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Program Information
 The Sonic Cafe 
 Just A Little Bit GRUMPY!
 Weekly Program
 Scott Clark
 Scott Clark  
 For non-profit use only.
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Hey welcome to episode 72 of the Sonic Café, I’m your host Scott Clark and this time the Sonic Café is entertaining a tour bus of old folks. In fact you might say they’re taking over the place. Uh, so yeah… listen for a music mix pulled from over thirty years including exciting big band Latin jazz from Bobbie Sanabria from his 2007 Urban Folktales release… plus David Gray, Bruce Springsteen from his 2006 Seeger Sessions release, Todd Rundgren, The Beatles, Little Feat and more. Plus the Sonic Café will also drop by the tonight show to hear comedian Bill Burr talk about how he’s become a grumpy old man, and along with that… listen as our bus load of octogenarians let’s us know in no uncertain terms why they’re grumpy about the world we live in today. Uh sure…. all straight-ahead from that little café on the coast, where tour buses are always welcome. We’re the Sonic Café.
Song 1: Old Man
Artist: Neil Young
LP: Harvest
Yr: 1972
Song 2: My Old Man
Artist: Tonic
LP: Lemon Parade
Yr: 1996
Song 3: Bacon
Artist: Burgess Meredith
LP: Grumpy Old Men
Yr: 1993
Song 4: Old Father Time
Artist: David Gray
LP: Foundling
Yr: 2010
Song 5: Old Goat
Artist: Bill Nelson
LP: After the Satellite Sings
Yr: 1996
Song 6: Old Folks' Boogie
Artist: Little Feat
LP: Waiting For Columbus [Live]
Yr: 1978
Song 7: Old Dan Tucker
Artist: Bruce Springsteen
LP: We Shall Overcome - The Seeger Sessions
Yr: 2006
Song 8: Old Brown Shoe
Artist: The Beatles
LP: Past Masters Vol. 2
Yr: 1965
Song 9: Grumpy Old Man
Artist: Bill Burr
LP: The Late Show
Yr: 2017
Song 10: Mad
Artist: Todd Rundgren
LP: Arena
Yr: 2008
Song 11: The First 90 Years Go By Fast
Artist: Burgess Meredith
LP: Grumpy Old Men
Yr: 1993
Song 12: Old And Wise
Artist: The Alan Parsons Project
LP: The Best Of The Alan Parsons Project
Yr: 1982
Song 13: The Crab
Artist: Bobby Sanabria
LP: Big Band Urban Folktales
Yr: 2007
Song 14: Wrong Side Of History
Artist: Daryl Hall
LP: Laughing Down Crying
Yr: 2011
Song 15: My Name Is Toby Dammit
Artist: Nino Rota
LP: LSD Roma (Toby Dammit)
Yr: 1968

The Sonic Cafe features an intelligent, eclectic mix of music, comedy and pop culture showcasing 30 to 60 years of content within each episode.

The show is set in an imaginary cafe overlooking the Pacific Ocean on the Central Oregon Coast. The cafe serves music, comedy and pop culture rather than breakfast, lunch and dinner. All announcer voiceovers are presented over the background noise of a busy cafe with references made to the café environment to create a theatre of the mind experience for listeners.

The program actually does originate 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.

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.

Original syndication date was 7/22/2016. At that time 31 shows had already been produced (over six months of content) with new episodes produced weekly. A new episode is released each week. You can confidently add The Sonic Cafe to your schedule knowing that a backlog of shows is already produced awaiting weekly release.

The Sonic Cafe has a Facebook page ( where complete show notes and playlists are presented for each episode. The Sonic Café can also be streamed from MixCloud (

Listeners can also reach the show producers via email (

Pre-recorded Sonic Cafe promos are available to promote the show on your station. Each is roughly :24 seconds in length with time left to tag local broadcast day and time. We are also happy to produce custom promos, station IDs, etc. Contact us via email to request promo files. Also please let us know if you pick-up the program on your station so we can announce it on our Facebook page.

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