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Episodes

ROAR-2014-02-10 - Episode 128 - Back To Gold

2/11/2014
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ROAR-2014-02-10 - Episode 128 - Back To Gold This time on the ROAR: Greetings from Jörgen Hansson in Sweden, http://www.jorgenhansson.com For shout outs go to http://www.jimfidler.com/roar opening remarks from Jim, Jim talks about setting goals and some of the new excitement about the new ROAR, we dig into the ROAR archives and pull out an interview with Toby McDonald, the coach of the 2006, Olympic gold medal winning curling team and kick back for a great chat. Music this time: Our theme,...

Duration: 00:54:21


ROAR-2014-02-04 - Episode 127 - Thank You Thaddeus

2/5/2014
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ROAR-2014-02-04 - Episode 127 - Thank You Thaddeus This time on the ROAR: Greetings from Eddy Mailbag, our new intro, opening remarks from Jim, a call to Eddy Mailbag fans to be heard, Jim's new album, "Piece By Piece", some advice to advertizers, Jim's problem with genres and being put in a box, announcing the offical launch of Jim's new Youtube channel, Fidlerville www.youtube.com/fidlerville The new ROAR feed, http://feeds.feedburner.com/republicofavalonradio a call for listener...

Duration: 02:01:57


ROAR-2014-01-03 - Episode 126 - Happy New ROAR

1/29/2014
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ROAR-2014-01-03 - Episode 126 - Happy New ROAR This time on the ROAR: Greetings from Kevin Doucet in Alabama, Jörgen Hansson in Sweden and Chris and Stephie in Missouri, Jim and Lillian take you out in the snow for their neighbourhood fireworks display, then back into the studio for more absolutely fascinating banter, a call for shout-outs and best wishes for 2014. Music this time: Our theme, Genesis, and Dubble Trouble Sidestep by Jim Fidler. Best listened to on headphones. All the best...

Duration: 00:52:36


ROAR-2013-12-25 - Episode 125 - A Carbon Christmas In NYC

1/29/2014
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ROAR-2013-12-25 - Episode 125 - A Carbon Christmas In NYC This time on the ROAR: A new intro, a preview of the new ROAR theme, Greetings from Jim, greetings from Trucker Bob, Frank Nora and a bunch of other folks in NYC, The debut of Jim's brand new "Clear The Tracks (BahnhofStrausse)", some Jean Shepherd from early 1977, and a song from Patrick Perdue. Music this time: Our theme, Genesis, Jingle Bells (Dubbin' Through The Snow) and Clear The Tracks (BanhofStrasse) by our very own, Jim...

Duration: 00:52:46


ROAR-2013-12-18 - Episode 124 - The Journey's The Thing

1/29/2014
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ROAR-2013-12-18 - Episode 124 - The Journey's The Thing This time on the ROAR: Greetings from Jim, some talk about his new album, "RPM", Lillian chats with William Pryse-Phillips about his walk on the Camino trail and lots of great stuff like that there and all... Music this time: Our theme, Genesis and Not The Thing At The End Of The Line by our very own, Jim Fidler Best listened to on headphones. "No matter where you go, there you are."

Duration: 00:51:55


ROAR-2013-11-19 - Episode 123 - Go!

1/29/2014
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ROAR-2013-11-19 - Episode 123 - Go! This time on the ROAR: We take you to Spirit of Newfoundland where we launch Jim's new albim, "RPM". First, Lillian has a chat with Rod Priddle, Jim and Lillian's good friend, to whom the album was dedicated, next, Jim has a few brief words and then, it's on with the show. Music this time: Rocky Road To Dublin and Follow Me Up to Carlo, by Derek Harrington, Love Is In Our Hearts and Bonny Woodhall, by Mike Hanrahan, The wild Fields and Bound For...

Duration: 01:15:54


ROAR-2013-11-06 - Episode 122C - Interview On VOCM Nightline

1/29/2014
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Jim is interviewed by VOCM's Pete Soucy about his almost released album, "RPM". Strap in, sit back and enjoy!

Duration: 00:14:26


ROAR-2013-11-05 - Episode 122B - Interview (On The Go)(CBC Radio1)

1/29/2014
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Jim is interviewed by CBC's Ted Blades about is soon to be released album, "RPM". We also get to hear a couple of cuts. Strap in and enjoy!

Duration: 00:28:36


ROAR-2013-10-30 - Episode 122A - Countdown To Launch

1/29/2014
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ROAR-2013-10-30 - Episode 122A - Countdown To Launch This time on the ROAR: Jim talks about tapes, records, recording, albums, the new Zoom H6, the past, the present, the future, the music industry, mp3's, ear buds, speakers, his new album "RPM" and it's upcoming launch on November 7 at Spirit of Newfoundland. Music this time: Our theme, Genesis, the entire RPM album in the background and the song Not The Thing At The End Of The Line from the album. Best listened to on headphones. Albums...

Duration: 00:58:27


ROAR-2013-08-30 - Episode 121 - RPM (ROARs Per Millenium)

1/29/2014
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ROAR-2013-08-30 - Episode 121 - RPM (ROARs Per Millenium) This time on the ROAR: Jim and Lillian take us out on walk-about on a beautiful, if not breezey evening in the Republic of Avalon. They talk about various things, but mainly about Jim's new, up-coming album, RPM; hense the title of the episode. They also play a cut from the new album. Music this time: Our theme, Genesis and Not The Thing At The End Of The Line by Jim Fidler. Best listened to on headphones. As you lie still in your...

Duration: 00:42:32


ROAR-2013-01-15 - Episode 120 - Bobbing In The Big Apple

1/29/2014
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ROAR-2013-01-15 - Episode 120 - Bobbing In The Big Apple This time on the ROAR: Opening remarks from Jim, followed by a very special segment prepared for us by longtime ROAR listener and now, ROAR correspondent, Trucker Bob. Bob takes us on walkabout all over NYC, through Central park, uptown, downtown and all points in between. From the World Trade center, to the Columbus statue, from the underground to the Pickle Guys. Music this time: Our theme, Genesis by Jim Fidler. Best listened to...

Duration: 00:35:09


ROAR-2013-01-06 - Episode 119 - ROARing In The New Year

1/29/2014
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ROAR-2013-01-06 - Roaring In The New Year This time on the ROAR: A whole heap of greetings, opening words from Jim, Lillian talking to her Aunt about Christmas in rural Newfoundland in the way back times, some celebration, fireworks and lots of that there kind of stuff. Music this time: All by Jim Fidler. Best listened to on headphones. Happy days ahead to everybody!

Duration: 01:25:15


ROAR-2012-09-13 - Episode 118 - Bound Down For Nova Scotia

1/29/2014
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ROAR-2012-09-13 - Episode 118 - Bound Down For Nova Scotia This time on the ROAR: I Still Remember is the working title of a full-length documentary that Lillian is producing about Jim, his life and his music. Lillian has set up an Indigogo campaign in order to raise funds for a trip to Halifax. Jim has been invited to attend and perform at a special tribute and ceremony to commemorate the School for the Blind in Halifax on September 28th, 2012. Jim attended the school from 1974 to 1983...

Duration: 00:20:10


ROAR-2012-07-24 - Episode 117 - We Back!

1/29/2014
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ROAR-2012-07-24 - Episode 117 - We Back! This time on the ROAR: Jim and Lillian are back. They catch up with a few things and invite everybody to install the Zello app and connect with them and fellow ROAR listeners. Music this time: Our theme, Genesis and Huck's New Wagon by Jim Fidler. Best listened to on headphones. If you had a dollar for every time you had a dollar, you'd be rich.

Duration: 00:25:09


ROAR-2011-10-05 - Episode 116 - Walk and Woll

1/29/2014
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ROAR-2011-10-05 - Episode 116 - Walk and Woll This time on the ROAR: Walkabout with Jim and Lillian, Jim and Lillian talk about the up-coming album, the EP's, the community at www.jimfidler.com and lots of stuff like that there. Music this time: Our theme, Genesis, by Jim Fidler. Best listened to on headphones. If you want something done right, don't use your left hand.

Duration: 00:38:49


ROAR-2011-09-19 - Episode 115 - EP Announcement

1/29/2014
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Jim announces the release of his EP, "1". Get it at: www.jimfidler.com

Duration: 00:08:07


ROAR-2011-09-01 - Episode 114 - Mashing It Up

1/29/2014
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ROAR-2011-09-01 - Episode 114 - Mashing It Up This time on the ROAR: Greetings from "not" Alan Alda, greetings from Ian, Kate and Lance, all from Australia, opening remarks from Jim, the weather, the music industry, Jim's new album and the soon to come EP releases, the soon coming Roots Cellar Rats community at www.jimfidler.com, Walkabout with Jim and Lillian, a wee bit of democrazy, the usual weather report, the "not quite" half moon, moon names, the turd moon, the man in the moon, bad...

Duration: 01:09:38


ROAR-2011-07-20 - Episode 113 - The French Connection

1/29/2014
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ROAR-2011-07-20 - Episode 113 - The French Connection This time on the ROAR: Opening remarks from Jim, the ROAR app for Iphone, Ipod Touch and Ipad, The ROAR app for Android, a status report on the album, the "soon to come" online community, the EP's, Michael Meekins soon to arrive in the Republic Of Avalon, a bit about the next album, a shout-out to Paul in the U.K., Jim shamelessly begs for somebody to send him a braille display, a big plug for the Snowman Radio Podcast, www.wwsnow.com ,...

Duration: 01:12:24


ROAR-2011-07-05 - Episode 112 - 4thwith

1/29/2014
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ROAR-2011-07-05 - Episode 112 - 4thwith This time on the ROAR: A shout-out from Mary Emmerson in California, opening remarks from Jim where he blathers generally, as usual, 4th of July greetings, Amero-Newfoundland history, a call for shout-outs, the idea of America, the constitution, the bill of rights, democracy, freedom, mob rule, the ownership test, a tip of the hat to Frank Nora and www.onsug.com a request for help with Facebook, Jim's favourite flags, confederation, the idea of a...

Duration: 01:01:27