Circle A Radio playlist for 2-21-2007

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The US continues to use the global war on terror to justify military action and occupation of majority Muslim countries in an attempt to subvert local power structures and install US - friendly governments- most recently illustrated by its attack on Somalia. Somali Kayse Djama and Stepanie Stephens of the Portland -based Center for Intercultural Organizing and R.T. Naylor, Professor of Economics at McGill University and author of Satanic Purses: Money, Myth and Misinformation in the War on Terror 

Circle A Radio playlist for 3-7-2007

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We interview Claude Marks, of the Freedom Archives in San Francisco, CA, who produced the documentary Legacy of Torture: The War on the Black Liberation Movement. We also include audio from the documentary.

Circle A Radio playlist for 3-21-2007

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We speak with former members of the Portland Chapter of the Black Panther Party for Self Defense: Oscar Johnson, Percy Hampton, Gary Clay, and Kent Ford.

Circle A Radio playlist for 5-16-2007

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We interviewed Dr. Catherine Thomasson, President of Physicians for Social Responsibility about the history of US involvement in Iran, and about her recent trip there,  sponsored by the Fellowship of Reconciliation. We also talk to Sorab, editor and founder of Tehran Avenue,  the on-line magazine focusing on issues that official or established media seldom do.

Circle A Radio playlist for 6-20-2007

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Immigration and Customs Enforcement raided the Del Monte Factory in North Portland on June 12, 2007.We talk with Romeo Sosa of VOZ workers rights education project, and the Portland Immigrants Rights Coalition, and  John Munson of the Portland New Sanctuary Movement  We also air an interview with Deepa Fernandez, Host of WBAI’s “Wake Up Call” interviewed by Amna Akbar on WBAI’s Asian Pacific Forum on March 6,2007,and a vox pop done on Saturday June 16 recorded at the Tacoma Detention Center  

Circle A Radio playlist for 7-18-2007

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We spoke with Seattle-based comedians, Hari Kondabolu and Ahamefule J. Oluo about the role of comedy with a social justice framework. We also play clips from other comedians who address race and class issues in their routines.

Circle A Radio playlist for 8-1-2007

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We speak with local activists Amy Dudley, Shizuko Hashimoto, and Chris Borte, about their experiences at the United States Social Forum which took place in Atlanta this past June.

Rockaholics Anonymous playlist for 8-13-2007

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Jimmy Lee & Wayne WalkerLove MeChess label rockabilly55
Curley MoneyChain Gang CharlieSun label rockabilly56?
Anita VealDaddy Let Me Gogal rockabilly56
Elvis PresleyShe's Not You#8 hit, Pomus/Leiber/Stoller62
Ray CharlesHalf as MuchModern Sounds in C&W62
Bobby DarinLeave My Woman AloneBD sings RC album62
ShirellesWelcome Home Baby#22 followup to Soldier Boy62
VenturesLolita Ya Ya#61 summer of...62
Freddie CannonPalisades Park#3 billboard hit62
Little EvaBreaking Up is Hard to Doher Locomotion went to #1 in aug62
DionLost for Sureb side of "Little Diane" summer of62
OrlonsWah-Watusi#2 Cameo label /Philadelphia62
Dee Dee SharpeTwo LoversCameo album cut62
MarvelettesPlayboy#7 motown62
VenturesGully-verDance Party lp62
Strawberry Alarm ClockThe World's on FireIncense lp67
Electric PrunesToo Much to Dreamlive69
DoorsSummer's Almost Gonelive Matrix67
Booker T & MGsBehave Yourselforiginal A side... to Green Onions!62
" "Green Onionslive Europe67
Etta JamesStop the Wedding#34 hit62
Dee Dee SharpeGravy#9, second hit62
ContoursMust be Lovemotown/Do You Love Me album62
Ray CharlesJust a Little Lovingpost- Atlantic @ ABC62
Timi YuroWhatsa Matter Babyhit62
IsleysTwistin' with Lindaalbum cut62
RivingtonsPapa Oo Mow Mow#48 hit62
VenturesThe Intruderalbum cut62
Beach BoysCounty FairSurfin Safari album, summer of62
Chris MontezLet's Dancehit62
ChallengersMr Motosurf instro63
Gerry & PacemakersRight String Wrong Yo Yosecond album65
Lovin SpoonfulIt's Not Time NowDaydream album/Sebastian66
VejtablesLast Thing on My MindTom Paxton comp/ bay area SF66
Left BankeLet Go of You GirlNYC group67
BeatlesThink for YourselfRubber Soul65
Mars BonfireBorn to be Wildwrote it68
ZombiesLet me Behit w She's Not There65
Small FacesTime Windsinstro, fade to news67

AUGUST 1962  :  Billboard singles and album cuts.

NEXT:    R&B guitarist TINY GRIMES  1947-52...

Hypnopomp playlist for 08/12/2007

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DJ SpookyOptometry3:00
Kraak and SmaakRemix Sessions3:10
Four TetEverything Ecstatic3:15
AnechoicLeng Jin3:22
Jami SeiberLush Mechanique3:30
AnechoicLen Jin3:37
Digital BledCaravana3:44
Susan DeyhimShy Angels3:54
Meatball Fulton4th Tower of Inverness4:00
Kayhan KalhorScattering Stars like Dust4:21
Susan DeyhimShy Angels4:33
Carlos SantanaDivine Light4:54
Christopher Browers-BroadbentTrivium by Arvo Part5:01
Philip GlassNaqoyqatsi Score5:08
KD LaingIn Perfect Dreams5:27

Swing & Country playlist for 8-25-2007

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Swing & Country
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After a show about makes of cars what else can we have except 3 hours of songs about driving those cars.

01 On The Road Again - Johnny Cash
02 Lost Highway - Hank Williams
03 Hillbilly Highway - Steve Earle
04 Long Lonesome Highway - Michael Parks
05 Highway Headin' South - Porter Wagoner
06 Highway 35 - Atomic Deluxe
07 Highway 40 Blues - Limited Edition
08 Flyin' Down The Freeway - Kinky Friedman
09 Willy Rogers Highway - Kevin Welch
10 Route 66 - Asleep At The Wheel
11 Classified - C. W. McCall
12 Used Car Blues - The Delmore Brothers
13 Long John's Flagpole Rock - Long John Roller
14 Lop-Sided Over-Loaded - Brian Hyland
15 Slow Down Brother - Ferlin Huskey
16 Drag 'Em Off The Interstate, Sock It To 'Em, J.P. Blues - Dick Curless
17 Drivin' Down The Wrong Side Of The Road - Ricky Riddle
18 If You Drink, Don't Drive - Red Coffee
19 Wreck On The Highway - Bill Haley & The Four Aces Of Western Swing
20 Transfusion - Four Jokers
21 Sixteen Miles - Peso Dollar & The Counterfeit Bills
22 Highway Patrol - Junior Brown
23 Sixty Days - Slim Rhodes
24 Mr. Policeman - Brad Paisley
25 105 - Fred Eaglesmith
26 Beep Beep - The Playmates
27 Speed Trap - Hoyt Axton
28 Automobile Song - Tennessee Buck
29 Automobile Trip Through Alabama - New Lost City Ramblers
30 Fifteen Days Under The Hood - Jack Tempchin
31 Harold's Super Service - Shennandoa Cut-Ups
32 Service Station Blues - Drifting Johnny Smith
33 Talkin' Song Repair Blues - Alan Jackson
34 Shade Tree (Fix-It-Man) - Merle Haggard
35 Tony's Tank Up Drive-In Cafe - Hank Thompson
36 The Highway Cafe Of The Dammed - Austin Lounge Lizards
37 I'll Fix Your Flat Tire, Merle - Pure Prairie League
38 No Particular Place To Go - Chuck Berry
39 Out Of Gas - Billy Jack Wills
40 No Parking Here - Jimmy Littlejohn
41 Kissin' In The Carwash - Barnshakers
42 Car-Hoppin' Mama - Ramblin' Lou
43 Ethyl In My Gas Tank - Jimmy Heap
44 Let's Go Drivin' Tonight - Bob Clifford
45 The Automobile Song - Luke McDaniel
46 Road Trip - Al Andersen
47 Uneasy Rider - Charlie Daniels
48 Blacktop Boogie - Wailin' Walker
49 Blue Hairs Driving in My Lane - Pinkard & Bowden
50 Diesel On My Tail - New Riders Of The Purple Sage
51 Doing 30 in a 55 - Buck & The Black Cats
52 Dig That Crazy Driver - William Penix
53 Take A Ride - Red Smiley
54 Conky Tonkin - Jimmy Buffett with Clint Black
55 Boogie Back To Texas - Asleep At The Wheel
56 Wheels (It's Rollin' Time Again) - Robert Mitchum
57 You Can't Catch Me - Sleepy LaBeef
58 Lonesome Road - Hoyt Axton
59 Five Star Boogie - Doug Wilshire
60 Rollin' On Rubber Wheels - Stanley Brothers
61 Souped Up Purple Truck - Shane Worley


Whole World Music playlist for 8-10-2007

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Elizabeth Schwartzkopf, George Szell, London Symphony OrchestraWiegenliedRichard Strauss: Last Four SongsEMI
Maxime Le Forestier (France)San FranciscoMaxime Le ForestierUniversal (France)
Zemfira (Russia)ParanoiaChetyrnadtsat' nedel' tishinyReal Records (Russia)
Nick Drake (UK)Way to BlueWay to Blue (compilation)Island
Najwa Karam (Lebanon)SehraniThe Very Best of Najwa KaramEMI Music Arabia
Fey (Mexico)VertigoVertigoSony (Mexico)
D'Gary & Jihé (Madagascar)Miady MafyHorombeLabel Bleu (France)
Rita Lee (Brazil)Lucy in the Sky with DiamondsAqui, Ali, em Qualquer LugarAbrilmusic (Brazil)
Concerto Italiano, Rinaldo Alessandrini (conductor)Madone, sua mercè, per una seraLuca Marenzio: Madrigali a Quatro Voci Libro PrimoOpus Productions (France)
Melina Tanagri (Greece)Oti HaneisBattle of the HeartSony Music (Greece)
Johnny Clarke, King Tubby (Jamaica)Dub of RightsDub Gone 2 CrazyBlood and Fire
Najma (UK/India)Piya Tu Ab To Aaja (from Indian film "Caravan")Forbidden KissShanachie
Eric Dolphy with Booker LittleFar CryFar CryNew Jazz Records
Alice (Italy)NomadiPark HotelEMI
Bang on a Can & Kyaw Kyaw Naing (US/Burma)Hsaing Kyaik de MaungBang on a Can Meets Kyaw Kyaw NaingCanteloupe Music

My playlist for August 10, 2007 included a classic dub by King Tubby of Johnny Clarke's cover of "Declaration of Rights" by The Abyssinians. 

Read my blog here for an overview that I have written about King Tubby, one of the giants of world music as well as one of my heroes.

Hillbilly Noontime Jamboree playlist for 8-13-2007

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The Noontime Jamboree
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Glowin' In The Country - Atomic & Cold War Songs

with Frederic sitting in for The Hawk


01 Atom And Evil - Golden Gate Quartet

02 Jesus Hits Like An Atom Bomb - Lowell Blanchard with The Valley Trio

03 When That Hell Bomb Falls - Fred Kirby

04 When The Atomic Bomb Fell - Karl & Harty

05 Atomic Power - Red Foley

06 Atomic Sermon - Billy Hughes and his Rhythm Buckeroos

07 The Great Atomic Power - Raul Malo, Pat Flynn, Rob Ickes & Dave Pomeroy

08 When They Found The Atomic Power - Hawkshaw Hawkins

09 Old Man Atom - Sons Of The Pioneers

10 If General McArthur Drops The Atomic Bomb - Jackie Doll

11 Advice To Joe - Roy Acuff

12 The Red We Want - Elton Britt

13 I'm No Communist - Carson Robison

14 No, No Joe - Hank Williams

15 Mr. Stalin You're Eating Too High On The Hog - Arthur Smith & His Cracker-Jacks

16 Stalin Kicked The Bucket - Ray Anderson

17 The Death Of Joe Stalin (Good Riddance) - Buddy Hawk & His Buddies

18 Atom Bomb - Glenn Barber

19 The Hydrogen Bomb - Al Rogers & His Rocky Mountain Boys

20 Hydrogen Bomb - Al Rex

21 Bert The Turtle (The Duck & Cover Song) - Dick 'Two Ton' Baker

22 Relax And Take It Easy - Tommy Duncan

23 Atom Bomb Baby - Dude Martin & His Round Up Gang

24 Your Atom Bomb Heart - Hank King with Bud Williams & His Smiling Buddies

25 Atom Bomb Baby - The Five Stars

26 Uranium Fever - Elton Britt

27 Uranium Rock - Warren Smith

28 Uranium Fever - Ruddy Gadis

29 Sputniks And Mutnicks - Ray Anderson & The Homefolks

30 Atomic Talking Blues - Vern Partlow

31 Momma Don't Allow - Austin Lounge Lizards

32 Major Kong's Bomb Run - Dr. Strangelove Soundtrack

The Dharma Wheel playlist for 8-9-2007

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REMWelcome to the OccupationDocument
Patti SmithGandhiLive In Paris 2004--private collection
Ani DiFrancoSelf EvidentSo Much Shouting, So Much Laughter
Crosby Stills NashFind the Cost of FreedomCSNY Box Set
Todd SniderConservative Christian Right Wing Republican Straight White American MaleEast Nashville Skyline
Todd SniderSeattle GrungeBonus Track-Songs For the Daily Planet
Todd SniderBeer RunBest of KPIG
ThorNton CreekPolitician BluesWhiskey
Natalie MerchantWhich Side Are You On?House Carpenters Daughter
Sara ThomsenIs It For Freedom?Fertile Ground
Robert Earl KeenMarianoNo. 2 Live Dinner
Chris ChandlerThat 70s Songlive performance in studio
Evil is Boring
On Playing George Bush
Hank WojiPatriot GamesPatriot Games EP

Whole World Music playlist for 08/03/2007

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Andrea BonattaBagetelle sans tonalitéFranz Liszt: Dernières pièces pour pianoAstrée Auvidis (France)
SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart WDR Rundfunkchor Köln, directed by Rupert HuberDa un diario italianoLuigi Nono: Choral WorksHänssler Classic (Germany)
Sheik Abdel Basset Abdel Mohamed Abdel SamadExcerpt of recitation from the KoranAl Koran Al KarimSwan Lake
Ensemble AvantgardeFor Franz KlineMorton Feldman: Chamber MusicWergo (Germany)
Alan SorrentiAriaAriaEMI
Emerson String QuartetString Quartet, op 28Anton Webern: Works for String QuartetDeutsche Grammophon
Ustad Amir KhanKhayal – Raga Darbari KanadaFirst LP Record of Ustad Amir KhanSaregama/RPG (India)
Charles MingusFolk Forms, No. 1Charles Mingus presents Charles MingusCandid
Jonathan HarveyRitual Melodies for Quadrophonic TapeTombeau de MessiaenSargasso (UK)
Sawt LahbakBerber MusicSawt LahbakSawt Lahabk Casablanca (Morroco)
Harry Mudie, King TubbyPlanet DubDub Conference Volume 1Moondisc
Harry Mudie, King TubbyDub with a DifferenceDub Conference Volume 2Moondisc

Whole World Music presents "Out to the Various Edges" - music to challenge the mind's ear while going straight to the heart.



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