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WPRB Princeton 103.3 FM


Aug 25, 2023 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM


With Readie Righteous

Shake off the week, oh Righteous Ones! It's everything from Acid-Folk to Ziglibithy. Light the candles, drape your scarves; this is your time! I bring thee ambient, Afrobeat, international, Tuareg, Tuvan throat singing, queercore, gnawa, pop, disco, post-punk, jazz, soul, R 'n' B, obit-core and more. Opportunistic singing-along with your DJ is de rigeur. Your lagniappe: historical perspective, social consciousness, irreverence.

Miseducation - 25 Years On

Lauryn Hill's Debut Solo Album 'The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill' Turns ...

Iconic album released 25 years ago today: The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill

What has changed in society in 25 years? Lauryn's vision has endured for 25 years to today...

5:01 PM
Small Faces - Ogdens' Nut Gone Flake
Small Faces Ogdens' Nut Gone Flake Marriott, Lane, McLagan, Jones
Ogdens' Nut Gone Flake Immediate Records 1968

Music N' More: The Small Faces

5:04 PM
Shakti - Lotus Feet
Shakti Lotus Feet
Remember Shakti 1999

John McLaughlin - Zakir Hussain - Remember Shakti-Live U.K. Tour 1997 ...

Recorded Live during the 1997 UK tour - with John McLaughlin

5:10 PM
Genesis Owusu - See Ya There
Genesis Owusu See Ya There N
STRUGGLER Ourness 2023

Genesis Owusu - 'Struggler' review: an artist at the top of his game

5:15 PM
Brook Benton - Rainy Night In Georgia
Brook Benton Rainy Night In Georgia Tony Joe White
20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: Best of Brook Benton 2000

Brook Benton (September 19, 1931 - April 9, 1988) American singer and ...

5:21 PM
Irma Thomas - Anyone Who Knows What Love Is (Will Understand)
Irma Thomas Anyone Who Knows What Love Is (Will Understand) Irma Thomas, Jeannie Seely & Randy Newman
Single (B-side of Time is on My Side) 1964

Irma Thomas - Music Rising ~ The Musical Cultures of the Gulf South

5:22 PM
Ella Fitzgerald - Georgia on My Mind (with Joe Pass)
Ella Fitzgerald Georgia on My Mind (with Joe Pass) Carmichael/ Gorrell
Speak Love 1983

Vinyle Ella Fitzgerald & Joe Pass, 153 disques vinyl et CD sur CDandLP

5:28 PM
The Allman Brothers Band - Hot 'Lanta
The Allman Brothers Band Hot 'Lanta The Allman Brothers Band
At Fillmore East (Deluxe Edition) [Live] Island Def Jam 1971


5:33 PM
Mark O'Connor - The Devil Comes Back to Georgia
Mark O'Connor The Devil Comes Back to Georgia Mark O'Connor
Heroes Warner Records/Nashville 1993

Fiddle Rematch in Charlie Daniel's "The Devil Comes Back to Georgia"

The "sequel" to The Devil Went Down to Georgia - with Johnny Cash as narrator,

Travis Tritt as the Devil, Marty Stuart as the voice of Johnny. Charlie Daniels

fiddles the Devil's part; Mark O'Connor fiddles Johnny's part. Guess who wins?

5:38 PM
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings - Matter of Time
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings Matter of Time Binky Griptite
Soul of a Woman 2017

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings' 'Soul Of A Woman' Is A Testament To ...

5:41 PM
Set Break: Our hearts are down in Georgia this week.. TY Fani Willis
5:49 PM
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes - To Be Free to Be Who We Are
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes To Be Free to Be Who We Are
Wake Up Everybody Edsel 1975

Teddy Pendergrass | Biography, Songs, Music, & Facts | Britannica

5:55 PM
Brittany Howard - Georgia
Brittany Howard Georgia Brittany Howard
Jaime Columbia 2019
5:57 PM
MELONYX - Butterfly
MELONYX Butterfly N
Soul Glow Tru Thoughts 2023
6:02 PM
Isley Brothers - Coolin' Me Out
Isley Brothers Coolin' Me Out
Showdown 1978

The Isley Brothers - Showdown (1978) {Sony} / AvaxHome

6:08 PM
Gladys Knight & The Pips - Midnight Train to Georgia
Gladys Knight & The Pips Midnight Train to Georgia Jim Weatherly
Imagination Legacy Recordings 1973
6:09 PM
Landlord & the Tenants - Sagittarius (Pt. 1)
Landlord & the Tenants Sagittarius (Pt. 1) C. Henley
single 1971

Landlord & Tenants* - Sagittarius | Releases | Discogs

6:15 PM
Roberta Flack - Sweet Georgia Brown
Roberta Flack Sweet Georgia Brown Bernie/Pinkard/Casey
Roberta 1994

Roberta Flack - Roberta (1994, CD) | Discogs

6:20 PM
Lyn Collins - Take Me Just as I Am
Lyn Collins Take Me Just as I Am James Brown
Original Take Edit (unissued in this form) 1973

Vtg photo of funk/soul singer Lyn Collins, aka "The Female Preacher ...

6:27 PM
Tiggs Da Author - Georgia
Tiggs Da Author Georgia Tiggs Da Author
Just Dance 2021 Official Tracklist 2015

MNM UrbaNice: Tiggs Da Author - Georgia - YouTube

TDA - South London rapper & producer

6:30 PM
DJ Sabrina The Teenage DJ - Dance Now
DJ Sabrina The Teenage DJ Dance Now N
Destiny 2023

Dj Sabrina The Teenage Dj :: Le interviste di OndaRock

6:38 PM
Set Break: HBD Walter Williams of the O'Jays!
6:44 PM
The O'Jays - Ship Ahoy
The O'Jays Ship Ahoy Whitehead/McFadden/Carstarphen
Ship Ahoy 1973

The O JAYS Ship Ahoy (reissue) Vinyl at Juno Records.

Philly International, baby! HBDay to Walter Williams!

6:53 PM
Sugar Pie DeSanto / Etta James - Do I Make Myself Clear?
Sugar Pie DeSanto / Etta James Do I Make Myself Clear?
Down in the Basement 1995

Etta James & Sugar Pie DeSanto - In The Basement | Flea Market Funk

Etta & Sugar Pie

6:55 PM
Aretha Franklin - 96 Tears
Aretha Franklin 96 Tears Rudy Martins
Aretha Arrives 1967

aretha-franklin-1967-portrait-billboard-1548-e1486722136529 | LE WEB MAG

6:58 PM
CeeLo Green - Georgia
CeeLo Green Georgia Cee Lo Green
The Lady Killer Radiculture/Elektra 2010

Cee Lo Green from Celebrities Celebrate the Holidays 2017: Christmas ...

7:11 PM
Jimmy Smith - Sweet Georgia Brown
Jimmy Smith Sweet Georgia Brown
At Club Baby Grand, Vol. 1 Supreme Media 2007
7:11 PM
Set Break: The 25th Anniversary of The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill - We celebrate her vision
7:22 PM
Santana - Samba Pa Ti
Santana Samba Pa Ti Carlos Santana
Abraxas Columbia/Legacy 1970

Carlos Santana-Samba pa ti

C. Santana, "This was the 1st recording where I felt truly able to express


7:26 PM
Lauryn Hill - To Zion (feat. Carlos Santana)
Lauryn Hill To Zion (feat. Carlos Santana) Lauryn Hill
The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill Ruffhouse/Columbia 1998

Lauryn has said she listened to Santana's Samba Pa Ti and would "write rhymes and songs on top of it." So she "knew Carlos before Carlos knew me".

lauryn hill carlos santana | SounDarts

7:32 PM
Lauryn Hill - I Used to Love Him (feat. Mary J. Blige)
Lauryn Hill I Used to Love Him (feat. Mary J. Blige) Lauryn Hill
The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill Ruffhouse/Columbia 1998

Lauryn Hill joined Mary J. | Best Grammy Awards Pictures | POPSUGAR ...

Mary J. Blige (her homegirl) and Lauryn - frequent collaborators

7:38 PM
Lauryn Hill - Final Hour
Lauryn Hill Final Hour Lauryn Hill
The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill Ruffhouse/Columbia 1998

Lauryn Hill announces 'Miseducation' 25th anniversary tour - UPI.com

A 25th Anniversary Tour for The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill has been announced, to be held on 23 October 2023.

7:42 PM
Lauryn Hill - Forgive Them Father (with Shelley Thunder)
Lauryn Hill Forgive Them Father (with Shelley Thunder) Lauryn Hill
The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill 1998
Buy Shelly Thunder Mp3Lauryn teams up with Dancehall artist Shelly Thunder

7:47 PM
Bob Marley & the Wailers - Concrete Jungle
Bob Marley & the Wailers Concrete Jungle
Catch a Fire Island 1973

Bob Marley : Concrete Jungle (Island 1972) - Campus FM

Lauryn's "Forgive Them Father is an interpretation of Marley's

"Concrete Jungle". She recorded much of Miseducation at Marley's

srudio in Jamaica.

7:51 PM
Donny Hathaway - Voice Inside (Everything Is Everything)
Donny Hathaway Voice Inside (Everything Is Everything)
Everything Is Everything Rhino Atlantic 1970
Chat is archived.
Readie Righteous (host) 5:00:16 PM
Recherché is on the AIR! Welcome righteous listeners & chatters!
Alan Pasnyk 5:04:33 PM
Hi Readie! And as they say in German "Wie gehts dir heute?"
Alan Pasnyk 5:04:52 PM
...How goes it ?
Readie Righteous (host) 5:06:44 PM
Readie Righteous (host) 5:06:57 PM
And you?
Alan Pasnyk 5:09:42 PM
I spent two weeks wrangling with bureaucracy, but finally got the job done.Yay!
Readie Righteous (host) 5:10:04 PM
Ah, we must chant down Babylon!
Alan Pasnyk 5:11:10 PM
Yes! Done! ..and I was wondering if today we will hear "Music for Jailboids" ha ha :)
Readie Righteous (host) 5:12:05 PM
Ha ha- kind of obvo for me, but there are plenty of lovely songs about GEORGIA!!! Which is where all the JUSTICE-ING is happenin'!
Alan Pasnyk 5:13:02 PM
TWIR still Lives! :)
Readie Righteous (host) 5:14:05 PM
LOL! A blast from the past...That show for this week woudd've written itself!
Readie Righteous (host) 5:14:25 PM
Alan Pasnyk 5:15:34 PM
"Written itself" for sure! :)
Alan Pasnyk 5:16:52 PM
OOps dropout on FM...Oh shi* music
Readie Righteous (host) 5:16:52 PM
These are the times I wouldn't mind prepping for that show...
Readie Righteous (host) 5:17:14 PM
@Alan- FM not working?
Alan Pasnyk 5:17:55 PM
Readie: Geting Oh shit music on FM and Stream..
Readie Righteous (host) 5:18:09 PM
All looks good at the Barge....
Ambrose Hughes 5:18:15 PM
Hi Readie! Funky drummer on FM!🙉
Readie Righteous (host) 5:18:34 PM
Hey Bo- on it!
Alan Pasnyk 5:19:01 PM
Both ok now!!!
Ambrose Hughes 5:19:06 PM
Back to Brooke 👍😁
Alan Pasnyk 5:19:15 PM
Alan Pasnyk 5:19:38 PM
Rainy night on FM and Stream ok
Ambrose Hughes 5:20:25 PM
Readie Righteous (host) 5:22:47 PM
Tech Man is keeping an eye on it, may have been a Barge Wifi hiccup...
Readie Righteous (host) 5:23:09 PM
Hello Bo!!! now that we're back! LOL!
Readie Righteous (host) 5:24:17 PM
That's a great Irma track, eh?
Alan Pasnyk 5:25:02 PM
That Irma track def had the feel of the 60's
Alan Pasnyk 5:25:35 PM
The chorous, the chords etc. takes me baack.
Ambrose Hughes 5:25:58 PM
@Readie Ha! Nice easy relaxed start to the show...,yeah, she's amazing!
Readie Righteous (host) 5:26:34 PM
Glad you liked that! Some retro soul comin' up tonight!
Ambrose Hughes 5:27:20 PM
I'm all ears!
Alan Pasnyk 5:29:05 PM
Hey gang! lookin' at the calendar, next Friday is gonna be Sept. 000001 !!!
Alan Pasnyk 5:29:19 PM
There goes Summer!!!
Brian D 5:29:30 PM
Hot 'Lanta~
Readie Righteous (host) 5:31:58 PM
Oh man, Alan- but September is a great month- mountains or beach- ok by me!!!!!
Readie Righteous (host) 5:32:24 PM
Hey Brian D! yes, Atlanta is hot this week!
Alan Pasnyk 5:34:42 PM
Whoa! YES ! Cash!!
Readie Righteous (host) 5:35:31 PM
Charlie Daniels is playing the Devil's fiddle part...
Alan Pasnyk 5:36:02 PM
Readie Righteous (host) 5:36:10 PM
Any bets on who wins this rematch??
Readie Righteous (host) 5:37:41 PM
Mark O'Connor - yay!
Alan Pasnyk 5:38:03 PM
Devil's been too busy makin' trouble, had no time to practice...
Readie Righteous (host) 5:38:38 PM
@Alan- that's right!
Alan Pasnyk 5:38:49 PM
Just 'cause you bad don't mean you Good
Readie Righteous (host) 5:39:01 PM
oh yeah!
Readie Righteous (host) 5:39:20 PM
uh huh....
Alan Pasnyk 5:39:21 PM
That one was a real blast ...Thanks!
Readie Righteous (host) 5:40:01 PM
Glad you liked that, Alan-lots of devils in Georgia this week...
Dá Bəng Gôu 5:48:10 PM
GREAT SET!. Thanks you for the musics.
Readie Righteous (host) 5:50:14 PM
Hi Da Bang! Thanks! And you are so welcome! Nice to see you here!
Readie Righteous (host) 5:51:04 PM
Teddy P! what a voice!
Solid as a Mok 5:51:27 PM
jsut got my Wayne Newton tix for tommorow night. It's on like Donkey Kong!
Readie Righteous (host) 5:52:29 PM
Hey, Solid as a Mok! Really? Wayne is still touring?!
Solid as a Mok 6:04:06 PM
I couldnt resist. I am going on a concert rampage this year. Wayne will be show #25
Solid as a Mok 6:05:14 PM
im sure im the only goofball who's concert list is : JD Pinkus- Fishbone - Supersuckers - Wayne Newton
Readie Righteous (host) 6:05:37 PM
@Solid- Mok- what's the highlight so far?
Solid as a Mok 6:07:32 PM
a handful have blown me away : 06/11/23 - W.I.T.C.H., Death Valley Girls, Abraxas - Ardmore
Solid as a Mok 6:07:46 PM
06/17/23 - The Slackers - Liberty Belle Boat Tour - Brooklyn NY
Solid as a Mok 6:08:22 PM
07/07/23 - The Dead Milkmen + The Ire - Laural Hill Cemetery 07/19/23 - Mdou Moctar + Meg Baird - Ardmore Music Hall
Solid as a Mok 6:09:12 PM
and honorable mention: Hans Gruber & the Die Hards 4/22
Readie Righteous (host) 6:09:31 PM
Mdou Moctar- cool!
Alan Pasnyk 6:10:49 PM
Mok: I wish I could've been at the "Death Valley Girls" event, Love their music!
Solid as a Mok 6:12:29 PM
Solid as a Mok 6:12:45 PM
the Girls were very sweet
Alan Pasnyk 6:13:42 PM
Love 'em!
Solid as a Mok 6:14:37 PM
Solid as a Mok 6:15:05 PM
I try to take vids at every show. I didnt for the Death Valley Girls but I have a bunch of othe fun vids
Alan Pasnyk 6:15:19 PM
Mok: Thanks!!
Alan Pasnyk 6:16:10 PM
Gladys Knight..another Classic
Alan Pasnyk 6:19:02 PM
as well as Roberta Flack..goes back a long ways...
Readie Righteous (host) 6:19:03 PM
Lots of good Georgia tunes!
Alan Pasnyk 6:21:44 PM
I wonder what King George II would've thought about these tunes???
Solid as a Mok 6:22:19 PM
powerful vocals
Readie Righteous (host) 6:26:31 PM
Lyn & James Brown - a team!
Solid as a Mok 6:26:58 PM
uff i was 19 when that Lauren Hill album dropped. Everyone was bumping that cd
Readie Righteous (host) 6:28:52 PM
Time Flies, eh, Mok! Listening again, I got a deeper appreciation for it - the more things change, the more they remain the same...
Solid as a Mok 6:30:29 PM
that was an insanely fertile time for hiphop. Biggie, 2Pac, The Roots, all that was going on.
Solid as a Mok 6:33:04 PM
I got to see some epic shows...Mos Def + Talib Kweli, Dj Jazzy Jeff, Roots, Gangstarr
Solid as a Mok 6:33:32 PM
& Common
Solid as a Mok 6:33:38 PM
ahh those were the days
Readie Righteous (host) 6:33:48 PM
OOO, I wish I had seen the Roots- bet that show was great
Readie Righteous (host) 6:35:30 PM
Common too
David F 6:37:29 PM
Hey there Readie Righteous and the chat folk. Late August means “August rain: the best of the summer gone, and the new fall not yet born. The odd uneven time.” — Sylvia Plath
Solid as a Mok 6:40:26 PM
David F 6:42:33 PM
there's still a bit of time to see Seward Johnson's (Grounds for Sculpture) The Awakening at St Michael's Preserve in Hopewell on Hopewll-Princeton Rd.
Readie Righteous (host) 6:45:13 PM
@David F- hi there! There's a new SJ installation at the river in Washington Crossing Park....interesting...
David F 6:48:25 PM
He's all over the place. His American Gothic is a nice roadside one. The Hopewell one is gonna be gone soon. Temporary.
Jeff Langan 6:48:48 PM
Busy afternoon in the wine shop. Your music is perfect for helping me relax!
Addie 🐍 🐍 Plum 6:49:05 PM
Ahoy hoy, friends!
Readie Righteous (host) 6:49:33 PM
@Jeff- glad to hear it- on both counts!! in vino veritas!!! Good to see you!!!
Readie Righteous (host) 6:49:55 PM
Hi there, Addie- Ahoy there- all hands on Deck!!!
David F 6:53:51 PM
The O'Jays are still great. timeless...
Readie Righteous (host) 6:55:09 PM
Agree, David F!
fr1dayafternoon 6:55:56 PM
Patching some holes in my walls after some recent electrical work. Recherche keeping me moving. Thanks, Readie.
Readie Righteous (host) 6:57:20 PM
Hi there, Fr1dayafternoon- you're so welcome!--glad to be here for ya!!!!
Solid as a Mok 6:57:36 PM
my butt is shaking
Alan Pasnyk 6:59:02 PM
Fr1dayafternoon: Yeah, those electricians are like termites :)
Alan Pasnyk 7:04:00 PM
...after about 50 years of fishing lines, I guess you could say I learned a thing or two or three or....
Joe Guarnaccia 7:10:35 PM
I .ove the Hammondorgan, assuming that
Dá Bəng Gôu 7:11:02 PM
Squiggly organ. Yes. I'm cleaning the house faster now. Thanks.
Joe Guarnaccia 7:11:43 PM
Sorry, I love th Hammond organ, assuming that ishatitis.
Dá Bəng Gôu 7:12:21 PM
It's a Hammond. I can smell the oil.
Dá Bəng Gôu 7:13:14 PM
Dá Bəng Gôu 7:14:11 PM
Chitlin in ChatLan
Dá Bəng Gôu 7:15:03 PM
Great Set! Thanks for the musics.
Solid as a Mok 7:17:30 PM
going to throw a song out there for an under appreciated band > https://thefreecoasters.bandcamp.com/track/get-by
Dá Bəng Gôu 7:22:19 PM
“Every word has consequences. Every silence, too.” — Jean-Paul Sartre
Readie Righteous (host) 7:23:23 PM
Thank you, Da Bang Gou
David F 7:27:50 PM
I love Carlos. I've learned this song and Europa on guitar but I think Caravanserai is a masterpiece.
Readie Righteous (host) 7:29:14 PM
He's playing on this one too
Solid as a Mok 7:30:23 PM
Caravanserai - incredible album. Still blows my mind
Readie Righteous (host) 7:34:59 PM
His performance at Woodstock 1969 was amazing...
Alan Pasnyk 7:36:53 PM
and that guitar on Oye Como Va masterpiece!
David F 7:43:22 PM
I like that he can speak his mind. "To say the things he truly feels And not the words of one who kneels" There's too much self-censorship today as well as outright censorship. We live in Orwellian times.
Matthew Maginley 7:43:54 PM
Ca va?
Alan Pasnyk 7:44:26 PM
"Oigo WPRB" is all the Spanish I need...
David F 7:45:27 PM
“In our age there is no such thing as "keeping out of politics." All issues are political issues, and politics itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly, hatred and schizophrenia." Orwell
Readie Righteous (host) 7:45:49 PM
@Matthew ca va bien, hiya!
Alan Pasnyk 7:48:42 PM
Marley !!!
Readie Righteous (host) 7:50:47 PM
Lauryn's song is a re-interpretation of this one.
Li Maria 7:52:44 PM
Good evening Readie and everyone! Just had to jump in and tell you how much I enjoyed the Miseducation tracks--what a phenomenal album! Thanks Readie
Li Maria 7:53:24 PM
Surprised I don't see Ossy in the chat
Readie Righteous (host) 7:53:59 PM
Hi Li Maria! You are so welcome! it's so nice to see you! I think Ossy is still in Nigeria...
Li Maria 7:54:32 PM
Ah, that makes sense
Alan Pasnyk 7:57:03 PM
Hi Li ! First Quarter Gibbous moon tonight. And India has a rover there sniffing for Water!
Dá Bəng Gôu 7:58:12 PM
Thanks you for spectaculously show and musics
Li Maria 7:58:14 PM
Cool, Alan! Too bad I can't see that with my telescope
Dá Bəng Gôu 7:58:18 PM
David F 7:58:54 PM
Thanks for the great tunes!
Li Maria 7:59:27 PM
great track to go out on, Readie! Peace, everyone <3 <3 <3
Alan Pasnyk 8:00:00 PM
Thank You Readie! Enjoy the summer night. ☮️ & bcnu!