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

winter drive 2014- the quincy jones edition!

Air date: 
Thu, 02/13/2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
quincy jones...

we are here once again at 'guess who's coming to radio??!!' for another winter drive; this time we are exploring the works of QUINCY JONES.  mr. jones' work has spanned years and genres- everyone from leslir gore, dinah washington, patti austin to, of course, michael jackson (our teacher). 

come celebrate that variety with us, as we celebrate another year of community radio! 

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! on 01/30/14

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Air date: 
Thu, 01/30/2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
Soul Liberation!

a little bit more on 'gentrification'...

Air date: 
Thu, 01/23/2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
gentrification...

many cities around the world have been feeling the effects of what is widely known as gentrification (which is traditionally defined as:  "the process of renewal and rebuilding accompanying the influx of middle-class or affluent people into deteriorating areas that often displaces poorer residents.") portland of course is no stranger to that, with its long history of displacing not only working class and low-income folks, but thriving black communities as well, due to factors such as imminent domain. 

LILLA (D'MONE) in the studio!!!

Air date: 
Thu, 01/09/2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
LILLA- live and direct!
we were sick for a while (somehow catching what a lot of others caught); but alas, we are back, for another year of 'guess who's coming to radio??!!'

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! on 12/26/13

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Air date: 
Thu, 12/26/2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
Soul Liberation!

ahjamu umi returns...

Air date: 
Thu, 12/12/2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
ahjamu umi returns...
anyone who regularly listens to 'guess who's coming to radio??!!' may be aware that pan-afrikanism is a philosophy we proudly support.  the simplest way we can put it is:  the health of the mother continent represents the health of the world. 

one of the strongest pan-afrikanist voices in portland, oregon is ahjamu umi (anti-foreclosure/pro-community activist and member of the all African people's revolutionary party). 

from his website (http://www.abetterworld.me/):

the return of KAMAL SHAW!!!

Air date: 
Thu, 11/28/2013 - 8:00pm - Fri, 11/29/2013 - 12:00am
Short Description: 
the return of KAMAL SHAW!!!
you may have already heard our dear brother KAMAL SHAW, if you listened to us during this recent fall membership drive.  we enjoyed him so much that we wanted to bring him on again, to spend more time with his mind.  we also wanted to give you an opportunity to engage with him, in particularly if you heard him last time and did not have a chance to ask a question or give a comment. 

we are using radio as an opportunity to show the range of our experiences, and surely, kamal is proof that the 'monolith' title needs to be done away with. 

in case you are not familiar with him, he is:

a more in-depth conversation with andy allo...

Air date: 
Thu, 11/14/2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
the return!!!
a few weeks back during the fall membership drive (thank you for contributing!) we aired a portion of a conversation we had with andy allo- this evening, in honor of her performance at the camilia lounge on the 15th of this month, we will be airing much more of this conversation! (the full conversation will also be on this site right after the show).  andy is currently a member of the new power generation (headed by prince); however she's an artist in her own right, recently releasing a second album, entitled 'superconductor'.  for more information check out http://alloevolution.com.

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! on 10/31/13

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Air date: 
Thu, 10/31/2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
Soul Liberation!

bringing the originals...

Air date: 
Thu, 10/24/2013 - 8:00pm - Fri, 10/25/2013 - 12:00am
Short Description: 
bringing the originals...
we are still in the midst of our fall membership drive (and we want to thank you immensely for your sustaining support!), and we are continuing the mood, 'guess who's coming to radio??!!' style! we're encouraging you to dance, as we play the originals to those songs you hear portions of these days, via samples and interpolations in hip hop, rock, and even jazz... some of these songs may take you back, some of them may even surprise you, when you make the connections! we're going to be on until midnight, so we're gonna bring you a good time, through the airwaves!

Audio

a conversation with andy allo!!!

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program date: 
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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program date: 
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

program date: 
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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program date: 
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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program date: 
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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program date: 
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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program date: 
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

program date: 
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 04/04/2013

Air date: 
04/04/2013
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
the impressionswe're a winnerwe're a winnerABC
baby huey & the babysittersmighty mightythe baby huey storycurtom
jan bradleymama didn't liethe best of chess rhythm & blueschess
the impressionswe're in lovepeople get readyABC-paramount
aretha franklinjumpsparkleatlantic
curtis mayfieldbeautiful brother of minerootscurtom
curtis mayfieldpower to the peoplesweet exorcistcurtom
curtis mayfieldif i were only a child againback to the worldcurtom
gladys knight & the pipsmr. welfare manclaudine OSTbuddha
the impressionswe must be in lovecheck out your mind!curtom
curtis mayfieldlove to the people(there's no place like) america todaycurtom
curtis mayfieldkeep on trippin'back to the worldcurtom
curtis mayfieldeddie you should know bettersuperfly OSTcurtom
curtis mayfieldmiss black americacurtiscurtom
curtis mayfieldright on for the darknessback to the worldcurtom
curtis mayfieldkeep on keeping onrootscurtom
curtis mayfieldnow you're gonerootscurtom
the impressionsi loved and i lostwe're a winnerABC
curtis mayfieldkung fusweet exorcistcurtom
linda cliffordyou are, you areif my friends could see me nowcurtom

honoring ancestor curtis mayfield...

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 03/14/2013

Air date: 
03/14/2013
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
gladys knight and the pipsthe way we werei feel a songbuddha
herbie hancockfirst tripspeak like a childblue note
ella fitzgeraldtake the a trainella fitzgerald sings the duke ellington song bookverve
jazz crusaderswatts happeningthe young rabbitsblue note
boogie down productionsyou must learnghetto music: the blueprint of hip hopjive
herbie hancockoliloqui valley (alternate outtake)emperiyan islesblue note
commodoressail onmidnight magicmotown
aretha franklinthe long & winding roadyoung, gifted & blackatlantic
terence blanchardthe ghost of congo squarea tale of GOD'S will: a requiem for katrinablue note
brother jacks mc dufftabacco road7"atlantic
ramsey lewismaiden voyagemaiden voyagecadet
marvin gayeflyin' high (in the friendly sky)what's goin' ontamla
erykah baduwindow seat (live, soul train awards 2010)
stevie wonderpretty world (live 1970)
wilson simonalsá marinaalegria alegria vol. 2odeon
angela bofillthe voyageangel ofthe nightGRP/arista
earl klughnight drivelow ridecapitol
ronnie laws & pressuretidal wavepressure sensitiveliberty
RUN DMC'reading rainbow' rap
jackson 5coming homesoulsation!motown
wilson pickettborn to be wild7"atlantic
terence blanchardharvesting danceflowblue note

travelling and flowering...

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 02/28/2013

Air date: 
02/28/2013
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
princemoney don't matter 2nightdiamonds and pearlspaisley park/warner bros.
the neville brothersmy bloodyellow moonA&M
miriam makebamayibuyelive at bern's salonger, stockholm, sweden, 1966gallo record company
stevie wondermisrepresented peoplebamboozled OSTmotown
princegamillahthe chocolate invasion
andy beytune upexperience and judgementatlantic
princexhalationxpectation
cannonball adderleythe chocolate nuisancethe black messiahcapitol
mos defnew world waterblack on both sidesrawkus
grandmaster melle mel and the furious fivebeat street breakdownbeat street OSTatlantic
stephanie mills and casteverybody rejoicethe wiz OSTatlantic
lauryn hillfreedom timeunplugged 2.0columbia
rochelle ro deezy harti just wanna fly (live)
horace silver (f. salome bey)my soul is my computerthe united states of mind phase 3blue note
prince nico mbarga & rocafil jazzfree education in nigeriafree educationrounder
princexogenousxpectation
michael jacksonHIStory (tony moran's HIStory lesson)blood on the dance floor: HIStory in the mixepic/MJJ productions

links we discussed, and more!

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/02/26/us-usa-kerry-liberties-idUSBRE91P0HJ20130226

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/entertainment/2013/02/rapper-lil-poopy-9-stirs-controversy/

http://chicagoist.com/2012/09/19/13-year-old_rapper_lil_mouse_releas.php

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2284890/Joliet-murders-Teens-3-way-sex-bodies-men-strangled.html

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/02/28/study-pessimists-live-longer-than-optimists/

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/02/28/bradley-manning-pleads-guilty-to-10-charges-but-denies-aiding-the-enemy/

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/02/27/numero-magazine-blackface-apology-african-queen_n_2772670.html?utm_hp_ref=mostpopular

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/william-h-turner/mississippi-again-between_b_2762494.html?utm_hp_ref=mostpopular

http://blackagendareport.com/content/remember-sequestration-was-obama%E2%80%99s-idea

http://blackagendareport.com/content/goodbye-black-studies

http://www.counterpunch.org/2013/02/07/why-obama-should-be-impeached/

http://www.counterpunch.org/2013/02/05/obamacare-a-deception/

http://www.counterpunch.org/2013/02/13/the-execution-of-christopher-dorner/

http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2009/04/13/18588525.php

http://blackagendareport.com/content/mississippi-finally-ratifies-13th-amendment-%E2%80%93-here-are-some-other-things-mississippi-decided

 

 

 

 

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 02/14/2013

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Air date: 
02/14/2013
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
the blackbyrdshappy musiccity lifefantasy
donald byrdlove has come around12"elektra
donald byrd and 125th street, NYCi love youlove byrdelektra
donald byrdpentatonicblackjackblue note
donald byrdtheme for malcolmlandmarks32 jazz
donald byrdthe loud minoritykofiblue note
donald byrdstepping into tomorrowstepping into tomorrowblue note
donald byrddesign a nationmizell: the mizell brothers at blue noteblue note
donald byrdmr. thomasblack byrdblue note
donald byrdestavanicoelectric byrdblue note
donald byrdghanabyrd in flightblue note
guru (f. donald byrd)loungin'jazzmatazz vol. 1chrysalis
donald byrdmy babeup wit donald byrdverve
donald byrdthe emperorethiopian knightsblue note
donald byrdnight whistlerplaces and spacesblue note
donald byrdclose your eyes and look withinThank You... For F.U.M.L. (Funking Up My Life)elektra
donald byrdcutethe cat walkblue note
donald byrdhushroyal flushblue note
the blackbyrdsfuture children, future hopesflying startfantasy
donald byrddance bandblue breakbeatsblue note

honoring dr. donald byrd...

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 01/24/2013

Air date: 
01/24/2013
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
edwin starrwarwar and peacegordy
michael jacksonthey don't care about us (charles' full joint mix)12" promoMJJ productions/epic dance
odysseygoing back to my rootsi got the melodyRCA
billy paulam i black enough for you360 degrees of billy paulphiladelphia international
peter toshthe day the dollar diemystic manrolling stones records
lupe fiasco f. skylar greywords i never saidlasersatlantic
KRS-ONEpick it upmaximum strengthkoch
lamont doziergoing back to my rootspeddlin' music on the sidewarner bros. records
curtis mayfieldwe got to have peacerootscurtom
marvin gayeyou're the man (alternate version)what's going on (special edition)tamla/motown
donny hathawaywhat's going onliveATCO
nina simonebacklash blues (live)forever young, gifted & black: songs of freedom and spiritRCA/legacy
michael jacksonwe've had enoughultimate collectionepic

here are some links related to tonight's show: 

www.alternet.org/culture/how-black-power-won-american-west-and-why-tarantino-doesnt-get-it

mindcontrolblackassassins.com/2013/01/11/katt-williams-mensa-the-django-unchained-deception/

www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/iroquois.asp

www.warpaths2peacepipes.com/native-american-indians/iroquois-confederacy-constitution.htm

usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/01/24/16681072-valor-knows-no-gender-pentagon-lifts-ban-on-women-in-combat

a little extra:

www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/jan/22/mali-fastest-blowback-war-on-terror

blackagendareport.com/content/what-obama-has-wrought

happy learning!

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 01/10/2013

Air date: 
01/10/2013
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
lauryn hilli get out (8:03)unplugged 2.0columbia
kool & the gangancestral ceremony (8:07)spirit of the boogiede-lite
james brownpeople wake up and live (8:14)mutha's naturepolydor
mutabarukade system (8:19)check it!alligator records
mutabarukade system (9:06)check it!alligator records
public enemycan't truss it (9:10)apocalypse '91: the enemy strikes blackdef jam recordings
steel pulse f. tiken jah fakolyafrican holocaust (9:15)african holocaustRAS
millie jacksoni cry (9:19)it hurts so goodspring
linda tilleryfreedom time (9:24)linda tilleryolivia records
the pharoahsfreedom road (9:32)awakeningscarab records
tracy chapmanfreedom now (9:39)crossroadselektra
(teacher) michael jacksonanother part of me (9:52)bad (2001 edition)MJJ productions/epic
lauryn hilli gotta find peace of mind (9:56)unplugged 2.0columbia

this evening we spoke with min. paul scott; we also had shaheed and tunisia haamid!

here are some links of things we spoke about during the show, and more...  there are a lot of links, but hopefully they will be educational for you, and you will be able to move further in your journey and dig deeper and share with others what you've learned:

http://www.washingtontimes.com/blog/inside-politics/2013/jan/1/fiscal-cliff-deal-repeals-part-obamacare/#ixzz2H2Z1AR8X

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/06/business/despite-new-health-law-some-see-sharp-rise-in-premiums.html?pagewanted=all&_r=1&

http://www.nationalcenter.org/PR-PfizerJJ042310.html
 

http://www.salon.com/2012/12/13/obamacare_brought_to_you_by_johnson_johnson/

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130109/white-house-2nd-amendment-does-not-trump-1st-pie

http://www.wnd.com/2012/09/obama-detention-ok-for-1st-amendment-activities/

http://m.jacksonville.com/news/metro/2012-05-06/story/fact-check-does-new-law-restrict-protests-and-violate-first-amendment

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130103/violence-against-women-act-bill-dies-house-first-time-since-1994-18-years

(note: part of the original bill which included the 'assault weapons ban' also included a 'violence against women' segment.  interestingly, as they move to push the assault weapons ban they let the 'violence against women' act die)

http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2011/09/the-secret-history-of-guns/308608/

http://www.globalresearch.ca/the-sandy-hook-school-massacre-unanswered-questions-and-missing-information/5316776

(note: even if you don't agree with the above piece, you have to ask yourself why the inconsistencies in reporting on this shooting have largely gone unanswered)

here's some platinum and other (older and newer) news regarding the south african miners, etc.:

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/10/05/us-safrica-strikes-idUSBRE8930W320121005

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/09/27/us-safrica-mines-idUSBRE88Q0N420120927

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/11/12/implats-outlook-idUSL3E8MC18620121112?type=companyNews

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/01/09/us-safrica-strikes-idUSBRE9080K420130109

http://therealnews.com/t2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=31&Itemid=74&jumival=9459

http://www.mineweb.com/mineweb/content/en/mineweb-whats-new?oid=169348&sn=Detail

some history on the older assault weapons ban bill:

http://www.pagunblog.com/2009/02/23/assault-weapons-ban-history/

http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c103:H.R.3355.ENR

and some information on the omnibus bill current vice president joe biden drafted (which was a precursor to the patriot act):

http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2011/12/joe-biden-drafted-the-core-of-the-patriot-act-in-1995-before-the-oklahoma-city-bombing.html

and...  are armed police or guards a response to the school shootings, especially after all the video evidence of police abusing their power and physically abusing children who have been late to class or were deemed 'hyperactive'?

http://news.yahoo.com/two-jersey-school-districts-install-armed-police-guards-000046648.html

 

 

 

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 12/13/2012

Air date: 
12/13/2012
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
gary byrd & the g.b. experiencethe crown12"wondirection/motown
stevie wonderit's wrong (apartheid)in square circletamla
the gary byrd experiencelittle black babypresenting the gary byrd experienceRCA
roberta flackoh freedomsoul to soulatlantic
james brownmind powerthe paybackpolydor
skull snapsit's a new dayskull snapsGSF records
donald byrdflight timeblack byrdblue note
michael jacksonprice of famebad 25epic/sony
michael jacksonfreebad 25epic/sony
monk hughes & the outer realmliberateda tribute to brother weldonstones throw

a conversation with randall sullivan...  and other things.

here's the video of my 'open letter to stevie wonder':

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2mtVLhTJK80

 

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 11/09/2012

Air date: 
11/09/2012
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
lene lovichwhat will i do without youflexstiff/epic
lene lovichtelepathystatelessstiff
yochannon (space age vocalist) w/ sun ra & his archestrahot killet mamablowin' through yokohama!atomic passion
al smithi'll be alrighthear my bluesprestige
bob dylani'll be your baby tonightjohn wesley hardingcolumbia
bob mc grathso it doesn't whistlebob mc grath from sesame streetaffinity records
groveri am bluegrover sings the bluessesame street records
michael jacksoni'm so bluebad 25epic/sony
STEVIE WONDERgirl bluemusic of my mindtamla
the kinkslazy old sunsomething elsereprise
sesame street kidssomebody come and playthe sesame street recordcolumbia
kamaal the abstractcaringkamaal the abstractbattery records
ella fitzgeraldi let a song go out of my heartella fitzgerald sings the duke ellington songbookverve
billy childish and the blackhandspolitics of greed and gainthe original chatham jacksup pop
leaders of the new schoolteachers, don't teach us nonsense!!a future without a past...elektra
public enemyblack steel in the hour of chaosit takes a nation of millions to hold us backdef jam
public enemypower to the peoplefear of a black planetdef jam
gang of fouretherentertainmentemi
PiLthe suitmetal boxvirgin
jimmy reedshame shame shamet'aint no big thing but he is...jimmy reedvee jay
hot chocolateemmacicero parkRAK
thin lizzyshowdownnightlifevertigo
marvin gayeyou sure love to balllet's get it ontamla
donovan (with the jeff beck group, lesley and madeline)trudibarabajagalepic
frank zappawillie the pimphot ratsbizarre
flash & the dynamicsel son de la lomathe new york soundtico
diana rosshave fun (again)dianamotown
johnny otisain't nothin' shakin'slow bluesold fashion
snatch and the poontangssignifyin' monkey pt 1snatch and the poontangskent
amnestymr. presidentfree your mindnow again/700 west/fat beats
the honey drippersimpeach the president7"alaga
james brownfunky president (people it's bad)realitypolydor
madhouseserve 'emserve 'emtoday
shuggie otisi wanna make you happyin session informationRPM records
marvin gayeflyin' high in the friendly skywhat's going ontamla
marvin gayeyou're the man pts. I & IIthe best of marvin gayemotown master series
steely danhome at lastajaMCA
brand new heaviesbrother sisterbrother sisterdelicious vinyl
michael massercat fightmahogany OSTmotown
princevenus de miloparadepaisley park/warner bros.
rick moranis & ellen greenesuddenly seymourlittle shop of horrorsgeffen
princebabyfor youwarner bros.
princeamericaaround the world in a daypaisley park/warner bros.
george michaelmother's pridelisten without predjudicecolumbia
sinead o' connerblack boys on mopedsi do not want what i haven't gotchrysalis
gilberto gilrodalouvaçãophillips
horace silvernext time i fall in loveserenade to a soul sisterblue note
the kinksdo you remember waltervillage green preservation societyreprise
herbie hancockdolphin dancemaiden voyageblue note

radio- ALL...  over the place!

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 10/25/2012

Air date: 
10/25/2012
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
STEVIE WONDERuptight (everything's alright) (8:05)uptighttamla
bo diddleygunslinger (8:07)bo diddley is a gunslingerchess
lavern bakerc.c. rider (8:11)her greatest recordingsATCO
archiebaldstack-a-lee (8:14)7"play back
big boy cruduptrain fare blues (8:16)star bootleggerkrazy kat
son housedry spell blues pt. 1 (8:19)giants of country blueswolf
roosevelt sykeswe gotta move ((8:24)hard drivin' bluesdelmark
memphis slimi guess i'm a fool (8:27)the blues volume 4chess
roscoe gordonno more dogging (8:31)7"modern
fats dominoi'm gonna be a wheel someday (8:52)blueberry hill!mercury
billy stewartfat boy (8:55)7"eric
bo diddleycadillac (8:59)bo diddley is a gunslingerchess
bo diddley, muddy waters and little walterwho do you love (9:00)superblueschecker
bunker hill (w/ link wray and the wraymen)the girl can't dance (9:04)7"norton
esqueritawhy did it take you so long (9:12)esquerita!capitol
esqueritaget back baby (9:15)esquerita!capitol
little richardland of a thousand dances (9:17)get down with it: the okeh sessionsepic
little richardooh! my soul (9:19)little richardspecialty
sugarpie desantoi want to know (9:21)7"veltone
al smithi love her so (9:25)goin' down to louisianaace
jacksie brenston & his delta catsrocket 88 (9:27)10"chess
richard berrylouie louie (9:32)7"underground
chuck berryjaguar and thunderbird (9:34)chuck berry's golden decade vol.2chess
billy wrightwind it up (9:36)stompin' 1-10stomp
chubby checkertwenty miles (9:36)7"parkway
big mama thorntonhound dog (9:47)hound dog: the peacock recordingsMCA
maxine brownoh no not my baby (9:50)7"eric
radiantsain't no big thing (9:52)7"chess
bo diddleyyou ain't bad (9:55)the originatorchecker
black merdareality (9:59)black merdachess

the fore-parents of rock n' roll!

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 09/27/2012

Air date: 
09/27/2012
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
STEVIE WONDERfreecharactersmotown
amnestyfree your mindfree your mind: the 700 west sessionsnow again/700 west/fatbeats
pharoah sandersyou've got to have freedomliveevidence
charles mingusonce upon a time, there was a holding corporation called old americaMusic Written For Monterey 1965, Not Heard… Played In Its Entirety AT UCLA, September 25, 1965sunnyside
leadbellybourgeoise bluesfolkways: the origional visionfolkways
boscoewe ain't freeboscoekingdom of chad records
dianne reeveslift ev'ry voice and sing (live at the mt. fiji jazz festival, 1991)
kim westonlift ev'ry voice and singthis is americaMGM
public enemyi shall not be movedmost of my heroes don't appear on no stampenemy records/spitdigital
joe hendersonpower to the peoplepower to the peoplemilestone
public enemynotice- know thisspitdigital
charles mingusdon't let it happen hereMusic Written For Monterey 1965, Not Heard… Played In Its Entirety AT UCLA, September 25, 1965sunnyside
joe hendersonafro-centricpower to the peoplemilestone
max roachgarvey's ghostpercussion bitter sweetimpulse!

talking about freedom...

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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