#571 – April 1, 2015 Playlist

Wednesday MidDay Medley
TEN to NOON Wednesdays – Streaming at KKFI.org
90.1 FM KKFI – Kansas City Community Radio
Produced and Hosted by Mark Manning

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

“The He Touched Me Gospel Hour”
+ Guest DJ Sondra Freeman

10:00 – “The He Touched Me Gospel Hour”
A Pre-Easter Family Reunion
Written by: Jim “The Blind Guy” Hoschek and Mark Manning

The cast of "The He Touched Me Gospel Hour"

The cast of “The He Touched Me Gospel Hour”

Brother James White Sr. (Church leader) – Jim “The Blind Guy” Hoschek
Mark Wendell Straight Bachmann (Assistant in Ministry) – Mark Manning
Edith Maxine (Mrs. James White Sr.) – Philip Hooser
Mother Blanche (Edith’s Mom) – Sherry Diggs
Bertha / Beulah (Edith’s twin sisters) – Fran Stanton
Ms. Kiki Jackson, (the Bail Bonds Woman from Raytown) – Bj McArthur
Bess White (James & Edith’s long lost daughter) – Bess Wallerstein
Prudence Chastity (Director of MO/KAN Exodus) – Maria Vasquez Boyd
Billy Ricky Martin (recent graduate of MO/KAN Exodus) – Ryan Wilks
Jimmy Bobby Jr. (James & Edith’s youngest son) – Tod Davis

Formally of Pensacola, Florida and prior to that in Montgomery, Alabama….and now based in Silver Creek, Missouri.

1. Dave Boyer – “He Touched Me” (Vinyl)
from: It’s A New World / Reverence /

2. Porter Wagoner & Dolly Parton – “Satan’s River”

3. The Girls of The Golden West – “Will There Be Any Yodelers in Heaven”
from: American Yodeling / Goldenlane / 2009

4. Roberta Crane – “Everyday With Jesus”
from: And His Word Became a Song / Global Outreach Publishers /

5. Jim Nabors – “My Cup Runneth Over”
from: A Big Voice! A Big Heart! / Sony / 1991 [orig. 1972]

6. Jimmy Bobby & Kiki – “Eden Alley” (LIVE)
(Bj McArthur & Tod Davis are Two Headed Cow)

7. Jimmy Bobby & Kiki & Co. – “Leaning On The Everlasting Arms” (LIVE)

(Huge THANK YOU to: Bj McArthur & Tod Davis – Two Headed Cow!!!)

We’re all just April Fools!

11:00 – Guest DJ Sondra Freeman of Midwest Music Foundation

Event photo features: Sondra Freeman with Micah Schnabel and Shane Sweeney of Two Cow Garage. Photo by: Rhonda Lyne

Event photo features: Sondra Freeman with Micah Schnabel and Shane Sweeney of Two Cow Garage.
Photo by: Rhonda Lyne

Sondra Freeman is Director of Promotions and Artist Relations for Midwest Music Foundation, a nonprofit created to support music and musicians in Kansas City and the surrounding areas, founded in 2008 by a collective of musicians and music lovers. The Midwest Music Foundation (MMF) unites and empowers the greater Kansas City music community by providing programs and resources to area musicians through outreach, support, education, and health care opportunities. Sondra is instrumental in MMF’s annual events: Apocalypse Meow, MidCoast Takeover and the MidCoast Takeover fundraiser shows, as well as many other collaborative musical events and fundraisers. More info at: http://www.midwestmusicfound.org

Sondra Freeman is also the Host & Producer of Busker’s Banquet, Tuesday nights, 8:00 pm to Midnight, at The Buffalo Room, 817 Westport Rd. (Located in the back, south entrance of The Westport Flea Market.) The weekly show features “two open mic sessions snuggled around a featured artist.” Email: sistrumenterprises@gmail.com

(Big Thank you to Rhonda Lyne.)

1. The Philistines – “Arecibo”
from: forthcoming debut LP that The Philistines will be releasing this summer.
[KC based rock ‘n roll/pop band with a psychedelic bent. Kimmie Queen on lead vocals; Cody Wyoming on lead guitar & vocals; Rod Peal on guitar; Michelle Bacon on bass; Josh Mobley on keyboard, Steve Gardels on drums. Recorded & mixed with Paul Malinowski at Massive Sound, mastered by Dave Gaume.]

[The Philistines play Middle of the Map Fest Saturday, April 25, at 6:00 pm, at Riot Room.]

2. Two Cow Garage – “Let the Boys Be Girls”
From: Let the Boys Be Girls – Single / Last Chance Records / January 22, 2015
[Alt-Country / Rock band from Columbus, Ohio. The group was formed in September 2001 by the singer/guitarist Micah Schnabel (born in Bucyrus, Ohio) who began playing with the drummer Dustin Harigle in and around Columbus. The guitarist Chris Flint joined the group after seeing one of their early shows, and bass guitarist Shane Sweeney joined soon after. ]

4. Chris Meck & The Guilty Birds – “Brave and Wreckless”
from: Brave and Wreckless – Single / Independent / February 10, 2015
[Chris Meck on lead guitar & vocals, Michelle Bacon on drums, Calandra Ysquierdo on bass guitar & vocals, Camry Ivory on keys & vocals. Recording new record with Chad Meise. The band plans to release an EP in Spring 2015.]

5. Kangaroo Knife Fight – “Loose My Head”
rom: Kangaroo Knife Fight EP / Independent / November 23, 2014
[Debut [EP] from Kansas City based 4-piece that includes: Native Australian, Anthony Avis, lead vocalist, with Brandon Skeens on guitar, Gus Rechtien on bass, and Ian on drums.]

[Kangaroo Knife Fight play Middle of The Map Fest, April 25, at 4:15 pm, at Riot Room Patio.]

6. Black Luck – “I Dreamt I Died”
rom: Firebrand / Blue Note Records / September 23, 2014
[Critically acclaimed garage punk rock n roll from Lawrence. Formed in 2012 with members Wade Kelly, John Benda, and Aaron Riffel. Black Luck recently changed their name from Blacl on Black and became a 4-piece band with the addition of Jason Jones. Firebrand was Recorded, mixed, and mastered by Steve Squire.]

[Black Luck play Harlings Upstairs Friday, April 17 at 8:00pm, with Bad Ideas, Scruffy & The Janitors, and Admiral Of The Red.]

7. The Thunderclaps – “7 Doos, No Donts”
from: The Thunderclaps / Independent / August 17, 2014
[Colin Blunt – Drums and Bryce Jones – vocals and Guitar. Bryce works as an English teacher in Salina, KS.]

8. Josh Berwanger Band – “I Want You Bad”
from: Exorcism Rock / Good Land Records / To be released in May 2015
[Recorded at Element Recording with producer Doug Boehm. The current line up includes: Josh Berwnger, Ricky Salthouse, and Brian Klien. Josh Berwanger was previously in The Anniversary, a Kansas band that released, 2000’s Designing a Nervous Breakdown & 2002’s Your Majesty and sold over 100,000 records before breaking up on tour in Japan. Berwanger put together a new band, The Only Children, and released, 2004’s Change of Living & 2007’s Keeper of Youth. When Keeper of Youth ended, Josh Berwanger took a break and became a high school basketball coach. In the 2012 Josh formed the Josh Berwanger band. Josh Berwanger recently recorded a 7 ” Split Single with Dwight Twilley for Good Land Records.]

[Josh Berwanger Band plays Riot Room, April 5, w/Swearing At Motorists, DTCV, and Schwervon!]
[Josh Berwanger Band plays Middle of the Map Fest April 24 at Ernie Biggs]

9. Admiral of the Red – “Footbeats”
from: Footbeats Single / Independent / January 5, 2015
[Formed in early 2013, the band has evolved from a blues-based garage rock duo into a full-on, dynamic rock band. The group recorded its debut EP, Almost Free in the summer of 2013 and now have a full length album in the works. M.B. Hurst – vocals, Matt Hurst – guitar & voice, Tom Hudson – drums, Meredith McGrade – bass. Song written by Matt Hurst, M.B. Hurst, Tom Hudson, & Meredith McGrade. Engineered, Mixed, & Mastered by Joel Nanos at Element Recording Studios, KCMO. Produced by Joel Nanos, Matt Hurst, M.B. Hurst, Tom Hudson, & Meredith McGrade.]

[Admiral of The Red play recordBar, Friday, April 10, with Yore, and She’s A Keeper]
[Admiral of The Red play Middle of The Map Fest, Saturday, April 25, at 3:30 pm, at recordBar.]


10. The Pedaljets – “Think Tomorrow”
from: a pre-production demo for untitled new album / to be released in 2015
[Recorded at Massive Sound Studio, engineered by Paul Malinowski, copyright 2015. The Pedaljets: Mike Allmayer on lead vocals & guitar, Cody Wyoming on guitar & vocals, Matt Kesler on bass & vocals, and Rob Morrow on drums & vocals.]


11. Noel Coward – “The Party’s Over Now”
from: Noel Coward in New York / drg / 2003 [orig. 1957]

Sources for notes: artist’s websites, bios, wikipedia.org

Next week on April 8, Wednesday MidDay Medley participates in 90.1 FM KKFI’s Annual Band Auction featuring the bands Maria The Mexican, Electric Lungs, Not A Planet, and Nathan Reusch / The Record Machine – DJ!

90.1 FM’s crystal clear, 100,000 watt signal, delivers some of the best quality of sound you will hear in the metro radio airwaves.

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