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Episode 170 – Alan G Bookman – Overcoming Adversity With Music

  1. Episode 170 - Alan G Bookman - Overcoming Adversity With Music Rik Anthony / Alan G Bookman 28:34

In a remarkable journey of Resilience, today's podcast guest overcame the aftermath of a devastating hit-and-run accident. He had to relearn how to walk and talk and especially his musical craft from scratch. His tenacity shines through in the soulful notes of his latest compositions, featured on our podcast. Join us as we celebrate the triumph of the human spirit and experience the inspiring melodies that emerged from his unwavering dedication to his art. Tune in for a testament to perseverance and the healing power of music as I introduce Alan G. Bookman, Someone You Should Know.

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All music used by permission from the artist
Someone You Should Know 2024 // CatGotYourTongueStudios 2024

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TikTok: @SomeoneYouShouldKnow2023

Thank you for listening!

Theme music “Welcome to the Show” by Kevin MacLeod was used per the standard license agreement.

Rik Anthony Someone You Should Know Podcast

Somehow, Rik knew he wanted to be a radio announcer from an early age. So after graduation in 1978, Rik joined the U.S. Air Force to be a Radio and TV announcer for the Armed Forces Radio and TV Service (AFRTS). After 20 years, he retired from the Air Force in 1998. He retired on a Friday in August then two days later, started a new job as a host and producer for the All Star Radio Network. During his 19 years there, Rik hosted several nationally syndicated radio shows, including: "Back in the Pits with Rik Anthony" and "Someone You Should Know." Rik has thousands of celebrity interviews in his archives.

Rik retired from daily on-air radio on 1/1/23 and is focusing on his podcast and enjoying life. Rik has two grown children, Shauna and Brad.

Rik loves flying airplanes, traveling, cooking, the arts, and spending time with his wife, Leslie.

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