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Programs run 55-80 minutes. Downloads: US$ 1.98 ea.  Audio CDs: US$ 3.98 ea. + shipping.

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Show #81 - "More Air Chex" (Sep. 16, 2012)

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Even more of those special live recordings from Ian's radio broadcasts. Also, Ian presents and discusses some vintage songs he's preparing for his live sessions at Cantalini's Restaurant in Southern California.

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Show #82 - "A Night at Cantalini's" (Sep. 23, 2012)

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And here it is. A live recording of Ian and His Trio at Cantalini's Restaurant. Plus a special recording of a Cantalini's theme song written by Ian and performed by Adam Swanson. Who's Adam Swanson, you say? See Show #38.

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Show #83 - "Settle Down!" (Sep. 30, 2012)

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A show aimed at all those listeners who just can't seem slow down. Ian gradually winds down the frenetic pace of the music, to help everyone find a more liesurely pace in life (at least for the hour the show lasts).

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Show #84 - "Disco Madness" (Oct. 7, 2012)

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What?! The apostle of ragtime, Tin Pan Alley, and rock 'n roll ... presenting disco? Well, it was very popular music. At one time. For a while. So Ian discusses the influences that led to disco, and contends that some of it was quite good.

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Show #85 - "This 'n That" (Oct. 14, 2012)

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Recovering from last week's disco madness, Ian offers another mish-mash of music types and eras. This 'n that ... and none of the other. Sit back and relax, as Ian swings from this to that. He double-dares you to enjoy it!

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Show #86 - "Beside the Seaside" (Oct. 28, 2012)

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Ian shares passages from his blog, Letters from LotusLand, about the pleasant hours he's spent beside the seaside ... from Brighton pier as a youngster, to Playa Del Rey at Cantalini's ... and the music that goes with them.

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Show #87 - "Bulldog Drummond" (Nov. 4, 2012)

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Just completing a starring role in a full-cast audio version of one of his favorite books, Ian reads his liner notes to the CD set of Bulldog Drummond. As a bonus, he offers some thoughts about his other 'dramatic' endeavors.

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Show #88 - "My Ragtime Pals" (Nov. 11, 2012)

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Preparing to leave for the West Coast Ragtime Festival, Ian pays tribute to the Ragtimers he knows, who are keeping the venerable music alive. He pays special tribute to Max Morath, the dean of Ragtime pianists, who led the 1960s Ragtime revival.

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Show #89 - "Rags and Ballads" (Nov. 18, 2012)

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Ian presents a study in contrasts: Ragtime and ballads. Starting in the 1890s and proceeding through the 1920s, he plays examples of how the two music forms complemented each other, and discusses the influence of singers and publishers.

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Show #90 - "Before the Beatles p.1" (Nov. 25, 2012)

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Continuing on from Show #59, Ian continues his debunking of the perception that true rock 'n roll died in 1959. The early 1960s, he says, were a fertile period of rock 'n roll successes. And he proves it.

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Show #91 - "Before the Beatles pt.2" (Dec. 16, 2012)

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Part 2 of Ian's case that rock 'n roll in the early 1960s wasn't the drearly music landscape some latter day pundits make it out to be. With special emphasis on Roy Orbison, Ian sketches out the hits that preceded the advent of the British Invasion.

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Show #92 - "The Christmas Show" (Dec. 23, 2012)

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Once again eschewing the frenetic Teddy Fruitacre, Ian presents a sedate yet no less festive holiday show. Special guest Jim Dawson brings his favorite Christmas rhythm and blues, while Ian plays his favorite pop holiday classics.

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Special Sets, Special Prices

Per 4-show set:   Download: US$ 7.50     Audio CDs: US$ 14.00 + shipping

Special Set #1 - Ukulele Mania

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Show #2:   Ukulele Jamboree
Show #3:   More Ukuleles
Show #48: Ukulele Heroes
Show #70: Ukulele Heroes #2

Special Set #2 - Rock 'n Roll Redux

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Show #5:   Rock 'n Roll Party!
Show #18: Real Rock 'n Roll
Show #51: Second Annual Rock 'n Roll Party
Show #59: Before the Beatles

Special Set #3 - All That Jazz (and Ragtime)

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Show #8:   Ragtime
Show #68: Twixt Ragtime and Jazz
Show #44: Jazz Age Ukester
Show #56: Traditional Jazz

Special Set #4 - Particularly Paris

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Show #57: Midnight in Paris
Show #71: Django Reinhardt and French Jazz
Show #72: Paris Music Hall
Show #73: Le Tumulte Noir

Special Set #5 - A Stroll Down Tin Pan Alley

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Show #16: Irving Berlin - The Early Years
Show #28: Parade of the Faves
Show #29: Popping the Classics
Show #45: Tribute to Jerry Leiber

Special Set #6 - Holiday Hi-Jinks

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Show #13: An Old-Fashioned Christmas
Show #14: Teddy Fruitacre's Party
Show #53: The Children's Hour
Show #54: Happy Holiday Party-Warty!

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