Bob Brainen's playlist June 20, 2015 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 ) Move Message from the Country Message from the Country (LP) 1971 0:02:40 ) Grand Funk Railroad Bad Time Collectors Series (CD) 1975 / 1991 0:06:30 ) Jayhawks I'd Run Away Tomorrow The Green Grass (CD) 1995 0:09:23 ) The Pair Watermelon Man Live At The Ice House (LP) 1965 0:13:03 ) Nat "King" Cole Trio w/Stuff Smith I Know that you Know After Midnight Sessions (CD) 1956 / 1987 0:16:07 ) Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan Stone Cold Dead in the Market Ella And Her Fellas (LP) 1947 / 1958 0:17:53 ) NRBQ You Got It Tapdancin' Bats (CD) 1975 / 2005 0:20:48 ) Miklos Rozsa "Theme" from The Power Monster Movie Music, Vol. 10 (CD-R) 1968 VAR 0:23:24 ) Brother Bones Lou-Easy-An-I-A Bones On The Beat (MP3) 1968 0:25:41 ) Music behind DJ:
Birds Of A Feather 0:28:46 ) dBs Visible Man The Water Music Compilation Album (LP) 1988 VAR 0:42:10 ) Gary Lewis & The Playboys My Heart's Symphony The Legendary Masters Series (CD) 1966 / 1990 0:46:02 ) Millie Don't You Know My Boy Lollipop (LP) 1964 / 0:48:06 ) Wilson Pickett That Kind Of Love I'm In Love (LP) 1968 0:51:12 ) Procol Harum Lime Street Blues Procol Harum (CD) 1967 / 0:55:06 ) Ornette Coleman w/Asha Puthli What Reason Could I Give? The Complete Science Fiction Sessions (CD box set) 1971 / 2000 0:55:57 ) Music behind DJ:
Jasmine & Jade 0:59:31 ) Herbie Nichols 45 Degree Angle Love Gloom Cash Love (LP) 1957 1:11:14 ) Steve Rhodes & His London Hi-Lifers Drink A Tea Highlife on the Move: Nigerian & Ghanaian Recordings 1954-66 (CD box set) * ? / 2014 1:15:49 ) Laura Nyro Wedding Bell Blues More Than A New Discovery (LP) 1967 / 1:19:13 ) P.J. O'Connell Back In Time Careful (CD) 2005 1:22:18 ) Aretha Franklin I'm Trying To Overcome Rare & Unreleased Recordings (CD box set) 1970 / 2007 1:25:59 ) Music behind DJ:
"frogs and more frogs" @ Joe Bauer's
1:32:29 ) Factory Smile, Let Your Life Begin Lightning Rod Man (CD) 1967 / 1993 1:38:40 ) Pink Floyd Scream Thy Last Scream (Old Woman With A Casket) Interstellar Overdrive (The Alternate Masters 66-68) (CD) 1967 / 2002 1:41:31 ) 'unknown' Street Cries Of Charleston History Of Classic Jazz, Vol. 1 (LP) 1926 / 1956 VAR 1:48:19 ) Todd Rundgren, Emil Nikolaisen, Hans-Peter Lindstrom Wave Of Heavy Red Rundanns (CD) * 2015 1:49:31 ) Alan Copeland Conspiracy Windy A Bubble Called You (LP) 1968 1:53:39 ) "frogs and more frogs" @ Joe Bauer's 1:57:23 )
(* = new, The marked selections are from the Brainen Archive.)
Sat. 6/20/15 9:03am David in ATL from NJ:
Good morning, Bob, and WFMU listeners!
Sat. 6/20/15 9:08am mauri:
Sat. 6/20/15 9:20am beeswing:
Hey Bob, thrilling beginning as always. I was reading Peter Walker's liner notes to the new Karen Dalton project. He mentions Bob Brainen in Woodstock who "kept a musical open house" and was very supportive of Karen. Is this you? If so, would you consider inviting Walker on the show to talk about Remembering Mountains and those Woodstock days?
Sat. 6/20/15 9:23am SmokinJ:
Sat. 6/20/15 9:25am stone cold dead reminds me of....:
Another tune I've heard before perhaps in a movie that I really love. I think a film noir. If anyone has any clues I'd be much obliged.
Sat. 6/20/15 9:32am marc:
Is that Louis Tomlinson's father?
Sat. 6/20/15 9:56am Scott:
The great Carl Radle, bass player of the Playboys and Derek & the Dominos had a birthday on June 18. RIP, we love you.
Sat. 6/20/15 9:59am mrsoule:
Ah, "What Reason Could I Give"! That track and "All My Life" are special, and under-appreciated.
Sat. 6/20/15 10:10am purpleknif:
Didn't Rod Stewart play harmonica on "My Boy Lollipop?"
Sat. 6/20/15 10:24am ff:
I swear this new gal DeAnna channels Laura Nyro and Joan Armatrading and other sangers from that era.
Sat. 6/20/15 10:30am Jack:
Not music, but Phil Austin of the Firesign Theatre died yesterday at age 74. Actually, he did a lot of their music on their comedy albums.
Sat. 6/20/15 10:39am Ken From Hyde Park:
Some Aretha Franklin trivia I just came across: Asteroid 249516 Aretha is named after her.
Sat. 6/20/15 10:51am fxo:
the show has been great.
Sat. 6/20/15 10:51am Emile:
Landing here late, blessed be the archives.
Sat. 6/20/15 10:55am SeanG:
Sat. 6/20/15 10:55am Stuart Rose:
I'm sorry to hear of Phil Austin's passing, Jack. Firesign was truly original, but also deeply rooted in hippie and old time radio and show biz.
A really eclectic and brilliant bunch.
I imagine someone at FMU will honor him in the next week.
Sat. 6/20/15 10:58am David in ATL from NJ:
Shopping for budget albums and cut outs. What fun that was.
Sat. 6/20/15 2:42pm Bob Brainen:
Greetings all viewing-here's some answers, etc. to the above:
-Beeswing: RE: Peter Walker book on Karen Dalton.
Joe McGasko asked me about this. Def. not me. I wish I could find out who Walker is referring to. There are NOT 2 Bob Brainens!
-marc: Pete Tomlinson, who I hope can join me next week-is not Louis' father. (who is Louis?)
-purpleknif Re: Rodd Stewart harp on Lollipop, I'm pretty sure that's an urban legend, but nowhere as fun as the other urban legend about Rod.
-Jack RE: Phil Austin RIP. In the musical field, Firesign Theatre provided sound effects to Byrds' Draft Morning on Notorious album.
-Ken from HP-Wow cool info on Aretha! She deserves it.
-Thanks FXO! Folks should check out the archives during your sabbatical: wfmu.org...
-Thanks to All!