Birthdays this week include JIMI HENDRIX, Randy Newman, Lee Michaels & Felix Cavaliere. On the menu this week: The Band’s Last Waltz ‘76, & the normal drill: World Party, The Cure, Neville Bros., Bowie, Howlin’ Wolf, Rod Stewart, Steely Dan, Paul Weller, Staple Singers, Zac Brown, Clapton, Foo Fighters, Stephen Stills & more …Where Great Music Lives… HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!
Financial advice: Melanie Thiel interviews Ed Kovac from Playball Financial about the 72T Substantially Equal Periodic Payment from your IRA and how you could benefit from these payments up to age 59 and 1/2 .
A Christmas Carol: Bill Nutt interviews Amy Hovell about the radio play version of A Christmas Carol at the Historic Blairstown Theatre running December 19-21, 2014.
Micky Dolenz: Melanie Thiel interviews Micky Dolenz from the 1960’s TV show/band the Monkees. Dolenz is performing his Christmas show at the Musikfest Café in Bethlehem, P
Two special guests, one in the studio and one on line plus all our callers make this a very interesting show. Everything from a Cher make up head to Vietnam Graffiti. Where else can you get that but on Value This?
The lead-up to Thanksgiving can be tough. There's the teeth-gnashing at the airport and the gray despair of the bus terminal, which is saying nothing of what happens if you've walked in your family's front door without having made tangible progress toward satiating your mom's hunger for grandchildren. You may have to take that hit, too.
Back in 2011, an album called A Very She & Him Christmas joined the eternal glut of holiday music. As might be expected, it featured a string of agreeably executed staples — "Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree," "Silver Bells," et al — played with timeless impeccability by the duo of Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward.