Tuesday, November 15, 2016

A Roll Call of the Best Listeners in the Country

F U N D R A I S I N G 👊  2016

Stephen in Boston
Scott in Boston
Marty in Andover
David in Reading
Wyatt in Weston
Rob in Guelph, Canada
Alicia in Jamaica Plain
Bill in Acton
Sherri in Richmond, VT
Joanna in Denver, CO
Noah in West Roxbury
Tarik in Newtonville
Hal in Belmont
Bruce in Stony Brook, NY
Frank in Pembroke
Stephen in Somerville
Stephen in Lexington
Joe in Saugus
Rodney's Book Store in Cambridge
Steve in Gloucester
Peter in Weston
Tony in Medford
Deborah in Randolph
Russ in Wellesley Hills
Joshua in Beverly
Tom in Scituate
Michael in Malden
Canada in Reading
Sean in Gloucester
Don in Williamsport, PA
Alex in Concord
Michael in Lexington
Elizabeth in West Roxbury
Hugh in Arlington
Marc in Jamaica Plain
William in Ashburnham
Brian in West Roxbury
Chris in New York, NY
Scott in London, England
Joe in Belmont
John in Wakefield
Pete in Weymouth
John in Lynn
Tom in Seattle, WA
Joshua in Chicago, IL
Howard in Northampton
William in Reading
Kim in Somerville
Ethan in Collierville, TN
Stephanie in Cambridge
Amy in Brooklyn, NY
Ken in Brookline
Jon in Montville, NJ
Andrea in Albuquerque, NM
Michael in Brookline
Rebekah in Worthing, England

T H A N K   Y O U   A L L! 

Lost & Found playlist for 11/10/16

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Thank you to all who pledged to WMBR this past week in general and a hearty I LOVE YOU to all who pledged the Thursday Lost & Found on November 10th. With your help I had the best fundraiser I've ever had which, when all the dust settles, will look a lot like $6,000!!! WOOOHOOO! I am so grateful and humbled...really, it is incredible. I will be putting up a roll call of my supporters right after this post.

Intro: "For the Love of Money" - The O'Jays

Background Music for the Show: Chris Joss - Sticks

Bobbie Gentry - "Touch 'em With Love"
George Jones - "Loving You Can Never Be Better"
Joe Jackson - "Baby Stick Around"
Todd Rundgren - "Time Heals"
Cher - "I Walk on Guilded Splinters"
Bobby Charles - "Small Town Talk"
The Band - "Home Cookin'"

The Found Song of the Week: Durand Jones & the Indications - "Make a Change" from the 2016 LP Now I'm Gone

Pajama Slave Dancers - "(Thank God for) College Radio"

The Fixin'-To-Die Rag: Mel & Tim - "Mail Call Time"

The Blues Busters - "I Won't Let You Go"
Ondatropica - "I Ron Man"
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings - "Midnight Rider" [NEW 7"]
Albert King - "(I Love) Lucy"
Warren Zevon - "Keep Me in Your Heart"
Them - "Don't Look Back"
Lightnin' Hopkins - "Darling, Do You Remember Me?"

Simon White's Little Richard Lost & Found: Medley for Fundraising

The Equals - "Black Skin Blue Eyed Boys"
Rod Stewart - "Crying Laughing Loving Lying"
Solomon Burke - "Home in Your Heart"
The Dixie Nightingales - "I Don't Know"

Outro: "Thank You" - The Remains

Friday, November 04, 2016

This Is Home, a film about Leon Bridges

I think y'all will like this. I know I sure did. Leon is one of the great hopes for the future of classic soul music at a time when it appears to be melting away in front of our very eyes.


This Is Home from Squarespace on Vimeo.

Lost & Found playlist for 11/3/16

Intro: "Do It" - Johnny Griffiths w/ Billy Sha-Rae's Band

Background Music for the Show: New York Art Quartet - Old Stuff

Little Walter - "Blue and Lonesome"
Don Preston - "Underdog Blues"
Ronnie Dawson - "Wiggle Waddle Woman"
Elmore James - "You Know You're Wrong"
The Rolling Stones - "Hate to See You Go" [NEW!]

Pat Clayton - "I Said No" [REQUEST}
Leon Bridges - "Ball of Confusion"
Yvonne Elliman - "Sweeter Memories"
Harold Andrews - "You're a Winner" [Groovy Version]
Bobby Hebb - "Yes or No or Maybe Not"

Ferlin Husky - "Love Your Spell Is Everywhere"
Leslie Gore - "The Road I Walk"

The Fixin'-To-Die Rag: Lou Rawls - "The Politician"

David Ruffin - "You Make Me Do Things (I Don't Want to Do)"
Mary Jane Hooper - "Psychedelphia"

The Three Sounds - "Blue Genes"
The Four Tops - "Hey Man/We Gotta Get You a Woman"
Dusty Springfield - "A Song for You"
Billy Jo Spears - "Can't Change My Heart"
Clifton Chenier - "Everybody Calls Me Crazy"

The Gospel Ensemble - "What You Need"
The Windy City Four - "Don't Let the Devil Ride"
Ted Taylor - "Days Are Dark"

Simon White's Little Richard Lost & Found: "Send Me Some Lovin'" [Take 9]

Billy Young - "Have Pity on Me"

Alan Lee Brackett - "I Don't Care What You Do Anymore"
Todd Rundgren - "Honest Work"
Steve Douglas - "If You're Ever in Doubt About It"
Betty Davis - "It's My Life" [Take 8]
Donald Lee Richardson - "You Got Me in the Palm of Your Hand"

Richard Cook - "Love Is So Mean"

Outro: "Beautiful Baby" - The Clangers

Lost & Found playlist for 10/27/16

First, if you want to find those two books I talked about on air they are The Sympathizer and Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War (though there are better books on this subject IMHO)
by Viet Thanh Nguyen.

Intro: "Do It" - Johnny Griffiths w/ Billy Sha-Rae's Band

Background music for the show: Kenny Dorham - Afro-Cuban

Bobby Charles - "He's Got All the Whiskey" [Long Version]
John Lee Hooker - "I Need You"
Mr. Stress Blues Band - "Break Song 1"
Pisces - "Oh Lord!"
John Tinsley - "Keep Your Hands Off 'Er, She Don't Bear Touching"

Elmore James - "Coming Home"
Lillian Offitt - "That Man Don't Work"
Howard Tate - "Ain't Nobody Home"
Frankie Lee Sims - "My Talk Didn't Do No Good"
Muddy Waters - "Rolling Stone (Catfish Blues)"

Ronnie Forte - "That Was Whiskey Talkin'"
Frank Motley & the Hitch-Hikers w/ the Mighty Pope - "Mr. Fortune"
Morgus & the Ghouls - "Morgus the Magnificent"

The Fixin'-To-Die Rag: David Clayton Thomas & the Bossmen - "Brainwashed"

Sir Calvin Coolidge - "Big Diesel Man"

Meic Stevens - "Left Over Time"
Tucker Zimmerman - "Another Normal Day"
Jeannie C. Reilly - "He Made a Woman Out of Me"
Otis Redding - "Trick or Treat"
Terry Teene - "Curse of the Hearse"

The Chapells - "Are You Ready?"
Penny & the Quarters - "You and Me"
Henry Gray - "Cold Chills"
Nick Waterhouse - "Katchi"

Simon White's Little Richard Lost & Found: "I Got It" [Alternative Take]

The Blues Busters - "Sometimes (Love is a Special Thing)"
The Gospel Ensemble - "What You Need"
The Jubilee Hummingbirds - "I Won't Have to Cry No More"
Lee Fields & the Expressions - "I'm Coming Home"
Magic Sam - "Blue Light Boogie"

Mad Man Taylor - "Rock 'n' Roll Espanola"

Outro: "Beautiful Baby" - The Clangers