On this month's show we talk with Joe Edwards, owner of the St. Louis restaurant and club where Chuck Berry performed regularly. Our featured veteran has an almost-familiar name and loved jumping out of planes. Solutions for Seniors has an update on AARP's Age-Friendly program. Show Tunes Spotlight falls on Funny Face. Plus great musical memories from Johnny Mercer, Neil Diamond, Drifters, Elvis Presley and more.
April 1st, 2017
March 1st, 2017
An interview with Peter Noone from Herman's Hermits...Solutions for Seniors explains the Older Americans Act...Ben Greenway talks about his 22 year career in the U.S. Marines... Show Tunes Spotlight shines on "Mary Poppins"...and great musical memories from Elvis Presley, Patsy Cline, Kay Kyser, Dean Martin and a special lady who celebrates her 100th birthday this month!
February 1st, 2017
Remembering the Pig 'n Whistle...a special veteran who served on General MacArthur's staff...solutions for senior isolation...and great musical memories from two Sinatras, Johnny Cash, Harry James, Willie Nelson and more.
January 1st, 2017
On this month's program we continue the conversations with our veterans, a feature which started at the beginning of 2015. We shine the Show Tunes Spotlight on a musical that revolutionized Broadway. Solutions for Seniors has some tips on winterizing. We interview the last original member of The Four Tops. And we play great musical memories from Tony Bennett, Marty Robbins, Elvis, Beatles, Jo Stafford and more.
December 1st, 2016
This month's program is all songs of the season, including holiday hits from Perry Como, Bing Crosby, Elvis Presley, Jimmy Buffett and more. An archive interview with the composer of "Mary, Did You Know" plus Show Tunes Spotlight, veteran's feature and more. Merry Christmas from The Greatest Memories!
November 1st, 2016
An organization helping veterans since the 1920's...jukebox junkyard...Showtunes Spotlight falls on Carousel...turkey-cooking safety tips. And we'll have great musical memories from Petula Clark, Alabama, Frank Sinatra, Stevie Wonder and more.
October 1st, 2016
Casablanca soundtrack 55 years after the movie...The Statler Brothers say hello and goodbye...A judge rules against the Ronettes. And other great musical memories from Elvis, Tommy Dorsey, Simon & Garfunkle and more. And we talk with a veteran of 32 years in the air with the Army National Guard and an author who wants us to know the real Jimmy Carter. Thanks for listening and sharing The Greatest Memories!
September 1st, 2016
The Hoboken Four...you may not remember the group but you know one of the vocalists. Celebrating 75 years of Otis Redding in his hometown. Ricky Nelson sings Johnny Mercer. Show Tunes Spotlight on "Camelot." An interview with a pilot of four decades to slate the birthday of the U.S. Air Force. Thanks for listening all around the world!
August 1st, 2016
An interview with an original member of The Supremes, Solutions for Seniors has some tips for the "Dog Days of Summer," our Veteran's visit is with a second-generation member of the National Guard and the Show Tunes Spotlight falls on Barbra Streisand. And great songs from Tony Bennett, The Monkees, The McGuire Sisters, Anne Murray and more!
July 1st, 2016
Carnegie Hall celebrates Sinatra...Show Tunes Spotlight remembers George M. Cohan...a veteran who had an unusual job during World War II...a conversation with an author of children's patriotic books...and a special 94th birthday. Thanks for listening to The Greatest Memories and sharing this program with your friends all around the world!