Good Morning, Ungovernables! Here is your scheduled programming for today!
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.
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.
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…
Good Morning, Ungovernables! Here’s some fine programming for today. We hope you enjoy it.
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
Good Morning, Ungovernables! Here’s your planned programming for Monday, August 19, 2019. We’ve got two brand new play lists today.
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.
Good Morning, Ungovernables! Here’s your scheduled programming for Saturday, August 17!
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.
Good Morning, Ungovernables! Here’s your programming for this Thursday, and it includes a two-part feature on the controversial blocking of a special on the Israeli lobby due to intense pressure from Israel.
10:00 a.m. The Yardbirds Live at B.B. King’s Blues Club
1:00 p.m. Chris Hedges on the Israel Lobby, Part 1
The controversial documentary The Lobby was blocked due to intense Israeli pressure. However, copies of this film were released by the Chicago-based Electronic Intifada, the French web site Orient XXI, and the Lebanese newspaper Al-Akbar. Chris Hedges interviews Electronic Intifada co-founder Ali Abunimah, and journalist Max Blumenthal about this documentary. Part 2 airs tonight at 7:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. The All-Girl Revue
As we prepare a brand new “all girl” playlist, let’s listen to volume one and its great cast of singers again.
7:00 p.m. Chris Hedges on the Israel Lobby, Part 2
We air part 2 of the Hedges interview on The Lobby.
Good Morning, Ungovernables! We’ve got some great music, as usual, plus the premiere of Sarah Freel’s new podcast coming up later tonight!
10:00 a.m. Steve Winwood and Eric Clapton Live at Madison Square Garden
Two musical legends give a legendary performance on the stage of Madison Square Garden in New York (2008).
1:00 p.m. Chris Hedges: America, The Farewell Tour
Chris Hedges gives us the lay of the land in his latest best-selling book, and what options are left to the American people.
4:00 p.m. In the Spotlight: The Music of the Traveling Wilburys
The friendship of George Harrison, Tom Petty, Jeff Lynne, Bob Dylan and Roy Orbison gave us the finest supergroup ever known to mankind.
8:00 p.m. Wake Up, America! Episode 1 (PREMIERE)
In her first Wake Up, America! podcast, Sarah Freels talks about controlled opposition and how WikiLeaks helped to combat it.
Good morning, Ungovernables! Here are your scheduled programs for Saturday, August 10.
10:00 a.m. In the Spotlight: The Music of Neil Young
Celebrating the career of one of our icons, and this is only his solo work!
1:00 p.m. Chris Hedges on Constructing Rebellions
Hedges advises us on constructing rebellions with the intent of overthrowing corporate tyranny.
4:00 p.m. Eric Clapton and Friends: The Breeze
A gathering of musicians to celebrate the life and music of J. J. Cale, an American original.
7:00 p.m. Howard Zinn: The Hidden History of the American Working Class
Good Morning, Ungovernables! It’s yet the beginning of another work week (unless your last one never ended), and we hope we can make your life a little brighter. Here’s your playlist for today!
10:00 a.m. Petty Theft: The Covers
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers loved to play the music that influenced their music, and they did it just about the best of any band ever. From Chuck Berry, to The Beatles, to JJ Cale, it doesn’t get any better than this.
1:00 p.m. Howard Zinn: The Three Holy Wars
There are three wars you don’t criticize here in Empire: The Revolutionary War, The Civil War and World War II. Howard Zinn will criticize all three, thank you.
4:00 p.m. Under the Influence: Various Artists
Pick your poison; we’ve all been here. Lynyrd Skynryd, Jonathan Edwards, Little Feat, and a few other artists will tell you how they feel about being under the influence.
7:00 p.m. Lies, Half-Truths and Omissions: Revisionist American History, Ep. 2
In Ravage, Kill, Mangle and Destroy, Deb Della Piana talks about the horrors unleashed upon the indigenous people by Christopher Columbus and his successors.
Good Morning, Ungovernables! Here is your special programming for Sunday, August 4
10:00 a.m. In the Spotlight: The Music of Steely Dan
Walter Becker and Donald Fagan made some of the sweetest sounding music around during the 70s.
1:00 p.m. Chris Hedges: Fascism in the Age of Trump
The Democratic Party’s demonization of Trump aside, the notion that he is a “good guy” here to rid the world of pedophilia, cure childhood cancer and AIDS is patently absurd. He’s another egomaniacal, gluttonous capitalist here to take us the rest of the way over the cliff.’
4:00 p.m. The British Are Coming!
Come and give a listen to the most formidable bands of The British Invasion!
8:00 p.m. Lies, Half-Truths and Omissions: Episode 2
In Ravage, Kill, Mangle and Destroy, we get a good look at the havoc that Christopher Columbus has unleashed on the indiginous world.