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Catamount Community Radio - December 30, 2012

I really didn't expect to be here to do the show today, but here I am .... I did it! I drove yesterday all the way down from Wapakoneta, OH. We woke up to find three inches of snow on top of the car, but I-75 was wet, but clear, so we drove south without a problem. There was plenty of snow as far south as Lexington, KY. Strangely, at the snow line (around Richmond) it started snowing, and it snowed almost all the way home. It didn't cause any trouble until around the Tennessee / North Carolina state line, where it started snowing like mad .... It's the curvy part where I-40 goes through a mountain pass. The traffic was moving at about 35 miles per hour. We got off the freeway and just down the road the snow stopped, and there wasn't even any on the ground. It amazed me.

I don't think you could have noticed it, but I totally winged it today: just grabbed a big stack of CDs and headed for the station. I scored some music over the holidays, but I haven't had time yet to listen to it to pick out my favorite tunes, so those will have to wait until next week. But if you were at the studio, you would have noticed. I usually am well organized, but today there were CDs and playlists everywhere.

We heard two versions of "I'll See You in my Dreams," we heard a gospel number from Fontella Bass (who died just last week), and we mixed it up a bit.

Next week we'll do some sort of "Welcome Back" show, I imagine. Catamount Community Radio, Sunday mornings 10-12 (ET) on WWCU-FM.


1. Dave Brubeck & Paul Desmond – Stardust
2. Allen Toussaint – Egyptian Fantasy
3. Joe Venuti & Zoot Sims – I’ll See You in my Dreams
4. Alec Wilder – Footnotes to a Summer Love
5. RDW with Aquila Rose – Big Yellow Taxi
6. Joni Mitchell – Coyote
7. Ben Webster – The Duke and the Brute
8. John Kirby & his Onyx Club Boys – Coquette
9. Bob Marley – The Sun is Shining
10. Hank Willimas – Moanin’ the Blues
11. Nick Lowe – So It Goes
12. Lester Young – Down n’ Adam
13. Bruce Springsteen – You’re Missing
14. Mark Whitfield – Berkshire Blues
15. Elvis Costello – (What’s so Funny About) Peace, Love, and Understanding?
16. Ray Charles – Hard Times
17. Blind Willie McTell – Cold Winter Day
18. Max Richter & Dinah Washington – This Bitter Earth / On the Nature of Daylight
19. Django Reinhardt – I’ll See You in my Dreams
20. Major Lance – Um, Um, Um, Um, Um, Um
21. Cortijo y su Combo – Moliendo café
22. Professor Longhair – Cuttin’ Out
23. Louis Armstrong – St. James Infirmary
24. Billie Holliday – Gloomy Sunday
25. Blu Lu Barker – Don’t You Feel my Leg
26. King Curtis – Green Onions
27. Fontella Bass – The Place I Call Home
28. Jason Moran – Arizona Landscape
29. Dizzy Gillespie – Dizzy Atmosphere
30. Trygve Seim – Himmerland I, Pt. IV
31. Nina Simone – Do What You Gotta Do
32. Abdullah Ibrahim – Whoza Mtwana
33. Marcus Roberts – Single Petal of a Rose

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