Archive for July 2015

Episode #133: You Better Get Straight or You Might Grow Up to Be a Mule

Saturday, July 25th, 2015

This week you’ll hear the oldest recording by Kate and Anna known to man (well, to us, anyway). Plus sitars! Country! Covers! Standards! Pop hits that span the decades! Coke! Music from movies (honest) and music from TV! It’s a wall of sound! Spend 90 minutes with us and you probably won’t want that time back.

(0:00:00) The Mountain City Four (Kate and Anna McGarrigle, Jack Nissenson, Peter Weldon) — Blue Moon of Kentucky
(0:02:11) Your DJs Speak
(0:06:56) The Yardbirds — Heart Full of Soul (alternate version with sitar)
(0:08:49) The Grass Roots — Bella Linda
(0:11:47) The Monkees — Your Auntie Grizelda
(0:14:15) Paul Revere and The Raiders — Kicks
(0:16:41) Your DJs Speak
(0:19:40) George Harrison — Wah-Wah
(0:25:15) Beck — Blue Moon
(0:29:41) Snow Patrol with Martha Wainwright — Set the Fire to the Third Bar
(0:33:03) Jasmine Thompson — Riptide
(0:36:01) Your DJs Speak
(0:41:13) The Brooklyn Bridge — Got to Make a Deadline by Tomorrow Night (Coca-Cola commercial)
(0:42:14) Nancy LaMott — Rhode Island Is Famous for You
(0:45:42) Bing Crosby and The Williams Brothers — Swinging on a Star
(0:48:11) Louis Prima — Sing, Sing, Sing
(0:50:54) Viola Dana — For All My Niggaz and Bitches
(0:54:18) Your DJs Speak
(0:57:42) Patty Loveless — How About You
(1:00:22) Kacey Musgraves — Merry Go ‘Round
(1:04:07) Sam Palladio, Chaley Rose, Jonathan Jackson — I Ain’t Leavin’ Without Your Love (from Nashville)
(1:06:52) Si Cranstoun — Tell Her About It
(1:10:26) Your DJs Speak
(1:13:03) Chicago — Get Yourself Together (Coca-Cola commercial)
(1:14:03) Lord Sitar (Big Jim Sullivan) — Have You Seen Your Mother Baby (Standing in the Shadow)
(1:16:05) Sufjan Stevens — Sleeping Bear, Sault Saint Marie
(1:18:50) Tom Jones — Dimming of the Day
(1:21:49) Ben Lee — What Would Jay-Z Do?
(1:24:43) Your DJs Conclude
(1:31:46) Regina Spektor — You’ve Got Time (Theme to Orange Is the New Black)

Episode #132: Cheer Up, Sleepy Listeners

Saturday, July 18th, 2015

If you’re looking for a little hippie music, a little soul, some instrumentals, a few covers, a bit of hip-hop, and maybe some folk-type music, then your search is over. We have what you’re looking for right here. There’s even more: Hawaiian music, sitars, another answer-song pair, rock, ballads, Coke, TV music, and chatter. We’d tell you more but it’s all there a few lines below this one so there’s no need. All your next 90 minutes are belong to us. Please download and listen.

(0:00:00) Melanie — Ring Around the Moon
(0:00:38) Your DJs Begin
(0:03:21) Melanie — Baby Day
(0:07:02) Liz Phair — Dogs of L. A.
(0:09:24) Mary McCaslin — Blackbird
(0:11:45) Birdy — Fire and Rain
(0:14:51) Your DJs Speak
(0:20:02) Aretha Franklin — I’ve Been Walking Up and Down (Coca-Cola commercial)
(0:21:03) Kirsty MacColl — They Don't Know
(0:24:03) Jessie Ware — Diamonds (originally by Rihanna)
(0:28:00) The T-Bones — No Matter What Shape Your Stomach's In
(0:30:27) A$AP Rocky — Lord Pretty Flacko Joyde 2 (LPFJ2)
(0:32:32) Your DJs Speak
(0:40:01) Danny Stewart — Les femmes d'Amérique
(0:42:33) Mo' Reese Marks — Return of the Mack
(0:46:09) Lord Sitar — Daydream Believer
(0:49:33) Matt and Kim — Can You Blame Me
(0:52:05) Your DJs Speak
(0:55:40) Carla Thomas — You've Got to Say It Louder (Coca-Cola commercial)
(0:56:39) Julie London — Watermelon Man
(0:59:14) Bobby Bland — Ain't No Love in the Heart of the City
(1:03:23) Richard and Linda Thompson — Dimming of the Day (Live)
(1:07:15) Jay-Z — Heart of the City (Ain't No Love)
(1:10:57) Frank Gorshin — The Riddler
(1:13:05) Guided by Voices — I Am a Scientist
(1:15:31) Roger Miller — King of the Road
(1:17:56) Jody Miller — Queen of the House
(1:20:12) Your DJs Conclude
(1:30:32) Earle Hagen — Theme to The Dick Van Dyke Show

Episode #131: Giddy and Gay, All Day We Keep Your Hearts Laughing

Saturday, July 11th, 2015

You get a few extra minutes this week because we lost track of time. We hope you won’t mind because for the same low price you get a little more chatter and a little more music. Hear Etta James, Isaac Hayes, Lotte Lenya, Peter Sellers, Sophia Loren, and other people whose names you know, goodness gracious us. Plus Flanders and Swann, TMBG, MPPA, CP, 5D, NL, RT, DLS. Animal songs, dance songs, cover songs, Coca-Cola, and impossibly old TV music. Just another musical day in our obscure corner of the Internet. Come along, come along.

(0:00:00) Les Surfs — À présent tu peux t’en aller (I Only Want to Be with You)
(0:02:36) Your DJs Speak
(0:11:34) Lotta Lenya — September Song
(0:15:20) Etta James — Trust in Me
(0:18:19) Blood, Sweat and Tears — I Can’t Quit Her
(0:21:56) Isaac Hayes — Feelin’ Alright (Live at the Sahara Tahoe)
(0:27:44) Your DJs Speak
(0:34:28) Flanders and Swann — The Gnu Song
(0:37:20) They Might Be Giants — Nine Bowls of Soup
(0:39:57) Marsha Gee — Peanut Duck
(0:42:44) Chvrches — Cry Me a River (originally by Justine Timberlake)
(0:46:42) Your DJs Speak
(0:52:10) Peter Sellers and Sophia Loren — Goodness Gracious Me
(0:55:09) Matt Pond PA — In the Aeroplane Over the Sea
(0:59:03) Kate and Anna McGarrigle — I’m Losing You
(1:02:49) Cat Power — Dreams (All I Have to Do Is Dream)
(1:05:35) Your DJs Speak
(1:09:15) The 5th Dimension — It’s a Great Golden Day (Coca-Cola commercial)
(1:10:15) Nancy LaMott — Moon River
(1:13:20) Jasmine Thompson — Do You Want to Build a Snowman?
(1:16:35) Richard Thompson with Dolores Keane and Mary Black — Dimming of the Day
(1:20:12) De La Soul — The Magic Number
(1:23:28) Blondie — I’m Gonna Love You Too
(1:25:33) Grateful Dead — Sugar Magnolia
(1:28:50) Your DJs, At Last, Conclude
(1:37:46) Richard Mack — Theme to I Married Joan

Episode #130: When Cats Used to Harmonize

Saturday, July 4th, 2015

For the Fourth we get marchier than usual but you’ll still hear movie music and TV music, old and new music, very new and very old music, kid music and grown-up music, and another answer-song pair. And even more. We don’t care for rings or other expensive things, we just care for you, our listeners. Because you’re listening.

(0:00:00) Berlin Philharmonic conducted by Herbert von Karajan — Radetzky March
(0:02:22) Your DJs Speak
(0:06:02) Vienna Boys’ Choir — Radetzky March
(0:08:29) Nota Bene — Radetsky March
(0:11:00) Arsis Handbell Ensemble — Radetzky March
(0:14:30) Mary Schneider — Radetzky March Yodel
(0:16:47) Your DJs Explain
(0:23:46) The Tornadoes — Telstar
(0:27:03) Matt and Kim — Hey Now
(0:30:02) Ann-Margret — My Last Date (With You)
(0:32:39) Lauryn Hill — Doo Wop (That Thing)
(0:37:59) Your DJs Speak
(0:42:05) Lee Dorsey — 20 Long Miles from Town (Coca-Cola commercial)
(0:43:06) Elizabeth Mitchell — Hey Bo Diddley
(0:46:00) Kings of Leon — California Waiting
(0:49:27) Ed Norton, Natasha Lyonne — My Baby Just Cares for Me (from Everyone Says I Love You (1996))
(0:53:28) Adele — First Love
(0:56:36) Your DJs Speak
(1:04:56) Peter Soave — The Stars and Stripes Forever
(1:08:32) Ray LaMontagne and The Pariah Dogs — For the Summer
(1:12:35) James Last — Mr. Giant Man
(1:16:38) Beastie Boys — Hey Ladies (Paul Nice Mix)
(1:19:57) Ray Charles — Hit the Road Jack
(1:21:54) The Chantels — Well I Told You
(1:24:20) Your DJs Conclude
(1:30:53) Polaris — Hey Sandy (Theme to The Adventures of Pete and Pete)