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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       0:00:00 Pop‑up)  
McGarrigle Family w/ Emmy Lou Harris  Green Green Rocky Road   Options The McGarrigle Hour (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1998  Thanks to Mike Giauque  0:01:55 Pop‑up)  
Xtc  The Meeting Place   Options Skylarking (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1986    0:05:46 Pop‑up)  
Claude Debussy  La Fille Aux Cheveux De Lin   Options Music For Oboe & Harp (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1909-10 / 1988    0:08:59 Pop‑up)  
Mice Parade  Old Hat   Options What it Means to be Left-Handed (CD) *   2010    0:12:01 Pop‑up)  
Mary Halvorson Quintet   Leak Over Six Five (No. 14)   Options Saturn Sings (CD) *   2010    0:15:35 Pop‑up)  
Weekend  Midnight Slows   Options (45) from the Brainen Archive   1982  double A-Sided single  0:18:59 Pop‑up)  
Patti Page  Tennessee Waltz   Options Golden Hits (LP)   1950 / 1967    0:21:07 Pop‑up)  
"frogs and more frogs" @ Joe Bauer's          0:24:39 Pop‑up)  
Smokey and His Sister  In a Dream of Silent Seas   Options Smokey and His Sister (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1966 / 2007    0:24:47 Pop‑up)  
Music behind DJ:
"frogs and more frogs" @ Joe Bauer's 
        0:25:51 Pop‑up)  
P.J. O'Connell  Blindsided   Options Join The Crowd (Vinyl) from the Brainen Archive   2010  Test Pressing  0:36:58 Pop‑up)  
Gene Clark  Only Colombe   Options Gene Clark with the Gosdin Brothers (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1967 / 2007  CD bonus track  0:41:06 Pop‑up)  
Louis Armstrong with Gabrielle  Onkel Satchmo's Lullaby   Options (45) from the Brainen Archive   1959    0:44:40 Pop‑up)  
Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band  Here I am, I always am   Options The A&M Sessions (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1966 / 1986  R.I.P. Don Van Vliet/Capt. Beefheart  0:47:34 Pop‑up)  
Bell Notes  I've Had It   Options (45) from the Brainen Archive   1959    0:49:04 Pop‑up)  
Leonard Bernstein  On The Waterfront Suite   Options Music from the Films of Marlin Brando   1955 / 2006  Comp. also contains music by Alex North, Miklos Rosza, Leith Stevens & Frank Loesser  0:51:38 Pop‑up)  
Music behind DJ:
Claus Ogerman and His Orchestra 
        0:59:09 Pop‑up)  
Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band  Old Folk's Boogie   Options (EP) from the Brainen Archive   1966  Live @ The Avalon  1:09:55 Pop‑up)  
Sex Mob  Been It was   Options Din Of Inequity (CD)   1998    1:12:51 Pop‑up)  
Terry Adams Rock & Roll Quartet   Crazy 8s   Options Crazy 8s (CD) from the Brainen Archive   2009  Live  1:17:18 Pop‑up)  
NRBQ  You Got It   Options Tapdancin' Bats (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1984 / 2005    1:19:07 Pop‑up)  
Joe Carroll w/ The Cecil Payne Quintet  Anthropology   Options (45) from the Brainen Archive   1961    1:21:49 Pop‑up)  
Music behind DJ:
  "Bob Brainen's Soul 'n RnB Instro cassette"       1:37:14 Pop‑up)  
Eric Dolphy-Booker Little Quintet  Miss Ann   Options Far Cry (LP) from the Brainen Archive   1961  Dolphy recorded this session the same day he was part of Ornette Coleman's Free Jazz session: Dec. 21, 1960.  1:36:59 Pop‑up)  
Ronnie Lane's Slim Chance  Roll On Babe   Options Anymore for Anymore Plus... (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1974 / 1992  A Derroll Adams song also covered by Vetiver  1:42:25 Pop‑up)  
Laura Nyro  Lu   Options (CD-R) from the Brainen Archive   1968  Demo  1:43:51 Pop‑up)  
Laura Nyro  Lu   Options Eli And The Thirteenth Confession (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1968 / 2002    1:46:30 Pop‑up)  
Dexter Gordon  Dextivity   Options (EP) from the Brainen Archive   1947  4 song 7"  1:49:09 Pop‑up)  
Gladhands  Breath Of Angels   Options Wow & Flutter (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1999    1:56:05 Pop‑up)  
Music behind DJ:
  "Bob Brainen's Soul 'n RnB Instro cassette"       1:56:59 Pop‑up)  

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

Listener comments!

  9:02am annie:

morning bob!
  9:04am bob b:

morning annie & everyone!
  9:05am david:

Top of the morning!
  9:12am Gareth:

Hi Bob, listening in from London UK, its keeping me inside in the warm and out of the snow.
  9:17am Lorraine:

Nice to hear Debussy! I know that one as a piano piece.
  9:19am frenchee:

great show already, Bob B!
  9:24am annie:

this has been a phenomenal morning so far for tunes, starting from 4ish..
  9:26am Madi H:

I am a sensitive artist and no one understands me except Bob Brainen.
  9:35am Dave:

I heard the blues today. Oh no.
  9:40am paul:

Heard about CB's death last night. What a strange man he was.
  9:40am paul:

They don't make 'em like that anymore.
  9:42am paul:

Bob, do you anything by a 60's band called Kak?
  9:42am paul:

(have) anything
  9:45am Dave:

Beefheart was the first one to get hippies to appreciate dissonance,
  9:45am ratbone:

beginning of this song, only colmbe, is duplicated on a rolling stones song from her satanic majesty's request.. anybody?
  9:46am paul:

  9:48am paul:

She's a Rainbow? Dandelion was on another lp, I think.
  9:50am paul:

Loved CB's album titles.
  9:52am Dave:

Here I am, I always am - Thanks Bob. I saw every NY show Beefheart did during the 1981 tour (Beacon Theater and My Fathers Place)
  9:54am paul:

Answer, ratbone?
  9:58am paul:

Bob, who did the soundtrack to Last Tango IP?
  9:59am paul:

Gato Barbrieri?
  10:04am Jack:

Saw The Captain at the Chance in Poughkeepsie in 1981.
  10:07am annie:

jack i saw muddy waters there in 76. what a hellova show. check out mac's show this am .. beefheart extravaganza!
  10:09am Bruceleh:

Don Van Vliet -- An emesser tzadik und baal moifis
  10:10am Peter K.:

If the reports of Captain Beefheart's death are indeed a hoax, then the whole world has been hoaxed -- including The New York Times, The Associated Press, NPR, and numerous usually reliable websites. Gary Lucas believes it too. The source for most if not all of the reports was the Michael Werner Gallery, which has exhibited many of Beefheart's paintings, so if this is a hoax that's who's behind it. But, alas, I think he really is dead. Which sucks.
  10:12am Dave:

Bought "Trout Mask Replica" in 1970 from the Caldor in Danbury, Conn. (on route 7) . The record section in that store was amazing at the time. Got most of my early LP's from them.
  10:16am Jack:

@Dave - I too bought most of my early records from Caldors (in Peekskill, NY) White's department store had fewer albums, but they had a dollar bin where I bought Blue Cheer, the Beach Boys and Motown albums (sometimes two or three copies!)
  10:18am Jack:

@annie: saw many great shows at the Chance...Taj Mahal, Todd & Utopia, Graham Parker, recently Bob Dylan...many many more.
The Beefheart show was under attended, so we stayed for both shows.
  10:24am Dave:

@Jack - Sounds like we are in the same general area. I was living in New Milford in 1970. Me and my High School buddies use to make "pilgrimages" to Caldor to buy albums. I bought the first "The United States of America" album there. Amazing band till they actually got busted while on stage.
  10:27am Jack:

Dave! I also had/have that USA album! Love it! (The Original White Album - no cover picture) Saw Joseph Byrd on TV with Frank Zappa, so I had to get the record.
  10:28am SmokinJ:

Hey! It's a party!
  10:28am Jack:

New Milford? I moved to Sloatburg in 1968.
  10:29am Jack:

SmokinJ! Now it's a real party!!
  10:29am paul:

He's be-boppin and skatin' all over me and IM LOSIN IT!
  10:30am SmokinJ:

Yeah baby!
  10:31am SmokinJ:

The beer never gets cold when it's 5 degrees out!
  10:32am SmokinJ:

I mean warm:)
  10:33am Dave:

@Jack.- New Milford, Conn. 14 miles north of Danbury.
Dorothy Moskowitz's voice was amazing. Very light and airy. One of the great female vocalists. Joseph Byrd was related to Senator Byrd from WV
  10:34am paul:

Is Wild Man Fischer still alive?
  10:36am Jack:

@Dave - Ah, CT. Sorry, thought you meant NJ.
  10:45am weldon:

Received Trout Mask as a gift for my 18th birthday from two dear (to this day) friends, and it changed my auditory nerve forever. Saw him at the Stanhope House in '81(?) a truly sublime evening. DNA opened. Farewell CB- Light the fire piano. Now now now that's it. Now you can go.
  10:49am Dave:

Speaking on Danbury, Conn. Laura Nyro lived there for many years. She hits me like a ton of bricks. God was good.
  10:49am paul:

Happy to report that Lawrence Wayne Fischer is still alive.
  10:50am david:

I finally got a chance to listen to last weeks show last night and loved the back to back Stone Soul Picnic.
Thanks for repeat of the repeats today!
  10:59am annie:

i'd love to be listening right now, but am not able... the comments section will have to do..(company in the kitchen)..
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