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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)  
James Brown  Go Power at Christmastime   Options Santa's Got A Brand New Bag (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1970 / 1988    0:01:46 Pop‑up)  
Kitty, Daisy & Lewis  I'm Goin' Back   Options Smoking In Heaven (CD) *   2011    0:04:51 Pop‑up)  
Dexter Gordon  Dextrose   Options (EP) from the Brainen Archive   1947  4 song 7"  0:08:20 Pop‑up)  
Cesaria Evora  Pe Di Boi   Options Radio Mindelo: Early Recordings (CD)   early 60s / 2008  R.I.P Cesaria Evora  0:11:07 Pop‑up)  
Joe And Eddie  Mariah   Options There's a Meeting Here Tonight (LP) from the Brainen Archive   1963    0:13:34 Pop‑up)  
Akira Ifukube  "See You Later" from Battle In Outer Space   Options Monster Movie Music, Vol. 4 (CD-R) from the Brainen Archive   1959    0:16:47 Pop‑up)  
Bob Irwin And The Pluto Walkers  The Throwaway Age   Options (45) * from the Brainen Archive   2011    0:19:51 Pop‑up)  
The Concert Jazz Band  Big City Life   Options Gerry Muilligan '63 (CD-R) from the Brainen Archive   1963  Writer, arranger and on piano: Bob Brookmeyer R.I.P.

Thanks to Keith Spring 
0:23:15 Pop‑up)  
Spider John Koerner & Willie Murphy  I Ain't Blue   Options Running Jumping Standing Still (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1969 / 1994    0:28:38 Pop‑up)  
Music behind DJ:
John Barry 
Beat Girl   Options       0:29:23 Pop‑up)  
Todd Rundgren  Boat on the Charles*   Options Runt / The Ballad of Todd Rundgren* (CD box set) * from the Brainen Archive   1971 / 2011    0:39:33 Pop‑up)  
Bill Evans  Peace Piece   Options Everybody Digs Bill Evans (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1959 / 2007    0:44:25 Pop‑up)  
Nina Simone  Little Girl Blue   Options Little Girl Blue (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1958 / 1992    0:50:35 Pop‑up)  
Necessaries  Detroit Tonight   Options Event Horizon (LP) from the Brainen Archive   1982    0:54:58 Pop‑up)  
Music behind DJ:
"frogs and more frogs" @ Joe Bauer's 
        0:56:36 Pop‑up)  
Pete Donnelly  The Keeping   Options When You Come Home (CD) * from the Brainen Archive   2011    1:05:23 Pop‑up)  
NRBQ  I Don't Think Of...   Options Transmissions (CD box set) from the Brainen Archive   1979 / 2004    1:07:30 Pop‑up)  
El Dorados  Bim Bam Boom   Options Bim Bam Boom - 28 Rockin' Doowops (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1956 / 1992  VAR  1:10:11 Pop‑up)  
Fats Waller & His Buddies  The Minor Drag   Options The Joint Is Jumpin' (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1929 / 1987    1:13:06 Pop‑up)  
Elliot Lawrence & His Orchestra  5 O'Clock Shadow   Options Mirage: Avant Garde and Third Stream Jazz (LP) from the Brainen Archive   1946 / 1977  VAR  1:15:47 Pop‑up)  
Beach Boys  Wind Chimes (alt. version)   Options The Smile Sessions (CD box set) * from the Brainen Archive   1966 / 2011    1:19:21 Pop‑up)  
Jon Brion  Her Ghost   Options Meaningless (CD) from the Brainen Archive   2000    1:24:37 Pop‑up)  
Paul Motian  5 Miles To Wrentham   Options The Story Of MaryAm (Boxed set) from the Brainen Archive   1983 / 2010  from: The Complete Remastered Recordings On Black Saint & Soul Note  1:26:28 Pop‑up)  
Music behind DJ:
Claus Ogerman 
Latin Rock   Options       1:31:23 Pop‑up)  
Rocky Fellers  Killer Joe   Options Kent Stop Dancing (LP) from the Brainen Archive   1962 /1984  VAR  1:38:10 Pop‑up)  
Claus Ogerman and His Orchestra  It Didn't End   Options Latin Rock (LP) from the Brainen Archive   1967    1:40:26 Pop‑up)  
Ben Webster  Honeysuckle Rose   Options Swingin' Saxophones Vol. 1 (LP) from the Brainen Archive   1944  VAR  1:43:14 Pop‑up)  
David Greenberger & Ralph Carney  Dolly Before Dolly   Options OHPA (CD) * from the Brainen Archive   2011    1:46:24 Pop‑up)  
Miles Davis Quintet  Riot   Options The Bootleg series Volume One - Live In Europe 1967 (Boxed set) from the Brainen Archive   1967 / 2011    1:48:11 Pop‑up)  
Chico Hamilton Quintet w/ Eric Dolphy  Pottsville USA   Options With Strings Attached (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1959 / 2007    1:53:11 Pop‑up)  
Music behind DJ:
Mike Curb & The Waterfall 
  The Doors Songbook       1:53:33 Pop‑up)  

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

Listener comments!

  9:09am David in ATL from NJ:

Merry Christmas, Bob! Thanks for bringing us some great tunes for yet another year.
  9:13am Chris from Stroud England:

Cheers mate..looking forward to the show.....Happy Christmas dude
  9:18am paul in FL:

Merry Christmas, all.
  9:19am T-Zero:

Hope you have a very merry Christmas, Bob.
  9:29am SmokinJ:

Happy Hanukkah & Merry Christmas to you Bob & listeners worldwide!
  9:30am tomB:

Bob Irwin is everywhere!
  9:36am annie:

yo, happy hohoho
  9:42am Sean in Bristol, UK:

Merry Christmas Bob,
Thank you for playing Todd, totally brightened up my Christmas
  9:51am john:

it isn't "flamenco sketches"?
  9:54am Brian in UK:

Sincerosly, Mr Irwin certainly is ubiquitous.

Nothing like Nina.
  9:55am lil bob:

They don't necessarily go together , but this Bill Evans piece makes me think of Fred Wesley's Peace Fugue. Anything Spider John does is alright by me , but that Willie Murphy record is something else. Thanks and Mazeltov
  9:55am karen:

I would rather hear "Boat on the Charles" than a Christmas song any day--even though I am stringing lights on my tree while listening today. Happiest wishes for Christmas and New Year to Bob and to all his listeners.
  9:59am john:

little ealier there was something I swore was "blue in green", turned out it wasn't, then the Bill Evans I swore was the same as "flamenco sketches", eh? all good on it, mate.
  10:04am annie:

yes, "jack goes boating" is such a great flick, unforgettable
  10:06am Mike Sin:

Bob Brainen providing the soundtrack as I inventory the booze, blender, and ice situation. Happy holidays to Bob and all his listeners!
  10:07am annie:

hhmmm.. eggnog!!
  10:30am Brian in UK:

Nothing like Jon Brion.
  10:52am mrmucho:

the opening of that Bill Evans piece has the same chords as "flamenco sketches". miles dug bill evans, obv
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