America the Beautiful: Ray Charles

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  1. Spaceman Says:

  2. Spaceman Says:

    Indeed. Sean Hannity uses it for intro melody on radio talk show

  3. Spaceman Says:

    Oh, Shawn is OK, but I very seldom watch his show. But I do like Van Susternan and have to confess I will listen to El Rushbo if I happen to on the the road when he’s on. Listen to NPR news to and from work – a fella has to have balance..

  4. Spaceman Says:

    I don’t find talk radio very interesting, but I will tune in to Rushbo on occasion to kill some time on the highways. I can understand why he is popular, his show is serious and humorous at the same time. A populist edition of P. J. O’Rourke.

    • katry Says:

      Spaceman,
      I like NPR because of the variety of its programs including This American Life and some of the quiz shows.

      When I’m on the road in unfamiliar territory I try to find local stations. I remember finding a great one in upper state New York with a crop report and lots of ads for farm equipment. It was fun to listen.

  5. Spaceman Says:

    They have some pretty good programs, I catch Thistles & Shamrocks fairly often. And agree that This American Life is interesting. I listen to the morning & afternoon news programs all during the week. The news programs tilt left noticeably, which gets rather annoying. Like David Brooks as the weekly conservative commentator; get serious. The Saturday quiz shows are fun too.

    • katry Says:

      Spaceman,
      I guess the left view of NPR counters “Rushbo’s” right tilted view which is so slanted I have trouble staying upright.

  6. Spaceman Says:

    Rush is certainly hard right. Talk shows get to be opinionated, right, left, alien conspiracies

  7. Spaceman Says:

    My car pool buddy side kick tells me about some really weird early early morning radio talk shows from the far west states that consist mostly of call-ins that talk UFOs & alien abductions and such. Too strange.

    • katry Says:

      Spaceman,
      That would give me a laugh. I’d love to listen, especially to people who claim to have been abducted.

  8. Spaceman Says:

    Pod people, pyramids, maybe it does all fit together?

    • katry Says:

      Spaceman,
      I used to love programs like The Invaders where the aliens looked like humans.

      The pod people were the best!!

  9. Spaceman Says:

    The “Invasion of the Body Snatchers ” (78 version with Sutherland) was actually pretty creepy. Gave me the willies.


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