Category Archives: The Muppets

“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: “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: “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: “In the Moment Melodies”!

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On Jammin’ with Jamie, we often look to and motivate ourselves for the future. However, if one “lives in the future” 100% of the time, that gets exhausting, difficult, and even frustrating, as not everything works out the way you hope. And even when things do work out exactly as you hope, thinking ahead to the next “thing” will rob you of any enjoyment of what you’ve already earned and accomplished.

I’m here to entertain and inject some fun into your weekend, but I’m also here to help. So let’s enjoy our jammin’ time together with a mix of…

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“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Travel Tunes (2019)”!

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Last time, we were all about the destination. This week, we’re all about the journey (but still with some tourist stops along the way)!

So whether you’re on the road, on a bike, or on foot, grab your nearest music-playing device and get ready to groove as you move on down the road with a trunk full of…

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

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Winter’s on it’s way out, and summer’s slowly but surely creeping in. But with the weather so chaotic, how do I know? Why, that’s exactly how you know! Which means it’s time for us to thaw out with… Continue reading

“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Tax Tunes (2019)”!

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I’ll bet all of you are still breathing a huge sigh of relief now that your taxes are all filed and done with for another year! … And to all of you grumbling indistinguishably because you’re still working on it, my condolences.

Either way, let’s let off some steam by cracking open the vault of… Continue reading

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

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This week, the weather’s warming up… sort of… in certain areas… for a little while. Anyway, the white of winter’s melted away, and although there are still some muddy browns, we’re seeing a lot more color outside!

… Or at least, that would be what you might think if you’re the time to seal yourself away indoors for the duration of chilly weather. In reality, there are all sorts of colors all year round!

But just in case you need a refresher on what’s out there, we have a whole crayon box full of… Continue reading