Deep Blues at 78 RPM on Roy’s Record Room

This week, Roy dives into the RRR archives for a batch of deep blues at 78 rpm. He’ll play some essential platters from Magic Sam, Buddy Guy, Willie Nix & His Combo, Willie Mae Thornton, John Lee Hooker, Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, Little Walter, and more. The tunes spin off of such revered blues labels as Cobra, Sabre, Artistic, Chess, Checker, RPM, Parrot, Peacock, Trumpet, and so on.

The needle hits the platters This Sunday, Sept 25th, 2 PM, MST on CKUA. Tune in for some Deep Blues at 78 rpm on Rooooy’s Record Room, the show that’s really got its mojo working

This episode of RRR is now available ‘on demand’ for seven days after the first broadcast –  ondemand.ckua.com

Listener Highlights

This Sunday, Roy’s Record Room moves to a new time slot – 2 PM, Mountain. To celebrate this tiny move, we’ll hear a few Listener Highlights, sent in by such RRR fans as Val from North Rolla, Sam from Calgary, Bob from Sydney, Genia from Vancouver, Lark from Haida Gwaii, Danny from West Vancouver, Angela from Sechelt, Judi from Dawson Creek, Lorne from Orillia, and many more.

The eclectic spin begins Sunday, September 18th at 2 PM, Mountain, on CKUA. Tune in for some cool Listener Highlights on Roooy’s Record Room, the show that continues to revolve.

This episode of RRR is now available ‘on demand’ for seven days after the first broadcast –  ondemand.ckua.com

Another Fresh Fingerfulla 45s

This week, back to that fresh stack of 45s on Triple-R Radio.  You’ll hear sides from Roy Hamilton, Albert Collins, the Shirelles, Hank Snow, Ritchie Valens, Rose Maddox, Aretha Franklin, King Curtis, Roy Orbison, and so many more.

The spin begins, Sunday, September 11th,1 PM, Mountain, on CKUA. Tune in for another fresh Fingerfulla 45s on Rooooy’s Record Room. Constantly revolving.

Note that, as of September 18th, RRR moves to a new time slot. Sundays, 2 PM, Mountain.

This edition of RRR is available anytime ‘on demand’ for seven days after the initial broadcast. at 0ndemand.ckua.com

Jazzy 78s From The Crates

This week on RRR, it’s show # 47 in the ‘78s from the crates’ series. Roy plays all jazzy shellac from the likes of the Quintette of the Hot Club of France (Django, Stephane), Betty Roche with Earl Hines, the Boswell Sisters, the Memphis Stompers, JJ Johnson’s Be-Boppers (with Bud Powell, Cecil Payne, Max Roach), Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, James Moody & His Bop Men (with Chano Pozo), Sarah Vaughan, and many more.

The spin begins Sunday, Sept 04, 1 PM, Mountain, on CKUA. Dial in for some Jazzy 78s from the crates on Rooooy’s Record Room. Constantly revolving.

You can hear this episode anytime ‘on demand’ for seven days after the first broadcast. Ondemand.ckua.com

Another Fresh Fingerfulla 45s

This week, more from that fresh batch of 45s on Triple-R Radio. You’ll hear gems from Mickey & Sylvia (the original of Lovedrops, later cut by Barry Allen), Jack Scott, Rose Maddox, Bobby Bland, Roy Orbison, Jesse Winchester, Jo-Anne Campbell, the Hollies, and so many more.

The spin begins Sunday, Aug 28th, 1 PM, Mountain, on CKUA. It’s another fresh Fingerfulla 45s on Rooooy’s Record Room. Constantly revolving.

A Fresh Fingerfulla 45s

This week, Roy checks out a fresh stack of 45s that recently showed up in The Room. You’ll hear the obscure and the familiar from the likes of Doris Troy, Joe Barry, the Flamingos, the Fiestas, Alvin Cash & the Crawlers, the Impressions, the Marvelettes, the Shadows, and so many more.

Catch the action on CKUA, Sunday, August 21st, Mountain. It’s a fresh Fingerfulla 45s on Roooy’s Record Room, the show that continues to revolve. Sixteen years and counting.

Buried Treasure From The Crates

Yep, loads of uncovered treasures on the upcoming ‘78s from the crates’ episode of Triple-R Radio. Like the very first Canadian bluegrass record (1957). A rockabilly George Hamilton IV B-side sporting a ‘Don’t air’ sticker on the label. A lively early 50s country number from Jazz guitarist Lenny Breau’s parents.

And that’s just a sneak peek. You’ll also hear superb sides from Joe Williams (pre-Count Basie jump-blues), early Ella Fitzgerald with Teddy Wilson, the Original Gospel Harmonettes, Gene Summers & His Rebels, the Chocolate Dandies, and more.

This eclectic musical romp airs this Sunday, August 14th, 1 PM, Mountain, on CKUA. Dial in to check out some 78 rpm gems on Roooy’s Record Room, the show that likes to spin a few. Ever revolving for sixteen years and counting.

Summer Tunes

This week, it’s all about summer tunes on Triple-R Radio. Roy explores the various aspects of the warmest season with sides from the Ray-O-Vacs, Mr. Sad Head, the Sunrays, Tennessee Ernie, Joe Simon, Blossom Dearie, Ella Mae Morse, John Hartford, Ernestine Anderson, and more.

The fun begins on Sunday, August 7th, 1 PM, Mountain. Dial in for some Summer Tunes on Roooy’s Record Room, where it’s summertime, and the platters are spinning. Sixteen years and counting.

For more info about the show, click on the RRR tab.

Canadian Folk & Country 45s (1957-1976)

This week, Roy digs deep in the RRR archives for a mess of Canadian Folk & Country 45s spanning the years from 1957 to 1976. You’ll hear classic and obscure singles from Susan Jacks, Bruce Miller, Colleen Peterson, Ian & Sylvia, Joni Mitchell, Luke Simmons & His Blue Mountain Boys, Stevedore Steve, Shannon Two-Feathers, Lucille Starr, and more

The spinning begins on Sunday, July 31st, 1 PM, Mountain. Tune in for a festival of Folk & Country 45s on Roooy’s Record Room. Constantly revolving. Sixteen years and counting.

A Mid-Summer Rockin’ 78s Dance Party

To quote Jerry Lee Lewis, we’ll be boppin’ at the high school hop this week on RRR as Roy spins nothing but rock ‘n’ roll 78s from the fifties. This annual Triple-R Radio event features twenty-three sides from the likes of Mickey & Sylvia, the Crickets (with Buddy Holly), Fats Domino, Jerry Lee Lewis, Little Richard, Duane Eddy, Wanda Jackson, Bill Doggett, Sam Cooke, LaVerne Baker, Eddie Cochrane, and so many more.

The rockin’ begins on Sunday, July 24th, at 1 PM, Mountain. Good luck sitting still as you experience the Mid-Summer Rockin’ 78 Dance Party on Rooooy’s Record Room. Ever revolving, ever revealing. Sixteen years and counting.

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