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The Saturday Album – 04/04/15

The Saturday Album Sat: 11:00am & 11:00pm This Saturday – 04/04/15 Frank Critelli – Everything Is Everything will be broadcast in its entirety, without interruption. Frank Critelli writes songs. He dabbles in haiku and other short poetry. Sometimes he writes other stuff too. Like postcards. Frank Critelli often performs live. Sometimes he performs solo, and sometimes

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The Backroom 3.31.15

Sending March out with the funk.  A couple of newcomers to the show — JJ Grey & Mofro, and, 56 Hope Road.  Gil Scott-Heron drops a note in John Mitchell’s suggestion box.  And a bunch of R&B from 1967.  Yup, that’s a picture of a ’67 GTO.


the allison transmission 03.31.15

  wholesome, free range, artisinal segues and tunes rare and well done. the allison transmission One of Them Damn Days -John Hiatt Going Up to the Country and Paint My Mailbox Blue (Live) -Taj Mahal Shady Grove -Quicksilver Messenger Service House In the Country -Blood, Sweat & Tears Intro I sigh- Frank Critelli Zen

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the allison transmission 03.30.15

hi ! how are you today? would music help? the allison transmission I Put a Spell On You -Annie Lennox Easy Evil -John Kay Whole Lotta Love -Ike & Tina Turner Gimmie Something Good -Ryan Adams Heart of Gold -Jesse Malin Heart Of Gold- Neil Young wayback 03.30 Layla Eric Clapton Have You Ever

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Indie Go Round Episode #13 Episode #13 2-in-a-row w/a twist Phantogram-Mouthful of Diamonds Phantogram-Fall in Love Real Estate-It’s Real Real Estate-Talking Backwards Fugazi-Waiting Room Fugazi-Repeater DIIV-How Long Have You Known DIIV-Doused Death Cab for Cutie-The Sound of Settling Death Cab for Cutie-Tiny Vessels Sleigh Bells-Run the Heart Sleigh Bells-Comeback Kid Smith Westerns-3AM Spiritual Smith Westerns-Dye It Blonde Archers of

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the allison transmission 03.27.15

today we bid farewell to john renbourn…say , “well ,hello ladies” of swan day…visit the library of congress…and sample new stuff from scott mccaughy and jesse malin…gigs and such , too.  replete* is a word one might use * filled, full, well stocked, well supplied, crammed, packed, jammed, teeming, overflowing, bursting groovy would work, too.

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My Week That Was 03-26-15 hr.1

“My Week That Was” 03-26-15 playlist Hr.1 Cosmosis – The Ajapa Hum Pop Party – Poodle Boys Hey Joni – The Furors Living In Alaska – The Bats Coughing on the F Train – Bombadil Angeline – Bombadil Ways & Means – The Ocean Blue Moby Dick – Led Zeppelin Got My Boots On –

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My Week That Was 03-26-15 hr.2

“My Week That Was” 03-26-15 playlist Hr.2 Run Away From It All – Trevor James & The Perfect Gentlemen Nothing Nothing Everything – Trevor James & The Perfect Gentlemen 3 Strange Days – School of Fish On The Radio – Cheap Trick Many Worlds Collide – Tracy Walton Everyday Basis – Krizta Moon Diamonds In

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Franorama 2.0 Batman

Franorama 2.0 3/26/14 Part 1 of 3

American Beat ’84 – The Fleshtones; It’s All Over but the Shouting – JD McPherson; Let the Good Times Roll – JD McPherson; Janelle, Janelle – The Queers; From Small Things (Big Things One Day Come) – Dave Edmunds; I Wanna Be Your Driver – Chuck Berry; I Want You – Bob Dylan; The Night

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SWAN day ct 2015

Franorama 2.0 3/26/15 Part 2 of 3

SWAN Day CT (and more musical women we love): How to Cook a Wolf – Lys Guillorn; Sky Stay Blue – Sarah LeMieux; Texas Charm – Beth Patella; Pull Off Your Wings – Jennifer Hill & Co.; Don’t Give Up on Me – Julia Autumn Ford; Survive – Julia Autumn Ford; Yemaya – Lys Guillorn;

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