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  • Sum And Substance: Jimmy Durante

    In this video Herman Harvey conducts an interview with the legendary actor, singer, composer Jimmy Durante. Durante is candid, insightful, and typically charming during the interview. Topics discussed include: the most important thing in a person’s life; the audience; helping other performers; Durante’s satisfaction with his life & career; Durante’s early childhood in New York; and changes in the entertainment industry – particularly changes in music with audiences embracing rock & roll. Quotes include: Continue reading

  • 94.7 Kicks Country #2

    94.7 Kicks Country #2

    Interview with Nancy Turner and Gregg Lindahl of 94.7 Kicks Country on the opening day of said station. These interviews were for the TV show Radio Faces and were conducted by Tom Weinberg. Continue reading

  • Anzanga Marimba And Dance Ensemble

    This tape is an episode of “This Town’s Talent”, a program that appears to be produced for a local PBS or cable-access station. This episode features The Anzanga Marimba and Dance Ensemble, a group that performs traditional and contemporary African music using mostly marimbas, a type of African xylophone. The group performs five or six songs, and then ends the show with a traditional African dance. While the music and dancing are good, the show is hampered by its low (i.e. cable-access-ish) production values. Continue reading

  • Image Union, episode 0631

    Image Union, episode 0631

    An episode of Image Union featuring a concert performance and a few interviews from four Chicago-based New Wave bands: Bohemia, The Marquis, Phil N’ The Blanks, and Screamin’ Rachael and Remote. Continue reading

  • Samantha James #1

    Samantha James #1

    Video of a live broadcast of Q101 Chicago’s Rock/ Alternative station while Samantha James is hosting. She chats with the camera quite a bit. Continue reading

  • Shindig! Presents Soul.

    Shindig! Presents Soul.

    This tape is a compilation of wonderful soul performances from the 1960’s TV show, “Shindig!” James Brown performs “Please, Please, Please” and “Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag.” Tina Turner performs “A Fool In Love” by herself, “Money” and “I’ll Be Doggone” with Marvin Gaye. Marvin Gaye performs “Hitch Hike.” Booker T & the Mgs perform “Green Onions”. Joe Tex performs “Hold What You’ve Got.” Aretha Franklin performs “Rock-A-Bye Your Baby.” Two vintage commercials are included on the tape to remind us that “Shindig!” was brought to us “by the swingin’ cows and dairy farmers of the American Dairy Association” who remind us to “make it milk…OR VITALITY.” Continue reading