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Paul Berger on Jan 13, 2019
Hey hey we're the Monkees!   Michael Nesmith will always be best known as a member of the much beloved and much disparaged 60's pop group, but he did go on to create an impressive body of music that millions still avidly listen to, including this Nesmith Junkie.   Since Michael is coming to do a...
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Paul Berger on Dec 28, 2018
It's almost 2019:  a new year, a new Congress and maybe a new President?   After a month's absence, I'm ready to roar into 2019 with another edition of Dawn Eclectica, this Wednesday, January 2 from 4-7 am.   We take another deep dive into the Beatles Super Deluxe 50th anniversary of the White...
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Miriam Limov on Dec 19, 2018
I cry with joy when I see happy commercials, I can even go into an immediate weep watching a touching and heartfelt piece with a happy ending.  When I listen to melancholy music, I’m ready to sip tea and snuggle on the couch and if disco, Motown, R & B or upbeat bluegrass is playing, I cannot...
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Paul Berger on Dec 4, 2018
Did you know there is a brand new version of The White Album?   Thats right, to commemorate the 50th anniversary The Beatles iconic self-titled album, the group has has released a deluxe version of all 30 tracks are newly mixed by producer Giles Martin, son of original album producer George Martin...
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Charlotte Peterson on Nov 30, 2018
Local band Analog Dragon just released a brand new single, Everlasting Soul Intro (instrumental). They will be performing live in-studio just after 9:00 am this morning. Check out their brand new video for the release! 
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Peter Blachley on Nov 29, 2018
Sunday Showcase with the Z-Man Please join me on Sunday Showcase December 9th from 3 - 5 PM. My special guest will be Michael Zagaris (The Z-Man) official photographer of the San Francisco 49ers for almost 50 years and the official photographer for the Oakland A's since '81. Michael also shot...
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Paul Berger on Nov 26, 2018
Why are commercial radio stations so averse to playing any song longer than 5 minutes?    A long song gives the artists a chance to stretch their musical creativity.   And it gives the listener the chance to turn off the external noise and wander around in the mysterious caverns  of the music...
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Charlotte Peterson on Nov 16, 2018
Here's anothe rway we can help victims of the Camp Fire in Paradise. The Superintendent of Butte County Office of Education has sent out the following message and requests. "The Butte Schools Foundation is set up specifically for educational purposes for schools, students, and staff. We need cash...
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Paul Berger on Nov 15, 2018
In honor of Thanksgiving, Dawn Eclectica on Wednesday November 21 will feature an entire show of "Turkeys."  Turkeys are songs or spoken word tracks that are corny or silly, maybe even stupid, but lovable nevertheless and hard to get out of your head.   Examples are: Yummy Yummy Yummy by Ohio...
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Bronx Bob on Nov 11, 2018
Jump aboard on a musical ride as we host "Cool Tracks" on a special Sunday Showcase. Dozens of tracks about tracks, leaving the station at 3:00 PM.  It's more than just train songs.
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Melissa Ann Seibold on Nov 5, 2018
Thank You for Your Generosity in Supporting 105.7 FM / The Bridge! Plan It Solar / Four Paws Animal Clinic / Tucked In Bed / Weiss Brothers Nursery / Larry Defeyter Painting / Moule Paint & Glass / Colfax Farm & Country Store / Ben Franklin / Pete’s Pizza / The Wooden Spoon / Prosperity...
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Paul Berger on Nov 3, 2018
If you're an election junkie like me, you'll be up at least half the night watching/following election returns Tuesday.    But why stop there?   My show Dawn Eclectica airs from 4-7 am on Wednesday, November 7 - that's right, the morning after the midterm election.  It's very possible the fate of...
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Art Porebski on Oct 26, 2018
On the next edition of Dead Air, listen to music highlights from Grateful Dead albums newly released this year. Dead Air host Art Porebski will feature music from these albums as well as a few other surprises!  This program airs Saturday night (10/27) from 8 - 10 pm. Only on your local community...
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Paul Berger on Oct 17, 2018
Why have songs about trains become such an iconic centerpiece of American music? Ever since the underground railroad provided a path out of slavery, trains have represented freedom and escape from a harsh life for African American bluesmen and poor white country singers alike.  There is something...
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Paul Berger on Oct 11, 2018
Every rock music fan knows about Pink Floyd's famous Dark Side of the Moon, one of the best selling albums of all time, but few are aware of the origins of the band, co-founded by a couple of architecture students at London Polytechnic Institute. Initially led by their their brilliant but mentally...
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Peter Blachley on Oct 10, 2018
My next interview will be with "The man who shot the Seventies" Mick Rock. Just in time for the new Freddie Mercury film "Bohemian Rhapsody". Mick will tell us all the stories behind the making of this iconic album and his friendship with Freddie Mercury and the band. Roommates with Syd Barrett...
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Theodor Goodman on Oct 4, 2018
Somewhat recently the world lost the legendary female voice of Aretha Franklin. Her passing has inspired a resurgence of some of her greatest hits and led to a jump on the nostagia train taking people through some of the classics of Mowtown and the origins of Funk. But going back through these...
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Paul Berger on Oct 3, 2018
In a December edition of my Copycats series, I told the tale of a lawsuit for copyright infringement brought by the estate of Randy California (nee Randy Wolfe) against Jimmy Page and Robert Plant based on the opening chords to Stairway to Heaven. You see, Randy, frontman and lead guitarist of the...
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Paul Berger on Sep 21, 2018
Dawn Eclectica returns on September 26 - will we know the fate of the Supreme Court by then? Who the funk cares? This show will feature a nostalgic return to the 60's - including seldom-played but unforgettable TV themes - as well as some brand new stuff by new and old artists. Michelle Williams...
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David James on Sep 19, 2018
Hey! This week's Early Morning Ramble with John Adams will include.....ME!  I have just passed my cert, and to my surprise, John has not banned me from his studio.  Entirely.  So I'll come in at 4am - 7am Friday September 21, 2018 for three hours of rambling Americana and Folk and Celtic music, all...

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