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Song of the Day by Eric Berman – “The Nutcracker Suite” by Les Brown & His Band of Renown

Song of the Day by Eric Berman – “The Nutcracker Suite” by Les Brown & His Band of Renown The story of The Nutcracker was inspired by E.T.A. Hoffmann’s The Nutcracker and the King Of Mice and was presented to Russian composer, Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, by Marius Petipa who was maître de ballet of the Imperial Theater from Dumas. Tchaikovsky was unmoved by the prospect of writing a ballet for the story and was practically strong-armed into doing so. Meanwhile, he was also writing an opera called Yolanta Work on the ballet was … [Read More...]

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Weekend Sports Report – 12/18/14

with Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal ..join us with our guest Les Grobstein from the Score 670 in Chicago, as we look at the Bears quarterback mess.  Highly paid Jay Cutler is being benched to give journeyman Jimmy Clausen a chance to start against Detroit on Sunday. … [Read More...]

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Today in Rock History – December 22nd

1966,  Pink Floyd played the first of of 11 gigs at The Marquee Club. They had appeared there earlier in the year, but only as a support act. 1967, … [Read More...]

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Song of the Day by Eric Berman – “The Nutcracker Suite” by Les Brown & His Band of Renown

Song of the Day by Eric Berman – “The Nutcracker Suite” by Les Brown & His Band of Renown The story of The Nutcracker was inspired by E.T.A. … [Read More...]

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Today in Rock History – December 20th

1967, Singer Ian Anderson forms Jethro Tull with his former John Evans Blues Band mate, bassist Glenn Cornick, in Blackpool, England. The name comes … [Read More...]

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Today in Rock History – December 19th

1964, The Beatles fourth album Beatles For Sale started a seven-week run at number one on the UK album charts. Recorded when Beatlemania was just at … [Read More...]

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The 3D RadioActivity is downsizing towards the end of the year on show #261, as we are featuring all things small for you, whether it be towns, stuff, talk or stogies.  There's plenty of time to scrutinize the size musically whether it be acreage, … [Read More...]

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Today in Rock History – December 22nd

1966,  Pink Floyd played the first of of 11 gigs at The Marquee Club. They had appeared there earlier in the year, but only as a support act. 1967, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Pink Floyd, The Who, Keith West and Tomorrow, Eric Burdon & The … [Read More...]

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Kentucky trounces UCLA – UNC tops Ohio St

The old fashioned college basketball doubleheader returned to Chicago on Saturday as the United Center played host to the CBS Sports Classic. It may not have rekindled the spirit of the legendary Arthur Morse who staged high profile games at the … [Read More...]

Home Improvement USA – 11/14/14

with Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal John Elson from Inspect-It 1st discusses energy efficient lighting ideas during "This Week in Home Services." Author and energy expert Harry Braun sheds light on the downsides of current fracking practices on … [Read More...]

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Home Improvement USA – 11/14/14

with Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal John Elson from Inspect-It 1st discusses energy efficient lighting ideas during "This Week in Home Services." Author and energy expert Harry Braun sheds light on the … [Read More...]

Home Improvement USA – 8/15/14

with Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal Guests Bill Von Brethorst from Planetary Systems tells our listeners how to use renewable energy systems to live off the grid. Don Guzan from the D-Plantman Gardening … [Read More...]

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with Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal We are joined by Rebecca Fyffe of ABC Humane Wildlife Rescue who tells us a few stories about the right and wrong ways to deal with wildlife when they become unwelcome … [Read More...]

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