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 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 June 18, HR 1  

Pasttime Paradise - Nguyen Le

Sit Back & Watch It Roll - Molly Tuttle

Telemiscommunication - Imogen Heap 

Stormbringer - John & Beverly Martin

Come With Us - Brian Eno & David Byrne

Why Worry - Nana Mouskouri 

Me & My Guitar - Tony Rice

Hellelujah - Tok Tok Tok

Semi Suite - Tom Waits

Swim - Towkio

Brazil - Geoff & Maria Muldaur 

Sunshine - Nazareth

On Children - Sweet Honey In The Rock

One Minute Song - Dean Jones



Random Play Radio Show June 18, HR 2  

Caledonia - Muddy Waters, James Cotton, Johnny Winter

Hawaiian Skies - The Descendants Soundtrack

I've Seen All Good People - Yes

Sunny - David Clayton Thomas

I'm Satisfied With You - Good Ol' Persons

Don't Get Me Wrong - The Pretenders

Two Sides To Every Story - Porter Wagoner & Dolly Parton

The Ella B - Amazing Rhythm Aces

Mack The Knife - Ella Fitzgerald

The French Song - April Verch

Cultural Survival  - Art Napoleon

Tower Of Song - Leonard Cohen

Walk Away Renee - Linda Ronstadt 




Random Play Radio Show June 11, HR 1   

Blue Rondo a la Turk - Dave Brubeck

The Flat Earth - Thomas Dolby 

Monk's Dream (Take 8) - Thelonius Monk

Perrine Etait Servante - Kate & Anna McGarrigle

500 Miles - The Seldom Scene

Fraulein - Townes Van Zandt

You Never Said Goodbye - Cyd Smith 

Just A Bum - Greg Brown 

Wash It Clean - The Lone Bellow 

Cry Freedom - Gaia Consort 

Taking A Walk - John Prine

The Wings Of A Song - Hartford, Clements, Rice

You Showed Me - The Turtles

Random Play Radio Show June 11, HR 2  

If You Need The 442 - Shiny Ribs

Rake & Rambling Boy - Long John Baldry

Crazy Mama - JJ Cale

Dublin Blues - Guy Clark

Firewater - Penny Lang

Just Like A Well - Jesse Winchester

Why - John Boutte

Man Of Peace - The Holmes Brothers

Desire - Grace Potter 

Another Rainy Day In New York City - Chicago

Two MagPies - The Fireman 

I'll Be Right On Down - Lloyd Jones

I Really Don't Want To Know - Jerry Lee Lewis & Gillian Welsh

Just The Two Of Us - Grover Washington and Bill Withers

Here There & Everywhere - Emmylou Harris

Funkanatomy - Rick Scott & Nico Rhodes

Random Play Radio Show June 5, HR 1   

A Case Of You - Joni Mitchell 

The Scientist - Willie Nelson 

I Never Wanted To Be A Star - Cat Stevens 

Wichita Lineman - Buddy Emmons 

My Darlin' Hometown - John Prine

I'm Busted - Ray Charles and Count Basie 

Wildwood Flower - Charlie Haden with Rosanne Cash 

Problem With You - Daryl Hall

Ocean Crossing - Arlo Guthrie

High Heel Sneakers - Kermit Ruffins

Give The People What They Want - The Kinks

Blue Money - Van Morrison

Hearts and Bones - Paul Simon

Romance Is Dead - Paloma Faith 


Random Play June 5th HR 2  

Rock Around The Clock - Bill Haley and the Comets

Derby Blues (Cowboy Song) - Thin Lizzy

Mountain High Valley Low - Eartha Kitt

The Face Of Love - Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Ry Cooder, Eddie Veddar 

Blue Eyed Black Boy - Balkan Beat Box

On A Good Day - Gonzalo Bergara Quartet

Black Dog Blues - Roy Bookbinder

Running With The Crowd - Charlie Daniels Band

Tell Me Why - Neil Young

I Will Play A Rhapsody - Burton Cummings

Jamaica Moon - Chuck Berry 

Breezin - George Benson and Al Jarreau 



Random Play Radio Show May 28, HR 1   

Anyway - Suzzy & Maggie Roche 

Jamming - Bob Marley & The Wailers

Feel Like Making Love - Paul Rodgers

Broke and Hungry - Alvin Youngblood Hart 

Tangled Up In Blue - Bob Dylan

Turn Up The Radio - The Rockets 

The Invisible Woman - Peggy Seeger 

Thoughts & Prayers - Drive By Truckers

Over The Rainbow - Keith Jarrett 

Wordy Rappinghood - Tom Tom Club

Cloudburst - Lambert, Hendricks and Ross

God Is Not Sleeping - Mavis Staples

Give Back The Key To My Heart - Doug Sahm


Random Play Radio Show May 28, HR 2  

I Don't Know What's Happened To The Kids Today - Labi Siffre

Winning - Santana 

3-5-0-0 - Movie Cast - Hair

Don't Cry Daddy - Elvis Presley 

What Do You Want From Life - The Tubes

My Own Home - Darleen Carr 

Good Ole Boys Like Me - Don Williams

I Believe I'll Dust My Broom - Robert Lockwood Jr

E Preciso Perdoar - Joao Gilberto

While My Guitar Gently Weeps - Doug Cox

House Of God - The Seldom Scene

I Melt With You - Nouvelle Vague

I Threw Away The Rose - Merle Haggard 

School - Supertramp 

Fratres - Lucia Macarelli 

Random Play Radio Show May 21, HR 1   

Ice Below The Man - Matt Epp and the Amorian Assembly

Accentuate the Positive - NRBQ

Don't Say A Word - Amy Cunningham

Kalaidescope - Jane Bunnett 

Filming Dueling Banjos - Ronny Cox 

Hear The Voice of the Band - Martha Redbone Roots Project

I Just Want To Make Love To You - Willie Dixon

Avalon - Chet Atkins with Les Paul 

Waitin' In The Welfare Line - Buck Owens 

Susie Most of All - Tom Paxton

Going To The West - Finest Kind 

Barstow - Bill Morrissey

John Hardy - Jerry Reed



Random Play Radio Show May 21, HR 2  

Parnassus and Fog - Bruce Cockburn

Let's Talk Dirty In Hawaiian - John Prine

Helter Skelter - The Bobs

Greenhouse - The Bros Landreth

Morning Prayer - Norine Braun

Prelude in D-Flat Major  - Sarah Hagen

On My Mind - Steph Cameron

Whole Blue Town - Rick Trevino

Somewhere Before - Keith Jarrett 

Lucretia MacEvil - Blood Sweat and Tears

Don't Close Your Eyes - Keith Whitely

If I Only Had A Brain - Harry Connick Jr

Have Yourself A Good Time For Me - Jonathan Edwards 

Rather be Alone With You - James Gang