Tune in for a special one-hour tribute to Martin Luther King with commentary from Andrew Young, Rosa Parks, and Edward M. Kennedy. Music of Pete Seeger, Richie Havens, and the SNCC Freedom Singers, takes you back to the 60s. Enjoy the broadcast at 9am and 1pm.
"Singers Of United Lands" shares its special brand of world music on "Common Ground" noon-2pm. Learn about the origin of this fascinating project, meet the musicians, and enjoy the wonderful music!
Then stay tuned for Sheila Landis and her unique style of Jazz, Latin and blues on "No Boys A-Loud" from 2pm-4pm. Sheila has been named "Outstanding Jazz Vocalist" by The Detroit Music Awards seven times.
01 Devendra Banhart - What Will We Be
02 I Fight Dragons - Cool is Just a Number
03 They Might Be Giants - Here Comes Science
04 Neko Case - Middle Cyclone
05 God Help The Girl - God Help The Girl
06 Monsters of Folk - Monsters of Folk
07 Jay Farrar & Benjamin Gibbard - One Fast Move Or I'm Gone
08 Fruit Bats - The Ruminant Band
09 Spearhead - Deathless Steel Command
10 Sprague Brothers - Instrumental Party
Learn about HFCC's award-winning Ice Carving Club when you join Dennis and Lynsey for 2010's first Campus Connection tomorrow at 1pm.
They'll get you the low down on the Winter Semester "Welcome Back Days" on January 26-27.
And tell you all about the "HFCC Big Band Motown Review" coming up Saturday, January 30.
Tomorrow, January 7, Carrick Secorski performs on "Motor Live Drive @ 5".
Carrick is a local singer/songwriter who plays his original works, and interprets covers from artists such as The Beatles and Bob Dylan.
So keep your radio tuned to WHFR Thursday 5pm for a live in-house concert heard only on the station "Making Waves"...where we don't just talk about supporting local music, we do it.
01 Tinted Windows - Tinted Windows
02 The Dirty Projectors - Bitte Orca
03 The Bird and The Bee - Ray Guns Are Not Just The Future
04 I Fight Dragons - Cool is Just a Number
05 Animal Collective - Merriweather Post Pavilion
06 Jay Farrar & Benjamin Gibbard - One Fast Move Or I'm Gone
07 The Sweater Set - Surprise Visit
08 Datarock - Red
09 Discovery - LP
10 Coconut Records - Davy
Donald Schmitt is David's guest this month.
Mr. Schmitt is the former co-director of the J. Allen Hynek Center for UFO Studies where he served as Director of Special Investigations for 10 years. He graduated cum laude from Concordia University with a degree in Liberal Arts. He is the author of dozens of articles about UFOs, as well as the co-author of three best-selling books including a newly updated version of "Witness to Roswell."
Showtime's movie "ROSWELL", Golden-Globe-nominated best TV movie, was based on his first book.
"Happy New Year!"… that's what you say when you call the station between 10am and midnight the week of January 3-9th. We'll say "Happy New Year" back to you with a bag-of-goodies from the station! Here’s wishing you a safe, healthy and Happy New Year!
What was your favorite music of 2009? Tune in during this week, now through Saturday, January 2, and hear the WHFR DJs' favorite picks. We’ll play some of what we think are the best of the best from 2009. Feel free to call in and share your favorites as well. Maybe they’ll make the list! And Happy New Year from your friends at WHFR!
01 Dr. Awkward - Next Gen
02 Saturday Looks Good To Me - Sound On Sound
03 Matt Berry - Witchazel
04 God Help The Girl - God Help The Girl
05 Yo La Tengo - Popular Songs
06 Various Artists - Holiday Hootenanny
07 The Woodlands - The Woodlands
08 Various Artists - Genuine Houserockin' Christmas
09 Various Artists - A Santa Cause: It's A Punk Rock Christmas
10 Los Straitjackets - A Marshmallow World