Listening Lyrics

Welcome to an hour of LISTENING LYRICS. Right here on KDRT 95.7FM in Davis, California. Listening Lyrics is a genre free zone - we feature the artist. What makes them do their thing. Listen to the hope and satisfaction in their voices. Listen to what only commercial free community radio can bring you. Close your eyes - open your ears - relax your mind. Join host Pieter Pastoor as he sends color to your ears. Now lets enter, the mother of all that is music and lyrics and the human capability of producing art.
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'Murder Most Foul,' by Bob Dylan -- an analysis, on Listening Lyrics, Jan. 7, 2022

On today's progam, Listening Lyrics plays "Murder Most Foul" and spends a little time analyzing the song. This is done by means of playing some of the music Dylan mentions in the song.

From Wikipedia: "Murder Most Foul" by Bob Dylan is the 10th and final track on his 39th studio album, Rough and Rowdy Ways (2020). It was released as the album's lead single on March 27, 2020, through Columbia Records. The song addresses the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy in the context of the greater American political and cultural history.

The song, Dylan's first original music released since 2012, generated an enormous amount of commentary. At 16 minutes, 56 seconds, it is the longest song he has released, eclipsing 1997's "Highlands" by 25 seconds.

Pieter is back in the studio, oh my -- on Listening Lyrics, Dec. 17, 2021

Yes, your Listening Lyrics producer was back in the studio. With one heck of a show. 

Songs by Nils Petter Molver, Brotherly Mud, Ekimi, The Beatles, The Trials of Cato, Fairport Convention, and even a tune written by Charlie Chaplin. Some holiday stuff, a song about Thomas Paine, and so much more. It's the last show of the year, so hope to see or hear you all next year.

Happy holidays, merry Christmas, and all the best for 2022.

Photo by Ron Lee

KDRT was named best in the nation. Let's celebrate with music, on Listening Lyrics

Earlier this year, KDRT won a 2021 Hometown Media Award from the Washington, D.C.-based Alliance for Community Media Foundation. Station representatives accepted the award for “Overall Excellence in Community Radio” at a virtual ceremony on June 30, 2021.

So Listening Lyrics is celebrating with music, including a song by Davis band Boot Juice.

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Trains and train songs recorded on Amtrak's Coast Starlight, on Listening Lyrics

Everybody loves a good train song -- so that's what's happening this week (Nov. 12) on Listening Lyrics, as recorded on Amtrak train No. 11, the Coast Starlight.

Trains are used in so many metaphors in music and art -- listen to the sampling collected here. Check out the playlist and enjoy the train ride -- ALL ABOARD!

Local bands are back live: Gold Souls, Boca Do Rio, Big Sticky Mess, and Adrian West, featured on Listening Lyrics

Hooray! Slowly the local music scene is coming back to life.

This week (Oct. 29) on Listening Lyrics we feature the music of four local bands that have gigs this weekend: The Gold Souls (pictured), Boca Do Rio, Big Sticky Mess and The Adrian West Band. Also in the playlist are some tunes to bring this hour to one heck of a close.

Clone of Lost Then Found, Guitars of Jimmy Page, Smashing Pumpkins, Peter Frampton and The Guess Who

Incredible stories of guitars lost or stolen for up to 45 years and then returned to their owners. Featuring four stories that involve Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin), Peter Frampton (Humble Pie), Billy Corgan (Smashing Pumpkins) and Randy Bachman ( Guess Who).

Pictured is Peter Frampton and his guitar that was destroyed in a plane crash  (or so he thought) and returned to him 30 years later.

Lost, then found: Guitars of Jimmy Page, Smashing Pumpkins, Peter Frampton and The Guess Who, on Listening Lyrics

Today on Listening Lyrics (Oct. 22) we have incredible stories of guitars that were lost or stolen for up to 45 years, and were then returned to their owners. These four stories involve Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin), Peter Frampton (Humble Pie), Billy Corgan (Smashing Pumpkins), and Randy Bachman ( Guess Who).

The photo shows Frampton and his guitar that was destroyed in a plane crash (or so he thought), and was returned to him 30 years later.

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What can I say; I LOVED THIS SHOW!

Additionally, I'll let you in on a secret, this was the first time that I listened to, not one, but two complete Rap songs -- and enjoyed them. :)

 

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 02/19/2013 - 7:01am

Loved the show and thoroughly enjoyed Cory. Tell him what Michael J Fox once said; "I am careful not to confuse excellence with perfection. Excellence, I can reach for; perfection is God's business."  He was excellent.

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 02/01/2013 - 5:07pm

the October 3rd show was way too short. What a mellow and superbly classy hour that just blew by. Thanks!

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Kind words from a kind brother - thank you

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Underground Grandpa rocks!!

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Thanks ed

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