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Musicians wrestle everywhere

As part of the Whole Whole Music program of September 7, 2007, I played a song by Elliott Carter based on a poem by Emily Dickinson. Here is that poem. Musicians wrestle everywhere (Emily Dickinson, c. 1860) Musicians wrestle everywhere— All day—among the crowded air I hear t... Read more

Ubu Hour audio downloads

September UBU HOUR (9/03/07) is now available for download... There's THE FIVE WHITE GUYS AT CITY HALL (2 parts), THE DARKNESS (3 parts) and THE LOBOTOMY OF DUBYA TUSH... for anyone who missed them or couldn't stay up until 11 pm... Read more

loose nukes?

  Material used in part for 9-6-07; loose nukes, the draft   Well, look at that, we’re coming up on the anniversary of September 11th,the day we all mourn the 200,000 people who have been lost since that day to alcohol poisoning.  No, it’s the 250,000 who have died in car a... Read more

Craig Burk hosts Tribute to Jewish American Songwriters

Craig Burk hosts Tribute to Great Jewish-American Songwriters, September 2, 2007 On September 2, I presented a Tribute to the Great Jewish-American Songwriters as an alternate program to the Yiddish Hour. The playlist for that program may be found by clicking here During my... Read more

Craig Burk hosts Italian Hour, September 2, 2007

Craig Burk hosts the Italian Hour, September 2, 2007 I was guest host on the Italian Hour on September 2, 2007.  To see my  playlist, click here During his program, I singled out the great singer-songwriter Fabrizio De Andre for special praise. To learn more about this legen... Read more

Five Minutes Sweetness

                                          Five minutes sweetness                              An hour poked in the eye---                                   Ahh-- Television!                      B.L.                                                                           ... Read more