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Saturday April 9th, 2016 with Steve Kirkland
In memory of Nadine Gelineau

This program is in memory of Nadine Gelineau, who passed away Thursday April 7, 2016. It is music from 1979-1988, during which time she was a force at CKCU (both as a programmer/announcer and Program Director) and as club DJ/promoter at Banana Obscuri and Zinc. Chances are she played most of these songs at one time or another. I would have certainly heard some of them for the first time on her show. I'm not playing a lot of dance music tonight, but Trevor Walker paid tribute to the club DJ side of Nadine on Friday Drive ( Check it out. Joe Reilly paid tribute towards the end of his April 4 show ( Keep an eye out on the Playlists page of CKCU's website ( to see who else may be paying homage to Nadine. There's an insightful tribute to Nadine on CKCU's homepage ( from Allan Wigney. Also check out Julie Beun's obituary for Nadine (
Can't Get Enough of You Baby
the COLOUR FIELD - Virgins and Philistines - 1985, Chrysalis
Sweetest Girl
SCRITTI POLITTI - Songs to Remember - 1982, Rough Trade
Animal Space
the SLITS - 7-inch A-side - 1980, Human
It's a Fine Day
JANE - 7-inch A-side - 1983, Cherry Red
Eternally Yours
LAUGHING CLOWNS - Law of Nature - 1983, Hot
the Ballad of Smokey Joe
PHIL ALVIN and SUN RA and the ARKESTRA - Un "Sung Stories" - 1986, Slash
Alabama Song
DAGMAR KRAUSE - Supply & Demand - Songs by Brecht/Weill & Eisler - 1986, Hannibal
Deep End (Merle Haggard cover)
MEKONS - Crime and Punishment ep - 1986, Sin
the RANDYPETERS - V.A.: Blender Mix - 1983, No Pigs Canadian
DUB RIFLES - Boom 7-inch ep - 1983, Notown Canadian
Shipbuilding (Elvis Costello cover)
ROBERT WYATT - 7-inch A-side - 1982, Rough Trade
Song to the Siren (Tim Buckley cover)
THIS MORTAL COIL (Elizbeth Fraser voc) - 7-inch A-side - 1983, 4AD
Ulakanakulot (instrumental)
VIRGIN PRUNES - If I Die I Die - 1982, Sire
Uncertain Smile
THE THE - 12-inch A-side - 1982, Sire
the Model
KRAFTWERK - 7-inch A-side - 1979, EMI
New York City
DEMICS - Talk's Cheap - 1979, Ready Canadian
Los Angeles
X - Los Angeles - 1980, Ready
I Will Dare
the REPLACEMENTS - Let It Be - 1984, New Rose
SCREAMING BAMBOO - Break These Chains - 1985, Dad's Favourite Canadian
Cult of Personality
LIVING COLOUR - Vivid - 1988, Epic
Erotico (from the film The Burglars)
JOHN ZORN (Shelley Hirsch voc) - the Big Gundown - John Zorn Plays the Music of Ennio Morricone - 1986, Nonesuch
Where Were You
the LOUNGE LIZARDS - No Pain for Cakes - 1987, Island
Assuming Power
GEORGE HIGTON - My Life with Einstein - 1983, Celluloid
Black Girls
VIOLENT FEMMES - Hallowed Ground - 1984, Slash
Love Cats (Special DIsco Version)
the CURE - 12-inch A-side - 1983, Fiction
ESG - 12-inch A-side - 1982, 99
KEVIN HEWICK and the SOUND - This Cover Keeps Reality Unreal ep - 1983, Cherry Red
I Love a Man in Uniform (dub)
GANG OF FOUR - 12-inch B-side - 1982, Warner Bros
LEE SCRATCH PERRY and DUB SYNDICATE - Time Boom X De Devil Dead - 1987, On U Sound
Party Out of Bounds
the B-52s - Wild Planet - 1980, Warner Bros
Interactive CKCU
Steve Kirkland (host)
I won't be talking during the program, it will be one long set of music. Feel free to participate by commenting.

6:17 PM, April 9th, 2016
Gord Peeling
Great start that already brings back a lot of memories and no better way to remember Nadine than through music.

6:19 PM, April 9th, 2016
Matthew Crosier (host)
beautiful show Steve, very moving

6:23 PM, April 9th, 2016
Ian J
Hearts out to CKCU for this loss to the family. Loved Nadine's Friday afternoon show and sets at Club Zinc.

6:23 PM, April 9th, 2016
Steve Kirkland (host)
Does anyone remember when Sun Ra Arkestra and Dagmar Krause (separate shows) played in Hull? I believe they were both at Zinc, and I remember they were both amazing shows.

6:38 PM, April 9th, 2016
Nadine often played The Wild Swans first single on Zoo Records "Revolutionart Spirit" and she played a lot of great tunes that wouldn't get played anywhere else.

6:45 PM, April 9th, 2016
Ian J
I was at the Sun RA show at Zinc. May have been more people on stage than in the audience. Incredible show none the less.

6:46 PM, April 9th, 2016
Yazmine Laroche
Dr. Luv and I are loving your show! So many great memories. Of course, our first date was at Zinc -- to see a band of drummers. Nadine was pretty surprised to see the two of us show up together!

6:48 PM, April 9th, 2016
Steve Kirkland (host)
Nice to hear from you, Yazmine, Hi to you and the good Doctor.

6:51 PM, April 9th, 2016
Steve Kirkland (host)
Ian, it was good it wasn't too crowded for the Arkestra, they needed the extra room to parade around in...

6:52 PM, April 9th, 2016
Terry M
Very moody and moving show, Steve.

7:03 PM, April 9th, 2016
Dr. luv
Fabulous show!

7:07 PM, April 9th, 2016
Denis L.
As a teen in Gatineau late 70s-early 80s, I grew up on CKCU listening to Nadine (and folks such as Roch Parisien, etc.). It inspired myself and others to mould the programming for the first CRTC licence demand for CKUM-FM at Univ. de Moncton. RIP Nadine.

7:24 PM, April 9th, 2016
Steve Kirkland (host)
Thanks for all of your comments, and for listening in. I will have no time left to say goodbye on air. Goodbye. Peace, Nadine.

7:59 PM, April 9th, 2016
Diane Hall
It was a great tribute! Thanks Steve

8:07 PM, April 9th, 2016
Merrianne C.
I didn't get a chance to listen on Saturday...doing so now. Terrific and so many memories. Thanks so much, Steve.

1:35 PM, April 11th, 2016
Steven Stelzer
The play list ios so nadine. Good job.

5:53 PM, April 16th, 2016