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November 20th in Shep History

1961 Radio Radio Jamming - Early Birds, Gothic Music

1962 Radio Christmas in the Army

1963 Radio Big Lie Techniques

1965 Radio Thanksgiving; Childhood Daze

1967 Radio Jean Shepherd

1969 Radio Sentimental Poetry

1972 Radio Without Them You Would Not Have Existed

1974 Radio Contemporary Conventions

1975 Radio Army-Laying wire from Aircraft.

1977 Television Lucy the Elephant (Date Approx)
Recent News
May 13, 2018

Shep Music
Major source found
After a lot of research and listening to scratchy records, I feel that I have found a lot of the 'unknown' music Shep used in the 1963 and later years. It is an album put out by the Waldorf Record Corp in Harrison, NJ called "50 Great Moments in Music." I have identified 9 tracks he used on his shows and as I listen to more shows that number may increase. Shep would have qickly noted that although the album is 50 Great Moments. . ., there are 51 tracks!
July 3, 2017

Happy Fourth You Fatheads
By John Whalen
John writes in his blog: This year I will do you all a favor and forego trying to ape Shepherd and simply let you hear the master tell the tale in his own words, in his own inimitable style. It's a classic.
March 30, 2017

Shep at Drew University
According to Mark Adams who was there - "As I recall, the show started late afternoon and the bar was closed... just set up as a coffeehouse. I think that the crowd averaged 150-175 students and faculty with students coming and going to study. It felt very similar to the Limelight show that my parents took me to see in the mid 60s. My favorite part of the show is the Q&A session at the end. The obnoxiously loud whistling was my own. ;-)"
March 9, 2017

Leg Lamp For Sale
On Season 6 Episode 11 of AMC's Comic Book Men, a leglamp and crate is brought into the shop and sold for $650.
December 2016

The Man Behind the LEG LAMP
Jean Shepherd's Innovation Reflected His Crazy, Conflicted Genius
The December 2016 issue of Inventor's Digest contains a story about the famous Leg Lamp, it's inspiration and creation by Reid Creager.


Listen to Shep Again
Replay Date: July 23, 2017
Limelight - The Great Ice Cream Riot
Airdate: July 23, 1965


Photo November 28, 1968
Turkeys and Thanksgiving
Opening with a turkey joke Shep then recites "When Father Carves the Duck" He tells about the time when he was caught between two flocks of turkeys on his way to a date and the mess that followed. Shep sidesteps after the commercials to tell about his embarrassing moment on the Skitch Henderson Show. Conclusion of the first turkey story, Shep arrives to pick up his date, Patty, at the drugstore where she worked. The second turkey story is about the time when was living in Cincinnati, he was flown to Tennessee by a co-worker at the radio station to hunt wild turkeys.


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  Post Date Description
Notes 11-9-2018

Schwartz, Paul
Notes 10-31-2018

November 13, 1976
Live Shows
ARRL Hudson Division Convention
Notes 07-6-2018

May 3, 1963
Italian POWs
Notes 07-6-2018

La Donna E Mobile
Notes 07-5-2018

Gypsy Love Song
Notes 07-4-2018

Cleopatra Rag
Notes 07-3-2018

Stingy Woman Blues
Notes 07-1-2018

New Orleans Function
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