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Missed a show? No problem! Recently aired shows are archived for your convenience.

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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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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 1/16/20

A fond sendoff to Dave Hogan; new sounds from Keith Christmas, The Weeklings and Tom Weber.

the allison transmission 01.16.20

when is radio , not? and when is not radio, radio? what is the sound of one DJ spinning ? no tubes…no transmitters…no focus groups…no format… the allison transmission-made fresh daily Turn On Your Radio Harry Nilsson Imaginary Radio NRBQ FM Steely Dan Hot Rock Radio Carumba Proctor and Bergman AM Radio Everclear Pirate

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Wrong Side of the Tracks – 01/14/20 The Animals – Worried Life Blues Elmore James – I’m Worried Smiley Lewis – I Hear You Knockin’ Jimmy Reed – Baby What You Want Me To Killing Floor – Keep On Walking Barrence Whitfield & The Savages – Let’s Go to Mars Tammi Savoy and The Chris Casello Combo – Big Baby Pat

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the allison transmission 01.15.20

they say : you can’t have your cake and eat it too. why have a cake at all then? …they say: a little knowledge is a dangerous thing. hasn’t killed me yet. who do they think we are… idioms !?! we start with a musical farewell to dave hogan…good man. RIP the allison transmission-made fresh

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the allison transmission 01.14.20

the magic of radio past…no playlist…no salesmen…no cookie cutter programming..just an old school freeform radio style, vanity project, noodling. with a pinch of history…and garnished with a sprig of critelli . the allison transmission-made fresh daily The Thrill Of It All Roxy Music Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me U2 THRILLER LIVE

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the allison transmission 01.13.20

if polyrhythms and drum solos disquiet you, please forego the opening salvo… kinetic selections from the monster kit of the late neil peart will be featured. RIP. then on to our typical monday rife with waybackery and tomfoolery…capped with a light pesto twirl of local bands . the allison transmission -made fresh daily The

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the loco archives 01.12.20

today at noonish on’s loco archives show, two great shows from the 32 plus 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 12th 2003 . you’ll hear : shelly valauskas…beener’s revenge…sicboy…BC3…another day wasted…and lesson. part

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The Word According to KP Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair – Sketch tha Cataclysm Turmoil and Wonder – Squalloscope Burned – Elison Jackson Break My Heart Tomorrow – Daphne Lee Martin Poison – Tiny Ocean Comfortable – Manny James The Word – The Jay-Vons Can’t Find the Words – Zoo Front Tonight Will Be Fine –

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