The Alternative Top 40

The Alternative Top 40 - 2023 FUNDRAISER!

Who Says We Can't Work While We're Working?

Episode date - March 22, 2023

Well folks, it’s that time of year again when we do our best to bring our listeners aboard to show some support for WHPC, 90.3 FM.

Harry Belafonte - Calypso
The Top 500 of The Top 40

Harry Belafonte: Calypso

Album #7 - June 1956

Episode date - March 15, 2023

By the mid-fifties, the horrors of World War II dissipated as America grew in strength and influence, but daily newspaper reports constantly reiterated places on the globe that were previously unfa

Ella Fitzgerald: Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Cole Porter Song Book - Part 1
The Top 500 of The Top 40

Ella Fitzgerald: Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Cole Porter Song Book - Part 2

Album #6 - May 1956

Episode date - March 8, 2023

Few records have survived the test of time better than this songbook.

Adam Schlesinger

AHN Flashback: Fountains of Wayne Interview - July 2, 2003

In Memory of Adam Schlesinger

Episode date - April 5, 2020

In light of his recent passing, I decided to look up my interview with Adam Schlesinger of Fountains of Wayne. This dates back to July 2, 2003.

Earth Angel - The Penguins
How Music Changed

Transistor Days

Episode 1

Episode date - December 20, 2019

Welcome once again to American Hit Radio’s “How Music Changed” Series!

Pete Townsend - Chinese Eyes
How Music Changed

The Who: Chinese Eyes

Channel 150-40

Episode date - July 5, 2019

By 1982, I had just about given up entirely on The Who.

Chuck Berry
The Time Was

A Tribute to Chuck Berry

March 2017

Episode date - March 22, 2017

I can think of no other character that could qualify for the title ‘Father of Rock and Roll’ more than Chuck Berry.

Kevin Gordon
The Time Was

Kevin Gordon: A Conversation and Some Live Music

March 2017

Episode date - March 10, 2017

I don’t think I’m going out on a limb to say that Kevin Gordon is unequivocally one of the best songwriters in America today, and also one of it’s best kept secrets.

Iggy and the Stooges (Raw Power)
The Time Was

So Many Styles

March 1973

Episode date - March 6, 2013

By now, you don’t need to hear me rave about the wealth of strong material that was released in the early seventies – it was as if rock and roll had matured to an age that found it at f

Mickey Hart and The Global Drum Project

Mickey Hart: World Music

Solo Efforts

Episode date - May 9, 2008

For over a quarter-century, Mickey Hart has been sharing his enthusiasm and obsession with percussion through various recordings and published works. In the process, he has grown to become an acknowledged leader in the field of ‘world music’