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

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! on 06/09/11

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Thu, 06/09/2011 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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honoring the life of gil scott-heron...

we are heartbroken over the transcendence of our great elder-teacher, gil scott-heron...  even though we know life is not promised, it still gives us pause to see so many of those with light energy leaving for the spirit world.  with that, it is up to us to work to continue the teachings; to 'work for peace', as mr. scott-heron once said. 

his words are poignant and timeless; it's amazing how much his words can be applied today, from the perpetuation of countless wars to the continuous nuclear meltdowns.  anyone who listens to us regularly knows his words are favourites of ours on the show.  so...  on this evening, indeed we will honor his life and teachings, through music, interviews and spoken word pieces from over the years. 

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! on 05/12/11

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Thu, 05/12/2011 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
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our annual celebration of the musical king of love- STEVIE WONDER!

good people,we've come this far... why stop now?  on thursday, may the 12th from 7-10 pm; thanks to your overwhelming support, we at 'guess who's coming to radio??!!' are once again honoring the life of STEVIE WONDER, who will be 61 this year.  it is you in the community who keep these celebrations going, and with your support during this spring membership drive we can continue to bring sunshine into the life of radio. 

every opportunity we get we aim to honor STEVIE'S life and work.  but we also aim to honor you daily, to bring you this community resource.  this is our gift to you- signed, sealed, and delivered. 

thank you, STEVIE.  and thank YOU for being a part of this vast community.

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! on 04/28/11

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Thu, 04/28/2011 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
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wait for it- PRINCE ROGERS NELSON!!!

stay tuned for a ONCE IN A LIFETIME opportunity, as we at 'guess who's coming to radio??!!' are bringing PRINCE ROGERS NELSON to you for a spring membership drive special!!!  never let it be said that we don't explore many territories...  because we will be playing for you the reasons why prince is titled 'his royal badness'. 

amongst the b-sides, remixes and album cuts (with some 'favorites' here and there, of course!) we will also be playing tracks from associated artists such as sheila e, mazarati, morris day, jesse johnson, chaka khan and more! 

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! on 03/24/11

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Thu, 03/24/2011 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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health and self-sufficiency...

the invasion of libya by the u.s. and other western nations has got us thinking again about what defines self-sufficiency.  on what terms can any non-western nation have it without western influence?  why do we in the west insist that other nations wish to have our kind of democracy, when we ourselves do not own it in its purest form?  can a nation which is unhealthy work to fix others?

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! on 02/10/11

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Thu, 02/10/2011 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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a tribute to BARRY LEROY HAMPTON, a treasure of portland

a dear friend to us at 'guess who's coming to radio??!!'- as well as a significant population in portland- BARRY LEROY HAMPTON- transcended last week.  while we are still reeling from the transition of our teacher michael, barry's sudden transition has made the healing harder as well, since barry was our rock.  both our teacher and rock are physically no longer here.  with that, the times and conversations we shared together will always be cherished. 

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! on 01/27/11

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Thu, 01/27/2011 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
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the one... the only... JAAAAAAAAMES BROWN!

The playlist for the James Brown show is now posted!

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! on 01/13/11

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Thu, 01/13/2011 - 8:00pm
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...in honor of TEENA MARIE...

the goal of 'guess who's coming to radio??!!' is to address the sociopolitical issues pertaining to the interests and lives of people of african descent (also known as 'black people'); with this, we exclusively play music composed, produced, arranged and/or performed by those whose ethnicity represents this. 

on the 14th of january we will be honoring one whose exterior may not exemplify this; however, TEENA MARIE's art honored our ancestors and peers in a way few primarily of european descent ever did.  sadly, teena marie physically departed from this earthly plane on 26 december 2010.  though she is definitely in a better place (as is our teacher michael), she will be missed here.

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! on 12/16/10

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Thu, 12/16/2010 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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a review/overview of the constitution!

we at 'guess who's coming to radio??!!' feel it's high time for a little lesson about a word consistently credited by some individuals, but never actually utilized by said people- the constitution.  in light of all this wikileaks business (and yes, in light of the manufactured controversy surrounding our teacher michael jackson's album release, as well as his legacy) we find it imperative to discuss the MANUFACTURING OF DECEPTION (and the will of the people to be deceived) in relation to the violations of the basic tenets of the constitution. 

do these amendments mean anything anymore, and did they EVER mean anything?  join us in the discussion, and call 503 231 8187!  we encourage constructive and pro-active dialog!
 

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! on 11/25/10

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Thu, 11/25/2010 - 6:00pm - Fri, 11/26/2010 - 12:00am
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THANKFUL FOR THE FUNK: A 6 HOUR 'GUESS WHO'S COMING TO RADIO??!!' SPECIAL!!!

on thursday, the 25th of november, we at 'GUESS WHO'S COMING TO RADIO??!!' will bring you a special, special....  special 6 HOUR tribute to the funk!!!  we plan to open the floodgates as well as your expectations, as we travel from the funky traditionals, right on into rock n' roll, jazz- and even country!  we'll have plenty of time to delve into the bass-based remixes and breaks, the trunk thumpers and the linoleum jams.

stay tuned this thursday, and you may just hear one of your favourites you haven't heard in a long time- or, you may just be presently surprised...  and be THANKFUL FOR THE FUNK!!! 

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! on 10/28/10

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Thu, 10/28/2010 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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honoring dick griffey and solomon burke.

tonight on 'guess who's coming to radio??!!' we are honoring a piece of american history...  we recently physically lost dock griffey, founder of the sound of los angeles (SOLAR) label; he was also a talent coordinator for soul train.  artists on and associated with SOLAR are the whispers, shalamar, dynasty, carrie lucas, the deele, and more!  babyface and 'LA' reid, jam and lewis, STEVIE WONDER, and others were also associated with him, and moved on to superstardom.

we will also be honoring solomon burke who we lost recently as well.  he was inducted into the rock and roll hall of fame in 2001, and had various hits, such as 'everybody needs somebody to love' and 'cry to me'. 

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a conversation with andy allo!!!

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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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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

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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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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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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 3

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Thu, 03/22/2012
 
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honoring the teacher coast to coast- a conversation with moses harper, part 1

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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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a conversation with nubia sutton...

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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 07/24/2008

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07/24/2008
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
STEVIE WONDERtoo shy to sayfullfillingness' first finaletamla
al greenwhat more do you want from me?lay it downblue note
jaleel shawflightoptimismchangu records
brother jack mc duffclassic funkewho knows what tomorrow's gonna bring?blue note
fleetwoodsho wish mama obama
simonego to hellsimone on simonekoch
stephanie millshomethe wizatlantic
sharon jones and the dap kingsthis land is your landnaturallydaptone records
instant funkwide world of sportsinstant funksalsoul
C.R.A.C.buy me lunch (inst.)12"tres
pieces of a dreammt. airy groovewe are oneelectra
jaleel shawflipsideoptimismchangu
wayne shorterplaygroundschizophreniablue note
ike turner & the kings of rhythmphilly doga black man's soulpompeii

a conversation with Fleetwood' Oakland, California-based activist/author/artist.  He is the author of 'Hip Hop Tried To Kill Me'.  The description of the book is as followed:                                                                                                                    

" 'Hip-Hop Tried 2 Kill Me' is a real life testimony of how the trapping's of this industry can cause a man to lose his soul if he's not careful. This compelling and gripping must read is for anyone who claims to live their lives for Hip-Hop. Only the strong survive, and Fleetwood lives to tell his story."  He also discusses his song 'Sho Wish Mama Obama', amongst his activism with youth and people in prison.

Contact information for Fleetwood is: www.myspace.com/fleetwood189

Also...  Brother Tony Muhammad is COMING TO PORTLAND NEXT MONTH!!!  there is a discussion of the event he will  be attending, which is the Peace and Unity Fest on August 9, amongst other things... 

To contact Tony, go to www.myspace.com/tonymuhammad

  

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 07/09/2008

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Air date: 
07/09/2008
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
STEVIE WONDERi am singingsongs in the key of lifetamla
steve arringtondancin' in the key of lifedancin' in the key of lifeatlantic
mc coy tynerhopecosmosblue note
roy ayersthe third eyeafrica, the center of the worldpolydor
michael jacksonjam!dangerousepic
anthony hamiltonball and chainsoulifeatlantic
gil scott-heron and brian jacksonback homewinter in americastrata east
STEVIE WONDERkesse ye lolo de yeJourney Through The Secret Life Of Plantstamla
india .airethere's hopetestimony:vol. 1, life & relationshipmotown
john coltraneblack pearlsblack pearlsprestige
minnie rippertontake a little tripperfect angelepic
al greenso good to be herelivin' for youHi

thankfull-ness...  that is all. 

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 07/02/2008

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Air date: 
07/02/2008
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
Stevie Wonderblame it on the suntalking bookTamla
michael jacksonman in the mirrorbadEpic
spirit music jamiadance of the infideldance of the infidelsanachie
the chi-lites(for god's sake) give more power to the peoplegive more power to the peoplebrunswick
club nouveauwhy you treat me so badlife love and painwarner bros.
Al Greenjust for melay it downBlue Note
ronnie laws & pressurenever be the samepressure sensitiveliberty
femi kuti & mos defdo your best12"MCA
gnarles barkleytransformerst. elsewheredowntown/atlantic
charles sherellwhy can't i be treated like a manfor sweet people from sweet charlespeople
kool & the gangwhat would the world be like without music/let the music take your mindlive at the sex machinede-lite
kool & the gangrhyme-time peoplelight of worldsde-lite
bobbi humphreythe good lifethe good lifeEpic
ronnie laws & pressuretidal wavepressure sensitiveliberty
leon thomasthe creator has a master planfacets: the legend of leon thomasFlying Dutchman

look in the mirror!  more stories of appropriation and racism in music/popular culture, and more... 

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 06/18/2008

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06/18/2008
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
Stevie Wonderskeletonscharactersmotown
chaka khan & mary j bligedisrespectfulfunk this!bergundy
liquid crystal projectthe d e effectthe liquid crystal projectpolar entertainment
sharon jones and the dap kingswhat have you done for me latelydap-dippin with sharon jones and the dap kingsdaptone
otis reddingrespecthistory of otis reddingvolt
aretha franklinrespecti never loved a manAtlantic
ron carter117 specialall bluescti
ella fitzgeralddrop me off in harlemthe duke ellington songbookverve
la vern bakershake a handher greatest recordingsatco
al wilsonmy songshow and tellrocky road
jr walker and the all-starspeace and understanding is hard to findpeace and understanding is hard to findSoul
mongo santamariayesterday's tomorrowmongo '70Atlantic
donald byrd(fallin' like) dominoesmizellBlue Note
the liquid crystal projecttribute to troythe liquid crystal projectpolar entertainment
james brownfunky drummerin the jungle groovepolydor
The Metersyeah, you're rightlook-ka py pyjosie
donald byrdchangemizellBlue Note
sly and the family stoneeverybody is a stargreatest hitsEpic
eugene mc danielsjagger the daggerheadless heroes of the apocalypseAtlantic
mongo santamariamarch of the panthermongo '70Atlantic
donald byrdwind parademizellBlue Note

gentrification and respect...  that's all. 

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 06/11/2008

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06/11/2008
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
Stevie Wonderdon't you worry 'bout a thinginnervisionstamla
donny hathawaylittle ghetto boydonny hathaway liveAtco
donny hathawayvoices inside (everything is everything)everything is everything)Atco
donny hathawayvaldez in the countryextension of a manAtco
donny hathawaymagnificent sanctuary banddonny hathawayAtco
donny hathawaythe ghettoeverything is everythingAtco
donny hathawayto be young, gifted and blackcollectionAtlantic
donny hathawaysomeday we'll all be freethe best of...atco

dedicated to brother donny hathaway...

we discuss issues of black people and depression, solutions and thoughts...  tiffany edwards, gestalt therapist, is a special guest. 

 

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 06/04/2008

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06/04/2008
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
Stevie Wondersmile pleasefulfillingness' first finaleTamla
Bo Diddleybo diddley16 all-time greatest hitschecker
Bo Diddleyhit or missbig bad bochecker
prince and the revolutionalexa de paris12"paisley park
bo diddley, muddy waters, little walterwho do you lovesuper blueschecker
Herbie Hancockdolphin dancemaiden voyageblue note
idris muhammadpower of soulpower of soulkudu
kenny dorhamlotus blossomquiet kennynew jazz
bo diddleyyou ain't badthe originatorchecker
Bo Diddleyroad runnerin the spotlightChess
Bo Diddleyafrica speaksthye originatorchecker

R.I.P. to ellas mc daniel, aka BO DIDDLEY!!!  also, there is an interview with shaun carnahan, an activist who brings awareness to the issues of mumia abu-jamal and MOVE.  

 and...  there is a wonderful conversation with dear brother tony muhammad and adisa banjoko on fatherhood.

 peace... 

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 05/28/2008

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05/28/2008
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
Stevie Wonderyou can't judge a book by it's coverSigned, Sealed, DeliveredTamla
courtney pinejust you, just methe vision's taleantilles
michael jacksoni gotta be me
michael jacksonHIStory (tony moran's HIStory lesson)blood on the dance floorEpic
adevarespect
James Brownsuper badstar timePolydor
courtney pineseenjourney to the urge withinantilles
lou rawlsnatural manMGM
nina simonedon't pay them no mindhigh priestess of soulphillips
James Brownlet yourself gostar timepolydor
charles wright & the 103rd street rhythm bandexpress yourselfexpress yourselfwarner bros.
Stevie Wonderdo like youHotter Than JulyTamla
courtney pinethe healing songto the eyes of creation4th & broadway
the jacksonsdo what you wannagoin' placesepic/philadelphia international

be proud of who you are!!! 

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 05/21/2008

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05/21/2008
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
Stevie Wonderevilmusic of my mindTamla
Stevie Wonderfront lineMusiquariumTamla
hank crawfordtwo years of torturethe art of hank crawfordAtlantic
Isley Brothersbattle for the fallen soldierbetween the sheetst-neck
mahalia jacksondown by the riversidethe essential mahalia jacksonColumbia
paul robesonsometimes i feel like a motherless childsongs of free mensony classical
rick jamesunitycold bloodedGordy
the jacksonsman of wargoin' placesPhiladelphia International/epic
east new york ensemblesun flowerat the helmfolkways
kool & the gangwho's gonna take the weightlive at the sex machinede-lite

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 05/21/2008

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Air date: 
05/21/2008
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
Stevie Wonderevilmusic of my mindTamla
Stevie Wonderfront lineMusiquariumTamla
hank crawfordtwo years of torturethe art of hank crawfordAtlantic
Isley Brothersbattle for the fallen soldierbetween the sheetst-neck
mahalia jacksondown by the riversidethe essential mahalia jacksonColumbia
paul robesonsometimes i feel like a motherless childsongs of free mensony classical
rick jamesunitycold bloodedGordy
the jacksonsman of wargoin' placesPhiladelphia International/epic
east new york ensemblesun flowerat the helmfolkways
kool & the gangwho's gonna take the weightlive at the sex machinede-lite
John Legendrefuge (when it's cold outside)get liftedsony urban/columbia
gladys knight & the pipswhere peaceful waters flowimaginationbuddha
kool & the gangsea of tranquilityjazzde-lite
amel larrieuxsearching for my soulinfinite possibilitiesepic
vernon reid & masquestrange blessingknown unknownfavored nations entertainment
eddie harris & les mc cannset us freesecond movementAtlantic
the jacksonsbe not alwaysvictoryEpic
john coltraneacknowledgementA Love Supremeimpulse!
Jackson 5hallelujah dayskywriterMotown
john coltrane & duke ellingtonin a sentimental moodjohn coltrane & duke ellingtonimpulse!
kenny drew triogentle rainruby my dearsteeplechase productions
jazz crusaderscongolese sermonthe young rabbitsblue note

songs of no war, speak of peace...

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 05/14/2008

Categories:
Air date: 
05/14/2008
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
Stevie Wonder and the Jackson 5You Haven't Done NothingFullfillingness' First FinaleTamla
Herbie HancockYou've Got It Bad GirlThe New StandardVerve
Stevie WonderBig BrotherTalking BookTamla
Roy Davis, Jr.Soldiers ListenWater For Thirsty ChildrenNice&Smooth
Ella FitzgeraldSpinning WheelElla Fitzgerald In BudapestPABLO
George Duke f. Rachelle Ferrel, Lori Perry and Jim GilstrapIs Love Enough?Is Love Enough?warner bros.
George DukeVariousMuir Woods Suitewarner bros.
George Duke f. Vesta Williams and Lori PerryIt's Our WorldIs Love Enough?warner bros.
Leon Lee DorseyMecklenburg MorningSong Of SongsUmoja Productions
Art Farmer & The Jazz GiantsA Night At Tony'sArt Farmer and the Jazz GiantsPrestige

Some positive jazz, George Duke performing classical music, and extention into celebrating STEVIE WONDER DAY!!!, and...  a wonderfully surprising phone call (it is uploaded on an audio file...)

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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