Music Shows

12th Street Jump
9:58 am
Thu October 3, 2013

Celebrating The Birthday Of Louis Armstrong

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 This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of the great Louis Armstrong with our special guest Stan Kessler. A session with Dr. Pearl gets the royal baby started down the right path and Anthony Weiner is such a joke the gang just has to make fun of him.

Song List:

Love Walked In
Hello, Dolly!
Struttin’ With Some Barbecue
Gee Baby Ain’t I Good To You
On The Sunny Side of the Street
Stompin at the Savoy
When the Saints Go Marching In

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Louis Armstrong

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12th Street Jump
9:55 am
Thu October 3, 2013

Celebrating The Birthday Of Hank Jones

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 This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthdays of Hank Jones and Eddie Jefferson. We take a call-in from a musician in Erie, PA to find out “Who’s Got the Blues” and the heat wave gets a theme song.

Song List:

Just Squeeze Me
Ruby My Dear
Love Walked In
Now Is the Time
Soft and Furry
Over the Rainbow
You Came a Long Way from St. Louis
Dat Dere
Benny’s from Heaven

SPOTIFY:

Hank Jones

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12th Street Jump
9:50 am
Thu October 3, 2013

Celebrating The Birthday Of Sonny Boy Williamson

 This week, 12th Street Jump celebrates the birthday of Sonny Boy Williamson with our special guests Tom “Trashmouth” Baker and Sheila Bey. We play “Who’s Got the Blues” to find out more about our audience and Nedra sings the “Golf Widow Blues”, and it has nothing to do with Tiger Woods.

Song List:

Show Me Missouri Blues
Keep It to Yourself
CC Rider
Checkin’ Up on My Baby
Hound Dog
Drivin’ Wheel
Don’t Start Me Talking

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Cyprus Avenue
2:30 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

Rock 'n Roll Party for the Fall Membership Drive

Chuck Berry in the 1950s
ChuckBerry.com

Thank you for supporting KCUR and Cyprus Avenue!  For this year's Fall Membership Drive, Bill Shapiro presented a special, two-hour rock 'n roll party. 

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Cyprus Avenue
8:00 pm
Sat September 21, 2013

Tell It Like It Is: Aaron Neville (Encore)

Aaron Neville
AaronNeville.com

Bill Shapiro brings you an encore this week of his spotlight on Aaron Neville, including some of the iconic singer’s more recent songs.  Neville will perform October 4th in Cyprus Avenue Live at The Folly Theater.

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Cyprus Avenue
8:00 pm
Sat September 14, 2013

Sam Baker: Say Grace

Sam Baker
SamBakerMusic.com

On September 28th, Bill Shapiro celebrates his 35th Anniversary of bringing you Cyprus Avenue, with a special celebration concert at The Folly Theater.  Sam Baker will be our guest performer that night, and this week on the program, we feature Baker's music. 

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Cyprus Avenue
8:00 pm
Sat September 7, 2013

Bob Dylan: Another Self Portrait

Bob Dylan in a 'Self Portrait' session
BobDylan.com

This week, Bill Shapiro brings you newly-released material from a man he calls “the most fascinating musical artist of the last half-century”:  Bob Dylan.

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Cyprus Avenue
8:00 pm
Sat August 31, 2013

Tell It Like It Is: Aaron Neville

Aaron Neville
AaronNeville.com

Aaron Neville will perform October 4th in Cyprus Avenue Live at The Folly Theater.  This week's show is devoted to his music, including his more recent releases.

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Cyprus Avenue
8:00 pm
Sat August 24, 2013

Sam Baker: Say Grace

Sam Baker
SamBakerMusic.com

In the spotlight this week:  the music of Sam Baker.  Baker will perform September 28th at The Folly Theater, in the Cyprus Avenue Live celebration of our show's 35th Anniversary.   Bill Shapiro says of Sam Baker, "He sings to your soul, and it makes you feel real good." 

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Music Shows
9:32 am
Tue August 20, 2013

Cyprus Avenue 35th Anniversary At The Folly Theater

Credit Folly Theater

KCUR and the Folly Theater will celebrate the 35th anniversary of Cyprus Avenue with a live event at the Folly on Saturday, September 28.

The celebration starts at 7:30 p.m. with a music performance by Sam Baker at 8:00 p.m.

You can find out more about the show and buy tickets at the Folly Theater website.

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Cyprus Avenue
8:00 pm
Sat August 17, 2013

20 Feet from Stardom

Darlene Love
twentyfeetfromstardom.com

This week, a celebration of some outstanding musicians who rarely receive recognition:  the back-up singers.  We explore portions of the soundtrack from the documentary 20 Feet  from Stardom, plus dig into other recordings that feature some of these artists.

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Cyprus Avenue
8:18 pm
Sat August 10, 2013

Ballads by Rockers, Vol. 2 (35th Anniversary Edition)

The Rolling Stones ~ 'Goats Head Soup' album cover
rollingstones.com

As we get closer to the 35th Anniversary of Cyprus Avenue, we revisit the first-ever musical concept featured on the show:  Ballads by Rockers.

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Cyprus Avenue
8:00 pm
Sat August 3, 2013

Rhythm of the Rhythms, IV: 2005-2006

Bruce Springsteen
Facebook.com/Bruce Springsteen

In Part Four of this series, we take a look back at some of the more noteworthy music that came along in 2005 and 2006.

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Cyprus Avenue
8:00 pm
Sat July 27, 2013

The Music of Otis Redding

Otis Redding
Facebook.com/OtisRedding

This week on Cyprus Avenue, we focus on the music – and the musical impact – of the late, great Otis Redding.

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12th Street Jump
1:46 pm
Tue July 23, 2013

Celebrating The Birthday Of Cootie Williams

On this week’s archive episode of 12th Street Jump, we celebrate the birthday of Cootie Williams with our special guest Stan Kessler. We connect with Arthur Barron in Miami to learn “Who’s Got the Blues” and a little welcome song preps the All Stars for Kansas City.

Song List:
Do Nothin’ Til You Hear From Me
Don’t Get Around Much
Sweet Lorrain
e Love Me Or Leave Me
Shame and Scandal
My Old Flame
Perdido

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12th Street Jump
2:24 pm
Sun July 21, 2013

Celebrating The Birthday Of Philly Joe Jones

This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Philly Joe Jones with our special guest Tommy Ruskin. On the funny side of things, Dr. Pearl helps Tom Cruise handle the truth and Tommy’s Tom Tom Tutorial makes political messaging a little easier on the eardrums. Song List: Come On Over To My House Solar Billy Boy Take Five But Not For Me Ahmad’s Blues Bye Bye Blackbird Spotify: Philly Joe Jones

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Cyprus Avenue
8:01 pm
Sat July 20, 2013

The Latest from the Ladies

Mavis Staples
MavisStaples.com

This week on Cyprus Avenue, we feature newly-released music from some outstanding female artists.

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12th Street Jump
2:15 pm
Sun July 14, 2013

Celebrating The Birthday Of Louis Jordan

This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Louis Jordan with our special guest Bryan Redmond. On the funny side, Dr. Pearl prescribes some straight advice for crooked politics and later the Sax Therapist helps a couple from Omaha find their big O.

Song List:
Caravan
Hogwash Junction Function
Knock Me A Kiss
September Song
Jack You’re Dead
Saturday Night Fish Fry
Early In The Morning
If You’re So Smart, How Come You Ain’t Rich
Alright, Ok, You Win

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Cyprus Avenue
8:00 pm
Sat July 13, 2013

Marty Stuart, Redux: Encore

Marty Stuart & The Fabulous Superlatives
FollyTheater.org

On July 19, Cyprus Avenue brings Marty Stuart back in concert for Cyprus Avenue Live at The Folly Theater.  This week on the program, an encore presentation of our spotlight on Marty and his extremely multi-faceted music. 

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Cyprus Avenue
8:00 pm
Sat July 6, 2013

Jimmy and Bob

Jimmy Cliff: The KCRW Session
jimmycliff.com

This week on Cyprus Avenue… It’s a celebration of reggae, as we explore newly-released music of Jimmy Cliff and the late Bob Marley

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12th Street Jump
1:55 pm
Sat July 6, 2013

Celebrating The Birthday Of Ahmad Jamal

This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Ahmad Jamal with our very own Joe Cartwright. The 12th Street psychologist, Dr. Pearl, dishes advice to Paula Deen and the NSA makes us sing the blues.

Song List:
Darn That Dream
But Not For Me
September Song
Night Mist Blues
It Ain’t Necessarily So
Blue Skies

SPOTIFY: Ahmad Jamal
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Cyprus Avenue
8:12 pm
Sat June 29, 2013

Rhythm to the Rhythms, Vol. III: 2003-2004

Los Lobos
rollingstone.com

As Cyprus Avenue gets closer to its 35th anniversary, we continue our "Rhythm to the Rhythms" series -- this time looking back at some noteworthy music featured on the show in 2003 and 2004.

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Cyprus Avenue
8:39 pm
Sat June 22, 2013

Marty Stuart -- Redux

Marty Stuart & The Fabulous Superlatives
FollyTheater.org

On July 19, Cyprus Avenue will feature Marty Stuart at The Folly Theater in Cyprus Avenue Live.  This week on the program, we feature examples of his multi-faceted music. 

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Cyprus Avenue
7:00 am
Mon June 17, 2013

The Soul of Rock and Roll: Roy Orbison, Part 2

Roy Orbison
Facebook.com/RoyOrbison

This week on Cyprus Avenue, the second part of our celebration of Roy Orbison's iconic music career.

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12th Street Jump
1:25 pm
Sat June 15, 2013

Celebrating The Birthday Of Erroll Garner

On this week’s archive edition of 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Erroll Garner with our special guest Bobby Watson. The 12th Street Jump label releases the “Jazz for Doctors” album and Nedra gets the Basketball Blues as the NBA playoffs ruin her mood.
Song List:
I Cover The Waterfront
There Is No Greater Love
Tones For Joan’s Bones
Sea Journey
The Look of Love
I’ve Got The World On A String

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Cyprus Avenue
11:59 pm
Sun June 9, 2013

John Fogerty: Wrote A Song For Everyone

John Fogerty
Facebook.com/JohnFogerty

An exploration of John Fogerty's new album, Wrote A Song For Everyone, which features rearranged classics, new music and a who's-who of guest artists.

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12th Street Jump
1:14 pm
Sat June 8, 2013

Celebrating The Birthday Of Monty Alexander and Oliver Nelson

This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Monty Alexander and Oliver Nelson. Our resident psychologist, Dr. Pearl dishes advice to the Pope while Serena’s School for Scat enrolls some well-known students.

Song List:
Fly Me To The Moon
Night Mist Blues
SKJ
Stolen Moments
The Shadow Of Your Smile
Hi-Fly
My Shining Hour
Straight, No Chaser

Spotify: Monty Alexander
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Cyprus Avenue
10:31 am
Thu June 6, 2013

Richard Thompson At The Folly

Richard Thompson
FollyTheater.org

On June 6, Cyprus Avenue will feature Richard Thompson at The Folly Theater in Cyprus Avenue Live.  This week on the program, we look at Thompson's storied recording career.  (This edition of Cyprus Avenue aired on June 1, 2013.)

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Cyprus Avenue
10:28 am
Thu June 6, 2013

The Soul of Rock and Roll: Roy Orbison

Roy Orbison
Facebook.com/RoyOrbison

A journey through just some of the music from icon Roy Orbison's vast recording career.  (This edition of Cyprus Avenue aired on May 25, 2013.)

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Cyprus Avenue
10:25 am
Thu June 6, 2013

Here Come The Women

Ashley Monroe
Brian Tipton, CMT.com

A celebration of great music from some amazing women on the scene. (This edition of Cyprus Avenue aired on May 18, 2013.)

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