The Bonnie Simmons Show

The Bonnie Simmons Show – Apr 2, 2015

Playlist

Tonight on the Bonnie Simmons Show, Scoop Nisker will be dropping by to speak to us of Spring, Easter, Passover, April fools Day just past, and anything else that crosses his mind. Keep an ear towards Scoop about 8:45PM.

Bonnie has been programming her mix of singer/songwriter folk, rock,soul, country, and R&B on KPFA since the late 1980’s. One of the best loved personalities of Bay Area music radio, she was raised in NewYork, and then moved to San Francisco from Denver in 1968 and became a pioneer of free form radio.During her eight years, from 1970 to 1978, at the legendary KSAN, she was program music director and disc jockey.After leaving KSAN, she worked at Warner Bros, promoting Prince aswell as the first Dire Straits and Rickie Lee Jones albums, amongst others, and also worked at Hightone Records. She moved in and out ofradio at KFOG, LIVE 105, KOFY-FM, KVRE, KDBK “Double 99” and KUSF.As the Audio Director for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, she created the disc jockey audio exhibit and many of the exhibits involving soundat the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum in Cleveland, Ohio.On a local level, Bonnie spent several years working as a sandwich-maker at Ozzie’s Soda Fountain in Berkeley, and currently hostsher eclectic weekly show on KPFA. Bonnie managed the band Cake for eight years, and represented NoeVenable and Etienne de Rocher for many years. For the past fourteen years she has spent a lot of her time working on the three day free music festival in Golden Gate Park, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, and currently serves as the Executive Director for the Bill Graham Foundation.

Playlist

Artist
Song
Album
Label
JOSH ROUSE
SOME DAYS IM GOLDEN
EMBERS OF TIME
LEON RUSSELL
MASQUERADE
CARNEY
SHELTER
RHIANNON GIDDENS
LAST KIND WORDS
TOMORROW IS MY TIME
NONESUCH
STEELY DAN
DONT TAKE ME ALIVE
THE ROYAL SCAM
DUNHILL
MARVIN GAYE BORN TODAY IN 1939
GOOD LOVIN AINT EASY
BOX
MOTOWN
MARVIN GAYE
ONE MORE HEARTACHE
BOX
MOTOWN
MARVIN GAYE
TROUBLE MAN
BOX
MOTOWN
MARVIN AND TAMMI
YOUR PRECIOUS LOVE
BOX
MOTOWN
LOS LOBOS
WHEN THE CIRCUS COMES TO TOWN
ANOTHER BAND FROM ESAT LA
SLASH
LOS LOBOS
WILL THE WOLF SURVIVE
ANOTHER BAND FROM EAST LA
SLASH
LANDRETH BROTHERS
FIRECRACKER
LET IT LIE
FACTOR
LEONARD COHEN
NEVER GAVE NOBODY TROUBLE
LIVE
LEGACY
BOZ SCAGGS
LAST TANGO ON 16TH ST
FOOL TO CARE
429
TALK WITH SCOOP NISKER
LEON RUSSELL
ROLL AWAY THE STONE
LEON RUSSELL
SHELTER
ERIC CLAPTON
LAYLA UNPLUGGED
COMPLETE CLAPTON
REPRISE
TALK TO SCOOP
EMMYLOU HARRIS
OLD FIVE AND DIMERS LIKE ME
ALL I INTENDED TO BE
NONESUCH
DOUG SAHM
OH LORD PLEASE LET IT RAIN IN TEXAS
THE RETURN OF DOUG SALDANA
PHILLIPS
TALK
JONI MITCHELL - GET WELL SOON
ALL I WANT
BLUE
REPRISE
TOM WAITS
HOLD ON
MULE VARIATIONS
ANTI
CORINNE WEST
TROUBLE NO MORE
STARLIGHT HIGHWAY
MAKE
VAN MORRISON WITH MARK KNOPFLER
CELTIC HEARTBEAT
DUETS
COLUMBIA
SCOTT NOLAN
THE HEART GOES ON
POSTCARDS
THE TUBES
WHAT DO YOU WANT FROM LIFE
LIVE

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