Saturday, July 28, 2007

7/29/07 playlist

Jeopardy—Greg Kihn Band
If I Can—Lake Trout
Killing Me Softly With His Song—Roberta Flack
Cannonball—The Breeders
Direct Hit—Art Brut
Infinite Me—The Lapse
The Big Sky—Kate Bush
Men’s Needs—The Cribs
Wishing (If I Had a Photograph of You)—A Flock of Seagulls
Tearing Us Apart--Eric Clapton
Pound Cake--Pell Mell
Dazed and Confused—Led Zeppelin

Hour 2—40 Years Ago: Billboard Hot 100 Spotlight, July 29, 1967

The Windows of the World—Dionne Warwick (#79)
I’ll Turn to Stone—The Four Tops (#77)
Bluebird—Buffalo Springfield (#60)
Cold Sweat—James Brown and the Famous Flames (#58)
Thank the Lord for the Night Time—Neil Diamond (#48)
Words—The Monkees (#46)
You Only Live Twice—Nancy Sinatra (#44)
To Love Somebody—The Bee Gees (#32)
Society’s Child (Baby I’ve Been Thinking)—Janis Ian (#26)
A Girl Like You—The Young Rascals (#19)
Little Bit of Soul—The Music Explosion (#6)
A Whiter Shade of Pale—Procol Harum (#5)
Can’t Take My Eyes Off You—Frankie Valli (#4)
Windy—The Association (#3)
I Was Made to Love Her—Stevie Wonder (#2)
Light My Fire—The Doors (#1)

Sunday, July 22, 2007

7/22/07 playlist

Hands Open—Snow Patrol
So. Central Rain—R.E.M.
Don’t You Evah—Spoon
Well, Did You Evah!—Bing Crosby & Frank Sinatra
Memories Are Made of This—Dean Martin
Someone to Watch Over Me—Jeri Southern
Wayfaring—Magna Carta
It’s Too Late—Carole King
It Hurt So Bad—Susan Tedeschi
Shake Some Action—The Flamin’ Groovies
Nobody—Larry Williams & Johnny Watson
You Never Had it So Good—RJD2
Walk Like an Egyptian—The Bangles
Myrah—The Left Banke

Hour 2—Leiber & Stoller

Jailhouse Rock—Elvis Presley
Hound Dog—Big Mama Thornton
Framed—The Coasters
Bernie’s Tune (Live)—Mel Torme
Fools Fall in Love—The Drifters
Keep it Up—The Soul Brothers
If You Don’t Come Back—The ‘Takers
(When She Wants Good Lovin’) My Baby Comes to Me—The Chicago Loop
Only in America—Jay & the Americans
Jackson—Johnny Cash & June Carter
Shake ‘Em Up and Let ‘Em Roll—Jerry Leiber & the Coasters
Juicy—Willie Bobo
Smokey Joe’s CafĂ©—Loudon Wainwright III
I Keep Forgettin’—Chuck Jackson
I Keep Forgettin’ (Every Time You’re Near)—Michael McDonald
One Kiss Led to Another—Delbert McClinton
Love Me—The Little Willies
On Broadway—George Benson

Sunday, July 15, 2007

7/15/07 playlist

Boom Boom—John Lee Hooker
Never Say No—The Paul Butterfield Blues Band
Mystic Eyes—Them
Any Way You Want It—Dave Clark Five
Pay You Back with Interest—The Hollies
Whispers (Getting Louder)—Jackie Wilson
Poor Baby—The Cowsills
Hello It’s Me—The Nazz
Breakaway—Gallagher & Lyle
Dream Song—Scott Matthews
Black Magic—Jarvis Cocker
Take Me Out—Franz Ferdinand
The Cat—Jimmy Smith

Hour 2—Name Droppers (featuring Real People)

Castro Rock—Jay Chevalier
Eisenhower Blues—J.B. Lenoir
Jackie Wilson Said (I’m in Heaven When You Smile)—Van Morrison
Roll Over Beethoven—Chuck Berry
What a Wonderful World (Clip)—Louis Armstrong/Kenny G
I Agree with Pat Metheny—Richard Thompson
Hey Jack Kerouac (Live)—10,000 Maniacs
Lady Godiva—Peter & Gordon
Sylvia Plath—Ryan Adams
Baba O’Riley—The Who
Hats Off to (Roy) Harper—Led Zeppelin
Sister Rosa—The Neville Brothers
Calling Elvis—Dire Straits
Ida Lupino—Paul Bley Trio

Saturday, July 14, 2007

Saturday Evening Classics playlist 7/14/07

I filled in for Tom Miller on this date. He asked me to do a 'ballet music' theme. Combining some music he loaned to me with some of my stuff, here's what the program looked (and sounded) like:

Hour 1

Lully: from The Bourgeois Gentilhomme

Chaconne des Scaramouche

Tchaikovsky: from the Nutcracker Suite

Journey Through the Snow

Stravinsky: from the Firebird Suite (Philip Moore, Simon Crawford-Phillips, pianos)

The Infernal Dance of King Kashchei

Benson: The Solitary Dancer (for Concert Band)

Ginastera: Dances from “Estancia”

Hour 2

Copland: Rodeo

Rimsky-Korsakov: Dance of the Tumblers from The Snow Maiden

Verdi: Ballet Music from Macbeth

Strauss: Dance of the Seven Veils from Salome

Delibes: Waltz from Coppelia

Sunday, July 08, 2007

7/8/07 playlist

Dry Town—Miranda Lambert
Bull Durham—Glen Campbell
Ugly and Slouchy—The Maddox Brothers
Black Water—The Doobie Brothers
Everybody Knows—Ryan Adams
Borrowed Time--Fanny
What the Hell I Got—Michel Pagliaro
The National Side--Romantica
White Lies—Grin
Wednesday Jones—Stephen Duffy
Misterioso—Thelonious Monk
I’ll Do Anything (He Wants Me To)—Doris Troy
Call Me—Aretha Franklin
Be Thankful For What You Got—William DeVaughn
Boogie Nights--Heatwave

Hour 2—O Canada

Heart of Gold—Neil Young
Tired of Waking Up Tired—The Diodes
You Could Have Been a Lady—April Wine
Just Between You and Me—April Wine
The Narrow Bridge—Jane Siberry
The Bridge—Jane Siberry/Joe Jackson
Ahead by a Century—The Tragically Hip
It Could Happen to You—Lenny Breau
Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman?—Bryan Adams
I Wanna Thank You--Sloan
Adia—Sarah McLachlan
Bridge to Nowhere—Sam Roberts Band
Go for Soda—Kim Mitchell
Heart Like a Wheel—Kate & Anna McGarrigle

Sunday, July 01, 2007

7/1/07 playlist

Take Your Mama—Scissor Sisters
Momma’s Boy—Elizabeth & the Catapult
Mother Mother—Tracy Bonham
Different Shades of Green—Spooner
Heretics—Andrew Bird
Use Me—Bill Withers
My Little Brown Eyes—Crispian St. Peters
I Can’t Let Go—Evie Sands
Fire Brigade—The Move
Barefootin’—Robert Parker
Talking Heads—Ben Allison
Killed by the Telephone—Mary Timony Band
Shoot Out the Lights—Richard Thompson

Hour 2—Backwards theme: A lifespan

Voices of Old People—from Simon & Garfunkel’s “Bookends”
Certified Senior Citizen—Mose Allison
Middle Age Crazy—Jerry Lee Lewis
Teach Your Children—Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
Daughter—Loudon Wainwright III
Chapel of Love—The Dixie Cups
Welcome to the Working Week—Elvis Costello
First Day—The Futureheads
College Kids—Relient K
Sister Mary Elephant—Cheech & Chong
Rock ‘N’ Roll High School—The Ramones
We’re Going to Be Friends—The White Stripes
Little Children—Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas
Baby Mine—Claude Thornhill
Embryonic Journey—Jefferson Airplane
Blessed—Elton John