Random Play Radio Show

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Random Play features rare and not-so-rare recordings mixed with Doug's stories and observations about the music, the music business and the men and women who make the music. 

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Random play is now on CHLY 101.7 FM in Nanaimo, Friday Nights from 8 to 10 (Pacific Time) 

in Tofino/Ucluelet at TUFF CITY RADIO or, on your Radio Player APP every Saturday from 1 to 3 (Pacific Time) 

in Salmon Arm on CKVS (The Voice of Shuswap Community Radio) 93.7 FM, every Saturday from 4 to 6 (Pacific Time) 

in Kamloops at CFBX 92.5 at Thompson Rivers University every Sunday from 5 to 7 (Pacific Time) streaming at theex.ca 

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Random Play Radio Show Sept 17, HR 1   

Reel de la Sauvagine - Tony McManus

Monkey See Monkey Do - Tok Tok Tok

I Ain't Ever Satisfied - Steve Earle

Fog On The Water - Clover Point Drifters

Everything Stops For Tea - Long John Baldry

Hally Came to Jackson - Mary Chapin Carpenter

Paistuse Sound - TRAD Attack! 

Guilty - Randy Newman

Old Joe Shaft - Bill Dalton

The One That Got Away - Brent Mason

Little Angel, Little Brother - Lucinda Williams

The Last Rose of Summer - Eliza Carthy

Summer Song - Dave Brubeck and Louis Armstrong

Down St Thomas Way - Mark Murphy




Random Play Radio Show Sept 17, HR 2  

Shadrack - The Fairfield Four

Waiting in Vain - Bill Laswell

5 O'Clock in the Morning - Godley & Creme

Snowbird - Catherine MacLellan

Godspeed - Ron Hynes

Layin' My Life on the Line - Jerry Jeff Walker 

Higher Ground - Playing For Change

The Oak, Ivy and the Ash - The McDades

The River - John Martyn

Neglected Space - Imogen Heap

Spacesong - Gil Scott Heron

The Fallen - Big Dave McLean

Volare - The McGuire Sisters

? - Sa Ding Ding



Random Play Radio Show Sept 10, HR 2  

The Weight - The Band

Les Sauvageau - Les Tireux d'Roches

Stevie Wonder - Girl From Ipanema

Tender Lullabye - Bim

Leaving Louisiana in the Broad Daylight - Emmylou Harris

Muddy Waters - Rock Me

Shakin' The Tree - Youssou N'Dour

Spill The Wine - Eric Burdon and War 

Together Again - Sir Douglas Quintet

If I Laugh - Cat Stevens

Step It Out Mary - Colcannon

This Forgotten Town - The Jayhawks

Your Mother and I - Loudon Wainwright III 

First Light - Bob Carpenter 



Random Play Radio Show Sept 3, HR 1   

Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is? - Chicago

I Ain't Perfect, Babe - Lisa LaBlanc

Sitting In The Rain - John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers

I Got Some Outside Help I Don't Really Need - BB King

I'm Going Away - Michael Jerome Browne

Crying Laughing Loving Leaving - Labi Siffre

Black Girl - Doug Cox and Sam Hurrie 

Then Came You - The Spinners & Dionne Warwick

Stay With The Happy People - Hoagy Carmichael

Kalinda - Paquito d'Rivera & Sakesho with Andy Narell

Rosalie - Thin Lizzy

Old Joe Clark - Charlie Haden with Jack Black

Impossible - Nat King Cole

Once In A Blue Moon - Van Morrison


Random Play Radio Show Sept 3, Hr 2  

Heroes - Bob Neuwirth

El Cumbanchero - Roy Clark

Down So Low - Ellen McIlwaine

Dying To Live - Edgar Winter 

Driving Wheels PT 2 - Michael Messer

Tribute to Gene Thomas - Doug Sahm

Beggar In The Morning - The Barr Brothers

Let It Be (Demo) - The Beatles

Hell I'd Go - Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks

Cupido - Los Super Seven with Freddy Fender & Rick Trevino

The Only One (for Shelia Jordan) - Jane Bunnett

Smoke Smoke Smoke - Doc & Merle Watson

Little John of God - Los Lobos 

Random Play Radio Show August 27, HR 1   

Diablo Variations of the 24th Caprice - Atlantic String Machine

Command Performance - Bobby Keys

Respect Yourself - Maggie Bell with the Hamburg Blues Band

Braided Glass - Lisa Rose

Oh What A Wonderful Time - Petunia and the Vipers

People I Love You - Rick Scott & Nico Rhodes

Out of the Blue - Hall & Oates

Praise The Lord Everybody - Dante Harmon

Six White Cadillacs - Emmylou Harris

Kokoku - Laurie Anderson

Poor Mom - Nick Drakes Mom


Random Play Radio Show August 27, Hour 2   

Little Darlin' - The Diamonds 

Indian Red - Mardi Gras Indians

Real Gold - Denis Keldie

Furry Sings The Blues - Joni Mitchell

Hungry Eyes - Merle Haggard

Crossroads - Tracy Chapman

Both Sides Now - Dave Van Ronk 

Keep Yourself Alive - Queen

Jaane Na - Kiran Ahluwalia

Every Grain of Sand - Bob Dylan

Her Town Too - James Taylor

The Devil Is Singing Our Song - James Gang 

The Lakes of Pontchartrain - Paul Brady 

Papa Hobo - Paul Simon



Random Play Radio Show August 20, HR 1   

The Hearse Song - Diamond Joe White

I Rose Up at the Dawn of Day - Martha Redbone Roots Project

I Love You For Sentimental Reasons - Smiley Lewis

Sinan Capudan Pascia - Beppe Gambetta 

Bahia com H - Caetano Veloso, Joao Gilberto, Gilberto Gil

American Tune - John Boutte & Paul Sanchez

Tennessee Stud - Jerry Douglas, Russ Barenberg, Mike Auldridge and Victor Krauss

1974 - David Crosby

Coming For Me Soon - Danny O'Keefe 

Sniper Patrol - Jeff Beck and Jeb Leiber

See Me Feel Me/Listening To You - Roger Daltry 

Kaleidoscope - Jesse Terry

My Lover's Hands Are The Wind - Cyd Smith

MockingBird - James Taylor & Carly Simon Live 

Random Play Radio Show August 20, HR 2  

Bill Bourne - Rain

Elton John & Ray Cooper - Better off Dead

A Hard Days Night - Peter Sellers

Sweet Verona - Della Mae

She's Funny That Way - Edward Tatoosh 'Tat"

At First She Starts - The UnThanks

She Loves The Jerk - John Hiatt

Wild About My Lovin' - John Sebastian

Righteous Blues - Blind Blake

Every Sperm is Sacred - Eric Idle

Willow Tree - Twin Peaks 

Outwood Echos - Stacy Phillips

Road Crew - Sam Baker

Walls of Time - Hot Rize with Peter Rowan

Last Train From Poor Valley - The Seldom Scene