Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!!

A show with a goal to address the sociopolitical issues pertaining to Afrikan peoples in this country (black people), from a younger person's perspective.

The discussions will be combined with positive and political music of various genres, as composed and performed by a long line of descendants. It will feature book highlights, guests who contribute to pro-activity in their respective communities and an opportunity for the listening community to become involved in conversations, by calling in. Let's liberate our minds through the airwaves!!

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Episode Archive

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! on 04/25/13

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Thu, 04/25/2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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honoring the voice as an instrument... and a special b-gyrl!

how much can a voice be used to effect change in our societies, and world?  how many artists are actually utilizing their voices?  tonight we will be honoring those voices who use their voices as instruments- not just to sing, but percussion and polyrhythms- to create a world free of limitations...  artists such as bobby mc ferrin, rachelle ferrell, and- the voice of hip hop!

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! on 04/11/13

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Thu, 04/11/2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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ms. patti austin! and... the world.

there's just so much that has happened to us in these past few weeks, we haven't even been able to catch up.  we went back to new york city (to find that it's not the same place we grew up), the membership drive happened (thank you so very much for contributing!!!), and we've been going through a major writing spurt, amongst other things. 

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! on 04/04/13

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Thu, 04/04/2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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honoring curtis mayfield!!!

we at 'guess who's coming to radio??!!' are here again to honor the work of the little station doing big things!  we are currently in our 45th year, and we wouldn't be here without the work of everyone helping to produce, create and present the programming you hear- and we ESPECIALLY would not be here without your support! 

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! on 03/28/13

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Thu, 03/28/2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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Soul Liberation!

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! on 03/14/13

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Thu, 03/14/2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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we all have the ability to travel, and to flower...

the message is simple this evening:  the weather has been warmer (well at least here in portland, oregon); people are set to plant seeds in their gardens and come out from hibernation.  we focus so much on our physical selves in terms of blooming, but how much do we apply this to our minds?  a love of travelling should extend to where we are mentally.  and when we begin to expand our horizons our relationships also expand.

this show is in honor of travel, growth and flowering- of words, of music, of communities.

"If you can’t afford to travel, you travel mentally through reading. You can see anything and go any place you want to in reading.”- teacher MJ

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! on 02/28/13

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Thu, 02/28/2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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being wise at deciphering truth from fiction...

we took a break from discussing 'issues' the last time to honour (now ancestor) donald byrd; so we have a lot in store to consider...  we want to continue our discussion of media oversaturation, since there have been so many new 'stories' entering the picture, battling to take control of our subconscious selves.  despite there being consistent conflicting narratives (which by its very nature defines that the 'reputable' sources are increasingly incorrect) we as a culture tend to want to believe the 'official' story.

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! on 02/14/13

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Thu, 02/14/2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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honoring the life and art of dr. donald byrd

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! on 01/31/13

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Thu, 01/31/2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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Soul Liberation!

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! on 01/24/13

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Thu, 01/24/2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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deception is a dis-ease...

there have been so many events going on in our world, we don't even know where to begin- the french 'intervention' in mali, obama's second-term public inaguration occuring on MLK day; lupe fiasco's once-again public protest of obama administration policies (at an inaguration concert); activist elder dick gregory calling spike lee out for 'acting like he's white' for critiquing the intent of the film 'django unchaned'...  and january is not even over.

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! on 01/10/13

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Thu, 01/10/2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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a time to FOCUS!

we have been away for a while, but we are back and ready to present radio which is about positivity, awareness and pro-activity! for us, every day is a new day, not just a new year. it's a new day to grow, learn and engage.

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a conversation with andy allo!!!

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Thu, 11/14/2013
we spoke with andy allo, currently a member of the new power generation (headed by prince); however, she has recently released a second album, entitled 'superconductor'.  for more information check out http://alloevolution.com.  we thoroughly enjoyed our conversation with her (which was about everything from the nature of true learning, hair, music and consciousness, and more), and we hope you will as well.

om friday the 15th she will be performing at the camilia lounge. 

a conversation with leni stern

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Wed, 10/30/2013
we had a chance to speak with leni stern, who will be in portland at the camilia lounge on the 1st of november, 2013.  ms. stern is currently a resident of new york city, by way of munich, germany.  her music is inspired by the mother continent so much that she made a life-changing decision to travel there, and ended up working with the great elders, such as salif keita and baba maal.

from http://www.lenistern.com/

"Five consecutive wins of Gibson’s Female Jazz Guitarist of the Year might make anyone hunker down and focus on going ‘six for six’.  But Leni Stern has always defied expectations, and her diverse, 20-year career in music is a textbook example of growth under a self-imposed fire. From the expert instrumentalist, a singer-songwriter emerged, with observations to share from her travels throughout the world.   Stern adds: “Why deny the impulse to put words to these experiences?  I couldn’t think of a reason.”"

here are a few of her experiences and works:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kgyKxVG8edQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V6PLYB5neWk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q7lkdZ6R6iI

a conversation with royce lovett

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Wed, 10/30/2013
royce lovett will be in portland (at the camilia lounge) on the 2nd of november; we had a chance to briefly speak with him about what inspired him, as well as his life's philosophies. 

lovett, who emerges from florida is indeed refreshing amongst a generation and era of people who make music and art playing with negative imagery or a lower consciousness.  according to his site (http://roycelovett.com/), he:

"says that his music is all about “letting my beliefs shine through my message and talking about real issues.”  In his own words, his goal of his music is to “tap into the intellect and inspire change, because music doesn’t change people. People change people.” Royce says his music conveys a positive, upbeat image that anyone who loves music can appreciate. He writes his own songs and they feature a wide variety of topics, but mostly on love “in all forms, from friendly love, love for your brother, or romantic love.”"
 

here are a few of his songs/past performances:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vXdDm_FRx8s

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Imicrd3FXyc

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1fzVr6so7oQ

an interview/conversation with randall sullivan, author of 'untouchable'

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Thu, 11/29/2012

here is the full interview we did with randall sullivan, author of untouchable: the strange life and tragic death of michael jackson.  sullivan is also the author of the price of experience and the miracle detective. he was an editor at rolling stone magazine for over 20 years.

how i view michael certainly appears to be different than how mr. sullivan views him (i mean, he is my teacher!  everyone who knows me already knows my perspective).  however, i cannot take away whatever experience he has had, because it's his. i consider my experience with mr. sullivan to have been quite positive and educational.

enjoy!

kickstarting the continual love of vinyl: a conversation with eilon paz of dust & grooves

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Wed, 07/18/2012

i grew up on vinyl since i was in my mother's womb...  when i became conscious of what the physical format of vinyl actually was, i recognized that this medium which stored sounds was a healing mechanism- it was used to calm the soul after a fight, or just to recapture memories. 

i used to purchase music on my own all the time, but it wasn't until i was 15 years old when i truly started seriously COLLECTING vinyl.  some time after this initial point my first musical teacher (after my mother) was a man named pat. longo; he was quite patient with me as i sat wide-eyed and eager, simply listening to him share information and histories of different record labels.  he'd wax poetic on the mechanisms of certain producers, arrangers and artists.  it was the first time i had actually heard someone speak in depth about the SCIENCE of music- i was hooked for life.  he'd put that needle on the first track and INSTANTLY knew what i liked.  the shop he worked at (owned by the inimitable robert cohen), finyl vinyl, was filled with internationally known producers and DJs, as well as long-time music enthusiasts. i will always love and honor him for teaching me and making me feel welcome in this world- and we are still friends today, after almost 20 years. 

in 2009, pat. was featured in a site called called dust and grooves, dedicated to featuring vinyl enthusiasts and collectors.    he introduced me to the 'curator' of the site, eilon paz, who has started a kickstarter page to raise money for a book he is self-publishing.  paz describes himself as having:

"moved to Brooklyn, NY in 2008 after having a successful career as a photographer in Israel. I decided to move to NY to evolve, expand, and progress as a professional photographer. As a working photographer, I was always on the look out for personal projects to nourish my creativity, and since I’m primarily a portrait photographer, I was looking for a subject matter that will fulfill my passion for photography and music. I was always collecting records, but back home it was very limited. When I arrived to NY suddenly the sky was the limit. People were digging for vinyl records everywhere. It suddenly made sense that there is a whole scene here that could and should be documented. This gave me a whole new inspiration for a personal project."

as a person who is a collector of vinyl (who is obsessed with looking at others' collections), as well as a person who has majored in photograhy (i studied under the great jazz photographer roy decarava); paz' project is something which intrigues me.  it was definitely a pleasure to speak with him, as it's easy to feel the passion in which he feels for his work. 

take a listen, watch and enjoy.  and check out what the kickstarter project (which ends 10 august 1012) entails, as well as paz' dust and grooves site. 

www.kickstarter.com/projects/dustandgrooves/a-photography-book-about-vinyl-collectors-dust-and

www.dustandgrooves.com/

 

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 The Dust & Grooves Photo Booth at The WFMU Record Fair 2010, NYC

 

 (note:  all images/videos are copyrighted to eilon paz and dust & grooves...)

 

 

 

honoring the teacher coast to coast- a conversation with moses harper, part 1

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Thu, 03/22/2012

i have had another fortunate experience to have experienced another- i'll just say it- student of michael...  it's a very lonely place out there for people who are truly serious about studying the teacher.  even though my focus has more to do with michael OUTSIDE of performance; whenever i see others who have a keen intrerest in what the teachings mean, i feel compelled to contact them.

moses harper is such a person.  when i saw her dancing (she won the apollo over, and if you know anything about the apollo, then you know that it's a tough crowd), i saw there was an element to her that i rarely, if ever, see in others who dedicate their lives to 'michaeldance'- she put HERSELF in it.  with that, i knew there was more to her than just michael.  you see, to be a student of michael, it's important to be a well-rounded person.  i say this because the teachings go far beyond michael's physical casing.  he just happened to be here on earth, and was one of the few who truly embodied the teachings.  we all have the ability to, but many of us are scared. 

what are the teachings?  moses and i discuss some of the elements of the teachings...  the basis of our conversation has to do with michael; we also speak on sociopolitical issues, art and culture.

who is moses harper?  moses has dedicated her life to the teachings, not only through dance, but through speaking engagements, working with the youth, poetry, hip hop and film production and direction.  she has a BA in music (majoring in studio composition) from SUNY purchase; and is involved with 'thrill the world NYC' (you know, the event had all around the world annually, where thousands of people do the 'thriller' dance all at once).  she is the director of a film called 'love fit to box', a story following a journey of two siblings: a brother and a sister (who has made the decision to tell her family she was gay).  the brother looks within himself to see things from his sister's perspective. 

he decided to look at 'the man in the mirror'.  you see?  the teachings are everywhere. 

for more information on moses harper, or to contact her, you can find her here:

http://mosesharper.com/

http://www.lovefittobox.webs.com/


(note:  this is part one of 3 of the conversation)

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honoring the teacher coast to coast- a conversation with moses harper, part 2

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Thu, 03/22/2012

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honoring the teacher coast to coast- a conversation with moses harper, part 3

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Thu, 03/22/2012
 
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a conversation with nubia sutton...

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Tue, 03/13/2012

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i first saw this incredibly beautiful woman on youtube, speaking of health, inside and out, and connecting it with the womb.  nubia sutton was her name, and instantly i felt compelled to connect with her.  how often does one feel compelled to connect with someone they see on a video?  i don't know the answer to that (besides energy); i know for me, it is very rare.  i am completely fortunate that i did make that decision to make the steps to reach her.  when we spoke, immediately we connected- not only due to our both growing up in brooklyn, new york; but also in our desire to seek truth through learning and sharing information and pro-activity. 

in this conversation we speak on herbs and medicines, self-healing, food/diet, spirituality and religion, connection to the ancestors, hair, and more! 

here are a few of her videos:

http://youtu.be/OajOs2A8r8o

http://youtu.be/vHCbz7F4udE

http://youtu.be/xcghR5UVAGQ

http://youtu.be/3iRR2YBsupQ

here is the story of how she came to connect with a raw food diet:

http://blackrawfoodgoddess999.wordpress.com

and here is sister nubia's site:

http://www.theblackberrybeauty.com/

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the 'foreclosure movement' in portland

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Thu, 03/08/2012

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we spoke with alicia jackson and ahjamu umi on the 'foreclosure movement' in portland, oregon, particularly as it pertains to afrikan/black people...  what are some pro-active steps to take regarding this issue?

to seek information, go to: 

http://occupyportland.org/

http://www.portlandoccupier.org/

and if you are in the process of getting your home foreclosed on- or if you've been a victim of foreclosure, there is a form to fill out here:


http://www.doj.state.or.us/consumer/foreclosure_settlement.shtml

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Playlists

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 07/23/2009

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07/23/2009
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
STEVIE WONDERtoo shy to sayfulfillingness' first finaletamla
jackie wilsonlonely teardropsthe jackie wilson storybrunswick/epic
the jacksonspush me awaydestinyepic
diana rossi heard a love song (but you never made a sound)last time i saw himmotown
supremesyou keep me hanging ongreatest hitsmotown
la toya jackson (f. STEVIE WONDER)my love has passed you byla toya jacksonpolydor
the jacksonsdreamerthe jacksonsphiladelphia international/epic
jackie jacksonlove don't wanna leavejackie jacksonmotown

this is the unrequited love show!!!  thank you for calling!!!

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 07/16/2009

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07/16/2009
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
STEVIE WONDERi am singingsongs in the key of lifetamla
upsettersjungle liondouble seventrojan
lazarus kgagudibaesekele serobege (bicycle don't break)this place is boringtusk
sademaureenpromiseportrait
augustus pabloup warrika hilloriginal rockersrockers
olympic runnersput the music where your mouth is7"london
gilberto gilrodathe early years
laurel aitkenghana independence (they got it)the pioneer of jamaican musicreggae retro
prince nico mbarga & rocafil jazzonye ori obifree educationrounder
the mgababa queenssidl'imali zethu (our own money)soweto never sleepsshanachie
billy oceaneverlasting lovenights (feel like getting down)epic/GTO
light of the worldlondon town
mulatu astatquechifaramulatu in ethiopiaworthy
senior soulis it because i'm blackstudio one soulstudio one
u roytom drunksoundbwoy super status
lennie hibbertreal hotcreationstudio one
gilberto gilespresso 2222acoustic
professionalstheme from the godfatherbelize city boil-upnumerogroup
mahmoud ahmedyadestalalmazbuda musique
linnton kwesi johnsoncome wi go dung dehin concert with the dub bandheartbeat

the international edition!!!

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 07/09/2009

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07/09/2009
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
STEVIE WONDERsummer softsongs in the key of lifetamla
lee morganca-lee-sodelightfuleeblue note
louis jordanfive guys named molouis jordan's greatest hitsMCA
james brown and his orchestracaldoniashowtimesmash
lee morganafreakathe sixth senseblue note
lee morgansoulita!caramba!blue note
lou rawls and les mc canni'm gonna move to the outskirts of townstormy mondaycapitol
lonnie smithson of ice bagthink!blue note
louis jordantake the a traini believe in musicevidence
louis jordanain't nobody here but us chickenssomebody up there digs memercury/wing
james brownain't nobody here but us chickensshowtimesmash
lee morgana lot of livin' to dostandardsblue note
louis jordanearly in the morninggratest hits 1941-1947MCA
bobbi humphreysidewinderflute-inblue note

tonight we honored the lives of lee morgan and louis jordan...  and hung out with kaon-jabbar east, a local active-ist...  keeping the positive energy alive, in honor of michael...  and all of our ancestors.

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 06/25/2009

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06/25/2009
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
STEVIE WONDERi can't help it (live)
michael jacksongone too soondangerousepic
michael jacksonfly awaybad (2001 edition)epic
jackson 5big boypre-history: the lost steeltown recordingssteeltown
jackson 5to knowlooking through the windowsmotown
michael jacksonsmileHIStoryepic
michael jacksonshe's out of my lifeoff the wallepic
jackson 5give love on christmas daychristmas albumtamla/motown
michael jacksonwings of my lovegot to be theremotown
michael jacksoncall on meanthologymotown
the jacksonseven though you're gonegoin' placesepic/philadelphia international
michael jacksonthe way you love meultimate collectionepic/sony
the jacksonsbless his souldestinyepic
jackson 5corner of the skyskywritermotown
jackson 5walk ongoin' back to indianamotown
jackson 5all i do is think of youmoving violationmotown
michael jacksonheaven can waitinvincibleepic
michael jacksonfor all timethriller 25epic legacy
michael jacksonstranger in moscowHIStoryepic
jackson 5if i don't love you this waydancing machine/the original soul of michael jacksonmotown
michael jacksontake me backforever, michaelmotown
jackson 5darling dearthird albummotown
michael jacksonspeed demonbadepic
michael jacksonpeople make the world go roundbenmotown
michael jacksonthey don't care about us (charles' full joint mix)12"epic dance
jackson 5can't get ready for losing yousoulsation!motown
michael jacksonthe way you make me feelbadepic

this was quite sudden.  this was an impromptu tribute to michael jackson, who transcended on this day...  it is extremely difficult for me to say that.  EXTREMELY difficult.  people who listen to the show know how much i love michael, and how he has become somewhat as integral to the show as STEVIE WONDER.  and i thank everyone for the calls, messages and flowers at this time. 

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 06/18/2009

Air date: 
06/18/2009
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
STEVIE WONDERbird of beautyfulfillingness' first finaletamla
dionne warwickreaching for the skyno night so longarista
steve arrington's hall of famenobody can be you but youIatlantic
the headhuntersgod made me funky
james brownbring it up (hipster's avenue)star timepolydor
charles wright and the watts 103rd street bandexpress yourselfexpress yourselfwarner bros.
michael jacksoneuphoriamusic and memotown
monicadon't take it personal (just one a dem days)miss thangrowdy
joe williamswoman's got soulpresenting joe williams and that jones/mel lewis the jazz orchestrasolid state
rufus and chaka khanwalkin' in the sunrags to rufusABC
pleasuretheme for the moonchilddust yourself off/accept no substitutesfantasy
ripple and waves plus michaellet me carry your schoolbookspre-historybrunswick/inverted
smokey robinsoni am i amthe ultimate collectionmotown
one waypushback to backMCA

an interview with momowilly..  yay!!!  catch her website (coming real soon!!!)  www.itsmomowilly.com, as well as on facebook...

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 06/11/2009

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06/11/2009
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
STEVIE WONDERi love you more than you'll ever know/the ghetto (live, 2008)
the whisperssong for donnyanthologythe right stuff
donny hathawaythe slumsextension of a manatco
donny hathawaylittle ghetto boydonny hathaway liveatco
roberta flack & donny hathawaybaby i love youroberta flack & donny hathawayatlantic
donny hathawaytryin' timeseverything is everythingatco
donnie hathaway & june conquesti thank you7"curtom
donny hathawayhey girldonny hathaway liveatco
raul midonsittin' in the middlestate of mindEMI
donny hathawayvaldez in the countryextension of a manatco
donny hathawaysugar lee
roberta flack & donny hathawayback together again (radio version)(radio version)a donny hathaway collectionatlantic
roberta flack & donny hathawayfor all we knowroberta flack & donny hathawayatco
donny hathawayput your hand in the hand (live)
donny hathawayliberationcome back chrleston blueatco
donny hathawaythe ghettoeverything is everythingatco

in honor of donny hathaway...

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 06/04/2009

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06/04/2009
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
STEVIE WONDER and babyfacegone too soon (live, 1997)
michael jacksongone too soondangerousepic
commodoresnightshiftnightshiftmotown
herbie hancocka tribute to someonemy point of viewblue note
georgia anne muldrowbecauseolesi: fragments of an earthstones throw
ron carterseven steps to heavendear milesblue note
prince and the revolutionmountainsparadepaisley park/WB
freda paynecherish what is dear to you (while it's near to you)the best of freda payneEMI-capitol
curtis mayfieldwe got to have peace (eddie baez laid back mix)mayfield: remixedwarner strategic marketing/rhino
jack de johnetteearth prayermusic we aregolden beams productions
gerald and eddie le vertwind beneath my wingsvoicesatlantic
the o'jaysunityfamily reunionphiladelphia international
nat adderlygospellettesayin' somethin'atlantic
pieces of peacepeace & blessingspieces of peacescarab records
randy crawford and joe sampleno regretsno regretsPRA records
spirit music jamia feat. lalah hathawayheavendance of the infidelsanachie
jimmy ruffinas long as there is L-O-V-E lovethe best of jimmy ruffinmotown

a show in honor of dr. ivan van sertima...  we played portions of interviews and speeches throughout the night.

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 05/28/2009

Air date: 
05/28/2009
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
STEVIE WONDERi am singingsongs in the key of lifetamla
freddie hubbardred clayred clayCTI
strafeset it off12"jus born records
booker t and the MGship hug herthe best of booker t and the MGsatlantic
earth wind and firemoment of truthearth, wind and firewarner bros.
kurtis blowbasketballego tripmercury
kool and the gangjungle jazzspirit of the boogiede-lite
donny hathawayvaldez in the countryextension of a manatco
stacey lattisaw and johnny gillblock partyperfect combinationcotillion
gloria gaynoranybody wanna party?12"polydor
rick jamescold bloodedcold bloodedgordy
the winanslet my people go12"qwest
michael jacksonjam!dangerousepic
STEVIE WONDERas if you read my mindhotter than julytamla

this is the barbershop edition!!!  we spoke with clients, owners and employees at portland, oregon/local barber shops and salons...  it was a lot of fun!!!

the music listed is the music played under the interviews, as well as the songs essentially played in their entirety.

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 05/21/2009

Air date: 
05/21/2009
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
STEVIE WONDER and gilberto gil (usa/brazil)desafinado (live)
the beginning of the end (bahamas)funky nassau pt. onefunky nassaualston
soul messengers (israel)heaven of heavenssoul messages from dimonanumerogroup
shark wilson and the basement heaters (jamaica)make it reggae300% dynamitesoul jazz
max romeo and the upsetters (jamaica)i chase the devilwar ina babylonupsetter
billy ocean (trinidad/england)nights (feel like getting down)nights (feel like getting down)epic/gto
junior giscombe (england)mama used to sayJImercury
jackie mittoo (jamaica/canada)juice boxthe keyboard king at studio oneuniversal sound
linda lewis (england)rock a doodle doreach for the truth: best of the reprise years 1971-1974reprise
skipworth & turner (england)thinking about your love12"4th & bway
steve spacek(england)days of my lifespace shiftSPA
susana baca (peru)matildelamento negrotumimusic
celia cruz (cuba)la vida es una carnivalmi vida es cantar
althea and donna (jamaica)no more fightinguptown top rankingvirgin
harmonettes (belize)shame shame shamebelize city boil upnumerogroup

the international show!!!  and come to find out, a show about the construct of language too...  look for a future show on that!  thank you so much rick!!!

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 05/14/2009

Air date: 
05/14/2009
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
intro
STEVIE WONDER!!!fun dayjungle fever OSTmotown
S.W.for once in my life/if you really love me (live at the wonder show, 1972)
S.W.drum solo (live, circa 1960s)!
yesterdays new quintetthat girlsteviestones throw
S.W.easy goin' evening (my mama's call)songs in the key of lifetamla
S.W.all about the love again (live, 2009)
earl van dykethe whip a rangthe earl of funksoul
minnie rippertonreasonsperfect angelepic
ray barrettopastime paradisela cunaCTI
ronnie laws and pressuretell me something goodpressure sensitiveliberty
S.W.i love you too muchin square circletamla
S.W.you and i (2005 BBC abbey road performance)
STEVIE interview
S.W. and jimi hendrix!!!jam session, BBC session, 1967
the spinnersit's a shamesecond time aroundV.I.P.
a-traksir dukeultimate t & at and a records
gary byrdthe crown12"wondirection
sergio mendes & the new brasil '77love citysergio mendes and the new brasil '77elektra
S.W.love having you aroundmusic of my mindtamla
S.W. and keith johnblowin' in the wind (live)
S.W.to feel the fireballad collectionuniversal/polygram
S.W.send one your lovejourney through the secret life of plantstamla
S.W.misrepresented peoplebamboozled OSTmotown
S.W.we can work it outsigned, sealed and deliveredtamla
S.W.too highinnervisionstamla
S.W.1-2-3 sesame streetsongs from the street: 35 years of musicsony wonder
S.W.soul train theme (brothers and sisters get together) (live)
S.W.how can you believeeivets rednowgordy
hugo montenegroyou've got it bad girlhugo in wonder-landRCA
S.W.i believe when i fall in love (it will be forever)talking booktamla
S.W.boogie on reggae womanfulfillingness' first finaletamla
S.W. and jimi hendrix!!!i was made to love her (live BBC, 1967)
S.W.giant steps (live)
S.W.hello young loversmy cherie amourmotown
jackson 5i was made to love herlooking back to yesterdaytamla/motown
dirtbombsliving for the cityultraglide in blackin the red
S.W.spain (live)
S.W.earth's creationjourney though the secret life of plantstamla
george bensonmy cherie amourtell it like it isA&M
leon thomasyou are the sunshine of my lifefull circleflying dutchman
S.W.take up a course in happinesswhere i'm coming fromtamla
mary j. blige and george michaelas (beyond real mix)12"MCA
S.W.another starsongs in the key of lifetamla

the STEVIE DAY special for the spring membership drive has reached it's goal!!!  thank you all SO MUCH for contributing, becoming and renewing your memberships, and being part of this community!!!

all the songs listed are by the great STEVIE WONDER unless otherwise noted... he will be listed as S.W.

we also interviewed bobbito garcia, the co-founder of WONDER-FULL, the annual, internationally recognized celebration of the art and music of STEVIE!!!

happy birthday, STEVIE!!!

Comments

Chris (guest for 9-10-09)

Hi Jamilah,
Loved the show tonight - I was really struck by Chris' story and how ridiculously the Portland police handled his situation.  It makes me concerned for the future of civic-minded organizations like Copwatch and NoPo Cop Stop which exist to do exactly what Chris was doing - observe & record police conduct and provide that record as a defense to the people who police accuse of wrongdoing. 

Would it be possible for KBOO to post tonight's show or, at least, the fifteen minutes that Chris spoke about his encounter with Portland police on your webpage or myspace page?  I would be very interested to listen to it again and pass it along to my friends at Copwatch, if that is okay.  I believe the segment ranged between 8:45 pm - 9:00 pm.  Please feel free to e-mail me with a response - it would be great to hear from you.  Thank you very much for your help, and keep up the excellent work!

motown

Hey I love motown and motown history and it is sorta at the top of my list of interests right now, so if I wanted to offer some insight into your upcoming program, what is the protocol? Is there any way to get involved?

motown

yes, i am actually planning to do another show on motown; i didn't get to fit everything i wanted to fit into the show... my plan is to do something in april. i would like to go more in depth about what i was touching on in the last show... is it possible for a 'person of colour' to be successful in america and not sacrifice or compromise their beliefs? i want to do more in-depth conversations/interviews about that.

i am constantly welcoming people to get involved and have some input for the show, so that is wonderful that you are interested!!! what sorts of things were you thinking about?

speak soon,
peace,
jamilah

 

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