Freak Power Ticket (Eclectic)
A "wondrous boat ride" exploring rock 'n' roll & other music, the counter cultural, cinema, pop culture, oddities, etc. Buy a ticket, take the ride.
Mon Nov 25th 2013 11.00am–12.00pm
R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links help support the station.
Time zone: pacific
Vince Guaraldi “Day of Thanksgiving”
from Vince Guaraldi and the Lost Cues from the Charlie Brown Television Specials MP3 Comp (d & d 2007) —Music bed for voiceover commentary/introduction. Stay tuned for my next special Charlie Brown Holiday-Season Tribute, coming in December!
New Christy Minstrels “Alice's Restaurant”
from Lost Pop & Doo Wop 45's, Vol. 2 MP3 Comp (Classic Records / The Orchard 2013) —This squeaky-clean folk revival ensemble perform a surprising version of Arlo Guthrie's Thanksgiving countercultural classic. NCM was spoofed in Christopher Guest's A MIGHTY WIND by The New Main Street Singers.
Ward Churchill “Native America, Genocide and the Scalp Bounty”
from Monkeywrenching the New World Order MP3 Album (AK Press 2001) —Excerpt. Ward Churchill is a Native American activist & scholar who was wrongfully fired by the Univ. of Colorado (Boulder) for his political positions. Addresses here the genocidal policies against indigenous peoples by the US govt.
Damon Albarn / Michael Nyman “Colquhoun's Story”
from Ravenous (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) MP3 Album (Virgin Records America, Inc. 1999) —A horror-satire that reimagines notorious acts of cannibalism on the US frontier as supernatural occurrences, symbolizing genocidal madness. A stunning score to this hidden gem. RIP director Antonia Bird!
Reverend Billy & the Church of Stop Shopping “Sermon: Shopocalypse”
from Reverend Billy and the Church of Stop Shopping MP3 Album (The EGGE Company Ltd. 2005) —DAWN OF THE DEAD is a prophecy of The Shopocalypse, right? Here's a sermon by the man who coined the term, asking us to turn away from the cash register. Buy Nothing Day is this Friday! Repent!
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