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

*** new time! in Nanaimo on CHLY FM 101.7 Sundays from 5 to 7 

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Random Play Radio Show October 15, HR 1   

That's All - The Soft Winds

Cotton Picker - Cousin Harley 

Western Wall - Rosanne Cash, Milk Carton Kids, John Leventhal

You Gotta Move - The Rolling Stones

When The Way Gets Dark - Lucinda Williams

An American Dream - Wyatt Easterling

Shady Grove - Tony Rice & Peter Rowan 

Shame on the Moon Redux - Rodney Crowell 

Good Red Road - Art Napoleon

Dear Elvis - Shaye Zadravec

Desert Song - Palm Wine Boys 

Sittin On Top of the World - Taj Mahal with Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley 

The Great Speckled Bird - Tab Tabscott



Random Play Radio Show October 15, HR 2  

Barn Burning - Dave Alvin

Leaving on a Jet Plane - Peter Paul & Mary

Tribute to Hank Williams - Tim Harden

Jesus Children of America - Stevie Wonder

Red Red Wine - UB40

Blue - Joni Mitchell

A Better Man - Keb Mo

Icky Icky Fly Thing - Ken Hamm

The Man Who Could Have Played Bass For Shanana - Darrell Scott

Africa - Karl Wolf

Go Fish - Rachelle Van Zanten

Coney Island Washboard - Hoagy Carmichael

Coney Island Baby - Lou Reed





Random Play Radio Show October 8, HR 1   

Tapestry - Don McLean

Dishonest Modesty - Carly Simon

The Big Ship - Brian Eno

Big Spike Hammer - The Bluegrass Album Band

Strength, Hope and Love - Linda McRae 

The Moment Slipped Away - Christine Lavin

Husbandry - Leo Kottke

Speak Low - Boz Scaggs

Ghost In This House - Nils Landgren

Straight, No Chaser - Miles Davis

Departure Bay - Diana Krall

Symmetry - Jane Sibbery 


Random Play Radio Show October 8, HR 2  

Going To Move To Alabama - Martin Grosswendt

Helpless - kd lang

Le Nevada - Gil Evans Orchestra

Sweet Baby James - James Taylor

A Song Was Born - Louis Armstrong

Ba Kwaku Wo - Les Tambours De Brazza 

Wishbone - Willis Alan Ramsey 

Keep Me In Your Heart - Warren Zevon

Same Train - Terry Adams & Steve Ferguson

Writing - Elton John

Isn't She Lovely - Curtis J Stewart 

Imaginary Voyage PT 4 - Jean-Luc Ponty 

Random Play Radio Show October, HR 1   

Eleanor Rigby - Nguyen Le

She Moves Me - Muddy Waters 

Sin City - Strung

Once A Day - April Verch

Every Other Road - Bob Carpenter

Led Boots - Jeff Beck

Conditional Discharge/Don't Try to Lay No Boogie Woogie - Long John Baldry

Oh No Darling - T-Bone Burnett

Too Many People - Paul and Linda McCartney 

Too Late To Turn Back Now - Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose

Daddy's Ok - Valdy 

Ain't Life A Brook - Ferron

Hello Stranger/Tomorrow I'll Be Gone - Alice Gerrard & Hazel Dickens



Random Play Radio Show October 1st HR 2  

The Fool - The Original Animals

My Body The Car - Godley & Creme

The Mountain - Levon Helm

Elephant Talk - King Crimson

Broken Bell - Tony Furtado

Angela Bassett - Magna Carda

The Nineteen Stars of Heaven - Laurie Anderson & the Kronos Quartet

Long Black Veil - Rosanne Cash

Night On A Hill - Bim

Were You Lyin' Down - Gurf Morlix

Graveyard - Loudon Wainwright III 

I Will Always Love You - Jossy Gallegos

Celebration Blues - Crissinger

Don't Think That I Can Stay - Chic Gamine

Paris or Amsterdam - Basia Bulat 

Let's Twist Again - Chubby Checker 


Random Play Radio Show Sept 24, HR 1   

God Only Knows - Lily Moore

L.A. Freeway - Guy Clark

I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good) - Nina Simone

Best of Me - Leonard Sumner

Today - Louie Ortega

Three Little Birds - Bob Marley & The Wailers

Take That First Step - Dave Harris 

Hey Lady - Ilam

Man of God - Eliza Gilkyson

Soul of the Sun - Satellite & the Harpoonist 

Beautiful Stranger - Marcus King

Swing That Music - Jon Hendricks

Trouble In Mind - Big Bill Broonzy

Easy Money - Rickie Lee Jones

Mr Wendal - Arrested Development 



Random Play Radio Show Sept 24, HR 2  

Sarah Cynthia Silvia Stout - Shel Silverstein

She Embroiders Beneath The Roses - Turkwaz

Love Me Tender - Elvis Presley

School Is Out - Ry Cooder

Maggie May - Rod Stewart 

Silhouette, Alibi - Corwin Fox

Lisa - Poncho Sanchez

Down The Road/Mountain Pass - Dan Fogelberg 

Down To Zero - Joan Armatrading

Caravan - Doug Cox

That's How Strong My Love Is - The Sweet Inspirations

Granny Wontcha Smoke Some Marijuana - John Hartford

Snack Attack - Godley & Creme

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

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