Archive for October 2018

Episode #300: One Hundred, Two Hundred, Three Hundred O’Leary

Saturday, October 27th, 2018

Look who’s still here: we are, and so are you. Everyone wins! In this numerically interesting episode we play a raft of listener suggestions, some new-to-the-program artists, and whatever else we feel like playing, plus a surprise or two. It’s a longer one so book a little more time in your busy schedule. You’ll still get home in time for supper. And thanks for hanging around this long. Can’t stop now.

(0:00:00) Ossian — Gie Me a Lass wi a Lump o' Land (song)
(0:02:19) Your DJs Are Pleased to Welcome You
(0:08:10) Christopher Connelly, Patricia Morrow — The Wit and Wisdom of Norman Harrington (abridged) (from Peyton Place)
(0:10:39) 10,000 Maniacs — Like the Weather
(0:14:35) Eugene Mirman, H. Jon Benjamin, John Roberts — Da Ding Ding (from Bob’s Burgers)
(0:15:41) Falco — Rock Me Amadeus
(0:19:01) One Direction — Magic
(0:22:05) Your DJs Explain the Set
(0:26:55) John Prine — How Lucky (Amazon Original)
(0:30:21) Ed Harcourt — Church of No Religion (Live at KEXP)
(0:35:07) Gene — Back for Good (BBC Live Lounge Session Jan. 2000)
(0:39:54) New Edition — Popcorn Love
(0:44:46) Your DJs Name Names
(0:47:00) The Monkees — Mele Kalikimaka
(0:49:25) Christian Kammerl — Volare (rumba)
(0:52:52) David Grisman Quintet — Tico-Tico
(0:57:21) Patea Māori Club — Poi E
(1:01:10) Your DJs Pull No Punches
(1:05:01) Stevie Wonder — Higher Ground
(1:08:48) Big Boi — So Fresh, So Clean (Tiny Desk Concert 2018-10-09)
(1:12:25) The Monkees — Ticket on a Ferry Ride
(1:15:53) Melissa Etheridge — Born to Run (Live in New York 2001-10-20)
(1:20:54) Your DJs Are Keeping the Doors Open a Little Longer
(1:23:16) The Archies — Archie's Party
(1:25:26) Charles Wright and The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band — Express Yourself
(1:29:31) Mary Kay Place (as Loretta Haggers) with Emmylou Harris and Anne Murray — Baby Boy
(1:32:32) Maureen McGovern — The Morning After
(1:34:53) Van Dyke Parks — Hominy Grove (1983 demo)
(1:38:40) Maggie Rogers — Dog Years
(1:43:16) Your DJs Congratulate Themselves on Their Longevity
(1:49:11) Wes Young — Baby Shark (acapella)
(1:50:37) Pinkfong — Baby Shark

Episode #299: Surry with Style

Saturday, October 20th, 2018

Still here and still viable! Try this mixture with a mug of Assam (with or without milk) and you should feel better than before—certainly no worse. We choose all selections with great care at the last minute, the way it’s supposed to be done.

(0:00:00) Rosemary Clooney — Clap Hands! Here Comes Rosie!/Everything's Coming Up Roses
(0:02:16) Your DJs: The Arrival and Salutation
(0:05:11) Eddie Hodges — I'm Gonna Knock on Your Door
(0:07:14) Laura Nyro — Stoned Soul Picnic
(0:11:00) Miss Toni Fisher — The Big Hurt
(0:13:10) Patti Drew — Tell Him
(0:15:39) Your DJs: The Explanations and Recollections
(0:19:19) The Everly Brothers — All I Have to Do Is Dream
(0:21:37) The Electric Prunes — I Had Too Much to Dream (Last Night)
(0:24:41) Leslie Guinn, Gilbert Kalish — Beautiful Dreamer
(0:28:12) The Andrews Sisters — I Can Dream, Can't I?
(0:30:52) Your DJs: The Recap and Preface
(0:35:17) Frank Sinatra — It Never Entered My Mind
(0:38:50) Miles Davis — It Never Entered My Mind
(0:42:51) Julie London — It Never Entered My Mind
(0:45:14) The Supremes — It Never Entered My Mind
(0:47:32) Your DJs: The Versions
(0:49:15) Dippity-Do Styling Gel — Dippity-Do, Dippity-Do (commercial)
(0:50:14) Louis Prima, Phil Harris, Bruce Reitherman — I Wan'na Be Like You (The Monkey Song) (from The Jungle Book (1967))
(0:54:50) Dr. John — Such a Night
(0:57:45) The Dave Clark Five — I Like It Like That
(0:59:22) The War on Drugs — Under the Pressure
(1:08:12) Your DJs: The Descriptions and Banter
(1:11:12) Dread Zeppelin — Immigrant Song
(1:14:03) Janelle Monáe feat. Brian Wilson — Dirty Computer
(1:16:03) Rhonda Vincent and Dolly Parton — Please
(1:20:15) Freddie Gibbs and Madlib feat. Danny Brown — High
(1:23:14) Your DJs: The Valediction and Departure
(1:26:47) Bernard Herrmann — The Wild Ride (from North by Northwest (1959))

Episode #298: That’s the Side of Town We Were Born In

Saturday, October 13th, 2018

Get ready for the usual malarkey: covers, too many versions of one song, show tunes, movie music, TV music, piano music, old and new pop, hip-hop, folk, and more, with frequent chatty interruptions. You know all this, so you know you won’t be disappointed. Load it down.

(0:00:00) Christina Pluhar and L'Arpeggiata — Ciaccona
(0:04:52) Your DJs Are Here!
(0:08:54) Spencer Myer (William Bolcom, composer) — The Garden of Eden, rags for piano: IV. Through Eden's Gates
(0:13:32) Burl Ives — Big Rock Candy Mountain
(0:16:10) Vienna Boys' Choir — El cóndor pasa (Bolivia)
(0:18:38) Dionne Warwick — (There's) Always Something There to Remind Me
(0:21:36) Your DJs Present a Feature
(0:23:45) Joni Mitchell and James Taylor — You Can Close Your Eyes (Live in London, 1970)
(0:26:57) James Taylor — You Can Close Your Eyes
(0:29:27) Linda Ronstadt — You Can Close Your Eyes
(0:32:34) Matthew Sweet and Susanna Hoffs — You Can Close Your Eyes
(0:35:07) Your DJs Enjoy Sets Like That Last One
(0:36:38) Ramin Djawadi — The Children (from Game of Thrones, Season 4)
(0:39:18) Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr. — Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr. discuss Stoned Soul Picnic
(0:40:14) 5th Dimension — Stoned Soul Picnic
(0:43:42) David Burns, Jack Gilford, John Carradine, Zero Mostel — Everybody Ought to Have a Maid (from A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1962) (Original Broadway Cast)
(0:47:30) Sally Yeh — Material Girl (200 Du) (from Crazy Rich Asians)
(0:51:52) Your DJs Speak to You
(0:54:22) Mike Nichols and Elaine May — Traveling Amalgamated
(0:58:31) Michael Kiwanuka — Bones
(1:02:16) Jack Handey — Deep Thoughts: A Nude Opera
(1:02:40) Billy Joe Royal — Down in the Boondocks
(1:05:12) Hiss Golden Messenger — Brown-Eyed Women
(1:10:00) Your DJs Have a Little More for You
(1:11:47) Roger Miller — You Can't Roller Skate in a Buffalo Herd
(1:13:40) Josh Ritter and Barnstar — Darcy Farrow
(1:17:26) Rhiannon Giddens — My Baby Likes Bacon
(1:20:09) DJ Honda feat. Doe-V & KRS-One — Team Players
(1:24:51) Jenny Lin — Busby: Variations on Mister Softee (Theme and Variation 1)
(1:26:22) The Smothers Brothers — Tom Dooley
(1:31:07) Clarence Reid — Funky Party
(1:34:37) Your DJs Have Done It Again
(1:37:26) Barry Devorzon and Perry Botkin Jr. — Nadia's Theme (Theme to The Young and the Restless)

Episode #297: Perhaps It Comes from Next Door

Saturday, October 6th, 2018

Here’s another piece of our ongoing experiment in which we make things up as we go along. We won’t yet call it a never-ending series but it’s still going strong after all these years. If we ever get tired of it then we’ll find someone else to take it over. So don’t worry! For now, just download this one and hear music and chat from all over the place.

(0:00:00) Loreena McKennitt — Brian Boru's March
(0:03:47) Your DJs Are Back
(0:11:31) Anthony Parenti's Famous Melody Boys — That's a Plenty
(0:13:56) Bing Crosby — That's a Plenty
(0:15:53) Tennessee Tech University Brass Quintet — That's a Plenty
(0:17:54) Jethro Burns — That's a Plenty
(0:20:22) Your DJs Explain Your Rights and Responsibilities
(0:25:27) Gigi Parker and The Lonelies — Beatles, Please Come Back
(0:27:47) Dolly Parton — Hard Candy Christmas (from The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982))
(0:31:23) Harry Nilsson — Jesus Christ You're Tall (1975 piano demo)
(0:32:49) Florence + The Machine — Tiny Dancer
(0:38:48) Tony! Toni! Toné! — It Never Rains (In Southern California)
(0:43:43) Your DJs Again
(0:47:17) Monty Python — The Death of Mary, Queen of Scots (extended)
(0:52:22) The Jam — Town Called Malice
(0:55:25) Eric Weissberg and Steve Mandell — Dueling Banjos (from Deliverance (1972))
(0:57:42) Ernie Hawks and The Soul Investigators — Journey to the Bottom
(1:02:07) Your DJs Once More
(1:05:00) Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers — Don't Come Around Here No More
(1:10:02) Sufjan Stevens — The Only Thing
(1:14:42) Jack Handey — Deep Thoughts: He Was a Cowboy, Mister
(1:15:22) Richard and Linda Thompson — Why Don't You Love Me
(1:17:51) Janelle Monáe feat. Grimes — Pynk
(1:21:51) Your DJs Finish Early for Once
(1:25:21) Charles Gounod — Theme to Alfred Hitchcock Presents (Funeral March of a Marionette)