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by Jesse Walker

Thursday, September 11, 2008
THE 9/11 PLAYLIST: I made my formal return to the airwaves today, hosting episode one of Titicut Follies on WCBN-FM. Here's the playlist:

Tom T. Hall: Everything from Jesus to Jack Daniels
Slim Harpo: Folsom Prison Blues
Ray Charles: Ring of Fire
Bhundu Boys/Hank Wangford: Ring of Fire
The Beat: Tears of a Clown
Junior Parker: Taxman
George Jones: Life Turned Her That Way
James Carr: Life Turned Her That Way
Jean Knight: Take Him (You Can Have My Man)
Parliament: Ride On
Duke Ellington: Blue Pepper (Far East of the Blues)
Jerry Lee Lewis: Hold On, I'm Comin'
Little Richard: WLAC Commercial
Little Richard: Good Night, Irene
Jerry Reed: Good Night, Irene
Sly and the Family Stone: If You Want Me to Stay
Leo Kottke: The Ice Miner
Bob Dylan: Copper Kettle
Sir Douglas Quintet: One Too Many Mornings/Sing a Happy Song
Richard Hell and the Voidoids: Betrayal Takes Two
Roxy Music: Mother of Pearl
The Kinks: Introduction to a Solution
Dead Kennedys: Take This Job and Shove It
Johnny Paycheck: Take This Job and Shove It
Waylon Jennings: Don't Think Twice, It's Alright
Robbie Fulks: Countrier Than Thou
Tom T. Hall: The Monkey That Became President
Leo Kottke: Bumblebee
The Staple Singers: Swing Down Chariot
Rufus featuring Chaka Khan: Swing Down Chariot
Louis Armstrong/Velma Middleton: All That Meat and No Potatoes
Merle Haggard: Trouble in Mind
Jesse Walker: Communists and Couches
Golden Gate Quartet: Stalin Wasn't Stallin'
Sesame Street: C is for Cookie
William Shatner/Joe Jackson: Common People
Rockpile: When I Write the Book
Michael Nesmith: Some of Shelley's Blues
Terry Allen: Truckload of Art
Roy Acuff/Nitty Gritty Dirt Band: Wreck on the Highway
David Allan Coe: River
Johnny Cash: The One on the Right Is On the Left
Bobbie Gentry: Okolona River Bottom Band
Kip Anderson: I Went Off and Cried
Candi Staton: You Don't Have Far to Go
Blind Boys of Alabama: Old Blind Barnabas
Susan Tedeschi: Lord Protect My Child
Sammi Smith: Kentucky
Jim Smart: You Make It All Worthwhile
Ben Bernie: Au Revoir, Pleasant Dreams

Yes, that's my name in there. As a lead-in to the Golden Gate Quartet's Stalinist gospel song "Stalin Wasn't Stallin'," I recited a little comedy bit I made up a while back riffing off Martin Niemoeller's famous "First they came for the communists..." quote.

posted by Jesse 3:59 PM
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