The IAN WHITCOMB Show - In Order
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)
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.
Show #82 - "A Night at Cantalini's" (Sep. 23, 2012)
Show #83 - "Settle Down!" (Sep. 30, 2012)
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).
Show #84 - "Disco Madness" (Oct. 7, 2012)
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.
Show #85 - "This 'n That" (Oct. 14, 2012)
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!
Show #86 - "Beside the Seaside" (Oct. 28, 2012)
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.
Show #87 - "Bulldog Drummond" (Nov. 4, 2012)
Show #88 - "My Ragtime Pals" (Nov. 11, 2012)
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.
Show #89 - "Rags and Ballads" (Nov. 18, 2012)
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.
Show #90 - "Before the Beatles p.1" (Nov. 25, 2012)
Show #91 - "Before the Beatles pt.2" (Dec. 16, 2012)
Special Sets, Special Prices
Per 4-show set: Download: US$ 7.50 Audio CDs: US$ 14.00 + shipping
Special Set #1 - Ukulele Mania
Special Set #2 - Rock 'n Roll Redux
Special Set #3 - All That Jazz (and Ragtime)
Special Set #4 - Particularly Paris