Archive for September 17th, 2008

17th September
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 9/22 @ 1pm over Newark, NJ, where Savoy Records was founded.
Tuesday 9/23 @ 9pm over Dolphins of Hollywood and Midnight over Times Square Records
Friday 9/26 @ 6pm over Augusta, GA
Sunday 9/28 @ 11am over Charlotte, NC