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Airs Friday, January 6, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. This week commentator Gary Borders laments a bad year for Rock -n- Roll

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Airs Wednesday, October 23 at 8 p.m. Earshot Graffiti featuring Earshot Hornz is a musical entertainment group, made up of 9 experienced and highly regarded local musicians.  The band has been in existence since 1989.  Earshot Graffiti's brand of old school soul, get down funk and classic and modern rock gives Earshot the edge, ability and tight dynamic sound that makes people party and dance.  Several members are retired band directors and several others are bankers by day. The original members met 24-years ago while shutting down banks for the FDIC.

Airs, Friday, June 1 at 8 p.m. When Janis Joplin knew what she wanted, there was little that could stop her. With her music, she pushed and experimented until it felt just right. Her fourth and final album – Pearl – showed Janis at the top of her game, working hard with a new band and new ways to use her voice. This one-hour radio special explores Janis’ final years and the making of Pearl from her sister and author Laura Joplin, road manager John Byrne Cooke, Pearl producer, the late Paul Rothchild, and author Holly George Warren.