I like it Like That

recent spins

6:45 pm The Mar-Kets: 'Surfer's Stomp' 7/19/2014
6:42 pm The Blasters: 'Rock'n'Roll Will Stand' 7/19/2014
6:40 pm The Blasters: 'Border Radio (Live)' 7/19/2014
6:37 pm The Blasters: 'Marie Marie' 7/19/2014
6:34 pm Dick Dale and His Del-Tones: 'Misirlou' 7/19/2014
6:31 pm The Small Faces: 'ITCHYCOO PARK' 7/19/2014
6:25 pm The Beatles: 'Day Tripper' 7/19/2014
6:22 pm The Rascals: 'People Got to Be Free (Single Version)' 7/19/2014
6:19 pm Archie Bell & The Drells: 'I Can't Stop Dancing' 7/19/2014
6:15 pm Dick Dale: 'CALIFORNIA SUN' 7/19/2014
6:12 pm Dave Alvin: 'SURFER GIRL' 7/19/2014
6:09 pm Dion: 'Shake, Rattle And Roll' 7/19/2014
6:06 pm Dion: 'Life Is But A Dream' 7/19/2014
6:03 pm The Chymes: 'He's Not There Anymore' 7/19/2014
6:00 pm The Turtles: 'You Know What I Mean' 7/19/2014
5:57 pm The Astronauts (Boulder Colorado): 'Competition Coupe' 7/19/2014
5:56 pm Dick Dale and His Del-Tones: 'Night Rider' 7/19/2014
5:53 pm Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin: 'How You Want It Done?' 7/19/2014
5:50 pm Jerry Lee Lewis: 'What'd I Say (1961)' 7/19/2014
5:47 pm Dave Alvin: 'Gary, Indiana 1959' 7/19/2014
5:44 pm The Beatles: 'We Can Work It Out' 7/19/2014
5:41 pm Dick Dale and The Del-Tones: 'Let's Go Trippin'' 7/19/2014
5:38 pm Dick Dale: 'MEXICO' 7/19/2014
5:35 pm The Rip Chords: 'Here I Stand' 7/19/2014
5:33 pm The Blasters: 'PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE' 7/19/2014
5:30 pm The Blasters: 'Long White Cadillac' 7/19/2014
5:27 pm The Four Preps: 'Down By The Station' 7/19/2014
5:24 pm Dick Dale and His Del-Tones: '426-Super Stock' 7/19/2014
5:21 pm Chuck Berry: 'You Can't Catch Me' 7/19/2014
5:18 pm Link Wray (The Fender Benders): 'XKE' 7/19/2014

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WORT broadcasts live from La Fete!!

07/11/14 5:09 PM | Sybil Augustine

emiline-michel-1 LA FETE DE MARQUETTE is always a great party, and now everyone can join in! If you can’t camp out in Central Park all weekend, you can still catch some of the music as it’s being broadcast live on WORT Friday evening and Saturday and Sunday afternoons, pre-empting our regular programming this week.

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Show tickets available as pledge premiums!

06/6/14 7:02 PM | Sybil Augustine

fun in the radio sun Here’s a list of some tickets to upcoming shows that you can get as thank-you gifts for your call-in pledge to WORT!!! [Note that availability depends on which show you pledge to and when.] Call (608) 256-2001 or toll free 866-899-WORT.

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Now’s the time to VOTE WORT!!!

03/27/13 8:06 PM | Sybil Augustine

mamas_logo WORT Radio is up for a MAMA award again this year, and several of our DJs and staff have also made it to the final round in the MAMAs. Check out www.themamas.org and see if any of your favorite radio, industry, or musician people are nominated. Online voting is open until May 17th. The MAMAS [Madison Area Music Awards] were created to honor Madison area musicians and supporters and we’re always nominated [and so far, have always won] for Favorite Radio Station. Not only have we made it to the final voting round again, but in addition, a couple of our hosts are still in the running for Local Music Radio Personality: Bill Malone of Back To The Country, and Rockin’ John of I Like It Like That. Also, DJ The Real Jaguar is a ….

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Special On January 19th.

01/16/13 4:27 PM | Rockin' John

I’ll be doing the first special of the year on “I Like It Like That”. I’m calling it “Bomp And Circumstance” I’ll be featuring two hours of songs with unusual titles and lyrics. Lots of doo wop and other interesting things. Give it a listen! It should be fun!

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Article In Examiner

12/29/12 5:22 PM | Rockin' John

There’s an article about my program in the “Examiner”. It’s a news site based out of New York City. It was written by Jim Bessman. He said some nice things about the show. Go to examiner.com and you should be able to find it. Hard to believe that tonight’s program is the last one of 2012! The year went by fast!

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Larry Tamblyn From The Standells On Tonight’s Program

12/8/12 5:29 PM | Rockin' John

I and my guests Joanie Baker and Gary Feest will be interviewing Larry Tamblyn from The Standells on tonight’s program. They had a classic record “Dirty Water” back in 1966. The Standells influenced a lot of punk bands. Tune in tonight. It should be fun!

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Pledge Drive Tonight!

10/13/12 5:00 PM | Rockin' John

Don’t forget to call in a pledge during WORT”S Fall Pledge Drive. I’ll be on the air with guest Harry Rag on tonight’s edition of “I Like It Like That”. If the phones are busy, I play a lot more music!! Tune in and help WORT stay on the airwaves!!

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Pledge Drive

10/6/12 8:55 PM | Rockin' John

Don’t forget to pledge during the upcoming WORT pledge drive. If you want the hits to keep on comin’, call in a pledge between Oct. 7th and Oct. 20th. We’ll appreciate it and you’ll feel good about it!!

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Facebook Petition

10/1/12 5:37 PM | Rockin' John

I’ve posted a petition on my facebook page. Mike Love has “fired” Brian Wilson, Al Jardine and David Marks from any further touring with The Beach Boys. I think this sucks!! If you feel the same way, go to my facebook page and sign the petition!! If you do a search for Rockin’ John Mc Donald on facebook. you should get to my page!

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This Week’s Program

10/1/12 5:27 PM | Rockin' John

I’m doing experiments with the new WORT website. This may have popped up somewhere else but I’m posting it again. This week’s program is “Wide Open”. I’m not sure what I’m playing. I’ve gotten a couple of ideas from my facebook friends. It’s fun getting listener response from the “Web”!

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I Like it Like That
I Like it Like That
Saturdays @ 6:00 pm
rockin john
Rock-n-roll mostly from the 50s and 60s. Hits, b-sides, alternate takes, unreleased cuts, tracks out of print, rockabilly, surf music; also music from the 80s and 90s that fits the format.
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