The KBCO Studio C archive releases 32 new gifts this holiday season on Saturday, December 1st! Celebrating its 30th year, the annual KBCO charity CD will be a 2-CD set featuring 32 songs recorded live on the air from the Denver/Boulder radio station’s performance studio.
97.3 KBCO handpicks a wide variety of songs from artists, who donate their time & talent, for their world famous KBCO Studio C charity CD Series. The first disc spans the past 12+ months of live music recorded on the radio at 97.3 KBCO. The second disc is a curated retrospective journey from KBCO Studio C highlighting tracks recorded over the past three decades and includes some of the biggest names in music today: Coldplay, The Doobie Brothers and Emmylou Harris are among the 16 artists included.
The limited edition, 2-CD set will be available 8am, December 1st at select Colorado Whole Foods Market locations. An annual tradition for a highly sought after collectors’ item, thousands of loyal KBCO fans line up to purchase the latest KBCO Studio C CD for a unique holiday gift. KBCO Studio C 30th Anniversary 2-CD set will be sold for $15.00 with the ability to purchase up to 6 CDs per person.
Proceeds from the sale of the KBCO Studio C 30th Anniversary 2-CD set will benefit the Food Bank of the Rockies and Boulder County AIDS Project. “Boulder County AIDS Project is thrilled that the 97.3 KBCO Studio C 30th Anniversary CD will be released on World AIDS Day this year! Since 1992, KBCO has been our loyal partner generously donating proceeds from the annual sale of this unique and much sought after collector’s item. KBCO plays a key role in bringing people together to improve lives.” says Frank O’Caña, BCAP’s Executive Director.
“We continue to be amazed by the generosity of KBCO and their listeners! For many years, our partnership has helped families struggling with hunger to be nourished and thrive. We express gratitude to all the artists, KBCO and everyone who purchases the KBCO Studio C CD this year. This music not only gives joy to the listeners, but also brings hope to our less fortunate neighbors. Every CD purchase allows Food Bank of the Rockies to provide needed meals to our community – thank you!” says Michelle Barnes, Interim CEO, Food Bank of the Rockies.
KBCO Studio C Volume 30 CD 1:
1. The Decemberists “Sucker’s Prayer”
2. Alice Merton “No Roots”
3. Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats “You Worry Me”
4. Dan Auerbach “Shine on Me”
5. Death Cab for Cutie “Gold Rush”
6. Amos Lee “No More Darkness, No More Light”
7. Big Head Todd and the Monsters “Tomorrow Never Comes”
8. Flora Cash “You’re Somebody Else”
9. The Wood Brothers “Atlas”
10. Manchester Orchestra “The Gold”
11. Walk the Moon “One Foot”
12. Passenger “Hell or High Water”
13. Moon Taxi “Two High”
14. Elle King “Shame”
15. Mt. Joy “Silver Lining”
16. Jacob Banks “Unknown (To You)”
KBCO Studio C Volume 30 CD 2:
1. The Doobie Brothers “Black Water” recorded 8/13/10
2. Coldplay “In My Place” recorded 8/16/02
3. Gregory Alan Isakov “Living Proof” recorded 10/22/13
4. The Revivalists “Keep Going” recorded 8/10/15
5. Ray LaMontagne “Let it Be Me” recorded 8/8/08
6. Ingrid Michaelson “Parachute” recorded 10/25/10
7. Phil Lesh and Friends “Friend of the Devil” recorded 9/27/07
8. Elvis Costello “Tart” recorded 6/3/02
9. Wilco “Box Full of Letters” recorded 5/23/95
10. Tedeschi Trucks Band “Bound for Glory” recorded 8/15/11
11. Nitty Gritty Dirt Band “Some of Shelly’s Blues” recorded 5/29/94
12. Rodney Crowell “I Know Love is All I Need” recorded 2/5/01
13. Bruce Cockburn “Lord of the Starfields” recorded 12/8/99
14. Emmylou Harris “Goodbye” recorded 4/19/96
15. Richie Havens “Say it Isn’t So” recorded 1/11/09
16. Willie Nelson “On the Road Again” recorded 2/1/02