Bob Brainen's playlist December 24, 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 ) James Brown Go Power at Christmastime Santa's Got A Brand New Bag (CD) 1970 / 1988 0:01:46 ) Kitty, Daisy & Lewis I'm Goin' Back Smoking In Heaven (CD) * 2011 0:04:51 ) Dexter Gordon Dextrose (EP) 1947 4 song 7" 0:08:20 ) Cesaria Evora Pe Di Boi Radio Mindelo: Early Recordings (CD) early 60s / 2008 R.I.P Cesaria Evora 0:11:07 ) Joe And Eddie Mariah There's a Meeting Here Tonight (LP) 1963 0:13:34 ) Akira Ifukube "See You Later" from Battle In Outer Space Monster Movie Music, Vol. 4 (CD-R) 1959 0:16:47 ) Bob Irwin And The Pluto Walkers The Throwaway Age (45) * 2011 0:19:51 ) The Concert Jazz Band Big City Life Gerry Muilligan '63 (CD-R) 1963 Writer, arranger and on piano: Bob Brookmeyer R.I.P.
Thanks to Keith Spring
0:23:15 ) Spider John Koerner & Willie Murphy I Ain't Blue Running Jumping Standing Still (CD) 1969 / 1994 0:28:38 ) Music behind DJ:
Beat Girl 0:29:23 ) Todd Rundgren Boat on the Charles* Runt / The Ballad of Todd Rundgren* (2 CD) * 1971 / 2011 0:39:33 ) Bill Evans Peace Piece Everybody Digs Bill Evans (CD) 1959 / 2007 0:44:25 ) Nina Simone Little Girl Blue Little Girl Blue (CD) 1958 / 1992 0:50:35 ) Necessaries Detroit Tonight Event Horizon (LP) 1982 0:54:58 ) Music behind DJ:
"frogs and more frogs" @ Joe Bauer's
0:56:36 ) Pete Donnelly The Keeping When You Come Home (CD) * 2011 1:05:23 ) NRBQ I Don't Think Of... Transmissions (2 CD) 1979 / 2004 1:07:30 ) El Dorados Bim Bam Boom Bim Bam Boom - 28 Rockin' Doowops (CD) 1956 / 1992 VAR 1:10:11 ) Fats Waller & His Buddies The Minor Drag The Joint Is Jumpin' (CD) 1929 / 1987 1:13:06 ) Elliot Lawrence & His Orchestra 5 O'Clock Shadow Mirage: Avant Garde and Third Stream Jazz (LP) 1946 / 1977 VAR 1:15:47 ) Beach Boys Wind Chimes (alt. version) The Smile Sessions (2 CD) * 1966 / 2011 1:19:21 ) Jon Brion Her Ghost Meaningless (CD) 2000 1:24:37 ) Paul Motian 5 Miles To Wrentham The Story Of MaryAm (Box set) 1983 / 2010 from: The Complete Remastered Recordings On Black Saint & Soul Note 1:26:28 ) Music behind DJ:
Latin Rock 1:31:23 ) Rocky Fellers Killer Joe Kent Stop Dancing (LP) 1962 /1984 VAR 1:38:10 ) Claus Ogerman and His Orchestra It Didn't End Latin Rock (LP) 1967 1:40:26 ) Ben Webster Honeysuckle Rose Swingin' Saxophones Vol. 1 (LP) 1944 VAR 1:43:14 ) David Greenberger & Ralph Carney Dolly Before Dolly OHPA (CD) * 2011 1:46:24 ) Miles Davis Quintet Riot The Bootleg series Volume One - Live In Europe 1967 (Box set) 1967 / 2011 1:48:11 ) Chico Hamilton Quintet w/ Eric Dolphy Pottsville USA With Strings Attached (CD) 1959 / 2007 1:53:11 ) Music behind DJ:
Mike Curb & The Waterfall
The Doors Songbook 1:53:33 )
(* = new, The marked selections are from the Brainen Archive.)
Sat. 12/24/11 9:09am David in ATL from NJ:
Merry Christmas, Bob! Thanks for bringing us some great tunes for yet another year.
Sat. 12/24/11 9:13am Chris from Stroud England:
Cheers mate..looking forward to the show.....Happy Christmas dude
Sat. 12/24/11 9:18am paul in FL:
Merry Christmas, all.
Sat. 12/24/11 9:19am T-Zero:
Hope you have a very merry Christmas, Bob.
Sat. 12/24/11 9:29am SmokinJ:
Happy Hanukkah & Merry Christmas to you Bob & listeners worldwide!
Sat. 12/24/11 9:30am tomB:
Bob Irwin is everywhere!
Sat. 12/24/11 9:36am annie:
yo, happy hohoho
Sat. 12/24/11 9:42am Sean in Bristol, UK:
Merry Christmas Bob,
Thank you for playing Todd, totally brightened up my Christmas
Sat. 12/24/11 9:51am john:
it isn't "flamenco sketches"?
Sat. 12/24/11 9:54am Brian in UK:
Sincerosly, Mr Irwin certainly is ubiquitous.
Nothing like Nina.
Sat. 12/24/11 9:55am lil bob:
They don't necessarily go together , but this Bill Evans piece makes me think of Fred Wesley's Peace Fugue. Anything Spider John does is alright by me , but that Willie Murphy record is something else. Thanks and Mazeltov
Sat. 12/24/11 9:55am karen:
I would rather hear "Boat on the Charles" than a Christmas song any day--even though I am stringing lights on my tree while listening today. Happiest wishes for Christmas and New Year to Bob and to all his listeners.
Sat. 12/24/11 9:59am john:
little ealier there was something I swore was "blue in green", turned out it wasn't, then the Bill Evans I swore was the same as "flamenco sketches", eh? all good on it, mate.
Sat. 12/24/11 10:04am annie:
yes, "jack goes boating" is such a great flick, unforgettable
Sat. 12/24/11 10:06am Mike Sin:
Bob Brainen providing the soundtrack as I inventory the booze, blender, and ice situation. Happy holidays to Bob and all his listeners!
Sat. 12/24/11 10:07am annie:
Sat. 12/24/11 10:30am Brian in UK:
Nothing like Jon Brion.
Sat. 12/24/11 10:52am mrmucho:
the opening of that Bill Evans piece has the same chords as "flamenco sketches". miles dug bill evans, obv