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 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 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.

Programming for Thursday, August 15, 2019

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.

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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.

 

Programming for Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Good Morning, Ungovernables! Here’s your planned programming for today on #BecomeUngovernable Radio. We’re slipping in an extra musical special today in honor of Dan Fogelberg’s birthday, so be sure to tune in

Jackson Browne and Warren Zevon

10: 00 a.m.   Jackson Browne & Warren Zevon: Live Acoustic Set

The boys hang out together singing each other’s songs. What could be better?

11:15 a.m.    In the Spotlight: The Music of Dan Fogelberg

The man who defined soft rock died far too young at the age of 56. He was one of those guys who flew under the radar, but shouldn’t have. His album, Souvenirs, is one of the best albums ever made. We’re slipping this extra set in today in honor of Dan’s birthday.

1:00 p.m.    Sarah Freels: Wake Up America!

Sarah talks about controlled opposition and how WikiLeaks helped us navigate the minefield.

4:00 p.m.    Mudcrutch Madness

The band that left Gainesville with Tom Petty. In L.A., it morphed into Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers. But Tom decided to bring them back again, and what a great decision is was. The version of Hungry No More on this playlist was performed at Boston’s House of Blues in 2016 is he absolute finest recording of that song ever.

7:30 p.m.    Head-to-Head With Norman Finkelstein

Is it time to boycot Israel? Is this really a question?

 

Programming for Monday, August 12, 2019

Good Morning, Ungovernables! It’s clearly an all anti-war day here on #BecomeUngovernable Radio, plus we have both great scheduled and free streaming music all day long.

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10:00 a.m.   Johnny Cash: Live at Folsom Prison

The Man in Black sings like a bird for the inmates at Folsom Prison in California.

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

Martin Luther King, Jr., addresses the victims of the Vietnam war in this little-known speech.

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

From Blind Faith, to Traffic to his solo career, Steve Winwood is a rock n’ roll legend. He wrote and performed Gimme Some Lovin for the Spencer Davis Group when he was just fifteen years old. There’s a reason why his time in the spotlight here on #BecomeUngovernable Radio is over 2.5 hours long.

7:00 p.m.    Chris Hedges: War Is a Force Which Gives Us Meaning

Hedges touches on why Americans feel the need to define themselves through war and conflict.

Programming for Sunday, August 11, 2019

Good Morning, Ungovernables! We’ve got some great music, as usual, plus the premiere of Sarah Freel’s new podcast coming up later tonight!

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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.

 

 

Programming for Saturday, August 10, 2019

Good morning, Ungovernables! Here are your scheduled programs for Saturday, August 10.

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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