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THE ROUND-UP: CJTR’S LATEST AND GREATEST PODCASTS JUNE 20-26

“Never gonna round you up
Never gonna write you down
Never gonna compile shows
And then blog them.”
– Rick Astley resigning from his position as the CJTR round-up blogger

Bonus Round (June 21)

PS3, Wii, XBOX 360. News, reviews and opinions for your video game needs.

Chinese Connection (June 28)

The Chinese Connection: seeking happiness, purpose and peace, one story at a time.

Game Day (June 26)

Sports roundtable discussion show with lots of Rider talk, CFL, NFL, NHL, WHL and local sports.

Gender Talk (June 23)

Host Stephanie Cox brings you information and news for the gender-diverse community in Saskatchewan.

Just Drawn That Way (June 22)

Dustin B turns the hands on the Infinity Watch as he discusses comic news and looks at the state of comics today.

Knight Views (June 21)

Hosts Sherry Knight (disclaimer: not an actual knight) and Jim Aho discuss all aspects of business and employment. In this episode Sherry talks with Katie Scmelinski from The Everyday Kitchen.

Of Dice and Men (June 18)

Let’s all settle Catan with Chad and Ryan. In this episode: a discussion of games in the era of Kickstarter, and the explosion in popularity of “escape room” board games.

Queen City Improvement Bureau (June 15)

“Let’s improve things!” someone said in the darkness, and lo, the Queen City Improvement Bureau was authorized. In this episode: Nickita Longman from the Saskatchewan Writers Guild.

Co-host Aidan Morgan was not present because, as a certified Improvementologist, he is professionally opposed to conservation, heritage and the past in general. He is in fact working on a device that will enable an army to assault the past and destroy it once and for all.

Radio Kids/Radioactive (March 26)

Radio Kids is a show powered by the ideas, musings, and imaginations of  kids, for kids and by kids.  It’s where you might first hear Regina’s next rising star performing, or find out about an interesting book or song, or travel through an audio documentary that you’ve always wondered about.

Rear-view Mirror (June 13)

Rear-view Mirror provides Regina and area residents with a greater understanding and appreciation for some of Regina’s rich history and notable people. Host Amanda G. interviews Alyssa Becker-Burns and Kathleen Watkin on heritage conservation, what it takes to keep pieces of our past looking good for the future, as well as a recap of the Canadian Association for Conservation of Cultural Property Conference, which was recently held in Regina.

Sour Hour (June 23)

Welcome to the Sour Hour, a monthly program showcasing women and feminine-identified artists from a wide variety of disciplines. Co-hosts Jaye Kovatch, Shayna Stock and Cat Abenstein juggle music, poetry and conversation.

The Comedy Grind (June 21)

Have you ever double-bounced your enemy on a trampoline? That question may never be explored on The Comedy Grind, but you’ll have fun waiting for the answer.

Prairie Naturalist (June 22)

Despite studies suggesting that prairies are unnatural, Jared Clarke, aka The Prairie Naturalist, is determined to prove the naysayers wrong.

Toast and Coffee (June 26)

Host Jeanne Alexander covers local Regina events and information on non-profit agencies, charities and various other people and groups who add to the social fabric of our great city.

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THE ROUND-UP: CJTR’S LATEST AND GREATEST PODCASTS JUNE 13-19

“Let’s do a round-up of these here podcasts, Pilgrim.”
– the JohnWayne 3000 Anachronistic CowBot

Bonus Round (June 14)

PS3, Wii, XBOX 360. News, reviews and opinions for your video game needs.

Chinese Connection (June 14)

The Chinese Connection: seeking happiness, purpose and peace, one story at a time.

Game Day (June 19)

Sports roundtable discussion show with lots of Rider talk, CFL, NFL, NHL, WHL and local sports.

Gender Talk (June 16)

Host Stephanie Cox brings you information and news for the gender-diverse community in Saskatchewan.

Just Drawn That Way (June 8)

Dustin B turns the hands on the Infinity Watch as he discusses comic news and looks at the state of comics today.

Knight Views (June 14)

Hosts Sherry Knight (disclaimer: not an actual knight) and Jim Aho discuss all aspects of business and employment. In this episode Sherry has an in-depth chat with the founder of Caliber Bookkeeping.

Of Dice and Men (June 18)

Let’s all settle Catan with Chad and Ryan. In this episode: a discussion of games in the era of Kickstarter, and the explosion in popularity of “escape room” board games.

Queen City Improvement Bureau (June 15)

“Let’s improve things!” someone said in the darkness, and lo, the Queen City Improvement Bureau was authorized. In this episode: Nickita Longman from the Saskatchewan Writers Guild.

Co-host Aidan Morgan was not present because, as a certified Improvementologist, he is professionally opposed to conservation, heritage and the past in general. He is in fact working on a device that will enable an army to assault the past and destroy it once and for all.

Radio Kids/Radioactive (March 26)

Radio Kids is a show powered by the ideas, musings, and imaginations of  kids, for kids and by kids.  It’s where you might first hear Regina’s next rising star performing, or find out about an interesting book or song, or travel through an audio documentary that you’ve always wondered about.

Rear-view Mirror (June 13)

Rear-view Mirror provides Regina and area residents with a greater understanding and appreciation for some of Regina’s rich history and notable people. Host Amanda G. interviews Alyssa Becker-Burns and Kathleen Watkin on heritage conservation, what it takes to keep pieces of our past looking good for the future, as well as a recap of the Canadian Association for Conservation of Cultural Property Conference, which was recently held in Regina.

Sour Hour (June 16)

Welcome to the Sour Hour, a monthly program showcasing women and feminine-identified artists from a wide variety of disciplines. Co-hosts Jaye Kovatch, Shayna Stock and Cat Abenstein juggle music, poetry and conversation.

The Comedy Grind (June 14)

Have you ever double-bounced your enemy on a trampoline? That question may never be explored on The Comedy Grind, but you’ll have fun waiting for the answer.

Prairie Naturalist (June 15)

Some people say that Jared Clarke knows the secret language of the birds (turns out it’s just birdsong). In this episode Jared talks with Dr. Tyler Flockhart on how Monarch Butterfly populations are doing, and we turn the tables and put host Jared Clarke in the interviewee chair. Who is interviewing him? Not Jared’s nemesis, the Mountain Unnaturalist. He’s in the mountains for now.

Toast and Coffee (June 19)

Host Jeanne Alexander covers local Regina events and information on non-profit agencies, charities and various other people and groups who add to the social fabric of our great city. In this episode, Jeannie talks to Cynthia Knorr and Francis Olson.

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Show 795: Borderlines Playlist, June 25, 2017

Emily Herring – Austin (Ain’t Got No City Limits), Your Mistake

Scotty Campbell – Lonesome Number One, Pitchin’ Woe

The Grievous Angels – 22 Trailer Park, 22 Trailer Park

The Warren Hood Band – This River, The Warren Hood Band

NQ Arbuckle – Mincing Words, XOK

Libby Koch – Out of my Misery, Just Move On

Merle Haggard – The Bottle Let Me Down, 16 Biggest Hits

Wanda Jackson – Silver Threads and Golden Needles, The Essential Recordings

Jesse T. Reid  – Drop Dead Girl, Gravelly Bay

Tim Hus – Everybody Likes a Hank Williams Song, Songs of West Canada

John Lilly & Ralph Blizzard – A Little Yodel Goes a Long Way, Blue Highway

Romi Mayes – Heavy Heart, Lucky Tonight

Jake Penrod – Thanks to You, Closer to Me

Jeremy Steding & The Rebellion – Arkansas Rain, Odessa

James McMurtry & The Heartless Bastards – Saint Mary of the Woods, Live in Aught-Three

Ian Tyson – Yellowhead to Yellowstone, Yellowhead to Yellowstone

Amy Allison with David Scott – Moonlight on the Mountains, No Frills Friend

Cindy Church – My Wishing Room, Love on the Range

Todd Snider – Tillamook County Jail, East Nashville Skyline

Tom Russell Band – St. Olav’s Gate, Heart on a Sleeve

Laura Repo & The Blue Healers – Trains Never Stop in Kingston, A Charmed Life

Clive Gregson & Christine Collister – Mama Tried , Home and Away

Dolly Parton – Slipping Around, Thanks a Lot Texas Troubadour

Jim Stringer & The AM Band – Raised on Robbery, In My Hand

Corin Raymond – Better Him Than Me, There Will Always Be a Small Time

Famous Motel Cowboys – The Ballad of Onis and Mavis, Garden City Skyline

Miss Leslie & Her Juke Jointers – Some Things They Can’t Take Away, Wrong is What I Do Best

Darrell Scott – Hank Williams’ Ghost, The Invisible Man

Amber Digby – She’s Already Won Your Heart, The World You’re Living In

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Show 265: Deeper Well, June 25, 2017

ARTIST – Song
Album * = Canadian content

DAN CUNNINGHAM – John Henry
Appalachian Song (13)
* SARAH JANE SCOUTEN – Acre of Shells
When the Bloom Falls From the Rose (17)
* DURHAM COUNTY POETS – Diamonds on the Water
Grimshaw Road (17)

THE MAE TRIO – Mr. Moon
Take Care Take Cover (17)
SAM GLEAVES & TYLER HUGHES – Lonesome Homesick Blues
Sam Gleaves & Tyler Hughes (17)
* THE EISENHAUERS – The Road That We Once Knew
The Road That We Once Knew (17)
AL SCORTINO – Okeechobee in the Rain
Gibtown (17)
SERA CAHOONE – House Our Own
From Where I Started (17)

DAOIRI FARRELL – Bogie’s Bonnie Belle
True Born Irishman (16)
MARY ANN KENNEDY – Dan Ur do Fhloraidh NicNill (A New Song for Flora MacNeil)An Dan (17)

* MELISANDE – Je suis nee en automne
Les millesimes (17)
* MAZ – ID circulaire
ID (17)
* MUSIQUE A BOUCHES – Rossignol du bois sauvage
Jusqu’aux oreilles (15)
* ANDRE BRUNET – Le coin du balcon
La grosse maison rouge (17)

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Show 794: Borderlines Playlist, June 18, 2017

Robbie Fulks – Bury the Bottle With Me, 13 Hillbilly Giants

Mark Davis – Go to Ground, Eliminate the Toxins

Rodney Decroo – Leechburg, War Town Man

Gerry Spehar – Here in the Pass, I Hold Gravity

Scott, Gerald & Len Delhunty – Baby That’s Cold, Home to You

Sam Baker – Moses in the Reeds, Land of Doubt

I See Hawks in L.A. – Carbon Dated Love, Hallowed Ground

Fred Eaglesmith & The Flying Squirrels – Rodeo Rose, Things is Changin’

Whitney Rose – There’s a Tear in My Beer, Heartbreaker of the Year

Jerry Irby – Nails in my Coffin, Country & Western Hit Parade 1945

Dave Alvin – Promised Land, Live from Austin TX

Steve Coffey & The Lokels – Fade Out, Same Boy

Della Mae – Empire, The World Oft Can Be

Will Kimbrough & Tommy Womack – Early to Bed, Early to Rise, For a Second Time

The Coming Grass – Waste of Time, Transient

Amber Digby – Just in Case, Here Come the Teardrops

The Band – Get Up Jake (out-take), The Band

Dub Miller – Insanity and Texas, Post Country

The Rizdales – This is My Story, Radio Country

Brave Combo – Laura, A Night on Earth

Slaid Cleaves – Temporary, KUT Live Volume 8

Rachel Baiman – In the Space of a Day, Shame

Del Barber – Love and Wine, Headwaters

Rod Picott & Amanda Shires – Mercury, Rod Picott & Amanda Shires

Petunia – Don River Jamboree, Live! In T.O.

Grant Peeples – My People Come From the Dirt, Okra & Ecclesiastes

Ethyl & the Regulars – Long Gone, Long Forgotten, Fill ‘Er Up

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Show 264: Deeper Well, June 17, 2017

ARTIST – Song
Album * = Canadian content

The Burying Gound performs tonight at the Capitol (1843 Hamilton).

* THE BURYING GROUND – Keep Your Troubles at Bay
Big City Blues (15)
AMANDA ANNE PLATT & THE HONEYCUTTERS – The Road
Amanda Anne Platt & the Honeycutters (17)
* LYNNE HANSON – Just For Now
Uneven Ground (17)

J.J. plays the Artesian (2627 13th Ave.) on Wednesday, June 21.

* J.J. VOSS – The Night I Hit the Wall
Show ’em Who’s Voss (12)
* SOOZI SCHLANGER – Gee But It’s Drunk Out Tonight
The Songs of Tony Quarrington (17)
* PRESSGANG MUTINY – Bully in the Alley
Pressgang Mutiny (16)

ROSALIE SORRELS – Schofield Mine Disaster
Strangers in Another Country (08)
THE RESONANT ROGUES – Hands in the Dirt
Hands in the Dirt (17)
WAY DOWN WANDERERS – Sweet Morning Vision
The Way Down Wanderers (16)

SAM BAKER – Same Kind of Blue
Land of Doubt (17)
ANNIE GALLUP – Unravel
Ghost (15)
PETER MULVEY – Just Before the War
Are You Listening (17)
TAARKA – Finn McCool Crosses the Rocky Mountains
Fading Mystery (17)

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Canadian Country Greats Highlight The Bookender Spotlight On The Prairie Lily Special For The Summer Of ’17

In celebration of Canada’s 150th year of confederation, The Prairie Lily Special (Saturdays 6 to 8 pm CST) designates it’s stretch of programs this summer as “Canadian Country Summer.” For an eleven week period starting June 24th and ending September 2nd, seven Canadian Country legends will be featured on The Bookender Spotlight throughout the balmy months. They are:

June 24th – Hal Lone Pine
July 1st (Canada Day) & 8th – Evan Kemp
July 15th – Keray Regan
July 22nd & 29th – Donn Reynolds
August 5th & 12th – Allen Erwin (The Calgary Kid)
August 19th – Hank LaRiviere (aka Hank Rivers)
August 26th & September 2nd (Labour Day Weekend) – Stu Davis

All recordings to be heard featuring these performers during Canadian Country Summer have NOT been aired previously on the show. Celebrate Canada’s rich history and tradition in Country Music by tuning in to TPLS during this special set of summertime shows!

On Deck…Strange But True September
Country Music that has to be heard to be believed, featuring…

September 9th & 16th – HILLBILLIES IN HELL
Last year, indie imprint Light In The Attic Records released two LPs of the strangest, most confounding records in the history of the genre. Will you be ready for the (jaw)drop? Plus

September 23rd & 30th – EIGHTEEN WHEELERS : TWISTED TALES OF THE TRUCK STOPS!
Sure, they’re white knights, those over the road truckers…but then again MAYBE NOT.

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THE ROUND-UP: CJTR’S LATEST AND GREATEST PODCASTS JUNE 7-12

Bonus Round (June 7)

PS3, Wii, XBOX 360. News, reviews and opinions for your video game needs.

Game Day (June 12)

Sports roundtable discussion show with lots of Rider talk, CFL, NFL, NHL, WHL and local sports.

Gender Talk (June 9)

Host Stephanie Cox brings you information and news for the gender-diverse community in Saskatchewan.

Just Drawn That Way (June 8)

Dustin B turns the hands on the Infinity Watch as he discusses comic news and looks at the state of comics today.

Knight Views (June 7)

Hosts Sherry Knight (disclaimer: not an actual knight) and Jim Aho discuss all aspects of business and employment.

Of Dice and Men (June 4)

Let’s all settle Catan with Chad and Ryan. In this episode: a quick history of board games.

Queen City Improvement Bureau (June 8)

“Let’s improve things!” someone said in the darkness, and lo, the Queen City Improvement Bureau was authorized. In this episode: City Councillor Jason Mancinelli opines and expounds.

Radio Kids/Radioactive (March 26)

Radio Kids is a show powered by the ideas, musings, and imaginations of  kids, for kids and by kids.  It’s where you might first hear Regina’s next rising star performing, or find out about an interesting book or song, or travel through an audio documentary that you’ve always wondered about.

Rear-view Mirror (May 30)

Rear-view Mirror provides Regina and area residents with a greater understanding and appreciation for some of Regina’s rich history and notable people. Hosted by Amanda G.

Sour Hour (May 19)

Welcome to the Sour Hour, a monthly program showcasing women and feminine-identified artists from a wide variety of disciplines. Co-hosts Jaye Kovatch, Shayna Stock and Cat Abenstein juggle music, poetry and conversation.

Prairie Naturalist (June 8)

Some people say that Jared Clarke knows the secret language of the birds (to be fair, it’s just birdsong). In this episode Jared talks with Penny McKinlay from EcoFriendly Sask and  Dr.Kiel Drake, Bird Studies Canada. The strange rumble in the background is the Mountain Unnaturalist laughing, plotting, biding his time.

Toast and Coffee (June 12)

Host Jeanne Alexander covers local Regina events and information on non-profit agencies, charities and various other people and groups who add to the social fabric of our great city.

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Show 793: Borderlines Playlist June 11, 2017

Sam Baker – Same Kind of Blue, Land of Doubt

Sarah Jane Scouten – Our Small Town, The Cape

Tom Phillips & The Men of Constant Sorrow – Inspiration for That Fool, Downtown Cowboy

Paul Burch & The WPA Ballclub – Walking to McCourey, Wire to Wire

Daniel Romano – Hard on You, Sleep Beneath the Willow

Drew Kennedy – War With Myself, Fresh Water in the Salton Sea

Cyndi Boste – I’m Alright, Foothill Dandy

Lynne Hanson – Stronger, Uneven Ground

Blackie & The Rodeo Kings – The Fool Who Can’t Forget, Let’s Frolic

Jimmie Dale Gilmore – Four Walls, Come On Back

Greg Trooper – No Higher Ground, The Backshop Live

The Breakmen – 1000 Miles, Heartwood

Melissa Etheridge – You Can Sleep While I Drive, Brave and Crazy

Peter Cooper – Prison Movie, Depot Light: Songs of Eric Taylor

Sam Baker – Leave, Land of Doubt

Sisters Morales – Even the Rain, Texas Unplugged Volume 1

Jesse Winchester – The Brand New Tennessee Waltz, In Concert

Ian Tyson – Old Corrals & Sagebrush, Live at Longview

Ed Bruce – Mamas Don’t Let your Babies Grow Up to be Cowboys, Frutigen 1987

The Mavericks – Dream River, Soundtrack from the Horse Whisperer

Scotty Campbell & The Wardenaires – Who’ll Be the First, Smokin’ and Drinkin’

The Louvin Brothers – My Baby’s Gone, Soundtrack from Crazy Heart

Steve Young – Drift Away, Solo/Live

Buck Owens & His Buckaroos – Will There Be Big Rigs in Heaven, Rig Rock Deluxe

Carolyn Mark – Slept All Afternoon, The Pros and Cons of Collaboration

Dale Watson – Down Down Down Down Down, KUT Live Volume 12

Hank Williams – Jambalaya, Live Fron the Grand Ole Opry

The Derailers – Bar Exam, Here Come The Derailers

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Show 263: Deeper Well, Saturday, June 10, 2017

ARTIST – Song
Album * = Canadian content

* THE EISENHAUERS – Biggest Regret
The Road We Once Knew (17)
I DRAW SLOW – My Portion
Turn Your Face to the Sun (17)
JOHN BLEK – The Night & the Liquor
Cut the Light (16)

* CARTER FELKER – I Wish
Everyday Life (16)
* STEPH CAMERON – Little Blue Bird
Daybreak Over Jackson Street (17)
* TOM RUSSELL – Short Grass
Play One More – The Songs of Ian and Sylvia (17)
MOUTHS OF BABES – Spring
Brighter in the Dark (17)

* KIERA DALL’OSTO – Nothing
Kiera Dall’Osto (17)
* HARRY MANX – Moon Going Down
Faith Lift (17)
CHRIS & MEREDITH THOMPSON – Old Man of the Mountain
Lines of Longitude (17)
THE MAE TRIO – Grandma’s
Take Care Take Cover (17)

NICK DRAKE – Things Behind the Sun
Way to Blue: An Introduction to Nick Drake (94)
STEVE TILSTON & JEZ LOWE – Lucky Sami
The Janus Game (16)
* BRISHEN – Estrellita
Blue Verdun (17)

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