The ’59 Sound: Album List

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All of the albums featured on The ’59 Sound, in alphabetical order by artist:   Sound & Color – Alabama Shakes Voodoo – D’Angelo Black Messiah – D’Angelo & The Vanguard Funeral – Arcade Fire Since I Left You – The Avalanches Bad Brains – Bad Brains I Against I – Bad Brains Mama’s Gun – Erykah Badu Pet Sounds – The Beach … Continued

October schedule for “WRUW Listens Back”

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In WRUW’s 50th year, we continue to remember some of the shows and programmers of our past with “WRUW Listens Back”, aired Mondays at noon.  This weekly one-hour program features archive tapes of shows of some of WRUW’s longest-running and best-known DJs. Here’s the schedule for the month of October: October 2 – “Dead Air” … Continued

Cinematheque and WRUW co-sponsor film “Sex and Broadcasting” Thursday October 5 at 6:30PM

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The Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque and WRUW-FM present the Cleveland theatrical premiere of the 2014 Tim K. Smith film “Sex and Broadcasting”, on Thursday, October 5 at 6:30PM. WRUW is celebrating its fiftieth anniversary of bringing freeform non-commercial radio to Cleveland.  “Sex and Broadcasting” chronicles the exploits of WFMU, another independent station based in … Continued

John Coltrane Special feat.David Liebman on Route 66 Wed., Sept.20 starting at 10am with the interview at 11am…

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The Master’s Birthday series continues with John Coltrane as the subject and it will feature an interview with saxophonist David Liebman who absolutely considers Coltrane the peak of how far the instrument can go,period,full stop.When Lieb was 15 he took a date to a club,there was The Master and he was never the same ,at … Continued

“WRUW Listens Back” features “Annie’s Blues Show” from 1996

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“WRUW Listens Back”, our program of archive recordings in celebration of our 50th anniversary, presents an episode of “Annie’s Blues Show” from 1996-10-07 this Monday, September 18 at 12pm.  Anne Weatherhead was Cleveland’s “Queen of the Blues” from 1980 – 1998.  And she had many Kings, including B.B., Albert and Freddie.  This show features an … Continued

Wow, another show ends and another celeb dies

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My deepest condolences to the family of Grant Hart in his passing at the age of 56 from his battle with cancer.   I saw him play 2 songs then storm off stage at the Phantasy Nightclub in Lakewood, Ohio many moons ago. His ‘2541’ was his hit at the time on college radio. … Continued