Archive for December 2018

Episode #309: Animals, Fools, Mealtimes, and More

Saturday, December 29th, 2018

Goodbye to that old year. New one coming soon! Next year there will be more old music, more new music, and more banter. The world’s culture stash keeps growing. Already, on this very episode, you can travel across the decades and still be back by teatime. We speak metaphorically but you know what we mean. Happy New Year, Listeners.

(0:00:00) Lorne Michaels — Beatles Offer (1976-04-24) (from NBC’s Saturday Night)
(0:02:08) Your DJs Are Here to Escort You Into the New Year
(0:08:49) Tak Shindo — Stumbling
(0:10:55) Art Pepper and Marty Paich Quartet — Over the Rainbow
(0:13:14) George Wright — I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face
(0:17:11) Billie Holiday — I'll Be Seeing You
(0:20:39) Your DJs Introduce Another Tribute Set, Oh No!
(0:24:04) Cannonball Adderley — African Waltz
(0:26:13) Anna McGarrigle — Anna introduces Galt MacDermot's "Call It Home"
(0:27:13) Galt MacDermot — Call It Home
(0:29:54) Allan Nicholls — Goin' Down (from Hair)
(0:32:18) Lynn Kellogg — Easy to Be Hard (from Hair (1968) (Original Broadway Cast Recording))
(0:34:55) Galt MacDermot — Coffee Cold
(0:38:17) Kate & Anna McGarrigle — Cover Up My Head
(0:41:12) Your DJs Go Over a Couple Two Three Things
(0:47:30) Haddaway — What Is Love
(0:51:57) Nas — Memory Lane (Sittin’ in da Park)
(0:56:04) Lynn Kellogg — Opening and Closing Themes to Animals, Animals, Animals
(0:57:58) Sylvia and Murray Winant — Doc Clock (The Breakfast Time Friend) (Part 2)
(1:01:00) Mark Kozelek with Minnie Driver — Something Stupid
(1:03:51) Your DJs Really Liked That
(1:07:45) Ricky Nelson — Poor Little Fool
(1:10:17) Your DJs Seek Closure, Achieve It, and Move On
(1:10:54) Christopher Reeve, Elaine May, Mike Nichols, Phil Donahue — And Superboy Makes 3 (from Free to Be…a Family (1988))
(1:15:55) Camera Obscura — New Year's Resolution
(1:21:28) Jack Handey — Deep Thoughts: If Dogs Ever Take Over the World...
(1:21:54) Blossom Dearie — Some Other Time
(1:25:49) Tom Waits — New Year's Eve
(1:30:14) Your DJs Send You on Your Way Into the Year That Lies Ahead
(1:36:21) Millicent Martin with David Frost — That Was the Week That Was

Episode #308: Two Elderly Scotchmen Munch on a Rare Cheese

Saturday, December 22nd, 2018

I guess we made an actual Christmas program. I guess it’s full of holiday music and good cheer. I guess we’re like everybody else now. I guess it's our fault. But we chose it ourselves, it’s no Sirius/XM playlist for darned sure. Humor us. It’s possible—likely!—that you’ll enjoy it. We did.

(0:00:00) The Beatles — The Beatles Fourth Christmas Record
(0:06:38) Your DJs Are Here Again with That Holiday Stuff
(0:11:02) Bert Kaempfert — Holiday for Bells
(0:13:21) Barbra Streisand — Jingle Bells?
(0:15:14) The Sinatra Family — I Wouldn't Trade Christmas
(0:18:06) Chris Isaak — Hey Santa!
(0:20:48) Your DJs Reflect on the Set
(0:23:42) Rev. J. M. Gates — Hell Will Be Your Santa Claus
(0:26:41) Sonny Boy Williamson I — Christmas Morning Blues
(0:30:07) Eddie Lawrence — Merry Old Philosopher #1
(0:31:01) John Prine — Christmas in Prison
(0:34:13) Annie Lennox — See Amid the Winter's Snow
(0:37:43) Your DJs Tell You About Everything
(0:40:04) Choir of King's College Cambridge — In the Bleak Midwinter
(0:44:24) Miss Piggy — Santa Baby
(0:47:14) The Boston Camerata, Joel Cohen — Ronde and Saltarello
(0:48:34) The Wombats — Frosty the Snowman
(0:51:42) A Fine Frenzy — Blue Christmas
(0:55:02) Your DJs Know a Thing or Two
(0:58:25) Rosemary Clooney — Suzy Snowflake
(1:01:24) Steve Nieves — It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year
(1:04:46) Eddie Lawrence — Merry Old Philosopher #2
(1:05:39) Fred Waring and His Pennsylvanians — Caroling, Caroling
(1:06:53) Colbie Caillat — Winter Wonderland
(1:09:42) Your DJs Choose All That Music You Just Heard
(1:12:02) The Sensational Little Shana Lynette — Mister Russian, Please Don't Shoot Down Santa's Sleigh
(1:15:06) The Soul Duo — Just a Sad Xmas
(1:18:49) Eddie Lawrence — Merry Old Philosopher #3
(1:19:59) Frank Sinatra — Jingle Bells (1957 version)
(1:21:59) Rooney — Merry Xmas Everybody
(1:25:17) Sammy Kaye — Santa Claus for President
(1:27:44) Jesse Winchester — Snow
(1:30:04) Your DJs Refer to the Weather, Recap the Set, and Leave
(1:34:24) Dame Kiri Te Kanawa — The Holly and the Ivy

Episode #307: Don’t Put Your Daughter on the Stage

Saturday, December 15th, 2018

Deep in December it’s nice to remember although you know the snow will follow. We’re already weary of this winter but we can all tough it out if we just stay indoors. This 90-minute mix of stuff that we made for you might help. There are smiles and chuckles, covers, movie and TV music, and lots more. See?

(0:00:00) The King's Noyse, David Douglass, Ellen Hargis — Mon Dieu la belle entrée
(0:04:04) Your DJs, They’re Here!
(0:09:21) Danny Elfman — What's This? (from The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993))
(0:12:26) Robert Ellis — Pretty Paper
(0:14:46) The Launton Handbell Ringers — Lord of the Dance
(0:16:32) Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Lena Horne — A Christmas Surprise (Second Performance)
(0:20:01) Your DJs, They’re Back!
(0:23:48) Rhoda Bernard — Cohen Owes Me 97 Dollars
(0:27:01) Rosemary Clooney, Duke Ellington and His Orchestra — I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart
(0:29:38) William Bolcom — Fascinating Rhythm
(0:30:31) Jimmy Liggins — I Ain't Drunk
(0:32:54) Ricky Nelson — Travelin' Man
(0:35:15) Your DJs, They’re Explaining!
(0:37:54) Mike Nichols and Elaine May — I Love Your Work
(0:41:36) James TW — Torn
(0:45:07) Allan Sherman — It's a Most Unusual Play
(0:47:31) Kaleo — All the Pretty Girls
(0:52:39) Your DJs, They Like Like This Job!
(0:55:23) Nancy Sinatra — As Tears Go By
(0:58:11) Bradley Cooper — Maybe It's Time (from A Star Is Born (2018))
(1:00:51) Alvvays — Adult Diversion
(1:04:19) Nelly Furtado — Maneater
(1:07:20) Your DJs, They Sometimes Change Their Minds!
(1:09:43) Dionne Warwick — Promises, Promises
(1:12:41) Etta James — Only Women Bleed
(1:16:49) Jack Handey — Deep Thoughts: The Evening Sky
(1:17:17) Noël Coward — Mrs Worthington
(1:19:17) Mos Def, Q-Tip, Tash — Body Rock
(1:24:31) Your DJs, They’re Leaving, but Only Until Next Time!
(1:29:16) Little Barrie — Main Title Theme (Extended) from Better Call Saul

Episode #306: Stirring Up the Dirt

Saturday, December 8th, 2018

We’re still here and we’re still fun and you know it. Grab this episode and listen to friendly banter along with music that WE chose, for YOU, like, specially, y’know? Some of it is newish and some of it is oldish. Some of it isn’t even in English. And some of it is just plain old, but that’s never put you off before. Your Happy Holidays continue here.

(0:00:00) The Ink Spots — Address Unknown
(0:02:56) Your DJs Talk TV
(0:06:51) Flanders and Swann — A Transport of Delight
(0:12:07) Ben Howard — The Wolves
(0:17:14) Stephen Bennett — In the Court of the Crimson King
(0:22:09) The Regrettes — All I Want for Christmas
(0:24:43) Your DJs Speak to You
(0:27:31) The Monkees — Silver Bells
(0:30:57) Adele — Hometown Glory
(0:35:23) Henry Morgan — The Eversharp Schick Injector Razor Saves You Time #1 (commercial)
(0:37:02) Fanfare Ciocărlia — 007 (James Bond Theme)
(0:40:10) Jacques Brel — Madeleine
(0:42:50) Your DJs Explain
(0:45:20) The Beatles — Piggies (Take 12/Instrumental Backing Track)
(0:47:29) Grace Potter and The Nocturnals — Stars
(0:51:11) Tom Jones — Lift Me Up
(0:54:54) The Bird and The Bee — Carol of the Bells
(0:56:57) Your DJs Chose the Music You Just Heard
(0:59:03) Perry Como — Happiness Comes, Happiness Goes
(1:01:32) Andee feat. Hedley — Kiss You Inside Out
(1:05:08) Jack Handey — Deep Thoughts: We Used to Laugh at Grandpa
(1:05:33) Stacey Kent — Les eaux de Mars (The Waters of March)
(1:09:08) Biz Markie — Just a Friend
(1:13:08) Your DJs Are Still Working Hard
(1:15:14) Lee Hazlewood and Ann-Margret — Walk on Out of My Mind
(1:17:58) Chris Stapleton — Tennessee Whiskey
(1:22:47) Best Coast — Crazy for You
(1:24:38) Band of Horses — Islands on the Coast
(1:28:10) Your DJs Are Stopping Now Because It’s Time for a Rest
(1:30:42) Paul Robeson — Little Man, You've Had a Busy Day

Episode #305: Broiled, Not Fried

Saturday, December 1st, 2018

You’ll enjoy the fresh charcoal flavor of this week’s BIRTHDAY EPISODE in which birthdays are mentioned at least once. Christmas music starts to creep in as well, plus the usual covers and instrumentals and things you’ve never heard before (nor have we). Even though we say it ourselves, it really is a fine program. We invite you to download and agree.

(0:00:00) Dennis Day — Happy Birthday to You/The Unbirthday Song
(0:06:59) Your DJs Arrive!
(0:10:33) Altius Quartet (William Bolcom, composer) — 3 Rags for String Quartet: No. 1, Graceful Ghost
(0:14:15) Lou Rawls — Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
(0:17:56) Cass Elliot — Hardee's Radio Jingle #1
(0:18:59) José Feliciano — Walk Right In
(0:21:45) Ray Charles with James Taylor — Sweet Potato Pie
(0:25:30) Your DJs Speak
(0:28:00) Mike Nichols and Elaine May — Professor Cole and Doctor Wasserman
(0:34:15) The Lumineers — Big Parade
(0:39:35) Cass Elliot — Hardee's Radio Jingle #2
(0:40:38) The Handsome Family — My Sister's Tiny Hands
(0:44:05) José González — Heartbeats
(0:46:44) Your DJs Have Something to Say
(0:49:07) Dori Freeman — I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight
(0:52:19) Darlingside — In the Morning
(0:56:15) Cass Elliot — Hardee's Radio Jingle #3
(0:56:44) John Denver — When Will I Be Loved?
(0:58:32) Natalie Merchant — Kind and Generous
(1:02:35) Your DJs Again
(1:05:19) The Baja Marimba Band — Comin' in the Back Door
(1:07:35) Freddie Scott — (You) Got What I Need
(1:10:40) The Deller Consort — Here We Come a-Wassailing
(1:13:15) James Farrelli — In the Air Tonight
(1:17:59) Your DJs Are Doing the Job
(1:20:19) Walter Kolomoku — Medley of Old-Time Waltzes
(1:23:34) The Barr Brothers — Little Lover
(1:28:22) Jack Handey — Deep Thoughts: I Wish a Robot Would Get Elected President
(1:28:48) Early Music New York — Soldier's Joy
(1:30:06) Barbra Streisand — Come to the Supermarket in Old Peking
(1:32:02) Your DJs Prepare to Leave
(1:35:09) John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt — Theme to Hullabaloo