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 01/26/12

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Thu, 01/26/2012 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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discussing the enemy expatriation act (!!!); and honoring james, otis and castor...

TIMES ARE URGENT, GOOD PEOPLE!!!  as SOPA and PIPA are 'indefinitely' ceased, the question we have at 'guess who's coming to radio??!!' is, was the focus on these bills a coverup for the 'ENEMY EXPATRIATION ACT' (H.R. 3166 and S. 1698)?  the house bill was sponsored by congressmen charlie dent and jason altmire; the senate bill was sponsored by joeseph lieberman and scott brown.  clearly, this is NOT going to receive as much media attention as SOPA or PIPA, and many people may not have as much concern for this bill, because it seemingly does not effect them as directly, since many who protested these bills with access to the internet and other technologies use them daily.

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! on 01/12/12

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Thu, 01/12/2012 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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debate distraction...?

with the republican debates currently happening, this tends to be a primary news story.  is it possible for this to be seen as a distraction to the actions taken by the administration currently in washington? 

obama's full-on signing into law of the NDAA (despite claiming opposition to portions of the bill), as well as the issue of SOPA (the 'stop online piracy act') are getting virtually ignored by most (major) media, in order to cover these debates.  (1. is the NDAA signing the 'last straw' for obama supporters?  (2. how different are the two major parties in terms of policy?

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! on 12/29/11

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Thu, 12/29/2011 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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honoring those who have transcended this year... part two

again, we at 'guess who's coming to radio??!!' honor those who have transcended this year.  call 503 231 8187 with memories, stories of positive events, lessons  or changes in your life.... 

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! on 12/22/11

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Thu, 12/22/2011 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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honoring those who have transcended this year...

this week is going to be quite simple: it is going to be one of two parts, where we honor those who have transcended this year. 

we also want to hear from you, in terms of speaking about any major things you've learned this year, and if you've taken any positive steps/changes in your life.  call 503 231 8187.

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! on 12/08/11

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Thu, 12/08/2011 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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dissecting 'good hair'- the film

as the conversation on hair is continuous for us at 'guess who's coming to radio??!!'; this week, we wanted to take the time to focus on the concept of 'good hair'- namely, the film.  amidst all of the positive reviews for the film, we wanted to see for ourselves how effective the message was in discussing the socio-political issues and connections regarding the so-called 'black hair industry'. 

overall, 'good hair' is healthy hair; is this something the film conveyed, or did it perpetuate notions of corporatism/colonialism?

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

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Thu, 11/24/2011 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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THANKFUL FOR THE FUNK!!!

we at 'guess who's coming to radio??!!' are going to continue the vibe of the 'thanksgiving day soul fest' presented by shaheed and jay jay (from 12-8), by bringing a bunch of the funk!!! 

we don't always get to revel in the funk; so we like to get a chance to do so at least once a year.  it will be a treat for you, as much as it will be for us!  we'll be giving you the straight traditional funk (stanky, nasty, underarm odor funk!), as well as some funky gems in the realm of rock, jazz, boogaloo, and then some!!! 

remain connected, and thankful for the funk!!!

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

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Thu, 11/10/2011 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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honoring OUR HEALTH, and HEAVY D!!!

we at 'guess who's coming to radio??!!' like to return towards discussion of the health of our communities once in a while...  with the high-profile verdict of the conrad murray trial- for those who are not aware, murray was charged with involuntary manslaughter in relation to the murder of our teacher michael- we felt it was a perfect time to return to this discussion.  since what we are seeing is beyond murray OR michael; we are curious to know if there will ever be a point where true justice will be served- that we return to WHOLISTIC ways of taking care of ourselves, and each other, as opposed to dependence on commercial/non-traditional pharmaceuticals and 'medicines'? 

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! on 10/13/11

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Thu, 10/13/2011 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
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CHAKA KHAN!!!

chaka khan...  chaka khan...  the name is reminiscent of experiences which reject boundaries, and welcome pride!!!  for this fall membership drive, we will be honoring one of the most recognizable voices on earth; the one who has maintained the spirit of chaka adunne aduffe hodarhi karifi- the name given to her by an elder (while she was a panther)- taking a journey from her days with rufus, right up to her forays into jazz, pop, rock and some in-betweens...  as with the 'guess who's coming to radio??!!' tradition, we will be playing the hidden gems, album cuts, live performances...  and a little bit of chaka on the drums!!!

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! on 09/22/11

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Thu, 09/22/2011 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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dealing with loss, in positive ways...

loss... it encompasses so many things. the older we get, we notice that many of our friends and loved ones are transcending at more frequent rates. this is the sort of loss we tend to focus on. on a larger scale, through governmental policy more and more of us are beginning to acknowledge the loss of basic rights as well. with that, comes the devaluing of life of all forms.

what exactly are we doing to PROTECT AND PROMOTE LIFE? how are we engaging in the communities which already exist? when we lose our loved ones, do we simultaneously recognize what we have gained from their time with us? what are ways we can look at loss positively, despite many forces working against us?

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! on 09/08/11

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Thu, 09/08/2011 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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david ornette cherry and the 'jazz idiom'

we will be flipping the script and speaking with a favourite of paula the small (of 'paula's picks')- david ornette cherry!  paula's emphasis on art and culture is a nice balance to our focus on the sociopolitical side of things.  with that, we are looking forward to looking at this full spectrum of mr. cherry, regarding his art.

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interview with aphrodite jones

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Tue, 08/26/2008

this is the interview that appeared on the 20 august episode of 'guess who's coming to radio??!! with aphrodite jones, author of the book 'michael jackson conspiracy'.  she has appeared on programs such as: america's most wanted, the CBS early show, geraldo at large, inside edition, montel wiliams, medical detectives and the o'reilly factor.

on 'michael jackson conspiracy' (from aphroditejones.com):

"In June 2005, when Aphrodite Jones made her last appearance on The O’Reilly Factor related to the Michael Jackson trial, she experienced a striking moment of clarity: 

"As I made one of my last public comments on the case,” she remembers, “I realized that I had become one of the media bunch who had predetermined the outcome of the trial, wrongly.  Many people around me were so sure of Jackson’s guilt.  Many reporters had slanted TV and radio coverage to suit the prosecution, and I was one of those folks who had followed that dangerous trend.”

Now, in a new book, Michael Jackson Conspiracy, Jones is setting the record straight.  Aphrodite Jones's most daring book ever examines the case against the world's No. 1 entertainer:  Michael Jackson

Inspired by Jones's courageous writing, Thomas A. Mesereau, Jr., Jackson's high profile attorney, has written a powerful foreword for Michael Jackson Conspiracy.

Under the influence of media, the entire world has reached judgments about Jackson.  The mainstream media report about him with an implicit  judgment, while tabloid media write about him with an explicit judgment.  In the face of this barrage of judgment, the resulting perceptions about Jackson have become aligned -- against him.  It has become impossible for the public to reconcile its admiration for Jackson's genius musical and artistic talent with the harsh judgments against him.  As a result of these seemingly irreconcilable views, it has become easier to ignore the good and focus on the bad.

For years now, we have been duped into believing that there has been only one side to a coin.

With the kind of behind-the-scenes insights that you have come to expect from Aphrodite Jones, Michael Jackson Conspiracy will shock you.  Jones provides a fresh look at the man who has been at the center of so much success -- and controversy.

What emerges from Michael Jackson Conspiracy is an image of the vulnerability of the most powerful entertainer in the world. 

All of the myths you have been lead to believe will be shattered. 

Everything you have come to know about Jackson will be upturned after you read Michael Jackson Conspiracy.

A book which will forever influence the way trials are reported, Michael Jackson Conspiracy will also move you with emotion.  And it will help you complete the picture of the most fascinating entertainer in the world. "

to contact aphrodite jones, go to www.aphroditejones.com.

notes on fatherhood...

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Tue, 06/03/2008

This is a conversation had between myself, Tony Muhammad and Adisa Banjoko on fatherhood and ideas of 'multiculturalism', as stemmed from the event Adisa attended, a book release event called BAF (Be A Father).  

 To reach Adisa, go to www.hiphopchessfederation.org, or directly at bishop@hiphopchessfederation.org

Tony's contact information is www.myspace.com/tonymuhammad, or hiphopeducator19@gmail.com 

To read about the 'Be A Father' event or to hear how the event went down, go to www.daveyd.com and go to 'Listen To Rhymefest Open Up To His Young Son'.

 

A Conversation With Africa Baby Bam of the Jungle Brothers

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Tue, 05/13/2008

Things were happening as normal: a enlightening weekly conversation (this time on the state of hip hop) with dear brother Tony Muhammad...  and then Africa Baby Bam of legendary group the Jungle Brothers phones in and drops some knowledge; making this an even more enlightening experience!  Much respect to Baby Bam, and to Tony.

TONY MUHAMMAD:  www.myspace.com/tonymuhammad  

AFRICA BABY BAM:  www.myspace.com/babybam1

An Interview With Ramona Africa

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Tue, 05/13/2008

This is an interview with Ramona Africa, the only surviving adult member of the MOVE organization, whose home was bombed in 1985.  She served time in prison for 7 years, for charges of conspiracy, riot and multiple counts of simple and aggravated assault.    She has since become the MOVE Minister of Communication, as a representative speaking out for the MOVE 9, and others who have been held/detained in prisons (source: www.onamove.com).   In her experiences she has internationalized the struggles of various groups, and sees the interconnectedness of all species.  

Also interviewed is Maiga Milburne, a supporter of the MOVE orhanization, as well as a member of the concerned friends & Family of Mumia Abu-Jamal. They were here in Portland to speak about the case of the MOVE 9, the history of MOVE, and more, at Portland State University as well asThe Clinton Street Theater, on the 14th of May, 2008. 

For More information on MOVE, contact MOVE, P.O. BOX 19709, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19143.  215-387-4107, OR onamoveusa@aol.com; www.onamove.com

INTERNATIONAL CONCERNED FAMILY & FRIENDS OF MUMIA ABU-JAMAL: 215-476-8812; icffmaj@aol.com

Please note: We have replaced the impaired audio. This audio should be error-free. Thanks.

interview with cynthia mc kinney on martin luther king, jr.

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Wed, 04/02/2008

this was an interview i did with per fagereng for the MLK special for the membership drive...  i placed it on my page so it would be easy to get, if you wanted to listen to it...  it was a pleasure to speak with ms. mc kinney!

interview with my mother!

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Tue, 03/04/2008

musings on healing  and womanhood with the lady who gave birth to me... 

Playlists

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 02/14/2013

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02/14/2013
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
the blackbyrdshappy musiccity lifefantasy
donald byrdlove has come around12"elektra
donald byrd and 125th street, NYCi love youlove byrdelektra
donald byrdpentatonicblackjackblue note
donald byrdtheme for malcolmlandmarks32 jazz
donald byrdthe loud minoritykofiblue note
donald byrdstepping into tomorrowstepping into tomorrowblue note
donald byrddesign a nationmizell: the mizell brothers at blue noteblue note
donald byrdmr. thomasblack byrdblue note
donald byrdestavanicoelectric byrdblue note
donald byrdghanabyrd in flightblue note
guru (f. donald byrd)loungin'jazzmatazz vol. 1chrysalis
donald byrdmy babeup wit donald byrdverve
donald byrdthe emperorethiopian knightsblue note
donald byrdnight whistlerplaces and spacesblue note
donald byrdclose your eyes and look withinThank You... For F.U.M.L. (Funking Up My Life)elektra
donald byrdcutethe cat walkblue note
donald byrdhushroyal flushblue note
the blackbyrdsfuture children, future hopesflying startfantasy
donald byrddance bandblue breakbeatsblue note

honoring dr. donald byrd...

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 01/24/2013

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01/24/2013
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
edwin starrwarwar and peacegordy
michael jacksonthey don't care about us (charles' full joint mix)12" promoMJJ productions/epic dance
odysseygoing back to my rootsi got the melodyRCA
billy paulam i black enough for you360 degrees of billy paulphiladelphia international
peter toshthe day the dollar diemystic manrolling stones records
lupe fiasco f. skylar greywords i never saidlasersatlantic
KRS-ONEpick it upmaximum strengthkoch
lamont doziergoing back to my rootspeddlin' music on the sidewarner bros. records
curtis mayfieldwe got to have peacerootscurtom
marvin gayeyou're the man (alternate version)what's going on (special edition)tamla/motown
donny hathawaywhat's going onliveATCO
nina simonebacklash blues (live)forever young, gifted & black: songs of freedom and spiritRCA/legacy
michael jacksonwe've had enoughultimate collectionepic

here are some links related to tonight's show: 

www.alternet.org/culture/how-black-power-won-american-west-and-why-tarantino-doesnt-get-it

mindcontrolblackassassins.com/2013/01/11/katt-williams-mensa-the-django-unchained-deception/

www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/iroquois.asp

www.warpaths2peacepipes.com/native-american-indians/iroquois-confederacy-constitution.htm

usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/01/24/16681072-valor-knows-no-gender-pentagon-lifts-ban-on-women-in-combat

a little extra:

www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/jan/22/mali-fastest-blowback-war-on-terror

blackagendareport.com/content/what-obama-has-wrought

happy learning!

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 01/10/2013

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01/10/2013
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
lauryn hilli get out (8:03)unplugged 2.0columbia
kool & the gangancestral ceremony (8:07)spirit of the boogiede-lite
james brownpeople wake up and live (8:14)mutha's naturepolydor
mutabarukade system (8:19)check it!alligator records
mutabarukade system (9:06)check it!alligator records
public enemycan't truss it (9:10)apocalypse '91: the enemy strikes blackdef jam recordings
steel pulse f. tiken jah fakolyafrican holocaust (9:15)african holocaustRAS
millie jacksoni cry (9:19)it hurts so goodspring
linda tilleryfreedom time (9:24)linda tilleryolivia records
the pharoahsfreedom road (9:32)awakeningscarab records
tracy chapmanfreedom now (9:39)crossroadselektra
(teacher) michael jacksonanother part of me (9:52)bad (2001 edition)MJJ productions/epic
lauryn hilli gotta find peace of mind (9:56)unplugged 2.0columbia

this evening we spoke with min. paul scott; we also had shaheed and tunisia haamid!

here are some links of things we spoke about during the show, and more...  there are a lot of links, but hopefully they will be educational for you, and you will be able to move further in your journey and dig deeper and share with others what you've learned:

http://www.washingtontimes.com/blog/inside-politics/2013/jan/1/fiscal-cliff-deal-repeals-part-obamacare/#ixzz2H2Z1AR8X

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/06/business/despite-new-health-law-some-see-sharp-rise-in-premiums.html?pagewanted=all&_r=1&

http://www.nationalcenter.org/PR-PfizerJJ042310.html
 

http://www.salon.com/2012/12/13/obamacare_brought_to_you_by_johnson_johnson/

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130109/white-house-2nd-amendment-does-not-trump-1st-pie

http://www.wnd.com/2012/09/obama-detention-ok-for-1st-amendment-activities/

http://m.jacksonville.com/news/metro/2012-05-06/story/fact-check-does-new-law-restrict-protests-and-violate-first-amendment

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130103/violence-against-women-act-bill-dies-house-first-time-since-1994-18-years

(note: part of the original bill which included the 'assault weapons ban' also included a 'violence against women' segment.  interestingly, as they move to push the assault weapons ban they let the 'violence against women' act die)

http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2011/09/the-secret-history-of-guns/308608/

http://www.globalresearch.ca/the-sandy-hook-school-massacre-unanswered-questions-and-missing-information/5316776

(note: even if you don't agree with the above piece, you have to ask yourself why the inconsistencies in reporting on this shooting have largely gone unanswered)

here's some platinum and other (older and newer) news regarding the south african miners, etc.:

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/10/05/us-safrica-strikes-idUSBRE8930W320121005

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/09/27/us-safrica-mines-idUSBRE88Q0N420120927

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/11/12/implats-outlook-idUSL3E8MC18620121112?type=companyNews

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/01/09/us-safrica-strikes-idUSBRE9080K420130109

http://therealnews.com/t2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=31&Itemid=74&jumival=9459

http://www.mineweb.com/mineweb/content/en/mineweb-whats-new?oid=169348&sn=Detail

some history on the older assault weapons ban bill:

http://www.pagunblog.com/2009/02/23/assault-weapons-ban-history/

http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c103:H.R.3355.ENR

and some information on the omnibus bill current vice president joe biden drafted (which was a precursor to the patriot act):

http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2011/12/joe-biden-drafted-the-core-of-the-patriot-act-in-1995-before-the-oklahoma-city-bombing.html

and...  are armed police or guards a response to the school shootings, especially after all the video evidence of police abusing their power and physically abusing children who have been late to class or were deemed 'hyperactive'?

http://news.yahoo.com/two-jersey-school-districts-install-armed-police-guards-000046648.html

 

 

 

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 12/13/2012

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12/13/2012
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
gary byrd & the g.b. experiencethe crown12"wondirection/motown
stevie wonderit's wrong (apartheid)in square circletamla
the gary byrd experiencelittle black babypresenting the gary byrd experienceRCA
roberta flackoh freedomsoul to soulatlantic
james brownmind powerthe paybackpolydor
skull snapsit's a new dayskull snapsGSF records
donald byrdflight timeblack byrdblue note
michael jacksonprice of famebad 25epic/sony
michael jacksonfreebad 25epic/sony
monk hughes & the outer realmliberateda tribute to brother weldonstones throw

a conversation with randall sullivan...  and other things.

here's the video of my 'open letter to stevie wonder':

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2mtVLhTJK80

 

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 11/09/2012

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11/09/2012
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
lene lovichwhat will i do without youflexstiff/epic
lene lovichtelepathystatelessstiff
yochannon (space age vocalist) w/ sun ra & his archestrahot killet mamablowin' through yokohama!atomic passion
al smithi'll be alrighthear my bluesprestige
bob dylani'll be your baby tonightjohn wesley hardingcolumbia
bob mc grathso it doesn't whistlebob mc grath from sesame streetaffinity records
groveri am bluegrover sings the bluessesame street records
michael jacksoni'm so bluebad 25epic/sony
STEVIE WONDERgirl bluemusic of my mindtamla
the kinkslazy old sunsomething elsereprise
sesame street kidssomebody come and playthe sesame street recordcolumbia
kamaal the abstractcaringkamaal the abstractbattery records
ella fitzgeraldi let a song go out of my heartella fitzgerald sings the duke ellington songbookverve
billy childish and the blackhandspolitics of greed and gainthe original chatham jacksup pop
leaders of the new schoolteachers, don't teach us nonsense!!a future without a past...elektra
public enemyblack steel in the hour of chaosit takes a nation of millions to hold us backdef jam
public enemypower to the peoplefear of a black planetdef jam
gang of fouretherentertainmentemi
PiLthe suitmetal boxvirgin
jimmy reedshame shame shamet'aint no big thing but he is...jimmy reedvee jay
hot chocolateemmacicero parkRAK
thin lizzyshowdownnightlifevertigo
marvin gayeyou sure love to balllet's get it ontamla
donovan (with the jeff beck group, lesley and madeline)trudibarabajagalepic
frank zappawillie the pimphot ratsbizarre
flash & the dynamicsel son de la lomathe new york soundtico
diana rosshave fun (again)dianamotown
johnny otisain't nothin' shakin'slow bluesold fashion
snatch and the poontangssignifyin' monkey pt 1snatch and the poontangskent
amnestymr. presidentfree your mindnow again/700 west/fat beats
the honey drippersimpeach the president7"alaga
james brownfunky president (people it's bad)realitypolydor
madhouseserve 'emserve 'emtoday
shuggie otisi wanna make you happyin session informationRPM records
marvin gayeflyin' high in the friendly skywhat's going ontamla
marvin gayeyou're the man pts. I & IIthe best of marvin gayemotown master series
steely danhome at lastajaMCA
brand new heaviesbrother sisterbrother sisterdelicious vinyl
michael massercat fightmahogany OSTmotown
princevenus de miloparadepaisley park/warner bros.
rick moranis & ellen greenesuddenly seymourlittle shop of horrorsgeffen
princebabyfor youwarner bros.
princeamericaaround the world in a daypaisley park/warner bros.
george michaelmother's pridelisten without predjudicecolumbia
sinead o' connerblack boys on mopedsi do not want what i haven't gotchrysalis
gilberto gilrodalouvaçãophillips
horace silvernext time i fall in loveserenade to a soul sisterblue note
the kinksdo you remember waltervillage green preservation societyreprise
herbie hancockdolphin dancemaiden voyageblue note

radio- ALL...  over the place!

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 10/25/2012

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10/25/2012
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
STEVIE WONDERuptight (everything's alright) (8:05)uptighttamla
bo diddleygunslinger (8:07)bo diddley is a gunslingerchess
lavern bakerc.c. rider (8:11)her greatest recordingsATCO
archiebaldstack-a-lee (8:14)7"play back
big boy cruduptrain fare blues (8:16)star bootleggerkrazy kat
son housedry spell blues pt. 1 (8:19)giants of country blueswolf
roosevelt sykeswe gotta move ((8:24)hard drivin' bluesdelmark
memphis slimi guess i'm a fool (8:27)the blues volume 4chess
roscoe gordonno more dogging (8:31)7"modern
fats dominoi'm gonna be a wheel someday (8:52)blueberry hill!mercury
billy stewartfat boy (8:55)7"eric
bo diddleycadillac (8:59)bo diddley is a gunslingerchess
bo diddley, muddy waters and little walterwho do you love (9:00)superblueschecker
bunker hill (w/ link wray and the wraymen)the girl can't dance (9:04)7"norton
esqueritawhy did it take you so long (9:12)esquerita!capitol
esqueritaget back baby (9:15)esquerita!capitol
little richardland of a thousand dances (9:17)get down with it: the okeh sessionsepic
little richardooh! my soul (9:19)little richardspecialty
sugarpie desantoi want to know (9:21)7"veltone
al smithi love her so (9:25)goin' down to louisianaace
jacksie brenston & his delta catsrocket 88 (9:27)10"chess
richard berrylouie louie (9:32)7"underground
chuck berryjaguar and thunderbird (9:34)chuck berry's golden decade vol.2chess
billy wrightwind it up (9:36)stompin' 1-10stomp
chubby checkertwenty miles (9:36)7"parkway
big mama thorntonhound dog (9:47)hound dog: the peacock recordingsMCA
maxine brownoh no not my baby (9:50)7"eric
radiantsain't no big thing (9:52)7"chess
bo diddleyyou ain't bad (9:55)the originatorchecker
black merdareality (9:59)black merdachess

the fore-parents of rock n' roll!

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 09/27/2012

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09/27/2012
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
STEVIE WONDERfreecharactersmotown
amnestyfree your mindfree your mind: the 700 west sessionsnow again/700 west/fatbeats
pharoah sandersyou've got to have freedomliveevidence
charles mingusonce upon a time, there was a holding corporation called old americaMusic Written For Monterey 1965, Not Heard… Played In Its Entirety AT UCLA, September 25, 1965sunnyside
leadbellybourgeoise bluesfolkways: the origional visionfolkways
boscoewe ain't freeboscoekingdom of chad records
dianne reeveslift ev'ry voice and sing (live at the mt. fiji jazz festival, 1991)
kim westonlift ev'ry voice and singthis is americaMGM
public enemyi shall not be movedmost of my heroes don't appear on no stampenemy records/spitdigital
joe hendersonpower to the peoplepower to the peoplemilestone
public enemynotice- know thisspitdigital
charles mingusdon't let it happen hereMusic Written For Monterey 1965, Not Heard… Played In Its Entirety AT UCLA, September 25, 1965sunnyside
joe hendersonafro-centricpower to the peoplemilestone
max roachgarvey's ghostpercussion bitter sweetimpulse!

talking about freedom...

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 09/13/2012

Air date: 
09/13/2012
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
STEVIE WONDERheaven help us allsigned, sealed & deliveredtamla
sly & the family stoneunderdoga whole new thingepic
angie stone (f. james ingram)my peoplethe art of love & warstax
staple singersrespect yourselfbealtitude: respect yourselfstax
mos deffear not of manblack on both sidesrawkus
janet jacksonstate of the worldrhythm nation 1814A&M
public enemybrothers gonna work it outfear of a black planetdef jam recordings
willie hutchbrothers gonna work it outthe mackmotown
esperanza spalding f. algebra blessett and lionel louekeblack goldradio music society
millie jacksona child of GOD (hard to believe)7"spring
mcfadden & whiteheadain't no stoppin' us now12"philadelphia international
temptationsmessage from a black manpuzzle peoplegordy
james brownget up, get into it, get involvedfunk power: a brand new thangpolydor
janet jacksonlivin' ina world (they didn't make)rhythm nation 1814A&M
michael jacksonkeep the faithdangerousepic
abbey lincolnafricapeople in meinner city records

on the willie lynch letter/syndrome, and more...

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 08/30/2012

Air date: 
08/30/2012
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
STEVIE WONDER f. kim burrellif your love cannot be moveda time 2 lovemotown
the jackson 5 (f. bill cosby and roesy griier)the day basketball was savedgoin' back to indianamotown
new editionmy secret (didja gitit yet?)new editionMCA
the natural spiritual orchestrawake up suiteschool daze ostEMI/manhattan
the chicago bearssuperbowl shuffle7"
kurtis blowbasketballego tripmercury
whitney houstonlove is a contact sportwhitneyarista
michael jackson f. shaquillr o'neal2 badHIStory
marvin gayegot to give it uplive at the london palladiumtamla
instant funkwide world of sportsinstant funksalsoul
herbie hancockwandering spirit songmwandishi: the complete warner bros. recordingswarner bros.
linton kwesi johnsonnew word hawdahmore timeLKJ records ltd.
dizzy gillespiekushswing low sweet cadillacimpulse!

active-ism in sports...

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 08/23/2012

Categories:
Air date: 
08/23/2012
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
esperanza spaldingmelaesperanzaheads up international
esperanza spaldingsmile like thatradio music societyheads up international/montuno
esperanza spaldinghold on meradio music societyheads up international/montuno
esperanza spaldingwhat a friendchamber music societyheads up international
esperanza spaldingjazz ain't nothin' but soul (live from 'austin city limits')
esperanza spalding (f. algebra blessett and lionel loueke)black goldradio music societyheads up international/montuno
esperanza spaldingi adore youesperanzaheads up international
esperanza spaldingtwo badjunjoayva music
esperanza spaldingland of the freeradio music societyheads up international/montuno
esperanza spalding (f. lalah hathaway)endangered speciesradio music societyheads up international/montuno
esperanza spalding (f. joe lovano)i can't help itradio music societyheads up international/montuno
jackson 5never had a dream come trueABCmotown
michael jacksonman in the mirror (live in jerudong park ampitheatre, brunei- 16 july 1996)
manner effectearth songabundance
the jacksonsdo what you wannagoin' placesphiladelphia international/epic
michael jacksonhuman nature (live in brisbane entertainment centre, australia- november 1987)
the jacksonsliving togetherthe jacksonsphiladelphia international/epic
michael jacksonbillie jean (live at lia manoliu stadium, bucharest, romania- 1 october 1992)
club housedoi it again/billie jean12"island records
michael jacksonbillie jean (1981 home demo)thriller (2001 special edition)epic
michael jacksonbillie jean (acapella)12" promoepic
mos defbillie jean (live at house of blues, houston, texas- 19 august 2009)
mary j. bligeif i don't love you this waylove & life (uk edition)geffen records
rajeev b feat. saini surinderbeat it boliyanE3UK records
michael jacksonbad (live at yokohama stadium, yokohama, japan 1987)
the jacksonsgoin' placesgoin' placesphiladelphia international/epic
dave mason (f. michael jackson)save meold crest on a new wavecolumbia
michael jackson (f. brandy)unbreakableinvincibleMJJ/epic
dj smashnever can say goodbye (goodbye michael edit)
michael jacksonthe girl is mine (demo)
frankie paulgirl is mineshowdown vol. 2hit bound
junior reidmashing up the earthemmanuel callingj.r. productions
steve porcaro/totohuman nature (demo)
ladysmith black mamabazothe moon is walking ('moonwalker' credits)
michael jacksonyou are not alone (acapella)12" promoepic
michael jacksonmorning glowmusic and memotown
justiceD.A.N.C.E.+ed banger
justiceD.A.N.C.E.a cross the universeed banger
michael jacksonrock with you (acapella)12" promoepic
michael jacksonbad (regrooved by the captainmichael jackson regroovedgoodgroove
michael jacksonheaven can wait (jamilah's remix)
michael jacksonhistory (tony moran's history lesson)blood on the dance floor: HIStory in the mixMJJ/epic dance
michael jacksondangerous (roger's rough dub)12"epic dance
michael jacksonblood on the dance floor (fire island vocal mix)12"epic dance
michael jacksonblood on the dance floor (fire island dub)12"epic dance
michael jacksonremember the time (e-smoove's late night mix)12"epic
deaf n' dumb crewtoniteflagrant delit EPblack jack
michael jacksonsuperfly sisterblood on the dance floor: HIStory in the mixMJJ/epic dance
michael jacksoncheater12" promoMJJ/epic/sony
michael jacksonmonkey businessthe ultimate collectionepic/sony
bryan loren (f. michael jackson)to satisfy youmusic from the new worldarista
the jacksonsfind me a girlgoin' placesphiladelphia international/epic
jackson 5whatever you got, i wantdancing machinemotown
michael jacksonbreak of dawninvincibleMJJ/epic
michael jacksonin the closet (the promise)12"epic
michael jacksonin the closetdangerousepic
michael jacksontodo mi amor eres tu12"epic
michael jacksonlady in my lifethriller (half-speed master edition)epic
jackson 5if i have to move a mountainlookin' through the windowsmotown
jackson 5a fool for yousoulsation!motown
michael jacksonyou're good for melooking back to yesterdaytamla/motown
michael jacksonmaria (you were the only one)got to be theremotown
michael jackson (w/ patti austin)it's the falling in loveoff the wallepic
jackson 5i like you the way you are (don't change your love on me)looking back to yesterdaytamla/motown

a special FIVE HOUR EDITION of 'guess who's coming to radio??!!', featuring ESPERANZA SPALDING AND MICHAEL JACKSON!

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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