Bob Brainen's playlist August 7, 2010 E-mail Bob Brainen
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Artist Track Album / Format Year Comments Approx. start time Hank Levine w/ Timothy Leary Image, Part One (CD-R) 1961 / 1966 0:00:00 ) Love August Four Sail (CD) 1969 0:01:35 ) (Rahsaan) Roland Kirk Search For The Reason Why Volunteered Slavery (CD) 1969 / 1993 Happy 75th Birthday Rahsaan! 0:06:46 ) (Rahsaan) Roland Kirk Spirits Up Above Volunteered Slavery (CD) 1969 / 1993 0:08:49 ) John Tchicai & Cadentia Nova Danica This is Heaven Afrodisiaca (CD) 1969 / 2008 0:12:33 ) Supremes Buttered Popcorn Meet The Supremes (CD) 1965 lead vocal: Florence Ballard 0:14:35 ) NRBQ One Big Parking Lot Dummy (CD) 2004 0:17:20 ) Julian Dash Dance of the Mother Bird Big Sound Tenors (LP) 1951 Var. artists comp. 0:21:03 ) Sammy Price Rib Joint The Roots Of Rock 'N Roll (LP box set) 1956 / 1977 Var. artists comp. 0:24:07 ) Bo Diddley w/ The Carnations Crackin' Up Bo Diddley & His Groups (CD) 1959 0:26:48 ) Music behind DJ:
Claus Ogerman and His Orchestra
Soul Searchin' 0:28:39 ) Giles, Giles & Fripp Digging My Lawn The Brondesbury Tapes (CD) 1968 / 2002 0:39:46 ) Giles Giles & Fripp with Ian McDonald Digging my Lawn The Brondesbury Tapes (CD) 1968 / 2002 0:42:25 ) Miko Hirota Sunny (MP3) 1965 The original version 0:43:49 ) Dave Pike Set Sunny Jazz For The Jet Set (LP) 1966 2nd version of this tune (?) 0:47:37 ) Bobby Hebb Sunny Fab 60's Hits (CD) 1966 Var. artists comp.
R.I.P. Bobby Hebb
0:51:33 ) Bo Diddley w/ The Moonglows & Bobby Hebb Diddley Daddy Bo Diddley & His Groups (CD) 1955 0:53:36 ) Paul Williams Back Bender Honkers and Screamers (LP box set) 1949 / 1979 Var. artists comp. 0:56:20 ) Music behind DJ:
Honkers and Screamers 0:57:29 ) Beast Satan (excerpt) (MP3) 2009 1:10:11 ) Easybeats See-Line Woman Friday on My Mind (LP) 1966 1:11:44 ) Mockingbirds Skit Skat The Immediate Alternative (CD) 1965 /1990 Var. artists comp. 1:14:43 ) Christine & Katherine Shipp Sea Lion Woman A Treasury of Library of Congress Field Recordings (CD) 1939 / 1997 Var. artists comp. 1:16:54 ) Roswell Sacred Harp Singers Odem Religion Is A Fortune: Sacred Harp Singing (CD) 1940 / 2004 Var. artists comp. 1:18:12 ) Nina Simone See Line Woman The Best Of... (CD) 1965 1:20:54 ) Beast Satan (excerpt) (MP3) 2009 1:23:11 ) Billy Strange What's New Pussycat? Plays The Hits (LP) 1965 1:25:49 ) Music behind DJ:
Plays The Hits 1:26:35 ) Nick Drake Fly Time Of No Reply (CD) 1969 / 1986 Home Recording version 1:35:39 ) Steve Eliovson & Colin Walcott Wanderer Dawn Dance (CD) 1981 1:39:16 ) Del Amitri Be My Downfall Hatful Of Rain - The Best of... (CD) 1992 / 1998 1:43:43 ) Nino Rota Buongiorno, Fortunella from "Happy Go Lucky Girl" Music For Fellini, Part One 1952 - 1958 (CD) 1958 / 2010 1:46:33 ) Jewlia Eisenberg Fortress Moscow Trilectric (CD) 2001 1:48:03 ) Laura Nyro & Labelle Nowhere to Run Gonna Take a Miracle (CD) 1971 1:50:50 ) Music behind DJ:
"frogs and more frogs" @ Joe Bauer's
( The marked selections are from the Brainen Archive.)
Sat. 8/7/10 9:04am jay:
greeting from London uk
Sat. 8/7/10 9:11am thomas:
thanks for playing music by Rahsaan Roland Kirk! much appreciated.
Sat. 8/7/10 9:39am fred:
I just got your premium this week, and a few tracks cracked me up. I wonder what the canyon people spokesman is up to these days, though chances are he's one of the fat-cat bankers who sent the economy into a tailspin
Sat. 8/7/10 9:48am Looms:
Hello Bob! Thanks for you prenium as well; some good, funny and rare stuff on it.
Sat. 8/7/10 9:56am Tom L (Hallock Hill):
Hi Bob. Some fantastic sounds today. And hi Looms! Hope all is well.
Sat. 8/7/10 9:56am fred:
David sounded pleased about your capturing their performance, that makes me glad I've put you two in touch. I must say I'm still very uneasy about giving him your email without asking you first, I hope you don't mind. All apologies anyway, I just shouldn't have done that; I thought I knew him enough to think he wouldn't abuse it, but still it was a breach of trust about which I'm downright ashamed.
Sat. 8/7/10 9:57am Gretchen:
Hello from Vermont! Great cool morning. Really like what you are playing.
Sat. 8/7/10 10:01am Looms:
No worry, Fred, David is a real gentleman.
Sat. 8/7/10 10:03am Looms:
Hello Tom, Hope all is well for you too. Have to rush out, see you soon!
Sat. 8/7/10 10:06am Tim B:
Hey from Nooo Joisey. Great show!!
Sat. 8/7/10 10:24am Madhattan:
Hi Bob - Sister Fleeta Mitchell and Rev. Willie Mae Eberhard also did a great version of "Satan, Your Kingdom Must Come Down" on The Art of Field Recording comp. Nice Nina connection there - likewise the rest of this splendid set,.
Sat. 8/7/10 10:27am MuttonChops:
Sat. 8/7/10 10:35am Ryan P. Young:
I heard you love Sacred Harp singing. If you're curious (or if you want to announce it on the radio), the New York City all day sacred harp singing convention will be held on September 18th from 10-3:30 at the 15th St. Friends meeting house in Manhattan. We'll sing all day.
Sat. 8/7/10 10:37am Madhattan:
Nina's "See Line Woman" was reissued and remixed (by Masters at Work) in 2002 and enjoyed a second life as a sizable dance hit.
Sat. 8/7/10 10:39am MuttonChops:
Sat. 8/7/10 10:39am Bob:
Roland Kirk, NRBQ, Easybeats and Billy Strange...all in one show. Nice work Bob
Sat. 8/7/10 10:43am MuttonChops:
Del Amitiri :)
Sat. 8/7/10 10:45am MuttonChops:
Is Hatful of Rain a take on Hatful of Sorrows by The Smiths
Sat. 8/7/10 10:48am MuttonChops:
Sat. 8/7/10 10:28pm mike tp:
love looking at the playlist from week to week. always entertaining. watching cloris leachman one step beyond. the creepmaster general.. how about a walk on the beach . funny driving around earlier today the song title neon meat dream of a octafish entered my mind. thats a good thing.
Tue. 8/10/10 1:19pm Robbie White:
Bob, thanks for playing the Brondsbury Tapes. Amazon has a new Giles Brothers 1962-1967 CD available right now. It is mentioned in the new issue of Shindig Magazine (you can find that mag at Borders).