Saturday, December 29, 2012

Show #366--12/30/12

Reminder: Monday Music Club (a treasure trove of 60s & 70s music, familiar and forgotten) continues 12/31 through IUP Christmas break, 8pm to Midnight.

As for Sunday:

Let the Mystery Be—Iris DeMent
Everybody Knows—Ryan Adams
Not Fade Away—Eric Hine
Invisible Man—The Breeders
Runnin’ Down a Dream—Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers 
God Put a Smile on Your Face—Coldplay
Mermaid Smiled—XTC
Love Somebody—Rick Springfield
Life Gets Better—Graham Parker

Hour 2: Billboard Hot 100 Spotlight, December 30, 1972

Hits & near-hits from this date 40 years ago. 

Jesus Was a Capricorn—Kris Kristofferson (#91)
Last Song—Edward Bear (#80)
I Didn’t Know I Loved You (Till I Saw You Rock and Roll)—Gary Glitter (#71)
992 Arguments—The O’Jays (#66)
The Relay—The Who (#47)
No—Bulldog (#44)
Crazy Horses—The Osmonds (#39)
Trouble Man—Marvin Gaye (#33)
Been to Canaan—Carole King (#26)
Walk on Water—Neil Diamond (#17)
Your Mama Don’t Dance—Loggins & Messina (#10)
It Never Rains in Southern California—Albert Hammond (#5)
You’re So Vain—Carly Simon (#4)
You Ought To Be With Me—Al Green (#3)
Clair—Gilbert O’Sullivan (#2)
Me and Mrs. Jones—Billy Paul (#1)

Sunday, December 23, 2012

Show #365--12/23/12

This Will Be Our Year—OK Go
Everyday—Rogue Wave
On and On—Tapes ‘n Tapes
Move On (Bloom Like the Sunlight in My Song)—Mike Doughty
Keep on Running Away—Lazy Racer 
Can’t Get Up—Supergrass
Higher Ground—Stevie Wonder
Nobody’s Fault But Mine—David Bromberg Band
Circle of Love—Steve Miller Band

Hour 2: 80s Also-Rans

They tried, but these songs missed the (Pop) Top 40. Nevertheless, well worth hearing, and they’ll be heard tonight.

The Hallelujah Chorus—The Roches
I Won’t Be Home Tonight—Tony Carey
Jesse—Julian Lennon
The Mayor of Simpleton—XTC
Happy Ending—Joe Jackson
Fool Moon Fire—Walter Egan
Tip of My Tongue—The Tubes
Knock Me Down—Red Hot Chili Peppers
Pilot Error—Stephanie Mills
You Are in My System—The System
Less Cities, More Moving People—The Fixx
Ashes to Ashes—David Bowie
Peace on Earth/Little Drummer Boy—David Bowie & Bing Crosby 

Monday, December 17, 2012

Monday Music Club -- 12/17/12

Not here next Monday (Christmas Eve); back here on New Year's Eve. As for tonight (start 'n' end dates as always, just refer to the first and last tracks): 


Flea Brain--Gene Vincent & the Blue Caps
Rubber Biscuit--The Chips
Willie and the Hand Jive--The Johnny Otis Show
The Girl Can't Help It--Little Richard
Take Out Some Insurance--Jimmy Reed
Have Love Will Travel--Richard Berry
Pick Up Sticks--The Dave Brubeck Quartet
Christmas (Comes But Once a Year)--Amos Milburn
Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavor (on the Bedpost Overnight)--Lonnie Donegan
Quite a Party--The Fireballs
Nag--The Halos
Hard Headed Woman--Wanda Jackson
You Don't Miss Your Water--William Bell
Do-Re-Mi--Lee Dorsey
Mr. Moonlight--Dr. Feelgood & the Interns
You've Really Got a Hold on Me--The Miracles
There! I've Said it Again--Bobby Vinton
I Want to Hold Your Hand--The Beatles
Tell Me What You See--The Beatles
You Can't Do That--The Beatles

Hour 2

This Empty Place--Dionne Warwick
Today--The New Christy Minstrels
Don't Tell Mama (from "Cabaret")--Jill Haworth/Joel Grey
Shot Gun/Blind Man, Blind Man--Willie Bobo
Little Bit O' Soul--The Music Explosion
Break Away--The Next Exit
Two Rooms--The Cyrkle
Maple Fudge--The Guess Who
Maid of Sugar, Maid of Spice--Mouse & the Traps
That's the Way It's Gonna Be--Lee Mallory
Don't Bring Me Down--The Animals
Reach Out I'll Be There--The Four Tops
Shake--The Shadows of Knight
I'm Still a Struggling Man--Edwin Starr
8:05--Moby Grape
Air--The Incredible String Band
Like Crying--Fleetwood Mac

Hour 3

Share the End--Carly Simon
The Man Who Called Himself Jesus--Strawbs
Love (Can Make You Happy)--Mercy
Easy to Be Free--Rick Nelson
It's Your Thing--Shirley Scott & the Soul Saxes
Baby Let's Swing/The Last Thing You Said/Don't Tie My Hands--Runt
We Got to Get You a Woman--Runt
White Lies, Blue Eyes--Bullet
She's a Lady--Tom Jones
Put It Where You Want It--The Crusaders
Do Your Thing--Charles Wright & the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band
Rock On--David Essex
Right On--Ray Barretto
Right On! (from "The Electric Company")
Spiders and Snakes--Jim Stafford
The Family of Man--Three Dog Night

Hour 4

Run Run Run--Jo Jo Gunne
The Shape I'm In--The Band
5:15--The Who
Love is the Drug--Roxy Music
Two Tub Man--The Dictators
Hair of the Dog--Nazareth
Third Rate Romance--The Amazing Rhythm Aces
Can You Fool--Glen Campbell
Just Let Me Be--Pilot
The Disco Strangler--Eagles
No More Fear of Flying--Gary Brooker
The Bump--Kenny
Opus 10/I Want Her--4 Out of 5 Doctors
Beach Girl--Jean-Luc Ponty


Saturday, December 15, 2012

Show #364--12/16/12

Vitamin L—B.E. Taylor Group
Feeling Today—Botany
Everywhere—Fleetwood Mac
Feeling So Special—Plug
Are ‘Friends’ Electric?—Tubeway Army  
Tiny Meat—Ruby 
Feel it Again—Honeymoon Suite
Tall Trees in a Blue Sky—Wang Chung

Hour 2: Before They Were Famous (from 10/7/07)

8 pairs of songs, one obscure, and one well-known from groups and singers that made it big…eventually! Tune in and see if you can guess who these “unknowns” are. 

Everybody's Been Talkin'--The Mugwumps
I Saw Her Again--The Mamas & the Papas
The Ostrich--The Primitives
There She Goes Again--The Velvet Underground
Fight Fire--The Golliwogs
Hey Tonight--Creedence Clearwater Revival
Beat it on Down the Line--Mother McCree's Jug Band Champions
Uncle John's Band--The Grateful Dead
It's My Pride--The Guess Who
No Sugar Tonight/New Mother Nature--The Guess Who
Every Step I Take (Every Move I Make)--The Hassles
Big Shot--Billy Joel
Call on Me--The Bangs
If She Knew What She Wants--The Bangles
So Good to Be Back Home Again--The Tourists
It's Alright (Baby's Coming Back)--Eurythmics

Sunday, December 09, 2012

Show #363--12/9/12

The City is Crying—Dave Brubeck Quartet
Neighborhood Watch—Memory Tapes
Your Lovely Face—Julia Fordham
New Day For You—Basia
Whose Side Are You On?—Matt Bianco
Don’t Blame it on That Girl—Matt Bianco
Who’ll Be the Fool Tonight?—Larsen/Feiten Band 
Come On (Don’t Come On)—Fig Dish
Louie Louie—The Pretenders
Loved One—Hanni El Khatib
In Her Dreams—The Pursuit of Happiness
But Anyway—Blues Traveler
I Know Something Good About You—Delaney & Bonnie and Friends

Hour 2: I Know/I Knew

I Know—Vashti Bunyan
I Know You Know—Esperanza Spalding
I Know What I Like (in Your Wardrobe)—Genesis
I Know a Little—Lynyrd Skynyrd
I Know—Dionne Farris
I Know You Got Soul—Bobby Byrd 
I Know (You Don’t Love Me No More)—Barbara George
I Know a Place—Petula Clark
I Know There’s an Answer—The Beach Boys 
I Know You’re Married—Bad Livers
I Know a Heartache When I See One—Jennifer Warnes
I Know What Boys Like—The Waitresses 
I Know You Love Me—Smoking Popes
I Knew the Bride (When She Used to Rock and Roll)—Nick Lowe
I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)—Aretha Franklin & George Michael 

Sunday, December 02, 2012

Show #362--12/2/12

Come Back and Stay—Paul Young
The Farther Away I Am—Daryl Hall
Center of Attention—Guster
Swordfishtrombone—Tom Waits
Bogeyman—Roger Klug
Sell Sell—Alan Price
Grow Up and Blow Away—Metric 
Woman on a Train—The Fixx
Ballroom Baby—The Checks
The Bottle—Gil Scott-Heron

Hour 2: Her Name is…

Marlene—Jackson C. Frank
Martha—Jefferson Airplane
Melissa—The Allman Brothers Band
Carol—Al Stewart
Kate—Ben Folds Five
Ruby—Kaiser Chiefs 
Joanne—Michael Nesmith and the First National Band
Helen—The Cave Singers
Linda—Breathe Owl Breathe
Angelina—Gary Brooker
Monica—The Kinks
Victoria—The Kinks
Ramona—The Stampeders
Nicole—Point Blank 

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Show #361--11/25/12

I Ran (So Far Away)—A Flock of Seagulls
Gap That Opened—Boom Crash Opera
Lucky Lamb—Channels
I’m the Man Who Loves You (Live)—Wilco 
Bullfighter Jacket—Miniature Tigers
Cops on Bikes—Facing New York
Disseminated—Soul Coughing
When I Think of You—Janet Jackson
Finally—CeCe Peniston
Ice Cold Daydream—Shuggie Otis

Hour 2: Mystery Theme Hour (from 2008)

All the songs featured...Flute!

One Night in Bangkok--Murray Head
Room to Move--John Mayall
Going Up the Country--Canned Heat
Soul Bossa Nova--Quincy Jones & His Orchestra
That I Would Be Good--Alanis Morissette
California Dreamin'--The Mamas & the Papas
So Long, Frank Lloyd Wright--Simon & Garfunkel
Cross Eyed Mary--Jethro Tull
Beatbox Flute demo (featuring "Inspector Gadget" and "Axel F")--Greg Pattillo
Fables of Faubus--Project
Lotta Love--Nicolette Larson
Everyone--Van Morrison
Freedom Rider--Traffic

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Monday Music Club 11-19-12

I did a Thanksgiving break show:


A Lover's Question--Clyde McPhatter
Bo Bo Ska Diddle Daddle--Wayne Walker
A Fool in Love--Ike & Tina Turner
Four on Six--Wes Montgomery
Leroy--Jack Scott
Mountain of Love--Harold Dorman
(Marie's the Name) His Latest Flame--Del Shannon
Lonely Weekends--Charlie Rich
Comin' Home Baby--Mel Torme
Come Back Baby--Ray Charles
Ya Ya--Lee Dorsey
Wait a Minute--The Coasters
Twist and Shout--The Isley Brothers
I Can't Help Loving You--Paul Anka
Rag Doll--The Four Seasons
Five 'o Clock World--The Vogues
Hey Little Cobra--The Rip Chords
Fun, Fun, Fun--The Beach Boys

Hour 2

Subterranean Homesick Blues--Bob Dylan
Et Moi, Et Moi, Et Mois--Jacques Dutronc
Stop, Stop, Stop--The Hollies
Sunny South Kensington--Donovan
Have More Time--Marvin Smith
Heaven Must Have Sent You--The Elgins
World of Fantasy--The Five Stairsteps
The Most Beautiful Girl in the World--Frank Sinatra
Soul Poppin'--Johnny Jones & the King Casuals
Book a Trip--This Side Up
Blistered--The Association
Wantin' Ain't Gettin'--TheAssociation
I Need You--Chris & Craig
I Love You--The Zombies
Within You Without You--The Beatles
There's Something on Your Mind--Baby Lloyd
Stop-Get a Ticket--Clefs of Lavender Hill
I've Passed This Way Before--Jimmy Ruffin
Bullitt--Lalo Schifrin
For Once in My Life--Stevie Wonder
Way Back Home--Junior Walker & the All-Stars
Muddy River Water--Richard Kim Milford

Hour 3

Heaven and Hell (Live)--The Who
Pinch of Salt--The Peppers
Ain't That Cute--Doris Troy
Mama Told Me Not to Come--Randy Newman
Gone Dead Train--Randy Newman
Memo from Turner--Mick Jagger
Political Science--Randy Newman (by request)
Stone Fox Chase--Area Code 615
Sun Down--Lani Hall
Hoedown (Taken from Rodeo)--Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Get Down and Get With It--Slade
Soul Child--Fanny

Hour 4

Killing Me Softly with His Song--Roberta Flack
Baby That's Backatcha--Smokey Robinson
We Have No Secrets--Carly Simon
That Lady--The Isley Brothers
Hollywood Swinging--Kool & the Gang
Tap Turns on the Water--C.C.S.
Can You Handle It?--Graham Central Station
I'll Be Good to You--The Brothers Johnson
Mainstreet--Bob Seger
Here to Love You--The Doobie Brothers
Another Rainy Day in New York City--Chicago
Let's Stick Together--Bryan Ferry
No One Receiving--Brian Eno
Skokiaan--Herb Alpert/Hugh Masekela
Waiting on a Friend--The Rolling Stones


Sunday, November 18, 2012

Show #360--11/18/12

The Hardest Part—Blondie
Lucky One—Michael Penn 
Never Going Back Again—Fleetwood Mac
She Ain’t a Child No More—Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings
The Uptown Train—Joe Jackson
…Dust—Elvis Costello

Hour 2: David Bowie - Ziggy Stardust Radio Special 

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Show #359--11/11/12

I’m So Glad—Cream
A Small Package of Value Will Come to You, Shortly—Jefferson Airplane
Woodstock—Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
Don’t Be Afraid—Salako
Groove is in the Heart—Deee-Lite
Te Amo—Atlas Sound
Lovesick Teenagers—Bear in Heaven 
Twilight Property—Leo Kottke
Wheelin’/Waltz (You Know it Makes Sense!)—Stealers Wheel
For You I Will (Confidence)—Teddy Geiger
Friends/Celebration Day—Led Zeppelin

Hour 2: Work It Out

We Just Disagree—Dave Mason
Tissue Tigers (The Arguers)—XTC
Why Don’t We Talk—Badfinger
Everyday People—Sly and the Family Stone
Let’s Get Together—The Cryan Shames
Why Can’t We Live Together—Timmy Thomas
Don’t Hate, Let’s Communicate—Kenneth Carr
United We Stand—The Brotherhood of Man 
Give a Little, Take a Little—Jimmy Cliff
Let’s Work Together—Canned Heat
We Can Work it Out—Stevie Wonder
Headless Heroes—Eugene McDaniels
Brothers Gonna Work it Out—Willie Hutch 
You Can’t Always Get What You Want—The Rolling Stones
Understanding—Bob Seger 

Saturday, November 03, 2012

Show #358--11/4/12

Bound Together—Suddenly, Tammy!
Whispers and Moans—Crowded House
Good Feeling (To Know)—Octavian
Don’t Stop (Color on the Walls)—Foster the People
I’m So Fabulous—New York Dolls
Highly Inflammable—X-Ray Spex
You Lie Down with Dogs—The Alan Parsons Project
Knots—Gentle Giant

Hour 2: The Crazies

Crazy—Gnarls Barkley
Go Insane—Lindsey Buckingham
Bonkers—Dizzee Rascal feat. Armand Van Helden
Absolutely Bill’s Mood—They Might Be Giants
They’re Coming to Take Me Away, Ha-Haaa!—Napoleon XIV
They Took You Away, I’m Glad! I’m Glad!—Josephine XV
The Rubber Room—Porter Wagoner
The Madman Running Through the Fields—Dantalian’s Chariot
Mother—The Police
Psycho—The Fibonaccis
Psycho Killer—Talking Heads
I’m Crazy—Starbuck
Mad World—Tears for Fears
Lunatic Fringe—Red Rider
Crazy Life—Toad the Wet Sprocket
Jugband Blues—Pink Floyd 

Friday, October 26, 2012

Show #357--10/28/12 SMC (1978-1982)

Final Sunday of the month. Time for another Sunday Music Club, where the entire show is devoted to a particular chunk of musical history, this time featuring music
from the years 1978-1982.

You can stream the first hour of this show by clicking the appropriate link to the right  --->

There We Are—James Taylor
Every Kinda People—Robert Palmer
Slang (Live)—Weather Report
Ffun—Con Funk Shun
Different Point/Dancing in the City—Marshall Hain
Walking in the Rain—Flash and the Pan
New Town Animal in a Furnished Cage—XTC
Humor Me—Pere Ubu
We Live for Love—Pat Benatar
Hard to Find—Squeeze
Modern Man—4 Out of 5 Doctors
Space Invaders—Uncle Vic
Yesterday’s Love—Any Trouble
Boulevard—Jackson Browne
Loretta—Nervous Eaters

Hour 2

Money Changes Everything—The Brains
Money’s No Good—Off Broadway
Confusion—Electric Light Orchestra
I Ain’t Gonna Stand for It—Stevie Wonder
Please Don’t Ask—Genesis
Heart Hotels—Dan Fogelberg
What Do All the People Know—The Monroes
Every Time I Think of You—The Babys
Personally—Karla Bonoff
(The Boys Are) Back in Town—The BusBoys
You Dream Flat Tires—Joni Mitchell
I.G.Y. (What a Beautiful World)—Donald Fagen
Why—Carly Simon 

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Show #356--10/21/12

Everything to Lose—David Andrews
One for Me and You—Climax Blues Band
Slide—Tin Huey
Waveforms—Django Django
Losing My Edge—LCD Soundsystem 
Tell All the People—The Doors
Get in the Car—Echo and the Bunnymen
(I Don’t Want to Go to) Chelsea—Elvis Costello
Are You Ready—The Sinceros
Quiet—Ian Dury & the Blockheads

Hour 2: “_____ It” 

Don’t You Just Know It—Huey “Piano” Smith & the Clowns
That’ll Get It—The Imps
Don’t Do It—The Band
I Can’t Stand It—Chris Whitley
(Go) Get It—Pat Metheny Trio 
Hold It Now, Hit It—The Beastie Boys
It Ain’t What You Do, It’s the Way That You Do It—Fun Boy Three w/Bananarama
Say It Like You Mean It—The Cinema
Beat It—Michael Jackson
Tonight I Have to Leave It—The Shout Out Louds
Give It, Lose It, Take It—Field Music
Push It—Garbage
Rumour Has It—Adele
How Bad Do You Want It?—Don Henley
Roll With It—Oasis 

Saturday, October 13, 2012

Show #355--10/14/12

Counting Texas—Pat Metheny Trio
Pull Me Back to Earth—Friendly Fires 
Secretarial—A.C. Newman
Love My Way—The Psychedelic Furs
Repetition—The Au Pairs
Love on Your Side—Thompson Twins
Let Me Go—Heaven 17
Another World—Joe Jackson
Baby—Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti

Hour 2: Extend-a-Mix

That awkward moment when the Hour 1 mix gets too big for its britches and just keeps on keepin’ on. (No themes tonight!)

Linger—The Cranberries
Go to Sleep—The Avett Brothers
Better Than Beautiful—Jeb Loy Nichols
Hold On—John Lennon
Every Night—Paul McCartney
Dog Star Radio—Joydrop
What Makes You Happy—Liz Phair
Bower of Bliss—The Clouds
Have a Heart—The Knack
Gacela of the Bullring—Limblifter
Freedom of Choice—Devo
For the Love of Money—Utopia 

Saturday, October 06, 2012

Show #354--10/7/12

Good Vibrations—Todd Rundgren
Surfin—William Orbit
California Girls—The Magnetic Fields
Forgotten Words—The Raincoats
Where’s Summer B.?—Ben Folds Five 
Throwing Stones—The Grateful Dead
It Wouldn’t Have Made Any Difference—Tom Middleton

Hour 2—Insecta Sides (from 5/1/11)

The Glow Worm—The Mills Brothers
Butterfly—Charlie Gracie
The Termite—Odgen Nash
Lucky Ladybug—Billy & Lillie
The Boll Weevil Song—Brook Benton
Bumble Bee—LaVern Baker
The Caterpillar—Odgen Nash
The Inch Worm—John Coltrane
Cricket—Collie Ryan
Bugs—Bobbie Gentry
Bugs—Pearl Jam
June Bug—Leo Kottke
Ants Marching—Dave Matthews Band
Fireflies—Fleetwood Mac
Insects—Oingo Boingo
Fly on the Wall—XTC
The Eyes of the Fly—Jookabox

Monday, September 24, 2012

Show #353--SMC (1972-1976)

On this Sunday's show, it's time for another Sunday Music Club, my miniature version of the summertime and semester-break show where I follow a musical timeline filled with big hits and relative obscurities from a particular time period, this time from 1972-1976.

The Cover of “Rolling Stone”—Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show
Moon Tears—Grin
Wild Eyes—Stampeders
Keep Yourself Alive—Queen
I Can’t Stand the Rain—Ann Peebles
Early in the Morning—Nilsson
It’ll Take a Long Time—Sandy Denny
Sweet Talkin’ Spoon Song—Split Enz
Could It Be I’m Falling in Love—The Spinners
Hey! Love—The Delfonics
The Coldest Days of My Life—The Chi-Lites
Thunder and Lightning—Chi Coltrane
March to the Eternal City—Triumvirat

Hour 2

Sail On Sailor—The Beach Boys
Keep on Sailing—Ian Matthews
Lovin’ You Ain’t Easy—Michel Pagliaro
I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight—Richard and Linda Thompson
Jackie Wilson Said (I’m in Heaven When You Smile)—Van Morrison
Sound Your Funky Horn—KC & the Sunshine Band
The Show Must Go On—Three Dog Night
#9 Dream—John Lennon
Court and Spark—Joni Mitchell 
Une Nuit a Paris—10cc
I’m Not in Love—10cc

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Show #352--9/23/12

St. Petersburg—Supergrass
Winter Song—Gabriel Kahane
Indian Song—Elastica
We Are Waiting—The Knack 
Legend of a Mind—The Moody Blues
The Story in Your Eyes—The Moody Blues
Oh Yeah—Can

Hour 2: Stealin’

Probably a Robbery—Renegade Soundwave
Stealin’ Watermelons—Elvin Bishop
Held Up Without a Gun—Bruce Springsteen
Robbers—Cold War Kids
Burn & Rob—Paleface
Stealing People’s Mail—The Dead Kennedys
I Fought the Law—Bobby Fuller Four
Burglar Song—Autosalvage
Beg, Borrow, & Steal—The Ohio Express
Cops and Robbers—George Thorogood & the Destroyers
Shoplifter—Green Day
Been Caught Stealing—Jane’s Addiction
Steal My Sunshine—LEN
Bankrobber—The Clash
Bigfoot Stole My Baby—John Lilly 

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Show #351--9/16/12

Hungry Like the Wolf—Duran Duran
Hexagon—Beta Hector
Stop—Twin Sister
When She’s Near—Fiction Family 
The Hate—Exit Clov
Knife-Edge—Emerson, Lake & Palmer
We Close Our Eyes—Go West
I Heard it Through the Grapevine—The Slits

Hour 2: What’s That You Called Me?

Mr. Blue—The Fleetwoods
Candy—Big Maybelle
He Called Me Baby—Candi Staton
Tramp—Otis Redding & Carla Thomas
Pet Names—Chuck Jackson
Call Me Lightning—The Who
The Seeker—The Smithereens
I Call My Baby Candy—The Jaggerz
The Joker—Steve Miller Band
You Can Call Me Al—Paul Simon
Why Don’t You Call Me?—James Blake
Call Me a Dog—Chris Cornell
Calling Dr. Love—Kiss
Don’t Call Me Baby—Voice of the Beehive
That’s Not My Name—The Ting Tings