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Monthly Archives: August 2010

DJ: David
Theme: New Orleans, part of the week long station-wide special programming in commemoration of Hurricane Katrina.

  • “I Wish I Was in New Orleans”Tom Waits – Small Change
  • “Dear Mom”Terence Blanchard – A Tale of God’s Will
  • “Louisiana 1927”Randy Newman – Sail Away
  • “House of the Rising Sun”John Scofield – This Meets That
  • “Crescent City”Lucinda Williams – West East Tour 2007
  • “Brown Sugar”Rolling Stones – Shine a Light
  • “Jesus Left Chicago”ZZ Top – Tres Hombres
  • “Me and Bobby McGee”Janis Joplin – Pearl
  • “Battle of New Orleans”Johnny Cash – Johnny Cash Show
  • “The Levee’s Going to Break”Bob Dylan – Miodern Times
  • “Only An Expert”Laurie Anderson – Live with David Letterman
  • “Hurricane”Blame Sally – Live at Stern Grove Festival
  • “The River in Reverse”Elvis Costello & Allen Toussaint – The River in Reverse
  • “New Orleans”Dave Brubeck Trio and Gerry Mulligan – Live at the Berlin Philharmone
  • “Bloodletting (The Vampire Song)”Concrete Blonde – Still in Hollywood
  • “Take Me to the Mardi Gras”Paul Simon – There Goes Rymin’ Simon
  • “New Orleans Wins the War”Randy Newman – Land of Dreams
  • “How Can a Poor Man Stand Such Times”Bruce Springsteen – We Shall Overcome-The Seeger Sessions
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    DJ: Bruce

  • “When Malindy Sings” {Paul Laurence Dunbar}Abbey Lincoln – Straight Ahead [Candid: 1961]
  • “Alto Bung’a Horn”Giriama – Kenya & Tanzania Witchcraft & Ritual Music [Nonesuch]
    David Fanshawe recording… obituary artist
  • “Rising Storm”Dont’ Look Back
  • “Girl From Baltimore”Fleshtones
  • “Sonny Boy Williamson (Yardbirds)”River Rhine
  • “Strange Things Happenning”Percy Mayfield – Specialty Story
  • “The Day Has Passed and Gone”Staples Singers – Soul Salvation
  • “What Do You Want With Him”Marvin Gaye
  • “Free Election”Oscar Brand – Presidential Campaign Songs [Smithsonian]
  • “huzzah for Madison, Hussah”
  • “Monroe is The Man”
  • “Little Know Ye Who’s Coming?”
  • “Long Side the Santa Fe Trail”Jules Allen – When I was a Cowboy 1 [Yazoo]
  • “Thirty Days”Ernest Tubb
  • “Bring Back the Past”Rocky Erickson [2010]
  • “Hallelujah I’m A Bum”Bob Bovee – Rebel Voices Songs of the IWW [Flying Fish]
  • “Magpie”Ian Tyson – And Stood there amazed [Vanguard: 1991]
  • “Church Music”Red Foley – Hank Williams Live at the Grand Ole Opry
    ‘second c.d. contains non-Hank participants in shows he was on, to give a flavor, give context’
  • “La Rumba O.K.”Franco – Roots of OK Jazz 1955-1956 [Crammed Disc: 2010]
  • “Cokertme”Kardashar – turkish Freakbeat Psych-Folk Singles 1969-1980 [Bouzouki Joe: 2010]
  • “Vis-A-Vis”De Wayon – Roots of O.K. Jazz
  • “Uraya Geldim”Cem Karaka – Turkish Freakbeat
  • “Houlala Mopanze”Roitelet – Roots of O.K. Jazz
  • “Kaderimin Oyunu”Ajda Pekkan – Turkish Freakbeat
  • “Mwana Pause”Pholidor – Roots of O.K. Jazz
  • “Gilgamis”Apaslar
  • DJ: David

    The “balcony scene” excerpt from Romeo and Juliet performed by:
    Audio recording by The Renaissance Theatre Company.
    Romeo – Kenneth. Branagh
    Juliet – Samantha Bond
    I talked over selections from Franco Zefferlli’s Romeo and Juliet 1968 soundtrack.
  • “Sailin’Shoes”Little Feat and Friends – Join the Band
    RIP Richie Heyward
  • “Lover You Should’ve Come Over”Jeff Buckley – Grace (Buckley’s music is integrated into a musical adaptation of Romeo and Juliet called “The Last Goodbye,” hence the theme of the opening set)
  • “Romeo and Juliet”Indigo Girls – Rites of Passage
  • “Love Fool”The Cardigans – Romeo & Juliet soundtrack
  • “Tonight”Original Recording – West Side Story
  • “Romeo and Juliet”Dire Straits – Making Movies
  • “Renegades”Willie Nile – Places I Have Never Been
  • “Somewhere”Tom Waits – Blue Valentine
  • “Surely”Black Dub (Trixie Whitley, Daniel Lanois, Brian Blades) – KCRW Live
  • “Big Sky Country”Chris Whitley – Living With the Law
  • “When I Paint My Masterpiece”Chris Whitley & Jeff Lang – Dislocation Blues
  • “Truth for a Truth”Jakob Dylan – Women and Country
  • “Aretha, Sing One for Me”Cat Power – Jukebox (by request)
  • “Louie Louie”Brave Combo – The Exotic Rocking Life
  • DJ: Bruce

  • “Laura”CHarlie Parker – parker with Strings
    Mitch Miller played oboe on this session – he is the obituary artist of the week
  • “HIllbilly Heaven”Tex Ritter – Country Cruisin’ 1961
  • “Walkin’ the Dog”Patry Cline [1954]
  • “Somebody Stole My Dog”Rfus Thomas – Stax Singles 3
  • “Mo’ Onions”Booker T
  • “Frantic”Frank Motley andhis Crew – Specialty Story 3
  • “I’ve Got a New Home”Pilgrim Travellers
  • “Backstabbers”Ojay’s
  • “Summer in the city”Loving Spoonful
    A Short Set about Summer
  • “Gee whiz it’s Christmas”Carla Thomas
  • “Here Comes The Summer”Undertones
  • “Playboys & Playgirls”Bob Dylan & Pete Seeger – Newport Broadside 1963 [Vanguard]
  • “Another Bridge to Burn”Waylong Jennings – Folk-Country [Razor & tie: 1966]
  • “My Sweet Blue-eyed Dahlin'”Bill Monroe & Ricky Skaggs [1982]
  • “P.F Sloan”Jimmy Webb & Jackson Browne – Just Across the River [E! Music: 2010]
  • “Opa Tjaka”Don Willard – Dutch Jazz/World 1999
  • DJ: David

    Tonight’s show was inspired by the July issue of Mojo, for which Tom Waits was guest editor. A companion CD contains some of his musical inspirations, some of which we played; the magazine has further details about Tom’s musical and literary favorites.

    I talked over selections from Night On Earth  soundtrack, music composed by Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan.

  • “Old Shoes”Tom Waits – The Early Years Vol. 2
  • “Falling Off the Face of the Earth”Neil Young – Prarie Wind RIP Ben Keith
  • “I Just Want to See His Face”Rolling Stones – Exile on Main Street
    Happy 67th Birthday Mick Jagger
  • “Don’t Wait for Tom”Over the Rhine – The Trumpet Child
  • “Tom Trauberts Blues (Four Sheets to the Wind in Copenhagen)”Tom Waits – Small Change
  • “Chuck E’s in Love”Rickie Lee Jones – Rickie Lee Jones
  • “Do You Know What I Idi Amin”Chuck E. Weiss and Tom Waits – Extremely Cool
  • “I Never Talk to Strangers”Tom Waits and Bette Midler – Foreign Affairs
  • “One from the Heart”Tom Waits and Crystal Gayle – One From the Heart
  • “God’s Away on Business”Tom Waits and Kronos Quartet – Healing the Divide
  • “Adios Lounge”Tom Waits and Theolonius Monster – Beautiful Mess
  • “Ruby, My Dear”Theolonius Monk – Solo Monk
  • “Ruby’s Arms”Frente – Step Right Up: The Songs of Tom Waits
  • “When You Wish Upon a Star”Cliff Edwards – Step Right Up (Mojo CD)
  • “Heigh Ho (The Dwarfs Marching Song)”Tom Waits – Stay Awake
  • “Bukowski #2 On The Hustle”Tom Russell – Hotwalker
  • “Sixteen Tons”Tennesee Ernie Ford – Step Right Up (Mojo CD)
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