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Kevin Fischer is a veteran broadcaster, the recipient of over 150 major journalism awards from the Milwaukee Press Club, the Wisconsin Associated Press, the Northwest Broadcast News Association, the Wisconsin Bar Association, and others. He has been seen and heard on Milwaukee TV and radio stations for over three decades. A longtime aide to state Senate Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature, Kevin can be seen offering his views on the news on the public affairs program, "InterCHANGE," on Milwaukee Public Television Channel 10, and heard filling in on Newstalk 1130 WISN. He lives with his wife, Jennifer, and their lovely young daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.

Friday Night Forgotten Oldie: Listen to what she can all do

Friday Night Forgotten Oldie



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40 years ago this spring and summer, tonight’s featured artist was enjoying her first (and ultimately biggest) hit on the Top 40 charts.

The female vocalist sang a memorable tune about sending a camel to bed, slipping off to a sand dune and kicking up a little dust with no need, and I'll be your belly dancer, prancer, and you can be my sheik.

The recording went up to #6.

A now-defunct Denver underground publication, the Straight Creek Journal in a review of this singer said she “changed octaves like a deranged stock car driver” (Source: Casey Kasem’s American Top 40).

Maria Muldaur has been performing for 50 years, most likely the blues today. Can’t believe I saw her at Summerfest in the mid-70’s, opening for Blood, Sweat, and Tears.

Her follow-up to “Midnight at the Oasis” was a remake of Peggy Lee's early 1960's version written by the famous team of Leiber and Stoller.

This one’s for the ladies. Turn it up and enjoy!










 

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