Now almost 91, the host seems a little mystified by the show's longevity — but not by the long-lived popularity of the music. Instead, the Cecils attend church in the morning and go dancing in the afternoon. The only national daily business news program originating from the West Coast, Marketplace is This page was last edited on 8 April , at Where the cameras roll. On Sunday, there's no walk.
Each week, veteran broadcaster and interviewer Bonnie Grice invites her guests to dip into their musical memories and their CD collections to let the rest of us know how music has inspired, comforted or just been a part of their lives. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Chuck's new job was to announce Edna and the band. Notify me of new comments via email. Recently, "The Swingin' Years" has aired on a number of listener supported public radio stations across the United States.
Welcome to The Dinner Party Download - an hour-long celebration of culture, food, and conversation designed to help you dazzle your friends at this weekend's get-together. But the time has come. Edna performed a show at a nightclub and on certain nights, it was broadcast over the radio. Be the first to comment Hide Comments. Each week, Cecil and his wife assemble "Swingin' Years" manually, without the aid of computers, for the Saturday and Sunday morning broadcasts.
By December, he had been called to active duty by the Navy. The show will continue to be available online, streaming via WPPB. Planetary Radio, the weekly half-hour series about space exploration, has been available to all stations since July 20, , the thirty-fifth anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. During World War II, despite a childhood injury that left him with a lifelong limp, Cecil left a note for his mother saying he was going to enlist and might be late for dinner, and went off to join the Navy. The following year, he was at the opening of the Hollywood Palladium to see Tommy Dorsey and a skinny singer named Frank Sinatra. Copyright protected; all rights reserved.