Dave’s Gone By Interview (2/26/11) – STAN RANSOM


a1Dave Lefkowitz interviews musicologist Stan Ransom

Topics include: Long Island, folk music, libraries.

Segment originally aired Feb. 26, 2011 as part of the “Dave’s Gone By” radio program hosted by Dave Lefkowitz.

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Dave’s Gone By #344 (2/26/11): RANSOM NOTES


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Guest: Stan Ransom

Featuring: Dave chats with folk musician and musicologist Stan Ransom. Also: Inside Broadway (Driving Miss Daisy, Molly Sweeney), Rabbi Sol Solomon’s Rabbinical Reflection on Charlie Sheen; sponsors, friends & letters. Plus: Saturday Segue birthday tributes to Fats Domino and Johnny Cash, and Bob Dylan – “Sooner & Later.”

00:00:01 DAVE GOES IN
00:09:00 SATURDAY SEGUE – Johnny Cash & Fats Domino
00:40:30 INSIDE BROADWAY (Molly Sweeney (00:41:00) & Driving Miss Daisy (00:50:00)).
00:58:30 GUEST: Stan Ransom
01:47:30 DAVE – Sponsors
01:56:00 BOB DYLAN – Sooner & Later
02:27:30 Weather
02:31:00 Rabbi Sol Solomon’s Rabbinical Reflection (Charlie Sheen)
02:43:00 Friends & Letters
02:55:00 DAVE GOES OUT

Feb. 26, 2011 Playlist: “I’m Ready” (00:09:30), “The Fat Man” (00:13:30), “Valley of Tears” (00:20:30), “I’m in Love Again” (00:30:00), “Whole Lotta Lovin'” (00:34:00) (Fats Domino); “Hey Porter” (00:11:30), “I Hung My Head” (00:16:30), “Ring of Fire” (00:22:00), “Daddy Sang Bass” (00:32:00) & “Hurt” (00:35:30) (Johnny Cash), “My Long Island Home” (00:55:30), “Wainscott Dumpling” (01:03:30), “Where are the Stones” (01:05:30), “Carolan’s Concerto” (01:43:30), “I Love Long Island” (00:01:00) & “The Coast of Peru” (02:59:00) (Stan Ransom), “Pretty Peggy-O” (01:58:00), “Little Maggie” (02:01:00), “Abandoned Love” (02:04:30), “Tell Me That it Isn’t True” (02:08:30), “Born in Time” (02:11:00), “It Hurts Me Too” (02:14:30) & “Blind Willie McTell” (02:18:00; Bob Dylan), “Desperado” (02:36:00) (Johnny Cash), “I Want to Walk You Home” (02:39:00) (Fats Domino), “Scott Walker Loves You” (02:46:00) (Art Paul Schlosser).
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(pictured: Stan Ransom as “The Connecticut Peddler,” Stan Ransom, Vanessa Redgrave and James Earl Jones in Driving Miss Daisy on Broadway, Jonathan Hogan, Geraldine Hughes & Ciaran O’Reilly in Molly Sweeney at Irish Rep, Fats Domino, Johnny Cash, Charlie Sheen.)

Dave’s Gone By Interview (2/19/11) – PHILIP LEFKOWITZ


PhilipLefkowitz10Dave Lefkowitz interviews his father, Philip Lefkowitz

Topics include: birthdays, movies.

Segment originally aired Feb. 19, 2011 as part of the “Dave’s Gone By” radio program hosted by Dave Lefkowitz.

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Dave’s Gone By Interview (2/19/11) – LINDA LAVIN


a1Dave Lefkowitz interviews actress Linda Lavin

Topics include: Alice, Other Desert Cities, cabaret.

Segment originally aired Feb. 19, 2011 as part of the “Dave’s Gone By” radio program hosted by Dave Lefkowitz.

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Dave’s Gone By #343 (2/19/11): LIVE LAVIN


a1host: Dave Lefkowitz
Guests: actress Linda Lavin & Dave’s dad, Philip Lefkowitz

Featuring: Dave chats with actress Linda Lavin (“Alice,” Other Desert Cities) and his dad, Philip Lefkowitz. Plus: Dave Says Bye to Kenneth Mars and Betty Garrett. Also: Inside Broadway (The Importance of Being Earnest, Colin Quinn: Long Story Short, The Divine Sister, Baby Wants Candy), Rabbi Sol Solomon’s Rabbinical Reflection on Presidents Day, and Bob Dylan: “Sooner & Later” (Presidents Day).

00:00:01 DAVE GOES IN
00:14:30 GUEST: Linda Lavin
00:39:00 DAVE SAYS BYE – Betty Garrett & Kenneth Mars
00:53:00 INSIDE BROADWAY (Reviews of The Importance of Being Earnest (00:53:30); Colin Quinn: Long Story Short (01:02:30) The Divine Sister (01:07:30); Baby Wants Candy (01:13:00); thoughts on Spider-Man (01:17:30).
01:33:30 GUEST: Philip Lefkowitz
02:09:30 Dave’s Sponsors
02:15:30 Bob Dylan: Sooner & Later (Presidents Day)
02:47:30 Weather
02:49:30 Rabbi Sol Solomon’s Rabbinical Reflection (Presidents Day)
02:55:30 Friends
03:04:30 DAVE GOES OUT

Feb. 19, 2011 Playlist: “Mr. President” (00:07:00; Randy Newman); “Funky President” (00:10:00; James Brown); “You’re Awful” (00:36:30; Frank Sinatra & Betty Garrett). “Franz Liebkind Scene” (00:44:30; “The Producers” film); “The Lullaby of Broadway” (00:48:30); “The President” (01:29:00; Robyn Hitchcock). “End Titles” (02:05:00; “To Kill a Mockingbird” score by Elmer Bernstein). “Dear Mrs. Roosevelt” (02:16:00), “Talkin’ World War III Blues” (live) (02:22:00), “Joey” (live) (02:27:30), “Must Be Santa” (02:36:30) & “It’s All Right Ma, I’m Only Bleeding” (live) (02:39:00) (Bob Dylan).

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(pictured: Linda Lavin, The Importance of Being Earnest, Colin Quinn’s Long Story Short, The Divine Sister, Baby Wants Candy, Betty Garrett, Kenneth Mars in The Producers.)

Dave’s Gone By Interview (2/12/11) – JIM CARUSO


a2Dave Lefkowitz interviews cabaret emcee Jim Caruso

Topics include: cabaret, open mic, Birdland.

Segment originally aired Feb. 12, 2011 as part of the “Dave’s Gone By” radio program hosted by Dave Lefkowitz.

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Dave’s Gone By #342 (2/12/11): BRAVO CARUSO

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Host: Dave Lefkowitz

Guest: entertainer Jim Caruso

Featuring: Dave chats with entertainer Jim Caruso (“Cast Party”). Plus: Dave Says Bye to Mary Cleere Haran. Also: Inside Broadway (Lombardi, Mistakes were Made), Rabbi Sol Solomon’s Rabbinical Reflection on Egypt, and Bob Dylan: “Sooner & Later.”

00:00:01 DAVE GOES IN
00:10:30 SATURDAY SEGUE – Valentine’s Day Songs
00:34:30 GUEST: Jim Caruso
01:31:00 DAVE SAYS BYE – Mary Cleere Haran
01:36:00 Dave – Sponsors
01:48:30 INSIDE BROADWAY, part 1 (Lombardi)
02:01:00 Weather
02:02:30 Bob Dylan – Sooner & Later (Valentine’s Day)
02:36:00 INSIDE BROADWAY, part 2 (Mistakes were Made)
02:44:30 RABBINICAL REFLECTION w/ Rabbi Sol Solomon – Egypt
02:56:00 DAVE GOES OUT

Feb. 12, 2011 Playlist: “Heart’s Desire” (00:10:30), “Just Squeeze Me” (00:29:00) & “The Doodlin’ Song” (01:22:00) (Jim Caruso); “Lovers of Today” (00:13:30; The Pretenders); “Blue Valentines” (00:18:30; Tom Waits); “Love is Just Around the Corner” (00:24:00; Mary Cleere Haran); “Radio Sweetheart” (00:27:00; Elvis Costello). (part two): “I’m in the Mood for Love” (01:25:30) & “For Now” (01:31:30) (Mary Cleere Haran); “The Wonderful World of Disney” (01:58:00) & “The Wonderful World of Color” (01:59:00) (Walt Disney TV show), “I Wanna Be Your Lover” (02:03:00), “Is Your Love in Vain” (live, 02:06:30), “Watered-Down Love” (02:10:30), “Love Minus Zero/No Limit” (live, 02:15:00), “True Love Tends to Forget” (02:19:00), “Make You Feel My Love” (02:23:00), “I Want You” (live, 02:26:00) & “Love Sick” (02:29:00; Bob Dylan); “Valentine’s Day” (02:50:30; Bruce Springsteen).

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(pictured: Jim Caruso, Valentine’s Day, Lombardi, Mary Cleere Haran)