Episode #354: We Are Not Like the Methodists and the Baptists

November 9, 2019

Hear songs of murder, death, fire, and birds, plus other songs about cows, naps, coffee, cigarettes, and lighthouses. Hear the story of Rebecca’s adventures in Austin and another story about a hunter and a bear (no, not THAT story). All this plus a personal invitation to dine and dance at the Roosevelt Grill, and even more. Could November get any better?

(0:00:00) Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash — Ring of Fire (Take 1)
(0:03:01) Your DJs Enter the Building and Tell You Stories
(0:08:02) Brenda Lee — Dynamite
(0:10:04) Gordon MacRae, Rod Steiger — Pore Jud Is Daid (from Oklahoma (1955))
(0:14:19) Cults Percussion Ensemble — Dream Angus
(0:17:09) Elizabeth Mitchell — Three Little Birds
(0:19:42) Your DJs Speak
(0:22:46) Mark Fay and Melinda Simon — Bill Long, Jan. 29, '44/Everett Steiner's Bear Story
(0:26:14) Harry Styles — Lights Up
(0:29:23) The Louvin Brothers — Knoxville Girl
(0:33:09) Wilco — Quiet Amplifier
(0:38:58) Your DJs Tell You All About It
(0:42:25) Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians — A Friend of Yours Has Asked Guy Lombardo...to Send You This Message (Ad for Roosevelt Grill)
(0:43:52) Paul McCartney — We Can Work It Out (MTV Unplugged version)
(0:46:49) The Wonder Stuff — Size of a Cow
(0:50:00) The Good Johnsons — Georgy Girl
(0:52:20) Phil Collins — Can't Stop Loving You
(0:56:36) Your DJs Talk Again
(0:59:21) Mike Nichols and Elaine May — Politician
(1:02:08) Otis Redding — Cigarettes and Coffee
(1:05:58) Erika Eigen — I Want to Marry a Lighthouse Keeper (from A Clockwork Orange (1972))
(1:06:59) Kate Winslet and "Weird Al" Yankovic — I Need a Nap
(1:10:34) The Pharcyde — Otha Fish
(1:15:56) Your DJs Have Still More for You
(1:18:56) Coralie Clément — Bye bye beauté
(1:22:46) Linda Ronstadt — The Dark End of the Street
(1:26:36) Jack Handey — Deep Thoughts: You Know What It Is That Frightens Ants the Most?
(1:27:01) Harry Nilsson — Per Chi ("Without You" in Italian)
(1:30:13) Haim — Better Off
(1:33:50) Your DJs Depart with Good Will to All
(1:37:43) Mike Post — Theme from NYPD Blue

Episode #353: With a Touch of Your Toe on a Pedal, See the Door Swing Open of Its Own Accord

November 2, 2019

Plus an egg basket, eight different freezing speeds, and many more extras. You’ll have a fun time listening to this episode because we had a fun time making it, and that’s how it works. That, in fact, is our business model. You may now download it.

(0:00:00) Ferlin Husky — Wings of a Dove
(0:02:17) Your DJs Are Here with Their Hellos
(0:04:55) Comedian Harmonists — Muß I denn zum Städtele hinaus
(0:06:55) Lee Hazlewood and Ann-Margret — Dark End of the Street
(0:09:39) Mark Fay and Melinda Simon — Leona Turner, Mom, Marge and Paul/“So Long, Matt….”
(0:12:26) Lana Del Rey — Mariners Apartment Complex
(0:16:33) Your DJs Look Behind
(0:21:05) Unknown Announcer — The Len-A-Dor Hit of 1932 (Ad for Leonard Refrigerators)
(0:22:32) Florence + The Machine — Jackson (MTV Unplugged version)
(0:25:58) Estelle — Superstition
(0:29:45) Souvenir — Ne dis pas (Girl Don't Tell Me - French version)
(0:32:19) Eva Cassidy — Autumn Leaves
(0:37:00) Your DJs Recap
(0:39:26) Mike Nichols and Elaine May — Telephone
(0:47:35) TLC — Waterfalls
(0:52:14) The Beau Hunks — Streamline Suzie
(0:54:13) Pow Wow — I Wan'na Be Like You
(0:57:23) Rachael Yamagata — I'm Going to Go Back There Someday
(1:01:39) Your DJs Speak
(1:04:12) Julie Andrews — A Lovely Night (from Cinderella)
(1:06:20) Billy Porter — On the Street Where You Live (from My Fair Lady)
(1:10:24) Bill Shirley and Audrey Hepburn — Show Me (from My Fair Lady (1964))
(1:12:32) Barbra Streisand — Send in the Clowns (from A Little Night Music)
(1:17:14) Your DJs Go Over All Those Show Tunes
(1:19:12) Jane Powell — Love Is Where You Find It (from A Date with Judy (1948))
(1:21:41) Conor Oberst with Gillian Welch — Lua
(1:27:32) Jack Handey — Deep Thoughts: If Aliens from Outer Space Ever Come...
(1:28:14) Sixpence None the Richer — Kiss Me (KCRW version)
(1:31:26) Wilco — One and a Half Stars
(1:35:09) Your DJs Finish Up and Say Bye
(1:39:23) Billy May, Milt Raskin — Theme to Naked City (Somewhere in the Night)

Episode #352: We Push the Middle Valve Down

October 26, 2019

And it comes out here: decades-spanning music and chat for an autumn interlude. "See those leaves, Linus? They’re flying south for the winter." "What makes you think those leaves are flying south, Lucy?" "When you look at a map, north is up and south is down, isn’t it? Well, isn’t it?"

(0:00:00) Maurice Chevalier — Mais où est ma Zouzou? (I Wonder Where My Baby Is Tonight?)
(0:02:26) Your DJs Greet You
(0:05:47) Shonen Knife — Till the End of the Day
(0:07:51) M.I.A. — Bad Girls
(0:11:40) The Boswell Sisters — The Music Goes Round and Round
(0:14:58) Coralie Clément — La mer opale
(0:17:47) Your DJs Introduce Too Many Versions of One Song
(0:22:13) Édith Piaf — Hymne à l'amour
(0:25:38) Brenda Lee — If You Love Me (Really Love Me)
(0:28:17) Toots Thielemans feat. Chip — Hymne à l'amour (If You Love Me, Really Love Me)
(0:32:17) Mary Hopkin — If You Love Me
(0:35:17) Cyndi Lauper — Hymn to Love
(0:38:49) Édith Piaf — Hymn to Love (Hymne à l'amour) (English version)
(0:42:13) Your DJs Confess and Move On
(0:44:08) The Enna Jettick Songbird — Marguerite (Ad for Enna Jettick Shoes)
(0:45:38) The Beatles — Something (Take 39/Instrumental/Strings Only)
(0:48:12) Adrian Danz — Scary Halloween
(0:51:25) Loreena McKennitt — All Souls Night
(0:56:30) Great Lake Swimmers — Hang a String of Lights
(0:59:23) Your DJs Explain the Interlude
(1:03:22) Mike Nichols and Elaine May — Agricultural Independence
(1:06:25) Willie Nelson — Hello Walls
(1:08:47) Hank Williams — You Win Again
(1:11:23) The Secret Sisters — Tomorrow Will Be Kinder
(1:14:46) Your DJs Can Relate to You
(1:16:37) Pink Martini — Qué Sera Sera
(1:20:46) Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga — Let's Face the Music and Dance
(1:22:51) Jack Handey — Deep Thoughts: Job Interview
(1:23:12) Butterbeans and Susie — Get Yourself a Monkey Man, Make Him Strut His Stuff
(1:26:19) The Roots feat. Raphael Saadiq — What They Do
(1:32:16) Your DJs Finish out the Month
(1:38:25) Dave Grusin — Theme to The Name of the Game

Episode #351: Once Again Now!

October 19, 2019

Content for all ages, or content for the ages, or aged content from your aging hosts: that’s the ticket for today. You’ll hear classical and pop, covers, jazz, Listener Drake, piano, advice for short men, deals on automobiles, animal songs, audio curios, and more. This is the first podcast of the rest of our lives (yours too).

(0:00:00) Judith Owen with Richard Thompson — Nicholas Drake
(0:02:35) Your DJs Introduce Themselves
(0:06:28) Allan Sherman — My Zelda
(0:10:00) The Chiffons — One Fine Day
(0:12:07) Cassandra Wilson — Last Train to Clarksville
(0:17:21) Taylor Swift — Paper Rings
(0:21:02) Your DJs Review
(0:24:43) Unknown Announcer — The Great American Value for 1932 (Ad for Chevrolet)
(0:26:18) Sam Cooke — Having a Party
(0:28:41) Drake — Ratchet Happy Birthday
(0:32:08) Mark Fay and Melinda Simon — Sapphire Needle Test / 10/12/49
(0:34:59) Wilco — Love Is Everywhere (Beware)
(0:38:34) Your DJs Recap
(0:43:49) L’Arpeggiata, Christina Pluhar — Sinfonia (Handel: The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba, from Solomon HWV 67)
(0:47:56) André Rieu — Khachaturian: Adagio from Spartacus
(0:54:25) William Bolcom — Strike Up the Band
(0:55:16) Helen Gurley Brown — Little Man You'll Have a Busy Day
(0:58:32) Lizzo — Fitness
(1:01:08) Your DJs Summarize
(1:03:46) Spin Doctors — Tantrum
(1:06:57) Dan Zanes — Wonderwheel
(1:10:18) Laurie Berkner — I Love My Rooster
(1:13:44) Dora the Explorer — The Itsy Bitsy Spider/Feliz Cumpleaños
(1:15:36) Your DJs Explain
(1:17:42) Arsis Handbell Ensemble — A German Music Box
(1:19:35) The Barr Brothers — The Devil's Harp
(1:24:00) Jack Handey — Deep Thoughts: The Wise Man and the Stupid Man
(1:24:28) Jeri Southern — You're the Top
(1:27:16) Diahann Carroll — Good-bye Again (from Goodbye Again (1961))
(1:29:13) Your DJs Hope You Fare Well Until Next Time
(1:33:27) Alex Stordahl — Theme to McHale's Navy

Episode #350: Coast to Coast with Your Favorite Hosts

October 12, 2019

This week we have selections both mono and stereo, both analog and digital, both old and new, and some of it’s not even music, but it’s all good. Yours for the taking. Go ahead, take our money and run Venezuela.

(0:00:00) The Beatles — Goodbye (Home Demo)
(0:02:22) Your DJs Have Come
(0:05:29) Comedian Harmonists — An der schönen blauen Donau (On the Beautiful Blue Danube)
(0:08:49) Taylor Swift — Can't Stop Loving You (Phil Collins cover) (Live Lounge version)
(0:15:03) The Bangles — In Your Room
(0:18:30) Astrud Gilberto — Wish Me a Rainbow
(0:20:55) Your DJs Speak
(0:25:04) College Humor Trio — Banks of the Wabash (Ad for College Humor Magazine)
(0:26:34) Choir of King's College, Cambridge — O Come O Come Emmanuel
(0:30:03) Paul Lynde, Mary LaRoche, Ann-Margret, Bryan Russell — Hymn for a Sunday Evening (from Bye Bye Birdie (1963))
(0:32:16) Flanders and Swann — Threesome: Duck Billed Platypus/The Humming Bird/The Portuguese Man-o'-War
(0:33:15) Enya — The Celts
(0:36:11) Robert Johnson — When You Got a Good Friend
(0:38:49) Your DJs Chat
(0:43:23) Mike Nichols and Elaine May — Judo Class
(0:45:44) Lyle Lovett with Emmylou Harris — She's Leaving Me Because She Really Wants To
(0:49:57) Peter and Gordon — Woman
(0:52:22) Shamir — On the Regular
(0:55:19) Your DJs Speak More
(0:58:43) Robert Mitchum — Matilda, Matilda
(1:01:19) Dean Martin — On an Evening in Roma
(1:03:42) Hal Swain and His Band — Hunting Tigers Out in Indiah (Yah)
(1:06:30) Django Reinhardt et Le Quintette du Hot Club de France — Crépuscule
(1:09:29) Your DJs Enter the Home Stretch
(1:12:41) Lilo — Allez-vous en, Go Away (from Can-Can (1952))
(1:14:54) Sixpence None the Richer — Don't Dream It's Over
(1:18:55) Jack Handey — Deep Thoughts: Cheap People
(1:19:24) Jeff Goldblum and The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra feat. Sharon Van Etten — Let's Face the Music and Dance
(1:23:29) T. Rex — Cosmic Dancer
(1:27:56) Your DJs Can Relax Now
(1:33:25) Vera Matson, Lionel Newman, Ken Darby — Theme to Daniel Boone

Episode #349: We Sit and Idly Chat for a While

October 5, 2019

Snap! and it’s cold outside. So don’t go there, stay inside with your co-hosts chatting and playing music and roasting chestnuts on an open fire. Before long there will be eggnog too. It’s a good time to be alive.

(0:00:00) Irwin Kostal (Orchestra) and Chorus — Overture to Mary Poppins (1964)
(0:02:58) Your DJs Arrive to Speak
(0:08:11) Jessica Williams (Erik Satie, composer) — First Gymnopédie
(0:15:47) Diana Krall — Operator (That's Not the Way It Feels)
(0:19:27) William Bolcom — 'S Wonderful
(0:20:29) Mike Jones Trio — Me and My Shadow
(0:24:28) Nina Simone — Rich Girl
(0:27:41) Your DJs Chat
(0:29:57) Phil Spitalny — Important Information (Ad for Chevrolet)
(0:31:30) Kacey Musgraves — Christmas Don't Be Late
(0:33:39) Lana Del Rey — Venice Bitch
(0:43:36) Arnold Steck (Leslie Statham) — Arrival: The Band Concert (Freedom of the City) (from The Prisoner)
(0:46:16) Taylor Swift — It’s Nice to Have a Friend
(0:48:46) Your DJs Chat, Then Play Music
(0:53:27) Blossom Dearie — Down the Depths of the 90th Floor
(0:56:47) Emeli Sandé — All the Girls Love Alice
(1:00:22) The Conception Corporation — Dial a Dirty Joke
(1:01:38) Marcos Valle — Crickets Sing for Anamaria
(1:03:44) Roger Miller — Engine, Engine #9
(1:06:02) Your DJs Speak Again
(1:10:15) Cass Elliot and Dave Mason — Here We Go Again
(1:13:04) Carole King — The Awful Truth
(1:16:15) Jack Handey — Deep Thoughts: Why Police Keep People Away from a Plane Crash
(1:16:50) The Sandpipers — Come Saturday Morning (from The Sterile Cuckoo (1969))
(1:19:51) Janelle Monáe — Take a Byte
(1:24:00) Your DJs Chat, Finish Up, and Say Goodbye to You in Japanese
(1:30:19) Dominic Frontiere and Alan Alch — Theme from Branded

Episode #348: We Wore Out All the Needles

September 28, 2019

Spring into Fall with another month-ending weekend project from your curators and co-hosts, us. September may be ending but it’ll come back. It always does.

(0:00:00) Charles Trenet — Je chante
(0:02:44) Your DJs Are Ready for Their Close-Up
(0:05:49) Frank Zappa with Captain Beefheart — Willie the Pimp
(0:15:13) Willie Hutch — Hospital Prelude of Love Theme (from Foxy Brown (1974))
(0:18:14) William Shatner with Henry Rollins — Jingle Bells (Punk Rock Version)
(0:21:33) Taylor Swift — Cruel Summer
(0:24:29) Your DJs Explain
(0:27:09) Blossom Dearie — Les lavendières du Portugal (The Portuguese Washerwomen)
(0:29:17) Arnold Steck (Leslie Statham) — The Chimes of Big Ben: Exhibition Hall (National Unity March) (from The Prisoner)
(0:31:40) New York Philharmonic conducted by Leonard Bernstein — The British Grenadiers
(0:32:47) Yo‐Yo Ma and Bobby McFerrin — Hoedown!
(0:38:13) Ol' Dirty Bastard — Shimmy Shimmy Ya (Extended Acapella)
(0:41:41) Your DJs Review
(0:45:21) Phil Spitalny's Music — Christmas Suggestion (Ad for Junior Home Magazine)
(0:46:33) Toby Keith — Shambala (Live)
(0:50:32) Led Zeppelin — Over the Hills and Far Away
(0:55:20) Mike Nichols and Elaine May — Wonderful News
(0:56:21) Robert Plant and Alison Krauss — Please Read the Letter
(1:02:14) Charlie Haden and Hank Jones — Come Sunday
(1:05:44) Your DJs Continue
(1:08:01) Maxence Cyrin — Where Is My Mind
(1:10:46) Mike Doughty — Looking at the World from the Bottom of a Well
(1:14:43) Jack Handey — Deep Thoughts: If You're an Ant...
(1:15:09) Allan Sherman — Pop Hates the Beatles
(1:18:10) Shannon — Let the Music Play
(1:22:42) Your DJs Bid Farewell to the Month
(1:29:10) Jim Seals and Dash Crofts — Theme from The Paper Chase

Episode #347: A Hundred Million Moths

September 21, 2019

Another weekend, another gift from two people (us) to a few dozen other people (you). Will all our friends have fun at play? We hope they will. We had fun making it, so it’s a win for us no matter what.

(0:00:00) Roch Carrier — The Sweater
(0:10:18) Your DJs Speak Hello
(0:14:09) Ray Noble and His Orchestra — Oh, You Nasty Man
(0:17:14) Taylor Swift — London Boy
(0:20:22) The Smothers Brothers — Hangman
(0:21:45) Frances Black — Fear Is the Enemy
(0:25:46) Lana Del Rey — Norman Fucking Rockwell
(0:29:53) Your DJs Speak to Each Other
(0:35:00) Bob and Ray — Wally Ballou: The World's Longest, Narrowest House
(0:38:06) Led Zeppelin — Fool in the Rain
(0:44:46) Sunflower Bean — Somebody Call a Doctor
(0:48:34) Digital Underground — Doowutchyalike
(0:57:27) Your DJs Speak to You
(0:59:38) Mike Nichols and Elaine May — Tattoo
(1:03:37) Peter and Gordon — You've Got Your Troubles
(1:07:26) The O.K. Chorale (and Guest Aardvarks) — Thus Quacked Zarathustra
(1:08:06) Ringo Starr — Hey, Would You Hold it Down?
(1:10:52) Bon Iver — Hey, Ma
(1:14:27) Your DJs Speak the Truth
(1:15:55) Mazzy Star — Into Dust
(1:21:27) Matt Pond PA — Winterlong
(1:24:42) Jack Handey — Deep Thoughts: Mankind
(1:25:13) Ennio Morricone — Per qualche dollaro in più (For a Few Dollars More)
(1:28:01) Otis Redding — Stand by Me
(1:30:51) Your DJs Speak No More Until Next Time
(1:34:03) Jerry Goldsmith — Theme to Room 222

Episode #346: The Subscription Price Is Soon Forgotten

September 14, 2019

Deep in September it’s nice to have a couple of reliable old podcasters to count on. Look no farther. You know what to expect from us. Here you can relax and be yourselves. We can’t see you anyway. Dig in and down.

(0:00:00) David Douglass, Paul O'Dette, Andrew Lawrence-King — Hunsdon House/Sir Martin Marah's Jigg
(0:03:57) Your DJs Arrive
(0:07:52) Wham! — Freedom
(0:12:53) Kenny Loggins — This Is It
(0:16:50) Genghis Barbie — Take on Me
(0:20:14) Dusty Springfield — Tupelo Honey
(0:24:15) Your DJs Are Fine
(0:27:41) Phil Spitalny's Music — To All Parents: An Important Message (Ad for Junior Home Magazine)
(0:29:06) Harry Belafonte — Matilda
(0:32:18) Vanilla Fudge — Ramble On
(0:36:44) Doc Watson — Doc's Guitar
(0:38:00) Old and in the Way — Old and in the Way
(0:41:04) Keith Urban — Lover
(0:44:37) Your DJs Are Still Okay
(0:48:48) David Seville and The Chipmunks — Alvin's Harmonica (Half-Speed)
(0:54:11) Renato Carosone — Tu vuò fà l'americano
(0:57:39) The Rokes — Grazie a Te (I'm Alive)
(1:00:02) Ronnie Spector — You've Got Your Troubles
(1:03:24) Your DJs Are Doing Well
(1:08:09) Mike Nichols and Elaine May — Everybody's Doing It
(1:10:46) Gwen Verdon, Jerry Orbach — We Both Reached for the Gun (from Chicago: A Musical Vaudeville (1975) (Original Broadway Cast Recording))
(1:14:27) Jack Handey — Deep Thoughts: Flying Back Through Time
(1:14:50) Grace Slick — White Rabbit (isolated vocal)
(1:16:51) The Magnetic Fields — It's a Crime
(1:20:44) Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gormé with The Fordtones — Boring Song
(1:22:12) Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs — Foggy Mountain Breakdown
(1:24:50) Lee Michaels — Stormy Monday
(1:30:00) Your DJs Are Off for Another Week but Will Be Back
(1:35:51) Leon Klatzkin — The Superman March (Theme to The Adventures of Superman)

Episode #345: More Exciting in Double Time

September 7, 2019

This week you’ll hear more curated September excellence from your co-hosts who are still making it up as they go along. Our mission is still the same: play music for each other and let other people listen in. You are the other people! But you’re OUR other people. Drop in.

(0:00:00) Nancy Kerr and James Fagan — Reel du pendu (Hangman’s Reel)
(0:02:33) Your DJs Face the Music Together
(0:09:28) Princess Chelsea — The Cigarette Duet
(0:13:46) Taylor Swift — I Forgot That You Existed
(0:16:36) Mike Nichols and Elaine May — At the Movies
(0:17:55) Honey Hahs — I Know You Know
(0:20:04) Sara Bareilles — Cassiopeia
(0:23:34) Your DJs Speak
(0:30:32) Rutherford and Foster — There's More Pretty Girls Than One
(0:33:12) Woody Guthrie — More Pretty Girls Than One
(0:35:30) Tom Rush — More Pretty Girls
(0:37:14) Doc Watson — There's More Pretty Girls Than One
(0:40:07) Edsel Martin — More Pretty Girls Than One
(0:42:01) Your DJs Speak
(0:44:32) Liberace — Tico-Tico
(0:47:44) Led Zeppelin — Going to California ("In Concert" Live Version)
(0:51:39) Rudi Ekstein (Pickin’ on Led Zeppelin) — The Battle of Evermore
(0:56:08) Donny Hathaway — Jealous Guy
(1:01:09) Your DJs Talk
(1:03:50) Kate and Anna McGarrigle — Goin' Back to Harlan (Sendesaal Radio, Bremen, Germany, 2005)
(1:09:51) Van Morrison — Tupelo Honey
(1:16:45) Jack Handey — Deep Thoughts: If I Was a Doctor Operating on a Patient...
(1:17:25) Bob Crewe Generation — Music to Watch Girls By
(1:20:18) The Rolling Stones — Claudine
(1:24:00) Your DJs Finish Contentedly
(1:29:13) Billy Goldenberg — Themes to Rhoda (Seasons 1-4)