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Sound recordings--Production and direction




Musician and Singer Peter Wolf.

Musician and singer Peter Wolf. He's the former lead singer with the J. Geils Band which he was with for 17 years. He's been a solo artist for a while. On his latest CD "Fool's Parade" (Mercury) he's incorporated the Memphis sound.


Dr. John Keeps Playing -- No Matter What

Songwriter, pianist and singer Dr. John. Known in his native New Orleans as Mac Rebennack, his music has evolved from the psychedelic voodoo-rock he played in the 1960's to the classic piano he plays today. (REBROADCAST from 09/23/86)


From the Archives: 'Nick Lowe: A Musical Biography.

A 'Fresh Air' concert with Nick Lowe. This was recorded after his 1994 recording "The Impossible Bird" (Upstart Records). Lowe in the early 1970s played London's pub rock scene in the band Brinsley Schwarz. After the band broke up in 1975, he produced five albums for Elvis Costello. Lowe worked with Dave Edmunds in the group Rockpile. In 1992 he was one quarter of the band "Little Village" with John Hiatt and Ry Cooder. His newest CD is "Dig My Mood" released by Rounder Records. Originally aired 1/ 24/95


Colin Blunstone On Being a Member of The Zombies.

Former lead singer for the '60s British pop group "The Zombies" Colin Blunstone. The group's hits include "She's Not There," "You've Really Got a Hold On Me" and "Time of the Season." There's a new anthology of the group's recordings "The Zombies: Zombie Heaven" (Big Beat label).


Remembering Nick Venet.

Record producer Nick Venet. He has produced more than 300 albums in his career and has collected numerous Grammy nominations and awards. He is co-producer of a new Bobby Darin box set (Rhino). Venet was also Darin's producer and friend. Venet died last week. (Rebroadcast of 3/19/1996)


From the Archives: Record Producer and Disco Star Nile Rodgers.

Record producer and former guitarist for the band Chic, Nile Rodgers. In the late 1970s Chic was one of the most successful disco groups. Hits included "Dance, Dance, Dance," "Le Freak," and "Everybody Dance." As a record producer, Rodgers has worked with Sister Sledge, Diana Ross, Mick Jagger, David Bowie, INXS, and Madonna. (Rebroadcast of 8/20/1996)


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