Sunday, June 23, 2019

A Great Day, A Sad Day: Two Special Moments in Ahmet's House Tonight

TONIGHT we celebrate a great album, 50 years young, and a good friend, gone at 76. Lost another one...RIP Elliot Roberts. We will share this legendary album, plus round out the hour with some great tracks that Elliot was proud of.


3614 Jackson Highway 


Saying Goodbye to Elliot Roberts...Adios, Amigo!

Song List: 3614 Jackson Highway---Cher

















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Sunday, June 16, 2019

Fathers Day 2019 in Ahmet's House!

TONIGHT we celebrate fathers worldwide, and dedicate the show to the great fathers of Atlantic Records.


 Jerry Wexler and his son, Paul
           Nesuhi Ertegun
 Arif and Joe Mardin
Tom Dowd and his daughter, Dana
The Grandest Daddy-O of them All!


Song List: TBD



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Sunday, June 9, 2019

In Memoriam: "The Night Tripper, Dr. John" 1941-2019

TONIGHT we honor the great times and songs of the one and only New Orleans born, Malcom John  Rebennack, Jr. The music will live forever, and one look at the throngs parading through the New Orleans streets this week tells us that really, so will Mac. Godspeed!


A True American Original

Song List:

TBD


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Sunday, May 26, 2019

Fifty Years! Tonight We Celebrate Crosby, Stills and Nash...on the Couch!

 Wednesday, May 29 brings in the 50th anniversary of the first album by one of the first supergroups.
 Let’s listen together one more time in order, including new tracks added in 2006, to the first album. Thank you, Ahmet!  This one was personal.



All That Mattered


Song List:

Side one
No.TitleWriter(s)Lead vocalsLength
1."Suite: Judy Blue Eyes"Stephen StillsStills7:25
2."Marrakesh Express"Graham NashNash2:39
3."Guinnevere"David CrosbyCrosby with Nash4:40
4."You Don't Have to Cry"Stephen StillsStills with Crosby & Nash2:45
5."Pre-Road Downs"Graham NashNash2:56
Side two
No.TitleWriter(s)Lead vocalsLength
1."Wooden Ships"David Crosby, Paul Kantner, Stephen StillsCrosby with Stills5:29
2."Lady of the Island"Graham NashNash2:39
3."Helplessly Hoping"Stephen StillsStills with Crosby & Nash2:41
4."Long Time Gone"David CrosbyCrosby with Stills4:17
5."49 Bye-Byes"Stephen StillsStills5:16
2006 bonus tracks
No.TitleWriter(s)NotesLength
11."Do for the Others"Stephen StillsStills and Nash demo2:49
12."Song with No Words (Tree with No Leaves)"David CrosbyCrosby and Nash3:18
13."Everybody's Talkin'"Fred NeilStills with Crosby and Nash on harmonies3:14


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Sunday, May 19, 2019

Into the 70’s...Happy Birthday to Two Great Yes Men!

 This weekend we celebrate the 70th birthday of drummer Bill Bruford and keyboard wizard Rick Wakeman! Virtuoso players each, we thank them for what they brought to our lives.



Song List:

TBD

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Sunday, May 5, 2019

Two Different Days in May, Worlds Apart

 In honor of the beautiful sounds of the Mexican and Caribbean world we share the great music of Cuban percussion genius Mongo Santamaria tonight in celebration of Cinco de Mayo.

In honor of four students murdered 49 years ago yesterday, we play one song, with respect.


“How Can You Run When You Know?”

Song List:

TBD

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Sunday, April 28, 2019

Drummers Revisited, Part 2

We pick up again on the theme of the great drummers on the Atlantic label. And it's no short list! Enjoy...and thank you for being part of this great house! Bang a drum!

The Mad and Talented Mr. Ginger Baker

Song List:

TBD


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Sunday, April 14, 2019

Drummers Revisited: An Ahmet's House Episode Redeux

Nearly eight years ago, we took a look at the great drummers of Atlantic Records. And of course what we found is that they are the gold standard of those who shaped and formed the craft. Tonight, join us as we take a NEW look at these amazing pros who shake, rattle and roll...from the "best seat in the house"!


First up tonight: Bill Bruford of Yes

Song List:

Something's Coming---Yes
Bitch---The Rolling Stones
Webb City---Art Blakey
Rip This Joint---
For Everyone
Cygnus X1---Rush
Rock and Roll---Led Zeppelin


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Sunday, April 7, 2019

Rebels and Redheads! Tonight in Ahmet's House

Welcome to this evening of rebels and redheads! Let's see where it takes us. Some known, some lesser so...here we go. Ahmet and Jerry often didn't know what they'd find either!

One of Each! Willie and Neil!


Song List:

TBD


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Sunday, March 31, 2019

PREMIERE! Jon Anderson: 1,000 Hands

What a joy and privilege, as tonight we share for one of the first times on THE PLANET the brand new album by the voice of Yes, Jon Anderson!  27 years in the making! Yes, truly. Enjoy.


1,000 Hands, Chapter One

Song List:
All Songs by Jon Anderson

1."Now"1:15
2."Ramalama"3:52
3."First Born Leaders"5:21
4."Activate"9:24
5."Makes Me Happy"3:54
6."Now Variations"1:10
7."I Found Myself"5:08
8."Twice in a Lifetime"5:27
9."WDMCF"3:42
10."1000 Hands (Come Up)"9:24
11."Now and Again"3:38

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Sunday, March 17, 2019

A St. Patrick's Day Album, Tonight in Ahmet's House: "In Blue"

FOR this very Irish holiday, we present an album of great beauty in full, from Ireland's "The Coors". Since their debut in 1995 on Atlantic, they have risen to the top of the worlds best Irish bands, with sales of over 17 million! Their well known and respected philanthropic work on an array of international issues earned them an Order of the British Empire in 2005 by Queen Elizabeth II.



The Coors 

Song List: 

(All titles tonight by The Coors)

1."Breathless"Robert John "Mutt" Lange3:28
2."Give Me a Reason"The Corrs3:29
3."Somebody for Someone"
4:00
4."Say"
  • The Corrs, 
  • Froom
4:33
5."All the Love in the World"Lange4:22
6."Radio"
  • The Corrs, 
  • DFHM, 
  • Froom (add.)
4:14
7."Irresistible"Lange3:40
8."One Night"
  • The Corrs
  • DFHM, 
  • Froom (add.)
4:38
9."All in a Day"The Corrs3:43
10."At Your Side"
  • The Corrs, 
  • Froom
3:55
11."No More Cry"
  • The Corrs, 
  • DFHM, 
  • Froom (add.)
2:59
12."Rain"
  • The Corrs, 
  • DFHM, 
  • Froom (add.)
4:15
13."Give It All Up"
  • The Corrs, 
  • Froom (add.)
3:28
14."Hurt Before"
  • The Corrs, 
  • Froom
4:05
15.
"Rebel Heart(Instrumental)
 



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4:06





Sunday, March 10, 2019

Stick, Stones...Rock, Bones! Dig These Treasures!

Good evening one and all, it's another night in Ahmet's House as we adjust clocks and hopefully ourselves with them. A bit of a theme tonight, so let's see what can be done with the great Atlantic catalog! Come on in!


OK everybody, "Get Yer Ya-Ya's Out!" 

Song List:

TBD




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Monday, February 18, 2019

Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs, Part II: An Album Profile Continued

This Sunday we return to this album of greatness, of passion, of intensity. Its genius has not diminished in the forty plus years since it first appeared. We continue with the songs from Sides 3 and 4, and the track by track commentary of Bobby Whitlock.


Side three
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Tell the Truth"Clapton, Whitlock6:39
2."Why Does Love Got to Be So Sad?"Clapton, Whitlock4:41
3."Have You Ever Loved a Woman"Billy Myles6:52
Side four
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Little Wing"Jimi Hendrix5:33
2."It's Too Late"Chuck Willis3:47
3."Layla"Clapton, Jim Gordon7:05
4."Thorn Tree in the Garden"Whitlock2:53

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Monday, February 4, 2019

"Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs": An Album Profile Tonight in Ahmet's House

This evening we will take a full look at the penultimate album of love, loss, and pain. It is likely Clapton's finest masterpiece, with songs written solely or in tandem by Eric and keyboardist Bobby Whitlock. We will focus on the tracks one by one, and we will add in commentary from Bobby Whitlock from our conversations with him in the last few years. Part One tonight!




Side one
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."I Looked Away"Eric ClaptonBobby Whitlock3:05
2."Bell Bottom Blues"Clapton, Whitlock5:02
3."Keep on Growing"Clapton, Whitlock6:21
4."Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out"Jimmy Cox4:57
Side two
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
5."I Am Yours"Clapton, Nizami3:34
6."Anyday"Clapton, Whitlock6:35
7."Key to the Highway"Charles Segar, Willie Broonzy9:40



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Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Album Profile: The Genius of Ray Charles

Tonight we embark on a new feature...the classic album profile. We start with this gem of Atlantic Records, from 1959. Add two bonus songs, and here we go! Again!



Song List: 

Side one
  1. "Let the Good Times Roll" (Sam Theard, Fleecie Moore) – 2:53
  2. "It Had to Be You" (Gus KahnIsham Jones) – 2:45
  3. "Alexander's Ragtime Band" (Irving Berlin) – 2:53
  4. "Two Years of Torture" (Percy Mayfield, Charles Joseph Morris) – 3:25
  5. "When Your Lover Has Gone" (Einar Aaron Swan) – 2:51
  6. "'Deed I Do" (Walter HirschFred Rose) – 2:27
Side two
  1. "Just for a Thrill" (Lil Hardin ArmstrongDon Raye) – 3:26
  2. "You Won't Let Me Go" (Bud Allen, Buddy Johnson) – 3:22
  3. "Tell Me You'll Wait for Me" (Charles BrownOscar Moore) – 3:25
  4. "Don't Let the Sun Catch You Cryin'" (Joe Greene) – 3:46
  5. "Am I Blue?" (Grant ClarkeHarry Akst) – 3:41
  6. "Come Rain or Come Shine" (Johnny MercerHarold Arlen) – 3:42

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Sunday, January 13, 2019

Jerry Wexler: Happy Birthday, Wex!

Another very special show tonight...TONIGHT in "Ahmet's House", we celebrate the birthday of Jerry Wexler! An impossible task to do in one hour, so it will be a busy one! These pics tell some of the story...7PM





Only two of the pictures of an incredible life!


Song List:

TBD

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