Saturday night on WVEW 107.7 FM features two of my favorite local radio programs.
Recycled Radio, hosted by Steven Twiss, is a musical time machine. Tune in at 6 pm each week to be transported back in time to the era of big bands and ballads.
What makes this a spectacular show is Twiss, who picks a date in history, does the research, and is able to weave popular songs, radio show excerpts, national news, and even local headlines into his steady, two-hour mix.
Often times, what goes around comes around, and the pressing issues of today correspond to what was going on in the 1940’s. A radio bulletin about a war effort sounds both distant and current.