Bob Brainen's playlist September 26, 2009 E-mail Bob Brainen
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Artist Track Album / Format Label Year Comments Approx. start time Hank Levine Orch / Timothy Leary Image, Part One / The Psychedelic Experience (MP3) ABC 1961 / 1966 0:00:00 ) Sonny Boy Williamson Going In Your Direction Don't Make A Mistake (LP) Chess 1953 0:02:00 ) Red Saunders and his Orch. w/ Dolores Hawkins and the Hambone Kids Hambone Okeh Rhythm & Blues (LP box set) Okeh 1952 / 1982 Var. artists comp. 0:04:31 ) Norma Tanega Walkin' My Cat Named Dog Walkin' My Cat Named Dog (LP) New Voice 1966 0:06:44 ) Diesel Sausalito Summer Night Watts In A Tank (LP) Regency 1981 0:09:17 ) Spirit Straight Arrow Spirit (CD) Ode 1968 0:14:06 ) Ken Hyder's Talisker Mrs. Macleod Raasay & Soldier's Song Dreaming Of Glenisla (CD) reelrecordings.org 1975 / 2007 0:17:01 ) Yo La Tengo Periodically Double or Triple Popular Songs (CD) * Matador 2009 0:21:54 ) Paul Dunlap "Target Earth Music" from Target Earth Monster Movie Music, Vol. 6 (MP3) no label 1954 0:26:15 ) Music behind DJ:
"Bob Brainen's Soul 'n RnB Instro cassette" BarkcatBark 0:29:20 ) Khan Jamal Professor B.L. Cool (CD) Porter 1989 / 2008 0:40:27 ) Leo Watson with the Vic Dickenson Quintet The Snake Pit The Original Scat Man (CD) Indigo 1946 / 1999 Thanks to DJ Mo 0:43:33 ) Barbara Lynn Take your Love and Run Here Is Barbara Lynn (CD) * Water 1968 / 2009 0:46:42 ) Seals and Crofts Tin Town Down Home (LP) T&A 1970 0:49:44 ) NRBQ Sleep You're Nice People You Are (CD) Rounder 1997 0:52:23 ) Aaron Copland Interlude from Music for Theatre Bernstein Conducts Copland (LP) Columbia 1925 0:55:24 ) Music behind DJ:
Bernstein Conducts Copland Columbia 0:59:37 ) Innocence Mission Where does the Time Go? Birds Of My Neighborhood (CD) RCA 1999 1:10:26 ) Beach Boys Friends Best Unsurpassed Masters, Volume 4 Sea Of Tunes 1968 Song in progress before the vocals were doubled 1:13:49 ) Ellie Greenwich Love is Better than Ever (MP3) no label 196? demo 1:16:56 ) Herbie Nichols Blue Chopsticks The Complete Blue Note Recordings (Boxed set) Blue Note 1955 / 1997 1:19:28 ) Screamin' Joe Neal Tell me Pretty Baby Down on Broadway and Main: A Decade of Blues and R&B in St. Louis (LP) Cobra 1958 Var. artists comp. 1:23:15 ) Sex Mob feat. John Medeski Mob Rule 1 Sexmob Meets Medeski - Live In Willisau 2006 (CD) * Thirsty Ear 2006 / 2008 1:27:17 ) Music behind DJ:
Beat Girl EMI 1:29:18 ) Spampinato Brothers Baby oh Baby (Say you Will) (MP3) * no label 2009 Check out their Myspace page 1:35:38 ) Spampinato Brothers My Mother's Mother's Day Card (MP3) * no label 2009 1:39:03 ) Bill Plummer and The Cosmic Brotherhood Lady Friend Bill Plummer and The Cosmic Brotherhood (LP) Impulse 1968 1:42:14 ) Mac & Katie Kissoon Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep (45) ABC 1971 1:45:45 ) Bud Powell Un Poco Loco The Amazing Bud Powell (LP) Blue Note 1951 1:49:02 ) Music behind DJ:
"frogs and more frogs" @ Joe Bauer's
BarkCatBark 1:52:48 ) Hank Levine Can't Buy Me Love (MP3) Readers Digest 1968 1:53:28 )
(* = new, The marked selections are from the Brainen Archive.)
Sat. 9/26/09 9:03am annie:
Sat. 9/26/09 9:16am Scott:
Hi Bob, thanks for playing "Sausalito Summernight." It was an airplay hit for, like, a week or two on WLIR when I was a kid. Haven't heard it in about thirty years but it's etched in my memory. Interesting to note that the only two songs I know with Sausalito in the title were by foreigners. I believe Diesel were Dutch, and the other one is "Sausalito Is the Place to Go," which is credited to the Ohio Express but which I think was recorded by Graham Gouldman and some English guys.
Sat. 9/26/09 9:18am Scott:
PS, if I remember correctly, "Straight Arrow" by Spirit was inspired by bassist Mark Andes' actor dad Keith Andes, after the band went to see him perform in the lead of a production of "Man of La Mancha."
Sat. 9/26/09 9:26am Zebtron A. Rama:
Yo La Tengo destroyed Burlington last week. Double or Triple was amazing live.
Sat. 9/26/09 9:36am Jesse:
good morning BOB you play the best stuff. and aint no slob Bob Keep on playin Thanks.
Sat. 9/26/09 9:53am wht:
MsGaskill played the Ohio Express Sausalito number last week. Co-inkidink?
Sat. 9/26/09 9:54am Scott:
Speaking of Sandy Becker and "Hambone," he was so popular with kids in the New York area that his use of Red Saunders' version of "Hambone"inspired Okeh Records to reissue it as a single in the early '60s. Enough kids bought it that it actually became a local hit, despite the record being a decade old at the time.
Sat. 9/26/09 9:57am listener rey:
that Leo Watson thing was wild. Watson was voice of Prince Chawmin' in WB cartoon "Coal Black and the Sebben Dwarfs"
Sat. 9/26/09 10:09am bartleby:
Just add -entwistle to the search string
Sat. 9/26/09 10:09am Mike Sin:
"The Duchess" was Bo Diddley's guitarist... I think "institution" fits for "insane asylum" these days.
Sat. 9/26/09 10:09am Scott:
Sandy Becker was also the voice of Mr. Wizard in the old King Leonardo cartoons. Bo Diddley's best known female guitarists were the Dutchess and Lady Bo
Sat. 9/26/09 10:10am bartelby:
right but with a minus sign in front of it
Sat. 9/26/09 10:12am david:
Hey, hey, hey. Copeland is actual MUSIC, not a "needle drop" background for an extended DJ. Use Yanni or Kenny G if need something in the background.
Sat. 9/26/09 10:41am samantha:
Hey, you can use whatever you want as foreground or background music. This is America!
Sat. 9/26/09 10:43am postmanpaul:
...did i hear 'postman' being metioned!
Sat. 9/26/09 10:45am annie:
PMP!!! word, how the hell are ya??
Sat. 9/26/09 10:47am Parq:
Joining in just for the tail end, but had to pipe up to say what a smile the chat about Sandy Becker brought to my face. I have such fond memories of that show, and I almost never meet anyone who remembers him.
Sat. 9/26/09 10:47am postmanpaul:
annie! Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep!!!
Mon. 10/5/09 12:55pm joe:
Forgot what a great song Straigt Arrow was....Got out my old Spirit LP'S...Thanks as always BB