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July 28th, 2019

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Catamount Community Radio - July 28, 2019

The blurb:

"Antonio Machado writes in what is probably his most famous poem,

Caminante, no hay camino,
el camino se hace al andar.

(Traveler, there is no path,
The path is made by walking.)

I struggled a moment translating this. 'Caminante' is literally 'one who walks.' A translation I found on-line used 'wayfarer,' which is more accurate perhaps, but who says 'wayfarer'? The sentiment of this poem is more-or-less akin to the old adage that the journey itself is the thing, rather than the destination. But if that is the case, why walk? Swing low, sweet Cadillac, and let’s roll. But lacking a Cadillac – a Cadillac lack – the next best thing is a Catamountcommuntyradiomobile. This car has climate control (Saharan desert, tropical rainforest, bracing North Sea breeze) it has power windows, power brakes, power steering and a powerful motor under the hood. It goes zero to sixty minutes in half an hour (or less, downhill) and comes in both English and Metric. So tune in Sunday morning at 10:00 and we’ll turn you into a passive automaton … I mean ... you can take this baby for a test drive! Catamount Community Radio, at 90.5 on the FM dial and streaming right into the stereophonic speakers of your gleaming new automobile at wwcufm.com."

Mary Ellen and Jim Dandy tie in the Cover Contest for the third straight week.


1. What's the title and who is the guitarist?

a) "Brazil"
b) Django Reinhardt

2. Marcus Miller plays what and by whom?

a) "Higher Ground"
b) Stevie Wonder

3. Herbie Mann plays a tune. What's the title and who had a hit with it?

a) "I Won't Last a Day without You"
b) The Carpenters

4. What's the title, who is playing it on the guitar, and which group (the most prominent one) had a hit with it?

a) "Goin' out of my Head"
b) Bill Frisell
c) Little Anthony and the Imperials

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1. Doctor Rockit – Male James Bonding
2. Mulatu Astatke & the Heliocentrics – Cha Cha
3. Sir Douglas Quintet – Song of Everything
4. Ben Allison – Man Size Safe
5. Abdullah Ibrahim – Meditation /Mummy
6. Django Reinhardt – Brazil
7. Cassandra Wilson – I’ll be Seeing You
8. Barney Bigard – Lull at Dawn
9. K.C. & the Sunshine Band – Boogie Shoes
10. Marcus Miller – Higher Ground
11. Julian Lage – Love Hurts
12. Frank Sinatra & Slim Gaillard Trio – Cement Mixer
13. Aaron Goldberg – Yoyo
14. Nick Lowe – Blue on Blue
15. Christian McBride Big Band – Thermo
16. Dionne Warwick – I’ll Never Fall in Love Again
17. Alan Pasqua – Turn out the Stars
18. Herbie Mann – I Won’t Last a Day without You
19. Tinariwen – Chet Boghassa
20. Duke Ellington – Blue Serge
21. The Neville Brothers – Voo Doo
22. Esbjörn Svensson – Did They Ever Tell Costeau?
23. Bill Frisell – Goin’ out of my Head
24. The Ravens – Ol’ Man River
25. Colin Hay – Waiting for my Real Life to Begin
26. Orchestre Mode Suces – Diffamation ya Nini
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