Thanksgiving Audio Sources – Archived & Seasonal Radio Broadcasts

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Nevada Public Radio

KCNV 89.7 FM - Las Vegas, Nevada

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2018 Classical 89.7 Holiday Schedule

November 22, 2018 - 9 am & 6 pm
Every Good Thing

For Thanksgiving host Elena See and classical music fans from around the country take time to give thanks and celebrate one of life's most meaningful gifts: music. Audiences will hear listeners from across the U.S. share stories about their favorite classical music pieces.
 

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Nevada Public Radio

KNPR 88.9 FM - Las Vegas, Nevada

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2018 News 88.9 Holiday Schedule

November 22, 9 am
The Splendid Table

A Thanksgiving favorite returns! “Turkey Confidential” is The Splendid Table’s annual live Thanksgiving call-in show. Francis Lam takes calls and comes to the rescue of Thanksgiving cooks, kitchen helpers, and inner guests during the biggest cooking day of the year. This year’s special guests include former host Lynne Rossetto Kasper, Pati Jinish, Dorie Greenspan, and Samin Norsat.

November 22, 1 pm & 7 pm
Giving Thanks

This year, Thanksgiving falls on the Feast Day of St. Cecilia, the patron saint of music! Host John Birge is using the occasion to invite one of the world’s most treasured composers to the table. John Rutter is a choral music icon, and new piece for VocalEssence gives thanks for the joy of music. Audiences will hear the world premiere of Rutter’s “When Music Sounds,” and how gratitude inspires him. Conductor Nic McGegan will share an 18th century recipe for St. Cecilia punch will liven up any Thanksgiving celebration, and we’ll revisit the poetry of former “Giving Thanks” guest and American Poet Laureate Donald Hall, who passed away this year. And you’ll hear Charles Laughton, telling a story of giving thanks for art that connects us all to the creative spirit.
 

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WDAV 89.9 FM - Davidson, North Carolina

Thursday, November 22 Thanksgiving Day 2018
Giving Thanks: A Celebration of Fall, Food & Gratitude | 4:00 PM
This perennial favorite features classical music and stories of Thanksgiving. This year’s program also celebrates the Feast Day of St. Cecilia, the patron saint of music. Special guests include John Rutter, with a world premiere of his latest choral work, and conductor Nicholas McGegan.

Every Good Thing | 6:00 PM
Give thanks for one of life's most meaningful gifts: music. Inspiring stories and a wide variety of selections.

Performance Today Thanksgiving Edition | 7:00 PM
Fred Child hosts an assortment of holiday selections in live concert performances.

Saturday, November 24, 2018
Every Good Thing | 12:00 PM
Give thanks for one of life's most meaningful gifts: music. Inspiring stories and a wide variety of selections, with works from Mozart and Beethoven, to Copland and Whitacre.

Giving Thanks: A Celebration of Fall, Food & Gratitude | 1:00 PM
This perennial favorite features classical music and stories of Thanksgiving. This year’s program also celebrates the Feast Day of St. Cecilia, the patron saint of music. Special guests include John Rutter, with a world premiere of his latest choral work, and conductor Nicholas McGegan.
 

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KBYU 88.9 FM - Provo, Utah

Brigham Young University Classical 89

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THANKSGIVING OF AMERICAN FOLK HYMNS
11/22 at 8am and 2pm

Thanksgiving is a time for gathering with loved ones to give thanks to God for the bounties of life. It’s a heartwarming holiday which opens the festive season. In this special, enjoy music performed by BYU’s combined choirs and philharmonic. In addition, learn about the history of this uniquely American holiday.

EVERY GOOD THING
11/22 at 9am and 3pm

Hosts Valerie Kahler and Steve Seel give thanks for one of life’s most meaningful gifts: music. Enjoy stories and a wide variety of music, with works from Mozart and Beethoven, to Copland and Whitacre

GIVING THANKS
11/22 at noon

For listeners in the kitchen, on the road, or relaxing after the feast, Giving Thanks provides the perfect atmosphere for Thanksgiving: the warmth of great music, and truly memorable words which reflect on the meaning of the holiday. No clichés about pilgrims and pumpkin pies here. Instead, a contemporary celebration of the spirit of gratitude.

A FEAST FOR THE EARS
11/22 at 10am and 4pm
A melodic and intriguing exploration of Thanksgiving history, lore and roots in early European harvest festivals, as well as a thoughtful examination of the holiday's evolution and contemporary traditions. Enjoy highlights music by American composers such as Aaron Copland, Virgil Thomson, William Billings and Charles Ives, along with some undiscovered treasures by Rick Sowash and Mark O’Connor.
 

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Coming up this Saturday, November 17, 2018...

WDCB 90.9 FM - Glen Ellyn-Chicago, Illinois

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17
ANNUAL THANKSGIVING SHOW

JACK BENNY PROGRAM (11-21-43) With Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Eddie “Rochester” Anderson, Dennis Day, Don Wilson, John Brown, Frank Nelson. Jack and Mary go shopping in preparation for Thanksgiving dinner at Jack’s house. Grape-Nuts, NBC. (30 min)
QUIZ KIDS (11-21-48) Broadcast from Chicago, it’s the Sunday before Thanksgiving and chief Quizzer Joe Kelly asks the kids to write a Thanksgiving poem before the end of the program. With Quiz Kids Lonne Lunde, Joel Kupperman, Ruthie Duskin, Richard Wexler and Brant Ross. Alka-Seltzer, NBC. (30 min)
PHILCO RADIO TIME (11-26-47) Bing Crosby stars on this Thanksgiving Day broadcast, with John Scott Trotter and the Orchestra, the Rhythmaires, announcer Ken Carpenter and guest Frankie Laine, who sings “That’s My Desire.” Bing tells the story of “The Man Without a Country.” Philco, ABC. (30 min)
CASEY, CRIME PHOTOGRAPHER (11-27-47) “After Turkey, The Bill,” starring Staats Cotsworth as Casey, with Jan Miner as Anne Williams and John Gibson as Ethelbert. On Thanksgiving, a young ex-con is accused of holding up a gas station. Anchor Hocking Glass, CBS. (30 min)
SOLDIERS IN GREASEPAINT (11-25-43) A Thanksgiving morning show, hosted by Jack Benny and Bob Hope, with Al Jolson, Frederic March, Brigadier General Joseph Byron, Jascha Heifetz, Martha Raye, Kay Francis, Carole Landis, Judith Anderson, Jackie Heller, Merle Oberon, Jerry Colonna, Rear Adm. Louis E. Danfield, Andy Devine, Jimmy Burke, Jinx Falkenberg, Faye MacKenzie, Anna Lee, John Garfield and Frances Langford, who sings “White Christmas.” Larry Keating announces. NBC. (25 min and 19 min)

WDCB 90.9 FM - Glen Ellyn-Chicago, Illinois

Saturday, November 17, 2018

"Those Were The Days" Old Time Radio

From the webpage:

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17
ANNUAL THANKSGIVING SHOW

JACK BENNY PROGRAM (11-21-43) With Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Eddie “Rochester” Anderson, Dennis Day, Don Wilson, John Brown, Frank Nelson. Jack and Mary go shopping in preparation for Thanksgiving dinner at Jack’s house. Grape-Nuts, NBC. (30 min)

QUIZ KIDS (11-21-48) Broadcast from Chicago, it’s the Sunday before Thanksgiving and chief Quizzer Joe Kelly asks the kids to write a Thanksgiving poem before the end of the program. With Quiz Kids Lonne Lunde, Joel Kupperman, Ruthie Duskin, Richard Wexler and Brant Ross. Alka-Seltzer, NBC. (30 min)

PHILCO RADIO TIME (11-26-47) Bing Crosby stars on this Thanksgiving Day broadcast, with John Scott Trotter and the Orchestra, the Rhythmaires, announcer Ken Carpenter and guest Frankie Laine, who sings “That’s My Desire.” Bing tells the story of “The Man Without a Country.” Philco, ABC. (30 min)

CASEY, CRIME PHOTOGRAPHER (11-27-47) “After Turkey, The Bill,” starring Staats Cotsworth as Casey, with Jan Miner as Anne Williams and John Gibson as Ethelbert. On Thanksgiving, a young ex-con is accused of holding up a gas station. Anchor Hocking Glass, CBS. (30 min)

SOLDIERS IN GREASEPAINT (11-25-43) A Thanksgiving morning show, hosted by Jack Benny and Bob Hope, with Al Jolson, Frederic March, Brigadier General Joseph Byron, Jascha Heifetz, Martha Raye, Kay Francis, Carole Landis, Judith Anderson, Jackie Heller, Merle Oberon, Jerry Colonna, Rear Adm. Louis E. Danfield, Andy Devine, Jimmy Burke, Jinx Falkenberg, Faye MacKenzie, Anna Lee, John Garfield and Frances Langford, who sings “White Christmas.” Larry Keating announces. NBC. (25 min and 19 min)
 

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NET Radio Nebraska - Several Stations

THANKSGIVING DAY SPECIALS ON NET RADIO


November 22, 2018

10am—11am (CT)
"Brains On! The Science of Cooking"
Brains On!, the science show for kids and curious adults, heads to the kitchen to examine the science of cooking. Hosts Molly Bloom and Nantene Ba break down four elements essential to cooking: Mix, Chop, Heat and Chill. Special guests include The Splendid Table host Francis Lam, and various America's Test Kitchen hosts and contributors: Molly Birnbaum, Dan Souza, Tucker Shaw, Katie Leaird, Kristin Sargianis and Elle Simone.

11am—1pm (CT)
"The Splendid Table’s Turkey Confidential"
Thanksgiving is full of high expectations, a huge menu and a house full of guests – which can make for a stressful day or two in the kitchen. That's why holiday cooks, hosts and eaters tune into The Splendid Table's “Turkey Confidential” annual live call-in show on Thanksgiving morning, complete with turkey triage from host Francis Lam.

1pm—2pm (CT)
"Every Good Thing"
Host Elena See and classical music fans around the country take time to give thanks and celebrate one of life's most meaningful gifts: music.

2pm—4pm (CT)
"Giving Thanks: A Celebration of Fall, Food & Gratitude"
New for 2018, host John Birge presents a contemporary celebration of gratitude, with classical music and stories of Thanksgiving. This year's “Giving Thanks” also celebrates the Feast Day of St. Cecilia, the patron saint of music. Special guests include John Rutter, with a world premiere of his latest choral work, conductor Nic McGegan, and offers a remembrance of former guest and U.S. Poet Laureate Donald Hall.
 

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Jefferson Public Radio - Southern Oregon & Northern California

Three Networks, Several Stations

2018 Thanksgiving Specials



This Thanksgiving, JPR is serving up a few helpings of special programming for you. Here's what we've got planned...

Rhythm & News
11am-3pm -- An American Rhythm Thanksgiving Special
Spend a day getting ready for the feast as host Craig Faulker culls his amazing archives to create four hours of classic and vintage gourmet oldies that celebrate food and the Thanksgiving season!

Classics & News
10am-Noon -- Giving Thanks: A Celebration of Fall, Food, & Gratitude
Host John Birge presents a contemporary celebration of gratitude, with classical music and stories of Thanksgiving. This year's “Giving Thanks” also celebrates the Feast Day of St. Cecilia, the patron saint of music. Special guests include John Rutter, with a world premiere of his latest choral work, conductor Nic McGegan, and offers a remembrance of former guest and U.S. Poet Laureate Donald Hall.

News & Information

8am/8pm -- Happy(ish) Holidays from Terrible, Thanks for AskingSome people celebrate the holidays with cheer and eggnog and magic. Some people don’t celebrate the holidays at all. And a lot of people endure the holidays with a grin on their face and a pain in their heart. Because the holidays are tough, and host Nora McInerny is going to talk about it. With special guests and stories from listeners, it is an honest look at why some people aren’t so jolly during this difficult time of year.

9am/9pm -- Brains On! The Science of Cooking
Brains On!, the science show for kids and curious adults, heads to the kitchen to examine the science of cooking. Hosts Molly Bloom and Nantene Ba break down four elements essential to cooking: Mix, Chop, Heat and Chill. Special guests include The Splendid Table host Francis Lam, and various America's Test Kitchen hosts and contributors: Molly Birnbaum, Dan Souza, Tucker Shaw, Katie Leaird, Kristin Sargianis and Elle Simone.
 

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'American Rhythm' normally on Jefferson Public Radio but syndicated to public radio stations for the annual Thanksgiving show.

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Thanksgiving Show, Part 1 (Nov 17, 2018)
American Rhythm embraces the Thanksgiving holiday with a collection of tunes about food.
 

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from The Appetizer Radio Show


Thanksgiving Special: Friendsgiving
  • Length: 59:00
In this holiday season, when there aren't as many themed programs for the Thanksgiving holiday, we invite listeners to enjoy music that celebrates friends, family and the people in our lives that make life worth living. A curated selection of great recently released album cuts from indie rock's Damien Dempsey, Brett Lee Miller, Brandi Carlile, Elliott Park and much more.
 

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WXPR 91.7 FM - Rhinelander, Wisconsin


WXPR Thanksgiving Specials
By JESSIE DICK NOV 15, 2018

We invite you to join us Thanksgiving Day and Friday night for special programming.

During the Thanksgiving holiday, we pause to express gratitude for the blessings of family, friends and the abundance of our lives. In this spirit, the WXPR staff and volunteers send you our best wishes for the season.

9am-11am Thanksgiving Midday Classics with Molly Rose Teuke

11am-1pm Turkey Confidential- Don't know what to do? Don't know where to start? Here's a guide to keep you on track for the perfect Thanksgiving meal.

1pm-2pmThe Songs of Hearth and Home- A music special perfect for Thanksgiving. A look at songs from the Great American Songbook about the comforts of home life, performed by Frank Sinatra, Sam Cooke, Norah Jones, and more.

2pm-4pm Thanksgiving with the National Heritage Fellows- We'll hear music and conversation from Fellows in years gone by, like Doc Watson, Staple Singers, Clifton Chenier, Ralph Stanley, B.B. King, Flaco Jimenez and New Orleans' own Treme Brass Band.

6pm- 7pm Harvest Home- Hosted by renowned folk duo Jay Ungar & Molly Mason, Harvest Home celebrates Thanksgiving, Autumn and the Harvest Season with a spicy offering of American Roots Music simmered to perfection.

7pm-8pm The Pleasures of Winter- Jay Ungar and Molly Mason present an hour of acoustic music celebrating the holidays and the winter season.

8pm-9pm Friends Giving- A series of songs from fantastic albums that are all about gathering together in appreciation.

Friday, November 23

9pm-12am Thanksgiving Weekend Blues- A mouth-watering selection of songs in all flavors of the Blues. Hear classics like "Strawberry Jam," "Bar-B-Q Sauce," and "Onion Rings," as well as "Candied Yams," "Cold Turkey," and many, many more.
 

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SiriusXM is now on Free Preview. Free Online, app and on Radios until Nov 26 (for US thanksgiving). As reported earlier Channels 3, 4 and 70 are 24 hour Christmas channels.
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SiriusXM Channel 148 - Old Time Radio hosted by Greg Bell

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Nov 19th to Nov 25th Shows and Highlights

If you haven’t grabbed it yet, the new weekly schedule can be found by clicking the following link; ShowSchedules

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It’s Thanksgiving Week on the channel, and that’s not all!

We bring back last year’s very popular Dragnet marathon Joe Friday – Black Friday plus offer up birthday specials for the following folks among others:

John Dehner (Frontier Gentleman, Escape, Have Gun Will Travel); Howard Duff (Sam Spade, Suspense’s “The Kandy Tooth”); movie actress Gene Tierney (Guest on Duffy’s Tavern, Command Performance); Alan Young (The Alan Young Show); Boris Karloff (Inner Sanctum Mysteries, Suspense) and Judy Canova (Judy Canova Show).

As to the Thanksgiving themed programs, we once again have quite a variety both comedies and drama with offerings from The Jack Benny Program, The Harold Peary Show, The Aldrich Family, Let George Do It, Suspense, Father Knows Best, Let George Do It, Abbott & Costello, Phil Harris & Alice Faye, Our Miss Brooks, The Life Of Riley and more.

Have A Happy Thanksgiving All!

Greg
 
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WFPK 91.9 FM - Louisville, Kentucky

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Thanksgiving Programming 2018

November 19, 2018

We’ve got a musical recipe for your Thanksgiving Day on 91.9 WFPK, as we re-broadcast some of our favorite Live Lunches of the year and more!

6-8am – World Cafe Thanksgiving
He’s considered a hot country songwriter, with tunes covered by Tim McGraw, Kenny Chesney and Blake Shelton, but Ruston Kelly has also created a personal sound which embodies indie, folk and rock, that when paired with his raw and honest lyrics makes for something different altogether.

8-10am –A Grateful Journey: Kris Kristofferson
A conversation with a man of many talents: songwriter, actor, boxer, military man, among many titles, Kris Kristofferson, reflecting on his life in music, his songwriting craft, and the nature of gratitude for his life’s adventures.

10am-11am –50th Anniversary of the White Album
Interviews with John, Paul, George and Ringo, as well as George and Giles Martin, and Eric Clapton interspersed with a handful of songs from this landmark album.

11-12pm –Elton John: Farewell Yellow Brick Road
In September, Elton John embarked on his final world-wide tour. Elton himself takes you behind the scenes and tells you his thinking, planning, and reasons why he has decided to stop after 50 years of sold-out shows.


Noon-6pm – Live Lunch Marathon
12:00 – Jade Bird
12:45 –Nick Dittmeier and the Sawdusters
1:30 – Murder By Death
2:15 – Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper
3:00 – Houndmouth
3:45 – Roadie
4:30 – Ruen Brothers
5:15 – St. Paul and the Broken Bones

6-8pm – World Cafe Thanksgiving
He’s considered a hot country songwriter, with tunes covered by Tim McGraw, Kenny Chesney and Blake Shelton, but Ruston Kelly has also created a personal sound which embodies indie, folk and rock, that when paired with his raw and honest lyrics makes for something different altogether.

8-9pm – Sound Opinions
Hosts Jim and Greg conduct an Album Dissection of Van Morrison’s 1968 classic Astral Weeks. The landmark release celebrates its 50th anniversary this month.

9pm-12am – FPK’s After Dark With Meg Samples
11pm – “Thursday Night Street Party” features brass and street-beat bands from around the world that make ya wanna get up and boogie! Tonight music from Istanbul the most popular city in Turkey.

12am–1am – Night Visions
An eclectic mix of independent and under-represented dance, electronica, rock and pop music from around the world.
 

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West Virginia Public Radio - Several Stations

Include TV listing.

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It’s beginning to look and sound a lot like the holidays around West Virginia Public Broadcasting. WVPB has a great holiday lineup of specials for both radio and television for the upcoming holidays.

THANKSGIVING:

Radio:

  • The Splendid Table’s Turkey Confidential, Nov. 22, 12 p.m.
Television:

  • America’s Test Kitchen Special: Home for the Holidays,Nov. 19, 8 p.m
 

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