Weekly Playlists

Mulligan Stew July 22nd 2017- Bare Naked Ladies-Bruce Cockburn-Colin Linden Interviews

      “He’s one of them” It’s the very special  Vancouver Island Music Festival. In Courtney/Comox.  Very special because of the location and because of Doug Cox – the Artistic Director. Doug is an artist and working musician. So his knowledge of who’s making great music and who should be paired with who is bang on. Artists want to play his festival because they know Doug will take care of them and their music. He’s one of them. That’s why you’ll …

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Mulligan Stew July 15th 2017- The Long days of Summer!

Is it the music? The weather? Moving outdoors as much as possible? The looooog days and nights? Whatever. It all works. It’s Summer in Canada and the days are precious. The music festivals are stacked up and ready to go. I’m starting in Courtney Comox Northern Vancouver Island. The vancouver Island music festival is fabulous. In part because singer/songwriter and brilliant guitarist Doug Cox spends his year talking backstage to performers. Inviting them to join the music wheel. From the …

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Mulligan Stew July 8th 2017- The Protest Song-Special Feature!

  It all started with Stephen Fearing’s Blowhard Nation. One of the first musical responses to Donald Trump’s  road to the Presidency. Now featured in FYIMusic!   Having been right in the middle of the 60’s musical revolution, lead by the songs of Dylan and voice of Joan Baez, I wondered where the voice of the music business was in the mix. Many of the songs we’re playing now were written and recorded during the election process and now months …

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Mulligan Stew July 1 Canada Day 2017!!

I think it all started over several glasses of wine.. with myself and Jim Cuddy from Blue Rodeo The Junos were coming to Alberta and I was trying to figure out how best to do interviews with  the artists. As luck would have it I was staying at The Fairmont Hotel MacDonald in Edmonton and they had these glorious big old couches in the Lounge. We asked for permission to move two together and place 3-4 microphones on the cushions …

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Mulligan Stew June 24th 2017- No interviews, just Tunes!

No interviews..None!  Zip! 2 hours of Saturday night music . There’s Tower of Power. Allman Brothers. John Lee Hooker. A double shot of Otis Redding. Taj Mahal and Keb Mo. The Stones Live at The El Mocambo kd lang. Ziggy Marley (Van jazz fest Monday Night) Tedeschi Trucks Live. New music from Alan Doyle (Produced by Bob Rock) and the last 30 minutes with feature Eric Clapton and Van Morrison, Both LIVE. Great tracks for your night! -TDM PLAYLIST: TD …

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