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Daily Archives: September 20th, 2009

Happy Birthday to us!.  Thanks to Jay and Bruce and folks who have filled in for making this a unique slice of a unique station.

DJ: Dave

Themes: Our second anniversary; songs of the recently departed and questions about what it all means.

  • “Theme from New York. New York”Frank Sinatra – Sinatra Reprise:The Very Good Years (“These vagabond shoes are longing to stray..”  Which is what we do, straying from one musical genre to another, from Sinatra to Springsteen)
  • “Radio Nowhere”Bruce Springsteen – Magic (This is radio from like nowhere else)
  • “People Who Died”Jim Carroll – The Jim Carroll Band
    RIP Jim
  • “And When I Die”Peter, Paul and Mary – Album
    RIP Mary Travers
  • “So Long It’s Been Good to Know You”The Weavers – The Weavers Greatest Hits (Peter, Paul and Mary were assembled as a 1960s version of The Weavers)
  • “Samson and Delilah”The Washington Squares – The Washington Squares (who were a 1980s version of Peter, Paul and Mary)
  • “Hard to Be”David Bazan – Curse Your Branches  (The rest of the evening was devoted to songs of faith and doubt, and questions thereof)
  • “Eve”Helen Horal – Words Unbroken
  • “Outside of the Inside”Richard Thompson – The Old Kit Bag
  • “Our Father (the new revised edition)”Susan Werner – The Gospel Truth
  • “Let the Mystery Be”Iris Dement – Infamous Angel
  • “All Blues Hail Mary”Joe Henry – Blood from Stars
  • “The Ballad of Mary Magdelene”Richard Shindell – Blue Divide
  • “Story of Issac”Leonard Cohen – Songs From a Room
  • “Into My Arms”Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – The Boatman’s Call
  • “God’s Gonna Cut You Down”Johnny Cash – Cash
  • “In the Garden”Van Morrison – No Guru, No Method, No Teacher
  • I talked over selections from Jewels and Binoculars, who do jazz versions of Bob Dylan songs: “With God on Our Side” and “I Believe in You”

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