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Radio: It Is What It Is, But Ain't What It Was.

Posted 07-03-2009 at 09:59 AM by RadioJonD (Tinseled Musings from a Yule Tuned Mind)
Updated 07-03-2009 at 11:34 AM by RadioJonD

Two things yesterday caused me to wax the nostalgic broadcast radio surfboard.

First, Sdkluger posted a thread asking about an item he heard on the radio around Christmas when he was growing up. Of course I started digging in my “usual spots” to locate the answer (I’m still working on it).

Second, I was digging around on FaceBook and found a Disc Jockey (Dee-Jay) from back in my teen day named John “Records” Landecker and one from my early adulthood called Slats. When I listened to John in the seventies, he broadcast on 89 WLS-AM out of Chicago. Does anybody else remember his famous “Boogie Checks?” John would take as many phone calls as he could in an allotted amount of time of about one to three minutes. Slats was a high energy dude on KDF out of Nashville, Tennessee. You never knew what was about to happen next! (It's crazy cool that both accepted my FaceBook friend request!)

Chances are, no one here under forty years of age will...
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'Mistletoe Mix' - September 2008

Posted 06-18-2009 at 10:18 AM by RadioJonD (Tinseled Musings from a Yule Tuned Mind)

‘Mistletoe Mix’ – September 2008

The Very First MM Show Produced Exclusively for Merry Christmas Radio!

Shoutouts, appreciation, and tunage went out to: JayIsh, Jeff Westover, Auntie Mistletoe, Ernie (Not Burt), Maureen, Irish Snow, ChristmasCreations, Binger, & ReineV!

01- Christmas Day – The Max Weinburg 7 featuring Bruce Springsteen
02- Show Open – RadioJonD (over My Favorite Things – Sy Mann)
03- Grandfather Kringle – Burl Ives with the Percy Faith Orchestra & Chorus
04- Merry Christmas Tighten Up – Mark & Mike
05- Christmas Celebration – B. B. King
06- Santa Baby – Everclear
07- Set Break – RadioJonD (over Deck the Halls – Tijuana Brass)
08- Teddi’s Song – John Mellencamp
09- Good King Wencelas – Loreena McKennit
10- Christmas Time Is Here – Thad Cockrell & Roman Candle
11- Merry Christmas Baby – Southern Culture On The Skids
12- Rockin’ This Christmas – The Tractors...
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'Mistletoe Mix' - Christmas 2008, Baby!

Posted 06-18-2009 at 09:28 AM by RadioJonD (Tinseled Musings from a Yule Tuned Mind)
Updated 06-18-2009 at 09:31 AM by RadioJonD

‘Mistletoe Mix’ – Christmas 2008, Baby!

What you missed while listening to Bing Crosby on that lame “Official Holiday Station.” Bet you couldn’t get a request in there either!

Shoutouts and tunage went out to these fine folk of Merry Network fame: Mumof2, Isabella, Douglas, MerryChrlstmasLydio, FaithMom, Jana Banana, lizziexo, Maureen, JOHNOR, yuletide,...

01- Takin’ Care of Christmas – Randy Bachman
02- Show Open – RadioJonD
03- I Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas – Gayla Peevey
04- I Got A Cheese Log – Trout Fishing In America
05- Must Be Santa – Glen Burtnick
06- I Told Santa Claus – Fats Domino
07- Set Break – RadioJonD
08- Bells of Saint Victor’s – Andrew Gold
09- The Bells of Saint Mary’s – Aaron Neville
10- In An Humble Place – Anita Bryant
11- Greensleeves – Jose Feliciano
12- Set Break – RadioJonD
13- Remember, It’s Christmas – Lorne Greene
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'Mistletoe Mix' - March 2009

Posted 06-18-2009 at 08:44 AM by RadioJonD (Tinseled Musings from a Yule Tuned Mind)
Updated 06-18-2009 at 08:59 AM by RadioJonD

What you missed while listening to that lame internet Christmas station!

Mistletoe Mix February 2009

Shoutouts & Tunage went out to these fine folk of all the Merry Network Forums:

Annette1990, dominick, elfworks, MerryCarey, Minta, SilentNight08, Todd, JollyHeather, Shelle02, Lighitup, JohnRSanta, PBClaus, MsChristmas, Santa Danny, California SantyTony, Santa Dennis, Legendary Santa Claus, Santa Kona, TC, Auntie D, JingleBelle, Merry Sage, MHK, Candy Cane, Frog Princess, Gidget, jhoelle, nanbe, SparkleNana, Christmas Noel, girlofadvent, Mr. Walker, Santa Jim, Santa Bill, Der Kringle, Santa Trevor, SpikyDu, ElfSpirit

01- Takin’ Care of Christmas – Randy Bachman – Takin’ Care of Christmas – 3:38
02- Show Intro - RadioJonD – 1:02
03- The Saddest Time of the Year – Spooner – Yuletunes – 4:41
04- Maybe This Christmas – Ron Sexsmith – Maybe This Christmas – 1:49
05- We Three Bings – The Three Bings – Blame...
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'50 Cool Yules, Baby!'

Posted 06-18-2009 at 08:20 AM by RadioJonD (Tinseled Musings from a Yule Tuned Mind)

A Playlist contained in Roxanne (my i-Pod)

Track # (time) - Artist - Album

Playlist title - ’50 Cool Yules, Baby!’

01- Takin' Care Of Christmas (3:46) - Randy Bachman - Takin' Care Of Christmas
02- Merry Christmas Loopy Lu (2:59) - The Kaisers - Norton 45
03- Mary Had a Baby (4:42) - Bruce Cockburn - A Different Kind of Christmas
04- The Secret Of Christmas (2:47) - Ella Fitzgerald - Have Yourself a Jazzy Little Christmas
05- Hey, Santa Claus (2:28) - The Moonglows - Christmas Vacation Soundtrack
06- The Wrong Way To Celebrate Christmas (2:34) - Rev. Edward W. Clayborn (The Guitar Evengelist) - Where Will You Be Christmas Day
07- The Mcadenville Horror (1:23) - John Boy & Billy - Christmas Album
08- My Favorite Things (13:44) - John Coltrane - Atlantic Jazz Legends Sampler
09- God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (6:49) - Loreena McKennitt - A Winter Garden - Five Songs For The Season...
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