Episode #373: Better Try the Emergency Brake

March 21, 2020

Winter oozes into Spring (except for our listeners in the Southern Hemisphere) and we slither right along with it bringing you movie music, covers, music boxes, funk, junk, bunk, and much more, all digestible and only 90 minutes long. How many downloads will there be? We don’t know but we can make a pretty good guess. At least YOU guys are here.

(0:00:00) James Taylor — Anywhere Like Heaven
(0:03:25) Your DJs Know
(0:06:13) Fairport Convention — Percy's Song
(0:13:01) Barbra Streisand — The World Is a Concerto/Make Your Own Kind of Music
(0:17:01) Fred Astaire and Dudley Dickerson — Slap That Bass (from Shall We Dance? (1937))
(0:21:50) Dean Martin — Money Burns a Hole in My Pocket
(0:24:51) Your DJs Tell
(0:27:45) Bruce Haack and Esther Nelson — Medieval Dancing
(0:30:48) Parliament — Flash Light
(0:35:16) MGM Studio Orchestra — The Merry Old Land of Oz (orchestral angles) (from The Wizard of Oz (1939))
(0:37:08) Mike Jones — You're Getting to Be a Habit with Me
(0:39:09) Ice Cube — Friday (from Friday (1995))
(0:42:59) Your DJs Talk
(0:46:19) Jon Gordon and Larry Lapides — Chip Dip (FM Radio Commercial)
(0:47:21) Mike Nichols and Elaine May — Bach to Bach
(0:52:47) Evan Dando — The Ballad of El Goodo
(0:56:28) Michael Giacchino — Jojo's March (from Jojo Rabbit (2019))
(0:57:27) Porter Music Box Co. — You've Got a Friend in Me (from Toy Story)
(0:59:43) Freda Payne — Band of Gold
(1:02:38) Your DJs Talk About Music Boxes and Other Things
(1:06:35) Richard Thompson — New-Fangled Flogging Reel/Kerry Reel
(1:09:22) Benjamin Booker — Kids Never Growing Older
(1:14:54) Jack Handey — Deep Thoughts: Driving a Car Off a Cliff
(1:15:18) The Puppini Sisters — Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
(1:18:37) The Dutchess and the Duke — Ship Made of Stone
(1:21:10) Dar Williams — The Beauty of the Rain
(1:24:08) Harry Styles — Falling
(1:28:07) Your DJs Wish You Well for Now
(1:31:34) Bob James — Theme to Taxi (Angela)

Episode #372: We’ve Made a Wild and Wonderful Podcast for You

March 14, 2020

The Ides of March are almost here. Only one shopping day left! Celebrate with a new episode of Your Favorite Podcast produced with all you eavesdroppers in mind. Women and men, girls and boys, all are welcome here. Cheap but filling music and chat.

(0:00:00) Patsy Cline — She's Got You
(0:02:59) Your DJs Have You
(0:06:42) Tennessee Tech University Brass Quintet — Semper Fidelis March
(0:09:10) Darondo — Didn't I
(0:12:38) Cold Blood — You Got Me Hummin'
(0:18:21) Pusha T — Numbers on the Boards
(0:21:06) Your DJs Have You Hummin’
(0:24:42) Bruce Haack and Esther Nelson — Introduction/Motorcycle Ride
(0:28:25) Joni Mitchell — Coyote
(0:33:24) Warren Brown and Adam Goddard — Counting
(0:35:21) The Phenomenauts — (Don't Give Me That) Broccoli
(0:37:47) DaBaby — Bop
(0:40:27) Your DJs Can Count on You
(0:44:23) Mike Nichols and Elaine May — Clothing Malfunction
(0:46:22) Jeff Alexander with Alfred Hitchcock — Music to Be Murdered By
(0:51:17) Wardell Gray and Dexter Gordon Quintet — Jingle Jangle Jump
(0:53:39) Pia Zadora with The London Philharmonic Orchestra — Smile (Though Your Heart Is Breaking)
(0:57:19) Mary Hopkin — Morning Has Broken
(1:01:00) Your DJs Smile
(1:02:47) James Booker — Medley: Tico-Tico/Papa Was a Rascal/So Swell When You're Well
(1:07:39) São Vicente, Ituana — As Tears Go By
(1:10:54) Jack Handey — Deep Thoughts: Fire and the Wheel
(1:11:17) Sam Phillips — Candles and Stars
(1:16:23) Taylor Swift — Afterglow
(1:20:06) Blossom Dearie — Little Jazz Bird
(1:23:47) Aretha Franklin — Tracks of My Tears
(1:26:41) Your DJs Think Deeply and Then Leave
(1:29:51) Mike Post — Theme to Law and Order

Episode #371: We Gave Money to a Wino and He Gave It Back

March 7, 2020

It’s our March sales event! The forsythia bloom and the price of our program drops to zero for the entire month. Enjoy covers, jazz, chuckles, too many versions of one song, and much more, all for the lowest price you’ll ever see on any podcast unless it’s a podcast that pays you to listen (we can’t do that, sorry). Act now, download now, listen now. And download again in the future.

(0:00:00) Jimmie Lunceford — I'm Nuts About Screwy Music
(0:03:00) Your DJs with Their Screwy Music and Chat
(0:08:59) Mose Allison — Days Like This
(0:11:51) The Jimi Hendrix Experience — ...And the Gods Made Love/Have You Ever Been (To Electric Ladyland)
(0:15:24) The Marketts — Vanishing Point
(0:17:26) Otis Redding and Carla Thomas — Tramp
(0:20:27) Your DJs Prep You for a TMV
(0:23:22) Everything Is Everything — Witchi-Tai-To
(0:26:15) Brewer and Shipley — Witchi-Tai-To
(0:33:10) Topo D. Bil — Witchi-Tai-To
(0:36:38) Harpers Bizarre — Witchi-Tai-To
(0:39:20) Jan Garbarek and the Bobo Stenson Quartet — Witchi-Tai-To
(0:43:43) Your DJs Tell You What All That Was
(0:47:00) Unknown Announcer — What Kind of Cough Is Serious? (Ad for Pertussin)
(0:48:29) The Ink Spots — That Cat Is High
(0:51:20) Lena Horne — Good for Nothin’ Joe
(0:54:54) William Bolcom — Rialto Ripples
(0:57:01) Nina Simone — Come on Back, Jack
(0:59:15) Lizzo — Adore You (Harry Styles cover) (Live Lounge 2020)
(1:03:02) Your DJs Are Enjoying the Show
(1:05:44) Mike Nichols and Elaine May — The Sealed Bathroom
(1:06:43) PJ Harvey — You Said Something
(1:10:01) The Replacements — Skyway
(1:12:04) Jack Handey — Deep Thoughts: Superman and Santa Claus
(1:12:28) Taylor Swift — The Man (Live from Paris)
(1:16:07) Nick Drake — Day Is Done
(1:18:32) Elizabeth Mitchell — Skip to My Lou
(1:20:12) Lalo Schifrin — How to Open at Will the Most Beautiful Window
(1:23:12) Nouvelle Vague — Aussi belle qu'une balle
(1;26:44) Your DJs Send You Home to Relax
(1:34:29) David Newman — Galaxy Quest: The Classic TV Theme

Episode #370: Your Shirt Problem Has Been Answered

February 29, 2020

Leap Year Day! A day that comes only 97 times in 400 years, so a celebration is in order. Here’s a father-daughter music-and-chat program to celebrate with. Soon we must all beware the Ides of March but we’re fine for a couple more weeks.

(0:00:00) Roland Kirk — I Say a Little Prayer
(0:07:59) Your DJs
(0:13:28) The Red Clay Ramblers — I Love You a Thousand Ways (from A Lie of the Mind)
(0:16:53) Gomez — Wichita Lineman
(0:19:54) Paul Williams — I Won't Last a Day Without You
(0:25:05) Bread — The Guitar Man
(0:28:50) Your DJs
(0:31:27) Ted Husing — Ted Husing Tells "The Tale of a Shirt" (Ad for Soisette)
(0:33:08) Bob Dylan — Things Have Changed (from Wonder Boys (2000))
(0:38:15) The Stone Roses — Shoot You Down
(0:42:26) William Bolcom — Who Cares?
(0:43:25) Blossom Dearie — Manhattan
(0:47:42) Taylor Swift — Miss Americana and the Heartbreak Prince
(0:51:34) Your DJs
(0:54:05) Mike Nichols and Elaine May — Anna May Wong
(0:56:00) Aretha Franklin — Dark End of the Street
(1:00:40) Ann-Margret — What Do You Want from Me
(1:03:09) Thurston Harris and The Sharps — Little Bitty Pretty One
(1:05:31) Your DJs
(1:07:32) Fleetwood Mac — Everywhere
(1:11:13) The Rolling Stones — Sweet Virginia
(1:15:38) Jack Handey — Deep Thoughts: If You're in a War...
(1:16:07) Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers — Canadian Girl
(1:19:13) Brandi Carlile — Wherever Is Your Heart (Live at 89.3 The Current)
(1:23:09) Your DJs
(1:26:42) Carter Burwell — Fargo, North Dakota (from Fargo (1996))

Episode #369: In Case Anyone Needs a Paper Bag We Have One

February 22, 2020

Covers, chuckles, oldies, and much more on the 163rd anniversary of Lord Baden-Powell’s birth, a fact we don’t mention even once, except here. He had nothing to do with music anyway. He probably wouldn’t even have listened to our program. But you might. We hope you will.

(0:00:00) Charlotte Hervieux and Aurora — Dans un autre monde (Into the Unknown) (from La reine des neiges 2 (Frozen 2) (2019))
(0:03:14) Your DJs Arrive
(0:09:48) Noel Coward — I Went to a Marvellous Party
(0:12:35) Nouvelle Vague — Come on Eileen
(0:15:36) The Roches — It's Bad for Me
(0:18:19) The Passionate and Objective Jokerfan (Matt Farley) — Nice Charli XCX Tribute Music Song
(0:19:55) Charli XCX and Troye Sivan — 1999
(0:23:04) Your DJs Continue
(0:26:22) The Kingston Trio — Scotch and Soda
(0:28:52) Harry Styles — Big Yellow Taxi (Joni Mitchell cover)
(0:31:30) Robert King, Anne Beatts — Speed
(0:32:37) Bert Kaempfert — Cotton Candy
(0:34:42) Swing Out Sister — Surrender
(0:38:34) Your DJs Persevere
(0:41:42) Tom Jones — Love Is on Our Side
(0:45:43) Beastie Boys — Time to Get Ill
(0:49:20) Mike Nichols and Elaine May — Sexy Voice
(0:50:31) Viggo Mortensen, George MacKay, Samantha Isler, Annalise Basso, Nicholas Hamilton, Kirk Ross, Philip Klein — Sweet Child o' Mine (from Captain Fantastic (2016))
(0:54:09) Schoolly D — Gucci Time
(1:00:17) Your DJs Know What You’re Going Through
(1:03:46) Unknown Announcer — You'll Like This Parade (Ad for Deveaux Brush Co.)
(1:05:13) Eric Bouvelle — Tico-Tico
(1:08:09) Herb Alpert and The Tijuana Brass — Sleigh Ride
(1:12:04) Jack Handey — Deep Thoughts: The Beliefs of the Ancients
(1:12:26) Princess Chelsea — Monkey Eats Bananas
(1:15:49) Ed Sheeran — Autumn Leaves
(1:19:34) The Hollies — My Back Pages
(1:22:31) The Temptations — I Wish It Would Rain
(1:25:23) Your DJs Have Finished for the Day
(1:29:43) Bernard Herrmann — Prelude to Marnie (1964)

Episode #368: No, We’re Sorry, That’s As Far As It Shoots

February 15, 2020

Two people working in secret in a small office room in a little house in the Garden State have managed to combine enough music and chat to keep dozens of people happy for at least a week. The two people? Your co-hosts. The dozens of people? You and all your friends. Soldier on and listen.

(0:00:00) The Wild Ones and Neal Hefti — Main Title to Lord Love a Duck (1966)
(0:02:07) Your DJs Have Music Plans
(0:12:24) Caro Emerald — That Man
(0:16:13) Bobby Short — I Happen to Like New York/I’ve Got the World on a String
(0:21:28) Nina Simone — African Mailman
(0:24:37) Doris Day with The Jimmy Joyce Children's Chorus — High Hopes
(0:26:55) Your DJs Speak
(0:30:51) Bill Cosby — Revenge
(0:36:54) Vince Staples — Norf Norf
(0:39:58) Idina Menzel and Aurora — Into the Unknown (from Frozen 2 (2019))
(0:43:13) Maggie Rogers — Burning
(0:46:45) Your DJs Speak Again
(0:50:10) Mary Martin, Kathleen Nolan, Robert Harrington, Joseph Stafford — I'm Flying (from Peter Pan (Original Broadway Cast Recording))
(0:54:00) Renato Carosone — Mambo italiano
(0:57:19) Gary Lucas — Bali Ha'i
(1:02:12) Harry Styles — Wonderful Christmastime
(1:05:23) Your DJs Speak Yet Again
(1:08:49) Unknown Announcer — Frankie Takes Marge for a Ride (Ad for Goodyear)
(1:10:15) The Beach Boys — Tell Me Why
(1:12:02) Junior Parker — Taxman
(1:15:47) Jack Handey — Deep Thoughts: Catapult Operator
(1:16:14) The Canadian Brass — Lounging at the Waldorf
(1:19:54) The 1975 — Girls
(1:24:05) Nanci Griffith — You Were on My Mind
(1:26:54) Bruce Springsteen — Living on the Edge of the World
(1:31:12) Your DJs Are Done Speaking
(1:36:57) Siddhartha Khosla — This Is Us Score Suite

Episode #367: If You’re Happy and You Know It, Just You Wait

February 8, 2020

For the eighth consecutive year we bring you sad songs and movie music, this year combined into one big Sad Movie Music tearfest. We made this for you, and we got through it, and so will you. And as usual we make sure you’re happy before we’re finished. We love happy endings.

(0:00:00) Dave Grusin — Theme from The Champ (1979)
(0:02:32) Your DJs Are Not Smiling Right Now
(0:06:56) John Kander, Fred Ebb — Tomorrow Belongs to Me (from Cabaret (1972))
(0:10:00) Olivia Newton-John — Hopelessly Devoted to You (from Grease (1978))
(0:13:03) Terry Tucker — Overture to the Sun (from A Clockwork Orange (1971))
(0:14:46) Leslie Caron, Mel Ferrer — Hi-Lili, Hi-Lo (from Lili (1953))
(0:17:07) Elliott Smith — Needle in the Hay (used in The Royal Tenenbaums (1995))
(0:21:25) Your DJs Thought That Was Sad
(0:26:16) Rufus Wainwright — This Love Affair (used in On My Way (2013))
(0:29:30) Prince and The Revolution — When Doves Cry (from Purple Rain (1984))
(0:35:22) Rosemary Clooney — Love, You Didn't Do Right by Me (from White Christmas (1954))
(0:38:02) Bette Midler — The Rose (from The Rose (1979))
(0:41:43) Your DJs Are Down in the Dumps
(0:45:29) Danielle Licari, José Bartel — Final (Geneviève, Guy) (from Les parapluies de Cherbourg (1964))
(0:50:30) Yann Tiersen — Le moulin (from Le fabuleux destin d’Amélie Poulain (2001))
(0:54:58) Orchestra from The Sound of Music — Edelweiss (Sing Along Version) (from The Sound of Music (1965))
(0:57:14) Phillip Glasser and Betsy Cathcart — Somewhere Out There (from An American Tail (1986))
(0:59:56) Your DJs Have Sad Movies on Their Minds
(1:04:16) Cat Stevens — The Wind (used in Rushmore (1998) and also in Almost Famous (2000))
(1:05:57) Mary Hopkin — The Wind
(1:08:01) Buddy Holly — Everyday (used in Stand by Me (1986))
(1:10:09) Philip Glass — Music Box (from Candyman (1992))
(1:11:16) Bruno Coulais — La nuit (from Les choristes (2004))
(1:13:34) James Taylor — Fire and Rain (used in Running on Empty (1988))
(1:16:56) Your DJs Are Feeling Low but Will Soldier on for You
(1:20:50) Toussaint McCall — Nothing Takes the Place of You (used in Hairspray (1988))
(1:24:16) Curtis Mayfield — Eddie You Should Know Better (from Superfly (1972))
(1:26:33) Betty Noyes — Baby Mine (from Dumbo (1941))
(1:28:38) MGM Studio Orchestra — March of the Winkies (extended version) (from The Wizard of Oz (1939))
(1:31:26) Francis Lai — Love Story (from Love Story (1970))
(1:34:52) Your DJs Will Now Lift Your Spirits
(1:39:09) Judy Garland — Get Happy (from Summer Stock (1950))

Episode #366: This Is the Part Where We Take It Easy

February 1, 2020

Today’s program has marching bands, old pop, new pop, covers, cautionary tales, economic forecasts, waltzes, lovely voices, and a bridge into next week’s movie music. And now there are enough episodes that you can listen to one every day for a whole leap year and not repeat any. Take the podcast-a-day challenge. Or just listen to this one. That would be good enough for us.

(0:00:00) John Reed, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Royston Nash, The D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus — As Someday It May Happen (I've Got a Little List) (from The Mikado)
(0:02:20) Your DJs Have a List of Their Own
(0:10:17) The Pickin' on Pickers — Love Me Do
(0:13:02) Roy Orbison — Mama
(0:16:01) The Left Banke — She May Call You Up Tonight
(0:18:16) Jennifer Lopez feat. Pitbull — On the Floor
(0:23:02) Your DJs Discuss the Recent Past
(0:25:07) Unknown Announcer — Mark Time: The End of the Depression (Ad for the Mark Time Switch)
(0:26:33) Fleetwood Mac — Tusk
(0:30:09) Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds — Red Right Hand
(0:36:43) Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra — Three O'Clock in the Morning
(0:39:47) Beyoncé — Formation (from Homecoming (2019))
(0:44:10) Your DJs Take Pleasure in Bringing You Up to Date
(0:48:17) Gilbert Gottfried — The Land of the Three-Named People
(0:52:46) Stevie Wonder — Love's in Need of Love Today
(0:59:53) Jo Stafford — Sourwood Mountain
(1:01:38) Ken Jennings, Angela Lansbury — Not While I'm Around (from Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (Original Cast Recording))
(1:05:33) Barbra Streisand — White Christmas
(1:08:37) Your DJs Provide Deep Background
(1:11:46) Alvvays — Ones Who Love You
(1:15:32) Mika — Elle me dit
(1:19:09) Jack Handey — Deep Thoughts: If I Come Back as an Animal...
(1:19:31) Taylor Swift — We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together (Instrumental with background vocals)
(1:22:42) Aretha Franklin — You and Me
(1:26:13) Your DJs Always Have You Covered
(1:29:05) Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper — Shallow (from the 91st Oscars telecast)

Episode #365: That’s What We Like About It, It’s So Easy

January 25, 2020

This week’s package includes show tunes, country music, operetta, opera, rock, rap, pop, folk, homemade cigarettes, ancient vinyl, a few chuckles, and more. January is ending and we have no idea what comes next, but that’s a problem for another time.

(0:00:00) Monty Python (Terry Jones) — I'm So Worried
(0:03:18) Your DJs Arrive
(0:05:52) Alison Krauss — Evermore
(0:09:05) Lefty Frizzell — If You've Got the Money I've Got the Time
(0:11:59) Tammy Wynette and David Houston — My Elusive Dreams
(0:14:51) Sturgill Simpson — Sing Along
(0:17:46) Your DJs Speak
(0:19:46) Roland Joy — Golden State Presents "Anchors Aweigh" (Ad for Golden State Tobacco)
(0:21:10) Jenny Lin — Hough: Musical Jewellery Box
(0:24:27) Lord Huron — I Will Be Back One Day (Daytrotter Session)
(0:27:51) Pauline Wales, Peggy Ann Jones, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Royston Nash, The D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus, Valérie Masterson — Three Little Maids from School Are We (from The Mikado)
(0:29:17) The Byrds — Stranger in a Strange Land (instrumental)
(0:32:21) D’Angelo — When We Get By
(0:38:06) Your DJs Converse
(0:41:41) Mark Fay and Melinda Simon — Pa Pa/Piano Solo
(0:44:20) Dolly Parton — Dumb Blonde
(0:47:14) Lyle Lovett — Bears (KCRW Morning Becomes Eclectic)
(0:50:19) Solange — Don't You Wait
(0:54:26) Your DJs Relate
(0:56:53) Mike Nichols and Elaine May — At Camp
(0:59:22) Joe Dassin — Les Champs-Élysées
(1:01:59) Doc Watson — Grandfather's Clock
(1:03:21) Hanson — MMMBop (2018 version with strings)
(1:06:22) Taylor Swift — Lover (2019 Live Lounge version)
(1:11:10) Your DJs Continue
(1:14:00) Blossom Dearie — Something Happens to Me
(1:16:01) Kitty Carlisle with Russ Morgan and His Orchestra — Beat Out Dat Rhythm on a Drum (from Carmen Jones)
(1:19:06) Jack Handey — Deep Thoughts: It's Easy to Sit There and Say You'd Like More Money
(1:19:32) Bo Diddley — Can You Shimmy?
(1:22:16) Rosco P. Coldchain feat. Pusha T and Boo-Bonic — Hot
(1:25:52) Your DJs Make Like a Tree and Leave
(1:28:55) Jerrold Immel — Theme to Dallas

Episode #364: Do We Have to Spell It Out?

January 18, 2020

This week we have tributes, solos, duets, children, karaoke, brass, jazz, pop, fugitives, and more. It’s just another January in the neighborhood.

(0:00:00) Alexandra Opsahl, Norwegian Baroque Orchestra — Johan Daniel Berlin: Sinfonia a 5 for Cornetto and Strings in D major
(0:09:04) Your DJs Set the Stage
(0:15:11) Herb Alpert and The Tijuana Brass — Flea Bag
(0:17:16) Harry Styles — Cherry
(0:21:35) Taylor Swift — I Knew You Were Trouble (instrumental with background vocals)
(0:25:13) Macy Gray — I Try (Live at the World Café)
(0:30:36) Your DJs Present a Little Tribute
(0:33:30) The Bonzo Dog Band — Quiet Talks and Summer Walks
(0:36:54) Neil Innes — Say Sorry Again
(0:39:17) The Rutles — Cheese and Onions
(0:41:56) Neil Innes — Momma Bee
(0:44:46) The Bonzo Dog Band — I'm the Urban Spaceman (acoustic version from Late Night Line Up (BBC) (1986))
(0:46:12) Your DJs Recap and Move On
(0:49:11) Mike Nichols and Elaine May — New Clothing
(0:51:10) Dean Martin — The Man Who Plays the Mandolino
(0:53:59) Edd “Kookie” Byrnes — Kookie's Mad Pad
(0:56:03) Dexter Gordon — Three O'Clock in the Morning
(1:01:46) Your DJs Discuss a Few Things
(1:04:37) Mark Fay and Melinda Simon — David and Grandpa
(1:07:20) Darlingside — The Woods
(1:10:46) Sheryl Crow — Soak Up the Sun (album version)
(1:15:37) Vampire Weekend with children's choir — Christmastime Is Here/Harmony Hall (from The Late Late Show with James Corden, 2019-12-11)
(1:19:39) Jack Handey — Deep Thoughts: Sometimes I Think That I Would Be...
(1:19:59) Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn — Tonk
(1:22:56) Aretha Franklin — Day Dreaming
(1:26:54) Your DJs Are Done in for Now
(1:32:27) City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra (Pete Rugulo, composer) — Theme to The Fugitive