Archive for January 2018

Episode #261: Straightening the Fringe on the Downstairs Carpet

Saturday, January 27th, 2018

It’s us again, playing DJ. Once again our idiosyncrasies are on display to provide fuel for armchair psychoanalysts. Or you could instead just download it and listen and say to yourselves “My, that’s odd!” That’s what we would prefer.

(0:00:00) Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra conducted by Riccardo Chailly (composer: Dmitry Shostakovich) — Jazz Suite No. 2: Waltz No. 2
(0:03:39) Your DJs Say Hello
(0:07:38) Kate Bush — Jig of Life
(0:11:55) Broken Bells — The High Road
(0:15:47) Jonathan Coulton — I’m Your Moon
(0:18:59) Phoebe Bridgers — Smoke Signals
(0:24:22) Your DJs Salute You
(0:27:31) Bob and Ray — The Gathering Dusk: Dermatologist Dr. Hoganbee
(0:31:27) Neil Diamond — Everybody’s Talkin’
(0:34:13) Melinda Simon and Mark Fay — Fairyland Choo Choo/Ice Cream Truck #1
(0:35:47) Linda Ronstadt — Poor Poor Pitiful Me
(0:39:25) Old 97’s — Moonlight
(0:43:04) Your DJs Again
(0:46:45) Kellogg’s Rice Krispies — Snap, Crackle, Pop (commercial)
(0:47:42) The Murmurs — You Suck
(0:50:56) Sza — The Weekend
(0:55:53) Dinah Shore with Four Hits and a Miss and the Sonny Burke Orchestra — The Best Things in Life Are Free
(0:58:48) Luciano Pavarotti — Mattinata
(1:00:44) Your DJs Say Hello Again
(1:03:56) Carmen Sarahí — Libre Soy (Latin-American Spanish version of “Let It Go”)
(1:07:37) Barbara Long — Green Dolphin Street
(1:10:47) Kramer feat. Bill Frisell — Needles and Pins
(1:16:02) Heavenly Beat — Lengths
(1:20:04) The Avantis — Keep on Dancing
(1:21:58) Bobby Womack — How I Miss You Baby
(1:25:09) Your DJs Say Hello and Then Goodbye
(1:30:24) Seinabo Sey — Hard Time (Theme to Good Behavior)

Episode #260: We Always End Up in a Rut

Saturday, January 20th, 2018

This week’s program has an extra-long too-many-versions set, plus crooners, rappers, folkies, and Sinatras. Lots of lady singers because everyone loves ladies. Also covers and show tunes, TV music, movie music, and even a mashup.  There’s a lot in there. Cast your eyes on the playlist below, or you could maybe just trust us and download it anyway.

(0:00:00) Tiny Tim — Mr. Tim Laughs/She Laughs
(0:01:43) Your DJs Present Themselves
(0:07:29) The Sinatra Family — The 12 Days of Christmas
(0:11:54) Judy Garland — I Happen to Like New York
(0:14:49) Blossom Dearie — Soon It’s Gonna Rain
(0:17:21) Taylor Swift — Gorgeous
(0:20:48) Your DJs Look Backward and Then Forward
(0:26:18) Roberta Flack — Compared to What
(0:31:30) Les McCann and Eddie Harris — Compared to What
(0:40:30) Brian Auger’s Oblivion Express — Compared to What
(0:48:21) Ray Charles with Leela James — Compared to What
(0:52:02) Your DJs Go Over It Again
(0:55:09) Anaïs Delva — Libérée, Délivrée (French version of “Let It Go”)
(0:58:51) Sarah Vaughan — Get Back
(1:01:47) Bell Book and Candle — Rescue Me (Let Your Amazement Grow)
(1:05:50) Lizzo — Good as Hell
(1:08:25) Your DJs Speak About It
(1:13:10) Ian and Sylvia — Someday Soon (Live at Newport 1965)
(1:15:43) The White Stripes — The Hardest Button to Button
(1:19:40) Blondie vs. The Doors (Mashup by Go Home Productions) — Rapture Riders (Full version)
(1:25:21) Harry Styles — From the Dining Table
(1:28:49) Your DJs Finish the Program
(1:34:51) Hans Zimmer — Main Title Theme to The Crown

Episode #259: Tip Her Up and Down She Goes

Saturday, January 13th, 2018

It might be getting warmer. We might have chosen some very good music this week. You might enjoy listening to it. You might be listening to it already. That’s the picture that we keep in our heads, that keeps us going. Thanks for that.

(0:00:00) Cincinnati’s University Singers feat. Richard Perry — Little Brown Jug
(0:01:23) Your DJs Show Up
(0:05:07) Dave Brubeck — Three to Get Ready
(0:10:31) Thelma Grayson — Out of Nowhere
(0:13:07) Mike Jones Trio — Bésame Mucho
(0:19:17) Chet Baker — I Get Along Without You Very Well
(0:22:14) Your DJs Speak
(0:24:23) Whispering Jack Smith — Me and My Shadow
(0:27:37) Phoebe Bridgers — Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
(0:30:49) Carolyn Hester — The House of the Rising Sun
(0:33:12) Taylor Swift — Dancing with Our Hands Tied
(0:36:42) Your DJs Speak Again
(0:38:50) Every Mother’s Son — Dolls in the Clock
(0:40:59) Bon Iver — 8 (Circle)
(0:46:05) Tripod — Cuckold
(0:49:22) Jay-Z and Kanye West feat. Frank Ocean — No Church in the Wild
(0:53:56) Your DJs Discuss
(0:57:21) Jake Shimabukuro — While My Guitar Gently Weeps
(1:01:23) Bruce Springsteen — Reason to Believe
(1:05:44) Jenny O. — Case Study
(1:09:04) Charlotte Cardin — Big Boy
(1:11:59) Your DJs Still Speak
(1:14:32) Julie Andrews — We’ll Gather Lilacs in the Spring
(1:17:24) The Barry Sisters — I Must Be Dreaming
(1:20:01) Gene Pitney — Only Love Can Break a Heart
(1:22:48) The Beach Boys — Let’s Go Away for a While (stereo mix)
(1:25:09) Your DJs Finish Up
(1:29:36) Jimmie Rodgers (composer: Harry Ruby) — Theme to The Real McCoys

Episode #258: The Biggest Lecture You Ever Had

Saturday, January 6th, 2018

This week’s program, our first of the year, has a low chat-to-music ratio. Is that because it’s too cold to talk? Have the cats gotten our tongues? Is the music just much more important this week? Have we just miscalculated? It doesn’t matter. Our usual idiosyncrasies are on display for your amusement and it costs you nothing. Please download it and elevate our small numbers just a little. It takes so little to make us content.

(0:00:00) The Beach Boys — Fun, Fun, Fun (live 1964)
(0:02:26) Your DJs Speak
(0:04:15) Shelley Fabares — Johnny Get Angry
(0:06:40) Peter, Paul and Mary — Early in the Morning
(0:08:14) Peter Yarrow — Weave Me the Sunshine
(0:12:38) Kathy Heideman — The Earth Won’t Hold Me
(0:15:46) Your DJs Report
(0:21:05) Michel Polnareff — Âme câline
(0:23:59) Raymond Lefèvre and His Orchestra — Soul Coaxing (Âme câline)
(0:26:45) Peggy March — If You Loved Me (Soul Coaxing - Âme câline)
(0:29:23) Marc Almond — Âme câline
(0:32:36) Your DJs Go Over It Again
(0:34:49) Petula Clark — Chariot
(0:37:24) Peggy March — I Will Follow Him (Chariot)
(0:40:07) Sza — Drew Barrymore
(0:43:59) Big Boi feat. B.o.B and Wavves — Shoes for Running
(0:47:51) Your DJs Speak
(0:49:43) Lotte Lenya — Speak Low
(0:52:34) Danny Kaye — Minnie the Moocher
(0:55:35) Blossom Dearie — The Gentleman Is a Dope
(0:59:52) Taylor Swift feat. Ed Sheeran and Future — End Game
(1:03:56) Your DJs Enter the Home Stretch
(1:07:16) Bob and Ray — Wally Ballou Visits a Ventriloquist Dummy Factory
(1:10:24) Spiral Starecase — More Today Than Yesterday
(1:13:47) Dalida — Tico-Tico
(1:15:30) Isaac Hayes — Theme from The Men (instrumental)
(1:19:31) Lena Horne — It Had Better Be Tonight
(1:21:49) Gwen McCrae — Love Insurance
(1:25:34) Your DJs Wrap Up
(1:30:58) Chris Reccardi — Dog Pound Hop (Theme to Ren and Stimpy) (long version)