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Show Your Love of Radio Theatre

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Do you love the great classic and contemporary Radio Theatre programs on KIXI? Whether you call it Radio Theatre or Audio Drama, there's an online petition to have the White House proclaim October 30th as National Audio Drama Day. Read More »

Puget Sound Access

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Interesting guests and compelling conversations about local issues. Sunday, October 19 5:30am - This week we speak with local children’s author and Newberry Honor winner Kirby Larson. Kirby has a new book called DASH. The story takes place in Seattle just after Pearl Harbor and the reader experiences the internment of Japanese Americans through the eyes of 11 year old ... Read More »

MUSIC NEWS

The Who Postpones First Two European Dates on 50th Anniversary Tour

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Image Courtesy of The WhoThe Who originally had been scheduled to launch their 50th anniversary tour with a November 26 concert in Dublin, Ireland, but the band has postponed that show and a gig that was to have been held two days later in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The reason given for rescheduling both events is “unforeseen logistical changes.” The Dublin ... Read More »

“Baker Street” Sax Player Raphael Ravenscroft Passes Away

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Rob Verhorst/RedfernsRaphael Ravenscroft, the man responsible for the recognizable saxophone solo in the 1978 Gerry Rafferty hit “Baker Street,” died on Sunday at the age of 60. Western Morning News reports that the musician is believed to have suffered a heart attack and passed away at a hospital near his home in Exeter, U.K. According to BBC News, Ravenscroft is ... Read More »

Two R&B Legends — Aretha Franklin and Earth, Wind & Fire — Release New Music Today

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RCA RecordsR&B legends Aretha Franklin and Earth, Wind & Fire are releasing new music Tuesday. Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics finds the Queen of Soul performing ten cover versions of songs made famous by other great female singers while Earth, Wind & Fire is out with its first Christmas album, Holiday. The Great Diva Classics contains Aretha’s version ... Read More »

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