Monthly Archives: December 2011

ELVIS ’56 OPENS CONDUCTOR’S ELEVENTH YEAR ON CJTR

Hot on the heels of CJTR’s tenth season on-air, Your’s Truly Ruly, The Conductor In Black has marshalled together some new acquisitions to get 2012 off to an impressive start. The Prairie Lily Special WILL NOT air it’s first edition … Continue reading

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Last Regina’s Mighty Shores today: 30 Faves from 2011

RMS #484: Today is the last edition of Regina’s Mighty Shores, both for 2011 and for the foreseeable future (never say “Never,” right?). It’s also the Tenth Annual 30 Faves edition, in which we revisit 30 of the 2011 releases … Continue reading

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What Planet Is This?! Show #107 (I think)

Every December, I convince someone to go against their will and guest host the show with me. They pick all the music, we tell a few good stories and a good time is had by all. Read more at WhatPlanetRadio.wordpress.com.

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What Planet Is This?! Show #106 (I think)

Without soul, music is just organized notes. When music is played with soul, it lives – in as true a sense as it gets. If music played with soul lives, James Brown’s music remains among the most living. This coming … Continue reading

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What Planet Is This?! Show #105 (I think)

If all the world heard music the way John Coltrane must have heard it, there would be more love than most of us will experience in our whole lives. That’s what it’s all about here at What Planet: Love and … Continue reading

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On today’s edition of Regina’s Mighty Shores…

In the second half-hour of today’s show, we feature seven of the artists honoured at the 2011 Canadian Folk Music Awards, that were handed out in Toronto last weekend. Just after 5 pm, Grant Simpson and Kate Weekes will be … Continue reading

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What Planet Is This?! Show #104 (I think) + Tom Waits Birthday Special

One of the weirdest and most famous and yet very listenable musicians that you’ve never heard of, Tom Waits’ solo career dates back to the late sixties, when he started playing at night clubs, influenced by greats like Bob Dylan, … Continue reading

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CJTR On-line Program Guide

Check out the new colour coded program guide at www.cjtr.ca!  Thanks to the great crew at Oh! Media for setting this up.  Also, have a look at the banner on the home page.  You’ll see what show is currently on-air, … Continue reading

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