Albany, NY – ALBANY, NY (WAMC) - (3/11/11 @ 1p.m.) -- WAMC and the New York State Archives Partnership Trust New York Archives Partnership Trust present The Power of Words -- a year-long series of programs that follows American History through some of the most memorable political speeches of our time. On this program, WAMC's Alan Chartock and Roosevelt Historian and Author Dr. David Woolner discuss President Roosevelt's Great Arsenal of Democracy Speech delivered on December 29th 1940.
Albany, NY – Joe speaks with Oscar winner, Alan Arkin, about his new book, An Improvised Life: A Memoir.
Contains: Song "I Like You" Film clip: Catch 22 Anthony Perkins and Alan Arkin Film clip: Glengarry Glenn Ross Ed Harris and Alan Arkin Film clip: Little Miss Sunshine Abigail Breslin and Alan Arkin Film clip: The Last of the Red Hot Lovers Lois Hamilton and Alan Arkin
Albany, NY – Bridge Over Troubled Water was originally supposed to have two extra tracks, but Paul Simon nixed Art Garfunkel's favored Bach chorale, and Artie said no to Paul's political tune Cuba Si, Nixon No.
So the duo decided to leave it at 11 songs, which is where the album remains more than four decades later in this reissue.
And considering some of the songs, 11 was just enough. Why water down brilliance?
Albany, NY – On Saturday, March 12, at 8 PM in MASS MoCA's Hunter Center, Joe Boyd will read from his memoir, White Bicycles, as Robyn Hitchcock responds with acoustic renditions of the songs that highlighted his career.