Dave’s Gone By Interview (12/29/12) – MICHAEL KANTOR & Rabbi Sol Solomon


MichaelKantorRabbi Sol Solomon chats with documentary filmmaker and theater expert Michael Kantor (“Broadway: The American Musical,” “Make `em Laugh”).

Topics include: the Jewish influence on Broadway musicals, banjos.

Segment originally aired Dec. 29, 2012 on the “Dave’s Gone By” radio program hosted by Dave Lefkowitz.

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Dave’s Gone By #406 (12/29/12): What’s Up, Docu?


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Featuring: Rabbi Sol Solomon chats with filmmaker Michael Kantor (“Broadway: The American Musical”; “Make `em Laugh”) and offers his Rabbinical Reflection on the year gone by. Plus: Inside Broadway (Jack Klugman), Farewells to Roy Collins and Charles Durning, Bob Dylan – Sooner & Later (namechecks), and Saturday Segues (birthdays, last year’s man).

Host: Dave Lefkowitz

Guest: filmmaker Michael Kantor

00:00:01 DAVE GOES IN
00:10:00 SATURDAY SEGUE – birthdays
00:52:30 INSIDE BROADWAY
01:25:00 DAVE SAYS BYE to Ray Collins
01:30:30 Sponsors
01:39:00 GUEST: Rabbi Sol Solomon interviews Michael Kantor
02:25:00 BOB DYLAN – Sooner & Later – namechecks
02:58:00 RABBI SOL SOLOMON’S RABBINICAL REFLECTION #51 – 2012 Farewell
03:07:30 Friends
03:10:00 SATURDAY SEGUE
03:31:30 Weather
03:33:00 DAVE GOES OUT

Dec. 29, 2012 Playlist: “Papa Gene’s Blues” (00:10:00), “Cuddly Toy” (00:14:00), “You Just May Be the One” (00:34:00; The Monkees). “This Little Bird” (00:12:00) & “Sister Morphine” (00:21:30; Marianne Faithfull). “Mr. Radio” (00:16:30; Electric Light Orchestra). “Dancing Barefoot” (00:27:00) & Amerigo (00:36:00; Patti Smith). “Rattled” (00:31:00; The Traveling Wilburys). (01:04:00; Gypsy, 1959 Broadway cast w/ Ethel Merman & Jack Klugman). “Jack Klugman Discusses The Odd Couple (01:15:00; Jack Klugman). “You’re So Vain” (01:19:00; Jack Klugman and Tony Randall). “You Didn’t Try to Call Me” (01:22:00; Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention). “You Can’t Succeed on Broadway” (01:39:00; Spamalot Broadway cast w/ David Hyde Pierce). “It Ain’t Necessarily So” (01:50:30; Porgy and Bess 2012 Broadway cast w/ David Alan Grier). “Edelweiss” (02:16:00; The Sound of Music Broadway cast w/ Theodore Bikel). “Oisgetzaichnet (Out of this World)” (02:20:30; The Zulu and the Zayda Broadway cast w/ Menasha Skulnik). “The Seeker” (02:26:00; The Who). “Coming Up Close” (02:29:30; `til Tuesday). “Like Dylan in the Movies” (02:34:00; Belle & Sebastian). “Yer Blues” (02:38:00; The Beatles). “Song for Bob Dylan” (02:41:00; David Bowie). “Diamonds and Rust” (02:45:00; Joan Baez). “Taking New Bob Dylan” (02:49:30; Loudon Wainwright III). “Who Knows Where the Time Goes?” (03:10:30; Fairport Convention). “Last Year’s Man” (03:15:30; Leonard Cohen). “Another Year’s Gone By” (03:21:30; Hootie & the Blowfish). “What are You Doing New Year’s Eve?” (03:25:30; Vonda Shepard). “New Year’s Eve” (03:35:00; Tom Waits).

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(pictured: Michael Kantor, Charles Durning, Roy Collins, Jack Klugman, last year.)

Dave’s Gone By #405 (12/22/12): Apocalypse Not


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Featuring: Dave celebrates the world surviving Mayan Doomsday with a Saturday Segue on Endtimes. Plus: Inside Broadway, News Gone By, Rabbi Sol Solomon’s Rabbinical Reflection on gun control, Bob Dylan – Sooner & Later (John Wesley Harding 45th anniversary).

Host: Dave Lefkowitz

00:00:01 DAVE GOES IN
00:08:00 SATURDAY SEGUE – Endtimes, part 1
00:49:30 Thanks & Sponsors
01:00:00 INSIDE BROADWAY
01:20:30 NEWS GONE BY
01:39:30 RABBI SOL SOLOMON’s RABBINICAL REFLECTION #50 – Gun Control
01:46:30 BOB DYLAN – Sooner & Later (John Wesley Harding 45th Anniversary)
02:25:30 SATURDAY SEGUE – Endtimes, part 2
02:49:30 DAVE SAYS BYE – Larry L. King
02:59:30 Thanks & Weather & Friends
03:05:00 DAVE GOES OUT

Dec. 22, 2012 Playlist: “The Last Night of the World” (09:00; Bruce Cockburn). “End of the World” (00:14:00; Herman’s Hermits). “The End has Begun” (00:17:00; Loudon Wainwright III). “Sweet Apocalypse” (00:21:00; Moby). “End” (Peter Case; 00:25:00). “(I’ll Love You) Till the End of the World” (00:28:30; Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds). “Time Waits for No One” (00:32:30; The Rolling Stones). “It’s Over” (00:39:00; Tom Waits). “Master of the House” (01:15:00; Les Miserables Broadway cast). “Jet Song” (01:24:00; West Side Story; film soundtrack). “Coffee Homeground” (01:32:00; Kate Bush). “John Wesley Harding” (01:50:00) & “As I Walked Out One Morning” (01:53:00; Bob Dylan). “I Dreamed I Saw St. Augustine” (01:56:00; John Doe). “All Along the Watchtower” (01:59:00; Bryan Ferry). “Dear Landlord” (02:02:30; Joan Baez). “I Pity the Poor Immigrant” (02:05:30; Judy Collins). “Wicked Messenger” (02:10:00; The Black Keys). “I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight” (02:13:30; Barb Jungr). “I Found the End” (02:26:00; Broadcast). “It’s Over” (02:28:00; The Smiths). “It’s Over” (02:34:00; Aimee Mann). “Time Out from the World” (02:37:30; Goldfrapp). “The End” (02:42:30; The Doors). “The Galaxy Song” (02:44:30; “Monty Python’s Meaning of Life;” film soundtrack). “Hard Candy Christmas” (02:54:00; “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas,” film soundtrack). “It’s the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine)” (03:06:30; R.E.M.).

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(pictured: End Times, Larry L. King, Bob Dylan’s John Wesley harding album, gun control.)

Dave’s Gone By Interview (12/15/12) – LINDY S. HUDIS & Rabbi Sol Solomon


LindySHudisRabbi Sol Solomon chats with fiction author Lindy S. Hudis (“Crashers,” “The S&M Club”)

Topics include: writing and filmmaking.

Segment originally aired Dec. 15, 2012 on the “Dave’s Gone By” radio program hosted by Dave Lefkowitz.

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More information on Rabbi Sol Solomon: http://www.shalomdammit.com

Dave’s Gone By #404 (12/15/12): Winternship

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Featuring: Rabbi Sol Solomon chats with author Lindy S. Hudis and offers his Rabbinical Reflection on “molest we forget.” Plus: Saturday Segues (Ravi Shankar, winter), Inside Broadway, News Gone By and Bob Dylan – Sooner & Later (whales).

Host: Dave Lefkowitz

Guest: author Lindy S. Hudis

00:00:01 DAVE GOES IN
00:08:00 SATURDAY SEGUE – Ravi Shankar
00:37:00 NEWS GONE BY
00:47:00 INSIDE BROADWAY
01:00:00 Sponsors
01:09:00 RABBI SOL SOLOMON’S RABBINICAL REFLECTION #49 (Molest We Forget)
01:17:00 DAVE SAYS BYE – Jenni Rivera
01:28:30 GUEST: Rabbi Sol Solomon interviews Lindy S. Hudis
02:06:00 BOB DYLAN – Sooner & Later (whales)
02:33:30 SATURDAY SEGUE – Winter
03:04:30 Weather & Friends
03:09:00 DAVE GOES OUT

Dec. 15, 2012 Playlist: “Introduction to Indian Music” (00:13:30), “Supplication” (00:18:00), “Raag Khamaj” (w/ Anoushka Shankar; 00:21:00), “Tana Mana” (00:25:00) & “Shanti-Mantra (Reprise)” (03:14:30; Ravi Shankar). “Norwegian Wood” (00:28:00; The Beatles). “December” (00:30:00; Norah Jones). “When I See an Elephant Fly” (00:45:00; “Dumbo” (Disney film soundtrack). “Oh, What a Circus” (00:55:30; Evita 2012 Broadway cast w/ Ricky Martin). “La Papa sin Catsup” (01:17:00; Jenni Rivera). “Santa Quits” (01:24:00; Dave Lefkowitz). “Lindy” (02:03:00; “Helzapoppin'” film soundtrack). “Bob Dylan’s 115th Dream” (02:07:00), “Time Passes Slowly” (02:13:30), “My Back Pages” ({live 30th anniversary version w/ Eric Clapton, Neil Young, George Harrison, etc.} 02:16:00), “Lo and Behold” ({version 1}, 02:21:00) & “She’s Your Lover Now” (02:23:30; Bob Dylan). “He Came from the Mountain” (02:37:00; Bruce Cockburn). “The First Day of Winter” (Jenifer Jackson; 02:40:00). “Winter Lady” (02:43:00; Leonard Cohen). “Frozen Warnings” (Nico; 02:45:00). “Winter Song” (02:49:00; Yoko Ono). “Winter A Go-Go” (02:53:00; Yo La Tengo). “Winter Now” (02:56:00; Broadcast). “Winterlong” (02:59:00; Neil Young).
(pictured from top: Lindy S. Hudis, the Malibu whale, Jenni Rivera, Ravi Shankar, Rabbi Weberman, winter.)
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Dave’s Gone By Interview (12/8/12) – JON GOODMAN


JonGoodmanDave Lefkowitz chats with Jon Goodman, the son of novelty-record pioneer Dickie Goodman.

Topics include: Dickie Goodman, mash-ups, sampling and cut-in records.

Segment originally aired Dec. 8, 2012 on the “Dave’s Gone By” radio program hosted by Dave Lefkowitz.

Note: Interview segments extracted from “Dave’s Gone By” may have music and other elements removed for timing and media re-posting considerations. For the full interview with all elements, please visit the audio of the complete original broadcast.

All content (c)2012 TotalTheater Productions.

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More information on Rabbi Sol Solomon: http://www.shalomdammit.com

Dave’s Gone By #403 (12/8/12): A Goodman is Hard to Find


a1Featuring: Dave chats with Jon Goodman, son of novelty-record pioneer Dickie Goodman. Plus: Inside Broadway, Saturday Segues (Dave Brubeck & Chanukah), the News Gone By, Bob Dylan – Sooner & Later (finals), and Rabbi Sol Solomon’s Rabbinical Reflection on Chanukah.

Host: Dave Lefkowitz

Guest: biographer Jon Goodman

00:00:01 DAVE GOES IN
00:08:00 SATURDAY SEGUE – Dave Brubeck
00:37:30 INSIDE BROADWAY
01:01:00 Sponsors
01:09:00 GUEST: Jon Goodman
01:58:30 BOB DYLAN – Sooner & Later (finals)
02:30:00 NEWS GONE BY
02:41:30 RABBI SOL SOLOMON’S RABBINICAL REFLECTION #48 – Chanukah
02:53:30 Thanks & Friends
02:56:00 DAVE GOES OUT

Dec. 8, 2012 Playlist: “Theme from Elementals” (00:11:30), “Unsquare Dance” (00:14:30), “One Song” (00:16:30), “Blue Rondo a la Turk” (00:21:30), “Take Five” (00:28:00), “Thank You” (02:56:30; Dave Brubeck). “Sennett Song” (Chaplin 2012 Broadway cast). “On Campus” (01:06:30), “The Flying Saucer, Part 1” (01:21:00), “Mr. Jaws” (01:30:30), “Star Wars” (01:50:30) & “The Flying Saucer, Part 2” (01:54:00; Dickie Goodman). “Baby, I’m in the Mood for You” (01:59:00 ), “The Ballad of Donald White” (02:02:00), “Foot of Pride” (02:06:30), “Idiot Wind” ({live Hard Rain version}, 02:12:30) & “Final Theme” (02:22:30; Bob Dylan). “Cows with Guns” (02:36:30; Dana Lyons). “Maoz Tsuris” (02:46:00; Rabbi Sol Solomon). “Temple” (Jane Siberry). “The Dreidel Song” (02:50:00; The Groovebarbers). “Light a Candle” (02:51:30; Neil Young).

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(pictured: flying saucer, Jon Goodman, Dickie Goodman, Dave Brubeck, Chanukah.)

Dave’s Gone By Interview (12/1/12) – ROBERT HARLING


RobertHarlingDave Lefkowitz interviews film director and “Steel Magnolias” playwright Robert Harling

Topics include: Steel Magnolias, theater.

This segment originally aired Dec. 1, 2012 as part of the “Dave’s Gone By” radio program hosted by Dave Lefkowitz.

Segments extracted from “Dave’s Gone By” may have music and other elements removed for timing and media re-posting considerations. For the full interview with all elements, please visit the audio of the complete original broadcast.

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Dave’s Gone By Interview (12/1/12) – JOEY REYNOLDS

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Dave Lefkowitz chats with veteran radio personality Joey Reynolds

Topics include: Joey Reynolds’s career, shock jocks, modern radio.

Segment originally aired Dec. 1, 2012 on the “Dave’s Gone By” radio program hosted by Dave Lefkowitz.

Note: Interview segments extracted from “Dave’s Gone By” may have music and other elements removed for timing and media re-posting considerations. For the full interview with all elements, please visit the audio of the complete original broadcast.

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More information on Rabbi Sol Solomon: http://www.shalomdammit.com

Dave’s Gone By #402 (12/1/12): Joey Division

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Featuring: Dave chats with Steel Magnolias author Robert Harling, and Rabbi Sol Solomon interviews radio legend Joey Reynolds. Plus: Inside Broadway, Bob Dylan – Sooner and Later (in search of…), and the News Gone By.

Host: Dave Lefkowitz

Guest: radio personality Joey Reynolds, playwright Robert Harling

00:00:01 DAVE GOES IN
00:11:30 SATURDAY SEGUE – December
00:28:30 Sponsors
00:32:30 GUEST: Rabbi Sol Solomon interviews Joey Reynolds
01:27:30 INSIDE BROADWAY (news (01:28:00) & Queen Lear (01:33:30))
01:49:00 GUEST: Robert Harling
02:34:30 NEWS GONE BY
02:41:00 BOB DYLAN – Sooner & Later (in search of…)
02:47:30 DAVE GOES OUT

Dec. 1, 2012 Playlist: “December” (00:12:00; Norah Jones). “Flowers in December” (00:15:00; Mazzy Star). “September Gurls” (00:19:30; Big Star). “A Long December” (00:22:30; Counting Crows). “Joey Reynolds Theme (00:31:00; The Four Seasons). “Rats in My Room” (01:25:00; Joey Reynolds & Danny Neaverth). “Sugar Magnolia” (02:33:30; Grateful Dead). “Oxford Town” (02:42:00), “Only a Pawn in their Game (02:43:30), “You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go” (02:48:00; Bob Dylan).

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(pictured: Joey Reynolds then and now, Robert Harling, December, Lucy Peacock as Queen Lear.)