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On Friday at midnight, True Brit!:node/28990 will showcase an enormous collection of songs featuring whistling. From Roger Whittaker to Whistling Jack Smith, from Bryan Ferry to Peter Murphy, from XTC to the Fratellis, all of them have at one point recorded themselves whistling a cheery tune, and thus have allowed us, the listeners, to share in the magic moment.

Another two-fer: TWO bands for the price of NONE. First: He’s ba-a-a-a-ck! Nolan James is one GREAT original acoustic instrumental guitarist. At the age of 24 he has been playing guitar for over 10 years. His music has been his passion and primary focus for the majority of that time, and it shows. He is a virtuoso who will challenge everything you thought you knew about how a guitar should sound.

On this week’s True Brit! ( Friday night at midnight ) your host, Simon Husbands, will be wearing a fabulous pair of Italian snakeskin shoes. The perfect footwear for radio! Join Simon as he shows off his styling, as well as some natty pants and probably a nice shirt too.

Fans of the music of famed songwriter Dan Penn (and that’s about everybody) had two big opportunities to sample his music on KFAI this week. The author of such songs as I’m Your Puppet, Dark End Of The Street, You Left The Water Running, Do Right Woman and countless more, was in town for a three-night stand at the Dakota Jazz Club. On Monday (Aug.

Wednesday night (August 10) at midnight (maybe Thursday August 11 to you) In Your Ear:http://www.kfai.org/inyourear shared the airwaves with Dr. Alessandro Cozi-Lepri of The Embrooks. Along with his bandmate Travis, they brought down lots of U.S. garage 45s to spin. If the midnight hour meant you’d already gone beddy-bye, check it out via the archives!

Tune in to Spin With Cyn:http://www.kfai.org/spinwithcyn this Tuesday, July 26 as Cyn Collins airs her recent interview with highly influential guitarist Richard Lloyd, of the legendary New York post-punk band Television.

Television formed in New York City in 1973 when Lloyd and his roommate Terry Ork saw Tom Miller aka Verlaine perform three songs.

Keyboard legend Gregg Inhofer:http://www.gregginhofer.com will be paying Angie Pykonen a visit this week’s (Aug. 4) edition of In Your Ear:http://www.kfai.org/inyourear.

Host Simon Husbands welcomes FISKUM to this week’s August 6 edition of True Brit!:http://www.kfai.org/node/28990 (midnight Friday midnight-2 a.m.

Tune in to Freewheelin’:http://www.kfai.org/freewheelin Wednesday, August 3 as host Jackson Buck interviews critically-acclaimed and Grammy winning guitarist Eric Johnson:http://www.ericjohnson.com/.

Tune in to Pam Without Boundaries:http://www.kfai.org/pamwithoutboundaries Monday, August 1st, to hear two local acts with news to fill your last month of summer. At 10am, Nathan and Mandy from Ghost in the Water:http://www.ghostinthewater.com join Pam to talk about their second full-length record, coming out with a CD party at the 331 Club Saturday, August 6th.

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