Episode #263: Whatever Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Sadder

Our sixth annual sad-songs program slams you with a couple dozen tear-inducing selections. We play sad songs all year long anyway but we always go way overboard with this one. Let us entertain you. You’ll be fine. Everything turns out all right in the end. Tally-ho and sally forth.

(0:00:00) Mecano — Hijo de la Luna (Spanish version)
(0:04:18) Your DJs Commiserate
(0:07:17) Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt, Emmylou Harris — Those Memories of You
(0:11:17) Patty Griffin — Making Pies
(0:14:56) Dixie Chicks — You Were Mine
(0:18:32) Elk City — Helpless
(0:23:27) Your DJs Go Over It
(0:26:23) Jesse Winchester — Biloxi
(0:29:40) Blur — No Distance Left to Run
(0:33:26) Kate and Anna McGarrigle — I Eat Dinner
(0:38:19) The Magnetic Fields — Come Back from San Francisco
(0:41:07) Your DJs Drone On
(0:46:01) Michael Andrews and Gary Jules — Mad World (from Donnie Darko (2001))
(0:49:04) Sufjan Stevens — John Wayne Gacy, Jr.
(0:52:26) Moondog and the London Saxophonic — Bird’s Lament (In Memory of Charlie Parker)
(0:54:28) Roberta Flack — Do What You Gotta Do
(0:58:36) Your DJs Push on Regardless
(1:02:41) The Mamas and The Papas — Go Where You Wanna Go
(1:05:08) Frank Ocean — Bad Religion
(1:08:30) Richard Thompson — Why Have My Loved Ones Gone?
(1:11:47) Nirvana — Something in the Way (MTV Unplugged version)
(1:15:17) Dar Williams — You Won’t See Me
(1:18:48) Brook Benton — A House Is Not a Home
(1:21:47) Roy Orbison — Life Fades Away
(1:25:28) Chet Baker — You Don’t Know What Love Is
(1:30:19) Your DJs Soften the Blow and Leave You Feeling Better
(1:35:16) Marni Nixon (dubbing Deborah Kerr) — I Whistle a Happy Tune (from the movie The King and I (1956))