Category Archives: Svengoolie

“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Haunting Holiday Harmonies (2021)”!

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No matter how much you may love the holiday season, there are always certain things about the holiday season that we don’t love so much. So this week, it’s time for a jam session I get a sick and twisted sense of joy out of putting together!

Our seasonal spooky jam sessions for Halloween are gone and buried, but those haunting happenings, creepy creatures, and macabre moods and moments don’t get killed off so easily. We’ve just dug up a heap of…

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“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Christmas and Holiday Kickoff Choruses (2021)”!

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It’s officially December, which means we can officially deck our jam session halls and unwrap our first set of…

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“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Haunting Halloween Hangover Harmonies (2021)”!

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Let’s be honest: our pumpkins are still holding strong, the leaves are still folding, and the monsters, ghosts, and other freaky fiends haven’t crawled back into the crypt yet! So why end the season just because of the silly calendar when clearly, it wants to be resurrected and live on? And hey, this way, while other people are revving up their holiday cheer, we can still be cheery by holding on to the spooky season!

So this week, let’s purge some of the excess spookiness with a stream of…

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“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: ““Haunting Halloween Harmonies (2021)”!

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All Hallow’s Eve is right around that creepy corner… are you ready?

And this time, I don’t mean “ready” as in garlic, silver, spellbooks, beakers, etc.

I mean: do you have your costume ready? Your giant bag or pillow case ready? Your route all planned out? If you do, let this ­jam session be your tunes to jive to as you trick-or-treat! If you don’t, then let us motivate you to start getting ready now with a host of…

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“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Macabre Monster Melodies (2021)”!

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Our jam session of spooky sci-fi songs that was originally scheduled to air October 9 ended up playing last Saturday, October 16, at 6 am ET/5 am CT, just before our regularly-scheduled jam session. If you’d like the recording of that jam session (or any other jam session), let me know!

This week, grab your stakes, silver, crucifixes, and any other protection you can think of, because we’re walking through the woods and heading down into the crypt for a mash-up of…

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“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Spooky Sci-Fi Songs (2021)”!

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Now that last week’s jam session has the spirit of the spooky season in our souls, let’s explore the many areas of the season!

I’ve rigged up all the equipment, pulled all the switches, and prepared all the chemicals, so put on your goggles, gloves, and any other safety equipment you think you might need in case our experiments go awry, as we examine our slab of…

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“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Dungeon Dance Ditties (2021)”!

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It’s officially October, which means we can officially creak open the coffin of creepy choruses to celebrate the spooky season!

Due to various world events and technology events, we weren’t able to have any of our traditional Halloween jam sessions last year. So, since it’s been a bit, we need to do something to shake the dust off our bones and get grooving again!

And what better way to do that than with a deluge of…

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“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Labor Lyrics (2021)”!

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It’s been a bit… again!

But this time, I have an update in the “Hard Drive Saga”!

So far, two different companies have said they’re unable to extract any data from my external backup hard drive. (If you have any suggestions, please let me know!)

But, with some help, I uncovered an older hard drive that has most of my music. Not all of it, but a huge chunk of it. And so…

Jammin’ with Jamie is back!

Jammin’ with Jamie is a labor of love, and so, appropriately enough, we’re back just in time to jam to a load of…

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“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Birthday Beats (2021)”!

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It’s been a bit!

I’m still engaged in the “Battle of the Hard Drives,” working to extract my years’ worth of music and videos from hard drives I’d used to back up my computer before my most recent backup failed… which, of course, was while my computer was getting repaired.

But anyway, I decided to pull whatever I could find online and patch and stitch together a brand new prerecorded show this week because… tomorrow, June 26, is my birthday!

So, as a little “birthday present to myself,” this week’s theme is…

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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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