Radio Crystal Blue/RCB Novus Ordo week of 12/13/15


Here’s RCB proper:

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This show was published 12/17/15

“Is there a time for tying ribbons/A time for Christmas trees/Is there a time for laying tables/When the night is set to freeze”

I opened with my annual reading of Jack Kerouac’s short story ‘Home At Christmas”

Coldplay “Christmas Lights”
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Vaneese Thomas “Peace & Goodwill” http://www.vaneesethomas.com http://www.blindraccoon.com
Buddy Guy “Home For Christmas” http://www.buddyguy.net http://www.blindraccoon.com
Jamie Kent “Blue Christmas” http://www.jamiekent.com
Mic The Prophet “O Tannenbaum” http://www.mictheprophet.com
Câlisse “Not A Holiday Song” – XO For the Holidays Volume 8 compilation http://www.calissecalissecalisse.com http://www.xopublicity.com
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Loretta Hagen “As We Count (On New Year’s Eve)” – Mud and Stone CD http://www.lorettahagen.com
Susan Kane “New York Winter” – A Word Child CD http://www.susankane.com
Laura Berman “Lift Off” – Everything In Between CD http://www.laurabermanmusic.com
Flagship Romance “Set You Free” – The Fudge Sessions EP http://www.flagshipromance.com
Matt Harlan “Riding With The Wind” – Raven Hotel CD http://www.mattharlan.com
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MJ Hibbett & The Validators “Roy Wood In The Blue Note” http://www.mjhibbett.com
Wizzard “I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday”
Bobby Stewart & The Contraires “Happy Holiday” http://www.bobbystewartmusic.com
Stubborn Son “Snowed In” – XO For The Holidays Volume 8 compilation http://www.stubbornsonmusic.com http://www.xopublicity.com
The Slambovian Circus Of Dreams “Every Little Light” http://www.slambovia.com
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Tony Halchak “Christmas For Cowboys” http://www.tonyhalchak.com
Builder Of The House “There Is No Hourglass, Only Sand” – Hourglass EP http://www.builderofthehouse.com
Soraia “Kids Are Alrite” – Less Than Zero EP http://www.soraia.com

I shared Tweed Funk’s JD Optekar’s recipe for Cranberry Relish http://www.tweedfunk.com
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CD FOCUS: A continuing series spotlighting top indie/emerging artists in great concept or compilation albums.

DARRYL HOLTER: Radio Songs: Woody Guthrie in Los Angeles 1937-39. http://www.darrylholter.com
Sowing musical seeds before he was known as an activist as much as a poet, Woody made many recordings for his own radio show on KFVD Los Angeles. These
songs are interpreted musically by Daryl and several notable songwriters as guests.
From this final first airing of songs from this CD I spun “I Ain’t Got No Home” & “Talking Dust Bowl Blues”
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Larry Saklad “Christmas On The Block” http://www.sakladmusic.com
Liz Longley “Feels Like Christmas To Me” http://www.lizlongley.com
Trevor Lyon “Happy Holidays” http://www.trevorlyon.com
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Switchback “Connemara Man” – American Roots & Celtic Soul: Live-Volume 1 CD http://www.waygoodmusic.com
Lynn Hollyfield “Winter’s Gift” – In The Balance CD http://www.lynnhollyfield.com
Emily Zuzik Holmes & Scrote “This Season Makes Me Cry” http://www.emilyzuzik.com
Vance Gilbert “Moonlight In Vermont” – Nearness Of You CD http://www.vancegilbert.com
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John Hall “Quiet Place” – Love Doesn’t Ask CD http://www..johnhallmusic.com
Kerry Patrick Clark “What I Want For Christmas” – Mom Hen Layin’ Some Christmas On You compilation http://www.kerrypatrickclark.com
Steve Eulberg “God Rest You Merry Gentlemen” – Mom Hen Layin’ Some Christmas On You compilation http://www.steveeulberg.com
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I recited part of Kerouac’s short essay “Not Long Ago Joy Abounded At Christmas”
Tom Waits “Alice” – Alice CD
Simon & Garfunkel “I Am A Rock” – Sounds Of Silence
The Pogues “Fairytale Of New York” – If I Should Fall From Grace With God
Passengers (U2 & Brian Eno) “Miss Sarajevo” – Original Soundtracks Volume 1
Jimi Hendrix “Merry Christmas & Happy New Year”

Closing music: DJ Flowerdove “Wind Chill” http://www.reverbnation.com/loralouisenichols
Geoffrey Armes “After Dark” – Noor CD http://www.geoffreyarmes.com
Regina Spektor “My Dear Acquaintance (A Happy New Year)”

Running time: 271 minutes
Atmosphere: merry, bright
Recorded in stereo to 128kbps bitrate, reencoded to 96kbps, 44.1 Hz in mp3 format using Audacity software.

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