Saturday, January 30, 2016

Transmission 616 - God Moves, Falls And Rises

Usually, He is gracious enough to allow things to die, but once. 
Although that is obviously not always the case. 

The second coming of a legendary Boston radio station, WBCN Free Form Rock - which I was a part of, was shut down yesterday. This only added to the grief caused by ongoing and impacting deaths of musical innovators so far in 2016. 

I force myself to remember that all things must pass and with every end, 
comes a new beginning.

The following 3 hour show is the aborted playlist that was in progress, but never fully aired on the last show of this rule-breaking, musically adventurous institution. My love and highest regards go out to my fellow staff members and all our listeners.

Meanwhile, the torch shines brightly on RFW!

Jefferson Airplane
David Bowie
Tedeski Trucks Band
Bob Dylan
Paul Simon
Little Richard
Buick MacKane
Chocolate Genius
Steely Dan
Bob Seeger & The Silver Bullet Band
Stevie Ray Vaughn & Double Trouble
Baby Huey & The Baby Sitters
Gary Clarke Jr.
The Rolling Stones
The B-52s
Grace Jones
The Cure
Julian Cope
Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band
Dwight Twilley Band
Led Zeppelin
The Beatles
Jeff Lyne
George Harrison
Van Halen
Graham Parker & The Rumor
Joe Walsh
Neil Young
Grand Funk Railroad
Eric Burdon & War

T616 is a three part mp3 that you can download or play below:

 Moves - Falls - Rises

"Slip Sliding Away"


*It was a honor and a pleasure to be in such company as the people who worked at WBCN, Boston thru the years and the family of the newest incarnation - 
Sam  Kopper, Destiny Curtis, 
Adam Luciano and Mitch!  
I had a great time - but you 
can't drive forward looking in the rear-view mirror 
 - right? 

Let's Rise!


Mala Lohse said...

Sorry to hear that the radio station you were part of had to close down. I never had the opporunity to listen to WBCN, as I live in other corners of the world. But well programmed radio shows are a rarity everywhere and it is a great pity that another one has disappeared.
Thanks for making these playlists available.

Radio Free Wohlman said...

Thanks for your ears and kind words, Mala Where are you from and how did you find RFW?

Dave RFW

Mala Lohse said...

I live in Germany and I found RFW on Captain Willard's blogroll.

Radio Free Wohlman said...

The Captain is a good man!Please keep in touch!

Dave RFW

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