Programming for Saturday, August 24, 2019

Good Morning, Ungovernables! Here is your scheduled programming for today!

The Grateful Dead

10:00 a.m.   The Grateful Dead Live at The Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco

The world’s ultimate jam ban will never die!

1:00 p.m.     Martin Luther King and The “Lost” Speech on Vietnam

4:00 p.m.     Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Live at The Olympic (2002)

7:00 p.m.    Abby Martin Interviews Bill Binney

Bill Binney, NSA whistleblower, is interviewed by Abby Martin on the state of surveillance in Empire.

Tom Petty’s Childhood Home Saved!

I’ve been talking about expanding the scope of this blog, and I finally found a way to kick that off! For me, this is a real ‘feel good’ musical story and I’m happy to make this my first non-programming post.

After Tom Petty passed, his childhood home was put on the market, no doubt by someone hoping to cash in. The first interest in the property came from a fan who was also a real estate developer. He announced his intention to buy the property and turn it into a “museum.”

Tom Petty childhood home

Enter Jane Benyo Petty, Tom’s ex-wife. She stepped in and purchased the property for $175,000. While there are no immediate plans to do anything with the property except make sure it is not “disturbed,” Jane said that she felt it should be kept in the family and felt certain that Tom Petty would not want it to be turned into a museum.

Programming for Friday, August 23, 2019

Good Morning, Ungovernables! Happy Friday, and a special Friday, at that: It’s All-Girl Friday here at #BecomeUngovernable Radio. When I decided to do this, one of my intentions was to right the wrongs done to many women pioneers in rock music who still can’t get air time even after all these years in the business.

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I’m talking about women like Linda Ronstadt, Bonnie Raitt, Maria Muldaur, Lucinda Williams, and others who should hold a place of prominence on what are known as Classic Rock stations (and that includes Sirius). We want to right that ship here. This is their day.

 

10:00 a.m.   Joni Mitchell Live at Red Rocks, August 30, 1983

The irrepressible Joni Mitchell turns in a fine performance here.

1:00 p.m.    Howard Zinn: You Can’t Be Neutral on a Moving Train

In a wide-ranging discussion held at the Massachusetts School of Law, Dean Lawrence R. Velvel interviews American Historian Howard Zinn about a variety of topics, including Zinn’s take on what true Patriotism is, his view on terrorism, and what they don’t want to hear about the myth of American Exceptionalism.

3:00 p.m.    The All-Girl Revue, Volume 1

7:00 p.m.    The All-Girl Revue, Volume 2

Programming for Thursday, August 22, 2019

Good Morning, Ungovernables! Today is a first here at #BecomeUngovernable series as we start paying tribute to the greatest albums ever made!

Music from Big Pink

10:00 a.m.   Bob Dylan & The Band: Music From Big Pink

Where it all began from the legendary house in Saugerties. An American classic.

1:00 p.m.    Chris Hedges with Glen Ford of Black Agenda Report

Chris Hedges and Glen Ford discuss the history of Affirmative Action, reparations, and America’s diversity con.

3:00 p.m.    A Tribute to Fats Domino: Various Artists

A brilliant batch of musicians pulled together to pay tribute to one of the best includes Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Paul McCartney, John Lennon, and many others.

6:00 p.m.   Friends Like Us: The U.S., Israel and Latin America

Max Blumenthal takes a close look at the tangled web of our friendships.

Programming for Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Good Morning, Ungovernables! How are we this fine morning? By the time you see this, I’ll be off to work, but there’s some great stuff coming up for you today.

The Boob Tube

10:00 a.m.   Bob Dylan Live at Budokan

1:00 p.m.    Chris Hedges and Matt Taibbi Discuss The State of Our Media, Part 1

And it isn’t pretty. In fact, it’s downright dismal.

3:00 p.m.    Chris Hedges and Matt Taibbi Continue, Part 2

5:00 p.m.    In the Spotlight: The Music of Linda Ronstadt

I have said it once and I’ll say it again. There’s nobody that can touch the voice. There may never be anyone with this ability for a very long time. There certainly isn’t anyone out there right now, and there has never been another singer that can sing so many genres so adeptly. Sit back and listen to a master at work.

7:30 p.m.   Albert King & Stevie Ray Vaughan: In Session

Speaking of masters…

Programming for Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Good Morning, Ungovernables! Here’s some fine programming for today. We hope you enjoy it.

Ann Peeblesl

10:00 a.m.   That Sweet Soul Sound

From Marvin Gaye, to Aretha, to Smoky Robinson & The Miracles, and Ann Peebles (pictured), we’ve got some of the sweetest soul you’ll ever hear.

1:00 p.m.     Sarah Freel’s Wake Up America, Episode 2 – Jeffrey Epstein

Sarah gives us facts in a story that’s spreading like wildfire, but for all the wrong reasons.

3:00 p.m.    In the Spotlight: The Music of Steely Dan

Without a doubt, one of my all-time favorite bands.

6:00 p.m.     Lies, Half-Truths, and Omissions, Episode 2

Christopher Columbus took the lid off genocide. His treatment of the Native Americans would set the tone for years to come until they were obliterated from the landscape.

7:30 p.m.     Albert King & Stevie Ray Vaughan: In Session

 

 

 

 

Programming for Monday, August 19, 2019

Good Morning, Ungovernables! Here’s your planned programming for Monday, August 19, 2019. We’ve got two brand new play lists today.

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10:00 a.m.   The All-Girl Revue Too: Various Artists

We’re back with a brand new all-girls playlist that includes Amy Winehouse, Linda Ronstadt, Dusty Springfield and Etta James.

1:00 p.m.    Chris Hedges on The Lobby, Part 1

Chris Hedges discusses the Al Jazeera documentary on the Israel Lobby that was banned under intense pressure from the Israeli government. Copies have been leaked to alternative news sources.

3:00 p.m.   Chris Hedges on The Lobby, Part 2

5:00 p.m.   In the Spotlight: The Music of Taj Mahal

We’ve got a great play list from legendary blues man Taj Mahal, one of my all-time favorites!

7:00 p.m.    The Beatles Complete Apple Rooftop Concert

An impromptu live concert on the rooftop of Apple Records by the Beatles at lunch hour brings traffic to a stop in London and drives the Bobbies nuts. Brilliant.

Programming for Sunday, August 18, 2019

Good Morning, Ungovernables! We are in our third day of the Woodstock ’69 celebration. Let’s not forget that we wrap up tomorrow with a Woodstock Watch Party!

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Today we switch up the format just a bit!

10:00 a.m.   In the Spotlight: The Music of The Shelters

Tom Petty was their mentor, their producer, and their friend. Now the Shelters forge ahead determined to be heard.

12:00 p.m.   Under the Influence: Various Artists

Legal, illegal and in beween. Songs about being under the influence of all kinds of stuff.

3:00 p.m.     Wake the Fuck Up, America! with Sarah Freels, Episode 2

In Sarah’s second podcast, she provides some background on the Jeffrey Epstein case.

5:00 p.m.     Deb Della Piana’s Lies, Half-Truths and Omissions, Episode 1

In the inaugural podcast called Christopher Columbus Was No Hero, Deb Della Piana sets the record straight on history.

7:00 p.m.     In the Spotlight: The Music of The Band

The band also known as ‘Bob Dylan’s backup band’ had a healthy career of their own, making their debut at Woodstock.

Programming for Saturday, August 17, 2019

Good Morning, Ungovernables! Here’s your scheduled programming for Saturday, August 17!

the Band

10:00 a.m.   We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions With Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen sings the music of Pete Seeger

1:00 p.m.    William Blum: The CIA is a Terrorist Organization

William Blum gave up his state department career after becoming disillusioned with the Viet Nam war. He spent his whole life fighting American imperialism.

4:00 p.m.    In the Spotlight: The Music of The Band

Before The Band became ‘The Band’ they were known as ‘Bob Dylan’s backup band.’ One of the greatest backup bands of all time was also one hell of a front band for many years. Undoubtedly one of the best musical acts to find fame after Woodstock.

7:00 p.m.    Howard Zinn: Governments Lie

Howard Zinn again speaking the truth about governments.

Programming for Friday, August 16, 2019

Good Morning, Ungovernables, and welcome to our Woodstock Weekend Extravaganza!

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10:00 a.m.   Woodstock: Three Days of Peace, Love & Music

We have over four hours of live music from the original Woodstock festival in honor of its 50th anniversary, featuring artists like Joe Cocker, the Jefferson Airplane, Jimi Hendrix, and The Band.

4:00 p.m.      Martin Luther King’s Opposition to the Viet Nam War

In keeping with the spirit of peace, we listen to MLK on why  he says no to Viet Nam.

7:00 p.m.      In the Spotlight: The Music of Crosby, Stills, Nash & (Sometimes) Young

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Woodstock ’69 marked the debut of a very young band named Crosby, Stills & Nash. It was the beginning of a musical legacy. We celebrate their birth today In the Spotlight.