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Welcome to Fowl Players Radio- the Official Podcast of The Fowl Players of Perryville! This Podcast is an oral history of art, music, entertainment, and pop culture featuring interviews that tell the stories of those who made it happen. Authors, artists, musicians, actors, directors, filmmakers, media personalities- you name it, we've got it! Stop by and check it out!Let's have some fun!Hosted by Actor/Musician Michael Spedden.Fowl Players Radio is a production of The Fowl Players Group.For more information on the Fowl Players of Perryville- information, bookings, etc., you can contact us at fowlplayersperryville@yahoo.com www.fowlplayersofperryville.com 443-600-0446 For more information or to contact Michael Spedden michaelspedden@yahoo.com 443-600-0446

Fowl Players Radio Michael Spedden

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Welcome to Fowl Players Radio- the Official Podcast of The Fowl Players of Perryville! This Podcast is an oral history of art, music, entertainment, and pop culture featuring interviews that tell the stories of those who made it happen. Authors, artists, musicians, actors, directors, filmmakers, media personalities- you name it, we've got it! Stop by and check it out!Let's have some fun!Hosted by Actor/Musician Michael Spedden.Fowl Players Radio is a production of The Fowl Players Group.For more information on the Fowl Players of Perryville- information, bookings, etc., you can contact us at fowlplayersperryville@yahoo.com www.fowlplayersofperryville.com 443-600-0446 For more information or to contact Michael Spedden michaelspedden@yahoo.com 443-600-0446

    Season 8 Episode 29- David DeBoy! Actor, Singer, Celebrating 40 Years of "Crabs For Christmas"!!!!

    Season 8 Episode 29- David DeBoy! Actor, Singer, Celebrating 40 Years of "Crabs For Christmas"!!!!

    NOW AVAILABLE ON FOWL PLAYERS RADIO!!! www.fowlplayersradio.com!!

    https://www.buzzsprout.com/175423/9676376

    Please welcome David DeBoy to Fowl Players Radio!
    David DeBoy is an actor and a singer,and is celebrating the 40th year of "Crabs for Christmas", a legendary Baltimore song!!
    We had a great time talking about "Crabs for Christmas" as well as his acting roles in many movies and television shows! He has a show coming up on Sunday December 12 at the State Theater in Havre de Grace, MD- featuring David and his Holiday Hons as they celebrate the 40th Anniversary with a Crabs for Christmas Concert! You’ll laugh and sing along as David performs his most famous “Bawlamer” ballads, including: Christmas on the Stoop, The Aluminum Christmas Tree, The Flegman Family Christmas Letter, and I’m in Love with a Baltimore Hon.
    www.daviddeboy.com
    www.crabsforchristmas.com
    www.statetheaterofhdg.com
    https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0213521/
    Please remember that the holidays are around the corner and that many of the guests of Fowl Players Radio are not only great artisans, but small business people as well. They've written books, recorded albums, made films, and created lots of other great works of art and they are available for sale, and make great gifts for the holidays! So remember- if you aren't sure what to get someone this holiday season, there are plenty of great ideas in the back episodes of Fowl Players Radio!

    The Fowl Players of Perryville would like to thank all of you for a great "rising from the ashes of COVID" season. We are booking shows for 2022 and beyond- we can be contacted at www.fowlplayersofperryville.com, or at fowlplayersperryville@yahoo.com or at 443-600-0446.
    Subscribe for free at www.fowlplayersradio.com or listen wherever you find podcasts online.
    No matter what platform you listen on, you can help us greatly by giving us a fair review and a 5 star rating!
    Also- be sure to visit our page on patreon.com- www.patreon.com/fowlplayersradio!
    Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter!!
    #DavidDeBoy #CrabsForChristmas #StateTheaterHavredeGrace

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Season 8 Episode 28- Mike Tramonte- He and Family Owned Washington DC's "The Bayou" from 1953-1980

    Season 8 Episode 28- Mike Tramonte- He and Family Owned Washington DC's "The Bayou" from 1953-1980

    NOW AVAILABLE ON FOWL PLAYERS RADIO!!! www.fowlplayersradio.com

    https://www.buzzsprout.com/175423/9597127

    We welcome Mike Tramonte!! Mike and his family were owners of Washington DC's "The Bayou" from 1953 until 1980. He tells us about how the club evolved from being a Dixieland Jazz band club in the 1950's to a rock and roll club in the 1960's and beyond! 1964 is the year the Bayou changed to rock and roll and had many house bands, including the Telstars, Innocent Color, Sinbad, The Nighthawks, Cherry Smash. Later they moved on to rotating weekly with bands such as DC Star, Face Dancer, who played 6 nights per week, 6 sets per night! Mike shares other great stories about his very innovative house production crew, and national acts such as Judas Priest and Foreigner. Also- Mike's mother kicks Mickey Mantle out of the Bayou, and will The Runaways PLEASE show up???? 

    Special thanks to Scott McGinn!!!

    For news and discussion of The Bayou and all of the fond memories of it, see their Facebook page called "The Bayou in Georgetown".

    The Fowl Players of Perryville would like to thank all of you for a great "rising from the ashes of COVID" season. We are booking shows for 2022 and beyond- we can be contacted at www.fowlplayersofperryville.com, or at fowlplayersperryville@yahoo.com or at 443-600-0446. From now until the end of 2021 we will be performing in Polar Express on the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad. For tickets- please go to www.wmsr.com. 

    #MikeTramonte #TheBayouWashingtonDC #TheBayouGeorgetown 

    • 1 hr 43 min
    Season 8 Episode 27 Jennie De La Cruz- Author- "Ecology For Kids: All About Ecosystems"

    Season 8 Episode 27 Jennie De La Cruz- Author- "Ecology For Kids: All About Ecosystems"

    NOW AVAILABLE ON FOWL PLAYERS RADIO!!! www.fowlplayersradio.com

    Direct Link to Episode: https://www.buzzsprout.com/175423/9508199

    We Welcome Jennie De La Cruz to Fowl Players Radio!!
    Jennie is the author of  "Ecology For Kids: All About Ecosystems".  Ecology for kids helps children aged 10 and up better understand the complexity of the natural world and the web of life. Topics covered include predator and prey relationships and how creatures are interconnected via food chains. The book also explores how these food chains can be impacted by extinction events and the potential impacts of global warming and actions that can be taken to reduce the impact. This is a great guide to some important biology topics for interested middle schoolers. 
    Below is the link- it is available in both hard copy and audio versions on Amazon.com.
    https://www.amazon.com/Ecology-Kids-All-About-Ecosystems/dp/B097SN91VS

    Please remember that the holidays are around the corner and that many of the guests of Fowl Players Radio are not only great artisans, but small business people as well. They've written books, recorded albums, made films, and created lots of other great works of art and they are available for sale, and make great gifts for the holidays! So remember- if you aren't sure what to get someone this holiday season, there are plenty of great ideas in the back episodes of Fowl Players Radio!

    #JennieDelaCruz #EcologyForKidsAllAboutEcosystems

    • 40 min
    Season 8 Episode 26 John Piette of "August" Returns!!!

    Season 8 Episode 26 John Piette of "August" Returns!!!

    NOW AVAILABLE ON FOWL PLAYERS RADIO!!! www.fowlplayersradio.com
    John Piette of the band August returns to talk to us about his songwriting and publishing venture, and to discuss the facts surrounding collecting royalties for your music, what key terms mean in record contracts, and how to make sure you get the money you are entitled to when signing a contract with your music. A very interesting and informative episode for those who may be looking to get signed to a recording contract or sell music. John and his bandmates Jerry Bozic and Kevin Schmidt from August were with us last spring- in Season 7 Episode 36.

    For the band August:
    https://www.augustrockband.com/
    For John Piette's songwriting and publishing venture:
    https://www.augustmusicgroup.com/

    Please remember the holiday season is approaching and there are lots of artists out there that have music, DVDs, books, and other things that make great gifts for the holidays!! These artists are small businesses, so please support them! You can find their links in the show notes of each episode.
    Subscribe for free at www.fowlplayersradio.com or listen wherever you find podcasts online.
    No matter what platform you listen on, you can help us greatly by giving us a fair review and a 5 star rating!
    Also- be sure to visit our page on patreon.com- www.patreon.com/fowlplayersradio!
    Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter!!
    The Fowl Players of Perryville are back and have many shows booked for the fall and winter of 2021-22! See our schedule on www.fowlplayersofperryville.com. For bookings, we can be reached by phone at 443-600-0446 or by email at fowlplayersperryville@yahoo.com.

    #JohnPiette #August #AugustBand #AugustRockBand #AugustMusicGroup

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Season 8 Episode 25- Mike Brilhart- Baltimore Radio Personality and Nightclub DJ- 100.7 "The Bay" WZBA, 97 Underground, Hammerjack's The Network, The Zu

    Season 8 Episode 25- Mike Brilhart- Baltimore Radio Personality and Nightclub DJ- 100.7 "The Bay" WZBA, 97 Underground, Hammerjack's The Network, The Zu

    NOW AVAILABLE ON FOWL PLAYERS RADIO!! www.fowlplayersradio.com

    Direct Link to Episode: https://www.buzzsprout.com/175423/9506745

    Mike Brilhart just celebrated 40 years in radio! He started in radio at Dundalk High, WDSH-AM in September of 1981. In 1982 that station moved to 96.7 FM with Top-40 music during the day and specialty music at night with 97Underground Friday and Saturday. 97 Underground, played classic rock, and classic hard rock (which really wasn't that old then) and also newer rock. This is 2 years before any classic rock format appeared in the U.S.
    Mike was the first to play Metallica on FM when Jon Zazula of Megaforce Records sent him a cassette of Metallica in Summer '82. Mike was also the first to play Motley Crue on FM regularly. After he graduated from Dundalk he still did shows on 97 Underground.
    In Spring of 1987 - brought 97Underground back as a successful hard rock format. 
    First DJ to play Guns and Roses, Child's Play and so many more on FM. He has also worked as a DJ in several prominent Baltimore-area night clubs such as Network, Hammerjacks, and The Zu. From 1996-2003 he was on 104.3 The Colt and since 2003 he has been on 100.7 The Bay. 

    He has received top Baltimore radio DJ awards from MD Musician and the Baltimore City Paper and was #2 radio DJ in Baltimore for 2020 in a readers poll of The East County Times and Dundalk Eagle readers.

    Subscribe for free at www.fowlplayersradio.com or listen wherever you find podcasts online.
    No matter what platform you listen on, you can help us greatly by giving us a fair review and a 5 star rating!
    Also- be sure to visit our page on patreon.com- www.patreon.com/fowlplayersradio!
    Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter!!
    The Fowl Players of Perryville are back and have many shows booked for the fall and winter of 2021-22! See our schedule on www.fowlplayersofperryville.com. For bookings, we can be reached by phone at 443-600-0446 or by email at fowlplayersperryville@yahoo.com.


    #MikeBrilhart #97Underground #100.7TheBay #WZBA #Hammerjacks #Network #TheZu

     

    • 1 hr 23 min
    Season 8 Episode 24 Actress Debra Lamb Returns for a Special Halloween Episode!!

    Season 8 Episode 24 Actress Debra Lamb Returns for a Special Halloween Episode!!

    NOW AVAILABLE ON FOWL PLAYERS RADIO!!! www.fowlplayersradio.com

    Direct Link to Episode: https://www.buzzsprout.com/175423/9465630

    We welcome actress DEBRA LAMB back to FOWL PLAYERS RADIO!!
    We were excited to have her back on the show to discuss her latest projects and her favorite horror movies for Halloween!! She has been up to lots of great and exciting things since our last meeting, and she is always a pleasure to talk to! She discusses the many types of parts she enjoys playing, and her love for westerns! She's always a fun guest!

    Debra's imdb page:
    https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0482941/?ref_=nmmi_mi_nm
    Her website:
    http://thedebralamb.com/index.html

    Subscribe for free at www.fowlplayersradio.com or listen wherever you find podcasts online.
    No matter what platform you listen on, you can help us greatly by giving us a fair review and a 5 star rating!
    Also- be sure to visit our page on patreon.com- www.patreon.com/fowlplayersradio!
    Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter!!
    The Fowl Players of Perryville are back and have many shows booked for the fall and winter of 2021-22! See our schedule on www.fowlplayersofperryville.com. For bookings, we can be reached by phone at 443-600-0446 or by email at fowlplayersperryville@yahoo.com.
    The Fowl Players of Perryville will be appearing on November 21 and December 19 at The State Theater of Havre de Grace - for tickets and show times see: https://statetheaterofhdg.com/

    #DebraLamb #FowlPlayersRadio 

    • 1 hr 14 min

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