The Fish Fry with Neal Murray

Series produced by WHRV

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Two hours of Big Band music hosted weekly by Neal Murray.

The "big bands" have always been with us, but during the 1930s and 1940s they virtually owned popular music. The Swing Era, in particular defined American popular music from about 1935 to 1945. This program presents highlights throughout this era, but ranges further afield to include singers, bands and musicians as they evolve from their swing roots into some of the most popular music stars in the world--people like Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Billy Eckstine, Benny Goodman, Harry James, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, and more.... We also reach back into the 1920s to explore the beginnings of the Jazz Age and blues....


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This is an archived episode of the Saturday Night Fish Fry with Neal Murray.

Bought by KSRQ, GCR (Global Community Radio), WPCA-LP, KMRE-LP, and KKRN


  • Added: Apr 09, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:45
  • Purchases: 5
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This is an archived episode of the Saturday Night Fish Fry with Neal Murray.

Bought by KMRE-LP


  • Added: Apr 01, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:29
  • Purchases: 1
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This is an encore episode of the Saturday Night Fish Fry with Neal Murray.

  • Added: Mar 26, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:57
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This is an archived Saturday Night Fish Fry with Neal Murray.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KSRQ, WPCA-LP, KMRE-LP, and KKRN


  • Added: Mar 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:55:49
  • Purchases: 5
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This is an archived episode of the Saturday Night Fish Fry with Neal Murray.

Bought by WPCA-LP, KMRE-LP, KKRN, and KSRQ


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:20
  • Purchases: 4
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This is an encore presentation of the Saturday Night Fish Fry with Neal Murray.

Bought by KSRQ, KMRE-LP, WPCA-LP, and KKRN


  • Added: Mar 05, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:41
  • Purchases: 4
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This is an archived edition of the Saturday Night Fish Fry featuring Big Band music and nostalgia with host Neal Murray.

Bought by KSRQ, KMRE-LP, KKRN, Bandon Community Radio, and WPCA-LP


  • Added: Feb 26, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:57
  • Purchases: 5
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An encore presentation of Big Band music and nostalgia with Neal Murray on the Saturday Night Fish Fry.

Bought by Bandon Community Radio, KSRQ, KMRE-LP, KKRN, and WPCA-LP


  • Added: Feb 18, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:11
  • Purchases: 5
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This is an archived edition of the Saturday Night Fish Fry with Neal Murray from 2007.

Bought by Bandon Community Radio, KSRQ, KMRE-LP, KKRN, and WPCA-LP


  • Added: Feb 11, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:06
  • Purchases: 5
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Archived edition of the Saturday Night Fish Fry with Neal Murray from 2/1/2011.

Bought by KSRQ, KMRE-LP, KKRN, WEZU, Bandon Community Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 05, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:42
  • Purchases: 6
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Encore show from 2012 of Big Band music and nostalgia with host Neal Murray.

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  • Added: Jan 28, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:13
  • Purchases: 7
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Neal Murray showcases 2 hours worth of Big Band music and nostalgia on the Saturday Night Fish Fry. This is an encore program from 2008.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), WEZU, Bandon Community Radio, KMRE-LP, WPCA-LP and more


  • Added: Jan 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:10
  • Purchases: 7
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Benny Goodman special - produced in 2011

Bought by Bandon Community Radio, WPCA-LP, KMRE-LP, KKRN, and KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 13, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:11
  • Purchases: 5
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This week, on this last program of 2017, we pay our respects to the late Keely Smith...

Bought by WEZU, Bandon Community Radio, KMRE-LP, WPCA-LP, KKRN and more


  • Added: Dec 30, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:56
  • Purchases: 6
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This week, 100% Christmas music... (how many versions of "Jingle Bells" can you count?)

Bought by KRPS, Bandon Community Radio, KMRE-LP, WPCA-LP, KKRN and more


  • Added: Dec 23, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:52
  • Purchases: 6
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This week, music from singers Martha Tilton, Ella Fitzgerald, and Ethel Waters; also on the bill: Al Donahue, Sammy Nestico, the Elgart brothers, D...

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  • Added: Dec 16, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:44
  • Purchases: 6
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This week, some names you might not know-Eddie Heywood, Irving Fazola, Teddy Hill-mixed with several of the 'regulars'-Ella Fitzgerald, Tommy Dorse...

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  • Added: Dec 10, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:09
  • Purchases: 6
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This week, more from Ella's Gershwin song book; also, Eddie South, Johnny Long, Strayhorn compositions, Larry Clinton, early Les Brown, and more...

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  • Added: Dec 02, 2017
  • Length: 01:54:54
  • Purchases: 6
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This week, visiting England, Germany and Switzerland; also, music on the air from Bobby Sherwood, Hal McIntyre, June Christy, Claude Thornhill, an...

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  • Added: Nov 25, 2017
  • Length: 01:56:50
  • Purchases: 6
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This week, the Thanksgiving holiday is upon us, so we'll begin and end by saying thanks in our own way; also, music from Billie Holiday, Ella Fitz...

Bought by Bandon Community Radio, WEZU, WPCA-LP, KMRE-LP, KKRN and more


  • Added: Nov 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:05
  • Purchases: 6