheila Rae Charles in the WBKM studio

Birthdays: Jack Bruce, Butch Trucks, Big Joe Turner, Gene Cornish, Bill Bruford, Magic Dick

Song List: 

Roll 'Em Pete--Big Joe Turner
Ain't Nothin' But a House Party---J. Geils Band
Had to Cry Today---BLind Faith
Sheila Rae Introduction and Interview with Tony
Hallelujah I Love her So---Ray Charles
My Daddy---Sheila Rae Charles
Drown in My Own Tears---Ray Charles
Lonely Avenue---Ray Charles
Hit the Road Jack---Sheila Rae Charles
Summertime---New Jazz Quartet
Kind of Bird---The Allman Brothers
Beautiful Morning---The Rascals
Reincarnation of a Lovebird---Charles Mingus
A Venture---Yes
White Room---Cream
Goin' Away Blues---Big Joe Turner

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

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Always remembering, lives unlived..."Ohio" centerstage in Ahmet's House tonight

Tony is looking forward to spending some time with you tonight between 7 and 9 PM ET in "Ahmet's House". We will talk about this sad day in American history and the great story behind one of Atlantic Records most powerful recordings. Birthdays and the year 1955 in review. Join us if you can!

The single sleeve to "Ohio" and "Find the Cost of Freedom"

Birthdays: Duke Ellington, Lou Gramm


The Rain Song---Led Zeppelin (live)
For What it's Worth---Buffalo Springfield
Shape of Things---Rush (cover)
Conversation with Bill Halverson on recording "Ohio"
World of Pain---Cream
Harlem---Duke Ellington (live)
Martians Go Home---Shorty Rogers and His Giants
Waiting for a Girl Like You---Foreigner
Adorable---The Drifters
Just Between You and Me---Lou Gramm
This is the World Calling---Bob Geldoff
The Blues Came Falling Down---Al Hibbler
Mean Old World---Duane Allman and Eric Clapton
Flip, Flop and Fly---Big Joe Turner
A Fool For You---Ray Charles
Don't Get Around Much Anymore---Lee Konitz and Dave Brubeck
Clear Days---Yes
Find the Cost of Freedom---Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

 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 for listening! Your servant of the music, Tony Gallucci