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HV136- Where Wild Things Are

Illustration from Where the Wild Things AreHearing Voices from NPR®
136 Where Wild Things Are: Maurice Sendak Memorial
Host: Barrett Golding of Hearing Voices
Airs week of: 2012-05-30

“Where Wild Things Are” (52:00 mp3):

“Where Wild Things Are” (52:00) Peter Bochan

A memorial to recently departed cultural innovators: Beastie Boys bassist and rapper Adam Yauch — aka, “MCA,” British hairdresser and business person Vidal Sassoon, pioneer FM rock n’ roll disc jockey (WOR-FM, WNEW, WFUV, XM satellite radio) Pete Fornatale, and mostly we hear mostly we hear children’s literature author/illustrator Maurice Sendak, along with all the music and movies inspired by his 1963 classic, “Where the Wild Things Are.”

The Wild Mix (playlist below) was produced by Peter Bochan, General Manager of WPKN-Bridgeport CT, announcer WBAI-NYC NY, and mixmaster at All Mixed Up Productions. His Shortcuts and other mixes are at PRX.

We also hear music from the ballet, “Where the Wild Things Are,” by composer Randall Woolf, created with Maurice Sendak and Septime Webre for the American Repertory Ballet.

Playlist: Artist Title Album
Randall Wolff (w/ Maurice Sendak) “Overture: March of the Wild Things” Where The Wild Things Are
Gorillaz feat. Sinfonia Viva “Orchestral Intro” Plastic Beach
Steve Miller Band “Song For Our Ancestors” Sailor
Maurice Sendak “Where The Wild Things Are” Reads
Norman Corwin (morse code story)
Pete Fornatale (when I was eight) Radio interview
Maurice Sendak (writing childrens’ books)
Sparky “Sparky and the Talking Train” Sparky’s Magic Piano
Howdy Doody “Howdy & The Amazing Aeroplane” (RCA Victor 78)
Carole King “Chicken Soup with Rice” Really Rosie
Maurice Sendak (Stephen Colbert interview) Comedy Central
Danny Kaye “The Ugly Duckling” Hello Children (BBC)
Carole King “The Ballad of Chicken Soup” Really Rosie
Maurice Sendak (On Where The WIld Things Are) Part One
The Rolling Stones “In Another Land” Their Satanic Majesties Request
Randall Wolff “Max declares a wild rumpus; The wild things fall sleep.” Where The Wild Things Are
Beastie Boys “Song For Junior” Hello Nasty
Karen O and the Kids “Rumpus” Where The Wild Things Are (2009 Soundtrack)
Maurice Sendak “On Where the Wild Things Are” Part Two
Vidal Sassoon (life story) Vidal Sassoon: The Movie
Paul McCartney “Once Upon A Long Ago” Parlophone EP (1987)
Vidal Sassoon (life story) Vidal Sassoon: The Movie
Pablo Casals (music) Casals:A Living Portrait
Vidal Sassoon (life story) Vidal Sassoon: The Movie
Fritz Reiner & Chicago Symphony Orch Largo (Symphony #9) Antonin Dvorak
Pete Fornatale (George Burns quote & life story)
The Beastie Boys “Sure Shot/The Biz Vs The Nuge” Anthology
Vidal Sassoon (life story) Vidal Sassoon: The Movie
Maurice Sendak “Where The Wild Things Are” Reads
Jimi Hendrix Experience “Wild Thing” The Essential JImi Hendrix
Beastie Boys “Electric Worm” The Mix-Up
Randall Wolff “And his dinner was still hot.” Where The Wild Things Are

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3 comments | Write comment

This is some messed up junk… But it got us through our road trip laughing

Comment added by Carlson on 06.03.12

i’m still waiting for audio to be posted, it says it will be posted….. six days ago

Comment added by Dan on 06.10.12

Worst episode I’ve ever not finished listening to. Awful music.

Comment added by Tony on 07.15.12



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