HearingVoices.com Radio Spectacular: Tales from the Big TopEmcee John Dankosky of WNPR- Connecticut Public Radio hosts
a world-class troupe of audio daredevils and media magicians:
- "My Daughter the Trapeze Artist," by Jay Allison with Shana & Jon Carroll.
- "The Lion Tamer", A Joe Frank-enstory.
- "Circus in the Blood," by Larry Massett with Elizabeth Eck.
Circus Blood 1 (23:00 ) featuring:
Host John Dankosky takes us to the circus in "Hershey Park Arena, Hershey Pennsylvania. I was 10 years old, and very, very worried."
SF Chronicle journalist Jon Carroll interviews his daughter Shana as she hang upside down on her "Trapeze", ready to fly away; from the Life Stories series by Jay Allison. (Shana started swinging with the Pickle Family Circus, about which her dad co-authored a book. She now flies for Les Sept Doigts de la Main.)
And Adam Rosen mixes a medley of the many versions of "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" (by Ladysmith Black Mambazo, The Tokens, The Nylons, Miriam Makeba, Robert John, and Manu Dibango).
Circus Blood 2 (29:00 ) featuring:
This special was mixed by Robin Wise of Sound Imagery. Executive Producer is Barrett Golding. (((Hearing Voices))) specials are crafted from new and classic radio shows. Funders include the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and National Endowment for the Arts.
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