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Chance Meeting
Friday September 18th, 2020 with Heavy Ben
The Diefenbunker

Chance meeting in a bunker of a former prime minister and cold war night life John Diefenbaker was born today in 1895 (pictured: Bonnie Doon protected from radiation at the Diefenbunker, as photographed by this show's host 2018-03-03)
Starshots 3
Bruce Mitchell - Video-Tech 1 - Parry Music Library - 1983 Canadian
Shadowy Countdown
Shadowy Men On A Shadowy Planet - Schlagers! 7" - Jetpac - 1987 Canadian
Snow Bone
Bonnie Doon - Bonnie Doon EP - Bruised Tongue - 2014 Canadian
Final Days Of The Apocalypse
The Comet Is Coming (feat. Joshua Idehen) - Prophecy - Leaf - 2015
Jesus Hits Like An Atom Bomb
Lowell Blanchard With The Valley Trio - 10" - Mercury - 1950
Serenade To a Cuckoo
Jethro Tull [orig. Roland Kirk] - This Was - Reprise - 1968
Fall Out
Roland Kirk - Now Please Don't You Cry, Beautiful Edith - Verve - 1967
Weeping Wall
David Bowie - Low - RCA - 1977
Le Meilleur Des Mondes
Rational Youth - Cold War Night Life - Yul - 1982 Canadian
Underneath The Bunker
R.E.M. - Lifes Rich Pageant - I.R.S. - 1986
Americans Are Sleepwalking
Stefan Tischler - Excess Of Free Speech - Extreme - 1992
Atomic Bomb
William Onyeabor - Atomic Bomb - Wilfilms/Luaka Bop - 1978/2015
O Green World
Gorillaz - Demon Days - Parlaphone - 2005
Washington Bullets
The Clash - Sandinista! - Epic - 1980
Atomic Cocktail
Slim Gaillard Quartette - 10" - Atomic - 1945
Goodbye Europe
Zeus B. Held - Zeus' Amusement - Brain - 1978
The End (Of The World)
Men Without Hats - Pop Goes The World - Mercury - 1987 Canadian
Starshots 4
Bruce Mitchell - Video-Tech 1 - Parry Music Library - 1983 Canadian
Interactive CKCU
Ha! Great way to get Tull in there. Love it!

10:25 AM, September 17th, 2020
Ben Armstrong (host)
Rarely does Mr. Bunker get much attention

2:48 PM, September 18th, 2020
Yaaaaaa Bonnie Doon!

3:22 PM, September 18th, 2020
old guy
met "The Chief" some yrs ago....looked like a movie star up close...radiated light & energy! wasn't boring thats for sure! great list! Thanks!

3:22 PM, September 18th, 2020
Ben Armstrong (host)
Hi Leege, yes you were theeerrrre!

3:26 PM, September 18th, 2020
Ben Armstrong (host)
Thanks for that perspective, old guy. I know much of this history only from reading about it.

3:29 PM, September 18th, 2020
So many songs in an hour! How you do that??

3:35 PM, September 18th, 2020
o g
Dief was a prairie populist....but a good one at the time...not like #45 (Pearson's Libs were...ah...a tad arrogant....(happens to em all, eh?) My Dad said he voted for him & my Dad was ndp & lib... me & a bud hitchhiked outta toronto during cuban missile crisis....everybody was scared shitless! Still a Ban the Bomber!!!

3:39 PM, September 18th, 2020
Catching the last set! Good way to wrap up a stupid busy work week.

3:41 PM, September 18th, 2020
Ben Armstrong (host)
CI - this week a bunch of <100s cuts. Taking advantage of the digital production to sneak in more than a mortal DJ spinning records could do...

3:50 PM, September 18th, 2020
Ben Armstrong (host)
OG - yikes, even in Toronto people were fleeing!? I can only imagine what folks in Florida were feeling. Well, the ones who weren't sleepwalking ;)

3:53 PM, September 18th, 2020
Ben Armstrong (host)
Hey Dan - here's to an unbusy fin de semaine

3:54 PM, September 18th, 2020
Ben Armstrong (host)
Thanks for tuning in, everyone. Maybe we'll meet again in person before the end of the world.

3:57 PM, September 18th, 2020