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Saturday October 29th, 2016 with Stephen Neale
Funding Drive 2016

It is funding drive time again. This is the time of year when CKCU-FM asks our listeners to 'Click and Contribute', or to, if you remain old school, 'Dial and Donate' on 613-520-3920 (for those out-of-town, our toll-free number is 1-877-520-3920). CKCU-FM is a registered charity, so donations are eligible for a tax receipt. CKCU-FM is volunteer-based, listener-supported community-based radio, meaning: What you see in Ottawa is what you hear on 93.1 FM. There are an abundance of programs on the radio station that speak directly to the different communities that so dynamically enrich Ottawa. The Saturday Morning program, which is hosted by a collective, including Pat Moore, Alan Surmachynski and myself, features an incredible range and depth of music from the very new to the very old covering reggae, blues, soul, jazz, gospel, latin, cajun, celtic, country, folk, old-time, bluegrass, world and more; and, it all mixes and mingles with a healthy staple of local music. And it does too today; but, it will also, by necessity, feature a little more, or, depending on your perspective, a lot more talking than usual. Don't forget you can always, because of the funding that is generated during the drive, listen again through CKCU-FM's On-Demand archive feature. And because I will be doing a great deal of talking during the show, you can, as it was once gleefully described to me as the best feature of On Demand, scan through the parts where I talk and just listen to the music!
Cool Down Version
King Tubby - King Tubby Special 1973 - 1976 - Trojan Records
Roots, Radicals, Rockers, Reggae
Bunny Wailer - Roots, Radicals, Rockers, Reggae - Solomonic Records (circa 1979)
Carry Go Bring Come
Justin Hinds - Treasure Isle Time - Treasure Isle / Heartbeat Records
The Tide is High
Paragons - Single - Treasure Isle
One Drop
Bob Marley - Survival - Tuff Gong / Island Records (1980)
Hold On
Shayne Amani - Digital single - Link Up Re-Cordz Canadian
Dash Wata
Raging Fyah - Everlasting - Dub Rockers / VP Records New
Samba Mapangala and Orchestra Virunga - Virunga Roots Volume 1 - Independent
Ya Jean
Madilu System (Jean de Dieu Makiese) - Mondo Soukous - Ark 21
Sé Dan
Rokia Traoré - Né So - Nonesuch Records
Nhu Santiagu
Elida Almeida - Ora Doci Ora Margos - Lusafrica (2015)
That's the Way I Feel About 'Cha
Bobby Womack - Communication - United Artists (1972)
It Sounds Like My Baby
Bessie Banks - 7" Single - Tiger (1964)
One More River to Cross
The Como Mamas - Get an Understanding - Daptone Records
Somebody Bigger Than You Or I
Marion Williams - If We Ever Needed the Lord Before - Columbia / Legacy
I Am the Real Deal
John Blues Boyd - The Real Deal - Little Village Foundation (2016)
I'll Cry Tomorrow (MT 11575)
Lil' Ed And The Blues Imperials - The Big Sound Of Lil' Ed And The Blues Imperials - Alligator Records (2016)
The Saint Brigid's Sessions appear on my edition of the Saturday Morning Program. All of the sessions have turned out very well. They have featured Lucky Ron with Keith Snider, Kaleigh Watts, Chris Page, Jim Bryson, Frank Cassidy with Dennis Alexander and Jeff McClintock for a session of Irish Airs and Laments, and Lynn Miles. You can see the sessions here:

Next up, on November 26 is: Craig Cardiff
The Lonely Poet
Kaleigh Watts - Recorded Live at Saint Brigid's Centre for the Arts Canadian
Jim Bryson - Recorded Live at Saint Brigid's Centre for the Arts Canadian
The Lament for the Death of Archie Beaton
Frank Cassidy, Dennis Alexander and Jeff McClintock - Recorded Live at Saint Brigid's Centre for the Arts Canadian
How Many Times Will You Break My Heart
The High Bar Gang - Someday the Heart Will Trouble the Mind - True North Records (2016) Canadian
Which Will
Lucinda Williams - Sweet Old World - Chameleon Records
Chaise Lounge
Chris Page - Volume Vs. Voice - Independent (2015) Canadian
Interactive CKCU
Stephen Neale (host)
Funding drive is happening.... And now we can first thank Mark and Anna for their pledges....THANK YOU!!

7:31 AM, October 29th, 2016
Stephen Neale (host)
Pat Moore and Alan Surmachynski, also Saturday Morning hosts, are in the phone room and former host Bruce Walton has sent in a pledge for, as Chopper would say 'from the left coast'. THANKS Bruce!

7:36 AM, October 29th, 2016
Mike Mercer
0nline $10 Pledge from Seadrift Texas!:} Hey Steve what's up? Hope life up in Ottawa is still treating you good & I can see Eileen cook up some chocolate cookies for all of us to eat right now yummy! Beacause John's wife is pretty good making cookies like that!

7:41 AM, October 29th, 2016
Stephen Neale (host)
THANK YOU Mike!! You are making me hungry.... And a big THANK YOU too to Alan!

7:50 AM, October 29th, 2016
Tim A
$100 via the very handy online donation tool. Not that I didn't want to chat with neighbour Al. Saturday Morning is my staple, it goes with my Saturday morning coffee. Thanks to you guys for hosting and putting on all this great mix of music year-round.

8:00 AM, October 29th, 2016
Stephen Neale (host)
Nuff Respect to Bingie Barker. THANK YOU for your pledge to CKCU-FM!

8:01 AM, October 29th, 2016
Stephen Neale (host)
THANK YOU Tim A! I know you are a regular and encouraging listener. And we can also THANK Dave and Linda who together have made a donation to our Funding Drive: THANK YOU!

8:06 AM, October 29th, 2016
Stephen Neale (host)
Well, well, well: Liam has Clicked and Contrinuted' from Edmonton... THANK YOU!

8:16 AM, October 29th, 2016
Stephen Neale (host)
Moyra, or as I say, Mom, has donated too: THANK YOU!! And here comes one from Hanna and to that i say: THANK YOU!

8:42 AM, October 29th, 2016
Stephen Neale (host)
Peter has called in at 613-520-3920 with a pledge, which I think he does annually. A great support of CKCU-FM: THANK YOU!! And we cannot forget Bonnie you has also donated.... THANK YOU, Bonnie!

8:54 AM, October 29th, 2016
Stephen Neale (host)
And here comes another one, this time from Carmela: THANK YOU!!

8:55 AM, October 29th, 2016
Stephen Neale (host)
I would like to say THANK YOU to Eileen for her annual pledge!

9:00 AM, October 29th, 2016
Stephen Neale (host)
I forgot to mention here that Rusty Tack has also made a donation. To you I say THANK YOU!

9:04 AM, October 29th, 2016
Stephen Neale (host)
Mr. BACK 40, Ron Moores, has donated!! THANK YOU, Ron!!

9:18 AM, October 29th, 2016
Stephen Neale (host)
A few more pledges have rolled in, so THANK YOU Philip, and THANK YOU Trish (you can hear her on the Monday Morning Special Blend, and THANK YOU to Jeff, and THANK YOU to Les!!!

9:37 AM, October 29th, 2016
Stephen Neale (host)
We are getting close to $1,000... THANK YOU to Dorothy and to Daniel THANK YOU

9:41 AM, October 29th, 2016
Stephen Neale (host)
A HUGE THANK YOU to my long time advisor to the program: David Longbottom. THANK YOU!!

10:00 AM, October 29th, 2016
Stephen Neale (host)
And right at the final minute... Bruce form the Bytowne: THANK YOU!!!!

10:56 AM, October 29th, 2016