Jaime Leopoldand The Short Stories( Walter Cryderman,Aaron Lowe and bassist Jim Miller) came by the studio to perform a couple of songs off their new CD. Thanks to Just Jeese and Devin for handling the engineering duties on this show.
Through storytelling, classic video footage, and family memorabilia, Kelly Carlin, the only child of iconoclastic comedian George Carlin, chronicles over 40 years of her life with her famous father. A funny, poignant and honest look at the man who not only redefined 20th century comedy, but inspired generations of comedy fans with such classic routines as Hippie Dippie Weatherman, Class Clown, The Seven Dirty Words, A Place for Your Stuff, and Modern Man. Kelly reveals what it was like to be swept up into the life and career of her father from his early days as a straight comic through his transformation into a counter culture hero and iconoclastic social commentator to the very last days of his life.
Cuddle Magic were touring the country this spring, having also played in Denver and Seattle before coming to the Sidedoor last night in SE Portland. While they were in the studio, they mentioned that part of them are from Brooklyn, but the other members are from Philidelphia. When they said they met in college, I had to test them with a musical joke that only actual music students laugh at. A wonderful band, with electronic keyboards, trumpet and a bass clarinet among others instruments.
We loved them so much when they perfomed for us last Febuary,<http://kboo.fm/node/34030>, that we had to have them come back. In fact we were flooded with calls from listeners, last Monday, wondering when they would come on. I did have another band ready to perform, but the gals brought me an order of french fries, so we moved them right into the studio!
Back with us in the studio, we welcome The Shook Twins.Katelyn and Laurie grew up in northern Idaho and have been singing together since before they were six. Now living in Portland, this is their second visit to KBOO, which we were so glad they could work into their busy performance schedule.. Acomplished musicians and singer/songwriters whom we wish could be on every show.