Saturday, December 31, 2005

The Best of 2005 on CJ's Radio Olio!!!
Starting at 3pm today USCST (9pm GMT), you'll hear almost 4 hours of the highest rated tracks from 2005. These were rated by You (yeah, you heard me!), The Listeners to CJ's Radio Olio. Also spicing up the show is a handfull of 3 packs: tracks that are some of my favorites, but got lousy rating during the year.
The Show will start at 3pm USCST and repeat at 7pm, 11pm, 3am, 7am, and 11am. All those times are -0600 hours GMT.
Happy New Year!!!
Love and Peace, Clarence

Monday, December 26, 2005

Had your fill of Turkey? Well, cj's radio olio has a new, No Turkey playlist up and playing for your dining and dancing pleasure. The Fine Artistes added are: Aaron Ximm - Athas - Billy Murray and Ed Smalle - Charles Mingus - Cows - Derek Holzer - Elvis Costello and Burt Bacharach - Emmett Miller - Enrico Caruso - Fred Frith and John Zorn - Giovanni Bai - Iron Butterfly - Joe Cocker - Kashmir - Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra - Nichols and May - Otis Redding - Pale Jesus - Pedestrian Motor - Phil Hartman - President John F. Kennedy - Ricky Wayne - Shirley Bassey - Sons of Adam - Steve Miller Band - Taj Mahal - The Hartmans - The Johnny Thompson Quintet - The Minority - The Moonglows - The Powers of Blue - The Primitives - Willy and His Giants - XTC - and ZZ and De Maskers.
And, on a happy note, cj's radio olio is proud to announce a special programme for New Years Eve/New Years Day! Beginning at 3pm USCST (9pm GMT) Dec. 31st and running until 3pm USCST Jan.1st, you can hear The Best (and the Best of the Worst) of the olio 2005. This will be a 3-4 hour show (I haven't figured that out yet) featuring the highest rated tracks (as rated by You the Listeners), along with some of my favorite tracks that You the Listeners low-rated during the year! The show will repeat throughout the 24 hour period so that all of you around the World can catch it when it's convenient.
Just another service of cj's radio olio, a division of SRH Inc..
Love & Peace, Clarence

Friday, December 23, 2005

Well Fellow Travelers, it is time for cj's radio olio's Top Twenty Five for December! Yep, it's the top 25 plus ties (39 this month) tracks on the olio as rated by You, the Listeners.
Holiday music is representin', along with several returnees from last month & a bunch of new faves. As always, this reflects your votes over the past 30 days: I don't vote at all.
So check out the results at the olio's Top Twenty Five page. And keep listening to cj's radio olio: Real.Extreme.Freeform.
AND, look for some very special programming on New Years Eve/New Years Day! (no hints yet, but I'm working on it)
Love and Peace, Clarence

Friday, December 16, 2005

If you are tired of Jingling your Bells, let cj's radio olio Ring your Chimes! Yep, it's the final new playlist before Christmas on the olio. Tracks have been added from these merry artistes: Basketcase - Bing Crosby - the Canadian Brass - Dion - Fred Astaire - Freddie King - Gene Kelly - George Gershwin - Ginger Rogers - Glenn Miller and His Orchestra - Graham Parker - Homer and Jethro - the Jackson 5 - James Brown and His Famous Flames - Janis Ian - John Lennon and the Plastic Ono Band - Judy Garland - June Carter - Lou Rawls - Mel Blanc - Old 97's - Otis Redding - Ramones - Richard Thompson - Saturday Supercade - Shower with Goats - Slade - Stevie Wonder - Suidice - The Ebonys - The Real Kids - The Residents - The Who - Tsunami Bomb - Twenty2 - Vince Guaraldi Trio - the Whoville Children - and Wini Shaw (with a lotta flyin' feet).
Stay comfortable, be safe, and remember: if you get coal in your stocking, you can save on your heating bills.
Love and Peace, Clarence

Wednesday, December 7, 2005

Not an A-list Blogebrity? The Digiterati not answering your IMs? Relief is availible 24/7 at cj's radio olio, where a new playlist is bringing unfettered joy to the unfettered and fettered alike. Artistes added to the maelstrom are: Arctic Monkeys - Avon Comedy Four - B.J.Thomas - Band Aid - Blind Willie Johnson - Boy Omega - Brother JT - Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band - Buddy Holly - Camera Obscura - Chuck Berry - Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - Darlene Love - David E. Lilienthal - Dutch Elms (In Full Remission)East River Pipe - Florencio Constantino - Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby - Frigg-A-Go-Go - Insect Surfers - Jimmy and Johnny - Johnny Mercer and Margaret Whiting - Jose Feliciano - Kai Normann Andersen - Kirov Orchestra - Little Brenda Lee - Lotte Lenya - Marti Bergman - Meat Puppets - Mississippi Sarah and Daddy Stovepipe - Moby Grape - Of Montreal - Pelle Carlberg - Ray Stevens - Rev. C.L.Franklin - Sambassadeur - Steve Lukather and Eddie Van Halen - Steve Porter - The Beat Farmers - The Beatles - The Collins Kids - The Crystals - The Magnetic Fields - The Red Crayola - The Vel-Mares - Three O'Clock - and the Vince Guaraldi Trio.
Yep, here in the USA it's Charlie Brown time, known in other countries as December. For those in the Southern Hemisphere, a special message: use plenty of sunblock.
Love and Peace, Clarence

Thursday, December 1, 2005

Thank God It's December...wasn't there a movie by that name?!? If not, you could make one about the last 30 days at cj's radio olio. Due to circumstances, the new playlist at the olio represents a shift of sorts. But first, here's the Artistes whose creations have been added to the existing sounds and stuff
: Alan Lomax - Albert Brooks - Albert King - the Andrews Sisters - Andy Williams - Artists Against Apartheid - Big Star - Bill Cosby - Bing Crosby - the Black Keys - Bob and Ray - Bob B. Soxx and The Blue Jeans - Brother Claude Ely - Carl Reiner - Cat Mother and the All-Night Newsboys - Dame Edith Evans - David Bowie - Dinah Shore - Doris Day - Duke Ellington - Dylan Thomas - Elvis Presley - Enrico Caruso - Ervin Webb - Firesign Theatre - F-Minus - Frank Zappa - Fritz Kreisler - Gary U.S.Bonds - George Carlin - George Johnson - Geraldine Farrar - Ginger Rogers ans Chorus - Graham Chapman - Helen Hayes - Ian Martin - Ice Cube - Jefferson Airplane - Jello Biafra - Jerry Clower - Jim Nabors - Johnny Cash - Johnny Maestro and the Brooklyn Bridge - Jonathan Miller - June Carter - Len Spencer - Lena Horne - Lord Lawrence Olivier - Marcia Ball - Mel Brooks - Michael Palin - Monty Python - National Lampoon - Nirvana - NOFX - Orson Welles - Phil Hatman - President John F. Kennedy - Roy Orbison - Sam and Dave - Samuel L. Jackson - Santana - Shelley Berman - Sly and The Family Stone - Smith and Dale - Steven Wright - T.Rex - The American Breed - The Bickersons - The Buckinghams - The City of London Sinfonia - The Cramps - The Drifters - The Faces - The Impressions - The Missing Lines - The New York Dolls - The Only Ones - The Ronettes - The Unrelated Segments - The Yardbirds - Thomas J.Marsh - Tony Bennett - and Woody Allen. Big list.
Recently the RIAA was in communication with Live365 about webcasts that supposedly weren't following the Rules under both U.S.Law and Contractual Agreements. Although there was no questioning of any aspect of cj's radio olio, I decided that any tracks that could be legally iffy ought to be dropped from the webcast. The vast majority of tracks dropped were spoken word excerpts from various media. Some of my favorite bits are gone. The good news is that I was beginning to feel that the playlist structure, independent of the tracks in it, was getting old and confining. The changes will make the playlists a little less predictable and therefore more in the spirit that the station began with almost 4 years ago. Other than a few less spoken word tracks (and a few more xmas songs than, say, in June), there won't be any big differences. it will still be the same cj's radio olio, with the same wide variety of Music and Stuff. So don't fret: I won't be putting a piece of coal in your ears...errr, somehow that didn't come out right. But I promise I won't do that...or change the olio into anything other than a better version of itself.
And Thanks to you for listening (and reading). Nearly 4 years on, and I'm still amazed that someone other than myself likes this. Y'all are cool.
Love and Peace, Clarence

Monday, November 21, 2005

wOOt! HowdyHowdy, and all that good stuff. Time for the (drum roll please...or maybe a corn bread muffin) cj's radio olio Top Twenty Five! Yep, it's the top 25 tracks (34 this month) as rated by YOU, the Listeners to cj's radio olio.
All I can say in commenting on this list is: as usual, there's a lot of changes since last month; y'all are rating the short spoken word pieces more, which is cool; I like these tracks. (As always, I do not vote or in any way try to influence the voting.)
Again, go to to see the new list. And keep on voting!
Love and Peace, Clarence

ps: check out the change-of-color scheme on the website. If you wanna comment on that, or anything else, email me at olioradio at

Saturday, November 19, 2005

Black Friday is coming fast in the USA, and no, that's not terrorist-related, exactly. To those in Retailing who feel the Terror and know "the Horror...the Horror...", here's a new playlist at cj's radio olio, complete with some holiday tunes.
Artistes whose voices have to be heard are: the Academy Chorus of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields - Beto y Los Fairlanes - Betty Jo and Johnny Starr - the Bobby Fuller Four - Buddy Jones and his Band - Dion - Elvis Presley - Happy Bullets - James P. Johnson - Jeff Beck - Jesper Fries - Judy Garland - Julia Lee - Kai Normann Andersen - Lawrence Welk and His Champaign Music Makers - Louis Prima - Meade Lux Lewis - Meat Puppets - Nat King Cole Trio - Neil Diamond - Nouvelle Vague - Perry Como - Roger Miller - Ron, Megan, Jason & Jennifer - Roy Buchanan - Stevie Wonder - The Budos Band - The Chiffons - The Four Imperials - and the Vince Guaraldi Trio. Just keep listening, and repeat, " January's not far away. January's not far away...".
Love and Peace, Clarence

Sunday, November 13, 2005

Eddy Guerrero was found dead this morning in his hotel room. He was 38. It appears to be a heart attack. Eddie was one of the finest wrestlers alive. He was fast, athletic, & great on the microphone. The strongest characteristic of Eddie was his Heart. He alwaysd gave the crowd his best, & brought a joie de vivre to the ring that few have ever matched.
He also was a recovering substance abuser, who had gotten his life back on track, his family back, & his pride back. He was, no, he Will Be a becon to those who have problems in life to show that you CAN earn your way back to a place of pride in your world.
He was a member of a multi-generational wrestling family. My prayers go out to his family, & to the millions of fans like me who are stunned by this news. God Bless Eddy, we'll miss you.

Saturday, November 12, 2005

Welcome to the home of the Hep and the land of the Kewl Beans...cj's radio olio! There's a new playlist a-groovin' just for you . Artistes added to the fun this time are: Apu - Arturo Toscanini and the NBC Symphony - Bernadette Peters - Bing Crosby - Bobby Fuller - Bob Hope - Calla - Canned Heat - Coach Said Not To - Dan Castellaneta - Duke Ellington and His Orchestra - Finntroll - Harry Shearer - Jerry Butler - Jerry Warren - Julius Marx - the Kingston Trio - Louis Prima and Keely Smith - Margaret Dumont - Moe and Jerry Horowitz - Muslimgauze - One of a Kind - Polyphonic Size - Sister Rosetta Tharpe with Lucky Millinder - Soft Machine - The Blenders - The Dorsey Brothers Orchestra - The Shindigs - Tom Donohue - and Tom Kennedy. Now That's a package of variety in Entertainment for sure! Listen in!
Love and Peace, Clarence.

Thursday, November 3, 2005

Who would you rather have as a First Date if you are going to a Dangerous Place: Mr. Solo or Mr. Sulu? Don't know? Well, you'd feel a whole lot better about it if you could listen to the new playlist on cj's radio olio while there. Artistes added to the cycle this time are: Abandoned Pools - Andor Kovacs - Antal Vanhelyi - Assacre - Avons - Bob Wills and The Texas Playboys - Buck Wheat & His Wheatbinders - Catherine Duc - Danny and The Nitro-Tones - Dee Clark - Eddie Shuler's All Star Reveliers - Elmooht - Eric Clapton - Ethel Merman - Harmonia Vocal - Illes - Jack Lord - Karin Kent - K.J.Sawka - Losa - Lyle Lovett - KZEW Announcers - Stereo Total - The Clovers - The Constantines - The Persuasions - The Soviettes - Violaine - Wendy - and Willie Nelson and J.J.Cale.
And, he said, if you would like to see images of normal people (plus me), I've got a simple way to just do it. Your entrance is here at The Clarence Jones Archives (aka my Flikr page)...don't worry, the photos and people are Workplace Safe. See if you can find a future head of the NCSA and CAL-IT in these pics.
Love and Peace, Clarence

Monday, October 31, 2005

Over a week late but never dull, it's the cj's radio olio Top 25 for October! Yep, you can now journey to the olio's Top 25 page and see who YOU, the Listeners, rated as the best this month. Of the 26 tracks in the Top 25 this time, two artistes (Washboard Sam and H.P.Lovecraft) return from last month, we have both Bobby Fuller and Hunter Hancock pimpin' gigs, and there are a number of live recordings or radio airchecks you liked. Want to know more? Go to the olio's Top 25 page and Check It Out!
Love and Peace, Clarence

Wednesday, October 19, 2005

It must still be 2005: there's a hurricane heading for the Gulf Coast, and there's a new playlist on cj's radio olio. The Artistes newly added this time are: Big Jim Sullivan - Bill and Will - Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys - Cab Calloway and His Orchestra - Eddie Smith - Firesign Theatre - George Olsen and His Music - James Rado, Lynn Kellogg, and the OBC of Hair - Larry Raspberry and the Highsteppers - Len Spencer - Lou Christie and The Classics - Louis Crabb and Larry Crabb - Marlon 'Madman' Mitchell and The Rocketeers - Marvin Gaye - Nick Lucas - Noel Coward - Paul McCartney - Pearl Jam - Robert Johnson - Ronald Dyson and Walter Harris - Serge Gainsbourg - Steve Curry - T Rex - The Beat Farmers - The Beatles - The Delta Rhythm Boys - The Excels - The New York Dolls - Theodore Roosevelt - Tridels - X Ray Spex - and XTC. Keep listening to the olio, and taking your meds, and it all will be better...just relax...
Love and Peace, Clarence

Wednesday, October 12, 2005

The olio's John Peel Day Special is set!
On Thursday, October 13, at 1200 GMT (8am US EDT - 5am US PDT) and 2300 GMT (7pm US EDT - 4pm US PDT), cj's radio olio will be playing A Tribute to John Peel - Some of my favorite things. This is a three hour show of...some of my favorite things: songs & stuff that I enjoy no matter what mood I'm in. It's offered with love and affection.
Hope you can join us!
Love & Peace, Clarence

Friday, October 7, 2005

Celebrate John Peel Day with the olio!

Thursday, October 13, 2005, has been declared John Peel Day by the BBC. John Peel was a DJ on the BBC, & on pirate radio before that, for over 35 years. His taste, & his ability to embrace new forms of music, along with his skills as a Broadcaster, made him a legend, and a Hero to me.
On October 13, at 1200 GMT (7am USCDT), repeated at 2300 GMT (6pm USCDT), cj's radio olio will run a special show in honor of Mr. Peel. It will consist of many of my most-favorite tracks. I hope you will join me.
Love and Peace, Clarence

Friday, September 30, 2005

HowdyHowdy! Why not stop that picking up shards and fragments with tweezers, and listen in to the new playlist on cj's radio olio. You'll hear newly-added bits of wonderment from these Artistes: Acid House Kings - Al Barkle - Big Star (from the NEW CD!) - Bill Nettles - Billy Jack Wills and His Western Swing Band - Bob Wills - Cherlyn - David Bowie - East River Pipe - Firesign Theatre - Iron Maiden - Matsutake - MC Shan - Native Boys - Neil Diamond - Oranger - Paul McCartney (from HIS new CD!) - People Like Us - Perpetual Motion - Shirley - Spike Jones and His City Slickers - Stan Kenton and His Orchestra - Steven Wright - Terence Trent D'Arby - Terry Riley - Tex Beneke and The Glenn Miller Orchestra - The Beatles - The Meklight Sisters - The Nein - The Replacements - The Skull Snaps - The Soviettes - The Zombies - Trembling Blue Stars - and Van Morrison and The Chieftains. Mmmmm...tasty!
Enjoy the aural view therein, and add some visuals by checking out cj's radio olio's Top Twenty Five+ for September.See what your ratings per track generate!
Love and Peace, Clarence

Thursday, September 29, 2005

cj's radio olio's Top Twenty Five is Unleased!
A few days late (but never last), the new cj's radio olio Top Twenty Five (plus 5) is now availible at the usual place: As has been usual in the 5 month history of the Top 25+, almost no tracks are duplicated from month to month. Meanwhile, this month it helped to be named Johnny, or derivations of Johnny. Four artistes with that first name made the list. Also, there is a tendency towards pre-1980 music, although Bllix, Andrew Bisset, & Cheese on Bread raise the flag for Modern-er music...I'm sorry, Mr. Webster, for creating such a deformed word.
Thanks for voting, & Please vote again to have your opinion heard next month!
Love & Peace, Clarence

ps: I tweaked the site's color scheme...check it out & let me know your opinion at olioradio (at)

Saturday, September 17, 2005

Flooded with Work? Blown Away by hassles? Just sit back and listen to the new playlist on cj's radio olio.It Insures you some much-deserved pleasure.
And which Artistes contributed new tracks, you may ask? (Go may) Welp, here's their names:
One Hundred and One Strings - Accents - Bill Haley and the Comets - Bill Murray - Bob and Ray - Buckwheat Zydeco - Candy Rivers - Cathy Cavadini, Tara Strong, Elizabeth Daily, and Jennifer Hale - Cream - Doc Watson - Dr. John - Duke Ellington and His Orchestra - Elodie - Fleetwood Mac - George Carlin - George McCrae - Gimbo - Golden Earring - James Doohan - Jason Alexander - Jimmie Dale Gilmore - John Fred and His Playboy Band - Johnny Jenkins - Johnny Maestro and The Brooklyn Bridge - Jon Pertwee - Kansas Joe and Memphis Minnie - Kenneth Morrison - Loituma - Louis Armstrong - Michel Mange and Jean Yanne - Mission of Burma - My Bloody Valentine - Nichols and May - Oranger - Queen - R.L.Burnside - Royal Robins - RZA - Sambassadeur - Sly and the Family Stone - Smokey Robinson - Steve Earle - Stephen Colbert and Gary Cole - The Beatles - The Chantays - The Charade - The Crystal Method - The Detroit Cobras - The Orioles - The Prisonaires - The Rolling Stones - The Romantics - Vladimir Horowitz, Arturo Toscanini and the NBC Symphony - William Loose - Woody Allen and Diane Keaton - and ZZ Top.
Isn't it nice to know that in a world of confusion and despair, the olio keeps mindlessly feeding you Quality Music and Stuff? I hoped so.
Love and Peace, Clarence

Friday, September 9, 2005

In Houston, a group of folks got together & came up with an idea: Hey! Why don't we create a low power FM station for the People living at the Astrodome? And provide them with FM Radios? We can broadcast hourly updated info on everything from how to ride the Houston Metro bus system (that'll take 'em awhile to master!Wink ) to how to get their kids enrolled in local schools. Plus, the refuge...I mean Temporary Residents at the Dome could listen to music & get their minds off their situation for a little while.
So this group of people got OKs & Encouragement from the Mayor of Houston, the Governor of Texas, the Red Cross, FEMA, the Harris Co. Dept. of Health & Human Services, the FCC, and also got a lot of donations to buy the radios, batteries for the radios, equipement, etc. They were all ready to put it in Wednesday...then R.W. Royall Jr., the incident commander of the Joint Information Center -- the group temporarily governing the operations of the Astrodome campus -- showed up:,2904,68806,00.html?tw=wn_tophead_7
I've seen a lot of self-important pathetically useless Morons in Appointed Positions of power in Houston/Harris County before, but this guy truly takes the cake. As someone who has heard the "No! Seriously! We DID Upgrade it this time! (Not like the OTHER 27 times we said we did)" PA system in the Dome BEFORE it has sat virtually unused for the past couple of years, I can tell you that it's only good for measuring the near-infinite number of times the same sound wave comes bouncing by. As a domed roof on a many-stories tall round cylinder made of concrete & iron 40 years ago, it's bloody impossible to actually UNDERSTAND anything said over the PA...& that's with Professional Announcers speaking into the mics, not some poor volunteer who has never used one in their life.
I hope that R.W. Royall Jr. gets what he deserves...put him INSIDE one of those speakers at the Dome for 12 hours listening to a CD of Harry Carey calling a Cubs win over the 'Stros.
Love & Peace, Clarence
UPDATE: As of Thursday, they are trying to get an OK to set up the station outside the Dome.
Mr. Royall's regular title is chief of emergency operations with the Harris County Fire Marshal's office.
Also, the unofficial word is that ALL temp residents of the Dome have to be gone by Sept. 18th. The Texans' opening home game is that date & the NFL Stadium was built on part of the Dome's parking lot. Oh brother. Exclamation
Se the pics taken of the Dome & it's Residents here:
These faces could be you or your family.

Tuesday, September 6, 2005

Howdy Howdy to Skip and to everyone in oliomusicland. With Katrina blowin' through town, I had to wait for luxuries like Electricity and Internet service to return to finish up. Y'know, stuff happens. But now there's a new playlist in town, and it's-a streamin' on cj's radio olio.
Included in said playlist are fresh tracks from Audio Bullys - Big Star - Bill Cosby - Bob Segar System - Boy Omega - Brother Joe May - Cannonball Adderly and Sergio Mendes - Chevy Chase - Del Shannon - Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli - David Johansen - Don Dixon (w/ Marshall Crenshaw and Jules Shear!) - Elroy Dietzel - the Ford Motor Company - Former Beauty Queen - Fred Astaire - Fred Neil - Garrett Morris - Hank Williams - Red Allen - Jefferson Airplane - John Belushi - Johnnie Lee Wills and His Boys - Johnny Buckett - Julia Lee and Her Boy Friends - June Carter Cash - the Kaiser Chiefs - Kenny Thompson and His Westernaires - Lucky Millinder and His Orchestra - Miss Marcia Ball - Miles Davis - Monty Python - My Favorite - Nan Blakstone - Noble Sissle and Eubie Blake - Of Montreal - Pale Jesus - Pet Politics - Peter Boyle - Public Image Ltd. - Richard Pryor - Robin Williams - S and H Scamps - Sam Cooke with the Soul Stirrers - Sammy Smith - Sibiria - Sonic Youth - Sonny Russell - Temple City - The American Analog Set - The California Ramblers - The Chrysler - The Clash - The Hives - The International Submarine Band - The Jesus and Mary Chain - The Nirvana Sitar and String Group - The Pilgrim Travelers - The Remains - The Renfro Bros. & The Valley Station Playboys - The Royals - Tokyo Eye - Tommy Hammond - and Willis Alan Ramsey.
"You want the (non-)obvious, you get the (non-)obvious".- Not Todd Rundgren
So surf on over to, fire up cj's radio olio, and enjoy the hep sounds...and call Fred and Ethel and ask 'em to come over to have a listen. We appreciate it.
Love and Peace.

Monday, August 22, 2005

Thank YOU!!! This month's olio Top 25 proves that you Want Extreme Freeform! Any Top 25 w/ field recordings from fifties Tanganyika, mash-ups, Helen Hayes, Eddie Cantor, the Acid House Kings, Sun Ra, and Stereo Total is absolute proof of it. This is a list of 29 top 25 tracks that will be a tough one to top!
And h-e-r-e's the Top 25:
1. The B-Sides - I've Changed My Plea To Guilty - Live at Schuba's Tavern in Chicago 10.0
2. Shake Russell - Travelin' Texas - Collection: Deep in the West 10.0
3. Radio Spots From The Blaxploitation Movie Era - The Human Tornado - Super Bad, Super Black 10.0
4. Daffy Duck - Sanctity - Looney Toons 10.0
5. Lenlow - To the Taxmobile! - Web Only 9.9
6. Gogo (Tribe) - Drum Rhythm - Tanzania Instruments - Tanganyika 1950 9.9
7. Delmonicos - You Can Call - Dynamite Group Sounds v.6 9.9
8. Bing Crosby and Bob Hope - Road to Morocco - Road to Morocco ST 9.9
9. Ozzie & Harriet Nelson - Central Avenue Shuffle - The Nelson Touch 9.8
10. Nat King Cole Trio - Miss Thing - The Trio Recordings - disc 2 9.8
11. Little Eva - Uptown - The Complete Dimension Recordings 9.8
12. Julia Lee And Her Boy Friends - Lotus Blossom (Sweet Marijuana) - Kansas City Star 9.8
13. Helen Hayes, Ian Martin - Victoria Regina, Act 3, Scene 1 (Excerpt) - Anta Album of Stars, Vol. 1 9.8
14. Harry Belafonte - John Henry - Belafonte at Carnegie Hall 9.8
15. David Bowie - As the World Falls Down - Labyrinth / Original Motion Picture Soundtrack 9.8
16. Special Recordings Inc - Kresge Stores-Track 1 - Background Music 123 9.7 17. Peerless Quartet - ...Mother Goes to Movie Shows - Victor 17959-B 9.7
18. Harry Richman & Orchestra - Puttin' on the Ritz - Vitaphone Disc Extract - from "Puttin' On the Ritz"1930 9.7
19. Faces - (If Loving You is Wrong) I Don't Want to be Right - 5 Guys Walk Into a Bar 9.7
20. Eddie Cantor - Vaudeville Bit - DeForest Phonofilm 9.7
21. David Bowie - Sarah - Labyrinth / Original Motion Picture Soundtrack 9.7
22. Cliff Edwards - When You Wish Upon A Star - Pinocchio 9.7
23. Butchie Saunders & Buddies - I Wanna Holler - Herald, part1 9.7
24. Sun Ra - Interplanetary Music - We Travel the Spaceways / Bad & Beautiful 9.6
25. Stereo Total - Ex Fan de Sixties - Monokini bonus single 9.6
26. Shostakovich String Quartet - Shostakovich - Quartet No. 8 - 9.6
27. Man or Astroman? - Alpha Surfari - Project Infinity 9.6
28. Go Home Productions - Rapture Riders (Blondie vs The Doors) - AllenDean Project EP 9.6
29. Acid House Kings - 7 Days - Sing Along With Acid House Kings 9.6

check out the details at Or, just listen to cj's radio olio and early and vote often for the tracks you love (or loathe)
Love and Peace.

Tuesday, August 16, 2005

Somebody finally is standing up to an RIAA Lawsuit...a soccer mom:
This is gonna be fun! The RIAA actually In Court against someone. Wonder if Court TV has the rights to it? Whether she wins or loses, it's nice to know that a Citizen decided to stand up for Their Rights.
Love and Peace.

Sunday, August 14, 2005

I have a new design for the "other" station website. As always, it's at
The shades may change because I think it's a little dark. Thanks to for providing a great place to find free templates for your site.
Whatever you think of the new design, comment here or email me at olioradio at
Love & Peace, Clarence

Saturday, August 13, 2005

Yipes! Stripes! It's that joyful time when children dream of sugarplums and hounds begin to howl. It's a bunch o' new tracks and a new playlist on cj's radio olio.
These are the Fine Artistes with new stuff on the olio: American Spring - Andrew Bisset - Barry Corbin - Bola - Buckingham Nicks - Cowboy Junkies - Dustin Hoffman - Dwight Pullen - the Ebonaires - Eddie Cantor - Elton John - Frank Sinatra and Keely Smith - Jackie Gleason and His Orchestra - James P. Johnson - Jeff Bridges - Joe Penny - John Vernon - Johnny Thunder - Kid Loco - Kyu Sakamoto - Lali Puna - Led Zeppelin - Leslie Nielsen - Louis Armstrong - Martin Sheen and Marlon Brando - Osymyso - Peter Riegert, Tom Hulce and Tim Matheson - Pilotdrift - Pink Floyd - Polvo - Ray Charles - Sam Butera and the Witnesses - Scala Choir - Sean Penn - Slumber Party - Smoosh - Sonata Arctica - Spongebob Squarepants (in German!) - Stereolab - Syd Barrett - The Brunettes - The dB's - The Deathray Davies - The Fall - The Mops - The Notes - The Pretty Things - The Rolling Stones (new English band!) - The Spiders - The Wipers - The Zombies - Thee More Shallows - and They Drive by Night. If you haven't heard of some (most) of them, ask your best friend, their best friend, their Mom's best friend, their banker's best friend, etc., and eventually you'll hear about all of them! But for now, listen to cj's radio olio and hear these folks' Music.
Love and Peace.

Friday, July 29, 2005

HoyHoyHoy! Also, hello. We here at cj's radio olio (darned schizophrenia) are proud to announce a BIG update & a new playlist a-streamin'. When I say BIG I mean Ninety new tracks for your enjoyment! Who are these Artistes? Lemme give ya da list:
Al Jolson - Another Sunny Day - Antenna Thief - Barbara Rosenblatt - Bassholes - Benny Goodman Sextet (v. Peggy Lee) - Billy the Kid Emerson - Blondie - Boyracer - Brook Benton - Bulette - Cagey House - Caninus - Chagga - Cheap Trick - Cheese on Bread - a Chinguano Indian - the Circle Jerks - Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - Deerhoof - Dick Powell - DinBot - Dizzy Gillespie - Doors vs. Blondie (2 out of 3 falls!) - East River Pipe - Eddie Cantor - Eels - fIREHOSE - Flipper - Frankie Laine - Germs - Glenn Miller and the AAF Band - His Name is Alive - Inara George - Joan Jett - Johnny Thunders and the Heartbreakers - Kinski - Kitchen Cinq - Les Baronnets - Matisyahu - Minutemen - Mirage - Mose Vinson - Mr. Mark Doiel - Mudhoney - Of Montreal - Ozzie Nelson and His Orchestra (v. Harriett Nelson) - Paralisis Permanente - Peerless Quartet - Phusion - Q and Not U - Red Skelton - RKL - Rodd De Luxe Syncopators - the Stanley Brothers - Teenage Fanclub - Tegan and Sara - The Carter Family - The La's - The Lemon Pipers - The Love Experts - The Muggs - The Peanuts - The Posies - The Shins - The Shoes - The Snow Fairies - The Soviettes - The Spectacular Fantastic - The Tape-beatles - The Zombies - TheLaw - Tigrics - Too Much Fun - Trembling Blue Stars - Two Nice Girls - and Van and Schenck. Whew!
I want to remind everyone of the olio's Content Rules: if it sounds good, I'll put it in the playlist. I don't edit tracks to cut out any language, and I don't keep tracks off the stream due to ideas or imagery. The tracks you hear on cj's radio olio don't reflect any particular point of view. In the 100+ years of recorded sound, there have been performers (or occasionaly whole genres of music) that today we as a Society would not endorse or support. But, I feel that to ignore them completely would be to give a false version of History. I won't do that. It would be easier to get more listeners if I cut out certain tracks, and that's fine if that's what you are looking for. And I'd be lying if I said that I didn't want to have more listeners. But that's not what I started this webcast for three and a half years ago. I started it to share my eclectic tastes in music. And that's what cj's radio olio is about and will continue to be about. Remember what one of my Heroes, R.D.Davies said: "It's only music, only jukebox music".
Love and Peace.

Saturday, July 23, 2005

Remember Kids, only you can grok those girly sites Mom likes...and only you now know that cj's radio olio has a new playlist.
The artistes added this time are Al Jolson - the American Quartet - Analogue Popkick - Bm RELOCATION PROGRAM - Bob Zimmerman - Bohannon - Cewa Tribe - Charles Coburn - Chicago Transit Authority - Coldplay w/Richard Ashcroft - Count Basie and His Orchestra f.Taps Miller - David Bowie - Fortyone - Gorni Kramer and his Orchestra - Iala - Kansanturvamusiikkikomissio - Lou Gehrig - Low - Man or Astroman? - Mr. Softee - Seashells - Stan Getz and Astrud Gilberto - Sun Ra - The Baroques - The Carpenters (Live!) - The Impressions - The Rationals - The Ronettes - The Soft Machine - Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra - Tumbuka Tribe - and Wanda Jackson. Ya talk about diverse programming...ya got it here!
Love and Peace.

Thursday, July 21, 2005

It's time to stow that barge & lift that's the olio's Top 25! Yes Kids, these are the top 25 tracks (33 this month) as rated by YOU, the Listeners. Here ya go!:
~this month-(last month)~(N) means that the track was added in the past thirty days
1-(N) Washboard Sam - I'm Gonna Keep My Hair Parted - Vol. 3 (1938)
2-(N) The B-Sides - I've Changed My Plea To Guilty (live) - Live at Schuba's Tavern in Chicago
3-(N) Teddy and the Pandas - Kona, Idaho - Basic Magnetism
4-(-) The Crystal Method - The American Way - Legion of Boom
5-(-) Nina Gordon - Straight Out Of Compton - Single
6-(-) Lotte Lenya - Alabama Song - Sings Berlin Theatre Songs by Kurt Weil
7-(-) Jimmie Dale Gilmore - Go to Sleep Alone (live) - Merlefest Live - The Best of 2
8-(N) Gitfiddle Jim - Paddlin' Blues - The Georgia Blues
9-(12) Tom Donohue - Jeans West commercial - The Golden Age of Underground Radio
10-(24) The Comas - Tonight on the WB - Conductor
11-(-) The Clash - Gates to the West - Super Black Market Clash
12-(6) The Allman Brothers Band - In Memory of Elizabeth Reed (live) - At the Fillmore
13-(14). Public Image Ltd. - Banging The Door - Flowers Of Romance
14-(-) Nat King Cole Trio - Miss Thing - The Trio Recordings - disc 2
15-(-) Mississippi Bracy - I'll Overcome Someday - Pre-War Mississippi Blues/Barrellhouse Piano
16-(19) Matthew Broderick - Thank You - Ferris Bueller's Day Off
17-(N) Lucille Ball, Ross Elliot, Jerry Hauser and Desi Arnaz - Vitameatavegemin - I Love Lucy ST
18-(N) Loo and Placido - Safari Love - Web Only
19-(-) Guy Clark - L.A.Freeway (live) - Keepers
20-(32) Frank Ferera and John Paaluhi - Saint Louis Blues - Edison disc 10561
21-(-) DJ Spooky & Dave Lombardo - The Darkness - Drums of Death
22-(2) Dale & The Cashmeres - Last Night - Rare and Unreleased 10
23-(-) Capital Inicial - O Passageiro - Acustico MTV
24-(N) Bruce And Terry - Four Strong Winds - Rare Masters
25-(-) The Flying Burrito Brothers - Hot Burrito No.1 - The Gilded Palace of Sin
26-(-) The Del-Vettes - Ram Charger - Pebbles v.4
27-(25) The Beatles - Top Gear Promo - Live at the BBC
28-(26) Syd Barrett - Golden Hair - The Madcap Laughs
29-(7) Roots Manuva - Too Cold - Awfully Deep
30-(-) James P. Johnson - Bleeding-Hearted Blues - Harlem Stride Pianists
31-(-) Doc Watson, Ricky Scaggs, and Alison Kraus - Down in the Valley to Pray (live) - The Three Pickers
32-(-) Blossom Seeley and Benny Fields - In a Little Spanish Town - Vitaphone disc
33-(-) Announcer - Prologue - Just Imagine (Fox-1931)

There are 7 brand new tracks added this month in the list, as well as 10 which were in last month's top 25. I'll tell ya, any station whose listener's collective taste runs from washboards to indie to rap to theatre songs to Texas country to blues (and that's just the top 10!) is my kind of webcast...say! This IS my webcast!
Thanks for voting (and remember, keep on voting) and thanks tremendously for listening to cj's radio olio.
Love and Peace.

Wednesday, July 6, 2005

A little wet from Cindy (but not mildewed), here's a new playlist from cj's radio olio!
The Beuatiful Musicians (and others) who provide the sounds added this time are: A.C.Newman - Al Bernard - an Anonomous Congolese flute player - Arthur Collins - Brownie McGhee - Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band - Busdriver - Castano Veloso - Cliff Edwards - Cuby and The Blizzards - Deerhoof - Doug Sahm - Frank Zappa - H.P Lovecraft - Iggy and The Stooges - Jackie De Shannon - Julia Lee and Her Boy Friends - Kevin Yost - Minus the Bear - Pink Floyd - Public Enemy - Red Crayola - Shadowhuntaz - Siam Theatre Ensemble - Sparrow - Talking Heads - Tampa Red's Hokum Jug Band - Teddy and the Pandas - The B-Sides - The Frank Boscoes - The Kleptones - The Real Tuesday Weld - The Superline Dandelion - Them - U.S.Marine Band - Vodka - Washboard Sam - Wendy and Bonnie - and Zumpano. These tracks span 115 years & wax cylinders to mp3s.
Stay cool, fly low, and look around: you'll find something to delight you. (If not, turn the olio up LOUD!!)
Love and Peace.

Saturday, July 2, 2005

Here's the Truth: if you like being chased by an ancient tanker truck, change your name to Dennis Weaver and drive a 1970 reddish-orange Plymouth Duster. If you like music, go to cj's radio olio to hear the new playlist.
The stellar artistes whose tracks were added are: Beatrice LIllie - Bruce and Terry - Calexico -he Cannonball Adderly Quintet - Darby and Tarlton - Desi Arnaz - Destiny's Child - Dusty Springfield - Emperor X - Feersum Ennjin - Felicity Kendal - Groucho Marx - Harry James and His Orchestra - Hatebeak - James J. Corbett - Jerry Hauser - Johnny Pearson - Lenlow - Loo and Placido - Lucille Ball - Mel Torme and the Mel-Tones - Paul Anka - Paul Edington - Penelope Keith - Percy Sledge - Public Enemy - Q and Not U - Queen - Richard Briers - Ross Elliot - Stevie Wonder - The Black Keys - Te Comas - The GO Team - The Lancers - The Spades - Tigrics - Tom Waits - Uncle Dave Macon - the Vells - Walter Catlett - and William Collier, Sr. What a cornucopia of sounds!
While you're listening to the olio, check out the olio's homesite. There's lots of neat info among the pages. And most importantly, Carey Loftin won't be trying to run you off the road...or, will he?!?
Love and Peace.

Wednesday, June 22, 2005

The Top 25 tracks, as rated by YOU the Listeners, are now up on the cj's radio olio website at!
Two things jump out at me this month:
1) Because of ties, there are 36 tracks in the Top 25. That's cool...the more the merrier!
2) None of the tracks this month were in the Top 25 last month. That tells me that you think there are a lot of great tracks in the Playlist. Thanks for that vote of confidence in my song selection: it really makes me happy!
Remember, every month around this time there'll be a New Top 25 posted of the top rated tracks of the last 30 days. Vote your Faves! And, like Chicago Election laws, you don't have to be alive to cast a vote!
Love & Peace, Clarence

Saturday, June 18, 2005

For all the Daddies, Granddaddies, and other members of the weaker sex, there's a new playlist on cj's radio olio.
Among the shoked parties are the artists whose tracks were added to the olio: Acid House Kings - Aleska Virta - Baak Gwai - Barry Bostwick, Susan Sarandon, Richard O'Brien, and Patricia Quinn (30th Anniversary year!) - Bing Crosby and Bob Hope -Black Flag -BlIix - Bobby Darin - Carrie Fisher (heh...heh...) - Cheese on Bread - Dame Edith Evans, Tom Thatcher and Ivan Simpson - David Bowie - Dionne Warwick - Eels - ESPSummer - Franklyn Baur - Gene Pitney - Heartless Bastards - Helen Hayes and Ian Martin - Joan Jett and the Blackhearts (no relation to Miss Hayes) - Johnny Rivers - Knockout Pills - Lovin' Spoonful - Martin and Lewis (no relation to Joan Jett) - Memphis Jug Band - Pretenders - Rosemary Clooney (some relation to George) - Seismic Anamoly (from Meridian Mississippi!) - Singapore Sling - Slade - Taj Mahal - The Beau Brummels - The Flying Burrito Brothers - The Thermals - Tim Curry (YAYYY!!!) - Tosca - William H. Reitz - and Wire. Can you Love the Feel tonite? Then head over to and listen in!
Love and Peace.

Tuesday, June 14, 2005

This is a beautiful and brilliant letter to Big Recording Corporations by Glenn McDonald entitled "Dearest Industry":
Love and Peace.

Saturday, June 11, 2005

Ahhh...the Gardinias are in bloom again. To celebrate, cj's radio olio presents a brand new playlist!!
Famed Artistes, and the rest, included are: 3 Ring Circus - 64Chaos - Adam Richman - Alco - the Allman Brothers Band - AMO - Arthur Alexander - B.J.Thomas - Belgian Waffles - Bettye Swann - Brenda Holloway - Cal Stewart (as Uncle Josh) - the Contours - Dale and the Cashmeres - Daybreak - DJ OlIve - Donovan w/ Jeff Beck - Electrelane - Elvis Costello - Eux Autres - Fleetwood Mac (the Peter Green version) - Frankie Marvin - Gene Krupa and his Chicogians - Gun - Ibrahim Ferrer - James Carr - John Prine - Lloop - Manella - Mississippi John Hurt - Myron Cohen - Ozzie and Harriet Nelson - Procol Harem - Quik - Rod Stewart and PP Arnold - Roots Manuva - Scott Walker - Shannon McNally - Spoon - The New Orleans Wanderers - The Now - The Shortwave Set - The Spaceshots - The Suedetones - The Tape-Beatles - Ursala 1000 - the Washboard Rhythm Kings - the West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band - Wheels of Time - and two (count 'em! TWO!) tracks by 60's bands that Nobody can identify.
The Aroma is sweet from the olio this week. Enjoy!
Love and Peace.

Sunday, May 29, 2005

Been lookin' for the normal cj's radio olio update?'s a BIG ONE!! 86 new tracks in this new playlist on cj's radio olio!
Artistes added to the mix are: 101 Strings - Al Green - Andy Graham and the Moment Band - Aqua - Autechre - Betty Garrett - Brian Eno - Bruce Springsteen - Buffalo Speedway - Capt. Beefheart and His Magic Band - Cliff Jackson and Jellean Delk - Clyde Doerr - Color Theory - Dallas String Band - David Cassidy - Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis - the Descendents - DJ Madison - DJ Spooky and Dave Lombardo f. Chuck D - DTR - Eddie Smith with the Hornets - Ezra Charles and the Works - Foo Fighters - George Harrison - Ginger Rogers - Gitfiddle Jim - the Guess Who - His Name is Alive - Howlin' Wolf - Colin Gilmore - Jimmie Dale Gilmore - Jin - Joan Blondell, Etta Moten and the WB Orchestra - John Doe - Johnny Dodds' Bottom Stompers - Kpelcraft - Liam Lynch - Little Eva - Little Sparrow - Liverpool Set - Loretta Young - Montrose - Nina Simone - NOFX - Nonex - Of Montreal - PINE*am - Pipas - Renee Sebastian - Riders of the Mark - Shimmer Kids Underpop Association - the Shout Out Louds - Signor Lou 'Frisco' Chiha - the Skull Snaps - Sly and the Family Stone - Solomon Burke - the Sonics - Sonny Boy WillIamson - the Stanley Brothers - T.S.McPhee - Team9 - Texas Alexander - The Books - The Breakup Society - The Cloud Room - The dB's - The First Edition - The Knickerbockers - The Ladybug Transistor - The Monkees - The Spaceshots - The Tape-Beatles - The Wailers - Tim O'Brian - Tim Risher - Tippie and the Clovermen - Toxic Reasons - Van Morrison - the Velvet Underground - Wan Light - the Weems String Band - and Wynonie Harris.
wOOt! Catch your breath by listening to the olio on, where music from everywhere & everytime is blended with a little 'Magic' for everyone's ears.

Wednesday, May 18, 2005

Look Out...Comin' Thru...Hot Stuff Here!!
Yep, hot news from cj's radio olio. Now availible: the olio Top Twenty-Five! Yes, that's right! THE Top 25 tracks over the past 30 days as selected by YOU, the olio people!
Here it is:
At approximately the same general time every month, I'll post the 25 top rated tracks. And remember: I don't vote (I've got my own faves!)...You Do! So, if you here a track that you L-U-V, V-O-T-E!
And btw, check out the slightly modified website of the olio, More mods to come, so stay tuned...
Love & Peace.

Monday, May 9, 2005

Do you like Mashups? No, not mashed potatos (although I like those too). A bunch o' Mashups and More has been added to the new playlist on cj's radio olio!
But mashups ain't all that's new. To be specific, the fresh Artistes are: A Passing Fancy - Alice Cooper - Beat Boys - Capital Inicial - Carl Belew - CCC - Celestin's Original Tuxedo Orchestra - Commodore Vic - Demolicion - DJ BC - DJ Earworm - Earl Bostic - Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Jordan - Episode Six (yes, that's Ian Gillan on vox) - the Fabuleers - Frank Albertson and Marjorie White - George Bancroft and Fay Wray - the Hal Roach Studio Orchestra - Jeanette Loff - Johnny Carroll and The Hot Rocks - Kinder - Louis Dumaine's Jazzola Eight - Madvillian - Miriam Seegar - Mulholland Drive - Oval-Teen - Primal Scream (Remixed!) - Ric Cartey - Rory Gallagher - Scott Walker - Snoozer - The Beatles - The Kleptones - The Specific Heats - The Wallace Brothers - The Wildweeds - The Smitten - Wanda Jackson - Will Day - and Wynonie Harris. Eclectic for shuurrrre. That's the olio way!
Love and Peace.

Friday, April 22, 2005

It's time we acted like Adults and faced facts: there's a new playlist a-runnin' on cj's radio olio! [merriment and joy abound] Adding to the clubhouse atmosphere are the artistic new draft picks the Artwoods - Benny Goodman and His Orchestra - Betty Hutton - Dusty Springfield - Frenchy's String Band - Howlin' Wolf - Laika and the Cosmonauts - Nine Inch Nails - Noel Coward - Nolan Thomas - NRBQ - Obadia - Of Montreal - Sammy Davis, Jr. - Smokey Robinson and the Miracles - Split Lip Rayfield - The 5,6,7,8's - The Beatles - The Breakup Society - The Hypertronics - The White Stripes - Those Transatlantics - Trashcan Sinatras - and Ways of Stephen. Plenty of new tracks to Cherish and Enjoy!
Love and Peace.

Tuesday, April 12, 2005

As some great Camgirl once stated, "wOOt!!wOOt!!". Yes, that means that there's a new playlist on cj's radio olio. The new artistes on the chopping block are: Black Mountain - the Boswell Sisters - Bremen,f. Channel, K.I.N., and Cuezero - Bruce (Johnston) and Terry (Melcher) - Curve - Jerry Howard - Jodie Foster (sans Army) - Junk Science - Lulu (mmMMMMMMmmmmm) - Michael Jackson - Minus Story - Nick Lucas - Oneida - Peter, Paul, and Mary - Phil Harris and His Orchestra - Pretty Flowers - Public Enemy - Solomon Burke - Summer Hymns - T.Rex - T-Bone Walker - The 13th Power - The Cure - The Kinks - The Master's Apprentice - The Robot Ate Me - The Russian Futurists - and Tower of Power (are you?).
Remember, VIPs and Broadcasters: Sunday, April 17th is the last day to vote for the Best of Live365 Awards. I'm proud to be nominated for two honors. Please, if you're eligible to vote, do it!
Love and Peace.

Sunday, April 3, 2005

Howdy Howdy. Yes, it's time for un autre list o' tracks from cj's radio olio. The music new to your ears comes from Asian Dub Foundation - Cream - Dusty Springfield - Fats Domino - Frank Ferera and John Paaluhi - Fred Frith - Jacques Brel - Jefferson Airplane - Kansas Joe and Memphis Minnie - Loituma - Mariah Carey - Otis Redding - P.M.Dawn - PINE*am - Robbers on High Street - Roy Rogers - Screeching Weasel - Shina Ringo - the Shostakovich String Quartet - Simone Renza - Sinclair and Lamarr - Squirt Company - The Apartmants - The Brooklyn Bridge - The Hong Kong - The Stooges - Walls of Jericho - and Zuco 103. As Don G. O'Vanni says," A Cultural Landslide to fill your home entertainment center!".
Love and Peace.

Thursday, March 24, 2005

Finally! A day without work AND a new playlist on cj's radio olio. A bunch o' fresh tracks comin' your way. The artists involved are : 5MP - 33hz - Aberfeldy - the Amboy Dukes - Amy Smith - Audible - Beltline - the Bintangs - Bloc Party - the Cavaliers - Edith Piaf - Floyd Domino - Forced Feedback - From Ashes Rise - Fudge Tools - Glenn Miller and His Orchestra - Jay-Ween - Jerry Orbach (RIP) - Joshie Armstead - Jumprope - Kings of Convenience - Kisswhistle - Laurie Johnson - Les Georges Leningrad - the Light Crust Doughboys - Limbeck - Little Sonny - Lunchbox - Marlene Dietrich - Midnatt Tyran - Nara Leao - Pearl Jam - Rainy Daze - Sandy Coast - the Soul Survivors - Swing Lite - The Guess Who - The Lebron Brothers - The Mamas and The Papas - The Skyliners - The Vox - The Zombies - Tommy James and the Shondells - the Tornados (one of the first records I ever bought) - and Van Morrison and Ray Charles.
For all who are checking out the olio for the first time, Welcome! You'll find that this is the home of the most unique blend of recordings anywhere...oh, it's enjoyable too. :)
Love and Peace.

Wednesday, March 23, 2005

SQUEEEE!!!! (with apologies to Jacqui)

cj's radio olio is Nominated in TWO catagories ifor the 2005 Live365 Broadcaster Awards! We are nominated for "Best Freeform Station" and "Best Station You've Never Heard (Stations under 500 TLH/month)". This is truly an Honor, and I thank the Broadcasters & VIP members of Live365 for the twin recognitions. I'll be at the Live365 Broadcasters Conference this year (April 29th-May 1st in Beautiful Burlingame,CA), so I can either toast my sucess in Newcastle or drown my sorrows in OE8ball. Either way, thanks to Live & all the folks there (The Few...The Proud) for providing the means for regular people throughout the world to broadcast &/or to tune in. This is indeed a Trip!
Love & Peace, Clarence

Wednesday, March 9, 2005

New Schwag!!
Yes, the season's are s-l-o-w-l-y changing, and so are the designs at the shop at cj's radio olio. Join an exclusive club: the olio people. Clothes, bags, stickers, buttons, caps, clocks, etc. are availible with all new graphics from the shop at cj's radio olio! Enjoy! (and support the olio at the same time!)
Love and Peace.

Thursday, March 3, 2005

Hidie-Hidie-Hidie-Howdy, music lovers! I've subtracted and added tracks to total up a new playlist on cj's radio olio. Added to the mixture are: Arden and Ohman - Benny Goodman Sextet (and Benny Goodman and His Orchestra) - Betty Hall Jones (no relation) - Blue Lu Barker - Charlie Parker Quintet - Day of Reclipse - Del Thorne and her Trio - Element of Chaos (no relation) - Emile Vacher - Ensenadas - Eric Idle - Ethel Waters - Haiducii (no relationship) - Jackie Shannon - Joe Dyson - John Raitt - King Krooners (no relatives) - Last Stand - Leo Kottke - Maria Escrihuela - Maria Precup (no relation to previous Maria) - Moise Zepa - Moonrays - Nat King Cole Trio - Paper Moon (no relation to John McEnroe) - Planet Melvin - Ravens - Ray Bat - Robert Maxwell - Sandalov's Balalaika - Scott Walker (no relation to the Other Walker Brother) - Starch Martins - The Apology - The Authorities - The Dead of Summer (no relation to Edgar or Johnny Winter) - The Detroit Cobras - The Grays Ct. - The Mandrakes - The Original Six - The Unleaded - along with some Unknown Romanians, and Announcements from The United States Government circa 1960...when we felt safer...???
Love and Peace.

Friday, February 25, 2005

I've just updated my Listening page on my website (
It lists players you can listen to Live365 stations with, plus specifics if you are
-running Norton Firewall, Norton Internet Security, or Norton Anti-Spam
-listening on Linux with xmms
-listening with Windows Media Player 10
-listening on mobile devices running the Palm or Tungsten T OS
-running the Firefox browser
-listening on the D-Link DSM-320 Wireless Media Player
-or running Player365.
Love & Peace, Clarence

Thursday, February 24, 2005

Howdy Howdy! New sounds a-groovin' on the olio! Added to the fun and merriment are fresh tracks by: Aaron Nudelman - Dionne Warwick - Fritz Kreisler - Incredibad - Jerry Clower - Jimmy and David Ruffin - John Hartford - John Raitt (R.I.P.) - Joe Strummer - Johnny Cash - Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs, and the Foggy Mountain Boys - Mandy Patinkin (in Yiddish!) - Pernice Brothers - Petula Clark - Richard Pryor - Sentimentals - Smoosh - Steve Forbert - Steve Miller Band - The Beatles (live) - The Comas - The Ink Spots - The Radio Dept. - The Runaways - The Sons of the Pioneers - The Washingtonians (aka Duke Ellington and His Orchestra) - Troupe - and Waylon Jennings. Plus, a bunch of new station I.D.s.What kind of music does cj's radio olio play? Good stuff! Enjoy!
Love and Peace.

Wednesday, February 23, 2005

Sorry to be so late with the news, but...
cj's radio olio is three years old this month!
Thank you to all you listeners from throughout the world who've sampled the olio over that time. Special thanks to all the members of the Live365 Community of Broadcasters who have helped me in so many ways...I love y'all madly.
Onwards & upwards!
Love & Peace, Clarence

Thursday, February 17, 2005

A new NASCAR season begins as a new playlist begins spinning on cj's radio olio! There's plenty of knee-slappin' hits for all the good ol' boys & girls. New tracks by true down-home artistes: Air - Anubian Lights - Bonzai Republic - Bugz in the Attic - Daft Punk - Death from Above - Dick Rich and His Melodeous Monarchs - DJ Pantshead - Elizabeth Johnson - Fiat Lux - Frank Zappa - Ignatus - Jerry's Kids - Kuusumun Profeetta - Kylie Minogue - Les Oisillons Tombes du Nid - Pela - Radiohead - Rob Paravorian - Robert Wyatt - Sonny Sharrock - Sugarcubes and Bjork - SWitchblade Kittens - Temple Temple - The Cocker Spaniels - The Descendents - The FUs - Te High Hatters - The Plastic FanTastics - The Residents - Tony!Toni!Tone! - and Violet Indiana. Give a-listen as these and 500 more artistes trade paint & burn rubber for your pleasure 24/7 on the olio!
Love & Peace.

Saturday, February 12, 2005

R.I.P. Nick Kilroy

(background music - Pouring Water on a Drowning Man /James Carr)

Nick Kilroy started one of the first mp3blogs, gabba/POD. He had the kind of absolute belief in the power of music that made him seem like a friend of mine, despite the fact that we probably never were within several thousand miles of each other and never communicated by mail, email, phone, etc. We communicated by music. His enthusiasm would spark mine. I'd listen to a track he posted at gabba/POD & say, "How'd he know this is just what I wanted to hear?". Or "I hate this, but I see what Nick liked about it.". Nick Kilroy passed on a few days ago.

The miracle of the Internet is people with absolute love of something sharing that love with the world. The sad thing is saying goodbye to one of them. Farewell Nick.

Philip Sherburne (
says all this beautifully.
Love & Peace, Clarence

Thursday, February 10, 2005

Good News to announce for those who are annoyed by annoying pop-ups:
no more pop-ups on the olio's Geocities website!
Through a small financial arrangement, (& all other pages on my site) are Ad Free! Nothing to block the upper right of your monitor again. :)

In other olio news, if you use any of these online webblog directories, Feed Burner, Feedster, BlogDigger, Moreover,, Syndic8, My Yahoo!, Blog Rolling, Technorati, PubSub, or BlogStreet, they will now all be notified (via PingOMatic) when the olio blog (Words to Hear Music By @, it's Atom feed (, & it's RSS feed ( are updated. So, within a short time afterwards they will have the latest from cj's radio olio.

Also, you can always join the tribe (The Olio People) at to converse with other olio types. The word about the olio is flyin' out the door & all over the world!
Love & Peace, Clarence

Wednesday, February 9, 2005

I can Feel the Love!...and I can feel a new playlist on the olio.
The newly-added artistes are 386DX - Ak-Momo - Al Jolson - Bob Dyan - Bratmobile - Bugs Bunny - Chris Stamey EXPerience - Cliff EDwards - Dead Ghosts - Freezepop - Garzon - Graham Parker and the Rumour - Harry Richman and his Orchestra - Hose - Jim Henry - Joe South - Joy and David - Kathleen Partlow and George Falkenstein - La upe - Le Chevre - Leon's Lone StarCowboys - Les Breastfeeders - Les Calamites - Lowe's Theatre Organ - Marianne Faithfull - Marion Harris - Miss TK and the Revengers - Pere Ubu- Pink Floyd - Puddle of Mudd - Reverend C.H.Savage and Group - Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings - Smoosh - Stereo Total - The Boo Radleys - The Shins - The Waitresses - Tony!Toni!Tone! - Too $hort - Tracy and the Plastics - Velocity Girl - and Zulema.

To quote the esteemed Don G. O'Vonny,"A cultural landslide to fill your home entertainment center!". Enjoy!
Love and Peace.

Tuesday, January 25, 2005

Lots of new Oldies, new Newies, and new In-Betweenies in the olio's new playlist. A massive Eighty Nine tracks added for your fun and enjoyment!
Artistes joining in the excitement are Artie Shaw and His Orchestra - B.B.King - Benny Hill - Bessie Smith - Big Brother and the Holding Co. - Billy Joe Royal - Billy Murray - Bix Beiderbecke - Bola 7 - Charles King - the Chesterfield Singers - Cocteau Twins - Danny and the Other Guys (great name!) - Dixie Belles - Dom um Romao - Dorothy Moore - Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra - Earl Brtnett and HIs Los Angeles Biltmore Hotel Orchestra - Elvis Presley - Elvis Presley and The Wailers (!) - Eric Clapton - Faces - Fever Tree - Flogging Molly - Gang of Four - George Strait - George Jessel - Great Plains - Hank Thompson - Harlem Hot Chocolates (aka Duke Ellington and His Orch.) - Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass - Herve Duerson - Idelwild - Ike Turner - Irving Kaufman - James P. Johnson - Japan - Jay-Ween (!) - Jerry Lewis - John Mayall's BluesBreakers - Little Red - Living Children - Lowell Fulson - Mississippi Bracy - Nina Gordon - NOFX - Orson Welles - Paul Biese Trio - Premium Music - Pretty Things - Rain - RCA Synthesizer (from 1959) - John Renbourne and Bert Jansch - Robert Maxwell - Robin Williams and Billy Crystal - Ruth Tesler and Allan Gould - Sense of Humor - Sonny Boy Williamson - Sparks - Special Recordings Inc. - Stan Mosley - The 5th DImension - The Beatifics - The Beatles - The Bouncing Souls - The Harptones - The Last Poets - The Liter - The Magnetic Fields - The Mississippi Moaner - The Pixies - The Popinjays - The Road Kings - The Shins - The Solitaires - The Sonics - The Surfaries - The Who - Veruca Salt - Wanda Jackson - and promos for "The Human Tornado", "Trouble Man", and "Truck Turner". Whew!!!

Gotta lotta great sounds. As always, your milage may vary. lol
Love and Peace.

Saturday, January 22, 2005

Cheri Smithson has a great idea. She's asked that February 1st be (unofficially) declared National 'Photography in the Age of Homeland Security' Day. Take photos on the 1st of highways, overpasses, parks, bridges, canals, rivers, and other Public Places owned by the People of your Locality, State, or the USA.

This does NOT mean sneak onto an Air Force base or something similarly stupid. Public areas are owned by us & we take pictures of them for any number of purposes: historical (both general & family), beauty, as background, business, etc. But, in some parts of the country, you can be threatened or hauled in & your private property (camera & film) can be taken from you for taking a photograph of a Public Place. As a historically-minded person, this is insane. If someone is taking pics of a secret item or area, lock 'em up & try them on spying charges. But, do NOT tell me that I can't take a photo of the 22nd Ave. Overpass here in Meridian because I MIGHT be a spy or a Terrorist who could use that pic (there's thousands of postcards they could buy at a Flea Market with the same pic on it) to disrupt this country.

Security Forces - do your jobs: catch the bad folks. Leave me to take my photos of Public Spaces.
Love & Peace, Clarence

Friday, January 14, 2005

In honor of a unique circumstance this coming Sunday, I've added Fifty tracks to the new playlist. The Artistes representin' are Amelita Galli-Curci - Artists Against Apartheid - Bob and Ray - Brenda Lee - Chris Bell - Disposable Heroes of HipHoprisy - Elf Power - Enrico Caruso - Fred and Adele Astaire, w/George Gershwin - Ginger Rogers and Chorus - Greens Keepers - Guy Clark- Hipkiss - Hunky Dory - Imperial Teen - JFA - Joe Simon - John Prine and Steve Goodman - Johnny Rodriguez - Kay Starr - Masters of Reality - Mil.Org - National Lampoon - Neil Morris - Neil Young - Patti Smith - Preston School of Industry - Prince - Robert Armstrong - Robert Johnson - Robin Williams and Nathan Lane - Saturday's Children - Shake Russell - Shelley Berman - Ted Weems and His Orch., f.Perry Como - The Carter Family - The Dishes - The Killers - The Modern Lovers - The Persuasions - The Rondelles - The Valentines, f.Bon Scott - Tiger Baby - Tim Curry - Tool - Van Morrison - and Woody Allen. Whew! It's been a whole lotta preppin' tracks going on! But, of course, you're worth every minute...Sybil...who are you?...
Love & Peace.

Wednesday, January 5, 2005

Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah! cj's radio olio is proud to announce a brand new, bouncing addition to the family: a new playlist.
Newbys to your ears include 20/20 - A Night of Serious Drinking (yes, it's a real band)- the Ajax Singers - Bad Religion - Bedroom Walls - Bessie Brown - Clint Eastwood - Coleman and Harper - Dale Belmont - Disposable Air Sickness Bags - Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson - Girls of the Golden West - Hair Original Broadway Cast - Joe South - John Cleese and Kevin Kline - Judy Garland and Barbra Streisand - K9, the Doctor and His Assistants - Latent Chaos - John McEnroe - Michael Gendreau - Nichols and May - Petula Clark - Ronald Reagan - ST - Stakka - Stereolab - Steve Martin- The Cantays -The Comas - The Vanishing - Tommy Tutone - Transient - Wheeler and Woolsey - Woodie Guthrie - Yehudi Menuhin - and the Marine Fife and Drum Corps. Eclecticism, anyone? Enjoy!
Love and Peace.