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Good Old Timey Country and Classical

How do you arrange two opposite genres of music? You don’t.

This week on the Sweet and Sour Variety Hour,  I just selected about 25 minutes of good old timey country music and then roughly tacked it right next to about 35 minutes of rad classical music. Bon Apetit

Aired on Wednesday, November 29 2017

Roger Miller – I’ve Been a Long Time Leaving
Marty Robbins – Big Iron
Del Reeves – There Wouldnt be a Lonely Heart in Town
Tom T. Hall – I Like Beer
Patsy Cline – Blue Moon of Kentucky – Live
Roy Acuff – Living on the Mountain
Sons of the Pioneers – Chant of the Wanderer

Domenico Scarlatti – Sonata in A Minor, K 54 (L241): Allegro
Vladimir Horowitz – Kreisleriana, Op. 16: 8. Schnell und spielend
Felix Mendelssohn – Songs Without Words in F Sharp Minor
Wolfgang Amadeues Mozart – Sonata in D Major for Two Pianos
Franz Schubert, Pauline Sachse – Schwanengesang, D. 957
Johann Strauss II – Die Fledermaus (The Bat)
Franz Joseph Haydn – Symphony No. 93 in D Major
Franz Joseph Haydn – Trumpet Concerto in E Flat

Essential Good 80’s and Secret Mystery Gift

This weeks episode of the Sweet and Sour Variety Hour begins with an uninterrupted, 55-minutes of music. I couldnt even wait a year to re-run this most excellent mix of essential Good 80’s.  Originally aired on Wednesday January 18th on CHLY-FM 101.7

Here is the file for Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

Q Lazzarus – Goodbye Horses
Gang of Four – I Will Be A Good Boy
The Smiths – How Soon is Now?
Echo & The Bunnymen – The Killing Moon
Tears for Fears – Head Over Heels
Cocteau Twins – Cherry-coloured Funk
Personal Effects – Low Riders
Talking Heads – This Must Be The Place
CAN – Aspectacle
Blancmange – Blind Vision
Siouxsie and the Banshees – Peek-A-Boo
Joy Division – Love will Tear Us Apart
Bronski Beat – Smalltown Boy

The final 5 minutes of The SSVH is a story told by mushroom expert Paul Stamets on a recent episode of The Joe Rogan Experience podcast.


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November Rewind & TRNN

This week on the SSVH, we revisit a list of selections from one year ago, ending with some recent news from The Real News Network Canada.

Airing on Wednesday November 15th at 8am PST on CHLY-FM

Emahoy Tsegue Maryam-Grebrou – The Homeless Wanderer
Cobby & Porky – Black Pudding
Monster Rally – Full Sail
Gantez – Lazy Grey
Summer Salt – Manastra
Summer Salt – Summer Salt
Deerhoof – Risk Free
Brasstronaut – Hawk
D. D. Dumbo – Walrus
A Tribe Called Quest – Enough!!
Handsome Boy Modelling Club – Rock N’ Roll
Nobody – Wake up and Smell the Millennium
The Real News Network: Who Funds the World’s Dirtiest Energy Projects?
Rage Against The Machine – Testify


Bitcoin Episode

The Sweet and Sour Variety Hour every Wednesday morning from 8-9 on CHLY-FM 101.7 and chly.ca/listen

Aired live on Wednesday,  November 8th 2017

Information for newbies to Bitcoin! Oh, and lots of brand new tunes with a couple of spicy pre-releases.

Delicate Steve – Winners
Camille Yarbrough – Take Yo’ Praise
Ann Peebles – Come to Mama
Desmond Dekker – Fu Man Chu
About Bitcoin!
Bitcoins for Dummies
Khruangbin – Maria Tambien
What is Bitcoin? Explained in 3 Minutes
Kutiman – She’s a Revolution
Kaada – Care
Blockchain: How it Works
Mildlife – The Magnificent Moon
Smartest People in the World on Bitcoin: Predictions
Darkhouse Family – The Accession