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January 20, 2015 Options
Power balladry
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Artist Selection Album    (Label / Recording date)
Theme Music:
James Brown 
Cold Sweat (pt. 1)   Options b/w Cold Sweat (pt. 2)
(King 1967)

Fess Parker  The Ballad of Davy Crockett   Options b/w Farewell
(Buena Vista 1963)
Dick Damron  The Ballad of Louis Riel   Options More Than Countryfied
(Bear Family )
Ernie Barton  Ballad of Earl K. Long   Options b/w The Man With a Heart of Gold
(Honesty )
Jack Cardwell  Ballad of Big Jim Folsom   Options
(Cinema 1955)
Ronnie Hawkins  The Ballad of Caryl Chessman (Let Him Live, Let Him Live, Let Him Live)   Options
Kris Kristofferson  The Ballad of Ira Hayes   Options Look Again to the Wind: Johnny Cash's Bitter Tears Revisted
(Sony 2014)
Autry Inman  Ballad of John F. Kennedy   Options b/w World's Worst Lover
(Sims 1964)
Mort (Doc) Downey, Jr.  The Ballad of Billy Brown   Options b/w Flattery
(Magic Lamp 1961)

Talkover Music:
Jeff Clyne, Ian Carr, Trevor Watts, John Stevens 
Ballad   Options Springboard
(Polydor 1966)

Hamish Imlach  The Ballad of Timothy Evans   Options Cod Liver Oil & Orange Juice:
The Transatlantic Anthology
(Transatlantic 1967)
Mike Cooper  The Ballad of Fulton Allen   Options b/w Too Late Now & Goodtimes
(Dawn 1971)
Laura Veirs  The Ballad of John Vogelin   Options Troubled By the Fire
(Bella Union 2003)
Miriam Makeba  The Ballad of Sad Young Men   Options Tracks Less Travelled (1958 - 1998)
United Front  Ballad of the Landlord   Options Live in Berlin
(FMP 1982)

Talkover Music:
Jimmy Lyons Quartet 
Ballad One   Options The Box Set
(Ayler 1972)

Voices of Cape Cod  The Ballad of Mary Jo   Options b/w The Ballad of Mary Jo (Instrumental Version)
(New England Novelty 1980)
Lenny Anderson  The Ballad of Dan White   Options b/w Art Peterson: Twinkie Insanity
(Bay 1979)
Walt Conley  Ballad of the Walking Postman (The Freedom Walk of William L. Moore)   Options
(All American )
Robert Chatman  Ballad of Martin Luther King, Jr.   Options Martin Luther King’s Blues
(Agram Blues )

Closing Theme:
Specks Williams 
We Gave the Drummer Some   Options b/w Specks' Blues
(Jax 196?)

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 1/20/15 5:51pm Gary:

First frog in the pond!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 1/20/15 5:51pm Artie Haywire:

G Chords, Deploy!!
Avatar    Tue. 1/20/15 5:52pm Doug Schulkind:

Hey hey, you you get offa my lily pad.
Avatar Tue. 1/20/15 5:53pm ndbob:

evening Doug. Gary. Artie. everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 1/20/15 5:53pm Gary:

This isn't one of those deals where you're going to slowly turn up the heat on us, is it?
Avatar    Tue. 1/20/15 5:54pm Doug Schulkind:

I will be providing a soupçon of music this evening. I didn't say "soup's on!"
Avatar    Tue. 1/20/15 5:55pm Doug Schulkind:

My you look tasty, Artie Haywire and ndbob! I mean, it's so tasty to see you. I mean, your presence is delicious. Oh never mind.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 1/20/15 5:58pm Artie Haywire:

Uh-oh, here comes that sticky tongue again.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 1/20/15 5:59pm listener james from westwood:

I look forward to ribbeting radio as always.
Avatar    Tue. 1/20/15 6:06pm Doug Schulkind:

I shoulda just done a show about frogs. Ah, that's what next Tuesday's for.
Avatar Tue. 1/20/15 6:06pm glenn:

oh boy. how to explain louis riel.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 1/20/15 6:07pm northguineahills:

I had that Fess Parker 45 as a little kid to play on my mickey mouse phonograph.
Avatar Tue. 1/20/15 6:08pm glenn:

if only there was a fess parker phonograph.
Avatar    Tue. 1/20/15 6:08pm Doug Schulkind:

Is Louie a hero to you?
Avatar    Tue. 1/20/15 6:09pm Doug Schulkind:

I just received an email from another listener who had that 45, too!
Avatar Tue. 1/20/15 6:10pm Flash Strap:

This is entirely too enjoyable so far
Avatar Tue. 1/20/15 6:12pm glenn:

i have a louis riel tee shirt.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 1/20/15 6:12pm Gary:

There's a great comic book about Louis Riel that Chester Brown wrote & drew ... here's an excerpt:
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 1/20/15 6:13pm listener james from westwood:

I always confuse Caryl Chessman with Bruno Hauptmann. This song will help dispel that.
Avatar    Tue. 1/20/15 6:13pm Doug Schulkind:

Take it slow, Flash Strap. You don't want pull something!
Avatar Tue. 1/20/15 6:13pm glenn:
Avatar Tue. 1/20/15 6:15pm Flash Strap:

YOWCH Charlie horse!!! This is your fault, Doug!

Show's too good
  Tue. 1/20/15 6:16pm Dean:

Kristofferson has never sounded so like Townes Van Zandt. Which introduces a question: does a ballad have to have the word "ballad" in its title? "Pancho and Lefty"?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 1/20/15 6:18pm Jeff Golick:

This show's not about JG Ballard?
Avatar    Tue. 1/20/15 6:18pm Doug Schulkind:

@Jeff Golick
No, it's about Kay Ballard.

Pancho but not Lefty.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 1/20/15 6:19pm listener james from westwood:

Oh, man, this Inman song's not gonna go well.
@Jeff, you're thinking of the 1/27 show, all "Warm Leatherette" covers. Join the car-crash set!
Avatar Tue. 1/20/15 6:19pm glenn:

i like that the b side is world's worst lover.
Avatar    Tue. 1/20/15 6:20pm Doug Schulkind:

Yes, this is Morton Downey Jr, the idiot from 1980s TV.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 1/20/15 6:23pm duke:

Wow I almost never get to listen at this time. Hello gtds folks
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 1/20/15 6:24pm annie:

ok, fine, i have to log in and ask if anyone has a hankie... i loved the jfk song.
Avatar Tue. 1/20/15 6:25pm ndbob:

Morton Downey Jr made several good records
Avatar Tue. 1/20/15 6:27pm ndbob:

Thing is - Chessman was executed for kidnapping - transporting a woman from one car to another - always wondered if he had admitted his guilt whether or not he would have been spared the death penalty
Avatar    Tue. 1/20/15 6:27pm Doug Schulkind:

Chuffed to the knickers!
Avatar    Tue. 1/20/15 6:28pm Doug Schulkind:

Howdy annie and duke! (And howdy, Bonnie and Clyde, if yer listenin'.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 1/20/15 6:28pm listener james from westwood:

How do, duke!
Annie, will Kleenex do?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 1/20/15 6:28pm davex:

Hey everyone, is this where the ballads are at tonight?
Avatar Tue. 1/20/15 6:29pm ndbob:

Hi Annie and Duke!
  Tue. 1/20/15 6:29pm Dean:

I knew Riel's was a familiar name. The Victoriaville Festival de Musique Actuelle 1998 opened with a production by Normand Guilbeault of "Riel: Plaidoyer Musical," for 15 musicians. Check out the full festival line-up that year:
Avatar    Tue. 1/20/15 6:29pm Doug Schulkind:

I love how you capped Kleenex, Listener James. You never take a break!

Welcome aboard, davex!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 1/20/15 6:31pm Gary:

I believe it's spelled Kleenex®
Avatar    Tue. 1/20/15 6:32pm Doug Schulkind:

®ight you are, Gary.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 1/20/15 6:32pm Carmichael:

Heya Doug. I hope you didn't invite Sgt. Barry Sadler to the soiree.
Avatar Tue. 1/20/15 6:32pm glenn:

scottish sled dog races. who knew?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 1/20/15 6:33pm davex:

Thanks, Doug! I'll have to go back later and hear Morton Downey Jr. use his voice for something other than bullying guests...
Avatar Tue. 1/20/15 6:35pm ndbob:

nice Morton Downey doowop record - The Tarrytones I think?
Avatar    Tue. 1/20/15 6:36pm Doug Schulkind:

Sgt. Saddler is sitting this one out. He's got a sore ego.

Yes, Tarrytones.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 1/20/15 6:37pm Holly in NC:

Hi Doug and everyone! Sorry I'm late and am still working, but will be listening.
This Laura Veirs is great!
Avatar    Tue. 1/20/15 6:37pm Doug Schulkind:

Heyo, Holly in NC!
  Tue. 1/20/15 6:38pm Dean:

Okay, then, John or Yoko?
Avatar Tue. 1/20/15 6:38pm ndbob:

Heya Holly!
Avatar    Tue. 1/20/15 6:39pm Doug Schulkind:

I should play "The Ballad of Pancho and Yoko." Would that make you happy?!
  Tue. 1/20/15 6:41pm Dean:

Well, yes, but "John, Pancho, Yoko & Lefty" or "Bob, Carol, Ted & Alice" would make me positively giddy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 1/20/15 6:42pm annie:

hey ndbob!... et al!
Avatar Tue. 1/20/15 6:43pm glenn:

the ballad of easy rider?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 1/20/15 6:47pm Carmichael:

The ballad of Irving? The 142nd fastest gun in the west.
Avatar    Tue. 1/20/15 6:47pm Doug Schulkind:

I left that Fairport tune on the cutting room floor. Sorries!
Avatar Tue. 1/20/15 6:48pm glenn:

Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 1/20/15 6:51pm Carmichael:

Oh for the love of suffering Jaysis, there's a ballad about Dan White?!?
Avatar    Tue. 1/20/15 6:55pm Doug Schulkind:

There are two. The flipside of that 45 is "Twinkie Insanity."Another ode of questionable sanity.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 1/20/15 6:57pm listener james from westwood:

I am stuffed to the gunwales with roasted garlic/thyme potatoes with shallots. That Kleenex point will be my last edit unadulterated by bliss tonight.
Speaking of bliss, this show indeed qualifies. Many thanks, balladeer!
Avatar    Tue. 1/20/15 6:58pm Doug Schulkind:

My pleasure, Listener James!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 1/20/15 6:58pm listener james from westwood:

@Carmichael: And Charles Whitman, if we're including Kinky Friedman.
Avatar Tue. 1/20/15 6:58pm ndbob:

excellent show Doug!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 1/20/15 6:59pm listener james from westwood:

I'll call your Twinkie defense and raise you a Chewbacca defense.
Avatar    Tue. 1/20/15 7:00pm Doug Schulkind:

Kaminsky Kamoutsky, here:
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 1/20/15 7:01pm northguineahills:

Thanks Doug!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 1/20/15 7:01pm Gary:

Thanks, Doug!
Avatar    Tue. 1/20/15 7:01pm Doug Schulkind:

The Ballad of the Best Audience Ever. It's a long song.
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