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The Colorado Playlist – Expressly and explicitly Colorado from the 60s to Today – From the biggest hits by the biggest hitmakers and award winners in Colorado music history to some some of the freshest new music emerging from the Centennial State.

APRIL 24 2022 – Yep, On the Road AGAIN! Good morning from Prescott, AZ. I launched a new feature this morning = LIVE MUSIC VENUES on the FRONT RANGE

Hope you enjoyed this week’s show. Next week’s show, April 30- May 06 2022, is a SPECIAL – COLORADO MUSIC HALL OF FAME 2011-2022. Next new music episode is tentatively scheduled for May 07-13 2022. Depends on when I get back and if I need a break 😉

Since I tabulate spins on Sundays, there is no TOP 5 this week. There will be a TOP 30 for the month when I return.

On APRIL 16 1974, Queen made their US debut, opening for Mott the Hoople at Regis College (now Regis University) in Denver. This week I honored that special show with cuts from both bands – but this time Mott the Hoople opens for Queen in the set.

I recently searched for “famous singers in Colorado.” Frankly, the results amazed me. I have known about Sons of the Pioneers for many many years, and grew up watching Gunsmoke on black and white television. I had no idea that Ken Curtis was the lead singer of Sons of the Pioneers, nor did I know he played Festus on Gunsmoke in the 50s and 60s.

Another name that popped up in that search was Annaleigh Ashford, who’s appeared on Broadway in Kinky Boots and won a Tony Award for her work in You Can’t Take It With You. She also stars in B-Positive.

Thanks to Starr’s GuitarsLiveMusicColorado.com and Spinitron for their promotional and financial support of the show. The Colorado Playlist is provided free of charge to the stations that broadcast it. It relies on donations. Please donate. It does help to defray the costs in maintaining the show.

MONDAY MORNING MUSIC MEETING (MMMM)

HOUR 1

Mott the Hoople – All the Young Dudes – All the Young Dudes (1972)
Queen – Keep Yourself Alive – Queen (1973)
(D) Juno Rossa – Wish You Would – Die Trying EP (2022)

Dressy Bessy – I’m Still Here (2021)
Deep Pocket Thieves – I Love You – Blu De (2018)
Judy Collins – When I Was A Girl In Colorado (2022)
Bluebook – Shake Shake – Shake Shake (2022)
Gregory Alan Isakov – Living Proof – The Weatherman (2013)
Rob Drabkin – Little Steps (2013)
(D) mlady – Magnifying Glass (2022)

Strange Americans – Big Black Car – Borrow You, Brother (2017)
Del Shamen – Come Back Mountain Jill – Del Shamen (2020)
David Bernot – No Problems – Neverending Cycle (2022)

HOUR 2

Sons of the Pioneers – Tumblin’ Tumbleweeds (1944)
Annaleigh Ashford – Theme from B-Positive (2021)
(D) Alysia Kraft – Little River – First Light(2022)

The 89s – Apple Of My Eye – Wash Away (2020)
Leftover Salmon & Cracker – Lonesome Johnny Blues – Oh Cracker, Where Art Thou? (2003)
Megan Burtt & Joel Ansett – Good Dream (2022)
A-Mac & The Height – Smile – Season of Learning (2022)
Acoustic Junction – Oh Me Oh My – Strange Days (2000)
Railbenders – Southbound – Southbound (2001)
Dragondeer – Patient Boy (2021)
(D) A.J. Fullerton x Eddie Roberts – Good Times (2022)

The Reminders – Dust and Bones – Unstoppable (2019)
The Burroughs – Love and Unity (2020)
Steve Kovalcheck, Peter Sommer, Paul Romaine, Ken Walker – Shoot the Moon – Ghost Orchid (2022)

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CP S15:EP46 2021

Picture taken by Claire Mannato in Westcliffe, Colorado, July 2021. Used with permission.

Monday NOV 15, 2021 – There are a lot of places to see live music along the northern Front Range from Denver to Fort Collins. Recently we attended a show at the Brighton Armory, owned and operated by the City of Brighton.

The Armory hosts a variety of music and other programs. The venue is a beautiful 300 capacity room with exquisite sound and lighting elements with regional original art on the walls. Most shows are set up for seating in nicely padded seats while leaving room at the back of the house for those who like to dance.

We recently attended the The Petty Nicks Experience at the Brighton Armory. The Petty Nicks Experience is one of Colorado’s leading tribute bands. Adrienne Osborn plays the role of Stevie Nicks, and out-Stevies the now 73 year old Stevie Nicks. Julian Fulco Perron portrays the late Tom Petty in the show and brings both a reasonable look and vocal style to Petty classics. Here’s a video I took at the show.

The Petty Nicks Experience at The Brighton Armory

STATION OF THE WEEK

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THE COLORADO PLAYLIST & 105.5 THE COLORADO SOUND PRESENT
NOV 26 – The Velveteers at Gothic Theatre
NOV 26 – Gasoline Lollipops at The Aggie Theater
DEC 11 – Inthewhale – Washington’s FoCo
DEC 31 – Head for the Hills at The Aggie Theater

“Locally Grown” – Family Owned

Locally Grown” 20/20 EyeVision offers a full range of services and they accept Medicaid at the Orchard Center in Westminster.

TOP 5 WEEK ENDING NOV 13 2021

TOP 5 and TOP 30 charts are pulled from published spins of current releases (twelve months old) at 13 Colorado non-profit community/public and college radio stations. Eleven Colorado radio stations currently utilize Spinitron.

Designed to benefit non-commercial public and college radio stations; featuring advanced search functions for artists and agents.

  1. NATHANIEL RATELIFF & THE NIGHTSWEATS – The Future LP (Nov-21)
  2. THE VELVETEERS – Nightmare Daydream LP (Oct-21)
  3. THE LUMINEERS – Brightside LP (Oct-21)
  4. ANIMAL ELECTRICITY – TheSameThings LP (Jun-21)
  5. DESERT ATLAS – The Great Plains are an Ocean LP (Jun-21))

MONDAY MORNING MUSIC MEETING (MMMM)

Serving Cedaredge CO over 20 years.

HOUR 1

Starwood Dance The Night Away – Home Brew (1975)
Firefall You Are The Woman – Firefall (1976)
(D) Ando GroShot Down – Golden (2022)
Gabrielle LouiseDon’t Touch Me – The Unending Alteration Of The Human Heart (2020)
The LumineersGloria – III (2019)
Scott Kinsey and Mer SalTime Out of Mind – Adjustments (2021)
Chris Daniels & Hazel MillerTakin’ It To the Streets – What We Did! (2021)
Rose Hill DriveCool Cody – Rose Hill Drive (2006)
The FilmsGood Day – Don’t Dance Rattlesnake (2006)
(D) White Rose Motor Oil Bloodletting – Oh Lucretia EP (2022)
WovenhandLong Horn – The Laughing Stalk (2012)
Last Call RomanceIf It’s the Last Thing That I Do – Double Funeral, Vol. 1 EP (2020)
EuforquestraSome Things Are Not Known (2020)

HOUR 2

Zephyr Moving Too Fast – Sunset Ride REMASTERED 2021 (1971)
(D) Rob RoperMetadata (We’re Watching You) – The Way (2022)

Paul Whitacre Cardiac Arrest (2020)
Eldren Still Want More – Miss Information Aged (2018)
Magic BeansSweet Thang – Slice of Life (2021)
Flobots Me & You (Happy 2gether) (2021)
Lannie GarrettC’est Si Bon – Under Paris Skies (2005)
Boa and the ConstrictorsMe & My Baby Got Somethin Goin On – Snake Eyes (1998)
(D) Zoe BermanAge of the Sherbert Man (2021)

Yonder Mountain String Band Idaho – Town By Town (2001)
Daniel RodriguezColorado – Sojurn of a Burning Sun (2020)
2b3 Fire – Jimi (2021)

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Photograph taken by Claire Mannato at Pawnee Grasslands in 2020. Used with permission

Monday NOV 01, 2021 – Sad news broke over the weekend, when Madison House announced veteran booking agent, manager and founding partner Jesse Aratow died on October 29th. A cause of death for Aratow was not disclosed but Madison House said that his passing was unexpected. Some unofficial reports suggest Jesse may have died following a workout at a gym.

Due to unfortunate technical issues related to changing out software, 105.5 The Colorado Sound was unable to air this week’s episode of the show.

Time to hunker down. November is the traditional start of the new-release year, so, 2022. It’s also the month when many of us in the media start to flesh out our annual “Best Of” lists. This year’s “Best of the Colorado Playlist” will air Jan 01-06 2022. In the meantime keep an eye out here for the annual Listener Poll. For a refresher, visit CP2021 on Spotify.

10 releases DEBUT in the OCT TOP 30 #coloradomusic spin chart … Big Dopes, The Burroughs, Jaguar Stevens, Kiltro, Little Trips, The Lumineers, Moors & McCumber, Nat Tate, NEEFF, Waiting Room … COMING TUESDAY NOV 02 2021

STATION OF THE WEEK

KHEN

Community radio exists because of the support from listeners like you! Please help keep public radio on the air by becoming a sustaining member. See your local community radio station website for more information.

The Colorado Playlist & 105.5 The Colorado Sound Present

NOV 13 – King Cardinal at Lost Lake Lounge
NOV 26 – The Velveteers at Gothic Theatre
NOV 26 – Gasoline Lollipops at The Aggie Theater
DEC 11 – Inthewhale – Washington’s FoCo
DEC 31 – Head for the Hills at The Aggie Theater

“Locally Grown” – Family Owned

“Locally Grown” 20/20 EyeVision offers a full range of services and they accept Medicaid at the Orchard Center in Westminster.

TOP FIVE WEEK END OCT 30 2021

TOP 5 and TOP 30 charts are pulled from published spins of current releases (twelve months old) at 13 Colorado non-profit community/public and college radio stations. Eleven Colorado radio stations currently utilize Spinitron.

  1. THE LUMINEERS – Brightside LP (Oct-21)
  2. NATHANIEL RATELIFF & THE NIGHTSWEATS – The Future LP (Nov-21)
  3. THE VELVETEERS – Nightmare Daydream LP (Oct-21)
  4. LITTLE TRIPS – Downhill to Paradise LP (Oct-21)
  5. THE BURROUGHSI Refuse SINGLE (Oct-21)

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MONDAY MORNING MUSIC MEETING (MMMM)

Serving Cedaredge, Colorado for 20 years

HOUR 1

Cabaret Diosa – Tonight You Will Be Mine – Voodoo Pinata (1999)
(D) The Honey Empire
Jealous (2021)

Kyle EmersonBetter – Only Coming Down (2020)
iZCALLi I Don’t – “IV” (2018)
Five Iron FrenzyRenegades – Until This Shakes Apart (2021)
Dafna Sweeter – Sour EP (2021)
The Winebottles Boston Song – Our Life Story (1997)
The SamplesThe Birds Of Paradise – Here And Somewhere Else (1998)
(D) Drunken HeartsNew Reseda – Wildflower Sessions (2022)

Selasee & The Fafa FamilyFly Away – Time for Peace (2014)
Wildermiss Supermagical (2020)
SunsquabiFisher Cat – Instinct (2019)

HOUR 2

The String Cheese IncidentResume Man – Born On The Wrong Planet (1996)
Hot Rize Western Skies – When I’m Free (2014)
(D) Shovels & RopeDomino – Manticore (2021)

Neoma Young – Real (2020)
Paper BirdSunday – Paper Bird (2016)
Erik Lunde Steel Militia – Water from a Stone (2021)
The VelveteersBrightest Light – Nightmare Daydream (2021)
Yonder Mountain String BandHalf Moon Rising – Elevation (1999)
Leftover Salmon Baby Hold On – Euphoria (1997)
(D) People Like Me Don’t Hold Your Breath (2021)

The Blue RiderRattlesnake – Year of the Horse (2016)
Eldren Fell In (2020)
Adam BodineSwamp Stomp – Scenes of Changery (2021)

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Colorado Music Hall of Fame Announces 2021 Induction Class

Colorado Music Hall of Fame Announces 2021 Induction Class: The Flatirons Sessions honoring The String Cheese Incident, Leftover Salmon, Yonder Mountain String Band, Hot Rize and the Fox Theatre  

DENVER, CO (October 21, 2021)— Colorado Music Hall of Fame is pleased to announce its 2021 induction class: The Flatirons Sessions honoring The String Cheese Incident, Leftover Salmon, Yonder Mountain String Band, Hot Rize and the Fox Theatre.

In an abundance of caution for the bands, crews and concertgoers regarding Covid-19, the Hall is postponing the induction concert and ceremony, originally scheduled for December 6 at the Mission Ballroom, until Spring 2022. The rescheduled date will be announced after the new year.

The members of our 2021 class join almost fifty musicians, bands, music industry professionals, venues and organizations that have been inducted into Colorado Music Hall of Fame since its inception ten years ago.

The Inductees

The String Cheese Incident: Over the past decade, The String Cheese Incident has emerged as one of America’s most significant independent bands. Born in 1993 in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, The String Cheese Incident has since released ten albums, six DVDs and countless live recordings from its relentless tour schedule. The act’s twenty-year history is packed full of surreal experiences, epic moments, groundbreaking involvement and huge accomplishments. Its members have been recognized for their commitment to musical creativity and integrity, their community spirit, their philanthropic endeavors and their innovative approach to the business of music.

Leftover Salmon: For three decades, Leftover Salmon has built an audience through exhilarating live shows, musicianship and an eclectic blend of musical genres. Providing a template for a new generation of string bands, such as fellow inductee Yonder Mountain String Band, Leftover Salmon has been one of Colorado’s most beloved musical exports with its own potent brew of bluegrass, rock and roll, folk, Cajun, soul, zydeco and jazz and blues. Leftover Salmon’s acclaimed new album, Brand New Good Old Days, marks its return to Nashville label Compass Records.

Yonder Mountain String Band: Looking at the scene now, it’s hard to imagine a time when it was unheard-of for bands armed only with acoustic instruments to play sold-out shows at iconic rock clubs and esteemed festivals. Yonder Mountain String Band cultivated a rock-and-roll-inspired bluegrass that would prove to be both inspirational and durable, with 22 appearances in 23 years at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival, 18 New Year’s runs, 16 Red Rocks performances and too many shows to count across the state. Credited with inspiring the likes of Billy Strings, Greensky Bluegrass and The Infamous Stringdusters, Yonder Mountain is still as Colorado as it gets.

Hot Rize: Bursting onto the scene in 1978, Hot Rize quickly became the “godfathers” of Colorado’s modern progressive bluegrass movement, inspiring younger bands – including fellow inductees – along the way. The band played at most of the major festivals, produced eight studio albums and three live albums, did countless tours across four continents, and appeared many times on television and radio. Accolades include the International Bluegrass Music Association’s very first Entertainers of the Year award, a Grammy nomination and a four-star album review in Rolling Stone. Hot Rize was also known for incorporating its Western swing alter-ego band, Red Knuckles & the Trailblazers, into performances.   

Fox Theatre: The Fox Theatre, an iconic music venue located on The Hill in Boulder, opened in March 1992 and quickly became a “must-play” venue for some of the best artists of our time. The Fox regularly showcased its fellow inductees early in their careers and still does today. Named by Rolling Stone as one of the top live music clubs in the nation. The Fox has hosted a broad spectrum of world-class artists such as Dave Matthews Band, Willie Nelson, Chance The Rapper, Tyler, The Creator plus Radiohead, Ween, Billy Strings, Phil Lesh Bonnie Raitt, Widespread Panic and Griz.

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Monday Oct 18, 2021 – The first task when I get up and pour coffee on Monday morning is to sit down and write out the Monday morning blog post. Typically, I scan headlines and my FB newsfeed.

Today’s feed was a sad reminder that a) COVID is still killing people, even those who have been vaccinated, and b) that despite COVID, “…we think this lasts forever … it doesn’t; forgive, love and be good to one another.”

That quote was the last line in a post by Colorado Music Hall of Fame musician and educator Chris Daniels, informing us that veteran Kings bassist Kevin “Bro” Lege is in the ICU at St. Anthony’s, “…getting amazing care …but the outlook is not great.”

Chris didn’t indicate the reason for “Bro’s” condition, but we do know that former Secretary of State Colin Powell passed away last night from complications related to COVID.

As Chris Daniels reminds us, “…we think this lasts forever …it doesn’t; forgive, love and be good to one another.”

STATION OF THE WEEK

KAFM

If you’re accustomed to using http://www.kafmradio.org, you need to change it to www.kafmgj.org. The station’s servers were hacked last week.

Community radio exists because of the support from listeners like you! Please help keep public radio on the air by becoming a sustaining member. See your local community radio station website for more information.

The Colorado Playlist & 105.5 The Colorado Sound Present

The Great Salmon Famine – Aggie Theater – Saturday Oct 30
Dragondeer – Globe Hall – Sunday Oct 31 – featuring 1 set of Dragondeer originals and 1 set of Velvet Underground classics
The Gasoline Lollipops Aggie Theater – Friday Nov 26

“Locally Grown” – Family Owned

“Locally Grown” 20/20 EyeVision offers a full range of services and they accept Medicaid at the Orchard Center in Westminster.

TOP FIVE WEEK END OCT 16 2021

TOP 5 and TOP 30 charts are pulled from published spins of current releases (twelve months old) at 13 Colorado non-profit community/public and college radio stations. Eleven Colorado radio stations currently utilize Spinitron.

  1. NATHANIEL RATELIFF & THE NIGHTSWEATS – The Future LP (Nov-21)
  2. THE VELVETEERS – Nightmare Daydream LP (Oct-21)
  3. THE LUMINEERS – Brightside SINGLE (Sep-21)
  4. LITTLE TRIPS Downhill to Paradise LP (Oct-21)
  5. ANDY FRASCO & THE U.N. – Dancin’ Around My Grave SINGLE (Jul-21)

Designed to benefit non-commercial public and college radio stations; featuring advanced search functions for artists and agents.

**serviced to Colorado media by Rocky Mountain Music Network, LLC

MONDAY MORNING MUSIC MEETING (MMMM)

Serving Cedaredge, Colorado for 20 years

HOUR 1

Chicago Darlin’ Dear – Chicago VI (1973)
Firefall You Are The Woman – Firefall (1976)
(N) Nathaniel Rateliff & the NightsweatsLove Don’t – The Future (2022)

Whippoorwill Cold Sound – The Nature of Storms (2020)
Leftover SalmonGulf of Mexico – Aquatic Hitchhiker (2012)
David William’s Trickster CarouselFreak – Snake Oil (2021)
Morsel Sandy Cheeks – Morsel (2021)
Yonder Mountain String BandAngel – Yonder Mountain String Band (2006)
The Samples Radio Song – Return To Earth (2001)
(N) Solohawk I Can’t Forget – Radio Waves and Your Movies (2021)

The RemindersDust and Bones – Unstoppable (2019)
High Road HomeRunning Kind – Outrun the Seasons (2020)
Blumer Haus Ode To Brubeck – Boy Meets Groove (2021)

HOUR 2

Rick DerringerRock and Roll Hootchie Koo – All American Boy (1973)
Joe WalshMidnight Visitor – Barnstorm (1972)
(D) The Unindicted Co-ConspiratorsTo Catch A Thief – Colfax Confidential (2021)

Robert ShredfordQueen Elizabeth Corgis – Robert Shredford (2020)
SUCH The Real Thing – Wide Nose, Full Lips (2019)
Eddie TurnerDignify Me – Change In Me (2021)
A.J. FullertonI Cried – The Forgiver and the Runaway (2021)
Chuck PyleColorado – Camel Rock (1995)
Drew EmmittGypsy In My Soul – Long Road (2008)
(N) Jaguar StevensMagic House Drama – Jaguar Stevens (2021)

The Patti FiascoElvis – Small Town Lights (2013)
Sugar MoonGreat Divide – Special Shade of Blue (2020)
Keith OxmanRocktober Song – Caught Between the Lion and the Twins (2008)

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