Silent Night-Longer Version  

Longer Version of Silent Night. The origin of the Christmas carol we know as Silent Night was a poem that was written in 1816 by an Austrian priest called Joseph Mohr. On Christmas Eve in 1818 in the small alpine village called Oberndorf it is reputed that the organ at St. Nicholas Church had broken. Joseph Mohr gave the poem of Silent Night (Stille Nacht) to his friend Franz Xavier Gruber and the melody for Silent Night was composed with this in mind. The music to Silent Night was therefore intended for a guitar and the simple score was finished in time for Midnight Mass. Silent Night is the most famous Christmas carol of all time!

Silent night, holy night
All is calm, all is bright
Round yon Virgin Mother and Child
Holy Infant so tender and mild
Sleep in heavenly peace
Sleep in heavenly peace

Silent night, holy night!
Shepherds quake at the sight
Glories stream from heaven afar
Heavenly hosts sing Alleluia!
Christ, the Saviour is born
Christ, the Saviour is born

Silent night, holy night
Son of God, love's pure light
Radiant beams from Thy holy face
With the dawn of redeeming grace
Jesus, Lord, at Thy birth
Jesus, Lord, at Thy birth "
COPY FREELY ©2011 Shiloh Worship Music-This Music Recording is copyrighted to prevent misuse, however,permission is granted for non-commercial copying only.Traditional Hymn-Public Domain

Mohr Stories 375:  Brooks Wheelan  

My friend, comedian, photographer and fellow music lover, Brooks Wheelan comes over to chat. Put Your Name On It!

ACS: Jay Mohr and David Wild  

Jay Mohr returns for a podcast about his new documentary, Trump's latest press conference, and Obama's farewell address. Plus, David Wild talks about The Comedy Jam, and Sonny's 'Polar Bear Challenge'.

The Whistler - The Weakling (01-03-43)  

The Weakling (Aired January 3, 1943)
The Whistler is one of American radio's most popular mystery dramas, with a 13-year run from May 16, 1942 until September 22, 1955.The Whistler was the most popular West Coast-originated program with its listeners for many years. It was sponsored by the Signal Oil Company: "That whistle is your signal for the Signal Oil program, The Whistler." Each episode of The Whistler began with the sound of footsteps and a person whistling. (The Saint radio series with Vincent Price used a similar opening.) The haunting signature theme tune was composed by Wilbur Hatch and featured Dorothy Roberts performing the whistling with the orchestra. The stories followed an effective formula in which a person's criminal acts were typically undone either by an overlooked but important detail or by their own stupidity. On rare occasions a curious twist of fate caused the story to end happily for the episode's protagonist. Ironic twist endings were a key feature of each episode. The Whistler himself narrated, often commenting directly upon the action in the manner of a Greek chorus, taunting the criminal from an omniscient perspective. Show Notes From The Old Time Radio Researcher's Group. THIS EPISODE: January 3, 1943. CBS network. "The Weakling". Sustaining. Will the honest District Attorney prosecute his own son for murder? Gerald Mohr, Hans Conried, Wilbur Hatch (composer, conductor). 29:54. Episode Notes From The Radio Gold Index.

Mohr Stories 374:  Slim Jim Phantom  

Slim Jim Phantom returns to talk about his book 'a Stray Cat Struts: My life as a Rockabilly Rebel' and Jerry Lee Lewis. put Your Name On It!

Mohr Stories 373:  Jay Mohr  

Bring it on 2016. Put Your Name On It!

180: Best of 2016 (Part 2 of 2)  

BEST OF INDUSTRY STANDARD 2016 (Part 2 of 2) features the invaluable words of wisdom of 25 more of the best guests on Industry Standard during the past year...including Steve Levitan, Howie Mandel, Paul Feig, Michael Madsen, Dave Mandel, Jay Mohr, Kevin Reilly, Scott Aukerman, James Dixon, Felipe Esparza, Jonas Larsen, Michael Rotenberg, Jim and Jeannie Gaffigan, and many more!

Mohr Stories 372:  Tom Arnold  

Comedian & actor Tom Arnold on this weeks podcast. Nicest guy in the world. Put Your Name On It!

Rogue's Gallery - The Latin Type (05-23-46)  

The Latin Type (Aired May 23, 1946)
Rogue's Gallery came to the Mutual network on September 27, 1945 with Dick Powell portraying Richard Rogue, a private detective who invariably ended up getting knocked out each week and spending his dream time in acerbic conversation with his subconscious self, Eugor. Rogue's Gallery was, in a sense, Dick Powell's rehearsal for Richard Diamond, Private Detective. Powell played private detective Richard Rogue, who trailed luscious blondes, protected witness, and did whatever else detectives do to make a living. It was a good series, though not destined to make much of a mark. Under the capable direction of Dee Englebach and accompanied by the music of Leith Stevens, Powell floated through his lines with the help of such competents as Lou Merrill, Gerald Mohr, Gloria Blondell, Tony Barrett, and Lurene Tuttle. Peter Leeds played Rogue's friend Eugor, an obscure play on names with Eugor spelling Rogue backwards. Show Notes From The Old Time Radio Researcher's Group and The Digital Deli.

Ep177 - Jay Mohr  

Jay is a comic, an actor, a radio host, a podcaster, and a dad. He has a podcast called Mohr Stories that you should check out. We discuss intuition, wants, needs, our kids, and our childhoods. This one gets heavy but then Big Momma Gotitall shows up and has everyone laughing. Enjoy our chat!

Mohr Stories 371:  Krista Vernoff  

Shameless, Private Practice, Grey's Anatomy...holy cow...Krista Vernoff talks to us about everything!!!! Put Your Name On It!

Sherlock, Albums of the Year, We're Going on a Bear Hunt, Mousehole's Christmas Lights  

The last installment of the hit television drama Sherlock - The Abominable Bride - was broadcast on New Year's Day 2016 and went on to become the most watched programme across all channels over the festive season, with 11.6 million viewers. With a fourth series starting on New Year's Day 2017, Martin Freeman who plays Watson, and Sherlock co-creator Mark Gatiss discuss maintaining the drama's appeal with John Wilson. What's the best album from 2016? We have three selections from across the world of music chosen by Sara Mohr-Pietsch, Kate Mossman and Kieran Yates. Robin Shaw and Joanna Harrison are the co-directors of a new animated film based on Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury's hugely successful illustrated children's book, We're Going on a Bear Hunt. Shaw and Harrison discuss the challenges of bringing a children's classic to life on screen. From the quay Michael Bird describes the Christmas lights in the harbour at Mousehole and considers this popular and poignant work of vernacular art. Producer Julian May.

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The Whistler - Delayed Christmas Present (12-23-51)  

Delayed Christmas Present (Aired December 23, 1951)
Bill Forman had the title role of host and narrator. Others who portrayed the Whistler at various times were Gale Gordon, Joseph Kearns, Marvin Miller (announcer for The Whistler and The Bickersons and later as Michael Anthony on TV's The Millionaire), Bill Johnstone (who had the title role on radio's The Shadow from 1938 to 1943) and Everett Clarke. Cast members included Hans Conried, Joseph Kearns, Cathy Lewis, Elliott Lewis, Gerald Mohr, Lurene Tuttle and Jack Webb. Writer-producer J. Donald Wilson established the tone of the show during its first two years, and he was followed in 1944 by producer-director George Allen. Other directors included Sterling Tracy and Sherman Marks with final scripts by Joel Malone and Harold Swanton. Of the 692 episodes, over 200 no longer exist. In 1946, a local Chicago version of The Whistler with local actors aired Sundays on WBBM, sponsored by Meister Brau beer. THIS EPISODE: December 23, 1951. CBS Pacific network. "Delayed Christmas Present". Sponsored by: Signal Oil. The story of a nightclub singer's flight from a gangster, as told in a cheap Panamanian saloon. Betty Lou Gerson, Bill Bouchey, Bill Forman (announcer), Britt Wood (harmonica), Edward Bloodworth (writer), George W. Allen (producer), Marvin Miller, Wilbur Hatch (music), William Conrad. 31:29. Episode Notes From The Radio Gold Index.

Mohr Stories 370:  Bob Phillipp & John Resig - The Chive  

Bob Phillipp and John Resig from The Chive Podcast and tremendously popular website. We had a great time telling stories last time on their podcast now its our turn!!! Put Your Name On It!

285 Jay Mohr  

Join Kevin as he sits down with actor and comedian Jay Mohr (Mohr Stories, Jerry Maguire). With much conversational digression, Jay chats about painting pictures with words and how never to do an impression of 'them' for 'them'.This episode is brought to you by Casper Mattresses ( ).

Mohr Stories 369:  Slim Jim Phantom  

Original member of the legendary band The Stray Cats and drummer Slim Jim Phantom breaks down rockabilly for us and how it changed his life. Put Your Name On It!

The Adventures Of Philip Marlowe - The Heat Wave (04-16-49)  

The Heat Wave (Aired April 16, 1949)
CBS decided to take a chance on reviving the show. Norman Macdonnell was producer/director; Gene Levitt, Robert Mitchell, Mel Dinelli, and Kathleen Hite wrote the scripts; and Richard Aurandt was responsible for the music. CBS cast Gerald Mohr to star as Philip Marlowe, with Roy Rowan as announcer. Philip Marlowe, being a loner, was really the only regular character, but throughout the three years the series ran a long string of high-quality supporting Hollywood actors appeared on the show. Performing alongside Mohr at various times were Jeff Corey, Howard McNear, Parley Baer, Lawrence Dobkin, Virginia Gregg, Gloria Blondell, and Lou Krugman. The CBS production ran from September 26, 1948 to September 29, 1950 with an additional short summer run from July 7 to September 15, 1951. Show Notes From The Old Time Radio Researcher's Group. THIS EPISODE: April 16, 1949. CBS network. "The Heat Wave". Sustaining. Why is "The Heat Wave," a burlesque dancer wearing a golden mask? Marlowe's been hired to find out. Murder tries a strip tease! Barney Phillips, Byron Kane, Ed Begley, Elsie Holmes, Gene Levitt (writer), Gerald Mohr, Mel Dinelli (writer), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Raymond Chandler (creator), Richard Aurandt (music), Robert Mitchell (writer), Roy Rowan (announcer), Vivi Janis, Wilms Herbert. 29:22. Episode Notes From The Radio Gold Index.

December Celtic Music #286  

For me, December means Christmas. But we can't get ahead of ourselves. We still have 24 days until Christmas. So let's keep the Celtic music rocking this December with music from Pitch the Peat, The Here & Now, Avourneen, Albannach, Ed Miller, Dom Duff, Angus Mohr, Sons of Malarkey, Susan Toman, The Selkie Girls, Plunk Murray, Tara O'Grady, Whalebone, Hearthfire, Karan Casey.

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This Week in Celtic Music

0:18 "An Leanbh Nua/Kilavil/Jerry's Beaver Hat" by Pitch the Peat from Far From Home

5:18 "Madison Avenue" by The Here & Now from Ladybird

10:26 "Eileen Oge" by Avourneen from Beloved

13:24 "Mons Graupius March" by Albannach from Bareknuckle Pipes & Drums

17:41 "Ferry Me Over" by Ed Miller from Generations of Change

21:19 "Kig Ha Fars" by Dom Duff from XXXXXXXX


28:59 "Talisman" by Angus Mohr from The Heroic Adventures of Angus Mohr

30:57 "The Leaving of Liverpool" by Sons of Malarkey from Gulls Lads

33:49 "A Scotch Lament" by Susan Toman from Emerald Shores

36:21 "Shepherd Lad" by The Selkie Girls from Pirate Queen


42:22 "Star of the County Down" by Plunk Murray from Plunk Murray

44:57 "In Belfast Tonig

Mohr Stories 368:  Gabby Reese & Neil Strauss Part 2  

Part 2 of Gabby Reese and Neil Strauss. Put Your Name On It!

Mohr Stories 367:  Perez Hilton  

Perez Hilton. A truly unique individual. He tell us about coming thru the darkness into the light with courage and conviction. Put Your Name On It!

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