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Program Information
 The Sonic Cafe 
 Carnac The Magnificent
 Weekly Program
 Scott Clark
 Scott Clark  
 For non-profit use only.
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(Going On Vacation so uploading multiple episodes) It’s the Sonic Café. Welcome to episode 49. I’m your host Scott Clark. This time we look back at the Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson, who along with his sidekick Ed McMahon, invented the modern late night talk show. In particular we’ll focus on one of his longest running and arguably most famous characters… The Amazing Carnac. We’ll play one complete Carnac segment. Also listen for some of Carnac’s greatest jokes… and better yet, some of his greatest curses … all mixed together with a group of tasty tunes pulled from those thirty years when Johnny Carson was the undisputed king of late night television. Carnac the Magnificent… this time from that little café on the pacific coast… we’re the Sonic Café!
Song 1: Carnac_Joke Three Dog Night
Artist: Johnny Carson
LP: The Tonight Show
Song 2: Must Let The Show Go On
Artist: Three Dog Night
LP: Best of Three Dog Night
Yr: 1973
Song 3: For Your Love
Artist: The Yardbirds
LP: Positively '60s
Yr: 1965
Song 4: Carnac_Joke The Girl with Something Extra
Artist: Johnny Carson
LP: The Tonight Show
Song 5: The Look
Artist: Roxette
LP: Look Sharp
Yr: 1989
Song 6: Carnac_Curse May a Car Sick Mongoose
Artist: Johnny Carson
LP: The Tonight Show
Yr: 1973
Song 7: Gemini Dream
Artist: The Moody Blues
LP: Long Distance Voyager
Yr: 1981
Song 8: Carnac the Magnificient
Artist: Johnny Carson
LP: The Tonight Show
Yr: 1980
Song 9: China Grove
Artist: The Doobie Brothers
LP: Best Of The Doobies
Yr: 1973
Song 10: Carnac-Joke Burger King & Happy Hooker
Artist: Johnny Carson
LP: The Tonight Show
Song 11: Love And Happiness
Artist: Al Green
LP: Al Green - Greatest Hits
Yr: 1975
Song 12: Carnac Curse Fix Your Sisters Plumbing
Artist: Johhny Carson
LP: The Tonight Show
Yr: 1979
Song 13: Heat Of The Moment
Artist: Asia
LP: Asia
Yr: 1982
Song 14: Carnac_Joke UCLA
Artist: Johnny Carson
LP: The Tonight Show
Song 15: Isn't It Time
Artist: The Babys
LP: Broken Heart
Yr: 1977
Song 16: Carnac_Curse May A Weird Holy Man
Artist: Johnny Carson
LP: The Tonight Show
Song 17: Something To Talk About
Artist: Bonnie Raitt
LP: Luck Of The Draw
Yr: 1991
Song 18: Carnac-Curse Only Son a Pointer Sister
Artist: Johnny Carson
LP: The Tonight Show
Song 19: Jump (For My Love)
Artist: The Pointer Sisters
LP: Best Of…
Yr: 1984
Song 20: Carnac-Joke Kitchy, Kitchy, Coo
Artist: Johnny Carson
LP: The Tonight Show
Song 21: Susie Q
Artist: Creedence Clearwater Revival
LP: Chronicle, Vol. 1
Yr: 1968
Song 22: Carnac_Joke Hurry Up
Artist: Johnny Carson
LP: The Tonight Show
Song 23: Games People Play
Artist: The Alan Parsons Project
LP: The Best Of The Alan Parsons Project
Yr: 1980
Song 24: Carnac On Role
Artist: Johnny Carson
LP: The Tonight Show
Song 25: Respect
Artist: Aretha Franklin
LP: The Classic Rhythm + Blues Collection
Yr: 1967
Song 26: Intro
Artist: Roy Budd
LP: Get Carter
Yr: 1971

The Sonic Cafe features an intelligent, eclectic mix of music, comedy and pop culture showcasing 30 to 60 years of content within each episode.

The show is set in an imaginary cafe overlooking the Pacific Ocean on the Central Oregon Coast. The cafe serves music, comedy and pop culture rather than breakfast, lunch and dinner. All announcer voiceovers are presented over the background noise of a busy cafe with references made to the café environment to create a theatre of the mind experience for listeners.

The program actually does originate 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.

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.

Original syndication date was 7/22/2016. At that time 31 shows had already been produced (over six months of content) with new episodes produced weekly. A new episode is released each week. You can confidently add The Sonic Cafe to your schedule knowing that a backlog of shows is already produced awaiting weekly release.

The Sonic Cafe has a Facebook page ( where complete show notes and playlists are presented for each episode. The Sonic Café can also be streamed from MixCloud (

Listeners can also reach the show producers via email (

Pre-recorded Sonic Cafe promos are available to promote the show on your station. Each is roughly :24 seconds in length with time left to tag local broadcast day and time. We are also happy to produce custom promos, station IDs, etc. Contact us via email to request promo files. Also please let us know if you pick-up the program on your station so we can announce it on our Facebook page.

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