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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 Pop‑up)  
Sammy Davis, Jr.  The Ballad Of Johnny Cool   Options Johnny Cool (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1963 / 1999  OST  0:01:52 Pop‑up)  
Jon Hendricks with the Grateful Dead  Fire In The City   Options Birth Of The Dead (CD box set) from the Brainen Archive   1967  OST issued on a 45 (!)  0:04:51 Pop‑up)  
Pretty Things  London Town   Options Get The Picture (CD)   1965 / 1990  Includes the lines: "Green Rocky Road, promenade in green, tell me who you love."
Thanks to Scott Shinder 
0:08:22 Pop‑up)  
Helen Humes & Her Orchestra  Woojamacooja   Options Great Googly Moo (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1955 / 2010  VAR  0:10:42 Pop‑up)  
Jelly Roll Morton  New Orleans was a Free and Easy Place   Options The Complete Library of Congress Recordings (Boxed set) from the Brainen Archive   1938 / 2005    0:13:29 Pop‑up)  
Andrew Bird  Sign Master   Options Useless Creatures (CD)   2009    0:17:15 Pop‑up)  
Frank Sinatra  Nancy (With the Laughing Face)   Options (45) from the Brainen Archive   1944    0:22:33 Pop‑up)  
Fleetwoods  Come Softly To Me   Options The Best Of... (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1959 / 1990    0:25:57 Pop‑up)  
NRBQ  Ramona   Options Message for the Mess Age (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1994    0:28:24 Pop‑up)  
Music behind DJ:
Mike Curb & The Waterfall 
  The Doors Songbook       0:29:15 Pop‑up)  
Fern Knight  Pentacles   Options Castings (CD) *   2010    0:41:26 Pop‑up)  
Spider John Koerner  Creepy John   Options March 1963 (CD) *   2010    0:45:32 Pop‑up)  
Johnny Ze'  Uma Amiga   Options Angola Soundtrack: Special Sounds from Luanda 1965-1978 (CD) from the Brainen Archive   2010  OST - VAR  0:48:32 Pop‑up)  
Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band  Who Do You Think You're Fooling?   Options (EP) from the Brainen Archive   1966 / 1986  B-side of his very 1st single Diddy Wah Diddy  0:51:06 Pop‑up)  
Brew Moore  Blue Brew   Options (EP) from the Brainen Archive   1948  4 song 7"  0:53:26 Pop‑up)  
Mike Curb & The Waterfall  The Crystal Ship   Options The Doors Songbook (LP)   1969    0:54:41 Pop‑up)  
Music behind DJ:
Mike Curb & The Waterfall 
  The Doors Songbook       0:56:56 Pop‑up)  
Terry Adams Rock & Roll Quartet   She's Got Everything   Options (MP3) from the Brainen Archive   2010  1 of 4 MP3s available from the band's Facebook page  1:06:44 Pop‑up)  
Brew Moore  More Brew   Options (EP) from the Brainen Archive   1948  4 song 7"  1:09:24 Pop‑up)  
Tim Hardin  Soft Summer Breeze   Options Bird On a Wire (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1970    1:13:19 Pop‑up)  
P.J. O'Connell  Shall We   Options Join The Crowd (Vinyl) from the Brainen Archive   2010...  Test pressing of upcoming release  1:15:17 Pop‑up)  
Dean & Jean  Silly Little Girl   Options New York City Soul (LP) from the Brainen Archive   1964 / 1985  VAR  1:19:16 Pop‑up)  
Grass Roots  Things I Should Have Said   Options (45) from the Brainen Archive   1967    1:21:31 Pop‑up)  
Incredible Casuals  Saw it comin' all Along   Options (45) from the Brainen Archive   1981    1:23:56 Pop‑up)  
Montanas  Hey Grandma   Options Shapes & Sounds from the Brainen Archive   1968 / 2006  VAR - BBC  1:26:59 Pop‑up)  
Music behind DJ:
James Brown 
  Soul Pride: The Instrumentals 1960-1969       1:28:41 Pop‑up)  
Bunky & Jake  I'll Follow You   Options Bunky & Jake (LP) from the Brainen Archive   1968    1:39:02 Pop‑up)  
Jake & The Family Jewels  I Remember Cissy's Baby   Options Jake & The Family Jewels (LP) from the Brainen Archive   1970    1:40:56 Pop‑up)  
Jo Stafford  Shenandoah   Options Sings American Folk Songs (LP) from the Brainen Archive   1962    1:44:59 Pop‑up)  
Claude Debussy  Prelude 'A L'Apres Midi D'un Faune   Options (Leonard) Bernstein Century: Debussy (CD)   1894 / 1960 / 1999    1:48:33 Pop‑up)  

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

Listener comments!

  9:03am Dave:

Ah ...my ears feel so much better now
  9:11am SmokinJ:

Happy New Year bb & all!
  9:13am Pierre & NoĆ©mie:

Happy New Year everybody
  9:19am frenchee:

Happy New Year, Bob Brainen! Good show already.
  9:19am Dave:

People who think the Grateful Dead are lame should listen to "Fire In The City".
  9:21am frenchee:

*LOVE* the Brainen Archive tag. Lotsa BEEEEES flying around this playlist.
  9:30am Richard from Venezuela:

Happy 2011 all.
  9:32am moldymind:

a little groggy and surprised bob made it in...
  9:35am Detroit Mac:

Surface Noise... my favorite band!
  9:41am frenchee:

Dave the Spazz told me years ago that the only good thing about the movie JOHNNY COOL is the song you just played, Bob. I persisted: Not even bad-good? He said, no, not even bad-good, just bad.
  9:44am Richard from Venezuela:

Lovely the Fern Knight's song.
  9:58am dale:

happy new year to all. how come my only mike curb congregation album has absolutely zero gems on it?
  10:00am Seminal:

Happy New Year..
  10:06am mike tp:

waking to sunshine and bobalou happy new year great weekend
  10:22am David:

way to go, Creed!
  10:22am SmokinJ:

Great song...
  10:29am Dave:

Hey Grandma - Moby Grape did the original version (i think)
  10:42am David:

I like where this is going!
  10:45am moldymind:

nothin like flapjacks to start the new year...
  10:49am seang:

thanks for the Debussy!--happy new year
  10:53am paul:

Debussy. Now that's an oldie!
  10:56am frenchee:

I thought it was k.d. laing singing "Shenandoah"--Jo's voice is so lovely--like buttah.
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