We’re Closing Out Tom Petty (& The Heartbreakers) Month in Fine Fashion!

Good Evening, Ungovernables! It’s the last day of PettyFest here at #BecomeUngovernable Radio and we’re going out in style!

 

Here’s your program list:

11:00 a.m.     Tom Petty’s Final Interview

Contrary to urban legend, Tom Petty did not know he was going to pass into the great wide open. He had plans.

2:00 p.m.       In the Spotlight: The Music of The Traveling Wilburys

The things they did just for fun and because they liked each other.

7:00 p.m.      Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Live in Santa Monica (12.31.78)

The legendary New Year’s Eve show with a great version of Shout.

10:00 p.m.    Happy Anniversary, Damn The Torpedoes!

The Heartbreakers’ signature album was released forty years ago on October 19th. It’s time to celebrate. This is an expanded version of the album, with some outtakes and demos. Enjoy!

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Two Years Ago Today We Lost Tom Petty, October 2, 2019

Tom Petty left this world two years ago today at the age of 66. For his fans, his friends, his bandmates, and his family it was all too soon. This month we celebrate all the great music he gave us, and remember how much he loved his fans.

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11:00 a.m.   Abby Martin with Richard Wolff: Understanding Marxism and Socialism

2:00 p.m.     Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Live: Pack Up the Plantation!

This was the Heartbreakers’ first official “live” album, released in November of 1985. It was primarily recorded at The Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles, but several tracks were recorded earlier.

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

Let’s not forget that Tom Petty was also a producer and mentor to a band called The Shelters. He produced their first album, and was at work on their second with them when he passed. It has since been released, and we have updated the playlist accordingly.

7:00 p.m.     Tom Petty’s Final Interview

This is a wide-ranging interview about the future. It’s clear that Tom Petty was intending to be around for a while yet.

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Welcome to Tom Petty Month on #BecomeUngovernable Radio!

Good Morning, Ungovernables! Welcome to Tom Petty Month here on #BecomeUngovernable Radio! All month long we’re going to have special programming, stories and interviews about Tom Petty and his bandmates, and great music from his Heartbreakers, Mudcrutch, Traveling Wilburys and solo efforts.

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11:00 a.m.   Tom Petty: Deep Cuts and B-Sides

Here’s a chance to dig deep into the Tom Petty library and pull out songs you probably do not hear much on your local station. Most bands would kill for The Hearbreakers B-sides.

3:00 p.m.     Across the Borderline: Bob Dylan with Tom Petty & The Hearbreakers

A musical chronicle of Bob Dylan’s 1986 tour with Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers live from Sydney, Australia.

7:00 p.m.     Music From The Harder They Come

Join Jimmy Cliff, the Maytalls and others for music from the iconic movie.

If you’re on Facebook, please remember to join us tonight at 8:00 p.m. on the Become Ungovernable Watch Party page for Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers “Live” From Fenway Park, Boston (2014)!

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Programming for Monday, September 9, 2019

Good Morning, Ungovernables! Here’s your programming for Monday, and we’ve got some new material here!

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

1:00 p.m.      G. Edward Griffin: Exposing the Creature From Jekyll Island

G. Edward Griffin exposes the Federal Reserve as a tool of money-laundering and oppression. Where does the money come from? Who makes it? Where does it go? It’s all an elaborate smoke-and-mirrors fleece.

4:00 p.m.     The Beatles’ Complete Apple Records Rooftop Concert

The Beatles decided to conduct a little impromptu concert on the rooftop at Apple Records. Needless to say, there’s more than a little disruption, and the British Bobbies get their underwear in a twist.

6:00 p.m.     The Inner Sanctum: Dead Reckoning

Bwahahahahahahaha! Don’t listen in the dark!

8:00 p.m.     Chris Hedges with Dr. Charles Derber: Dismantling Security Tales

Chris Hedges talks to Dr. Charles Derber about how the capitalist state uses fear bolstered by racism to control the masses, by abolishing civil liberties, eliminating dissent, and destroying democratic space.   

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Programming for Wednesday, September 4, 2019

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

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10:00 a.m.   Under the Influence: Various Artists

Some legal. Some not.

1:00 p.m.     Chris Hedges on Constructing Rebellion

3:00 p.m.     In the Spotlight: The Music of Bonnie Raitt

6:00 p.m.     The Inner Sanctum: The Death Ship

7:30 p.m.     JFK Addresses the Nation About the Cuban Missile Crisis

8:30 p.m.    Wake the Fuck Up: Episode 3, Assange

Sarah Freels is still at it and still determined to wake you all up.

Programming for Friday, August 30, 2019

Good Morning, Ungovernables! Another day in Empire, but at least we have some great music to help rejuvenate ourselves for the looming battle.

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10:00 a.m.   The All-Girl Revue, Volume 1

The women of rock who blazed the trail are our passion. We have committed to giving them the air time they so richly deserve, but are denied.

1:00 p.m.     The Ungovernable Report

Tune in to our new news show with Sarah Freels, Terri O’Connor and Adam Rich.

3:00 p.m.    Chris Hedges with Miko Peled

The two discuss the persecution of Muslims since the events of September 11, 2001.

5:00 p.m.    In the Spotlight: The Music of the Rolling Stones

8:00 p.m.    LIes, Half-Truths, and Omissions, Episode 1

Here we correct some revisionist history about the ‘heroics’ of Christopher Columbus, one of the most virulent genocidal maniacs in our history.

Programming for Thursday, August 29, 2019

Good Morning, Ungovernables! Here’s your planned programming for today, the very day we debut The Ungovernable Report!

Abby Martin with Richard Wolff

9:00 a.m.   DEBUT: The Ungovernable Report

With Sarah Freels, Terri O’Connor, and Adam Rice.

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

1:00 p.m.   Abby Martin and Richard Wolff on Socialism

Understanding socialism is the topic, and I think it’s a good one. There is a lot of misinformation out there.

4:00 p.m.   Mudcrutch Madness!

The band that left Gainesville, Florida, for the big city (Los Angeles) would eventually morph in to Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers. This band includes Mike Campbell and Benmont Tench of the current Heartbreakers.

7:00 p.m.   Abby Martin with Peter Joseph

Now that we understand Socialism, it’s time to kill capitalism.

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Programming for Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Good Morning, Ungovernables! Well, since I’m salt mining early on Wednesday, I’m dropping this here early for you! We hope you’ll tune in!

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10:00 a.m.   The Byrds Live at the Fillmore, February 1969

1:00 p.m.     Abby Martin & Peter Joseph: Abolishing Capitalism

A popular topic these days along with a rising interest in — dare I say it — socialism.

4:00 p.m.    Hooker n’ Heat

One of the best boogie combinations on the planet here: John Lee Hooker and Canned Heat with Blind Al Wilson!

6:00 p.m.    Howard Zinn: You Can’t Stay Neutral on a Moving Train

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Programming for Sunday, August 25, 2019

Good Morning, Ungovernables! It’s a lazy, late August Sunday. We have our live stream coming up tonight and lots to get done. With a few light programming exceptions, it will be a streaming paradise today.

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10:00 a.m.   Dylan & The Dead

Bob Dylan. The Grateful Dead. ‘Nuff said.

1:00 p.m.    Paul Craig Roberts and the Enslavement of the American People

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

The best damned supergroup ever. Tom Petty, George Harrison, Bob Dylan, Jeff Lynne, Roy Orbison and legendary drummer Jim Keltner. Playing for fun and friendship.

7:00 p.m.   Badass Guitarists, Volume 1

Two of the best ever shown in the photo here.

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Programming for Saturday, August 24, 2019

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

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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.