The internationally syndicated radio omnibus is produced and hosted by veteran award-winning personality Joe Bevilacqua (aka Joe Bev) and includes five unique programs each week: The Jazz-O-Rama Hour, Cartoon Carnival, The Comedy-O-Rama Hour, The Joe Bev Experience, and The Joe Bev Audio Theater.
The series is also podcast free on the web at iTunes and others, including http://www.joebev.com, http://www.comedyorama.com, http://www.dawsbutler.com, and http://www.waterlogg.com.
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On this week's The Joe Bev Hour:
The Comedy-O-Rama Hour
The Wedding of Ellis and Elise part 3
This week, popular comedienne Judy Tenuta gives relationship advice to characters Ellis and Elise (voiced by Joe Bevilacqua and Lorie Kellogg) and plays accordion and sings at their Pastafarian Pirate wedding and then marries them under her own religion Judyism.
"The Aphrodite of the Accordion," as she calls herself, is comic Judy Tenuta. She is best known for her brash, offbeat humor, she was the first stand-up to win Best Female Comedian at the American Comedy Awards and has released three CDs, two of which were nominated for a Grammy. More about Tenuta and her comedy can be found on her website, www.judytenuta.com.
The Jazz-O-Rama Hour
Fred Frees Favorites
Joe Bev presents 78 RPM Jazz introduced by Fred Frees, including:
Benny Goodman: It's Only a Paper Moon (1945)
Count Basie: Volcano (1939)
Duke Ellington: Bensonality (1952)
Benny Goodman: King Porter Stomp (1935)
Count Basie: One O'Clock Jump (1937)
Duke Ellington: Take the A Train (1941)
Benny Goodman: Tiger Rag (1936)
Benny Goodman: If You Haven't Got a Girl (1931)
Count Basie: Jumpin' at the Woodside (1938)
Benny Goodman, Peggy Lee: Blues in the Night (1941)
Count Basie: 9:20 Special 1941
Duke Ellington: Perdido (1942)
Duke Ellington: Ring Dem Bells (1931)
Voice actor and the son of legendary voice actor, Fred Frees DJs the show. Fred is a voice actor and the son of legendary voice actor, Paul Frees. Among his credits, he has worked for the Cartoon Network, Disney Interactive, and provided test spots as the Pillsbury Dough Boy for Leo Burnett Co.
On The Jazz-O-Rama Hour, Frees introduces 78 RPM records in the voices of cartoon characters including his father's Boris Badanov from Jay Ward's "Rocky and Bullwinkle", Professor Ludwig Von Drake from Disney's "Wonderful World of Color" and Disney's Haunted Mansion voice.
The Joe Bev Experience
Cartoon Carnival Meets The Lone Ranger part 2
Bill Cosby, Bugs Bunny and Glenn Campbell give their take on The Lone Ranger on the 29th edition of The Joe Bev Experience. During "Cartoon Carnival Meets the Lone Ranger" part two, host Joe Bevilacqua presents Bill Cosby's version of "The Lone Ranger" (1964), Joe Bev, Jay Snyder, Rick Ramos, Alison Nead, Cathi Tully and Tom Babkowski in "The Old Ranger" (1987), Glenn Campbell playing "The Lone Ranger" theme, Mel Blanc in the Warner Brothers cartoon "Buckaroo Bugs" (1944), and William Conrad in audio from "The Lone Ranger" TV cartoon (1980).
The Joe Bev Experience is a weekly radio hour anthology series representing the depth and breath of Bev's 40-plus year career in audio storytelling, from documentary to radio drama, and new and classic installments of Bev's older radio show Cartoon Carnival (still heard on many stations).
OF THE LONE RANGER ON THE RADIO
The first of 2,956 radio episodes of The Lone Ranger premiered on January 30, 1933 on WXYZ, a radio station serving Detroit, Michigan.
An Interview with June Foray and Bill Scott part 6
Joe Bev hosts an hour of animation related audio including: June Foray and Bill Scott ("Rocky and Bullwinkle") talk with Bob Claster (1985) conclusion William Conrad, Bill Scott, June Foray, and Paul Frees in Rocky and Bullwinkle: "Jet Rocket Fuel" part two (1959), "Jack and the Beans Talk" as told by Uncle Dunkle (2009), "Mary Had a Lil Lamb" as told by Mr. Jinks (1982), Daws Butler and Doug Young in n "Augie Doggie" cartoon (1959), "Tom Mix and the Mystery of the Bodiless Horseman" part four (2010), "Willoughby and the Professor Meet the Godfather" conclusion (1972), and music from the "Captain Kangaroo" show.
The Joe Bev Audio Theater
The Village Life and Stench of the City conclusion
First, Alan Reed tells the story of his first business: candy making in The Village Life, chapter three of Yabba Daba Doo! The Alan Reed Story. The full audio autobiography of the voice of Fred Flintstone is available at Amazon and all online vendors or at http://www.waterlogg.com. The audio title is brought to life by veteran radio-theater producer Joe Bevilacqua and Alan Reed Jr., featuring rare interviews with Alan Reed himself, an interview with Joe Barbera, and clips from Reed's radio, TV, and film career, including The Fred Allen Show, The Shadow, The Life of Riley, Life with Luigi,Duffy's Tavern, The Postman Always Rings Twice, Viva Zapata, Breakfast at Tiffany's, and The Flintstones.
Then, in the conclusion of Stench of the City the first episode of Victor Gates's hilariously naughty "70's cop show with a modern sense of humor", Sgt. Staccato and his men battle it out with stinky pirates as Father Kelly from Belfast tags along. Craziness ensues as events lead to an epic showdown at Mr. B's Ballroom.
Sgt. Staccato - Elie Hirschman; Sgt. Berk - David Sobkowiak; Chief Kilvinski - W. Ralph Walters; Father Kelly - Victor Gates; Officer Chuck - Victor Gates; Officer Ted - W. Ralph Walters; Officer Zombie - Scott Wentworth; Narrator - W. Ralph Walters; Streetwalker - W. Ralph Walters; The Trucker - Mindy Rast; Mr. B - W. Ralph Walters; Cutthroat Carl - Scott Wentworth; Salty Sam - W. Ralph Walters; Skinny Bill - David Sobkowiak; The Barmaid - Elie Hirschman; Bob Wolfenbridgen - Bill Holiweg; Marlea Ledford - Mindy Rast; Guy Kowabunga - W. Ralph Walters; Max Goldman - Victor Gates; Mayor Zimmer - Victor Gates
Written by Victor Gates and W. Ralph Walters. Additional dialogue by Elie Hirschman and Mindy Rast. Theme music mixed by W. Ralph Walters. Produced and directed by Victor Gates. Distributed by Waterlogg Productions. Extras: Staccato's Police Blotter #1: Interview with Ralph Walters
VIDEO of Judy Tenuta with Joe Bevilacqua and Lorie Kellogg: