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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)  
Marvin Gaye  Trouble Man   Options Pimps, Players and Private Eyes (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1972 / 1991  VAR  0:02:09 Pop‑up)  
Todd Rundgren  Lost Horizon   Options A Cappella (LP) from the Brainen Archive   1985    0:05:32 Pop‑up)  
Impressions  You ought to be in Heaven   Options Shoes (LP) from the Brainen Archive   1966 / 1984  VAR  0:10:32 Pop‑up)  
Herb Ellis  Gravy Waltz   Options Gravy Waltz: The Best of... (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1962 / 1999    0:13:08 Pop‑up)  
Terry Callier  Gravy Waltz   Options First Light (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1971 / 1998  Live  0:16:32 Pop‑up)  
Steven Bernstein's Millenial Territory Orchestra  Sly Notions   Options MTO Plays Sly (CD) *   2011    0:18:53 Pop‑up)  
Peter Green, Mick Green & The Enemy Within  All Quiet   Options Two Greens Make A Blues (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1986 / 1991    0:23:15 Pop‑up)  
Ravens  Old Man River   Options The Roots Of Rock 'N Roll (LP box set) from the Brainen Archive   1947 / 1977  VAR  0:27:40 Pop‑up)  
Music behind DJ:
Phil Spector & The Wrecking Crew 
  [Phil's Flipsides] The Philles Album Collection       0:29:46 Pop‑up)  
Phil Spector & The Wrecking Crew  Walkin' Along (La La La)   Options The Philles Album Collection (Boxed set) *   1962 / 2011    0:40:20 Pop‑up)  
Laura Nyro  Oh yeah, maybe Baby (the Heebie jeebies)   Options Walk The Dog & Light The Light (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1993    0:43:31 Pop‑up)  
Anthony Williams (w/ Sam Rivers)  Love Song   Options Spring (LP) from the Brainen Archive   1965    0:45:37 Pop‑up)  
NRBQ  Get Down Grandpa   Options U.S. Rock - Back On Track (MP3) from the Brainen Archive   ? / 2005    0:53:40 Pop‑up)  
Gatemouth Moore  I ain't Mad at You   Options The Shouters (LP box set) from the Brainen Archive   1945 / 1980  VAR  0:56:27 Pop‑up)  
Music behind DJ:
Phil Spector & The Wrecking Crew 
  [Phil's Flipsides] The Philles Album Collection       0:58:57 Pop‑up)  
Fleetwood Mac  Comin' your Way   Options Then Play On (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1970    1:09:05 Pop‑up)  
Doors  Wintertime Love   Options Waiting for the Sun (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1968    1:12:43 Pop‑up)  
Wes Montgomery  Surrey With the Fringe On Top   Options The Verve Jazz Sides (CD box set) from the Brainen Archive   1965 / 1995    1:16:33 Pop‑up)  
Barney Bigard & His Jazzopaters  Tapioca   Options Little Club Jazz: Small Groups in the 30s (LP box set) from the Brainen Archive   1940 / 1976  VAR  1:20:00 Pop‑up)  
David Greenberger With Jupiter Circle  The Drag   Options Never Give Up Study (CD) * from the Brainen Archive   2011    1:22:27 Pop‑up)  
Slim Gaillard  Central Ave. Boogie   Options Shuckin' & Jivin' (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1945 / 1991    1:26:33 Pop‑up)  
Johnny Lewis Trio + Millie  Snake Hips   Options Beat Jazz - Pictures From The Gone World Vol. 2 (LP) from the Brainen Archive   1963 / 2009    1:27:25 Pop‑up)  
Music behind DJ:
  "Bob Brainen's Soul 'n RnB Instro cassette"       1:29:50 Pop‑up)  
Moby Grape  Goin' Down to Texas   Options 20 Granite Creek (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1971 / 1990    1:38:49 Pop‑up)  
Grandpa Banana  Away out on the old St. Sabbath   Options I'll Do Anything For You (CD) from the Brainen Archive   2009    1:41:21 Pop‑up)  
Dick Hyman and Mary Mayo  Star Eyes   Options Moon Gas (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1963 / 2004    1:43:54 Pop‑up)  
NRBQ  Boozoo & Leona   Options Keep This Love Goin' (CD) * from the Brainen Archive   2011    1:47:43 Pop‑up)  
Faith Taylor & The Sweet-Teens  You Candy Kisses   Options The Queens Of King: The King Girl Groups (CD) from the Brainen Archive   1958 / 2002    1:50:58 Pop‑up)  
Music behind DJ:
  "Bob Brainen's Soul 'n RnB Instro cassette"       1:53:39 Pop‑up)  

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

Listener comments!

  9:03am yoman:

Good morning, Trouble Man! ;-)
  9:15am Jeff:

I sense a tribute to Don Cornelius in that trilogy of Marvin, Todd and Impressions
  9:16am Tim B:

Hi Bob - good morning from Metuchen. Love that Impressions track.
  9:17am Tim B:

Great interview with Fred Cash last week on Michael Shelley's show.
  9:19am Dave in PA:

Gravy Waltz on the ARP Pro Soloist: http://www.poconothermionics.com/sounds/PRO%20SOLOIST%20DEMO%20-%202.3%20-%20Gravy%20Waltz%20.mp3
  9:19am Todd E:

Nothing like a Miami Saturday morning with you Bob! (from a NJ expatriate) Really appreciate all the stuff you've played in Tommy's memory the past few weeks.
  9:27am Jack:

Peter Green does Beefheart. Love it.
  9:29am Kenzo:

I've never been up early enough on a Saturday to catch your show live. Today, I'm lucky!
  9:39am Ed McGlynn, Jr.:

Gravy Waltz was composed by TV's Steve Allen, who also won the 1963 Grmmy Award for the work.
  9:55am SmokinJ:

Hey! It's a party!
  10:12am Peter K.:

"Gravy Waltz" was indeed written by the great bassist Ray Brown. Steve Allen later added words, and for years claimed to have written the whole thing -- or at least implied as much. In fact he wrote the lyrics only. The melody already existed, was written by Ray Brown alone, and had been recorded by a few people before Steve Allen ever put words to it. This is indisputably true. I love Steve Allen (his disdain for rock 'n' roll notwithstanding), but he did tend to be pretty self-aggrandizing.
  10:14am gail:

THANK YOU SO MUCH for Wintertime Love!
  10:24am Peter K.:

FYI, Ray Brown and Steve Allen SHARED the 1963 Grammy for "Gravy Waltz" in the category "best original jazz composition." Odd, in that it appears to have been recorded (as an instrumental) as early as 1961.
  10:27am mrmucho:

tons of great guitar playing today, Bob!
  10:47am seang:

dig it
  10:47am Scott C.:

We're still dying up here in Utica, Bob, but we're not dead yet! Thanks for playing your records this morning.
  10:58am Tim B:

A great great show BOb!!! Thanks.
  10:43am Paul:

Very strange, I listened to this Dillard and Clark song last night.
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