Bill Kane: The Ghosts of Music Past and Present

This show is inspired by the broadcasts of the late British DJ, John Peel and his renowned "Peel Sessions". His support of the little known bands and giving them airplay allowed for the listening public to enjoy what he already experienced. In my small way, let the musical experience continue. Click here to contact Bill by email
10/24/18 A Ghostly Affair X
This Program Celebrates "The Ghost Of Music Past and Present" 10th Year on Think      Twice Radio.  I Kept The Program Low Key As It's Been For The Past 10 Years ..... Leaving The Music To Make The Impression.  Bands and Singer/Songwriters Taking Part On This Show Are:  Aircraft, Philip Selway, Virginia Wing, British Sea Power, Thee Oh Sees, Django, Django, Bent Up Halo, Cocoanut Groove, Temples, Yesterday Shop, Lindsay Fuller And Ending With Experimental Aircraft.  Thank You Everyone For The Last 10 Years, It's Been A Real Pleasure !!
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8/23/18 Tapping In To Some Late Summer Music
Tapete Records, an Independent Record Label From Hamburg, Germany Is Producing Some Real Interesting Music By International Indie Bands.  Today's Program Gives The Listeners A Sampling of Some Of The Great Music Being Produced By This Record Company.  Bands and Singer/Songwriters Being Heard On This Program are:  Men Among Animals, Dirk Darmstaedter, Hellsongs, Crash Tokio, The Soft Hills, Jack Beauregard, Hidalgo, The Lilac Time, The Horror, The Horror, The Elephants, The Grand Opening & The Late Call.
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6/21/18 BEATLES REGROOVED
A while back I came across this album of Beatles cover tunes .... what fascinated me was the musicians that were covering the songs .....these were artists from the electronica and trip hop genres.  They made for some really interesting  takes on beloved Beatles tunes.  I thought that this album was worth sharing, so here it is in an abridged edition for your listening pleasure.  Songs that you will be hearing on this program are:  Tomorrow Never Knows, While My Guitar Gently Weeps, Blackbird, Something, Eleanor Rigby, Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds, Strawberry Fields, Let It  Be, Hey Jude, Because ..... and concluding with  Across The Universe
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4/19/18 Old Favorites ..... New Finds
This program came about as the result of several CD's (some old albums and others, new releases by older artists) that I had recently purchased.  This brought about .... OLD FAVORITES ......NEW FINDS as a program theme. Bands and singer/songwriters featured on this show are:  The Stereophonics, Martin Briley & Brian Engel, Robyn Hitchcock, Steven Wilson, T.Rex, The Orchids, Peter Doherty, The Boomtown Rats, Michael Head, Mark Norris and the Backpeddlers, and ending with the Fairport Convention
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2/22/18 Houses, Homes & Winter Songs
This program works off a theme of songs to help get us thru the remaining weeks of winter.  Singer/songwriters and bands contributing to this show are: 54/40, Tarwater, Cayucas, The Late Great Fitzcarraldos, The Strumbellas, Daughter, Wan Light, Mount Kimbie, Pete & the Pirates, PVRIS, Alex Lloyd and concluding with LuLuc.
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Bandmate/Solo Performer .....Consumate Artist
This being December means that this program is co-hosted with my good friend Tom Jaccarino. This show captures the essence of musicians that have had success in both bands and as a solo artist.  Musicians hi-lighted on this show are:  David Kilgour, Noel Gallagher, Robyn Hitchcock, John K. Sampson, Kevin Morby, Bob Geldof, Tim Booth, Conor Oberst, Ray Davies, Joey Ramone, Jay Gonzalez and ending the show with my favorite Beatle .... George Harrison
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10/25/71 A GHOSTLY AFFAIR IX
This Show Celebrates Our Ninth Anniversary On Think Think Radio.  Hard To Believe That We Are Beginning Our Tenth Year.  As Always Songs On This Anniversary Show Take On A Ghostly Theme.  Singer/Songwriters and Bands Taking Part On This Program Are:  Mason Jennings, Mark Owen, Widowspeak, Holy White Hounds, Our Lady Of Bells, Mixel Pixel, Tom Stevens, Conway Savage, The Crosswalks, The Memory Band, The Shondes .......And Ending The Show With  ....... Summer Believers, Arctic Dreamers.   Thanks For Listening Everyone ....... Happy Halloween!
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8/22/17 The Yellow Kid .... Comic Strips  (Colours & Form)
The theme for this program was inspired by my recently attending a comic strip (funnies ) exhibit which brought about this thought of Colours & Form, which also was the song title of a band that I was listening to at the time.  This collection of songs is a salute to the remaining weeks of summer.  Singer/songwriters and bands taking part on this program are:  The Wild Poppies, Billy Bragg, Swimming, The WaxWings, Beach House, The Ocean Party, Swim Deep, Alfie, The Deslondes, Ice Cream Hands, Froth, and finishing with the Isbells
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6/22/17 A Frizb's Experience
The Closing of Vinyl Record & CD Stores These Days Isn't Really News Anymore, But When The Largest Retail Store, The Last In It's Chain Closes, It Really Is News ......Such Is The Case With Record Theatre In Western New York.  This News Prompted Me To Do A Show On One Store That Is A Survivor And Continues to Operate In Kenmore, New York ........Frizb's Owned & Operated By My Good Friend Jeff Avery.  All The Tracks Played On This Program Have Been Purchased At Frizb's Thru The Years ...... Bands And Singer/Songwriters On This Show are:  The B-52's, Robert Plant, Big Country, The Killers, Ed Harcourt, The Who, The Auteurs, The Jezabels, The Rapture, Cinerama, Muze And Ending With The Sun & The Moon .........Enjoy The Show And Check Out Jeff's Store When You Get A Chance, It'll Be Worth Your While.
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4/19/17 7 Worlds Collide - "The Sun Came Out "
This Show Is Dedicated to the Upcoming Celebration of Earth Day Later This Week.  This Collaborative Effort Was Headed By Neil Finn From Split Enz  And Crowded House Fame And Included A Star Studded Supporting Cast. The Musicians Along With The International Organization Oxfam Worked Together To Achieve Positive Improvements In The Carbon Zero Program, Making The World A Better Place In Which To Live ............And The Music On The 2 Disc Album Isn't Too Bad Either.  I Hope That You Will Give It A Listen.
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2/15/17 You Can Call It A Love Song
This program comes on the heels of Valentine's Day .......... so why not love songs as the theme for this show.  Bands and singer/songwriters taking part in this show are:  The Good Listeners, Kissing Book, Sergeant Petter, My Second Surprise, The Cure, Monster Island, The Moons, The Room, Goldspot, The Proclaimers, Gold Bears and concluding with the The Iguanas.
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12/29/16 Cover This Song, Why Don't You
As on past year ending shows, this show is co-hosted by my good friend Tom Jaccarino.  This show consist of all cover songs ..... the ultimate tribute to a songwriter's efforts, having someone perform their song.  Artists and bands performing on this show are: The Beatles, The Byrds, The Hotrats, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Jimi Hendrix, The Who, The Lucksmiths, The Old 97's, The Ramones, The Young Rascals, Calexico, The Housemartins, Jason & the Scorchers and ending the show with Phantom Planet.
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