Archive for July 2019

Episode #339: Strings and Things

Saturday, July 27th, 2019

This week you’ll hear excellent-sounding instrumentals and covers, more strings than usual, the four seasons, jeans, jazz, cowboys, and more. The chat’s pretty good, too. Go.

(0:00:00) Otto Klemperer, Philharmonia Orchestra — Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, Op. 68 "Pastoral": I. Allegro ma non troppo
(0:12:58) Your DJs Explain
(0:19:09) Petula Clark — Les chants de l'été
(0:21:42) The Mantovani Orchestra — Greensleeves (What Child Is This?)
(0:24:47) Astrud Gilberto — It Might As Well Be Spring
(0:29:11) The Coasters — Autumn Leaves
(0:33:04) Your DJs with Their Explanations
(0:34:42) Jefferson Airplane — Levis Commercial #1
(0:35:41) Gordon Jenkins and His Orchestra — Paris Canaille
(0:39:46) A Taste of Honey — Sukiyaki
(0:43:45) The London Double Bass Sound — Frère Jacques Fantasy
(0:49:16) Snoop Doggy Dogg — Lodi Dodi
(0:53:41) Your DJs with Information
(0:57:54) Jefferson Airplane — Levis Commercial #2
(0:58:39) Mike Nichols and Elaine May — Transference
(1:00:38) Weezer — Rosanna
(1:05:28) Apocalyptica — Nothing Else Matters
(1:10:11) Art Pepper — Patricia
(1:13:47) Your DJs with a Recap
(1:17:01) Kramer — I'm Your Fan (live in Japan)
(1:19:39) Starbuck — Moonlight Feels Right
(1:23:13) Jack Handey — Deep Thoughts: A Tragic Love Affair
(1:23:38) The Free Design — Canada in Springtime
(1:26:06) Sinéad O'Connor — You Do Something to Me
(1:28:39) Your DJs with a Valediction
(1:33:03) Frankie Laine — Theme to Rawhide

Episode #338: We Don’t Need to Go Back There Again

Saturday, July 20th, 2019

This week we play covers, new discoveries, old favorites, music from movies and TV, and more, plus we discuss hamburgers and celebrities. It’s hot outside but it’s cool inside.

(0:00:00) The Millar Brass Ensemble conducted by Vincent Cichowicz — Under the Sea (from The Little Mermaid, in the style of Joplin)
(0:02:53) Your DJs Have Arrived
(0:07:53) They Might Be Giants — Youth Culture Killed My Dog
(0:10:40) Taylor Swift — Fearless/I'm Yours/Hey, Soul Sister
(0:16:13) Siri — Directions to White Castle
(0:16:49) Ry Cooder — Theme from Southern Comfort (1981)
(0:20:33) Nas feat. Kanye West and Chrisette Michele — Still Dreaming
(0:24:12) Your DJs Discuss Fast Food and Other Things
(0:29:28) Cracker Jack — Candy-Coated Popcorn, Peanuts and a Prize (Commercial)
(0:29:57) Gordon Jenkins and His Orchestra — The River Seine
(0:33:57) The Moonglows — Sincerely
(0:37:28) The McGuire Sisters — Sincerely
(0:45:26) Petula Clark — La Seine et la Tamise
(0:43:23) Your DJs Enjoyed the Set
(0:45:42) Mike Nichols and Elaine May — Mrs. Fenn, Patron of the Arts
(0:55:58) Seals and Crofts — Summer Breeze
(0:59:21) The John Morris Orchestra, Cloris Leachman, Marty Feldman, Gene Wilder — Frau Blucher (from Young Frankenstein (1974))
(1:01:47) Laura Branigan — Name Game
(1:06:37) Karen Souza feat. Anita Repilado — Smooth Operator
(1:09:53) Your DJs Have Given You a Lot
(1:12:27) Bobby Vee — More Than I Can Say
(1:14:55) The Thrills — Hollywood Kids
(1:20:28) Jack Handey — Deep Thoughts: One Thing That Will Really Make a Woman Mad
(1:20:51) Michael Hedges — If I Needed Someone
(1:24:07) Jenny Lewis — Hollywood Lawn
(1:28:40) Your DJs Had a Great Time and Hope That You Did Too
(1:34:44) Max Richter — Themes from The Leftovers: Main Title (Season 1)/Departure (Lullaby)

Episode #337: The Barefoot Contessa Strikes Back

Saturday, July 13th, 2019

Featured selections this week include music from movies, TV, the distant past, and the very present. Of course there are also some covers (have we ever done a program without any?) and some chuckles. Now that you’re done reading this you can start listening to it. Sorry to have gone on for so long.

(0:00:00) Neil Sedaka — Little Devil
(0:02:42) Your DJs Tell You What Is and What Isn’t
(0:08:16) Betty Boop Soundtrack Artists — Sweet Betty
(0:08:50) Henry Mancini and His Orchestra and Chorus — Something for Cat (from Breakfast at Tiffany's (1962))
(0:11:57) Taylor Swift — You Need to Calm Down
(0:14:47) Betty Boop Soundtrack Artists — Sweet Betty (Version 2)
(0:15:21) Shirley Ellis — Ever See a Diver Kiss His Wife While the Bubbles Bounce About Above the Water?
(0:17:55) One Direction — Perfect
(0:21:44) Phil Spitalny's Music — Betty Boop
(0:24:16) Your DJs Boop Around
(0:32:22) Radio Commercial — Grzedik Brothers Beer
(0:33:20) Gordon Jenkins and His Orchestra — If You Love Me, Really Love Me
(0:36:29) Brian Wilson — Kiss the Girl (from The Little Mermaid)
(0:40:46) The Smothers Brothers — The Impossible Dream (The Quest)
(0:48:44) Lykke Li — Unchained Melody
(0:51:22) Your DJs Speak
(0:54:01) Mike Nichols and Elaine May — Jack Fagen Interviews Barbara Mush
(1:02:10) Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons — December, 1963 (Oh What a Night)
(1:05:43) Frankie Laine — Rose, Rose I Love You
(1:08:15) Lizzo — Jerome
(1:12:07) Your DJs Speak Some More
(1:14:04) Petula Clark — Games People Play
(1:16:40) Kacey Musgraves — Velvet Elvis
(1:19:11) Jack Handey — Deep Thoughts: A Good Gift for the President
(1:19:35) Louis Jordan — Whatever Lola Wants (Lola Gets)
(1:22:06) Sam the Sham and The Pharaohs — Li'l Red Riding Hood
(1:22:47) Etta James — Shortnin' Bread Rock
(1:27:17) The Dixie Cups — People Say
(1:29:50) Your DJs Reach the End of Today’s Speeches
(1:36:37) Joe Harnell — Themes to The Incredible Hulk: Main Title (version #2)/The Lonely Man Theme (reprise)

Episode #336: Better Music and Chat a Millionaire’s Money Can’t Buy

Saturday, July 6th, 2019

It’s July and now the living is even easier. Enjoy show tunes, movie music, standards, covers, samples, chuckles, and more. There’s always more. We can’t tell you everything here. Sometimes you just have to listen.

(0:00:00) Jenny Lin — March of the Siamese Children (from The King and I)
(0:03:53) Your DJs Start the Party
(0:06:36) René Garriguenc — Street Moods in Jazz (from The Twilight Zone)
(0:10:40) Ella Fitzgerald — Heat Wave
(0:13:03) Jimmy Smith — Walk on the Wild Side (Parts 1 and 2)
(0:18:56) Sarah Vaughan — The Time for Love Is Anytime (from Cactus Flower (1969))
(0:21:44) Your DJs Speak of the Set
(0:26:33) Chock Full o' Nuts Coffee — Chock Full o' Nuts Is That Heavenly Coffee (Commercial)
(0:26:51) Gordon Jenkins and His Orchestra — Dance at Bougival
(0:32:51) Taylor Swift — Bette Davis Eyes
(0:36:24) Patty Griffin — Rowing Song
(0:39:46) Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox feat. Morgan James — Maps
(0:43:30) Your DJs Speak of What Was and What Will Be
(0:47:39) Mike Nichols and Elaine May — Morning Rounds
(0:49:35) Ray LaMontagne — Hannah
(0:55:12) William Bolcom — That Certain Feeling
(0:56:28) Kate and Anna McGarrigle — As Fast As My Little Feet Can Carry Me (live in Rochester, 1984)
(1:02:01) The Isley Brothers — Between the Sheets
(1:07:38) Your DJs Speak, Recover, Speak Again, and Begin One More Set
(1:11:00) Cher — Waterloo
(1:13:51) Carly Rae Jepsen — Run Away with Me
(1:18:00) Jack Handey — Deep Thoughts: A Good Movie
(1:18:26) Dusty Springfield — Ain't No Sun Since You've Been Gone
(1:21:10) Miley Cyrus — Time of Our Lives
(1:24:42) Mel Blanc — Toot, Toot, Tootsie
(1:27:21) The Notorious B.I.G. — Big Poppa
(1:31:34) Your DJs Say That’s All for Now (Folks)
(1:34:37) Dina Dore — Theme to All My Children