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Bernie Griffen, Kirsten Warner or Deputy Paul bring you a piece of American Country and Blues each week. Border Radio... it’s the tear in your beer, it’s the whisky grit, it’s Border Radio.

Border Radio With Deputy Paul

Border Radio, 27 February, 2022 Border Radio, 27 February, 2022, 219.83 MB
Sun 27 Feb 2022

A couple of hours of songs on or around the subject of war, given what's in the headlines. Folk and country and blues singers been writing these for a long time...

Border Radio with Bernie Griffen, 20.2.2022

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Sun 20 Feb 2022

Blues has laid the foundation of my musical experiences , there is no country music , americana, Jazz , Soul even Rap and Hip Hop without the blues.......... I tried to demonstrate that in this show. Have a listen , tell me what you think..... email if you feel the need!

Border Radio with Bernie Griffen, February 13, 2022

Border Radio with Bernie Griffen, February 13, 2022 Border Radio with Bernie Griffen, February 13, 2022, 223.75 MB
Sun 13 Feb 2022

A whiter shade of pale translated into American by Dan Reeder. Kinda defines my attitude this sunday. Varius obscure covers of Bob Dylans songs by Laura Marling , The Handsome Family, Shelby Lynne and Alison Moorer ..... Takes my breath away. Favourite song tonight ? weeeeel Ric Danko from 1977 ' Sip The Wine".

Border Radio with Kirsten Warner, February 6th 2022

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Sun 6 Feb 2022

Kirsten's in the studio ! Celebrating Waitangi Day with some cool songs......

Border Radio with Deputy Paul

Border Radio, January 30, 2022 Border Radio, January 30, 2022, 226.4 MB
Sun 30 Jan 2022

Border radio hand picking gems from all along the American Music timeline. From dodgy 70's Doobie Brothers attempt at folky CSNY vibes through to the beautiful brand new track from Sierra Ferrel, and newly discovered treats like Sunny War. As well as Neil, Skynyrd and Drive By Truckers.

Border Radio with Bernie Griffen, 23rd January 2022

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Sun 23 Jan 2022

Radio is a funny business. One week i am asking people to txt in so i don't get lonesome. The next 30 people txt spontaneously. I had so many compliments on the music last night , i'll have to listen again and see if I can replicate that feeling . Starting with Matt Berninger (the National Vocalist) and Kris Kristoffersen set the tone and rousted out the roosters who like to comment on my behaviour. Next week deputy Paul will be amusing y'all!!!

Border Radio with Bernie Griffen, 16 January , 2022

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Sun 16 Jan 2022

Sometimes i'm stumbling around in the dark , looking for new artists , it might seem all the old people are dead !  Usually this leads me to a list of new people who get me excited again. Listen in , find the ones you like on the net or Spotify and off we go again. Big Boy Crudup does a fine job of closing the show by shaming Elvis with his version of "Thats Alright Mama" right at the birth of Rock and Roll.

Border Radio with Kirsten Warner, 9 January 2022

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Sun 9 Jan 2022

A few of last year's picks and top tunes, seasoned with some roots music from Bill Monroe & His Bluegrass Boys.

Border Radio with Deputy Paul

Border Radio, January 2, 2022 Border Radio, January 2, 2022, 223.34 MB
Sun 2 Jan 2022

Some show standards, bunch of new stuff and some tunes off a couple of the end of year 'Best of' lists. Features potentially amusing ongoing battle between DJ, laptop and Serato. Disclaimer: If you could see the text machine in the studio you'd see just how much love there is for a bit of Lynyrd Skynyrd on a Sunday night in summer. Crazy.

Border Radio with Bernie Griffen, 26 December 2021

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Sun 26 Dec 2021

In the wealth of our culture there is so much music. Much of it is good.......... music. So on we go listenening to my perspective of good American (mostly) music. This week Damien Jurado , Dr John Misty , Ray Charles , Red Sovine are a few of the artists..... It's good listening folks.... Next week Deputy Paul..