Archive for March 2019

Episode #322: Wait Till Charlie Comes

Saturday, March 30th, 2019

I wanna, you wanna, they wanna. We all wanna something. We have what you wanna. We have covers and originals, genres galore, old and new music, and even squirrels. You wanna hear?

(0:00:00) The Los Angeles Guitar Quartet — I Wanna Be Like You (from The Jungle Book, in the style of Villa-Lobos)
(0:03:58) Your DJs Are Back
(0:08:58) Patsy Montana with The Prairie Ramblers — I Wanna Be a Cowboy's Sweetheart
(0:12:03) The Jelly Beans — I Wanna Love Him So Bad
(0:14:46) Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart — I Wanna Be Free
(0:17:08) 2Pac — Shorty Wanna Be a Thug
(0:21:00) Your DJs Wanna Tell You What You Just Heard
(0:23:57) Les Baxter — Unchained Melody
(0:26:28) Melody Gardot — Preacherman (long version)
(0:33:02) Dolly Parton — Here You Come Again
(0:35:54) Jewel feat. Rodney Crowell — It Doesn't Hurt Right Now
(0:40:28) Your DJs Talk About It
(0:43:12) Alfred Hitchcock and John Allen — Johnny Takes a Dare (The More the Merrier)
(0:49:56) Wilson Pickett — Land of 1,000 Dances
(0:52:20) The Smothers Brothers — Mediocre Fred
(0:54:04) Kate & Anna McGarrigle — Tequila Sunrise (The Pilot's Wife's Song) (Mariposa Folk Festival, Barrie ON, 1985)
(1:00:41) Paul Simon — Kodachrome
(1:04:11) Your DJs Speak
(1:06:12) Mike Nichols and Elaine May — Air Conditioner Repair
(1:08:40) Arthur Conley — Sweet Soul Music
(1:10:59) Swanson — Swanson Quick-Frozen Chicken Drumsticks (commercial)
(1:12:33) Mickey Newbury — Just Dropped In
(1:15:26) Bradley Cooper — Black Eyes (from A Star Is Born (2018))
(1:18:31) Your DJs Drop In
(1:20:42) Hoagy Carmichael, Bix Beiderbecke — Barnacle Bill the Sailor
(1:23:28) Le Quintette du Hot Club de France (Django Reinhardt and Stéphane Grappelli) — Minor Swing (1937 version)
(1:26:41) Jack Handey — Deep Thoughts: Kryptonite Cross
(1:27:05) Robert Maxwell, His Harp & His Orchestra — Accidental Slip on an Oriental Rug
(1:29:19) Taylor Swift — Last Kiss
(1:35:26) Your DJs Go Out Like Lambs
(1:39:28) John Davis — Theme to Beverly Hills 90210

Episode #321: How Not to Get Poisoned, and Other Advice

Saturday, March 23rd, 2019

All right, you can relax, it’s spring. No more cold weather, no more snow, that’s our guarantee and our signal to play more Christmas music. But not today! Instead hear instrumental music, covers, originals, jazz, pop, rap, Kiwis, ghosts, cigars, and much more than that. We present this gift this to you, and we’re already on to the next one. We’re a full service program.

(0:00:00) Leonard Bernstein with the New York Philharmonic — Prologue (Allegro Moderato) to West Side Story
(0:04:08) Your DJs
(0:08:06) The Ventures — Hernando's Hideaway
(0:10:28) Leon Bridges — Beyond
(0:14:27) Stacey Kent — Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo (French Version)
(0:17:39) Alessia Cara — I Guess That's Why They Call It the Blues
(0:22:09) Your DJs
(0:25:17) Edie Adams (Muriel Cigars) — Pick One Up and Smoke It Sometime (commercial)
(0:26:15) The Routers — Let's Go (Pony)
(0:28:34) The Beths — Future Me Hates Me
(0:32:38) Dave Edmunds — Queen of Hearts
(0:35:56) R.E.M. — (Don't Go Back To) Rockville
(0:40:27) Your DJs
(0:43:40) Alfred Hitchcock and John Allen — The Magician ('Til Death Do Us Part)
(0:47:39) Sade — By Your Side
(0:52:11) Jenny Lin — De Lulli: The Celebrated Chop Waltz (Chopsticks)
(0:53:33) Spanky and Our Gang — Leopard Skin Phones
(0:56:31) Big Daddy Kane — Ain't No Half Steppin'
(1:01:51) Your DJs
(1:05:29) Mike Nichols and Elaine May — The Art Buyer
(1:11:03) Gene Ammons — Madhouse
(1:17:46) Jack Handey — Deep Thoughts: Weightlifting
(1:18:07) The Boswell Sisters — Shuffle Off to Buffalo
(1:21:15) Daughter — Youth
(1:25:28) Brak — Brak CounterBrak
(1:26:21) The Good Johnsons — The Blob
(1:28:57) GZA/Genius — Labels (instrumental version)
(1:32:04) Your DJs
(1:38:01) Nat King Cole — Goodnight Irene

Episode #320: It’s Somewhat Beautiful

Saturday, March 16th, 2019

What did we do there? We ate pie. Then we came home and made this program for you. It’s a gift. We’re part of the gift culture. Enjoy many things by many artists, almost all of them still with us. And then there’s us, the givers. You’re welcome indeed!

(0:00:00) Olivia Colman — Olivia Colman Accepts Her Best-Actress Oscar (91st Academy Awards Broadcast)
(0:04:45) Your DJs Think That Was Touching and Sweet
(0:08:57) Melina Mercouri — Mack with the Knife
(0:11:38) N’Sync — When You Wish Upon a Star
(0:13:59) Yo La Tengo — Hey Ya!
(0:17:02) Lizzo — Juice
(0:20:17) Your DJs Speak a Little
(0:22:32) Sylvania — Sylvania Televisions: Halo Light (commercial)
(0:24:10) John Prine with Roger Cook — Love Is on a Roll
(0:28:18) Joshua Radin — We Are Okay
(0:30:59) Charles Esten — Itty Bitty Ditty (from Nashville)
(0:32:34) Cher — Gypsys, Tramps and Thieves
(0:35:10) Nellie McKay — Itchycoo Park
(0:38:34) Your DJs Know How to Pronounce Her Name
(0:43:42) Alfred Hitchcock and John Allen — The Haunted and the Haunters (The Pirate's Curse)
(0:54:19) The Jam — Ghosts
(0:56:49) The Moody Blues — Eyes of a Child, Part 1
(1:00:13) José González — What Will
(1:06:32) Your DJs End One Set and Start another Long One
(1:08:48) The Moody Blues — Eyes of a Child, Part 2
(1:10:12) Blossom Dearie — The Sweetest Sounds
(1:12:43) Ingrid Michaelson — Far Away
(1:15:47) Jack Handey — Deep Thoughts: If You Ever Go Temporarily Insane...
(1:16:12) Dionne Warwick — Walk on By
(1:18:57) Solange — Dreams
(1:21:26) Verne Langdon — What D'Ya Mean You Lost Your Dog?
(1:23:22) The Jayhawks — Spoken Introduction/Bad Time
(1:27:11) Rod Stewart — Gasoline Alley (MTV Unplugged version)
(1:30:48) Your DJs Finish This
(1:35:17) Cassandra Wilson — Death Letter (used as the theme to True Detective Season 3)

Episode #319: Loose Change, Losers, and the Agony of Defeat

Saturday, March 9th, 2019

It’s not Spring yet. We’ll tell you when it is. In the meantime please enjoy this assortment of popular music and chat ranging from the black-and-white 1940s through to today’s wonderful world of color, with almost every decade represented. It will pleasantly fill 90 minutes of your valuable time.

(0:00:00) Spinal Tap — Gimme Some Money
(0:02:24) Your DJs Show Up
(0:07:39) The Washington Squares — New Generation
(0:10:14) The Civil Wars — Poison and Wine
(0:13:51) MGM Studio Orchestra — Barn Dance (Bless Yore Beautiful Hide) (from Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954))
(0:19:43) Milton Greene, Austin Pendleton — Miracle of Miracles (from Fiddler on the Roof (1964) (Original Broadway Cast Recording))
(0:21:42) Your DJs Know What That Was and Also What’s Coming
(0:25:12) Stopette — Mr. Stopette (commercial)
(0:26:19) Martin Denny — Love Dance
(0:28:48) Gene Ammons Quintet — Jack's Town
(0:32:17) Jeri Southern — It's Bad for Me
(0:34:28) Frank Sinatra — Here's That Rainy Day
(0:38:01) Your DJs Just Played Some Very Old Music
(0:41:43) The Monkees — Your Auntie Grizelda (intro by Peter Tork) (live, Universal Ampitheatre, 1989)
(0:45:11) The Monkees — Shades of Gray
(0:48:32) The Monkees — Words
(0:51:22) The Monkees — Long Title: Do I Have to Do This All Over Again? (from Head (1968))
(0:53:59) Your DJs Recap That Tribute
(0:55:11) Mike Nichols and Elaine May — Interrupted Hour
(0:59:44) Elbow — New York Morning
(1:05:02) Joni Mitchell — Chelsea Morning
(1:07:03) Lucy Rose — Bad Blood (Originally by Taylor Swift feat. Kendrick Lamar)
(1:10:37) Your DJs Heart N. Y.
(1:11:33) Fleetwood Mac — Rattlesnake Shake
(1:15:05) Little River Band — Lonesome Loser
(1:18:57) Jack Handey — Deep Thoughts: It's Too Bad that Whole Families Have to Be Torn Apart
(1:19:20) Ednaswap — Torn (acoustic version from Morning Becomes Eclectic)
(1:23:23) The Carters (Beyoncé and Jay-Z) — Heard About Us
(1:26:34) Your DJs Send You Off with Some Warm Music and Chat in Your Bellies
(1:30:11) Jack Shaindlin, Irving Robbins — Theme to ABC's Wide World of Sports

Episode #318: You Have to Know These Things When You’re a King

Saturday, March 2nd, 2019

Theme Month is over and it’s back to normal business, not the New Normal but the Old Normal, in fact the Good Old Normal. Hear some comedy and some pop songs, a bit of French, instrumentals, monologues, samples, covers, rhythm and blues, a long song, and more. We can’t pay you to listen but we’ll be delighted if you do. March on.

(0:00:00) Monty Python — The Bridge of Death (from Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975))
(0:03:59) Your DJs Come in Like Lions
(0:07:31) Édith Piaf — Milord
(0:12:00) Nouvelle Vague feat. Coralie Clément — Je suis déjà parti
(0:16:07) Rodney Bingenheimer, Alice Cooper, Kim Fowley, Mackenzie Phillips, Leon Russell, Cher, Ramones, The Professor, Ronald Vaughan, Chris Carter, Dramarama, George Hickenlooper, Courtney Love, Hole — Who Is Rodney Bingenheimer? (edit) (from Mayor of the Sunset Strip (2003))
(0:21:50) Busta Rhymes — Gimme Some More
(0:24:56) Your DJs Speak
(0:29:33) Curtis Mayfield — Move on Up (Album Version)
(0:38:26) Iron and Wine — Winter Prayers
(0:41:37) Ken Nordine — You're Getting Better
(0:43:43) The Beach Boys — God Only Knows (Stereo Backing Track)
(0:46:48) Kacey Musgraves — Oh, What a World
(0:50:46) Your DJs Recap
(0:56:17) Mike Nichols and Elaine May — Interior Decorator
(1:02:01) Galt MacDermot — Woman Is Sweeter
(1:04:54) Cher — Twelfth of Never
(1:07:08) H.E.R. — Losing
(1:10:52) Your DJs Review
(1:13:03) Sam Phillips — How Much Is Enough
(1:17:21) Thomas Rhett — Get Me Some of That
(1:20:28) Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers — Angeline the Barista
(1:22:13) The Byrds — My Back Pages
(1:25:21) Harry Nilsson — Gotta Get Up
(1:27:46) Your DJs Go Out
(1:31:20) Elmer Bernstein — Opening and Closing Themes to Ellery Queen