Whole 'Nuther Thing
Music Without Boundaries
Whole 'Nuther Thing March 11, 2017
March 12, 2017 10:20 AM PDT
This weeks program features the first and perhaps only Rock band to successfully employ orchestration including strings and woodwinds on a full time basis, The Electric Light Orchestra. Additional tuneage from Chris Isaak, George Harrison, Derek & The Dominoes, Quicksilver Messenger Service, The Cars, Bo Deans, Wallflowers, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Donovan, Fleetwood Mac, Jethro Tull, The Beatles, Beach Boys, James Taylor, James Gang, Eagles, Doobie Brothers, Bert Jansch, Simon & Garfunkel, Dire Straits & Elton John.Whole 'Nuther Thing March 4, 2017
March 05, 2017 08:00 AM PST
Today's program features one of the founding fathers of Jazz Rock Fusion, Larry Coryell. Larry passed away on February 19th. Additional tuneage from Robin Trower, Jimi Hendrix, Fleetwood Mac, The Rolling Stones, Chicago, Electric Flag, Colwell Winfield Blues Band, Kinks, Eric Burdon & The Animals, The Troggs, The Who, The Move, Paul Simon, ELO, The Bee Gees, Beatles, Peter Gabriel, Randy Newman, Neil Young and The Beach Boys.Whole 'Nuther Thing February 25, 2017
February 26, 2017 08:00 AM PST
Today's program features a Trio from Texas known for their blend of Blues & Rock & Roll that sold over 50 Million Albums and put them into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame in 2004, ZZ Top. Additional tuneage from Dire Straits, Elton John, Freddie King, Jeff Beck, Led Zeppelin, Black Crowes, Band of Skulls, Smashing Pumpkins, David Bowie, Pink Floyd, Ian Hunter, The BoDeans, Wallflowers, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Crosby Stills & Nash, Randy Newman, Susan Tedeschi, Seatrain, It's A Beautiful Day and Canned Heat.Whole 'Nuther Thing February 18, 2017
February 19, 2017 08:00 AM PST
Today's program features a singer songwriter who has had 17 Top 40 hits and sold over 30 Million Records in his lengthy career, Johnny Rivers. Additional tuneage from Rod Stewart & The Faces, Badfinger, The Beatles,Tom Petty, The Byrds, Steve Miller, Pink Floyd, Sparklehorse, Dada, New Radicals, Barenaked Ladies, Foo Fighters, Shuggie Otis, Rascals, Fever Tree,Loving Spoonful, Firesign Theater, The Ronettes, Cascades, Critters, Move, Hollies & Jeff Beck.Whole 'Nuther Thing February 11, 2017
February 11, 2017 11:28 PM PST
Todays program explores the 1964 Phenomenon known as "Beatlemania". Beatlemania began the changing of the world's culture, especially music. Additional Tuneage from Led Zeppelin, Dada, Status Quo, Traffic, Jimi Hendrix, Stephen Stills, Joe Walsh, Jackson Browne, Paul McCartney's Wings, Squeeze, The Doors, Marmalade, Mamas & Papas, Spanky & Our Gang, Tommy James & The Shondells, Lemon Pipers, The Outsiders, Janis Ian, Vanilla Fudge, The Shangri-Las, Bee Gees, Badfinger, The Knickerbockers, Barenaked Ladies & The Monkees,Whole 'Nuther Thing February 4, 2017
February 05, 2017 12:04 PM PST
Today's program features our 8th annual tribute to 3 Princes of Rock & Roll, Buddy Holly, Richie Valens & The Big Bopper and the "Day The Music Died". Additional tuneage from Pat Metheny, Little River Band, Love, Meatloaf, Talking Heads, Youngbloods, Jethro Tull, Barenaked Ladies, The Who, Van Morrison, Jefferson Airplane, Donovan, Rolling Stones, Spirit, Beatles, Steve Miller, Santana, Yes, Supertramp, Roy Orbison, Bobby Darin, Everly Brothers & Johnny Burnette.Whole 'Nuther Thing January 28, 2016
January 29, 2017 10:20 AM PST
Today's feature was canceled and rescheduled to next week. Tuneage from Pink Floyd, Paul Simon, Chambers Brothers, Fleetwood Mac, Savoy Brown, Cream, Yardbirds, Led Zeppelin, Rolling Stones, Allman Brothers, Jethro Tull, Al Stewart, Love, Doors, Jefferson Airplane, Supertramp, Steely Dan, David Bowie, ELO, Moody Blues, Traffic, Joe Jackson, Graham Parker, Elvis Costello, The Pretenders, Tom Petty, Plain White T's, Snow Patrol and Three Doors Down.Whole 'Nuther Thing January 21, 2017
January 22, 2017 09:51 AM PST
Today's program features the musical legacy of a man who continually reinvented himself while charting 39 Top 40 hits in just 2 decades for Motown records, Marvin Gaye. Additional tuneage from Jeff Beck, Counting Crows, Jeff Buckley, Seals & Crofts, Chicago, Art Garfunkel, Crosby Stills & Nash, Flo & Eddie, Phil Ochs, Paul Simon, Beach Boys, Jay & The Americans, Rascals, Everly Brothers, Nina Simone, Aretha Franklin, Laura Nyro, Eva Cassidy, Pink Floyd, The Eagles and Steely Dan.Whole 'Nuther Thing January 14, 2017
January 15, 2017 08:00 AM PST
Today's 5 hour expanded program features a band born out of the splinters of other UK bands, Humble Pie. Additional tuneage from Pharoah Sanders, Full Moon, Brian Auger, Jimi Hendrix, Joe Walsh, Foreigner, Genesis, Sam Cooke, Bob Dylan, Peter Paul & Mary, Marvin Gaye, Gil Scott Heron, Mamas & Papas, Loving Spoonful, Beatles, Hollies, Turtles, Rascals, Three Dog Night, New Colony Six, Rolling Stones, Doors, Al Kooper, Deodato, Electric Light Orchestra, King Crimson, Moody Blues, Sergio Mendes & Brazil 66, Malo, Santana, Little Feat, David Bromberg, JJ Cale, John Denver, Pat Metheny, Yes, Simon & Garfunkel, Steve Miller, The Bo Deans, Mark Knopfler, Jaques Losser Trio, Then There Were Two, Richard Barone, Jeff Buckley,Traffic and Cream.
January 7, 2017
January 08, 2017 12:17 PM PST
No Show this week, a rare day off. Stay tuned, Ill be back next week with a 5 hour program.
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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