Bob Brainen's playlist August 29, 2015 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 ) Sandy Denny Sweet Rosemary Sandy - Deluxe Edition (CD box set) Island 1972 / 2012 0:02:06 ) Heads Hands & Feet Rhyme And Time Tracks...plus (CD) See For Miles 1972 / 1996 Thanks to Patio 0:04:16 ) Little Richard I Don't Know What You Got (But It's Got Me) The Real Thing (LP) Vee Jay 1965 / 1983 0:07:20 ) Billie Holiday Trav'lin Light Swing Exercise (LP) Capitol 1942/1972 VAR 0:11:09 ) Bebop Boys Bebop in Pastel The Bebop Boys (2LP) Savoy 1946 / 1978 VAR 0:14:18 ) Procol Harum Lime Street Blues Procol Harum (LP) Repertoire 1967 / 1997 0:17:18 ) Cocek! Brass Band There Goes Schlomo Here Comes Schlomo (CD) Cocek! Brass Band 2014 0:20:08 ) Bill Haley & His Comets Thirteen Women (And Only One Man in Town) Golden Hits (2LP) Decca / MCA 1954 / 1972 0:23:07 ) Figgs Other Planes OF Here Other Planes (CD) * Stomper 2015 0:25:56 ) Music behind DJ:
"birds @ 302 Chestnut"
BarkCatBark 0:28:22 ) Yardbirds I'm A Man Having A Rave Up With... (LP) Epic 1966 Jeff Beck-gtr 0:37:50 ) Yardbirds Great Shakes Ad Great Shaken' (EP) Mo-Donna 1966 / ? VAR 0:40:23 ) George Harrison Party Seacombe Wonderwall Music (CD) Capitol / Apple 1968 / 1992 OST 0:44:00 ) Dean Elliot "Theme" from Phantom Tollbooth Monster Movie Music, Vol. 10 (CD-R) Phantom Toolbooth 1970 VAR 0:45:57 ) Red Norvo Septet Bop! Capitol Jazz Classics Volume Four (LP) Capitol 1947 / 1972 VAR 0:47:59 ) Prince Gabe / Furry Lewis Ol Beale St. Blues / Furry's Blues Beale Street Saturday Night (CD) * Omnivore 1979 / 2015 VAR 0:52:59 ) Herbie Nichols Too Close For Comfort Love, Gloom, Cash, Love (LP) Bethlehem 1957 0:55:52 ) Music behind DJ:
"frogs and more frogs" @ Joe Bauer's
Raccoon 0:57:44 ) Lennie Tristano Digression Crosscurrents (LP) Capitol 1949 / 1972 VAR 1:11:05 ) Mu Mumbella Baye Tu La Mu (CD box set) Sundazed 1972 / 1997 1:14:21 ) Claude Debussy Le Bon Pasteur from "Le Martyre de St. Sebastien" Complete Orchestral Works (CD box set) Naxos 1911 / 2012 1:18:18 ) Stone Poneys Orion Stone Poneys (LP) Capitol 1967 1:26:35 ) NRBQ Imaginary Radio Dummy (CD) Clang! 2004 1:29:41 ) Music behind DJ:
"frogs and more frogs" @ Joe Bauer's
Raccoon 1:29:47 ) Little Bubber Runnin' Round New Orleans Rarities (2LP) Imperial 1952 / 1986 VAR 1:36:15 ) Roy Byrd Between The Night And Day New Orleans Sessions 1950 (2LP) Pathe Marconi 1950 /1989 1:40:59 ) P.J. O'Connell I Got Better Careful (CD) Clang! 2005 1:41:38 ) Wayne Horvitz Last Place There Some Places Are Forever Afternoon (11 Places for Richard Hugo) (CD) * Songlines 2015 1:45:34 ) Ron Nagle Rudy My Man / Wasted Paper Bad Rice (CD box set) * Omnivore 1970 / 2015 1:49:29 ) Waxwings Thicket A Bowl of Sixty Taxidermists (CD) * Songl 2015 1:53:03 ) Merseysippi Jazz Band Chicago Buzz Liverpool Sounds: 75 Classics From The Singing City * Fantastic Voyage 1957 /2015 VAR 1:57:39 ) Music behind DJ:
"frogs and more frogs" @ Joe Bauer's
Raccoon 1:57:45 )
(* = new, The marked selections are from the Brainen Archive.)
Sat. 8/29/15 9:03am Nanker de Tucson:
You are now about to begin . . . a great adventure . . . a journey out of your mind
♥ Sat. 8/29/15 9:04am David in ATL from NJ:
It happens every week!
Good morning, Bob and fellow music enthusiasts.
♥ Sat. 8/29/15 9:04am mauri:
good morning indeeeedos
Sat. 8/29/15 9:04am TimBrosnan:
Good morning Bob and fellow FMU'ers. Greetings from Noo Joizey....
Sat. 8/29/15 9:06am P-90:
Hi Bob, Dr. Tim, and out-of-minders
Sat. 8/29/15 9:07am Doug In Michigan:
Good Morning Everyone.
♥ Sat. 8/29/15 9:07am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:
Entrancing out of the gate. Gate covered w/ baroque intoxicating vines, methinks. Good Saturday all.
♥ Sat. 8/29/15 9:08am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:
Hendrix on this Little Richard?
Sat. 8/29/15 9:14am joe!:
lady in the morning-very fine choice, bob
♥ Sat. 8/29/15 9:24am melinda:
Morning! Always nice to start a Saturday w/Sandy.
Sat. 8/29/15 9:29am joe!:
it would take a heart of stone not to smile at that bill haley number
♥ Sat. 8/29/15 9:40am David in ATL from NJ:
A warning to all listeners with large music collections.
Don't let your music room get cluttered. Put every album or cd back in their place after you are done listening to it. I've been lazy for years and I'm paying the price. Cleaning up my music room has been a real fiasco. Not finding things that I know I have. Many, many hours of time consuming work. I'm finally almost done and I vow to not let this happen again.
Trust me on this.
♥ Sat. 8/29/15 9:41am David in ATL from NJ:
Bob, it started when I found out I had that Kinks Village Green Preservation Society box set and did not know I even had it in my collection.
Sat. 8/29/15 9:45am joe!:
bob, jeff beck fans appreciate you for showing the old 'technician' some love-thx
Sat. 8/29/15 9:48am Stuart Rose:
Often I envy you guys who've amassed these endless collections of music, all nook and crannish with odd delights.
And then I think of the space nightmare and the presence of mind needed to keep things in order, and I'm really grateful I can tap the iPad on Saturday and get Bob's collection sounding in my ears hassle free.
Sat. 8/29/15 9:48am P-90:
"I'm a Man", all-time classic that it is, still sounds even better when followed by the "Great Shakes" spot.
Sat. 8/29/15 9:54am Utopiast:
Great set this morning, Bob. Thanks much.
Sat. 8/29/15 9:54am P-90:
OK, so who's on guitar here with Norvo? Tal Farlow? Or?..
♥ Sat. 8/29/15 9:55am David in ATL from NJ:
@ Stuart: It is madness. I'm old school. Simply love the artwork, etc. Mentally, I'm a little Monk-ish (TV show) so clutter in the music room drives me insane.
The reason why it has been years since I've been in the room as I too usually listen to WFMU 100% of my listening time and I kind of let things slide.
Sat. 8/29/15 9:57am Layet Johnson:
Yeah Bob, good set!
Sat. 8/29/15 9:57am EB:
Wow! Party Secombe! Have not heard it in decades. Thanks!
♥ Sat. 8/29/15 9:59am David in ATL from NJ:
Killin' it this morning, Bob!
♥ Sat. 8/29/15 10:06am Uncle Michael:
I'm confused. Jim Dickenson was born in 1941.
Sat. 8/29/15 10:08am Debbie:
Love Billie Holiday in the morning...Great music selections!
Sat. 8/29/15 10:12am David Shortell:
I recently saw this documentary about the Norton Juster/Jules Feiffer book, filmed half a century after it was published!
Sat. 8/29/15 10:13am Stuart Rose:
Party Secombe must be a reference to Harry Secombe from the Goon Show.
Sat. 8/29/15 10:16am Ned Wiki:
Wooooah neat song. WFMU never ends.
Sat. 8/29/15 10:16am P-90:
Ah, the ubiquitous Barney Kessel! Thanks Bob.
Norvo was a brilliant, influential musician, and also notable for playing with an a amazing succession of the very best guitarists in his various combos over the years.
"The Phantom Tollbooth" is an animated feature directed by Chuck Jones, adapted from an absolutely brilliant "young adult's" novel by the one and only Jules Feiffer(!) -and well worth reading at any age...
♥ Sat. 8/29/15 10:20am Uncle Michael:
Bob, I think you confused Jim with his son, Luther. Jim absolutely produced Beale Street Saturday Night.
Sat. 8/29/15 10:20am joe!:
debussy--wow, did not see that coming--beautiful
Sat. 8/29/15 10:20am P-90:
@David Shortell: thanks for the link, I don't think I've seen this documentary, I'll check it out.
Sat. 8/29/15 10:22am Bob Brainen:
YES! Of course Jim Dickinson-now it makes sense. Thanks for that, U.M. / Hey all!
Sat. 8/29/15 10:26am David Shortell:
Wonderwall can be watched online, probably for a limited time.
(Warning: it's a bore!)
♥ Sat. 8/29/15 10:28am David in ATL from NJ:
WFMU = Imaginary Radio!
Sat. 8/29/15 10:34am Utopiast:
Thanks for the Linda Ronstadt/Stone Poneys selection. She will send me soaring for the rest of the day. THE VOICE......
Sat. 8/29/15 10:42am David Shortell:
Monmouth University screened it last fall, around the time I read the newly released "Kill My Mother", which the publishers touted as Feiffer's first graphic novel (Didn't 1979's "Tantrum" count?).
Sat. 8/29/15 10:49am Michael Hurlbert:
Roy Byrd, aka Professor Longhair, no?
Sat. 8/29/15 10:51am Stuart Rose:
Bob, the Jazz selections this morning are perfect. As usual, everything is interwoven so naturally. Brainen the sonic weaver.
Sat. 8/29/15 10:53am mike east:
Late to comment but listening all morning. Dug that version of 13 women. Thanks for the tunes bob
Sat. 8/29/15 10:59am David Shortell:
Hearing "Thirteen Women" always reminds me of this scene from Luchino Visconti's "White Nights".
Go, Marcello, go!