Theme Time Hour will soon be available on CD!
Ace Records are releasing the authorised CD from the “Theme Time Radio Hour” in March this year. Produced by Eddie Gorodetsky and Ace’s own Roger Armstrong the 2 CD set is based around 828 tracks played by Bob Dylan in the 50 episodes of the first series.
With 50 tracks, ranging from “Papa’s On The Housetop’ by Leroy Carr and Scrapper Blackwell-recorded in 1930-to Mary Gauthier’s “I Drink”-recorded in 2005, artists include The White Stripes, Grandpa Jones, Jerry Butler, The Clash, Memphis Minnie, Bobby Darin, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, The Modern Lovers, Billie Holiday, George Jones, Bo Diddley, Alton Ellis, Louis Jordan, Santiago Jimenez, James Carr, Gerraint Watkins, Slim Gaillard and Otis Rush.
Thanks to Neil Scaplehorn (Ace Records) for the info.