Archive for July 12th, 2007

12th July
written by Matt The Cat
This week Billy Vera co-hosts as Harlem features…

The Savoy Records Story

Savoy Records is primarily known as a jazz label (with such artists as Charlie Parker, Charles Mingus and Lester Young on its roster), however, Savoy made quite a contribution to 1950s R&B; and Rock n’ Roll as well. This week, music historian, singer and all around groovy guy, Billy Vera co-hosts the show with Matt The Cat to bring you the amazing story behind the story of this legendary record label.

Catch Harlem on the 50s on 5:
Monday 7/16 @ 1pm over Newark, NJ, where Savoy Records was founded.
Tuesday 7/17 @ 9pm over Dolphins of Hollywood and Midnight over Times Square Records
Friday 7/20 @ 6pm over Augusta, GA
Sunday 7/22 @ 11am over Charlotte, NC