Sunday, December 7, 2014

HO HO HO AND A YO! YO! YO! 'TIS THE SPIRIT THAT'S UPON US ALL . . . WAGRadio WISHES ALL OUR LISTENERS AND THEIR FAMILIES A VERY HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND A PROSPEROUS AND HEALTHY 2015 . . . IT'S A GROOVIN' BLUE XMAS ! !

                     Photo: P1040123.jpg by Jon JA Marshall

HAPPY YULE EVERYONE.  GET ON BOARD THE NEW WORLD AFRICAN MUSIC TRAIN 'CUZ IT'S CHUGGIN' PAST YOUR PLACE WITH A WHOLE LOTTA CHOONS THAT WILL BRING BACK FOND MEMORIES OF  CHRISTMAS PAST.  DJZigZag IS IN HIS MOSTLY XMAS RED HOUSECOAT AND NATTY SLIPPERS . . . HE'S GOT A WEIGHT-WATCHIN' SUGAR-FREE HOT CHOCOLATE IN HIS RIGHT HAND AND A HUNK 'A PRUNE STRUEDEL IN HIS OTHER PAW.  HE'S PUT TOGETHER A MOST LAID BACK SEASONAL PROGRAM THIS TIME AND WE HERE AT WAGRadio ARE DIGGIN' IT AND HOPE YOU WILL TOO !
MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE . . . FROM ALL OUR STAFFERS ! !
MARNIE COULTER - COPY DEPARTMENT
TED BISHOP - ON AIR ANNOUNCER
SUNNY 'SWEET DADDY FONK' WONG - ON AIR PERSONALITY
KEITH 'DA K. KASHUN' WHITE - HEAD ENGINEER
BLU MANKUMA - MUSIC CONSULTANT AND ON AIR ANNOUNCER
DON CHESSA - MUSIC CONSULTANT
DENNIS 'MELEKALIKIMAGAHAI' JANG - SPIRITUAL CONSULTANT
MORGAN "CAP'N" TANNER - MUSIC CONSULTANT AND WAGRadio STORE MANAGER
BILL REITER - RECORD (VINYL) LIBRARIAN AND MUSIC DIRECTOR
MISS A. - STATION MANAGER
RON SIMMONDS - MUSIC CONSULTANT
JASON VANDERHILL - STATION PHOTOGRAPHER AND BIOGRAPHER
EBBA REITER - ASST. STATION MANAGER
MIKE "E.E.K.O.D.B." CVETKOVICH - MENTOR, ON-AIR PERSONALITY AND MUSIC CONSULTANT
"CHUBBY" HAYES - MENTOR, ON-AIR PERSONALITY AND MUSIC CONSULTANT 


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Saturday, December 6, 2014

BIG WAGRadio / BILL REITER RECORD SALE TODAY - DECEMBER 6th, 2014 . . . LPs Jazz, Rock, Funk - $5 (50 East Pender Street) CHINATOWN MALL

 Big Record Sale Today ! ! ! LPs Jazz, Rock, Funk - $5 (50 East Pender Street)

Morgan Tanner will be selling 8 crates (600 pieces) of Jazz (50% of the stock is Jazz), Soul, Funk, Rock, Blues, Disco, Boogie, House, Hip Hop, R&B, Reggae, Latin, Brazilian, etc
TODAY ! ! December 6th from 11am - 6pm at the "Chinatown Mall" event at the Chinese Cultural Centre located at 50 East Pender Street.
Prices range from $1 - $50 (most titles priced at $5 or $10)
Blue Note, Jazzland, Prestige, Muse, Apple, Motown, Stax, Def Jam, Verve, ECM, Enja, Groove Merchant, Riverside, Limelight, Impulse!, Atlantic, Milestone, Fantasy, Skye, CTI etc
Original Pressings, LPs & 12 inch Singles many still sealed deadstock copies, many rare pieces, everything is amazing shape (NM or Still Sealed)

http://instagram.com/unkb_zwax

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Saturday, November 22, 2014

OH YEAH, GET ON 'DA FLOOR ! CUZ IT'S AN ALL-NU GRUVIN' BLU . . . GROOVIN' BLUE 14 - 12 AND IT'S REAL TASTY TOO ! ! HOT AND RARE AND FULL OF JUICE ! !

              Photo: "Ky's Roast Beef Dinner" by Amanda McRoberts

FROM HERE TO THERE.  OVER THE MOUNTAIN AND 'CROSS THE SEA.  WE GOT A FULL CRATE OF DYNAMIC SOULFUL NEW WORLD AFRICAN MUSIC GOODIES FOR ALL Y'ALL! !
ROY AYERS, MARIAH CAREY, BUNNY SIGLER, FRANCK ROGER & OLIVIER PORTAL, DENHAM SMITH, PLISSKEN, THE DELLS, JAH CURE, REBIRTH BRASS BAND, SISQUO, JAH DEFENDER AND ON AND ON AND ON AND ON AND . . .

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

THANK YOU EVERYONE WHO VISITED THE WAGRadio BILL REITER VINYL COLLECTION TABLE AT THE MAIN STREET RECORD SHOW. WATCH FOR "CAP'N" MORGAN TANNER SETTING SAIL FOR THE CHINATOWN MALL ON DECEMEBER, 6th.


THE PHOTO ABOVE IS FROM A COUPLA' MONTHS AGO.  THE WAGRadio BILL REITER VINYL COLLECTION CAN BE FOUND AT MANY OF THE BEST RECORD SHOPS IN VANCOUVER, B.C., CANADA.  THIS LOT OF THREE HUNDRED REGGAE SEVENS (45 rpm) FROM THE COLLECTION CAN STILL BE FOUND AT BEAT STREET RECORDS ON  HASTINGS STREET, DOWNTOWN VANCOUVER.  http://www.beatstreet.ca/
ACROSS THE STREET AT SIKORA'S RECORDS THERE'S A GIANT SLUG OF WONDERFUL CLASSICAL ALBUMS FORMERLY PART OF THE AFOREMENTIONED COLLECTION.  MOST OF THE OTHER BEST-KNOWN VINYL OUTLETS IN THE CITY ARE NOW THE PURVEYORS OF SOME OF THE 30,000 PIECE ASSEMBLAGE.
HERE'S A PAGE FROM THE GREAT BLOG 'BOINGBOING' SENT TO WAGRadio BY STAFFER JASON V.  IT TELLS SOMETHIN' 'BOUT THE NUTSY-CRAZEE TYPES WHO OBSESS ON VINYL.
http://boingboing.net/2014/11/18/vinyl-hoarders-in-words-and-pi.html

WATCH FOR MORE OF THE COLLECTION-ON-SALE IN A FEW WEEKS  - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6th - "CHINATOWN MALL" - 50 EAST PENDER STREET.

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Friday, November 14, 2014

A SUNDAY LIKE NO OTHER THIS YEAR. NOVEMBER 16th, 2014. THE FINAL VINYL RECORD SHOW OF 2014 AND ALSO TEN MINUTES AWAY - GUITAR LEGEND BRO' HENRY YOUNG AND HIS QUARTET AT THE PATRICIA HOTEL'S PAT'S BAR ! ! WHAT A DAY !


SUPPOSEDLY IF YA' TELL THE BARTENDER AT PAT'S PUB THAT YOU ARE PARKING YOUR RIDE IN THEIR LOT - THE PARKING IS FREE!  . . . AND THEN YOU'VE GOT THREE HOURS OF JOYFUL, SOULFUL, JAZZ WITH DOUG LOUIE, PAUL BLANEY, FRANK DATO AND HENRY "MO" YOUNG
BEFORE THE 2:00 PM START AT PAT'S PUB WE SUGGEST YOU VISIT THE MAIN STREET VINYL FAIR AT MAIN AND 15th.  WHAT A PERFECT SUNDAY OF FONK, VINYL AND ROLL!
THIS WILL BE 2014's FOURTH AND FINAL AND ALSO THE  LARGEST-EVER VINYL RECORD FAIR WITH OVER 50 VENDORS AND PROMISES TO BE MORE THAN A GOOD'UN.
REMEMBER TO VISIT THE WAGRadio TABLE AND SAY HELLO TO OUR OWN "CAP'N'" MORGAN TANNER WHO WILL BE THERE WITH HIS POPS THE LEGENDARY VANCOUVER B.C. DISC JOCKEY "JOLLY" JOHN TANNER - THEY WILL BE SELLIN' AND VENDIN' A GOODLY CHUNK OF THE BILL REITER WAGRadio VINYL LIBRARY COLLECTION.
HERE'S THE RECORD FAIRE'S WEBSITE: http://www.vinylrecordfair.com/
THE MAIN STREET RECORD FAIR IS ALL DAY SUNDAY !


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Saturday, November 1, 2014

WHEW ! ! OHMYGAWD ! ! ! . . . ALL OF SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER and NO GROOVIN' BLUE !. . . WHA'S BIN' HAPPENIN'?? WELL, HERE'S A BRAND NEW GROOVIN' BLUE 14 - 11 FOR ALL Y'ALL . . . AND IT IS SO GOOD (WE HOPE YOU AGREE) IT WAS WORTH THE WAIT !

              Photo: "Loveless Cafe, Nashville TN by juliarghh2

WE HERE AT WAGRadio KNOW Y'ALL BIN' WAITIN' A HULLUVA LONG TIME FOR A NEW GROOVIN' BLUE . . . DUE TO UNFORSEEN HAP'NIN'S WE COULD ONLY ASK DJZigZag TO GIVE US HIS BEST SHOT WITH THE NEXT ONE and HERE IT IS  GROOVIN' BLUE 14 - 11  AND BOY OH BOY . . . . HAS BROTHER ZIGGIZIGZAGGYRUMPYPUMPY EVER COME THROUGH.  THIS NU G.B. IS CHOCK FULL O' FONK AND SOUL AND REGGAE AND JAMS!!
DIG ON IT AND GIVE US YOUR FEEDBACK.  ALSO, LOOK FOR ANOTHER GROOVIN' BLUE BEFORE NOVEMBER IS OUT.

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

SCHOOL-MATE. PAL & ALWAYS ENTERTAINER-OF-THE-YEAR BRO' KENTISH STEELE GON' BE SINGIN' UP A PROVERBIAL DAI FOON AT THE EDGEWATER CASINO ALONG WITH TEMPTATION Mr. RILEY INGE SATURDAY, NOV. 8th. BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW! 604.612.6898 - FLASHBACK TO MOTOWN REVUE !


DJZigZag and SWEET DADDY FONK'S  GOOD PAL AND SCHOOLMATE (BRITANNIA SECONDARY, EAST VANCOUVER, BC) Mr. KENTISH STEELE WILL BE PERFORMING AT THE EDGEWATER CASINO ON THE NIGHT OF SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8th ALONG WITH FORMER TEMPTER RILEY INGE.
WE LOVE THIS JAMROCK/CANUCK!  BUT . . . HERE'S A GOOD PAL'S HINT TO US . . . DO NOT OPEN THE DOOR ON TALKIN' 'BOUT POLITICS.  BROTHER KENTISH IS VERY INTO THE NOT-SO-MANLY ART OF POLITICS AND WILL RIP AN ARM OFF IF YA' GET HIM TOO EXCITED 'BOUT A POLITICIAN OR PARTY HE FEELS ISN'T UP TO SNUFF!  GET HIM SINGIN' AND IN A LOVIN' MOOD (photo) AND YOU CAN SEE WHY HE IS KNOWN BY EVERYONE HERE AT WAGRadio AS "THE PANTY MAN".  WOMAN ACTUALLY THROW THEIR PANTIES ON STAGE TO THE BROTHER!  NOW THAT'S TRUE POLITICAL POWER!!

HE IS GOOD LOOKIN!!!


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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

WE MADE THE MISTAKE OF ALMOST COUNTIN' THIS BROTHER OUT. BUT Mr. AKON IS BACK WITH A WONDERFUL POP CHOON. WHAT A TALENT! ! SORRY BRO' - "SO BLUE" IS GONNA BE A VERY LARGE WAGRadio HIT ON THE SOON-TO-BE PODCAST GROOVIN' BLUE 14 - 11.


MA..MA..MA..GAWD MAMACITA . . THAT THING GOT ME MEZMUREYEZED! THIS IS A GREAT MIX OF STYLES FOR YO' DANCIN' PLEASURE BY BENTLEY FORTUNE. HE IS OUT ON THE "DANCE FLOOR". AND GIRL. . . DO NOT BEND OVER ! !


TEACHERS, LEADERS, MOVERS, SHAKERS, TROUBLE MAKERS, FAKE PREACHERS, DESTROYERS . . . WHEN WILL YOU LEARN SEZ SHAUN ESCOFFERY IN HIS GREAT CHOON "NATURE'S CALL". LOOK FOR TWO, YES TWO BRAND NU GROOVIN' BLUE SHOWS IN NOVEMBER . . .



WE THINKIN' REAL HARD 'BOUT POSTING TWO BRAND NEW GROOVIN' BLUE SHOWS IN NOVEMBER.  WATCH FOR G.B. 14-11 AND 14-12 !
WATCH OUT, Y'ALL!!

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OOooo TRACI . . . SIT THAT DOWN and SING US YOUR "LAST CALL" RECORD. GOT THE HOUSE LIGHTS ON.