Episode #315: Sad but Not So Sad That You Take Your Own

For the seventh annual time your co-hosts (with help from YOU YOU YOU) present a peppy selection of dolorous laments that shed light on the human condition and stuff. It goes on like that for a while but ends up in a happy place because we couldn’t leave you disenchanted. Don’t go away unhappy, just go away. (Har har!)

(0:00:00) Frances Black — After the Ball
(0:08:13) Your DJs Arrive to Console You
(0:14:00) Tom Paxton — I Can't Help but Wonder Where I'm Bound
(0:17:40) Bruce Springsteen — Growin' Up
(0:20:18) Cyn — I’ll Still Have Me
(0:23:56) Cat Power — Woman Left Lonely
(0:28:02) Your DJs Keep You Centered
(0:30:53) Fred Eaglesmith — Kansas
(0:34:35) Neil Young — Philadelphia
(0:38:54) Buddy Holly — Crying, Waiting, Hoping (acoustic)
(0:40:44) Guided by Voices — Beekeeper Seeks Ruth
(0:43:23) Your DJs, Friendly Voices, Break in to Reassure You
(0:45:51) The Jayhawks — Broken Harpoon
(0:49:21) Vincent Gallo — Yes I'm Lonely
(0:53:08) Barbara Dickson, Colm Wilkinson — Another Suitcase in Another Hall (from Evita (1976))
(0:56:09) 2Pac — Dear Mama
(1:00:48) Your DJs Are in Your Corner, You Know That
(1:03:38) Dusty Springfield — If You Go Away (Ne me quitte pas)
(1:07:29) Louis Armstrong — La vie en rose
(1:10:52) Altan — The Lass of Glenshee
(1:15:27) Marvin Gaye — If I Should Die Tonight
(1:19:27) Your DJs Acknowledge the Melancholy
(1:22:09) Karla Bonoff — The Water Is Wide
(1:27:04) Damien Rice — The Blower's Daughter
(1:31:57) George Jessel with the Ted Auletta Orchestra and Chorus — The Tie That Binds
(1:34:59) Nina Simone — Mississippi Goddam
(1:39:53) Your DJs Send You on Your Way Refreshed and Smiling
(1:43:14) Mandy Patinkin — The Happy Medley: There's a Rainbow 'Round My Shoulder/Top Hat, White Tie and Tails/Puttin' on the Ritz/Alexander's Ragtime Band/Swanee/My Mammy/Handful of Keys