Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!!

A show with a goal to address the sociopolitical issues pertaining to Afrikan peoples in this country (black people), from a younger person's perspective.

The discussions will be combined with positive and political music of various genres, as composed and performed by a long line of descendants. It will feature book highlights, guests who contribute to pro-activity in their respective communities and an opportunity for the listening community to become involved in conversations, by calling in. Let's liberate our minds through the airwaves!!

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Episode Archive

winter drive 2014- the quincy jones edition!

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Thu, 02/13/2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
quincy jones...

we are here once again at 'guess who's coming to radio??!!' for another winter drive; this time we are exploring the works of QUINCY JONES.  mr. jones' work has spanned years and genres- everyone from leslir gore, dinah washington, patti austin to, of course, michael jackson (our teacher). 

come celebrate that variety with us, as we celebrate another year of community radio! 

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! on 01/30/14

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Thu, 01/30/2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
Soul Liberation!

a little bit more on 'gentrification'...

Air date: 
Thu, 01/23/2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
gentrification...

many cities around the world have been feeling the effects of what is widely known as gentrification (which is traditionally defined as:  "the process of renewal and rebuilding accompanying the influx of middle-class or affluent people into deteriorating areas that often displaces poorer residents.") portland of course is no stranger to that, with its long history of displacing not only working class and low-income folks, but thriving black communities as well, due to factors such as imminent domain. 

LILLA (D'MONE) in the studio!!!

Air date: 
Thu, 01/09/2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
LILLA- live and direct!
we were sick for a while (somehow catching what a lot of others caught); but alas, we are back, for another year of 'guess who's coming to radio??!!'

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! on 12/26/13

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Air date: 
Thu, 12/26/2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
Soul Liberation!

ahjamu umi returns...

Air date: 
Thu, 12/12/2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
ahjamu umi returns...
anyone who regularly listens to 'guess who's coming to radio??!!' may be aware that pan-afrikanism is a philosophy we proudly support.  the simplest way we can put it is:  the health of the mother continent represents the health of the world. 

one of the strongest pan-afrikanist voices in portland, oregon is ahjamu umi (anti-foreclosure/pro-community activist and member of the all African people's revolutionary party). 

from his website (http://www.abetterworld.me/):

the return of KAMAL SHAW!!!

Air date: 
Thu, 11/28/2013 - 8:00pm - Fri, 11/29/2013 - 12:00am
Short Description: 
the return of KAMAL SHAW!!!
you may have already heard our dear brother KAMAL SHAW, if you listened to us during this recent fall membership drive.  we enjoyed him so much that we wanted to bring him on again, to spend more time with his mind.  we also wanted to give you an opportunity to engage with him, in particularly if you heard him last time and did not have a chance to ask a question or give a comment. 

we are using radio as an opportunity to show the range of our experiences, and surely, kamal is proof that the 'monolith' title needs to be done away with. 

in case you are not familiar with him, he is:

a more in-depth conversation with andy allo...

Air date: 
Thu, 11/14/2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
the return!!!
a few weeks back during the fall membership drive (thank you for contributing!) we aired a portion of a conversation we had with andy allo- this evening, in honor of her performance at the camilia lounge on the 15th of this month, we will be airing much more of this conversation! (the full conversation will also be on this site right after the show).  andy is currently a member of the new power generation (headed by prince); however she's an artist in her own right, recently releasing a second album, entitled 'superconductor'.  for more information check out http://alloevolution.com.

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! on 10/31/13

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Thu, 10/31/2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
Soul Liberation!

bringing the originals...

Air date: 
Thu, 10/24/2013 - 8:00pm - Fri, 10/25/2013 - 12:00am
Short Description: 
bringing the originals...
we are still in the midst of our fall membership drive (and we want to thank you immensely for your sustaining support!), and we are continuing the mood, 'guess who's coming to radio??!!' style! we're encouraging you to dance, as we play the originals to those songs you hear portions of these days, via samples and interpolations in hip hop, rock, and even jazz... some of these songs may take you back, some of them may even surprise you, when you make the connections! we're going to be on until midnight, so we're gonna bring you a good time, through the airwaves!

Audio

a conversation with andy allo!!!

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program date: 
Thu, 11/14/2013
we spoke with andy allo, currently a member of the new power generation (headed by prince); however, she has recently released a second album, entitled 'superconductor'.  for more information check out http://alloevolution.com.  we thoroughly enjoyed our conversation with her (which was about everything from the nature of true learning, hair, music and consciousness, and more), and we hope you will as well.

om friday the 15th she will be performing at the camilia lounge. 

a conversation with leni stern

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program date: 
Wed, 10/30/2013
we had a chance to speak with leni stern, who will be in portland at the camilia lounge on the 1st of november, 2013.  ms. stern is currently a resident of new york city, by way of munich, germany.  her music is inspired by the mother continent so much that she made a life-changing decision to travel there, and ended up working with the great elders, such as salif keita and baba maal.

from http://www.lenistern.com/

"Five consecutive wins of Gibson’s Female Jazz Guitarist of the Year might make anyone hunker down and focus on going ‘six for six’.  But Leni Stern has always defied expectations, and her diverse, 20-year career in music is a textbook example of growth under a self-imposed fire. From the expert instrumentalist, a singer-songwriter emerged, with observations to share from her travels throughout the world.   Stern adds: “Why deny the impulse to put words to these experiences?  I couldn’t think of a reason.”"

here are a few of her experiences and works:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kgyKxVG8edQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V6PLYB5neWk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q7lkdZ6R6iI

a conversation with royce lovett

program date: 
Wed, 10/30/2013
royce lovett will be in portland (at the camilia lounge) on the 2nd of november; we had a chance to briefly speak with him about what inspired him, as well as his life's philosophies. 

lovett, who emerges from florida is indeed refreshing amongst a generation and era of people who make music and art playing with negative imagery or a lower consciousness.  according to his site (http://roycelovett.com/), he:

"says that his music is all about “letting my beliefs shine through my message and talking about real issues.”  In his own words, his goal of his music is to “tap into the intellect and inspire change, because music doesn’t change people. People change people.” Royce says his music conveys a positive, upbeat image that anyone who loves music can appreciate. He writes his own songs and they feature a wide variety of topics, but mostly on love “in all forms, from friendly love, love for your brother, or romantic love.”"
 

here are a few of his songs/past performances:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vXdDm_FRx8s

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Imicrd3FXyc

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1fzVr6so7oQ

an interview/conversation with randall sullivan, author of 'untouchable'

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program date: 
Thu, 11/29/2012

here is the full interview we did with randall sullivan, author of untouchable: the strange life and tragic death of michael jackson.  sullivan is also the author of the price of experience and the miracle detective. he was an editor at rolling stone magazine for over 20 years.

how i view michael certainly appears to be different than how mr. sullivan views him (i mean, he is my teacher!  everyone who knows me already knows my perspective).  however, i cannot take away whatever experience he has had, because it's his. i consider my experience with mr. sullivan to have been quite positive and educational.

enjoy!

kickstarting the continual love of vinyl: a conversation with eilon paz of dust & grooves

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program date: 
Wed, 07/18/2012

i grew up on vinyl since i was in my mother's womb...  when i became conscious of what the physical format of vinyl actually was, i recognized that this medium which stored sounds was a healing mechanism- it was used to calm the soul after a fight, or just to recapture memories. 

i used to purchase music on my own all the time, but it wasn't until i was 15 years old when i truly started seriously COLLECTING vinyl.  some time after this initial point my first musical teacher (after my mother) was a man named pat. longo; he was quite patient with me as i sat wide-eyed and eager, simply listening to him share information and histories of different record labels.  he'd wax poetic on the mechanisms of certain producers, arrangers and artists.  it was the first time i had actually heard someone speak in depth about the SCIENCE of music- i was hooked for life.  he'd put that needle on the first track and INSTANTLY knew what i liked.  the shop he worked at (owned by the inimitable robert cohen), finyl vinyl, was filled with internationally known producers and DJs, as well as long-time music enthusiasts. i will always love and honor him for teaching me and making me feel welcome in this world- and we are still friends today, after almost 20 years. 

in 2009, pat. was featured in a site called called dust and grooves, dedicated to featuring vinyl enthusiasts and collectors.    he introduced me to the 'curator' of the site, eilon paz, who has started a kickstarter page to raise money for a book he is self-publishing.  paz describes himself as having:

"moved to Brooklyn, NY in 2008 after having a successful career as a photographer in Israel. I decided to move to NY to evolve, expand, and progress as a professional photographer. As a working photographer, I was always on the look out for personal projects to nourish my creativity, and since I’m primarily a portrait photographer, I was looking for a subject matter that will fulfill my passion for photography and music. I was always collecting records, but back home it was very limited. When I arrived to NY suddenly the sky was the limit. People were digging for vinyl records everywhere. It suddenly made sense that there is a whole scene here that could and should be documented. This gave me a whole new inspiration for a personal project."

as a person who is a collector of vinyl (who is obsessed with looking at others' collections), as well as a person who has majored in photograhy (i studied under the great jazz photographer roy decarava); paz' project is something which intrigues me.  it was definitely a pleasure to speak with him, as it's easy to feel the passion in which he feels for his work. 

take a listen, watch and enjoy.  and check out what the kickstarter project (which ends 10 august 1012) entails, as well as paz' dust and grooves site. 

www.kickstarter.com/projects/dustandgrooves/a-photography-book-about-vinyl-collectors-dust-and

www.dustandgrooves.com/

 

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 The Dust & Grooves Photo Booth at The WFMU Record Fair 2010, NYC

 

 (note:  all images/videos are copyrighted to eilon paz and dust & grooves...)

 

 

 

honoring the teacher coast to coast- a conversation with moses harper, part 1

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program date: 
Thu, 03/22/2012

i have had another fortunate experience to have experienced another- i'll just say it- student of michael...  it's a very lonely place out there for people who are truly serious about studying the teacher.  even though my focus has more to do with michael OUTSIDE of performance; whenever i see others who have a keen intrerest in what the teachings mean, i feel compelled to contact them.

moses harper is such a person.  when i saw her dancing (she won the apollo over, and if you know anything about the apollo, then you know that it's a tough crowd), i saw there was an element to her that i rarely, if ever, see in others who dedicate their lives to 'michaeldance'- she put HERSELF in it.  with that, i knew there was more to her than just michael.  you see, to be a student of michael, it's important to be a well-rounded person.  i say this because the teachings go far beyond michael's physical casing.  he just happened to be here on earth, and was one of the few who truly embodied the teachings.  we all have the ability to, but many of us are scared. 

what are the teachings?  moses and i discuss some of the elements of the teachings...  the basis of our conversation has to do with michael; we also speak on sociopolitical issues, art and culture.

who is moses harper?  moses has dedicated her life to the teachings, not only through dance, but through speaking engagements, working with the youth, poetry, hip hop and film production and direction.  she has a BA in music (majoring in studio composition) from SUNY purchase; and is involved with 'thrill the world NYC' (you know, the event had all around the world annually, where thousands of people do the 'thriller' dance all at once).  she is the director of a film called 'love fit to box', a story following a journey of two siblings: a brother and a sister (who has made the decision to tell her family she was gay).  the brother looks within himself to see things from his sister's perspective. 

he decided to look at 'the man in the mirror'.  you see?  the teachings are everywhere. 

for more information on moses harper, or to contact her, you can find her here:

http://mosesharper.com/

http://www.lovefittobox.webs.com/


(note:  this is part one of 3 of the conversation)

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honoring the teacher coast to coast- a conversation with moses harper, part 2

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Thu, 03/22/2012

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honoring the teacher coast to coast- a conversation with moses harper, part 3

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Thu, 03/22/2012
 
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a conversation with nubia sutton...

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program date: 
Tue, 03/13/2012

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i first saw this incredibly beautiful woman on youtube, speaking of health, inside and out, and connecting it with the womb.  nubia sutton was her name, and instantly i felt compelled to connect with her.  how often does one feel compelled to connect with someone they see on a video?  i don't know the answer to that (besides energy); i know for me, it is very rare.  i am completely fortunate that i did make that decision to make the steps to reach her.  when we spoke, immediately we connected- not only due to our both growing up in brooklyn, new york; but also in our desire to seek truth through learning and sharing information and pro-activity. 

in this conversation we speak on herbs and medicines, self-healing, food/diet, spirituality and religion, connection to the ancestors, hair, and more! 

here are a few of her videos:

http://youtu.be/OajOs2A8r8o

http://youtu.be/vHCbz7F4udE

http://youtu.be/xcghR5UVAGQ

http://youtu.be/3iRR2YBsupQ

here is the story of how she came to connect with a raw food diet:

http://blackrawfoodgoddess999.wordpress.com

and here is sister nubia's site:

http://www.theblackberrybeauty.com/

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the 'foreclosure movement' in portland

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Thu, 03/08/2012

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we spoke with alicia jackson and ahjamu umi on the 'foreclosure movement' in portland, oregon, particularly as it pertains to afrikan/black people...  what are some pro-active steps to take regarding this issue?

to seek information, go to: 

http://occupyportland.org/

http://www.portlandoccupier.org/

and if you are in the process of getting your home foreclosed on- or if you've been a victim of foreclosure, there is a form to fill out here:


http://www.doj.state.or.us/consumer/foreclosure_settlement.shtml

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Playlists

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 11/13/2014

Air date: 
11/13/2014
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
lauryn hilli get out (8:03)unplugged 2.0columbia
michael jacksonthey don't care about us (8:08)12"MJJ/epic
bob marley and the wailersjohnny was (8:15)rastaman vibrationisland
crusaderstreat me like ya treat yaself (8:26)pass the platechisa records inc.
jacob millermr. officer (8:29)mixed up moodtop ranking international
junior murvinpolice and thieves (8:32)police and thievesisland
miles davisagitation (8:45)E.S.P.columbia
rick jamesmr. policeman (8:55)street songsgordy
living colouramerican skin (live at montreux, 2011) (9:00)
michael jackson/janet jacksonscream louder (9:20)blood on the dance floor: HIStory in the mixMJJ/epic
KRS-ONEsound of da police (9:26)return of the boom bapjive
michael jacksonwe've had enough (9:42)ultimate collectionMJJ/epic
gil scott-heron and brian jacksonguerilla (9:48)first minute of a new dayarista
pan-african orchestrahi-life structure (9:56)opus 1real world records
we spoke with erin yanke and jodi darby, 2/3rds of the directors of the film 'arresting power'.

http://www.arrestingpower.com/

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1691685662/arresting-power-resisting-police-violence-in-portl

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 10/23/2014

Air date: 
10/23/2014
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
herbie hancock, michael brecker and roy hargrovemy shipdirections in music - live at massey hallverve
charles mingusII B.S.mingus mingus mingus mingus mingusimpulse!
george colemansubway ridemanhattan panoramatheresa records
john coltrane & don cherrythe blessingthe avant-gardeatlantic
herbie hancocksonrisapianocolumbia
alice coltraneatomic peacea monastic trioimpulse!
herbie hancockostinato (suite for angela)mwandishiwarner bros.
the horace silver quintetthe african queenthe cape verdean bluesblue note
bill withersharlemjust as i amsussex
bill withershello like beforemaking musiccolumbia
john coltranespiralgiant stepsatlantic
conversations with denise johnson, hernandez williams (of groovin' high steppers) and ahjamu umi!!!

http://www.groovinhighsteppers.com/

"Formed in 2012, Groovin’ High Steppers is a non-profit social organization aimed at connecting the diverse urban communities in the Pacific Northwest through the dance known as Chicago Steppin’. Through this connection we strive to promote the health of our communities; establish and strengthen the bonds of community through networking; and contribute to the health of the greater African American communities in which we live through charitable work."

http://www.meetup.com/Groovin-High-Steppers_Chicago-Style-Steppin_Portland-OR/

"Groovin’ High Steppers will be hosting a fundraiser in support of the Multnomah County Health Department (MCHD) Healthy Birth Initiative (HBI) program.  The dollars raised will support the much needed expanding services and classes for African American fathers and males.  Recent Multnomah County data reveals that “father uninvolvement” (estimated by the prevalence of the absence of a father’s name on the birth certificate) for African American recent births (27.4%) is almost three times that of the county’s general population (9.4%), and over four times that of White non-Hispanics (6.5%)."

https://multco.us/services/healthy-birth-initiative

Ahjamu's review on a recent book on Kwame Ture:

http://panafricannews.blogspot.com/2014/03/a-life-starts-strong-crashes-hard.html

http://www.aaprporegon.org/

http://www.gofundme.com/g7tbqc

baby safe project:

http://www.babysafeproject.org/

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 10/09/2014

Air date: 
10/09/2014
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
herbie hancockready or notfeets don't fail me nowcolumbia
herbie hancocklil' brotherfat albert rotundawarner bros.
herbie hancockharvest timepianocolumbia
herbie hancockthree bags fulltakin' offblue note
herbie hancockwisdom (live, future 2 future tour, 2002)
herbie hancockfill your handdeath wish OSTcolumbia
herbie hancockbring down the birdsblow up OSTrhino
herbie hancockgo for itmonstercolumbia
herbie hancockthe essence (f. chaka khan)future 2 futuretransparent music
the headhunterswatermelon manheadhunterscolumbia
herbie hancock, ron carter and billy cobhameye of the hurricane (live, 1983)
herbie hancocknew york minutethe new standardverve
herbie hancockmaiden voyagemaiden voyageblue note
honoring HERBIE HANCOCK!!!

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 09/25/2014

Air date: 
09/25/2014
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
michael jacksonheal the worlddangerousepic
the cannonball adderley quintetlisaplusriverside
angela bofillrainbow child (little pas)angel of the nightGRP
diana rossbrown babytouch me in the morningmotown
liquid crystal projectinfancythe liquid crystal projecthum drums/polar entertainment
marvin gayesave the childrenwhat's goin' ontamla
rachelle ferrellextensionsfirst instrumentblue note
archie sheppballad for a childattica bluesimpulse!
donny hathawayvaldez in the countryextension of a manATCO
rance allen groupreason to survivesay my friendcapitol
george dukegiant child within us- egoi love the blues, she heard my cryMPS
herbie hancockspeak like a childspeak like a childblue note
jon lucienesperanzarashidaRCA victor
nat adderleypretty memorywork songriverside
kool & the ganghigher planelight of worldsde-lite
ronnie lawsmommapressure sensitiveblue note/liberty
MAMA SHAFIA MONROE!!!  and music dedicated to the children...

the links we promised:

http://www.shafiamonroe.com/

http://ictcmidwives.org/

http://www.ameribev.org/nutrition-science/balance-calories-initiative/

http://time.com/3422724/coca-cola-pepsi-dr-pepper-snapple-soda-calories/

http://oregonrighttoknow.org/no-on-92-coalition-donors/

http://www.counterpunch.org/2008/11/19/holder-chiquita-and-colombia/

http://http://www.huffingtonpost.com/eric-holt-gimenez/africa-food-security_b_1537279.html

http://www.alternet.org/story/155559/how_the_us_sold_africa_to_multinationals_like_monsanto,_cargill,_dupont,_pepsico_and_others

http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_25508.cfm

http://www.obamatheconservative.com/

here's an extra one we found, AFTER the show:

https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2014/09/23/nobel-peace-prize-fact-day-syria-7th-country-bombed-obama/

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 08/28/2014

Air date: 
08/28/2014
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
michael jacksondon't be messin' aroundbad 25MJJ/epic/sony
the jacksonseverybodytriumphepic
the jackson 5oh i've been bless'dboogienatural resources/motown
the jackson 5never had a dream come trueABCmotown
yellow magic orchestrabehind the masksolid state survivoralfa
michael jacksonbehind the mask (demo)
michael jacksondon't walk awayinvincibleMJJ/epic/sony
aloe blaccbillie jean (live)
michael jacksonglouchestershire (demo)
michael jacksonthe girl is mine (demo)
the jacksonskeep on dancin' (live, new orleans 1979)
michael jacksonmelodie (original 1973 mix)anthologymotown
michael jacksonone more chancenumber onesMJJ/epic/sony
michael jacksonfor all timethriller 25MJJ/epic/sony
kenny logginswho's right, who's wrongkeep the firecolumbia
the jackson 5lookin' through the windowslive at the forumhio-o-select/motown
the jacksonslovely one (victory tour, toronto, canada)
sounds of steeldon't stop till you get enough (live, 2010)
michael jacksondo you know where your children are (12 o'clock) (original & dangerous remix versions)demo/xscapeMJJ/epic/sony legacy
brothers johnsonthis had to belight up the nightA&M
the jacksonsdancing machine (live, destiny tour new orleans)
michael jacksonloving you (original version)xscapeMJJ/epic legacy/sony
michael jacksonbeat it (vocal/acapella demo)
PATAXbillie jean
michael jacksonchicago (original version)xscapeMJJ/epic legacy/sony
michael jacksonal caponebad 25MJJ/epic legacy/sony
michael jacksonblue gangstaxscapeMJJ/epic legacy/sony
jackson 5we can have funsoulsation!motown
michael jacksoncheater12"MJJ/epic/sony
michael jacksonbutterflies (master mix (f. eve)12"MJJ/epic/sony
michael jacksonlady i my life (full version)the songs of rod tempertonchrysalis music
michael jacksonwe've got foreverforever, michaelmotown
the jackson 5honey lovemoving violationmotown
deaf n' dumb crewtonitefragrant delitblack jack
michael jacksonsuperfly sisterblood on the dance floorepic dance/sony
michael jacksonin the closet (the promise)jam 12"epic
michael jacksonmaria (you were the only one)got to be theremotown
michael jacksonnite line (demo)
siedah garrettgroove of midnightkiss of lifeqwest
siedah garrettman in the mirror (live at quincy jones' 80th birthday celebration, south korea)
michael jackson and siedah garretti just can't stop loving youbadepic
michael jacksona place with no name (original)xscapeMJJ/epic legacy/sony
michael jacksonhuman nature (brisbane. australia- bad tour)
HONORING THE TEACHER!!!

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 03/06/2014

Air date: 
03/06/2014
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
aretha franklinyoung, gifted and blackyoung, gifted and blackatlantic
james browni don't want nobody to give me nothing (open up the door, i'll get it myself)Foundations Of Funk - A Brand New Bag: 1964-1969polydor
deniece williamsblack butterflylet's hear it for the boycolumbia
archie sheppblues for brother george jacksonattica bluesimpulse!/ABC
roberta flackangelitos negrosfirst takeatlantic
art ensemble of chicagodexteritya.a.c.m. great black music/message to our folksactuel
hubert laws (f. debra laws)what do you think of this world now?morning starCTI
eugene mc danielsthe lord is backheadless heroes of the apocalypseatlantic
nina simoneto be young, gifted and blackblack goldRCA
cecil mcbeesorta, kinda bluealternate spacesindia navigation
christian mc bridei'm coming homea family affairverve
some subject matter:

http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2013/12/30/black_films_in_2013_that_aren_t_about_slavery_three_recommendations_video.html
 
 
http://blogs.indiewire.com/shadowandact/

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 02/27/2014

Air date: 
02/27/2014
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
rachelle ferrellindividuality (can i be me?)individuality (can i be me?)capitol
rachelle ferrellprayer dancelive in montreux 91-97blue note
rachelle ferrelli can explain (live, 2013)
rachelle ferrellextensionsfirst instrumentblue note/emi
rachelle ferrellwith open arms (live at the apollo)
rachelle ferrellpeace on earthrachelle ferrellcapitol/manhattan
rachelle ferrelli forgive youindividuality (can i be me?)capitol
rachelle ferrell (w/ brandon coleman)my funny valentine (live at the estival jazz lugano, italy)
rachelle ferrellyou send melive in montreaux 91-97blue note
rachelle ferrell and kembeen so long (anita baker tribute, live)
rachelle ferrellgaiaindividuality (can i be me?)capitol
rachelle ferrellwelcome to my love (live w/ george duke at montreaux)
rachelle ferrellautumn leavesfirst instrumentblue note
lalah hathaway feat. rachelle ferrelli'm coming backwhere it all beginsstax/concord music group
rachelle ferrellsistaindividuality (can i be me?)capitol
rachelle ferrellit only took a minuterachelle ferrellcapitol/manhattan
rachelle ferrellwaiting (live 2001)
sadepearlslove deluxeepic
bjork f. the brodsky quartethyperballadtelegramelektra
terence blanchardin my solitudebillie sings terence playscolumbia
terence blanchardghost of congo squarea tale of God's willblue note
teena mariecongo squarecongo squarestax
george dukefor love (i come your friend)the aura will prevailMPS/BASF
warsmile happywhy can't we be friendsavenue records
wargalaxygalaxyMCA
sun raspace is the placespace is the place OSTevidence
sun ra & his intergalactic arkestrazip a dee doo dasecond star to the right (salute to walt disney)leo records
jackson 5zip a dee doo dadiana ross presents the jackson 5tamla/motown
michael jacksonbutterfliesinvincibleMJJ/epic
michael jacksonlady in my lifethrillerepic
heatwavemind blowing decisionscentral heatingepic
stevie wonderboogie on reggae womanfulfillingness' first finaletamla
stevie wondercontusionsongs in the key of lifetamla
frank zappapeaches en regaliahot ratsreprise
frank zappatell me you love mechunga's revengereprise
captain beefheart and his magic bandthe blimp (mousetrapreplica)trout mask replicareprise
captain beefhearti'm gladsafe as milkbuddah
richard berry and the pharoahslouie louielouie louieember
wynonie harrispapa tree toprockin' the bluesproper
the hawksgood newsthe hawks/the beesclassics records
jackie brenston and his delta catsrocket 8878chess
honoring RACHELLE FERRELL... and more music till midnight!

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 01/23/2014

Air date: 
01/23/2014
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
donny hathawaythe ghetto (8:02)everything is everythingatco
robert glaspernorth portland (8:09)canvasblue note
living colouropen letter to a landlord (8:15)vividepic
eddie harris and les mc cannuniversal prisoner (8:50)second movementatlantic
eddie harrisinstant death (8:55)instant deathatlantic
lou donaldsonbrother soul (9:40)say it loudblue note
we spoke with steven gilliam and cameron whitten of PAALF (portland african american leadership forum) and alan silver (chair of the king neighborhood association).

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 12/26/2013

Air date: 
12/26/2013
ArtistTitleAlbum
RelativesWalking On45
Harvey Averne Barrio BandHeavy Duty45
Cincinatti JoeCincinatti Joe45
Betty EverettPeople Around Me45
Aaron NevilleHercules45
Hank BallardI'm A Junkie For My Baby's Love45
Bobby Franklin's InsanityParadise45
Cook E Jarr & His KrumsWhole New World45
Rhythm MachineFreakish Love45
Freddy WilsonPromise Land45
Willis Wooten OrkDo The Train45
Howlin' WolfEvil45
Yellow SunshineYellow Sunshine45
Johnny Zamot & His LatinosFat Mama45
Lonnie YoungbloodGo Go Shoes45
Ed Woods & The Afro '70Cuguzza Zambezi45
Young GeneratorsSad & Lonely World Pts 1 & 245
DeceptionsPeople45
Audrey FreemanThree Rooms45
EmperorsMumble Shing-A-Ling45
Black MerdaCynthy-Ruth45
ButterballButterballs Pts 1 & 245
NombresTrivialities45
Damn Sam The Miracle ManGive Me Another Joint45
Tokay LewisWhat Can The Matter Be45
Dorothy AshbySoul Vibrations45
Marsha HuntOh No! Not The Beast Day45
InterpretationsTrippin'45
GraceInside Your Dreams45
Brothers UniqueHeavy Days - Beautiful World45
Brothers UniqueWhip & Chain - Gone The Days Of Slaves45
Larry CarltonMoon People45
Lee Moses & DisciplesDay Tripper45
Black LightningWithout You45
Bill CosbyHikky Burr45
hk plays soul & funk 45s that you'll probably never find

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 12/12/2013

Air date: 
12/12/2013
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
yasiin bey/mos deffear not of manblack on both sidesrawkus
little richardtutti frutticast a long shadowepic
max roachtears for johannesburgwe insist!candid
gil scott-heron and brian jacksonjohannesburgfrom south africa to south carolinaarista
sun rapan-afroDiscipline 27-IIel saturn
queen ifricalioness on the risemontego bayvp
the ANC and the people's armysouth africa is in a state of warradio freedomrounder europa
nina simoneold jim crowin concertphillips
cecil taylormaster class performance, 2004
rachelle ferrellgaiaindividuality (can i be me?)capitol
we had ahjamu umi on!!!

some subjects we talked about:

http://www.cnn.com/2013/12/10/world/americas/elian-gonzalez-ecuador-interview/


http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/nov/09/i-hate-being-a-black-man


http://theafrican.com/Magazine/afrofuturism.htm


Comments

Chris (guest for 9-10-09)

Hi Jamilah,
Loved the show tonight - I was really struck by Chris' story and how ridiculously the Portland police handled his situation.  It makes me concerned for the future of civic-minded organizations like Copwatch and NoPo Cop Stop which exist to do exactly what Chris was doing - observe & record police conduct and provide that record as a defense to the people who police accuse of wrongdoing. 

Would it be possible for KBOO to post tonight's show or, at least, the fifteen minutes that Chris spoke about his encounter with Portland police on your webpage or myspace page?  I would be very interested to listen to it again and pass it along to my friends at Copwatch, if that is okay.  I believe the segment ranged between 8:45 pm - 9:00 pm.  Please feel free to e-mail me with a response - it would be great to hear from you.  Thank you very much for your help, and keep up the excellent work!

motown

Hey I love motown and motown history and it is sorta at the top of my list of interests right now, so if I wanted to offer some insight into your upcoming program, what is the protocol? Is there any way to get involved?

motown

yes, i am actually planning to do another show on motown; i didn't get to fit everything i wanted to fit into the show... my plan is to do something in april. i would like to go more in depth about what i was touching on in the last show... is it possible for a 'person of colour' to be successful in america and not sacrifice or compromise their beliefs? i want to do more in-depth conversations/interviews about that.

i am constantly welcoming people to get involved and have some input for the show, so that is wonderful that you are interested!!! what sorts of things were you thinking about?

speak soon,
peace,
jamilah

 

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