Saturday, July 30, 2011

Show #293--7/31/11

Mothers Talk—Tears for Fears
Arrest Yourself—Hot Chip
Fight the Power—Bis
Morning Breaks (and Roosters Complain)—The Apples in Stereo
Lover of Mine (Roman Ruins remix)—Beach House
The Wilhelm Scream—James Blake
MoneyGrabber—Fitz and the Tantrums
Better Things—Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings
Inflation—Chocolate Snow
Cleo’s Mood—Don Byron
Humpin’, Bumpin’ & Thumpin’—Andre Williams
Screamin’ and Shoutin’—The Fabulettes
If You Talk in Your Sleep—Albert King

Hour 2—Real People

Songs named after real people during this hour (click to make larger):

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Show #292--7/24/11

Jet Airliner—Paul Pena
The Suburbs—Arcade Fire
Funny Face—The Kinks
Hoochie—Moby Grape
Long Title: Do I Have to Do This All Over Again—The Monkees
You Set the Scene—Love
Land of Oz—Le Cirque
Merely a Man—XTC
Carnival—Natalie Merchant
Nothing Yet--Same Actor

Hour 2—A Round of Remakes (Encore 1/17/10)

Oops! I Did it Again—Richard Thompson (Britney Spears)
Believe—Robbie Fulks (Cher)
I Can’t Let Go—Sloan (Evie Sands)
Please Please Me—The Score (The Beatles)
Rocket Number 9—NRBQ (Sun Ra)
Ram On—They Might Be Giants (Paul and Linda McCartney)
Spaceman—The Roches with Mark Johnson (Harry Nilsson)
Fight for Your Right (To Party)—The HotRats (The Beastie Boys)
Reach Out for Me—The Laughing Dogs (Dionne Warwick)
This Land is Your Land—Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings (Woody Guthrie)
Vehicle—Orquesta Cubana de Musica Moderna (The Ides of March)
He Was Really Sayin’ Somethin’--Bananarama (The Velvelettes)
(Don’t Fear) The Reaper—Van She (Blue Oyster Cult)
Running Up That Hill—Placebo (Kate Bush)

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Show #291--7/17/11

Summer Breeze—The Isley Brothers
#9 Dream—John Lennon
God Put a Smile Upon Your Face—Mark Ronson (feat. The Daptone Horns)       
Hawaiian Air—Friendly Fires
Am I Wrong—Keb’ Mo’
Rollin’ and Tumblin’—Johnny Winter
(I Know) I’m Losing You—Rod Stewart
Reason to Believe—Rod Stewart

Hour 2—Leiber & Stoller (Encore 7/22/07)

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 Undertakers
(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 10, 2011

Show #290--7/10/11

Far Away—Martha Wainwright
What a Friend—Esperanza Spalding
These Are the Laws—Judie Tzuke
My Favorite Mistake—Sheryl Crow
A Mistake—Fiona Apple
Most Wanted—Cults
All Around and Away We Go—Twin Sister
You Don’t Know What You’ve Got—Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
Measure—Field Music
Two Doves—Dirty Projectors
Kiss and Say Goodbye—Kate & Anna McGarrigle

Hour 2—Tales of Temptation

Temptation (Tim-Tay-Shun)—Red Ingle
Little Egypt (Ying-Yang)—The Coasters
Stop Stop Stop—The Hollies
The Apple—Bill Cosby
Almost Persuaded—Louis Armstrong 
Temptation ‘Bout to Get Me—The Knight Brothers
Midnight Confessions—The Grass Roots
The Confessional—George Carlin
I Want You So Hard—Eagles of Death Metal
Lady Marmalade—Labelle
I Want the One I Can’t Have—The Smiths
Family Man—Daryl Hall & John Oates
I Want You (She’s So Heavy)—The Beatles 

Sunday, July 03, 2011

Show #289--7/3/11

Rewriting the National Anthem—Albert Brooks
Proud to be an American—The Tubes
You Are the Best Thing—Ray LaMontagne
Digging Your Scene—The Blow Monkeys
Better Than Beautiful—Jeb Loy Nichols
Shy That Way—Tristan Prettyman (feat. Jason Mraz)
Trippin’ on a Hole in a Paper Heart—Stone Temple Pilots
Echo Beach—Martha & the Muffins  

Hour 2—Don’t…

Don’t Let’s Start—They Might Be Giants
Don’t Look Now (It Ain’t You or Me)—Creedence Clearwater Revival
Don’t Misunderstand Me—Rossington Collins Band
Don’t Panic—Coldplay
Don’t Wait for the Needle to Drop—Dosh
Don’t Speak—No Doubt
Don’t Look Down—Go West
Don’t Bring Me Down—Electric Light Orchestra
Don’t Let Go—Wang Chung
Don’t Stop Me Now—Queen
Don’t Tell Me—Blancmange
Don’t Stop—Annie
Don’t Stop Til You Get Enough—Michael Jackson 

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