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Options October 15, 2009: They call it Murder

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Artist Track Album Comments Approx. start time
Elvis Costello, Kate McGarrigle & Anna McGarrigle  Ommie Wise Part 1 & 2 (What Lewis did Last...)   Options The Harry Smith Project Live, Vol. 2    0:00:00 ()
Molly O'Day  Poor Ellen Smith   Options The History of Country & Western Music    0:08:41 ()
Carolina Buddies  The Murder of the Lawson Family   Options People Take Warning: Murder Ballads & Disaster Songs 1913-1938    0:11:23 ()
Carter Family  Banks of the Ohio   Options     0:15:29 ()
Anita Carter  Satan's Child   Options Ring of Fire    0:18:32 ()
Music behind DJ:
Sounds from the Point Pleasant Boardwalk     field recording  0:25:33 ()
Damian Marley  Welcome to Jamrock   Options Welcome to Jamrock    0:26:04 ()
Barrington Levy  Murderer   Options Original Ragga Muffin, Pt. 1    0:29:09 ()
The Selecter  Murder   Options BBC Radio 1 Live in Concert    0:32:46 ()
The Geto Boys  Mind of a Lunatic   Options The Geto Boys    0:35:49 ()
Snoop Dogg  Murder was the Case   Options     0:41:00 ()
Music behind DJ:
Sounds from the Point Pleasant Beach     field recording  0:47:01 ()
The Misfits  Mommy, Can I Go Out and Kill Tonight   Options The Misfits    0:48:45 ()
Motorhead  Killed by Death   Options No Remorse    0:50:18 ()
Guns n' Roses  Used to Love Her   Options G N' R Lies    0:54:55 ()
The Doors  Riders on the Storm   Options     0:58:06 ()
Neil Young  Down by the River   Options Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere    1:05:18 ()
Music behind DJ:
Sounds of Sideshows by the Seashore     Field recording  1:14:42 ()
Jeff Alexander with Alfred Hitchcock  Music to be Murdered By   Options Ultra-Lounge Vol 7: The Crime Scene    1:18:52 ()
Louis Armstrong  A Theme from the Threepenny Opera   Options     1:22:51 ()
Kenneth Patchen w/ Chamber Jazz Sextet  The Murder of Two Men By a Young Kid Wearing Lemon Colored Gloves   Options The Beat Generation, Vol 1    1:25:55 ()
Tom Jones  Delilah   Options The Best of Tom Jones    1:27:12 ()
David Geddes  Run Joey Run   Options Super Hits of the 70's - Have a Nice Day, Vol.15    1:30:35 ()
Vicki Lawrence  The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia   Options Super Hits of the 70's - Have a Nice Day, Vol.10    1:33:25 ()
  Sounds From Coney Island Boardwalk     Field Recording  1:37:19 ()
The Stanley Brothers  Pretty Polly   Options Long Journey Home    1:41:09 ()
Woodie Guthrie  Tom Joad- Part 1   Options Dust Bowl Ballads    1:44:54 ()
Johnny Cash  The Long Black Veil   Options At Folsom Prison    1:48:16 ()
Jerry Garcia, David Grisman, & Tony Rice  Little Sadie   Options The Pizza Tapes    1:50:45 ()
Hank Williams III  Cocaine Blues   Options Risin' Outlaw    1:54:02 ()
Music behind DJ:
Sounds from the Point Pleasant Boardwalk     Field Recording  1:59:06 ()
Fairport Convention  Matty Groves   Options Liege and Lief    2:08:49 ()
Amy LaVere  Killing Him   Options Anchors and Anvils    2:10:50 ()
Los Peyotes  Jack the Ripper   Options Cavernicola!    2:13:55 ()
Thee Headcoats  The Strangler of Boston Town   Options Beached Earls    2:16:24 ()
Hasil Adkins  No More Hot Dogs   Options Chicken Walk    2:18:11 ()
Thursday's Children  Help, Murder, Police   Options Acid Visions Vol 1    2:20:16 ()
Music behind DJ:
Sounds from the Point Pleasant Beach     Field Recording  2:23:39 ()
Tom Waits  Murder in the Red Barn   Options Bone Machine    2:24:52 ()
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds  The Curse of Millhaven   Options Murder Ballads    2:28:58 ()
Talking Heads  Psycho Killer   Options 77    2:36:00 ()
The Clash  Somebody Got Murdered   Options Sandinista!    2:40:11 ()
The Lemonheads  Layin' Up with Linda (G.G. Allin)   Options Varshons    2:43:44 ()
The Police  Murder by Numbers   Options Message in a Box: The Complete Recordings    2:46:03 ()

Listener comments!

  Thu. 10/15/09 6:03am Chuck:

Morning! I'm up, only 7" worth though...
  Thu. 10/15/09 6:04am Chuck:

It's murder getting up this early...
  Thu. 10/15/09 6:05am Meghan:

Nope.... LOL.... i totally messed up my weeks.... so it's a murder theme this week....
  Thu. 10/15/09 6:06am Pieter:

Morning Meghan
  Thu. 10/15/09 6:07am Meghan:

Good Morning Pieter!
  Thu. 10/15/09 6:09am Chuck:

Pretty start to a grim theme... Nice!
  Thu. 10/15/09 6:10am Meghan:

Yeah these country singers just LOVE murder....
  Thu. 10/15/09 6:12am Chuck:

Don't quite get your title... Is there a typo? "The call it Murder" doesn't make much sense...
  Thu. 10/15/09 6:14am Meghan:

Hmmmm, will have to fix that later..... it's They
  Thu. 10/15/09 6:14am Dave B in NYC:

  Thu. 10/15/09 6:15am Joshua K:

Its supposed to be "They call it Mordor" and its all J. R. R. Tolkien themed songs.
  Thu. 10/15/09 6:15am Meghan:

LOL, morning Dave and Josh
  Thu. 10/15/09 6:17am Chuck:

Ah, I can hear Anita in the back... Love her...
  Thu. 10/15/09 6:25am Chuck:

Will Husker Du's "Diane" be making an appearence?
  Thu. 10/15/09 6:27am Meghan:

Unfortunately no.... but there are so many murder songs, I will have to visit this theme again
  Thu. 10/15/09 6:29am Chuck:

Ha! And you're always worried about running out of stuff to play... As if!
  Thu. 10/15/09 6:30am Meghan:

It will happen....
  Thu. 10/15/09 6:30am Joshua K:

Please tell me you have "murder she wrote" queued up. heh
  Thu. 10/15/09 6:32am Meghan:

Oh Josh i totally did, but I had to get rid of it cause I had too many songs..... damn! That sucks!
  Thu. 10/15/09 6:36am Dave B in NYC:

Mosh it up, Selecter!
  Thu. 10/15/09 6:42am Joshua K:

Murder was the case... thats the other track that popped in my mind. Hell yes.
  Thu. 10/15/09 6:43am Meghan:

There you go Joshua... made it up to you!
  Thu. 10/15/09 6:46am Andy in Berlin:

Hi Meghan,
Does Gary Gilmore's Eyes by the Adverts count? Or is that just killing?
  Thu. 10/15/09 6:50am Meghan:

Well, I was adding killing, since that is technically murdering.... and Hello Andy! hehe that should have been first...
  Thu. 10/15/09 6:52am Chuck:

This show is killer...
  Thu. 10/15/09 6:52am Joshua K:

Theres that surf rock ghost riders in the sky track i really like but its instrumental.
  Thu. 10/15/09 6:55am Meghan:

who does it?
  Thu. 10/15/09 6:58am Joshua K:

The Ramrods, 1960 recording
  Thu. 10/15/09 6:59am Meghan:

It's worth looking up! A great song, so why not
  Thu. 10/15/09 7:00am Joshua K:

Looks like theres another one a band called The Scorpions:

also I saw this on amazon:
  Thu. 10/15/09 7:04am Chuck:

There's got to be hundreds of versions of "Ghost Riders"... I was thinking "Ghost Dancing" by Simple Minds for one...
  Thu. 10/15/09 7:18am Joshua K:

Have you done a show with the topic being "cheese"
  Thu. 10/15/09 7:19am Meghan:

cheese being the food or the bad music that I love so much?
  Thu. 10/15/09 7:22am Chuck:

Don't think you'd find too many songs about the food... But, a an all Cheez show is certainly a theme you may wish to explore... hehe...
  Thu. 10/15/09 7:22am Joshua K:

The food :) Yum
  Thu. 10/15/09 7:25am Meghan:

I do have a food theme, but I don't know if there are any cheese songs..... As for my CHEEZE... well, that will be my record fair search. I have a good record fair feeling this year!
  Thu. 10/15/09 7:28am Andy in Berlin:

I hope this means you're going to play Elvis singing Frankie and Johnny.
  Thu. 10/15/09 7:29am Chuck:

Ouch, Tom is almost painful... He's killing me anyway...
  Thu. 10/15/09 7:30am Meghan:

Awww man, I'm not.... damn it. Next is some other 70's cheese....
  Thu. 10/15/09 7:33am Chuck:

Good God, Meg! Where'd you dig this up! Haven't heard it since it was a new song... Oh, you're listing is reversed as well...
  Thu. 10/15/09 7:33am Parq:

Speaking of cheese ...
  Thu. 10/15/09 7:34am Andy in Berlin:

then shouldn't you play The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia to make up for it

OMG! You just did!!!
  Thu. 10/15/09 7:35am ?:

i love the idea of a murderer sitting in the jail cell...thinking...maybe I should write a song...
Blitzen trapper's "Black river killer is the creepiest contemporary murder song out there" thanks Meghan...u remind me why i love murder songs...
  Thu. 10/15/09 7:35am Meghan:

hehe.... I do it just to get a song in Parq's head for the rest of the day.....

Yay, I keep making up for my mistakes! Talent, pure talent....(more like luck)
  Thu. 10/15/09 7:36am Meghan:

Ohhhh, I don't know Blitzen Trapper's song.... I am going to have to look it up...
  Thu. 10/15/09 7:36am RZ:

Johnny Cash is always good for some killin' songs..."Delia's Gone" perhaps?
  Thu. 10/15/09 7:37am Andy in Berlin:

Or Folsom Prison
  Thu. 10/15/09 7:38am jennie:

Blitzen trapper...yeh.."eyes sewed shut" is a phrase within the song...now that gets your attention!
  Thu. 10/15/09 7:38am Parq:

Oh swell, thanks. It occurs to me that, back in the day, I never paid enough attention to this song to know what it was about. I wasn't missing anything.
  Thu. 10/15/09 7:38am Joshua K:

Killer Tofu song from the cartoon Doug
  Thu. 10/15/09 7:41am Parq:

@Joshua: I eat my sugar cereal, but it makes my teeth bacterial.
  Thu. 10/15/09 7:41am Joshua K:

I don't know where that fits in, its about tofu thats killer but did it actually kill anyone?
  Thu. 10/15/09 7:42am Dum Dum Guy at the Gates of Dawn:

Ralph Stanley has one of the greatest voices of all time. Glad I made it in for this. Morning all!
  Thu. 10/15/09 7:43am Meghan:

Morning Dum Dum! Glad you made it for the Stanley Bros.
  Thu. 10/15/09 7:44am Chuck:

I think Dylan learned to sing from the Stanley's... Listen to his early stuff, you'll see the similarity...
  Thu. 10/15/09 7:44am Dum Dum Guy at the Gates of Dawn:

You got the Country Death Song by the Violent Femmes in that bag of yours? It would go well right now.
  Thu. 10/15/09 7:45am Andy in Berlin:

Meghan, you HAVE(!!!) to play "you can't chop your mother up in massachusetts" by the Chad Mitchell Trio. Also known as Lizzie Bordon.
  Thu. 10/15/09 7:47am Meghan:

I had a hard time finding Violent Femmes... amazingly enough. I am on the top floor of the building Andy, can't run to the second floor to find it.... I am putting it on my list for the next murder show.... You all are throwing out awesome requests, keep it up!
  Thu. 10/15/09 7:49am Chuck:

I can only assume that The Clash is going to be on at some point in the show... Yes?
  Thu. 10/15/09 7:50am Meghan:

yep, they made the cut
  Thu. 10/15/09 7:52am Andy in Berlin:

I can't keep it up unfortunately - I have to get to work. If it's any consolation, you're making it very difficult.
  Thu. 10/15/09 7:52am Dum Dum Guy at the Gates of Dawn:

Pizza Tapes. Yea!
  Thu. 10/15/09 7:53am Meghan:

awww... well i am glad I am making it difficult! There is always the archives!
  Thu. 10/15/09 7:57am Andy in Berlin:

of course but I can't put in my 2 cents after the fact
  Thu. 10/15/09 7:59am Chuck:

Actually you can, Andy... There's still a comments section on the archive page... But, not in real time, unfortunately...
  Thu. 10/15/09 8:00am Dum Dum Guy at the Gates of Dawn:

face it. your a deadhead but just can't admit it to yourself or others. a self-hating deadhead, if you will.
  Thu. 10/15/09 8:01am Dum Dum Guy at the Gates of Dawn:

  Thu. 10/15/09 8:02am Andy in Berlin:

Before I disappear, here is the original recording of Lizzie Bordon on a YouTube clip from the New Faces movie. An ax murder hoedown!!!
can you play it from that?
  Thu. 10/15/09 8:03am Meghan:

Thanks Andy! Still holding on eh? (pulls out the ball and shackle)
  Thu. 10/15/09 8:06am fred:

anyone else having trouble with the AAC+ stream? Then again it could very well be iTunes being temperamental. Anyway, the 32k mp3 stream works fine, so all is well
  Thu. 10/15/09 8:06am Andy in Berlin:

Actually this one makes me think you could do a whole Shady Grove show (a la Staggerlee). And please stop rattling the chain!
  Thu. 10/15/09 8:08am Meghan:

I could! There are a lot of versions of this song... Plus it is a great song. Did everyone enjoy the Stagger Lee show? Had a hard time reading how it went over....
  Thu. 10/15/09 8:11am jennie:

oh uh...a hint of a dead jam at the end there...hmmmm
  Thu. 10/15/09 8:12am Meghan:

Well, I do know that Jerry Garcia did a blue grass version of Shady Grove.... but that is a bluegrass version... on Pizza Tapes as well
  Thu. 10/15/09 8:13am jeff p:

ugh... soo... sleepy.....
  Thu. 10/15/09 8:14am ?:

  Thu. 10/15/09 8:14am Meghan:

Wakey Wakey Jeff! Wakey Wakey!
  Thu. 10/15/09 8:15am jeff p:

you gonna play "kill the poor" by the Dead kennedys?
  Thu. 10/15/09 8:16am Meghan:

You know... that one did cross my mind... but alas... no.... sadly
  Thu. 10/15/09 8:16am mess:

i was just going to suggest that!!
  Thu. 10/15/09 8:17am Meghan:

wow, we must be sleepy.... you were too tired to type all of Messica....
  Thu. 10/15/09 8:18am jeff p:

"murder by numbers" by the police
  Thu. 10/15/09 8:19am Meghan:

Yep, that made it
  Thu. 10/15/09 8:19am Chuck:

I beat you to that request 2 weeks ago, Jeff P...
  Thu. 10/15/09 8:19am jeff p:

i think it's important to suggest songs well after hte list is made up rather than in advance like you request
  Thu. 10/15/09 8:20am Meghan:

lol..... nice Jeff and yes, chuck did request that one a bit ago.... in person actually!
  Thu. 10/15/09 8:23am jeff p:

jackson says hi, btw
  Thu. 10/15/09 8:23am Andy in Berlin:

I was about to turn off the "radio" when that Hot Dog song came on. You're really gonna have to stop this!

That being said, how about a show of laughing songs?

Now I'm gotta go for sure!
  Thu. 10/15/09 8:26am jeff p:

oh, nice tom waits choice! I'm not a big fan but i did like this album
  Thu. 10/15/09 8:26am Meghan:

Let's see if we can get Andy to stay until the end of the show.....

Awww Jackson! The cutest tripod ever!
  Thu. 10/15/09 8:27am rick:

Well, you also could fit "Small Change" in here because "Small Change got rained on with his own .38"
  Thu. 10/15/09 8:27am jeff p:

that's going to be his halloween costume
  Thu. 10/15/09 8:28am Meghan:

That could fit in a gun theme too.....
  Thu. 10/15/09 8:30am Chuck:

Meg, are you familiar with Eric Anderson at all?
  Thu. 10/15/09 8:31am Meghan:

No I don't think so.... but maybe I know a song and not the name...
  Thu. 10/15/09 8:34am Chuck:

"Thirsty Boots" is probably the most played song by him... Make an effort to get a hold of some of his stuff... He's one of those terrific singer/songwriters that never get their due...
  Thu. 10/15/09 8:34am Parq:

Isn't it almost cheating to play something from this Cave album? It's almost like the album is called "Hey Megan, Play Me On Your Murder Show".
  Thu. 10/15/09 8:36am Meghan:

Someone even said to me, is it cheating to play the entire album! You all knew I HAD to play Nick Cave! I had the hardest time picking a song.....
  Thu. 10/15/09 8:36am Chuck:

Meghan, cheat? Couldn't happen with a Nick Cave record... LOL!
  Thu. 10/15/09 8:36am Parq:

Hey, here's a good one for next time -- Laura Cantrel's version of "Lee Harvey Was A Friend of Mine".
  Thu. 10/15/09 8:37am Meghan:

I wonder if I play the most Nick Cave here at the station..... Oh good one! I will have to!
  Thu. 10/15/09 8:40am Murder, Suicide:

Ode to Billie Joe...
  Thu. 10/15/09 8:42am Chuck:

Yay! Sandinista is one of the best records ever!
  Thu. 10/15/09 8:50am jeff p:

this song always makes me think of the tv show dexter
  Sat. 10/17/09 9:41pm Ben:

I always sympathize with Lord Donald when I hear "Matty Groves." I mean, he was pretty courteous for a guy who came home from work to find this dumb kid banging his wife.
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