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Monthly Archives: June 2012

DJ: Bruce

This is Bruce’s last show on Vagabond Shoes. You may have noticed the announcement of a new schedule at WTJU. Alas, for various reasons, Vagabond Shoes is not part of it.  Bruce elected to “call it a day” with this edition.  There are three more shows to go; the last is on July 14. Here’s Bruce’s final playlist.

  • “Bruce’s Last Vag. Shoes.”The Unknown Writer”” – Merrell Fankhauser – Rturn to Mu
  • “Going to California” – Terry Allen – Songs from Chippy
  • “We Ain’t Got Nothing Yet” – Blues Magoos – Kaleidoscopic Compendium
  • “Tell Me When it’s Over” – Dream Syndicate – Days of Wine and Roses
  • “As You Make Your Bed” – Dave Van Ronk – Mayor of Bleeker Street
  • “Going Going Gone” – Richard Hell – Destiny Street lp
  • “Why Oh Why” – Woody Guthrie – This Land
  • “I’m Tired of Always having to shift” – MacColl/Seeger/Parker – Radio Ballad – The Travelling People
  • “100 Years from Now” – Byrds – Sweethearts of the Rodeo
  • “Too Old to Cut the Mustard” – Enest Tubb – Retrospective 2
  • “I just dropped in to say goodbye” – Jimmy Davis – CMHF
  • “My Last Date with You” – Skeeter Davis
  • “Get Up & Go” – Chet Atkins
  • “Alabama Bound” – Pete Seeger – Roger McGuinn’s Treasures from the Folk Den
  • “Before this time next year” – Bessie Jones & Group – Lomax Southern Journey – Georgia Sea Islands
  • “Homeward Bound” – Stuart Frank – Classic Maritimes Songs [Smithsonian]
  • “Parting Waltz” – Iry Lejeune – Definitive Collection [Ace]
  • “I’ll Go On” – Joe Lee – Virginia andthe Piedmont 1934-1942
  • “Moving Day” – Holy Modal Rounders – #1 And #2
  • “When the Sun Comes Around Again” – Medicine Head – New Bottles Old Medicine
  • “Going to the West” – Peggy Seeger – Folk on 2 – Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger [Cooking Vinyl]
  • “Let it Come Down” – Mose Allison
  • “2451” – Robert Forster – I had a New York Girlfriend
  • “I’m getting ready to Go” – Michael Hurley – Snockgrass
  • “Jeddacuttup Man promo” – Triffids – Come With Me Wide Open Road Box
  • “Wapenzi Kuwaona” – East Coast Orche

Listen to this show on the Tape Vault. It will be available for the next two weeks.

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DJ: David

This show is dedicated to the memory of Ray Bradbury, beloved son of Waukeegan, Ill., planet Earth, stalwart citizen of the Cosmos, promotor of Tomorrow.

  • “Have a Nice Day” – Candye Kane – Sister Vagabond [Delta Groove: 2011]
  • “Older Than My Old Man Now” {Happy Father’s Day, have a nice day} – Loudon Wainwright III – Older Than My Old Man Now [2nd Story: 2012]
  • “Gun Street Girl” {The remainder of the show is music about or inspired by the great Ray Bradbury and his stories} – Tom Waits – Rain Dogs [Island: 1990]
  • “Johnsburg, Illinois” – Jenny Scheinman – Jenny Schienman [Koch: 2008]
  • “Rocket Man” – Pearls Before Swine – Live Pearls [WildCat: 2008 (Recorded 1971)]
  • “Rocket Man” – My Morning Jacket – Chapter 1: The Sandman Cometh-Early Recordings, B-Singles [Darla: 2004]
  • “Mr. Spaceman” – The Wandering – Go On Now, You Can’t Stay Here [Songs of the South: 2012]
  • “Lost in Space” – Aimee Mann – Lost in Space [Superego: 2002]
  • “Fly Me to The Moon” – Frank Sinatra – Sinatra Reprise: The Very Good Years [Reprise: 1991]
  • “Intersetallar” – Frankie Rose – Interstellar [Slumberland: 2012]
  • “Telstar” – The Tornados – The Tornados Play Telstar and Other Great Hits [Castle: 2003]
  • “Medicine Man” – Barclay James Harvest – The Best of Barclay James Harvest [Caroline: 2003]
  • “Golden Apples of the Sun” – Caroline Herring – Golden Apples of the Sun [Signature: 2009]
  • “Fahrenheit 451 (Prelude)” – Bernard Hermann – Fahrenheit 451 [Vareese: 1995]
  • “Life on Mars” – David Bowie – Hunky Dory [Ryko: 1990]
  • “Moby Dick” – The Waybacks, John Cowan and Friends – Festival Link Presents The Waybacks John Cowan and Friends Led Zeppelin II tribute at Merlefest  [Festival Link: 2008]
  • “The Veldt” – Deadmau5 – The Veldt [Mau5Trap: 2012]
  • “The Cult of Ray” – The Cult of Ray – Frank Black [WEA: 1996]
  • “Goodbye Cowboys & Rocketmen” – Julia Haltigan – My Green Heart [Self: 2011]

Listen to this show on the Tape Vault. It will be available for the next two weeks.

DJ: Bruce

  1. “Rabi Alaamlih Iydaabar Pt 2” – El Hadj Mohamme El-Anka (Algeria) – Opika Pende Africa at 78rpm [Dust to Digital]
  2. “Mambu ma miondo” – Franco 1975 – Francophonics Set 1, c.d. 2 [Sterns]
  3. “Chant d’amour Nnakatanza” – ?? – Musique des Baganda [Ocora]
  4. “a marcha dos Candangos” – Hamilton de Holanda Quinteto – Brasilianos 3 [Adventure: New]
  5. “El Carnaval de San Miguel” – Los Hermanos Lovos – Soy Salvadoreno – [Smithsonian Folkways: 2011]
  6. “Cachetito (Cheek to Cheek Polka)” – Javier Chaparro y Saludo – Tuyo [Fable: New]
  7. “The cuckoo’s Nest” – Dave Swarbrick – Acoustic Folk Box [Topic]
  8. “Forest (new comp. for he kayagum – 12 string zither)” – Byungki Hwang(recorded in 1984) – Silk Road New Music of Korea [Arcadia: 1992]
  9. “Title Unknown – track 7” – Women of Kho Surin Nua (Thailand) – The Moken – Sea Gypsies of the Andaman Sea [Topic: 2001]
  10. “Wedding Song” – Ayash Hasan on mizmar (double clarinet) – YemenTihama – trance and dance music from the Red Sea coast of A [Topic: 2002]
  11. “Gita Giri Jaya” – Gamelan Seka Jaya – Balinese Music in America

Listen to this show on the Tape Vault. It will be available for the next two weeks.

DJ: David

Except for the opening set (ending with “Happy Birthday”), tonight’s show focused on the music that might have been played in WTJU’s first year of operation 55 years ago, spanning multiple genres of classic, jazz, pop and rock.  Just like today.

  • “Nashville Blues” {RIP Doc} – Doc Watson – Doc Watson [Vanguard: 2005]
  • “Somebody Else” – Loudon Wainwright III w/Chris Smither – Older Than My Old Man Now [2nd StorySound: 2012]
  • “Titantic Blues” {For Presidential Medal winner Bob Dylan, whose upcoming album is rumored to contain a 9 minute song titled and/or about the Titantic} – Hi Henry Brown & Charlie Jordan – People Take Warning! [TompkinsSquare: 2010]
  • “Happy Birthday Song” {Happy 55th, WTJU} – Andrew Bird – The Mysterious Production of Eggs [Righteous Babe: 2005]
  • “Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra in A Major, KV 6222: II Adag” – Charles Munch, Boston Symphony Orchestra Benny Goodman – Mozart Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra in A Minor [RCA: 1957]
  • “Somebody Loves Me” – Julie London – Julie [Liberty: 1957]
  • “Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Que Sera, Sera” {(originally a 78 released by Columbia)} – Doris Day with Frank DeVol & His Orchestra – Sentimental Journey Classics Vol. 4 (1954-1959) [Rhino): 1993]
  • “Chances Are” {(Originally Released As A Single In 1957)} – Johnny Mathis with Ray Coniff & His Orchestra – Sentimental Journey Classics Vol. 4 (1954-1959) [Rhino: 1993]
  • “I Won’t Dance” – Blossom Dearie – Blossom Dearie [Verve: 1957]
  • “Where Are You” – Frank Sinatra – Where Are You [Columbia: 1957]
  • “Woody’n You” – Miles Davis – Relaxin’ with the Miles Davis Quintet [Columbia: 1957]
  • “Evidence” {Recorded In 1957, But Not Released Until 2005} – Theolonius Monk Quartet with John Coltrane – Theolonius Monk Quartet with John Coltrane at Carnegie Hall [Blue Note: 2005]
  • “Up and Down, Up and Down (I Will Lead Them Up and Down)” – Duke Ellington and his Orchestra – Such Sweet Thunder [Columbia: 1957]
  • “Jailhouse Rock” {Originally Released As Single In 45 And 78 Formats} – Elvis Presley – Jailhouse Rock [RCA: 1957]
  • “Great Balls of Fire” – Jerry Lee Lewis – Great Balls of Fire [Sun: 1957]
  • “Wake Up Little Susie” – The Everly Brothers – Wake Up Little Susie [Cadence: 1957]
  • “Hey Schoolgirl” – Tom and Jerry – Hey Schoolgirl [Big Records: 1957]
  • “Rumble” {Actually first released in 1958, but first performed in Fredericsburg, VA the previous year} – Link Wray and his Wray Men – Jack the Ripper [Sundazed: 2005]
  • “The Rumble” – Broadway cast – West Side Story [Columbia: 1957]
  • “Tonight” – Broadway cast – West Side Story [Columbia: 1957]
  • “Peggy Sue” – Lou Reed – Rave on Buddy Holly [Hear: 2011]

Listen to this show on the Tape Vault. It will be available for the next two weeks.

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