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

ArtistSongAlbumLabel
JOSH ROUSESOME DAYS IM GOLDENEMBERS OF TIME
LEON RUSSELLMASQUERADECARNEYSHELTER
RHIANNON GIDDENSLAST KIND WORDSTOMORROW IS MY TIMENONESUCH
STEELY DANDONT TAKE ME ALIVETHE ROYAL SCAMDUNHILL
MARVIN GAYE BORN TODAY IN 1939GOOD LOVIN AINT EASYBOXMOTOWN
MARVIN GAYEONE MORE HEARTACHEBOXMOTOWN
MARVIN GAYETROUBLE MANBOXMOTOWN
MARVIN AND TAMMIYOUR PRECIOUS LOVEBOXMOTOWN
LOS LOBOSWHEN THE CIRCUS COMES TO TOWNANOTHER BAND FROM ESAT LASLASH
LOS LOBOSWILL THE WOLF SURVIVEANOTHER BAND FROM EAST LASLASH
LANDRETH BROTHERSFIRECRACKERLET IT LIEFACTOR
LEONARD COHENNEVER GAVE NOBODY TROUBLELIVELEGACY
BOZ SCAGGSLAST TANGO ON 16TH STFOOL TO CARE429
TALK WITH SCOOP NISKER
LEON RUSSELLROLL AWAY THE STONELEON RUSSELLSHELTER
ERIC CLAPTONLAYLA UNPLUGGEDCOMPLETE CLAPTONREPRISE
TALK TO SCOOP
EMMYLOU HARRISOLD FIVE AND DIMERS LIKE MEALL I INTENDED TO BENONESUCH
DOUG SAHMOH LORD PLEASE LET IT RAIN IN TEXASTHE RETURN OF DOUG SALDANAPHILLIPS
TALK
JONI MITCHELL - GET WELL SOONALL I WANTBLUEREPRISE
TOM WAITSHOLD ONMULE VARIATIONSANTI
CORINNE WESTTROUBLE NO MORESTARLIGHT HIGHWAYMAKE
VAN MORRISON WITH MARK KNOPFLERCELTIC HEARTBEATDUETSCOLUMBIA
SCOTT NOLANTHE HEART GOES ONPOSTCARDS
THE TUBESWHAT DO YOU WANT FROM LIFELIVE

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