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 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!

Fats Domino

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 Monday, August 5, 2019

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!

The Arawak Indians

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.

 

Programming for Saturday, July 20, 2019

Good Morning, Ungovernables! Here’s today’s playlist, and it’s a day dedicated to the women of rock!

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11:00 a.m.  Martin Luther King on the Three Evils of Society

A nearly forgotten speech given by Dr. King at the first and only National Conference for New Politics (see, we’ve been at this crap for a long time), focusing on war, racism and poverty.

1:00 p.m.   Emmylou Harris: Rare Tracks and Forgotten Gems

This is our very first hour featuring Emmylou Harris, but I promise it will not be our last! Some of Emmylou’s friends come along for the ride.

4:00 p.m.   War with Russia?

Chris Hedges interviews Stephen F. Cohen, professor emeritus of Russian Studies at Princeton University on the dangerous game we are playing with Russia.

8:00 p.m.   The All-Girl Revue

No day dedicated to the women of rock would be complete without one of one of my very favorite playlists, so enjoy!