Tuesday, May 22, 2018

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It's mostly format news this week, and from all over the country. From the Pacific Northwest to the Northeast, and from the Upper Midwest to the Deep South. Many new and innovative formats have come on the air recently, and we
ll tell you about them all on this edition of CTS.


Radio Serena Show 73 - Mom FM

Song 1.  Rockin' Rollin' Mama - Buddy Jones
Song 2.  Mama Kiyelele - Ricardo Lemvo & Makina Loca
Song 3.  Does Your Mama Know About Me - Bobby Taylor and the Vancouvers
Song 4.  Mother Malone - Mick Moloney
Song 5.  I Ain't Your Mama - Maggie Rose
Song 6.  Perfect Mother – Basia
Song 7.  Tanya Tucker What's Your Mama's Name
Song 8.  Mama Don't Allow - Katie Webster
Song 9.  The Gartan Mother's Lullaby – Dord├ín
Song 10.  Mama Used to Say - Junior
Song 11.  (Mama, Mama) Wish Me Good Luck - Carla Thomas
Song 12.  Mamacita - Joe Henderson
Song 13.  Your Mama Don't Dance - Loggins and Messina
Song 14.  Mothers - S. Carey
Song 15.  A Song For Mama – Boys II Men


Monday, May 14, 2018

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Lots of FCC happenings this week, including the resignation of one of the two Democrat commissioners. What could a four-member, majority Republican FCC mean for the future of radio? Also, a final ruling on FM translators versus distant full power FM stations. Later, Classical is preserved in Salt Lake City. A new CHR comes to Orlando, a new locally focused AAA in Virginia, Sports radio expandes in Asheville, and changes in Hindi language radio in San Francisco. That's all on this edition of Clearing the Static.


Radio Serena Show 72

Song 1.  Song 2 – Blur
Song 2.  Black Is Black – Los Bravos
Song 3.  Lay Awake – City Mouth
Song 4.  One Of Those Nights – Tim McGraw
Song 5.  Guitar Concerto No. 1 in A, Op. 30 - III. Polonaise.
Allegretto - Pepe Romero, Acadamy of St. Martin i
Song 6.  What You Came For – Calvin Harris and Rihannah
Song 7.  Frozen – Madonna
Song 8.  Travelin' Man - Rick Nelson
Song 9  Kari - Joni Mitchell
Song 10.  Everlasting Love - Gloria Estefan
Song 11.  In the Still Of The Night – The Five Sattons
Song 12.  All I Need is a Miracle – Mike and the Mechanics
Song 13.  The Cardigans – Lovefool
Song 14.  Bus Stop – The Hollies


Monday, May 7, 2018

Radio Serena Show 71: Format of the Month: Calm

This time on the Format of the Month, we present Calm. An hour of "beautiful music for beautiful people.

Song 1.  John Fox - Reminiscing
Song 2.  The Klone Orchestra - All the Things You Are
Song 3.  Percy Faith - This Happy Madness
Song 4.  The Romantic Strings - Misty
Song 5.  Al Capps - Suspicious Minds
Song 6.  Nat King Cole – Walking My Baby Back Home
Song 7.  101 Strings - Passing Strangers
Song 8.  Henry Mancini - By the Time I Get to Phoenix
Song 9.  Roger Williams - Strangers in the Night
Song 10.  Sven Libaek - The Closer I Get to You
Song 11.  Frank Chacksfield - These Foolish Things Remind Me of You
Song 12.  Maureen McGovern – The Morning After
Song 13.  Andre Kostelanetz - Guantanamera
Song 14.  The Strings of Paris - I Only Have Eyes for You
Song 15.  Paul Mauriat - Ebony and Ivory
Song 16.  Ferrante and Teicher - Yesterday Once More
Song 17.  The Hollyridge Strings - Good Vibrations
Song 18.  Jackie Gleason - Marie
Song 19.  Fantasy Strings - Against All Odds


Clearing the Static 1818

We have lots of news from New York's Southern Tier region on this week's show. Plus, changes in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Also, one of Canada's best known radio groups is selling all of its assets. And, a little AM station in Myrtle Beach has a new format, and a new FM translator to go with it. That's all here, on this edition of CTS.


The Radio Kid's Rant! 87: Deleting Jeremy's Facebook

The Radio Kid lets us in on another vital chapter of their transition on this edition of the rant.