Six Years!

Aug 11

I didn’t even notice until after recording this Saturday’s show, but it marks six years on the air — we first broadcast at 6 in the morning on August 12, 2005, on the then-brand-new Valley Free Radio.  (We moved over to the River a couple of years later, in February 2008, though the show still airs on VFR as well.)  That’s over 32,000 minutes of hand-picked music and rambling and Book Times with Ella and in-studios and general rawking.

Thanks to all of you for listening, supporting, singing, and dancing!  Here’s to six more.

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Playlist for 8/6/2011

Aug 06

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Segment 1
TMBG – It’s Spare the Rock
-Ella ID
TMBG – Particle Man
The Missing Piece – Cucumber Canoe
Louis Armstrong – What a Wonderful World
Bunny Clogs – Midtown Greenway (More! More! More!)
Frances England – Animal Inside You (Family Tree)

Segment 2
AudraRox – Moms & Dads
Ziggy Marley (w/ Elizabeth Mitchell) – Wings of an Eagle
ID/prep to rock
TMBG – Don’t Spare the Rock
Elvis Costello – Radio, Radio
Rush – The Spirit of Radio
Tiny Masters of Today – Hey, Mr. DJ

Segment 3
ScribbleMonster – I Wish I Lived in Michigan
Jimmies – Every Day’s a Holiday (Practically Ridiculous)
Sippy Cups – Seven is the New 14
Jonathan Coulton – Nemeses

Segment 4
ScribbleMonster – Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child
Dean Jones & Felice Bros – Frenzy
Ben Rudnick & Friends – I Need a Hand (Live)
Dan Zanes w/ Andrew Bird – I Don’t Need Sunny Skies
Don Robertson – The Happy Whistler
John & Mark – A Counting Error

Segment 5
School for the Dead – Ayla (A Beautiful Day in the Woods)
The Board of Education – The Lonely Tomato
Peter Himmelman – My Green Kite
Givers – Up Up Up

Segment 6
Harmonica Pocket – Spiders in My Breakfast
The Go! Team – Wrath of Marcie
Chris Kenner – I LIke It Like That
Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem – Ranky Tanky
Meters – Chicken Strut
Secret Agent 23 Skidoo – Secret Handshake
TMBG – Istanbul (Not Constantinople)
TMBG – Spare the Rock

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