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" The Resurgence of Bakersfield Sound ?" HotRodRock 4-6 PM Tues 12/16

Is there an alternative to the alternative? In the 50's the push back to some of the $#!@ Nashville was putting out came from Bakersfield CA area.   Somebody said " You got to know where you've been to know where your going.".  So.... 1st hour will be the artists who made up the first wave of the Bakersfield sound.  2nd hour will show case what may be know in the future as the Second Wave of the Bakersfield Sound. Big thanks to Todd Bugs of  Luck of the Draw for unwittingly providing the music for the 2nd hour.  Tune in for your cure to the Nashville rash.

Let The Breakfast Bar Help You Navigate Through The Holidays

With our area abuzz with holiday activities, snowbirds, tourists, relatives, etc,etc, it can be hard to know where to start.  Be sure to catch The Big List presented on the WSLR Friday morning Breakfast Bar at the bottom of each hour, @7:30 & 8:30.  Our area's week-end holiday (and non-holiday) event listings could give you the compass you need to chart your own course.  Music, traffic, weather free from commercials, annoying games and celebrity gossip.  Friday 7-9AM WSLR 96.5 FM, or listen at or via the free Apple/Android app.

The Surreal News 9-10 am Friday 12/12/14

Rhana Bazzini, Sarasota's own Granny D is back home after marching to Tallahassee to raise awareness of the broken campaign finance system. She will join Lew and Steve in the studio this week with lots of stories from the road. But first, Mel Goodman, author and former CIA analyst, will comment on The Torture Report.

Later, inventor Dr. Paul Moller is going to tell about Skycar, his flying car (left), and how it will revolutionize personal transportation. Yes, you read right, A FLYING CAR!


A Little Christmas Blues, and some Live Blues from Dan Bern - Appearing Tonight at Fogartyville

Lollypop Mama - Clarence Samuels | Waitress Station - Sarah T | Santa's Messin' With The Kid - Eddie C. Campbell | Bilbo Is Dead - Andrew Tibbs | Voodoo Woman - Lady Katt & The Howlin' Doggs | Merry Christmas - Lightning Hopkins | Johnson Machine Gun - Sunnyland Slim | Ain't Doing Too Bad - Wendy Rich | Christmas Blues - Canned Heat | Fly Right Little

Ghosts, blues, and the man behind A Christmas Carol

This week on Have You Heard? hear stuff about haunting and the man behind the holiday classic A Christmas Carol.


And please encourage a friend to tune us in!  With love, from Arlen & Monroe…

Amend Our Assets

This week on Renaissance SRQ, we're going to be talking about why corporations can't ever really be people, and then what makes people valuable. Join us Thursday morning at 9am as we speak with Rhana Bazzini about her walk from Sarasota to Tallahasee to raise awareness of Move to Amend, and with Mary Butler about the upcoming Asset Based Community Development workshop on Saturday, December 19th.

Maternally Yours: Home Management

Join us Tuesday, December 9th at 6:00 pm ET as we talk about home management and organization!  Have a question for our hosts or guests? Please email us or post to our Facebook page.

Florida Caribe, Tue., Dec. 9, 9-10am

Over the last decade, the Islamic Republic of Iran vigorously increased ties with governments in the Americas. Now, after the departure of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and the death of Hugo Chávez, many are wondering if a new era has commenced in Iran-Latin America relations. The new president, Hassan Rouhani -- a self-described reformer and political moderate, has voiced his interest in strengthening ties with Latin American nations, while also improving Iran’s economy and international reputation first. 

"Yesterday's Dead Today", Monday, December 8th, 7-9pm

"There is NOTHING like a Grateful Dead Concert!"

I'll be posting full setlists from now on, so scroll down...and I'll be posting the week's gig announcements as well, while my show's webpage remains down:

Grateful Dead
Cameron Indoor Stadium
Duke University
Durham, NC

December 8, 1973
SBD -> Master Reel -> Cassette -> Dat -> CD
Transferred by Charlie Miller

The Sunday Folk Show

Join me on Sunday, Dec. 7 from 11am-1pm for the Second Annual Buddha's Enlightenment (Rohatsu) Sunday Folk Show....some cool stuff about Buddhism with entertaining songs related to or using Zen, Buddha, Buddhism as title or subject plus much other music....tune in, don't drop what you're doing (it's radio ) and turn on the show...thanks, Ish


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