Bob Brainen's playlist December 19, 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 (45) ABC 1961 / 1966 0:00:00 ) James Brown Go Power at Christmas Time Santa's Got a Brand New Bag (CD) Rhino 1970 / 1988 0:01:46 ) Spirit Jewish The Family That Plays Together (LP) Ode 1969 0:05:43 ) Charming Hostess Adam Sarajevo Blues (CD) Tzadik 2004 0:07:38 ) Mulatu Astatke Enmete The Story of Ethio Jazz 1965-1975 (CD) * Strut ? / 2009 0:10:52 ) Pentangle Sally Free and Easy Solomon's Seal (LP) Warner Brothers 1972 0:14:12 ) Fairport Convention I Don't Know Where I Stand Fairport Convention (CD) Cotillion 1968 0:18:10 ) Miles Davis w/ Bob Dorough Blue Christmas Slim's Jam (Bob Brainen's 2003 WFMU Marathon Premium) (CD-R) Columbia 1962 / 2003 0:21:58 ) Sheb Wooley The Purple People Eater (45) MGM 1958 0:24:37 ) Earl Bostic That's the Groovy Thing Earl Blows A Fuse (LP) King 1948 / 1985 0:26:55 ) Music behind DJ:
Beat Girl Big Beat 0:28:22 ) Red McKenzie's Mound City Blue Blowers Hello Lola Coleman Hawkins: Body & Soul 1929-1945 (LP) Victor 1929 0:40:52 ) Kitty Daisy & Lewis Ride Kitty, Daisy & Lewis (CD) * Mercer Street 2009 0:43:53 ) Lorne Greene Bonanza (45) RCA 1964 0:46:56 ) NRBQ Bonanza All Hopped Up (LP) Red Rooster 1977 0:48:34 ) NRBQ Queen Talk All Hopped Up (LP) Red Rooster 1977 0:49:23 ) Kokomos No Lies Four Seasons: The Fantastic First Years (LP) Josie 1963 Four Lovers / Seasons on backing vocals 0:51:57 ) Paul Evans and The Curls Worshipping an Idol (45) Guaranteed 1959 0:53:25 ) P.J. O'Connell Byrds "Murder Me For Nickels" (CD-R) Swain 2009 0:55:58 ) Music behind DJ:
"Bob Brainen's Soul 'n RnB Instro cassette" BarkCatBark 0:58:10 ) Eden Kane Boys Cry Well I Ask You (CD) Fontana 1964 1:09:55 ) Wes Montgomery Impressions Impressions: The Verve Jazz Sides (CD box set) Verve 1965 / 1991 1:12:01 ) Jimmy Reed You Don't Have to Go The Blues (LP) Vee Jay 1960 Var. artists comp. 1:16:51 ) David Greenberger & Paul Cebar A Strong Dog Cherry Picking Apple Blossom Time (CD) * Pel Pel 2009 1:20:06 ) Daniels-Deacon Sacred Harp Singers Hallelujah Religion Is A Fortune: Sacred Harp Singing (CD) Country 1928 / 2004 1:22:57 ) Paul Misraki Main Theme from "Mr. Arkadin" Music from the Films of Orson Welles, Vol One (CD) 'el 1955 / 2006 1:25:04 ) The Council Flats Of Kingsbury Go Traveling The Council Flats Of Kingsbury * Uncharted Audio 2009 1:27:06 ) Music behind DJ:
"Bob Brainen's Soul 'n RnB Instro cassette" BarkCatBark 1:29:36 ) Marty Erlich & Ben Goldberg Twos Light At The Crossroads (CD) Songlines 1997 1:35:49 ) Nina Simone Little Girl Blue I Loves You Porgy (CD) Bethlehem 1959 / 1986 1:39:42 ) Every Mother's Son For Brandy Every Mother's Son (LP) MGM 1967 1:44:27 ) Chris Bell Gey Away (alt. version) I Am The Cosmos - Deluxe Edition (CD box set) * Rhino Handmade 1975 / 2009 1:46:38 ) Alexander Laszlo Attack of the Giant Leeches Attack of the Giant Leeches (MP3) no label 1959 1:50:47 ) Mindbenders You don't know about Love Mindbenders (CD) Fontana 1966 1:53:56 ) Music behind DJ:
"Bob Brainen's Soul 'n RnB Instro cassette" BarkCatBark 1:56:06 )
(* = new, The marked selections are from the Brainen Archive.)
Sat. 12/19/09 9:02am annie:
Sat. 12/19/09 9:02am annie:
Sat. 12/19/09 9:04am david:
watchin the snow and listening to bb... it's already a good day!
Sat. 12/19/09 9:12am Dave M.:
Bob, your show is the best.
Sat. 12/19/09 9:14am david:
I'll second that
Sat. 12/19/09 9:17am annie:
sometimes i get so caught up in the music, i forget i have the radio on!!. great music bob, great!
Sat. 12/19/09 9:22am dale:
morning! who is the singer on the fairport song? obviously not sandy...
Sat. 12/19/09 9:23am texas scott:
mornin Bob,annie, dave M,david,dale.
i want snow for christmas....you listening santa?
Sat. 12/19/09 9:25am Brian in UK:
We got the white stuff early here. I think it might be Judy Dyble singing on the Fairport track, Dale.
Sat. 12/19/09 9:27am annie:
nice to see you scott.
Sat. 12/19/09 9:28am texas scott:
howdy,annie.gettin snow for christmas,are ya?
Sat. 12/19/09 9:29am dale:
ah, thanks brian.
Sat. 12/19/09 9:53am Jim B:
I believe there exists an outtake of the Bonanza theme sung by the cast in which they collapse into helpless laughter.
Sat. 12/19/09 9:53am david in virginia:
hearing bonanza reminds me of the time I saw dan block eating lunch at the restaurant next to the ice skating rink at radio city music hall
Sat. 12/19/09 9:56am annie:
scott, we already have snow.. ;) and i just heard that today is "hug a ginger" day..
Sat. 12/19/09 10:01am david in virginia:
we already got about 8" in ol'virginie
Sat. 12/19/09 10:12am texas scott:
nice,david.i've never seen a white christmas.i know some of youse get snow all winter and it can be a pain in the ass after a while.
a white christmas would be nice,though.
Sat. 12/19/09 10:15am Keith:
Hi Bob - I'd be happy to take credit for the Bonanza arrangement, but it was Terry's idea. It's essentially a harmolodic version of the tune - the final version is 3 takes played simultaneously.
Great show as always - the Bostic & Hawkins sides were especially nice.
Sat. 12/19/09 10:15am annie:
ok, i'm off!! groceries, etc.. bob, it's been a great show!! see you all later.. looks like the storm will head eat-north-east and we will get a smidgeon of the precip. we shall see! it's breaking up in penna..
Sat. 12/19/09 10:16am annie:
scott, i'll read your message later.. toodle-oo!
Sat. 12/19/09 10:24am Tom ( The Bactrian Support NetWork ):
Sat. 12/19/09 10:33am paul:
That's Mr. Ar-KAY-dee-uh
Sat. 12/19/09 10:34am paul:
Sat. 12/19/09 10:46am Steve:
Thanks for the Nina Bob. Always a good thing when I manage to hear your show (it's a little early here in California).
Dave M - if that M stands for Mandl - look forward to your Christmas day show that will be a nice gift to us all.
Sat. 12/19/09 10:55am paul:
This is such a nice break from Christmas music.
Tue. 12/22/09 3:09pm joe McCloskey:
BB....what's up with PJ being on Swain records....thought for sure it would be on Cland
Thu. 12/24/09 4:58pm dave heasman:
Ah Red Nichols. Jazz - Delicious Hot, Disgusting Cold. You should play more old stuff. Also, another John Barry theme from 1960 that might tickle is "Never Let Go". V atmospheric.
Thu. 12/24/09 6:59pm Dave Heasman:
No, not Red Nichols. Obvs.