BackTracking

Series produced by Gregarious Recluse

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Gladly making generous donations to those stations downloading the second hour. There are no time hacks on any of the programs. They can be aired anytime without a need for time syncs with your local clock.

About the show - Classic Rock with a twist - No song repeats for one year and a weekly featured artist. The DJ rarely talks, except to fill time at the end of an hour. BackTracking can run either two or three hours. If you only need two hours don't download the second hour (for which there is the minimum PRX charge). I almost always have the most recent edition of BackTracking posted to PRX by the Tuesday morning (MST). BT Replay shows include, for free, the second hour, but all three hours have been edited together without commentary, essentially 175 minutes of continuous music.

Nearly 30 years ago BackTracking was launched at a small town commercial radio station. I loved playing the music, but hated the commercial platform. BackTracking is a return to great days of FM radio heard decades ago; short breaks (two minutes each hour), long songs and DJs who knew more about the music they were playing than I did.

There are hundreds of Classic Rock stations today, but for the most part they are all streamed from one or two syndicated programs. They have more noise than music, and DJs who have as much personality as unsweetened oatmeal and wouldn't know a 45 from a 12" lp, let alone the speed each played at.

I do my best not to play a song a second time for at least a year, checking every week's play list against Spinitron's previous 52 weeks' of BT playlists. Every song is "leveled" so as to provide even playback volumes despite original recording levels. Any song knowingly containing profanity has been edited for airplay.

I will happily provide station specific promos for BackTracking, just email me at thegregariousrecluse.krza@gmail.com once BackTracking has a time slot in a station's programming calendar. Please provide a script so I don't have to make any assumptions which might be incorrect. Hide full description

Nearly 30 years ago BackTracking was launched at a small town commercial radio station. I loved playing the music, but hated the commercial platform. BackTracking is a return to great days of FM radio heard decades ago; short breaks (two minutes each hour), long songs and DJs who knew more about the music they were playing than I did. There are hundreds of Classic Rock stations today, but for the most part they are all streamed from one or two syndicated programs. They have more noise than music, and DJs who have as much personality as unsweetened oatmeal and wouldn't know a 45 from a 12" lp, let alone the speed each played at. I do my best not to play a song a second time for at least a year, checking every week's play list against Spinitron's previous 52 weeks' of BT playlists. ... Show full description


743 Pieces

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01 BackTracking Genesis 10-29-21

Bought by WVUD, KRZA, and Raven Radio


  • Added: Oct 22, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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02 BT Genesis 10-29-21

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Oct 22, 2021
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 1
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03 BT Genesis 10-29-21

Bought by WVUD, KRZA, and Raven Radio


  • Added: Oct 22, 2021
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 3
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01 BackTracking Jethro Tull 11-5-21

Bought by WVUD and KRZA


  • Added: Oct 29, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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02 BT Jethro Tull 11-5-21

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Oct 29, 2021
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 1
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03 BT Jethro Tull 11-5-21

Bought by WVUD and KRZA


  • Added: Oct 29, 2021
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 2
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01 BackTracking Tom Petty 11-12-21

Bought by WVUD, KRZA, and Raven Radio


  • Added: Nov 05, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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02 BT Tom Petty 11-12-21

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Nov 05, 2021
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 1
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03 BT Tom Petty 11-12-21

Bought by WVUD, KRZA, and Raven Radio


  • Added: Nov 05, 2021
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 3
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01 BackTracking Journey 11-19-21

Bought by WVUD and KRZA


  • Added: Nov 12, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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02 BT Journey 11-19-21

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Nov 12, 2021
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 1
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03 BT Journey 11-19-21

Bought by WVUD and KRZA


  • Added: Nov 12, 2021
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 2
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01 BackTracking Dire Straits 11-26-21

Bought by WVUD, KRZA, and Raven Radio


  • Added: Nov 19, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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02 BT Dire Straits 11-26-21

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Nov 19, 2021
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 1
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03 BT Dire Straits 11-26-21

Bought by WVUD, KRZA, and Raven Radio


  • Added: Nov 19, 2021
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 3
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01 BackTracking Bad Company 12-3-21

Bought by WVUD, KRZA, and WYAP


  • Added: Nov 26, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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02 BT Bad Company 12-3-21

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Nov 26, 2021
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 1
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03 BT Bad Company 12-3-21

Bought by WVUD, KRZA, and WYAP


  • Added: Nov 26, 2021
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 3
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01 BackTracking Queen 12-10-21

Bought by WVUD, KRZA, Raven Radio, and WYAP


  • Added: Dec 03, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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02 BT Queen 12-10-21

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Dec 03, 2021
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 1