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The Sunday Buzz

A series of rock 'n roll matinee shows at Cafe` 9
3-6pm every Sunday.

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“Read All About It!”

A Heartfelt thanks to Alan Bisbort, Hartford Courant, and for a wonderful article on Read the Entire Article on-line HERE.  And a cool video HERE.  

Ticket Giveaways is constantly getting tickets to giveaway, from promoters, venues, and even artists. Whenever we are giving tickets away, we will post them on our TICKET GIVEAWAYS page. Bookmark that page/link, and stop by often. You never know what great area shows we’ll be giving away tickets for next…

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The Backroom 1.16.18

Incoming Funk! This is not a drill! It’s new and double funk, a MLK tribute and a remembrance of The Great Boston Molasses Flood!   Get Up — Solomons Disco 44 Turn up — Judith Hill Mama Told Me Not to Come — Jackson 5 Spinning Wheel — Jimmy McGriff Spinning Out — Sven Hammond

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Independent Corner 1/13/18

Here’s a live recording of Independent Corner broadcasted on January 13th, 2018.  The voting for the Winter Top 20 Countdown is still on going so be sure to get your votes in either by posting on Independent Corner Facebook page or emailing your votes to the host here:  While on the Facebook Page you can

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the allison transmission w/frank critelli 01.16.18

here we are gathered on the edge of the aural abyss…staring at an empty playlist…wondering what’s gonna happen next. see , it’s no different for this dj than it is for the listener. i’ll at least have a song to start…then we’l see what happens. oh, and frank is here…and the wayback is fueled and

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My Week That Was 01-11-18 hr.1

“My Week That Was” 1-11-18 playlist Hr.1 Bob Marley & The Wailers – Punky Reggae Party (Long Version) Electric Light Orchestra – Turn to Stone Electric Light Orchestra – Sweet Talkin’ Woman Chicago – Skin Tight Chicago – Another Rainy Day In New York City Sea Level – It Hurts to Want It So Bad

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My Week That Was 01-11-18 hr.2

“My Week That Was” 1-11-18 playlist Hr.2 The Moody Blues – Question Crosby, Stills and Nash – Wooden Ships Elton John w/the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra – Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me (Live ’86) Steve Miller Band – Shu Ba Da Du Ma Ma Ma Ma Steve Miller Band – Space Cowboy Joe

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the allison transmission 01.15.18

a program in four parts today …a tribute to martin luther king..some attention to the wayback’s needs…a sonic trip to the WHCN playlist of 1973 and thelocalbandsshow. the allison transmission-made fresh daily   Blues for Martin Luther King Ronnie Earl MLK Song Mavis Staples A Dream Common wit Wil i am American Dream Bobby

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the local archives 01.14.18

this sunday (01.14) at noonish on’s loco archives show, two great shows from the near 30 year history of thelocalbandsshow as aired on wplr…original commercials, concert calendar and your hosts the one and only james velvet and rick allison part one aired January 14th 2001 .you’ll hear: gravel pit…scapeland wish…boiling man…model chaser…springheeled jack…the shells…and

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The Word According to KP

1/14/18   Ode to My Fingertips – Karen Ponzio Hands – The Raconteurs These Arms of Mine – Otis Redding Smiley Faces – Gnarls Barkley Hot Legs – Rod Stewart Ode to My Body – Karen Ponzio Bodies – Kindred Queer Until My Body Breaks – Olive Tiger Smile? – Karen Ponzio Tongue on Fire

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Episode Two Archive January 14th 2018

Nice all 45 set of mostly early reggae sounds.  Thanks to all who listen or listened. Tommy McCook & The Supersonics Lift Off Charlie Ace Ten Commandments Of Joshua John Holt My Heart Is Gone Shendley Duffus To Be A Loveer Delroy Wilson Have Some Mercy Rocking Horse Righteous Man The Upsetters & Aggrovators Labrish

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