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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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the allison transmission 02.27.15

jeepers creepers…tons of opportunities to hear live music all over the state this weekend…i’ll touch on a few. i’ll also exorcize a musical ear worm or two and generally create an acceptable (i would hope) melange of musical goo. bring a spoon. or just rub it all over you. that’s the plan. the allison transmission

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My Week That Was 02-26-15 hr.1

“My Week That Was” 02-26-15 playlist Hr.1 Brandy & Coke (Trampled Under Foot) (Initial Rough Mix) – Led Zeppelin Stacy’s Mom – Fountains Of Wayne Electron Cold – Sea Level Winter Time – Steve Miller Band C’est La Vie – Greg Lake Ariah Being – Kiev The Bottom Line – Big Audio Dynamite Everybody Makes

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My Week That Was 02-26-15 hr.2

“My Week That Was” 02-26-15 playlist Hr.2 Bring You Back To Me – Annabella OCTOBER – annabella Swoon – Emily Wolfe Dance On the Record Grooves – Emily Wolfe Deep Red Bells (Live ’03) – Neko Case That’s Who I Am – Neko Case So Goddam Smart – Dave Alvin, Phil Alvin, Sheryl Crow Wrong,

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Franorama 2.0 2/26/15 Part 1 of 3

American Beat ’84 – The Fleshtones; No Damage Done – Quitty and the Don’ts; Incense and Peppermints – The Strawberry Alarm Clock; The Road to Utopia – Utopia; Rock Love – Utopia; Cheatin’ Kind – Don Gardner; I Got a Feeling – The Four Tops; New York’s a Lonely Town (KRLA version) – The Tradewinds;

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Franorama 2.0 2/26/15 Part 2 of 3

James Williamson – Re-Licked: Head on the Curve (w/Jello Biafra), Open Up and Bleed (w/Carolyn Wonderland), Scene of the Crime (w/Bobby Gillespie); She Creatures of the Hollywood Hills (w/Ariel Pink), ‘Til the End of the Night (w/Alison Mosshart), I Got a Right (w/Lisa Kekaula), Pin-Point Eyes (w/Joe Cardamone), Wild Love (Mark Lanegan & Alison Mosshart),

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Franorama 2.0 2/26/15 Part 3 of 3

James Williamson – Re-Licked: Wet My Bed (w/The Richmond Sluts), Cock in My Pocket (alternate version, w/Gary Floyd), Rubber Leg (alternate version, w/J.G. Thirlwell); Steve Earle & the Dukes – Terraplane:  Baby Baby Baby (Baby), You’re the Best Lover That I Ever Had, The Tennessee Kid, Ain’t Nobody’s Daddy Now, Better Off Alone, The Usual Time,

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the allison transmission 02.26.15

Little in the way of human interruption today. That’s right, we’ve engaged the Allison automatic transmission. Shiftless. www.cygnusradio.com Doctor Doctor [Album Version]- The Radiators Doctor Robert- The Beatles Rock And Roll Doctor -Little Feat Automatic Cygnusradio ReDrova -Balkun Brothers wayback 02.26 When The Saints Go Marching In- Fats Domino I’m In Love Again -Fats Domino

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the allison transmission 02.25.15

blah, blah, shameless self promotion, blah, blah, promise of entertainment, blah,blah, one guys version of what is hip , blah, blah, dig me, blah, blah the allison transmission Howard Johnston’s Got His Ho-Jo Working -NRBQ Easy To Slip- Little Feat Walken -Wilco Amazing Sky -Winterpills We Had Our Fun -The Backyard Committee Gamblin’ Blues -Steve

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Lonesome Noise Radio: 2/22/15

This week’s show was pretty easy for me, as I celebrated the birthday of Mrs Lonesome! I wanted to play sets that showed her diverse tastes in music: from Motown to Modest Mouse; from Folk to The Flaming Lips. The songs included are certainly not inclusive of who she loves, who’s moved her the most.

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The Backroom 2.24.15

A fun show with lots of great music.  Some Connecticut bands … Solistic, Funky Dawgz Brass Band, Relative Animals, Political Soul.  And, some folks headed here to play, including Bettye LaVette and Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds.