Dave’s Gone By Interview (2/23/13) – STEPHEN SHOCHET & Rabbi Sol Solomon


stephen-schochetRabbi Sol Solomon chats with author and Hollywood expert Stephen Schochet.

Topics include: Hollywood stories, film, movie stars.

Segment originally aired Sept. 22, 2012 on the “Dave’s Gone By” radio program hosted by Dave Lefkowitz.

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All content (c)2013 TotalTheater Productions.

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

Dave’s Gone By #413 (2/23/13): Oscar Caliber


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A pre-Oscar show featuring Rabbi Sol Solomon chatting with Hollywood expert Stephen Schochet and with Dave’s dad, Philip Lefkowitz. Plus: Rabbi Sol’s Rabbinical Reflection (Purim jokes), Inside Broadway, the News Gone By, Bob Dylan – Sooner & Later and a Saturday Segue dedicated to recent passings in music.

Host: Dave Lefkowitz

Guests: author Stephen Schochet, Dave’s dad, Philip Lefkowitz

00:00:01 PRE-SHOW
00:07:00 DAVE GOES IN
00:17:00 SATURDAY SEGUE – Passings
01:00:00 INSIDE BROADWAY (news (01:00:00) & “Madea Gets a Job” review (01:22:30))
01:33:00 Sponsors
01:41:00 GUEST: Rabbi Sol Solomon interviews Stephen Schochet
02:19:00 NEWS GONE BY
02:26:00 RABBI SOL SOLOMON’S RABBINICAL REFLECTION #58: More Purim Jokes
02:33:00 BOB DYLAN – Sooner & Later (movies)
02:57:00 Friends
03:02:00 GUEST: Rabbi Sol Solomon interviews Philip Lefkowitz
03:25:30 Weather
03:27:00 DAVE GOES OUT

Feb. 23, 2013 Playlist: “The Birthday Present” (00:05:00; Loudon Wainwright III). “The Saints” (00:20:00), “My Bonnie” (00:29:30), “Why” (00:36:00) & “Nobody’s Child” (00:48:00; Tony Sheridan & the Beatles). “Leader of the Pack” (00:22:00) & “Remember” (Walking in the Sand)” (00:34:00; The Shangri-Las). “Midnight Blues” (00:25:00) & “The Sky is Crying” (00:39:00; Magic Slim). “A Girl’s Gotta Do What a Girl’s Gotta Do” (00:31:30) & “You’ll Never Know” (00:44:30; Mindy McCready). “A Beautiful Morning” (01:10:30; The Rascals). “The Color Purple (Reprise)” (01:18:30; The Color Purple Broadway cast). “Life Can Be Like the Movies” (01:39:30; Chaplin, 2012 Broadway cast). “If You were in My Movie” (02:16:00; Suzanne Vega). “Things Have Changed” (02:34:00), “Hero Blues” (02:39:00), “Clean Cut Kid” (02:40:30) & “Brownsville Girl” (Bob Dylan). “Prisoners of Love” (03:22:30; “The Producers” (1969 film soundtrack).
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(Pictured: hooray for Hollywood, Stephen Schochet, Philip Lefkowitz, Tony Sheridan, Mindy McCready, Magic Slim, Shadow Morton, Tyler Perry, Happy Purim!

Dave’s Gone By #412 (2/16/13): Pres Play


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Featuring: A pre-President’s Day show with Saturday Segues (presidents, Yoko Ono), Inside Broadway, Bob Dylan – Sooner & Later (shooting stars), News Gone By and Rabbi Sol Solomon on the Pope’s retirement.

Host: Dave Lefkowitz

00:00:01 DAVE GOES IN
00:09:00 SATURDAY SEGUE – Presidents (Part 1)
00:36:30 INSIDE BROADWAY
00:55:30 Sponsors
01:02:30 SATURDAY SEGUE – Yoko Ono
01:40:30 Weather
01:41:30 NEWS GONE BY
01:52:30 BOB DYLAN – Sooner & Later (shooting stars)
02:31:30 RABBI SOL SOLOMON’s RABBINICAL REFLECTION #57 – Pope Benedict Resigns
02:40:30 Friends
02:47:00 SATURDAY SEGUE – Presidents (Part 2)
03:11:30 DAVE GOES OUT

Feb. 16, 2013 Playlist: “Young Americans” (00:10:00; David Bowie). “On the Nickel” (00:15:00; Tom Waits). “Who Needs the Peace Corps?” (00:21:30). “Arthur” (The Kinks; 00:24:00). “Burn On” (Randy Newman; 00:29:00). “Poppa Knows Best” (Two By Two 1970 Bway cast w/ Danny Kaye; 00:52:00). “Yang Yang” (01:11:00), “What a Mess” (01:14:30), “Listen the Snow is Falling” (01:17:00), “I Felt Like Smashing My Face in a Clear Glass Window” (01:20:30), “Toyboat” (01:28:00), “A Story” (01:31:30) & “We’re All Water” (01:34:00) & “Hard Times are Over” (03:13:30; Yoko Ono). “The Ballad of John and Yoko (The Beatles w/ John Lennon; 01:25:00). “I Had to Kill that Rabbit” (01:48:00; Tom Paxton). “Changing of the Guards” (01:53:00), “Union Sundown” (01:59:30), “Desolation Row” (02:05:00), “Romance in Durango” ({live 1975}; 02:16:30) & “Shooting Star” ({live MTV Unplugged version; 02:21:30; Bob Dylan). “Mr. Wilson” (02:47:00; John Cale). “Broken Hearted Hoover Fixer Sucker Guy” (“Once” {film soundtrack w/ Glen Hansard}; 02:50:30). “Captain Kennedy” (Nikki Sudden; 02:51:30). “The Campaigner” (02:55:30; Neil Young). “Famous Blue Raincoat” (02:59:00; Tori Amos). “The Dreaming” (03:04:00; Kate Bush).

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(pictured: The Presidents, Yoko Ono, Pope Benedict.)

Dave’s Gone By Interview (2/9/13) – MARTIN CHARNIN & Rabbi Sol Solomon

Rabbi Sol Solomon chats with Martin Charnin, Broadway director and lyricist

Topics include: the York Theater Company’s revival of Two By Two and the Broadway revival of Annie.

Segment originally aired Feb. 9, 2013 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)2013 TotalTheater Productions.

More information on Dave’s Gone By: http://www.davesgoneby.com
More information on Rabbi Sol Solomon: http://www.shalomdammit.com

Dave’s Gone By #411 (2/9/13): Charn School

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Featuring: Rabbi Sol Solomon chats with Broadway director and lyricist Martin Charnin (Annie, Two By Two). Also: A pre-Valentine’s Day celebration with love songs, hate songs, Dylan songs, and Rabbi Sol’s Rabbinical Reflection on the holiday. Plus: Inside Broadway and Dave Says Bye to Reg Presley of The Troggs.

Host: Dave Lefkowitz

Guest: Martin Charnin

00:00:01 DAVE GOES IN
00:15:00 SATURDAY SEGUE – Love Songs
00:46:30 GUEST: Rabbi Sol Solomon interviews Martin Charnin
01:45:30 Sponsors
01:50:30 INSIDE BROADWAY
02:05:30 BOB DYLAN – Sooner & Later (Valentine’s Day)
02:39:00 RABBI SOL SOLOMON’S RABBINICAL REFLECTION #056 – Valentine’s Day
02:43:30 DAVE SAYS BYE to Reg Presley
02:56:00 Friends
03:01:00 SATURDAY SEGUE – Hate Songs
03:19:00 DAVE GOES OUT

Feb. 9, 2013 Playlist: “Silver & Gold” (00:16:00; Neil Young). “Me About You” (00:19:00; The Turtles). “Kiss” (00:21:30; Richard Thompson). “I Live for You” (00:25:30; George Harrison). “True Love Leaves No Traces” (00:29:00; Leonard Cohen). “Stay in Touch” (00:33:30; Joni Mitchell). “Love Colours” (00:36:30; The Pretenders). “You’re Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile” (00:46:30), “Tomorrow” (01:23:00) & “Maybe” (01:34:00) (Annie, 1999 TV film). “Ninety Again” (01:00:00), “An Old Man” (01:08:00) & “Two By Two” (01:40:00; Two By Two, 1970 Broadway cast w/ Danny Kaye & Joan Copeland). “Annie Ain’t Just Annie Anymore” (01:30:00; Annie Warbucks, off-Broadway cast). “Betrayed” (02:01:30; Lou Reed). “Tonight I’ll Be Staying Here with You” (02:06:30), “I Want You” ({live at Budokan version}; 02:10:00), “Sara” (02:12:30), “I’m in the Mood for You” (02:18:00), “Lay Lady Lay” (02:21:00), “Wedding Song” (02:24:00) & “This Dream of You” (02:29:00; Bob Dylan). “Love is All Around” (02:43:30), “I Want You” (02:46:00), “Any Way You Want Me” (02:48:30), “Wild Thing” (02:51:00; The Troggs w/ Reg Presley). “I Don’t Really Love You Anymore” (03:04:00; The Magnetic Fields). “Living Without You” (03:06:30; Randy Newman). “Can’t We Be Friends” (03:09:00; Frank Sinatra). “Old Maid in the Garrett” (The Clancy Brothers; 03:11:30). “I’m Thru with Love” (03:14:00; Nat King Cole). “Green Valentine Blues” (03:24:00; Allen Ginsberg)

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(Pictured: Martin Charnin, Danny Kaye in Two By Two, Reg Presley.)

Dave’s Gone By #410 (2/2/13): Pre-Game Show


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Featuring: Dave offers a pre-Super Bowl Saturday Segue and a Bob Dylan – Sooner & Later segment for the big game. Plus: Dave Says Bye to Major Koch, Dave Goes Off on fortune cookies, Inside Broadway, Rabbi Sol Solomon’s Rabbinical Reflection (Oldies but Goodies) and a Bob Marley tribute.

Host: Dave Lefkowitz

00:00:01 DAVE GOES IN
00:10:00 SATURDAY SEGUE – Super Bowl
00:41:30 Sponsors
00:49:00 INSIDE BROADWAY
01:06:00 DAVE GOES OFF – Fortune Cookies
01:23:00 DAVE SAYS BYE – Mayor Ed Koch
01:50:00 Weather
01:52:00 RABBI SOL SOLOMON’S RABBINICAL REFLECTION #54 – Oldies but Goodies
01:59:30 BOB DYLAN: Sooner & Later – The Super Bowl
02:35:00 NEWS GONE BY
02:46:00 Friends
02:50:00 SATURDAY SEGUE – Bob Marley
03:04:30 DAVE GOES OUT

Feb. 2, 2013 Playlist: “I Wish I was in New Orleans” (00:12:00; Tom Waits)
“Baltimore Fire” (00:16:30; Kate & Anna McGarrigle & Loudon Wainwright). “San Francisco Blues” (00:19:30; The Weavers). “Raven” (00:24:00; Jewel). “Clementine” (Neil Young; 00:28:00). “Because All Men are Brothers” (00:33:30; Peter, Paul & Mary). “Children of Paradise” (01:01:30; Boney M). “Tales from the Hood” (01:40:30; Nas). “The Only Living Boy in New York” (01:44:30; Simon and Garfunkel). “Running Out the Clock” (02:02:00; Tim Heidecker). “Who Killed Davey Moore?” (02:05:30), “Days of 49” (02:08:30), “Arthur McBride” (02:16:30), “Sitting on a Barbed-Wire Fence” (02:23:00), “I Shall Be Free” ({Witmark Demos version}, 02:27:00; Bob Dylan). “Love Minus Zero/No Limit” (Joan Baez; 02:14:00). “It’s All in the Game” (02:42:00; The Four Tops). “Lively Up Yourself” (02:51:30), “The Heathen” (02:54:30), “Three Little Birds” (02:57:00), “Sun is Shining” (03:00:00), “Redemption Song” (03:08:30; Bob Marley).
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(pictured: Patrick Stewart & Ian McKellen ready for the big game, fortune cookies, Mayor Ed Koch, Bob Marley)