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Sunday, June 12, 2011

ROAR-2011-06-12 – Episode 111 – Trail Blazers

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Shout-out from Michael Meekins, Birthday song from the kids at Blankenberg School in Philadelphia, opening remarks from Jim, the Lord’s prayer in old english,
Walk-about with Jim and Lillian, Cheryl Witherspoon and Rees Montarey, a bit of weather banter, Lillian’s coat, the 6th anniversary of the ROAR, the 7th season roaring along, more about the weather and Lillian’s coat, Jim’s Jamaica shirt, the 2 types of “instant weight loss programs”, the CBS Radio Mystery Theater, Casey Kasem, Jim’s scrunchy neck issue, the Antioch Broadcast Network, www.macinmind.com Gunsmoke, Dragnet, the Whistler, Suspense, Fibber McGee and Molly, the Great Gildersleeve, Himan Brown, E. G. Marshall, Lillian finally taking off the coat, the story about the sun, the wind and the rain, going under the overpass, the Bold Ones, Doctor shows in the 70’s, fireman shows in the 70’s, police shows in the 70’s, Star Trek, Mary Tyler Moore, Starsky and Hutch, Smokey and the Bandit, the Dukes of Hazzard, Cheers, Mork and Mindy, MASH, Saturday Night Live, all the news and weather channels, getting rid of the TV, “out with the TV, in with the mind”, the theatre of the mind, more OTR chat, back when people actually pronounced wh’s, the disappearing L’s, Yiyyian Fid er, the English language in decline, (the Story of English”, waiting for the (walk) sign, Jim doing a bit of Dire Straits, Lillian’s hip check on Jim, entering the carnival zone, the preserved dialects in Newfoundland, Shakespeare, singing harmony with the buskers, “give me a beer”, the street people, a bit of skat, Zeitgeist, mainstream reality VS true reality, arriving at the pub, parting words, and many unspoken truths and tings like that there.
Music this time:
Our theme, Genesis and more by Jim Fidler
Happy Birthday (You’re the Best) by the kids at Blankenberg school, Philadelphia
Best listened to on headphones.  –  Where does the truth lie?
Nowhere.

This time on the ROAR:
Shout-out from Michael Meekins, Birthday song from the kids at Blankenberg School in Philadelphia, opening remarks from Jim, the Lord’s prayer in old english, Walk-about with Jim and Lillian, Cheryl Witherspoon and Rees Montarey, a bit of weather banter, Lillian’s coat, the 6th anniversary of the ROAR, the 7th season roaring along, more about the weather and Lillian’s coat, Jim’s Jamaica shirt, the 2 types of “instant weight loss programs”, the CBS Radio Mystery Theater, Casey Kasem, Jim’s scrunchy neck issue, the Antioch Broadcast Network, www.macinmind.com Gunsmoke, Dragnet, the Whistler, Suspense, Fibber McGee and Molly, the Great Gildersleeve, Himan Brown, E. G. Marshall, Lillian finally taking off the coat, the story about the sun, the wind and the rain, going under the overpass, the Bold Ones, Doctor shows in the 70’s, fireman shows in the 70’s, police shows in the 70’s, Star Trek, Mary Tyler Moore, Starsky and Hutch, Smokey and the Bandit, the Dukes of Hazzard, Cheers, Mork and Mindy, MASH, Saturday Night Live, all the news and weather channels, getting rid of the TV, “out with the TV, in with the mind”, the theatre of the mind, more OTR chat, back when people actually pronounced wh’s, the disappearing L’s, Yiyyian Fid er, the English language in decline, (the Story of English”, waiting for the (walk) sign, Jim doing a bit of Dire Straits, Lillian’s hip check on Jim, entering the carnival zone, the preserved dialects in Newfoundland, Shakespeare, singing harmony with the buskers, “give me a beer”, the street people, a bit of skat, Zeitgeist, mainstream reality VS true reality, arriving at the pub, parting words, and many unspoken truths and tings like that there.
Music this time:Our theme, Genesis and more by Jim FidlerHappy Birthday (You’re the Best) by the kids at Blankenberg school, Philadelphia
Best listened to on headphones.  –  Where does the truth lie?Nowhere.

posted by Jim at 7:54 pm filed in Uncategorized  

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

ROAR-2011-06-01 – Episode 110 – The 1st of June

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This time on the ROAR:
A bunch of foolishness, more foolishness, opening remarks, big thanks to our listeners, the many faces of “freedom”, can we just believe science?, some more talk about Jim’s new album, Leslie Street, songs like children, albums like families, LP’s VS 45’s, archiving albums on cassette, Jim’s “Make your own Greatest Hits album” challenge, the “single parent” joke, a call for music submissions, Walk-about with Jim and Lillian, the cold east wind, Lillian’s wardrobe dysfunction, war, peaceniks, beatniks, the killing of the branch, antennas and branches, the 6th birthday of the ROAR, a bit of ROAR history, the group “The Experience”, the 30th anniversary of Bob Marley’s death, the 20th anniversary of Pressure Drop’s 1st show, the Buffalo Soldier story, albums and the making thereof, the Kickstarter idea, running into Tanya and John, the EP idea and heaps of subliminal messages from the grays.

Music this time,
a bunch of foolishness by Jim Fidler, www.jimfidler.com
and
St. John’s by Lou Deadder.  www.loudeadder.com

Best listened to on headphones. – An ambidyslexic listening experience:
Let the 2 hemispheres of your brain fight it out.

posted by Jim at 2:32 pm filed in Uncategorized  

Sunday, January 30, 2011

ROAR-2005-09-02 – Episode 12 – Bound For St. Pierre

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This time on the ROAR:
We take you on a trip to the French island of St. Pierre for some fun, music and a glimpse of this year’s annual Basque festival. We hear music from Jim; Bound For St. Pierre from his album Gypsy, Raai Raai, from Jim’s album, Musaïk, In This World, with his two friends, Lekbir Halili and Thierry Artur and some music and an interview with French singer/songwriter Lise Hanick. If you’ve never been to France, come with us for a pretty cool and relaxing vacation. To find Jim’s CDs, including Musaïk, In this world, go to his official site at: www.jimfidler.com For Lise Hanick’s music, check out: www.lisehanick.8k.com Enjoy!

Best listened to on headphones.  –  Especially if you’re left handed.

posted by Jim at 6:05 pm filed in Jan11,Jim  

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

ROAR-2010-11-07 – Episode 104 – War Party

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ROAR-2010-11-07 – Episode 104 – War Party

This time on the ROAR:
Greetings from Max of the Onfires, theonfires.com, opening remarks from Jim, lurker alert, the Mayan calendar, Eddy Grant, eddygrant.com or icerecords,com, his Reparation CD, learning over time, Jim’s man or machine bit, the ROAR archives, the new TASCAM STUDIO HEADPHONES< SOME GENERAL CHAT ABOUT MIXING< THE NEW ZOOM H1, the barter system, our gift-wrapping offer, Jim’s rendition of Jingle Bells now at jimfidler.com, and then back in time to May, 2007 where Jim talks all about recording the song, War Party and at least 11 other very poynient topics.

Music this time:
Our theme, Genesis and War Party by Jim Fidler
and
backing tracks from Burning Babylon.

Best listened to on headphones.  –  There must be 50 ways to love your liver.  We just don’t know any of them.

posted by Jim at 8:37 am filed in Jan11,Jim  

Thursday, December 30, 2010

ROAR-2010-12-30 – Episode 108 – The Christmas Hangover Cure

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ROAR-2010-12-30 – Episode 108 – The Christmas Hangover Cure

This time on the ROAR:
Greetings from Mike Walsh, Con O’Brien, Guy from Toronto, Tommy Nemmic, Mike Meekins of South Carolina, Kevin Doucet in Alabama, Jody Thornbury and Matelin Smith,
opening remarks from Jim, Lillian’s interview with Dale Jarvis, and Jim’s interview with Ricky Skaggs.

Music this time:
Our theme, Genesis by Jim Fidler
Snow by the Karmistry Project
and
a bunch of real good stuff by Ricky Skaggs.

Best listened to on headphones  –  Turkey anyone?

posted by Jim at 6:12 pm filed in Dec10,Jim  

Monday, December 20, 2010

ROAR-2010-10-31 – Episode 103 – Under A Harvest Moon

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This time on the ROAR:
Opening remarks from Jim, some feedback regarding episode 102, tricks and/or treats, Jim’s “green” t-shirt idea, the soon coming Zoom H1, Tascam headphones and new Ipod Touch 4G, the harvest, winter walk-abouts, the CD gift wrapping offer, the R-09 for sale, the interview with Brendan Toland, Walk-about with Jim and Lillian, here comes the cold weather, hats, coats, scarves…, ichy nose, the cab with the square tires, what’s wit dem girlie types?, harvest time, moose hunting, canning and bottling, stocking up for the winter, another studs sighting/sounding, Lillian’s pickled beet recipe offer, being prepared, Lillian’s yummy meat cake recipe, what the heck is Celtic music anyway?, passing some buskers, guys doing chin-ups on scaffolding, more kvetching about music, Jim’s getting old, a Dieu, a dios, and general nutty full moon feverishness.

Music this time:
Our theme, Genesis, High Life, Hibernia and No Time by Jim Fidler
and
Mick Hann’s by Eamonn Dillon

Best listened to on headphones.  –  Just try it!

posted by Jim at 10:00 am filed in Dec10,Jim,Uncategorized  

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

ROAR-2010-10-22 – Episode 102 – Trails, Tales And Tunes

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This time on the ROAR:
Greetings from Jonathan Wheel from Zimbabwe, Jill King of Springdale, Carl Bennett from St. Alban’s,
opening remarks from Jim, the Norris Point synchronicities, a whole heap o’ thanks, big-ups and shout-outs, dedication to Vic, the magic tape, interview with Eric West, interview with Shirley Montague and the Songwriters’ circle featuring Jim Payne, Karla Pilgrim and our very own Jim Fidler.

Music this time:
Our theme, Genesis, Lillian (A Portrait In Sound), Fields Of Gold (Instrumental), The Curra Road, Rising Of The Moon, Rhythm Of The Goat and Song For Newfoundland by Jim Fidler,
The West Side Of Notre Dame Bay, The Daniel’s Harbour Breakdown and Waltz Around The Cape by Jim Payne
and
I’ll Think Of You, Home and If I Lost You by Karla Pilgrim.

Best listened to on headphones.  –  Ah, there is a Point to it all…

posted by Jim at 5:14 pm filed in Dec10,Jim  

Monday, November 22, 2010

ROAR-2010-10-17 – Episode 101 – Walking On Water

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This time on the ROAR:
Greetings from Paul Hopkins in the U.K., (vipodcasting.libsyn.com) opening remarks from Jim, thanks to everybody involved in show 100, Walk-about with Jim, Lillian, John and Pauline, walking on Water, the mad man in the pick’em up truck, the lost Norris Point tapes, the Norris Point synchronicities, Jim getting a branch in the face, more walking on Water, blue eyed semites, fat men at the north pole, bearded guys on clouds, the sound bag, the Pentonism, “Gander; an outport, not an airport”, Road To Terra Nova with Freddie Jorgenson on the whistle, McInnis’s Kitchen recording Jim’s song Terra Nova, eastern philosophy, the grand conspiracy, the Campbell brothers, Mary-Jane Lamond, John McDermot, Denny Doherty, the Needfire, James McKaie, people in sleeping bags under the overpass, the headrests at the pub, John’s video idea, yet more walking on Water, inventing things that have already been invented, Jeff Sterling, the Waiting For Jeff film idea, Oscar Hierlihy, passing Richard Mixer, even more walking on Water, Jim and Lillian talking dirty and getting away with it, where is Mike Busboom?, tings and tings and even more tings.

Music this time:
Our theme, Genesis, by Jim Fidler

Best listened to on headphones.  –  Yes we can walk on Water.  You could too.

posted by Jim at 7:24 pm filed in Jim,Nov10  

Friday, October 22, 2010

ROAR-2010-09-29 – Episode 99 – Neun Und Neunzig ROAR Balloons

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This time on the ROAR:
Announcing the contest winner, opening remarks from Jim, episode 100, episode 101, the Republic Of Avalon Radio Iphone app, the Oceans Wide story, a shout-out to Michael Meekins, Walk-about with Jim and Lillian where they talk about music and tings and tings.

Music this time:
Our theme, Genesis, by Jim Fidler
and
Oceans Wide by Jackie Sullivan

Best listened to on headphones.  –  One more balloon to go.

posted by Jim at 7:09 pm filed in Jim,Oct10  

Monday, October 18, 2010

ROAR-2010-09-27 – Episode 98 – Come Back Wit Me Doll!

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This time on the ROAR:
Opening remarks by Jim, show 100 at Erin’s pub, thanks to Ralph and crew, final musical line-up for show 100:  Arthur O’Brien, Freddie Jorgensen, Terri Lynn Eddy, Renee Batten, John Barella, Hugh Scott, Gordon Quinton, Jackie Sullivan, Dave Panting and Jim Fidler, thanks to Molson’s, announcing the MC, Toby MacDonald, a call for 100th episode shout-outs, last last call for the contest, Walk-about with Jim and Lillian, some silly smelly stuff talk, making soap, ingredients with strange names, people with strange names, jojoba, the aftermath of Igor, hurricane Lilli, German girlie names, the people on the bus go up and down, the teddy from hell, the Dinker, we all dress like eeeegits, common assumptions, Jim’s an ubergeek, taking crap from people, Jim’s impersonations, Mel Blanc, a shout-out to Dave in Calgary, Rod and Jennifer in CBS, the up-coming 100th Episode and more monkies than you can shake a snake at.

Music this time:
Our theme, Genesis, and the Wild Wild West Bank by Jim Fidler

Best listened to on headphones.  –  Try pinching someone else to see if they’re real.

posted by Jim at 6:39 pm filed in Jim,Oct10  
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