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Catamount Community Radio - April 27, 2014

Today I was daydreaming during the show about how flawless my board operating was... and just then I forgot to cue up the next song I wanted to play. Free-form radio, by the seat of your pants.

Riding down the hill from the station to my office I noticed for only the second time these stairs.

I had promised some Marisa Monte for last weeks show, and then forgot to bring the CD in on which her tunes were burned, so I made up for it today, playing five of her numbers. What is it that these South American girls have beneath the Equator? Brazilian. Brazil is getting ready to host the 2014 World Cup. It seems like just yesterday they were kicking soccer balls around in South Africa. The problem is that the preparations are not complete. The new stadiums are not yet finished, and so on. It makes me wonder, why do countries want to do things like host the Olympic Games and the World Cup? It's prestige, it's ego. If I were a country, I'd have good social services, I'd have a good educational system and a solid infrastructure, but when it came time to submit for hosting the World Cup I'd say no thank you.

Two by the meters, one by Burning Spear and one by Joseph Spence

Liver Splash
Live Wire
Live Good
Living on the Hallelujah Side

Dandy aces the cover contest.

1. What's the tune Matt Wilson is playing? - "Happy Days are Here Again"

2. A two part question. "Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye" First part: who is singing? - Annie Lennox. Second Part: who is the composer. This was multiple choice.

a) Irving Berlin
b) Cole Porter
c) Rogers and Hart
d) Hoagy Carmichael and Johnny Mercer

Answer: Cole Porter

3. Who wrote the song, who is singing it and where is he from? Hank Williams, Al Green, Memphis.


Catamount Community Radio, Sunday mornings, 10-12 on WWCU


1. Gillham Park Orchtet – Pharmacies of Tamaulipas
2. Marisa Monte – Eu sei
3. Manu Dibango – Fleur de marigot
4. Joseph Spence – Living on the Hallelujah Side
5. Steven Bernstein – Hollywood Diaspora
6. Matt Wilson – Happy Days are Here Again
7. Marisa Monte – Ainda limbo
8. Marisa Monte – Alta noite
9. Aníbal Troilo – La cumparsita
10. Duke Ellington – Midriff
11. The Meters – Liver Splash
12. Annie Lennox – Ev’ry Time We Say Good-bye
13. Marisa Monte – Na Estrada
14. Oscar Peterson – Without a Song
15. Bob Dylan – Long and Wasted Years
16. Ben Webster – I’ll See You in my Dreams
17. Prince – Lady Cab Driver (fragment)
18. Thelonious Monk – Evidence
19. Burning Spear – Live Good
20. Elton John – Come Down in Time
21. Manu Chau – Hommens
22. Marisa Monte – Para mais ninguem
23. Al Green – I’m so Lonesome I Could Cry
24. Serge Gainsbourg – L’anamour
25. Serge Gainsbourg – La javonais
26. Double Dee & Steinsky – Sugar Hill Suite: Voice Mail
27. Miharu Koshi – L’absinthe
28. Bebo Valdés – La comparsa
29. The Meters – Live Wire
30. Jimi Hendrix – Electric Ladyland
31. Little Richard – Hurry Sundown
32. Beach Boys – Forever
33. Count Basie – Goin’ to Chicago
34. Duke Ellington - Solitude

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