Bob Brainen's playlist February 4, 2012 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 ) Marvin Gaye Trouble Man Pimps, Players and Private Eyes (CD) 1972 / 1991 VAR 0:02:09 ) Todd Rundgren Lost Horizon A Cappella (LP) 1985 0:05:32 ) Impressions You ought to be in Heaven Shoes (LP) 1966 / 1984 VAR 0:10:32 ) Herb Ellis Gravy Waltz Gravy Waltz: The Best of... (CD) 1962 / 1999 0:13:08 ) Terry Callier Gravy Waltz First Light (CD) 1971 / 1998 Live 0:16:32 ) Steven Bernstein's Millenial Territory Orchestra Sly Notions MTO Plays Sly (CD) * 2011 0:18:53 ) Peter Green, Mick Green & The Enemy Within All Quiet Two Greens Make A Blues (CD) 1986 / 1991 0:23:15 ) Ravens Old Man River The Roots Of Rock 'N Roll (LP box set) 1947 / 1977 VAR 0:27:40 ) Music behind DJ:
Phil Spector & The Wrecking Crew
[Phil's Flipsides] The Philles Album Collection 0:29:46 ) Phil Spector & The Wrecking Crew Walkin' Along (La La La) The Philles Album Collection (Boxed set) * 1962 / 2011 0:40:20 ) Laura Nyro Oh yeah, maybe Baby (the Heebie jeebies) Walk The Dog & Light The Light (CD) 1993 0:43:31 ) Anthony Williams (w/ Sam Rivers) Love Song Spring (LP) 1965 0:45:37 ) NRBQ Get Down Grandpa U.S. Rock - Back On Track (MP3) ? / 2005 0:53:40 ) Gatemouth Moore I ain't Mad at You The Shouters (LP box set) 1945 / 1980 VAR 0:56:27 ) Music behind DJ:
Phil Spector & The Wrecking Crew
[Phil's Flipsides] The Philles Album Collection 0:58:57 ) Fleetwood Mac Comin' your Way Then Play On (CD) 1970 1:09:05 ) Doors Wintertime Love Waiting for the Sun (CD) 1968 1:12:43 ) Wes Montgomery Surrey With the Fringe On Top The Verve Jazz Sides (CD box set) 1965 / 1995 1:16:33 ) Barney Bigard & His Jazzopaters Tapioca Little Club Jazz: Small Groups in the 30s (LP box set) 1940 / 1976 VAR 1:20:00 ) David Greenberger With Jupiter Circle The Drag Never Give Up Study (CD) * 2011 1:22:27 ) Slim Gaillard Central Ave. Boogie Shuckin' & Jivin' (CD) 1945 / 1991 1:26:33 ) Johnny Lewis Trio + Millie Snake Hips Beat Jazz - Pictures From The Gone World Vol. 2 (LP) 1963 / 2009 1:27:25 ) Music behind DJ:
"Bob Brainen's Soul 'n RnB Instro cassette" 1:29:50 ) Moby Grape Goin' Down to Texas 20 Granite Creek (CD) 1971 / 1990 1:38:49 ) Grandpa Banana Away out on the old St. Sabbath I'll Do Anything For You (CD) 2009 1:41:21 ) Dick Hyman and Mary Mayo Star Eyes Moon Gas (CD) 1963 / 2004 1:43:54 ) NRBQ Boozoo & Leona Keep This Love Goin' (CD) * 2011 1:47:43 ) Faith Taylor & The Sweet-Teens You Candy Kisses The Queens Of King: The King Girl Groups (CD) 1958 / 2002 1:50:58 ) Music behind DJ:
"Bob Brainen's Soul 'n RnB Instro cassette" 1:53:39 )
(* = new, The marked selections are from the Brainen Archive.)
Sat. 2/4/12 9:03am yoman:
Good morning, Trouble Man! ;-)
Sat. 2/4/12 9:15am Jeff:
I sense a tribute to Don Cornelius in that trilogy of Marvin, Todd and Impressions
Sat. 2/4/12 9:16am Tim B:
Hi Bob - good morning from Metuchen. Love that Impressions track.
Sat. 2/4/12 9:17am Tim B:
Great interview with Fred Cash last week on Michael Shelley's show.
Sat. 2/4/12 9:19am Dave in PA:
Gravy Waltz on the ARP Pro Soloist: http://www.poconothermionics.com/sounds/PRO%20SOLOIST%20DEMO%20-%202.3%20-%20Gravy%20Waltz%20.mp3
Sat. 2/4/12 9:19am Todd E:
Nothing like a Miami Saturday morning with you Bob! (from a NJ expatriate) Really appreciate all the stuff you've played in Tommy's memory the past few weeks.
Sat. 2/4/12 9:27am Jack:
Peter Green does Beefheart. Love it.
Sat. 2/4/12 9:29am Kenzo:
I've never been up early enough on a Saturday to catch your show live. Today, I'm lucky!
Sat. 2/4/12 9:39am Ed McGlynn, Jr.:
Gravy Waltz was composed by TV's Steve Allen, who also won the 1963 Grmmy Award for the work.
Sat. 2/4/12 9:55am SmokinJ:
Hey! It's a party!
Sat. 2/4/12 10:12am Peter K.:
"Gravy Waltz" was indeed written by the great bassist Ray Brown. Steve Allen later added words, and for years claimed to have written the whole thing -- or at least implied as much. In fact he wrote the lyrics only. The melody already existed, was written by Ray Brown alone, and had been recorded by a few people before Steve Allen ever put words to it. This is indisputably true. I love Steve Allen (his disdain for rock 'n' roll notwithstanding), but he did tend to be pretty self-aggrandizing.
Sat. 2/4/12 10:14am gail:
THANK YOU SO MUCH for Wintertime Love!
Sat. 2/4/12 10:24am Peter K.:
FYI, Ray Brown and Steve Allen SHARED the 1963 Grammy for "Gravy Waltz" in the category "best original jazz composition." Odd, in that it appears to have been recorded (as an instrumental) as early as 1961.
Sat. 2/4/12 10:27am mrmucho:
tons of great guitar playing today, Bob!
Sat. 2/4/12 10:47am seang:
Sat. 2/4/12 10:47am Scott C.:
We're still dying up here in Utica, Bob, but we're not dead yet! Thanks for playing your records this morning.
Sat. 2/4/12 10:58am Tim B:
A great great show BOb!!! Thanks.
Sat. 2/11/12 10:43am Paul:
Very strange, I listened to this Dillard and Clark song last night.