Monday, December 29, 2008

Playlist for Breakfast of Champions. A fill-in on 12/29/08

Background music for the show: Ratatat - S/T

Benga - "Crunked Up"
The Heliocentrics - "Sirius A"
Girl Talk - "Set It Off"
Heavy - "Not That Kind of Man"
Eli "Paperboy" Reed & the True Loves - "Stake Your Claim"

Black Mountain - "Stormy High"
Juke Joint Pimps - "Mean and Evil"
Band of the Week: Lucero - "I Can Get Us Out of Here"
Chatham County Line - "Country Boy/City Boy"
Dr. Dog - "Hang On"

David Vandervelde - "California Breezes"
Fleet Foxes - "White Winter Hymnal"
Frontier Ruckus - "Dark Autumn Hour"
Justin Townes Earle - "Far Away in Another Town"
The Sacred Shakers - "Taggin' Along with Jesus"

Hraun - "Komdu"
White Denim - "Don't Look at It That Way"
The Black Hollies - "Paisley Pattern Ground"
New Bloods - "Fast Asleep"
King Khan & the Shrines - "Crackin' Up"

The Jones Street Boys - "Last Time"
Trampled By Turtles - "Empire"
Langhorne Slim - "Diamonds and Gold"
Calexico - "Two Silver Trees"
Bread & Roses - "Let My Last Words Not Be In Rhyme"

Clinic - "Memories"
The Moondoggies - "Ain't No Lord"
Jason Anderson - "I Am Like Snow to You"
The Moondoggies - "Changing"

Didn't get to: Women - S/T, Various Artists - Como Now: The Voices of Panola County, MS, and Van Duren - Are You Serious? (Reissue)

Saturday, December 27, 2008

Best of 2008 Radio Show

Hi all,

Since I will not be on the air this Thursday (the annual WMBR Top 100 countdown airs instead) I will be filling in on Breakfast of Champions at 8 am until 10 am on Monday the 29th. I will be playing tracks from my top 30 list below so tune in if you wanna hear what all the fuss is about.

Bestest,

Christopher

Thursday, December 18, 2008

Lost & Found playlist for 12/18/08

Background music for the show: V/A - Rock Instrumentals Classics, Vol. 2: The 60's

Nazz - "Old Time Lovemaking"
Alex Chilton - "Free Again"
The Parade - "Sunshine Girl"
Colin Blunstone - "I Want Some More"
Terry Reid - "Superlungs My Supergirl"

Robin Trower - "The Fool and Me"
Piper - "Telephone Relation"
David Bowie - "Queen Bitch"
The Rokes - "Let's Live for Today"
Hex - "Doubt"

Found Song of the Week: Catfish Haven - "Are You Ready?"

Creedence Clearwater Revival - "Need Someone to Hold"
Tony Joe White - "Five Summers for Jimmy"
Dennis Wilson - "Wild Situation"
Rain - "Springtime"

The Kinks - "This Time Tomorrow"
J.D. Blackfoot - "One Time Woman"
McGuinness Flint - "When I'm Dead and Gone"
Clean Living - "Red Lord"
Paul King - "Candy Man"

The Rolling Stones - "Through the Lonely Nights"
The Byrds - "Nothing Was Delivered"
Loudon Wainwright III - "The Swimming Song"
Them - "California Man"
Poco - "Keep on Trying"

Jim Ford - "Dr. Handy's Dandy Candy"
Chuck Berry - "Let's Do Our Thing Together"
Moondog - "Lament 1: Bird's Lament"
Tim Hardin - "Don't Make Promises"
Barry McGuire - "What's Exactly the Matter With Me?"

Gram Parsons - "Ooh Las Vegas"
Paul McCartney - "Every Night"
Warren Zevon - "Keep Me in Your Heart"
The Band - "Christmas Must Be Tonight"

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Links I discussed on the air today...

Here you go:

Spectacle with Elvis Costello on the Sundance Channel

Article on Daptone Records from the New York Times Sunday Magazine

Have a great week!

CV

p.s. My records of the year are immediately below today's playlist.

Lost & Found playlist for 12/11/08

Preface: Mary Moore – “Somebody Here Needs You Lord” from Como Now: The Voices of Panola County, Mississippi

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

Background music for the show: Paul Desmond - Summertime

Clarence Ashe – “She Said I'll Be a Failure”
The Falcons – “I Can't Help It”
Kim Weston – “Do Like I Do”
Sly & the Family Stone – “If This Room Could Talk”
Rodriguez – “Only Good For Conversation”

Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings – “Introduction”
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings – “How Long Do I Have to Wait for You?” [Ticklah Remix]
Binky Griptite – “Mellowmatic Mood”
Binky Griptite – “You're Gonna Cry”
Binky Griptite – “Stone Soul Christmas”

Sam Cooke – “Trouble Blues”
Dauphin Williams – “I Love You”
Freeman Brothers – “Life of Love”
Sam Cox – “Life Is Love”
Jimmy Beasley – “Little Coquette”

Doris Duke – “It Sure Was Fun
George Perkins – “A Man in Love
Soul Brothers Six – “What Can You Do When You Ain't Got Nobody

The Blues Cellar:

The Tail Gators – “Rock and Roll 'Til the Cows Come Home
Little Mr. Midnight – “Got a Brand New Baby
Guitar Slim – “Well, I Done Got Over It
Litttle Leo – “Handwriting on the Wall
David Bartholomew – “Stormy Weather

Marcell Strong – “Mumble in My Ear
Johnnie & Joe – “I Pray to Keep Our Love Strong
Freddie North – “She's All I Got
O.V. Wright – “You Gotta Have Love
King Floyd – “Groove Me”

Sam Frazier – “Take Me Back”
Little Bobby Parker – “I Won't Believe It Till I See It”
The Relations – “Say You Love Me”
Barbara & the Browns – “You Don't Love Me”
John Westly – “Just Believe”

Dicky & Billy – “The Dream I Had Came True”
The Epsilons – “I'm So Devoted”
Ames Harris Desert Water Bag Company – “Checking Myself”

Outro: “Beautiful Baby” - The Clangers

Thursday, December 04, 2008

Lost & Found playlist for 12/4/08

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

Background music for the show: Menahan Street Band - "Make the Road By Walking"

War - "All Day Music"
Chris Ife - "Hush"
Al Wilson - "Moonlightin'"
Eddie Floyd - "Good Love, Bad Love"
Steve Mancha - "A Love Like Yours"

Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings - "Settling In"
Smokey Robinson - "Virgin Man"
Joe Simon - "Farther On Down the Road"
Louis Howard - "Please Forgive Me"
Beau Dollar & the Coins - "Soul Serenade"

Art Ensemble of Chicago (w/ Fontella Bass) - "Theme De Yoyo"
The Baby Huey Story - "Hard Times"
Cold Grits - "Bring It On Home to Me"
Bill "Butterbean" Flippo - "Love Keeps Hanging On"
Cyril Neville - "Tell Me What's On Your Mind"

The Blues Cellar:

John Hammond - "Crosscut Saw"
Ida Cox - "One Time Woman Blues"
Papa John Creech & Zulu - "Gretchen"
Harmonica Williams (w/ Little Freddie King) - "Born Dead"
Billy Bizor (w/ Lightning Hopkins) - "Vietnam War"

Ella Washington - "I Don't Care About Your Past"
Marvin Gaye - "Let Your Conscience Be Your Guide"
Arthur Conley - "Stop Knocking"
Jackie Wilson - "I Don't Want to Lose You"
O.V. Wright - "Please Forgive Me"

Marie "Queenie" Lyons - "See and Don't See"
The Showstoppers - "What a Man Can Do"
David Ruffin - "Anything You Ask For"
Lee Wilson - "Knock In for a Second Chance"
Wilson Pickett - "I'll Never Be the Same"

Little Richie - "I Wish I Was a Baby"
Joe E. Young & the Toniks - "Flower in My Hand"

Outro: "Beautiful Baby" - The Clangers