Whole 'Nuther Thing
Music Without Boundaries
Whole 'Nuther Thing January 13, 2018
January 14, 2018 08:00 AM PST
Today's program features a band known for their long improvisational live performances and 5 decade career, The Allman Brothers. Additional tuneage from Humble Pie, Ian Hunter, Joe Walsh, Taste, Zephyr, Raspberries, Grass Roots, New Radicals, Ace, American Breed, Crosby Stills & Nash, Association, Gil Scott Heron, John Coltrane, Tom Clay, Buffalo Springfield, Brewer & Shipley, King Crimson, Counting Crows, Bruce Springsteen, Pat Metheny, Sandy Denny, Nick Drake, Van Morrison, Lou Reed, Beatles, Rolling Stones, Squeeze, XTC and Doors.Whole 'Nuther Thing January 6, 2017
January 07, 2018 08:00 AM PST
Todays program features the King of Rock & Roll who's 83rd birthday is Monday January 8th. Additional tuneage from Fleetwood Mac, Peter Green, Jimi Hendrix, Talking Heads, Grand Funk Railroad, Ian Hunter, T. Rex, Roxy Music, Association, Rolling Stones, Beatles, Eric Burdon & The Animals, Phoebe Snow, Elton John, Billy Joel, Dire Straits, Bob Dylan, Boz Scaggs, Bonnie Raitt, Batdorf & Rodney, Doors, Pink Floyd, Jeff Beck, Jefferson Airplane, Thelonious Monk, Laura Nyro, Stevie Wonder, Beck, Electric Light Orchestra, Shuggie Otis, Simply Red and Steely Dan.Whole 'Nuther Thing December 30, 2017
December 31, 2017 12:00 AM PST
Today's program features our 14th Annual British Invasion Holiday Special spanning the years 1964 -1966, known as the "First Wave". Additional tuneage from Oliver Nelson, Chet Baker with Bill Evans, Boz Scaggs, Love, Jeff Beck, Jeff Buckley, Laura Nyro, Richie Havens, Jim Hall w Bill Evans, Counting Crows & Aretha Franklin.Whole 'Nuther Thing December 23, 2017
December 24, 2017 08:00 AM PST
Today's program features our annual Christmas holiday visit with "The Chairman Of The Board", Francis Albert Sinatra. Additional tuneage from Bad Company, Humble Pie, Orleans, Kenny Rankin, Hall & Oates, Mamas & Papas, Flo & Eddie, Love, Blood Sweat & Tears, Steve Miller, The Bo Deans, Fred Neil, Simon & Garfunkel, Jim Croce, Gordon Lightfoot, Glen Campbell, John Denver, Johnny Rivers, XTC, Beatles, Three Dog Night, James Darren, Bill Evans, Aretha Franklin, Ben E. King, The Everly Brothers, Crosby Stills & Nash, Rolling Stones, Byrds, Doors, Jonny Greenwood, Nina Simone, Lou Reed, Harry Nilsson, John Mclaughlin, John Klemmer and Bob Dylan.Whole 'Nuther Thing December 16
December 17, 2017 10:07 AM PST
Today's program features one of the premier female vocalist of generation, Linda Ronstadt. Additional tuneage from Pat Metheny, Emerson Lake & Palmer, Jimi Hendrix, Buffalo Springfield, Talking Heads, XTC, NRBQ, Tears For Fears, Doobie Brothers, ZZ Top, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Little Junior Parker, Miles Davis, Doors, Rolling Stones, Fred Neil, Bob Dylan w Johnny Cash, Bonnie Raitt, Little Feat, Byrds, Jefferson Airplane, Quicksilver Messenger Sevice, Leonard Slatkin & St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Moody Blues, Crosby Stills & Nash, Steve Howe, Jeff Beck, Bee Gees, Electric Light Orchestra, Paul Simon, Isaac Hayes and The Beatles.Whole 'Nuther Thing December 9, 2017
December 10, 2017 08:00 AM PST
Today's program features 1/2 of the most successful songwriting team in Pop Music history, John Lennon. John was tragically killed on December 8, 1980 and has left ua a rich musical legacy both as a Beatle and as a solo artist. Additional tuneage from John Prine, Buzzy Linhart, Keaton Simons, Wings, Beatles, Peter Frampton, Jethro Tull, Ten Years After, The Who, Bert Jansch, Jorma Kaukenon, Hot Tuna, Iain Matthews, Van Morrison, Elton John, Steve Miller, Ray Lamontagne, Lou Reed, David Bowie, Traffic, Rolling Stones, Moody Blues, Queen and the Bee Gees.Whole 'Nuther Thing December 2, 2017
December 03, 2017 08:00 AM PST
Today's program features a singer songwriter and composer known for his biting satire, Randy Newman. Additional tuneage from Tom Petty, Bruce Springsteen, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Eagles, Buffalo Springfield, Spirit, Crosby Stills & Nash, Janis Joplin, Boz Scaggs, Blood Sweat & Tears, Howard Tate, Tower Of Power, Bob Dylan, BB King, Nick Gravenites & Michael Bloomfield, Michael Hedges, Seals & Crofts, Richie Havens, Rolling Stones, Lyle Mays, Counting Crows, Miles Davis, Frank Sinatra, Pink Floyd, Robert Plant, Phil Collins, Jimi Hendrix, Nick Drake and It's A Beautiful Day.Whole 'Nuther Thing November 25, 2017
November 26, 2017 11:05 AM PST
Today's program features our 13th annual Thanksgiving Weekend tribute to a Singer & Story teller who devoted much of his life to help insure the less fortunate would never go hungry, Harry Chapin. Additional tuneage from Simon & Garfunkel, Art Garfunkel, Paul Simon, Bob Dylan, The Faces, Beatles, Traffic, Hall & Oates, Graham Nash, Carole King, Byrds, David Bowie, REM, Pat Benatar, Led Zeppelin, Beck, Moody Blues, Ben Folds, Steve Miller, John Mellencamp, Hall & Oates, Bread, Isaac Hayes, Santana, Mike Manieri, Pink Floyd, Supertramp, Thelonius Monk, Dire Straits, Randy newman, John Prine, Joni Mitchell, Peter Frampton and Donovan.Whole 'Nuther Thing November 18, 2017
November 19, 2017 09:04 AM PST
Today's program features a singer songwriter known for the satiric and biting nature of his songs, Warren Zevon. Additional tuneage from Nils Lofgren, Tom Petty, Rolling Stones, David Crosby, Blodwyn Pig, Savoy Brown, Jethro Tull, Dave Mason, Loggins & Messina, Bob Welch, Doobie Brothers, Batdorf & Rodney, America, Fred Neil, Tom Rush, Gordon Lightfoot, Eric Andersen, Harry Nilsson, Beth Hart, Van Morrison, Beatles, Dusty Springfield, Dire Straits, Jefferson Airplane, Coldplay, Beck, David Bowie, Bill Evans, Gil Scott-Heron, Donald Byrd, Mark Almond Band and John Mayall.Whole 'Nuther Thing November 11, 2017
November 12, 2017 09:36 AM PST
Today's program features a Singer Songwriter who defined the genre before joining the nation of Islam and retiring from the music business for a lengthy hiatus. Additional tuneage from Tom Petty, Rolling Stones, Beatles, Cat Mother & The All Night News Boys, The Illusion, 7Horse, Led Zeppelin, Band Of Skulls, Foreigner, T Bone Burnett, Wallflowers, BoDeans, Jayhawks, Tradewinds, David Crosby, Rascals, Beach Boys, Doors, Hollies, Trevor Gordon Hall, Jefferson Airplane, Loving Spoonful, Bill Evans w Jim Hall, Peter Gabriel, Nick Cage, Simon & Garfunkel, Steve Miller, Bangles, XTC, Miles Davis and Bob Dylan.
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 3-7 PM PDT.
This website is an archive for my program, contained on this website are past broadcasts comprised of 3 or 4 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 file 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 16 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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