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The Emerge Festival 2015

Cygnus Radio is a Proud Sponsor of The Emerge Festival 2015 March 6 – March 8 The Outer Space / The Ballroom 295 Treadwell St, Hamden, Connecticut 06514 The Emerge Festival is quickly becoming an institution in the state of Connecticut. Held the last two years in order to raise money for CT touring musicians, this year

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Become A Cygnus Radio Sponsor

Here’s just a few reasons why becoming a Cygnus Radio Sponsor makes sense: Cygnus Radio has thousands of listeners per day. Most of our listeners are internet savvy, and listen to us on desktops, laptops, and mobile devices. Our listeners are very loyal to Cygnus Radio, and tend to refer us to their friends. Our

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Franorama 2.0 Batman

Franorama 2.0 3/5/15 Part 1 of 3

American Beat ’84 – The Fleshtones; Baby Come Back – The Equals; Softly Softly – The Equals; (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction – The Rolling Stones; You’re My Brian Jones – Palmyra Delran; Surface Envy – Sleater-Kinney; What – Judy Street; Rock and Roll Backlash – The Woggles; Girls Got Rhythm – AC/DC; I Just

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JD McPherson Let the Good Times Roll

Franorama 2.0 3/5/15 Part 2 of 3

Let the Good Times Roll – JD McPherson: Let the Good Times Roll; Bossy; It’s All Over but the Shouting; Bridgebuilder; It Shook Me Up; Head Over Heels; Shy Boy; You Must Have Met Little Caroline?; Precious; Mother of Lies; Everybody’s Talking ‘Bout the All-American; Also: I Feel So Good – Dave Alvin & Phil

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Robert Earl Keen Happy Prisoner

Franorama 2.0 3/5/13 Part 3 of 3

Happy Prisoner: The Bluegrass Sessions – Robert Earl Keen: Hot Corn, Cold Corn; 1952 Vincent Black Lightning; Footprints in the Snow; 99 Years for One Dark Day (w/Peter Rowan); East Virginia Blues; Poor Ellen Smith; Long Black Veil; This World Is Not My Home; T for Texas (w/Lyle Lovett); Peter Rowan Intro/Walls of Time; White

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out to lunch

the allison transmission 03.05.15

  dear listener , you singular wonder, you may notice a certain distance in today’s transmission. i apologize. once in a while we got to pay the bills to underwrite this foolishness. so though the music is curated with care the announcer is mute. the allison transmission …Like Clockwork -Queens Of The Stone Age

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the allison transmission 03.04.15

oh ,quirky gods of computation please have mercy on my radio program. oh, ruthless march fates please be kind. the allison transmission Blue Monk- Chick Corea Trio Spare Parts I (A Nocturnal Emission)- Tom Waits Rope Ladder To The Moon- Jack Bruce Apostrophe’ -Frank Zappa Peter Gunn -Henry Mancini & Ted Nash and His

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The Backroom 3.3.15

Not quite March Madness.  Yet.  But, I delved into the library for some “new” songs, and a few gems that haven’t been played in a while.  Saun & Starr are back with a tease of their new album due in May!!!  More decoding of Latin ink thanks in part to Lucius Manlius!  Mix in the

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the allison transmission 03.03.15

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Maecenas tempor turpis ligula, sed finibus enim varius ut. Curabitur egestas ex ex, et rhoncus diam elementum vitae…what can i add? the allison transmission Your Gold Teeth -Steely Dan The Uptown Train -Joe Jackson Uptown Funk (feat. Bruno Mars) -Mark Ronson Warning Sign -Talking Heads Mole

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Lonesome Noise Radio: 3/1/15

This week’s show is about location, memory, and reflection. ——————————- The Beatles – “In My Life” Arcade Fire – “Sprawl I (Flatland)” Rush – “Subdivisions” Arcade Fire – “Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)” Genesis – “Misunderstanding” Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band – “Against the Wind” The Doobie Brothers – “What A Fool Believes”

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the allison transmission 03.02.15

  be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those that matter don’t mind. dr. seuss the allison transmission Birds Of Fire -Mahavishnu Orchestra Stoned -Lewis Taylor Thriller -Heather Fay Goodbye Pork Pie Hat- Mingus Big Band Lovers In A Dangerous Time -Bruce Cockburn wayback 03.02

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Indie Go Round Episode #9 2/27/15 Episode #9 Two-in-a-Row Built to Spill-Don’t Try Built to Spill-Saturday Real Estate-It’s Real Real Estate-Crime Alvvays-Adult Diversion Alvvays-Archie, Marry Me Jawbox-Savory Jawbox-Breathe Grandaddy-Stray Dog And The Chocolate Shake Grandaddy-El Caminos In The West Bear Hands-Crime Pays Bear Hands-Agora Archers of Loaf-Last Word Archers of Loaf-Might Spoon-Outlier Spoon-I Just Don’t Understand Wild Nothing-A Dancing Shell

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