Wednesday, 12 December 2018

Ruby Slippers December 14 2018 7-8 pm

Hey everybody,

Still not totally on board for Xmas so I am just giving you one track.
Next week will be another story though.

Hope you are enjoying the excitement and good will that comes with this time of year. (Hence the first track LOL)

You're A Mean One Mr. Grinch ... Ahmed Zappa and Dweezil Zappa
Change My Ways ... Headstones *
Shakin House Blues ... Catl *
Heavy On Me ... Zeus *
Empathy ... The Crooked * (new)
All The Way From Memphis ... Mott The Hoople (not so new)
George ... Headless Chickens
Drank Too Much Wine ... Mr. Goshness*
Muscles and Puzzles ... Elise Epp *
Into Giants ... Patrick Watson *
Set Fire ... Carina Round
Complaint Department ... Lykke Li
Genesis ... Grimes *
Time To Go ... Magic Shoppe *
Ring The Bell ... YACHT
Sway ... Bic Runga
Six O'Clock ... Lovin Spoonful
Sea Dreamer ... Wildlife *

Won't get to all of this...but that's how it rolls.

Thanks for listening


Wednesday, 5 December 2018

Ruby Slippers December 7 2018

Hey everybody!

First of all I want to thank Catwoman for filling in last week in my hour of need. I am sure you had a good show to listen to.

And here I am back with a classic playlist. Still finding my way at present but promise there will be a Christmas show on the last Friday before the big day.

BTW hope you have all gone to see "Bohemian Rhapsody". Can't claim to be a music lover without knowing the story about this amazing band and it's iconic front man.

Hammer To Fall ... Queen
Pretty Garden ... Will Black *
Talking To Myself ... Big Name Actors *
Half of Something Else ... Airborne Toxic Event
Dk/Pi ... Aero Flynn
Right Back Where We Started From ... Amity Beach *
Epidemic ... Animal Confession *
Games Without Frontiers ... Peter Gabriel
City With No Children ... Arcade Fire *
Where U Goin ... Arkells *
You Are A Dragon ... The Black and White Years
Stranger In Blue Suede Shoes ... Kevin Ayers
Elevator Music ... Beck
The Taking ... Within Rust *
Fate ... Todd Rundgren
Show Must Go On ...Queen

Things may change. Who knows for sure.

Thanks for listening

Thursday, 22 November 2018

Ruby Slippers November 23 2018 7-8 pm

Hey hey everybody!

Back after the membership drive. Thanks to all who donated to the station and particularly during this show. There is still time and all you have to do is go to and click on "Donate". (Don't forget to tell them Ruby Slippers sent ya!)

Anywho, here is the playlist for this week. If all goes well there is also a mystery guest dropping in, guitar in hand. You never know what's up around here.

Honest Liar ... Almighty Rhombus *
Beat The Heart ...Tallies *
Hi Ho Silver Lining ... Jeff Beck
Steady On ... Teen Ravine *
Over Again ... Hein Cooper
Orange ... Moscow Apartment *
The Big Ego ... Mr. Goshness *
Kill The Lies ... Sven Gali * (yes, that Sven Gali)
Cytherina Descent ... Loaf (not the Canadian one)
Evil Town ... The Vines
Rap Hundred and Nine: Gorilla Radio ...Jesse Dangerously ft. Rae Spoon *
Heartbeat ... Grown Up Avenger Stuff
Sabbath ... Evi Vine
So What (Miles Davis remix) ... In Fiction
Over The Rainbow ... Celtic Woman

Thanks for listening!


Thursday, 15 November 2018

Ruby Slippers November 16 2018 Membership Show

Hey everybody!

It's here again, the second, no make that THIRD most magical time of the year **


I know this whole playlist will not be played. I will try and limit my talking as long as you call in but the way it works, I do have to let you know the phone numbers and for new listeners, share why the station is important and on the air.

I will play what we don't get to and more next week. Always appreciate your support!

Here is what I have

Gotta Ride On ... Fast Orange *
Dance (In Your Face remix) ... Acid Test *
Jaws Theme 2 ... Jean Daddy *
You're So Boring ... The Wolfe *
Neil Young ...Jock Tears *
Down Again ... Deep Sea Gypsies *
Scream In Silence ... Tara Holloway *
Mirror Song ... Burning House
Ding Dong ... Klaus Nomi
Lovers In A Dangerous Time ... Twilight Fields *

Thanks for listening

for donation:

* Cancon

**First most wonderful time: Halloween
Second is Christmas.


Tuesday, 6 November 2018

Ruby Slippers November 9 2018 INDIE WEEK TORONTO

Hey hey everybody!

Wow, how time flies! Back in the festival groove with Indie Week 2018. Had the usual hard time picking music for the show (there is only so much you can do in 54 minutes) so don't just go by this.
Check out the website (http://www. and explore venues, live music and the bands online.
Trust me, you'll be glad you did. Then email me and tell me all about your favorites.


Seen A Ghost ... The Black Fever *
So Irresistable ... Loaf *
Devil Woman ... The Love Tongues *
Bring On The Darkness ... The Electric Dead *
Who The Hell ... Double Experience *
Bury Us Young ... Menage *
Tree Trunks ... Basement Revolver *
Numb ... Civil Wray *
Two Homes ... Tree Museum *
Always Remind You ... Mind Cinema
Scary Waves ... Baltimore
Keith Richards ... Vinyl Hero *
Love on Strike ... The Tins
Heartbeat ... Grown Up Avenger Stuff
Cowards In The Castle ... The Anti Queens *
Honest Liar ... Almighty Rhombus *
Dance (In Your Face remix) ... Acid Test *

Won't make them all tonight but promise to play what isn't next week for the MEMBERSHIP DRIVE!!!!

Man I am going to need a vacation soon.

Thanks for listening


Thursday, 1 November 2018

Ruby Slippers November 2 2018 7-8 pm

Hey everybody,

Got thorough Halloween? Coming off the sugar rush? Man it can be a hard landing sometimes....

So make a cup of tea, push the salad around the plate one more time and give this playlist a listen.

Blackout Love ... The Caster Troys *
We Don't Need Money to Have a Good Time ... The Subways
Complicated ... The Cliks *
Voodoo Voodoo ... The Venus Fly Trap
Boris the Spider ... The Who
Dense ... Whispering Sons
Better When You're Close ... Blonde Diamond *
Sunsets on Your Mind ... The Pink Elephants *
(Famous ... Blonde Diamond * we'll see how time goes)
Ordinary Times ... Cinema 90 ft. Jahlicious and  T Minus
Suffer ... Clara Venice*
Rivers ... Destroyer  *
Someday ... Moby Grape
Fanny Sketch ... Ty Segall (new)
Total Eclipse ... Klaus Nomi
Quiet Men ... Ultravox

Let's see how this plays out...

Next week... INDIE WEEK!!!!!

Thx for listening
#loveyourradio #TOmusiccity


Wednesday, 24 October 2018

Ruby Slippers Spooktacular Oct. 26 2018 7-8 pm

Hey everyone!

It's that time of year, MY FAVORITE HOLIDAY! yes, it's Halloween and this is the Spooktacular show for 2018.

There are some old favorites from years gone by as well as  a few new tracks which have nothing to do with the occasion (they're just that good).

So sit back, grab the candy corn and enjoy.

The Halloween Dance ... Reverend Horton Heat
Monster Mash ... The Dollyrots
Cemetary ... Headstones *
Old Ghosts ... Jethro Tull
Sick of This Shit ... Evil Elvis *
The Worm Is Calling ... Moonwood *
Devil Inside ... INXS  (check out Beck's cover as well)
Wicked and Weird ... Buck 65 *
Smells Like Teen Spirit ... Winter Gloves *
Yesterday When I Was Young ... Eric & The Soo * (newwwww)(was that spooky enough?)
Satellites ... Clara Venice * (also new)
The Raven ... Alan Parsons  (not sure which one yet)
I Want To Believe ... Septembryo *
The Afterlife ...YACHT (of course, this is a tradition)
The Time Warp ... Richard OBrien, Patricia Quinn etc.

Thanks for listening. Be safe out there.


credit: Vintage Everyday