Monday, December 19, 2016

Lost & Found playlist for 12/15/16

Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings - "Introduction"
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings - "We Get Along"

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

Background music for the show: Dexter Gordon - True Blue

Box Scaggs - "He's a Fool for You"
The Rolling Stones - "Blue and Lonesome"
The Who - "Daddy Rolling Stone"
Graham Parker & the Rumour - "Hold Back the Night"
Terry Dolan - "See What Your Love Can Do"

Sharon Jones - "I'm Not Gonna Cry"
Shakey Jake Harris - "More Bad Luck"
Little Junior Parker - "Worried Life Blues"
Jimmy Witherspoon - "Never Knew This Kind of Hurt Before"
The Famous Luckett Brothers - "Help Me to Carry On"

Willie Nelson - "Little Dealer Boy" [Happy Legalization Day!]

The Fixin'-To-Die Rag: Rev. Oris May - "Another Christmas Without My Son"

Don Covay & the Jefferson Lemon Blues Band - "What's in the Headlines Today?"
The Steelers - "Crying Bitter Tears"
Laura Nyro - "Once It Was Alright Now (Farmer Joe)"

Bo Diddley - "Bo Diddley"
Ron Holden & the Thunderbirds - "Who Said There Ain't No Santa Claus?"
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings - "Something's Changed"
Little Ann - "Deep Shadows"
Jesse May Hemphill - "Take Me Home with You, Baby?"

The Jewels - "Gotta Find a Way"
Leon Hayward - "Spice of the Blues"
O.V. Wright - "If It's Only for Tonight"
The Swan Silvertones - "Rock My Soul"
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings - "Mama Don't Like My Man"

Simon White's Little Richard Lost & Found: "Kansas City/Hey-Hey Hey-Hey" [1986 Version]

The Riverbottom Nightmare Band - "Nightmare"
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings - "How Do I Let a Good Man Down?"
Nina Simone - "You Don't Pay Them No Mind"
Charles Taylor - "Nothing Between"

Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings - "Ain't No Chimneys in the Projects"

Outro: "Beautiful Baby" - The Clangers

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

One WMBR Co-Music Director's Favorite 31 Records of the 2016

Completely subjective, I get that. Even so, these are better than most other things out there now.


I made a Spotify playlist you can check out if you are interested here (I think you need a Spotify account to access it however):

[N.B. Some artists or albums aren't on Spotify and thus aren't included in the playlist. They are Yusef Lateef, Gloria, Sao Paulo Underground, They Say The Wind Made Them Crazy. I've linked each artist to a website where you can hear music from the albums below.]

[Albums in no particular order for insanity's sake]

The Urges - Time Will Pass (Mersol Music)

Jon Bryant - Twenty Something (Self Released?)

Helms Alee - Stillicide (Sargent House)

The Golden Grass - Coming Back Again (Listenable Records)

Yusef Lateef - Live at Ronnie Scott's (Gearbox Records)

Adia Victoria - Beyond the Bloodhounds (Atlantic Records)

The Cactus Blossoms - You're Dreaming (Red House Records)

Gloria - in excelsis stereo (Howlin' Banana Records)

Barbara Hannigan / Hans Abrahamsen / Andris Nelsons - let me tell you (Winter and Winter)

Putnam Smith - 99 Desires (Self Released?)

The Rolling Stones - Blue & Lonesome (Interscope)

Black Black Black - Altered States of Death and Grace (Aqualamb Records)

Emitt Rhodes - Rainbow Ends (Omnivore Recordings)

Garden Gate - Dark Harvest (Golden Brown)

Red Fang - Only Ghosts (Relapse)

Sao Paulo Underground - Cantos Invisiveis (Cuneiform Records) 
Ural Thomas and the Pain - S/T (Mississippi Records)

Chocolate Genius - Truth vs Beauty (NØ FØRMAT!)

De La Soul - and the ANONYMOUS NOBODY (A.O.I., LLC)
Michael Kiwanuka - Love & Hate (Polydor, Ltd.)

The Lemon Twigs - Do Hollywood (4AD)

They Say The Wind Made Them Crazy - Far from the Silvery Light (Tofu Carnage Records)

Charles Bradley - Changes (Dunham/Daptone Records)

Eli "Paperboy" Reed - My Way Home (Yep Roc)

The Excitements - Breaking the Rule (Penniman Records)

Benji Hughes - Songs in the Key of Animals (Merge Records)

Ulrika Spacek - The Album Paranoia (Lefse Records)

The Yearning - Evening Souvenirs (Elefant Records)
A Tribe Called Quest - We Got It From Here...Thank You 4 Your Service (Epic)
The Early Years - II (Sonic Cathedral)

Matt Berry - The Small Hours (Acid Jazz)