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Author: Joe Bevilacqua Narrator: Joe Bevilacqua, Willie Nelson, Bud Abbott, Burl Ives, Janis Joplin, Joe Barbera, Kenneth Threadgill, Leonard Maltin, Ray Campi Publisher: BearManor Media Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: April 2013 ISBN: 9781483095905
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All Things Joe Bev: The Best of Public Radio is a collection of sixteen short audio features created for public radio by veteran award-winning producer Joe Bevilacqua (a.k.a. Joe Bev).

1. "A Guy Named Joe Bevilacqua" – Joe Bevilacqua goes on a search for other people with his name and discovers some uncanny coincidences.

2. "Father's Day" – Joe Bevilacqua recounts how a volatile father's gift led him to another father figure and an eventual career.

3. "Losing a Best Friend" – Joe Bevilacqua chronicles the rise and fall of a longtime friendship.

4. "Lessons from Daws Butler" – Joe Bevilacqua's book passes on cartoon legend's tricks of the trade.

5. "A Tribute to Joe Barbera" – Joe Bevilacqua, Leonard Maltin, and Joe Barbera himself talk about the start of the Hanna-Barbera animation studio.

6. "Archiving Classic Animated Films and Cartoons" – Joe Bevilacqua reports on how some members of America's animated-film industry are building a new digital archive to preserve classic cartoon footage.

7. "The Kerrville Folk Festival" – Joe Bevilacqua reports on one of the longest-running open-air music events in North America.

8. "Threadgill's Turns 70" – Joe Bevilacqua reports on the seventieth anniversary of Threadgill's in Austin, Texas, the musical landmark that helped launch the career of many country and rock stars, including Janis Joplin.

9. "Artist Colony Celebrates Its Centennial" – Joe Bevilacqua profiles the one-hundred-year-old Byrdcliffe Arts Colony, nestled deep in the forest of Woodstock, New York.

10. "Math + Love" – Joe Bevilacqua tracks down his former math professor Ron Reummler to hear how math can explain lost love.

11. "A Valentine from Graham Nash's MAC" – Joe Bevilacqua recounts how on February 12, 1996, an e-mail from rock legend Graham Nash's MAC laptop triggered a series of bizarre coincidences, which led to the meeting of Joe's future wife, Lorie Kellogg.

12. "Living within Your Means as a Choice" – When Joe Bevilacqua lost his job, he made some drastic changes to his lifestyle that turned out to be the best thing that could have happened to him.

13. "The Christmas I Saved Macy's" – The story of how a five year old Joe Bevilacqua stamped out a fire in the ladies lounge of Bamberger's department store in Newark, New Jersey, in December of 1964.

14. "A Rockabilly Christmas" – Joe Bevilacqua presents rockabilly pioneer guitarist Ray Campi.

15. "An Old Hollywood Story" – In a two-part story, Joe Bevilacqua reports on an extensive archive of interviews with early Hollywood stars conducted by California schoolteacher and rockabilly pioneer Ray Campi.

16. "An Old Hollywood Story" – Part two of Joe Bevilacqua's story on Rays Campi's celebrity interviews.

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About the Author

Joe Bevilacqua, also known as Joe Bev, is a public radio producer and radio theater dramatist. However, his career has taken him into every aspect of show business, including stage, film, and television as a producer, director, writer, author, actor, journalist, documentarian, and even cartoonist. He is also a member of the Metropolitan Opera Company in New York City.

About the Narrators

Willie Nelson is one of the most popular, prolific, and influential songwriters and singers in the history of American music. A Kennedy Center honoree in 1998, he has been inducted into a number of music halls of fame and received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2000. During the past six decades, he has recorded more than one hundred albums, appeared in several films, and written three New York Times bestsellers: Willie: An Autobiography, The Facts of Life: And Other Dirty Jokes, and Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die. Born in Abbott, Texas, in 1933, he now resides in Texas and Hawaii.

William Alexander “Bud” Abbott (1895–1974) was an American actor, producer, and comedian. He is best remembered as one half of the comedy team of Abbott and Costello, alongside Lou Costello.

Lorie Kellogg is a busy graphic and voice-over artist as well as a skilled improv comedian. She studied painting, printmaking, and video and film at the Kansas City Art Institute and the California Institute of the Arts.

Joe Bevilacqua, also known as Joe Bev, is a public radio producer and radio theater dramatist. However, his career has taken him into every aspect of show business, including stage, film, and television as a producer, director, writer, author, actor, journalist, documentarian, and even cartoonist. He is also a member of the Metropolitan Opera Company in New York City.

Joe Bevilacqua, also known as Joe Bev, is a public radio producer and radio theater dramatist. However, his career has taken him into every aspect of show business, including stage, film, and television as a producer, director, writer, author, actor, journalist, documentarian, and even cartoonist. He is also a member of the Metropolitan Opera Company in New York City.