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Apr 4, 2022 The Commander
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On the Saturday, April 2, 2022 episode of The Rogue Unit on Free Radio Olympia 91.9 FM Olympia, WA: starts off with Supernova with the song “Chewbacca” from the 1994 movie “Clerks”; an intense heavy metal instrumental by Nobody.One called “JB” from 2020; the Native American music group Apache with an ethereal chant song “Five Spirits” from 2004; the Los Angeles band Dengue Fever with the song “We Were Gonna” sung by its talented lead singer Chhom Nimol from Cambodia from...
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Mar 28, 2022 The Commander
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In the Saturday, March 26, 2022 episode of The Rogue Unit on Free Radio Olympia 91.9 FM Olympia, WA: starts off with the Ukrainian punk rock group Beton performing "Kyiv Calling" in response to the Russian attacks on Ukraine with the British group The Clash's blessing; a song by the 2010's Italian indie pop group Dear Jack with nifty theremin action; the classic British post punk group Killing Joke with their song "In Cytheria" from 2012; a mellow, methodical, urgent hip hop...
Topics: The Rogue Unit, Free Radio Olympia, FRO 91.9 FM, The Commander, Washington, Olympia, WA, chuck swaim
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Mar 14, 2022 The Commander
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In the Saturday, March 12, 2022 episode of The Rogue Unit on Free Radio Olympia 91.9FM: the show starts off with a tranquil guitar instrumental by the band Khruangbin from Houston, TX; ethereal synth pop music group Chromatics from Portland, OR; ukulele virtuoso Taimane from Honolulu, HI; British opera singer Jonathan Antoine sings a live performance of The Godfather Theme; Canadian singer Marc Martel sings a Queen song so superbly, you’d think you’re actually listening to Freddy Mercury;...
Topics: The Commander, I command you to have fun!, FRO, Free Radio Olympia, 91.9 FM, Olympia, WA,...
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Mar 6, 2022 The Commander
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In the Saturday, March 5, 2022 episode of The Rogue Unit there's the intro to the Six Million Dollar Man tv show; the 1970's Algerian funk disco group Sarr Band; Tito & Tarantula from the From Dusk Till Dawn movie soundtrack; The Damned's lead singer David Vanian's side group David Vanian & The Phantom Chords; 1960's actor & pop star Adam Faith singing The Beat Girl Song from the movie "Beat Girl"; The Greek dub reggae group Dub Garden; 1970's dub reggae by Yabby You &...
Topics: The Rogue Unit, FRO, 91.9 FM, The Commander, Free Radio Olympia, chuck swaim, Washington, WA, I...
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Mar 1, 2022 The Commander
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In this episode of The Rogue Unit on Free Radio Olympia 91.9 FM there's the Canadian surf garage rock band Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet with their signature song "Having an Average Weekend"; music by the 1990's LA band Eels "Novocaine for the Soul"; the LA indie music band Silversun Pickups with their 2006 song "Lazy Eye"; a tribute segment to Mark Lanegan; the break beat stylings of the British orchestra The Heritage Orchestra along with British composer Jules...
Topics: The Rogue Unit, Free Radio Olympia, 91.9FM, chuck swaim, The Commander, Olympia, WA
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Feb 20, 2022 The Commander
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In this episode of The Rogue Unit there's the gentle 1960's pop sounds of singer songwriter Margo Guryan; a 1950's instrumental song by R&B pianist & organist Bill Doggett; some chill out music by the Brazilian group Male Alchemy from 2021; reggae dub music by the Greek group Dub Garden from 2019; an acoustic guitar live performance by Chris Cornell in Sweden from 2006 covering Led Zeppelin's song "Thank You"; some sitar action by Jimi Hendrix in the Axis Bold As Love album...
Topics: The Rogue Unit, Free Radio Olympia, 91.9 FM, Olympia, Washington, the commander, FRO, chuck swaim
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Feb 12, 2022 The Commander
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In this episode of The Rogue Unit there's music by The Mavericks, a Tex-Mex group from Miami, Florida, with a song from their all Spanish album En Espanol; the ethereal singing of Canadian singer Loreena McKennitt in a desert caravan setting; Ishvari, an Indian chill music group; beautiful Hawaiian singing by Israel “IZ” Kamakawiwo’ole; the smooth soulful sound of Sam Cooke; The Mastersounds, a British funk instrumental group; 1970's dub reggae artists, Prince Jammy, Scientist, and Errol...
Topics: Free Radio Olympia, FRO 91.9 FM, The Commander, Olympia, WA, Washington, chuck swaim, pirate radio
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Feb 6, 2022 The Commander
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This episode of The Rogue Unit has a bit of a French theme to it featuring the 2010's post punk band Douche Froide, 1980's cold wave band Opera de Nuit, 1980's new wave Elise Cabanes and 1970's era songs from musicians Serge Gainsbourg and Claude Denjean. Non French artists include the 1980's British dance band Fatal Charm, the German movie soundtrack composer Klaus Doldinger, 2000's American chanteuse Tracy Mellor and 1970's Estonian Jazz Funk band Jaan Kuman Instrumental Ensemble. Plus...
Topics: The Commander, The Rogue Unit, FRO 91.9 FM, Free Radio Olympia, Olympia, WA, chuck swaim
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Jan 23, 2022 The Commander
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THE ROGUE UNIT on Free Radio Olympia 91.9 FM Olympia, Washington, USA Saturday, January 22, 2022 show duration 4pm-5pm US Pacific Time (Total Time 59:59) There's a secret unannounced song on this week's show. Can you find it? There's a hint in the included song playlist. Artists played on this week's show includes rap artists YG (featuring Nipsey Hussle), Swizz Beatz, Rick Ross, DMX. A classic Nu Metal group - Crazy Town. The legendary proto punk group - MC5. Some 1970's dub reggae artists -...
Topics: The Rogue Unit, FRO, 91.9 FM, Free Radio Olympia, pirate radio, The Commander, Olympia, Washington,...
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Jan 16, 2022 The Commander
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The Rogue Unit show episode from Saturday, Jan 15, 2022. It's hosted by The Commander. There was the sci-fi superhero space adventures of The Planet Man. Plus an eclectic array of music by Goblin, Faith & the Muse, Neno Belan & Fiumens, Svi na pod!, Demolition Group, The Cactus Blossoms, This Ascension and Virna Lindt. Playlist file is included. Visit The Rogue Unit's info site at therogueunit.blogspot.com
Topics: The Rogue Unit, Free Radio Olympia, 91.9 FM, pirate radio, chuck swaim, FRO, Olympia, WA
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Jan 10, 2022 The Commander
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The Rogue Unit plays an eclectic array of music. On this episode, there's some stoner rock, dub reggae, early 2000's alt rock, Tuvan throat singing, 1970's & 80's Estonian pop music and alt 2000's Italian rock, classical piano by Erik Satie, plus Asian surf rock by the Dutch group Yin Yin. Playlist file is included. Visit The Rogue Unit's info site at therogueunit.blogspot.com
Topics: The Rogue Unit, FRO, 91.9 FM, The Commander, Olympia, WA, Washington, Free Radio Olympia
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Jan 2, 2022 The Commander
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The Rogue Unit's New Year's Day 2022 show! There's an eclectic array of music and an episode of the 1950's Sci-fi superhero The Planet Man. Plus an inspirational speech from The Commander. Playlist file is included. Visit The Rogue Unit's info site at therogueunit.blogspot.com
Topics: The Commander, The Rogue Unit, FRO, 91.9FM, Free Radio Olympia, Olympia, WA, Washington
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Dec 24, 2021 The Commander
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The Rogue Unit's Christmas special hosted by The Commander on Free Radio Olympia 91.9FM from Olympia, Washington, USA. There's also an old time radio episode of the 1950's sci-fi superhero Planet Man and an eclectic array of music. Playlist file is included. Visit The Rogue Unit's info site at therogueunit.blogspot.com
Topics: The Rogue Unit, The Commander, FRO 91.9 FM. chuck swaim, Free Radio Olympia, Olympia, Washington,...
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Dec 20, 2021 The Commander
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In the Saturday, December 18, 2021 episode of The Rogue Unit on Free Radio Olympia 91.9FM Olympia, WA, starts off with Moses Gunn Collective from Brisbane, Australia with their 2021 single “I Can Cry” with a trippy guitar bending refrain with a song structure reminiscent from the 1980’s; Black Pumas a soulful group from Austin, TX with their 2019 hit “Colors”; some dub reggae ahead of its time by Jamaican musician Tappa Zukie with his song “Sidewalk Dub” from his album Escape from...
Topics: The Rogue Unit, 91.9 FM, Free Radio Olympia, FRO, pirate radio, chuck swaim, Olympia, WA, Washington
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Dec 14, 2021 The Commander
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The Rogue Unit has now returned to Free Radio Olympia 91.9 FM in Olympia, Washington after 13 years! This program of eclectic music and old time radio sci-fi superhero episodes returns in a one hour format to its listeners every Saturday afternoon from 4-5pm US Pacific Time. Free Radio Olympia's schedule on its website will put the times of its programs in a listener's local time. This first show in 13 years episode aired on Saturday Dec 11, 2021 from 3-4 pm US Pacific Time. The Rogue Unit's...
Topics: Free Radio Olympia, chuck swaim, the commander, 91.9 fm, Olympia, Washington, WA, pirate radio
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Nov 9, 2021 The Commander
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The Rogue Unit was a late night radio show from 2006-2008 on Free Radio Olympia 98.5FM in Olympia, WA, USA. The Rogue Unit featured various types of music & radio dramas. It was hosted by The Commander. He would always give a friendly command to his listeners, "I command you to have fun!" Playlist for this April 6, 2007 broadcast is included.
Topics: Chuck Swaim, The Rogue Unit, Free Radio Olympia, FRO, 98.5FM, the commander, pirate radio, Olympia,...
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Nov 5, 2021 Chuck Swaim
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Wavering Sands is a poetry book written by Chuck Swaim in 2014.
Topics: Wavering Sands, Chuck Swaim, poetry, book, poems
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Nov 5, 2021 Chuck Swaim
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A Young's Man Abyss is a poetry book written by Chuck Swaim in 2014.
Topics: A Young Man's Abyss, book, poems, Chuck Swaim, poetry
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Nov 5, 2021 Chuck Swaim
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Of Silent Freedom is a book of poetry by Chuck Swaim. It was published in 2013.
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Feb 18, 2020 The Commander
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The Rogue Unit was a late night radio show from 2006-2008 on Free Radio Olympia 98.5FM, Olympia, WA, USA. The Rogue Unit featured various types of music & old time radio dramas. It was hosted by The Commander. He would always give a friendly command to his listeners, "I command you to have fun!" In this broadcast there were DIY music submissions featuring Jenny Steele. Music of La Peste, Xmal Deutschland, Wipers, The Walker Brothers, Tilt, The Doors, Mad EP, Ella Fitzgerald, The...
Topics: The Rogue Unit, The Commander, Free Radio Olympia, 98.5FM, FRO, pirate radio, I command you to have...
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This a recording of the Free Radio Olympia 98.5FM Fall 2005 Benefit Show at the Eagles Hall on Saturday evening, October 29, 2005 in Olympia, WA. Featured performers were Chris Coop, Gyunyunyu And The Science Fun, Icthiostega, A-Kamp, Chuck Swaim with A-Kamp, The Grant Potters, Pizza T & Chuck Swaim. Special thanks to Kurt, The Fab Emcee for emceeing the show. Playlist included of performers in a .jpg format. Guaranteed bootleg sound quality. Remixed February 10, 2020.
Topics: Chris Coop, Gyunyunyu And The Science Fun, Icthiostega, A-Kamp, The Grant Potters, Pizza T, Chuck...
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The Rogue Unit was a late night radio show from 2006-2008 on Free Radio Olympia 98.5FM in Olympia, WA, USA. The Rogue Unit featured various types of music & radio dramas. It was hosted by The Commander. He would always give a friendly command to his listeners, "I command you to have fun!" An rtf of the playlist is included.  Some highlights in the June 18, 2008 episode are Vizual Noize's "Wakin' Up Show" FRO Promo; Announcement for the 14th Olympia Experimental Music...
Topics: The Rogue Unit, Free Radio Olympia, 98.5 FM, 14th Olympia Experimental Music Festival Olympia,...
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Feb 5, 2020 The Swamp Keeper
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This was a broadcast of the Black Lake Lagoon radio program that aired on late night Wednesday/early morning Thursday, January 13-14, 2010. It was hosted by The Swamp Keeper who kept listeners in the Olympia, Washington area company overnight from March 2009 to August 2012 on Free Radio Olympia 98.5 FM. The program featured awide range of music, a live rock concert segment, a whole album segment, and an old time radio drama segment. An rtf file of the playlist is also included.
Topics: Black Lake Lagoon, FRO 98.5FM, Olympia, Free Radio Olympia, WA, The Swamp Keeper, Chuck Swaim,...
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Mar 18, 2019 The Commander
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The Rogue Unit was a late night radio show from 2006-2008 on Free Radio Olympia 98.5FM in Olympia, WA, USA. The Rogue Unit featured various types of music & radio dramas. It was hosted by The Commander. He would always give a friendly command to his listeners, "I command you to have fun!" A PDF of the playlist is included.
Topics: The Commander, The Rogue Unit, Free Radio Olympia, 98.5FM, Olympia, WA, pirate radio, Chuck Swaim
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Feb 14, 2018 The Swamp Keeper
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This was the very last recorded broadcast of the Black Lake Lagoon radio program that aired on late night Wednesday/early morning Thursday, November 16-17, 2011. It was hosted by The Swamp Keeper who kept listeners in the Olympia, Washington area company overnight from March 2009 to August 2012 on Free Radio Olympia 98.5 FM. The program featured a wide range of music, a live rock concert segment, a whole album segment, and an old time radio drama segment. A PDF of the playlist is also included.
Topics: Black Lake Lagoon, FRO 98.5FM, Olympia, Free Radio Olympia, WA, The Swamp Keeper, Chuck Swaim,...
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Feb 13, 2017 The Commander
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The Rogue Unit was a late night radio show from 2006-2008 on Free Radio Olympia 98.5FM in Olympia, WA, USA. The Rogue Unit featured various types of music & radio dramas. It was hosted by The Commander. He would always give a friendly command to his listeners, "I command you to have fun!" A PDF of the playlist is included.
Topics: The Rogue Unit, Free Radio Olympia, 98.5 FM, Olympia, Washington, Chuck Swaim, pirate radio
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Feb 13, 2017 The Commander
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The Rogue Unit was a late night radio show from 2006-2008 on Free Radio Olympia 98.5FM in Olympia, WA, USA. The Rogue Unit featured various types of music & radio dramas. It was hosted by The Commander. He would always give a friendly command to his listeners, "I command you to have fun!" A PDF of the playlist is included.
Topics: The Commander, The Rogue Unit, Free Radio Olympia, 98.5FM, Olympia, WA, pirate radio, Chuck Swaim
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Feb 13, 2017 The Commander
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The Rogue Unit was a late night radio show from 2006-2008 on Free Radio Olympia 98.5FM in Olympia, WA, USA. The Rogue Unit featured various types of music & radio dramas. It was hosted by The Commander. He would always give a friendly command to his listeners, "I command you to have fun!" A PDF of the playlist is included.
Topics: Free Radio Olympia, FRO, 98.5FM, The Commander, WA, pirate radio, Chuck Swaim, The Rogue Unit
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Feb 13, 2017 The Commander
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The Rogue Unit was a late night radio show from 2006-2008 on Free Radio Olympia 98.5FM in Olympia, WA, USA. The Rogue Unit featured various types of music & radio dramas. It was hosted by The Commander. He would always give a friendly command to his listeners, "I command you to have fun!" A PDF of the playlist is included.
Topics: Free Radio Olympia, FRO, Olympia, Washington, 98.5FM, The Commander, Olympia, WA, Chuck Swaim,...