My Exit: Bill Olsen

My Exit Bill Olsen.jpgIt's My Exit Monday on WEXT -- the day when one listener spends an hour sharing favorites
from their own music collection.

This week, Bill Olsen pulls some favorites from Bowie, Stevie Wonder and Steely Dan, among others.

Who?
I'm Bill Olsen. I live in Catskill and work in the Capital District. I'm originally from Yonkers, where I grew up with the greatest radio stations in the country. I've now found another great station here on 97.7 WEXT. I'm very grateful they gave me the opportunity to air a playlist from my collection.

I'm a carpenter/craftsman by trade for over 20 years.

Bill's taste in music:
I grew up in a house where my mother played doo-wop, Motown, and early classic rock. I inherited her tastes and expanded upon it.

"DJ" - David Bowie.
What a perfect song to start with!

"Master Blaster" - Stevie Wonder
I love all this man's music.

"Hypnotized" - Fleetwood Mac
My favorite era of Fleetwood Mac. And they still are one of the best.

"Handle Me with Care" - Traveling Wilburys
The Beatles are one of my favorite bands. George Harrison -- my favorite -- came up with one of the best super groups of all time.

"Showbiz Kids" - Steely Dan
I feel like a showbiz kid for this show!! I hope y'all enjoy!!

You can hear Bill's My Exit show Monday night at 11 pm on 97.7, Saturday at 8 am, or at exit977.org.

Here's how to schedule your own My Exit show on WEXT.

Comments

I'm a huge fan and first time listener,
Keep on truckin cause you music ain't sucken....

Listening late. Thought 1st song was Johnny Cash !!
Next time please include Leonard Cohen's HALLELUJAH.
It would really add to your great playlist !

Say Something!

We'd really like you to take part in the conversation here at All Over Albany. But we do have a few rules here. Don't worry, they're easy. The first: be kind. The second: treat everyone else with the same respect you'd like to see in return. Cool? Great, post away. Comments are moderated so it might take a little while for your comment to show up. Thanks for being patient.

The Scoop

Ever wish you had a smart, savvy friend with the inside line on what's happening around the Capital Region? You know, the kind of stuff that makes your life just a little bit better? Yeah, we do, too. That's why we created All Over Albany. Find out more.

Recently on All Over Albany

Remains Of The Day with James Ivory at The Madison

The Madison Theater will screening The Remains of the Day June 18 -- and the film's famous director, James Ivory, will be there for a... (more)

Fence 2016

The annual Fence show recently opened at the Arts Center of the Capital Region and we stopped in this week to browse for a few... (more)

Sunhee's Farm and Kitchen

Sunhee's Farm and Kitchen is a new Korean restaurant in downtown Troy with a three-part approach: farm, food and community engagement. The family farm supplies... (more)

Morning Blend

Sinkhole Madison Avenue in Albany is closed from South Lake to Willett Street while crews continue to work on a sinkhole over a 140-year-old trunk... (more)

Finding opportunities for growth in urban spaces

Living in a city often means that you have to make the best of extremely limited outdoor space. If you're lucky enough to have a... (more)

Recent Comments

Commuter rollercoasters! Who's with me???

Finding opportunities for growth in urban spaces

...has 4 comments, most recently from Justin

A good pediatrician in Rensselaer County or nearby?

...has 5 comments, most recently from Jessica R W

To work and back

...has 1 comment, most recently from Brian

Morning Blend for May 26

...has 1 comment, most recently from Herbert

Sunhee's Farm and Kitchen

...has 2 comments, most recently from jon e