Thursday, March 31st 2011
The Ian Whitcomb Show Moves To XM Channel 152 This Sunday
Contact: Rachel Nelson
LOS ANGELES, March 31, 2011 - Premiere Networks announced that beginning April 3, The Ian Whitcomb Show will move to Extreme Talk - XM Channel 152 and will now air from 6 - 7 p.m. ET. The Sunday program launched by Premiere Networks last fall previously aired from 9 - 10 a.m. ET on Music Summit - XM Channel 24.
This Sunday, British Invasion veteran and music historian Ian Whitcomb will share a special "Parade of the Faves" to introduce new listeners to the program. The Ian Whitcomb Show features an eclectic and exciting mix of American and British popular songs ranging from Tin Pan Alley Ragtime, through 1920s crooners and dance bands, to 1950s rock and roll. This music-intensive program also features Whitcomb's fascinating stories behind the music, the circumstances surrounding their composition and their noteworthy instrumentations.
About Ian Whitcomb
Whitcomb has entertained the world for more than 30 years as a singer, songwriter, author, record producer, actor and radio host. He is credited with more than 500 music tracks, including the Grammy Award-winning album, "Titanic: Music As Played On The Fateful Voyage." An author of nearly 20 books, Whitcomb's seminal history of pop music, "After The Ball," is still in print after 35 years. In January 2011, he released a new sing-along book and CD for ukulele players, Ian Whitcomb's Ukulele Sing-Along. As a performer, he has played The Hollywood Bowl and The Montreux Jazz Festival, in addition to being a frequent guest on The Tonight Show. Whitcomb can be seen as an actor in the films Contact, Stanley's Gig and Open House, and his music graces such movies as The Cat's Meow, Encino Man and Last Call. Whitcomb is also credited with pioneering the revival of the ukulele with his 1966 hit "Where Did Robinson Crusoe Go With Friday On Saturday Night." No stranger to radio, Whitcomb served as a radio host at KROQ, KCRW and KPCC. Fans wanting to see Whitcomb in action from the 1960s to today can view hundreds of videos on www.YouTube.com. For more information, please visit http://www.picklehead.com/ian.html.
About Premiere Networks
Premiere Networks, Inc., a subsidiary of Clear Channel Communications, syndicates 90 radio programs and services to more than 5,000 radio affiliations and reaches over 190 million listeners weekly. Premiere is the number one audio content provider in the country and features the following personalities: Rush Limbaugh, Jim Rome, Ryan Seacrest, Glenn Beck, Bob & Tom, Delilah, Steve Harvey, Blair Garner, George Noory, John Boy and Billy, Big Tigger, Sean Hannity, Elvis Duran, Jason Lewis, Randi Rhodes, Kane, Nikki Sixx and others. For more information, please visit www.PremiereRadio.com or www.facebook.com/PremiereRadio.