Doc will be talking with Phil in the first hour about his upcoming book review for the New Books Network on Brian Harker’s Louis Armstrong’s Hot 5 and Hot 7 Recordings. Harker’s book highlights six representative songs from Louis’ Hot 5 and Hot 7 recordings made between 1926-1928 and illuminates how Armstrong’s novelty, musical solo narratives, chord progressions, sweet and hot admixtures and technical virtuosity consolidated much of the disparate elements in jazz. Armstrong’s genius, energy, innovation, creative courage and commercial savvy and opportunism influenced the subsequent development of jazz for the rest of the century.
Bob Gibson vs. Denny McLain and the year America changes forever. 7:55 AM ESPN Sports Radio 1340 AM Eureka, CA
Slain in the timeless spirit of “The Zone,” a university professor tries to get the message across about the the transcendent meaning of sport.
Doc’s sport-eco-mystery novella has it all; everyman university professor William McKay becomes embroiled a mystery surrounding the disappearance of one of boxing’s most priceless pieces of memorabilia – and local politics leads to global intrigue.
Available for download for ereaders (Kindles, Nooks, etc) at:
If you don’t have a Kindle, Nook or other ereader, you’ll need to download an ebpub reader program for Muhammad Ali’s Robe. They’re free at:
Doc’s Sports Today and in the Day show for 8/12. American artist Norman Rockwell paints sport nostalgia, and an original poem by Doc about the Humboldt County Fair