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Tuesday, November 29


One year ago, I was furiously uploading songs to, building the foundation of the KJRW library online.  And thanks to all of your donations at, KJRW will be online for another year.  You may continue to make donations to help with marketing and purchasing music for the library. 

Now it's time for a big birthday blowout.  The Top 111 of 2011 begins Thursday!  Comprised of all the songs that got the 'thumbs up' over the past year, compiled by me through all those weekly Top Ten lists posted here, and brought to you with limited commercial interruptions.  You can hear it commercial-free by becoming a VIP here:

Here is a little taste:

Listen to the Top 111 of 2011, starting Thursday at

Friday, November 25


On this Black Friday, there is no Black Flag nor Black Keys in the Top Ten.  And I don't know if there was something in the turkey, but I think I'm seeing double.  Two from the White Stripes, Misfits and Bad Religion on this week's list.  Here is the last Top Ten of November:
  1. The Hardest Button To Button - White Stripes
  2. I Wanna Be Sedated - Ramones
  3. My Doorbell - White Stripes
  4. Astro Zombies - Misfits
  5. Generator - Bad Religion
  6. Infected - Bad Religion
  7. The Wait - Pretenders
  8. Bleed Together - Soundgarden
  9. Where Eagles Dare - Misfits
  10. Second Skin - Gits
Calculated from all the Top Ten lists this past year, the Top 111 of 2011 begins December 1st on KJRW.

Friday, November 18


There are some chicks in the top 10 this week!  I like it.  Here is the list:
  1. My Doorbell - White Stripes
  2. Generator - Bad Religion
  3. Astro Zombies - Misfits
  4. One Way Or Another - Blondie
  5. The Wait - Pretenders
  6. He Gets Me High - Dum Dum Girls
  7. One Thing - INXS
  8. Second Skin - Gits
  9. Promised Call - Dollyrots
  10. Gardening At Night - R.E.M.
The Top 111 of 2011 begins December 1st with limited commercial interruption (no interruptions if you become a VIP on KJRW!

Wednesday, November 16

More at the KJRW Corner Store

Here is the new promotional video for the KJRW Corner Store.  Lots of stuff there now, including shirts, hoodies and stickers.  Check out the new Drinkware Section with glasses and a water bottle. 

I finally received a sample T-shirt in the mail.  Cafe Press printed and shipped it within just a few days.  But either UPS or the USPS screwed up and sent it out to Denton, TX after it arrived in Seattle.  I know that Denton is "The Home of Happiness" according to the Rocky Horror Picture Show, but I was not happy that my shirt was in Texas.  But, now it is here, spinning around inside the clothes dryer and I will be able to wear it soon.

Go to the KJRW Corner Store and order your KJRW stuff today!

Friday, November 11


A freshly added song is in the number one spot.  Here is this week's top ten:
  1. Generator - Bad Religion
  2. Astro Zombies - Misfits
  3. Rock 'N' Roll High School - Shonen Knife
  4. Promised Call - Dollyrots
  5. Dead Man's Party - Oingo Boingo
  6. Have A Cigar - Foo Fighters
  7. One Way Or Another - Blondie
  8. Dance With Me - Dollyrots
  9. On A Plain - Telekinesis
  10. Gardening At Night - R. E. M.
We are going over all the Top Ten lists from the past year to create a big countdown to celebrate the first year of KJRW.  Listen for the special presentation at the end of the month.

Wednesday, November 9


Why should you become a live365 VIP?

You could listen to KJRW:
  • without interruptions from commercials, pop-ups and banner ads
  • with higher quality sound
  • straight from your desktop with free software
  • on any internet radio device, including iPhone and Android
And part of your subscription fee would go to me and the artists you hear on KJRW.


Click here:

Monday, November 7


KJRW turns one year old in a few short weeks!  It's almost hard to imagine that it was about a year ago that I began creating the library of songs to play.  That library continues to expand every day.  The studio is in West Seattle, WA, but KJRW's home is on  The web site charges a small monthly fee to house all the tunes.  The reason I chose live365 was because some of that fee goes to the artists that compose the music.

There are commercials that run on KJRW-West Seattle, but I do not choose them, nor do I receive any revenue from them.  So I consider the station to be more like Public Radio than Commercial Radio.  With that thought in mind, KJRW is having a fund drive.

Here is how you can help keep KJRW online for another year:
Thank you for your support,

Friday, November 4


Some remnants of Halloween remain in the top ten for the first week of November.  And the Dollyrots are so nice, they're on there twice!
  1. Astro Zombies - Misfits
  2. Promised Call - Dollyrots
  3. Kitty - Presidents of the United States of America
  4. Have A Cigar - Foo Fighters
  5. Dead Man's Party - Oingo Boingo
  6. Dance With Me - Dollyrots
  7. Rock 'N' Roll High School - Shonen Knife
  8. Gardening at Night - R.E.M.
  9. Trust - Generationals
  10. Tommy the Cat - Primus
Got a song suggestion?  Comment here or write it in the Shout Out Box at the bottom of the KJRW page on

Wednesday, November 2


More people than ever visited the KJRW Station Page on during the month of October!  Consequently, the number of times the station was added as a Preset was the highest also.  Who was listening?  Here are the top ten countries:
  1. U.S.A.
  2. Canada
  3. Netherlands
  4. Australia
  5. Mexico
  6. Slovenia
  7. Latvia
  8. Brazil
  9. Peru
  10. Spain
Here are the top ten cities in the U.S.A. that listened to KJRW in October:
  1. Seattle, WA
  2. Los Angeles, CA
  3. Cleveland, OH
  4. Knoxville, TN
  5. Montgomery, AL
  6. Washington, DC
  7. Portland, OR
  8. Tampa, FL
  9. Nashville, TN
  10. Phoenix, AZ
Thanks for listening! 

Tuesday, November 1

More in Store

Hello and welcome to November!  Hope you had a great Halloween.  The KJRW Halloween T-shirts are no longer available.  But the KJRW corner store is now full of shirts with the new KJRW logo in all shapes, sizes and colors.
There are also stickers, magnets and buttons available.  Get them at