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Currently Streamed Programs 
October 19 - John Valenteyn Blues
October 12 - Motorcycles and Trains
October 5 - My Baby Show
September 28 -
Lumberjacks
September 21 - Shit!
September 14 - You Picked A Fine Time To Leave Us Lucille
September 7 - Soapy Dog & Dennis Pendrith Perspective
August 31 - Born Steves
August 24 - Rock and Roll Quasars
August 17 - Talk is Cheap
August 10 - Hello - Goodbye
August 3
- The Green Manalishi RIP Peter Green


Special Historical 33.45.78 Programs


June 1, 2020 - Tribute To Allen Baekeland
March 2, 2020
- Its YeYe Time (60s Quebec Rock)
January 15, 2017-
Pop Italians

November 7, 2016 - The Beatles in Canada
October 31, 2016 - Trib to Stevedore Steve RIP
October 17, 2016 - Jeremiah Quigley and Burd Show on CHOO, Ajax
March 16, 2016 - Acts I've Seen Play Live
February 16, 2015 - After 45 Yrs with Joe Kuroda
December 15, 2015 - The Capitol of Canada 6000 Series
May 12, 2015 - The Devil's Dream - George Wade ? Cornhuskers w Arthur Zimmerman

Historical Sugarcamp & Great North Wind Shows 
November  27, 2013 - Last of the Sugar Camp Shows with Don Francks
Mar 18 2013 - 2 Hour Stompin' Tom Tribute
Dec 19, 2012 - Stompin' Tom's Last Interview
August 23 2012 - Timmins @ 100 yrs young
May 10, 2012 - Marcel Gagnon Tribute RIP
Jan 5, 2012 - Barney McCafferey RIP
Jan 14, 2010 - Canadian Vocal Quartets with Ken McRae
May 21, 2009 - Taylor Mitchell RIP
Feb 14, 2008 - Paul Lyon' Favourite Music
Apr 2, 1998 - Astronaut Chris Hadfield on Great North Wind
Sept 29, 1997 - Graham Townsend on George Wade and His Cornhuskers - GNW
#350
October 19, 2020
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John Valenteyn Blues
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Dedicated to John Valenteyn RIP

Hour One


1.   Downchild: Madison Blues – 1977 *
2.   The Rolling Stones: Time Is On My Side – 1964
3.   Sonny Boy Williamson: Pontiac Blues - 1951
4.   The Powder Blues Band: Buzzard Luck - 1979 *
5.   Henry Townsend: Poor Man Blues – 1929
6.   Taj Mahal: Bourgeois Blues – 1988
7.   Paul James Band: Shake Your Moneymaker – 1987
8.   JB Hutto & The Hawks: Pet Cream Man – 1954
9.   The Jelly Roll Kings: Slop Jar Blues – 1979
10. Little Walter: Just Your Fool – 1962
11. King Biscuit Boy: Blue Light Boogie – 1988 *
12. Ry Cooder: Viola Lee Blues – 1986
13. Ellen McIlwayne: Regretting Blues – 1982 *
14. David Clayton Thomas & The Shays: Born With The Blues – 1965 *
15. What About Bob: Keep You At A Distance – 2007 *

Hour Two

1.   Otis Spann: The Blues Never Die – 1965
2.   Robert Johnson: Me And The Devil Blues - 1937
3.   Al Cromwell: The Outskirts of Town – 1990 *
4.   Mose Scarlett: UK Blues – 1983 *
5.   Faith Nolan: Brown, Black and White Blues – 1989 *
6.   John Davis w The Original Sloth Band: Sloppy Drunk Blues – 1978 *
7.   John Lee Hooker: One Bourbon, One Scotch & One Beer – 1974
8.   Valerie Wellington: A Fool For You - 1987
9.   Whiskey Howl: Let The Good Times Roll - 1972 *
10. David Lindley: Mercury Blues – 1981
11. (Big John Little &) The Hot Toddys: Shakin’ & Stompin’ – 1959 *
12. BB King: Caledonia - 1971
13. Dutch Mason Trio: Boss Man – 1971 *
14. Albert King: I’ll Play The Blues For You – 1972

CanCon = 45%


#349
October 12, 2020
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Motorcycles / Trains
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Hour One - Motorcycles

1.   Vince Taylor & The Playboys: Jet Black Machine – 1960
2.   The Shangri-Las: Leader of the Pack - 1964
3.   The Cheers: Black Leather Trousers & Motorcycle Boots – 1955
4.   Colter Wall: Motorcycle – 2017 *
5.   Arlo Guthrie: The Motorcycle Song – 1967
6.   Nazz: Rain Rider – 1969
7.   Malcolm Tomlinson: Cut Across Country Ride - 1977 *
8.   The Beachboys: Little Honda – 1964
9.   Guess Who: Two Wheel Freedom – 1967 *
10. Neil Young w Nicolette Larson: Motorcycle Mama – 1978 *
11. Stevedore Steve: Harley Steel – 1995 *
12. Mainline: Motorcycle – 1971 *
13. The James Gang: Funk #49 – 1970
14. Moby Grape: Motorcycle Irene – 1968
15. Steppenwolf: Born To Be Wild – 1968 *


Hour Two – Take The Train

1.   Bill Garrett: Northshore Train – 1979 *
2.   Steel River: Southbound Train – 1971 *
3.   Tim Harrison: Train Going East – 1978 *
4.   Alan Sherry: New Hamburg Train – 1961
5.   Laura Repo & The Blue Healers: The Train Never Stops At Kingston – 2004 *
6.   The Stump Jumpers: New River Train – 1967
7.   Brendan Nolan: The Train They Call The Ocean – 1984 *
8.   Jim Reeves: Waiting For A Train – 1968
9.   Chalk Circle: Trains – 1986 *
10. The Ugly Ducklings: 10:30 Train – 1966 *
11. Fleetwood Mac: First Train Home – 1971
12. Peter Green: Last Train To San Antone – 1981
13. Steve Fruitman: CRP Racing Through Bala – 1999 *
14. Motörhead: Train Kept A Rollin’ – 1977 


CanCon = 52%


#348
October 5, 2020
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My Baby Show
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Hour One

1.   Buddy Holly: Maybe Baby - 1960
2.   The Animals: Baby Let Me Take You Home – 1964
3.   Beatles: Baby You’re a Rich Man – 1967
4.   Dolly Parton: Baby I’m Burning - 1978
5.   Mahogany Rush: Jive Baby – 1976 *
6.   Guess Who: Baby Feelin’ – 1966 *
7.   TNT: Baby I Need Your Love – 1977 *
8.   Dillard & Clark: Roll In My Sweet Baby’s Arms - 1969
9.   The White Knights: Run, Run Baby – 1966 *
10. The Haunted: Searching For My Baby - 1967 *
11. Mitch Ryder & Detroit Wheels: Sock It To Me Baby – 1965
12. Barry Allen: And My Baby’s Gone - 1964 *
13. Sam & Dave: May I Baby - 1967
14. The Tremeloes: Here Comes My Baby – 1966
15. Dick Dameron: Rockin’ Baby – 1959 *
16. Blue Cheer: Rock Me Baby – 1968
17. Syd Barrett: Baby Lemonade – 1970

Hour Two

1.   Bobby Darin: Baby Face - 1962
2.   Bohemians: I need You Baby – 1967 *
3.   The Ronettes: Baby, I Love You - 1963
4.   Fleetwood Mac: If You Be My Baby – 1968
5.   Paul James Band: Crazy Little Baby – 1984 *
6.   Bob Dylan: It’s All Over Now Baby Blue – 1965
7.   Howlin’ Wolf: Howlin’ For My Baby – 1962
8.   Simply Saucer: Baby Nova – 2011 *
9.   David Wilcox: Shake It Baby – 1983 *
10. CJ Chenier: My Baby Don’t Wear No Shoes – 1988
11. The Beachboys: Kiss Me Baby – 1965
12. Country Joe & The Fish: Baby, You’re Driving Me Crazy – 1969
13. Carl Perkins: Everybody’s Trying To Be My Baby - 1957
14. Rory Gallagher: We We Baby – 1975
15. The Buckinghams: Hey Baby (They’re Playing Our Song) – 1967
The Bonus Track:
16: Junior Wells and Buddy Guy: I Don’t Know - 1972
 

CanCon = 38%


#347
September 28, 2020
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Lumberjacks
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      Hour One

1.  Sandy Nelson: Tequila - 1961
2.   Popeye: Popeye the Sailor Man - ??
3.   Jimmy Durante: It’s My Nose’s Birthday - 1958
4.   The Beatles: Birthday – 1968
5.   Roy Head: Treat Her Right – 1965
6.   Uriah Heap: Love Machine – 1973
7.   The Who: Armenia City In The Sky – 1968
8.   The Andrews Sisters: Don’t Sit Under The Apple Tree - 1942
9.   The Bachelors: Beneath The Willow Tree – 1964
10. Willie Nelson: September Song – 1978
11. Vic Dana: Danger – 1963
12. Nobody: Follow Me – 1966 *
13. Nick Lowe: One’s Too Many (And A Hundred Ain’t Enough) – 1982
14. The Temptations: Ain’t Too Proud To Beg – 1966
15. Simply Red: The Right Thing – 1987
16. Tangerine Dream: Pilot’s Of Purple Twilight – 1981


Hour Two

1.   The Townsmen: Pineland Stomp – circa 1966 *
2.   The Fernwood Trio: Timber – 1963 *
3.   Sonny James: Don’t Cut Timber On A Windy Day – 1967
4.   Dennis Day & Crickertone Players: Logging North Dakota - 1969
5.   Monty Python’s Flying Circus: Lumberjack Song - 1974
6.   Vic Virgili & The Laurentian Valley Boys: Lumberjack – circa 1967 *
7.   Johnny Cash: Lumberjack – 1960
8.   Stevedore Steve: Lumberjack Of The Miramichi – 1995 *
9.   Muddy York: How We Got Up To The Woods Last Year – 1984 *
10. The Wakami Wailers: The Lumbercamp Song – 1985 *
11. Mac Beattie: Little Shack Up The Pontiac – 1964 *
12. Stompin’ Tom Connors: The Canadian Lumberjack – 1969 *
13. Ronnie Hawkins: Home From The Forest – 1967 *
14. Walter Davis: Move Back To The Woods - 1949
15. Murray McLauchlan: Out Past The Timberline – 1983 *
16. Bad Tractor: Log Truck Rolls – 2018 *
17. Big Jim Connor: Pine Tree Jig – 1980 *


CanCon = 39%


#346
September 21, 2020
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Shit!
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      Hour One

1.  Robert Gordon & Link Wray: The Way I Walk – 1978
2.   George Higton: Another Road – 2019 *
3.   Cream: Sweet Wine – 1966
4.   John Lennon: Borrowed Time – 1984
5.   Ringo Starr: Sneaking Sally Through The Alley – 1977
6.   Papa John Creech: Foxy Lady – 1977 *
7.   Jimi Hendrix Experience: Gypsy Eyes – 1968
8.   April Wine: Hot On The Wheels of Love – 1978 *
9.   Big Brother & The Holding Co.: Combination of the Two – 1968
10. Donovan: Lelena - 1968
11. Dead Boys: Sonic Reducer – 1977
12. Blackie & Rodeo Kings: Live By The Song – 2017 *
13. Jay Jackson: Darling Don’t You Go – 1966 *

Hour Two

1.   The Doors: In The Eye of The Sun – 1971
2.   Men Without Hats: Antarctica – 1983 *
3.   John Borra: Off My Feet – 2020 *
4.   The Tubes: Proud To Be An American – 1976
5.   Stompin’ Tom Connors: Green, Green Grass Of Home – 1971 *
6.   Peter & The Wolves: Same Old Shit – 2016 *
7.   The Fugs: Wide Wide River – 1968
8.   The Traveling Wilburys: Dirty World – 1988
9.   Robyn Hitchcock & The Egyptians: A Globe of Frogs – 1988
10. Chalk Circle: Village – 1987 *
11. Dave Davies: Danger Zone - 1983
12. Golden Earing: Trouble & Hassles – 1975
13. The Kinks: The Way Love Used To Be - 1973
14. Jean Carignan: Reel Hydro-Quebec – 1962 *


CanCon = 41%


#345 
September 14, 2020
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You Picked a Fine Time
To Leve us
Lucille
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      Hour One

1.  Voivod: Astronomy Domine – 1989 *
2.   The Byrds: Everybody’s Been Burnd – 1967
3.   Flaming Groovies: 5D – 1979
4.   Silver Apples: Oscillations – 1968
5.   Jimi Hendrix Experience: Third Stone From The Sun – 1967
6.   Klaatu: Anus From Uranus – 1976 *
7.   Moby Grape: 8:05 – 1967
8.   Jon Brooks: High Five – 2019 *
9.   Perth County Conspiracy: Javex Bottles – 1972 *
10. Cedric Smith and Terry Jones – 1977 *
11. Mendelson Joe: Aerodynamic – 1981 *
12. Patti Page: I Love You Because – 1951
13. The Rolling Stones: Under My Thumb – 1966
14. The Evaporators: Honk The Horn – 2001 *
15. Reg Hill & The Melodiers: Road To Fort Coulonge – 1974 *

Hour Two

1.   Kyu Sakamoto: Sukiyaka – 1963
2.   Lucille Starr: The French Song – 1964 *
3.   The Canadian Sweethearts: Regan & Starr: Eeny-Meeny-Miney-Moe – 1958 *
4.   Bob King: Rockin’ Juke Box – 1958 *
5.   Tennessee Ernie Ford: Shot Gun Boogie – 1960
6.   Jorgen Ingmann: Apache - 1961
7.   Johnny Kidd & The Pirates: Shakin’ All Over – 1960
8.   Frank Wright Trio: Bluesette – 1965 *
9.   The Beau Brummels: Don’t Talk To Strangers – 1965
10. The Five Americans: Western Union – 1966
11. The Kinks: Waterloo Sunset – 1967
12. Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas: Bad To Me – 1963
13. Blue Rodeo: Underground – 1987 *
14. Portage & Main: Good Morning Sunshine – 2013 *
15. Gale Garnet: We’ll Sing In the Sunshine – 1964 *
16. Giles Losier: Mrs. Calder’s Reel – 1983 *    

CanCon = 52%

#344
September 7, 2020
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Soapy Dog
& Dennis Pendrith Perspective
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Hour One

1.   Sam & Dave: Soul Man - 1965
2.   The Cascades: The Last Leaf - 1963
3.   The Animals: I’m Crying - 1964
4.   Dee Dee Sharp: Ride
5.   The Band: Strawberry Wine *
6.   Soapy Dog: Where Is It - 1977 *
7.   The Seeds: Pushin’ Too Hard - 1966
8.   Alice Cooper: No Longer Umpire - 1969
9.   The Who: Boris The Spider - 1966
10. The Small Faces: Song of a Baker - 1968
11. AC-DC: Night of the Long Knives - 1981
12. Striped Bananas: Crimson Cliffs - 2020
13. Chocolate Watchband: Psychedelic Trip
14. Sopwith Camel: The Great Morpheum - 1967
15. Spooky Tooth: All About a Roundabout - 1968
16. The Squeeze: Revue - 1979
17. The Butterfingers: Too Early In The Morn - 1965 *

Hour Two – feature on Dennis Pendrith

1.   Simon Caine: 100 Fat Hairs - 1970 *
2.   Bruce Cockburn: Musical Friends - 1970 *
3.   Luke Gibson: Full Moon Rider - 1971 *
4.   Fraser & DeBolt: Josephine - 1971 *
5.   David Wiffen: Up On The Hillside - 1973 *
6.   Peter Donato: Cathouse Serenade - 1974 *
7.   Willie P Bennett: White Lines - 1975 *
8.   Brian Way: Say My Goodbyes To The Rain - 1976 *
9.   Len Udow: Tendency To Flow - 1976 *
10. Murray McLauchlan: When You’re Young - 1978 *
11. Bruce Cockburn: Radio Shoes - 1981 *
12. Chris Whiteley & Caitlan Hanford: ’68 Ford - 1981 *
13. Mose Scarlett: UK Blues - 1981 *
14. The Junior Jug Band: The Monkey & The Engineer - 1985 *
15. Raffi: Morningtown Ride - 1981 *

CanCon = 56%

#343
August 31, 2020
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Born Steves
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Hour One - Born

1.   Creedence Clearwater Revival: Born On The Bayou – 1969
2.   Cream: Born Under A Bad Sign – 1968
3.   Rising Sun: Born To Be Wild – 1969 *
4.   David Clayton-Thomas & The Shays: Born With The Blues – 1965 *
5.   Ray Charles: Born To Lose - 1962
6.   Taste: Born on the Wrong Side of Time – 1969
7.   Mendelson Joe: Born To Cuddle – 1988 *
8.   Hugh Marsh: How The Violin Was Born – 1987 *
9.   Fraser & DeBolt: This Song Was Borne – 1970 *
10. Rare Earth: Born To Wander – 1971
11. The Byrds: Wasn’t Born To Follow – 1968
12. Tragically Hip: Born In The Water – 1991 *
13. Steppenwolf: Born To Be Wild – 1968 *

Hour Two - Steves

1.   Shakin’ Stevens: Hot Dog – 1982
2.   Cat Stevens: Wild World – 1970
3.   Steve Earl & The Dukes: The Week of Living Dangerously – 1987
4.   Scottie Stevenson: Take Me Back To Old New Brunswick – 1965 *
5.   Steve Heckbert: Fiddleheadin’ – 1982 *
6.   Stevedore Steve: Minto Miners – 1971 *
7.   Steve Goodman: Mind Over Matter – 1987
8.   Stevie Wonder: Uptight – 1965
9.   Stevie Ray Vaughan: Taxman – 1986
10. Steve Hancoff: Carolina Shout – 1985
11. Steve Jordan: Las Coronelas - 1987
12. Steve Miller Band: Lucky Man - 1968
13. Traffic w Stevie Windwood: Paper Sun – 1967
14. Big Steve & His Polish Stevedores: Pod Mostem Polka – 19??

This Week's Bonus Track:
15. Bad Tractor (w Steve Fruitman): Cecil McEachern’s Guitar Boogie Breakdown – 2018 *

CanCon = 39%  


 
#342
August 24, 2020
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Rock and Roll Quasars

 
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      Hour One

1.   Valdy: Play Me A Rock and Roll Song – 1972 *
2.   Murray McLauchlan: Hard Rock Town – 1977 *
3.   The Munch Brothers: I Need Some Rock n’ Roll – 1974 *
4.   Painter: Going Home To Rock and Roll – 1974 *
5.   The Beatles: Rock and Roll Music – 1964
6.   Pat Travers: Rock n’ Roll Suzie – 1977 *
7.   Lucky Seven: Rock and Roll Radio – 1987
8.   Eddy M: Rockin’ At The Seagull Club – 1990s *
9.   Mac Berube: When Rock and Roll Was Fun – circa 1980
10. The Lovin’ Spoonful: Let The Boy Rock and Roll – 1966
11. Blue Cheer: Rock Me Baby – 1968
12. Peter Narvaez: Rock n’ Roll Ruby – 1986 *
13. Paul James Band: Good Old Rock and Roll – 1984 *
14. Stephen Fearing: August 6 and 9 – 1988 *

Hour Two

1.   Jimi Hendrix Experience: EXP – 1967
2.   Leslie Spit Treeo: UFO (Catch The Highway) – 1990 *
3.   Roy Payne: Captured by a UFO *
4.   UFO: Alpha Centauri – 1980
5.   UFO: Lettin’ Go – 1980
6.   Pink Floyd: Astronomy Domine (mono) – 1967
7.   Klaatu: Dog Star – 1980 *
8.   Peter Green: Seven Stars – 1979
9.   Goddo: Shooting Stars – 1981 *
10. The Rolling Stones: 2000 Light Years From Home – 1967
11. The Byrds: CTA 102 – 1967
12. Gary Numan & Tubeway Army: Praying To The Aliens – 1979
13. (Neil Young and) The Squires: Aurora – 1963 *
Bonus Track:
14. Howard Volkes and His Country Boys: The Polka From Outer Space – 1959


CanCon = 52%


#341
August 17, 2020
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Talk Is Cheap
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Hour One

1.   Ben Mink: Talk is Cheap - 1980 *
2.   King Crimson: Sailor’s Tune - 1971
3.   Roxy Music: Trash 2 - 1979
4.   Iron Butterfly: The Mirage - 1968
5.   Daisy DeBolt: Josephine - 1971 *
6.   McDonald & Giles: Flight of the Ibis - 1970
7.   Cano: Sometimes The Blues - 1980 *
8.   Triumvirat: Maze - 1973
9.   Bill Bruford Earthworks: Thud - 1987
10. Hawkwind: Urban Guerilla - 1972
11. Brian Eno: Here Come The Warm Jets - 1974


Hour Two

1.   Salome Bey: You Never Give Me Your Money - 1981 *
2.   Argent: Hold Your Head Up - 1973
3.   Procol Harum: Pandora’s Box - 1975
4.   Peanut Butter Conspiracy: Living Dream - 1967
5.   Horn: Things In Themselves - 1972 *
6.   Pied Pumkin String Ensemble: Sundial - 1976 *
7.   Bonzo Dog Band: Can Blue Men Sing The Whites - 1968
8.   Robyn Hitchcock: Do Policemen Sing? - 1981
9.   Druids of Stonehenge: Pale Dream - 1968
10. FM: Rocket Roll - 1979 *
11. Jon Brooks: Proxima B - 2018 *
12. Spirit: Space Child - 1969
13. Bill Mankiss Band: Stash Polka - 1963 *
Bonus Track
14. Jackson Hawke: Falling In Space – 1977 *

CanCon = 41%

#340
August 10, 2020
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Hello - Goodbye
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Hour One: Hello

1.   Buffalo Springfield: Do I Have To Come Right Out And Say it: 1966
2.   Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders: The Game Of Love: 1965
3.   Antique Ernie & The Hardwood Ramblers: Howdie Neighbour Howdie: 199? *
4.   D.L. Menard: ‘Tit Gallop A Mamou: 1988
5.   The Beachboys: Fun Fun Fun (Live Version): 1965
6.   Jimmy Buffett: Cheeseburger In Paradise: 1978
7.   April Wine: Say Hello – 1979 *
8.   Sopwith Camel: Hello Hello: 1967
9.   Hans Staymer Band: Hello Central: 1975 *
10. John Prine: Hello In There: 1971
11. The Easybeats: Hello, How Are You: 1968
12. Alan Sherman: Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah: 1963
13. Hotmud Family: Hello Stranger: 1973
14. The Doors: Hello I Love You: 1968
15. Silverhead: Hello New York: 1973
16. Willie P Bennett: Goodbye, So Long, Hello: 1989  *

Hour Two: Goodbye

1.   The Cottonpickers: Goodbye: circa 1967 *
2.   Gordon Lightfoot: Adios, Adios: 1962 *
3.   The Dixie Flyers: Bye Bye Blues: 1978 *
4.   Ray Charles: Bye Bye Love: 1962
5.   Ron Sellwood: Bye Bye Boo Boo - 1980*
6.   George Thorogood & The Destroyers: Goodbye Baby: 1980
7.   Kate & Anna McGarrigle: Kiss And Say Goodbye: 1975 *
8.   Brian Way: Say My Goodbyes To The Rain: 1976 *
9.   The Deserters: Goodbye Forever: 1982 *
10. The Searchers: Goodbye My Love: 1964
11. Oscar Peterson Trio: Goodbye JD: 1965 *
12. Stephen Fearing: Just In Time To Say Goodbye: 2018 *
13. Ella Fitzgerald: Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye: 1984
14. Ralf Bendix: Auf Wiedersehn - 1959
15. The Beatles: Hello Goodbye: 1968
Bonus Track
16. Jerry Colonna – I Came To Say Goodbye: 1959

Cancon = 40%

#339
August 3, 2020
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The Green Manalishi
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      Hour One

1.  Fleetwood Mac: Albatross - 1968
2.   John Mayall’s Blues Breakers: It Hurts Me Too - 1967
3.   Eddie Boyd: Backslap - 1968
4.   Fleetwood Mac: Madison Blues - 1969
5.   Fleetwood Mac: Black Magic Woman - 1968
6.   Fleetwood Mac: If You Be My Baby - 1967
7.   Fleetwood Mac: Something Inside of Me - 1968
8.   Peter Green: In The Skies - 1978
9.   Peter Green: Loser Two Times - 1980
10. Fleetwood Mac: Oh Well - 1970
11. Fleetwood Mac: Green Manalishi - 1970
12. Peter Green: Hidden Depth - 1970
13. Fleetwood Mac: Rattlesnake Shake - 1970


Hour Two

1.   Douglas Rankine & The Secrets: Here Comes Shack – 1966 *
2.   Arlene King & The Portageurs: The Ballad of Louis Riel - 1966 *
3.   Men Without Hats: Living In China - 1982 *
4.   The Pointed Sticks: I’m Numb - 1979 *
5.   Murray McLauchlan: Whispering Rain - 1979 *
6.   Miss Emily: Fire, Fire, Fire – 2017  *
7.   Mandala: Give And Take – 1967 *
8.   Scott Merritt: Radio Home - 1989 *
9.   Tex Konig: Sisters Of Mercy - 1984  *
10. The Woodshed Orchestra: Leonard Cohen - 2018 *
11. Samantha Martin: Chasing Dreams - 2018 *
12. Atom Division: Requiem For Red Smith - 2010 *
13. Kensington Market: Said I Could Be Happy - 1969 *
14. Klaatu: A Million Miles Away - 1981 *
15. Mike ‘Malahini’ Scott & His Hawaiianaires: Nani Waimea - 1971 *

*Cancon = 54%

Special Historical Programs 
#317
March 2, 2020
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It's YéYé Time
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Hour One

1.   Les Mégatones: Rideau SVP 1965 *
2.   Les Gendarmes: Carole 1966 *
3.   Les Habits Jaune: Tout se passe dans tes yeux – (Everything happens in your eyes) 1966 *
4.   Les Hou-Lops: Vendredi m’obsède -  (Friday On My Mind) 1967 *
5.   Les Baronets: Ça recommence (It Won’t Be Long)1964 *
6.   Les Baronets: C’est fou mais c’est tout (Hold Me Tight) 1964 *
7.   César et Les Romains: Money: 1968 *
8.   Les Merseys: Ta mère ne sait pas (Your Mother Should Know) 1968 *
9.   Les Merseys: Soldat de bois (With A Little Help From My Friends) 1968 *
10. Les Sinners: Penny Lane 1967 *
11. Les Mousses (The Moss): Thank U Very Much 1967 *
12. Les Hou-Lops: Tout ira très bien (It’s Gonna Be Alright) 1965 *
13. César et Les Romains: Le jour du dernier jour (Whiter Shade of Pale) 1967 *
14. Les Sultans: À toi que je pense (Come A Little Bit Closer) 1967 *
15. Les Milady’s: J’ai besoin de ton amour (I Couldn’t Live Without Your Love) 1967 *
16. Les Classels: Exodus 1966 *
17. Les Aristos: Ton visage maquillé de joie (Message To Pretty) 1968 *
18. Denis et Les Panthères: Pretty Woman circa 1964 *

Hour Two

1.   Shadows of Knight: Spoonful 1966
2.   Lovin’ Spoonful: Six O’Clock 1968
3.   Justin Rutledge: North Wind 2016 *
4.   FM: Rocket Roll 1979 *
5.   Snake Corps: Miracle 1986
6.   The Beatles: I Want To Tell You 1966
7.   The Electric Prunes: Vox Wah Wah Commercial
8.   The Chocolate Watchband: I’m Not Like Everybody Else 1968
9.   The Kinks: What Are We Doing 1989
10. Frank Frost: The Cotton Needs Pickin’ 1986
11. Dillard & Clark: Kansas City Southern 1969
12. Stan Rogers: Tiny Fish For Japan   2019 *
13. Emmylou Harris: Hobo’s Lullaby 1988
14. Herb Alpert & Tijuana Brass: Zorba The Greek  1966

CanCon = 66%



November 7, 2016
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The Beatles In Canada
Guest: Piers Hemmingsen
Hour One: Hear this show now
Hour Two: Hear this show now
Hour One

1.   The Beatles: Ain’t She Sweet (Jack Yellin / Milton Ager)
2.   The Beatles: Love Me Do (John Lennon / Paul McCartney) – Single version
3.   The Beatles: Love Me Do (John Lennon / Paul McCartney) – Album version
4.   The Beatles: Please Please Me (John Lennon / Paul McCartney)
5.   The Beatles: From Me To You (John Lennon / Paul McCartney)
6.   The Beatles: Thank You Girl (John Lennon / Paul McCartney)
7.   The Beatles: Boys (Luther Dixon / Wes Farrell)
8.   The Beatles: It Won’t Be Long (John Lennon / Paul McCartney)
9.  The Beatles: Don’t Bother Me (George Harrison)
10. The Beatles: Roll Over Beethovan (Chuck Berry)
11. The Beatles: I Wanna Be Your Man (John Lennon / Paul McCartney)
12. The Beatles: Not A Second Time (John Lennon / Paul McCartney)
13. The Beatles: Please Mister Postman (Dobbins / Garrett / Holland / Bateman / Gorman)
14. The Beatles: Sie Liebt Dich (John Lennon / Paul McCartney)

Hour Two

1.   The Beatles: A Hard Day’s Night (John Lennon / Paul McCartney)
2.   The Beatles: I Should Have Known Better (John Lennon / Paul McCartney)
3.   The Beatles: Can’t Buy Me Love (John Lennon / Paul McCartney)
4.   The Beatles: This Boy(John Lennon / Paul McCartney)
5.   The Beatles: I’m Happy Just To Dance With You (John Lennon / Paul McCartney)
6.   The Beatles: I’ll Cry Instead (John Lennon / Paul McCartney)
7.   The Beatles: Tell Me Why (John Lennon / Paul McCartney)
8.   The Sattalites: She Loves You (John Lennon / Paul McCartney)*
9.   Short Turn: Hold Me Tight (John Lennon / Paul McCartney)*
10. Five Man Electrical Band: You’re Gonna Lose That Girl (John Lennon / Paul McCartney)*
11. Pulse Creek: I’ve Just Seen A Face (John Lennon / Paul McCartney)*
12. Stitch In Tyme: Got To Get You Into My Life (John Lennon / Paul McCartney)*
13. Denny Doherty: Here Comes The Sun (John Lennon / Paul McCartney) / Two of Us (John Lennon / Paul McCartney)*
14. Fraser and DeBolt: Don’t Let Me Down (John Lennon / Paul McCartney)*
15. Jeff Healey Band: While My Guitar Gently Weeps (George Harrison)*

CanCon = 28%


October 31, 2016
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Tribute to Stevedore Steve Foote RIP
and Autumn Songs
Hour One: Hear this show now
Hour Two: Hear this show now

Hour One – Tribute to Stephen J Foote aka Stevedore Steve (1936-2016)

1.   Stevedore Steve: Pickin’ In The Kitchen on a Saturday Night (Stephen J Foote) 2011 *
2.   Stevedore Steve: Fishin’ Boats Are Back (Stephen J Foote) 1968 *
3.   Stevedore Steve: Song of the Stevedore (Stephen J Foote) 1971 *
4.   Stevedore Steve: Ballad of Bill Fundy (Stephen J Foote) 1968 *
5.   Stevedore Steve: Hard Workin’ Men (Stephen J Foote) 1971 *
6.   Stevedore Steve: Log Train (Stephen J Foote) 1971 *
7.   Stevedore Steve: Log Drive on the Pickerell (Stephen J Foote) 1971 *
8.   Stevedore Steve: Lumberjack of the Miramichi (Stephen J Foote) 1995 *
9.  Stevedore Steve: Ballad of Giant McAskill (Stephen J Foote) 1971 *
10. Stevedore Steve: The Duke (Stephen J Foote) 1971 *
11. Stevedore Steve: Ballad of Kate and Luke (Stephen J Foote) 1972 *
12. Stevedore Steve: I’m A Truck Driver (Stephen J Foote) 1971 *
13. Stevedore Steve: Minto Miners (Stephen J Foote) 1971 *
14. Stevedore Steve: Cat Tracks On The Mountain (Stephen J Foote) 1972 *
15. Stevedore Steve: Fellow Man (Stephen J Foote) 1972 *
16. Stevedore Steve: Last Request (Stephen J Foote) 1972 *
17. Stevedore Steve: Lester The Lobster (Stephen J Foote) 1997 *

CanCon = 100%

Hour Two

1.  The Amboy Dukes: Migration (Ted Nugent) 1969
2.   Mac Beattie ? Ottawa Valley Melodiers: Autumn Memories (Mac Beattie) 1970 *
3.   Tom Kelly: November Song (Tom Kelly) 1975 *
4.  The Esquires: Which Way The Wind Blows (Meehan / Stellman) 1964 *
5.   Grit Laskin: Middle of November (Grit Laskin) 1985 *
6.  David Campbell: November Town (David Campbell) 1984 *
7.   Allen Hume: November Rain (Allen Hume) 1984 *
8.   Chris Youlden: One October Day (C Youlden) 1973
9.   Bobby Vee: The Night Has A Thousand Eyes (Benjamin  Weisman / Dorothy Wayne / Marilyn Garrett) 1962
10. Oscar Brand: The Jolly Tinker (Trad) 1950 *
11. Hank LaRiviere: Something To Sing About (Oscar Brand) 1967 *
12. Charlie Adams: Blowin' In The Wind (Anuri Mut-titt Autu-ing Namat) (B Dylan) 197? *
13. Ian and Sylvia: Four Strong Winds (Ian Tyson) 1964 *
14: Sutherland, Gordon and Bird: A Blast of Wind (Trad) 1979 *

CanCon = 79%


October 17, 2016
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Jeremiah Quigley and Burd Show
Hour One: Hear this show now
Hour Two: Hear this show now

Hour One

CHOO, 1400 AM, Ajax – October 14, 1971
(the day of the Amchitka Bomb Test, Alaska)
The Jeremiah Quigley and Burd Show
featuring Perry Goldberg as Jeremiah; Steve Fruitman as Burd

1.   Love Sculpture: The Stumble (Freddy King / Sonny Thompson) - 1969
2.   Fleetwood Mack: Searching For Madge (John McVie) - 1969
3.   The Byrds: This Wheel’s On Fire (Bob Dylan)
4.   Alice Cooper: Fields of Regret (Alice Cooper)
5.   British Modbeats: Somebody Help Me 1967 (J Edwards) – 1967 *
6.   Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band: Wo Is A Me Bop (Don Van Vliet) - 1970
7.   King Crimson: 21st Century Schizoid Man (Fripp / McDonald / Giles / Lake / Sinfield) - 1969
8.   The Kinks: 20th Century Man (Ray Davies) - 1971
9.   Emmerson, Lake and Palmer: Knife’s Edge (Emmerson / Lake / Fraser) - 1971
10. Love Scupture: Mars (Gustav Holst) / Sabre Dance (Aram Khatchaturian)

Hour Two

1.   Heaven’s Radio: Uptown Babies  (Max Romeo) - 1979 *
2.   The Arthur Godfrey Show: The MC Quartet segment  - 1955 *
3.   The MC Quartet: Boom A De Boom (Art Snider / Rae) - 1956 *
4.   Roger Waters: Radio Waves (Roger Waters) - 1987
5.   Scott Merritt: Radio Home (Scott Merritt) – 1989 *
6.  Mark Haines and The Zippers: Radio Jungle (Mark Haines) – 1984 *
7.   Bruce Cockburn: Radio Shoes (Bruce Cockburn) 1981 *
8.   James Clark Institute: I Don’t Leave The Radio On Anymore (James Clark) – 2013 *
9.   David Formager: Radio Madness (David Formager) - 1979 *
10. Flying Squad: TV Cowboy 1991 *

Total CanCon = 45% 


March 14, 2016
I'm the guy on the  right
Picture taken at The Rock Pile 1969 
Acts I've Seen Play Live
Hour One: Hear this show now
Hour Two: Hear this show now
Hour One

1.   The Beatles: Twist and Shout (Bert Berns, Phil Medley) 1963
2.   Little Caeser and The Consuls: Dancing in the Street (Marvin Gaye / William Stevenson / Ivy Jo Hunter) 1965*
3.   Bobby Curtola: Hitchhiker (B Curtola)* 1961
4.   The Dave Clark Five: Everybody Knows (Dave Clark / Lenny Davidson) 1964
5.   The Esquires: 36-24-36  (Welch / Marvin / Harris / Meehan) 1965 *
6.  Beachboys: Shut Down (Brian Wilson / Roger Christianson) 1963
7.   Gordon Lightfoot: For Lovin’ Me (Gordon Lightfoot) 1964 *
8.   The Rolling Stones: Heart of Stone (Jagger / Richards) 1964
9.   Lovin’ Spoonful: Did You Ever Have To Make Up Your Mind (John Sebastian) 1965
10. The Supremes: Nothing But Heartaches (Holland / Dozier / Holland) 1965
11. The British Modbeats: Somebody Help Me (J Edwards) 1967 *
12. James Brown: No, No, No (James Brown) 1959
13. The Paupers: One Rainy Day (Skip Prokop / Adam Mitchell) 1967 *
14. Jimi Hendrix Experience: Castles Made of Sand (Jimi Hendrix) 1968
15. The Who: Boris The Spider (John Entwistle) 1966
16. McKenna Mendelson Mainline: Drive You (Mendelson Joe) 1969 *
17. The Fugs: Life Is Strange (Tuli Kupferburg) 1968
18. The Chambers Brothers: All Strung Out Over You (R Clark) 1968
19. The Mothers of Invention: Bacon Fat (Andre Williams / Devora Brown) 1968

Hour Two

1.   Crazy World of Arthur Brown: Fire (Arthur Brown / Vincent Crane) 1968
2.   Creedence Clearwater Revival: Born On The Bayou (John C Fogerty) 1969
3.   Howlin’ Wolf: Spoonful (Willie Dixon) 1960
4.   Johnny Winter: Mean Mistreater (J Gordon) 1969
5.   The Kinks: Waterloo Sunset (Ray Davies) 1967
6.   Stompin’ Tom Connors: Algoma Centra No. 69 (Tom C Connors) 1970 *
7.   The Flying Burrito Brothers: Six Days On The Road (C Montgomery / E Green) 1972
8.   King Crimson: Happy Family (Robert Fripp / Pete Sinfield) 1970
9.  Dick Nolan: Aunt Martha’s Sheep (Ellis Coles / Dick Nolan) 1972 *
10. Ry Cooder: Get Rhythm (Johnny Cash) 1987
11. John Prine: Paradise (John Prine) 1970
12. Murray McLauchlan: When You’re Young (And You Don’t Know Nothin’) (M McLauchlan) 1978 *
13. The Pogues: If I Should Fall From The Grace of God (Shane MacGowan) 1988
14. La Bottine Souriante: La Fille Engagere (Trad) 1987 *

CanCon = 33% 


February 16, 2015
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After 45 Years...with Joe Kuroda
Hour One: Hear this show now
Hour Two: Hear this show now
       First Set
1.   Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra: Also Sprach Zarathustra (Richard Strauss) 1970
2.   Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra: Coppelia Waltz (Leo Delibes) 1970
3.   Mothers of Invention: All Night Long (Joe Houston) 1969
4.   The Fugs: Tune In, Turn On, Drop Out (Ed Saunders / Timothy Leary / Ken Weaver) 1968
5.   Jimi Hendrix: May There Be Love (Jimi Hendrix) 1967
6.   BB King: Waitin’ On You (F. Washington / BB King)  1967
7.   Led Zeppelin: How Many More Times (Jimmy Page / John Bonham / John Paul Jones) 1969
8.   The Rolling Stones: 2,000 Light Years From Home (Keith Richard / Mick Jagger) 1967
9.   The Doors: Alabama Song (Kurt Weill / Bertolt Brecht) 1967
10. Ten Years After: Woman Trouble (Alvin Lee) 1969
11. Johnny Winter: I’m Yours ? I’m Hers (Johnny Winter) 1969
12. Cream: NSU (Jack Bruce) 1966
13. The Beegees: To Love Somebody (Barry Gibb / Robin Gibb) 1967

Second Set

1.   Mainline: Game of Love (Mendelson Joe) 1972
2.  Rush: Closer To The Heart (Lifeson / Lee / Peart / Talbot) 1977
3.   Grant Smith ? The Power: Keep On Runnin’ (J Edwards) 1968
4.   British Modbeats: Somebody Help Me (J Edwards) 1967
5.   The Ugly Ducklings: Just In Case You Wonder (Dave Byngham / Glynn Bell) 1966
6.   Levon ? The Hawks: Stones That I Throw 1965
7.   The Paupers: One Rainy Day (Adam Mitchell / Skip Prokop) 1967
8.   Mother Tucker’s Yellow Duck: Times Are Changing (McDougal / Law / Caldwell) 1969
9.   Kensington Market: Help Me (Eugene Martynek / Felix Pappalardi) 1969
10. Syrinx: Tumblers To The Vault (John Mills-Cockell / Doug Pringle / Alan Wells) 1971
11. Dick Nolan: Good Ol’ Newfie Outhouse (Harris / Cuff) 1975
12. Stompin’ Tom Connors: Fire In The Mine (T C Connors) 1971
13. Mandala: World Of Love (Domenic Troiano) 1968
14. The Majestics: Security (Otis Redding) 1969
15. It’s All Meat: Feel It (Ted MacKay / Rick McKim) 1969*

*CanCon 55% 


December 15, 2014
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Paul White's Capitol Records 6000 Series
Hour One: Hear this show now
Hour Two: Hear this show now
Hour 1 - 1962 - 67

1.   LeGarde Twins: My Shoes Keep Walkin’ Back To You (Ross / Wills)
2.   Rich Little:  Tribute To a Canadien (Rich Little)
3.   The Beachboys: Noble Surfer (Brian Wilson)
4.   Cliff Richard and The Shadows: The Next Time (Kaye / Springer)
5.   The Beatles: Love Me Do (John Lennon / Paul McCartney)
6.  The Beatles: It Won’t Be Long (John Lennon / Paul McCartney)
7.   The Swinging Blue Jeans: Shake, Rattle And Roll (Chan Romero)
8    The Esquires: Which Way The Wind Blows (Meehan / Stellman)*
9.   The Animals: Gonna Send You Back To Walker (Johnny Mae Mathews / John Hammond Jr)
10  The Dave Clark Five: Everybody Knows (I Still Love You) (Dave Clark / Lenny Davidson)
11  Gerry and The Pacemakers: Reelin’ And Rockin’ (Chuck Berry)
12  Adam Faith: I’ve Gotta See My Baby (Andrews)
13  Jack London and The Sparrows: Take It Slow *
14  Dick Curless: Nine Pound Hammer (Trad)
15  The Staccatos: Song The City Sings (Lee Emmerson)*
16  The Big Town Boys: My Babe *
17  Chris Beard’s Canada Observed Cast: Maple Leif (Mr Erikson Arrives) (Chris Beard)*
18 The Hollies: Pay You Back With Interest (Alan Clarke / Tony Hicks / Graham Nash)

Hour Two 1967-83

1.   The Yardbirds: You’re A Better Man Than I (Mike Hugg, Brian Hugg)
2.   Pink Floyd: Flaming (Syd Barrett)
3.   Gary Buck: Calgary, Alberta (Ray Griff)*
4.   Mother Tucker's Yellow Duck: Times Are Changing (McDougal / Law / Caldwell) *
5.   Anne Murray: Thirsty Boots (Eric Andersen)*
6.   Shirley Eikhard: I’ll Be A Rover (Shirley Eikhard)*
7.  Christopher Kearney: Loosen Up (C Kearney)*
8.   Peter Donato: Cold Christmas (Peter Donato)*
9.   Sylvia Tyson: In My Hour Of Darkness (Gram Parsons / Emmy Lou Harris)*
10  Colleen Peterson: Dynamite Rock ? Roll Band (Jack Tobi)**
11  Long John Baldry: Stealer (Paul Kossoff / Andy Fraser / Paul Rogers)*
12  Klaatu: Blue Smoke (Klaatu)*
13  David Wilcox: Ting Ting (David Wilcox)*
14  Jack Kingston: Yodelling Cowboy (Jack Kingston)***

*CanCon=50%
**Not on the 6000 series
***1st recording on Capitol by a Canadian Artist


May 12, 2014
The Devil's Dream
Feature on George Wade and His Cornhuskers
Guest: Arthur Zimmerman
Hour One: Hear the Piecast
Hour Two: Hear the Piecast
Hour One:

1. Copper Penny – Sitting on a Poor Man’s Throne - 1971*
2. The Townsmen – Pineland Stomp 1966*
3. JB Hutto ? The Hawks – Pet Cream Man
4. John Hammond Jr – Memphis Town 1987*
5. Dick Dameron – Gonna Have a Party – 1959*
6. Ray St Germaine ? Sultans – She’s A Square – 1958*
7. Terry Black – Unless You Care - 1964*
8. Michael Tarry – At The Zoo – 1969*
9. Alberta Slim – When  It’s Apple Blossom Time in Annapolis Valley - 1963*
10. Myrna Lorrie – Life’s Changing Scene – 1955*
11. Hank Williams – I Could Never Be Ashamed of You - 1952
12. Mac Beattie – Log Driver’s Song - 1960*
13. Fred Dixon – Tribute To Stompin’ Tom - 1973*
14. Stompin’ Tom Connors – Handyman Blues - 1977*
15. Stevedore Steve – Mighty Pickerell River - 1971*
16. Ronnie Abramson – Light Up Your Love - 1978*

Hour Two: Feature on George Wade ? His Cornhuskers with guest Arthur Zimmerman

1.  George Wade + His Cornhuskers: Mason's Apron - 1931*
2.  George Wade + His Cornhuskers: Little Brown Jug - 1935*
3.  George Wade + His Cornhuskers: Waltz Quadrille - 1933*
4.  George Wade + His Cornhuskers: Devil's Dream - 1931*
5. George Wade + His Cornhuskers: Soldier's Joy - 1931*
6.  George Wade + His Cornhuskers: Arkansas Traveller - 1933*
7.  George Wade + His Cornhuskers: Haste To The Wedding - 1934*

*Cancon

Also Check out my interview with Canadian Fiddler, the late Graham Townsend from September 29, 1997 on George Wade and His Cornhuskers By clicking here


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Sugar Camp 88 - November 27, 2013
 The Sugar Camp Years Finale
Guest: Don Francks
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M3u files

The Playlist:
1.  LENNY BREAU: I'll See You In My Dreams
2.  BETTY CODY: Interviewed by Al Hawkes
3.  LENNY BREAU: Mean To Me
4.  THREE: A New Electric Chair
5.  DON FRANCKS: Dear Brother
6.  LORD BUCKLEY: Governor Slugwell
7.  DON FRANCKS: Mantis Praying
8.  LORD BUCKLEY: The Black Cross
9.  LORD BUCKLEY: The Train

Special 2 hr Stompin' Tom Tribute Special
Tom Connors
1936 - 2013
March 18, 2013
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The Playlist:
1. STOMPIN' TOM CONNORS: Happy Roving Cowboy
2. STOMPIN' TOM CONNORS: Luke’s Guitar – Bud

STEVE FOOTE: Interview

3. STOMPIN' TOM CONNORS: The Log Train
4. STOMPIN' TOM CONNORS: Reversing Falls Darling - Bud
5. STOMPIN' TOM CONNORS: Algoma Central - Arseneault

LEON GALLANT: Interview

6. LEON GALLANT ? MIKE PENDERGAST: Song of the Irish Moss

ERIC WILSON Interview

7. STOMPIN' TOM CONNORS: Tribute to Wilf Carter
8. STOMPIN' TOM CONNORS: These Men with Broken Hearts – Roads of LIfe

BIG JOHN LITTLE: Interview

9. STOMPIN' TOM CONNORS: Movin On To Rouyn

TOM: Interviewed on lack of radio airplay

10 STOMPIN' TOM CONNORS: The Ballad of Stompin’ Tom - Ballad
11. STOMPIN' TOM CONNORS: Saint John Blues

FOR LENA

12 STOMPIN' TOM CONNORS: Lena Katheleen

TOM: Interview about awards

OSSIE BRANSCOMBE: Interview

13 STOMPIN' TOM CONNORS: Bush of Buctouche (The Doot Song)

DAVE GUNNING: Interview

14 STOMPIN' TOM CONNORS: Gumboot Clogeroo
15 STOMPIN' TOM CONNORS: A Damn Fine Song For A Miner (Muck n' Slushers)

TIMBO HADLEY: Interview

16 STOMPIN' TOM CONNORS: Little Wawa
17 STOMPIN' TOM CONNORS: Take me Back to Old Alberta

TIM HUS: Interview

18 TIM HUS: My Hockey Mum
19 STOMPIN' TOM CONNORS: I am the Wind


Lena and Tom Connors
Sugar Camp 44 - December 19, 2012
A Last Christmas with Stompin' Tom
His Last Interview Ever!
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Sugar Camp 27 - August 23, 2012
Timmins 100
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Featuring the following artists:
Jerry Cole - The Shaftmen - The Fallen Leaves
Stevedore Steve - Sons of Maxwell - Grievous Angels
the blackflies - Bob May - Gordon Murray Lapierre
Frank Mahovlich - Steve Paul Simms - Buddy MacMaster
The Rankin Family
and
Dr. Stompin' Tom Connors

Salut! Marcel Gagnon 1945 - 2012
May 10, 2012
Marcel and Steve, 1978
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Featuring the following artists:
Isadore Soucy - Belzebuth - Philippe Gagnon
Gordon Lightfoot - Dick Nolan - Roy Taylor
Tex Lecor - Dominique Tremblay and Philippe Gagnon - Garalou
Alan Gerber - John Reischman and the Jaybirds - Aime Gagnon
Robert David - La Bottine Souriante
and
Dr. Stompin' Tom Eh!

January 5, 2012
Program 594
Barney
1935-2012
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Featuring the following artists:
Rick Fielding - Mac Beattie - Reg Hill
And
Barney McAfferey
on The Great North Wind
October 19, 1992
Barney was one of those guys that brought sunshine to the greatest depths of darkness. Wherever he went, he was a happy man, and happiness rained out of his accordion. I met him, for the first time, at Harbourfront Centre, as he was involved with an accordion themed weekend called The Big Squeeze. At sound check he started playing a Mac Beattie song 'The Lake Dore Waltz'. Then we became friends. He visited me if, and when, he was in Toronto; slept at our place a couple of times and left the distinct scent of the barn from his farm up in Wilno, in the Ottawa Valley.

His story is unique, and brought to life on-air, as both he and I got on so well, that it pours out through the speakers. He's got his accordion and his songs and his stories and his humour. He had been a member of The Wilno Express and recorded two LPs. He was one of the founders of the Killaloe community radio station and did several shows a week there for a while. He was a photographer of nudes in nudist camps (strickly professional, of course). A clown. A jester. He jammed with Lenny Breau. Was a member of the Catholic Worker Movement. And he thanks everyone who's ever helped him in a song. 


January 14, 2010
Canadian Vocal Quartets of the '50s
Guest: Ken McRae
... ...
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Program 499
Hear the Piecast
Featuring the music of
The Four MCs - The Crew Cuts - The Diamonds
The Four Lads - The Arthur Godfrey Talent Show -
The Nobles - The Two-Tones
Things pan out in the most unusal ways sometimes. Like when a friend of mine was going out with a girl who's dad once sang on the Arthur Godfrey Show out of New York, and had a 78 recording of it! As a young man he got into a vocal singing quartet and like Canadian Legends, The Crewcuts and The Four Lads, they made their way to New York City. But alas, the story detours here coz the MC Quartet only ever made one side of music (as their own), an Art Snider production called Boom A De Boom, cashing in on the success of Sh-Boom. (The other side of their record was the boys backing up Miss Toronto:
MARILYN REDDICK w The MC'S QUARTET: Santa's Dream
So I was joined by an original MC Quartetter: Ken MacRae, who tells us all one needs to know to appreciate the greatness of the vocal quartet phenominon. Still gets dozens of hits per month.

May 21, 2009
For Your Consideration
Guest: Taylor Mitchell with Chris Stringer
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Program 468
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This has to be the NUMBER ONE HEARTBREAKER OF ALL TIME show. I interviewed this intelligent, mature 18 year old rookie who had just released her first CD. She was so full of life, excited by her new opportunities, her summer tour, the people she was meeting in the biz. Her honesty was what shined the most. She performed three songs, live, and we played a couple off the album. It would be the one and only program of its kind.

Five months later Taylor Mitchell was pronounced dead after a coyote attack in the security of a well trodden trail through one of Canada's premier National Parks in Cape Breton. She was on her first tour, playing coffee houses and folk clubs through Atlantic Canada. Everyone was so bewildered. The news began to seep across national lines: the British music mag MOJO wrote a short eulogy to her. I was dumbstruck when I heard the news and then I noticed that I was getting thousands of downloads of this particular show. And it hasn't let up since. I get about 100 downloads a month by just having it here. But it's a show that I, personally, cannot listen to without wanting to cry. It's just too close to the bone for my liking.

But she was wonderful.


Paul Lyon's Choices
February 14, 2008
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Paul and I have been best of buds for over 3 decades. He's turned me on to a lot of great music. He shares some of it with us on this program. This picture was not staged: we were actually at Senor Lyon's cottage, up in Bala, which is right beside the train track that I recorded that fantastic train that I used to use to end my Back To The Sugar Camp shows with. You'd swear that some of those trains feel like they're coming right through the place. And one of the ideas I got for BTSC was to have pies for you all, each week. Lovely pies. I also taped his wood stove, which I used to use on the program. Lots of stuff in my life has manifest because of my association with Paul Lyon.

This was a wonderful show filled with great music that Paul has grown to love. Here's the playlist:

JEAN CARIGNAN: The Hangman's Reel (Trad)

DJANGO REINHARDT: Minor Swing (D Reinhardt / S Grappelli)

THE BAND: Whispering Pines (R Manuel / JR Robertson)

ROBERT JR. LOCKWOOD: Ramblin' On My Mind (R Johnson)

THE GRIEVOUS ANGELS: Red Deer to Margaree (C Angus)

BUDDY HOLLY: Maybe Baby (N Petty / B Holly)

DUKE ELLINGTON ? JOHN COLTRANE: In A Sentimental Mood (D Ellington)

ART HODES: Plain Ol' Blues (A Hodes)

MILTY TANNIS: The Milty Beats (Milty)

AIM? GAGNON: Reel de la seigneurie (Trad)

LOUIS ARMSTRONG: West End Blues (K Oliver)

THE RHEOSTATICS: Helpless (N Young)

STEVEDORE STEVE: Log Drive on the Pickerel (S Foote) 


Great North Wind Classic
Chris Hadfield
Canadian Astronaut
April 2, 1998
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It's not that often that a Canadian astronaut comes asking to play live music on my programs. But it did happen once!

I met Air Canada pilot Dave Hadfield (of Barrie, ON) at a gig promoting outdoor adventures. He was singing songs about float planes and DC3s, so I was interested. Turns out he is Chris Hadfield's brother. So I invited Dave onto my Great North Wind program. Afterwards, 3 quarters in jest, I said that Chris was always welcome to come and perform on my show. Little did I realize that I was making things happen - and quick!

Two weeks later, Dave phones: "Steve, are you still intersted in having Chris on your show?" Well, yahhh! So I got to spend the better part of an hour interviewing him and getting him to play songs that he and his brother have written. (Dave was on the show too.)

You do realize, don't you, that Chris Hadfield had the first guitar in outer space, and was the first person to play a guitar off this planet, and that he sung for a TV audience his 'Canadian Tire, Last Bastian of Men' song.  It's all here folks. And so is talk about space and 2001 and what it's like to work in space.....really neat stuff.


Great North Wind Classic
Graham Townsend on
George Wade and His Cornhuskers
September 29, 1997
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What's so special about these guys? They were Canadian recording pioneers and one of the first Trans-Canadian All-Star band whom he called 'His Cornhuskers'. Lead by George Wade, a fiddler who could call a good square dance, the band included some of the best Canadian musicians, inlcuding a teen-aged Jean Carignan. They played big ballrooms at the major hotels of the day, and it is said that after witnessing the finesse and professionalism of such a band, the great Don Messer decided to put a band together like Wade's.

The band recorded in the mid-30s for RCA Victor, 26 sides of music.

On this program I was joined by Canadian fiddle sensation, the late Graham Townsend, who filled in many gaps of the George Wade story. Graham's dad, Fred, was a Bernardo child, and was brought over to Canada from the United Kingdom and given to a traveling circus act. It was there that Fred learned to play the harmonica and call a square dance. Fred actually made one recording with George Wade and His Cornhuskers. Oddly enough, Fred became good friends with Messer and that was how Graham was brought to the great masters attention. Messer recorded 9 year old Graham's composition, 'The Princess Elizabeth Two-Step' in 1951. Really: this was a great show. Graham provided the music (on a cassette) from his own collection of George Wade 78s


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