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Musician, Tech Pioneer, Performer and Author - THOMAS DOLBY- Reflects on MTV, New Memoir and More!

This edition of “A LOOK AT THE ARTS with Tom Lounges” originally aired on FRIDAY, DEC. 16, 2016


GUEST: Composer/Performer/Author THOMAS DOLBY


The international musical guest on this edition of “A LOOK AT THE ARTS with Tom Lounges” is the 1980s MTV synth-rocker most famous for his own solo hits like “She Blinded Me With Science”“Hyperactive,” and “Airwaves” — THOMAS DOLBY — who also contributed to a broad spectrum of songs made famous by artists ranging from Def Leppard and Foreigner, to Lene Lovich and The Thompson Twins…to name but a few.

Thomas Dolby is now a college professor at John Hopkins University and recently authored his memoir — “The Speed of Sound: Breaking the Barriers Between Music & Technology” for Flat Iron Books.

Listeners had opportunities to call in to win hard cover copies of Dolby’s new book during the broadcast.   So write down the contest line number — (219) 769-9577 — and be ready to call in to win when prompted.

More: www.thomasdolby.com.

Tom Lounges has been a region radio personality and a music journalist since 1979. For the last 35-years, he has been reporting on entertainment as a weekly columnist and feature writer for The Times newspaper. He was also publisher and editor of the monthly tri-state entertainment magazine ("Midwest BEAT Magazine") for over two decades, he has written hundreds of features for numerous national glossy magazines over the decades, and he wrote "Liner Notes" for over a dozen albums release by Sony Records.