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Saturday November 2nd, 2019 with Steve Kirkland and Wally Salem

Joined by my friend and longtime CKCU listener/supporter Wally Salem, who runs The Beautiful Music -- an independent labour-of-love label -- here in Ottawa. For years Wally has shared music with me that I, in turn, have shared with listeners. He has turned me on to a great variety of artists and labels -- mostly new -- I would otherwise be oblivious to, for which I am both grateful and much better off. As you can hear, he espouses the enthusiasm, obsession and knowledge of a true music fan, the kind that this and many other programs on CKCU continuously aim to please.
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SUPER 8 - N/A - none, 2019 New
Across the Universe (comp: Lenon/McCartney)
SUPER 8 - Head Sounds ep - 2019, bandcamp New
X-Ray Style (Joe Strummer cover)
MEN of GWENT - President of Wales - 2019, Country Mile New
Neon Bible (Arcade Fire cover)
A GIANT DOG - Neon Bible - 2019, Merge Canadian New
KOSMONAUT - none (yet) - 2019 (label uncertain) New
All of the Pieces
LOST SHIPS - All of the Pieces - 2019, Subjangle New
Almost Perfect
NIKKI SUDDEN & BOBBY BONES - 7-inch A-side - 2015, Sunthunder, recorded in 2006
Ladbroke Grove Symphony
the WATERBOYS - Where the Action Is - 2019, Cooking Vinyl New
Strange Locomotion
SIREN - Strange Locomotion - 1971, Dandelion
SKYTONE - none (yet) - 2019, the beautiful music Canadian New
Talk About the Past (The Wake cover)
SHARESPRINGS - V.A.: New Wave of Hype - a tribute to The Wake - 2019, Dismantled/Heaven Punks New
ANNETTE PEACOCK - Sky-Skating - 1981, Ironic
Celluloid Heroes (The Kinks cover)
CLAIRE HAMILL - Abracadabra - 1975, Konk
Space Oddity (David Bowie cover)
BLACK MARKET - Bowie in Dub - 2019, bandcamp New
Interactive CKCU
Stephen in Spennymoor
Just tuned in ...😊👍

6:22 PM, November 2nd, 2019
Steve Kirkland (host)
Hi Stephen from Spennymoor... Wally and I are cuing a song or two up that you may recognize...

6:36 PM, November 2nd, 2019
Hey Steve I am able to join you on Saturday 16 the if you wish

6:40 PM, November 2nd, 2019
Not the place for this Gilles
Gimme a shout after show

6:41 PM, November 2nd, 2019
Thanks for playing Undertow Steve , much appreciated. Yes it was a world premiere. 👍😊

6:47 PM, November 2nd, 2019
Steve Kirkland (host)
Gilles, I do so wish... be in touch soon. Cheers

6:55 PM, November 2nd, 2019
Dick Altavista
Great show. Yay Wally!

6:58 PM, November 2nd, 2019
Steve Kirkland (host)
You're welcome Stephen

6:58 PM, November 2nd, 2019
Hey Dick, thank you!

7:00 PM, November 2nd, 2019
Hey Stephen, thanks for giving me the Kosmonaut world premiere

7:05 PM, November 2nd, 2019
Dave JC
Driving around. Caught half the show so far. Good stuff. Did you start the show with Gang of Four?

7:08 PM, November 2nd, 2019
I liked the Waterboys song. Reminded me of Prefab Sprout.

7:11 PM, November 2nd, 2019
Steve Kirkland (host)
Hi Dave, the Gang of Four's What We All Want is the intro/extro music to the program...

7:17 PM, November 2nd, 2019
Dave JC.
Thanks Steve.

7:28 PM, November 2nd, 2019
Steve Kirkland (host)
THANK-YOU all who donated and who listened in!

7:59 PM, November 2nd, 2019
Thanks Steve for letting me co-host your show & play some of the music I brought in :)))

8:49 PM, November 2nd, 2019
Duncan Spencer
Lots of cool stuff, great show!

10:23 PM, November 2nd, 2019
Steve Kirkland (host)
Cheers Duncan

9:08 AM, November 6th, 2019