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A rambling kinda talk about life and all that comes with it, past, present & future, joined together with an eclectic selection of great music... (click the title to listen to the podcast, or subscribe in iTunes)

Last Build Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2018 09:52:24 PST


DicksnJanes #669: WonderfulWindsorWeekend

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 09:52:24 PST

The Scarborough Dude enjoys another great Windsor weekend with good friends Shauren and Tom.

People Are Strange - The Doors - The Very Best Of The Doors
Static On The Radio - Jim White - Uncut Americana 2004
Dumb - Nirvana - Nirvana Unplugged In New York
Old Master Painter / You Are My Sunshine - Brian Wilson - Smile

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DicksnJanes #668: aroughpatch

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 10:22:39 PST

The Scarborough Dude reveals his emotional immaturity.

Right or Wrong - Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys - Legends of Country
See What Love Can Do - Eric Clapton - Behind the Sun

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DicksnJanes #667: coldflucleanup

Fri, 02 Feb 2018 12:55:16 PST

A nasty coldflu doesn't stop the Scarborough Dude from starting to organize his life.

The Butcher - Larkin Grimm - Leaves of Life
The Cuckoo - Alela Diane &  Marie Sioux - Leaves of Life

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DicksnJanes #666: twothirdsdone

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 13:04:56 PST

Drinking as a hobby (bush bar in Nigeria, circa 1981)
The Scarborough Dude comes to the realization that he's two thirds done and should probably finish this podcast when he's 75 or so.

Which Side Are You On - Washington Squares - From Greenwich Village: The Complete Washington Squares
Walls (Polish Union Song) - Washington Squares - From Greenwich Village: The Complete Washington Squares

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DicksnJanes #665: spooked!

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:20:05 PST

The Scarborough Dude gets too high to podcast, but does anyway, and then tries to explain it all.

Essence of Now - It's a Beautiful Day - Marrying Maiden
Everything In It's Right Place - Radiohead - Kid A

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DicksnJanes #664: audiojournaling

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 08:07:46 PST

Ken's last class teaching at CC
The Scarborough Dude has great fun doing this episode, but then bugs his listeners for comments and feedback.

Dear Diary - The Moody Blues - On The Threshold of a Dream
Easy Living (background) - Cannonball Adderley - The Complete Recordings: 1959-1962
Runaround Sue - Dion - 100 Travelling Songs
Winetone (background) - Cannonball Adderley - The Complete Recordings: 1959-1962
DicksnJanes Closing Theme - John Meadows    

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DicksnJanes #663: mixedupchoppeduptossedsalad

Fri, 05 Jan 2018 15:01:35 PST

The Scarborough Dude records from home for a change, and revisits the past.

Cantaloop - Us3 - Starbucks: Blue Note Blend
Work Song (1962 live) - Cannonball Adderley - The Complete Recordings: 1959-1962
Northern Air - Elliott BROOD - Days Into Years
Catch A Falling Star - Perry Como - Magic Hits of the 1950s

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DicksnJanes #662: try2bkind

Sat, 30 Dec 2017 08:39:54 PST

The Scarborough Dude enjoys Christmas and gets excited over some books.

Showbiz Kids - Steely Dan - Showbiz Kids: The Steely Dan Story 1972-1980
Shapes Of Things - David Bowie - Pin Ups 

Check out the Adam Gratrix podcast Suburban Transpondency!(image)

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DicksnJanes #661: thinkaboutit

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 06:02:29 PST

That's Bryon, feeling his oats post-surgery
The Scarborough Dude, channeling Ken, almost sounds clearheaded in this episode.

Happy Hanukkah! - Breslev Israel  
Peter's Christmas Album - Family Guy  
Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer - Family Guy  
Carol of the Bells - Guelph Chamber Choir - A Noteworthy Christmas/Canadian Choirs

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DicksnJanes #660: funkschmunk

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 08:50:30 PST

Sal hopes to get back on the road in early 2018
The Scarborough Dude seems to be in a bit of a funk lately, and needs to fix that.

Doctor Robert - Luke Temple - Mojo - Revolver Reloaded
Doctor Jones - Aqua - Aquarium
Requiem: VII. Lacrymosa - Amor Artis Orchestra & Johannes Somary - 111 Classical Masterpieces

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DicksnJanes #659: foggyoldfogey

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 07:40:01 PST

Petticoat Creek Conservation Area
Blah blah Scarborough Dude blah blah blah blah, some childhood stuff - just listen eh!

Life's A Gas - T.Rex - Electric Warrior
Ain't Life Sweet - Penny Lang - Here And Now
In My life - Judy Collins - Colours of the Day 

Highly recommend you subscribe to The Waking Up Podcast by Sam Harris (image)

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DicksnJanes #658: zednotzee

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 09:12:30 PST

The Rock, beer soaked at Betty's (why not?)
The Scarborough Dude flips out hearing American pronunciation at his Canadian college, and some other stuff.

No Pictures, Please - Rod McKuen - The Beat Generation, Disc 2
Elvis Ate America - Passengers - Original Soundtrack
Hi'way Songs - Gordon Lightfoot - Old Dan's Records

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DicksnJanes #657: meandjack

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 08:06:56 PST

The Scarborough Dude tries to stay focused on how Kerouac influenced his life, with mixed results.

Rodeo Song - Garry Lee & Showdown    Cousin Dupree - Steely Dan - Two Against Nature
Manhattan Fable - Babs Gonzales - The Beat Generation, Vol 1

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DicksnJanes #656: shoutingandcomplaining?

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 12:55:45 PST

Michael the Virtual Yooper & Chris visit Scarborough
Someone just described my podcast as nothing but me shouting and complaining; hoping that's not entirely accurate.

Stand Up - Kyprios - Peace Songs
The Beautiful Occupation - Travis - Peace Songs
Saddle Tramp - Marty Robbins - Gunfighter Ballads And Trail Songs 

You can buy Brian Hassett's book The Hitchhikers Guide to Jack Kerouac here. (image)

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DicknsJanes #655: stuckonthebeats

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 10:52:37 PST

Merry Prankster George Walker
The Scarborough Dude can’t stop talking about the Beats. Bonus ending!

Cosmic Rays - Charlie Parker - The Beat Generation, Volume 2
Groovin' High - Dizzy Gillespie Sextet Featuring Charlie Parker - The Best Of Ken Burns Jazz
Parker's Mood - King Pleasure - The Beat Generation, Volume 1

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DicksnJanes #654: mindlessmeanderings

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 13:05:56 PST

The Scarborough Dude can't be bothered to listen back and tell you what's in this episode.

Heading For The Light - Traveling Wilburys - Traveling Wilburys
Sex and Candy - Marcy Playground - Now! 3

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DicksnJanes #653: bigbulbousthings

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 20:36:42 PDT

The Scarborough Dude talks about technology, religion and art. Not really, but he uses those words.

Hit The Road Jack - Ray Charles - Let's Dance: 100 Original 1960s Hits
Dance With Mr. Domino - Fats Domino - Let's Dance: 100 Original 1960s Hits
Let Me In - The Sensations - Let's Dance: 100 Original 1960s Hits

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DicksnJanes #652: bars&friendships

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 07:21:03 PDT

A very happy Dude talking with David Amran in Lowell
The Scarborough Dude is back home, enjoying bars and friendships. As usual.

Hesitation Blues - Dave Van Ronk - Mojo Presents Dylan's Scene
State of the Nation - Kenneth Patchen - Mojo Presents Dylan's Scene
But I Was Cool - Oscar Brown Jr. - The Beat Generation, Vol 3

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DicksnJanes #651: LCK! 2017 - Part 3

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 06:44:18 PDT

My 'hotel' & The Old Worther, est. 1834
The Scarborough Dude squeezes more joy from Lowell Celebrates Kerouac, grateful for all the blessings he experienced.

Shownotes #651
0:00-0:30: intro: Kerouac, Dylan
0:30-14:00: Original Prankster George Walker & Brian Hassett, George talking of driving with Neal in Kesey’s Further to NYC, his earlier meeting & friendship with Neal Cassady, Brian reads Ginsberg’s version of party for Jack Kerouac while George gives first hand details, Gabs observations, last meeting of Neal & Jack, Kesey’s thoughts on Kerouac.
14:00-25:15: SD recalls previous night, thanks & praises Nancy Fox for taking him to grotto and gravesite, quotes her “We grow individually, not collectively”, (George Walker not Walsh), raves about LCK! wishing Adam & Sylvain could come, (Jamie Cassidy not Jan), happy to have met Hooter, Mike, Gubba, Sky and others, happy to have found a roach at Kerouac’s gravesite, truly holy blessed weekend for real, gifted Kerouac patch #28 of 30 from Dale, we are forming tribes, Brian Hassett presentations
25:15-28:40: Dan Bacon recites his original poems
28:40-35:30: Part of the conversation between Neal’s daughter Jamie Cassidy & Steve Edington, part of the LCK! team and author of ‘The Beat Face of God: The Beat Generation Writers as Spirit Guides’
35:30-42:00: SD in bed reflecting on feeling so good, proud of his own contributions, feeling blessed, enriched, impressed, describes 2:30 am grotto visit, mispronounces Lowell, feeling compassion for Americans not happy about their POTUS, delighted again about Guylaine & Nancy
42:00-1:03:30: David Amran’s intro to Pull Daisy and full live performance of song.

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DicksnJanes #650: LCK! 2017 Part 2

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 08:17:11 PDT

Lowell Guide M. Roger Brunelle
The Scarborough Dude continues to enjoy Lowell Celebrates Kerouac, even moreso.

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Shownotes #650
0:00-0:30: intro with Kerouac, Dylan
0:30-8:00: SD recording from Jack Kerouac Memorial Park, reading carved quotes from his books, recounts breakfast at Gormleys, feeling blessed, celebrating this new now, joyful in Lowell
8:00-10:10: Readings from Maggie Cassady, Golden Eternity, Lonesome Traveler
10:10-14:30: Still in Kerouac Park, trying to explain how perfectly everything is happening, how great David Amran & others playing was  at Cappy’s Copper Kettle, plans for day including a dump, is joy just within the self?
14:30-19:20  David Amran talking about music, making of Pull My Daisy, advises fostering creativity, try to capture a moment in time, rediscovery of film’s 3rd act after 45 years, accept blessings & rejection
19:20-28:30: NOT Pull My Daisy but beautiful extended version of Woody Guthrie song Pasture of Plenty
28:30-32:40: SD recording from Sal again, recalls 2 am visit to the grotto, Stations of the Cross, recognition of this new tribe, David Amran a saint & amazing musician, good fucken day, got high with Sky, holy fuck!
32:40-36:00: Original Merry Prankster George Walker recalls his times with Neal Cassidy in Mexico, book to be written
36:00-39:10: More David Amran music with drums, bongos & bass
39:10-54:40: David Amran recalls working with Arthur Miller, mentions Dylan, Gregory Corso, introduces and plays extended version of his composition from After The Fall
54:40-57:45: Brian Hassett and George Walker read a passage from On The Road
57:45-1:00:15: SD grateful for new Quebec friend Guylaine Knupp, and Prof Nancy Fox & son Vilous who drove me to grotto & gravesite, still feeling blessed!

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DicksnJanes #649: Lowell Celebrates Kerouac 2017

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 08:11:01 PDT

David Amran, Brian Hassett, Sky Chrysti Lyons
The Scarborough Dude drives Sal to Lowell MA to join in the fun at Lowell Celebrates Kerouac.

Shownotes #649
0:00-0:30: Dicksnjanes intro: That’s Kerouac laughing, and Dylan asking if it’s rolling
0:30-12:00: SD records a preamble to explain & apologize in advance for what follows, shares a apt Kerouac quote, warns listeners it may be a long ride, thanks new friends, claims Lowell was a joyful blessed breakthrough leading to further adventures
12:00-18:30: Recording from a rest stop en route to Lowell, thanks his iPhone maps navigator, praises dear Kingston friends Alvin & Braite, asks himself when he can start to let go of his stories, his past
18:30-21:45: Arrives in Lowell, breathless, excited, navigates his way to the bar, parks Sal at The Old Worthen
21:45-24:00: Still stunned at being in Lowell, but needs some food & a nap
24:00-25:45: Boasts of getting high within 20 minutes of arrival in town, but feeling shaken, holy fuck! gotta lie down
25:45-27:45: Paranoia creeps in, mind fucked, still hungry, holy molly
27:45-40:15: Lying in Sal, stoned, trying to get head back to normal, rambling on in all directions, recalling special friends and places, defends the dicksnjanes podcast as if under attack, then overlays David Amran live concert in post production to offset disjointed thoughts
40:15-43:10: Brainfart struggle between nice guy/not nice guy negativity conflict needing sorting out; if truly grateful now no need to keep the past, a cane might help
43:10-46:10: Half-hearted apology to John Leschinksi for missing Podcamp Toronto Campfire, proud to record a podcast in Lowell even if questionable quality. Meant to say fuck off if you don’t like it but didn’t
46:10-51:20: Recording from street, between bars, talking about joining the Pranksters table at the Old Worther, mistakenly calls Bill Walsh’s accent New York instead of Boston but loved his Kerouac reading in Reality Alley. Loses iPhone but still feeling blessed, holy shit!
51:20-54:10: Cool beat live recording from Cappy’s Copper Kettle
54:10-56:40: Late night recording from Reality Alley, gotta make this intimate gathering an annual event
56:40-1:01:30: Bedtime recording from Sal; leftover turkey sandwich joy, appreciation for Dan Bacon’s personal poetry reading, wanna bring Kerouac fan friends here

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DicksnJanes #648: GottaGo!

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 08:48:15 PDT

So long Tom Petty- Love ya!
The Scarborough Dude digs deeper into the Beats and comes up with a plan.

Into The Great Wide Open - Tom Petty & The Heartbrealers - Greatest Hits
MacDougal Street Blues - Jack Kerouac - Kerouac - Kicks Joy Darkness
Om - Moody Blues - In Search of the Lost Chord

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DicksnJanes #647: MacGregor Point 2

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 05:22:26 PDT

The Scarborough Dude seems to talk a lot more when he has nothing to say.(image)

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DicksnJanes #646: MacGregor Point

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 15:01:50 PDT

The Scarborough Dude camps out alone at another provincial park and finds he wants to talk a lot.

Let's Go - New Order - Spirit Of The Edge: Volume 2 (image)

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DicksnJanes #645: Rideau River

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 20:54:18 PDT

The Scarborough Dude babbles on almost mindlessly throughout this entire episode. Skipworthy!

The Murder Of Two Men By A Young Kid Wearing Lemon Colored Gloves - Kenneth Patchen - The Beat Generation (image)

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