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john aielli kutxYou never knew what John Aielli was going to say. Or play. For more than fifty years, the idiosyncratic radio host on the Austin NPR affiliate KUT, and later KUTX, welcomed us into our mornings from the University of Texas campus. He could be poetic; he could be prickly. He took long pauses. He would most certainly go off on tangents that made sense only to him. He would mispronounce name of famous singers and get even the most basic facts about a song wrong. And Austinites loved him, even if they did occasionally have to change the station out of frustration during his show, Eklektikos.There’s a lot of debate over the city’s march toward homogeneousness, but for many of us, Austin stopped being weird…

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