Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Radio Serena Show 26: Remembering 1995

The Year 1995 was very significant for Serena for a variety of reasons. Listen to this episode of Radio Serena and find out why.

Song 1.  Roll To Me – Del Amitri
Song 2.  In The House of Stone and Light – Martin Page
*Jack Benny Show 1-31-1938 Next Sunday Jack Will play the Bee
Song 3.  I Know - Dion Pharis
Song 4.  You Me and Mexico – Edward Bear
Song 5.  The Trolly Song – Judy Garland – Meet Me In St. Louis
*Spezano In The Morning Aircheck WPXY November 1995 (credit: tophour.com)
*aircheck Artie The One Man Party WPXY April 1995 (credit: tophour.com)
Song 6.  Be My Lover – La Bouche
Song 7.  Come And Get Your Love – Real McCoy
Song 8.  The Skatman – Skatman John
Song 9.  Gangster’s Paradise – Coolio
Song 10.  Kiss From A Rose - Seal


Saturday, June 24, 2017

Clearing the Static 1726

We begin this week's show with a follow up on the impending elimination of the main studio rules by the FCC. Then, we have further developments on the upcoming translator window for AM stations. Finally, an AM station in Northern New Jersey is going off the air soon. We discuss the possible reasons why, and what needs to be done to prevent this from happening in the future. That's all on this episode of CTS.


Monday, June 19, 2017

Radio Serena Show 25

Song 1.  ATLiens – OutKast
Song 2.  Baby I’m Doing It – Annastine Allan
Song 3.  After You’ve Gone – Todo (listener request)
Song 4.  The Places I’ve Never Been – Mark Wills (listener request)
Song 5.  Please MR. Postman  - The Marvelettes
Song 6.  Lost On You – LP
Song 7.  I Love How You Love Me – The Paris Sisters
Song 8.  1 White Rose – Hawkshaw Hawkins
Song 9.  Chained To The Rhythm – Katy Perry
Song 10.  Higher Love - Capital Sound
Song 11.  That's My Desire - The Channels
Song 12.  Love My Way - Psychedelic Furs
Song 13.  Feed the Tree – Belly
Song 14.  Heart and Soul – The Cleftones
Song 15.  Cha Cha Cha D'Amour - Dean Martin


Clearing the Static 1725

Lots to talk about this week, as always. A new gold based AC comes to Columbus, Ohio, and a new Classic Country station comes to Wheeling, West Virginia. Two major developments in Public Radio, one in St. Louis, and the other in Charlottesville, Virginia. A major cluster has been sold in Albuqureque, and we know what changes are to come of that sale. Later, we comment on the current and former status of online streaming technology in the US. That's all here on this edition of CTS.


Monday, June 12, 2017

Clearing the Static 1724

This week, it's all about format changes. A lot has been going on in that dapartment the past few weeks, and we've got all the details for you on this edition of CTS.


Radio Serena Show 24: Format of the Month: The Hop

Enjoy some of the greatest hits of the 50s and 60s on this episode of Radio Serena. It's the format of the month... The Hop!

Song 1. At The Hop – Danny and the Juniors
Song 2.  Do You Believe In Magic – Lovin’ Spoonful
Song 3.  Blueberry Hill - Fats Domino
Song 4.  No Milk Today – Hermin’s Hermits
Song 5.  MR. Heartache – Pat Hervey
Song 6.  A Teenager in Love - Dion and the Belmonts
Song 7.  How Do You Do It? - Gerry & the Pacemakers
Song 8.  A Lover's Question - Clyde McPhatter
Song 9.  I Love How You Love Me - The Paris Sisters
Song 10.  Look Through Any Window – The Hollies
Song 11.  Bobby Curtola – Aladdin
Song 12.  Society’s Child – Janis Ian
Song 13.  Trouble - Jackie DeShannon
Song 14.  (The Man Who Shot) Liberty Valance – Gene Pitney
Song 15.  No, no, no – The Chanters
Song 16.  More Today Than Yesterday – Spiral Staircase
Song 17.  One Fine Day – The Chiffons
Song 18.  I Want You, I Need You, I Love You - Elvis Presley
Song 19.  Smoke Gets In Your Eyes - The Platters
Song 20.  Love Is Blue - Paul Mauriat


Monday, June 5, 2017

Radio Serena Show 23

Song 1. What A Girl Wants – Christina Aguilera (listener request)
Song 2.  Count Me – Gary Lewis and The Playboys
Song 3.  The Spirit Of Radio – Rush (Listener Request)
Song 4.  Steel My Sunshine – Lenn (listener request)
Song 5.  Tutti Frutti - Little Richard
Song 6.  Is It Like Today - Eliza Gilkyson
Song 7.  Southern Pacific - John Scofield
Song 8. Hard Times Ahead - Janis Martin
Song 9. Joywav – Tongues
Song 10.  Ooh Aah...Just a Little Bit - Gina G
Song 11.  When You Dance - The Turbans
Song 12.  Tarzan Boy – Baltimora
Song 13.  Open Arms - Journey
Song 14.  My Love Don't Cost A Thing - JLo AKA. Jennifer Lopez
(listener request)


Clearing the Static 1723

Lots of news from New York state this week. We have a frequency change for a Finger Lakes translator. A sale of a small AM station in "Syracuse", and format changes in Albany and Buffalo to tell you about. Also, changes going on at a cluster in the Northern Tier of Pennsylvania along the New York border, and changes coming to the Christian radio landscape in the Gainesville, Florida market. That's all on this edition of CTS.


The Radio Kid's Rant! 65: How Serena Met Serena

This is a love story. It's the story of how Serena met Serena. Confusing? Not really. Listen and find out why.


The Radio Kid's Rant! 64: Jaws Eats Window Eyes for Lunch

Some sad news for the blind and visually impaired community, as there is now one less screen reader available to help them navigate the computer and the internet. Listen as The Radio Kid shares all the unfortunate details.