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September 24th in Shep History


1962 Radio Being Remembered


1963 Radio Army Taps, ASTP


1966 Radio More Kid Stories


1969 Article Jean Shepherd, on 'That Gap'


1969 Radio Fearless Orthodontist, TV_Plot_Ideas


1969 Radio Hofstra, Compoz et al - Mets clinch NL east


1970 Radio Bra Test, Stripper on Bus Hi-jack


1971 Books Booksigning - "Wanda Hickey's Night of Golden Memories..."


1973 Radio Reaction To Shep's 1973 Carnegie Hall Show With Clips


1975 Radio King Tut and Other Mummies


1976 Radio Review Performers


1988 Live Shows Rockville Center Guild for the Arts


2009 Books Telling Tales: A History of Literary Hoaxes


2013 Books Up the Road from Tassinong
Recent News
May 13, 2018
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
 

 

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

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Army Taps, ASTP
Mystery man plays Taps on the Miami airport PA system The first time Shep realized he was in the ARMY & it wasn't a game The motivation of fear (Strums guitar throughout show)
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May 3, 1963
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Italian POWs
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La Donna E Mobile
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Gypsy Love Song
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Cleopatra Rag
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Stingy Woman Blues
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New Orleans Function
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The Darktown Strutters Ball
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Bye Bye Blues
 
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