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The Wavelength
Monday January 10th, 2022 with Joe Reilly
Death and Life, Grief and Hope. A show dedicated to the memory of my friend and colleague Pam Belyea who died suddenly during the Christmas holiday at the age of 50.

It's never easy when people die. It's even tougher when they are young and leave us very suddenly. Over the Christmas holiday period, a good friend and amazing colleague, Pam Belyea died of a heart attack at the age of 50. Her death has left a lot of sadness and questions in those left behind. It has left an aching hole in her family and in the community at Queen Elizabeth Public School where Pam was a core French teacher for many years. She was an amazing person - very supportive of her children, her friends and colleagues and the students she taught at her school. She was an amazing role model and a great inspiration to many young people and she is sadly missed. Tonight's show is dedicated to Pam and those who mourn her passing. The first hour of the show includes songs about people dying and their spirits moving on - and the sadness and grief that evokes. The second hour features songs that speak of the beauty of life and the power of amazing people we meet along our journey. The show is dedicated to Pam, her family and all those whose Pam's short life touched in many positive ways. It is also dedicated to anyone who has suffered a loss recently - and my hope is that the celebratory and life-affirming songs in the second hour of the show provide you with solace and a sense of hope for what lies ahead. Rest in peace Pam.
Northern Lights
The Jerry Cans - Innusiq/Life - Indie (on Bandcamp) Canadian
Passing Soul
James Heather - Modulations EP2 - Ninja Tune
Goin' Out
Weeping Tile - Valentino - Warner Canadian
Soon The Birds
Suzie Ungerleider (Oh Susanna) - Soon The Birds - Outside Music Canadian
A Summer Long Since Passed
Virginia Astley - From Gardens Where We Feel Secure - Indie (on Bandcamp)
Go To Sleep
Sarah Harmer - All Of Our Names - Universal Canadian
Let Her Go
Dougie Maclean - Indigenous - Dunkeld
Pillar Of Truth
Lucy Dacus - Historian - Matador
Signs of Light
The Head And The Heart - Signs Of Light - Warner Brothers Records
I Still Cry
Julie Miller - Broken Things - Hightone
Everybody Hurts
R.E.M. - Automatic For The People - Warner Brothers Records
Calling All Angels
Jane Siberry and kd lang - When I Was A Boy - Reprise Canadian
Craig Cardiff - Goodnight Go Home - Indie (on Bandcamp) Canadian
Kingdom Come
Coldplay - X&Y - EMI/Parlophone
We All Lose One Another
Jason Collett - Idols Of Exile - Arts and Crafts Canadian
When People Go
Craig Cardiff - Goodnight Go Home - Indie (on Bandcamp) Canadian
What Happiness Means To Me
Amy McDonald - A Curious Thing - Melodramatic Records
Beautiful World
Colin Hay - Man At Work - Compass/Lazy Eye
What It Is Is A Dream
Steve Forbert - Just Like There's Nothin' To It - Koch
Oliver's Tune
Peter Katz - First Of The Last To Know - Shape of a Boy Productions Canadian
Trash Can Sinatras - Weightlifting - spinART Records
Hold On When You Get Love and Let Go When You Give It
Stars - The North - Soft Revolution Records Canadian
Carry On
The Fortunate Ones - The Bliss - Old Farm Pony Records Canadian
The Bliss
The Fortunate Ones - The Bliss - Old Farm Pony Records Canadian
We Watched You Disappear
Hammock - Universalis - Hammock Music
We Try To Make Sense Of It All
Hammock - Silencia - Hammock Music
Interactive CKCU

9:18 PM, January 10th, 2022
Joe Reilly (host)
Thanks hb. It's a difficult thing to comprehend for family and friends of Pam... and for anyone who loses someone so young. Hopefully anyone who has gone through such a loss lately will find some solace in the music. Thanks for listening

8:18 AM, January 11th, 2022
Dang. All manner of sympathy.

8:33 AM, January 11th, 2022