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Enjoy music from VPR including All The Traditions with Robert Resnik, My Place with Joel Najman, Friday Night Jazz with Ray Vega, Safe & Sound with Mary Engisch. We also carry national music programming, including American Routes, All Songs Considered, Alt.Latino, Mountain Stage and Hearts of Space.Check out VPR Classical, too!

My Place: A Mixed Bag

Apple Records

This week Joel Najman's My Place presents a "mixed bag" of music tying up a few loose ends from recent My Place programs.

Referring back to the program on the Beatles' Apple Record Company, Joel relates the story behind the rarest Apple record as well as the copyright infringement litigation precipitated by George Harrison's hit recording of My Sweet Lord.

And following the My Place  profile of drummer Jim Gordon, Joel investigates the possibility that portions of the melody of the hit Layla may have been taken from an earlier song. 

Broadcast Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. But listen online anytime!

 

Joel has been a part of Vermont's radio scene since 1964. He began his career at WIPS in Ticonderoga, New York. In 1965, he moved to WFAD in Middlebury, Vermont, where he attended Middlebury College. Over the years, Joel worked at radio stations WJOY, WQCR, WDOT, WDEV and WVAA where he served at various times as Morning Announcer, Program Director and News Director.
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