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Nostalgia Thyme sans Rosemary

Do you find the title mystifying?  Me, too.

But that’s the power of music.  To communicate a range of feelings and moods that no other language can begin to impart.  At this time of the year, there are certain tracks that pop up in my mind as annually as the Fall colors that will be coming our way. I’ve asked others about this. Most tend to agree.  Whereas commercial radio playlsits cycle the same top 50 over and over again, yours truly has the luxury to play to the Seasons.

Time to Dig Dan Zanes

Once in a blue moon or once in a millennium I'm able to craft together a pretty decent World Music Show. This week's show could be one of those shows, because there's so much good music in both hours that each hour could stand on it's own as a stellar piece. Ok, maybe as host and producer of the World Music Show, I'm biased, but I'll let you be the judge.

The Electric Croude Remembers September 11th

This year The Electric Croude, a weekly local feature of your Community Idea Stations, airs just hours shy prior to the attack on our American homeland 10 years ago. In this one hour special, listeners will hear a variety of vocal and instrumental works that remind us that while we should never forget – music has its own transcendental way of providing a simultaneous memorial and a healing balm like nothing else can.

Dub this Reggae Vibe

Listen: There are sometimes when I just need to relax, you know "chill," as they say. Weeks will go by until I realize that, "hey, life's been moving kind of fast lately, so I'd better slow down." (That's right, I talk to myself in quotes). But the point is, things are moving fast. Summer has just officially ended (though, I wish the weather would get the memo), my first daughter just started Kindergarten and there's the 10-year anniversary of the September 11th attacks.* So, it's with all these heavy things happening, that I really need some musical time to relax.

Big Noise for Saturday’s Show

There is some Big Noise happening this weekend on the World Music Show. What do I mean by that? Well, it’s actually a nod to the title of a CD I’ll be playing in the second hour of Saturday night’s show. It’s called “Big Noise, Funky Tropicalismo,” the music of which can be heard in a club based in Brixton, London which features some swinging Mambo music spun by the DJ’s. But, I also thought it was a great title to describe this week’s show.

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