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 Last Featured on this show August 29, 2015

Chris Watkins is an American musician-singer-songwriter. Hailing from Alaska, Watkins is the founding member of the band the Drunk Poets. He began playing the guitar at the age of 10, and by the age of 16 he had formed the alternative band the Drunk Poets, who, in the 1990’s greatly influenced the Alaskan music scene. Watkins has continued to carry the band name with various members coming and going over the years. He has also released several solo albums. One of which is titled Nail It Down, and another titled Lazy Mountain Moon, which was recorded and produced in 2005 at Lamon Records. In 2013 Watkins released another album titled Winter Birds. Two of the more popular Drunk Poets albums are Empty Rooms and Going Down Slow. Some of Watkins’ influences over the years have been Lou Reed, Talking Heads, and Bob Dylan. Watkins is currently residing in Alaska where he continues to write and record music. His most recent album is London Can Take It, which was just released in March 2015. The title song off Chris’ album London Can Take It has been described by The Modern Folk Music of America music blog as being “grunge inflected” while accompanied by Chris’ “drawling street poetry“.

(PST) Artist Song length
11:00 Chris Watkins - Drunk Poets London Can Take It 03:25
11:03 Chris Watkins - Drunk Poets Going Down Slow 04:47
11:08 Clive Barratt I Miss You 03:20
11:11 Nikki Lorenzo Firebox 03:34
11:15 Ummagma Kiev 03:34
11:18 AirCrash Detectives Sweet Christine 04:04
11:22 Blue Drew Been Through Too Damn Much 04:18
11:27 Gail Everett The Glory 04:00
11:31 NICK DUANE RAIN 04:58
11:36 Tom Rhodes Calling Out 02:45
11:38 PanMad Solitude 04:01
11:42 Paul Christopher Will The Comet Collide 03:47
11:46 The Pieces of Mind I Need Someone 04:02
11:50 Prince Charman Chosen Few 03:27
11:54 Riff Reign Last Night 04:16
11:58 Silent Stranger Something About a Dream 04:29
12:02 T Dawn It Cuts Like A Knife 04:03
12:06 Tom Rhodes Dull Razor 03:39
12:10 Paul Christopher Only Time 03:28
12:13 Whistler's Father Come On By 05:05
12:19 Makar Alligator Agents 04:02
12:23 Joanne LeBlanc Built For Comfort 03:54
12:26 Kill For Eden Shoot Me 04:17
12:31 Adios Nine Bottles of Summer 05:15
12:36 Dan McCarthy Dream Time 02:32
12:39 Paul Christopher Relax And Take It Slow 03:55
12:42 Derek King A Decade Full of Dreams 05:01
12:47 Dodgem-X Dont Mention My Name On The Airwaves 02:34
12:50 Folkwood Songbird 03:06
12:53 Gashunters You just don't know me 03:42
12:57 Hackmonocut Virgin suicide bomber 04:20
1:01 Hannu Lepisto There Is An Angel For Everyone 03:22
1:05 Ian Lawton Break these chains 05:05
1:10 Paul Christopher What's The Use Of Trying 03:01
1:13 IceChrystalls Verity 03:13
1:16 Jason Wells Step And A Stumble 03:41
1:20 Jeff Ross Colors 05:08
1:25 John Harrison TAKE ME (IN YOUR ARMS) 04:34
1:29 Josh Stone Finally   05:54
1:35 LeLe Endlesssly 03:31
1:39 Paul Christopher Touch of an Angel 04:16
1:43 Lew Bear Ripples 03:23
1:46 Love Child Lately I'm Confused 03:39
1:50 Lucks Lane A Million Hours 03:28
1:53 Mad Andersons Spinning Lines 03:45
1:57 Magazine Smile Come Back Home 02:58