Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Radio Serena Show 177: Planet 9 Demo

This week on the program, CTS Productions presents 1 of 2 demos of Planet 9 -- our 90's show we hope to be rolled out for syndication to non-com stations this fall. Feedback is encouraged from listeners and affiliates alike. You can call or text (315)236-2001, or send email to, or
Song 1. Only Wanna Be with You -Hootie and the Blowfish
Song 2. Black Velvet - Alannah Myles
Song 3. Head over Feet - Alanis Morissette
Song 4. Legend of a Cowgirl - Imani Coppola
Song 5. Rhythm of my heart – Rod Stuart
Song 6. American Society - L7
Song 7. Come Baby Come – K7
Song 8. There Is No Greater Love - Stefon Harris
Song 9. What About Your Friends – TLC
Song 10. Reflection - Christina Aguilera
Song 11. ...Baby One More Time - Britney Spears
Song 12. I Swear - All-4-One
Song 13. All 4 Love - Color Me Badd


Clearing the Static 2025

The Radio Kid and Bob and guest co-host Jake Longwell discuss how COVID has impacted noncommercial radio in the US.


Monday, June 15, 2020

Radio Serena Show 176

Song 1. MacArthur Park - Donna Summer
Song 2. Jurassic Park – Weird Al
Song 3. Margaritaville - Jimmy Buffett
Song 4. If I Had You – Adam Lambert
Song 5. Barefoot Bluejean Night – Jake Owen
Song 6. Kicks – Paul Revere and the Raters
Song 7. Joltin' Joe DiMaggio - Les Brown & His Orchestra feat. Betty Bonney
Song 8. Long Hot Summer - Keith Urban
Song 9. Circles – Emma Hewitt
Song 10. Farewell My Summer Love - Michael Jackson
Song 11. He's So Fine - The Chiffons
Song 12. Reckless love - Cory Asbury


Radio Serena Show 175: The Quest

Beyond the blandness of pop and rock radio, there's a whole world of Indie music to be explored -- everything from Chamber Pop to Post Rock. Hear some of that music now on your destination for Indie Exploration -- The Quest!
Radio Serena Show 175 – The Quest
Song 1. Strange Days (1999) – Health
Song 2. Dreamer - Built for the Sea
Song 3. Miracle – CHVRCHES
Song 4. Young Silence - Echo Lake
Song 5. You're a Wolf - Sea Wolf
Song 6. Sic Bay Surprise - Damaged Bug
Song 7. Dance with Me - Ra Ra Riot
Song 8. Once I Was Pretty - The Mary Onettes
Song 9. Vast Division - Indian Jewelry
Song 10. Terminal Sounds at Night – Readymade
Song 11. Drove Me Wild – Tegan and Sara
Song 12. Wax and Wane – Cocteau Twins
Song 13. Flowers In December – Mazy Star


Sunday, May 31, 2020

Radio Serena Show 174

Song 1. Faithful – Go West
Song 2. Lazy Mary – Lou Monte
Song 3. Why Don’t You Do Right – Peggy Lee
Song 4. Say You Love Me - Fleetwood Mac
Song 5. Pennsylvania 65000 – Glenn Miller
Song 6. Until The Sun Burns Out – Sebell
Song 7. No More I Love Yous – Annie Lennox
Song 8. Sink The Bismarc – Johnny Horton
Song 9. I Wanna Be The One – Pete Yorn
Song 10. Miss Me – Yoco Ross
Song 11. Looking For My Baby – The Earls
Song 12. Situation – Yazoo
Song 13. Hero – Phil Collins


Friday, May 29, 2020

Clearing the Static 2021

Episode 2021 of Clearing the Static.


Radio Serena Show 173

This week on Radio Serena, it's your turn to play what you want! It's another all request show on Radio Serena!
Song 1. Summer Nights - Rascal Flatts
Song 2. Ignition – R. Kelly
Song 3. Morning Song – Rachael Tissot
Song 4. Leaves From The Vine – Avitar
Song 5. I Had It All For A While – first version sung by cover artist
Song 6. I Had It All For a While – Anne ?Day
Song 7. Brian Setzer Orchestra - Jump, Jive and Whale, heard on WSBW just a
Song 8. Devil – shinedown
Song 9. Never be like you- flume
Song 10. Jana Mashonee - The Enlightened Time
Song 11. Citizen Way - Wave Walker
Song 12. House on fire rise against
Song 13. The river Jordan feliz
Song 14, Mercy Me - Happy Dance


Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Clearing the Static 2019 and 2020

The latest two episodes of the radio show about radio.

Listen 2019
Listen 2020

Radio Serena Show 172: Little Richard Tribute

 This week, Radio Serena pays tribute to Little Richard.
Song 1. Long Tall Sally – Little Richard
Song 2. Taxi Blues – Little Richard
Song 3. "Every Hour" – Little Richard
Song 4. Get Rich Quick – Little Richard
Song 5. "Thinkin' 'Bout My Mother" – Little Richard
Song 6. "I Brought It All on Myself" – Little Richard
Song 7. Please Have Mercy On Me – Little Richard
Song 8. Fool At The Wheel – Little Richard
Song 9. "Rice, Red Beans and Turnip Greens" – Little Richard
Song 10. "Tutti Frutti" – Little Richard
Song 11, "Slippin' and Slidin'" Little Richard
Song 12. Rip It Up – Little Richard
Song 13. "Lucille" – Little Richard
Song 14. Jenny, Jenny – Little Richard
Song 15. "Keep A-Knockin'" – Little Richard
Song 16. Good Golly, Miss Molly – Little Richard
Song 17. "I've Just Come from the Mountain" – Little Richard
Song 18. Joy, Joy, Joy – Little Richard
Song 19. Blueberry Hill – Little Richard
Song 20. "It Ain't Whatcha Do (It's the Way How You Do It)" – Little Richard


Radio Serena Show 171: Format of the Month: Rachel

This week, it's another format of the month from Radio Serena. Enjoy all your favorite high class hits -- without the rap and kids' stuff. It's High Class Hits -- Rachael.
Song 1. Xs and Os – El King
Song 2. First Time – Lifehouse
Song 3. Nothing – The Script
Song 4. Extraordinary - Liz Phair
Song 5. Hate Me – Ellie Goulding
Song 6. Everything You Want – Vertical Horizon
Song 7. What About Now – Daughtry
Song 8. Bitter Sweet Symphony - The Verve
Song 9. Team – Lorde
Song 10. Forever – Chvrches
Song 11. Jetlagged – Simple Plan
Song 12. Drops Of Jupiter – Train
Song 13. Pay Phone – Maroon Five
Song 14. In The Rough – Anna Nalic


Saturday, May 9, 2020

Clearing the Static 2018

Episode 2018 of the radio show that talks about radio.


Radio Serena Show 170

Serena and Bob are back with another multiperson show. Enjoy an hour of great conversation, and a wide variety of music on this edition of Radio Serena.
Song 1. Pinch Me – Bare Naked Ladies
Song 2. John Denver - The Garden Song
Song 3. Come On Down To My Boat – Every Mother’s Son
Song 4. Pitbull - I Believe that we will Win (world anthem)
Song 5. Here’s To The Night – Eve Six
Song 6. Unspoken - Good Fight
Song 7. Slow Ride – Foghat
Song 8. Ocean Park Standoff - Good News
Song 9. It’s Just My Luck – Voices In Public (V.I.P.)
Song 10. House of Pain - Jump around
Song 11. The Gambler – Kenny Rogers


Sunday, May 3, 2020

Clearing the Static 2017

Episode 2017 of the radio show about radio.


Radio Serena Show 169: Musical Tributes

With so many in the music world losing their lives due to Covid 19, we here at Radio Serena have decided to take a show, and honor those we've lost recently due to this, and other illnesses. On the show, you'll hear from: Bill Withers, Ellis Marsalis, Fountains of Wayne, John Prine, Joe Diffie, and Kenny Rogers.
Song 1. Ain’t No Sunshine When She’s gone – Bill Withers
Song 2. Lean On Me – Bill Withers
Song 3. Somehow – Ellis Marsalis
Song 4. Charlie Brown – Ellis Marsalis
Song 5. Stacy’s Mom – Fountains of Wayne
Song 6. Angel from Montgomery – John Prine
Song 7. Paradise – John Prine
Song 8. Pickup Man – Joe Diffie
Song 9. Prop Me Up Beside the Jukebox (If I Die) – Joe Diffie
Song 10. Ruby – Kenny Rogers
Song 11. Coward of the county – Kenny Rogers


Saturday, April 25, 2020

Clearing the Static 2016

Episode 2016 of the radio show about radio with Bob and The Radio Kid.


Radio Serena Show 167: Dell FM

This show was made in honor of my loving grandmother Maude O'Dell "Dell" Lyke, who passed away in January, and who would have celebrated her birth the week this show airs.  One of her favorite types of music was rockabilly and thus our format of the month.

Song 1: Elvis Presley - Don't Be Cruel
Song 2: Jerry Lee Lewis - Whole Lot of Shakin'
Song 3: Arthur " Big Boy" Crudup - That's Alright 
Song 4:  Buddy Holly - (You're So Square) 
Song 5: Johnny Cash - One Piece at a Time 
Song 6: Howlin' Wolf - Pop It to Me
Song 7: Bo Diddley - Who Do You Love?
Song 8: B.B. King - 3 O'Clock Blues
Song 9: Bill Haley And His Comets - Rocka-a-Beatin' Boogie 
Song 10: Muddy Waters - Louisiana Blues 
Song 11: Carl Perkins - Rock String Baby, Wrong Yo-yo
Song 12: The Collins Kids - Hoy Hoy 
Song 13: Sonny Boy WIlliamson - Shake the Boogie
SOng 14: Elvis Presley - BLue Moon Of Kentucky


Friday, April 17, 2020

Radio Serena Show 167

On this edition of Radio Serena, Serena and Bob host the show, with some help from DJ Saffron. Join them for some fun, conversation, and great music.
Radio Serena Show 167 – Serena and Bob
Song 1. One Less Day Dying Young – Rob Thomas
Song 2. Spin – Lifehouse
Song 3. Party In the USA – Myley Cyrus
Song 4. Needtobreathe - Washed by the Water
Song 5. Ryan Stevenson - Eye of the Storm
Song 6. Forever Young Dance Mix
Song 7. Kenny Chesney F. David Lee Murphy - Everything's Gonna Be All Right
Song 8. Happy Birthday – Dance Mix
Song 9. Carry On – Funn
Song 10. Pampee – Bastile


Clearing the Static 2015

The Radio Kid and Bob are back for another week of radio discussion.


Friday, April 10, 2020

Clearing the Static 2014

Episode 2014 of the radio show that talks about radio.


Radio Serena Show 166: Bob and Jen Show

This week on the show, Serena, Bob, and Jen get together to bring you good times, laughs, conversation, and great music on Radio Serena Show 166.
Song 1. JayZ and Mr. Hudson - Forever Young
Song 2. Forever Young – Alphiville
Song 3. Salve Me – Libera
Song 4. Hands – Jewel
Song 5. Ready Set - Young Forever
Song 6. Can You Feel It – Third Party
Song 7. One More Cup – Billy Joe and the Checkmates
Song 8. 3 AM Matchbox 20
Song 9. All American Rejects - Move Along
Song 10. Greatest Show cast - Come Alive
Song 11. My Arms – Ledger


Saturday, April 4, 2020

Clearing the Static 2013

Episode 2013 of the radio show that talks about radio.


Radio Serena Show 165

Song 1. Enjoy the Silence - Depeche Mode
Song 2. World Without Love – Peter and Gordon
Song 3. When I See Your Face – Rachael Tissot
Song 4. And It Stoned Me – Van Morison
Song 5. Sittin' on Top of the World - Howlin' Wolf
Song 6. Keep On Rockin’ in the Free World – Neil Young
Song 7. Lost in the Woods – from Frozen 2
Song 8. Swing Spring – Miles Davis
Song 9. The EVerglow Me
Song 10. More Than Words Can Say – Alias
Song 11. Good Golly, Miss Molly - Little Richard
Song 12. Keep Me In Your Heart for a While – Trampled by Turtles
Song 13. No News – Lonestar
Song 14. Come On Down to My Boat - Every Mother's Son


Friday, March 27, 2020

Clearing the Static 2012

The latest happenings in radio as discussed by Bob and The Radio Kid.


Radio Serena Show 164: Spring Show

 With everything going on right now, you probably want or need a little pick me up. Well, never fear, Radio Serena is here! This week, Serena and Jen team up to play some of their favorite songs, as well as songs about spring, and give you some laughs and insight along the way.
Song 1. I can See Clearly Now – Jimmy Cliff
Song 2. Hoppapolla by Cigur Ros
Song 3. Suddenly It’s Spring – David Hazeltine
Song 4. Hanson Been There Before
Song 5. Spring – Vivaldi
Song 6. Kiss Me – 6 Pence None the Richer
Song 7. Spring Dance by Checkfield
Song 8. In Your Eyes – Peter Gabriel
Song 9. Hawaii – Beach Boys
Song 10. Enya Caribbean Blue


Friday, March 20, 2020

Radio Serena Show 163

Ladies and leprechauns! It's Radio Serena's 2020 ST. Patrick's Day Irishfest! Join Jen from the Angry Sheep Irish Pub as she spins some great Irish tunes! Down some drinks, eat some corn beef, and watch out for leprechauns!
1. land - Green and Beautiful ( The Leprechaun Song) traveling with music
2. The Irish Pub by The High Kings
3. Tumbleweed: King of the Fairies & Fox Hunter's Slip Jig –
4. Crystal Year/The foxes’ Rock Flook live version
5.   The Bothy-Band: The Kesh Jig/Give US a Drink Of Water-The Famous Balymote
6. 6. All Around the Fairy fort/The  New Broom Paddy Danagher
7. O'Malley's Folk Music players The Glass of Beer/The musical priest
8. Madam I’m a Darling  Mark Stone 
9. 9 Out On the ocean/The Mug of Brown Ail (Irish jigs) Paul Young
10. Dance of the Druids (Outlander, Vol. 1
11. Celtic Woman She Moved Through The Fair
12. "A ghaoil, leig dhachaigh gum mhàthair mi " Love let me home to my mother Julie Fowlis
13. St. Patrick's Breastplate (Prayer of St. Patrick) – Jean Watson


Clearing the Static 2011

Episode 2011 of the radio show that talks about radio.


Thursday, March 12, 2020

Clearing the Static 2010

Bob and The Radio Kid are back with another week's worth of radio news.


Radio Serena Show 162: Irish Music

As we gear up for ST. Patrick's Day, this week's Radio Serena features all Irish music. Enjoy, and stay tuned for next week's ST. Patrick's Day show.
Song 1. Island Paddy – Lúnasa
Song 2. The Road To Boston – Woods Tea Company
Song 3. Song of the Sea - Lisa Hannigan
Song 4. God Save Ireland - The Wolfe Tones
Song 5. Dancing with Mrs. White - Great Big Sea
Song 6. The Merry Sisters of Fate – Lúnasa
Song 7. Sosban Fach Traditional Welsh Folk Song – video from Youtube
Song 8. Sospan Fach - Treorchy Male Choir
Song 9. Sunday Reel - Natalie MacMaster
Song 10. Tell Me Ma – Shamrock
Song 11. The Dirty Bee: La Grondeuse / Mutt's Favourite / Break Yer Bass Drone / The Dirty Bee - Arise & Go
Song 12. "An Irish Blessing" - Grex Vocalis & Carl Høgset


Friday, March 6, 2020

Clearing the Static 2009

Bob and the Radio Kid discuss recent happenings in radio.


Radio Serena Show 161

Song 1. I Saw The Light – Wynona Judd
Song 2. Big Girls Don’t Cry – 4 Seasons
Song 3. Linda Lu – Ray Sharpe
Song 4. This is Me – Dream
Song 5. BillyJoe and The Checkmates – Percolator
Song 6. I’ll Just Have a Cup Of Coffee, Then I’ll Go – Claud Grey
Song 7. The Road to Lisdoonvarna – The Gothan Sisters
Song 8. Reminding Me To Forget – Kygo


Friday, February 28, 2020

Clearing the Static 2008

Episode 2008 of the radio show that talks about radio.


Radio Serena Show 160: All Request Show

It's another all request show here on Radio Serena. Listen as Serena plays your requests, and a couple extra tunes for flavor.
Song 1. Fly to Paradise (Radio Edit) - Eric Whitacre Singers, Will Dawes, Hila Plitmann & Guy Sigsworth
Song 2. Ain’t Got No Home – The Band
Song 3. Hello Walls - Faron Young
Song 4. Ballad Of The Alamo – Marty Robbins
Song 5. Rock You Like a Hurricane – Skorpians
Song 6. The Huu – Yuve Yuve Yuve
Song 7. 15 – Mandy Moore
Song 8. Salt And The Sea - The Lumineers
Song 9. Brady Bunch Theme Song
Song 10. Keep Your Head Up – Andy Grammar
Song 11. Carnival Of Rust – Poets of The Fall
Song 12. Leland – Waymaker
Song 13. Thunder – Imagine Dragons


Thursday, February 20, 2020

Clearing the Static 2007

The Radio Kid and Bob Cavanaugh discuss the latest radio happenings.


Radio Serena Show 28 Re-Creation

This file from the archives was deleted some time ago. Serena decided to re-create this "format of the month" and offer it to affiliates once again. Please see the original blog entry for playlist.


Thursday, February 13, 2020

Clearing the Static 2006

Episode 2006 of CTS


Radio Serena Show 159 "Stupid Cupid"

It's Valentine's Day again, and that means we probably should do a Valentine's Day show here at Radio Serena -- since most of you celebrate this beloved holiday. So, since we have no loves in our lives, we decided to play the crappy sappy love songs we hate -- plus some you requested. It's Radio Serena's Stupid Cupid Valentine's Day Show!!!!
Song 1. Stupid Cupid – Mandy Moore
Song 2. Always - Bon Jovi
Song 3. Since I Don't Have You - The Skyliners
Song 4. If – Bread
Song 5. More Than Anything – Hanson
Song 6. I Wanna Be With You – Mandy Moore
Song 7. Loving You – Minnie Riperton
Song 8. It’s All Coming Back to me Now – Celine Dion
Song 9. Rush Rush – Paula Abdul
Song 10. You Sang To Me – Mark Anthony
Song 11. Sea of Love - Phil Phillips and the Twilights
Song 12. All My Life – KC and Jojo
Song 13. Little Arrows - Leapy Lee


Sunday, February 9, 2020

Clearing the Static 2005

The radio kid does a solo show this week.


Radio Serena Show 158

Song 1. Someday – Sugar Ray
Song 2. That Greasy Kids Stuff - Janie Grant
Song 3. Big Money – Rush
Song 4. You Are So Beautiful – Joe Cocker
Song 5. What If – Creed
Song 6. Artemis - Lindsey Stirling
Song 7. Sometimes – Britney Spears
Song 8. I'll Follow the Sun - The Beatles
Song 9. Fighter – Joseph
Song 10. Pump Up The Jam – Technotronics
Song 11. I Wonder Why – Dion and the Belmonts
Song 12. Who’s Johnny – El DeBarge
Song 13. Said I Loved You But I Lied – Michael Bolton
Song 14. World Without Love – Peter and Gordon


Saturday, February 1, 2020

Clearing the Static 2004

The Radio Kid and Bob are back at it again. Talking about radio.


Radio Serena Show 157

On this edition of Radio Serena, Jen Tissot, Bob Cavanaugh, and Serena pay tribute to Neil Peart, the drummer of the now defunct band Rush. Peart died earlier this month at age 67.
Segment 1. Tribute produced by Jen Tissot
Song 1. Tom Sawyer – Rush
Song 2. Not Fade Away – Rush
Song 3. Far Cry – Rush
Song 4. The Garden – Rush
Song 5. Natural Science – Rush
Song 6. Marathon - Rush


Thursday, January 23, 2020

Radio Serena Show 156

Special guest host Bob Cavanaugh. Playlist posted as soon as I receive it.


Clearing the Static 2003

The Radio Kid is back with Bob talking about the latest happenings in radio land.


Thursday, January 16, 2020

Clearing the Static 2002

With the Radio Kid still a bit under the weather, Jake Longwell and Bob Cavanaugh team up to discuss recent happenings in radio.


Radio Serena Show 155

Join guest Host Jen for this awesome mix of music here on Radio Serena -- The 90's, Oldies, and a whole lot more. Plus, find out what Jen's prodicto ball says about the future.
Song 1. Baby Baby – Amy Grant
Song 2. I Want to Hold Your Hand - The Beatles
Song 3. Time Stands Still – Rush
Song 4. Fly Away - Lenny Kravitz
Song 5. I Fought The Law – Bobby Fuller 4
Song 6. I Dare You – Shinedown
Song 7. Flying to the Moon – Emjay
Song 8. Yakety Yak - The Coasters
Song 9. Only The Young – Scandal
Song 10. Strawberry Wine – Deana Carter
Song 11. Happy Hour – Weezer
Song 12. Friend Like Me – Robin Williams Aladdin Soundtradck
Song 13. Rain – Madonna
Song 14. Instrumental Benny Hill Theme – Boots Randolph


Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Clearing the Static 2001

Jim Pemberton and Jake Longwell co-host this episode. IMPORTANT NOTE: We were using a new chat software, TeamTalk, to record this episode of CTS. We were unable to defeat all of the text-to-speech options in the software until about midway through the program. As such, some cross talk is heard from the software during the first half of the episode. We are sorry for the inconvenience, and appreciate your understanding.


Radio Serena Show 154

DJ Saffron guest hosts this episode of Radio Serena. Playlist posted soon.