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WNRI SPECIAL PROGRAMS

WNRI SPECIAL PROGRAMS

By Jeffrey Gamache
WNRI RADIO WOONSOCKET, RI
SPECIAL EVENT PROGRAMS
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WNRI's Easter Celebration 2021
WNRI's Easter Celebration 2021
52:02
April 4, 2021
WNRI Black History Month Series - The 50 Most Influencial black music Artist Of All Time #10-#1
This hour features Robert Johnson, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Jimi Hendrix, Billie Holiday, James Brown, Ray Charles, Louis Armstrong, Aretha Franklin, & Chuck Berry. Additional Black History Month biographies include Wilma Rudolph, Sidney Poitier, & Rosa Parks. Honorable Mention #1: Whitney Houston
01:22:14
March 2, 2021
WNRI Black History Month Series - The 50 Most Influencial Black Music Artist Of All Time #20-#11
This hour features BB King, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Michael Jackson, Prince, Muddy Waters, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, John Coltrane, Fats Domino, & Ella Fitzgerald. Plus other Black History Month biographies include The Tuskegee Airmen, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and Willie O'ree. Honorable Mention #2: 2 Live Crew.
01:20:20
February 28, 2021
WNRI Black History Month Series - The 50 Most Influential Black Music Artist Of All Time #30-#21
This hour featuring Lead Belly, Mahalia Jackson, Nat King Cole, Charlie Parker, RUN-DMC, Little Richard, The Supremes, W.C. Handy, Bessie Smith, & Otis Redding. Plus other Black History Month biographies include Harriet Tubman, Muhammad Ali, and Tyra Banks. Honorable Mention #3: Paul Robeson.
01:11:06
February 20, 2021
WNRI Black History Month Series - The 50 Most Influential Black Music Artist Of All Time #40-#31
This hour features Bo Diddly, Otis Redding, Marian Anderson, The Temptations, Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, T-Bone Walker, Louis Jordan, Public Enemy, Nina Simone, & Sly & The Family Stone. Plus other Black History Month biographies include Fredrick Douglas, President Barack Obama, & Jackie Robinson. Honorable Mention #4: Wynton Marsalis
01:10:55
February 16, 2021
WNRI Black History Month Series - The 50 Most Influential Black Music Artist Of All Time #50-#41
This hour features Thelonious Monk, Ruth Brown, Howlin' Wolf, Curtis Mayfield, Little Walter, George Clinton, Dinah Washington, Grandmaster Flash, Charlie Pride, & Tina Turner. Plus other Black History Month biographies include Malcolm X, Colin Powell, & Arthur Ashe. Honorable Mention #5: N.W.A.
01:03:50
February 5, 2021
WNRI Veteran's Day 2020
WNRI Veteran's Day 2020 Key Note Speaker - Father Phil Salois - Woonsocket native and North Smithfield resident shares his service story of his time in Vietnam and how he earned the Silver Star.
50:09
November 12, 2020
P.O.W. - M.I.A. Never Forget
P.O.W. - M.I.A. Never Forget Hosted by Jeff Gamache A wide ranged look at the issues revolving around Prisoner Of War & Missing In Action United States Soldiers including stories of families effected by lost loved service members First hand account of P.O.W. Woonsocket's  Raymond Norey and telling M.I.A. Woonsocket's James M. Ray story.
01:00:00
June 22, 2020