KRCL's 40th Anniversary On Air Special

  • December 4, 2019
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KRCL 40th Anniversary Special orginally aired Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 3pm.
Special thanks to Joe Prokop and Lewis Downey from KUED for restoring the original reel to reel tapes from 1979.

Listen in here. Follow along with the program below. 

First Song Played On KRCL: Pete Seeger / We Shall Overcome / Live at Carnegie Hall (with intro by Stephen Holbrook)

Historic First Broadcast in 1979 - Tape One: Edited Interview with the Founders of KRCL (hear the full interview here)
Intro from Robert Flores
Discussion with KRCL Founders:
Stephen Holbrook
Paul Wharton
Marti Niman, KRCL's first Program Director
Carmen Boutet, KRCL Board Member
Interviewed by Joe Redburn
Outro Robert Flores

Clips and Songs:
Historic First Broadcast in 1979 - Tape Two:
Tom Carlin & Joe Redburn - Program for Senior Citizens

Second Song Played On KRCL: Van Morrison / Checkin It Out / Wavelength
Third Song Played On KRCL: Van Morrison / Natalia / Wavelength

Clip: Kurt Fisher - Wasatch World

Fourth Song Played On KRCL: The Voices of East Harlem / Soul to Soul

Phone Messages #1 and #2

The Replacements / Left of the Dial
Elvis Costello / Radio Radio

Jimmy Hamamoto's last All-Weather Radio show from 05/29/1993
Transition from Dave Santivasi's Aural Decay to Otis Baker's Perpetual Change 01/30/1992
Mr. Baggins hosts Saturday Sagebrush Serenade's Christmas Special on 12/15/1993
Barb Guy's Generic Radio - Nuclear War, Death, and Destruction edition on 11/06/1984 - (it's Election Night; Reagan is being reelected)

The Clash / Know Your Rights
Bob Marley & The Wailers / Smile Jamaica

Myron Fairbanks' on Smile Jamaica from 04/27/1985
Chris Gittins, Mr. Baggins, and Hugh Garner with a G-Men show promo (no date available)

Phone Messages #3 and #4

Neil Young / Rockin in the Free World
Tom Petty / Last DJ

Phone Messages #5
Jimi Hendrix / Little Wing

Phone Messages #6
Frank Zappa / Peaches en Regalia
David Bowie / DJ

Phone Messages #7
Cannonball Adderley / Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
Aretha Franklin / Think

Phone Message #8 and #9
Simon & Garfunkel / I Am a Rock
Bonnie Raitt & John Prine / Angel from Montgomery

John Florence explains the beginnings of "Meditation for World Peace" on KRCL

Nick Drake / Introduction
Kate Wolf / Medicine Wheel

Phone Messages #10 & #11
Bobby Osbourne / Bluegrass Express
Ani DiFranco & Utah Phillips / Joe Hill

Phone Message #12
Tony Rice / Urge for Going

Phone Message #13

Amplifying Women's Voices Rally at The State Capitol with Lucius on March 8th, 2018
Lucius / Women (Live on KRCL from The State Capitol)

Phone Message #14 and Message from Troy Williams

Interview with Amy Ray of Indigo Girls about her KRCL inspired song "SLC Radio" on Feb 2, 2019
Amy Ray / SLC Radio

Brad Collins on Radioactive 08/22/16

Phone Messages #15, #16, and #17

Sam The Sham & The Pharaohs / Wooly Bully
Leon Russell / Roll Away the Stone

Phone Messages #18 and #19

Pixies / Palace of the Brine
Purdy Mouth / Salty Town

Phone Message #20

Doug Wintch / Salt Lake City
Grateful Dead / Friend of the Devil

KRCL General Manager Tristin Tabish introduces two of her KRCL Essential Songs
Joni Mitchell / Big Yellow Taxi
The Flaming Lips / Do You Realize?

Phone Messages #21, 22, and #23

Warren Haynes and Mickey Raphael / Soulshine (Recorded Live on KRCL Nov 4, 2013)
The Staple Singers / I'll Take You There

Gianni, host of Dirty Blvd, introduces his KRCL Essential Song
John Lennon / Instant Karma