Bob Brainen's playlist October 15, 2011 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 / The Psychedelic Experience (CD-R) 1961 / 1966 0:00:00 ) Nick Drake River Man Five Leaves Left (CD) 1970 0:01:54 ) Sandy Denny Next Time Around The Northstar Grassman and the Ravens (CD) 1971 0:06:44 ) Ray Charles Ruby Genius And Soul (Boxed set) 1960 / 1997 0:10:34 ) Billie Holiday Don't Worry 'bout Me Last Recordings [With the Ray Ellis Orchestra] (LP) 1959 / 1988 0:14:25 ) Beach Boys The Old Master Painter / You Are My Sunshine Smile (CD box set) 1966 / 1993 0:17:33 ) Vitamin String Quartet That's Not Me String Quartet Tribute To The Beach Boys' Pet Sounds (CD-R) 2005 Thanks to Mark Rosen 0:18:42 ) Buffalo Springfield Expecting To Fly Box Set (Boxed set) 1967 /2001 0:22:17 ) Alex North Flibberti Gibbet The Rainmaker (LP) 1956 OST 0:25:58 ) Music behind DJ:
Cello Concerto Thanks to Keith Spring 0:28:43 ) Nazz If That's the Way You Feel Nazz (CD) 1968 0:40:10 ) Cream As You Said Wheels Of Fire (CD box set) 1968 0:44:58 ) Family Bolero Babe Bandstand (CD) 1972 / 2004 Thanks to P.J. O'Connell 0:49:14 ) Dario Marianelli Briony Atonement (CD) 2007 OST 0:53:43 ) Charlie Parker Just Friends The Complete Verve Recordings (Boxed set) 1949 / 1990 Thanks to Arthur Smith 0:55:46 ) Gene Pitney Every Breath I Take The 22 Greatest Hits (CD) 1961 / 1986 Odd Japanese comp.
Thanks to Gene Sculatti
0:59:22 ) Music behind DJ:
"Var. British Composers"
Green And Pleasant Land II Thanks to Keith Spring 1:02:43 ) Denny Laine's Electric String Band Catherine's Wheel Memory Laine (CD) 1966 1:15:57 ) Electric Light Orchestra Look at me Now No Answer (CD) 1971 / 2006 1:19:01 ) Johann Sebastian Bach "Courante" from Suite #2 for Violincello Thomas Demenga: J.S. Bach / B.A. Zimmermann pre-1720's /1996 1:22:20 ) Kinks The Way Love Used to Be Percy (CD) 1971 / 1989 OST 1:24:13 ) The Aranbee Pop Symphony Orchestra Play With Fire The Aranbee Pop Symphony Orchestra (CD) 1966 / 1991 1:26:43 ) Jo Stafford Back is the Color Sings American Folk Songs (LP) 1962 1:29:28 ) Music behind DJ:
"Var. British Composers"
Green And Pleasant Land II 1:30:49 ) Human Beinz Back is the Color Nobody But Me (LP) 1968 1:41:07 ) Alice Coltrane Universal Consciousness Universal Consciousness (CD) 1971 / 2003 1:45:45 ) Leroy Anderson The Syncopated Clock Blue Tango: Symphonic Pops (CD) 1945 Also used as the theme of CBS's Late Show. 1:49:23 ) Drifters There Goes My Baby All Time Greatest Hits & More: 1959-1965 (CD box set) 1959 / 1988 1:51:44 ) The N.Y. Bass Violin Choir Biskit The N.Y. Bass Violin Choir (LP) 1969 / 1980 Strata East label 1:53:51 ) Music behind DJ:
"Var. British Composers"
Green And Pleasant Land II 2:00:07 )
( The marked selections are from the Brainen Archive.)
Sat. 10/15/11 9:09am jamief:
nice start Bob....quick query...tried listening in UK a couple of hours ago....no connection online or through my internet radio....and yet, checking the archives there is no sign of any interruption...am I going mad or what????
Sat. 10/15/11 9:18am karen:
Good morning, Bob. I planned to ride my bike first thing this morning but you've changed my mind. Am gonna stay right here and keep listening to your show. Very nice start.
Sat. 10/15/11 9:23am T-Zero:
Morning! Looking forward to this "strings" program.
Sat. 10/15/11 9:27am dale:
morning mr. deejay. i just heard a recent cover of expecting to fly and was horrified. it had a techno-y thing going on and the lyrics were incomprehendable. a travesty.
Sat. 10/15/11 9:47am karen:
Sometimes the time spent preparing for things creates anxiousness when the big moment arrives. This is wonderful--thanks for your effort! You've blown my mind by reaching into Todd's archives.
Sat. 10/15/11 9:48am Dave:
Rundgren and Cream
How can you not love this show.
Sat. 10/15/11 9:49am Tom ( The Bactrian Support Network ):
WOW ! not heard this Cream gem in a while ! my fave part still when they finally did that REunion few years back was when Ginger was doing "Pressed Rat and Warthog" !!!
Sat. 10/15/11 9:50am Scott:
Always good Bob, check out 'Birthday Carole' on Runt, 'Rock On' -David Essex, and 'Ballad of Danny Bailey'- EJ for more string candy
Sat. 10/15/11 9:52am dale:
i was a moody blues freak, and bought all the solo work. picked up greame edge band with adrian gurvitz. that lead to baker gurvitz army. that was really my only exposure to ginger baker and i didn't care for it. wasn't later til i heard some cream that i started to appreciate him
Sat. 10/15/11 9:53am Dave:
I got "Fresh Cream" for Christmas 1969. I was 15. Cream was a pure Blues band on that album.
Sat. 10/15/11 10:01am Rick:
As always another great show
Sat. 10/15/11 10:02am dale:
LOVES me some pitney. from the big sixteen on. i even have gene-o italiano, where he sings his hits in italian. could never get the george jones duet album, but those wacky record execs....
Sat. 10/15/11 10:18am Kees:
Todd recently did a concert in Amsterdam with Het Metropool Orkest, organised by Dutch public radio (Radio 6: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YtfnRj-zA0E). Alas for me, it was sold out. Dutch radio will broadcast the whole concert . Meanwhile, clips of semi-private recordings are getting out on YouTube.
Peter Hammill - Autumn
Sat. 10/15/11 10:18am Hani:
Play Yumeji's Theme from the movie "In the mood for love"
Sat. 10/15/11 10:20am Mike Sin:
re: "Catherine's Wheel" -- I think that might be Viv Prince, formerly of the Pretty Things, on drums.
Sat. 10/15/11 10:22am Dave:
suggestion - Something by The United States Of America" or Hot Tuna. Both groups had violin players
Sat. 10/15/11 10:24am Dave:
Or how about the Chaconne in D minor. The greatest violin piece of all time.
Sat. 10/15/11 10:25am erika:
for a different take on bach's cello concertos, you should check out the recordings on double bass by edgar meyer - beautiful album
Sat. 10/15/11 10:27am frenchee:
omg this kinks song--so beautiful
Sat. 10/15/11 10:29am paul:
You better be playin' some Charlie Daniels real dang soon.
Sat. 10/15/11 10:33am Hani:
another recommendation: Marianne Faithful - Who will take my dreams away?
Sat. 10/15/11 10:40am dale:
ny rock and roll ensemble
Sat. 10/15/11 10:41am dale:
early tull, strawbs, ANYTHING from amazing blodel's 'england'
Sat. 10/15/11 10:42am erika:
urk, cello *suites* not concertos...need more coffee. anyway, this is the album: http://www.amazon.com/Bach-Unaccompanied-Suites-Performed-Double/dp/B00004WK4A
Sat. 10/15/11 10:42am dale:
BLONDEL......human beinz other good song is 'flower grave'
Sat. 10/15/11 10:47am paul:
Sat. 10/15/11 10:48am dale:
down by the river freakout!!!
Sat. 10/15/11 10:49am dale:
david laflamme it's a beautiful day
Sat. 10/15/11 10:50am Seminal:
Sat. 10/15/11 10:56am paul:
I would bet that's the first time The Syncopated Clock has been played on the radio in its entirety in 50 years. Cool.
Sat. 10/15/11 10:56am Scott:
"There Goes My Baby" changed the face of modern R&B by adding strings, but it famously almost didn't come out. As the story goes, Jerry Wexler hated it and said that the arrangement sounded like two different radios playing in two different rooms, or something like that. Thankfully, cooler heads prevailed.
Sat. 10/15/11 10:57am Hugh:
I can't remember how many Leroy Anderson melodies I played, during my school band years! I'll never get them out of my head!
Sat. 10/15/11 10:58am Kees:
The Damned - Curtain Call
Sat. 10/15/11 11:01am miketp:
very cool show bob promise to let loose with some clams by months end. thats when ol caps pension check arrives human beinz who knew
Sat. 10/15/11 6:26pm Mark Rosen:
Yes, a hard copy of the Vit Str Quartet's Pet Sounds does exist www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Dpopular&field-keywords=vitamin+string+quartet+pet+sounds