The Bonnie Simmons Show

The Bonnie Simmons Show – Apr 2, 2015

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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 GOLDENEMBERS OF TIME
LEON RUSSELLMASQUERADECARNEYSHELTER
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 BOXMOTOWN
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 SURVIVEANOTHER BAND FROM EAST LA SLASH
LANDRETH BROTHERSFIRECRACKERLET IT LIE FACTOR
LEONARD COHEN NEVER GAVE NOBODY TROUBLE LIVE LEGACY
BOZ SCAGGSLAST TANGO ON 16TH STFOOL TO CARE 429
TALK WITH SCOOP NISKER
LEON RUSSELL ROLL AWAY THE STONE LEON RUSSELL SHELTER
ERIC CLAPTON LAYLA UNPLUGGEDCOMPLETE 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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