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"Dense Fog Advisory" ...Dense fog advisory in effect until 4 am EST Tuesday... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a dense fog advisory, which is in effect until 4 am EST Tuesday. * Visibilities...one quarter mile or less at times. * Timing...into the early morning hours on Tuesday. * Impacts...limited visibilities will make travel very difficult. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A dense fog advisory means visibilities will frequently be reduced to one quarter mile or less. If driving...slow down...use your low beam headlights...and leave plenty of distance ahead of you in case a sudden stop is needed. Maloit , "Special Statement" ...Locally dense fog at times overnight... Areas of fog will continue over the tri-state into the overnight hours. While visibilities will mainly be in the 1 to 3 mile range, there could be localized areas with visibilities down to one quarter mile or less at times. Motorist should be on the lookout for rapidly changing visibilities. If reduced visibilities are encountered, reduce to a safe speed and use low beam headlights. Maloit 948 PM EST Mon Jan 22 2018 ...Locally dense fog at times overnight... Areas of fog will continue over the tri-state into the overnight hours. While visibilities will mainly be in the 1 to 3 mile range, there could be localized areas with visibilities down to one quarter mile or less at times. Motorist should be on the lookout for rapidly changing visibilities. If reduced visibilities are encountered, reduce to a safe speed and use low beam headlights. Maloit -- Tuesday Jan.23 18,01:19 AM

Soul Legend Freddie Jackson and U.T.F.O.’s Doc Ice on Tom Needham’s The Sounds of Film

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Music legend Freddie Jackson and U.T.F.O.’s Doc Ice will be Tom Needham’s exclusive guests this Thursday at 6 P.M. on WUSB’s The Sounds of Film.

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Freddie Jackson.

Photo by: WUSB’s The Sounds of Film.

Stony Brook, NY – June 7, 2017 – Soul legend Freddie Jackson and U.T.F.O.’s Doc Ice will be Tom Needham’s special guests this Thursday on WUSB’s The Sounds of Film.
 
Harlem’s Freddie Jackson is one of America’s most successful soul singers. He is a multi-platinum performer who is known for his 1980’s albums Rock Me Tonight and Feels Like the First Time.  Through the years, he has recorded countless hits including a remarkable 11 number one R&B songs including "Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake)," "You Are My Lady," "A Little Bit More," "Tasty Love," "Have You Ever Loved Somebody," "Jam Tonight" and "Hey Lover."  His music has been featured in a number of films including King of New York, Love & Basketball, and All Dogs Go to Heaven.  His latest single is the infectious song, "One Night."
 

U.T.F.O. Photo Credit: WUSB’s The Sounds of Film
 
The Sounds of Film will also be paying tribute to U.T.F.O.’s Educated Rapper, a.k.a. EMD, who passed away this past week in a Brooklyn hospital.  In his honor, The Sounds of Film will re-broadcast an interview with U.T.F.O.’s Doc Ice, and feature the music of the acclaimed early hip hop group.  U.T.F.O. is best remembered for their hit “Roxanne Roxanne,” a classic rap hit that led the way to historic “Roxanne Wars” with Queens MC Roxanne Shante. The Brooklyn group featured Kangol Kid, Educated Rapper, Doctor Ice and Mix Master Ice. Some of their best known songs include "Hangin’ Out," "Beats and Rhymes," "Bite It," and "Pick Up the Pace" which was featured in the movie Krush Groove.
 
About the Sounds of Film
 
The Sounds of Film is the nation’s longest-running film and music themed radio show.  For the past 30 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 wusb.fm. Previous guests include Kurtis Blow, Dionne Warwick, Marilyn McCoo, Jimmy Webb, Howard Shore, Cicely Tyson, DJ Kool Herc, director Michael Cuesta and Eduardo Rodriguez.