Stony Brook, NY - May 24, 2016 - Easy Rider's Peter Fonda and the 5th Dimension's Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr. will be Tom Needham's special guests on the Sounds of Film Show this Thursday at 6 PM on WUSB.
Legendary actor, Peter Fonda, will be talking about his classic film, Easy Rider and many of his other movies. The Criterion Collection has just released a special restored high-definition digital transfer of Easy Rider on BLU-RAY. The 1969 radical road trip movie directed by Dennis Hopper features New-Wave style editing, an outsider-rock soundtrack and memorable performances by Jack Nicholson, Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper.
The disc contains documentaries about the making of the film and multiple audio commentaries from Hopper and Fonda.
Billy Davis Jr. and Marilyn McCoo will be Tom Needham's special guests on the Sounds of Film Show this Thursday at 6 PM on WUSB.
Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr. will be making their debut in the new musical, UP, UP & AWAY! a musical fable at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury on June 9th. The show is a tale about two aspiring singers who meet, fall in love, and stay together through a series of musical and personal challenges. It features many of the couple's famous hits including "Up, Up and Away," "Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In" and "You Don't have to be a Star (To be in My Show)."
Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr. have had incredible success with the 5th Dimension, as a couple and individually. Together, they have received 7 Grammy Awards and earned 15 gold and 3 platinum records. In addition, Marilyn is well-known for her television and film work on Solid Gold, Grizzly Adams and the Legend of Dark Mountain, and My Mom's a Werewolf.
About the Sounds of Film
The Sounds of Film is the nation's longest-running film-themed radio show. For over 28 years, the program has delivered a popular mix of interviews and music to listeners all over Long Island, parts of Connecticut and streaming live on the internet at wusb.fm. Recent guests include Connie Stevens, Kurtis Blow, Dr. Cornel West, Happy Day's Donny Most, Morris Day and Michael Moore.