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Roots & Rhythms is a roots music program that swings, jumps, or rocks.
Hosted by: Renny G
Airs: Every Wednesday from 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Coming up at 8:00 PM on May 23rd, 2018:
LINK'S LICKS: The highly influential electric guitar instrumentals of Link Wray & The Raymen. Link was the high prophet of the power chord, combining the root note with the fifth to create modern Rock & Roll guitar. WARNING: "Rumble" will not be played.

Roots and Rhythms

Date Host Highlight On Demand
May. 23, 2018 Reverential Renny LINK'S LICKS: The highly influential electric guitar instrumentals of Link Wray & The Raymen. Link was the high prophet of the power chord, combining the root note with the fifth to create modern Rock & Roll guitar. WARNING: "Rumble" will not be played.
May. 16, 2018 Recidivist Renny INCARCERATION NATION: Blues, Rock & Roll, Rhythm & Blues and Rockabilly about crime & it's consequences, sung by the Bobby Fuller Four, Big Maceo, Andre Williams, Johnny Otis, Wanda Jackson, Sonny Burgess, Slim Harpo and more.
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May. 9, 2018 Retro Renny HEART TROUBLE: Songs about aortic trauma, including "Bad Case Of A Broken Heart", "Pain In My Heart", "Heart Attack", "Humpty Dumpty Heart" and more old country, blues, rockabilly, soul, gospel and rhythm & blues.
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May. 2, 2018 Retro Radio Renny RADIO BLAST FROM THE PAST! - Live broadcasts from 1943 to 1953, featuring jump blues master Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, honking tenor player Big Jay McNeely and more. 441 trillion miles from earth....
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Apr. 25, 2018 Rambunctious Renny LINK'S LUNG: The songs sung by the world's greatest one lunged Shawnee electric guitar player. Tonight's show will concentrate on Link Wray's songs and not his famous instrumentals.
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Apr. 18, 2018 Ramblin' Renny Gettin' cabin fever from being stuck inside during the ice storm? Strut, stroll or stride to the radio & tune in to Roots & Rhythms & WALK YOUR BLUES AWAY. A parade of perambulatin' Rhythm & Blues & early Rock & Roll to melt the ice away.
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Apr. 11, 2018 Rockabilly Renny A WALK IN THE COUNTRY: More walkin' tunes but this time in the country & rockabilly genres with songs by Sleepy LaBeef, Jack Scott, Hank Williams III, Ernest Tubb, Onie Wheeler and loads more. "These boots were made for walkin'."
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Roots & Rhythms started out in 1997 as a roots music program (older blues, country, r&b and rock(abilly), with some contemporary jazz and world music thrown in as well. Most programs were devoted to a specific artist, label, city or genre. Since then, the core concept has remained the same, but has been broadened to include more mix-type programs blending eclectic choices across genre and time periods. Throughout, the emphasis has been on music that swings, jumps, or rocks.

You can contact Renny at renny@ckcufm.com

- Graphic by the infamous illustrator and animator Ian Jeans http://ianjeans.blogspot.ca/

Coming up on Roots and Rhythms
May. 30th, 2018 8:00 PM
SLOW & SLEAZY WINS THE RACE. Light the scented candles, run a bubble bath and relax to some slow & seductive instrumentals. Tom Gilfellon, Barde, Penguine Café Ochestra and others will be heard on tonight's broadcast.