Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Chopin: Polonaise In A Major, No. 3, Op. 40-1 “Military”” by Arthur Rubinstein

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Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Chopin: Polonaise In A Major, No. 3, Op. 40-1 “Military”” by Arthur Rubinstein Not really a “Song” of the Day by Eric Berman, but rather a gorgeous piece of music. The “Military Polonaise,” “Polonaise in A major, Op. 40, No. 1” specifically, was composed by Frédéric Chopin […]

The 3D Rolling Stone 500 II

The 3D Rolling Stone 500 II

On this episode we are spinning cuts that are part of the compendium known as Rolling Stone Magazine’s “500 Greatest Songs of All Time”, and every song is one that we have not featured on the program before…  Which really says something because we have played well over 5,000 numbers in our nearly 250 shows, […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Dance At The Gym” from the Original Soundtrack of “West Side Story” – Leonard Bernstein & Stephen Sondheim

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Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Dance At The Gym” from the Original Soundtrack of “West Side Story” – Leonard Bernstein & Stephen Sondheim Broadway musicals don’t get any better than this! You can keep your Andrew Lloyd Webber with his one song per musical that gets repeated to oblivion; Leonard Bernstein and […]

II Free In 3D

This is The 3D RadioActivity, I’m Uncle Marty, and on this episode, since The USA just celebrated it’s birthday to start it’s 239th year, so appropriately enough, Sean and I are going to observe it with our 239th show playing tracks revolving around the word Free. Click the right arrow to  listen: or download here: […]

A Show Called Bob

I’m Uncle Marty, this is The 3D RadioActivity, and as I was listening to a Terri Gross NPR interview with a woman from Hibbing Minnesota who pointed out that their greatest export wasn’t iron ore, it was Bob Dylan. That hatched the idea to do a show called “Bob” which is what we are doing […]

Today in Rock History – June 18th

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1971, Fleetwood Mac appeared at Up The Junction in Crewe, England. 1974, Peter Hoorelbeke drummer with US band Rare Earth was arrested after a concert for throwing his drumsticks into the crowd. 1975, Elvis Presley had a face-lift at Mid South hospital, Memphis. 1976, Abba gave a special live performance in Stockholm for Sweden’s King […]

3D Radio Presents 14 Days of Quality Music

Google the word Days, and you will recieve About 1 billion, 40 million results, because “Day” is the 98th most common word in English according to AskOxford.com.  Other interesting facts include: Any number of days may end at midnight, or closing time, when that is earlier; There are about 365.2422 solar days in one mean […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Rhapsody In Blue” by Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra

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Paul Whiteman was one of the biggest selling artists of the 1920s, and led one of the best-loved sweet bands of all time. Sweet bands were society or café orchestras. They played music for listening and as a background for dining and conversing, as opposed to swing bands whose music was the main attraction and […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Aquarium” by Van Dyke Parks

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Van Dyke Parks has essentially been making the same album since 1968, and fortunately for his fans, that album is a great one. Parks’ fascination with Tin Pan Alley sounds and Depression-Era songwriting has infused his work since the mid-1960s, resulting in albums that sound like original cast recordings from musicals that don’t exist. Over […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Soulful Strut” by Young-Holt Unlimited

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It was a breath of funked out fresh air when “Soulful Strut” hit the charts in 1968, and today the song is one of the most refreshing instrumentals of all time. Eldee Young (bass) and Isaac “Red” Holt (drums) were Chicago musicians who made up the rhythm section for The Ramsey Lewis Trio. After gigging […]

The Award Winning 3D RadioActivity is Dreaming – Again!

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On this episode of The Award Winning 3D RadioActivity, we are playing songs about a series of thoughts, images, or emotions, often but not necessarily occurring during sleep, sometimes  accompanied by rapid eye movement.  Some reports range from the very ordinary and realistic to the fantastic and surreal.  Humans have always attached great importance to […]

4th of July 3D RadioActivity Style

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We’re observing American traditions and influences this week on  The Award Winning 3D RadioActivity, with notes and music that augments the occasion of the country’s birthday, which is shared several other auspicious events. For instance, in… 362 BC – The Thebans defeated the Spartans at The Battle of Mantinea. Nearly 700 years later in 1054 […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Simbah” by Gerry Mulligan Tentette

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The innovative instrumentation and arrangements of Miles Davis’ landmark Birth Of The Cool nonet sessions from 1948, on which Gerry Mulligan played baritone saxophone, was a major influence on Mulligan’s Tentette recordings from January of 1953 that included “Simbah,” today’s Song Of The Day. But even though the Tentette recordings are less well known than […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Rhapsody In Blue” by Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra

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Paul Whiteman was one of the biggest selling artists of the 1920s, and led one of the best-loved sweet bands of all time. Sweet bands were society or café orchestras. They played music for listening and as a background for dining and conversing, as opposed to swing bands whose music was the main attraction and […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Dance At The Gym” from the Original Soundtrack of “West Side Story” – Leonard Bernstein & Stephen Sondheim

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          Broadway musicals don’t get any better than this! You can keep your Andrew Lloyd Webber with his one song per musical, Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim were the real deal! And their musical, West Side Story, has never been bettered. West Side Story was one of the first musicals where […]