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Playlist for 12 May 2016 Options | Sunshine radio service

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Artist Song Album Label Approx. start time
  What light through yonder radio breaks?, or: What radio through yonder window breaks?
Ars Nova  Sunshine and Shadows   Options Sunshine and Shadows  Atlantic; Collectables   
Esther Phillips w/ (Joe) Beck  What a Difference a Day Makes   Options What a Difference a Day Makes  Kudu  0:02:50 ()
Maurice Chevalier  Livin' In The Sunlight, Lovin' In The Moonlight   Options Toujours Maurice  RCA Camden  0:07:11 ()
Petula Clark  The Sun Shines Out of Your Shoes   Options Don't Give Up / Kiss Me Goodbye  Warner Bros.  0:09:54 ()
Faust  It's a Rainy Day, Sunshine Girl   Options So Far  Polydor  0:12:42 ()
Jackie Shane  You Are My Sunshine   Options Los Angeles Soul: Kent-Modern's Black Music Legacy  Kent Soul  0:19:52 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Claude Perraudin, featuring Monday's Singers 
Synthetic Sunshine   Options Voices  Patchwork Library  0:22:45 ()
Koop  Summer Sun (featuring Yukimi Nagano)   Options Waltz for Koop  Sony Sweden; Quango  0:25:56 ()
John Renbourn  I Know My Babe   Options Sampler  Transatlantic  0:29:33 ()
Petra Haden & Lenny Pickett  Sunshine Life for Me (Sail Away Raymond)   Options Son of Rogues Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs and Chanteys  Anti-  0:32:57 ()
Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti  Bright Lit Blue Skies   Options Before Today  4AD  0:36:36 ()
Lighthouse  Sunny Days   Options 7-inch single (originally)  Evolution  0:38:55 ()
Supremes  Automatically Sunshine   Options 7-inch single (originally)  Motown  0:43:07 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Shudder to Think 
pH Balanced   Options High Art (soundtrack)  Velvel  0:45:43 ()
DTCV  Soleil 2666   Options Confusion moderne  La Souterraine  0:50:28 ()
Best Coast  Sun Was High (So Was I)   Options 7-inch single  Art Fag  0:54:51 ()
Lizzy Mercier Descloux  Sun Is Shining   Options Mambo Nassau  Ze  0:57:19 ()
Gaelynn Lea  Someday We'll Linger In The Sun   Options Tiny Desk Concert  NPR  0:59:31 ()
Mason Williams  Sunflower   Options The Mason Williams Phonograph Record  Warner Bros.  1:04:19 ()
Eviyan (Iva Bittová, Gyan Riley, Evan Ziporyn)  Sun Shower   Options Nayive  Animal Music  1:08:03 ()
Peter Blegvad & Andy Partridge  Looking at the Sun   Options Gonwards  Ape House  1:13:45 ()
Gladys Knight & the Pips  I Can See Clearly Now   Options Imagination  Buddah  1:15:42 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Las Comadrejas 
Oaxacatelas   Options We Are Ugly, But We Have the Music  Comad  1:20:04 ()
Pere Ubu  On the Surface   Options Dub Housing  Chrysalis  1:27:13 ()
June Christy  Midnight Sun   Options Something Cool  Capitol  1:29:40 ()
Walker Brothers  The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine (Anymore)   Options 7-inch single (originally)  Smash  1:32:57 ()
Marzipan Marzipan  My Bloody Sunshine   Options EP 2    1:35:55 ()
Evelyn Knight and the Stardusters  Powder Your Face With Sunshine (Smile! Smile! Smile!)   Options 78  Decca  1:38:37 ()
John Hartford  Don't Leave Your Records in the Sun   Options     1:40:47 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Alessandro Alessandroni 
Sunny Coast   Options Spontaneous  RCA  1:42:56 ()
Kinks  Waterloo Sunset   Options Something Else by the Kinks  Castle  1:47:02 ()
Lal & Mike Waterson  Bright Phoebus   Options Bright Phoebus  Trailer  1:50:11 ()
George Harrison  All Things Must Pass   Options All Things Must Pass  Apple  1:53:02 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Earl Bostic 
Blue Skies   Options 78  King  1:56:54 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar    Thu. 5/12/16 11:53am People Like Us:

herro
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 11:54am Charlie:

heddo
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 5/12/16 11:56am Michael:

Howdy. Very sunny today if I do say so myself.
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 11:57am Charlie:

Do say, Michael!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 5/12/16 11:58am doctorjazz:

Hey folks, beautiful day in the neighborhood.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/12/16 12:00pm Webhamster Henry:

Time to Get Busy and Do Nothing!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 5/12/16 12:00pm doctorjazz:

Nothin' but blue skies!
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 12:02pm Charlie:

Helloo doctorjazz and Webmaster Henry!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 5/12/16 12:06pm thatpatsmith:

so happy!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/12/16 12:06pm JP from KC:

Hullo, Chaahlie! Ready to get busy here in the heartland!
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 12:07pm Mayuko:

Good afternoon, Charlie and all!
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 12:09pm Charlie:

howdy thatpat, JP, and Mayuko! Nice to see you all. I've got sunblock if you need it :)
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 12:10pm geezerette:

Having a wonderful time here too!
(:D
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/12/16 12:11pm Webhamster Henry:

Maurice - what a jaunty guy! Here's a article on the Nazi collaboration issue:
holocaustmusic.ort.org...
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 12:12pm Charlie:

hi there geezerette
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/12/16 12:13pm Webhamster Henry:

We want Petula, Cilla, Dusty, Lulu, and Melanie on this show.
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 12:14pm Charlie:

Petula -- check.
Faust -- check.
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 12:15pm Mayuko:

I love love love this song of Faust. Feels so good to listen to on a rainy day, and sunny day like today too.
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 12:16pm Charlie:

Always a happy-mood-making song :)
And it gives me a chance to read the story about Chevalier that Henry posted!
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 12:19pm Charlie:

Interesting and complicated story about Maurice. I did not know any of that about him....
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 5/12/16 12:20pm bobdoesthings:

good afternoon doin nothin
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/12/16 12:21pm JP from KC:

A great read, Henry! Thanks for sharing.
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 12:21pm Charlie:

hey there bobdoingthings!
  Thu. 5/12/16 12:22pm testingwithfire:

Happy sunny afternoon Charlie and my fellow loafers!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/12/16 12:25pm Carmichael:

Heya Chaz and listeners.
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 12:26pm geezerette:

Sunshine and Shadow is also the name of Mary Pickford's autobiography.
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 12:28pm ndbob:

heya Charlie and everyone!
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 12:30pm Mayuko:

Is Yukimi Japanese???
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 12:31pm Charlie:

hey there testingwithfire, Carmichael, and ndbob!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 5/12/16 12:32pm doctorjazz:

I Know You Rider, lovely version!
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 12:32pm geezerette:

ahhhh...John Renbourn. :)
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 12:32pm Charlie:

Mayuko -- she has one Japanese parent, one Swedish. She sings with the band Little Dragon. Koop are a Swedish electronic duo.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 5/12/16 12:33pm doctorjazz:

(not quite, but most of the lyrics overlap...)
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 12:35pm Charlie:

same source I guess
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/12/16 12:36pm Artie Haywire:

Hello, Sunny!
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 12:37pm Charlie:

Hello, Artie!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/12/16 12:38pm Webhamster Henry:

That part of Maurice's life would make a good paranoia show (stage or movie). It could intersperse French music hall songs with blackmailers, Nazis, and misled reporters.
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 12:41pm Charlie:

Good idea Henry -- it would make a good contemporary opera or musical -- get started on a libretto!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/12/16 12:41pm Webhamster Henry:

Premiere at Monte Hall, 2018.
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 12:42pm Charlie:

:)
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 12:44pm Mayuko:

I see, thank you Charlie! Yukimi Nagano is a very pretty Japanese name although it sounds more related to snow-scape rather than Summer Sun, haha.
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 12:45pm Charlie:

snow-scape name is good for living in Sweden :)
  Thu. 5/12/16 12:51pm jan:

Busy doing something with busy doing nothing since the show started today.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/12/16 12:51pm mauri:

heya heyb heyc heyd...
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 12:53pm Charlie:

Hey, Jan -- thanks for dropping by and saying hi!
howdy mauri -- heywire
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 12:54pm Charlie:

making "hey" while the sun shines
  Thu. 5/12/16 12:56pm rf:

SOUNDS GREAT THANKS
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 12:59pm Charlie:

rf rf !
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/12/16 1:00pm mauri:

to the rescue. rescuerangers!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/12/16 1:00pm annie:

hey all!! just lined up a 2-week 3-cat pet-sit gig.!
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 1:02pm Charlie:

hi annie -- nice work if you can get it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/12/16 1:03pm annie:

i love living in other people's houses... for a short time.
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 1:03pm Charlie:

Yes, that can be fun.
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 1:04pm ndbob:

Great Annie!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/12/16 1:04pm annie:

and it's close to downtown! a double-win!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/12/16 1:04pm Webhamster Henry:

Gaelynn's video is something to see.
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 1:08pm Charlie:

Yes, I agree, Henry -- it's amazing. Really worth watching.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 5/12/16 1:27pm Uncle Michael:

We are stardust. We are golden.
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 1:28pm ndbob:

@UM I was just typing that but you beat me to it:)
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 1:29pm Charlie:

Yes, Uncle Michael, and hi,
and, Yes, ndbob :)
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 1:29pm Charlie:

we are stardust, we are moondust, we are sunlight...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 5/12/16 1:30pm Uncle Michael:

And we've got to get ourselves back to Olive Garden.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/12/16 1:31pm Jeff Golick:

I am sawdust, I am sunburned.

Hello, Chaz and all sunshine-staters.
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 1:32pm Charlie:

Hey there, Jeff!
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 1:33pm Charlie:

Uncle Michael -- I liked the version of Midnight Sun you played a while back by Bob Dorough.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 5/12/16 1:33pm Brian in UK:

Hello Charlie and playmates.

Did Spooky Tooth record a song called 'Sunshine Help Me'? What the heck if they did.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/12/16 1:34pm Webhamster Henry:

I've got sunshine on my shoulder, a rainbow round my shoulder and my head in the clouds.
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 1:35pm ndbob:

Great song - so much better than the Frankie Valli version
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 5/12/16 1:35pm Brian in UK:

One of Phil Spector's great non productions.
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 1:35pm Charlie:

Hi Brian in UK -- don't know offhand
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 1:36pm Charlie:

Henry -- and your feet on the ground?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 5/12/16 1:36pm Uncle Michael:

Thanks, Charlie.
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 1:36pm Charlie:

yknow ndBob -- I've never heard the Frankie Valli version
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 5/12/16 1:36pm Brian in UK:

This was on Philips over here, I think.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 5/12/16 1:37pm Uncle Michael:

My blue marzipan!
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 1:37pm ndbob:

@Charlie It's the original I think
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 1:40pm ndbob:

there ya go Charlie www.youtube.com...
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 1:40pm geezerette:

Sunshine will turn your face to powder.
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 1:41pm Charlie:

I'll check it out later thanks Bob!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/12/16 1:42pm Carmichael:

Any song with whistling is a great song! Especially Hocus Pocus by Focus.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/12/16 1:42pm Carmichael:

I have always loved this Hartford song!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/12/16 1:44pm Carmichael:

He also did a song about his good ol' washing machine that was fun.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/12/16 1:44pm Jeff Golick:

@Carmichael: your avi is making me thirsty.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/12/16 1:45pm Carmichael:

Wait'll you see next week's, Jeff!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/12/16 1:51pm Carmichael:

The Kinks sing so many songs about sunny days or sunsets.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 5/12/16 1:52pm doctorjazz:

Shine on, Nothing-doers!
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 1:53pm ndbob:

excellent show Charlie!
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 1:53pm Erehwonite:

Blaze away, Charlie
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 5/12/16 1:54pm doctorjazz:

Aw, nice ending, fine show, thanks Charlie.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 5/12/16 1:55pm Michael:

Yes, a perfect show for today Charlie! Much thanks.
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 1:55pm Charlie:

Hi Erewhonite:)
Thanks everyone for getting a little radio tan with me today. See you next week...
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 1:56pm Charlie:

And a real Phil Spector production...
Avatar Thu. 5/12/16 1:56pm geezerette:

Love this song,thanks for all the sunshine Charlie!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/12/16 1:57pm Jeff Golick:

Thanks, Charlie!
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