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Podcast 007: Music My Mother Liked - July 31, 2005
Production note: sorry about the overmodulation (technical jargon
for "it's too damn loud") in the first voiceover. I was
My mother is probably the source of my taste in music and the musical interest
I've had all these years. She listened to an astonishing range on
music in her short life, and here, I talk about and play some of it: Johnny
Mathis, Broadway musicals, Gershwin, Mamas and the Papas, and some strange
Opening the show: Guy Marks, "Loving You Has Made Me Bananas,"
Mamas And The Papas, "Words Of Love," 1967
Petula Clark, "Downtown," 1964
Petula Clark, "Downtown (German version)," 1968
Julie Andrews and the original Broadway cast of My Fair Lady, "Wouldn't
It Be Loverly," 1956
Helen Thigpen and the cast of Porgy And Bess, "Street Cries
(Strawberry Woman)," 1959
Johnny Mathis, "Chances Are," 1958
Simon & Garfunkel, "The Boxer," from Bridge Over Troubled
This episode is dedicated to the memory of Nancy Ellen Ham, 1943-1968.
here for the MP3 file (23.8
megabytes, 33:09 duration).
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