Saturday, December 27, 2008

Show #161--12/28/08

Ain’t Nothin’ But a House Party—The Show Stoppers
Quite a Party—The Fireballs
Party—Paul McCartney
Full Circle—Downtown Harvest
Thrak—King Crimson
Not for Long—HoneyHoney
Cathedral in a Suitcase—Pat Metheny
Fire Door (Live)—Ani DiFranco
Seether—Veruca Salt
Old Timer—that dog.
Ahead by a Century—The Tragically Hip
I’m on Fire for You Baby—April Wine
Stormy—Holly McNarland

Hour 2—35 Years Ago: Billboard Hot 100 Spotlight, December 29,1973

Abra-Ca-Dabra—The DeFranco Family (#95)
Big Time Operator—Keith Hampshire (#81)
Love Reign O’er Me—The Who (#76)
Baby Come Close—Smokey Robinson (#59)
I Can’t Stand the Rain—Ann Peebles (#42)
Painted Ladies—Ian Thomas (#37)
D’yer Mak’er—Led Zeppelin (#20)
Let Me Be There—Olivia Newton-John (#17)
Just You ‘n’ Me—Chicago (#13)
Show and Tell—Al Wilson (#8)
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road—Elton John (#5)
The Joker—Steve Miller Band (#4)
Leave Me Alone (Ruby Red Dress)—Helen Reddy (#3)
The Most Beautiful Girl—Charlie Rich (#2)
Time in a Bottle—Jim Croce (#1)

Hour 3—Feature Album: The Convincer—Nick Lowe (2001)

Saturday, December 20, 2008

Show #160--12/21/08

It’s a Cryin’ Shame—Gayle McCormick
Baby It’s You—Smith
I Had a Dream—Paul Revere & the Raiders
No One’s Better Sake—Little Joy
Twilight Property—Leo Kottke
Room for the Life—Kate Bush
Sad Go Round—The Groundhogs
A Spoonful Weighs a Ton—The Flaming Lips
Destination Unknown—Missing Persons
Meet Warren—Sarandon
Lump—The Presidents of the United States of America
Money Changes Everything—The Brains
On the Table—A.C. Newman

Hour 2—Christmas

The Day Before the Night Before Christmas—Peter Pan Carollers
‘Zat You, Santa Claus?—Louis Armstrong & the Commanders
Santa Claus is Coming to Town—Les Paul
We Three Kings—Chuck Potthast
Little Drummer Boy—Lou Rawls
Santa Claus Wants Some Lovin’—Mack Rice
Merry Christmas Baby—Otis Redding
Baby It’s Cold Outside—Homer & Jethro (with June Carter)
Close Your Mouth (It’s Christmas)—The Free Design
Christmas (Comes But Once a Year)—Amos Milburn
Winter Wonderland—Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass
Joy to the World—The Klezmonauts
Sleigh Ride—Leroy Anderson
Darlin’ (Christmas is Coming)—Over the Rhine
I Believe in Father Christmas—Greg Lake
Merry Christmas Everybody—Slade
Snowfall—Claude Thornhill & His Orchestra

Hour 3—Feature album:

Kate & Anna McGarrigle—Kate & Anna McGarrigle (1975)

Saturday, December 13, 2008

Show #159--12/14/08

Arrested for Driving While Blind—ZZ Top
Shake Your Moneymaker—Elmore James
She’s About a Mover—Sir Douglas Quintet
Danger—J.J. Cale/Eric Clapton
Psychotic Reaction—Count Five
Bedazzled (from the movie “Bedazzled”)—Peter Cook
Love Me (from the movie “Bedazzled”)—Dudley Moore
I (Who Have Nothing)—Dee Dee Warwick
Melody for You—The Grass Roots
Pieces—The Bridges
When She’s Near—Fiction Family
It Could Have Been Better—Joan Armatrading
Do You Want My Love—Paul Nicholas

Hour 2—There’s a Place

Heaven on the 7th Floor—Paul Nicholas
Love in an Elevator—Aerosmith
Elevator—Hot Hot Heat
In the Hospital—Friendly Fires
English Roundabout—XTC
Under the Boardwalk—The Drifters
Saturday Night at the Movies—The Drifters
Up on the Roof—The Drifters
Out Behind the Barn—“Little” Jimmy Dickens
Folsom Prison Blues—Johnny Cash
Folsom Prison Blues—Gil Trythall
Dad I’m in Jail—Was (Not Was)
Sag Harbor Bridge—Women
Cheap Hotel—Ron Sexsmith
Barking at the Moon—Jenny Lewis
Our House—Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

Hour 3—Feature Album: Head Hunters—Herbie Hancock (1973)

Over Christmas break, the return of the feature album.
Distinctive albums worth listening to in their entirety!

This week, classic jazz-funk fusion from a musical legend.

Saturday, December 06, 2008

Show #158--12/7/08

Protection—Massive Attack
The Seduction (Love Theme)—James Last Band
Repetition—The Au Pairs
A Natural Man—Lou Rawls
The Witch Queen of New Orleans—Redbone
The Cape Verdean Blues—Horace Silver
The Ballad of Butter Beans—Man Man
Down, Down, Down—Tom Waits
I Been Hoodood—Dr. John
Wade in the Water—Ramsey Lewis Trio
Really Really Weird—The Simple Carnival
Steal Away—Robbie Dupree

Hour 2—Fashion statements (from 1/20/08)

Hey, you know what they say: If you haven't heard it yet, it's new to you!

Green Earrings—Steely Dan
Hoodie—Lady Sovereign
Big Hair—Nick Lowe
High Heel Sneakers—Tommy Tucker
These Boots Are Made for Walkin’—Nancy Sinatra
Venus in Furs—The Velvet Underground
Cruel Shoes—Steve Martin
Hot Pants—Salvage
Jeans On—David Dundas
Mini Skirt—Kronos Quartet
Pink Pedal Pushers—Wildfire Willie
Baggy Trousers—Madness
Tattoo—Mike Rayburn
Top Hat, White Tie, and Tails—Fred Astaire & Oscar Peterson
Goodbye Pork Pie Hat—Charles Mingus