New Songs

Here are the songs added to the rotation for this week, some of which are based on suggestions from listeners.

Jimmy Cliff – We All Are One, Samba Reggae, Shout For Freedom, Peace, Oneness
Third World – Sette Messgana, World of Uncertainty
Des’ree – You Gotta Be, Crazy Maze
Onitsha – Gotta Believe, This One
Algebra Blessett – Recovery
Debra Killings – Do Right
Montell Jordan & Victory World Music – Mountains (feat. Danielle Cruz)
Spensha Baker – Love Somebody

Let us know what you think of these songs, and please send us more suggestions for songs that you think would fit our sound and purpose (uplifting, encouraging, inspirational, social justice, inclusive).

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Live Streaming Upgrade

Live streaming Radio Baha’i, WLGI is now easier, with better quality, and is more mobile friendly than ever. We have just completed a significant upgrade to our live streaming system, with you in mind. We have a new player that will stream the station in your browser with two streaming bandwidths to choose from.

Try it out, let us know what you think, and share with your friends. After all, we can’t help you with building spiritual communities if people in your community aren’t listening.

New Player
The browser based player means you no longer need other software, like Windows Media Player, VLC, or iTunes to stream Radio Baha’i on your computer, and you no longer need to use TuneIn on your mobile device. You can, of course, keep using those if you want.

Scan this with a QR code scanner and the player will open automatically in your mobile device.

Scan this with a QR code scanner and the player will open automatically in your mobile device.

The player will launch a new browser window that displays the album art, artist and song title for the current song, and displays the artist and title for the last five songs or programs that were played. The player will automatically choose the best stream coding for your computer, phone or tablet, and browser. You can then choose the bandwidth that works for you from the drop down menu. “WLGI High” will give you the best sound (48 kbps), while “WLGI Low” will use the least amount of your data plan (24 kbps), or work best with slow data speeds.

Launch Mobile Player

Launch Mobile Player

We suggest that when you are on wifi or connected by cable of some kind to the Internet, use the “WLGI High” stream. If you are on a mobile device on the cellular network, or if you are experiencing any drop outs, then choose “WLGI Low”.

Some people might prefer to use the mobile version of the player on your desktop/laptop computer. If you click on the link here, it will force the mobile version to load.

Tell us about any problems you see – this is a beta test and we need your feedback to get it right.

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Insight on Breast Cancer Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Except for skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women. Breast cancer is second only to lung cancer as a cause of cancer death in women. White women are diagnosed with the disease more often than African American women, but African American women are more likely to die from it. If detected early through screening and early diagnosis, breast cancer can be treated successfully. Bhakti Larry Hough interviews Dr. Nancy Demore of the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) about breast cancer on today’s edition of Insight at 10 a.m., 7 p.m. and midnight.

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Music Added This Week

Here is the list of music added into rotation this week on Radio Baha’i, WLGI. Listen for these songs and tell us what you think! And, let us know what else you think we should be adding to our playlist.

  • Kierra Sheard, “Love Like Crazy”
  • Chris August, “Center of It”
  • Damon Little, “Because of You”
  • Dorinda Clark-Cole, “You Are”
  • The Jackson Southernaires, “Thank you Mama”
  • Moriah Peters, “Brave”
  • Taylor Swift, “Change”
  • Jennifer Hudson, “Bring Back the Music”
  • Alicia Keys, “We Are Here”
  • Kierra Sheard, “You Don’t Know”
  • Chris August, “This Side of Heaven”
  • Ray, Goodman & Brown, “Special Lady”
  • Taylor Swift, “Best Day”
  • Kierra Sheard, “Why Me”
  • Chris August, “Let There Be Light”
  • The Jackson Southernaires, “Smile”
  • The Controllers, “People Want Music”
  • Kerrie Roberts, “No Matter What”
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Insight on Sickle Cell Disease

In South Carolina, 4,500 people have Sickle Cell Disease, an inherited blood disorder characterized by defective hemoglobin (a protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen to the tissues of the body). Most of these are African Americans. While the disease disproportionately affects African Americans and Hispanics of Caribbean ancestry, the Sickle Cell trait has also been found in persons of Middle Eastern, Indian, Latin American, Native American, and Mediterranean heritage. Even persons of European heritage whose ancestry also includes that of one of the aforementioned ethnic groups can have the trait or the disease. On today’s edition of Insight, Bhakti Larry Hough interviews Yvonne Donald, deputy director of the James R. Clark Memorial Sickle Cell Foundation of Columbia, which has offices in Florence and Bishopville.

Insight airs Wednesdays, at 10 a.m., 7 p.m. and midnight.

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