Welcome, Rick Comello And    C-Sides Radio - Monday Evenings   8-10pm CST

As the fight for KDHX rages on, the music has been stacking up! Please join me Monday night, 8-10pm on www.theroots.fm  for C-Sides.

In addition to new releases, I've thrown in a few favorites to ensure this C-Sides is another for the ages! I'm still holding out hope that the League of Volunteer Enthusiasts of KDHX and the St. Louis KDHX community will eventually win our station back. But for the time being, let's keep the music playing!   -  Rick Comello

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