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Artist Track Album / Format Year Comments Approx. start time
Hank Levine w/ Timothy Leary   Image, Part One / The Psychedelic Experience   Options (CD-R) from the Brainen Archive   1961 / 1966    0:00:00 )  
Jim Helms  Caine's Theme   Options Kung Fu (LP) from the Brainen Archive   1973  OST
thanks to Duane Miller 
0:03:04 )  
Innocence Mission  I Haven't Seen This Day Before   Options Birds Of My Neighborhood (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1999    0:05:04 )  
xTC  Wrapped In Grey   Options Nonsuch (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1992    0:06:54 )  
Thomas Newman  Rain Hammers   Options Road To Perdition (CD) from the Brainen Archive   2002  OST  0:10:38 )  
John C. Reilly  Black Sheep from "Walk Hard"   Options Tom Ardolino's Magic Jukebox     written & arranged by Van Dyke Parks  0:14:25 )  
Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway  Where Is The Love   Options Donny Hathaway: Never My Love: The Anthology (CD box set) from the Brainen Archive   1972 / 2013    0:17:00 )  
Gary Burton Quartet  The Beach   Options Lofty Fake Anagram (LP) from the Brainen Archive   1967    0:19:46 )  
Janelle Monáe  Dance Apocalyptic   Options The Electric Lady (CD box set)   2013    0:23:27 )  
Duke Ellington  The Gal From Joe's   Options Harlem Speaks (LP) from the Brainen Archive   1937 / 1980  Live in Boston
Thanks to Patio 
0:27:12 )  
 
Music behind DJ:
"birds @ 302" 
        0:28:42 )  
Chuck Berry  Promised Land   Options Hus Best, Volume Two (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1964 / 1987  R.I.P.  0:39:13 )  
Ronnie Lane  You Never Can Tell   Options Ronnie Lanes Slim Chance (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1975    0:41:59 )  
Chuck Berry  One O'Clock Jump   Options Missing Berries/ Rarities Vol. 3 (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1959 / 1990    0:46:14 )  
Howlin' Wolf  Ooh Baby, Hold Me*   Options The Real Folk Blues* / More Real Folk Blues (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1965 / 2002    0:49:21 )  
New Radicals  You Get What You Give   Options Maybe You've Been Brainwashed Too (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1998    0:51:57 )  
Bebop Boys  Serenade To A Square   Options The Bebop Boys (2LP) from the Brainen Archive   1946 / 1978  VAR  0:56:56 )  
 
Music behind DJ:
"frogs and more frogs" @ Joe Bauer's  
        0:57:59 )  
Gene Clark w/ The Burritos  She Darked The Sun   Options Gene Clark: The Lost Studio Sessions 1964 -1982 (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1970 / 2016  Thanks to Doug Young  1:10:34 )  
Rosemary Clooney  This Ole House   Options (45) from the Brainen Archive   1954    1:12:52 )  
NRBQ  How Can I Make You Love Me   Options High Noon- A 50-Year Retrospective (CD box set) * from the Brainen Archive   1982 / 2016    1:15:13 )  
Lee Dorsey  This Ole Car   Options Can You Hear Lee Dorsey? The Best Of... (2LP) from the Brainen Archive   1967 / 1982    1:20:04 )  
Tadd Dameron w/ Sam Rivers  Bevan Beeps   Options The Lost Sessions (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1961 / 1999  VAR   1:21:12 )  
Chris Bell  Though I Know She Lies   Options I Am The Cosmos [Deluxe Edition] (CD box set) from the Brainen Archive   1976 / 1992 / 2010    1:26:57 )  
Susan Alcorn  Helo Goodbye Hello   Options The Hired Hands: A Tribute to Bruce Langhorne (CD box set) *   2017  VAR  1:29:27 )  
 
Music behind DJ:
"frogs and more frogs" @ Joe Bauer's  
        1:39:25 )  
Shelleyan Orphan  Swallow   Options Humroot (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1992    1:41:00 )  
Brokeback  The Stroller's Memory   Options Illinois River Valley BLues (CD) *   2017    1:44:39 )  
P.J. O'Connell w/ NRBQ  Holiday   Options Happy Go Lucky (CD) from the Brainen Archive   2002    1:48:38 )  
Turtles  Somewhere Friday Night   Options All The Singles (CD box set) from the Brainen Archive   1969 / 2016    1:51:19 )  
Tim Buckley  Lady, Give Me Your Key   Options Wings: The Complete Singles 1966-1974 (CD) * from the Brainen Archive   1967? / 2017    1:56:19 )  
 
Music behind DJ:
"frogs and more frogs" @ Joe Bauer's  
        1:56:28 )  


(* = new, from the Brainen Archive The marked selections are from the Brainen Archive.)


Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 3/25/17 9:02am annie:

good morning mr brainen!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 3/25/17 9:03am dale:

morning annie and mr deejay man.
  Sat. 3/25/17 9:03am 1whoknewcthulhu:

Good morning, Bob (and all). Looking forward to your program bringing some brightness to this dreary weather day.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 3/25/17 9:04am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Ha! You were reminded of the 'Kung Fu' theme by that 'Green Abbey' track on Shrunken Planet too...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 3/25/17 9:04am dale:

this sounds like mike batt.
  Sat. 3/25/17 9:06am David in ATL from NJ:

Good morning, Bob, and quality music enthusiasts everywhere.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 3/25/17 9:09am Uncle Michael:

Andy Partridge getting near to Jimmy Webb...

Mornin', Bob...all...
Avatar Sat. 3/25/17 9:14am Andy in Etobicoke:

Good morning Bob and fellow Brainiacs....
Season cycle in full effect
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 3/25/17 9:17am Ken From Hyde Park:

This is such great post-marathon celebration music. Good choices, Bob!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 3/25/17 9:18am melinda:

morning everyone
  Sat. 3/25/17 9:22am Cooh John:

Good morning BB. Thanks for the great music I have never heard before laced with tunes nostalgic.
  Sat. 3/25/17 9:30am Now:

Zombies play Odessey and Oracle tonight at Town Hall, Manhattan...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 3/25/17 9:37am annie:

it was a great performance by hanks, yes,
Avatar Sat. 3/25/17 9:39am SmokinJ:

Hail Hail Chuck...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 3/25/17 9:41am Brian in UK:

Hello Bob. Yes, Promised Land. See you at the Terminal Gate.
Avatar Sat. 3/25/17 9:44am duke:

I love the word play in Chuck's songs: coolerator, motivatin' over the hill.
Avatar Sat. 3/25/17 9:44am Andy in Etobicoke:

Exquisite choice. Underrated. Thank you.
Avatar    Sat. 3/25/17 9:46am Sem Chumbo:

Hello, Bob, and the Brainen Bunch.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 3/25/17 9:47am Brian in UK:

Love Johnny Allen's Promised Land.

Hey Sem, sun shining here, hope it is where you are.
Avatar Sat. 3/25/17 9:48am fred:

I often chuckle at the "c'est la vie" line, thinking how wild it would be for Chuck Berry to sneak in a reference to Rrose Sélavy
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 3/25/17 9:49am annie:

feel free to play piano all morning bob..
Avatar    Sat. 3/25/17 9:51am Sem Chumbo:

K: a delightful sunny day here, just back from a long walk to the winter farmers' Market. Now shouting encouragement to my garlic from the deck.
  Sat. 3/25/17 9:54am Buckaroo:

The first time I heard this I was convinced that it was Jeff Lynne.
Avatar Sat. 3/25/17 9:56am Roberto:

I've been trying to convince Station Manager Ken to revive this song lately. At least someone was listening!
Avatar Sat. 3/25/17 9:56am Dano59:

A real high point -- The '90s had some great music. Mike Skinner, right?
  Sat. 3/25/17 9:56am Deek:

I always thought it was the Waterboys
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 3/25/17 9:57am hopewithfeathers:

Bob, you got me dancing around the kitchen and I haven't even had my coffee yet. Good morning!
Avatar Sat. 3/25/17 9:57am Roberto:

I think Ken refers to it as the best Todd Rundgren song that's not Todd Rundgren.
Avatar    Sat. 3/25/17 9:58am Sem Chumbo:

@@hopewithfeathers: love the name.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 3/25/17 10:00am hopewithfeathers:

Thanks! @SemChumbo. Goes with my costume ;)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 3/25/17 10:04am Ken From Hyde Park:

SM Ken usually plays New Radicals during the marathon, but not this year, to my recollection.
  Sat. 3/25/17 10:10am pp:

noticed that the intro to Katy Perry's song Firework sounds like the New Radicals You Give What You Get. But it gets worse, Perry's entire song Teenage Dream sounds exactly like YGWYG. That's a definition of a formula.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 3/25/17 10:12am annie:

so good to hear this come back around on the guitar, i've been meaning to star=click it..
  Sat. 3/25/17 10:13am WilliamfromDumont:

Is it possible that Gene Clark had more unreleased material than any other artist?
Avatar    Sat. 3/25/17 10:13am fm Mike:

Mornin' all :D
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 3/25/17 10:13am Uncle Michael:

Thurl! Best version!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 3/25/17 10:13am Brian in UK:

Gene Clark singing 'See the Sky About to Rain' on Byrds is one wonderful cover. He could write and cover. Great voice. Sad life.
  Swag For Life Member Sat. 3/25/17 10:15am Ralphine:

That's Tony the Tiger singing with Rosemary Clooney?
Avatar    Sat. 3/25/17 10:15am fm Mike:

Mmm, I dig this sound!
Avatar Sat. 3/25/17 10:15am KP:

Thanks for Gene & Burritos. It's a great set on Sierra.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 3/25/17 10:15am Brian in UK:

This is grrrrreat.
  Sat. 3/25/17 10:15am WilliamfromDumont:

Linda Ronstadt did a fine cover of She Darked the Sun.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 3/25/17 10:16am Uncle Michael:

Yes it is, Ralphine. Thurl Ravenscroft.
  Sat. 3/25/17 10:17am ?:

Shakin' Stevens did a great version of This Old House.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 3/25/17 10:20am Brian in UK:

Think we have all been there, Lee.
  Sat. 3/25/17 10:20am RHenderson:

I'd forgotten this was re-made as a Coke commercial.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 3/25/17 10:22am annie:

whenever i hear a smooth lick like this i check to see..... yep tadd dameron.
  Sat. 3/25/17 10:29am Stuart Rose:

Some fine melodies on today's show, coming from Bob's usual quilt of genres.
Yes, Annie, Dameron is one elegant bebopper.
I am having some real trouble with the app, though.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 3/25/17 10:39am annie:

from IMDb, re: "The Hired Hand": If you're into film that has to have a cut every 3 seconds to stay interesting, skip this one. But if you're into film as an art form, this is a must see.

The photography is masterful by Vilmos Zsigmond. From the deeply rich silhouettes made with the natural light of a sunset to the shading and textures of lamp and fire light, this film is a profound lesson in painting with light.

The montage scenes blend the beautiful images into a pensive and graceful passage of time. The editing creates a deliberate pace that recreates a time when a horse trot was the natural speed. But when the gun battles begin the pace quickens to a gallop.

The delicate music is perfect blend of instruments for the visuals and provides the emotional depth that music should.

Under Peter Fonda's creative direction the film's elements deliver a story of a man who returns home to make things right because he had the courage to change. And just when the man and his wife restore their love and trust in each other, he had the courage go away again to save his longtime friend.
  Swag For Life Member Sat. 3/25/17 10:42am Ralphine:

Thanks, Uncle Michael.
  Sat. 3/25/17 10:43am chicago yak:

Hey Bob- The bass voice on This Ole House is Thurl Ravenscroft of Tony The Tiger/Mr. Grinch fame.....the usual stellar show today, sir!
Avatar Sat. 3/25/17 10:53am Dano59:

Apologies for my Mike Skinner guess - he's The Streets. New Radicals' mastermind is Gregg Alexander.
  Sat. 3/25/17 10:54am 1whoknewcthulhu:

My god--The Turtles almost sound like The Zombies on this track!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 3/25/17 11:00am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Thx DJ BB !
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