Archive for April 2018

Episode #274: Those We Miss You’ll Surely Pardon

Saturday, April 28th, 2018

How many songs fly to and fro through our English country podcast? We’ll tell you now of some that we know: it looks like about 25 or so this week. Rock and folk, hip and hop, organs, dulcimers, pianos, harpsichords, harps, handbells, big bass fiddles, drums, drum machines…well, there’s a lot, that cannot be denied. And voices, beautiful voices. We’re positive you’ll like it.

(0:00:00) Joni Mitchell — Origin of the Dulcimer/Carey (live in London, 1970)
(0:06:29) Your DJs Speak, Not for the Last Time
(0:11:51) Steeleye Span — All Around My Hat
(0:15:57) André Bertrand, Aimé Major, Michel Louvain, Margot Lefevbre — Halte-là! Les Canadiens sont là
(0:16:29) Ivy — Feel So Free
(0:21:28) felipe10 — Halte-là! Les Canadiens sont là
(0:21:42) Shawn Colvin — You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go
(0:25:50) Pat Denis — Halte-là! Les Canadiens sont là
(0:26:05) Lauryn Hill — Everything Is Everything
(0:30:59) codo27 — Halte-là! Les Canadiens sont là
(0:31:30) Your DJs Explain All That and Introduce Another TMV Set
(0:38:05) Jimmie Rodgers — English Country Garden
(0:40:45) Martin Jones — Country Gardens
(0:42:44) North Texas Wind Symphony — Country Gardens
(0:44:43) “Four in Hand" Grosmont Handbell Ringers — Country Gardens
(0:46:08) Your DJs Recap That Stuff
(0:49:29) Marianne Faithfull — This Little Bird
(0:51:30) Laura Nyro — Dedicated to the One I Love (live)
(0:54:42) Melinda Simon and Mark Fay — Ananse, the Spider-Man
(0:56:30) Desi Arnaz and His Orchestra — Babalu
(0:59:59) Curtis Fuller — Minor Vamp
(1:03:56) Your DJs Speak of Music
(1:07:53) Chuck Berry — Around and Around
(1:10:32) Drake — Over My Dead Body
(1:15:06) The Rutles — Hold My Hand
(1:17:14) Otis Redding — Nobody’s Fault but Mine
(1:19:36) Nancy Sinatra with Brian Wilson — California Girls
(1:22:44) Jibbs — Chain Hang Low
(1:26:13) Your DJs Wrap Up
(1:31:25) Professor Elemental — All the Best

Episode #273: Tailored for the Feminine Hand

Saturday, April 21st, 2018

Empowerment for everyone! This week we face down The Man and his fat cigarettes and present a mixture of covers, 60s pop, show tunes, country, jazz, ragtime, and tobacco. It’s more of what we like. Perhaps you too. Downloads are starting now.

(0:00:00) Tex Williams and His Western Caravan — Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette)
(0:02:56) Your DJs Begin a Fine Program
(0:05:20) Ethel Merman — You Can’t Get a Man with a Gun (from Annie Get Your Gun (Original Broadway Cast Recording) (1946))
(0:08:30) Amy Winehouse — Moody’s Mood for Love/Teo Licks
(0:11:59) The Feeling — Walk Like an Egyptian
(0:15:43) Darius Rucker — Wagon Wheel
(0:20:40) Your DJs Recap That Fine Set
(0:23:04) Virginia Slims Cigarettes — You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby (It Used to Be, Lady, You Had No Rights)
(0:24:05) The Shaggs — Gimme Dat Ding
(0:25:45) Bob Dylan — Rock Me Mama (Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid outtake, 1973)
(0:28:53) Sturgill Simpson — Turtles All the Way Down
(0:32:00) Fitz and The Tantrums — We Don’t Need Love Songs
(0:35:54) Your DJs Recap Another Fine Set
(0:37:48) Virginia Slims Cigarettes — You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby (Women Won Their Rights)
(0:38:47) The Hollies — Look Through Any Window
(0:41:01) Leroy Williams and Johnny Watson — Can’t Find No Substitute for Love
(0:44:03) Jet Set Sweden — Tico-Tico
(0:45:30) William Clark Green — She Likes The Beatles
(0:49:48) The Lumineers — Flowers in Your Hair
(0:51:36) Your DJs Look Back on Another Fine Set
(0:55:03) Joanna Newsom — Sprout and the Bean
(0:59:33) Lykke Li — Get Some
(1:02:55) Melinda Simon and Mark Fay — Ice Cream Truck #3
(1:04:10) The Free Design — Don’t Turn Away
(1:08:06) Ryan Adams — Tired of Giving Up
(1:11:46) Your DJs Tell You About That Fine Set
(1:13:53) Chihiro Yamanaka — Graceful Ghost Rag
(1:17:14) The Vaselines — Son of a Gun
(1:20:58) The Bobby Fuller Four — I Fought the Law
(1:23:15) Sza — Prom
(1:26:31) Your DJs Hope That You Enjoyed This Fine Program
(1:29:09) Nelson Riddle (composers: Frank Loesser, Lawrence Welk, Bob Calame) — Bubbles in the Wine (Theme to The Lawrence Welk Show)

Episode #272: There May Be Many Others but They Haven’t Been Discovered

Saturday, April 14th, 2018

For the Ides of April we drop a program like all the others that came before but still unlike them in important ways, and still worth 90 minutes of your time. By now you should just take our word for it, but as usual here’s the playlist if you’re so skeptical and you don’t trust us. Okay? Done reading it? We told you it was good. Please download it and listen.

(0:00:00) Tom Lehrer — The Elements
(0:02:00) Your DJs Chat
(0:05:40) Donovan — Happiness Runs
(0:09:05) Sagittarius — My World Fell Down
(0:12:00) Mary Hopkin — Prince en Avignon
(0:15:20) Petula Clark — Neon Rainbow
(0:18:00) Your DJs Speak
(0:23:37) They Might Be Giants — The Ballad of Davy Crockett (In Outer Space)
(0:25:50) Murray Head — Superstar (from Jesus Christ Superstar (1970) (Original Recording))
(0:30:07) Monty Python — I Bet You They Won’t Play This Song on the Radio
(0:31:02) Sonny Bono — Laugh at Me (stereo version)
(0:33:48) Beastie Boys — Finger Lickin' Good (Government Cheese Remix)
(0:38:02) Your DJs Converse
(0:40:48) Henry Mancini — Quiet Night of Quiet Stars (Corcovado)
(0:43:12) Beck — Waking Light
(0:48:14) Melinda Simon and Mark Fay — The Mighty Crowned Lion
(0:49:49) Beth Sorrentino — Beautiful Day
(0:53:58) Sia — Breathe Me (Live)
(0:57:29) Your DJs Talk
(1:01:53) Bob and Ray — Interview with Uranium Prospector Frank Liberace
(1:03:36) The Postal Service — Suddenly Everything Has Changed
(1:07:00) The George Martin Orchestra — Ringo’s Theme (This Boy)
(1:10:08) Mitch Ryder and The Detroit Wheels — Jenny Take a Ride
(1:13:28) Your DJs Parlay
(1:15:18) Harry Nilsson — Goin’ Down
(1:18:28) Willie Wright — Nantucket Island
(1:22:06) Joni Mitchell — Carey
(1:25:09) David Bowie — Starman
(1:29:20) Your DJs Stop
(1:32:43) The Tony Hatch Orchestra — Theme to The Champions

Episode #271: Cross the GWB and Drive West on I-80 for 3000 Miles

Saturday, April 7th, 2018

This week you’ll hear children having fun, singers imitating Neil Diamond, choral music, covers, foreigners, new music, old music, the same old thing and more. Do these summaries draw in any new listeners? Probably not, but we’re glad that YOU are here, old buddies, old friends, old listeners. Download at will.

(0:00:00) Maisie Williams, Sophie Turner, Isaac Hempstead Wright — Theme to Game of Thrones (Season 1)
(0:01:47) Your DJs Are Happy to Be Here
(0:06:59) Crispian St. Peters — You Were on My Mind
(0:09:40) Avett Brothers — Paul Newman vs. the Demons
(0:14:20) Medeski, Martin and Wood — Do You Know the Way to San José?
(0:18:09) James Bay — Need the Sun to Break
(0:21:53) Your DJs Recap and Prepare You for the Next Set
(0:29:23) Neil Diamond — Solitary Man (stereo with backing chorus)
(0:31:55) Gianni Morandi — Se perdo anche te (Solitary Man)
(0:34:26) Johnny Cash with Tom Petty — Solitary Man
(0:36:48) Ólöf Arnalds — Solitary Man
(0:40:04) Kramer feat. Bill Frisell — Solitary Man
(0:45:02) Your DJs Think That Went Well
(0:47:31) Mike Jones and Penn Jillette — Box Viewing Blues (2018 version)
(0:52:11) Dizzy Gillespie with Johnny Richards and His Orchestra — Lullaby of the Leaves
(0:54:38) Melinda Simon and Mark Fay — Giant Joe Bean
(0:56:00) Choir of King’s College, Cambridge — Once in Royal David’s City
(1:01:10) Childish Gambino — 3005
(1:05:04) Your DJs Relate
(1:09:13) Tom Scott and The LA Express — Tom Cat
(1:12:52) Dierks Bentley and Garth Hudson with The All Star Band, Jessi Alexander, Jon Randall — Chest Fever
(1:19:19) Courtney Barnett — Need a Little Time
(1:23:18) Tove Lo — Talking Body
(1:27:15) Your DJs Wrap Up and Hope You’ll Be Back
(1:30:51) John Leonard Morris — Theme to The French Chef