Category Archives: Galavant

“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Cathartic Choruses (2022)”!

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Many of us are in the middle of a long heat wave, we’re in that weird awkward time between summer and fall where summer activities are winding down, but fall activities haven’t officially started yet, and we’re stuck in the in-between. Maybe you’re feeling lonely. Maybe you’re feeling frustrated, exasperated, angry… or just down.

Bottling it up isn’t healthy, so don’t worry, we’re going to jam to a cavalcade of…

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“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Curious Choruses (2022)”!

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I wondered for a while what to make the theme for this week. We’re in the middle of summer, but the “big” summer holidays have ended, and many of us are already planning for what’s coming up in the fall or beyond. What we do now is up to us… so what to do?

Maybe you’re waiting for something. Maybe you’re working toward something. Maybe you took a risk. Maybe you’re going for something that is, in one way or another, a big question mark.

Then I realized… the question is the answer!

Hear me out on this.

Wonder no longer, as we jam to a cavalcade of…

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“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Fourth of July Follies (2022)”!

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Last week was another holiday, so we’re going to celebrate it!

If you are in or near Highland Park, Illinois, or know someone who is, we extend our heartfelt condolences and well wishes. We’re going to be sensitive to that on this week’s show. If you’d rather listen to it later on your own time, that’s okay. I can get you connected to the archive where recordings are stored.

Let’s light it up (safely!) and let the sparks fly from a flock of…

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“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Birthday Beats (2022)”!

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It’s my birthday! … Give or take.

WNUR has been having scheduling issues, making scheduling specific shows for specific days difficult. They’re working on it, and we DJs are doing our best to make sure you get the shows you love every day! Thank you for your patience and listening loyalty!

So, I gathered a mish-mash of melodies that I love and that all of you love to mix together for a batch of…

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“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Travel Tunes (2022)”!

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As the weather warms up in this hemisphere, this is generally the time of year when people get restless. Whether you’re off of school or work, your work is lighter in these warmer months, or you do more during the summer, but it’s something you enjoy, this is when many people start to fantasize about venturing outside. Maybe you sit outside for some fresh air, or maybe you yearn for a more substantial trip outside.

But many of us still can’t travel, whether because of the pandemic, cost, time, or some combination of the three.

So, whether you’re vacationing for real or vicariously, let’s hit the road with a suitcase full of…

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“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Studious School Songs (2022)”!

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This week, a lot of us are hitting the books and working hard as various classes come to an end. So, if you just pulled an all-nighter studying, or just pulled an all-nighter celebrating because you’re finally done––– for now––– this jam session is for you!

Let’s crack open the books and finish a crash course of…

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“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “April Fools Follies (2022)”!

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Here on Jammin’ with Jamie, you know that hardly a holiday goes by that we don’t celebrate in song. With all of the scheduling and technical tomfoolery, you might think we skipped a pretty notable April holiday…

Ha! We fooled you! You’d be a fool not to jam with us to this week’s flock of…

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“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Tax Tunes (2022)”!

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There’s a certain deadline coming up. So, while you either enjoy being ahead of the game or are calculating like the wind in crunch time, let us be your background music as we file a ton of…

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“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Marvelous Motivational Melodies (2022)”!

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We’ve all had times when we’ve decided to pursue a new goal, forge a new path, or just leave something that’s not making us happy, not helping us, or holding us back. Some people use New Year’s resolutions, the start of a new month, the start of a new season, their birthdays, or any other sort of momentous milestone as a symbolic “starting line” for turning the page.

But you don’t need any sort of special occasion to start writing a new chapter in our lives. But, if you need a jam session, you’re in luck, because we’re about to jam to a magnificent mix of…

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“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Friendship Follies (2022)”!

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Post-Valentine’s Day, we have another beloved (by me) Jammin’ with Jamie tradition!

This week, since we recently dragged ourselves through a holiday that celebrates romantic love, we’re going to celebrate a different sort of love and relationship that’s not celebrated as much, but is just as important!

Grab a buddy, as we jam to a flock of…

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