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August 5, 2017


Segment 1
(running time 12:05)
Segment 2
(running time 7:45)
Segment 3
(running time 7:45)
Segment 4
(running time 7:44)

Today we talk Arizon Rock ‘n Roll history with Jim West, author of “The Phoenix Sound”

  • Jim shares his story in the radio industry and how his love of Arizona music evolved.
  • Who’s in the Arizona Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame.
  • Introducing the Phoenix music industry in the 50’s & 60’s & famous recording studios.
  • 1957 – Sanford Clark singing “The Fool”
  • Learn about other famous writers & producers from the Phoenix area!
  • Historic venues in the area where the music scene thrived.
  • Rosie recorded his demo in Audio Recorders, a historic Phoenix recording studio.


Segment 1
(running time 12:35)
Segment 2
(running time 6:21)
Segment 3
(running time 13:34)
Segment 4
(running time 6:44)

It’s time for Notes From the Nursery with Harper’s Nursery & Landscaping Company!

  • Days are getting shorter and it’s time to prep for fall planting. Jay runs through soil prep and what you can be doing to make the transistion easier.


  • Ken – His Grandma Billy Maxwell was the 1st female artist to record vinyl in the 20’s and has a display in the Musical Instrument Museum here in Phoenix.
  • Rowland – His tipu tree blew over in the recent storm. It is bent over, but the bark and trunk didn’t break. He’s re-staked it and now it has a dog leg in it. Will it survive?

9:00 AM | On The House Hour

Segment 1
(running time 11:59)
Segment 2
(running time 6:38)
Segment 3
(running time 13:05)
Segment 4
(running time 6:39)
  • Talking about our 7AM hour talking with Jim West about his new book “Phoenix Sound”
  • Romey checks in from the Arizona Crawfish Festival!
  • We saved a homeowner some big $$$ on “Super Cooling” and asked them, like we do all of you who save money on our advice, to donate to Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona.


  • John – He’s heard about people putting misting systems over their AC unit to help it work a bit easier. What do we think of this?
  • SK – How simple is it to take out a pocket door? She wants to take it out and forget it and if it’s possible, she’d like to widen the opening.

10:00 AM | Open Home Hour

Segment 1
(running time 12:18)
Segment 2
(running time 6:14)
Segment 3
(running time 13:23)
Segment 4
(running time 6:22)

Talking through Tips on Dealing with water damage:

  • Taking action is important! Rosie talks you through how to get rid of water in your attic if your drywall is sagging.
  • Housing history and the housing boom after World War II. Homes were built without any consideration for rain.
  • What about our clay soils and what that means to our home’s foundation. Settling vs. Heaving.
  • Be green and harvest rain water!
  • Talking through flat roofs and how to properly slope it to drain properly.
  • Dealing with your runoff and what about your neighbor’s runoff?

Here’s an overview of this week’s four-hour homeowner radio broadcast (running time 7-11AM)

Weekend Wake-Up HourJoin us as we talk to former radio and broadcast personality Jim West about his new book: The Phoenix Sound – a story and soundtrack to the early days of music in the Valley of the Sun.

Outdoor Living Hour – Notes From the NurseryJay Harper of Harper’s Landscape is in studio this weekend – Join us for a lesson on summer gardening.

Homeowner Topic: Open Lines
The lines, email and text are open for your DIY questions!Call: 1-888-767-4348Text: 411-923 (During Broadcast Only)
Homeowner Topic: Ten Facts You Need to Know About Water Damage.
The Arizona monsoon has finally arrived, and your plants and trees are probably happy about all the recent storms. But for many homeowners, the water and wind are creating costly problems.

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