Bill Shapiro http://kcur.org en 35 Years Of Memories With Cyprus Avenue http://kcur.org/post/35-years-memories-cyprus-avenue <p>The sounds of Cyprus Avenue have filled this station’s airwaves for three and a half decades now, and host Bill Shapiro is still going strong.&nbsp;</p><p>In the second part of Wednesday's<a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date"><em> Up to Date</em></a>, we talk with him about how he got plugged in to do the show, some of his best memories of Cyprus Avenue’s 35 years and take a look at his five favorite artists.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Guest:</strong></p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 21:00:00 +0000 Steve Kraske & Beth Lipoff 43783 at http://kcur.org 35 Years Of Memories With Cyprus Avenue Bill Shapiro Looks Back As 'Cyprus Avenue' Celebrates 35 Years On Air http://kcur.org/post/bill-shapiro-looks-back-cyprus-avenue-celebrates-35-years-air <p>This fall marks a milestone for Kansas City radio and the metro’s many fans of rock, gospel, country and reggae. The now-iconic Cyprus Avenue program premiered on KCUR in October 1978. Piloting the program from the beginning was an eager, well-informed, dedicated host who was opportunely equipped with both an ideal voice for radio and a passion about the music he played.</p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 20:26:43 +0000 Kevin Alexander 43211 at http://kcur.org Bill Shapiro Looks Back As 'Cyprus Avenue' Celebrates 35 Years On Air Windows Down, Stereo Up: New Music Releases With KCUR Hosts http://kcur.org/post/windows-down-stereo-new-music-releases-kcur-hosts <p>Is your musical taste stuck in a rut? Don&rsquo;t you wish you had cool friends to take you out to a record store for a music makeover? Well, now you do.</p><p> Tue, 03 Apr 2012 18:22:55 +0000 Andrea Silenzi & Jabulani Leffall 15286 at http://kcur.org Windows Down, Stereo Up: New Music Releases With KCUR Hosts 2011 Favorites http://kcur.org/post/2011-favorites <p>This episode of <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/cyprus-avenue">Cyprus</a> showcases some of <a href="/people/bill-shapiro">host <strong>Bill Shapiro</strong></a>&#39;s top picks of 2011. With new releases from <strong>Hugh Laurie</strong> and <strong>Paul Simon</strong>, along with a partly-posthumous duet from <strong>Tony Bennett &amp; Amy Winehouse</strong>, 2011 was a good-sounding year. And, since we can&#39;t provide you with the show&#39;s audio because of recording industry restrictions, below find some YouTube videos of Cyprus&#39; chosen songs.</p> Sat, 14 Jan 2012 15:00:00 +0000 Cyprus Avenue 10098 at http://kcur.org 2011 Favorites