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 DanielsSlim Harpo: Folsom Prison BluesRay Charles: Ring of FireBhundu Boys/Hank Wangford: Ring of FireThe Beat: Tears of a ClownJunior Parker: TaxmanGeorge Jones: Life Turned Her That WayJames Carr: Life Turned Her That WayJean Knight: Take Him (You Can Have My Man)Parliament: Ride OnDuke Ellington: Blue Pepper (Far East of the Blues)Jerry Lee Lewis: Hold On, I'm Comin'Little Richard: WLAC CommercialLittle Richard: Good Night, IreneJerry Reed: Good Night, IreneSly and the Family Stone: If You Want Me to StayLeo Kottke: The Ice MinerBob Dylan: Copper KettleSir Douglas Quintet: One Too Many Mornings/Sing a Happy SongRichard Hell and the Voidoids: Betrayal Takes TwoRoxy Music: Mother of PearlThe Kinks: Introduction to a SolutionDead Kennedys: Take This Job and Shove ItJohnny Paycheck: Take This Job and Shove ItWaylon Jennings: Don't Think Twice, It's AlrightRobbie Fulks: Countrier Than ThouTom T. Hall: The Monkey That Became PresidentLeo Kottke: BumblebeeThe Staple Singers: Swing Down Chariot Rufus featuring Chaka Khan: Swing Down ChariotLouis Armstrong/Velma Middleton: All That Meat and No PotatoesMerle Haggard: Trouble in MindJesse Walker: Communists and CouchesGolden Gate Quartet: Stalin Wasn't Stallin'Sesame Street: C is for CookieWilliam Shatner/Joe Jackson: Common PeopleRockpile: When I Write the BookMichael Nesmith: Some of Shelley's BluesTerry Allen: Truckload of ArtRoy Acuff/Nitty Gritty Dirt Band: Wreck on the HighwayDavid Allan Coe: RiverJohnny Cash: The One on the Right Is On the LeftBobbie Gentry: Okolona River Bottom BandKip Anderson: I Went Off and CriedCandi Staton: You Don't Have Far to GoBlind Boys of Alabama: Old Blind BarnabasSusan Tedeschi: Lord Protect My ChildSammi Smith: KentuckyJim Smart: You Make It All WorthwhileBen Bernie: Au Revoir, Pleasant DreamsYes, 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.
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