CP S16 EP13 2022

The Colorado Playlist celebrates its 16th Anniversary

Monday APRIL 11, 2022 – It’s springtime in the Rockies! It’s also the 16th anniversary of the Colorado Playlist – first aired Wednesday April 5 (or 12th, I can’t clearly recall) 2006. Hour 2 of this week’s show was dedicated to things I MIGHT have played on the first show; sorry, but no archives that far back.

The Colorado Playlist is provided free of charge to the stations that broadcast it. It relies on donations. Please donate. It does help.

TOP 5 WEEKLY COLORADO SPINS

Spin data pulled from the Colorado Playlist105.5 The Colorado SoundIndie 102.3 and eleven stations that use playlist generator Spinitron, designed to benefit non-commercial community/public and college radio stations and offering advanced search functions for artists and agents.

Each title came out between April 2021 and April 2022. Links go to their respective YouTube page if available.

  1. THE LUMINEERS – Brightside LP
  2. NATHANIEL RATELIFF & THE NIGHTSWEATS – The Future LP
  3. GEORGE CESSNA – Lucky Rider LP
  4. THE ORIGINAL iLLs Juanita LP
  5. MIKE CLARK & THE SUGAR SOUNDSMoon Rock LP

MONDAY MORNING MUSIC MEETING (MMMM)

HOUR 1

Big Bird & The Steam ShovelWhat’s Happening At The Psychiatrist Club (1970)
Boulder Heartbeat – Boulder (1979)
(D) Jaguar Stevens Captain von Trapp (2022)

Hugh PhillipsSteel Drivers Lament – It’s Been A Long Time (2021)
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night SweatsTrying So Hard Not To Know – Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats (2015)
Everybody Loves an OutlawStill Waiting (2022)
West Side Joe & The Men of SoulWhen You Get The Chance – Keep On Climbin’ (2021)
The FedsThis Side Of Sunday – This Side Of Sunday (1993)
Dressy Bessy Just Like Henry – Pink Hearts – Yellow Moons (1999)
Reno DivorceHopeless and Dopeless (2021)
(D) Lost PennyDolly Do (What Would Dolly Do) (2022)

Brent CowlesHow To Be Okay Alone – How To Be Okay Alone (2018)
Cary Morin Jamie Rae – Dockside Saints (2020)
Dana Landry QuartetPure Imagination – Standard Elevation (2015)

The FilmsGood Day – Don’t Dance Rattlesnake (2006)
Andy Monleykites – Triplight (2006)
(D) Kerry Pastine and the Crime Scene Red Right Hand (2022)

YaSi World Is Burning – Coexist With Chaos EP (2021)
Joe JohnsonInterstate Lovesick Song – Morgantown (2018)
Adiel MitchellFocus On Me (Unplugged) (2022)
Jyemo Club Issa Ting (f. the Reminders) (2022)
Dianne ReevesPretend – Good Night, and Good Luck (2005)
Halden Wofford & the Hi*BeamsBlues Fallin’ Down – Midnight Rodeo (2006)
Dafna Let U Go – I Love You (2020)
(D) Mad RadioJust for the Thrill – Mad Radio EP (2022)

Rose Hill DriveCool Cody – Rose Hill Drive (2006)
Zoe BermanEdit Delete and Save (2020)
Keith OxmanA Little Taste – A Little Taste (1995)

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CP S15:EP42 2021

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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CP S15:EP38 2021

MONDAY September 20 2021 – I put the mask back on. It’s a reminder that COVID is not over with us. #COMUSIC – support.

I woke up and drove west towards my “office” this morning and saw snow on the upper peaks, as if I needed a reminder that today/tomorrow is officially the start of autumn – oh, and it was 50 degrees outside. Today’s high = maybe 70. Tomorrow’s high = 70. The final live outdoor show of my season was Saturday. Welcome to autumn.

In roughly eight weeks we’ll begin the march towards the annual SOME OF THE BEST OF THE COLORADO PLAYLIST and the LISTENER BEST OF. R U READY?

I’m sure it will come as no surprise that new releases from the Lumineers (out today) and Nathaniel Rateliff & the Nightsweats will be at or near the top of our Best Of consideration, but new releases from Colorado legends Chris Daniels & Hazel Miller featuring Hazel’s long time keyboardist Dana Marsh and friends, and Leftover Salmon are sure to be contenders based on in-state radio airplay.

2021 may go down as the YEAR of JAZZ in Colorado with several incredible releases … including new releases from long time friend Mer Sal who connected with the legendary Scott Kinsey (Tribal Tech) for Adjustments, and one from Colorado drummer / composer Brennen Schedler called Keep Steppin Down – find both in CP JAZZ 2021 on Spotify.

The Colorado Playlist & Colorado Sound Present

The Great Salmon Famine – Aggie Theater Sat, Oct 30

The Gasoline Lollipops – Aggie Theater Fri, Nov 26 (day after Thanksgiving)

“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 SPT 18 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 – Survivor SINGLE (Aug-21)
  2. CHRIS DANIELS & HAZEL MILLER– What We Did! LP (Jul-21) **
  3. ANDY FRASCO & THE U.N. – Dancin’ Around My Grave SINGLE (Jul-21)
  4. SCOTT WARRENShadow Bands LP (Aug-21)
  5. MATTHEW FOWLER – The Grief We Gave Our Mother LP (Sep-21)

Designed to benefit non-commercial public and college radio stations and 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

Jimmy BuffettCome Monday (1974)
Stephen Stills It Doesn’t Matter – Manassas (1970)
(D) Worden JilsonDesert Lullaby – Worden Jilson EP (2020)

Johnny & The MongrelsLouisiana Girl – Creole Skies (2020)
The Wood BrothersSnake Eyes – Paradise (2015)
Dafna Sweeter (2021)
Heavy Diamond RingUnknown Legend – The Brightest Light EP (2021)
Halden Wofford & the Hi*Beams Betty Boop – Midnight Rodeo (2006)
The Czars Killjoy – The Ugly People Vs The Beautiful People (2001)
(D) Jaguar StevensAll the Things He Said – Jaguar Stevens (2021)

Porlolo I QUIT (2019)
Luna Shade Brotherhood (2020)
Gabriel MervineSunlight – Say Somethin’ (2021)

HOUR 2

Chuck PyleHere Comes the Water – Step by Step (1990)
(D) Morsel Sandy Cheeks – Morsel (2021)

Cary MorinJamie Rae – Dockside Saints (2020)
Kerry Pastine and the Crime Scene Goin’ for Broke – City of Love (2019)
Dechen HawkLady Devine (2021)
Kind Hearted StrangersThe Egoist – East/West (2021)
Cassie TaylorSpare Some Love – Out of My Mind (2013)
The Motet So High – Totem (2016)
(D) Francis & the Wolf Hold On Me – Truth Be Told (2021)
The Still TideGive Me Time – Run Out (2017)
Bison Bone Alright – Find Your Way Out (2020)
Ryan A FourtGrapple At The Snapple – Big Slick (2015)

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