Radio Bob Playlists
You can find or special order any of the music heard on this program from local music stores, including:
Northern Music & Video, Potsdam: 315-265-8100
SLU Brewer Bookstore, Canton
Ampersound, Saranac Lake:
Peacock Music, Plattsburgh:
The Radio Bob Show with Bob Sauter
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About The Radio Bob Show
Join NCPR each week for classic R&B, Motown, great rock & roll and well mostly really good stuff.
Bob Sauter is NCPR's longtime station engineer. The rest is best said in pictures...
Young Bob sometime near the beginning!
Subyluke Lunkaby & the Jobolias Quumquats at St. Ann's C.Y.O. Dance, 1967.
Enthralled crowd digging cool sounds of Suby & the J.Q.'s.
Chief Radio Operator Radio Bob, bonding with Second Deck Officer Guido Martini aboard the cruise ship Mardi Gras in 1980.
Scary transitional Bob after the beard leaped from his face during midlife crisis.
The Bob that remains.
Radio Bob's Featured Artist Picks
The mythology surrounding The Doors generally centers on its lead singer, Jim Morrison. Morrison is still considered one of rock's tortured poets, but The Doors' sound was based largely on Ray Manzarek's keyboard playing. His are the riffs...
Raised on the South Side, Manzarek brought Chicago sound to L.A.'s beaches with the trailblazing band. He died Monday at age 74.
In 1958, Lewis suffered a precipitous decline in popularity when people learned that his new wife was not only 13, but also his cousin. Nobody would touch his records. Then, in 1963, he signed a deal with Smash and it looked like things were getting...
If the experimental, idiosyncratic filmmaker Jim Jarmusch formed a band, what kind of music would it play? On this week's show you can hear the answer with a new song and EP from the group Jarmusch calls SQÜRL. Plus some remarkable new electronic...
When it came time to pack up our things and head to the new NPR headquarters, we asked you to help us reflect on the move with your picks for the best songs about dealing with change. On this week's <em>All Songs Considered</em> we share...
The Stones' 1969 concert at the park drew 250,000 people and was tinged with sorrow, coming just two days after the death of founding member Brian Jones. Just before performing, Mick Jagger silenced the crowd for a remembrance of Jones.
Hear a special full show of newly released Hendrix material, as well as interviews with people he knew.
Although he died at the young age of 24, Allman produced a legendary breadth of work. A new box set compiled by his daughter chronicles his career.
These 12 previously unreleased recordings all shine a spotlight on Hendrix's considerable charisma, preserving the guitarist's work in amber while still polishing it up as good as new.
Franklin found her voice in songs such as "I Never Loved a Man" for Atlantic Records in the 1960s. Before Atlantic, however, Franklin recorded for Columbia, and in those early recordings you can hear the legend just beginning to emerge.
Watching movies is a great way to discover new music. So, fresh on the heels of the Oscars, we want to know about the songs you discovered in a film. This can be music written specifically for the film, or a song that appeared in the movie.
Rock writer Jonathan Cott met John Lennon in 1968 and formed a working relationship with him, as well as with Yoko Ono, that would span more than two decades. Cott was the last journalist to interview Lennon, just three days before the singer was...