Archive for September 2017

Episode #243: Jump Over Here and Pick Up Every Stitch

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

Here you will hear more mostly-quiet chat and mostly-quiet music from your genial co-hosts, us. Bands, novelties, children, teenagers, troublemakers, show tunes, and more. All for the same low price as usual.

(0:00:00) The Band of the Grenadier Guards — Hands Across the Sea
(0:02:58) Your DJs, Mostly Healthy, Arrive
(0:06:28) Esther and Obi Ofarim — Cinderella Rockefella
(0:08:57) Rita Coolidge — All Time High (from Octopussy (1983))
(0:11:58) PG Tips — It’s Just Not Tea (commercial)
(0:12:07) Richard Thompson — Season of the Witch (live at Montalvo 2012-12-07)
(0:17:16) Lily and Madeleine — Things I’ll Later Lose (Daytrotter session 2013-05-31)
(0:20:24) Your DJs Recap
(0:24:05) The Firesign Theatre — Clem Clone (from We’re All Bozos on This Bus (1971))
(0:29:55) Jim Guthrie — Evil Thoughts
(0:34:11) Led Zeppelin — The Battle of Evermore
(0:39:56) Jay-Z feat. Blue Ivy Carter — Blue’s Freestyle/We Family
(0:44:19) Your DJs Again
(0:46:41) Fleetwood Mac — Never Going Back Again (early demo version)
(0:48:35) John Coltrane — Dexterity
(0:55:20) Rufus Harley — Sunny
(1:02:27) Nice and Smooth — Sometimes I Rhyme Slow
(1:05:19) Your DJs Speak Again
(1:08:44) Elizabeth Mitchell — Ooby Dooby
(1:11:01) The Isley Brothers — Work to Do
(1:14:10) Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin — Introductory Remarks/Apples (backers audition for Annie, 1972)
(1:18:06) Jennifer Holliday, Loretta Devine, Sheryl Lee Ralph — Dreamgirls (from Dreamgirls (1972) (Original Broadway Cast))
(1:21:22) The Supremes — Back in My Arms Again (without lead vocals)
(1:24:18) The Admirals — Got You on My Mind
(1:26:53) Your DJs Conclude
(1:31:32) The Tonight Show Band directed by Doc Severinsen (composers: Paul Anka, Johnny Carson) — Theme to The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (Johnny's Theme)

Episode #242: This Is Worker Speaking

Saturday, September 16th, 2017

Full Duplex Radio: it walks down stairs and braids your hairs, a very likeable toy. This is what haphazard collaboration can produce. Make it up as you go along, and you end up with something like this. You could do this too, but we did it so you don’t have to. Please fetch and listen. Thank You. Signed, Us.

(0:00:00) The Evolution Control Committee — Stairway to Britney
(0:02:44) Your DJs Say Hello
(0:07:27) Golden Gate Quartet — Wade in the Water
(0:10:11) Bob Dylan — Wade in the Water
(0:13:11) Herb Alpert and The Tijuana Brass — Wade in the Water
(0:16:15) Eva Cassidy — Wade in the Water
(0:20:16) Your DJs Talk a Little
(0:23:02) The Ventures — She’s Just My Style
(0:25:32) The Stylistics — Betcha by Golly, Wow
(0:29:13) A Great Big World with Christina Aguilera — Say Something
(0:33:02) Beyoncé — Pray You Catch Me
(0:36:19) Your DJs Talk a Little More
(0:38:59) Slinky — It’s Slinky (commercial)
(0:39:53) The Firesign Theatre — He Broke the President (from I Think We’re All Bozos on This Bus (1971))
(0:46:07) Led Zeppelin — The Girl I Love She Got Long Wavy Hair (Tasty Pop Sundae live version)
(0:49:07) Fleetwood Mac — Brushes (Never Going Back Again) (Rough Mix)
(0:51:57) James Vincent McMorrow — Sparrow and the Wolf
(0:55:36) Your DJs Speak
(0:59:40) Dolly Parton — The Bargain Store
(1:02:20) Taylor Swift — …Ready for It?
(1:06:09) Kate and Anna McGarrigle — Kiss and Say Goodbye
(1:08:56) Demi Lovato — Heart Attack
(1:12:25) Your DJs Speak Before the Final Set
(1:15:05) Yonder Mountain String Band — Dancing in the Moonlight
(1:18:01) Delta Spirit — California
(1:21:41) Hayden Panettiere — Water Rising (from Nashville)
(1:25:13) Haim — Water’s Running Dry
(1:28:57) Your DJs Conclude
(1:33:09) Max Shulman, Leonard Newman — Theme to The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis

Episode #241: If You Push Something Hard Enough, It Will Fall Over

Saturday, September 9th, 2017

If you’ve been here before and have returned, welcome back! You’ll hear more of the stuff that you enjoyed, because we’re reliable that way. If you’ve never been here before, welcome! You’ll hear stuff that you'll enjoy, and that will bring you back again. Hope springs eternal. We’re not deep but we’re broad. And it’s our birthday! For some of us, at least. Will you please download it and listen, as a kind of birthday present to yourselves and to us?

(0:00:00) Orchestra — Overture to Annie (Original Broadway Cast Recording) (1977)
(0:03:19) Your DJs Start Another One
(0:11:52) Carolina Chocolate Drops — Kerr’s Negro Jig/Ruby, Are You Mad?
(0:16:45) Maria McKee — Precious Time
(0:20:22) Clare Bowen and Sam Palladio — As the Crow Flies
(0:23:57) Led Zeppelin — Communication Breakdown (Tasty Pop Sundae live version)
(0:27:09) Your DJs Appear
(0:31:08) Alison Krauss — Baby, Now That I’ve Found You
(0:34:55) Dar Williams — I Won’t Be Your Yoko Ono
(0:38:49) Thomas Hampson, Jay Ungar, Molly Mason, David Alpher — Gentle Annie
(0:42:15) Beirut — East Harlem
(0:45:31) Your DJs Chat
(0:48:43) The Firesign Theatre — Wall of Science (Part 2) (from I Think We’re All Bozos on This Bus (1971))
(0:56:00) Fitz and The Tantrums — Rich Girls
(0:59:13) The Johnny Otis Show — Willie and the Hand Jive
(1:01:46) Kendrick Lamar — FEEL.
(1:05:22) Your DJs Again
(1:10:14) Fleetwood Mac — Never Going Back Again (instrumental)
(1:12:49) Led Zeppelin — Ramble On
(1:17:11) Shelley Berman, Jerry Stiller, Lovelady Powell, Anne Meara — Ooby Dooby Ooby Doo
(1:18:27) Roy Orbison — Ooby Dooby
(1:20:37) Lovage — Book of the Month
(1:25:06) Your DJs Wrap Up Another Fine Program Which You Liked
(1:32:19) Henry Vars, By Dunham — Theme to Flipper

Episode #240: The Old Taylor Regrets She’s Unable to Lunch Today

Sunday, September 3rd, 2017

No one made us do this, we did it ourselves. If you’re still there, we’re still here, see? We have some groovy psych pop duets for you, lots of piano jazz, hits as fresh as the other week (and wasn’t it a great week?), comedy tributes (we love doing them but we hate having to do them), more of that song we’ve been playing, folk and blues and bossa nova and rap and gossip and a cover or two, and more. We never had an Uncle Bob, but Bob’s your uncle. Will you please download and listen, so that we’re not the only ones enjoying this? Thank you kindly.

(0:00:00) The Hubbels — Hippy Dippy Funky Monkey Double Bubble Sitar Man
(0:03:02) Your DJs Came Back
(0:11:55) Carolina Chocolate Drops — Riro’s House
(0:13:56) The Band — Shine a Light
(0:18:07) Shelley Berman and Lovelady Powell — Cleans and Dirtys
(0:19:34) The Dave Brubeck Quartet — Blue Rondo à la Turk
(0:26:17) Duke Ellington — Me and You
(0:29:11) Your DJs Recap So You Don’t Have To
(0:36:37) Jerry Lewis — I’ve Had a Very Merry Christmas
(0:39:09) Deep Sea Diver — Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
(0:43:12) Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis — Recording promos for The Caddy
(0:46:06) Taylor Swift — Look What You Made Me Do
(0:49:37) Your DJs Express a Few Opinions about Celebrity Behavior
(0:53:35) Cat Stevens — I’m Gonna Get Me a Gun
(0:55:46) Concrete Blonde — Everybody Knows (from Pump Up the Volume (1990))
(1:00:26) Shelley Berman and Lovelady Powell — More Cleans and Dirtys
(1:00:57) Fleetwood Mac — Never Going Back Again (acoustic duet)
(1:03:13) Harry Styles — Woman
(1:07:49) Your DJs Know What They Played and Tell You What It Was
(1:10:25) Duke Pearson (Flora Purim, vocal) — Sandalia Dela
(1:13:54) Eydie Gormé — Dansero
(1:16:33) Shelley Berman and Lovelady Powell — Cleans and Dirtys Rise Again
(1:17:44) King Cole Trio — I Like to Riff
(1:20:25) Frank Sinatra — Sentimental Journey
(1:23:47) Shelley Berman and Lovelady Powell — The Beginning Is a Clean, THE END Is a Dirty
(1:24:53) Buddy Holly — Bo Diddley (overdubbed version)
(1:27:12) Jay-Z — Moonlight
(1:29:36) Your DJs Finish Up
(1:34:49) Jerry Lewis — Sunday Driving