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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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THE WHOLE ENCHILADA

By KEB MO from the album THE REFLECTION

DON'T BRING ME COFFEE

By ALL THEM WITCHES from the album SLEEPING THROUG

I NEVER WEAR WHITE

By SUZANNE VEGA from the album TALES FROM THE REAL

UNDER THE INFLUENCE

By ELLE KING from the album LOVE STUFF

THRU CHASIN' YOU

By TRUDY LYNN from the album I'LL SING THE BLUES F

THE BETTER IT FEELS TODAY

By SWEET SPIRITS from the album SAINT MOJO

DOWNTOWN TRAIN

By TOM WAITS from the album RAIN DOGS