Archive for September, 2017

The Desoto Hour 9/30/17

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So long, September!

Artie Shaw & His Gramercy Five

  1. “Cross Your Heart”
  2. “The Sad Sack”
  3. “My Blue Heaven”
  4. “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes”
  5. “The Grabtown Grapple”
  6. “Dr. Livingston, I Presume?”
  7. “Scuttlebutt”
  8. “Keepin’ Myself for You”
  9. “Special Delivery Stomp”

Jimmie Grier & His Orchestra, 1935-36

  1. “Varsity Drag”
  2. “You’re My Everything”
  3. “The One I Love”
  4. “Every Little Moment”
  5. “You Are My Lucky Star”
  6. “Chicago”
  7. “Goofus”
  8. “Lady Be Good”

Design Stereo Spotlight Series #183

  1. “And the Angels Swing” – Stan Getz
  2. “Don’t Worry ‘Bout Me” – Stan Getz
  3. “That’s Earl, Brother” – Charlie Parker
  4. “JC’s Theme” – Frank Motley
  5. “Double or Nothing” – Frank Motley
  6. “Gray’s Thing” – Dexter Gordon & Wardell Gray
  7. “GG Tenor” – Dexter Gordon & Wardell Gray
  8. “Salt Peanuts” – Charlie Parker
  9. “High and Low” – Frank Motley
  10. “Motley’s Jazz” – Frank Motley

The Complete Charlie Barnet, Vol. I

  1. “The First Time I Saw You”
  2. “In Your Own Little Way”
  3. “You’re Looking for Romance”
  4. “Love Is a Merry-Go-Round”
  5. “A Sailboat in the Moonlight”
  6. “He Walked Right In”
  7. “I Get Along Without You Very Well”
  8. “I’m Praying Humble”

Benny Goodman – Seven Come Eleven

  1. “Alone Together”
  2. “I Cover the Waterfront”
  3. “A Smooth One”
  4. “Send in the Clowns”
  5. “You are the Sunshine of My Life”

WREKtacular 2018

To celebrate 50 years of WREK Radio, we’re throwing a WREKtacular like you’ve never seen before! We are trying to get multiple stages for a full 2-day experience on April 6th and 7th, 2018, but will need your support to make that happen.

Please visit our GoFundMe page for donations. Thank you very much for your support.

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WREKtacular T-Shirt Design Contest

To honor our 50th year, we’ll be giving you a chance to show your talent and creativity with a T-Shirt Design Contest. Send us a design of what you think embodies 50 years of WREK Radio.

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Shillelagh Law – September 28, 2017

  • An Gille Mear – Battlefield Band with Christine Primrose and Nuala Kennedy
  • Saddle Tramp – Teada
  • The Wounded Crow – Willis Clan
  • The Corrie Man – Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas
  • Twa Recruiting Sergeants – North Sea Gas
  • Loch Lomond – North Sea Gas
  • The Whistling Thief/ Behind the Haystack – Duncan Cameron
  • Battle of Harlaw – Corries
  • Come Out Ye Black and Tans – Wolfe Tones
  • To Paula – Mari Black
  • Aoife Johnston’s Freakout – Socks in the Frying Pan
  • Before the Storm/ The Black Rogue – Liz Carroll and John Doyle
  • The Foggy Dew – Tommy Makem
  • Shoals of Herring – Jon Boden
  • Dirty Old Town – Pogues

Psych-Out! Playlist for September 27, 2017

  1. The Magic Carpathians & Cerberus Shoal – Continuumed (The Life and Times of the Magic Carpathians and Cerberus Shoal)
  2. Sun Cycles – Variation on Winslow Hill (Sun Cycles / Inez Lightfoot — live split with Inez Lightfoot)
  3. Sun Araw – Lucretius (Ancient Romans)
  4. Hills – Messias II (Uncollected Sound)
  5. Plankton Wat – Forever Glowing Vista (Crystal Wizard)
  6. Montibus Communitas – Quilla (Hacia Aquellos Bosques de Inmensidad)