Saturday, February 26, 2011

Show #271--2/27/11

Play On—Squeeze
Life’s Too Easy—The Undertones
Mad World—Tears for Fears
Dry County—The B-52’s
DS 21—Jane Child
Mykonos—Fleet Foxes
In the House of Stone and Light—Martin Page
Leave it Open—Kate Bush
Red and Purple—The Dodos

Hour 2—Sounds of 60’s Cinema

End of the month, so it’s a decade retrospective. And it’s Oscar night, so I’ve put together an audio collage of a bunch of music and dialogue from 40-some movies from the 60’s, some well-known, some rather obscure. 

Movies are listed below. Don’t peek if you want to be surprised!

West Side Story
Never on Sunday
Blue Hawaii
Dr. No
Breakfast at Tiffany’s
Lawrence of Arabia
Walk on the Wild Side
Cape Fear
The Birds
The Endless Summer
Bye Bye Birdie
A Hard Day’s Night
The Great Escape
Blood Feast (RIP David F. Friedman)
The Pink Panther
Dr. Strangelove
Zorba the Greek
Viva Las Vegas
What’s New Pussycat?
The Sound of Music
Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly
The Graduate
In the Heat of the Night
You Only Live Twice
Bonnie & Clyde
The Jungle Book
The Firemen’s Ball
Valley of the Dolls
Cool Hand Luke
Rosemary’s Baby
2001: A Space Odyssey
True Grit
Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid
Easy Rider

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Show #270--2/20/11

Can’t Get There From Here—R.E.M.
Would Know—Mount Kimbie
Blood Makes Noise—Suzanne Vega
Locked Out—Crowded House
Standing Outside a Broken Phone Booth...—Primitive Radio Gods
Elephants—Rachael Yamagata
Trophy Queen—Guards (feat. Caroline Polachek) 
Kool Thing—Sonic Youth
Caroline Leaving—Volbeat
Secret Signals—The Intelligence

Hour 2—Presidents’ (Sun)Day

I have been reminded it’s Presidents’ Day on Monday, so that inspired a presidential Sunday during  tonight’s theme hour.  Mainly humor and a bit of music concerning a handful of presidents from Kennedy to Bush I.  

Jackie Mason on politicians (Hollywood Palace, 1966)
High Hopes (Kennedy campaign version)—Frank Sinatra
Economy Lunch (from “The First Family”)—Vaughn Meader
Super Bird—Country Joe and the Fish
Farm Report—David Frye
Watergrate—Dickie Goodman
Wallowing in Watergate—Robert Klein
My Way—David Frye
Ask President Carter (fromSaturday Night Live)
Stagflation—Red Shadow
Rap Master Ronnie—Reathel Bean & the Doonesbury Break Crew
Ronnie, Talk to Russia—Prince
The War (Edit)—Bill Hicks
Rockin’ in the Free World—Neil Young


Saturday, February 12, 2011

Show #269--2/13/11

Love Story—Randy Newman
Thin Line Between Love and Hate—The Pretenders
It’s a Shame—The Spinners
Don’t Let Go—The Manhattan Transfer
The Cat—Jimmy Smith
Don’t Be Shy—Cat Stevens
Wayfaring—Magna Carta
Everywhere—Fleetwood Mac
Hoover Factory—Elvis Costello
Who Could Win a Rabbit—Animal Collective
Easier—Grizzly Bear

Hour 2—Otherly Love  

Kaw-Liga—Hank Williams
Glendora—Perry Como
I’m in Love with a Big Blue Frog—Peter, Paul & Mary
Happiness is a Warm Gun—The Beatles
Man of the Hour—Norah Jones
In the Eyes of My Dog—Martin Mull
I Love My Dog—Cat Stevens
In Every Dream Home a Heartache—Roxy Music
I’m in Love with My Car—Queen
For the Love of Money—The O’Jays
It’s Money That I Love—Randy Newman
TV is King—The Tubes
The Spirit of Radio—Rush
Radio Ga Ga—Queen

Saturday, February 05, 2011

Show #268--2/6/11

American Boy—Estelle (feat. Kanye West)
Free—Deniece Williams
Stop Watch—Christian Sands
Room to Move—John Mayall
Beauty of the Ride—Sebadoh
So Sincere—Pat Benatar
Bullfighter Jacket—Miniature Tigers
Buster Voodoo—Rodrigo y Gabriela
There’s a Rhythm—Ron Sexsmith
Wednesday Jones--Stephen Duffy 

Hour 2—Black ‘n’ Gold Mojo

Oh well, better luck next year...

Black Night—Deep Purple
Back in Black—AC/DC
Black Diamond—The Replacements
Black Dog—Led Zeppelin
Black Cat—Janet Jackson
Supermassive Black Hole—Muse
Deep Black—The Smithereens
Golden Years—David Bowie
Golden Age—TV on the Radio
Solid Gold—Eagles of Death Metal
Gold Guns Girls—Metric
Solid Gold—The Golden Filter
Black Magic—Jarvis Cocker
Black Star—Radiohead