Bob Brainen's playlist March 23, 2013 E-mail Bob Brainen
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Artist Track Album / Format Label Year Comments Approx. start time Hank Levine w/ Timothy Leary Image, Part One / The Psychedelic Experience (CD-R) ABC 1961/ 1966 0:00:00 ) Gerard Schurmann "Ghost Dance" from The Headless Ghost Monster Movie Music, Vol. 3 (CD-R) Gerard Schurmann 1959 VAR 0:02:16 ) Jon Brion Theme 1 (Debbie & Oliver) This Is 40 (CD) * Capitol 2012 OST - VAR 0:04:49 ) Ran Blake & Sarah Serpa Saturday Aurora (CD) * Clean Feed 2012 0:08:23 ) Kevin Ayers Girl on a Swing Joy Of A Toy (CD) EMI 1969 / 2003 0:11:23 ) Bernard Hermann Love Music Vertigo (CD) Mercury 1958 / 1990 OST 0:14:11 ) Beach Boys Make it Good Carl And The Passions: So Tough (CD) Capitol 1972 0:19:11 ) Five Stairsteps World of Fantasy The Complete Curtis Mayfield Years (CD) * Outta Sight 1966 / 2011 0:21:56 ) Bunky & Jake One more Cowboy Bunky & Jake (LP) Mercury 1968 0:25:04 ) Slim Gaillard w/ Bird & Diz Slim's Jam Slim's Jam (Bob Brainen's 2003 WFMU Marathon Premium) (CD-R) BarkCatBark 1945 / 2003 VAR 0:27:53 ) Music behind DJ:
Earl Van Dyke & The Soul Brothers
That Motown Sound Motown 0:29:28 ) Family Burlesque (Instrumental) Once Upon A Time (Boxed set) * Snapper 1972 / 2012 0:40:23 ) Tandyn Almer About Where Love Is Along Comes Tandyn (CD) * Sundazed ca '66 / 2013 0:44:47 ) Blue Mitchell w/ Tadd Dameron Smooth as the Wind Smooth As The Wind (CD) Riverside 1961 /1996 Thanks to Keith Spring 0:46:45 ) Gladhands Breath of Angels Wow And Flutter (CD) Big Deal 1999 0:51:55 ) David Greenberger w/Birdsongs of The Mezozoic How Records are Made David Greenberger & Dozens: Near The Edge Of The Penny Jar Spill (CD) Pel Pel 2011 VAR 0:57:51 ) Bastards w/ James Brown, Bootsy etc FMU I.D. BarkCatBark 1:00:06 ) Music behind DJ:
The Beatles Songbook, Vol. 1 Capitol 1:00:40 ) Steve Shook Ask Too Much Dignify (EP) * Pel Pel 2013 1:07:56 ) NRBQ Misunderstanding Workshop (LP) Kama Sutra 1973 w/Steve Shook-guitar 1:12:41 ) Travis Shook and The Club Wow It's not too late The Essential (LP) Just Like Real 1974 1:15:10 ) Kenny Wheeler w/ The John Dankworth Orch Altisidora Windmill Tilter: The Story of Don Quixote (LP) Fontana U.K. 1969 1:19:15 ) Chairman Of The Board Everything's Tuesday Greatest Hits (CD) Invictus 1970 / 1990 1:23:33 ) Mary Wells I've Got A Story Something New: Motown Lost & Found 1961-1964 (CD box set) * Motown 1962 / 2012 1:28:55 ) Music behind DJ:
"frogs and more frogs" @ Joe Bauer's
Raccoon 1:29:09 ) Duke Ellington Portrait of Wellman Braud New Orleans Suite (LP) Atlantic 1971 1:37:16 ) Rahsaan Roland Kirk & Al Hibbler Carney and Bigard Place Roland Kirk & Al Hibbler - A Meeting of the Times (LP) Atlantic 1972 1:41:26 ) Pete Donnelly Delicate Elocution (WAV) Pete Donnelly 2013 from upcoming album 1:46:55 ) Leroy Anderson The Waltzing Cat Blue Tango: Symphonic Pops (CD) LaserLight 1950 / 1980 1:50:59 ) Cascades Shy Girl The Very Best Of... (CD) Valiant 1963 / 1998 Thanks to Dennis Diken 1:53:41 ) Music behind DJ:
"frogs and more frogs" @ Joe Bauer's
Raccoon 1:56:37 )
(* = new, The marked selections are from the Brainen Archive.)
Sat. 3/23/13 9:08am tomB:
the only Saturday I get up early & the whole peanut gallery is still asleep. Morning Bob.
Sat. 3/23/13 9:09am David in ATL from NJ:
Listening from a rainy Atlanta this Saturday, Bob. Nice start!
Sat. 3/23/13 9:13am glenn:
i believe that at the very least we're a macadamia nut gallery.
Sat. 3/23/13 9:18am G:
I knew this wasn't Laura. Vertigo, got it.
Sat. 3/23/13 9:18am Mike East:
I'd prefer the cashew gallery. Good morning, gents.
Sat. 3/23/13 9:18am tomB:
Thought I recognized that theme. Vertigo is one of my two fave films
Sat. 3/23/13 9:19am Mike East:
what's the other, tomB?
Sat. 3/23/13 9:20am tomB:
Sat. 3/23/13 9:23am Bob Brainen:
Who did the music for Badlands, TomB?
Sat. 3/23/13 9:23am glenn:
i prefer cashews as well, but macadamias are the most expensive nut. i will leave silly remarks to everyone else. i'm silly remark - ed out this a.m.
Sat. 3/23/13 9:28am G:
wiki on Badlands score: "The film's score makes repeated use of the short composition Gassenhauer from Carl Orff's Schulwerk, and also uses other pieces from the Schulwerk. The same piece was used for a scene in the film Ratcatcher and used as an influence in the film Monster and Finding Forrester. A cover of by Hans Zimmer entitled "You're So Cool" is used throughout the film True Romance."
Sat. 3/23/13 9:40am Mike East:
I watched Badlands with my (at the time) 6 year old daughter. We both liked it. Incidentally, "True Romance" is one of my all time favorite movies. (I'll say in the top 5)
Sat. 3/23/13 9:41am tomB:
Oddly, the screen credits for Badlands note an instrumental "Migration" by a James Taylor. Also, I think Nat Cole singing "A Blossom Fell." I don't watch DVDs, but noted in my 2nd viewing the name Carl Orff but blanked on the German title. So I mistakenly began specializing in Carmina Burana.
Sat. 3/23/13 9:43am G:
Wow, I haven't thought of this "out west, out to the burlesque" tune since it was on the charts in the UK forty years ago (I lived there at the time)
Sat. 3/23/13 9:51am Phelger Nank:
This joint is BillyDeeWilliams smoove!
Sat. 3/23/13 9:53am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:
...Good old almonds - nuts are great - delish&nutrish...
- Get a laptop streamin' @ work in forseeable future - & this'll be great...
- Tadd Dameron - thot it sounded beaucoup Birth of Kewl...'Where Love Is'' just the sort of 60'PunkPop I like...do *not* hate your Program, Sir...
Sat. 3/23/13 10:09am G:
About hearing Family live (Tull and Gabriel were influenced by their stage presentation), they actually did a one-off reunion show in London last month. (I looked them up after you played "Burlesque")
Sat. 3/23/13 10:13am David in ATL from NJ:
NOW we're talking!
♥ Sat. 3/23/13 10:17am Dave B:
Wow... the Travis Shook track is really nice. Thanks Bob!
Sat. 3/23/13 10:18am Dr. Goot:
Sat. 3/23/13 10:30am tomB:
Mary Wells rules Motown.
Sat. 3/23/13 10:30am Mark R from NP:
Why is Chandler Travis better known? Why?
Sat. 3/23/13 10:32am Mark R from NP:
That should read "Why ISN'T Chandler Travis better known?"
Sat. 3/23/13 10:37am Richard:
Hey there, we say Quixotic as 'Kwiksotik' rather that 'Keejotik' or whatever as it's a word that became popular in the 18th-c. in England, where folks still said Don 'Kwiksot', not having yet corrected their pronunciation to the Spanish manner which we now favour. When we say Quixotic we're referring to the complex of ideas that originated at that moment in England in response to Cervantes, not directly to the original Spanish text, so it makes sense to use the English pronunciation.
Sat. 3/23/13 10:41am Mike East:
That's very interesting, Richard. thanks for that.
Sat. 3/23/13 10:43am Mike East:
time to brew another pot o' joe.
Sat. 3/23/13 10:44am Keith Spring:
The Travis Shook album was recorded in both 1973 and 1974. It's Not Too Late is from the 1974 sessions.
Great to hear a Steve Shook mini-set on WFMU.
Sat. 3/23/13 10:47am Bob Brainen:
So the album came out in 74, Keith?
Sat. 3/23/13 10:53am Keith Spring:
I think so, but I seem to remember the sessions at Great Northern Studio being in the fall, so the album might not have come out until '75.
Sat. 3/23/13 10:56am Bob Brainen:
OK another brain-tester: was this Ardolino's recording debut, or did it follow the NRBQ recordings?
Sat. 3/23/13 10:59am Mike East:
man, BB active on the comments this AM. Way to go, Bob!
Sat. 3/23/13 11:00am Keith Spring:
Tom's recording debut was the Froggy Went A Courtin' session, which I think preceded the Travis Shook album.