Bob Brainen's playlist June 1, 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 ) Seals and Crofts Gabriel Go On Home Down Home (LP) T&A 1970 0:01:53 ) Procol Harum Wreck Of The Hesperus A Salty Dog (CD) A&M 1969 0:05:46 ) Bud Powell You Go to My Head The Amazing... Volume One (LP) Blue Note 1951 0:09:47 ) Cymbals Glide (Yann Tomita Mix) Tom Ardolino's Magic Jukebox Victor (Japan) 0:12:41 ) Burt Bacharah Another Night (backing track) (WAV) Burt Bacharach 1966 0:15:10 ) Dionne Warwick Windows of the World Golden Hits Vol II (LP) Scepter 1967 / 1968 0:17:44 ) Tadd Dameron w/ John Coltrane On a Misty Night Mating Call (LP) Prestige 1956 0:22:15 ) Youngbloods Tears are falling Youngbloods (LP) RCA 1967 0:27:20 ) Music behind DJ:
Larry Page Orchestra
With Love From Larry Page One 0:28:37 ) NRBQ Deaf Dumb and Blind Workshop (CD) Lost House 1973 / 2008 Japanese disc 0:37:00 ) Manfred Mann Fox on the Run Chapter Two: The Best of the Fontana Years (CD) Fontana 1968 / 1994 0:39:37 ) Lee Allen Creole Alley Honkers & Screamers (LP box set) Savoy 1954 / 1979 VAR 0:42:05 ) Frank Culley Culley Flower Atlantic Honkers (LP box set) Atlantic 1951 / 1986 VAR 0:45:12 ) Kunio Miyauchi "Modern Bar-Traditional Dance from The Human Vapor Monster Movie Music (CD-R) Kunio Miyauchi 1960 VAR 0:47:51 ) Mary Lou Williams Scorpio (alt. take) The Zodiac Suite (CD) Smithsonian Folkways 1945 / 1975 / 1995 0:50:39 ) Fleetwood Mac Looking For Somebody Fleetwood Mac (LP) Blue Horizon 1968 0:53:53 ) James Brown Joggin' Along Soul Pride: The Instrumentals 1960-69 (CD box set) Polydor 1962 / 1992 0:57:10 ) Music behind DJ:
Soul Pride: The Instrumentals 1960-69 Polydor 0:57:28 ) Jo Stafford I Wonder as I Wander Sings American Folk Songs (LP) Corinthian 1948 / 1961 1:10:03 ) Nick Drake Way to Blue Things with Strings Island Bob Brainen's 2012 wfmu fundraising Premium 1:13:07 ) Alex North Blue Shadows and Purple Hills Spartacus (CD) Decca 1960 / 1991 OST 1:18:06 ) Steve Shook Be my Love Dignify (EP) * Pel Pel 2013 1:20:16 ) London Jazz Four A Hard Day's Night Take A New Look At The Beatles (LP) Polydor 1967 1:22:43 ) David Greenberger & A Strong Dog Laugh About It Now So Tough (CD) * Pel Pel 2013 1:25:57 ) Music behind DJ:
London Jazz Four
Take A New Look At The Beatles Polydor 1:27:38 ) Ritchie Havens Adam Mixed Bag (LP) Verve Folkways 1967 1:36:07 ) John Hardee Lunatic Swingin' Saxophones Vol. 2 (LP) Bop und Rhythm 1947 VAR 1:36:57 ) Guido Derio Hand Grenade Throwers March The Complete Works of Guido Deiro (not) (CD box set) Archeophone ? / 2003 1:40:51 ) Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee Boogie Baby Classic Harmonica Blues (CD) Smithsonian Folkways 1958 / 2012 VAR 1:45:02 ) Chico Hamilton Quintet w/Eric Dolphy In a Mellowtone The Original Ellington Suite (CD) Blue Note 1958 / 2000 1:47:47 ) Bouquets Welcome to my Heart The Red Bird Girls Very First Time In Real Stereo (CD) Real Gone Music 1965 / 2012 1:49:31 ) Falcons Sent Up You're So Fine (LP) Jasmine 1957 1:51:52 ) Music behind DJ:
"frogs and more frogs" @ Joe Bauer's
BarkCatBark 1:54:32 )
(* = new, The marked selections are from the Brainen Archive.)
Sat. 6/1/13 9:10am tomB:
must leave early today, glad you played the Salty Dog cut early
Sat. 6/1/13 9:12am Andy says hi:
Neighbors don't really like loud music -- anyone noticed that? But when I listen to wfmu, they seem a little less mad.
♥ Sat. 6/1/13 9:18am David in ATL from NJ:
Late again. Sorry.
Sat. 6/1/13 9:19am Mike East:
I wouldnt mind the loud music my neighbor plays if it was wfmu
♥ Sat. 6/1/13 9:20am melinda:
Great show. I love the Bacharach backing tracks.
Sat. 6/1/13 9:23am scott:
In his new autobiography, Burt Bacharach expresses regret over "The Windows of the World," saying that he felt that the song deserved to be heard by more people, but that he let Hal David down by writing a subpar arrangement.
Sat. 6/1/13 9:37am GC:
Re: On A Misty Night lyric--
Georgie Fame sang his lyric to the tune, it's on a Per Husby album, from the late 80s, where they do all Dameron. I felt there was room for improvement, so I tried to write my own. Will send a recording sometime....
Sat. 6/1/13 9:37am Reeshard:
That's great news about the schedule, Bob. Thanks for that, glad to know your show is ongoing.
Sat. 6/1/13 9:37am Steve S:
The Wreck of the Hesperus was a painting, I have forgotten by who.
Sat. 6/1/13 9:42am Mike on the West Coast:
GRACHO MARX USED TO SING A SONG CALLED Lydia the Tattooed Lady THAT REFFERED TO THE WRECK OF THE HESPERUS
Sat. 6/1/13 9:42am Reeshard:
Listening from Montréal, it's interesting to hear your show with a 9am start - different from the pre-dawn experience I associate with hearing you at home in California.
Sat. 6/1/13 9:44am Mike on the West Coast:
GROUCHO MARX USED TO SING A SONG CALLED Lydia the Tattooed Lady THAT REFFERED TO THE WRECK OF THE HESPERUS
Sat. 6/1/13 9:45am northguineahills:
Reeshard, are you at Mutek?
Sat. 6/1/13 9:48am Reeshard:
I wish. As A writer for The Wire, it seems the logical thing, no? Instead, I'm hear for the sound mix of an IMAX film. Though it's funny: On the plane, I encountered a guy wearing a t-shirt from The Wire, something I've never encountered in public. Asked him what he was doing in Montréal: "Mutek."
Sat. 6/1/13 9:53am Reeshard:
The music for 'The Human Vapor' is truly extraordinary, so much so that I taped the soundtrack from my TV when first seeing it on NYC late night television. Later got the score album, which reinforced my initial reaction and then some.
Sat. 6/1/13 10:15am northguineahills:
I usually hit Mutek every year, but this year I'm on the dole, so I'm stuck in NYC.
Sat. 6/1/13 10:23am glenn:
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Sat. 6/1/13 10:24am glenn:
ooops. mike on the west coast. east. west. it's so confusing.
Sat. 6/1/13 10:25am Andy says hi:
Sat. 6/1/13 10:29am northguineahills:
Man, I somehow missed The Human Vapor.
Sat. 6/1/13 10:31am scott:
You can watch the original Japanese version here: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xmtc78_the-human-vapor_shortfilms
Sat. 6/1/13 10:32am Paul:
Bob, ever listen to any Mark Kozelek? He has a few instrumental tunes that'd fit great into your set.
Sat. 6/1/13 10:32am northguineahills:
Sat. 6/1/13 10:35am Mike East:
hey glenn, i wont turn down a groucho marx clip
Sat. 6/1/13 10:46am Marc Grobman:
Howdy, old buddy! Love that blues/harmonica tune that started with baby please don't go. Love the whole show! Best, Marc
Sat. 6/1/13 10:47am Marc Grobman:
Oh, Sonny & Brownie. Never heard that one of theirs. Marc
Fri. 6/7/13 8:10pm Eugene Bentley:
Hey Bob! Wreck of the Herperus is a Longfellow poem and there is probably a painting of it as well. It was referenced in Leave It to Beaver. When the character Whitey was called on to resight the poem he called "Wreck of the Asparagus."