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Bonnie Simmons Show

Oct 18, 2018 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Music

The Bonnie Simmons Show

8:00 PM Pacific Time: Thursdays


5ba86c05aa7fc.jpg Bonnie Simmons
has been programming her mix of singer/songwriter, folk, rock, country and R&B on KPFA since the very late 1980’s. One of the best loved personalities of Bay Area music radio, she was raised in New York, and then moved to San Francisco from Denver in 1968 and became a pioneer of free form radio. During her eight years, from 1970 to 1978, at the legendary KSAN, she served as Program Director, Music Librarian, and Disc Jockey.

After leaving KSAN, she worked at Warner Bros as National Album Director, promoting Prince as well as the first Dire Straits and Rickie Lee Jones albums, amongst others, and also worked at Hightone Records. She moved in and out of radio at KFOG, LIVE 105, KOFY-FM, KVRE, KDBK “Double 99” and KUSF.

As the Audio Director for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, she created the disc jockey audio exhibit and many of the exhibits involving sound at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum in Cleveland, Ohio.

On a local level, Bonnie spent several years working as a sandwich-maker at Ozzie’s Soda Fountain in Berkeley, and currently hosts her eclectic weekly show on KPFA. Bonnie managed the band Cake for eight years, and represented Noe Venable and Etienne de Rocher for many years. For the past 14 years, she has been happily involved in Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, the extraordinary free festival in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, and has been the Executive Director of The Bill Graham Memorial Foundation since 2009.

Bonnie Simmons Show
9:42 PM
David Gray - Babylon
David Gray Babylon
White Ladder MapleMusic Recordings 1998 Rock GBDLY0000002
9:37 PM
Van Morrison - The Prophet Speaks
Van Morrison The Prophet Speaks
The Prophet Speaks GBCQT1800029
9:27 PM
Rosanne Cash - Not Many Miles To Go
Rosanne Cash Not Many Miles To Go
Not Many Miles To Go Blue Note Records USUG11801281
9:26 PM
Paul Simon - One Man's Ceiling Is Another Man's Floor
Paul Simon One Man's Ceiling Is Another Man's Floor
In the Blue Light Legacy Recordings USQX91801287
9:22 PM
The Rolling Stones - Jumpin' Jack Flash
The Rolling Stones Jumpin' Jack Flash
The Rolling Stones Singles Collection * The London Years ABKCO Music & Records, Inc. 2013 USA176810110
9:19 PM
The Devil Makes Three - Bad Idea
The Devil Makes Three Bad Idea
Bad Idea New West Records 2018 US27Q1842507
9:16 PM
the Steel Wheels - Scrape Me Off the Ceiling
the Steel Wheels Scrape Me Off the Ceiling
Scrape Me Off the Ceiling Big Ring Records 2017 QMSGL1700002
9:15 PM
Quantic - Not So Blue
Quantic Not So Blue
Apricot Morning Tru Thoughts 2003 GBEUE0200623
9:01 PM
Boz Scaggs - On The Beach
Boz Scaggs On The Beach
Out Of The Blues Concord Records, Inc. (UMG Account) USC4R1806494
8:56 PM
Greg Brown - 'cept You & Me Babe
Greg Brown 'cept You & Me Babe
Covenant Red House Records Rock USRHR0014801
8:52 PM
Darrell Scott - I Don't Believe You (She Acts Like We Never Have Met)
Darrell Scott I Don't Believe You (She Acts Like We Never Have Met)
Modern Hymns Appleseed
8:49 PM
Grateful Dead - Sugar Magnolia
Grateful Dead Sugar Magnolia
The Best Of The Grateful Dead Grateful Dead/Rhino Rock USWB11502913
8:45 PM
Dave Alvin and Jimmie Dale Gilmore - Get Together
Dave Alvin and Jimmie Dale Gilmore Get Together
Downey to Lubbock Yep Roc Records 2018 USY1R1858707
8:41 PM
The Temptations - Don't Look Back
The Temptations Don't Look Back
The 50 Greatest Songs Universal Music Ireland Ltd. Rock USMO16500028
8:37 PM
Elvis Costello - Unwanted Number
Elvis Costello Unwanted Number
Unwanted Number Concord Records, Inc. (UMG Account) 2018 Rock USC4R1806555
8:34 PM
Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers - Refugee
Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers Refugee
Damn the Torpedoes
8:31 PM
Jill Sobule - Where Do I Begin
Jill Sobule Where Do I Begin
Nostalgia Kills Pinko Records 2018 QM4TX1835775
8:25 PM
Million Miles - Honey
Million Miles Honey
Honey Million Miles GBKPL1814797
8:22 PM
Bobby Womack - That's The Way I Feel About Cha'
Bobby Womack That's The Way I Feel About Cha'
Sweet Soul R&B Retro Style Records UK8HE0001043
8:15 PM
Joni Mitchell - Come In From the Cold
Joni Mitchell Come In From the Cold
Hits Reprise USRHD0530313
8:10 PM
John Craigie - I Am California (feat. Gregory Alan Isakov) feat. Gregory Alan Isakov
John Craigie I Am California (feat. Gregory Alan Isakov) feat. Gregory Alan Isakov
No Rain, No Rose Zabriskie Point Records 2017 QM9A91606536
8:04 PM
Charles Lloyd & The Marvels - Ventura
Charles Lloyd & The Marvels Ventura
Vanished Gardens Capitol Records, LLC USUG11800645
8:01 PM
Gregory Alan Isakov - Dark, Dark, Dark
Gregory Alan Isakov Dark, Dark, Dark
Evening Machines Suitcase Town Music under exclusive license to Dualtone Music Group, Inc. 2018 USDMG1888309

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