Episode 584: Unusual Fruit

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  • Spirit, The Other Song
  • The Mermen, The Goodbye
  • Jess Sah Bi & Peter One, Clipo Clipo
  • Etran de L’Air, Agrim Agadez
  • Daniel Lanois, Frozen
  • Jr Thomas & The Volcanos, Burning Fire
  • Extra Golden, It’s Not Easy
  • Osees & Thee Oh Sees, Said the Shovel
  • Philip Glass/Kronos Quartet/Michael Riesman, Osamu’s Theme
  • The Petch Phin Thong Band, Soul Lam Plearn
  • Gil Trythall, Folsom Prison Blues
  • Thundercat, Walkin’
  • @specialtyproduce, mangosteen
  • @specialtyproduce, cara cara orange
  • @specialtyproduce, rhubarb
  • @specialtyproduce, canistel/yellow sapote/eggfruit
  • @specialtyproduce, black sapote/ chocolate pudding fruit

Slay and Sour Variety Hour

On this March 16th, 2022, I present to you a live radio event so unique and amazing that it only happens once every 168 hours and only for the limited timeframe of a decade and running. It’s another fresh Sweet and Sour Variety Hour.

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  • Selena, I Could Fall in Love
  • Tash Sultana, Maybe You’ve Changed
  • Har Mar Superstar, Late Night Morning Light
  • Mean Lady, Bop Bop
  • Mean Lady, Lonely
  • Sleigh Bells, Rill Rill
  • Tune-Yards, Powa
  • Rubblebucket, What a Fool Believes
  • Zach Deputy, Put it in the Boogie
  • BoomBox, Lost Ya
  • US Girls, 4 American Dollars
  • Greta Van Fleet, Stardust Chords
  • Hiko, Dancin is What I Do (sped up) Slay
  • BT News, Russian Sanctions

Sweet and Sweet

On this weeks episode of the Sweet and Sour Variety Hour, we hear from music history educator, Vanessa Hughes, and enjoy almost an entire hour of great tunes.

Broadcasting to over 40 coastal communities on the Salish Sea via terrestrial radio god CHLY 101.7fm at 8am PST

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  • The First Edition, Just Dropped In
  • Elvis Costello & The Attractions, Beyond Belief
  • David Bowie, Oh! You Pretty Things
  • The Kinks, Apeman
  • Caribou, Bees
  • Devendra Banhart, Baby
  • The Beta Band, Dry the Rain
  • Kurt Vile, Lost my Head There
  • Jacco Gardner, Find Yourself
  • Vanessa Hughes, T. Rex
  • T.Rex, Children of the Revolution
  • Vanessa Hughes, Meat Loaf
  • Meat Loaf, Hot Patootie
  • Vanessa Hughes, History of The Rocky Horror Picture Show
  • Mel Torme, Games People Play