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Thursday February 16th, 2017 with Chris Sharp
Themed sets tonight: Family Day in Ontario Feb. 20, Feb. is also Black History Month and it's Mardi Gras Time again

Family Day falls on February 20 in Ontario and so we open with a set of tracks involving family-the good side and the bad side.
Family Reunion
The O'Jays - Collectors Items(1976)
Back To The Family
Jethro Tull - Stand Up(1969)
Black Sheep Of The Family
Rainbow - Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow(1975)
One Big UnhappyFamily
Isaac Hayes - The Isaac Hayes Movement(1970)
Suburban Family Lament
Ruth Copeland - I Am What I Am(1971/1996)
Family Affair
Sly & The Family Stone - There's A Riot Goin' On(1971)
Family Portrait
Good Rats - The Good Rats(1969)
U.K. band Family is up next. Family was a British progressive rock band led by vocalist Roger Chapman. They recorded six excellent albums between 1968 and 1973. Lack of success in the United States doomed the band to cult status.
The Chase
Family - Music In A Dolls House(1968)
Second Generation Woman
Family - Family Entertainment(1969)
Old Songs New Songs
Family - Music In A Dolls House(1968)
Hung Up Down
Family - Family Entertainment(1968)
The Cat And The Rat
Family - A Song For Me(1970)
Check Out
Family - It's Only A Movie(1973)
Top Of The Hill
Family - Bandstand(1972)
February is Black History Month and in honor of that fact the uplifting music of Curtis Mayfield (who basically wrote the soundtrack of the civil rights movement in the late 1960's and 70's) and the comedy of Dick Gregory (who often spoke of uncomfortable truths about race relations) are featured in the next set.
Choice Of Colors
The Impressions - Greatest Hits(1971)
American History
Dick Gregory - The Light Side/ The Dark Side(1969)
We're A Winner
The Impressions - Greatest Hits(1971)
Mighty Mighty Spade and Whitey
The Impressions - The Young Mod's Forgotten Story(1969)
Ku Klux Klan
Dick Gregory - The Two Sides of Dick Gregory(1963)
Move On Up
Curtis Mayfield - Curtis(1971)
It's Mardi Gras time again so we finish off the show featuring the music of New Orleans musicians Allen Toussaint and The Neville Brothers. Fat Tuesday is observed March 28 this year so enjoy those pancakes!
What Is Success?
Allen Toussaint - The Complete Warner Brothers Recordings(2005)
Soul Sister
Allen Toussaint - Life, Love & Faith(1972)
Last Train
Allen Toussaint - The Complete warner Brothers Recordings(2005)
A Message From The meters
The Meters - Struttin'(1970)
Cabbage Alley
The Meters - Cabbage Alley(1972)
Yellow moon
The Neville Brothers - Yellow Moon(1989)
Thank you for listening. Next show broadcasts March 2.
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