Colorado Playlist S10 EP47 DEC 2017

This is the last post of 2016.  I will not post next Monday, the day after Christmas.  If you haven’t done so yet, pls vote for your favorite albums and eps of 2016 at AND THE NOMINEES ARE! and the TOP 25 Videos of 2016.  

mr-and-mrs-goat-2015Thank you for an incredible 2016.  As you may know, this has been a very bittersweet year in the “house of goat.”  Mrs Goat passed away on Feb 2, just as I sold the name “The Colorado Sound” to 105.5FM KJAC… and subsequently at the same time I was invited to go back on the air as a part time air talent at one of the best “rock” stations I’ve ever had the pleasure of jocking for, 105.5 The Colorado Sound.  I cannot thank my friends at KJAC enough for this incredible opportunity.

I, and some of my closest friends, made a promise to our friend Pattie that the music would not stop… that I would continue to produce this show, and I would continue to play our songs out live… both activities that Pattie helped to forge and support throughout the past seventeen years.  Neither this show nor the band GOATZ! would exist without her involvement and support.  Pattie suffered a massive brain seizure on Dec 23 last year, due to melanoma cancer that metastasized in her brain, stomach and lungs.

The first song I played this week is one she wrote the lyrics for, Once Upon A Snowflake.  She and our grand daughter used to tell the story to each other, and it turned into a song five years ago.   Thanks to our friend John McVey at Coupe Studios (Boulder) for producing it. 

My wish for this season is that you will share some of our incredible LOCAL music with your family and friends, and support the Colorado musicians by purchasing hard physical band merch and music and giving it as gifts.  It’s not too late.  For cds, visit Albums on the Hill in Boulder or Twist and Shout in Denver … two great stores owned and operated by a couple of great guys who love our scene.

oskar-blues-no backgroundOskar Blues Fooderies!  I won’t post again until Jan 2, but I hope you’ll come hang out with me at Oskar Blues Homemade Liquids and Solids in Longmont on New Year’s Eve … Kerry Pastine & the Crime Scene is playing… and if you prefer a bit more twang to your rock and country, check out Halden Wofford & the Hi*Beams at the Original Grill and Brew in Lyons.




The Colorado Playlist is funded by the contributions of individual donations, and business sponsorship.  Occasionally, a sponsorship opportunity comes up.

Now seeking sponsorship of the “In Colorado Music History” segment of the show.  “In Colorado Music History” airs at the top of each hour of the show.  A segment is also featured each week here.

Entering its 11th year, Chris K’s Colorado Playlist is heard on KJAC (Northern Front Range and Steamboat Springs), KRFC (NoCO), KCMJ (Colorado Springs), KDNK (Carbondale, Aspen, Glenwood Springs, Idaho Springs),KZYR (Vail, Edwards), KOTO (Telluride,Hudson), KSUT (Durango, Pagosa Springs) and KLZR (Westcliffe)

For more sponsorship information, contact me at or call me at (720) 381-6455.


(D) = debut of lp, ep or single
(N) = new cut from previously debuted lp or ep
(R) = request


Goatz! “Once Upon a Snowflake” [single] (2011)
Firefall “Strange Way” from Elan (1978)
Philip Bailey “Love Is Real” from Love Is Real (2010)
Acoustic Junction “Oh Me Oh My” from Strange Days (2000)
The Yawpers “Doing It Right” from American Man (2015)
Railsplitters “My World” from The Railsplitters (2013)
Great American Taxi “Get No Better” from Reckless Habits (2010)
Andy Thomas’ Dust Heart “Reckless Abandonment” from Reckless Abandonment (2015)
Big Head Todd & The Monsters “Josephina” from Black Beehive (2014)
County Road X “The Milk Princess” from From Seed to Stone (2004)


Jekylls “First Song About Santa” from A Very Jekylls Christmas EP (2013)
Dan Fogelberg “Phoenix” from Phoenix (1980)
String Cheese Incident “Rosie” from Song In My Head (2015)
Richie Furay “We Were The Dreamers” from Hand In Hand (2015)
Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats “I’ve Been Failing” from Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats (2015)
Dianne Reeves “32 Flavors” from Beautiful Life (2014)
Flobots “Handlebars” from Fight With Tools (2008)
The Motet “Like We Own It” from The Motet (2014)
Lumineers “Big Parade” from The Lumineers (2012)
Ben Markley ~ Clint Ashlock Quintet “The Return” from The Return (2014)

oskar-blues-no backgroundOskar Blues Fooderies!  Sponsor of “IN COLORADO MUSIC HISTORY,” the segment that runs at the top of each hour of the show.  Oskar Blues Fooderies includes the Original Brew and Pubin Lyons, and Homemade Liquids and Solids,CHUBurger,andCyclehops Bike Cantina in Longmont, Hotbox Roasters coffee, and coming soon to Denver (under construction in RiNo and LoDo).

mishawakaThe Mishawaka Amphitheatre is celebrating its 100th Anniversary.  Check out there website for specials, shows and more.

CHECK OUT the website for info on the FALL SERIES happening NOW!


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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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