Archive for October 2017

Episode #248: Money Is a Perfectly Wonderful Present

Sunday, October 29th, 2017

Once in a while we talk your ear off. You come for the music but you stay for the chat. Well done. In between our ramblings this time you’ll hear show tunes, covers, instrumentals, foreign languages, the young and the old and the restless, and a spooky tune or two. Our work is done but yours is just beginning.

(0:00:00) Gertrude Lawrence — Getting to Know You (from The King and I (Original Broadway Cast Recording) (1951))
(0:03:25) Your DJs Talk a Lot
(0:13:43) The Sounds (Takis Antoniadis) — Το έτος 2525 (In the Year 2525)
(0:16:51) Elton John — Madman Across the Water
(0:22:49) The Shadows — Man of Mystery
(0:24:48) Guided by Voices — Ghosts of a Different Dream
(0:27:19) Your DJs Ramble On
(0:32:24) Marie Laforêt — Manchester et Liverpool
(0:34:53) Freddie and The Dreamers — Playboy
(0:38:12) Helen Gurley Brown — How to Have an Affair - And Live Happily Ever After!
(0:45:06) Khalid — Location
(0:48:45) Your DJs Again
(0:55:05) The Beach Boys — Wouldn’t It Be Nice (Highlights from Tracking Date)
(1:02:26) Mitsou — Spooky
(1:05:52) Henry Morgan — Push-Pull, Click-Click (commercial for Eversharp Schick injector razor)
(1:07:02) The Beatles — What Goes On
(1:09:48) Ron Goodwin and His Orchestra — Do You Know the Way to San Jose
(1:12:17) Your DJs Yet Again
(1:18:29) The Partridge Family — Point Me in the Direction of Albuquerque
(1:22:17) The Tragically Hip — Fifty-Mission Cap
(1:26:27) Your DJs Finish Talking At Last
(1:29:19) John Bath — Opening and Closing Themes to The Forest Rangers

Episode #247: To Bet Against Us Is Completely Absurd

Saturday, October 21st, 2017

We present a balanced meal of highly variable music and chat with which you can while away an hour and a half. It won’t hurt at all. Lots of 60s music but there’s also, let’s see, 50s and 70s and 80s and 90s and 00s and 10s. Seven decades! Sometimes we surprise even ourselves. Have a listen.

(0:00:00) The New Christy Minstrels — Green, Green
(0:02:07) Your DJs Discuss Music and Other Things
(0:11:09) The New Christy Minstrels — Grün, Grün Ist Tennessee (Green, Green)
(0:13:25) The Rascals — Lonely Too Long
(0:16:25) Eric Burdon and The Animals — When I Was Young
(0:19:22) Zager and Evans — In the Year 2525 (Exordium and Terminus)
(0:22:37) Your DJs Speak
(0:26:33) Cassius Clay — Round 1: I Am the Greatest
(0:29:57) Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers — Don’t Do Me Like That
(0:32:47) Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers with Jeff Lynne and Dhani Harrison — Handle with Care
(0:36:09) Bone Thugs-n-Harmony — Crossroad
(0:39:38) Your DJs Speak
(0:45:34) Monty Python — The Story of the Film So Far (from the soundtrack album to Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975))
(0:47:46) Bananarama — Cruel Summer
(0:51:15) The Bangles — Walk Like an Egyptian (Extended Dance Mix)
(0:57:03) Of Monsters and Men — King and Lionheart
(1:01:34) Your DJs Speak
(1:07:04) Judy Garland and Ray Bolger — If I Only Had a Brain/We’re Off to See the Wizard
(1:11:03) Judy Garland with Ray Bolger and Jane Powell — The Jitterbug
(1:13:37) Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet Band — The Little Drummer Boy
(1:17:22) Chet Atkins — Chinatown, My Chinatown
(1:19:21) Jens Lekman — Evening Prayer
(1:23:34) Rhiannon Giddens — Sourwood Mountain (from Nashville)
(1:25:45) Sharon, Lois and Bram — Peanut Butter and Jelly
(1:27:10) Your DJs Finish Up Another Fine Program
(1:31:51) Merv Griffin — Theme to Wheel of Fortune (Changing Keys)

Episode #246: How Would We Know? Why Should We Care?

Saturday, October 14th, 2017

Just you know why. Give them all to me. No one told me about her. Enough germs to catch pneumonia. Up and down. It pours, man. You are the one. The days grow short. Fresh air!

These are a few phrases from a few of the fine musical selections you might hear if you listen to this program. All that and more, plus chat. An offer you need not refuse. Go on, you know we want you to.

(0:00:00) Mimi and Richard Farina — Pack Up Your Sorrows (1968 version)
(0:03:03) Your DJs Arrive and Explain
(0:06:30) Richie Havens — Run Shaker Life
(0:12:15) Chaka Khan — Through the Fire
(0:16:59) Mandy Patinkin with The Boys Choir of Harlem — (Ya Got) Trouble
(0:20:36) Kanye West — Through the Wire
(0:24:18) Your DJs Speak
(0:30:08) Buddy Holly — True Love Ways
(0:33:09) Peter and Gordon — True Love Ways
(0:36:34) Jackson Browne — True Love Ways
(0:39:35) My Morning Jacket — True Love Ways
(0:42:58) Your DJs Recapitulate
(0:45:56) Maurice Chevalier and Hayley Mills — Enjoy It (from In Search of the Castaways (1962))
(0:48:03) Chet Baker — September Song
(0:51:04) Dave Brubeck — Look for the Silver Lining
(0:54:47) Tom Petty — Wildflower
(0:57:57) Your DJs Speak
(1:00:16) Rowlf the Dog (Jim Henson) — Bein’ Green
(1:02:42) Isaac Hayes — I’ll Never Fall in Love Again
(1:08:03) Petula Clark — I Couldn’t Live Without Your Love
(1:10:56) The Innocence Mission — Follow Me
(1:14:12) Your DJs Again
(1:18:04) Neil MacArthur (Colin Blunstone) — She’s Not There
(1:21:23) Ray Conniff and the Singers — It Never Rains in Southern California
(1:25:06) Esquivel — Night and Day
(1:27:43) James Marshall — Just You (from Twin Peaks and Twin Peaks: The Return)
(1:31:19) Your DJs Wrap Up
(1:35:17) Eddie Albert and Eva Gabor (composer: Vic Mizzy) — Theme to Green Acres

Episode #245: We’re All Mighty Grateful

Saturday, October 7th, 2017

We skew a little toward the older this time because sometimes it just turns out that way. Still, it’s all good, it really is. Most of the people whose performances we play this week are still with us. But that is a mere factoid. If you’re anything like us you’re going to like this. Please give it a listen.

(0:00:00) Cruella De Ville — Those Two Dreadful Children
(0:03:54) Your DJs Show Up
(0:09:18) Eric Burdon and War — Spill the Wine (album version)
(0:14:10) Bread — Let Your Love Go
(0:16:32) Jerry Muriad’s Harmonicats — Music to Watch Girls By
(0:19:06) Chris Montez — The More I See You
(0:21:44) Your DJs Converse
(0:26:14) Judy Garland — The Joint Is Really Jumpin’ Down at Carnegie Hall
(0:29:56) Liza Minnelli — Cabaret (from the MGM movie Cabaret (1972))
(0:33:54) Kenneth J. Alford, Malcolm Arnold — March from the River Kwai and Colonel Bogey (from The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957))
(0:36:09) Herb Alpert and The Tijuana Brass — Casino Royale (from Casino Royale (1967))
(0:38:46) Your DJs Talk About That Movie Music
(0:43:10) Bob and Ray — Just Fancy Dan, the Barber of Hartsdale
(0:46:26) Patrick Carney feat. Michelle Branch — A Horse with No Name (from Bojack Horseman)
(0:51:01) Matthews’ Southern Comfort — And When She Smiles (She Makes the Sun Shine)
(0:53:15) Tommy Roe — Dizzy
(0:56:06) Your DJs Recap
(0:59:10) Jimmy Durante with Groucho Marx, Danny Kaye, Jane Wyman — Black Strap Molasses
(1:01:47) They Might Be Giants — Violin
(1:04:18) Connie Francis — Lipstick on Your Collar
(1:06:36) Jay-Z feat. Frank Ocean — Caught Their Eyes
(1:10:02) Your DJs Review
(1:14:24) Fats Waller and His Rhythm — Whose Honey Are You (instrumental)
(1:17:31) Bon Iver — 666
(1:21:44) Fairport Convention (vocal: Sandy Denny) — She Moves Through the Fair (acoustic version)
(1:26:46) M. Ward — Well-Tempered Clavier
(1:29:43) Your DJs Wrap Up and Take Their Leave
(1:35:53) Sheldon Allman — Theme to Let’s Make a Deal

Episode #244: I See You Are a Sailor

Sunday, October 1st, 2017

This episode has an abundance of covers, almost as if we planned it that way. But of course we didn’t. We never do. Our program is organic, unscripted, and gentle to your stomach. But there’s a little roughage in there as well. And covers! But we said that. Now you can listen to it. Please grab it if you haven’t already. Thank you. See, we say please AND thank you. We were raised right.

(0:00:00) Burt Bacharach — Bond Street
(0:02:02) Your DJs Speak
(0:06:43) John Prine — Love, Love, Love
(0:09:41) Bettye Swann — Angel of the Morning
(0:12:27) Rhiannon Giddens, Iron and Wine — Forever Young
(0:16:38) Harry Styles — Sweet Creature
(0:20:20) Your DJs Recap
(0:26:36) The Firesign Theatre — Dr. Memory (from I Think We’re All Bozos on This Bus (1971))
(0:32:36) Led Zeppelin — Living Loving Maid (She’s Just a Woman)
(0:35:16) The Passionate and Objective Jokerfan (Matt Farley) — Full Duplex Radio
(0:36:17) Billy Gibbons and Co. — Oh Well
(0:41:00) Shawn Colvin — Viva Las Vegas
(0:45:47) Your DJs Speak More
(0:50:26) Texaco — Texaco Star Theme (commercial)
(0:51:26) Pee-wee Herman — Surfin’ Bird (from Back to the Beach (1987))
(0:54:04) Darlene Love — Wait Til’ My Bobby Gets Home
(0:56:54) Ian and Sylvia — Love Is Strange
(0:59:45) Bobbie Gentry — In the Ghetto
(1:02:31) Your DJs Discuss the Music
(1:05:58) Patty Griffin — Wade in the Water
(1:09:03) Charles Bradley and Menahan Street Band — Cumberland Blues
(1:12:18) Hugh Laurie — Yeh Yeh (live)
(1:16:04) Electric Light Orchestra — Daybreaker
(1:19:56) Britney Spears — Criminal (instrumental)
(1:23:40) Khalid — Young Dumb and Broke
(1:27:02) Your DJs Sign Off
(1:32:19) Patrick Carney feat. Ralph Carney — Bojack’s Theme (from Bojack Horseman)
(1:33:14) Grouplove — Back in the 90s (Closing Theme to Bojack Horseman)