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Mixed Bag with Don McGee

Mixed Bag With Don McGee For March 8

by Don McGee

Hope you'll join me for Mixed Bag today at 4. As I always say, borrowing from the Beatles, "Having been some days in preparation, a splendid time is guaranteed for all." That splendid time this afternoon will include a small programming change due to Fordham basketball—Mixed Bag will air on the radio until 4:25p.m. before switching online to accommodate the game until 6:30 (or thereabouts). After that, we're back on 90.7FM until 8.

The Beatles are Coming: This Afternoon on Mixed Bag

by Don McGee
The Beatles (United Press International, photographer unknown)

Perhaps you haven’t heard, but this Sunday, February 9, is the 50th Anniversary of The Beatles’ first appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show." Seventy-three million Americans watched that night, slightly more than will be tuned into Mixed Bag this afternoon.

As it happens, today is also the start of WFUV’s Winter Drive. If we had 73 million listeners, we could get by with a one dollar contribution from everyone. Alas, our numbers are not quite that good. Hope you can listen; hope that you’ll pledge either online or by calling 877-938-8907. Thanks!

Pete Seeger Remembered On Mixed Bag On February 1

by Don McGee
(photo: WFUV)

Pete Seeger visited Pete Fornatale on "Mixed Bag" on three separate occasions throughout the years. Today on Mixed Bag, beginning at 4 today, we’ll listen to excerpts from each interview. Expect great conversation between Pete and Pete and, of course, some great music, too.

Please join me, Don McGee, with Mixed Bag between 4-8 p.m. today. A small disruption this week due to the Fordham men's basketball broadcast—we’ll be on the radio only between 4 and 6:55 p.m. As of 6:55 p.m., "Mixed Bag" will be available online only.