From the Isle of Music & Uncle Bill’s Melting Pot, Oct 8-14

From the Isle of Music, Oct 8-14:
No interviews this week: Cuba has some nominees in this year’s Latin GRAMMY® awards in the US, and we will listen to some of the entries.
Four opportunities to listen on shortwave:
Four opportunities to listen on shortwave:
1. For Eastern Europe but audible well beyond the target area in most of the Eastern Hemisphere (including parts of East Asia and Oceania) with 100Kw, Sunday 1500-1600 UTC on SpaceLine, 9400 KHz, from Kostinbrod, Bulgaria (1800-1900 MSK)
2. For the Americas and parts of Europe, Tuesday 0000-0100 UTC on WBCQ, 7490 KHz from Monticello, ME, USA (Monday 8-9PM EDT in the US)
3 & 4. For Europe and sometimes beyond (the Tuesday evening transmission is sometimes listenable in the Middle East and Northern Africa), Tuesday 1900-2000 UTC and Saturday 1200-1300 UTC on Channel 292, 6070 KHz from Rohrbach, Germany.

What is and what’s not boogie:
Episode 31 of Uncle Bill’s Melting Pot will be mostly different forms of boogie from boogie woogie to more modern stuff including a couple of spoofs.
Sunday, October 8 at 2200-2230 UTC (6:00pm-6:30pm EDT US) on WBCQ 7490 Khz, right after Marion’s Attic, and right before some other neat stuff. Got a boogie? This will help you shake it off…

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About Bill Tilford

Bill has been a shortwave listener since the 1960s and currently hosts From the Isle of Music, a program that features new music from Cuba, on WBCQ (US), Channel 292 (Germany) and Space Line (Bulgaria) as well as Uncle Bill's Melting Pot on WBCQ and Channel 292. He also writes about Cuban music including on the website TIMBA.com and is active in the music industry as a producer and liner notes writer.

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