Archive for July 2018

Episode #287: Thank Heaven for the Investigation

Saturday, July 28th, 2018

How about that weather, eh? We’re doing all we can to improve it. You’ll have to sit tight for a while but we guarantee that it will change once we’re finished. While you wait, here’s our other project, music and chat from a room in an expanded ranch in northern New Jersey, assembled and recorded with care right on the spot.

(0:00:00) Ringo Starr — Back Off Boogaloo
(0:03:18) Your DJs, Here They Are Again
(0:06:13) Arthur Alexander — You Better Move On
(0:08:56) The Rolling Stones — You Win Again
(0:11:56) Danny Jacobs — Wannabe (from Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted (2012))
(0:14:33) Jessie J, Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj — Bang Bang
(0:17:50) Your DJs Explain
(0:20:22) Thurl Ravenscroft, Pete Renoudet, Ronny Howard, Robie Lester — The Story and Song from The Haunted Mansion (Part 2)
(0:25:41) Brad Kane and Lea Salonga — A Whole New World (from Aladdin (1992))
(0:28:20) Verne Langdon — Glow Worm
(0:29:47) Urszula Dudziak — Tico-Tico
(0:33:25) The Hot Sardines — Wake Up in Paris
(0:37:30) Your DJs with Their Usual
(0:40:04) Cleanliness and Godliness Skiffle Band — Who Will Buy the Wine
(0:43:47) Brandi Carlile and Emmylou Harris — Take Me Home, Country Roads
(0:46:56) Melinda Simon and Mark Fay — Super Secret Spy Mobile
(0:48:00) Mike Nichols and Elaine May — Game Show Scandals
(0:53:00) Vince Staples — Summertime
(0:57:06) Your DJs Speak
(1:01:07) Perrey and Kingsley — Spooks in Space
(1:03:10) Beastie Boys — Groove Holmes
(1:05:28) The Mellbays — Fidelity (a noun)
(1:09:13) Q-Tip feat. Demi Lovato — Don't Go Breaking My Heart
(1:13:17) Your DJs with Another Explanation
(1:15:11) General Electric — G. E. Silicones: The Answer
(1:21:05) OutKast — Bamboo (Interlude)
(1:23:15) Jack Handey — Deep Thoughts: Cowardice
(1:23:45) Sandie Shaw — Girl Don't Come
(1:25:55) Solange — Junie
(1:29:03) Your DJs Speak for the Last Time Today
(1:32:10) Fran Allison and Cast — Theme to Kukla, Fran and Ollie (Here We Are, Hop, Hop, Hop)

Episode #286: No One Will Believe Our Story

Saturday, July 21st, 2018

When you talk too much and you play too much music you end up with a show that’s too long. That’s what happened this week. If we felt sorry we would apologize, but we don’t so we won’t. You can stop listening early if you get tired, but it’ll be your loss. We’ll keep going even if you leave the room.

(0:00:00) The Scaffold — Lily the Pink
(0:04:21) Your DJs Are Here at Last
(0:11:41) Eddie Rabbitt — Drivin' My Life Away
(0:14:53) Sam Hunt — Leave the Night On
(0:18:04) Meri Haitkin, Rebecca Bregman, Tom Ciaccio — Kickstarter Promo for Lo: The New Adventures of Ultimate Man’s Ex-Girlfriend
(0:21:54) Buck Owens — Who's Gonna Mow Your Grass
(0:24:14) Kacey Musgraves — Slow Burn
(0:28:19) Your DJs Got Some ‘Splainin’ to Do
(0:31:38) Thurl Ravenscroft, Pete Renoudet, Ronny Howard, Robie Lester — The Story and Song from The Haunted Mansion (Part 1)
(0:37:15) Pavement — Gold Soundz
(0:39:54) Boomerang — Benton Quest Is: Dr. Negative
(0:40:55) Cleanliness and Godliness Skiffle Band — Altitudinous Youthful Deviant Number 468 (Do It Up)
(0:44:20) Sammy Davis Jr. — All of You
(0:47:03) Your DJs, Here Now and for the Rest of the Show
(0:52:58) Jo Stafford — Shrimp Boats
(0:55:48) Leon Bridges — Smooth Sailin'
(0:58:51) Mike Nichols and Elaine May — Bedside Manner
(1:00:01) Mongo Santamaria — Watermelon Man
(1:02:27) Ice Cube feat. Mack 10 and Ms. Toi — You Can Do It
(1:06:46) Your DJs Are Still Here
(1:08:07) Petula Clark with Michel Legrand — The Windmills of Your Mind
(1:11:44) Courtney Barnett — Elevator Operator
(1:15:00) Melinda Simon and Mark Fay — The Merry Miller's Cat
(1:16:00) Tipsy — Hard Petting
(1:19:25) Flower Travellin' Band — Broken Strings (w/abridged fade)
(1:26:41) Jack Handey — Deep Thoughts: Clowns Aren't Funny
(1:27:09) Harry Styles — The Chain (Originally by Fleetwood Mac)
(1:31:19) Van Morrison — Sweet Thing
(1:35:39) Your DJs Retreat from the Fray
(1:41:14) Floyd Cramer — The Odd Couple (from The Odd Couple (1968))

Episode #285: Hold That Note and Change the Key

Saturday, July 14th, 2018

This week we say goodbye to the Martians (we thought they’d never leave), play too many versions of one song, fall back on cover tunes, throw in a little movie music, and lots more, all while enduring rain, thunder, and power failures. It’s like living in the 20th century again, when technology wasn’t as good but we were young and happy. We’re still happy (maybe not so young). Please try this one on for size.

(0:00:00) Cleanliness and Godliness Skiffle Band — Goofus
(0:02:36) Your DJs Are Back Again
(0:06:46) Wayne King — Goofus
(0:09:42) Les Paul — Goofus
(0:12:20) The Three Suns — I Cried for You/Something’s Gotta Give/Goofus/Coquette/Don’t Be That Way
(0:17:45) The Carpenters — Goofus
(0:20:56) Your DJs Tell You That Which You Already Know
(0:22:46) Florence + The Machine — Stand by Me
(0:26:47) Carly Rae Jepsen — Both Sides Now
(0:30:45) Shawn Colvin — Every Little Thing (He) Does Is Magic
(0:34:01) Alessia Cara — Hotline Bling (Originally by Drake)
(0:38:18) Your DJs with Their Recap
(0:41:41) Orson Welles — The War of the Worlds (Part 10)
(0:48:03) Alan Jackson, Eric Church, Faith Hill, George Strait, Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Martina McBride, Miranda Lambert, Ray Benson, Sheryl Crow, Vince Gill — All My Ex's Live in Texas
(0:51:29) Mike Nichols and Elaine May — Dolphins
(0:53:05) Penguin Café Orchestra — Giles Farnaby's Dream
(0:55:23) Chris Garneau — Black and Blue
(1:00:54) Your DJs and You, Together Again
(1:03:34) John Prine — Living in the Future
(1:06:59) Jack Costanzo — The Inch Worm
(1:10:00) Jack Handey — The Most Dangerous Animal in the World
(1:10:32) Raymond Scott — Tempo Block
(1:13:45) The Carters (Beyoncé and Jay-Z) — Boss
(1:17:49) Your DJs Have Time for One More Set
(1:19:47) Sonny and Cher — Love Is Strange
(1:22:32) The Stylistics — The Little Drummer Boy
(1:26:43) Melinda Simon and Mark Fay — Skinny Winged White Horse
(1:27:48) Soupy Sales — Santa Claus Is Surfin' to Town
(1:29:22) D’Angelo and The Vanguard — The Charade
(1:32:44) Your DJs Have Gone on Long Enough
(1:35:01) Henry Mancini — Charade (from Charade (1963))

Episode #284: All the Time, for No Good Reason

Saturday, July 7th, 2018

July is busting out all over. How about that scorcher the other day? Bet you weren’t expecting that, were you? Hot enough for you yet? We’re a bit tired of it but we greatly prefer it to the punishing, soul-destroying cold which is the alternative. But enough about the weather. Please join us this week on our musical and chattical journey in which we use our voices too much. It’s not healthy, man. But it’s our job.

(0:00:00) Peter Schickele — Introduction/Oedipus Tex - II. Aria with chorus: "Howdy There"
(0:06:45) Your DJs Talk Even Though One of Them Shouldn’t Really Be Talking
(0:15:17) Nick Drake — ‘Cello Song
(0:20:00) Josh Rouse — Come Back (Light Therapy)
(0:23:56) Dolly Parton — Walking on Sunshine
(0:27:08) Barbra Streisand and Kris Kristofferson — Lost Inside of You (from A Star Is Born (1976))
(0:30:01) Your DJs Discuss Silly Movies, 3D Movies, and Rabbits
(0:37:27) The Beau Brummels — Don't Talk to Strangers
(0:39:46) The Kinks — Waterloo Sunset
(0:43:13) Lenka — Trouble Is a Friend
(0:46:49) Drake — Nice for What
(0:50:14) Your DJs Discuss the Song of the Summer Again
(0:53:46) Orson Welles — The War of the Worlds (Part 9)
(1:00:39) Argent — Hold Your Head Up
(1:03:56) Melinda Simon and Mark Fay — Ice Cream Truck #5
(1:04:49) The Guy Who Sings Songs About Cities and Towns (Matt Farley) — Princeton Is a Fine Place for Smart People in New Jersey
(1:06:32) Harry Styles and Kacey Musgraves — You're Still the One (Shania Twain cover) (Live at Madison Square Garden)
(1:10:36) Your DJs Discuss Popular Culture
(1:13:16) Kate and Anna McGarrigle — Tryin' to Get to You
(1:15:54) The Newcomers — (Too Little in Common to Be Lovers) Too Much Going to Say Goodbye
(1:19:23) Jack Handey — Deep Thoughts: If Trees Could Scream
(1:19:49) Pérez Prado — Why Wait (Por que Esperar "Que Esperas")
(1:21:59) The Carters (Beyoncé and Jay-Z) — Black Effect
(1:27:13) Your DJs Retire for the Evening
(1:31:15) Unknown Singer (possibly Bill Lee) (composers: Havens Wray, Bart Corwin) — Theme to Bat Masterson