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December Programs

December 3, 2016
Phil Seymour

Guest Bob Gallagher brings the story of this overlooked Oklahoma born drummer/vocalist including work with Dwight Twilley, the Textones, and his own solo albums.

December 10 & 17, 2016
Now Again Funk

A two part survey of carefully put together regional surveys of independent American small label funk compiled by Now Again and Stone's Throw. The Carolinas, Texas, Florida, Ohio, Indiana, and San Francisco Bay Area are just some of the stops we'll be making. Warning: heavy break beats will be rampant in nearly every selection.

December 24, 2016
Pre-empted for Christmas Eve

December 31, 2016
Pre-empted for New Year's Eve, however John Johnson will be hosting part of the evening.  Tune in!

When asked where he draws his inspiration for Johnson’s Improbable History of Pop, John had this to say, “I write and produce based on my interest in all forms of popular music. I've been listening to this "stuff" since in pre-school.” That seems to work well for John, who’s produced 625 shows since 1995. The show evolved out of an idea John had in December ’93. He did a few specials and the concept eventually gelled into the JIHOP of today. Outside of the studio, John recently retired from Boeing and enjoys golf, jogging and radio, especially the Saturday night lineup on KPBX. He and his wife Melinda have two daughters Korissa and Alicia, and 3 grandchildren.
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