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).
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.
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
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.
Colony Celebrates Its Centennial” – Joe Bevilacqua profiles the one-hundred-year-old
Byrdcliffe Arts Colony, nestled deep in the forest of Woodstock, New York.
+ 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. Download and start listening now!