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This Sunday on Broadway to Main Street

Sep 6, 2013

Want the world on a string? You've got it with this Sunday's episode of BROADWAY TO MAIN STREET:  "A String of Arlen."  An anthology of one of America's greatest composer's work for the stage, including numbers from the Cotton Club and shows such as Bloomer Girl, St. Louis Woman, and Jamaica with an all-star cast: Lena Horne, Pearl Bailey, Mildred Bailey, and Harold Arlen himself, among others. Sunday at 3PM.

Follow the 88.3 blog for weekly profiles of musicians and guests from either Friday Night Soul with Ed German, The Eclectic Cafe with Bonnie Grice or Afternoon Ramble with Brian Cosgrove. This week discover Friday Night Soul featured '70s disco trio, First Choice. Click HERE to visit the WPPB blog and discover a multimedia collage of photos, videos, and songs from this influential group of women. Groovy!

In honor of Labor Day, this encore episode is a tribute to our nation's working men and women. Workers from cops to dance hall girls to cleaning women to whalers to union organizers sing for their supper; shows include Pins and Needles, The Cradle Will Rock, Working and The Pajama Game, with performances by Lilias White, Jerry Orbach and a rare recording of "Ballad for Americans" with Paul Robeson. 

Originally broadcast on 9/2/12

Follow the 88.3 blog for weekly profiles of musicians and guests from either The Eclectic Cafe with Bonnie Grice, Afternoon Ramble with Brian Cosgrove or Friday Night Soul with Ed German. This week discover singer / songwriter Jason Isbell and his new album "Southeastern" frequently played on the Afternoon Ramble. Click HERE to visit the WPPB blog and discover a multimedia collage of photos, videos, and songs from Jason Isbell and his new album. 

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