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Saturday November 14th, 2020 with Heavy Ben & Chris I
45 45rpms for CKCU's 45th

45 madness! One 45 RPM record for each of CKCU's 45 years in your ears! Heavy Ben and Chris I are your selectors as we commemorate the radio station's anniversary by playing one track from each year, beginning in 1975 through 2020. CKCU first aired in 1975, at midnight on November 15. (also Heavy Ben's birthday)
Our theme song is from 1974 and got the heavy action rolling to CKCU's launch.
1975 to 1979
1974 - Heavy Heavy Heavy
Geraldo Pino - 45 - Suzumi
1975 - Radio Activity (Radioaktivität)
Kraftwerk - 45 - Capitol
1976 - Listen To The Buddha
Ozo - 45 - DJM
1977 - Uptown Top Ranking
Althea & Donna - 45 - Lightning
1978 - Ex Lion Tamer
Wire - 45 - Harvest
1979 - Computer Game
Yellow Magic Orchestra - 45 - Horizon
16 minutes
1980 to 1986
1980 - You Taste Like The Tropics
Bush Tetras - 45 - 99 Records
1981 - Get On Up And Do It Again
Suzy Q - 45 - Atlantic Canadian
1982 - WOT!
Captain Sensible - 45 - A&M
1983 - Gone Daddy Gone
Violent Femmes - 45 - Slash
1984 - Black Stations/White Stations
Martha and the Muffins - 45 - Current Canadian
1985 - Having An Average Weekend
Shadowy Men On A Shadowy Planet - 45 - Jetpac Music Canadian
1986 - Hack Attack
Sigue Sigue Sputnik - 45 - Parlophone
33 minutes
1987 to 1994
1987 - London
The Smiths - 45 - Rough Trade
1988 - Dad I'm In Jail
Was (Not Was) - 45 - Fontana
1989 - Cause And Effect
Napalm Death - 45 - Earache
1990 - Istanbul (Not Constantinople)
They Might Be Giants - 45 - Elektra
1991 - Go Far
Autoclave - 45 - Dischord / K Records
1992 - Forged It
Superchunk - 45 - Merge
1993 - Nickel Bag
Digable Planets - 45 - Pendulum
1994 - Hot Dog Days
King Kong - 45 - Drag City
53 minutes
1995 to 2000
1995 - Herb Mi Smoke
Apache Scratchy - 45 - Fantastique
1996 - Match My Foot
UI - 45 - Soul Static Sound
1997 - Spaciba, Da Svidania
Polaris! - 45 - Pure Vinyl Canadian
1998 - Extra Track
Bullfrog - 45 - Bullfrog Canadian
1999 - Alphabet Aerobics
Blackalicious - 45 - Quannum Projects
2000 - Dark Days
DJ Shadow - 45 - MCA
1 hour and 10 minutes
2001 to 2007
2001 - Younger Than Today (Pt. 1)
Koushik - 45 - Text Canadian
2002 - Pick It Up, Lay It In The Cut
Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings - 45 - Daptone
2003 - House Of Jealous Lovers
The Rapture - 45 - DFA
2004 - McNasty Filth
Jaylib (J Dilla & Madlib) - 45 - Stones Throw
2005 - The Spiritually Immature Mansion
Caribou - 45 - Leaf Canadian
2006 - 10 Years 'til Retirement
The Vanishing Act - 45 - Sir Punkly Canadian
2007 - Insurrection
The Souljazz Orchestra - 45 - Do Right! Canadian
1 hour and 26 minutes
2008 to 2016
2008 - Spool Of Collusion
Stereolab - 45 - 4AD
2009 - A Watery Day
Final Fantasy - 45 - Domino Canadian
2010 - Hunger and Boredom
The Shakey Aches - 45 - Pretty Bad Records Canadian
2011 - Upside Down
NOMO and Shawn Lee - 45 - Ubiquity
2012 - Pig Bag
Ondatropica - 45 - SoundWay
2013 - Let's Go Out Tonight
The Lions feat. Black Shakespeare - 45 - Stones Throw
2014 - Tied Up In Nottz
Sleaford Mods - 45 - Little Teddy
2015 - Ashe Maree
Harrison - 45 - Last Gang Canadian
2016 - Scorpio
Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band - 45 - Big Crown
1 hour and 48 minutes
2017 to 2018
2017 - You've Got To Run (A Tribe Called Red remix)
Buffy Sainte-Marie & Tanya Tagaq - 45 - Polaris Music Prize Canadian
2018 - Valle Sagrado (Tribilín Sound & Rolo Gallardo Rework)
Los Shapis - 45 - Valle Sagrado (Tribilín Sound & Rolo Gallardo Rework)
1 hour and 54 minutes
2019 to 2020
2019 - Div Div
Altın Gün - 45 - Glitterbeat
2020 - Chicken Burrito
Leroy Duncann - 45 - STAC
Interactive CKCU
DJR
I enjoyed the twists and turns.

6:21 PM, November 14th, 2020
Jas Nasty
Happy Birthday CKCU! Happy Saturday night Heavies!

8:10 PM, November 14th, 2020
love this ymo track
what I said

8:15 PM, November 14th, 2020
Chris Ikonomopoulos (host)
Hi All, Thanks for tuning in. CKCU burst onto the airwaves at midnight, so in a few short hours, we'll have the exact entrance of CKCU to FM!

8:17 PM, November 14th, 2020
Mel
Happy (almost) Birthday Ben!! Thanks for bringing us great tunes over the years. And great show guys, super cool idea.

8:23 PM, November 14th, 2020
Jas Nasty
Gone Daddy Gone my fave Violent Femmes song hands down, and fine follow up with Martha and the Muffins!!

8:27 PM, November 14th, 2020
Jas Nasty
Also, I had a tape with both Violent Femmes and Shadowy Men On A Shadowy Planet back to back I listened to in the late 90's. Enjoying the 45 frenzy megamix !

8:33 PM, November 14th, 2020
Chris Ikonomopoulos (host)
I'll also raise a hand to a Violent Femmes tape with something else on the other side that got hundreds of hours of play back in high school.

8:38 PM, November 14th, 2020
Dave Aardvark (host)
Happy Birthday CKCU and Heavy Ben!! RAWK on! ▁ ▂ ▃ ▄ ▅ ▆ █ 100 % for 45 years

8:39 PM, November 14th, 2020
Phooknüticus
Of course you guys have Napalm Death 45's!

8:41 PM, November 14th, 2020
Heavy Ben
Thanks Mel for the wishes and for being a frequent listener!

8:42 PM, November 14th, 2020
Heavy Ben
Jas, and Chris, lucky call on my part with the Violent Femmes.. That band still resonates after all the years

8:46 PM, November 14th, 2020
Dave Aardvark (host)
A Joni/CKCU 45 for 45 years: https://www.ckcufm.com/2020/11/14/happy-45th-birthday-to-the-mighty-ckcu/ (...I paraphrased your midnight announcement Chris 👍)

8:48 PM, November 14th, 2020
Jas
What a musical hellride this is! I mean that in a good way of course!

9:32 PM, November 14th, 2020
Dan
Caribou into The Vanishing Act! Thanks for representing local grind.

9:45 PM, November 14th, 2020
Chris Ikonomopoulos (host)
Thanks for being into local grind, Dan.

9:50 PM, November 14th, 2020
Jas
OH I love this A Tribe Called Red remix of Buffy Saint-Marie & Tanya Tagaq !! Have played the original, wish I had a VIP copy of the 45 too!

9:51 PM, November 14th, 2020
Chris Ikonomopoulos (host)
Hey Jas, vinyl 45 copies were only available at the Polaris Prize Gala as a gift to attendees. Shouts to Bear Witness for passing along a copy!

9:54 PM, November 14th, 2020
Heavy Ben
Hope you enjoyed the ride across the decades! Was fun to put it together

9:57 PM, November 14th, 2020
DJR
Cool show!

10:01 PM, November 14th, 2020
Jas
Great job for sure Ben and Chris!!

10:08 PM, November 14th, 2020