The Drifters http://kcur.org en The Sounds of Christmas http://kcur.org/post/sounds-christmas <p>Cyprus Avenue rings in the holidays, as Bill Shapiro brings you his annual “The Sounds of Christmas” show.</p><p> Sun, 22 Dec 2013 03:00:00 +0000 Laurie Arbore 48722 at http://kcur.org The Sounds of Christmas Doc Pomus ~ Redux http://kcur.org/post/doc-pomus-redux <p>On this edition of Cyprus Avenue, we take a journey through decades of popular songs by well-known artists and with something in common: &nbsp;they were either written or co-written by <strong>Doc Pomus</strong>.</p><p> Sun, 13 Oct 2013 01:00:00 +0000 Laurie Arbore 45044 at http://kcur.org Doc Pomus ~ Redux The Demise Of Doo Wop http://kcur.org/post/demise-doo-wop-0 <p>This week on <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/cyprus-avenue">Cyprus Avenue</a>, host Bill Shapiro turns back the clock for a taste of Doo Wop, featuring The Drifters, Dion, the Beach Boys &amp; more.</p><p><a href="http://www.electricearl.com/dws/origin.html" target="_blank">Legend has it</a> that Doo Wop music got its famous nonsense-name from a 1954 record for a song called &quot;Never,&quot; by a Los Angeles-based group called Carlyle Dundee &amp; The Dundees.</p> Sat, 31 Mar 2012 18:00:00 +0000 Cyprus Avenue 15566 at http://kcur.org The Demise Of Doo Wop