Whole 'Nuther Thing
Music Without Boundaries
Whole 'Nuther Thing Saturday July 1, 2017
July 02, 2017 10:40 AM PDT
This weeks program is our 13th Annual Summer Music Special to celebrate The 4th Of July Holiday Weekend. Featured are songs and sounds of Summers past from the "Soundtrack of Our Lives".Whole 'Nuther Thing June 24, 2017
June 25, 2017 08:00 AM PDT
Today's program features our annual 1st weekend of Summer visit with the Beach Boys. This year also features the music of Jan & Dean. Additional tuneage from Crosby & Nash, Procol Harum, Mountain, Electric Light Orchestra, Queen, Alan Parsons Project, Joni Mitchell, Doobie Brothers, America, Batdorf & Rodney, The Doors, Jeff Beck, Brian Wilson, Ventures & Surfaris.Whole 'Nuther Thing June 17, 2017
June 18, 2017 12:11 AM PDT
Today's program features our annual visit to The 1967 Monterey International Pop Festival on it's 50th Anniversary. Additional tuneage from Traffic, Steely Dan, The BoDeans, Joe Walsh, Chicago, Daryl Hall & John Oates, Michael Hedges, Leo Kotke, Bert Jansch, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Simon & Garfunkel, Everly Brothers, Beatles, Chewy Marble, Aztec Two Step, Harry Chapin, Lou Reed, Steve Miller, Bee Gees, Left Banke & Peter & Gordon.Whole 'Nuther Thing June 10, 2017
June 11, 2017 09:30 AM PDT
This weeks program features a tribute celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the release of Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band. Additional tuneage from Jean Luc Ponty, It's A Beautiful Day, Seatrain, Jethro Tull, Blodwyn Pig, Robin Trower, Ten Years After, 10 CC, Mr. Mister, XTC, Simple Minds, Steve Miller, Spirit, Donovan, The Beatles, Traffic, Johnny Rivers, Spanky & Our Gang, Orpheus & Buckinghams.Whole 'Nuther Thing June 3, 2017
June 04, 2017 08:00 AM PDT
This weeks program celebrates the 50th Anniversary of "The Summer of Love" featuring music from Scott McKenzie, Beatles, Stones, Eric Burdon & The Animals, Buffalo Springfield, Jefferson Airplane, Grateful Dead, Country Joe & The Fish, Big Brother & The Holding Company, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Moby Grape, Rascals, Turtles, Doors, Strawberry Alarm Clock, Electric Prunes, Byrds, Grass Roots, Johnny Rivers and The Youngbloods. Additional tuneage from It's A Beautiful Day, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Jean Luc Ponty, Led Zeppelin, Cream, The Who, Greg Allman, Howard Tate, Wilson Pickett, Allman Brothers, Flying Burrito Brothers, Poco, Doobie Brothers, Firefall, Love, Faces, Hollies, Beatles & Beau Brummel's.Whole 'Nuther Thing May 27, 2017
May 28, 2017 08:00 AM PDT
Today's program features our 5th Annual tribute to the men & women of our Armed Forces, past and present, "The Sounds of War". Additional tuneage from Style Council, Mark Almond Band, Chicago Transit Authority, Pink Floyd, King Crimson, Procol Harum, Allman Brothers, Beatles, Doors, Nilsson, Ben Folds, Joe Jackson, Kinks and Beatles.Whole 'Nuther Thing May 20, 2017
May 21, 2017 08:00 AM PDT
This weeks program features a group responsible for creating 2 new genres of rock - Folk Rock & Country Rock, The Byrds. Additional tuneage from The Rascals, Doors, Beach Boys, Beatles, Kinks, Monkees, Donovan, Jefferson Starship, Crosby Stills & Nash, Grateful Dead, Thelonious Monk, Beth Hart, Sons of Champlin, Tower of Power, Ahmad Jamal, Van Morrison and Blood Sweat & Tears.Whole 'Nuther Thing May 13, 2017
May 14, 2017 08:00 AM PDT
Today's program features a Singer, Songwriter and Guitarist who became an R&B icon as a member of the Impressions and solo artist, Curtis Mayfield. Additional tuneage from Tears For Fears, Talking Heads, The Hollies, John Mellencamp, The BoDeans, REM, Bob Dylan, T Bone Burnett, Simon & Garfunkel, The Easybeats, Grass Roots, Love, Syndicate of Sound, Sam The Sham & The Pharaohs, Jive Five, The Essex, Shirelles, Doobie Brothers, Pentangle, Loggins & Messina, Donald Byrd, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Lou Rawls and The Beatles.Whole 'Nuther Thing May 6, 2017
May 07, 2017 08:00 AM PDT
Today's program features a man who started his career as a studio musician with the famed “Wrecking Crew” and became a Pop & Country music icon, Glen Campbell. Additional tuneage from Deep Purple, Robin Trower,Jimi Hendrix, Yes, Heart, Orleans, Sugarloaf, Jeff Beck, ELO, Alan Holdsworth, Aretha Franklin, Lyle Mays, Crosby & Nash, Bill Withers, Procol Harum, Richard Harris, Mark Almond Band, Simon & Garfunkel and Art Garfunkel.Whole 'Nuther Thing April 29, 2017
April 30, 2017 08:00 AM PDT
Today's program features the first rock band to employ a full time horn section predating Blood Sweat & Tears & Chicago, the Electric Flag. Additional tuneage from Chick Corea w Gary Burton, The Beach Boys, The Who, Lou Reed, King Crimson, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Peter Gabriel, Small Faces, Moody Blues, Loving Spoonful, Beatles, Donovan, Judy Collins, Love, It's A Beautiful Day, Counting Crows, Dada, BoDeans, Al Kooper, Paul Butterfield Blues Band & Rhinoceros.
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 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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