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Bach Lives on Viva

Hello all, the host of "Viva: The Classical Music Show", Mara Kelland, here to serenade you in text form once more. It has been a long time since I have done this so apologies for any bloopers I make. Hopefully I will be able too do this much more in the future as time permits.

Floyd Dixon this week on The Juke In The Back!

The Juke In The Back” focuses on the “soul that came before rock n’ roll,” the records that inspired Elvis, Buddy Holly, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and countless others.

You'll hear the songs with the highest musical numbers in their titles and groups with numbers in their names tonight on The Early Years!

Join me for The Early Years where you'll enjoy the best variety of music from Rock and Roll's Golden Age (its first quarter century) with an occasional nod to other decades including music from before the rock era.

Roy Byrd aka Professor Longhair this week on The Juke In The Back!

The Juke In The Back” focuses on the “soul that came before rock n’ roll,” the records that inspired Elvis, Buddy Holly, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and countless others.

Coming up on Saturday at the Described Movies: Blackboard Jungle.

Only on Mushroom escape:
http://www.mushroomfm.com/escape
From this Saturday at 2am Eastern, that’s 7pm Saturday in NZ, or 5pm in Sydney, and repeated every four hours throughout the day , it’s the described movie Blackboard Jungle from 1955.

Exploding the Birthday Boy

Birthdays come around once a year, but this one is especially dear.
On April 24, Jonathan, who doesn’t look or act a day over 25, is celebrating his fiftieth trip around the sun.
We would love to have everyone for a big party at Mosen Towers, but the place just isn’t big enough.
So, Join us on a special Mosen Explosion, Sunday April 21, 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. EDT 7:00 – 11:00 p.m. in the UK for music, memories, and lots of laughs.
We can’t offer you cake or champagne, but we do want you to be a part of this special show.

The musical numbers get way up there tonight on The Early Years!

Join me for The Early Years where you'll enjoy the best variety of music from Rock and Roll's Golden Age (its first quarter century) with an occasional nod to other decades including music from before the rock era.
Before telling you about this week's show, I'd like to thank Bruce Toews for filling in last week while I was travelling. I was expecting to replay a show from two years ago but was pleasantly surprised when Bruce told me he could do the show after all. I very much appreciate him doing it and I hope you enjoyed it as much as I did.

The Mosen Explosion pays tribute to Sir George martin

At the time I’m usually on the air, I’ll be in the air, heading back from the Blind Citizens Australia convention. That means it’s time to delve into the humungonormous Mosen Explosion archives for a replay of a popular show.

This time, a few listeners have requested to hear again the documentary I put together on the legendary music producer Sir George Martin. It was first aired just after his death in March 2016.

Andre Williams, Nolan Strong & The Diablos, and Fortune Records this week on The Juke In The Back!

The Juke In The Back” focuses on the “soul that came before rock n’ roll,” the records that inspired Elvis, Buddy Holly, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and countless others.

Coming up on Saturday at the Described Movies: Grease

Only on Mushroom escape:

http://www.mushroomfm.com/escape

From this Saturday at 2am Eastern, that’s 7pm Saturday in NZ, or 5pm in Sydney, and repeated every four hours throughout the day , it’s the described movie Grease from 1978.

Directed by: Randal Kleiser.

Produced by: Robert Stigwood and Allan Carr.

Screenplay by: Bronte Woodard.

Based on: Grease, by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey.

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