CP S13 EP15 2019

Monday April 8, 2019

When I started doing this show 13 years ago this weekend, I had already been booking bands and or consulting on Colorado talent for a handful of years.  It was because of those bands, bands such as Yo, Flaco!, Love.45, Slim Cessna’s Auto Club, DeVotchKa and countless others, that I thought I was seeing something very special in our state.

When the Fray hit big with How to Save A Life in 2005, it wasn’t the first time a Colorado band hit big, but it was by far the biggest a Colorado band had ever hit.  By 2015, the single How to Save A Life, became the 4th best-selling song in digital music history.  OneRepublic came along and destroyed those records with Apologize in 2007 and Counting Stars in 2014, a song that is still by far the biggest hit in Colorado Music History.

I look forward to seeing that lies ahead for us as our scene continues to explode nationally, and internationally.  One thing to look forward to this is the BEST OF THE DECADE … I’ll start working on that here soon.  In the meantime, I hope you’ll check out this week’s MMMM and vote to either KEEP or DELETE the songs from the Colorado Playlist.

105.5 The Colorado Sound & the Colorado Playlist Present:

Gasoline Lollipops with Tallgrass – Fri, Apr 12 @ Aggie Theater
Covenhoven with Kid Reverie – Fri, Apr 19 @ eTown Hall, Boulder
Trout Steak Revival – Sat, Jul 6 @ The Mishawaka Amphitheatre


At Bohemian Foundation, our focus is on building community …by coming together to create and enjoy music.




Let me know if there’s something you think I should play.  Email coloradoplaylist@gmail.com

(D) = debut LP/EP or single
(N) = new track from previously debuted LP/EP
(P) = Colorado Playlist exclusive premier


Starwood “Burnin’ Over You” from Starwood (1977)
(D) South To Cedars “Supernovacaine” from Tell Everyone (2019)
Joe Johnson “Snakeskin Dress” from Morgantown (2018)
Johnny O. Band “Keep the Faith (Keep the Freedom)” from Time For the Turnaround (2004)
(N) Veronique Van Pelt “Outside the Lines” from Nonesuch EP (2019)
Foxfeather “Clap Hands” (2018)
Shovels & Rope “The Devil Is All Around” from Swimmin’ Time (2014)
These United States “Dead & Gone” from These United States (2012)
Kerry Pastine & the Crime Scene “Better Move It Own Home” from I Make My Own Luck (2019)
(D) Lee Clark Allen “Religion (You Are My)” from Little Rock (2019)

Big Gigantic “C’mon (feat. GRiZ)” from Brighter Future (2016)
Vermillion Road “Gasoline” from Escape EP (2018)
Chip Stephens Trio “Up a Lazy / Sweet Georgia Brown” from Hold On to What Counts (2007)


The Christines “The Secret Song” from Living At the Bottom of the Sea (1996)
(D) Chella & The Charm “Good Gal” from Good Gal (2019)

Blake Brown & American Dust Choir “Up In Arms” from Long Way Home (2018)
Big Head Todd & The Monsters “Damaged One” from New World Arisin’ (2017)
(N) The Yawpers “Dancing On My Knees” from Human Question (2019)
Plutinos “Hand in Hand” from Plutinos EP (2018)
Railbenders “Sweet Caroline” from Segundo (2003)
Hillbilly Hellcats “Dead Man’s Party” from Westword ’96 Music Awards Shocase (1996)
DBUK “In San Francisco Bay” from Songs Nine Through Sixteen (2019)
(D) SUCH “Before Dark” (2019)

Deep Pocket Thieves “Traveler” from Blu De (2018)
Otis Taylor “Hands On Your Stomach” from Clovis People Vol. 3 (2010)
Lynn Baker Quartet “Home of the Whopper” from LectroCoustic (2013)

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 coloradoplaylist@gmail.com

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