Ray Charles http://kcur.org en 20 Feet from Stardom ~ Encore http://kcur.org/post/20-feet-stardom-encore <p>This past summer on Cyprus Avenue, Bill Shapiro put the spotlight on the documentary film&nbsp;<em><strong>20 Feet from Stardom</strong></em>, a celebration of outstanding musicians who rarely receive recognition: &nbsp;the back-up singers. &nbsp;Included on the show were portions of the film's soundtrack, plus other recordings by the artists featured in the film. &nbsp;Since then, <strong><em>20 Feet from Stardom</em></strong> has been nominated for an Oscar, so we bring you a special encore of that show.</p><p> Sun, 26 Jan 2014 06:10:38 +0000 Laurie Arbore 50277 at http://kcur.org 20 Feet from Stardom ~ Encore 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 Rock 'n Roll Party for the Fall Membership Drive http://kcur.org/post/rock-n-roll-party-fall-membership-drive <div>Thank you for supporting KCUR and Cyprus Avenue! &nbsp;For this year&#39;s Fall Membership Drive, Bill Shapiro presented a special, two-hour rock &#39;n roll party<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 19:30:10 +0000 Laurie Arbore 44513 at http://kcur.org Rock 'n Roll Party for the Fall Membership Drive 20 Feet from Stardom http://kcur.org/post/20-feet-stardom <p>This week, a celebration of some outstanding musicians who rarely receive recognition: &nbsp;the back-up singers. &nbsp;We explore portions of the soundtrack from the documentary <strong><em>20 Feet &nbsp;from Stardom</em></strong>, plus dig into other recordings that feature some of these artists.</p><p> Sun, 18 Aug 2013 01:00:00 +0000 Laurie Arbore 42055 at http://kcur.org 20 Feet from Stardom Ray Charles: The Atlantic Years http://kcur.org/post/ray-charles-atlantic-years <p>This week on Cyprus Avenue, a look at the undeniable genius of Ray Charles, and the tracks that defined his early recording career at Atlantic Records. Sat, 27 Oct 2012 20:36:52 +0000 Jeffrey Harvey 28033 at http://kcur.org Ray Charles: The Atlantic Years