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WREK is the entirely student managed, operated, and engineered radio station of Georgia Tech. We broadcast 24/7 on 91.1 FM with 100,000 watts of quality, diverse programming. You can listen online and browse through our 14-day archive of specialty shows, sound blocks, sports, and public affairs programming.

HD Channels are Down

As of a couple weeks ago, our two HD channels have been down. We’ve got a handle on the issue now, and are hoping to resolve it shortly. Apologies for the inconvenience; we know most of all that lack of the essential WREK nutrient is costly to the soul.

In the meantime, please tune in to our regular radio signal, or listen online here on wrek.org. Sorry for the trouble.

The Desoto Hour 1/21/17

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Check out the new sound!

Jimmie Noone’s Quartet – Chicago Dixieland in the Forties

  1. “A Porter’s Love Song”
  2. “Goodbye, Don’t Cry”
  3. “Blues for Roy”
  4. “Lady, Be Good”
  5. “Memories of You”
  6. “Honeysuckle Rose”

Everett Hoagland and His Orchestra, 1939-1940

  1. “Bless You”
  2. “It’s All Over Town (We’re Thru)”
  3. “Apple Blossoms and Chapel Bells”
  4. “My Son, My Son”
  5. “The Moon and the Willow Tree”
  6. “I’m Too Romantic”

The Fabulous Jimmy Dorsey

  1. “Contrasts”
  2. “Jay-Dee’s Boogie Woogie”
  3. “Mambo En Sax”
  4. “Maria Elena”
  5. “Speak Low”
  6. “It’s the Dreamer in Me”

Alvino Rey and His Orchestra, 1946

  1. “How High the Moon”
  2. “Bumble Boogie”
  3. “(From the) Land of the Sky Blue Water”
  4. “You’ve Got Me Crying Again”
  5. “April in Paris”
  6. “Yesterdays”
  7. “Dardanella”
  8. “Stocking Horse”

Harry James – The King James Version

  1. “Corner Pocket”
  2. “Lara’s Theme”
  3. “Cherokee”
  4. “More Splutie, Please”

The Complete Benny Goodman, Vol. II

  1. “Walk Jennie Walk”
  2. “China Boy”
  3. “More Than You Know”
  4. “All My Life”
  5. “Oh Lady Be Good”
  6. “Nobody’s Sweetheart”
  7. “Too Good to Be True”
  8. “House Hop”

Friday Night Fish Fry 1/20/17

  • Roy Buchanan – I’m Evil
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  • The Jimmy Dawkins Band – Blues With A Feeling
  • Freddie King – Big Legged Woman
  • Louisiana Red – Driftin’
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  • Son House – Preachin’ Blues
  • Lead Belly – Easy Rider
  • Robert Johnson – I’m a Steady Rolling Man
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  • The Black Keys – Thickfreakness
  • The Mannish Boys – Death Letter
  • Lil Ed And The Blues Imperials – Check My Baby’s Oil
  • Stevie Ray Vaughan – Texas Flood
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  • Joe McGuiness – Payday
  • Liz Melendez – Mercy
  • The Wood Brothers – Postcards From Hell
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  • Tinsley Ellis – Mouth Turn Dry
  • Sean Chambers – You’re Gonna Miss Me
  • Fatback Deluxe – The Sun Shines Down
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  • Lightnin’ Hopkins – Back Door Friend
  • Furry Lewis – On The Road Again
  • Sunyland Slim – Chicago Woman
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  • Muddy Waters – Soon Forgotten
  • Howlin’ Wolf – All My Life
  • Big Mama Thornton – I Feel The Way I Feel

Playlist for Lost in the Stacks from Friday, January 20th (“What’s the Future?”) Episode 329

Hear the show at http://traffic.libsyn.com/lostinthestacks/LITS_Episode_329.mp3

Clip from Lost in the Stacks with Tom Waits’s “Filipino Box-Spring Hog”
Intro: “Friction” by Television

“Pick It Up, Lay it in the Cut” by Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings

File this set under PZ3. C551205:
“Oh! You Pretty Things!” by David Bowie
“I Ain’t Got No Home in This World Anymore” by Woody Guthrie

File this set under HT123 .B355:
“The Poisoned Mine” by Tara Jane O’Neil
“Farmer John” by Neil Young and Crazy Horse

File this set under E168 .E83:
“Acid Tongue” by Jenny Lewis
“Diamonds in the Mine” by Leonard Cohen

Credits: “YCIM” by Shellac

“Let’s Go Crazy!” by Prince & the Revolution

Stay tuned for the next Lost in the Stacks, “Fake News” on Friday, January 27th!

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Google Play, or at http://lostinthestacks.libsyn.com/

Shillelagh Law – One More Day Above the Roses

  • One More Day Above the Roses – Gaelic Storm
  • Irish Pub Song – The High Kings
  • Wha Saw the 42nd – The Real McKenzies
  • Sound the Pibroch – Murder the Stout
  • 6AM Again – John Byrne Band
  • Heidi’s Eyes – Colin Farrell
  • Whistlin’ Gypsy Rover – Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem
  • Kila – Hebden Bridge
  • The Apprentice Boy – John Doyle
  • An T-Ull – Dervish
  • The Queen of Argyll – Silly Wizard
  • Hugh Graeme – Corries
  • Whiskey in the Jar – Pogues
  • Polka Never Dies – The Dreadnoughts
  • Irish Pub Song – The Rumjacks

 

Full Album Appreciation 1/18/17

This Morning’s Album:

Yosi Horikawa – Vapor

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If you’re at all into production or really just sounds in general, this one’s the album for you.

Good speakers or headphones highly recommended.