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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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DJ: David

  • “Italian Shoes” – Patti Larkin – Red [Vanguard: 2003]
  • “I’m Football Crazy” {RIP: Cosmos #9} – Giorgio Chinaglia – (I’m) Football Crazy) [RCA: 1974]
  • “Happy Feet” – Paolo Conte – The Best of Paolo Conte [Nonesuch: 1998]
  • “Dr. Rock” {RIP: Jim Marshall, whose amps made rock n roll a stadium attraction} – Motorhead – Best of Motorhead [Metal-Is/Sanctuary: 2000]
  • “Gloria In Excelsis Deo Gloria” {Happy Easter} – Patti Smith – Horses [Arista: 1975]
  • “Dime Store Mystery” – Lou Reed – New York [Sire: 1989]
  • “Suzanne” – Leonard Cohen – Cohen Live [Columbia: 1994]
  • “Like a Man” – Adam Cohen – Like a Man [Decca: 2012]
  • “Holy Are You” {By Request} – The Electric Prunes – Release of an Oath [Rhino: 2005 (Reissue)]
  • “Rise Up” – Diane Birch – Bible Belt [S-Curve: 2009]
  • “Peep Show Bible” – Gary Lucas’ Gods and Monsters – The Ordeal of Civility [Knitting Factory: 2011]
  • “Gideon’s Bible” – John Cale – Vintage Violence [Columbia: 1970]
  • “Dust on the Bible” – Wanda Jackson – The Party Ain’t Over [Nonesuch: 2011]
  • “Vatican Rag” – Tom Lehrer – That Was the Year That Was [Reprise: 1965]
  • “Darwin, Jesus, The Devil and Me” – Damion Suomi – Self-Titled [Pi for Panda: 2009]
  • “The Ballad of Frankie Lee and Judas Priest” – Thea Gilmore – John Wesley Harding [Fulfill: 2011]
  • “When He Returns” – Bob Dylan – Slow Training Coming [Columbia: 1979]

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

DJ: David

  • “My Shoes Keep Walking Back to You”{Happy 80th} – Johnny Cash – Now There Was a Song [Columbia: 1960]
  • “Black Cadillac” – Roseanne Cash – Black Cadillac [Capitol: 2006]
  • “If Not For You”{Happy birthday George, wherever you have passed} – George Harrison – All Things Must Pass [EMI: 2001 (Reissue)]
  • “My Sweet Lord” – Yim Yames – Tribute to [Ato: 2009]
  • “Turn to Me”{Happy70th birthday Lou} – Lou Reed – New Sensations [RCA: 1984]
  • “The Debt I Owe”{This year is the centennial of Woody’s birth} – Lou Reed – Note of Hope – A Celebration of Woody Guthrie [429 Records: 2011]
  • “New Multitudes” – Jay Farar. Will Johnson, Anders Parker, Yim Yames – New Multitudes [Rounder: 2012]
  • “Scared to Be Alone”{RIP Dory} – Dory Previn – Live at Carnegie Hall [United Artists: 1973]
  • “Simon Smith and the Amazing Dancing Bear”{RIP Jan Bernstein, creator of Bernstein Bears} – Randy Newman – Live in London [Nonesuch: 2011]
  • “These Boots are Made for Walking”{RIP Billy Strange, arranger of Boots} – Nancy Sinatra – Boots [Reprise: 1966]
  • “Pinball Wizard”{RIP Steve Kordek, inventor of two flipper pinball machine} – The Who – Tommy [Decca: 1969]
  • “Sweet Jane”{RIP Pierre Jeuneau, champion of Canadian radio} – Cowboy Junkies – The Trinity Session [BMG: 1988]
  • “Oh, Lolita”{RIP, Dimitri Nabakov, steward of father’s legacy} – Snake Wagon – Have Fun With Snakes Wagon [Self: 2011]
  • “Alturas”{RIP Irwin Frankel, world music DJ,} – Inti-Illimini – Philadelphia Folk Festival 40th anniversary [Sliced Bread: 2001]
  • “Daydream Believer”{RIP Davy Jones} – The Monkees – The Birds, the Bees and the Monkees [WEA: 1968]
  • “Ziggy Stardust” – David Bowie – Ziggy Stardust [RCA: 1972]
  • “Suffragette City” – David Bowie – Ziggy Stardust [RCA: 1972]
  • “Ixtapa” – Rodrigo y Gabriela – Area 52 [ATO: 2011]

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

DJ: David

Music of interest in 2011: an incomplete, hardly comprehensive selection of work.

  1. “Vagabond”Beirut – The Rip Tide [Pompei: 2011]
  2. “Chicago”Tom Waits – Bad As Me [Anti: 2011]
  3. “Questions for the Angels”Paul Simon – So Beautiful or So What [Hear: 2011]
  4. “It’s Time for Church”Andy Friedman – Laserbeams and Dreams [City Salvage: 2011]
  5. “Bless This Place”Brian Eno – Drums Between the Bells [Warp: 2011]
  6. “PInky’s Dream”David Lynch/Karen O – Crazy Clown Time [Play It Again Sam: 2011]
  7. “My Friends”Laura Marling – A Creature I Don’t Know [Virgin: 2011]
  8. “All Along the Watchtower”Thea Gilmore – John Wesley Harding [Fullfill: 2011]
  9. “Don’t Stop Singing”Thea Gilmore – Don’t Stop Singing [Island: 2011]
  10. “The Love That Faded”Bob Dylan – The Lost Notebooks of Hank Williams [Egyptian: 2011]
  11. “Goodbye Cowboys & Rocketmen”Julia Haltigan – My Green Heart [Self: 2011]
  12. “Bucky Balls (Spherical Fullerene)”The Dead Kenny Gs – Operation Long Leash [Royal Potato Family: 2011]
  13. “Family Affair”MTO/Anthony – MTO Plays Sly [Royal Potato Family: 2011]
  14. “Throwin’ Off Sparks”The Stone Coyotes – I Couldn’t Find You [Red Cat: 2011]
  15. “Loves Made a Fool of You”Chris Smither – What I Learned in School [Self: 2011]
  16. “Peggy Sue”Lou Reed – Rave on Buddy Holly [Concord: 2011]
  17. “The Debt I Owe”Lou Reed – Note of Hope [429: 2011]
  18. “Iced Honey”Lou Reed & Metallica – Lulu [Warner: 2011]
  19. “The Desperate Ones”Judy Collins – Bohemian [Wildflower: 2011]
  20. “God Help Us All”Tom Morello :The Nigthwatchman – World Wide Rebel Songs [New West: 2011]

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

DJ: Bruce

  • “Coney Island Baby” – Lou Reed – Coney Island Baby [1976]
  • “Corn Dodger #1 Special” – George Edgin’s Corn Dodgers – Compilation Echoes of the Ozarks [County: 1932]
  • “Pardon Me Mister” – Charlie Feathers – Charlie Feathers [Nonescuh: 1990]
  • “Train Leaves Here Tomorrow” – Gene Clark (Dillard and Clark) – Fantastic Expedition of Dillard and Clark [A & M: 1968]
  • “The Eagle’s Lodge” – Richmond Fontaine – The High Country [El Cortez: 2011]
  • “The Virgin” – Gene Clark – Gene Clark (White Light) [A & M: 1970]
  • “Moses, Don’t Get Lost” – John Davis and Group – Lomax Southern Journey 12 – Georgia Sea Islands [Rounder: 1959]
  • “Sunshower” – Dr Buzzard’s Savannah Band – Dr Buzzard…. [RCA: 1988]
  • “Pretty Saro, Remix” – Charlie Chamberlain – Old and New [Creative Commons: 2010]
  • “Old Fox” – the Mekons – Natural [Quarterstick: 2007]
  • “I’ll Feel a Whole Lotter Better when You’re Gone” – Byrds (Gene Clark comp) – Mr. Tambourine Man [Columbia: 1965]
  • “Likhuba Drums” – Bauleni Zhuau et al – Comp. Southern and Central Malawi (Hugh Tracey recordings) [SWP: 1958]
  • “Gondang Arang-Arang Dair” – Toba peoples – Comp. Music of Indonesia 4 – Nias and Northern Sumatra [Smithsonian: 1992]
  • “Wenda M’Manja M’Manja” – Elefala Jeremiah Mbwew – Southern /Central Malawi
  • “Steukhbar Rasd Eddil” – Messaoud Habib – Opika Pende Africa at 78 RPM (new) [Dust to Digital: 1930]
  • “Maomosa re kaleneg (you women who can’t cook)” – Motesekhumo Et Al – Tswana and Sotho Voices (hugh Tracey) [SWP: 1959]
  • “Caroline” – Fataki Camille – Roots of Rumba Rock Congo Classics 1953-1955 [Crammed Disc: 2006]
  • “Osi dia mba nyue” – Same Raymond – Roots of Rhumba Rock
  • “Os Kiezos” – Princeza Rita – Compilation Angolas 70’s 1974-1079 [Buda: 2000]
  • “Ua Ue Muangola” – Artur Nunes – Angola 70’s
  • “Tchi Kolona” – Duo Misos – Angola 70s
  • “Bomba na motema” – Kalima Pierre – Roots of Rumba Rock

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

DJ: David

  • “The Red Shoes” {The Virginia Film Festival} – Kate Bush – The Director’s Cut [Fish People: 2011]
  • “Sunset on Sunset Boulevard” – David Olney – Film Noir [Deadbeet: 2011]
  • “Celluloid Heroes” – Kinks – Everybody’s in Show Business [Koch: 1972]
  • “Heaven’s Escape (Henry Fonda on the Bank of America)” – Joe Henry – Reverie [Anit: 2011]
  • “Skateaway” – Dire Straits – Making Movies [Warner Brothers: 1980]
  • “Brandenberg Gate” – Lou Reed & Metallica – Lulu [Warner Brothers: 2011]
  • “Variation 1” – Mac Ribot – Silent Movies [Pi: 2010]
  • “Kiss Me” – Tom Waits – Bad as Me [Anti: 2011]
  • “Cry Me a River” – Julie London – Julie is Her Name [Liberty: 1955]
  • “I’ll Be Seeing You” {RIP Beryl Davis, who sang with Glenn Miller, whose last words to Beryl before getting on the  plane that was to disappear was “I’ll be seeing you.”} – Judy Collins – Judith [Elektra: 1975]
  • “After You Die” {Deluxe version} – Tom Waits – Bad as Me [Anti: 2011]
  • “Satisfied” – Tom Waits – Bad as Me [Anti: 2011]
  • “You Win Again” – Keith Richards – Timeless [Lost Highway: 2001]
  • “In Waves of Dreams” – Sonny Fortune – In Waves of Dreams [A&M: 1976]
  • “Scenes from a Circus” – A.A. Bondy – Believers [Fat Possum: 2011]
  • “A Good Thief Tips His Hat” – Gandalf Murphy and the Slambovian Circus of Dreams – Live at the Towne Crier [Self: 2000]
Listen to this show on the Tape Vault. It will be available for the next two weeks.
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