I knew there was a back log of episodes to put online, didn’t know it was as far back as July. Had some time off in August then football season came early before September and it snowballed from there.
Music of Matt Anderson, some Stan Rogers on vinyl and Jill Barber who was playing Kingston that month.
Music of Jill Barber, Ryan’s Fancy, David Myles, Chris Kirby, Hey Rosetta! and Ian Foster.
New music from Great Big Sea. Also tracks from Don Brownrigg and Neil Dobson.
Neil Dobson, Gulliver’s Spree, Stan Rogers, Ross Neilsen
So with that, a quick version of the picks. Plus I worked on a little NFL related blog post that will be a long one. Part NFL, part TV and mostly just a funny comparison that worked out well.
Texans over Chargers. San Diego won again and Houston didn’t show up against the Colts. Have to stick with the Texans one more week. They lose this they’re going back to choke artists at 4-4.
Cardinals over Vikings. Just on principle I’m not picking Brad Childress this week. What an idiot. Would’ve been idiot coach of the week but my team is the Redskins. [The topic for the long blog post]
Saints over Panthers. Saints with a good win against the Steelers. Could be a trap game but Panthers are 2nd worst in the league.
Patriots over Browns. New England quietly 6-1. Some games they haven’t been their best and still win. Either worrisome for some fans or a good sign. You win playing badly I’d say that’s a good thing.
Bucs over Falcons. Tampa Bay, I still can’t figure them out. 5-2 record and QB Freeman with another 4th quarter comeback win last week. Weird.
Bears over Bills? Nah, I can’t do that. Bills over Bears. Buffalo with two overtime losses to the Chiefs and Ravens is more impressive. I know it’s in Toronto. Neutral site, pretty much.
Ravens over Dolphins. Baltimore should win this one. The next game, is on Thursday so that’s a short week.
Jets over Lions. Detroit beating Washington last week is a whole other blog.
Giants over Seahawks. Seattle has to go to their back up QB, Charlie Whitehurst. Two ways to go. Giants dealing with a QB they’ve never seen or hammering a QB who doesn’t have much experience. I’m going with NYG.
Colts over Eagles. Indy handled Houston so Philly should’nt be that hard.
Chiefs over Raiders. Game of the week, and it’s not a joke. 5-2 KC against 4-4 Oakland. Raiders ahead of San Diego in the division
Sunday night, Green Bay over Dallas. Let’s ignore the Cowboys till end of the season or when they fire Wade.
Monday night, Pittsburgh over Cincinnati. Bengals play their division tough, for whatever reason. Don’t see Steelers losing two in a row.
Lots of Nova Scotia artists in this hour. Faded Blue who were playing their second Kingston concert of the month. Follow that with sets from Ryan Neilson, Neil Dobson and the Fabulous Hats and Christine Crawford.
Traditional Newfoundland music with Jim Payne/Fergus O’Byrne and Gulliver’s Spree. Then 2 songs from R.A. Lautenschlager including a brand new one called the ‘Canadian Beer Song’.
End the show with about 25 minutes of Allison Crowe. Decided to visit her site while I was playing the first 2 songs. And got the news of her and 2 bandmates being detained in the UK for 11 hours that week on some crazy thing. Brand new legislation that even the venues didn’t know about. More details about it as I read it on air.
So I played a few songs of Allison’s newest CD ‘Little Light’.
Got a comment on the blog from Adrian, Allison’s manager so thought I’d pass it along.
Hi Rob, everyone ~
This year has been busy already, now it’s in overdrive. I should be able to confirm for you what’s happening with Allison Crowe and band in Europe by this Monday or so…
If there’s any silver lining to the situation – it’s that we now understand the realities of what until now has been a protest moving growing mostly from within the UK.
Check out the Visiting Artists and Academics Petition @
Hour 2 of the Boxing Day show. Hour 1 is delayed, I grabbed the wrong file at the station. And the CFRC website archive isn’t working right now so I’ll have to upload that when I’m at the station on Tuesday. But at least one hour is up.
Hope everyone has a nice New Year’s Eve. Be careful on the roads. In the span of 8 days here we went from -30 Windchill to +10 today. Needless to say roads and sidewalks are a bit dangerous at times.
Live on Boxing Day with the music of Allison Crowe, Gulliver’s Spree, Teresa Ennis and Ian Foster. I say hello to some of the online listeners.
Had no theme for this week’s show but then realized I could have female singers for Hour 1. So an hour of music with Catherine MacLellan, Teresa Ennis, Allison Crowe, Andrea Wittgens and Jessica Rhaye.
Since the first half was women, Hour 2 all guys. Neil Dobson and the Fabulous Hats, Joe Belly and the Sin City Ramblers, Ian Foster including a live track from his website and Gulliver’s Spree.