Friday, December 11, 2015

Lost & Found playlist for 12/10/15

September 9, 1941 – December 10, 1967
Intro: "Jambo" - Claude McLin

Background music for the first hour: Dexter Gordon - One Flight Up

Slim Harpo - "Lovin' You (The Way I Do)"
The Blues Busters - "How Sweet It Is"
Kenny Knight - "Carry Me Down"
George Harrison - "The Ballad of Sir Frankie Crisp (Let It Roll)"
Albert King - "As the Years Go Passing By"

Gino Parks - "Blibberin' Blabberin' Blues"
Bobby Lewis - "Mumbles Blues"
The Wailers - "Bama Lama Bama Loo"
Eddy Bell - "Knock, Knock, Knock"
Billy Stewart & the Marquees - "Baby, You're My Only One"

Big Dee Irwin & Little Eva - "I Wish You a Merry Christmas"
Arthur Alexander - "You Got Me Knockin'"
Lou Johnson - "I Can't Change"

The Fixin'-To-Die Rag: The Mask - "Viet Nam Prayer"

Lee Michaels - "Who Could Want More?"

George Jackson - "Talking 'Bout the Love I Have for You"

A tribute to the Big 'O' on the 48th anniversary of his death in Madison, WI

Background music for the second hour: Odell Brown - Plays Otis Redding

Little Richard - "Heebie Jeebies"
Etta James - "I Got the Will"
Otis Redding - "Don't Leave Me This Way"
Arthur Conley - "A Year, a Month, and a Day"
Otis Redding III - "Leaving Me"

Otis Redding - "Things Go Better With Coke"
Aretha Franklin - "Respect"
James & Bobby Purify - "Keep Pushing Me"
Otis Redding - "Chained & Bound"
Jackie Hairston - "Hijack"

Steve Cropper - On "(Sittin' on) the Dock of the Bay"
Otis Redding - "(Sittin' on) the Dock of the Bay" [Take 2]

Arthur Conley - "Otis Sleep On"
William Bell - "A Tribute to a King"
Lattimore Brown - "Otis Is Gone, Pt.1"
Mark Johnson - "Ode to Otis Redding"

Outro: "It's Too Late" - Otis Redding

One WMBR Co-Music Director's Favorite 27 Records of the Year (plus 3 reissues)

Here you go...in alphabetical order for sanity's sake. Thoughts?

A Spotify playlist of the bands can be found HERE

(Please note that 6 artists listed below aren't on Spotify as of this writing. The bands in question are Vitamin Pets, Weather Weapon, Mark Gergis, Unions, Scott Fagan, and Brian Harnetty. This omission by Spotify should in no way be a reflection on them, however, as they put out AMAZING records last year. As such a link is provided for each of them with their album title.)

American Aquarium - Wolves (American Aquarium, LLC)
Archie & the Bunkers - S/T (Dirty Water Records) 
Brian Harnetty - Rawhead & Bloodybones (Dust-To-Digital)
Dungen - Allas Sak (Mexican Summer)
Erroll Garner - The Complete Concert By The Sea (Legacy)
The Grip Weeds - How I Won The War (Jem Records)
Hey Colossus - In Black and Gold (Rocket Recordings)
JD McPherson - Let the Good Times Roll (Rounder)
Joey Kneiser - The Wildness (This Is American Music)
Julia Holter - Have You In My Wildness (Domino)
Kenny Knight - Crossroads (Paradise of Bachelors) [Reissue]
Langhorne Slim & the Law - The Spirit Moves (Dualtone)
Leon Bridges - Coming Home (Columbia)
Liz Vice - There's a Light (Ramseur Recordings) 
Mark Gergis - Radio Vietnam (Sublime Frequencies)
Max Richter - Sleep (Deutsche Grammophon)
The Mumzees - Heavy Desert (Broken Hip Records)
Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats - S/T (Stax) 
Nicole Willis & the Soul Investigators - Happiness in Every Style (Timmion) 
Patrick Dennis - F├╝rst in the Dirt (Wharfchild)
Pops Staples - Don't Lose This (ANTI-/Epitaph)
Pugwash - Play this Intimately (As If Among Friends) (Omnivore Recordings) 
Ron Sexsmith - Carousel One (Cooking Vinyl) 
Scott Fagan - South Atlantic Blues (Saint Cecilia Knows) [Reissue]
Slim Twig - Thank You for Stickin' With Me (DFA)
Songhoy Blues - Music In Exile (Atlantic) 
Unions - Baby Let Your Heart Be Humble (S/R)
Vince Staples - Summertime '06 (Def Jam)
Vitamin Pets - Horse Helpers of the High Country (S/R)
Weather Weapon - S/T (S/R)

Monday, December 07, 2015

Lost & Found playlist for 12/3/15

Intro: "Cozy's Mambo" - Cozy Cole

Background music for the show: Dexter Gordon - Dexter Calling...

Don Covay - "Iron Out the Rough Spots"
The Blues Busters - "There's Always Sunshine"
Bobbie Gentry - "Delta Man"
Faces - "As Long As You Tell Him"
Scott Fagan - "Nothing But Love"

James Cotton - "Straighten Up, Baby"
J.C. Akins - "I Love You"
Brother Jack McDuff - "Butter for Your Popcorn"
Fats Domino - "Wigs"
Jerry Lee Lewis - "It All Depends"

Found Song of the Week: Marta Ren & the Groovelvets - "I'm Not Your Regular Woman"

Betty Wright - "Mr. Lucky"
Gloria Ann Taylor - "Love Is a Hurtin' Thing"
Patti LaBelle & the Bluebelles - "C'est La Vie"
Candi Staton - "Now You've Got the Upper Hand"

The Fixin'-To-Die Rag: The Mask - "Christmas Letter"

Little Stevie & the Sensational Reynolds Singers - "Movin On"
Billy "The Kid" Emerson - "The Woodchuck"
The Organics - "Footstumpin'"
Jackie Brenston w/ Ike Turner's Kings of Rhythm - "Much Later"

Fontella Bass - "Since I Fell for You"
Bobby Womack - "How I Miss You Baby"
Ella Washington - "The Grass Is Always Greener (On the Opposite Side of the Fence)"
Memphis Slim - "I Guess I'm a Fool"
Lou Monte - "Dominic the Donkey"

Simon White's Little Richard Lost & Found: "Baby Don't You Want a Man Like Me"

Toussaint McCall - "I'll Laugh Till I Cry"
The Entertainers IV - "Do It Right Now"
Ray Marchand - "Your Ship of Fools"
The Five Royales - "They Don't Know"

Johnny Copeland - "I Was Born to Love You"
George Jackson - "Let's Live for Ourselves"
Carla Thomas - "Every Ounce of Strength"
Otis Redding - "Pounds and Hundreds"

Outro: "Spreadin' Honey" - The Clangers

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

Lost & Found playlist for 11/19/15

The Hot Chicken & Waffles Edition (with all the music coming from Tennessee shops)

Intro: "Jambo" - Claude McLin

Background music for the show: Dexter Gordon - Our Man in Paris

Willie Williams - "Hot Pants Woman"
John Lee Hooker - "I Just Don't Know"
Howlin' Wolf - "Gettin' Old and Gray"
Big Al Dowling - "Down on the Farm"
Baby Dee - "Trapped"

Porter Wagoner - "Daddy & the Wine"
Elvis Presley - "My Happiness"
Joe South - "Games People Play"
The Magnolia Charms w/ Samuel T. Robinson - "Counterfeit Preacher"
The Sons of Truth - "I Don't Know Where We're Headed"

Faces - "You Can Make Me Dance, Sing, or Anything"
Emitt Rhodes - "Let's All Sing"

The Fixin'-To-Die Rag: John Prine - "Saigon"

Linda Ronstadt - "Are My Thoughts with You?"
Frankie Miller - "Shoo-Rah, Shoo-Rah"

Lou Johnson - "Transition"
Jona Lewie - "The Swan"
Bobby Moore & the Rhythm Aces - "Give Me Your Love Right Now"
Johnnie Taylor - "Baby, We Got Love"
Lyn Collins - "Fly Me to the Moon"

Yvonne Fair - "Say Yeah Yeah"
Dusty Springfield - "Crumbs Off the Table"
Otis Redding - "Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa (Sad Song)" [Live in London]

Simon White's Little Richard Lost & Found: - "Good Golly, Miss Molly" the 1964 VJ re-recorded version

Travis Wammack - "Love Being Your Fool"

Ferlin Husky - "Gone"
Gene Austin - "Lonesome Road"
Charles Vickers - "Lost My Faith in You"
Clint Blackshaw - "Still in the Night"
Albert King - "The Sky Is Crying"
Tami Young - "I Don't Wanna Lose You"

Outro: "Home Cookin'" - The Band