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Category Archives: Carolina Chocolate Drops

DJ: David

  • “Diamonds on the Soles of Their Shoes” – Paul Simon – Graceland [Columbia Legacy: 2012]
  • “Happy Feet” {Congrats to Italy, 2-1 over Germany in Euro Cup seminfinal} – Paolo Conte – The Best of Paolo Conte [Nonesuch: 1998]
  • “I Don’t Need No Doctor” {Congrats to the Supreme Court, who think you do} – Humble Pie – Humble Pie Live [Atlantic: 1971]
  • “Incorporate” {RIP Harry Levinson, workplace psychologist} – Ethan Lipton – No Place to Go [Muckraker: 2012]
  • “Step Right Up” {RIP Barry Becher, late night TV huckster} – Tom Waits – Small Change [Asylumn: 1976]
  • “Theme from My Three Sons” {RIP Don Grady (Robbie, the oldest son)} – Unknown – Sitcom Themes [Countdown Media: 2008]
  • “Political World” {Regarding recent events at UVA} – Carolina Chocolate Drops – Chimes of Freedom [Amnesty: 2012]
  • “Tell Her to Come Back Home” – Crooked Still – Signature Sounds 15 Years [Signature: 2010]
  • “What the Hell is Goin’ On” – Paul Thorn – What the Hell is Goin’ On [Obscure: 2012]
  • “Ballad of a Thin Man” – Bob Dylan and the Band – Before the Flood [Asylumn: 1974]
  • “Day of the Locusts” – Bob Dylan – New Morning [Columbia: 1970]
  • “You’ve Got It” – Bruce Springsteen – Wrecking Ball [Columbia: 2012]
  • “The Boys Are Back in Town” – Thin Lizzy – Jailbreak [Island Def Jam: 1990]
  • “Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off” – Mel Torme – Torme Sings Astaire [Affinity: 1983]
  • “Emotional Weather Report”{The hot weather and power shortages are on everyone’s mind tonight} – Tom Waits – Nighthawks at the Diner [Asylumn: 1975]
  • “In the Summertime” – Mungo Jerry – In the Summertime [Citadel: 1986]
  • “Summer Wind” – Frank Sinatra – The Very Good Years [Reprise: 1991]
  • “Strange Weatherl” – Marianne Faithful – Strange Weather [Island: 1987]
  • “Birdland” – Weather Report – Heavy Weather [Sony: 1997]

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

DJ: David

Obits and songs related to Mississippi (inspired by Oxford American magazine’s 13th annual Southern music issue)

  1. “Blue Suede Shoes”Carl Perkins – Johnny Cash at Dan Quentin [Sony/Columbia/ Legacy: 2006]
    Story goes that Johnny Cash gave Perkins the idea for this song at a 1955 show in Mississippi
  2. “Harlem Nocture”The Johnny Otis Rythym and Blues Caravan – The Johnny Otis Rythym and Blues Caravan: The Savoy Recordings [Savoy Jazz: 1999]
    RIP Johnny
  3. “God’s Song (That’s Why I Love Mankind)”The Essential Etta James – The Essential Etta James [MCA: 1993]
    RIP Etta
  4. “Tour of Duty”Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit – Here We Rest [Lightning Rod: 2011]
    RIP freestyle skier Sarah Burke, Isbell is scheduled to appear at the 2012 Steamboat Musicfest
  5. “Get Rythym”NRBQ – At Yankee Stadium [Fontana Island: 1989]
    RIP Tom Ardolino
  6. “I Loves You Porgy”The Windmills of Your Mind – Paul Motian (vocal Petra Haden) [Winter & Winter: 2011]
    Some say Gershwin is rolling in his grave over new Broadway production of Porgy & Bess
  7. “I Shall be Free No: 10”Bob Dylan – Another Side of Bob Dylan [Columbia: 1964]
    Happy 70th birthday Muhammed Ali
  8. “Mississippi Goddam”Nina Simone – Anthlogy [BMG: 2003]
    in remembrance of what this country was like before MLK Birthday became a national holiday
  9. “Down in Mississippi”Mavis Staples – Live: Hope at the Hideout [Anti: 2008]
  10. “Uprising”Wadada Leo Smith and Ed Blackwell – The Blue Mountain’s Sun Drummer [Kabell: 2011]
  11. “Mississipi Delta Blues”Leon Redbone – Double Time [Warner Bros: 1976]
  12. “Good Morning Little Schoolgirl”Mississippi Fred McDowell – Good Morning Little Schoolgirl [Arhoolie: 1994]
  13. “Mississippi Waltz”Chris Thile & Michael Daves – Sleep with One Eye Open [Nonesuch: 2011]
  14. “Tallahatchie River Blues”Mattie Delaney – Mississippi Masters: Early American Blues Classics 1927-1935 [Yazoo: 1994]
  15. “Mississippi Mud”Bix Beiderbecke – The Very Best of Bix Beiderbecke [101: 2004]
  16. “Did You Hear John Hurt?”Dave Van Ronk – …And The Tin Pan Bended, And The Story Ended… [Smithsonian: 2004]
  17. “Trouble I Had All My Days”Mississippi John Hurt – Revisited [Fuel: 2011]
  18. “Heart-O-Matic Love”Bo Diddley – I’m a Man: The Chess Masters 1955-1958 [Hip-O-Select: 2007]
  19. “Howlin’ for My Darling”Howlin’ Wolf – Howlin’ Wolf: His Best [MCA: 1997]
  20. “Sitting on Top of The World”Carolina Chocolate Drops – Things About Comin’ My Way: a tribute to the music of the Mississippi Sheiks [Black Hen: 2009]

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

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