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

February 9, 2019

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

Episode #314: Next, Next, Next, Just Like That

February 2, 2019

Too many versions of one song, or exactly the right number? Or even too few? You can be the judge of that this week. There’s also lots of other stuff to listen to, including marches, ballads, piano, jazz, pop, rap, smiles and chuckles, cheesecake, sour grapes, and a couple of foreign languages. And some chat. Always with the chat. It keeps the robots at bay.

(0:00:00) Frederick Fennell with the Eastman Wind Ensemble — Thunder and Blazes (Entrance of the Gladiators)
(0:02:07) Your DJs Start the Circus
(0:05:08) Guy Klucevsek — Who Gets the Guy?/This Guy's in Love with You
(0:08:50) Brandi Carlile — The Story
(0:12:44) Mimi and Richard Fariña — Morgan the Pirate
(0:18:26) Kevin Morby — Beautiful Strangers
(0:24:41) Your DJs Know What Was and What Will Be
(0:29:21) Bobby Darin — Dream Lover (Demo Version)
(0:32:17) Duane Eddy — Dream Lover
(0:34:44) Enoch Light and His Orchestra — Dream Lover
(0:36:56) Johnny Burnette — Dream Lover
(0:39:18) The Paris Sisters — Dream Lover
(0:41:58) Your DJs Chose Just the Right Number of Versions
(0:43:37) Booker T and The M.G.'s — Chinese Checkers
(0:46:03) Rufus Thomas — Little Sally Walker
(0:48:30) GTO's: Girls Together Outrageously — Rodney
(0:52:12) Theo Bleckmann — This Woman's Work
(0:56:05) Your DJs Know What Was and What Will Be
(0:58:25) Mike Nichols and Elaine May — The Rehearsal
(1:03:26) Sarah Vaughan — All the Things You Are
(1:06:34) William Bolcom — Oh, Lady Be Good
(1:07:36) Dusty Springfield — Just One Smile
(1:10:17) Stacey Kent — C'est le printemps (It Might As Well Be Spring)
(1:14:42) Your DJs Still Have a Little More Left to Give
(1:16:24) The Beach Boys — Let the Wind Blow (stereo mix remastered 2017)
(1:18:44) John Mellencamp — Thank You
(1:22:21) Alka Seltzer Effervescent Antacid — Plop Plop Fizz Fizz
(1:22:52) Mary Hopkin — Rhymbeth Syml (Something Stupid)
(1:26:05) Fat Joe and Big Pun — Freestyle
(1:28:13) Your DJs Done Done It Again
(1:30:25) Sheldon Allman, Stan Worth, Jay Ward — Theme to George of the Jungle

Episode #313: We Like Eggs!

January 26, 2019

This week, a suppertime menu to please everyone plus music to accompany it. Covers, folk, rap, swing, toys, oats, comedy, French, and just a whole lot more. Good for everyone! Dig in.

(0:00:00) The Beatles — There's a Place (Studio Outtake/Takes 5 & 6)
(0:02:15) Your DJs Are Off to a Good Start
(0:06:30) Bert Jansch and John Renbourn — In This Game
(0:10:36) Cat Power — Breathless
(0:15:38) Dolly Parton with Alison Krauss — After the Gold Rush
(0:19:23) Sturgill Simpson — Brace for Impact (Live a Little)
(0:25:13) Your DJs Speak Well
(0:30:03) Lis Sørensen — Brændt (Torn)
(0:34:38) Steve Miller Band — Abracadabra
(0:38:15) The Magic of Christmas Singers — Welcome to Our World of Toys (FAO Schwarz Clock)
(0:44:59) Sharon, Lois and Bram — Mairzy Doats
(0:47:06) Your DJs Explain That
(0:50:30) Sylvia and Murray Winant — Sip-Sip Supper (The Supper Time Friend) (Part 2)
(0:53:41) Lissie — Wild West (Roadhouse Mix) (from Twin Peaks: The Limited Event Series)
(0:57:35) Shawn Colvin — Diamond in the Rough
(1:02:23) The Apples in Stereo — King of Carrot Flowers, Part 3 (Neutral Milk Hotel)
(1:04:19) Your DJs Still Have More for You
(1:07:49) Mike Nichols and Elaine May — Compatible
(1:13:07) Sammy Kaye with Nancy Norman, Billy Williams, The Kaye Choir — Chickery Chick
(1:15:24) Jack Handey — Deep Thoughts: Snail
(1:16:01) Butterbeans and Susie — Papa Ain't No Santa Claus (And Mama Ain't No Christmas Tree)
(1:19:18) A Tribe Called Quest — Bonita Applebum
(1:23:07) Lord Sitar — If I Were a Rich Man
(1:28:50) Jacques Dutronc — Et moi, et moi, et moi
(1:31:44) Your DJs End the Show Nicely
(1:37:33) Tiny Tim — As Time Goes By

Episode #312: And from the Outside, an Ordinary House

January 19, 2019

Your co-hosts are back with another oversized serving of chatter and music, laden with covers and spanning the decades. Here it is. Please download and listen while we go back into our cave to make more. If you’re happy, we’re happy.

(0:00:00) Mike Oldfield with Vivian Stanshall — The Sailor's Hornpipe (Viv Stanshall Version)/The Sailor’s Hornpipe (Instrumental)
(0:04:29) Your DJs Start the Party
(0:09:17) Bernadette Peters — Blackbird
(0:13:35) Blossom Dearie — Killing Me Softly with His Song
(0:17:58) Mandy Patinkin — Lily, Rosemary, and the Jack of Hearts
(0:26:08) Diana Ross and The Supremes — Reflections
(0:28:59) Your DJs Speak
(0:32:51) Richard Anthony — Et je m'en vais (Then He Kissed Me)
(0:35:20) Mary Hopkin — Quelli Erano Giorni (Those Were the Days)
(0:40:29) Rhiannon Giddens — Mansell’s Waltz
(0:43:18) Django Reinhardt — St. James Infirmary
(0:45:51) Your DJs Go Over It Again
(0:48:28) Sylvia and Murray Winant — Sip-Sip Supper (The Supper Time Friend) (Part 1)
(0:51:39) Timber Timbre — Hot Dreams
(0:56:57) Richard Chamberlain — Theme from Dr. Kildare (Three Stars Will Shine Tonight)
(0:59:37) Neutral Milk Hotel — The King of Carrot Flowers Parts Two and Three
(1:02:44) Your DJs Appear and Disappear
(1:05:30) Michael Horncastle, Tom Cully, Libera — Be Still My Soul
(1:09:25) PJ Harvey — Down by the Water
(1:12:36) Jack Handey — Deep Thoughts: It Takes a Big Man to Cry
(1:12:56) Lord Kitchener — If You're Not White You're Black
(1:15:53) Childish Gambino — Heartbeat
(1:20:22) Your DJs Know What That Was
(1:23:42) The Hollies — Heartbeat
(1:27:16) Rod Stewart — Handbags and Gladrags
(1:31:39) The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain — Whistling Bach
(1:32:28) Adam Faith — Lonely Pup (In a Christmas Shop)
(1:34:14) Your DJs Will End This Now
(1:36:43) Morton Stevens — Theme to Police Woman

Episode #311: Soda and Pretzels and Dum Diddy Do

January 12, 2019

Look at this playlist. Doesn’t it scream “thoughtful, careful curation” to you? This wasn’t churned out by some soulless algorithm, we made it up on the spot and it has something for everyone: young and old, boys and girls, the fresh and the jaded. You’re in there somewhere. Give it a try.

(0:00:00) Scala & Kolacny Brothers — 2000 Miles (originally performed by The Pretenders)
(0:03:10) Your DJs Arrive
(0:05:33) The Los Angeles Guitar Quartet — Main Street Electrical Parade (Baroque Hoe-Down) (from Disneyland, in the style of Vivaldi)
(0:10:46) Johnny Cash — Danny Boy
(0:14:03) Sandy Denny — Blackwaterside
(0:18:12) Nirvana — The Man Who Sold the World
(0:22:02) Your DJs Explain What's Coming
(0:25:33) Melina Mercouri — Piraeus' Children (from Never on Sunday)
(0:28:53) Don Costa — Never on Sunday
(0:31:48) Ann-Margret — Never on Sunday
(0:34:33) Petula Clark — Never on Sunday
(0:37:15) Yo La Tengo — Never on Sunday
(0:38:26) Nelson Waikiki — Never on Sunday
(0:42:06) Your DJs Review
(0:45:10) Mike Nichols and Elaine May — A Little More Gauze
(0:48:37) Taylor Swift — King of My Heart
(0:52:34) Blossom Dearie — Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer
(0:54:40) Kacey Musgraves — Butterflies
(0:58:17) Your DJs Again
(1:00:55) Lisa Loeb — Be My Baby
(1:04:06) A Fine Frenzy — Almost Lover
(1:08:34) Jack Handey — Deep Thoughts: A Young Mafia Gangster
(1:08:57) Sylvia and Murray Winant — Happity-Yappity Appetite (The Lunch Time Friend) (Part 2)
(1:11:40) Fugees — Killing Me Softly
(1:16:40) Your DJs Speak Again
(1:20:11) The Vandellas — Heat Wave (without lead vocals)
(1:23:16) The Beginning of the End — Funky Nassau
(1:26:24) Manfred Mann — Do Wah Diddy Diddy
(1:28:45) Paul Revere and The Raiders — Cinderella Sunshine
(1:30:45) Your DJs Leave
(1:33:21) The Crystals — Then He Kissed Me

Episode #310: Bobbies on Bicycles Two by Two

January 5, 2019

You’re back? Good, so are we. We’re all in this new year together and we’ll see it through to completion together. We just have to divide up the work properly. We’ll chat and play music, and you’ll download and listen. That seems fair. We’ll get this done. Now, to work, one and all!

(0:00:00) Arthur Tracy — Medley: Santa Lucia/Silver Threads Among the Gold/Under Your Window Tonight/Good Night, Sweetheart/My Old Pals (from Romantic Melodies (1932))
(0:06:36) Your DJs Are Here in the Brand New Year
(0:11:59) Allan Sherman — Skin
(0:14:24) Neutral Milk Hotel — The King of Carrot Flowers Pt. One
(0:16:25) Lyle Lovett — England Swings
(0:18:33) Ray LaMontagne — Jolene
(0:22:40) Your DJs Relate What Was Just on Your Plate
(0:25:02) Kate and Anna McGarrigle — Hit and Run Love
(0:29:11) Bill Callahan — So Long Marianne
(0:34:31) Leo Kottke — All I Have to Do Is Dream
(0:36:13) Sylvia and Murray Winant — Happity-Yappity Appetite (The Lunch Time Friend) (Part 1)
(0:39:24) The Avalanches feat. Father John Misty and David Berman — Saturday Night Inside Out
(0:44:13) Your DJs Convey What They Happened to Play
(0:46:38) Françoise Hardy — Suzanne (remasterisé en 2016)
(0:49:42) Donny Hathaway — Love, Love, Love
(0:53:31) Pia Zadora with The London Philharmonic Orchestra — The Man That Got Away
(0:57:42) Roy Ayers — Everybody Loves the Sunshine
(1:01:40) Your DJs Keep Telling What That Was, Without Yelling
(1:04:24) Mike Nichols and Elaine May — New Year's Resolution
(1:08:21) Duffy — My Boy
(1:11:46) Verne Langdon — Chipmunk Song
(1:13:42) Harry Nilsson — One
(1:16:33) Wu-Tang Clan — Tearz
(1:20:52) Your DJs Both Know There’s a Little More to Go
(1:23:23) Joe Dassin — Ça m'avance à quoi (You Were on My Mind)
(1:25:57) Peggy Lee — It's a Good Day
(1:28:47) Jack Handey — Deep Thoughts: Whenever I See an Old Lady Slip and Fall...
(1:29:17) Julie Andrews — How Are Things in Glocca Morra? (from Finian's Rainbow)
(1:31:51) Professor Green — Hometown Glory (Originally by Adele)
(1:34:52) Your DJs Are Done and They Hope You Had Fun
(1:38:05) Dominic Frontiere — Theme to The Flying Nun (Who Needs Wings to Fly)

Episode #309: Animals, Fools, Mealtimes, and More

December 29, 2018

Goodbye to that old year. New one coming soon! Next year there will be more old music, more new music, and more banter. The world’s culture stash keeps growing. Already, on this very episode, you can travel across the decades and still be back by teatime. We speak metaphorically but you know what we mean. Happy New Year, Listeners.

(0:00:00) Lorne Michaels — Beatles Offer (1976-04-24) (from NBC’s Saturday Night)
(0:02:08) Your DJs Are Here to Escort You Into the New Year
(0:08:49) Tak Shindo — Stumbling
(0:10:55) Art Pepper and Marty Paich Quartet — Over the Rainbow
(0:13:14) George Wright — I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face
(0:17:11) Billie Holiday — I'll Be Seeing You
(0:20:39) Your DJs Introduce Another Tribute Set, Oh No!
(0:24:04) Cannonball Adderley — African Waltz
(0:26:13) Anna McGarrigle — Anna introduces Galt MacDermot's "Call It Home"
(0:27:13) Galt MacDermot — Call It Home
(0:29:54) Allan Nicholls — Goin' Down (from Hair)
(0:32:18) Lynn Kellogg — Easy to Be Hard (from Hair (1968) (Original Broadway Cast Recording))
(0:34:55) Galt MacDermot — Coffee Cold
(0:38:17) Kate & Anna McGarrigle — Cover Up My Head
(0:41:12) Your DJs Go Over a Couple Two Three Things
(0:47:30) Haddaway — What Is Love
(0:51:57) Nas — Memory Lane (Sittin’ in da Park)
(0:56:04) Lynn Kellogg — Opening and Closing Themes to Animals, Animals, Animals
(0:57:58) Sylvia and Murray Winant — Doc Clock (The Breakfast Time Friend) (Part 2)
(1:01:00) Mark Kozelek with Minnie Driver — Something Stupid
(1:03:51) Your DJs Really Liked That
(1:07:45) Ricky Nelson — Poor Little Fool
(1:10:17) Your DJs Seek Closure, Achieve It, and Move On
(1:10:54) Christopher Reeve, Elaine May, Mike Nichols, Phil Donahue — And Superboy Makes 3 (from Free to Be…a Family (1988))
(1:15:55) Camera Obscura — New Year's Resolution
(1:21:28) Jack Handey — Deep Thoughts: If Dogs Ever Take Over the World...
(1:21:54) Blossom Dearie — Some Other Time
(1:25:49) Tom Waits — New Year's Eve
(1:30:14) Your DJs Send You on Your Way Into the Year That Lies Ahead
(1:36:21) Millicent Martin with David Frost — That Was the Week That Was

Episode #308: Two Elderly Scotchmen Munch on a Rare Cheese

December 22, 2018

I guess we made an actual Christmas program. I guess it’s full of holiday music and good cheer. I guess we’re like everybody else now. I guess it's our fault. But we chose it ourselves, it’s no Sirius/XM playlist for darned sure. Humor us. It’s possible—likely!—that you’ll enjoy it. We did.

(0:00:00) The Beatles — The Beatles Fourth Christmas Record
(0:06:38) Your DJs Are Here Again with That Holiday Stuff
(0:11:02) Bert Kaempfert — Holiday for Bells
(0:13:21) Barbra Streisand — Jingle Bells?
(0:15:14) The Sinatra Family — I Wouldn't Trade Christmas
(0:18:06) Chris Isaak — Hey Santa!
(0:20:48) Your DJs Reflect on the Set
(0:23:42) Rev. J. M. Gates — Hell Will Be Your Santa Claus
(0:26:41) Sonny Boy Williamson I — Christmas Morning Blues
(0:30:07) Eddie Lawrence — Merry Old Philosopher #1
(0:31:01) John Prine — Christmas in Prison
(0:34:13) Annie Lennox — See Amid the Winter's Snow
(0:37:43) Your DJs Tell You About Everything
(0:40:04) Choir of King's College Cambridge — In the Bleak Midwinter
(0:44:24) Miss Piggy — Santa Baby
(0:47:14) The Boston Camerata, Joel Cohen — Ronde and Saltarello
(0:48:34) The Wombats — Frosty the Snowman
(0:51:42) A Fine Frenzy — Blue Christmas
(0:55:02) Your DJs Know a Thing or Two
(0:58:25) Rosemary Clooney — Suzy Snowflake
(1:01:24) Steve Nieves — It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year
(1:04:46) Eddie Lawrence — Merry Old Philosopher #2
(1:05:39) Fred Waring and His Pennsylvanians — Caroling, Caroling
(1:06:53) Colbie Caillat — Winter Wonderland
(1:09:42) Your DJs Choose All That Music You Just Heard
(1:12:02) The Sensational Little Shana Lynette — Mister Russian, Please Don't Shoot Down Santa's Sleigh
(1:15:06) The Soul Duo — Just a Sad Xmas
(1:18:49) Eddie Lawrence — Merry Old Philosopher #3
(1:19:59) Frank Sinatra — Jingle Bells (1957 version)
(1:21:59) Rooney — Merry Xmas Everybody
(1:25:17) Sammy Kaye — Santa Claus for President
(1:27:44) Jesse Winchester — Snow
(1:30:04) Your DJs Refer to the Weather, Recap the Set, and Leave
(1:34:24) Dame Kiri Te Kanawa — The Holly and the Ivy

Episode #307: Don’t Put Your Daughter on the Stage

December 15, 2018

Deep in December it’s nice to remember although you know the snow will follow. We’re already weary of this winter but we can all tough it out if we just stay indoors. This 90-minute mix of stuff that we made for you might help. There are smiles and chuckles, covers, movie and TV music, and lots more. See?

(0:00:00) The King's Noyse, David Douglass, Ellen Hargis — Mon Dieu la belle entrée
(0:04:04) Your DJs, They’re Here!
(0:09:21) Danny Elfman — What's This? (from The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993))
(0:12:26) Robert Ellis — Pretty Paper
(0:14:46) The Launton Handbell Ringers — Lord of the Dance
(0:16:32) Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Lena Horne — A Christmas Surprise (Second Performance)
(0:20:01) Your DJs, They’re Back!
(0:23:48) Rhoda Bernard — Cohen Owes Me 97 Dollars
(0:27:01) Rosemary Clooney, Duke Ellington and His Orchestra — I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart
(0:29:38) William Bolcom — Fascinating Rhythm
(0:30:31) Jimmy Liggins — I Ain't Drunk
(0:32:54) Ricky Nelson — Travelin' Man
(0:35:15) Your DJs, They’re Explaining!
(0:37:54) Mike Nichols and Elaine May — I Love Your Work
(0:41:36) James TW — Torn
(0:45:07) Allan Sherman — It's a Most Unusual Play
(0:47:31) Kaleo — All the Pretty Girls
(0:52:39) Your DJs, They Like Like This Job!
(0:55:23) Nancy Sinatra — As Tears Go By
(0:58:11) Bradley Cooper — Maybe It's Time (from A Star Is Born (2018))
(1:00:51) Alvvays — Adult Diversion
(1:04:19) Nelly Furtado — Maneater
(1:07:20) Your DJs, They Sometimes Change Their Minds!
(1:09:43) Dionne Warwick — Promises, Promises
(1:12:41) Etta James — Only Women Bleed
(1:16:49) Jack Handey — Deep Thoughts: The Evening Sky
(1:17:17) Noël Coward — Mrs Worthington
(1:19:17) Mos Def, Q-Tip, Tash — Body Rock
(1:24:31) Your DJs, They’re Leaving, but Only Until Next Time!
(1:29:16) Little Barrie — Main Title Theme (Extended) from Better Call Saul

Episode #306: Stirring Up the Dirt

December 8, 2018

We’re still here and we’re still fun and you know it. Grab this episode and listen to friendly banter along with music that WE chose, for YOU, like, specially, y’know? Some of it is newish and some of it is oldish. Some of it isn’t even in English. And some of it is just plain old, but that’s never put you off before. Your Happy Holidays continue here.

(0:00:00) The Ink Spots — Address Unknown
(0:02:56) Your DJs Talk TV
(0:06:51) Flanders and Swann — A Transport of Delight
(0:12:07) Ben Howard — The Wolves
(0:17:14) Stephen Bennett — In the Court of the Crimson King
(0:22:09) The Regrettes — All I Want for Christmas
(0:24:43) Your DJs Speak to You
(0:27:31) The Monkees — Silver Bells
(0:30:57) Adele — Hometown Glory
(0:35:23) Henry Morgan — The Eversharp Schick Injector Razor Saves You Time #1 (commercial)
(0:37:02) Fanfare Ciocărlia — 007 (James Bond Theme)
(0:40:10) Jacques Brel — Madeleine
(0:42:50) Your DJs Explain
(0:45:20) The Beatles — Piggies (Take 12/Instrumental Backing Track)
(0:47:29) Grace Potter and The Nocturnals — Stars
(0:51:11) Tom Jones — Lift Me Up
(0:54:54) The Bird and The Bee — Carol of the Bells
(0:56:57) Your DJs Chose the Music You Just Heard
(0:59:03) Perry Como — Happiness Comes, Happiness Goes
(1:01:32) Andee feat. Hedley — Kiss You Inside Out
(1:05:08) Jack Handey — Deep Thoughts: We Used to Laugh at Grandpa
(1:05:33) Stacey Kent — Les eaux de Mars (The Waters of March)
(1:09:08) Biz Markie — Just a Friend
(1:13:08) Your DJs Are Still Working Hard
(1:15:14) Lee Hazlewood and Ann-Margret — Walk on Out of My Mind
(1:17:58) Chris Stapleton — Tennessee Whiskey
(1:22:47) Best Coast — Crazy for You
(1:24:38) Band of Horses — Islands on the Coast
(1:28:10) Your DJs Are Stopping Now Because It’s Time for a Rest
(1:30:42) Paul Robeson — Little Man, You've Had a Busy Day