Whole 'Nuther Thing
Music Without Boundaries
Whole 'Nuther Thing January 24th, 2015
January 25, 2015 10:55 AM PST
Today's program features one of the great voices of our generation, still performing in her 6th decade, Judy Collins. Additional tuneage from Ten Years After, Buddy Miles, Rod Stewart, The Youngbloods, Eric Clapton, Dave Mason, James Brown, Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes, Pharoah Sanders, Van Morrison, The Rolling Stones, Chicago, Carly Simon, Don Mclean, The Beatles, Turtles, Byrds, Grass Roots, Bob Seger, Chris Isaak, Bruce Springsteen, Leonard Cohen, Fred Neil and Dave Van Ronk.Whole 'Nuther Thing January 17th, 2015
January 18, 2015 09:46 AM PST
Today's program features a true original and the creator of “Glam Rock” Ziggy Stardust, aka David Bowie. David’s on stage persona influenced a whole generation and launched a successful musical career now in its 6th decade. Additional tuneage from Al DiMeola w Chick Corea, The Doors, Garland Jeffreys, Love, Fleetwood Mac, Jimi Hendrix, The Steve Miller Band, Pat Metheny w Lyle Mays, Nilsson, The Eagles, Simon & Garfunkel, and a "Tribute To Martin Luther King Jr. featuring Sam Cooke, The Impressions and Gil Scott Heron.Whole 'Nuther Thing January 10, 2015
January 11, 2015 10:05 AM PST
Today's program features one of our generations musical treasures, Blues great Taj Mahal. Additional tuneage from Paul Simon, John Prine, Dire Straits, John Mellencamp, Traffic, Steely Dan, Chicago, Ambrosia, James Brown, Lee Michaels, Ten Years After, Free, J. Geils, Them, John Mayall, Humble Pie, Crosby Stills & Nash, Procol Harum and The Rolling Stones.Whole 'Nuther Thing January 3, 2015
January 04, 2015 12:00 AM PST
Today's program features an American treasure, Singer, Songwriter, Composer and recent inductee into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Randy Newman. Additional tuneage from Les Dudek, Quicksilver Messenger Service, The Allman Brothers, Elvin Bishop, Quincy Jones, Steely Dan, Ben Sidran, Billy joel, Mott The Hoople, Bruce Springsteen, Manfred Mann, John Batdorf with James Lee Stanley, Poco, Pure Prairie League, The Beatles, Jackson Browne with Ray Davies and Jethro Tull.Whole 'Nuther Thing December 27th, 2014
December 27, 2014 06:55 PM PST
Today's program features our 9th Annual "The British Are Coming" Holiday Special highlighting the first wave of the "British Invasion". Included are The Searchers, Dave Clark 5, Swinging Blue Jeans, Kinks, Animals, Gerry & The Pacemakers, Zombies, Beatles, Peter & Gordon, Them, Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders, Hermans Hermits, Freddie & The Dreamers, The Moody Blues, , Yardbirds, Rolling Stones, Fortunes, Hollies, Tom Jones, Them, Petula Clark, Manfred Mann, Dusty Springfield, Dave Dee, Dozy, Mick & Tich, The Unit 4 + 2, The Who, Troggs.Whole 'Nuther Thing December 20th, 2014
December 21, 2014 09:06 AM PST
Today's program features a singer songwriter who has been keeping it real for over 6 decades, Al Stewart. Additional tuneage from Kenny Burrell, Getz & Gilberto, Deodato, Frank Sinatra w Antonio Carlos Jobim, Malo, Isaac Hayes, Steve Miller, The Grass Roots, Turtles, Lovin' Spoonful, Byrds, Beau Brummels, Laura Nyro, Elton John, Billy Joel, Ray LaMontagne, The Buckinghams, Jefferson Airplane, The Doors, Beatles and Rolling Stones.Whole 'Nuther Thing December 13th, 2014
December 14, 2014 08:51 AM PST
Today's program features a band born out of the splinters of other popular UK bands, Humble Pie. Additional tuneage from King Crimson, Jean Luc Ponty, Jeff Beck, John Batdorf, Hall & Oates, Maria Muldaur, Paul Simon, Graham Nash, Al Stewart, Tom Paxton,Phil Ochs, Joni Mitchell, Nilsson, James Lee Stanley, The Rolling Stones, Fleetwood Mac and Savoy Brown.Whole 'Nuther Thing December 6, 2014
December 07, 2014 08:00 AM PST
Today's program features John Lennon as the 34th anniversary of his tragic death approaches. Additional tuneage from The Beatles, Justin Hayward, Steve Miller Band, Gil Scott Heron, Lyle Mays, Randy Newman, Peter Gabriel, T Rex, Ian Hunter, Grand Funk Railroad, The Who, Yardbirds and a tribute to Bobby Keys and Ian Mclagan featuring the Faces, John Lennon, Rolling Stones and Small Faces.Whole 'Nuther Thing November 29, 2014
November 30, 2014 08:06 AM PST
Today's program features our 10th Annual tribute to a man known as much for his relentless pursuit to end world hunger as his ability to put stories to music, Harry Chapin. Additional tuneage from Deep Purple, Cliff Hillis, Snow Patrol, Pearl Jam, Foo Fighters, Booker T & The MG's, Ike & Tina Turner, James Brown, The Grass Roots, Rascals, Traffic, Troggs, Miles Davis, Amy Winehouse, Billy Joel, Pat Metheny, James Lee Stanley, Jim Croce & Graham Nash.Whole 'Nuther Thing November 22, 2014
November 23, 2014 08:00 AM PST
Today's program features a Singer, Songwriter and Guitarist responsible for bringing social consciousness to mainstream R&B and Soul, Curtis Mayfield. Additional tuneage from Supertramp, Roxy Music, 10CC, Renaissance, Dire Straits, Beach Boys, Dobie Gray, Beatles, Bee Gees, Rolling Stones, Joni Mitchell, Tim Hardin, Los Indios Tabajaras, Oliver Nelson, Phil Ochs, Miles Davis, James Brown & Lou Donaldson.
Welcome To The Weekend and "Music Without Boundaries"...
A Whole 'Nuther Thing is my weekly Radio Program on KSBR FM 88.5 and Online at http://www.ksbr.org/webcast.html each Saturday from 3-6 PM PDT.
This website is an archive for my program, contained on this website are past broadcasts comprised of Three Hour Episodes. In order to maintain sound quality of these broadcasts I've had to limit the posted archive to approximately 3 years of audio files. If there is a particular show's audio no longer available please contact me by e-mail and I will make it available for download..
To paraphrase Duke Ellington..."There are only 2 types of Music, Good Music and Bad Music"... I personally prefer the former and that's what you'll hear each and every Saturday afternoon or evening depending on where you live. My program airs on Saturday afternoons at 3 PM PDT and features music presented in a truly "Free Form" manner meaning you will hear anything from Classical to Reggae and everything in between but hand crafted to flow seamlessly. Usually during the 5 - 6 PM segment I feature a selected artist and play those tunes typically ignored by Terrestrial and even Satellite Radio stations.
Whole 'Nuther Thing is also rebroadcast on one of the Premiere Internet Radio Stations in the world, Radio That Doesn't Suck.com twice on Mondays 6AM PDT and again at 12 Noon at www.rtds.ca
Music is the soundtrack of our lives, and I continually draw from mine to gain inspiration for my weekly programs. I consider myself an "artist" who paints moods from a vast landscape of music spanning well over 75 years. I've been blessed with the ability to create a synergy between pieces of music that quite often are from very disparate sources and typically not aired on the same frequency. I started making "Mix Tapes" on 8 Tracks in 1969, perhaps I'm the "Godfather of Mix Tapes". I was fortunate to grow up during the "Golden Age" of Radio and as a result I was exposed to every type of music imaginable. I also had the fortune of growing up in NYC whose melting pot of people contributed some of the most creative and vibrant music found on the planet. My neighborhood was walking distance to Greenwich Village and The East Village, both a fertile spawning ground for the music of the '60's. The sounds of the city included Salsa, Caribbean, Bluegrass, Folk, Punk, Swing, Bop, Garage, and yes, even some Country. These sounds permeated the thick summer air from store loudspeakers and the ubiquitous transistor radios carried by the era's teenagers, alot like todays youth and their Ipods. I've been a student of Radio Broadcasting since I was old enough to carry around a Transistor Radio in my pocket and often went to sleep with an earphone stuck in one of my ears before Ipods made it fashionable. As a student I was elected General Manager of the campus radio station WRFH (Radio Free Hunter) at NYC's Hunter College and 1 year later became Coordinating Director of Network Programming and one of the founders of the City University Radio Network. A few years later I landed my first professional on air gig at WRCN / WHRF on the East end of Long Island and continued to work on a few other stations on the "Island". Gigs in Los Angeles and Northern California followed. My last stop was WYSP FM - "The Quadfather" in Philadelphia. Around 1975 consultants began to take over the programming of previously "Free Form" stations and we had more and more restrictions placed on us as hosts. This restrictive nature led me to leave my beloved career in Radio. I took a 25 year hiatus and approximately 13 years ago I made a decision to return to my first love, at least on a part time basis, Radio. Being a listener of the local college Radio Station KSBR FM, I enrolled in Saddleback College in Mission Viejo. I proceeded to take some Communications and Broadcast related courses with the intent of earning an air shift on the station. In January 2001 I was given my first air shift on Friday evenings from 6 till 9 PM and started the concept of "Whole 'Nuther Thing" while doing a Friday program called "The Hole Thing". "The Hole Thing" featured an entire CD of a KSBR artist every Friday evening at 7PM. Instead of playing an entire CD, I sometimes played one artist and when I moved to Thursdays and eventually Saturdays I took this concept with me, changed the name to "Whole 'Nuther Thing" and added a twist, I began featuring many artists not played on our station or any other for that matter. My artist choices are always made with our diverse audience in mind and so far the the approval has been resounding. I know you can't please all the people all the time but my knowledge of the artists and the music enables me to put the music together in a way that's not been done before and not your typical "Greatest Hits" package. Listeners responded so well to my format and uniquely artistic way of putting music together for those 1 hour segments that I began putting sets together of lost and largely ignored music during the first 2 hours. A "Whole 'Nuther Thing" is not merely 3 hours of "Classic Rock" or "Deep Tracks" that you can find elsewhere, it's a montage of often overlooked material from all genres put together unlike anywhere else so it's like discovering it for the first time. To paraphrase Duke Ellington..."There are only 2 types of Music, Good Music and Bad Music"... I personally prefer the former and that's what you'll hear each and every Saturday Afternoon or Evening depending on where you live. If you have a favorite "Lost Song" there is a good chance you will hear it some Saturday afternoon between 3PM and 6PM PDT. If not, then contact me and if possible I will get it on for you.To see what other listeners think, visit the Mail Call page on my website http://www.wholenutherthing.com and read some of the comments I've received over the years.
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