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David Amram and The Amigos - Sunday Breakfast - 2014

by John Platt
Jeremy Rainer

David Amram is a true musical Renaissance man - classical composer, jazz musician, sideman for everybody from Dizzy Gillespie to Steve Goodman - as well as an author, activist, and indefatigable source of positive energy. On the eve of his 84th birthday, he shared memories of Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie, Jack Kerouac, and his philosophy of life and performed songs with The Amigos Band on the Sunday Breakfast.

Question of the Day: The Name Game

by Corny O'Connell
name tag Shutterstock

Is there a song with your name in it? You'd be the one to know, right? Share a song that mentions your name below. We'll have a roll call and spin a set after 9am.

Here's what we played:

"88 Lines About 44 Women" - The Nails

"Jack & Diane" - John Mellencamp

"Kathleen" - Josh Ritter

"The Name Game" - Shirley Ellis