Random Draw

When Pittsfield Community Television inherited the 20k Album Collection from the Taconic High School Studio for WTBR-FM, Dave Cachat was inspired to produce Random Draw: Each week, Dave selects a random shelf in the expansive ...more

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February 22, 2020 00:59:42
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Random Draw - February 22, 2020

Ah, the late eighties. Hair metal, power ballads, early rap making its way to radio, sappy love songs, teen pop music - can't you hear it now. This week on Random Draw we head back to 1987 and dip into a lot of those categories. We hear from such artists as White Lion, Peter Cetera, Plastic Land, Sammy Hager and other in all of their 80s glory. ...

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February 15, 2020 00:59:46
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Random Draw - February 15, 2020

On this episode we travel back musically to the year 1972. We got some great rock, folk, and funk tracks to play from our WTBR-FM archives. Some of the artists that we randomly pulled from our shelves for this week's episode are Arlo Guthrie, Pure Prairie League, Eddie Harris, Loudon Wainwright III, Chicago, and many more. Hope you enjoy this musical journey to 1972. ...

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February 08, 2020 00:59:54
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Random Draw - February 8, 2020

This week our needle hits the groove in 1977. Thanks to the wonderful vinyl archive of WTBR-FM we are able to play songs from such diverse artists at Elvis Presley, Rick Derringer, Average White Band, Lalo Schifrin, Ry Cooder and many more. Enjoy! ...

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February 01, 2020 00:59:27
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Random Draw - February 1, 2020

1984 - the year of Big Brother. Also the year for some really cool music. While Big Brother wasn't watching over us, the WTBR-FM archive made sure we had a good time. This episode featured a who's who of artists from 1984 including Public Image Limited, Jefferson Starship, Michael Hedges, the Go-Go's and many more. ...

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January 23, 2020 00:59:24
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Random Draw - January 25, 2020

In this episode we hop in our shag carpeted van and travel back to 1973 to check out what music we could pull randomly off the shelves of the WTBR-FM archive. We hear some great music from Argent, Ray Charles, The Soul Children, Weather Report, The Strawbs and much, much more. Groovy ...

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January 18, 2020 00:59:53
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Random Draw - January 18, 2020

1981 was the year that MTV started and changed music forever. Or at least for most of the 80s. We go back to 1981 and listen to some artists that took off thanks to MTV, including Billy Idol and the Ramones. We also hear from Shalamar, the Joe Ely Band, The Rolling Stones and many more. Rock On! ...

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