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Kitty's Local Hour Playlist for 5/31/2020

Check out the latest playlist! "Life Upside Down" by Brett Newski. From the album of the same name. "Mad World" from Common Chord. Tears for Fears cover. "You" by Mike Droho. From the new album Far Better Places. "Figure You Out" by the Beth Kille Band. From the album Radio. "Jolene" by Shawndell... Read More
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Kitty's Local Hour Playlist for 5/24/2020

A lot of people are in stay-at-home mode for Memorial Day weekend, so we went traveling on the Local Hour. "I Been Over Dare" by the Gomers. A reimagined version of the song made popular by Johnny Cash. "Flyover Land" by Marques Bovre and the Evil Twins . From the album of the same name. "... Read More
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8 Things You Didn't Know about Bob Dylan

The man who has been called the Spokesman for a generation turns 79 this week. For more than five decades Dylan has been entertaining us, making us think, and often making us raise our eyebrows and say "What the heck?" Here are a few things you may have not known about this rock star poet.,... Read More
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Kitty's Local Hour Playlist for 5/18/2020

Three debut songs on this week's show! "Midnight Train' by The Jeffrey James Show. From the album Everywhere. "Runaway Train" by the Rousers. From Full Moon Bad Weather. "What In The World" by Michael McDermott. New song from Michael--featuring his wife Hearthe Horton, who graduated from Madison... Read More
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Kitty's Local Hour Playlist for 5/11/2020

A great selection of tunes this week to break up our pandemic malaise. "Hope" by The Lower 5th. From the album of the same name. "Novi" by Bandallamas . From the album Eye To Eye. This band featured the late Chris Aaron on guitar and everyone's best friend Pauli Ryan on percussion. "Can't Be True"... Read More
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Five Things You Didn't Know About Little Richard

Only Jerry Lee Lewis remains as one of the founders of rock and roll. Little Richard has passed away at the age of 87. He had apparently been in ill health for two months. I had the opportunity to see Little Richard three times--at Beloit Riverfest in the mid-90s, again at the Madison Blues... Read More
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Kitty's Local Hour Playlist for 5/03/2020

A good mix of tunes this week! "Ride" by the People Brothers Band. From the album Middle of the In-Between. "Stand In Love" by Natty Nation. "Angry Words" by Willy Porter. From the album Dog-eared Dream. "St. Kathleen" by Gabe Burdulis. " WWJD" by the Emmylous. "In Trouble Again" by Hoot and... Read More
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State Parks, Forests & Trails To Reopen

Want to get outside and enjoy nature during this pandemic? Good news! Gov. Tony Evers says starting this Friday, 34 state parks, forests and trails will be open to visitors. An annual pass or admission sticker will be needed to enter--and parks will only be open from 6am-7pm daily, and will be... Read More
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Kitty's Local Hour Playlist for 4/27/2020

More new tunes on this week's show--including some new quarantunes. "Andromeda" by Erik Kjelland. From a new EP he just recorded at home. "Southbound Walking Northward" by Mark Croft . From an EP of the same name that came out last year. "A Million Miles Away" by the Moon Gypsies . From Live From... Read More
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Quarantune: I Aint Been Nowhere, Man

Chuck Mead is a founder of the band BR5-49, alt-country pioneer, and Broadway musical arranger. He's come up with a great song for these unusual times. Enjoy! Video of I AIN'T BEEN NOWHERE Read More