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Currently Streamed Programs 
November 11 - Remember
November 4 - Made Up My Mind
October 28 - Somwhat Scary and Bad
October 21 - Umlauts Unlimited
October 14 - Life Goes Too Fast
October 7 - Sentimental Value
September 30 - Come On, Let's Go 
September 23 A Peanut Butter Conspiracy, Obviously
September 16 - Want To Float In Space?
September 9 - Beatley Things
September 2 - Labour Work

Special Historical 33.45.78 Programs 
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
#301
November 11, 2019
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Remember 
 
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Hour One

1.  Freddie Pelletier: Happy Go Lucky / 1973 *
2.   Brave Combo: Money Can’t Buy Everything Polka / 1988
3.   Crazy World Of Arthur Brown: I Got Money / 1967
4.   Fire Engines: New Thing In Cartons /1980
5.   FM: Dialing For Dharma / 1978 *
6.   Ego: Storir strakar fa raflost / 1982
7.   Colleen Peterson: Music In My Eyes / 1976 *
8.   The Plague: Face of Time / 1966 *
9.   Lorne Lofsky & Ed Bickert: I Remember You *
10. Jane Siberry: The Waitress 1984 *
11. Pape Street Gang: She’s My Waitress / 1980 *
12. Plaid: Yu Mountain / 2016
13. Gene MacLellan: The Call / 1970 *
14. Left Banke: She May Call You Up Tonight / 1967
15. Nobby Clegg & The Civilians: I Wanna Be In Commercials / 1981 *
16. La Bottine Souriante: Surf n’ Turf / 1987 *
17. The GoGos: Skidmarks On My Heart / 1981
18. The Tubes: Sushi Girl / 1981
19. Miles Davis: The Meaning of the Blues / 1961

Hour Two

1.   Wilson Pickett: Mustang Sally / 1966
2.   Stevie Wonder: Uptight (Everything Is Alright) / 1967
3.   Beatles: Money (That's What I Want) / 1963
4.   The Berliner Philharmonker: Help / 1983
5.   Buffy Sainte-Marie: Universal Soldier / 1964 *
6.   John Prine: Flag Decals / 1971
7.   Stompin’ Tom Connors: Polka Playing Henry / 1995 *
8.   Pete Schofield & The Canadians: Yesterday / 1967 *
9.   Weddings Parties Anything: Do Re Me / 1990 *
10. The Pogues: Sally Maclennane / 1985
11. Pink Floyd: Lucifer Sam / 1967
12. Hot Toddies: Rockin’ Crickets / 1959 *
13. Jefferson Airplane: Volunteers / 1969
14. Brother: Sending Money / 1970 *
15. Paul James Band: Shake Your Money Maker / 1987 *
16. Eddy Thornton: Miss McLeod’s Reel / 1972 *
17. Nancy Wilson: A Good Man Is Hard To Find / 1962
18. Five D: Dementia / 1967 *
19. The Who: Run Run Run / 1966
20. Love Sculpture: The Stumble / 1969
 

CanCon = 49%


#300
November 4, 2019
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Made Up My Mind
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Hour One

1.  The Syndicate of Sound: Little Girl (Don Baskin / Bob Gonzalez / John Sharkey) 1966
2.   Sam & Dave: Soul Sister, Brown Sugar (Isaac Hayes / David Porter) 1969
3.   Savoy Brown: Made Up My Mind  (Chris Youlden) 1969
4.   Stray Cats: Rumble In Brighton  (Brian Setzer / Jim Phantom) 1981
5.   The Supremes: Someday We’ll Be Together (Beavers / Bristol / Faqua) 1969
6.   The Strawbs: Midnight Sun (David Cousins / Charles Cronk) 1974
7.   Spirit: Space Child  (Randy California) 1970
8.   Slade: Raven  (Holder / Lee / Powell) 1970
9.   The Superfine Dandelion: Crazy Town (Charles Carver / Jim Musil / Mike Collins) 1967
10. Snakefingers: 8onequarter (Nina Rota) 1986
11. The Seeds: Sad And Alone (Sky Saxon / Daryl Hooper) 1967
12. Cat Stevens: Miles From Nowhere (Cat Stevens) 1970
13. Seatrain: Bloodshot Eyes  (Lloyd Baskin) 1973
14. The Specials: I Do Nothing  (Lynval Golding) 1980
15. The Searchers: Cherry Stones (John Jarome) 1963

Hour Two

1.   Jack Scott: Leroy  (Jack Scott) 1958 *
2.   The Shuffle Demons: The Funkie Pumpkin  (Richard Underhill / David Parker) 1988 *
3.   Simply Saucer: Dance The Mutant (Edgar Breau) 2011 *
4.   The Stonemen: In The Evening (Norbert Whyte) 1967 *
5.   The Scene: Scenes (From Another world)  (N Sheppard / J Fishman) 1968 *
6.   Syrinx: Aurora Spinray  (John Mills-Cockell / Syrinx) 1971 *
7.   Stonefield: Morning Hours (Joe Verheydon) 1966 *
8.   Lucille Starr: The French Song  (Pease / Vincent) 1964 *
9.   Simini: Saltwater Cowboys (Bud Davidge) 1981 *
10. T Siltanen: Smokey Mountain Railway (T Siltanen) 1981 *
11. Scott B Sympathy: Mohawk Road (Scott Bradshaw) 1990 *
12. Sunparlour Players: Nain (Andrew Penner) 2014 *
13. Steel River: Do You Know Where You’re Going (Steel River) 1971 *
14. Cye Steele: Sputnik Breakdown (June Eikhard) ND *

CanCon = 48%

#299
October 28, 2019
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Somewhat Scary and Bad
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     Hour One - Scary Music

1.  The Haunted: Horror Show (The Haunted) 1967 *
2.   Terveet Kädet: Halloween (Terveet Kädet) 1983
3.   The Razorbacks: Scariest Night Of My Life (T Kenny) 1988 *
4.   Ray Parker Jr: Ghostbusters (Ray Parker Jr) 1984
5.   Roy Kenner: Ghost of Hollywood (Roy Kenner / Domenic Trioano) 1982 *
6.   Striped Bananas: Ghost World (Chantelle Shepard / Duncan Shepard) 2017
7.   Teenage Heads: Blood Boogie (Teenage Heads) 1983 *
8.   The Sadies: So Much Blood (The Sadies) 2013 *
9.   Buffy Sainte-Marie: Vampire (B Sainte-Marie) 1976 *
10. Joe Hall & Continental Drift: Vampire Beavers (Joe Hall) 1980 *
11. Stan Rogers: The Witch Of The Westmoreland (Archie Fisher) 1979 *
12. Donovan: Season of the Witch  (D Leitch) 1966
13. Dutch Mason Blues Band: Dust My Broom (Elmore James / Robert Johnson) 1979 *

Hour Two – Bad Songs

1.   Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas: Bad To Me  (John Lennon / Paul McCartney) 1963
2.   Danny Roman & The Rock-A-Tones: Bad Girl (Irma Garza / Rumero) 1959
3.   The Beatles: Bad Boy  (Larry Williams) 1965
4.   Haywire: Bad Bad Boy  (Marvin Birt / Paul MacAusland) 1986 *
5.   The Blasters: One Bad Dude  (Jerry Leiber / Mike Stoller) 1984
6.   Norm Hacking: Sure Is Bad When The Booze Don’t Help (Norm Hacking) 1977 *
7.   Oscar Peterson: I’ve Got It Bad And That Ain’t Good  (Ellington / Webster) 1976 *
8.   Paul Butterfield Blues Band: Born Under A Bad Sign  (B T Jones) 1967
9.   Cat Mother: Bad News  (Chin / Equine) 1969
10. Hawkshaw Hawkins: Bad News Travels Fast (In Our Town) (Bobby Bare) 1962
11. King Biscuit Boy with Crowbar: Badly Bent (Richard Newell) 1970 *
12. Johnny Winter: Bad Luck and Trouble (J Winter) 1968
13. Jimmy Dean: Big Bad John  (Jimmy Dean / Roy Acuff) 1961
14. The Phantoms: Big Bad World  (The Phantoms) 1990 *
15. Moby Grape: Can’t Be So Bad  (Jerry Miller / Don Stevenson) 1968

CanCon = 50%


#298
October 21, 2019
 
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Umlouts Unlimited
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     Hour One

1.   The York County Boys: York County Breakdown (York County Boys) 1959 *
2.   Rising Sun: Born To Be Wild (Mars Bonfire) 1969 *
3.   Marg Osburne: Lollytoodum (Trad) 1959 *
4.   The Fall: Psykick Dance Hall (Craig Scanlon / Marc Riley / Mark Smith) 1979
5.   kd lang: Fallen (Ron Sexsmith) 2016 *
6.   Whitehorse: Devil’s Got A Gun  (Luke Doucet / Melissa McClelland) 2013 *
7.   The Chambers Brothers: Do Your Thing (Chambers Brothers) 1968
8.   Stan McDonald: Ole Cod Fish (S McDonald) 1986 *
9.   Buffy Sainte-Marie: Not The Lovin’ Kind (B Sainte-Marie) 1972 *
10. Jane Siberry: The Strange Well (Jane Siberry) 1981 *
11. Les Wild Ones: Mon Amour (Zephirin / Moschella / Cambrina) 1966 *
12. Sylvia Tyson: In My Hour of Darkness (Gram Parsons / Emmylou Harris) 1976 *
13. Harold Nix: Take A Drive (Harold Nix) 1986 *
14. Mart Kenny & His Orchestra: In The Shadow of the Mountain (Johnny Burt) 1982

Hour Two – The Umlauts

1.   Amon Düül II: Mirrors (John Weinzier) 1974
2.   Blue Öyster Cult: Cities on Flame (S Pearlman / D Roeser / A Bouchard) 1975
3.   La Düsseldorf: White Overalls (Klaus Dinger) 1978
4.   Motörhead: Ace of Spades (Eddie Clarke / Ian Kilmister / Phil Taylor) 1980
5.   Husker Dü: In A Free Land (Bob Mould)1982
6.   Ego: Fjöllin hafa vakao (The Mountains Have Awaken) (Bubbi Morthens) 1982
7.   Terveet Kädet: Vapaa Pohjola (Timo Viik) 1983
8.   Spın̈al Tap: Heavy Duty (Christopher Guest / Harry Shearer / MJ McKean / Rob Reiner) 1984
9.   Mötley Crüe: Louder Than Hell (Nikki Sixx) 1985
10. Die Ärzte: Käfer (Farin Urlaub) 1985
11. Voivod: Horror (Voivod) 1986 *
12. The Accüsed: Take No Prisoners (Geoff Tate / Michael Wilton) 1987
13. Queensrÿche: The Needle Lies (Geoff Tate / Michael Wilton) 1988
14. Björk: Human Behaviour (Björk Guðmundsdóttir) 1993
15. Rudi Knabl: Müchner Brub (Rudi Knabl) 1978

CanCon = 45%


#297
October 14, 2019
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Life Goes Too Fast
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     Hour One

1.   Downchild Blues Band: Can’t Lose What You Never Had (Morganfield) 1973 *
2.   The Arrows: Treat Her Right (Roy Head) 1981 *
3.   Jimmy Bowskill Band: Sinking Down (Bowskill / McKeown / Reiff) 2012 *
4.   Blue Rodeo: Underground (Greg Keelor / Jim Cuddy) 1987 *
5.   Elliott Brood: Will They Bury Us (Elliott Brood) 2011 *
6.   Fludd: What An Animal! (Brian & Edmund Pilling) 1975 *
7.   Battered Wives: Daredevil (Jasper) 1979 *
8.   Goddo: Vampire Eyes (Greg Godovitz) 1981 *
9.   It’s All Meat: You Don’t Notice The Time You Waste (MacKay / McKim) 1970 *
10. The Band: Rags And Bones (Robbie Robertson) 1975 *
11. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers: Magnolia (Tom Petty) 1978
12. The Woodshed Orchestra: Leonard Cohen (Rich Marsella / Dave Clark) 2018 *

Hour Two

1.   The Ceedees: He Plays Guitar (Curtis Driedger) 1980 *
2.   A Foot In Cold Water: Play My Guitar (Paul Naumann) 1977 *
3.   Paul Edward Royes: Rainbow Bar – Tribute To Lemmy (PE Royes) 2019 *
4.   Hawkwind: Urban Guerilla (Dave Brock / Robert Calvert) 1972
5.   Motörhead: Train Kept A Rollin’ (Howie Kay / Lois Mann / Tiny Bradshaw) 1977
6.   Dillard & Clark: Train Leaves Here This Morning (Bernie Leadon / Gene Clark) 1968
7.   Chalk Circle: Trains (Chalk Circle) 1985 *
8.   Stephen Fearing: The Things We Did (S Fearing / Tom Allen) 2018 *
9.   The Four Lads: The Things We Did Last Summer (Kahn / Styne) 1956 *
10. A Neon Rome: The Magical Summer of ’85 (A Neon Rome) 1986 *
11. Tulpä: Rome Is Burning (Chris Bottomley) 1985 *
12. Bearfoot: Life Goes Too Fast (Terry Danko / James Atkinson) 1972 *

CanCon = 80%



#296
October 7, 2019
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Sentimental Value
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     Hour One

1. Ringo Starr: Sentimental Journey (Les Brown / Ben Homer / Bud Green) 1970
2.   Fleetwood Mac: My Heartbeat Like A Hammer (Jeremy Spencer) 1968
3.   James Brown: Cold Sweat (James Brown / Alfred Ellis)  1967
4.   The Evaporators: Touch Wood (Evaporators) 2001 *
5.   Stompin’ Tom Connors: My Hockey Mom (TC Connors) 2008 *
6.   Gordon Lightfoot: Alberta Bound (Gordon Lightfoot) 1972 *
7.   John Prine: Paradise (John Prine) 1970
8.   Stevedore Steve: Log Drive on the Pickerel (Stephen J Foote) 1972 *
9.   David Bradstreet: Renaissance (David Bradstreet) 1977 *
10. The Bachelors: Marie (Irving Berlin) 1965
11. Shirley Bassey: Goldfinger (Leslie Bricusse / Anthony Newley / John Barry) 1964
12. Nat King Cole: Ramblin’ Rose (Joe Sherman / Noel Sherman) 1962
13. The Beatles: I’ll Get You (Lennon / McCartney) 1963
14. The Beachboys: Help Me Rhonda (Brian Wilson / Mike Love) 1965
15. The Buckinghams: Don’t You Care (G Beisher / J Holvay / J Guercio) 1967
16. The Who: Boris The Spider (John Entwistle) 1966
17. Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band: The Blimp (Don Van Vliet) 1969

Hour Two

1.   Pink Floyd: Astronomy Domine (Syd Barrett) 1967
2.   Ritchie Knight & The Midnights: Charlena (Manuel Chavez / Herman Chaney) 1963 *
3.   Roy Payne: Outlaw Heroes (Roy Payne) 1976 *
4.   David Clayton Thomas & The Shays: Take Me Back (G Fleming) 1965 *
5.   McKenna Mendelson Mainline: Beltmaker (Mendelson Joe) 1969 *
6.   Carl Perkins: Honey Don’t (Carl Perkins) 1956
7.   Cream: Politician (Jack Bruce / Pete Brown) 1968
8.   Bruno Gerussi’s Medallion: Ginger’s Alright (Tom Harrison / Ron Hyslop) 1989 *
9.   Murray McLauchlan: Out Past The Timberline (Murray McLauchlan) 1983 *
10. Buffalo Springfield: Sit Down, I Think I Love You (Steve Stills) 1966
11. Selina Martin: The Spirit of the Radio (Lee / Lifeson / Peart) 2010 *
12. The Paupers: Magic People (Skip Prokop / Adam Mitchell) 1967 *
13. The Pogues: Bottle of Smoke (Shane MacGowan / Jem Finer) 1988
14. Ella Fitzgerald: Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye (Cole Porter) 1956

CanCon = 42%


#295
September 30, 2019
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Come On, Let's Go
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     Hour One

1.   The McCoys: Come On Let’s Go (Ritchie Valens) 1965
2.   The Rolling Stones: Time Is On My Side (Norman Meade) 1964
3.   Rick & The Romans: I’m Alive (Clint Ballard Jr) 1967 *
4.   Iron Butterfly: Most Anything You Want (Doug Ingle) 1968
5.   Stevie Wonder: Sir Duke (Stevie Wonder) 1976
6.   Laura Vinson & Red Wyng: Waitin’ For The Weekend (S MacDougall / Laura Vinson) 1982 *
7.   Nine-Teen Seventy-Seven: The Otherside (Julie Kendall) 2009 *
8.   The Oh Sees: C (Oh Sees) 2018
9.   Lori Yates: Lover’s Jamboree (Nick Lowe / Paul Carrack) 1989 *
10. Mothers of Invention: White Port Lemon Juice (Four Deuces) 1969
11. UB40: Folitition (UB40) 1982
12. Troyka: Rolling Down The Back Road (Troyka) 1970 *
13. The Sex Pistols: Substitute (Pete Townsend) 1976
14. Queen: Sheer Heart Attack (Roger Taylor) 1977

Hour 2

1.   Sam Cook: Having A Party (Sam Cooke) 1962
2.   Incredible Bongo Band: Bongo Rock (Preston Epps / Art Laboe) 1972 *
3.   Blue Rodeo: You’re Everywhere (Greg Keelor / Jim Cuddy) 1990 *
4.   Hank Davis: One Way Track (H. Davis) 1960 *
5.   Grateful Dead: Friend of the Devil (Robert Hunter / Jerry Garcia /  John Dawson) 1970
6.   Perth County Conspiracy: Don’t You Feel Fine (Richard Keelan) 1970 *
7.   The Jitters: Hard As Nails (Blair Packham) 1987 *
8.   The Kinks: Complicated Life (Ray Davies) 1971
9.   The Haunted: Vapeur  Mauve (Jimi Hendrix) 1969 *
10. Judy Garland: Over The Rainbow (Harburg / Arlen) 1939
11. Alice Cooper: Laughing At Me (Alice Cooper) 1969
12. Steve Earle: Johnny Come Lately (Steve Earle) 1988
13. The Fentons: Shadow Play (Rory Gallagher) 1988 *
14. Sergio Mendez & Brazil ’66: Fool On The Hill (Lennon / McCartney)  1968

CanCon = 43%


#294
September 23, 2019
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A Peanut Butter Conspiracy, Obviously
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     Hour One

1.   The Five Sounds: Peanut Butter (Bill Barnum / Martin Cooper / Cliff Goldsmith / Fred Smith) 1965 *
2.   Blondie: Eat To The Beat (Debbie Harry / Nigel Harrison) 1979
3.   Raffi: Peanut Butter Sandwich (Raffi) 1976 *
4.   Bill Connors: Crunchy (Bill Connors) 1987
5.   Tom Lehrer: She’s My Girl (T Lehrer) 1959
6.   The Fluffernutter Song
7.   Jimmy Buffett: Peanut Butter Conspiracy (Jimmy Buffett) 1973
8.   Peanut Butter Conspiracy: Living Dream  (Alan Bracket) 1967
9.   George Wade & His Cornhuskers: Devil’s Dream (Trad) 1931 *
10. The Wonderful Grand Band: Sonny’s Dream (Ron Hynes) 1978  *
11. Kensington Market: Speaking of Dreams (Luke Gibson) 1968 *
12. The Electric Prunes: I Had Too Much To Dream (Annette Tucker / Nancie Mantz) 1967
13. Pink Floyd: Julia Dream (Roger Waters) 1968
14. The Druids of Stonehenge: Pale Dream (C Hauser) 1968
15. Stompin’ Tom Connors: Streaker’s Dream (TC Connors) 1974 *
16. Bobby Curtola: Send Me The Pillow That You Dream On (Hank Locklin) 1966 *
17. Plaid: Dilatone (Plaid) 2016

Hour 2

1.   Simon & Garfunkel: Mrs. Robinson (Paul Simon) 1968
2.   Frank Sinatra: Autumn In New York (Vernon Duke) 1958
3.   Mac Beattie & Ottawa Valley Melodiers: Autumn Memories (Mac Beattie) 1970 *
4.   Willie Nelson: September Song (Maxwell Anderson / Kurt Weill) 1978
5.   The Cars: Gimme Some Slack (Ric Ocasek) 1980
6.   Magazine: Shot By Both Sides (Howard Devoto / John McGeogh) 1978
7.   Grateful Dead: Dire Wolf (Hunter / Garcia) 1970
8.   Sly & The Family Stone: Stand (Sylvester Stewart) 1969
9.   Creedence Clearwater Revival: Penthouse Pauper (John Fogerty) 1969
10. Cream: Sweet Wine (Ginger Baker / Janet Godfrey) 1966
11. Hands And Teeth: Sunset Park (Hands and Teeth) 2014 *
12. Paul Butterfield Blues Band: Run Out Of Time (Butterfield / Peterson / Dinwiddie) 1967
13. Buddy Wasisname & The Other Fellas: Autumn Waltz (Trad) 1986 *
 

CanCon = 35%


#293
September 16, 2019
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Want To Float In Space?
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     Hour One

1.   Chris Hillman: Such Is The World That We Live In (Chris Hillman / Steve Hill) 2017
2.   Chris Hadfield: Ride That Lightning (Dave Hadfield / Chris Hadfield) 2015 *
3.   Dave Hadfield: Space Station Blues (Dave Hadfield) 2018 *
4.   Jimi Hendrix Experience: You Got Me Floating (J Hendrix) 1967
5.   Goddo: Shooting Stars (Greg Godovitz) 1981 *
6.   Peter Green: Seven Stars (Peter A Green) 1979
7.   If: Shadows and Echoes (Grigson / Busby) 1971
8.   JoBoxers: Not My Night (Wayne / Bostock / Collard) 1983
9.   Oscar Peterson Trio: Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars (Corcovado) 1965 *
10. King Crimson: The Night Watch (Robert Fripp / John Wetton / Palmer-James) 1974
11. Crash Vegas: Sky (M McAdorey / C Cripps) 1989 *
12. The Esquires: My Blue Heaven (Whiting / Donaldson) 1964 *
13. Walter Ostanek and His Band: Hometown Polka (W Griger / R Jung / D Votion / O Pinion) 1991 *

Hour 2

1.   Jefferson Airplane: Long John Silver (Casady / Slick) 1972
2.   Lovin’ Spoonful: Blues In The Bottle (Trad) 1965
3.   Jeff Healey Band: Blue Jean Blues (B Gibbons / D Hill / F Beard) 1988 *
4.   David Rea: Tell Me Where All The Good Times Go (David Rea) 1973 *
5.   The Guess Who: When Friends Fall Out (Randy Bachman / Burton Cummings) 1970 *
6.   James Gang: Madness (Dominec Troiano / Roy Kenner) 1972 *
7.   Rob Piltch: Bags In The Lobby Blues (Piltch) 1988 *
8.   Blackie & The Rodeo Kings: Live By The Song (Fearing / Linden / Wilson) 2017 *
9.   Canned Heat: Same All Over (Canned Heat) 1969
10. Iggy And The Stooges: Raw Power (Iggy Pop / James Williamson) 1973
11. David Lindley: She Took Off My Romeos (Bob Fuller) 1981
12. Rory Gallagher: Don’t Know Where I’m Going (Rory Gallagher) 1972
13. Climax Jazz Band: Bloor Street Breakdown (Erwig) 1978 *

CanCon = 50%


#292
September 9, 2019
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Beatley Things
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     Hour One

1.   Brian Hyland: Sealed With A Kiss (Udell / Geld) 1962
2.   The Esquires: 36-24-36 (Welch / Marvin / Harris / Meehan) 1964 *
3.   Gerry & The Pacemakers: Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On (Williams / David) 1964
4.   Luvin’ Kind: Missy D.M. (J Telfer) 1968 *
5.   Liverpool Set: Oh Gee Girl (E Lancing) 1966 *
6.   The Eyes Of Dawn: Time To Be Going (The Fortunes) 1967 *
7.   The Knickerbockers: Lies (B Randell / B Charles) 1966
8.   The Du-Cats: Shindig (Unknown) 1965 *
9.   The Lovin’ Spoonful: Daydream (John Sebastian) 1966
10. Unit Four Plus Two: Concrete And Clay (Parker / Moeller) 1965
11. Bobby Taylor & The Vancouvers: Fading Away (Pete Rogers / Robert Rogers / Smokey Robinson / Warren Moore / William Robinson JR) 1968 *
12. The Searchers: Love Potion #9 (Jerry Leiber / Mike Stoller) 1964
13. Cargo: Once A Proud Man (Norm Foster) 1969 *
14. The Heart: Treat Me Bad (John Martin / John Doddridge) 1967 *
15. The Beatles: The Word (Lennon / McCartney) 1965
16. The Kinks: Party Line (Dave and Ray Davies) 1966
17. Love Sculpture: You Can’t Catch Me (Chuck Berry) 1970
18. Peter & Gordon: World Without Love (Paul McCartney) 1964

Hour Two

1.   Lucky Seven: Rock And Roll Radio (Barry Ryan) 1987
2.   The Meters: Come Together (Lennon / McCartney) 1976
3.   Bryan Adams: Any Time At All (Lennon / McCartney) 2014 *
4.   The Beatles: I’ll Cry Instead (Lennon / McCartney) 1964
5.   Emmylou Harris: Here, There and Everywyere Lennon / McCartney) 1975
6.   The Flaming Groovies: Please Please Me Lennon / McCartney) 1979
7.   The Diodes: Shapes Of Things To Come (Barry Mann / Cynthia Weil) 1977 *
8.   David Celia: Smile, You’re Alive (David Celia) 2015 *
9.   Robyn Hitchcock: Do Policemen Sing (R Hitchcock) 1981
10. Klaatu: California Jam (Klaatu) 1976 *
11. Fire Engines: New Thing In Cartons (Burn / Henderson / Main / Slade) 1980
12. Barney Bentall & Legendary Hearts: Something To Live For (Barney Bentall / G Fraser) 1988 *
13. Psychedelic Furs: Here Come Cowboys (R Butler / T Butler) 1984
14. The Haunted: Searching for My Baby (Arthur Lee) 1967 *

CanCon = 44%


#291
September 2, 2019
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Labour Works
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     Hour One

1.   The Kinks: Working At The Factory (Ray Davies) 1986
2.   Teresa Doyle: Factory Girl (Trad) 1987 *
3.   Grit Laskin: Sewing Machine (Nancy White) 1987 *
4.   Weddings Parties Anything: She Works (M Thomas) 1988
5.   Dolly Parton: Working Girl (Dolly Parton) 1980
6.   Buddy Holly: Midnight Shift (Earl Lee / Jimmie Ainsworth) 1958
7.   Eileen McGann: Man’s World (Eileen McGann) 1987 *
8.   Wonderful Grand Band: UIC (Jamie Snider) 1981 *
9.   Dick Nolan: The Unemployment Song (P.D. arr by Dick Nolan) 1972 *
10. 1755: U.I.C (Unemployment Insurance Commission) (Ralph Williams / Pierre Robichaud) 1978 *
11. Wilno Express: The Killaloe Kid (In The Kitchener Kitchen) (Wilno Express) *
12. Cromdale: Miners Lullaby (Matt McGinn) / Schooldays Over (Ewan Macoll) 1987 *
13. Rick Fielding: Pitman Blues (Rick Fielding / Brian Way) 1981 *
14. Glen Reid: Hard Rock Miner (Glen Reid) 1979 *
15. Bob King: When The Work’s All Done This Fall (D. J. O'Mally) 1962 *

Hour Two

1.   Original Sloth Band: Get A Job (Beal / Edwards / Lewis / Horton) 1973 *
2.   Ever-Lovin’ Jug Band: Working Stiff Experience (Minnie Hart / Bill Howard) 2013 *
3.   49th Parallel: Laborer (D Abbott / R Carlson / T Bare / D Pielch / M Woodhouse / D Lowe) 1967 *
4.   Rush: Working Man (Geddy Lee / Alex Lifeson) 1974 *
5.   Bob Marley & The Wailers: Work (Bob Marley) 1980
6.   Gord Downie & The Sadies: One Good Fast Job (Gord Downie / The Sadies) 2014 *
7.   Bruce Springsteen: Working On The Highway (Bruce Springsteen) 1984
8.   Stevedore Steve: Minto Miners (Stephen J Foote) 1971 *
9.   Stompin’ Tom Connors: The Coal Boat Song (T C Connors) 1970 *
10. The Flummies: 45 Miles From Goose Bay (Johnny Hodder) 1988 *
11. Nina Simone: Work Song (Oscar Brown Jr / Nat Adderley) 1961
12. Cowboy Junkies: Working On A Building (trad) 1988 *
13. The Specials: Rat Race (Radiation) 1980
14. Pete Townsend: Keep On Working (Pete Townsend) 1980

CanCon =  69%


Special Historical Programs 
November 7, 2016
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The Beatles In Canada
Guest: Piers Hemmingsen
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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
Hear the Piecast
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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Hear the Piecast
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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Hear the Piecast
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
Hear it now!!!

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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