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.

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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 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 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 Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Good Morning, Ungovernables! Here’s your planned programming for today! It’s David Crosby’s birthday, so today’s special is In the Spotlight: The Music of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young. That will air at 4:00 p.m. EST.

In between, we’ve got about 8,000 songs in the rotation now, adding more daily. Today, we’ll take the station down early again and add more!

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10:00 a.m.   Janis Joplin Live at Winterland 1968

Warming up with Janis as we prepare for our Woodstock weekend!

1:00 p.m.    Chris Hedges: Fascism In the Age of Trump

Like it or not, the only bipartisan program our legislators have is screwing us over. Trump is no savior. He’s no “outsider.” He’s no exception. In fact, he’s exactly the kind of garbage that a dying empire has left to offer.

4:00 p.m.    In the Spotlight: The Music of Crosby, Stills, Nash & (Sometimes) Young

Happy Birthday, David Crosby!

7:00 p.m.    Dr. Paul Craig Roberts on the Enslavement of the American Worker

It’s all part of the grand scheme.

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

 

Programming for Friday, August 9, 2019

Good Morning, Ungovernables! Here’s your special programming for Friday, August 9!

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10:00 a.m.   Van Morrison Live at the Capitol Theater, October 6, 1979

My generation has been blessed with a bucketload of talented singer-songwriters. This guy is one of them.

1:00 p.m.    Chris Hedges: The State of the Planet and the Looming Food Crisis

Nil Zacharias who co-authored Eat For The Planet with Gene Stone, talks with Chris Hedges about how industrialized farming is at the heart of the environmental crisis.

4:00 p.m.    Albert King and Stevie Ray Vaughan: In Session

Does it actually get any better than this where the blues are concerned?

7:00 p.m.    Robert F. Kennedy: The 1968 Election Speech Given on Townhall

Reflecting upon what could have been.

Programming for Thursday, August 8, 2019

Good Morning, Ungovernables! How are we this fine day? We have a great lineup today, including an all-new In the Spotlight!

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10:00 a.m.   Badass Guitarists, Volume 1: Various Artists

Name them: Eric Clapton, Mike Campbell, Keith Richards, George Harrison…and that’s just for starters.

1:00 p.m.    Martin Luther King, Jr.: The Casualties of the Vietnam War (The Lost Speech)

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

The heralded ‘fat man’ from New Orleans who has influenced so many gets his day in the spotlight.

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

As a veteran war correspondent, Chris Hedges has survived ambushes in Central America, imprisonment in Sudan, and a beating by Saudi military police. Here, he discusses our attraction to waging war.

Programming for Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Good Morning, Ungovernables! We’ve managed to get past Monday, so let’s breathe a sign of relief and carry on! Here’s your programming for Tuesday!

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10:00 a.m.   Emmylou Harris: Rare Classics and Forgotten Gems

Given the depth and breadth of Emmylou Harris’ body of work, it’s not surprising that some really cool music slips through the cracks once in a while! Here are some to consider.

1:00 p.m.    Chris Hedges on The Nature and Cost of Civil Disobedience

Chris Hedges brings The Trial of the Catonsville Nine into focus here in the story of Philip and Daniel Berrigan’s classic act of non-violent civil disobedience.

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

Without a doubt, a legend who died far too soon. Laura Nyro wrote many songs for many people while she graced the planet. It’s time she get some air play.

7:00 p.m.    Dr. Paul Craig Roberts on the Enslavement of the Working Class

Paul Craig Roberts always brings his unique perspective to every issue. This one is no exception.

Programming for Sunday, August 4, 2019

Good Morning, Ungovernables! Here is your special programming for Sunday, August 4

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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.