The Retro Mix Playlist for 1/24/15: Soul and Hip-Hop Storytime

On this show, my sister (DJ Chip) co-hosted as we played R&B and Hip-Hop tunes from the 50s through the 90s that tell a story.
Note: You can access the audio for this show and others of mine by clicking the image above.

6 pm hour


Super Freak- Rick James

The Overweight Lover’s in the House- Heavy D. & the Boyz

Bills, Bills, Bills- Destiny’s Child

Use Me- Bill Withers

I’m Livin’ in Shame- Diana Ross & the Supremes

Agent Double O’ Soul- Edwin Starr

Parents Just Don’t Understand- DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince

Control- Janet Jackson

Betty & Dupree- Chuck Willis

Young Blood- The Coasters

Children’s Story- Slick Rick

Ghetto Child- The Spinners

Want Ads- The Honey Cone

Regulate- Warren G. & Nate Dogg
Where Were You on Our Wedding Day- Lloyd Price
7 pm hour
Papa Was a Rolling Stone- The Temptations
Used to Be My Girl- The O’Jays

Waterfalls- TLC

The Cheater- Bob Kuban & the In-Men

Tossin’ and Turnin’- Bobby Lewis

Goin’ Back to Cali- LL Cool J

I Ain’t No Joke- Eric B. & Rakim

If You’re Not Back in Love by Monday- Millie Jackson

Superfly- Curtis Mayfield

Don’t You Get So Mad- Jeffrey Osborne

School Boy Crush- AWB

Thin Line Between Love and Hate- The Persuaders

Saved- LaVern Baker


8 pm hour
911 Is a Joke- Public Enemy

Telephone Bill- Johnny “Guitar” Watson

Mr. Telephone Man- New Edition

Midnight Train to Georgia- Gladys Knight & the Pips

I’ve Lost Everything I’ve Ever Loved- David Ruffin

Got to Give It Up- Marvin Gaye

Sign of the Times- Prince

Expression- Salt ‘n’ Pepa

You Be Illin’- Run DMC

I Wish- Stevie Wonder
Dear Mama- 2Pac

Try the Worrying Way- The Fabulettes

Leaving Here- Eddie Holland

Billie Jean- Michael Jackson


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New Shows on WKUF- Winter 2015

For the winter 2015 term we've added some new or returning shows to the WKUF lineup, which you'll find listed below. I hope you'll give these shows a listen!


Show/Time: The Edge, 1 pm-3 pm
Hosts: DJ Fuzzy and DJ Bubbles
Format: Having fun with a variety of musical genres and featuring tunes you've probably never heard before!


Show/time: What Is That?!, 4 pm-5 pm (also Tuesdays 7 pm-8 pm)
Host: DJ Grand AM
Format: You name it and DJ Grand AM will play it!

Show/time: My God What Have I Done, 7 pm-9 pm
Host: DJ Underside
Format: Songs from different genres that relate to each other, either obviously or subtly. 


Show/time: Grab Bag, 4 pm-5 pm
Host: DJ Dave
Format: A variety show where DJ Dave chooses between three random playlists that are all a different genre or artist and then he chooses a voice in which to narrate the broadcast. He does impressions of Kermit the Frog, Mickey Mouse, Marvin the Martian, and more! The goal is to give listeners a different show every time so they never know what to expect.

Show/Time:  Prog for the Masses, 6 pm-7 pm
Host:  DJ Moss
Format: Progressive Rock


Show/Time:  .Exe, 1 pm-3 pm
Host:  Byte
Format:  Electronic

Show/Time: To Be Announced, 3 pm-4 pm (starting on 1/28)
Host:  DJ Nick

Show/Time:  Barking Block, 8 pm-10 pm
Hosts:  Pen and Paw
Format:  A mix of talk (covering topics such as sports, global issues, economics, great YouTube videos, etc.) and music

Show/Time:  The Pick of Cygnus, 10 pm-midnight
Host:  MonkeyFoot
Format: A different musical perspective beyond the limelight uncovering complicated, interesting, and well-crafted music.  All genres are featured, with a focus on moderately upbeat music.


Show/time: Thursday Thrashternoons, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm
Host: Abaddon
Format: A lot of metal and a little bit of punk for your afternoon enjoyment

Show/Time: The Facts Machine, 4 pm-6 pm (Show starts on 2/19/15)
Host: Zed 
Format: Older music from the vinyl era, with a focus on rock and its variations. The music portion is interspersed with factual information (hence the name) on a wide range of topics.

Show/time: Shaking Up the Farm, 6:30 pm-8:30 pm (new time, starting 1/29/15)
Hosts: The Southern Belle and That Guy
Format: Rock (along with some of its sub-genres) and country

Show/time: Ben and Des @ Night, 10 pm-11 pm
Hosts: Ben and Des
Format: Music and sports talk


Show/Time: Soar N Electronic, 1 pm-3 pm
Host: Wing Beat
Format: The best from the world of electronic music and more!

Show/Time: Rhythmic Incense, 5 pm-7 pm
Host: The Jack of Hearts
Format: The show isn't based on genre, popularity, etc. In the words of the host, it's just giving airplay to good music.

Show/Time: The Brickyard, 7 pm-9 pm
Host: DJ Evenstar
Format: A variety of music focusing mainly on rock genres with useless trivia sprinkled throughout the show!


Comedian Ace Armstrong on The Boondoggle Report This Week

This Wednesday 1/21 on The Boondoggle Report, Michigan-based comedian Ace Armstrong will be joining Major Boondoggle, Dr. Jeff and J.D. Goon for fun and laughs. The Boondoggle Report airs Wednesdays from 5 pm to 7 pm. If you'll be near a radio in the Flint area, you can tune in at 94.3 FM. For those outside the Flint area, you can access our live stream by clicking the appropriate link in the "Listen Live" box located in the left sidebar. You can also listen via TuneIn Radio or by downloading our free Android app here

Below is a clip of Ace performing at Yanni's Autumn Lounge in Flint, MI.


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