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 The Sonic Cafe 
 The End of the Double Digits!
 Weekly Program
 Scott Clark
 Scott Clark  
 For non-profit use only.
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Hey welcome to the Sonic Café, where we feature an intelligent, eclectic mix of headphone friendly music, comedy and pop culture. I’m your host Scott Clark and this is a very special hour of the Sonic Café. Welcome to episode 99! Yep, hard to believe but this is the last of the double-digit episodes. From here on out we’re movin’ on up to the century mark and beyond. How about that baby! To celebrate this monumental milestone the Sonic Café is takin’ it to the nines! By that we mean every tune this hour has a 99 or a 9 in it. Some of the nines are in the title, other nines are in the lyrics, but each tune features the number nine in some way. Listen for John Lennon, Toto, Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention, The Blues Brothers, REM and more. Heck, we’ll even feature the German version of Nena’s 1983 hit, 99 Red Balloons… preceded by a not-to-accurate translation provided by comedian Tom Cavanagh. All that and more, straight ahead, so join us as we celebrate our ninety-ninth episode, here at that little café on the big blue Pacific coast… we’re the Sonic Café.
Song 1: 1999
Artist: Prince
LP: 1999
Yr: 1982
Song 2: Ninety Nine And One Half
Artist: Buddy Guy
LP: Bring 'Em In
Yr: 2005
Song 3: Is That You Mo-Dean
Artist: B-52's
LP: Good Stuff
Yr: 1992
Song 4: 99
Artist: Toto
LP: Hydra
Yr: 1979
Song 5: #9 Dream
Artist: John Lennon
LP: Walls And Bridges
Yr: 1974
Song 6: 9-Sep
Artist: R.E.M.
LP: Murmur
Yr: 1983
Song 7: Nine Types Of Industrial Pollution
Artist: Frank Zappa & The Mothers Of Invention
LP: Uncle Meat
Yr: 1969
Song 8: 99 Dead Baboons
Artist: Tim Cavanagh
LP: Bob + Tom
Yr: 2010
Song 9: 99 Luft Balloons
Artist: Nena
LP: Nena Live
Yr: 1995
Song 10: Nineteen Hundred And Eighty Five
Artist: Paul McCartney
LP: Band On The Run
Yr: 1973
Song 11: Walk Like A Man
Artist: Grand Funk Railroad
LP: Best Of Grand Funk Railroad
Yr: 1973
Song 12: Riot In Cell Block Number Nine
Artist: The Blues Brothers
LP: The Blues Brothers Complete
Yr: 1980
Song 13: Hello Operator
Artist: The White Stripes
LP: De Stijl
Yr: 2000
Song 14: Cocaine Blues
Artist: Johnny Cash
LP: At Folsom Prison and San Quinton
Yr: 1976

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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