There once was a radio station slot that was dull,
Too many youngsters were cursing on the air.
The FCC dug the Vandy college campus station null.
Until a community volunteer named Gull
Produced a show named for a bird of the Sea,
That went on to become one that lives
In the WRVU radio hall of fame in infamy.
“Seagulls Over Nashville” was his name.
Conservative and down-home religious was his bent,
When not rocking-out judiciously on the air.
Now on sea-video for the first time,
It is another of his claims to fame,
Since the institution sold its soul and license to NPR
Into shame and meetings about it notwithstanding,
Turning talent out with a boot to the ass;
Faustian caring not about youthful human creativity,
Nor forming terrestrial trusts into perpetuity.
The Gull often squawks, “Not Urgent”
So that we do not take it seriously.
Deeper than the idea that Obama will ever be thus until he learns not to listen to the “stuffed-suits” advising him all the time, think for himself, occasionally representing the Black American Man and talk about the poor people of all colors for a change, “You’re INSIDE the Pajama Bar…” will remain the GOLD-standard of music journalism :- j
Actually this show is the last we performed on WRVU FM before Vanderbilt University sadly went down the path towards selling their station’s radio license to the hideous local “NPR”. It began with this last trip, by axing most of us “community volunteers”, aka ‘older adults’. I was okay with it, too much drama was happening for no reason at a great facility now gone to waste like so many things I grew into appreciating. Would death be so reminisce?
Succinct, live-at-the-time music mixing on-the radio from ‘009. I was just trying to stay true to the advice of my friend, the late Chuck Leonard, who always said, “‘…just stay on the mic…” as advice to keep in myself on the air. But government deregulation and technology made his advice moot – and it sux.
We always count upon your comments and suggestions at I.M.I.J. Produckshunz. ThanX & Cheers.
We hope you like it “inside” the Pajama Bar…THEE “theater of the mind” radio show left on Earth. This show is from this time two years ago. Who knows if we will ever open the “doors” again atop the broadcast tower, DJ booth suspended over the multi-colored dance floor and lowering the “tip bucket” from time to time to take care of the staff and the DJ… but the book will be released very soon.
This show is from February, 2008. Listen & enjoy.