Saturday, July 25, 2009

Show #190--7/26/09

Woodstock—Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
Stay on the Ride—Patty Griffin
America—Simon & Garfunkel
Back Seat of a Greyhound Bus—Sara Evans
Little Bribes—Death Cab for Cutie
A Man in a Suitcase—Roy Grainer
You Don’t Where Your Interest Lies—Dana Valery
What a Day—The Contrasts featuring Bob Morrison
Time Has Come Today (Original Version)—The Chambers Brothers
Soldier of Love—Arthur Alexander
Anna (Go to Him)—The Beatles
No One Knows—Asa
Bridge Over Troubled Water—Roberta Flack

Hour 2—25 Years Ago: Billboard Hot 100 Spotlight, July 28, 1984

Hope you like synthesizers! Here's another chart show, spotlighting what was hot on the charts (or at least lukewarm) 25 years ago. Tonight featuring: Bananarama, Chris de Burgh, Face to Face, Billy Idol, INXS, The Jacksons, Rick James, Jefferson Starship, Juice Newton, Ollie & Jerry, Ray Parker, Jr., Prince, The Pointer Sisters, and more!

Hour 3—Feature album: Once Upon a Dream—The Rascals (1967)

Friday, July 24, 2009

Friday night fill-in: "Jam Sessions"

Something like this:

My Bucket’s Got a Hole in It—Willie Nelson/Wynton Marsalis
Freakish—Dirty Dozen Brass Band
Stop Watch—Christian Sands
S’Wonderful/They Can’t Take That Away From Me—Anita O’Day
Fascinating Rhythm—Louie Bellson
It Ain’t Necessarily So—Peggy Lee
Take the “A” Train—Duke Ellington/Count Basie
It Don’t Mean a Thing (If it Ain’t Got That Swing)—Grant Stewart
It’s Tight Like That—Tampa Red & Georgia Tom
Chicken Stuff—Hop Wilson & His Chickens
Hillbilly in the Band—Scott Henderson
Bucket’s Got a Hole in It—Washboard Sam

Hour 2:

Solar—Bill Evans Trio
Along Came Betty—Bobby Hutcherson
Tight—Betty Carter
Bass on Balls—Buddy DeFranco Quartet
Cherokee—Clifford Brown and Max Roach
Mano a Mano—Hugo Diaz
Whispering—Erroll Garner
Rose Room—Benny Goodman Sextet
Happy Jammy—Dave Holland Big Band

Saturday, July 18, 2009

Show #189--7/19/09

Truth and Beauty—Sam Yahel Trio
You’ll Lose a Good Thing—McAlmont & Butler
If You Don’t Come Back—The Undertakers
I Almost Lost My Mind—Ivory Joe Hunter and his Orchestra
Why Aren’t You Weeping (All in Your World)—Alligators
Love Will Never Do (Without You)—Janet Jackson
Weak for Me—Nite Jewel
Pretty Girls—Melissa Manchester
Milk & Honey—Lisa Dal Bello
Emma—Hot Chocolate
Nineteen Hundred and Eighty Five—Paul McCartney and Wings

Hour 2—The Originals

Go Now—Bessie Banks
Shakin’ All Over—Johnny Kidd & the Pirates
Suspicion—Elvis Presley
I Can’t Let Go—Evie Sands
How Do You Do It—The Beatles
I’m a Believer—Neil Diamond
Some Kind of Wonderful—Soul Brothers Six
Spanish Grease—Willie Bobo
Mama Told Me (Not to Come)—Eric Burdon & the Animals
Mama Told Me Not to Come—Randy Newman
Brandy—Scott English
Groupie (Superstar)—Delaney & Bonnie & Friends
Right Time of the Night—Peter McCann
Gone Daddy Gone—Violent Femmes
Without You—Badfinger

Hour 3—Feature album:
Green River—Creedence Clearwater Revival (1969)

Saturday, July 11, 2009

Show #188--7/12/09

Go Down Gamblin’—Blood, Sweat & Tears
Jenny Says—Cowboy Mouth
Satisfied—J.C. Smith Band
Snatching it Back—Clarence Carter
Expansions—Lonnie Liston Smith & the Cosmic Echoes
Shark Suit—UUVVWWZ
Happy Loving Couples—Joe Jackson
For the Kids—Roger Klug
Money’s No Good—Off Broadway
Good Times Roll—The Cars
Consolation Prize—Julie Doiron
Corner—Allie Moss
Road—Nick Drake
That’s the Way of the World—Earth, Wind & Fire

Hour 2—Feature album: Pure Pop for Now People—Nick Lowe (1978)

Hour 3—Heroes (?)

Heroes & Villians—The Beach Boys
Stan + Lois—Norm MacDonald
Waitin’ for a Superman—The Flaming Lips
Heroes—Jill Sobule
Big Bad John—Jimmy Dean
The Ballad of Irving—Frank Gallop
Ernie (The Fastest Milkman in the West)—Benny Hill
Ode to a Superhero—“Weird Al” Yankovic
I Whupped Batman’s Ass—Wesley Willis
My Hero—Foo Fighters
Holding Out for a Hero—Bonnie Tyler
We Don’t Need Another Hero (Thunderdome)—Tina Turner
Cult of Personality—Living Colour

Saturday, July 04, 2009

Show #187--7/5/09

Happy 4th of July weekend!
This week's playlist has absolutely nothing to do with the holiday.

White Lightning—George Jones
Juiced—Billy “Red” Love
London Social Degree—Billy Nicholls
Sorted for E’s and Wizz—Pulp
My Friend Jack—The Smoke
Come and Give Your Love to Me—The New Colony Six
I Don’t Want to Talk About It—Nancy Ames
Poor Man’s Son—The Reflections
Eveline—Nickel Creek
Two Weeks—Grizzly Bear
Andrew—Crystal Antlers
Hush, Hush, Hush.—Paula Cole
Growin’ Trade—Levon Helm
Wildwood Weed—Jim Stafford
Two Hits and the Joint Turned Brown—Dillard-Hartford-Dillard
Y’A Qu’un Ch’veu—Michel Polnareff

Hour 2—BS

Bristol Stomp—The Dovells
Iko Iko—The Belle Stars
Make Me Yours—Bettye Swann
You Got to Get It—Benny Spellman
Summertime—Billy Stewart
Bathsheba Smiles—Richard Thompson
I Can Help—Billy Swan
Sangaree—Billy Strange
Boot Scootin’ Boogie—Brooks & Dunn
Everydays—Buffalo Springfield
Baby Shoes—Beep Beep
Boogie Shoes—KC and the Sunshine Band
Hungry Heart—Bruce Springsteen
In the Street—Big Star
Brother Sport—Animal Collective
Black Slacks—Joe Bennett & the Sparkletones
Rock Me Tonite—Billy Squier
Big Shot—Billy Joel
Paranoid—Black Sabbath

Hour 3—Feature Album: Polnareff’s—Michel Polnareff (1971)