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!

Laura Nyro

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 Saturday, August 3, 2019

Happy Saturday, Ungovernables! And so the weekend begins (unless you’re in retail, like I am where the shopping never stops). Here is your programming for today!

Bobby

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

One of the big goals of this station is to elevate the pioneer women of rock. People like Linda Ronstadt, Bonnie Raitt, Laura Nyro, and others whose playtime on rock radio over the years has been stifled by focus on the men. It’s as simple as that. Linda Ronstadt achieved the popularity of a Mick Jagger as a female in music at a time when music was very anti-female, and finally — five decades later — her story will be told. She is but one of the featured artists on this great playlist.

By the way, Volume 2 of this playlist will debut next week. 

1:00 p.m.    Robert F. Kennedy’s ’68 Election Townhall Speech

I adore nobody. I fully respect several, however, and this man is one of them. Would we have had a different nation? In my heart of hearts, I believe yes. Perfect? Utopia? I hate to tell you this, but that does not exist anywhere. But I will tell you something else as well. Had John and Bobby Kennedy lived out their normal lives, we would not be here. We would not be in utopia. We would have our problems and issues. But we would not be here. And I also believe this was not coincidence.

4:00 p.m.    Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Live at the Olympic (The Last DJ Tour)

I say it all the time: It does not get any better on the road than this. If you haven’t experienced this band live, you haven’t experienced this band. This is, without a doubt, one of the tightest bands ever in the history of music. We’ve got a ton of stuff like this and, apparently, Mr. Petty left behind enough unfinished business to keep us going for a very long time.

7:00 p.m.   Lies, Half-Truths, and Omissions: Revisionist American History, Ep. 1

Deb Della Piana takes on the ghost of Christopher Columbus, not one of the good guys no matter what they want you to believe. This will be the final airing of this episode before the first airing of Episode 2.