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Audiobooks Narrated by Joe Bevilacqua

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  1. Hello, Summer Audiobook Hello, Summer
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  2. The Court of Miracles Audiobook The Court of Miracles
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  3. The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (A Hunger Games Novel) Audiobook The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (A Hunger Games Novel)
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  4. Whiskey Beach Audiobook Whiskey Beach
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  5. The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir Audiobook The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir
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  6. Find the Good: Unexpected Life Lessons From a Small-Town Obituary Writer Audiobook Find the Good: Unexpected Life Lessons From a Small-Town Obituary Writer
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  7. Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Be Audiobook Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Be
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  8. Between the World and Me Audiobook Between the World and Me
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  9. The Beekeeper of Aleppo: A moving testament to the human spirit Audiobook The Beekeeper of Aleppo: A moving testament to the human spirit
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  10. Cross My Heart Audiobook Cross My Heart
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Yabba Dabba Doo: The Alan Reed Story Audiobook

Yabba Dabba Doo: The Alan Reed Story

Author: Alan Reed Narrator: Alan Reed, Joe Bevilacqua, Joe Bevilacqua Release Date: September 2011

"The autobiography of the voice of Fred Flintstone is brought to life by veteran radio theater producer Joe Bevilacqua and Alan Reed Jr., featuring rare interviews with Alan Reed himself, an interview with Joe Barbera and clips from Reed's radio, TV and film career, including ""The Fred Allen Show,"" ""The Shadow,"" ""The Life of Riley,"" ""Life with Luigi,"" ""Duffy's Tavern,"" ""The Postman Always Rings Twice,"" ""Viva Zapata,"" and ""Breakfast at Tiffani's,"" and ""The Flintstones"".

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What the Butler Wrote: Scenes from the Daws Butler Workshop Audiobook

What the Butler Wrote: Scenes from the Daws Butler Workshop

Author: Daws Butler, Daws Butler Narrator: Daws Butler, Daws Butler, Joe Bevilacqua, Joe Bevilacqua Release Date: November 2012

What the Butler Wrote: Scenes from the Daws Butler Workshop: The Best of the Comedy-O-Rama Hour Season Four As heard on Sirius-XM and NPR stations, this is six hours of audio theater from the mind of Daws Butler, the voice of Huckleberry Hound, Yogi Bear and many other cartoon characters. In 1975, Butler began an acting workshop that spawned such talents as Nancy Cartwright (The Simpsons), Corey Burton (Old Navy, Disney), and Joe Bevilacqua (NPR). In this series, host Joe Bevilacqua presents performances of scripts Butler wrote for his acting workshop. A book of these scripts Scenes for Actors and Voices is available at waterlogg.com.

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We Take You Now to Grover's Mill: The Making of the War of the Worlds Broadcast Audiobook

We Take You Now to Grover's Mill: The Making of the War of the Worlds Broadcast

Author: Joe Bevilacqua, Joe Bevilacqua Narrator: Joe Bevilacqua, Joe Bevilacqua Release Date: May 2013

In this 1988 documentary, award-winning NPR producer Joe Bevilacqua looks at how the landmark broadcast came about and examines its impact on broadcast history. The half-hour program includes rare interviews with Mercury Theater producer John Houseman, writer Howard Koch, actor Arthur Anderson, and the people of Grover’s Mill, NJ, who lived through the “Martian Invasion.”

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We Take You Now To Grover's Mill: The Making of the War of the World Broadcast Audiobook

We Take You Now To Grover's Mill: The Making of the War of the World Broadcast

We Take You Now To Grover's Mill: The Making of the War of the World Broadcast, written, produced, directed and narrated by Joe Bevilacqua. In this 1988 documentary, award-winning NPR producer Joe Bevilacqua looks at how the landmark broadcast came about and examines its impact on broadcast history. The half-hour program includes rare interviews with Mercury Theater producer John Houseman and writer Howard Koch, actor Arthur Anderson and the people of Grover's Mill, NJ who lived through the ""Martian Invasion.

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Uncle Dunkle and Donnie: 35 Fractured Fables from the voice of Yogi Bear! Audiobook

Uncle Dunkle and Donnie: 35 Fractured Fables from the voice of Yogi Bear!

Author: Daws Butler, Daws Butler, Joe Bevilacqua, Joe Bevilacqua Narrator: Joe Bevilacqua, Joe Bevilacqua Release Date: November 2009

UNCLE DUNKLE AND DONNIE: THIRTY-FIVE FRACTURED FABLES, WRITTEN BY DAWS BUTLER AND JOE BEVILACQUA, FULLY PRODUCED WITH SOUND EFFECTS AND PERFORMED BY JOE BEVILACQUA, WITH MUSIC WRITTEN BY JOE BEVILACQUA, PERFORMED BY THE PAUL SALOMONE TRIO, JULIAN BAKER AND JOE GATTO. Almost 5 Hours Of Family Entertainment! A seal who can't balance? An elephant who always forgets? A green cow who walks on her front feet? These are just some of the wacky characters from the unique mind of Daws Butler, the man who voiced most of the classic Hanna-Barbera characters--Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound, Quick Draw McGraw and Snagglepuss, to name a few. Uncle Dunkle and Donnie is a collection of imaginative, never-before-released cartoon scripts by Butler, who also worked on the classic 1960s Jay Ward "Fractured Fairy Tales" and "Aesop and Sons" animated cartoons. Daws Butler protégé Joe Bevilacqua, performs 97 different characters in UNCLE DUNKLE AND DONNIE!

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Uncle Dunkle and Donnie 2: More Fractured Fables from the voice of Yogi Bear! Audiobook

Uncle Dunkle and Donnie 2: More Fractured Fables from the voice of Yogi Bear!

Uncle Dunkle and Donnie 2: The Daws Butler Tapes This second collection of fractured fables are from the unique mind of Daws Butler, the man who voiced most of the classic Hanna-Barbera characters: Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound, Quick Draw McGraw, and Snagglepuss, to name a few. Uncle Dunkle and Donnie is a collection of imaginative, cartoon scripts by Butler, who also worked on Jay Ward's classic 1960s Fractured Fairy Tales and Aesop and Sons animated cartoons. This set features rare never before released recordings Daws Butler himself performing 19 stories written by him and three bonus tracks: two new Uncle Dunkle fables voiced by Butler protégé Joe Bevilacqua and written by Pedro Pablo Sacristan, and a live performance before an audience by Joe Bevilacqua, Nancy Cartwright, Corey Burton, and June Foray.

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The Whithering of Willoughby and the Professor: Their Ways in the Worlds: The Best of the Comedy-O-R Audiobook

The Whithering of Willoughby and the Professor: Their Ways in the Worlds: The Best of the Comedy-O-R

The Whithering of Willoughby and the Professor: Their Ways in the Worlds, The Best of the Comedy-O-Rama Hour Season Three, produced, directed and voiced by Joe Bevilacqua, with David Garland and Margaret Juntwait, written by Joe Bevilacqua and Robert J. Cirasa, theme music by David Garland, musical numbers written by Joe Bevilacqua, performed by the Paul Salomone Trio with Paul on piano, Ed Fuqua on bass and Jim Mason on drums. This is epic science-fiction fantasy comedy, in the Monty Python/Terry Gilliam vein about a boy and his professor who travel willy-nilly across time and space in failed attempt to ''cure the world of all its ills.'' Stories include: Episode One: "I'll Teach You!" or "Box of Nothing" Episode Two: "Holy Smoke" or "The Red-Suited Man" Episode Three: "More Edible Than Durable" or "You Smashed My Monkey!" Episode Four: "Oh Boy, She Looks Great!" or "Which Witchway is Which?" Episode Five: "Your Separate World Lines" or "I'm Big and You're Small" Episode Six: "Now It's Time To Sing!" or "Unwanted Noises in the Air" Episode Seven: "I Like This Box!" or "Oh Victim Man!" Episode Eight: "Oh Dalai" or "Life is Dukka" Episode Nine: "The Traveling Extravaganza" or "His Name is Bub" Episode Ten: "More Dogs For Me?" or "Knock-a-knock-knuckles" Episode Eleven: "You're a Messiah" or "Buboes in the Lymph Nodes" Episode Twelve: "A Box in the Dark'' or Dead Men Do Not Groan" Episode Thirteen: "Is Eloquence a Bauble" or "Where's My Cyaneus" Episode Fourteen: "I Do Not Like the Blackness of Her Nose" or "The Penguins Laugh at You! Episode Fifteen: "The Genius of These Woods" or "I'm Also Wearing Explosives" Episode Sixteen: "Say Jacques!" or "She's Got Kneepads!"

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The Whithering of Willoughby and the Professor: Their Ways in the Worlds: The Best of the Comedy-O-R Audiobook

The Whithering of Willoughby and the Professor: Their Ways in the Worlds: The Best of the Comedy-O-R

This is an epic science fiction/fantasy comedy about a boy and his professor who travel across time and space in a failed attempt to “cure the world of all its ills.”  Stories include I'll Teach You! or Box of Nothing; Holy Smoke, or The Red-Suited Man; More Edible Than Durable, or You Smashed My Monkey!; Oh Boy, She Looks Great! or Which Witchway Is Which?; Your Separate World Lines, or I’m Big and You’re Small; Now It’s Time to Sing! or Unwanted Noises in the Air; I Like This Box! or Oh Victim Man!; Oh Dalai, or Life Is Dukka; The Traveling Extravaganza, or His Name Is Bub; More Dogs for Me?, or Knock-a-Knock-Knuckles; You’re a Messiah, or Buboes in the Lymph Nodes; A Box in the Dark, or Dead Men Do Not Groan; Is Eloquence a Bauble, or Where’s My Cyaneus; I Do Not Like the Blackness of Her Nose, or The Penguins Laugh at You!; The Genius of These Woods, or I’m Also Wearing Explosives; and Say Jacques!, or She’s Got Kneepads! “Descendants of Laurel and Hardy and Holmes and Watson, among others, Willoughby and the Professor bring radio listeners along on a series of adventures, often in exotic lands and always in the more exotic land of the imagination. Judging from the hundreds of letters WNYC Radio has received about Willoughby, a couple of characters who can go anywhere in the world while remaining inside the listener’s radio and head is just the ticket.”—New York Daily News

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The Seriously Joe Bev Radio Drama Collection Audiobook

The Seriously Joe Bev Radio Drama Collection

This collection features the best of Joe Bevilacqua's serious radio drama, including "Seven Letters of Love," "Michael & Louise", "The Dying End", "The Ad Game", and more!

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The Pedro’s Fables Themes Collection Audiobook

The Pedro’s Fables Themes Collection

More funny children stories by noted Spanish author Pedro Pablo Sacristán, translated into English, in themes kids love! Perfect for bedtime, car rides, or anywhere you go, The Pedro’s Fables Themes Collection is an entertaining and educational anthology of Pedro Pablo Sacristán’s most beloved tales. Organized into themes and produced with full music and sound effects, this delightful collection is sure to charm the entire family. The Pedro’s Fables Themes Collection is an assembly of several mini-collections. These thematic sets include: 1. Goofy Kids 2. Talented Kids 3. Plants, Pets, and Birds 4. Water Creatures 5. Jungle Animals 6. Fairies, Witches, Wizards, and Goblins 7. Kings, Queens, Princes, Princesses, and Giants 8. Robots, Aliens, Planets, and Outer Space 9. Knights, Warriors, Pirates, and Dragons

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The New Stories of Old-Time Radio: Volume One, Set One Audiobook

The New Stories of Old-Time Radio: Volume One, Set One

"THE NEW STORIES OF OLD TIME RADIO Volume One, Set One, produced, directed and voiced by Joe Bevilacqua, with Lorie Kellogg. The first anthology of NEW fiction based on the beloved OTR characters and shows we know and love. Old Time Radio fans have something new to listen to! Includes: Our Miss Brooks - ""One Principal Too Many, One Principal Too Meanie"" by Clair Schulz Tom Mix - ""Tom Mix And The Mystery Of The Bodiless Horseman"" by Jim Harmon Candy Matson YUkon 2-8209 - ""The Japanese Sandman"" by Jack French The Clyde Beatty Show - ""Perils of the Tiger Barn"" by Roger Smith The Green Lama - ""The Case Of The Bashful Spider"" by Bob Martin Sgt. Preston of the Yukon - ""A Call From the Storm"" by Jim Nixon ""These are not old time radio shows, but incredible simulations!"" beams veteran award winning radio producer Joe Bevilacqua, who voiced most of the audio book, including dead-on impressions of Paul Frees as The Green Lama, Gale Gordon as Mr. Conklin, Richard Crenna as Walter Denton, Paul Sutton as Sgt. Preston, and even essays some of the woman roles including the voice of Candy Matson! For the woman roles Bevilacqua could not voice, he turned to his talented wife and creative partner, Lorie Kellogg, who has acted in many of his radio theater productions in the past. Kellogg is the voice of Eve Arden's Connie Brooks in the new ""Our Miss Brooks"" story, as well as voicing her landlady Mrs. Davis, Clyde Beatty's wife and other roles. ""OTR fans tired of listening to the same old recordings over and over will love these new audio stories!"" concludes Bevilacqua. ""Joe Bev."" (as he also known) is a veteran radio drama producer, whose past credits include XM Radio's The Comedy-O-Rama hour, The Misadventures of Sherlock Holmes, and Old-time Radio Parodies.

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The New Oldtime Radio Hour:

The New Oldtime Radio Hour: "Fibber McGee" and "Duffy's Tavern"

Author: Joe Bevilacqua, Joe Bevilacqua Narrator: Joe Bevilacqua, Joe Bevilacqua, Lorie Kellogg, Lorie Kellogg Release Date: September 2011

OTR fans rejoice! Tired of listening to the same shows? Here are two NEW OTR stories, Produced with wonderful sound effects and music by veteran radio theater producer Joe Bevilacqua, and performed Liquid Comedy: Joe Bevilacqua, Lorie Kellogg, Kenny Savoy, and Jim Folly, with Aundrae Dair, and music by Paul Salomone (piano) and Joan Bierschenk (bagpipes). This hour of comedy was recorded before a live audience at SUNY Dutchess in Poughkeepsie, New York on March 20, 2007. Includes: Fibber McGee and Molly in ""The House of Wax"" It's 1953 when Throckmorton P. Gildersleeve makes a less than triumphant return to Wistful Vita to introduce Vincent Price at the Wistful Vista Bijou premiere of the 3-D movie ""The House of Wax"". Meanwhile, Fibber tries to save five cents by making his own 3-D glasses. Teeny, Mr. Oldtimer, Wally Wimple, Mrs. Uppington, Harlow Wilcox, and even Fibber's closet... are all there in this brand ""Fibber"" tale! Duffy's Tavern: ""If We All Talked Like Allen Jenkins"" Archie, Finnegan, Eddie, Miss Duffy and all the gang are back ""where the elite meet to eat"" in this first new ""Duffy's Tavern"" outing since 1952. Archie tries to lure the Shriner's Convention to the tavern with promises of big stars he can't deliver, not knowing the real Warner Brothers movie actors Edward G. Robinson and Allen Jenkins are hiding in the kitchen.

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