The Monday Sampler

The Crazy Fun of Late Night Radio comes to Monday afternoons! A lively mix of Jazz, Swing, Classic Rock, Space Age Lounge Music, Modern Folk, Blues, and more from both CD and Vinyl! Local  and Touring Bands often drop by the studio to play live.  Special Guestsalso stop by, or call in,  to talk about Upcoming Performances, Happening Events, Movies, DVDs, Comic Books, CD Releases, Cartoons, and other High Trash, Art & Culture! Hosted second through fourth or fifth Mondays by that Over 40 Teenage Werewolf, Fortunato, assisted by Audio Pilots Captain Jon, Just Jess, and Dev L, The All-Hearing Ear.

First Mondays is the Singer Songwriter showcase on the Monday Sampler, hosted by Ed Mellnik .

 

Coming Soon

The late night radio show that comes on in the afternoon.
The late night radio show that comes on in the afternoon.
SInger Songwriter Kate MacLeod joins Host Ed Mellnik in the studio.
 

Episode Archive

The Monday Sampler

Program: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
Mon, 04/14/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
The late night radio show that comes on in the afternoon.

Tune in for crazy fun as Fortunato heads up another two hours of live music and special guests. Jeremy  Burton and Bryan Mudrick will be dropping by to perform. Ayleen Crotty will be on hand to tell us all about the fabulous Film By Bike Film Festival ,which is being held this coming weekend. Miss Mona is expected in to review the new Captain America film. And Pinball Keith and Zoe Vrabel will be in to tell us about upcoming Portland pinball tournaments.

The Singer Songwriter edition of the Monday Sampler with host Ed Mellnik

Program: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
Mon, 04/07/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
Host Ed Mellnik - The Singer Songwriter Edition of the Monday Sampler

Lots of great music today. New just released material along with some great classics.
Crackity Jones joins Ed Mellnik for his monthly picks.
IN the second hour we hear music by Joanne Rand and talk with her on the phone
about her new CD.

The Monday Sampler

Program: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
Mon, 03/31/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
The late night radio show that comes on in the afternoon.

Only half of the show we'd planned to put on. Cat 8 Crow did come down and played live,. Some of them even stayed and played some extra songs when we found out that the ever popular Shook Twins had to fly home to Idaho because their sister was having a baby.  DK Holm called in to update us on what to expect with the new DVD release of the great silent comedy The Freshman, starring Harold Lloyd, coming out this week from Criterion. But,  Miss Mona had to be somewhere else also so we'll have to wait to hear about the new Captain America film. Still a fun show .

Monday Sampler

Program: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
Mon, 03/24/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
The late night radio show that comes on in the afternoon.

Live music in the studio today on the Sampler. Up first, we welcome back Whorehound to the studios. In our second hour, Portland's own Pretend Sweethearts will perform songs off of their new EP,  and tell us about their upcoming EP Release Party.  All this, plus film and television reviews by DK and Miss Mona,  live in the air room.

The Monday Sampler

Program: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
Mon, 03/17/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
The late night radio show that comes on in the afternoon.
For all the talking we did, this was really one rockin' program featuring music by Bill Doggett, Marcia Bell, Patty Smith, new songs by both Lakinin and Shook Twins, and even some Irish music. Our first hour featured a visit by Gus Fredrick,  who will be appearing, March 25 at the McMenamins Old Church and Pub in Wilsonville, with a presentation about Oregon cartoonist Homer Davenport (1867-1912). Gus will give us some background on this famous political cartoonist from the progressive era at the start of the 20th Century. Who pal around with the likes of William Randolph Hwearst. President Theodore Roosevelt, Fredrick Remington and many others.

The Monday Sampler

Program: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
Mon, 03/10/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
The late night radio show that comes on in the afternoon.
It's that time once again to pickup the kids at school and tune in for crazy fun.

The Monday Sampler

Program: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
Mon, 03/03/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
Host Ed Mellnik - The Singer Songwriter Edition of the Monday Sampler

Crackity Jones joins host Ed Mellnik for a set of picks of his singer songwriter favs.
Also Mare Wakefield interview and music from her new CD.

Monday Sampler

Program: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
Mon, 02/24/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
The late night radio show that comes on in the afternoon.
Today, our #1 Production Assistant, Daniel Robinson  will be bringing in his band A Mile To Go, to perform live in the studio.

Monday Sampler

Program: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
Mon, 02/17/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
The late night radio show that comes on in the afternoon.

It's that time once again to pickup the kids at achool and tune in for crazy fun. DK and Miss Mona will join Fortunato to talk about the outstanding movies and television shows of last year

Monday Sampler

Program: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
Mon, 02/10/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
The late night radio show that comes on in the afternoon.
It's that time once again to pickup the kids at achool and tune in for crazy fun.

Audio

DK Holm and Fortunato review The Rum Diary and 12 Angry Men

program: 
The Monday Sampler
program date: 
Mon, 11/14/2011

 DK Holm, film reviewer <www.vanvoice.com> recommends the upcoming release of the DVD version of  12 Angry Men(1957), starring Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Jack Weston, Martin Balsam, and Jack Klugman. Fortunato offers up the new release staring Johnny Depp, The Rum Diary. Which is based on an early novel by Hunter S. Thompson.  Also, announcements of upcoming screenings of films by Sergei Eisenstein and F.W. Murnau.

Top 5 Classic Horror Movies

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The Monday Sampler
program date: 
Sun, 10/30/2011

Halloween Special broadcasted Live from The Hall of Records! Fortunato presents his list of the 5 Best  Classic Horror Movies, now availible on DVD, for your viewing pleasure.But first, movie reviewer DK Holm <www.vanvoice.com> reviews two new television series 'Grimm' and 'Once upon a Time...'!

Margomay makes her second appearance on the Sampler

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The Monday Sampler
program date: 
Mon, 09/26/2011

Singer/songwriter Margomay joins Fortunato to cohost the Sampler. Besides playing a couple of songs from her upcoming CD, live in the studio. She talks about her songwriting, as well as her brief appearance on the 9th season of American Idol. We also let her loose in our music library to select some of her favorite CDs to play during the show. 

Live music

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program: 
The Monday Sampler
program date: 
Mon, 09/05/2011

Excerpts from The Monday Sampler's Labor Day Show. Besides our annual 'back of the studio cook out', host Fortunato welcomes Irish folk singers Colleen Raney and Casey Neill to our studio.  Both were going to perform with their own bands at the upcoming Muddy Boot Festival that upcoming weekend in SE Portland . Also, guitarist Dorian Michael , who was away from his central California home touring the NW, came by to perform some of his original compositions on the guitarand the ukalale. 

Dorian Michael interview

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program: 
The Monday Sampler
program date: 
Mon, 08/22/2011

Folk and blues guitarist Dorian Michael talked to us on the phone last week. We talked about his upcoming appearances around the Pacific Northwest, his music background growing up in the blues/folk scene in L.A., and even about tuning guitars and the different types of woods used in making the instruments. But because we were a bit carried away with our show of Movie Soundtracks and TV Themes, we could only air part of the interview. This is the whole discussion with music inserts.And, Dorian said he'd try and come by the studio for our Labor Day Cookout show on Sept.5th.

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Hamilton Loomis, Craig Adams, Christmas in July and the Cinnamon Bear

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The Monday Sampler
program date: 
Mon, 07/25/2011

It's July 25th and we decided to play Christmas music!  Radio historian and former KISN DJ Craig Adams joins us with some selections from his collection of holiday music. And we take a look at the decades long running holiday favorite 'The Cinnamon Bear'. And we're excited to welcome blues guitarist Hamilton Loomis to the studio for a rare solo performance. And joining us from KBOO's Sunday afternoons, Armando, helps out on the control board for this mid summer special of blues and Christmas music.

This is an abridged version of original program as broadcasted on July 25, 2011. Recored music is sampled. Live performances are complete.

Bill Plympton interviewed and Rita Hosking perfprms live in studio

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The Monday Sampler
program date: 
Mon, 07/11/2011

Direct from their appearance at the Oregon Country Fair, Rita Hosking and her Band, performs in our studio. Also, animator/cartoonist Bill Plympton calls us from The Big Apple to tells us about his upcoming appearances at Powell's Books and the showing of his animated feature film 'Idiots and Angels' at The Clinton Street Theater.

The Twangshifters, Title Will Come, and Taxi Boys play live inthe big studio

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The Monday Sampler
program date: 
Mon, 06/27/2011

 Another great show, as musical guests The Twangshifters, Title Will Come, and The Taxi Boys all perform live in our studios. Dan Halsted, programmer for The Hollywood Theater comes by to tells us about the up coming showing of Shoalin verses Wu Tang.  And DK Holm, from <http://vanvoice.com/film_tv>, and host Fortunato,  review the latest comic book to movie adaptation, Green Lantern.

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Cartoonist Daniel Clowes ,Dan Hicks, more Sexywaterspiders & Margomay

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program: 
The Monday Sampler
program date: 
Mon, 05/16/2011

 Cartoonist Daniel Clowes visits to the to talk about his new comic book Mister Wonderful. By Phone, we intereview Dan Hicks and two of the original Hot Licks, violinist Sid Page and bassest Jamie Leopold about their upcoming reunion show in Portland. Singer/songwriter Margomay, performs selections from her CDs. The Twnagshifters drop by to tells about their CD release party. Video archivist Joe Pickett calls us with what to expect at the Found Footage Festival coming to the Laurelhurst Theater. The Sexywaterspiders perform a couple of live sets. And Dr Zomb, from KBOO's Stero Obscura, brings some classic movie soundtrack LPs. A big fun filled show. 

Sexy Water Spiders perform live

program: 
The Monday Sampler
program date: 
Mon, 03/21/2011

From March 21st, two amazing performances by The Sexy Water Spiders Live at the KBOO studios.

Playlists

The Monday Sampler playlist for 04/07/2014

Program name: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
04/07/2014
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
Joni MitchellWoodstockMiles of AislesAsylum
Joni MitchellCactus TreeMiles of AislesAsylum
Misner & SmithSeven Hour StormSeven Hour StormOn the Wall Music
The WaymoresWay MoreThe WaYMORESwAYMORE rECORDS
West My FriendMissing YouWhen the Ink DriesGrammar Fight Records
Twin ForksPlansTwin ForksDine Alone Musci
John McCutchenTonight22 DaysAppalseed Productions
Cal ScottCarved Wood BoxCarved Wood BoxTamarack Recordings
Shook TwinsWhat we doWhat we DoCurly Pinky Records
Shook TwinsCrisperWhat We DoCurly Pinky Records
Greg KlymaGood WOrkPianomandonationGreg Klyma
Arthur DavenportJewelsWhispering to the WindGood Read Music
Caroline AikenLove ain't Going NowhereButler FieldSilverwolf Records
Lauren SheehanDirty Rat SwingRose City RambleLauren SHeehan
Joanne RandEinsteinStill a Real WorldHomefire Productions

The Monday Sampler playlist for 03/03/2014

Program name: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
03/03/2014
ArtistTitleAlbum
Richard ShindellFenarioVuelta
Jim Patton and Sherry BrokusI'm All Right NowThe Great Unknown
Tim O'Brian & Darrell ScottMaggie's FarmLive in Portland
Bob DylanAll I Really Want to DoGreatest Hits Vol. II
Lindsey BuckinghamI am WaitingUnder the Sun
Steep RavinePonderosaTrampin' On
Neil BjorklundDont Call Me NowLight and Darkness
Mare Wakefield & NomadRat tle SnakePoet on the Moon
Mare Wakefield & NamadClementinePoet on the Moon
Spark and WhisperBurger for a buckGhost Towns
Jen HajjI of the StormI of the Storm
THe AmigosHey JoeDinner in the Sky
Dave McGraw and Mindy FeSerotinySeed of a Pine
David FranceyBorderlandsLate Edition
Otter CreekWhisper into SparkWhisper into Spark
Mike HigginsChump Man BluesPick a Peck of Pedmont Pickers
Tracy GrammerIt's Hard to make itFlower of Avalon
Shook TwinsWild FireYou Can Have the Rest
Host Ed Mellnik does the Singer Songwriter edition of the Monday Sampler

The Monday Sampler playlist for 12/02/2013

Program name: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
12/02/2013
ArtistTitleAlbum
David FranceySatillieteSo Say We All
Brooks RobertsonAcross the GlobeInto the Trees
Emerald RaeGo Dig My GraveIf I Could Only Fly
Tim Obrian and Darrell ScottWhite Freighliner BluesLive recording 2013
Gillian WelchTennesseeThe Harrow & The Harvest
Peter MulveyThe Trouble with PoetsNotes From Elsewhere
Anne WeissPerpetual Bluwes MachineWhere Folk gets the Blues
Heather PiersonNothing LeftTh Hard Work of Living
Indigo GirlsDown by the River1200 Curfews
David BrombergNobody's Fault but MineOnly Slightly Mad
David BrombergMonroe's HornpipeOnly Slightly Mad
Shook TwinsLong TimeWindow
Spark and WhisperBurger for a buckGhost Towns
Joan BaezChristmas in WashingtonDark Chords for a big Guitar
Melissa CrabtreeCat FishinOff the Beaten Path
Host Ed Mellnik for the Singer Songwriter Edition
IN Studio with A Mile to Go
and phone interveiw with David Bromberg

The Monday Sampler playlist for 09/03/2013

Program name: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
09/03/2013
ArtistTitleAlbum
Dave Carter & Tracy GrammerHappy TownTanglewood Tree
LJ BoothCuster PassThe Road that Leads Me Home
Jen HajjIn the BeginningI of the Storm
Neil BjorklundDon't Call me NowLlight and Darkness
Joanne RandShady GroveSnake Oil and Hummingbirds
Thad BeckmanLive in the Studio
Gillian WelchTennesseThe Harrow & The Harvest
Ric Palieri and George MannUnion MaidThe Almanac Trail
Emmas RevolutionStand TogetherRevolutions per Minute
Greg KlymaGood Workpianomandonation
Spark & WhisperGhost TownsGhost Towns
Spark & WhisperGhost TownsLittle Tree
Mare WakefieldAlways ValentineMeant to be
Mare Wakefieldecho
Mare WakefieldRattle Snake
Neil YoungWar of ManHarvest Moon
Burns SistoersDemocracyWild Bouquet
Joni MitchellCoyoteHejira

Ed Mellnik hosts the Singer/Songwriter showcase of the Monday Sampler on the 1st Monday of the month.

The Monday Sampler playlist for 08/05/2013

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Program name: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
08/05/2013
ArtistTitleAlbum
Cara LuftBring em all inDarlingford
Spark & WhisperYesterday and TomorrowSpark & Whisper
Matt MeighanFall DownLong Way Round
Emerald RaeTruly UnderstandIf only I Could Fly
Indigo GirlsSecure YourselfRemastered Epic Records
Bob DylanIts alright MaBring it all Back Home
Melissa CrabtreeSpirit MountainThe Day I fell in the Watter
Melissa CrabtreeMessage from A SoldierThe Day I Fell in the Water
Richard ThompsonFirst BreathThe Old Kit Bag
Cara LuftPortland TownDarlingford
Neil BjorklundTo the WaterFlying Canoe
Neil BjorklundWalk AwayLight and Darkness
Anne WeissFallConcrete World
Caroline AikenLove ain't Going NowhereButler Field
Thad BeckmanThat Pretty SongMe Talking to Me
Cal ScottDig Down DeepCarved Wood Box

Host Ed Mellnik presents the Singer/Songwriter Showcase edition of THe Monday Sampler.

with Special live in studio guest Matt Meighan.

ANd recorded interviews with Melissa Crabtree and Neil Bjorklund.

The Monday Sampler playlist for 07/01/2013

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Program name: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
07/01/2013
ArtistTitleAlbum
Brooks RobertsonAcross the GlobeInto the Trees
Dave CarterHard to Make itLittle Blue Egg
Arthur DavenportOut of COntrolWhispering to the WInd
Arthur DavenportJewelsWhispering to the Wind
Emerald RaeIf Only I could FlyIf only I could Fly
Emerald RaeFire FlyIf Only I could Fly
Joanne RandTorch of FreedomStories from the Inside Out
Joanne RandRattlesnakeStories for the Inside Out
Indigo GirlsBury my Heart at Wounded knee1200 Curfews
Indigo GirlsDead Mans Hill1200 Curfews
River TwainVeritas
Jen HajjLove's Elusive EcologyLove is Everywhere
Gorden LightfootI'[m not sayingBest of
Peter MulveyInterveiw
Peter MulveyEverybody KnowsTHe Good Stuff
Burns SistersDemocracyWild Bouquet
Lauren SHeehanChilly WatersRose City Ramble
Larry DeihlMetal and StoneClose to the Soul
Laura KempDimes DownCorduroy
Hounds of FinnWHere it BurnsGravity Pulls
Joni MitchellUrge for GoingBest of
Leo KottkeMorning is the Long Way HomeOne Guitar No Vocals

Here's the playlist for July 1, 2013, The Singer-Songwriter showcase edition of the Monday Sampler.

Interveiws, live performances, and music selections. Folk, Americana, Folk-Rock, and other songwriter content.

The Singer-Songwriter Showcase is hosted by Ed Mellnik

The Monday Sampler playlist for 05/06/2013

Program name: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
05/06/2013
ArtistTitleAlbum
Charlie RobisonYellow BluesBeautiful Day
Steve EarleAfter Mardi GrasThe Low Highway
Lucinda WilliamsCopenhagenBlessed
Allison MoorerA Soft Place to FallAlabama Song
Neil YoungSouthern PacificReactor
Shaver w/ Waylon JenningsOklahoma WindTramp on Your Street
Toni PriceBluebirdHey
Patty GriffinGetting ReadyChildren Running Through
Kathleen EdwardsGoodnight, CaliforniaAsking for Flowers
The WhoI'm OneQuadrophenia
George JonesThe King is Gone (So Are You)The Essential George Jones
George JonesThe DoorThe Essential George Jones
Kasey Chambers and Shane NicholsonSleeping ColdRattlin' Bones
Hank Williams IIITrashvilleLovesick, Broke, and Driftin'
The Lonesome BilliesThey Broke My GuitarUseless Bay
The Lonesome BilliesI'm the Best Damn Thing That Ever Happened to YouUseless Bay
Willie Nelson w/ Lukas NelsonNo Place to FlyHeroes
Charlie RobisonDown AgainBeautiful Day
Sheryl CrowIt Don't HurtThe Globe Sessions
Mindy SmithOut LoudLong Island Shores
Chris KnightSomething ChangedChris Knight
The Rolling StonesLoving CupExile on Main Street
The Grateful DeadHigh TimeCumberland Blues
Emmylou Harris and Rodney CrowellOld Yellow MoonOld Yellow Moon
Gary P Nunn w/ Jerry Jeff WalkerLondon Homesick BluesViva Terlingua

An afternoon of alt-country and roots rock. 

Leigh Anne Kranz hosts.

The Monday Sampler playlist for 02/18/2013

Program name: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
02/18/2013
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
Gabor SzaboBacchanalBacchanalImpulse
--Machine--Live In Studio at KBOO
Waunderlust CircusWhy Make Hearts BehaveJoyous Picnic
M. Lockwood PorterJudah's Gone
--Machine--Live at KBOO
Spike JonesHatchacorniaStrickly for Music Lovers
Pokey LafargeSunny Side of the StreetMiddle of Everywhere
--Machine--Live at KBOO
SnakefingerI Love MaryChewing Hides the SoundRalph
Waunderlust CircusScraps & CrumbsJoyous Picnic
--Micheal Porter--Live at KBOO
LoveA house is Not a MotelForever ChangesElectra
WeenExactly Where I'm AtWhite Pepper
King CurtisTwist'n With the KingThe Best of King Curtis

We had Micheal Lockwood Porter, and Machine in the studio. As well as the ringmaster of The Waunderlust Circus,Noah Mickens, visiting the studio. But we still got to play a lot of music. List compiled by Pinbal Keith.

The Monday Sampler playlist for 04/02/2012

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Program name: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
04/02/2012
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
The Saloon EnsembleSweet DreamsEnjoy Yourself
EsquivalApril in PortugalCabaret manansRCA
Ape CallNervous NorvisThe Golden Age of Rock'n Roll Special Novelty editionAce
The twangshiftersRose City RoseThe Twangshifters
The Blue HawaiiansCharadesShots in the DarkDonna
All the ApparatusGreat WhaleAll the Apparatus

The Monday Sampler playlist for 12/26/2011

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Program name: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
12/26/2011
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
COUNT BASIEJingle BellsUltimate Jazz ChristmasBlue Note
Brenda LeeRock'n Around the Christmas TreeChristmas ClasscisRhino Records
Lon Chaney JrMonster's HolidayChristmas Comedy ClassicsPRIORITY RECORDS
The RamonesMERRY CHRISTMAS (I DON'T WANT TO FIGHT TONIGHT)BIG HITS OF THE 80'S CHRISTMASRHINO RECORDS
The ChipmonksThe Chipmonk SongChristmas Comedy ClassicsPriority Records
Mae (Betty Boop) QuestelI Want You For ChristmasChristmas LegendsRhino Records
The Three StoogiesWreak The Halls with Boughs of HollyChristmas Time With the Three StoogesRhino Records
Ozzie Nelson & Harriet HillyardJingle BellsChristmas LegendsNTERSOUND RECORDS
Frankie Avalon & Annette FunicelloTogether We Can Make a Merry Christmas45 singlePACIFIC STAR
Jim BackusWhy Don't You Come Home for ChristmasChristmas PastWEST SIDE RECORDS
Dean MartinWinter Wonderland
Jo StaffordLet it Snow, Let It SnowLET IT SHOW - SANTA-MENTAL JOURNEYRhino Records
Mae WestSanta BabyMae In DecemberAEI RECORDS
Peggy LeeChristmas WaltzLET IT SHOW - SANTA-MENTAL JOURNEYRhino Records
B. B. KingChristmas Celebration
Billy EskstineBlue ChristmasSentamental JourneyRhino Records
Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye & Peggy LeeWhite ChristmasWhite Christmas Soundtrack AlbumMCA
Judy Garlandhave Yourself a Merry Little ChristmasSentamental JourneRhino Records
Yogi YorgessionThe Christmas PartyHave Yourself a Crazy Little ChristmasRHINO RECORDS
Roy OrbisonPretty PaperChristmas ClasscisRhino Records

T'was the day after Christmas, and all through the airwaves Fortunato and Mister Christmas had visison of Christmas songs sung by celebraties like Judy Garland, Mae West, Jim Backcus, The Three Stooges, and even Betty Boop(Mae Questel). here's the run down of what was played on The Monday Sampler on the day after Christmas. There were some very rare selections thanks to Craig (Mister Christmas)Adams.

Comments

6-14-10

what a WONDERFUL two hours of music. Eclectic and fun! do it again...and again...and again!

 

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