The Colorado Sound S9|EP 41

It’s kinda hard to think about what to write when you’ve in the midst of crisis.  Curve balls, pot-holes, bumps in the road – all ways of saying the same thing really …that life can be pretty nasty sometimes, and all you can do is hold on and swallow hard.  Anyone who’s followed me online the past decade+ now knows my wife and I got bad health news again this past week.  She and I both survived very scary health issues a couple of years ago, and now we’re facing another.  We’re fighters – so we expect the same outcome now as we’ve experienced in the past – success …and nothing but will be acceptable.  We’re great at hitting curve balls and getting alignments after falling into potholes.

11150279_794516310645334_8277106257218096525_nDid something new this week on the show.  I’ve been searching and asking for good clean radio friendly comedy for several years now … and I finally got some!  Tobias Livingston from Greeley ponied up and sent a live bit he recorded last summer.  SWEET!  Can’t wait for more.

News broke mid-week with pictures on FB that the Psychodelic Zombiez are back in the studio picking up where they left off 23 years ago. Babaganouj anyone?

HOT HOT RUMOR — from inside source … posting on FB with picture — The Railbenders are back in the studio for the first time in MANY years.  More news to follow.  Just something here to wet our appetite a bit .. 

KUNC 2The KUNC Colorado Music Spotlight OCT 20-23  

  • Mary Flower
  • Andy Thomas’ Dust Heart
  • Tuesday 10: 20 am & 11:20 pm
  • Wednesday 12:20 pm
  • Thursday 11:20 am & 9:20 pm
  • Friday 1:20 pm
  • 91.5FM Northern Front Range/Denver
  • 91.7FM Denver, Golden
  • 102.7FM Boulder
  • online at


The Colorado Sound is supported by listener donations, and by local businesses and organizations.  Sponsorship opportunities are very limited.  If you have an organization or business that would like a bit more statewide exposure during the upcoming holiday season please contact me at for more information.

mishawakaThe Colorado Sound is supported by the Mishawaka Amphitheater … and yes, they have shows year round … during the cold months indoor in the SpokesBUZZ lounge … see for upcoming events.

SpokesBuzz Fort Collins logoThe Colorado Sound SUPPORTS SpokesBUZZ … a Colorado 501C3 non-profit dedicated to supporting the global visibility of Colorado sound and culture and to developing the professionalism of our local artists.  More info


A very nifty throw-back country-rocker from some pretty badass Colorado pickers – singing about Colorado …



A Higher Elevation “Odyssey” from The Spider, The Fly & the Boogie Man (2008)
Sixteen Horsepower “Black Soul Chior” from Sackcloth ‘n’ Ashes (1996)
(D) One Flew West “These Old Bones” from Selective Memory (2015)
Dave Tamkin “Drift” from Cedar (2013)
Megan Burtt “Fast as I Go” from The Bargain (2015)
Mollie O’Brien “No Ash Will Burn” from Big Red Sun (1998)
Jeff Finlin “What’s the Big Idea” from Ballad Of A Plain Man (2008)
Halden Wofford & the Hi Beams “Betty Boop” from Midnight Rodeo (2006)
Jill Sobule “Bitter (LP Version)” from Happy Town (1997)
Tennis “Needle and a Knife” from Ritual In Repeat (2014)
(D) Tobias Livingston “Live 6.24.15” from Live 6.24.15 (2015)
(D) New Ben Franklins “I Don’t Know What’s Wrong With You; Why Won’t You Break My Heart?” from Something Old, Something New (2015) 
Ben Haugland “Lift” from POINT OF NO RETURN (2012)


Mary Flower “Hard Day Blues” from Misery Loves Company (2011)
Dianne Reeves “Endangered Species” from The Best of Dianne Reeves (2000)
(D) The Yawpers “Burdens” from American Man (2015)
Cracker “California Country Boy” from Berkeley To Bakersfield (2014)
Fox St. “Somethin About You” from Authentic Western Dress (2015)
Big Head Todd & The Monsters “Resignation Superman” from Beautiful World (1997)
SHEL “The Battle of Evermore” from SHEL (2012)
(N) Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats “Howling At Nothing” from Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats (2015)
Chimney Choir “Motion” from Motion (2015) 
(D) Andy Rok & the Real Deal “Staying Home Tonight (feat. Kate Brady)” [single] (2015)
Mercury Project “higher ground” from Soapbox Jive (2004)
H2 Big Band “You’re It!” from You’re It! (2011)

Author: goat

I've been on the air in Northern Colorado since 1978. The Colorado Playlist is broadcast on 30 FM frequencies in the state. I am also a musician, talent buyer and business consultant. Email me at

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