Bob Marcucci and Peter DeAngelis founded The Chancellor Record Company in November 1956, and over the next seven years produced several dozen hit records, including the biggest hits of rock & roll teen idols Frankie Avalon and Fabian.
New questions about the growing cost of decommissioning Vermont Yankee;
Senator Patrick Leahy says a top priority is passage of a bill that
requires the Bush Administration to obtain court approval for electronic
wiretapping;Plans to tear down public housing in New Orleans inspires a
protest in Burlington; A petition drive in Brattleboro to indict President
Bush and Vice President Cheney; A Montpelier-based landlord will pay a
fine for failing to comply with lead paint standards; and commentator Jay
Craven on an unexpected gift.
The Word is a blues/jazz jam rock supergroup composed of Robert Randolph, John Medeski, Chris Chew, Luther Dickinson, and Cody Dickinson. Being a supergroup, each of the band members lead their own outfits: Dickinson brothers and Chew are known as North Mississippi Allstars; Medeski plays with jazz-funk band Medeski, Martin & Wood (MMW); and Robert Randolph, a steel pedal phenomenon, tours with his Family Band. Hear the Word Live Friday at Noon on VPR.net