Bob Brainen's playlist December 31, 2016 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 ) Chubby Checker and Bobby Rydell What Are You Doing New Year's Eve? Chubby Checker and Bobby Rydell (LP) 1962 0:02:31 ) Joan Osborne Baby Love Righteous Love (CD) 2000 0:04:17 ) Nat King Cole w/ Harry 'Sweets' Edison Candy The Complete After Midnight Sessions (CD) 1956 / 1987 0:08:41 ) Bert Jansch w/ John Renbourn Instrumental II (Unreleased) Living In The Shadows (CD) * 196? / 0:12:24 ) Nina Simone My Baby Just Cares for Me My Baby Just Cares for Me (CD) 1959 / ? comp (sorta) 0:15:42 ) Dillard & Clark Lyin' Down The Middle (45) 1969 / 2012 Thanks to P.J.O.C. 0:18:56 ) Don Rich Aw Heck Guitar Pickin' Man (CD) * 1969 / 2016 0:21:40 ) Gary Lewis & The Playboys She's Just My Style Legendary Masters Series (CD) 1965 / 1990 0:24:01 ) Beverly Happy New Year Deram Dayze 1966 / 1987 VAR
thee 1st Deram single release
0:26:18 ) Music behind DJ:
"birds @ 302 Chestnut"
0:26:54 ) Steely Dan Dallas Four Tracks From... (EP) 1972 / 1977 very first single A-side 0:42:40 ) Ivy League That's Why I'm Crying This Is The... (CD) 1965 / 1990 0:46:38 ) Tadd Dameron Delirium Fontainbleu (LP) 1956 nice article on tenor sax man Joe Alexander: http://www.cleveland.oh.us/wmv_news/jazz140.htm 0:48:59 ) xTC The Man Who Sailed Around His Soul (back track) Skylarking (MP3) * 1987 / 2016 remixed/remastered from Blue Ray disc (I think...) 0:53:23 ) Danny Kirwan Windy Autumn Day Danny Kirwan (LP) 1977 2nd lp
Thanks to Duane Miller
turntable did not like the record...
0:57:41 ) Music behind DJ:
"Bob Brainen's Soul 'n RnB tape"
0:59:16 ) Kai Winding Gravy Waltz (MP3) 1963 1:09:50 ) Earl Van Dyke and the Soul Brothers Too Many Fish In The Sea That Motown Song (LP) 1965 1:12:30 ) Sergio Mendes and Brasil '66 Mas Que Nada Sergio Mendes and Brasil '66 (LP) 1966 1:14:33 ) Lewis And Clark Expedition I Feel Good (I Feel Bad) The Lewis And Clark Expedition (LP) 1967 1:16:50 ) Ollie Jones Send For Me We Wrote 'Em & We Sing 'Em (LP) 1962 VAR
Thanks to Duane Miller
1:20:11 ) 'announcer' The Sound Of WRTH Tom Ardolino's Magic Jukebox Ken Nordine or a knock-off? 1:22:21 ) Orioles What Are You Doing New Year's Eve? (MP3) 1949 1:25:54 ) Willie Hutch Love Runs Out Brainstormers (LP) 1967 / 1985 VAR 1:29:38 ) Music behind DJ:
"frogs and more frogs" @ Joe Bauer's
1:30:06 ) NRBQ Next stop Brattleboro High Noon- A 50-Year Retrospective (Boxed set) * 1996 / 2016 1:41:08 ) Weekend Red Planes La Variete' 1:43:41 ) Ornette Coleman Change of the Century Change of the Century (LP) 1960 1:48:05 ) P.J. O'Connell w/ NRBQ I Should Have Figured Happy Go Lucky (CD) 2002 1:52:24 ) Music behind DJ:
"frogs and more frogs" @ Joe Bauer's
(* = new, The marked selections are from the Brainen Archive.)
Sat. 12/31/16 9:02am annie:
good morning mr brainen!!
Sat. 12/31/16 9:02am DebbiefromBefore:
Good Morning, Bob and Annie!! Looking forward to 2017!
Sat. 12/31/16 9:03am duke:
Howdy Bob, Annie, DebbieFromBefore and after and all the listeners
Sat. 12/31/16 9:03am guy mauve:
Good morning from Toronto, to Mr B and all the Brainiacs.
Sat. 12/31/16 9:05am Richard:
Goodmorning all happy new year to everyone from the birthplace of Davy Crocket Limestone Tennessee
Sat. 12/31/16 9:05am DebbiefromBefore:
Good day, duke and guy mauve (from Toronto, a great city!)
Sat. 12/31/16 9:06am DebbiefromBefore:
Good morning Richard in TN. I'm in the Pacific time zone so it's still dark here.
Sat. 12/31/16 9:06am guy mauve:
Happy New Year from the live penguin cam!
Sat. 12/31/16 9:07am melinda:
Sat. 12/31/16 9:08am Richard:
Waves to Debbie before
Sat. 12/31/16 9:09am Richard:
Waves to Melinda
Sat. 12/31/16 9:09am DebbiefromBefore:
Waves back from the left coast.
Sat. 12/31/16 9:09am melinda:
Sat. 12/31/16 9:11am Listener Robert:
Is "Candy" the older tune than "Baby"?
Sat. 12/31/16 9:11am DebbiefromBefore:
LIVE wolf cam in NY. http://nywolf.org/webcams/webcam-atka
Sat. 12/31/16 9:13am Sem Chumbo:
Morning, Mr. B, and hello to the Brainen Trust on-board today.
Sat. 12/31/16 9:14am Listener Robert:
STUFFED wolf cam (then also in NY):
Sat. 12/31/16 9:16am DebbiefromBefore:
Nina!!! Love her voice.
Sat. 12/31/16 9:18am guy mauve:
Chubby gets overlooked. Thank you, Bob.
Sat. 12/31/16 9:19am jiepar:
Sat. 12/31/16 9:19am DebbiefromBefore:
I like to invest in the Brainen Trust fund.
Sat. 12/31/16 9:24am DebbiefromBefore:
Just my style!
Sat. 12/31/16 9:25am Uncle Michael:
I have got to get that Don Rich collection, stat.
Sat. 12/31/16 9:28am dale:
gary lewis and the playboys is one of those bands that probably shouldn't have been as good as they were. but leon russell and wrecking crew musicians make it a no miss.
Sat. 12/31/16 9:34am Ken From Hyde Park:
Hi, all. Happy New Year. News reports of the death of Allan Williams, 86. He owned The Jacaranda, a club in Liverpool where the Beatles had some early gigs. RIP
Sat. 12/31/16 9:34am dale:
just looking at the track listing for deram dayze - i see two denny laines but no moody blues? they had lot's of great rarely heard b sides
Sat. 12/31/16 9:36am Stuart Rose:
I think Dream Dayze is really pricey, isn't it?
Sat. 12/31/16 9:42am dale:
i hate to be a negative nelly, but as many of us are pushing 60 the folks we listened to or watched on the screen who are 10-20 years older will be exiting like crazy.
Sat. 12/31/16 9:44am melinda:
@dale: sad but true
Sat. 12/31/16 9:45am mrmucho:
in the 80s/90s all the jazz bigs left the stage seemingly at once...will happen in rock too
dallas is lovely song
Sat. 12/31/16 9:47am Kerouac movie:
The Ivy League sounds a LOT like The Association. Nice.
Sat. 12/31/16 9:48am Kerouac movie:
Also just found this cool article. Nice to know ya Bob.
Sat. 12/31/16 9:57am Semi Chumbo:
Thanks, @Kerouac movie, for that link ^.
Sat. 12/31/16 9:58am DebbiefromBefore:
Thanks for the interview link with Bob - he looks like I thought from hearing his voice.
Sat. 12/31/16 10:07am karen:
Sat. 12/31/16 10:10am duke:
@Kerouac movie Great interview. Thanks for the link
Sat. 12/31/16 10:15am melinda:
Mas Que Nada, yes!
Sat. 12/31/16 10:31am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:
...wonderful listening - & just one more Holiday to ignore...
Sat. 12/31/16 10:31am mlsgrrl:
Thankful to have discovered Bob Brainen and Michael Shelly in 2016, look forward to these Saturday morning hours all week.
Sat. 12/31/16 10:32am JoeChrisMorris:
wow. Danny Kirwan! is he still alive or did he drink himself to death in a London hostel?
Sat. 12/31/16 10:33am Jeff:
Every original member of Fleetwood Mac is still alive.
Sat. 12/31/16 10:34am Walt:
That was in fact Ken Nordine from the advertising record "Flavour Bud in Way Out Sounds from Shirriff." It promoted Shirriff gelatin with candy-like flavor crystals. (The album was distributed to radio stations in Canada hence the "flavour" spelling).
Sat. 12/31/16 10:36am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:
No mistaking Nordine...tho' I remember being young & callow enuff I tended to conflate the mysterious voices on the radio: Ken Nordine & Joe Frank were probably the same person...
Sat. 12/31/16 10:37am williamfromdumont:
Check out "House of My Sorrow" on side 2 of Lewis & Clark LP. Also non lp single that's really good. Can't recall the title.
Sat. 12/31/16 10:40am melinda:
Thanks for that interview, link, Kerouac movie. Great read.
Sat. 12/31/16 10:42am Greg from ZONE 5:
Happy New Year, Bob & all!
Sat. 12/31/16 10:43am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:
Nod to NorthNewEngland. Nodding back...
Sat. 12/31/16 10:48am Todd-o-phonic Todd:
Happy New Year Bob!
Sat. 12/31/16 10:51am sasha:
I am digging ornette coleman! I picked up a reissue of Tribes of New York this year.
also happy new year!
Sat. 12/31/16 10:53am David in ATL from NJ:
I'd love to hear something new from PJ. Love his music!
Sat. 12/31/16 10:54am David in ATL from NJ:
Thanks for the extended track, Bob!
Sat. 12/31/16 10:58am Listener Robert:
Rabbit, I recall Nordine promoting his shows on some public radio stn., & to me it seemed like he was saying "Val Nordine". I've no idea what he was actually saying that sounded like "Val" -- maybe "'al", as in "in the style of" or "at the place of".
Sat. 12/31/16 10:59am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:
Like Alice Cooper said - the mystique is gone from personalities - a camera up yer nose all the time...
Sat. 12/31/16 11:00am Stuart Rose:
Thanks, Bob, for another year of great music- great range, mixing and matching genius.
Happy new year
Sat. 12/31/16 11:00am P-9O:
Thanks for another year of Saturday mornings, Bob!
Sat. 12/31/16 11:01am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:
Yeah that - Thx DJ BB !