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Catamount Community Radio - July 5, 2015

Another week without internet stream, what can I do? I guess I could enquire as to what is going on; it's just that I sense that it wouldn't make a difference. I feel like that, since it is summer, and there are only two live shows on the air, neither of them student shows, getting the internet streaming is not a high priority.

Andy Griffith passed away, at least the internet said he did, so I paid tribute with a routine of his from way back about football. My professor and mentor recently wrote a book about the Andy Griffith Show, A Cuban in Mayberry.

I remember the first time I visited NYC, 30 years ago at least. We were swimming at Sandy Hook beach in New Jersey, just across the water from the southern tip of Manhattan. There was the Statue of Liberty, dwarfed by the twin towers of the World Trade Center. The jets were flying by constantly, approaching LaGuardia I'm imagining. I had a boom box full of batteries, playing Jr. Walker and the All-Stars. I recall cutting it off after a murderous glance and some menacing words from some locals. I was young and stupid. Now I'm old and ...

Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings did Woody Guthrie's "This Land is Your Land." I remember reading, maybe 30 years back, Guthrie's memoir, Bound for Glory. I haven't reread it since then, but at the time it struck me as better than Steinbeck's Grapes of Wrath. Two books about the dust bowl and heading to California. Maybe Woody's has the advantage of being non-fiction and of detailing life on the rails hoboing in the thirties as well as the exodus to Cali.

Catamount Community Radio, Sunday mornings on Power 90.5.

Do some magic little ceremony in the hope that we'll stream on the internet next week.


1. Charlie Daniels – The Star-Spangled Banner
2. Bill Charlap – Some Other Time
3. Chuck Berry – Promised Land
4. Clifford Brown – Easy Living
5. 3 Cohens w/ Christian McBride – Just Squeeze Me
6. Andy Griffith – What it was, was Football
7. Esbjörn Svensson Trio – In Walked Bud
8. Dizzy Gillespie – Star Dust
9. Willie Nelson & Lee Ann Womack – Mendocino County Line
10. Henry Mancini – Lujon
11. Sketch Show – Wiper
12. Kenny Carr – Blues for Ray
13. Jr. Walker & the All Stars – Clinging to the Thought that She’ll Come Back
14. Miles Davis – One and One
15. Duke Ellington – Boy Meets Horn
16. Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings – This Land is Your Land
17. Charlie Parker w/ Strings – Dancing in the Dark
18. Charles Lloyd & Jason Moran – You’ve Changed
19. Mulatu Astatke Helicoentric Orchestra – Cha Cha
20. Youssou N’Dour – Tourist
21. Rahsaan Roland Kirk – No Tonic Press
22. John Scofield – Behind Closed Doors
23. The Coasters – Shopping for Clothes
24. Joel Fraham & Brad Mehldau – Turnaround
25. Little Richard – Slippin’ and Slidin’

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