Bob Brainen's playlist January 14, 2017 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 ) Beatles The Night Before Help! (LP) 1965 OST 0:01:54 ) Hollies When Your Lights Turned On Evolution (CD) 1967 / 1999 CD bonus track 0:04:45 ) Beach Boys Friends Friends / 20*20 (CD) 1968 / 1990 0:06:49 ) Steely Dan Bad Sneakers Katy Lied (LP) 1975 0:09:19 ) Durand Jones & the Indications Make A Change Durand Jones & the Indications (CD) * 2016 0:13:08 ) Abbey Lincoln African Lady (take 4) from 'Straight Ahead' Eric Dolphy-The Candid Dolphy (CD) 1961 / 1990 RIP Nat Hentoff-Candid Record Label Music Superviser (& much more...) 0:16:05 ) Alvino Rey Moonlight Becomes You Tom Ardolino's Magic Jukebox 0:19:42 ) Greenberger Spring Child Hashimoto No Foolin' Take Me Where I Don't Know I Am (CD) * 2016 0:22:33 ) Leo Watson Snake Pit The Original Scatman (CD) 1945 / 1990 0:25:08 ) Seven Of Us The Waiting Song NRBQ: High Noon (Boxed set) * 1967 / 2016 0:27:23 ) Music behind DJ:
"birds @ 302 Chestnut"
0:28:56 ) Max Roach Driva Man Freedom Now Suite (LP) 1960 Candid label
0:42:58 ) Family Observations from a Hill Entertainment (LP) 1968 0:48:49 ) Theo Bleckmann & Kneebody The New River Twelve Songs by Charles Ives (CD) 2009 song written in 1933 0:51:36 ) Beau Brummels The Keeper Of Time Triangle (CD) 1967 0:54:12 ) David McCallum Insomnia Music-A Part Of Me (LP) 1966 0:58:36 ) Music behind DJ:
"Bob Brainen's Soul 'n RnB tape"
0:58:45 ) Weekend w/ Keith Tippett Where Flamingos Fly Live At Ronnie Scotts (CD) 1983 / 2008 1:10:06 ) Gil Evans Sunken Treasure Out Of The Cool (LP) 1961 1:15:55 ) Billy Dawn Smith The Angels Listened In We Wrote 'Em & We Sing 'Em (LP) 1961 VAR
Thanks to Duane Miller
1:22:20 ) Jo Stafford If The Columbia Hits Collection (CD) 1951 / 2001 1:23:08 ) Pentangle When I Get Home Reflection (CD) 1971 1:26:09 ) Music behind DJ:
"frogs and more frogs" @ Joe Bauer's
1:32:09 ) Nina Simone Mood Indigo Little Girl Blue (CD) 1958 1:38:15 ) Ivy League Funny How Love Can Be This Is The... (CD) 1964 / 1990 1:42:19 ) Charles Ives They Are There An American Journey (CD) 1918 / 2002 1:44:41 ) Fa-So-La Singers Happy On The Way Music Is My Fortune (CD) 1931 / 2004 FAR 1:47:29 ) Bud Powell Dance of the Infidels The Amazing... (LP) 1949 / 1955 1:50:21 ) Albert Glasser "Theme" From Earth Vs. The Spider Monster Movie Music, Vol. 3 (CD-R) 1958 see" monstermoviemusic.blogspot.com 1:53:24 ) Music behind DJ:
"frogs and more frogs" @ Joe Bauer's
(* = new, The marked selections are from the Brainen Archive.)
Sat. 1/14/17 9:02am guy mauve:
Good morning, Mr Bob and gathered Brainiacs.
Sat. 1/14/17 9:03am Guido from Cologne:
This song made me long for the Help album when i was 8 years old.
Sat. 1/14/17 9:04am SmokinJ:
Tuff'to beat... Mornin'!
Sat. 1/14/17 9:07am melinda:
Great Hollies harmony
Sat. 1/14/17 9:08am Reggie:
Good Morning From San Dog(San Diego) California. This West Orange is missing Jersey...."but Savior Faire(WFMU) is Everywhere!"
Sat. 1/14/17 9:08am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:
The UK version (tempting to say - the 'real' one) of 'Help!' - shows what a strong & important album it is - deserving even of some of 'Rubber Soul''s glory.
Sat. 1/14/17 9:18am Guido from Cologne:
The UK versions are the real ones.
(Though I love the Capitol Reverb on "I Feel Fine" - since the Capitol-re-mix is the virst version i heard).
Sat. 1/14/17 9:31am Stuart Rose:
Yikes. Slept late and missed almighty st all of this fine opening set.
Sat. 1/14/17 9:36am Listener Robert:
All this time I just assumed Hentoff was a NYer.
Sat. 1/14/17 9:45am dano59:
Me too Stuart. Woke up the ipod to Bob's dulcet tones ...
Sat. 1/14/17 9:55am SmokinJ:
Sat. 1/14/17 9:55am Listener Robert:
My routine now is to listen to Jerry Hickey on WOR before Bob's show, if I'm up early enough. Today I was & caught Hickey from the beginning. I learned from him today that Hickey is the most common surname in Ireland. Yeah, I know it's basically an infomercial, but I trust him to play it straight, and the subject matter interests me as a biochemist.
Sat. 1/14/17 9:57am Nanker de Tucson:
I always considered the U.K. version of The Rolling Stones "Aftermath" as the "real" version. Not sure how / why Decca/London made the N America version such a poor step-brother version.
Sat. 1/14/17 9:58am tadpoles:
Love Family. Thanks Bob for recognizing a vastly under-rated gem of a band!
Sat. 1/14/17 10:06am tuner fish:
great show, bob!
Sat. 1/14/17 10:08am tadpoles:
Me too Bob. "Music in a Doll's House" their first is also brilliant - also considering it came out in 1967 the year of our lord Sgt. Pepper!
Sat. 1/14/17 10:24am Stuart Rose:
Tadpole- "Year of our Lord Sgt. Pepper"
Sat. 1/14/17 10:26am melinda:
alas, no jambalaya
Sat. 1/14/17 10:27am amylea:
My most favorite Pentangle song!!! Thank you!!
Sat. 1/14/17 10:39am josh norton:
Gil Evans cut was Sunken Treasure, rather than Bilbao Song.
Sat. 1/14/17 10:44am melinda:
I like hearing 60s bands I'm not familiar with, like the Ivy League.
Sat. 1/14/17 10:45am SmokinJ:
You're wise melinda ;-)
Sat. 1/14/17 10:45am Bob Brainen:
Thanks for correction on Evans!
Sat. 1/14/17 10:47am Mikey from NC:
Bob - that Pentangle track was out-frickin-standing! Never knew what I've been missing with these guys. Just checked Amazon - used cds of that Lp go for a minimum of $47!
Sat. 1/14/17 10:47am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:
Watched IvyLeague sing it on YT, some '64 NME awards concert or something - slightly funny-looking three guys different heights - but they brought those vocals Live.
Sat. 1/14/17 10:50am melinda:
@SmokinJ: bob's show has been great for that.
Sat. 1/14/17 10:50am SmokinJ:
Sat. 1/14/17 10:55am Chandler Lewis:
Just drove down the NY State Thruway listening since Driva Man. Damn fine show. Thanks for making the Hudson Valley suck a whole lot less.
Sat. 1/14/17 10:59am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:
Oh - that's right! The IV's sang backup on 'I Can't Explain' : en.wikipedia.org...
Sun. 1/15/17 3:44pm DFW dedicated:
Bob, check out the last 5 minutes of Alexander Courage's music for 'Day of the Outlaw' on youtube. Exceptional!