Richard Gill

Thu 14 July 2016

Richard Gill is familiar to most of us as the classical music guru who brought wit and wisdom to Spicks & Specks. But the conductor and music educator has a dirty secret. He was an old rocker in his younger days, seeing Buddy Holly in concert, doing the jive in luminous socks and singing in his own pop vocal group. Richard joins Barry Divola to tell his story, while playing Debbie Reynolds, Bill Haley & The Comets, Lucille Ball & Desi Arnaz and more.

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