Category Archives: Jammin’ with Jamie

“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Friendship Follies (2020) (Part 1)”!

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Now that Valentine’s Day has come and gone, it’s time to shift the focus to a type of relationship that, in my opinion, is often overlooked in media.

Through the romance roller coaster, who’s there to cheer you on and cheer you up? When you’re struggling at work, with health, or with anything else in life, who’s there to offer a listening ear and a shoulder to cry on? And when you just feel like having some fun, who’s there to share in the laughter and fun?

It’s time for them to get their due with this week’s flock of fabulous…

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“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Leap Day Lyrics”!

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Donate to WNUR’s annual Phoneathon through March 2 and get some neat merchandise with this special link: https://catalyzer.northwestern.edu/amb/JamieLee!

It is a rare and special day… Jammin’ with Jamie Day! And it’s also… Saturday!

… Oh, and it’s also Leap Day.

A Leap Day on a Jammin’ with Jamie day? Well, that calls for a list of…

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“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Sidesplitting Serenades (2020) (Part 2)”!

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I hope we’re all still enjoying our discount candy we hoarded after the dreaded Valentine’s Day had come and gone!

Donate to WNUR’s annual Phoneathon through March 2 and get some neat merchandise with this special link: https://catalyzer.northwestern.edu/amb/JamieLee!

This week, while we’re swimming in that discount candy, we’ll also be swimming in…

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“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Sidesplitting Serenades (2020) (Part 1)”!

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This week, it’s time to put up a shield to protect us from all of Cupid’s arrows, hunker down, and chow down on our reserves of Halloween and Christmas candy, because we’re about to replace it with discount candy leftover from the dreaded… Valentine’s Day.

Yes, regardless of how you feel about the holiday… it’s unavoidable.

But whether you love Valentine’s Day with all your beating heart or loathe it with every burning fiber of your being, consider Jammin’ with Jamie your safe haven. We’re going to continue a grand and beloved… by me… Jammin’ with Jamie tradition… pun intended!

We have a whole chocolate box full of…

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“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Crowd Choruses”!

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This week, we’re going to we’re going to take a look at a very specific type of song that pops up a lot on both screen and stage. And that is… the huge group number! And not just any group number: the one where the whole cast comes together to sing and, oftentimes, dance.

And because this is Jammin’ with Jamie, we have ensemble numbers that even reference the fact that they’re ensemble numbers!

Try not to get lost in the crowd as we jam to a mob of…

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… “Crowd Choruses”!

This week, we’ll be raising our voices with a cast of… however many singers are featured in this overcrowded jam session! Just try not to get lost in the crowd!

The tunes we’ll be jammin’ to this week come courtesy of artists such as Rachel Bloom, The Muppets, Nikki Blonsky, and more! Certain selections come from films such as The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975), Pocahontas (1995), and Beauty and the Beast (1991), and TV shows such as Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and Galavant! Check out the categories and tags below for more!

I hope you consider jammin’ with us this Saturday at 7 am ET/6 am CT on 89.3 WNUR FM! If you like what you hear, let me know: I record every show and will happily send it to you! For more information about Jammin’ with Jamie, go here!

Thank you for reading, listening, and “jammin’,”
Jamie Lee

“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Beginning Beats and Ending Ditties”!

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Happy New Year!

It’s a new year and a new decade! It’s a time of new beginnings, both formal and informal. However, it’s also a time of both formal and informal endings.

On the formal side, certain seasonal jobs have ended, certain legal or work-related matters have met their deadline, and the wall and desk calendars have reached their expiration dates.

On the informal side, well, is everything else. New Year’s resolutions, personal and professional goals, a renewed spirit, and so much more.

The ending of one chapter is often the beginning of another, but there’s still a through line of story, characters, and/or settings to tie them together.

So in this “in between” space, let’s end one year and begin another with a batch of…

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“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Seasonal Celebration Songs (2019)”!

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There are so many holidays still happening, and so many sales in the stores, so why cut things short? We’re done with the preparation: let’s celebrate with a sleigh full of…

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“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Dark Holiday Ditties (2019)”!

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Last week, we got into the spirit of the holiday season here on Jammin’ with Jamie!

But I understand: the holidays aren’t all constant strings of twinkling holiday lights, warm gatherings of loving families and friends, and 24/7 holiday cheer. There are things that annoy us, things that stress out and overwhelm us, and, of course, there are those grumps who will groan, growl, grunt, and grumble their way all the way through January 2.

So let’s get all those frustrations out! Once we vent, we can keep these songs in our back pockets for when things get strained this season. We’re diving deep into a den of…

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“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Christmas (and Holiday) Kickoff Choruses (2019)”!

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It… is… time. For Christmas/Chanukah/Kwanzaa/St. Nicholas Day/winter/many other holidays!

But I understand: while the snow gives some people a magical feeling, it leaves others cold. And while the holiday season is a joyous time for many, it can also be overwhelming, stressful, and even isolating.

But not to worry! Jammin’ with Jamie is here for you, and we’ve brought a sack full of…

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“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Fabulous Food Follies (2019)”!

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As you chow down on leftovers, recover from those last bouts of gas, and start preparing yourself mentally, emotionally, and physically for the next set of holidays, save room for another feast, filled with…

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