Friday, December 21, 2007

Thursday, December 20, 2007

Lost & Found playlist for 12/20/07

Intro: "Spreadin' Honey" - The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band

Background music for the show: Jimmy Smith - Christmas Cookin'

O.V. Wright - "A Nickel & A Nail"
Lee Moses - "Bad Girl (part 2)"
Tommie Young - "You Can Only Do Wrong So Long"
Lee Fields - "Problems"
Ruth McFadden - "Ghetto Woman (Parts 1 & 2)"
Mack Rice - "Santa Claus Wants Some Lovin'"
Preston Epps - "Afro Mania"
Z.Z. Hill - "Have Mercy Someone"
Sam Cooke - "Somebody Have Mercy"
Gary 'U.S.' Bonds - "Workin' for My Baby"
Aaron Neville - "Over You"
Solomon Burke - "Presents for Christmas"
The Five Keys - "Close Your Eyes"
Bob & Gene - "Somebody's Doin It (WAR)"
Bobby Garrett - "My Little Girl"
Betty Davis - "Anti Love Song"
Little Johnny Taylor - "Zig Zag Lightning"
The Detroit Emeralds - "Do Me Right"
The Ikettes - "I'm So Thankful"
Arthur Alexander - "You Better Move On"
The Soul Saints - "Santa Got a Bag of Soul"
Bobby 'Blue' Bland - "I Wouldn't Treat a Dog"
Chick Willis - "Something to Remember You By"
Howard Tate - "Where Did My Baby Go"
Eddie Senay - "Reverend Lowdown"
James Brown & his Famous Flames - "Let's Make Christmas Mean Something This Year (Pt.1)"
Little Ronnie & the Chromatics - "Get to Stepping (And Don't Come Back)"
Willie Jones - "My Baby Ain't No Plaything"
Jackie Lee & Delores Hall - "Whether It's Right or Wrong"
The Lost Generation - "The Young, Tough, and the Terrible"
Booker T. & the M.G.'s - "Winter Wonderland"
Lee Dorsey - "Give It Up"
The Band - "Christmas Must Be Tonight"

Outro: "Yegelle Tetzeta" - Mulatu Astake

Monday, December 17, 2007

My 2007 Records of the Year

(In no particular order)

1. A Band of Bees – October
2. Mavis Staples – We’ll Never Turn Back
3. Porter Wagoner – The Wagonmaster
4. LCD Soundsystem – Sound of Silver
5. Ted Leo & the Pharmacists – Living with the Living
6. Sonny Rollins – Sonny, Please
7. The Len Price 3 – Rentacrowd
8. Bill Callahan – Woke on a Whaleheart
9. Blitzen Trapper – Wild Mountain Nation
10. The Dynamics – First Landing
11. Arthur Alexander – Lonely Just Like Me
12. Dusty Rhodes & the River Band – First You Live
13. Mexican Institute of Sound – Piñata
14. Bobby Sanabria – Big Band Urban Folktales
15. Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings – 100 Days, 100 Nights
16. Kinski – Down Below It’s Chaos
17. V|A – People Take Warning: Murder Ballads & Disaster Songs, 1913-1938
18. Tómas R. Einarsson – Havana
19. Levon Helm – Dirt Farmer
20. Your 33 Black Angels – Lonely Street
21. Jim Ford – The Sounds of Our Time
22. Billy Joe Shaver – Everybody’s Brother
23. Deadstring Brothers – Silver Mountain
24. Black Lips – Good Bad Not Evil
25. Hallelujah the Hills – Collective Psychosis Begone

Now, go out buy 'em! They will make you feel good! Once y'all have had a chance to listen to them, let me know what you liked...I'd be curious.

Thursday, December 13, 2007

Lost & Found playlist for 12/13/07

Intro: "Spreadin' Honey" - The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band

Background music for the show: Various Artists - Planet Funk, Volume Two

Bobby Lance - "Shake Down Blues"
Mick Jagger - "Too Many Cooks"
T.U.M.E. - "Just As Long As I Got a Song to Sing"
Gladys Knight & the Pips - "The End of the Road"
Clarence Reid - "Don't Be a Fool"
Carla Thomas - "Gee Whiz, It's Christmas"
Arthur Alexander - "You Better Move On (live version from 1993)"
Richard Temple - "That Beatin' Rhythm"
Johnny Wyatt - "This Thing Called Love"
The Meters - "Out in the Country"
Ike & Tina Turner - "The Cash Box Blues"
Billy Butler - "Found True Love"
Jobettes - "No Explaination"
Otis Redding - "Look at that Girl"
Isaiah Smith - "As Long As You're in Circulation"
Clarence Carter - "Back Door Santa"
Johnny Tolbert & De Thangs - "Take It Off, Part 1"
Johnny Adams - "Proud Woman"
Geater Davis - "Best of Luck to You"
Wilson Pickett - "It's Too Late"
Sam Cooke - "Get Yourself Another Fool"
Bettye LaVette - "What Condition My Condition Was In"
Frederick Knight - "I've Been Lonely Too Long"
Titus Turner - "Do You Dig It"
Binky Griptite - "Stone Cold Christmas"
Lorraine Ellison - "Stay With Me"
Nelson Sanders - "Mojo Man"
Lee Sain - "She's My Old Lady Too"
Average Whiet Band with Ben E. King - "A Star in the Ghetto"
Dewi Cheattum & Howe - "Impossible Dream"
Gene Allison - "You're My Baby"
Leon Haywood - "I've Got to Be Mellow"
The Triplett Twins - "Get It"
Rodger Collins - "She's Looking Good"
Big Dee Irwin & Little Eva - "I Wish You a Merry Christmas"

Outro: "Yegelle Tetzeta" - Mulatu Astake

Thursday, December 06, 2007

Lost & Found playlist for 12/6/07

Intro: "Spreadin' Honey" - The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band

Background music for the show: Benny Goodman - The Essential...

The Fuller Brothers - "Moaning, Groaning, and Crying"
Freddi/Henchi & the Soul Setters - "Funky to the Bone"
Danny White - "The Little Bitty Things"
Charlie Whitehead - "Between the Lines"
Bettye Swann - "The Man That Said No"
Otis Redding - "Merry Christmas Baby"
The Jewels - "Opportunity"
Jackie Wilson - "I Get the Sweetest Feeling"
Archie Bell & the Drells - "When You Left Heartache Began"
The Four Mints - "You're My Desire"
Otis Redding - "Remember Me"
The Windjammers - "Poor Sad Child (Pt. 1)"
The Dynamites - "Come On In"
Hank Jacobs & the TKOs - "Tam-A-Rind"
East of Underground - "Bet'Ya Never Lose My Love/California Dreamer"
Donny Hathaway - "This Christmas"
The Diplomats - "Cards on the Table"
O.V. Wright - "The Bottom Line"
Lenny Williams - "Problem Solver"
Joyce Jones - "Help Me Make Up My Mind"
The Grodeck Whipperjenny - "Sittin' on a Tongue"
Purple Image - "We've Got to Pull Together"
Demon Fuzz - "I Put a Spell on You"
Black Merda - "Reality"
Pieces of Peace - "I Still Care"
Black Sugar - "I Want to Believe"
Rod St. James - "I'm Going Home"
Lil' Bob - " My Heart's on Fire"
Bobby Angelle - "Please Take Me Back"
Pearl Bailey - "Five Pound Box of Money"
Tommy Youngblood - "Back in the Saddle"
Joe Simon - "I See Your Face"
The M-M's & the Peanuts - "Can't Say No"
Gerald Sims - "You'll Never Be Sorry"
James Brown - "Go Power at Christmas Time"

Outro: "Yegelle Tetzeta" - Mulatu Astake