Dave’s Gone By Interview (4/20/13) – CHARLES GRODIN



Dave Lefkowitz interviews writer, actor and director Charles Grodin

Topics include: The Heartbreak Kid, Ishtar, Elaine May, Mel Brooks, Albert Brooks, Ray Stark.

Segment originally aired April 20, 2013, as part of the “Dave’s Gone By” radio program hosted by Dave Lefkowitz.

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Dave’s Gone By #420 (4/20/13): Grodin to the Max


a1Featuring: Rabbi Sol Solomon chats with actor Charles Grodin. Plus: Inside Broadway, Saturday Segue (Boston bands), Bob Dylan – Sooner & Later (420), and Rabbi Sol on the Boston marracre.

Host: Dave Lefkowitz

Guest: actor Charles Grodin

00:00:01 DAVE GOES IN
00:12:00 SATURDAY SEGUE – Boston bands
00:49:30 DAVE GOES OFF – Boston Marathon Massacre
01:13:00 GUEST: Rabbi Sol Solomon interviews Charles Grodin
02:16:00 BOB DYLAN – Sooner & Later (420)
02:49:00 Sponsors
02:52:00 Friends
02:56:00 RABBI SOL SOLOMON’S RABBINICAL REFLECTION #064 – The Brothers Tsarnaev and the “M” Word
03:01:30 Weather
03:03:30 INSIDE BROADWAY (news: 03:03:30 / review: 03:19:00, A Year with Frog & Toad)
03:24:00 DAVE GOES OUT

April 20, 2013 Playlist: “Winterlong” (00:13:00; The Pixies). “Decomposing Trees” (00:16:00; Galaxie 500). “All Mixed Up” (00:20:00; The Cars). “Invisible Man” (00:24:00; The Breeders). “Rip in Heaven” (00:27:00; `til Tuesday). “Fast Man” (00:30:30; Frank Black). “I Can’t Find My Best Friend” (00:34:30; Jonathan Richman). “You’ve Got a Friend” ({live} 00:37:00; James Taylor). “How to Say Goodbye” (00:42:30; The Magnetic Fields). “Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum” (02:18:00), “Trying to Get to Heaven” (02:23:00), “Man Gave Names to All the Animals” (02:28:00), “Tangled Up in Blue” ({live} 02:32:30), “Every Grain of Sand” ({acoustic} 02:37:00) & “Rainy Day Women #12 & 35” (02:41:00; Bob Dylan). “It’s Spring” (A Year with Frog and Toad; original cast).

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(Pictured: Charles Grodin, the Boston Marathon, the culprits, Boston skyline, UNC’s A Year with Frog & Toad.)

Dave’s Gone By #419 (4/13/13): Creative Whiting


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Featuring: Rabbi Sol Solomon chats with Margaret Whiting’s daughter, Debbi Whiting. Plus: Rabbi Sol on the Berlin Jewish Museum’s “Jew-in-a-Box” exhibit, Bob Dylan – Sooner & Later (Russia), Inside Broadway and Saturday Segues (Farewells, Jonathan Winters)

Host: Dave Lefkowitz

Guest: Debbi Whiting, Dave’s wife Joyce

00:00:01 Pre-show Intro
00:04:00 DAVE GOES IN w/ Joyce
00:15:00 SATURDAY SEGUE – Farewells (Margaret Thatcher, Andy Johns, Annette Funicello).
00:57:00 Sponsors
01:01:30 INSIDE BROADWAY
01:21:00 GUEST: Rabbi Sol Solomon & Debbi Whiting
02:19:30 Friends
02:29:00 NEWS GONE BY
02:36:30 RABBI SOL SOLOMON’S RABBINICAL REFLECTION #63: Jew-in-a-Box
02:43:00 BOB DYLAN – Sooner & Later (Russia)
03:08:00 DAVE SAYS BYE – Jonathan Winters
03:15:00 DAVE GOES OUT

April 13, 2013 Playlist: “Torn and Frayed” (00:17:00; The Rolling Stones). “Tramp the Dirt Down” (00:21:30; Elvis Costello).”Elevation” (00:27:00; Television). “Bring Back Those 50s” (00:32:00; Robert Klein). “The Dry Cleaner from Des Moines” (00:35:00; Joni Mitchell). “Jamaica Ska” (00:39:00; Annette Funicello & Fishbone). “One Rainy Wish” (00:43:00; Jimi Hendrix). “Merry Christmas Maggie Thatcher” (00:46:30; Billy Elliot 2005 original cast). “Friends” (00:50:00; Led Zeppelin). “Once Upon a Dream” (01:16:00; Jekyll & Hyde, 1997 Bway cast w/ Teal Wicks). “My Cup Runneth Over” (01:19:30), “Here to Stay” (01:29:00), “Until it’s Time for You to Go” (01:45:00), “Till We Meet Again” (01:54:30), “Wheel of Hurt” (02:04:00) & “Nothing Lasts Forever” (02:15:30; Margaret Whiting). “Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh” (01:35:30; Allan Sherman). “Ye Shall Be Changed” (02:47:00), “Talkin’ John Birch Paranoid Blues” (02:50:00) & “When Ya Gonna Wake Up” (02:57:30; Bob Dylan). “With God on Our Side” (02:53:30; Barb Jungr). “Leave Your Name & Number #2” (03:02:30), “The Zoo (Elephant)” (03:03:00), “Grandpa Beloncort (Calling About Dying)” (03:03:30), “Allen Bresler (Forest Lawn”) (03:06:30) & “Old Folks” (03:19:00; Jonathan Winters).

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(pictured from top: Debbi Whiting, Margaret Whiting, Margaret Whiting & Jack Wrangler, Annette Funicello, Margaret Thatcher, Jonathan Winters, Andy Johns, Jew-in-a-Box.)

Dave’s Gone By Interview (4/13/13) – DEBBI WHITING


DebbiWhitingRabbi Sol Solomon interviews the daughter of vocalist Margaret Whiting and arranger Lou Busch, Debbi Whiting

Topics: music, Capitol Records, London Records.

Segment originally aired April 13, 2013 as part of the “Dave’s Gone By” radio program hosted by Dave Lefkowitz.

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Dave’s Gone By #418 (4/6/13): Meat and Greet


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Featuring: Rabbi Sol Solomon chats with Eric Mittenthal, Vice President of Public Affairs of the American Meat Institute. Plus: Rabbi Sol on the passing of Roger Ebert, Saturday Segues (Phil Ramone, Tom Lehrer & Tiny Tim) and Inside Broadway.

Host: Dave Lefkowitz

Guest: meat promoter Eric Mittenthal

00:00:01 DAVE GOES IN
00:12:30 SATURDAY SEGUE – Phil Ramone
01:02:00 INSIDE BROADWAY (news (01:02:00) & Indianapolis (01:11:00): The Whipping Man (01:12:00), Indy Fringe (01:17:00), Twelfth Night (01:19:30), Michael Feinstein & Barbara Cook (01:23:00))
01:32:00 GUEST: Rabbi Sol Solomon & Eric Mittenthal
02:01:30 Sponsors
02:08:00 BOB DYLAN – Sooner & Later (meat)
02:34:00 Friends
02:38:00 RABBI SOL SOLOMON’S RABBINICAL REFLECTION #62 (Roger Ebert)
02:42:00 SATURDAY SEGUE – Tiny Tim & Tom Lehrer
02:58:00 DAVE GOES OUT

April 6, 2013 Playlist: “The Happy Hot Dog Man” (00:04:30; TV ad). “Minstrel of the Dawn” (00:14:00; Gordon Lightfoot). “You Don’t Own Me” (00:17:30; Lesley Gore ). “Poetry Man” (Phoebe Snow; 00:20:00). “Rolling Home” (00:24:30; Peter, Paul & Mary). “Take Me to the Mardi Gras” (00:28:00) & “Questions for the Angels” (00:48:30; Paul Simon). “Only the Good Die Young” (00:31:00; Billy Joel). “Rag Mama Rag” ({live version}; 00:35:00; The Band). “Half as Big as Life” (00:39:00; Promises, Promises, 1968 Broadway cast w/ Jerry Orbach). “Once Before I Go” (00:41:00; The Boy from Oz; 2003 Broadway cast w/ Hugh Jackman). “Gloomy Sunday” (00:44:30; Sinead O’Connor). “All That Meat and No Potatoes” (01:30:00; Fats Waller). “Meat City” (01:59:00; John Lennon). “Honest with Me” (02:08:30), “Quinn the Eskimo” (02:14:00). “Disease of Conceit” (02:17:00), “Tough Mama” (02:20:00), “Diamond Joe” (02:24:30), “On the Road Again” (02:28:00) & “Yea, Heavy and a Bottle of Bread” (02:30:30; Bob Dylan). “Livin’ in the Sunlight, Lovin’ in the Moonlight” (02:42:30), “Mickey the Monkey” (02:47:30) & “Santa Claus has Got the AIDS this Year” (02:51:00; Tiny Tim). “My Home Town” (02:45:00), “Silent E” (02:49:30), “The Vatican Rag” (02:54:00) & “When You are Old and Grey” (02:59:00; Tom Lehrer).

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(pictured: Eric Mittenthal, the Happy Hot Dog Man, Phil Ramone, Roger Ebert, Indiana Rep’s The Whipping Man, Michael Feinstein & Barbara Cook, Tiny Tim, Tom Lehrer.)

Dave’s Gone By Interview (4/6/13) – ERIC MITTENTHAL


EricMittenthalRabbi Sol Solomon interviews the Vice President of Public Affairs of the American Meat Institute, Eric Mittenthal

Topics include: meat, hot dogs and more meat.

Segment originally aired April 6, 2013 as part of the “Dave’s Gone By” radio program hosted by Dave Lefkowitz.

Please 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