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Tune In and Turn On With the Big Band Sounds of David Miller
 

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Schedule

Date and Program Theme

(Date indicates when program is first available to stations.  Actual broadcast typically follows within ten days of that date.)

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1/2/18 1846 Top Hits of 1918, Part 2 -- More songs from a century past.
1/9/18 1847 Centenarians 2018, Part 1 -- They'd be 100 years old this year.
1/16/18 1848 Centenarians 2018, Part 2 -- They'd be 100 years old this year.
1/23/18 1849 Ladies' Day -- Outstanding vocalists from the Big Band Era.
1/30/18 1850 Metronome, April 1945 -- Catching up on the music news.
2/6/18 1851 Bands in the Movies 5 -- Many bands were featured in Hollywood musical films.
2/13/18 1852 Frank Loesser 3 -- More gems from this prolific songwriter.
2/20/18 1853 What's My Line? 6 -- Songs about occupations.
2/27/18 1854 Estate Sale 4 -- CDs rescued from oblivion.
3/6/18 1855 Mystery Bands -- Two bands that never enjoyed widespread recognition.
3/13/18 1856 Great Day for the Irish 2 -- Just in time for St. Patrick's Day.
3/20/18 1857 Astaire-Rogers Songbook -- Fine songs from their movies.
3/27/18 1858 Shellac Mementos -- Long forgotten 78-rpm recordings.
4/3/18 1859 Listen Up -- Songs related to the auditory nerve.
4/13/18 1860 Down Beat, 1/14/46 -- Catching up on the latest music news.
4/20/18 1861 Top Movie Songs 1 -- American Film Institute survey.
4/27/18 1862 Yip Harburg -- Prolific lyricist of the Big Band Era.
5/1/18 1863 Astaire-Rogers Songbook  2 -- Fine songs from their movies.
5/8/18 1864 Blue Moon Big Band 2 -- Celebrating its 20th anniversary.
5/15/18 1865 Bands in the Movies 6 -- Many bands were featured in Hollywood musical films.
5/22/18 1866 Estate Sale 5 -- CDs rescued from oblivion.
5/29/18 1867 Top Movie Songs 2 -- American Film Institute survey.
6/5/18 1868 Mama's Songs 1 -- Songs remembered from childhood.
6/12/18 1869 Mama's Songs 2 -- More songs from childhood.
6/19/18 1870 Vernon and Irene Castle -- Songs from a film biography of this dancing couple.
6/26/18 1871 Down Beat, 8/12/46 -- News of big bands in the post-war period.
7/3/18 1872 Bands in the Movies 7 -- Many bands were featured in Hollywood musical films.
7/10/18 1873 Desert Island 84 -- Listener names her favorite tunes.
7/17/18 1874 Weather Report 3 -- Tunes about climate.
7/24/18 1875 Trivia Quiz 5 --Testing listeners' knowledge about the Big Band Era.
7/31/18 1876 Estate Sale 6 -- CDs rescued from oblivion.
8/7/18 1877 G-Rated -- Songs with 4-letter titles.
8/14/18 1878 Like Parent, Like Child -- Two generations of performers.
8/21/18 1879 Bands in the Movies 8 -- Many bands were featured in Hollywood musical films.
8/28/18 1880 Trivia Quiz 6 -- Testing listeners' knowledge about the Big Band Era.
9/4/18 1881 Alan Jay Lerner Centennial -- One of Broadway's pre-eminent composers.
9/11/18 1882 Dick Haymes Centennial -- Big band vocalist turned movie star.
9/18/18 1883 Ac-Cent-Chu-Ate the Positive -- Keeping the sunny side up.
9/25/18 1884 Mystery Band -- Identify this band from the 1940s.
10/2/18 1885 Collegiate -- The football season is here.
10/9/18 1886 Hard Act To Follow -- Filling in when a vocalist leaves a band.
10/16/18 1887 Spanish Lesson -- Latin songs that acquired English lyrics.
10/23/18 1888 Estate Sale 7 -- Unusual tracks from acquired CDs.
10/30/18 1889 Trivia Quiz 7 -- Testing the listener's knowledge about the Big Band Era.
11/6/18 1890 Billboard 5/31/1941 -- Catching up on news of the music industry.
11/13/18 1891 Regrets Only -- So many ways to apologize.
11/20/18 1892 Born In 1892 -- Musicians, composers, vocalists.
11/27/18 1893 Shaw Evolution -- Tracing Artie's progression over the years.
12/4/18 1894 Bands in the Movies 9 -- Many bands were featured in Hollywood musical films.
12/11/18 1895 Born In 1895 -- Musicians, composers, vocalists.

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Since its initial broadcast in 1983, Swingin' Down The Lane, our weekly one-hour radio program, has grown steadily in popularity. It is now offered on close to 50 National Public Radio and community stations. Please inform us of any changes in time/day of broadcast, so that we can keep this page up-to-date.

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AL Dothan WRWA-FM 88.7 Sat, 10:00 pm
  Phenix City WTJB-FM 91.7 Sat, 10:00 pm
  Troy/Montgomery WTSU-FM 89.9 Sat, 10:00 pm
AK Barrow KBRW 91.9 Wed, 2 :00 pm
  Juneau KTOO-FM 104.3 Mon, 9:00 pm
AR Batesville KUAR-FM 94.7 Fri, 9:00 pm
  Forrest City KUAR-FM 94.7 Fri, 9:00 pm
  Little Rock KUAR-FM
(www.kuar.org
89.1 Fri, 9:00 pm*
  Monticello KUAR-FM 94.5 Fri, 9:00 pm*
AZ Tucson KUAZ-FM 89.1 Thu, 7:00 pm
  Tucson KUAZ-AM 1550 Thu, 7:00 pm
  Sierra Vista KUAZ-FM 91.7 Thu, 7:00 pm*
CA Redwood City KCEA-FM
(www.kcea.org)
89.1 Sun, 9:00 pm*
  Round Mountain KKRN 88.5 Tue, 12:00 noon
CO Parachute KSBP-LP 103.9 Fri, 11:00 pm, Sun, 4:00 am 
FL Panama City WKGC-FM 90.7 Sat, 11:00 pm
  Vero Beach WYYR
(www.WYYR.com)
  Tue, 9:00 pm
GA Columbus WTJB-FM 91.7 Sat, 10:00 pm
ID Rexburg  KBYI-FM  94.3 Sat, 7:00 pm
IL Danville WITY 980 am Sat, 6:00 am
Sat, 6:00 pm
IA Cedar Rapids KCCK-FM 88.3 Thu, 4:00 am*
LA Baton Rouge WBRH-FM 90.3 Sun, 11:00 am
  Monroe KEDM-FM 90.3 Fri, 9:00 pm
MD Frostburg WFWM-FM 91.9 Sat, 7:00 pm
  Salisbury WSCL-FM 89.5 Sat, 8:00 pm
MN Austin KMSK-FM 91.3 Tue, 6:00 pm
  Mankato KMSU-FM 89.7 Tue, 6:00 pm*
NH Meredith Winni Radio   Sun, 8:00 pm
NM Maljamar KMTH-FM 98.7 Sat, 8:00 pm
  Portales KENW-FM 89.5 Sat, 8:00 pm
NY Jamestown WRFA-FM 107.9 Sun, 6:00 pm*
  Oneonta WUOW-FM 104.7 Mon, 11:00 pm
NC New Bern WZNB-FM 88.5 Sat, 10:00 pm*
OH Dayton WSWO-LP 97.3 Sat, 9:00 am
  Loudonville WZLP-LP 95.7 Sun, 9:00 pm
OK Lawton KCCU-FM 89.3 Sat, 2:00 pm
OR Warm Springs KWSO-FM 91.9 Sat, 2:00 pm
PA  Grove City WSAJ-FM 91.5 Sun, 5:00 pm
TX College Station KAMU-FM 90.9 Sat, 9:00 pm*
  Commerce KETR-FM 88.9 Mon, 7:00 pm
  Harlingen 88FM 88.9 Sat, 6:00 am*
Sun, 6:00 pm*
  Killeen KNCT-FM 91.3 Sun, 6:00 pm*
  McAllen KHID-FM 88.1 Sat, 6:00 am
Sun, 6:00 pm
  Midland-Odessa KQSAonline.com ---- Sun, 3:00 pm
  Texarkana KTXK-FM 91.5 Sat, Midnight
UT Spanish Fork mixutah.com ---- Sun, 9:00 pm* (Mountain)
VA Chesapeake/Norfolk WHRO, The 1920s
Rad
io Network
On-Line Only Tue, 2:00 pm,
Fri, 2:00 pm
  Radford WVRU-FM 89.9 Tue, 2:00 pm*
  Virginia Beach W257BV 99.3 Wed, 2:00 pm, Sat and Sun, 8:00 pm
WA Chewelah KCHW-FM 102.7 Mon, 6:00 pm
  Spokane KPBX-FM 91.1 Fri, 7:00 pm
WI La Crosse WLSU-FM 88.9 Sat, Noon;
Thu, 9:00 pm
Germany Hamburg   96.0 1st Sun, 2:00 pm
         

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