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 The Sonic Cafe 
 Tastes Great... And Less Filling!
 Weekly Program
 Scott Clark
 Scott Clark  
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Sonic Café Rockin Down the Highway with the Doobie Brothers from 1972. Hey welcome, I’m Scott Clark and this is episode 169. This time the Sonic Café brings you a mix of music that tastes great… and is less filling too. That should solve that little argument. Heh. We’ll hear jazz saxophonist Stephen Riley with title track music from his El Gaucho release. Stephen plays with a soft, lyrical style that we really like and hope you do too. Also great blues from the David Bromberg Band and Fast Eddie Clarke, plus Chaz Jankel with the story of Johnny Funk, then M83, Everlast, Hall & Oates and more in an eclectic mix spanning 45 years. Oh and a big Sonic Café welcome to our newest sponsor. If you’re eager to sharpen your math skills, make sure to listen for a word from The Joe Johnson Math Learning System. All that this plus some other neat stuff too, let’s get rolling with the Alan Parsons Project, pulled directly from the vintage vinyl. Listen for all those authentic pops and crackles right here from our little café in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, we’re the Sonic Café.
Song 1: Rockin' Down The Highway
Artist: The Doobie Brothers
LP: Toulouse Street
Yr: 1972
Song 2: May Be A Price To Pay
Artist: The Alan Parsons Project
LP: The Turn Of A Friendly Card
Yr: 1980
Song 3: El Gaucho
Artist: Stephen Riley
LP: El Gaucho
Yr: 2010
Song 4: Why Are People Like That?
Artist: The David Bromberg Band
LP: The Blues, The Whole Blues and Nothing But the Blues
Yr: 2016
Song 5: What It's Like
Artist: Everlast
LP: Whitey Ford Sings the Blues
Yr: 1998
Song 6: Do You Know What I Mean
Artist: Lee Michaels
LP: 5th (Remastered)
Yr: 1971
Song 7: Johnny Funk
Artist: Chaz Jankel
LP: Questionnaire
Yr: 1981
Song 8: We Own The Sky
Artist: M83
LP: Saturdays = Youth
Yr: 2008
Song 9: Mountains to the Sea (Featuring Bill Sharpe)
Artist: Fast Eddie Clarke
LP: Make My Day Back to Blues
Yr: 2014
Song 10: Lady Rain
Artist: Hall & Oates
LP: Abandoned Luncheonette
Yr: 1973
Song 11: Math Learning System
Artist: Bob and Tom
LP: Bob and Tom
Yr: 2018
Song 12: Bad Sneakers
Artist: Steely Dan
LP: Katy Lied
Yr: 1975
Song 13: Walking Up In The Park
Artist: Chris Joss
LP: You've Been Spiked
Yr: 2004
About the Producer:

Scott Clark has always had a lot of music in his life. Growing up outside of Chicago, he was mesmerized early on by the radio of the sixties and seventies and began collecting records at a very early age. From 45’s and LP’s to cassettes and CD’s and now digital… he really never stopped. Today everything in his library is digitized because he got sick of lugging all that stuff around.

The concept for the Sonic Café is to deliver the high production values and feel of the radio he grew up listening to. But unlike the tight, repetitious playlists of those commercial stations, feature a massive range of artists, genres and tunes. The whole idea is to package it in an eclectic, engaging, no repeat format that brings both new and old together in a unique, entertaining, and most importantly fun and fast paced way. There’s really nothing on the radio today, or in the past, that compares with it.

About the Sonic Café:

The show is set in an imaginary cafe overlooking the Pacific Ocean on the Central Oregon Coast. The cafe serves up eclectic, intelligent music, comedy and pop culture. The program originates from KYAQ radio located on the Oregon coast in the Pacific Northwest, so the imagery is not a huge stretch.

Each program is 58:00 minutes in length leaving room for station ID, promos and PSAs. Each episode is .mp3 encoded at a constant rate of 256kbps and ready for broadcast.

An episode is released each Friday. All episodes are evergreen; never focusing on time of year, weather, month, holidays, events etc. so each show is timeless. All music is presented in a no repeat format. Once a song airs in an episode it never airs again. Episodes may be downloaded and grouped together to quickly create program blocks of two, three, four or more hours in length.

The Sonic Cafe has a Facebook page ( where complete show notes and playlists are presented for each episode. Listeners can also reach the show producers via email (

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