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May 15, 2024

(Pictured: Sherman Skolnick)

00:00:00
Kate and Bob review “Bob Marshall performs with Rosi Fan Tutti at the Beverley Tavern”, Nov 28, 1985

01:45:00
Greg: why everyone should know the names of Nazis. Critique of “American exceptionalism” and the statement that “All men are created equal” in US Declaration of Independence.

4:40:00
Overlap between Marxism and McLuhanism

Music played:

The Third Bardo – I’m Five Years Ahead of My Timehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=liTMlQV8n7A
Queens Of The Stone Age – No One Knowshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s88r_q7oufE
Wall of Voodoo – Far Side of Crazyhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o1OCLcBwnLM
Soul Coughing – Circleshttps://m.youtube.com/watch?v=-z1NR9IQICo
Drake – First Person Shooter ft. J. Colehttps://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Xty2gi5cMa8
Titanium – Frank Sinatra (AI cover)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tdGqn2DXbOE
Burton Cummings – I’m Scared (CBC TV Special 1977)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sr7rkpH2V88
Steely Dan – Only A Fool Would Say That https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hvz0TOm0zgI
Eruption – Computer Love https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IH-xvjvPdu4
Goldfrapp – Ride A White Horsehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nFF8bubMc40
Knower – The Govt. Knows https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4zH9Zca1vRM
Nirvana – Radio Friendly Unit Shifterhttps://m.youtube.com/watch?v=7nGyZqT2aCM
Greta Van Fleet – Heat Abovehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vrWFu5k1Jpg
Lana Del Rey – Ultraviolencehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZFWC4SiZBao
The Jim Carroll Band – People Who Diedhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zRGWavWPRNM

May 8, 2024

John Lennon & Yoko Ono interview with Marshall McLuhan in Toronto – December 21st 1969

00:00
Bob introduces Radio BOB

00:05
Bert: Amalekites and War in Heaven. Giants in Canaan. Alpha Centauri.

00:45
Bob: John Lennon and Yoko Ono visit McLuhan in Toronto in 1969 (see video above)

01:36
Communism as McLuhan meant it

02:00
Brian: Drake vs Kendrick Lamar

02:30
McLuhan: Revelation of the poetic process. Drama of cognition and creative process.
Key to the creative process.

03:27
Greg report on animation outsourcing to N. Korea.

04:00
Greg and Brian debate on drug use in Canada

05:12
Clinton’s article: To What Will You Surrender Yourself?

Music Hour:

TitleYouTube URL
Chuck Mangione – Feels So Good (LIVE)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=etuYY7p8lIs
The Time: Coolhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R5RwQ6d35wA
Muse – Uprisinghttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w8KQmps-Sog
Marcin – Carmen Habanera on One Guitarhttps://youtu.be/PzBKlcYaKNg?si=4QIAU7aBwwKSFLgc
Bob Log III – Shake The Boothttps://youtu.be/EMoIbua-Ids
TOKYO GROOVE JYOSHI: Funk No. 1https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3K8dNctci1Y
Frank Zappa – Memories Of El Monte (Live At Whisky a Go Go/1968)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z2y7ffr006c
DON JULIAN & THE MEADOWLARKS – HEAVEN & PARADISEhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=95jwZJV6cjo
Pojama People – Freddie White at the Mill Theatre https://youtu.be/16kHVpwFE5g?si=13s6UsX0pLycKYn2
The Love Unlimited Orchestra – Super Movie Themes: As Time Goes Byhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dEZvLEXkjkg&list=PL90vEkgSIzoSFVbQV5RkeonzGzK44vFNV&index=7
Simon & Garfunkel – The Only Living Boy in New Yorkhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5biEjyXNa2o
M83 – Outrohttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1cEy4UyYHI0
Beach House – Space Songhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f9X1C7pTu-M
Patsy Gallant – Standing Room Onlyhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5kZGpJor2w


May 1, 2024

(Pictured: Bob Dobbs and Bob Marshall on the way to perform with Rosi Fan Tutti at the Beverley Tavern, Toronto, Canada. November 28, 1985. MP3)

00:00 – Bob and Kate analyze Bob’s first live appearance on radio on CKLN-FM’s “Word of Mouth” hosted by Chris Twomey (also featuring Nelson Thall and James Kidnie), October 1, 1984.

02:20 – Bob, Greg and Brian discuss journalist Andrew Cockburn; Licio Gelli.

Music List

Rihanna – Cause I May Be Badhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xmBBCBuGY-g
Austra – Spellworkhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xM2xz0_iCWk
Frank Zappa – Stick It Out (Live in Munich, 1980)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cS2beOxSFgs
Peter Sellers, Sophia Loren – Goodness, Gracious Melodyhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DUZCXaStvnc
Peter Sellers, Sophia Loren – Bangers and Mashhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aGFpVN2xwXU
Faith No More – I Started A Joke (Bee Gees cover)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JKDo6g4CCeU
Bran Van 3000 – Supermodelhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mNQ2D8tT30Y
Richard Smallwood – I Shall Wear A Crownhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LDjgjJEovJM
Peter Sellers – Auntie Rotterhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0EFSftV1d6w
OOIOO – Mountain Bookhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P5obsU52CSM
Video Sex – Detektivska Prica (Yugoslavia)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s4ddgI4aH2k
Puddles Pity Party – Where Is My Mind? (Pixies Cover)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zUNu3S6z7Qg
Re-Vels – So In Lovehttps://youtu.be/VZQ5JJROb7E
The Five Pastels – You’re Just An Angelhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YD4j1PRRv2g
Alan Price – O Lucky Man!https://youtu.be/jPJmo4dL1NY

April 24, 2024

(Pictured: Catherine de’ Medici, Born April 13, 1519)

00:00:00 – Bob explains what happened this week (it’s getting hectic).

00:05:00 – Bert’s report – Origins of the Human Dimension: 3 Jesus’, de’ Medicis, Stuarts, Amalekites, ascended continent.

01:00:00 – Bob tells Madeleine how to “take” iON.

01:30:00 – Attacks on Bob et al.

02:30:00 – Bob explains the REAL meaning of “the medium is the message”.

Music list:

TitleYouTube URL
The Dells – Oh What A Nighthttps://youtu.be/Z1ozQT8yQXA
Toulouse – It Always Happens This Wayhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EAZC2W2a3-s
Lester Bowie’s Brass Fantasy – Nexthttps://youtu.be/bJ83A4n0Ans
Tavares – Remember What I Told You to Forgethttps://youtu.be/kYc7w3NNTP0
Polyphia – Playing Godhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z5NoQg8LdDk
Big Thief – Nothttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WKmD6-piK2A
Giorgio and Chris – Love’s In You, Love’s In Mehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vePECCew844
Robin Trower – I’m out to Get Youhttps://youtu.be/5E6REqg1FUU
Bob Dylan – It’s All Over Now, Baby Bluehttps://youtu.be/L4HW33SgZlM?si=F8Q-p-11UbbrCgi3
Howard Shore – Fadela’s Covenhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yJHyBiAlOk
Isaac Hayes – One Womanhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jzliSxRMXLg
Nolan Strong & The Diablos – That’s What You’re Doing to Mehttps://youtu.be/mUWAv0lrZuk
Johnny Cash – The Man Comes Aroundhttps://youtu.be/k9IfHDi-2EA
Peter Jacques Band – Walking on Musichttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nkM3HOiPpfk
Timi Yuro – Make The World Go Awayhttps://youtu.be/ZnktcC3xvJA

April 17, 2024

(Pictured: London Bridge, London, GB)

00:00:00 Tech talk about Bob’s archives
01:00:00 Will (Bill Turk)
01:30:00 Kate on Zappa’s early Doo-wop influences.
02:00:00 Greg’s report from London
02:58:00 Bob reads from Michael Billington of Larouche org. on John F.Kennedy
06:18:00 New Caller “Ned”

Music list:

Suno Minimax – Office Hours @ Mirror Universityhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QoM68Xrhm3c
Yung Gravy – Oopshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NIdWvUuEBB0
Moistboyz – Good Morning Americahttps://youtu.be/nnzg-i5E8as?si=vyDY3ExxKkJKMRX_&t=39
Ween – It’s Gonna Be A Long Nighthttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6amOtv1Sw3s
Doris Duke – The Feeling Is Righthttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rjD8Kkgiq9E
Mike Patton Mondo Cane – Il Cielo in una Stanzahttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vR-oFx4SIlA
Cindy Lee – Diamond Jubileehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6BUm4yKkFfU
The Big Three – Nora’s Dovehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=unKS_qFLvLs
The Nutmegs – The Story Untoldhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOKYGzAhLQE
Suno Minimax – The Royal Family Is A Hoaxhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6HUyZ1pOPzU
Haim – Want You Backhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yPQfcG-eimk
Haim – Hallelujahhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fpfJFotlENk
Magnificent Four – The Closer You Arehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WPgY6RbFKOw
Frank Zappa – The Closer You Arehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fpxIAPlDf1E
The Happy Goodmans – When They Ring the Bells of Heavenhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=78XvKHzJwdU
Morgan Wallen – Talkin’ Tennesseehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ah9525R5uE
Nolan Strong & the Diablos – If Oh I (Could Be With You Tonight)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BLIlE-hhz6k
Patty Lovelace and Ricky Scaggs – River of Jordanhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j2PQAX4XXZE
The Fantastic Four – Goddess Of Lovehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FzRvBZEGtFk
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    Bob Dobbs

    Bob Dobbs is a radio show host, and notable Marshall McLuhan scholar and Frank Zappa researcher.