Friday, August 29, 2008

Show #143--8/31/08

Call it Casual--Gentleman Auction House
Full Measure--The Lovin' Spoonful
Summer in the City--The Lovin' Spoonful
One Way Street--Jigsaw
Murder Man--John Otway & Wild Willy Barrett
Over the Hills and Far Away--Led Zeppelin
South Side--Moby feat. Gwen Stefani
Comin' Home--Hum
Gyroscope--The Dismemberment Plan
Naive Art--Trio M
I Love You Period--Dan Baird
Cut Your Hair--Pavement
Just the Way It Is, Baby--The Rembrandts

Hour 2--30 Years Ago: Billboard Hot 100 Spotlight, August 26, 1978

Dance with Me—Peter Brown (#91)
Badlands—Bruce Springsteen (#74)
I’m Not Gonna Let It Bother Me Tonight—Atlanta Rhythm Section (#52)
You Never Done It Like That—Captain & Tennille (#46)
Right Down the Line—Gerry Rafferty (#38)
Hollywood Nights—Bob Seger (#27)
You—Rita Coolidge (#25)
Hot Child in the City—Nick Gilder (#16)
Got to Get You Into My Life—Earth, Wind & Fire (#13)
Magnet & Steel—Walter Egan (#8)
Hot Blooded—Foreigner (#5)
Boogie Oogie Oogie—A Taste of Honey (#4)
Miss You—The Rolling Stones (#3)
Three Times a Lady—The Commodores (#2)
Grease—Frankie Valli (#1)

Hour 3--Feature album: Every Picture Tells a Story--Rod Stewart (1971)

Friday, August 22, 2008

Show #142--8/24/08

Wow--Kylie Minogue
La La La--The Bird and the Bee
Nikon 2--Momus
Le Roi des Fourmis--Michel Polnareff
Laisse Tomber les Filles--France Gall
Evening Life--The XYZ Affair
Come on Down--Limblifter
So Tough--The Slits
Arrest Yourself--Hot Chip
I Am the Law--The Human League
How Do I Let a Good Man Down--Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings
I Ain't Got You--Jimmy Reed
I Let My Baby Do That--Dion
Nashville--Mason Williams
More Love--Chuck Potthast

Hour 2--Joe Jackson

A full hour devoted to the eclectic but always excellent work of Joe Jackson, from 1979's "Look Sharp!" album, to his experiments in symphonies, song cycles, and other genres, and his newest release "Rain." Hmm--I fear an hour will not be enough time.

Is She Really Going Out With Him?
Geraldine and John
It’s Different for Girls
In Every Dream Home (A Nightmare)
We the Cats (Shall Hep Ya)
Steppin’ Out
The Verdict
Home Town (Live)
Fugue 1/More is More: Gluttony (from "Heaven & Hell")

Bright Grey

King Pleasure Time

"Fast Movement" from Symphony No. 1

Hour 3--Feature album: Limblifter--Limblifter (1996)

Saturday, August 16, 2008

Show #141--8/17/08

Twist the Knife—Neko Case and Her Boyfriends
Blame is a Killer—Amy Ray
Bleeding All Over You—Martha Wainwright
Summertime—Miles Davis
Them There Eyes—Anita O’Day
I Only Have Eyes for You—Rosemary Clooney
If You Gotta Make a Fool of Somebody—James Ray
Mojo Hannah—Esther Phillips
Smiling Faces Sometimes—The Undisputed Truth
Cindy Incidentally—Faces
Baby What You Want Me to Do—The Sons of Fred
Love (Can Make You Happy)—Mercy
Motivation—Sheryl Crow
Here You Are—The Greencards

Hour 2--Hall of Fame

Probably not what you think, but you'll get it when you listen...
(and not all that profound either!)

Wrong Number—The Kids in the Hall
Alive Among Thieves—Oakley Hall
Twitchy—Rene Hall’s Orchestra featuring Willie Joe
Dance Hall—Modest Mouse
Dance Hall Days—Wang Chung
Twist Fever—Arch Hall, Jr. and the Archers
The Birds and the Bees—Jim Hall & Pat Metheny
Shake That Thing—Preservation Hall Jazz Band
I Like Beer—Tom T. Hall
The Farther Away I Am—Daryl Hall
Someone Like You—Daryl Hall (*a 45—skipped horribly!)
Method of Modern Love—Daryl Hall & John Oates
Sara Smile—Daryl Hall & John Oates

Hour 3—Feature Album:
Electric Music for the Mind and Body—Country Joe and the Fish (1967)

Thursday, August 07, 2008

Show #140--8/10/08

Sunshine of Your Love—Cream
Tinker Taylor—Terry Reid
The Chant—Keith Everett
Piece of My Heart—Big Brother & the Holding Company
Willin’—Little Feat
Impulse—An Endless Sporadic
Monkey Wrench—Foo Fighters
I Send a Message—INXS
Dog & Butterfly—Heart
Your Mother Wants to Know—Dana & Karen Kletter
You Lie Down with Dogs—The Alan Parsons Project
Mad Dog God Dam—Elastica
Grow Up and Blow Away—Metric

Hour 2—Carole King: Tapestry

A special one-hour documentary on the stories behind the songs of this classic album.
Features interviews with Carole King, producer Lou Adler, Graham Nash & David Wild.

Hour 3--Feature album: Boys in the Trees--Carly Simon (1978)

Hour 4—Sunday Sampler encore hour (from 12/30/07)

Cruising for Bruising—Basia
Boy with a Coin—Iron & Wine
Stay on the Ride—Patty Griffin
100 Days, 100 Nights—Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings
Time is On My Side—Irma Thomas
Reputation—The Association
Reputation—Merigail and Don Moreland
Tennessee Flat Top Box—Johnny Cash
Old Kentucky Home—Randy Newman
Just a Little Bit South of North Carolina—Anita O’Day
That’s What I Like About the South—The Red Stick Ramblers
Cleo’s Mood—Don Byron
Woody ‘n’ You—Oscar Peterson
You Don’t Want Me Anymore—Steel Breeze
Goodbye to You—Scandal
On the Loose—Saga
Does it Make You Remember—Kim Carnes