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  • First episode of '' Gear Talk on John Talk Radio '' .

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    Tom Guerra will be my guest on the first episode of ''Gear talk on John Talk Radio '' . We will talk about Toms Stratocaster that was owned by ''Howlin Wolf ''  . Also Tom will break down Rory Gallaghers classic album '' Photo -Finish '' . What gear was used , who engineered, who produced, this will be amazing.  

  • Rick Hromadka interview June 17 2017

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    Rick Hromadka will be our guest , discussing Ruby Free's new album. 

  • Childless couples,how late is too late to have children. Dr Nivischi

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    Are you a couple without a child or children? Is that your choice or would you prefer to add to your family. Our society puts a lot of pressure on couples to have children. Therefore, if you have been married for a number of year and remain childless, it is possible that you may feel the pressure from family and friends. Let’s talk about it.
    Keep your Options open: There are many ways to become parents besides the biological route. Consider using a surrogate to carry your baby to term or finding your chosen child through adoption, foster care or hosting. Keep an open mind to the plethora of possibilities available to you.
    * Effective tools and coping strategies are important for couples to incorporate into their individual and collective mindset, supporting themselves and each other to remain grounded and connected in the face of shared stress, anxiety and grief commonly caused by chronic infertility.
    Childless couples living healthy, happy and productive lives. Is it too late to have children?

  • Live Chat: Honoring a Living Reggae Icon:- OWEN GREY'S Music Legacy

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    Owen Gray also known as Owen Grey (born 5 July 1939, Jamaica) is one of Jamaica's 'Foundation' singers whose work spans the R&B, ska, rocksteady, and reggae eras of Jamaican music, and he has been credited as Jamaica's first home-grown singing star.Gray won his first talent contest at the age of nine, and by the age of twelve he was already appearing in public, playing drums, guitar, and keyboards. He attended the Alpha Boys School and turned professional aged 19. Gray was a dynamic performer on stage, who could be gritty or suave as the song dictated. He was the first singer (of many) to praise a sound system on record, with his "On the Beach" celebrating Clement Dodd's Sir Coxsone Downbeat system in 1959, one of the first releases on Dodd's Studio One label. He was one of the first artists to be produced by Chris Blackwell, in 1960, and his "Patricia" single was the first record ever released by Island Records.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Owen_Gray

  • Bloodthirsty Virgins interview June 24 , 2017

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    Gritty and gothic songs of love and revenge inspired by the drama of Ennio Morricone soundtracks. Sultry vocals and biting lyrics backed by orchestral guitar leads, bass and drums.

  • Live Chat:Honoring a Living Reggae Legend ERNIST RANGLIN OD Music Legacy

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    Ernest Ranglin OD (born 19 June 1932) is a Jamaican guitarist and composer who established his career while working as a session guitarist and music director for various Jamaican record labels including Studio Oneand Island Records. Ranglin played guitar on many early ska recordings and helped create the rhythmic guitar style that defined the form. Ranglin has worked with Theophilus Beckford, Jimmy Cliff, Monty Alexander,Prince Buster, the Skatalites, Bob Marley and the Eric Deans Orchestra. He is noted for a chordal and rhythmic approach that blends jazz, mento and reggae with percussive guitar solos incorporating rhythm 'n' blues and jazz inflections.Ernest Ranglin was born in Manchester, West Central Jamaica. His family moved to Kingston, where he attended the Providence Primary School, Kingston Senior School and Bodin College. Ranglin's introduction to music was through two uncles who both played guitar. Initially a self-taught guitarist; he received some tutoring on how to sight-read from a violin player named Tommy Tomlins. At the age of 15, Ranglin joined the Val Bennett Orchestra, which was followed by a period of employment with the Eric Deans Orchestra. While performing locally with these orchestras Ranglin was introduced to the jazz pianist Monty Alexander, which led to a lifelong friendship as well as numerous musical collaboration

  • Honoring Living Reggae Legend Winston Francis and his Music Legacy

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    Winston Francis (born 1948) aka King Cool is a Jamaican singer whose career began in the 1960s.He attended music school, and his teacher Chuck Bird arranged for him to perform with the Jackie Gleason Orchestra in front of Spiro Agnew in 1965.He then joined Carlos Malcolm's Afro Jamaicans band.  He was also a member of The Sheridans (with Pat Kelly) In the late 1960s he recorded as a solo artist for Clement "Coxsone" Dodd's Studio One label, with his debut album Mr. Fix-It released in 1969. This was followed by a second album, California Dreaming in 1971,  The single's B-side, "Too Experienced", featured backing vocals from Bob Marley and Bunny Wailer. 
     Francis returned to recording in the early 1980s, releases including the Roy Cousins-produced Just Once and the self-produced Africa. After a break from music when he worked as a youth worker and social worker, he returned in 1987 as a backing vocalist for The Melodians and began working with Trevor Star and the Skaticians. He continued to record in the 1990s, working with Dennis Bovell under the name King Cool, and releasing Ragga Love and Sweet Rock Steady, and guested on Kelly's 1995 album Butterflies. His version of Ben E King's "Stand by Me" was a hit in France, selling over 90,000 copies, leading to work with Sly & Robbie and John Kpiaye. In 2003 he teamed up with fellow veteran AJ Franklin to record the album Stand Firm. In 2004 he released the medley album Feel Good All Over.

  • Former Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller Legacy and contribution to Jamaica

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    Portia Simpson Miller, original name Portia Lucretia Simpson (bornDecember 12, 1945, Wood Hall, St. Catherine parish, Jamaica) Jamaican politician who served as the country’s first female prime minister (2006–07; 2012–16). She became involved in politics as a member of the liberal People’s National Party (PNP) and in 1974 was elected to the city council of the Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation (essentially, the Kingston metropolitan area) as a representative from the Trench Town area. In 1976 she won election to the House of Representatives from the constituency of St. Andrew South Western (part of the Kingston metropolitan area); she was reelected in 1980. With the rest of her party, she sat out the 1983 general elections but retook her parliamentary seat in the 1989 elections and retained it thereafter.Simpson was parliamentary secretary in the Ministry of Local Government and, later, in the Office of the Prime Minister (1977–80) during the first administration of Michael Manley. She was named Minister of Labour, Welfare, and Sports in 1989 and stayed in the cabinet for 17 years while the PNP remained in power. Her portfolio was subsequently modified to Labour and Welfare (1993–95), Labour, Social Security and Sports (1995–2000), Tourism and Sports (2000–02), and Local Government, Community Development and Sport (2002–06). During her tenure she oversaw reform of the country’s overseas farmworker employment programs. She was also a noted public supporter of Jamaica’s athletic teams and established the Sports Development Foundation (1995), an independent body that, among other things, supported community and school sports programs and funded the building of stadiums and playing fields. During the same period, she also rose through the PNP’s ranks, serving as her party’s vice president (1978–2006) and heading its Women’s Movement (1983–2006).

  • RTS RADIO INTERVIEWS GRAMMY WINNING COMPOSER AND ARTIST LAURA SULLIVAN

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    HELLO YOU ARE TUNED INTO ROAD TO STARDOM RADIO TODAY MSGIGO WILL BE INTERVIEWING GRAMMY AWARD WINNING COMPOSER LAURA SULLIVAN SHE WILL BE TALKING ABOUT HER CAREER IN THE MUSIC BUSINESS WINNING A GRAMMY AND HER SONG AND VIDEO 900 VOICES THIS LAURA'S FIRST TIME ON THE STATION COME SHOW SOME SUPPORT BY TUNING IN TO HER INTERVIEW 
    Laura Sullivan is a GRAMMY® winning composer and recording artist. Her original music has been included in the score of two Emmy winning documentaries, as well as in many popular television programs and advertisements for Fortune 500 companies.    Her recordings consistently receive more than 4 million spins a month on Pandora alone, among many other stations around the world, resulting in broad international airplay. Her albums have charted in the top 2 on The Zone reporter, the internationally recognized New Age and ambient radio chart.    Her music publications are represented by Performing Rights organization BMI which holds more than 500 of her original compositions in her prolific Composer/Songwriter catalog.   Laura is the composer, arranger and visionary for the epic crowdsourcing video, 900 Voices, produced by herself and her Grammy® winning husband, Eric Sullivan. 900 Voices involves the singing participation of 938 people around the world singing in 27 languages, all in 1 song.    Laura's 2015 collaborations include music created on forthcoming albums with Native American 17 year old virtuoso Gareth Laffely, as well as Grammy® nominated New Age artist Paul Avgerinos, among others.  - See more at: http://www.laura-sullivan.com/bio/#sthash.rHHNEnXC.dpuf