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. 

Listen LIVE on the Radio

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 Mackenzie & McLeod Lake on CHMM 103.5 every Sunday from 2 to 4

 in Nanaimo on CHLY FM 101.7 Sundays from 5 to 7 

in Kamloops at CFBX 92.5 at Thompson Rivers University every Sunday from 6 to 8 (Pacific Time) streaming at theex.ca

listen Internationally on Blues and Roots Radio WEDS at 6 am (ET) and Sundays at 8 PM (ET) 

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Random Play Radio Show August 6, HR 1  

Starving to Death on a Government Claim - John McEuen & Friends

Simple Folk - Billy Cardine

Squeeze Box - Pete Townsend

The Unicorn - Will Millar

Here I'm Is - Duke Robillard

String of Pearls - Annabelle Chvostek

Waiting For You Mama - Bim

Ironbelly - Bim

Shell Of A Life - Bim 

Night On A Hill - Bim

Adam and Eve In the Garden - Blind Blake 

I Am A Mexican - Los Texmaniacs with Rick Trevino

Gold Dust Woman - Julia Holter 

Elle Tempete - Vishten 

Random Play Radio Show August 6, HR 2  

Far Away Eyes - The Rolling Stones

No Need For Knocking - Bill Kirchen and Austin De Lone

Good To Love You - Guy Clark

Country Boy - Snooks Eaglin

Hit The Hay - NRBQ

Giant - Stan Rogers

Queen of the South Sea Isles - King's Hawaiians

The Sweet Sunny South - Norman and Nancy Blake with Boys of the Lough

Put a Little Love in Your Heart - Al Green and Annie Lennox

Albatross - Fleetwood Mac

Blackberry Blossom - Norman Blake, Tony Rice, Doc Watson

Hands on the Wheel - Jerry Jeff Walker

Liberty - Lee Oskar

That Was Your Mother - Paul Simon

The Grammy Song - Loudon Wainwright III 

Aupres du Poele - Ten Strings and a Goat Skin 


Random Play Radio Show July 30, HR 1  

I Fancy You - Terry Evans

A Couple More Years - Willie Nelson

Ndakuvara - Oliver Mtukudzi

I Can't Hold On Much Longer - The Blues Band

The Man Who Got No Sign - Shel Silverstein

The Angels Laid Him Away - Mississippi John Hurt

The Very Thought of You - John Boutte

Walkin' - Jack Semple

Under the Boardwalk/Saturday Night At The Movies - The Lincolns

I Can't Conceal That I Prefer You/Farewell to Ireland - Caridwen & Greg Spatz

Look at the Girl - John Martyn

Good Night - The Beatles 


Random Play Radio Show July 30, HR 2  

Joy - Daniel Lanois

Renee - Doug Cox, Linda McRae, Kim Richey

Swinging Doors - Jerry Lee Lewis with Merle Haggard and James Burton

Alimony - Ry Cooder

All I Have To Do Is Dream - Bobbie Gentry & Glen Campbell

Hard on Things - Corin Raymond

Snakes Alive - The Dreadful Snakes 

Big Mamou - Link Davis

In A Temple Garden - Yusef Lateef

At My Window - Townes Van Zandt & Kathy Mattea

All My Life - John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers 

Departure Bay - Diana Krall

I'm Ready - Willie Dixon

Left My Heart in Memphis - Royal Southern Brotherhood

Neil Diamond - Slow It Down


Random Play Radio Show July 23, HR 1  

All Time Low - Carolyn Mark & NQ Arbuckle

Satellite Man - Satellite & The Harpoonist 

My Heart Stood Still - Nat King Cole

On Your Way My Love - Bert Jansch

Blackbird Special - Dirty Dozen Brass Band

Lately - Stevie Wonder

Party In The Room Next Door - David Vest

Nefterlife - The Esoteric Circle

On My Way To Bamako - Eric Bibb & Habib Koite

Omon Oba - Angelique Kidjo

Weaving Melody - Wu Fei & Abigail Washburn

Mandolin Rain - Bruce Hornsby & Ricky Skaggs

Love Me Like A Man - Collister & Fix

Boss Antigua - Paul Desmond 

The Bottomless Lake - John Prine


Random Play Radio Show July 23, HR 2  

Speedway at Nazareth - Mark Knopfler & Emmylou Harris

Mr Hate - The Tubes

Epitath - King Crimson

Dust My Broom - Howlin' Wolf

Grinning In Your Face - Son House

Man Of Constant Sorrow - Garcia, Grisman, Rice

Through The Wall - The Bobs

Kindness - David Wilcox

The Rain Song - Led Zeppelin

Nuages - Billy Cardine

26 Second Song - Shel Silverstein


Random Play Radio Show July 16, HR 1   

Hey Hey Bobby Rush - Bobby Rush

The Action - Little Village

First Time I Met The Blues - Buddy Guy

Garden Party - John Fogerty

House At Pooh Corner - Loggins and Messina

The Circle Game - Tom Rush

Bluebird - CSN

It Don't Mean A Thing - Joe Jackson

Barbed Wire - Woodstock Mountains

Little Martha - Doug Cox & Sam Hurrie

Mr Luck - Ronnie Wood with Mick Taylor

In The Days of the Pied Pumkin - Doug Cox & Friends

Salty Dog Blues - Roy Clark




Random Play Radio Show July 16, HR 2  

Turn On Your Love Light - Edgar Winter's White Trash 

You Know The Night - Jackson Browne

It Tears Me Up - Dan Penn & Spooner Oldham

If You Go Away - Jane Bunnett 

Sing Out For Love - Idan Raichel 

Richland Woman Blues - Rory Block

In The Ghetto - Elvis Presley

Comets of Kandahar - Bruce Cockburn

Love Is Love - Quantam Tangle

Squib Cakes - Tower of Power

Random Play Radio Show July 9, HR 1   

Stealin' - Martin Simpson & Don Flemmons

Said Too Much - Gordie MacKeeman & His Rhythm Boys

Hey Hey Baby - Big Bill Broonzy

Texas Cookin' - Guy Clark

Cheater's Game - Kelly Willis & Bruce Robinson

Down In The Boondocks - Ry Cooder 

The World Turned Upside Down - Dick Gaughan

Ancora Qui - Elisa Toffoli

A Funky Number - Tim Ries with Keith Richards

Love is Love - Grace Potter 

Black Haired Boy - Guy Clark

Volver Volver - Los Lobos

Activate - Bill Laswell