Saturday, January 12, 2008


Saturday, January 12, 2008
Radio: WBAI to salute Viet vet & host David Cline

Saturday, January 12th 2008, 4:00 AM

David Cline, a Vietnam veteran and anti-war activist who hosted shows about veterans on WBAI (99.5 FM) and died late last year, will be remembered Saturday by WBAI hosts Karen Lewis and John McDonagh, noon-3 p.m.

The radio special will be followed Sunday by a live memorial at Connolly's, 121 W. 45th St., featuring a number of poets and musicians.

Q TOPS: Classic rock WAXQ (104.3 FM) has finished its annual "favorite songs" poll and you'll be shocked to know that listeners' top pick in 2007 was "Stairway to Heaven" by Led Zeppelin.

"Stairway" was followed by Derek and the Dominos' "Layla," Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Free Bird," the Beatles' "Hey Jude" and the Who's "Baba O'Riley."
AROUND THE DIAL: Sid Gribetz will feature Mel Rhyne, organist in the Wes Montgomery Trio in the '50s and early '60s, tomorrow on WKCR (89.9 FM), 2-7 p.m. ... "American Routes" tomorrow on WFUV (90.7 FM), 6-8 p.m., looks at music as literature, with guests who include Laura Cantrell, Toussaint McCall and Nat Hentoff. ...

Puerto Plata, 84-year-old acoustic guitarist from the Dominican Republic, guests tonight with Rob Weisberg on WFMU (91.1 FM), 6-9. David Kenney rounds up CD releases of 2007 tomorrow night on WBAI (99.5 FM), 9-11. Oscar Brand features "Folksongs for Fun," a collection of humorous new and old tunes, tonight at 10 on WNYC (820 AM). ... XM is dropping its promotional affiliation with Starbucks.

David Hinckley

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