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John-Talk Radio . We have two shows weekly on JTR. Saturday evening at 6 pm eastern is our one on one'' music interview show . This is a one hour show that is dedicated to the guest, where we discuss their music career and play the artist music. On Thursday @ 2 pm eastern we air ''Independent Music Showcase''. This is where we play music from independent artist to showcase this great music. We have added the 15 minute ''Music Blast '' on Mondays at 12:00.

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A British Invasion band that was quintessentially British was an anomaly in the 1960s, but The Kinks embraced their ?Englishness?, by singing with their English accent about every day English life topics. Unlike many of their British contemporaries, The Kinks initially found commercial success with hard-driving rock numbers (such as ?You Really Got Me? and ?All Day and All of the Night?) to the point that music writers and other musicians have acknowledged the influence of the Kinks on the development of hard rock and heavy metal. Queen guitarist Brian May credited the band with planting "the seed which grew into riff-based music." The competitive, and not always harmonious nature of the Davies brothers, (Ray and Dave) created a complementary style of Dave's ?visceral and bam-from-the- gut? guitar style to Ray's ability to write lyrics with a biting social commentary filled with cynical wit and intelligent satire that went beyond the boy-girl lyrics. Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990 and the UK Music Hall of Fame in 2005, the Timmons Brothers will reveal why the Kinks may be the epitome of a paradox for being one of the most influential rock bands ever, but also one of the most underrated bands.
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Independent Music Showcase May 31, 2018

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We will play new songs from Canadian Rock band '' Across the Board '' along with other great Indie tunes.

Tune in today to Independent Music Showcase as we play the music you need to hear to get your honorary doctorate in Independent Musicology .

15 minute Music Break for Tuesday May 15 , 2018.

Bill Lubera is an avid Composer and Guitarist. He is a veteran of the local Chicago, IL (USA) band scene having played guitar for the bands Jinx and also RipChord. He has been playing guitar since the age of 5 and has developed a... more

We will play a mixture of new and old alternative, Independent music We take some Rock, Soul, Jazz, Folk , Blues, Gospel, Bluegrass, and Country . and neatly pack it in a cosmic suitcase , then open it just for you .

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