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Shellac Shack Shuffle on RRR

July 21, 2017

This week,, it’s a good old Shellac Shack Shuffle on Triple-R Radio. All 78s from Roy’s slightly cluttered basement. We’ll hear some western swing, country, blues and jazz from Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five, Tampa Red, Dinah Washington, Arthur

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House Blend Playlist – July 17, 2017

July 17, 2017

The Playlist: The Picks: Lionel Rault— Santana (with Ziggy Marley), “Iron Lion Zion” Nobody presents his Dad’s music as well as Ziggy Marley…here with the added zing of Carlos and the rest of the Santana band is an inspired re-working

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A Rockin’ Summer 78 Dance Party on RRR

July 15, 2017

This week, we’re having a Summer Rockin’ 78 Dance Party on Triple R Radio. Roy has pulled out some of his favourite rock and roll 78s by Buddy Holly, Ricky Nelson, Eddie Cochrane, the Coasters, Ivory Joe Hunter, Johnny Horton

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Alex Cuba: “I Sound Like Myself”

July 14, 2017

Sun at 4pm MT- This Sunday, join Lark Clark in conversation with Alex Cuba. The award-winning singer-songwriter is one of Canada’s leading Spanish-language artists. The two discuss Alex’s newest release, Lo Unico Constante (The One Constant),  a deeply-personal album that features Alex’s

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Vancouver Island Music Festival on the Stew

July 13, 2017

Sat. at 5pm — This Saturday’s Mulligan Stew is a peek into the future. Terry David Mulligan is taking a look ahead to the fantastic acts lined up for this year’s the Vancouver Island Music Festival.  While it might take place on the other

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House Blend Playlist – July 5, 2017

July 10, 2017

The Playlist The Picks Lionel Rault— Suzanne Vega, “Soap & Water” Suzanne Vega’s 2001 album ‘Songs In Red And Gray’ was a powerful return to form for the New York based singer-songwriter. And, since she will be one of the

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‘Summertime’ on Roy’s Record Room

July 7, 2017

This week, we’ll spend an hour looking at the Gershwin classic, “Summertime”. Some call it the finest song of the 20th century.    To date, “Summertime” has been recorded aboutd 33,000  times. We’ll hear versions of this timeless standard from

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Music in the Age of Trump

July 6, 2017

  Sat. 5pm MT – Where is today’s protest song? It’s a time of political, ethical and moral upheaval. Songs are being written every hour or every day. Where’s the voice of the artist? Music has always been one of the

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House Blend Playlist – July 1, 2017

July 5, 2017

The Playlist The Picks Bob Chelmick— Joni Mitchell, “Night Ride Home” This ‘Canadian’ 4th of July song summons the gods of summer. Baba— David Wilcox, “Bend A Little” Meaningful poetry, performed with respect and gentleness (this coming from a man

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Leeroy Stagger’s Dirty Windshields Radio Hour

June 28, 2017

The musical journey goes on, but Leeroy Stagger has found a permanent home on Saturday afternoons. Leeroy’s Dirty Windshields Radio Hour returns to the airwaves on Canada Day, in it‘s new 12 – 1pm MT timeslot. Over it’s eight-week pilot period this spring,

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The Cravings of Amelia Curran

June 27, 2017

I crave these songs like food”, says Amelia Curran this week’s Mixtape guest Wednesday at 7PM MT. Whether you’re a longtime fan or new to her music, you’ll encounter a woman who is thoughtful, articulate, passionate, smart as a whip, AND

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House Blend Playlist – June 26, 2017

June 26, 2017

The Playlist: The Picks: Lionel Rault— Aimee Mann, “Save Me” Top drawer singing and songwriting from Aimee Mann…my introduction to her music…memorable! Baba— Bob Snider, “How to Build a Fence” Its simplicity is profound. It is just so, IT. And

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Soulful 45s on RRR

June 23, 2017

This week, it’s a Fingerfulla Soulful 45s on Triple-R Radio. Tune in for some fine Soul, R&B and soulful country sides  from Charlie Rich, Eddie Floyd, Irma Thomas, the Jaynettes, Bobby Blue Bland, Sam Cooke, Loretta Lynn and more. That’s

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CKUA’s Top 30 Chart

June 21, 2017

Top 30: Week of June 11 – June 18, 2017 = Albertan            = Canadian 1. Dan Auerbach – Waiting On A Song (Nonesuch) 2. The Beatles – Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (Anniverary Deluxe Edition) (Universal) 3.  Prairie Cat –

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House Blend Playlist – June 19, 2017

June 19, 2017

The Playlist: The Picks: Lionel Rault— Rosanne Cash, “A Feather’s Not A Bird” Well written song, great vocal performance, superior production! Terry David Mulligan— The Beatles , “A Day in the Life” Why? Long after most of their songs have

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A Time for Jazz at JazzYYC

June 16, 2017

  Sat. at Noon – Jazz is taking over this weekend, as Kodi Hutchinson hosts a packed, three-hour live special in celebration of the Calgary JazzYYC Summer Festival. Starting at noon, Kodi and David Ward bring you a show full

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Daddy Tunes on RRR

June 16, 2017

    This week, we’re going to give an informal nod to father’s day on Triple-R Radio with fifty-eight minutes of ‘daddy’ tunes. We’ll hear songs about shimmy shakin’ daddies, fine fat daddies, silver-haired daddies, rockin’ chair daddies, good rockin’

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Help CKUA build Canada’s Ultimate Playlist

June 15, 2017

Heart of Gold or Four Strong Winds? Wheat Kings or Bud the Spud? Suzanne or Sunglasses at Night? Which songs do you think should be on Canada’s Ultimate Playlist? Send us your picks online using the hashtag #canada150playlist on Twitter, Facebook

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6 More Sled Island Acts to See

June 15, 2017

  Sled Island is getting closer and we’ve got another batch of exciting artists that you’ll want to see when the festival hits Calgary from June 21-25. Some of our CKUA specialists have picked out the acts that they’re most excited

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