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B. B. King this week on The Juke In The Back!

The Juke In The Back” focuses on the “soul that came before rock n’ roll,” the records that inspired Elvis, Buddy Holly, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and countless others.

B. B. King this week on The Juke In The Back!

The Juke In The Back” focuses on the “soul that came before rock n’ roll,” the records that inspired Elvis, Buddy Holly, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and countless others.

Sara smiles Gets Positively Piratical on Wednesday!

Ahoy ye land-lubbers! As September 19 has been designated as Talk like a Pirate Day for some years now, I've decided to cast off my inhibitions, throw caution overboard, and sail into the next episode of Sara Smiles in my piratical persona as Captain Sara of the dreaded ship Castigator, terror of the Mushroom Main! I'm going to attempt to do all my voice-breaks using pirate lingo! Trust me, this is an event you won't want to miss! We've even got a special Talk Like a Pirate Day song courtesy of a loyal listener!

More music from September 1968 tonight on The Early Years!

Join me for The Early Years where you'll enjoy the best variety of music from the 50s and 60s with an nod to other decades, including music from before the rock era which is generally accepted as starting in 1955.
Fifty years ago today, Sept. 16, 1968, I attended my first lecture as a bright-eyed, first-year freshman (called Frosh) at Queen's University in my home town of Kingston, Ontario, Canada. To say I was innocent and naive is an understatement but that quickly changed as I became accustomed to, and embraced university life.

To Absent Friends, this Week on Come by the Hills!

on September 16, 2017, my best and longest-lived friendship changed dramatically when Shannon Marie Smith (1977-2017) died suddenly in her home, no definitive cause known, having recently reached her forty-first year. I remember recording a couple of episodes of Come by the Hills in the days and weeks following her death, including one which I recorded mere hours after hearing the news for the first time.

Charles Brown: 1949-52 this week on The Juke In The Back!

The Juke In The Back” focuses on the “soul that came before rock n’ roll,” the records that inspired Elvis, Buddy Holly, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and countless others.

Charles Brown: 1949-52 this week on The Juke In The Back!

The Juke In The Back” focuses on the “soul that came before rock n’ roll,” the records that inspired Elvis, Buddy Holly, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and countless others.

Music from September 1968 tonight on The Early Years!

Join me for The Early Years where you'll enjoy the best variety of music from the 50s and 60s with an nod to other decades, including music from before the rock era which is generally accepted as starting in 1955.
Fifty years ago yesterday, Sept. 8, 1968, I became a bright-eyed, first-year freshman (called Frosh) at Queen's University in my home town of Kingston, Ontario, Canada. To say I was innocent and naive is an understatement but that quickly changed as I became accustomed to, and embraced university life.

It's Fabulous folkish Fun as Usual, this Week on Come by the Hills!

Mushroom FM's premier celtic music show is back yet again for another week with three hours of magical music from awesome artists as well as mindless maundering from yours truly. All our features are in their places and everything's set for a fun time. So, if you're feeling folkish, then feel free to tune in on Sunday night at 8:00 pM Eastern, following Steve Cutway and The Early Years, or catch the replay on Friday morning at 4:00 AM Eastern, 9:00 AM in the UK and Ireland. But wait! There's more!

We're headed to Egypt Station on this week's Mosen Explosion

Squee! The first new album of original material from Sir Paul McCartney since 2013 is now out. It’s called Egypt Station, and it is his 17th studio album. Already, it’s earned him his first top 10 billboard hit since 1997, and there are some fine tracks on the album.

This week on The Mosen Explosion, I’ll be playing a few selected tracks from the album, along with Sir Paul discussing the inspiration behind them.

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