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Dan Baynes


Dan Baynes AKA “cableman dan” was born in East Lansing, Michigan on June 5th, 1953 — a Gemini with 5 planets in “Air” signs. Grew up in upstate NY and Ohio and migrated to the West Coast in 1971. Graduated with A. A. degree from Palomar College, in San Marcos, Ca. where his radio career started on a 500 watt microwave radio station KSM. Relocated to Santa Cruz, Ca and hosted Native American, Reggae, and Public Affairs programs on KZSC.

Programmed “Free Form” late night radio at Antioch College on WYSO in Yellow Springs, Ohio and on WXPN from University of Pennsylvania. Returned to school and received a diploma from the Connecticut School of Broadcasting in West Palm Beach, Fla.

Worked at WDVR in Sergeantsville, NJ for 15 years programming American Indian, Reggae, Folk, Bluegrass and Jazz

Dan Baynes hosts Turtle Island and Reggae & World Rythmns, which airs every Sunday evening at 7pm and 8-10pm respectively, on wnti.org.

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SHE HATES EVERYBODY

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QUARRYMAN'S LAMENT

By JOE BONAMASSA from the album BLACK ROCK

WAITING FOR THE SUN

By JOLIE HOLLAND from the album WINE DARK SEA

THE BLACKEST CLOUD

By AMY BLACK from the album MEMPHIS

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By Ambrose Akinmusire from the album A Rift in Dec

"The Fog"

By Yelena Eckemoff Quintet from the album In the S