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)

Episode #344: There Ain’t No Cure for the Summertime Podcast

August 31, 2019

Raise a fuss, raise a holler, scream at the top of your lungs: summer is ending! We can’t stop it but we can at least end it with another fine blob of music and chat from your co-hosts of many years. Hey, over here! We’re looking right at you. Thanks for dropping by and listening. And be happy that the excellent month of September is starting. Something good is sure to happen.

(0:00:00) Joni Mitchell and James Taylor — The Circle Game (live in London, 1970)
(0:08:54) Your DJs Have Good Things for You Today
(0:11:22) Whispering Jack Smith — Clap Yo' Hands (from Oh, Kay! (1926))
(0:13:58) Donna Summer — Last Dance
(0:18:59) Pickin' On Project — Whole Lotta Love
(0:23:50) Digable Planets feat. Monica Payne and Sulaiman — For Corners
(0:30:50) Your DJs Recap and Prep You for the TMV
(0:35:23) The Beefeaters — It Won't Be Wrong (Don't Be Long)
(0:37:22) The Byrds — It Won't Be Wrong
(0:39:19) David McCallum — It Won't Be Wrong
(0:41:22) Jakob Dylan feat. Fiona Apple — It Won't Be Wrong
(0:43:20) Your DJs Enjoyed That but Now on to the Next Set
(0:46:25) Dinah Shore with Albert Slack and His Orchestra — A Sleigh Ride in July
(0:49:15) Renée Elise Goldsberry, Phillipa Soo, Jasmine Cephas Jones, Leslie Odom Jr., Original Broadway Cast of Hamilton — The Schuyler Sisters (from Hamilton: An American Musical (2015))
(0:52:22) Eddie Cochran — Summertime Blues
(0:54:18) Betty Everett — You're No Good
(0:56:36) Your DJs Talk About It
(0:59:26) Mike Nichols and Elaine May — Thank You Very Much
(1:01:57) Blur — Beetlebum
(1:07:01) Mose Allison — Young Man's Blues
(1:08:25) Booker T. and The M.G.’s — Green Onions
(1:11:18) Katie Love — How Can You Mistreat the One You Love
(1:14:00) Your DJs Explain
(1:15:34) Jonathan Coulton — Over There
(1:19:08) Karen Dalton — I Love You More Than Words Can Say
(1:22:37) Jack Handey — Deep Thoughts: The Crows Seemed to Be Calling His Name
(1:22:55) Uncle Dave Macon — Uncle Dave's Beloved Solo
(1:25:58) Spoon — Don't You Evah
(1:29:36) Your DJs Know What’s What and Will Be Back Soon
(1:33:21) Laurence Rosenthal — Theme to Fantasy Island

Episode #343: A Final Rendezvous with Destiny and with Death

August 24, 2019

It’s an animal episode this week! There are rodents, horses, cats, and…well, that’s all, but that’s still a fine helping of animals, don’t you think? Plus you can hear show tunes, music from your childhood, new pop, children’s voices, the latest from Ms. T., and even more. Jump in the line, rock your body in time.

(0:00:00) Taylor Swift — Lover
(0:03:39) Your DJs Tell You That’s It’s Finally Here!
(0:10:27) Cyndi Lauper — The Faraway Nearby
(0:13:26) Culture Club — I'll Tumble 4 Ya
(0:16:01) The Bangles — If She Knew What She Wants
(0:19:49) Loverboy — Working for the Weekend
(0:23:29) Your DJs Explain That Childhood Set
(0:25:20) Disney (narrator: Winston Hibler) — Lemmings (from White Wilderness (1958))
(0:37:45) Phil Harris — Thomas O'Malley Cat (from The Aristocats (1970))
(0:40:19) Dylan Thomas — Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night
(0:41:53) Julie Andrews — Just You Wait (from My Fair Lady (1956) (Original Broadway Cast Recording))
(0:44:35) Chance the Rapper feat. Megan Thee Stallion and Pink Sweat$ — Handsome
(0:47:29) Your DJs Discuss Animals
(0:52:59) Mike Nichols and Elaine May — RCA Window Washer
(0:56:17) Bon Iver — iMi
(0:59:57) Gam Gam and Piccolo coro dell'Antoniano — Clap Clap (The Clapping Song)
(1:04:54) Black Star — Respiration
(1:11:00) Your DJs Did a Nice Set There
(1:14:28) Princess Chelsea — I Love My Boyfriend
(1:18:33) Maggie Rogers — Back in My Body
(1:22:42) Jack Handey — Deep Thoughts: A Good Novel
(1:23:18) Sylvan Esso — The Glow
(1:26:17) Amos Lee — Windows Are Rolled Down (live)
(1:30:32) Your DJs Are Proud of Their Work Today
(1:33:48) Bill Conti — Theme to Cagney and Lacey

Episode #342: That’s Just His Arm

August 17, 2019

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(0:00:00) The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock — Vivaldi: Concerto for 2 Mandolins and Strings in G major, RV 532: I. Allegro
(0:03:59) Your DJs Wish You a Good Sunday Morning
(0:08:26) The Ohio University Leading Tones — Brick
(0:12:26) Guided by Voices — Teenage FBI
(0:15:21) The Free Design — 2002: A Hit Song
(0:18:00) Chance the Rapper feat. Ben Gibbard — Do You Remember?
(0:21:56) Your DJs Speak
(0:25:22) Gordon Jenkins and His Orchestra — My Man
(0:28:34) Thelonious Monk (vocal: Kenny Hagood) — I Should Care
(0:31:34) William Bolcom — Clap Yo' Hands
(0:32:20) Eartha Kitt — Under the Bridges of Paris
(0:35:00) Muddy Waters — Rollin' Stone
(0:38:07) Your DJs Speak
(0:41:57) Mike Nichols and Elaine May — Nichols and May Interview
(0:51:53) Dave Matthews — Take Me to Tomorrow
(0:55:19) Florence + The Machine — Not Fade Away
(0:59:19) One Direction — Torn (Natalie Imbruglia cover)
(1:02:19) Your DJs Speak
(1:04:36) The Caravelles — You Don't Have to Be a Baby to Cry
(1:06:35) Betty Everett — The Shoop Shoop Song (It's in His Kiss)
(1:08:46) Shirley Ellis — The Clapping Song (Clap Pat Clap Slap)
(1:11:56) Jeanne and The Darlings — How Can You Mistreat the One You Love
(1:14:38) Your DJs Speak
(1:17:42) The Rooftop Singers — It Don't Mean a Thing
(1:20:13) Andy Williams — Music to Watch Girls By
(1:22:48) Jack Handey — Deep Thoughts: Love
(1:23:12) Imperial Records — Radio Commercial for Jackie DeShannon album “Put a Little Love in Your Heart"
(1:24:15) Jackie DeShannon — Love Will Find a Way
(1:26:48) Haim — Night So Long
(1:29:48) Your DJs Stop Speaking for Today
(1:33:00) The Wellingtons — Scarecrow (Theme from The Scarecrow of Romney Marsh)