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Program Information
 The Sonic Cafe 
 Scary Great Cover Tunes
 Weekly Program
 Scott Clark
 Scott Clark  
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Sonic Café, that’s Laurence Jones with his cover of Stevie Wonders Higher Ground. So, hey welcome, thanks for stopping by the café, I’m your host Scott Clark and this is episode 192. This time the Sonic Café brings you an hour of cover tunes so great, they’re scary, we’ve got Pot Liquor covering the Beattles, Apollo 440 covering Blue Oyster Cult, Scary Pockets covering Radiohead… even David Byrne covering Whitney Houston … ahh to name just a few. Then later comedian Shayne Smith gives us pointers on how to handle a debt collector should he ever come knocking at your door, and finally a large Sonic Café welcome to our latest sponsor, Turlington’s Lower Back Tattoo Remover… ladies it seemed like a good idea at the time… now erase it with Turlington’s Lower Back Tattoo Remover. All that an more straight ahead as we bring you an hour of cover tunes so great they’re scary, from that little café on the Pacific Coast, we’re the Sonic Café.
Song 1: Higher Ground
Artist: Laurence Jones
LP: Take Me High
Yr: 2016
Song 2: Lady Madonna
Artist: Pot Liquor
LP: Levee Blues
Yr: 1970
Song 3: Don't Fear The Reaper
Artist: Apollo 440
LP: Millennium Fever
Yr: 1994
Song 4: Never Tear Us Apart
Artist: Paloma Faith
LP: Fall To Grace
Yr: 2012
Song 5: I Wanna Dance With Somebody
Artist: David Byrne
LP: Live from Austin TX
Yr: 2017
Song 6: Evil Ways
Artist: Rusted Root
LP: Home For The Holidays
Yr: 1995
Song 7: When The Debt Collector Comes Knocking
Artist: Shayne Smith
LP: Dry Bar Comedy
Yr: 2017
Song 8: Stairway to Heaven (Live At The Kennedy Center Honors)
Artist: Heart
LP: Stairway to Heaven (Live At The Kennedy Center Honors)
Yr: 2013
Song 9: I Heard It Through The Grapevine
Artist: Michael McDonald
LP: Motown
Yr: 2003
Song 10: Turlington's Lower Back Tatoo Remover
Artist: SNL
Song 11: Creep-Radiohead Cover
Artist: Scary Pockets
Yr: 2017
Song 12: Show Biz Kids
Artist: Rickie Lee Jones
LP: It's Like This
Yr: 2000
Song 13: Breaking Us In Two
Artist: Mandy Moore
LP: Coverage
Yr: 2003
About the Producer:

Scott Clark has always had a lot of music in his life. Growing up outside of Chicago, he was mesmerized early on by the radio of the sixties and seventies and began collecting records at a very early age. From 45’s and LP’s to cassettes and CD’s and now digital… he really never stopped. Today everything in his library is digitized because he got sick of lugging all that stuff around.

The concept for the Sonic Café is to deliver the high production values and feel of the radio he grew up listening to. But unlike the tight, repetitious playlists of those commercial stations, feature a massive range of artists, genres and tunes. The whole idea is to package it in an eclectic, engaging, no repeat format that brings both new and old together in a unique, entertaining, and most importantly fun and fast paced way. There’s really nothing on the radio today, or in the past, that compares with it.

About the Sonic Café:

The show is set in an imaginary cafe overlooking the Pacific Ocean on the Central Oregon Coast. The cafe serves up eclectic, intelligent music, comedy and pop culture. The program originates from KYAQ radio located on the Oregon coast in the Pacific Northwest, so the imagery is not a huge stretch.

Each program is 58:00 minutes in length leaving room for station ID, promos and PSAs. Each episode is .mp3 encoded at a constant rate of 256kbps and ready for broadcast.
An episode is released each Friday. All episodes are evergreen; never focusing on time of year, weather, month, holidays, events etc. so each show is timeless. All music is presented in a no repeat format. Once a song airs in an episode it never airs again. Episodes may be downloaded and grouped together to quickly create program blocks of two, three, four or more hours in length.

The Sonic Cafe has a Facebook page ( where complete show notes and playlists are presented for each episode. Listeners can also reach the show producers via email (

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