Get to Know a CJAM Show: Hotel Internationale

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Hotel International, Friday 2:30 – 4:00
Host: Vernon Smith

Tell me a little about your show:
“It’s an international music show. Basically sends the music of Windsor Detroit into the World and brings the world back to Windsor-Detroit.”

How did you get started with CJAM:
“When I was 15, before we were FM there was a summer program for youth. My mother worked at the University and thought it would be a good fit with me. So here I am, after many moves and years later.”

What was the first album you ever bought:
“With my own money, Let it Be by the Beatles at Woolco’s in South Windsor. I still have it, and it’s still somehow playable.”

Name one song that would represent your show:
“On the Dance Floor. The Beat Devils of Moscow broke radio here on CJAM.

Get to Know a CJAM Show: The Randomist Attacks

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The Randomist Attacks, Friday 1:00-2:30
Name: Andrew Murphy

Tell me a little about your show:
“Essentially I go into my Itunes and put it on shuffle. I try to play the music I like.”

How did you get started with CJAM:
I started about early 2000’s. A friend of mine Dave Gould, who is now passed away, we decided we wanted to do a metal show. So we came here to talk to the music director and he said yeah. And from then we have decided to do other shows.”

What was the first album you ever bought:
“It was a vinyl album: Dressed to Kill by Kiss.”

Name one song that would represent your show:
“A Black Sabbath song, anything by Black Sabbath.”

Check out past episodes of The Randomist here.