Archive for March 2018

Episode #270: Old Ale and Sandwiches Too

Saturday, March 31st, 2018

Embrace the terseness. When we’re chatty we chat, but when we’re not we don’t. You still get your money’s worth with sunshine pop, jazz, covers, country, and the usual “more”. Even if you didn’t like all the episodes that came before we’re quite sure you’ll like this one. Give it a try.

(0:00:00) Eartha Kitt — Uska Dara (A Turkish Tale)
(0:03:06) Your DJs Speak
(0:06:58) The Free Design — Kites Are Fun
(0:09:37) The Millennium — Prelude/To Claudia on Thursday
(0:14:22) Spanky and Our Gang — Like to Get to Know You
(0:17:39) The Mamas and The Papas — Snowqueen of Texas
(0:20:14) Your DJs Speak a Little
(0:21:35) Blossom Dearie — It Amazes Me
(0:25:52) Nina Simone — Wild Is the Wind
(0:32:49) Christian Scott — Who They Wish I Was
(0:38:25) Art Tatum — Poor Butterfly
(0:40:56) Your DJs Speak Briefly
(0:42:21) Stanley Holloway — The Lion and Albert
(0:45:36) Lucinda Williams — Convince Me  
(0:51:21) The Byrds — Love That Never Dies
(0:55:15) Taylor Swift — Jump Then Fall
(0:59:11) Your DJs Speak Hardly at All
(1:02:10) Serena Autieri — All'alba Sorgerò (Italian Version of “Let It Go”)
(1:05:53) Prince and The Revolution — Sometimes It Snows in April
(1:12:42) Melinda Simon and Mark Fay — Sky Copter
(1:13:55) Toots Thielemans feat. Johnny Mathis — Les moulins de mon cœur (The Windmills of Your Mind)
(1:18:00) Stevie Wonder — We Can Work It Out
(1:21:16) Tex Ritter — Jingle Jangle Jingle
(1:24:02) Kacey Musgraves — Follow Your Arrow
(1:27:22) Your DJs Speak and Then Leave the Building
(1:30:38) Harold Adamson, Harry Warren — Theme to The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp

Episode #269: Extraordinary Claims Require Extraordinary Evidence

Saturday, March 24th, 2018

Spring has sprung, the grass is riz, you wonder where your podcast is. It’s right here. Grab it and listen to cover tunes, songs that mention colors, and much more stuff in different genres, all with minimal chat. For some reason we weren’t so chatty this time. You should see what we left on the cutting room floor.

(0:00:00) It’s a Beautiful Day — White Bird
(0:06:07) Your DJs Speak
(0:08:39) The Beach Boys — Help Me, Rhonda (mono backing track)
(0:11:31) The O’Jays — For the Love of Money
(0:15:16) We Five — You Were on My Mind
(0:17:51) The Lemonheads — Mrs. Robinson
(0:21:33) Your DJs and You
(0:23:53) Mandy Patinkin — Bein’ Green
(0:26:00) Death Cab for Cutie — A Lack of Color
(0:29:31) Les Paul and His Trio — Blue Skies
(0:32:06) Gordon Lightfoot — Black Day in July
(0:36:15) Your DJs Talk
(0:38:09) James Vincent McMorrow — Higher Love
(0:41:42) Passenger — Staring at the Stars
(0:45:12) Melinda Simon and Mark Fay — Ice Cream Truck #2
(0:46:15) English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Donald Fraser — The Ballad of Davy Crockett (in the style of Copland)
(0:51:16) India.Arie — I Am Light
(0:55:07) Your DJs Are Skeptical
(0:57:57) Bob and Ray — Matt Neffer: Matt and Todd find soap in the mailbox; Matt buys a loaf of bread
(1:01:44) The Cooltrane Quartet — Wonderwall
(1:05:51) The Persuasions with Mike Keneally — My Guitar Wants to Kill Your Mama
(1:10:15) Drake — Worst Behaviour
(1:14:43) Alexander Courage, Wilbur Hatch — Vina’s Dance
(1:16:36) Willie Nelson feat. Norah Jones — Baby It’s Cold Outside
(1:20:35) Patty Loveless with Dolly Parton and Ricky Skaggs — Bluegrass, White Snow
(1:23:53) The Barr Brothers — Ooh, Belle
(1:27:45) Your DJs Wrap Up
(1:31:17) Raoul Kraushaar — Theme to The Abbott and Costello Show

Episode #268: You’re Standing in Our Kumquats!

Sunday, March 18th, 2018

We heard that there was something Irish going on but we paid very little attention to that even though some of us have Irish ancestors (but really, who doesn’t?). So this week you’ll hear the usual jumble of too-many-versions, pop tunes new and old, little comedy things, and music to which you can dance at the sock hop. Here it all is.

(0:00:00) Jerry Orbach, Rita Gardner, Kenneth Nelson, William Larsen, Hugh Thomas — Burnished by the Sun/This Plum Is Too Ripe (from The Fantasticks (1960))
(0:33:32) Your DJs Greet You
(0:08:34) Mary Martin and Robert Preston — My Cup Runneth Over (from I Do! I Do! (1966) (Original Broadway Cast Recording))
(0:10:45) Ed Ames — My Cup Runneth Over
(0:13:31) Aretha Franklin — My Cup Runneth Over
(0:16:50) Floyd Cramer — My Cup Runneth Over
(0:19:39) Your DJs Recap the Set in the Proper Order
(0:21:53) Neil Diamond — Crunchy Granola Suite
(0:24:46) Meghan Trainor — All About That Bass
(0:27:54) Mel Blanc, Jack Benny, Phil Harris, Don Wilson — Anaheim, Azusa, and Cucamonga
(0:29:22) Jan and Dean — The Anaheim, Azusa & Cucamonga Sewing Circle, Book Review and Timing Association
(0:32:15) Spoon — The Way We Get By
(0:34:56) Your DJs Speak
(0:38:49) Katherine Jenkins — We Are the Champions
(0:42:18) Cass Elliott — It’s Getting Better
(0:45:37) Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks — How Can I Miss You When You Won’t Go Away?
(0:48:14) OutKast feat. Erykah Badu — Humble Mumble
(0:53:06) Your DJs Speak
(0:57:00) She and Him — Why Do You Let Me Stay Here?
(0:59:29) Haim — Falling
(1:03:47) Melinda Simon and Mark Fay — Goosy Goosy Gander
(1:04:43) Altan — Blackwaterside
(1:08:23) Taylor Swift — Today Was a Fairy Tale
(1:12:25) Your DJs Again
(1:15:46) Leonard Nimoy — Everybody’s Talkin’
(1:18:42) Johnny Preston — Running Bear
(1:12:18) The Brass Ring — The Dis-Advantages of You
(1:23:40) Pérez Prado — Cerezo Rosa (Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White)
(1:26:06) Your DJs Finish
(1:29:10) Jerry Goldsmith — Theme to Barnaby Jones

Episode #267: How Long Can You Tread Water?

Saturday, March 10th, 2018

Another theme-free hodge-podge mish-mash from your bi-state co-hosts. This week some artists appear three times in the program but otherwise it’s pretty conventional for us. We did our job like we always do. Where are the big bucks we were promised? That’s not your problem. Please download us again and listen to us again. And enjoy it.

(0:00:00) Ken Bower and The Roadrunners — I Will Survive (Square Dance)
(0:03:49) Your DJs Are Ready
(0:07:03) Henry Mancini — Tico-Tico
(0:08:47) Carol Douglas — Baby Don’t Let This Good Love Die
(0:11:58) The Velvet Underground — I’m Sticking with You
(0:14:29) Redbird — Silver Wings
(0:18:26) Your DJs Recap
(0:20:47) Bill Cosby — Noah: Right!
(0:24:20) Frank Ocean — Ivy
(0:28:47) Bill Cosby — Noah: And the Neighbor
(0:29:58) Colbie Caillat — Bubbly
(0:33:15) Bill Cosby — Noah: Me and You, Lord
(0:36:13) Your DJs Speak
(0:37:55) Mary McCaslin — Things We Said Today
(0:40:53) The Civil Wars — I Had Me a Girl
(0:44:36) The Passionate and Objective Jokerfan (Matt Farley) — Colbie Caillat Is Wonderful Lady
(0:45:57) Colbie Caillat — Here Comes the Sun
(0:49:13) Band of Horses — No One’s Gonna Love You
(0:52:50) Your DJs Are Speaking
(0:55:28) Randy Newman (vocal: Donald O’Connor) — I Could Love a Million Girls (from Ragtime (1981))
(0:57:29) Ella Fitzgerald — Slap That Bass
(1:00:59) Mikal Blue and Colbie Caillat — Here Comes the Sun
(1:03:24) Corinne Bailey Rae — Put Your Records On
(1:06:58) Your DJs Liked That Set
(1:09:24) Beth Sorrentino — Baby, Please Don’t Go
(1:13:00) Lizzo — Scuse Me
(1:16:25) Bob Dylan — Silvio
(1:19:31) Wilco — One True Vine
(1:21:41) Blake Babies — Until I Almost Died
(1:24:36) Ol’ Dirty Bastard — Shimmy Shimmy Ya
(1:27:19) Your DJs Take Leave of You
(1:31:46) Ferdinand Jay Smith — HBO Feature Presentation (Theme)

Episode #266: More Music to Think About Movies By

Saturday, March 3rd, 2018

Every year at this time we have a program of “movie music”. It’s the right thing to do. Nobody really likes movies anymore (these days we all prefer television) but everybody still likes movie music. Jump in the line, rock your body in time.

(0:00:00) Alan Menken and Harold Ashman — Prologue (instrumental) (from Beauty and the Beast (1992))
(0:02:32) Your DJs Explain the Theme
(0:07:36) Alexandre Desplat — The Family Desgoffe und Taxis (from The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014))
(0:09:25) Frank Ocean — Moon River (originally from Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961))
(0:12:30) Dudley Moore — The Real Stuff (from 30 Is a Dangerous Age, Cynthia (1967))
(0:15:43) City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra (composer: Patrick Doyle) — Harry in Winter (from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005))
(0:18:52) Your DJs Converse
(0:21:49) Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers — Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off (from Shall We Dance (1937))
(0:25:34) Jonny Greenwood — Eat Him by His Own Light (from There Will Be Blood (2007))
(0:28:24) Orchestra, Julie Andrews, Children — Do-Re-Mi (Sing Along version) (from The Sound of Music (1965))
(0:33:52) Harvey Keitel and Tim Roth — Let’s Get a Taco (from Reservoir Dogs (1992))
(0:34:55) N. W. A. — Straight Outta Compton (appears in Straight Outta Compton (2015))
(0:39:11) Your DJs Discuss It
(0:42:21) English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Donald Fraser — You’ve Got a Friend in Me (originally from Toy Story (1995), in the style of Leonard Bernstein)
(0:46:24) Nathan Lane, Ernie Sabella, Jason Weaver, Joseph Williams — Hakuna Matata (from The Lion King (1994))
(0:49:56) Lee Marvin, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Chorus — Hand Me Down That Can o’ Beans (from Paint Your Wagon (1969))
(0:52:43) The Rayvins — Raised on the Radio (from Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982))
(0:56:27) Your DJs Again
(0:58:47) Ennio Morricone — Scherzi a parte (from Giù la testa (Duck, You Sucker!) (1971))
(1:01:12) Noel Harrison — The Windmills of Your Mind (from The Thomas Crown Affair (1968))
(1:03:30) Bill Murray — Smoke on the Water (from Rock the Kasbah (2015))
(1:05:00) Leem Lubany — Peace Train (from Rock the Kasbah (2015))
(1:09:25) Justin Timberlake — Can’t Stop the Feeling (from Trolls (2016))
(1:13:20) Your DJs Interject
(1:16:06) Rebel Wilson and Adam Devine — We Belong (from Pitch Perfect 2 (2015))
(1:19:39) Laura Dean, Irene Cara, Paul McCrane, Traci Parnell, Eric Brockington — I Sing the Body Electric (from Fame (1980))
(1:24:38) George Delerue — The Friendship Theme (from Beaches (1988))
(1:26:36) Tina Turner — Goldeneye (from Goldeneye (1995))
(1:31:19) Your DJs Think They Did All Right
(1:34:55) Justin Hurwitz feat. Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone — City of Stars/May Finally Come True (from La La Land (2016))