John Schaefer


John Schaefer appears in the following:

An interesting year in soundtracks

Monday, December 13, 2010

John Schaefer likes these film scores, even though he hasn't seen the films.

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Remembering John Lennon

Wednesday, December 08, 2010

Ray Davies of the Kinks has an op-ed piece in today’s New York Times, right under the piece by Yoko Ono.  Yoko’s article is nice, but Ray’s article is a brave and honest reaction to John Lennon’s music.  “He had become a hit-and-miss solo performer,” he writes; and he recalls his reaction to Double Fantasy, the last album Lennon would live to release: “I had heard some of the album on the radio and had not been particularly struck by anything so far…”

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The Greene Space

Lennon and Legacy

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

8:00 PM

On the 30th anniversary of the murder of musician and activist John Lennon, join WNYC host John Schaefer in an exploration of the end of Lennon's life and the beginning of a legacy of activism and advocacy carried forth by people from all walks of life.

Noel and Cole

Tuesday, December 07, 2010

John Schaefer asks, are these guys just too sophisticated for a Smackdown?

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Taking Back Holiday Music

Monday, December 06, 2010

John Schaefer says the best Christmas music isn't necessarily "Christmas music." 

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The Greene Space

Soundcheck Live: Regina Spektor & Aaron Neville

Monday, November 22, 2010

2:00 PM

Find out what’s in store on a CD/DVD set called “Live in London,” when Spektor joins Soundcheck to perform for a live audience in The Greene Space.

The Beatles Are Coming! Again!

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

The Beatles come to iTunes and it's - a bit of a snore.

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Henryk Gorecki, RIP

Friday, November 12, 2010

John Schaefer remembers classical music's one-hit wonder.

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Stairway to Heaven: Length Matters

Tuesday, November 09, 2010

Stairway to Heaven was an overnight deejay's best friend. 

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Our fading audio history

Thursday, November 04, 2010

John Schaefer goes to unusual lengths to preserve his old audio tapes.

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Music "in the Zone"

Wednesday, November 03, 2010

Practice only seems to make perfect when you forget about it.

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Vote For Me, Shoo-Bop-De-Bop

Tuesday, November 02, 2010

Politicians haven't really been listening to the songs they chose. I hope.

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Play It Again, Sam

Friday, October 29, 2010

When revisiting becomes re-creating, John Schaefer says you've crossed a line.

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Glee and Horror

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Memories of Rocky Horror take John Schaefer to the Bunny Planet

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The ultimate One Hit Wonder

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Video Killed the Radio Hit

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Gone But Not Forgottten

Thursday, October 21, 2010

The club is gone, but not its spirit.

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The Third Great Place

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Gerde's Folk City was a "great place."

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Vanished Venues - Gone But Not Forgotten

Monday, October 18, 2010

The halls may be closed, but the concert memories live on.

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This Song Will Be Right Back, After This Pause

Friday, October 15, 2010

Sometimes the best part of the music is a moment of silence.

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Writing About Rock

Thursday, October 14, 2010

What makes a great rock novel? Same thing that makes a great novel.

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