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Another Half and Halfer

Starting off The Sweet and Sour Variety Hour this week is a half an hour of soft spoken cover songs and crooning sounds. Then we hear a bit of a conversation with Gabor Mate, then on to 2 stories from The Real News Network.

Here is the file. Airing 8am PST on Wednesday March 27th, 2019

Trackzz

Yo La Tengo – Im so Lonesome I Could Cry

Air, Gordon Tracks – Playground Love

Nouvelle Vouge – I Wanna Be Sedated

Seu Jorge – Rock With You

Yo La Tengo – You Can Have It All

Wings – Let Em In

The Durutti Column – Otis

Jehst – Bluebells

Gabor Mate on Russell Brand’s “Under the Skin”

The Real News Network: Monsanto

The Real News Network : Insect Populations

Music and The Real News

Good sounds, real news

[more details coming later]

Here is the file, airing on Wednesday, March 6th, 2019 at 8am PST on CHLY 101.7fm

In the final 20 minutes from The Real News Network: Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is supporting Haiti’s President Jovenel Moise, who has lost all legitimacy, if he ever had any, and at the same time it is in the forefront in opposing Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro, who had a more legitimate election and has more supporters, says Yves Engler.

Musical Break

No talk. An hour of non-stop music!

Here is le file

Tracklist

Michael Hurley – Be Kind to Me
Moondog – Enough About Human Rights
Cibo Matto – King of Silence
Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band – Leventille Road March
Ramsey Lewis – Cry Baby Cry
Dorothy Ashby – Action Line
Sufjan Stevens – Come on!
Timber Timbre – Grifting
Blondie – Once I Had a Love (Redux)
Vulfpeck – Aunt Leslie
David Bowie – Right
Parquet Courts – Tenderness
The Clash – Straight to Hell
Darondo (Feat.The Park) – 2012

Half Banjo, Half Real News

This week on The Sweet and Sour Variety Hour, some foot stompin’, gitter-pickin, bluegrassy country!

Then it’s down to business with 35 minutes from The Real News Network.

The Lima Group met in Ottawa and signed the Ottawa Declaration to oust President Maduro from power in Venezuela. 13 conservative Latin American governments, plus Canada, officially recognized Juan Guaido as the transitional President of Venezuela and accepted Venezuela’s membership to the Lima Group. Yves Engler, Dimitri Lascaris, and Greg Wilpert discuss the outcome

Here is the file airing on Wednesday, February 6th, 2019