TURKEY FOLLIES: Thursday was Thanksgiving, but that didn't stop me from doing my DJ duties. The holiday edition of Titicut Follies included a Thanksgiving set, an experimental funk-punk set, and a set of country-music covers from around the world. (More specifically: from Thailand, Mexico, Zimbabwe, and China, in that order.)Ray Davies: Thanksgiving DayWilliam S. Burroughs: A Thanksgiving PrayerFiresign Theater: Temporarily Humboldt CountyJohn D. Loudermilk: The Lament of the Cherokee Reservation IndianCharlie Rich: Feel Like Going HomeSteve Earle: Copperhead RoadJune Tabor & The Oysterband: Dark Eyed SailorThe Gift of Gab & The Blind Boys of Alabama: DemonsThe Band: OpheliaCandi Staton: When Hearts Grow ColdRandy Newman: A Wedding in Cherokee CountyMark Knopfler & The Chieftains: The Lily of the WestThe Battlefield Band: One Miner's Life/The Image of GodThe Red Clay Ramblers: Keep the Home Fires BurningThe Roches: The Largest Elizabeth in the WorldDelta 5: Mind Your Own BusinessGang of Four: He'd Send in the ArmyThe Pop Group: Thief of FirePrince: KissRichard Thompson: KissPairote: Tee Makhuea Pok (Your Cheatin' Heart)Mingo Saldivar: Rueda De Fuego (Ring of Fire)The Bhundu Boys: My Best FriendThe Clear Wind Band: Gei Wo Yi Ge Wen (Give Me a Kiss)David Allan Coe: A Sad Country SongJohnny Paycheck: (Pardon Me) I've Got Someone To KillMerle Haggard: White Line FeverElvis Costello: A Good Year for the RosesWillie Nelson: Sentimental JourneyThe Four King Sisters: San Fernando ValleyBob Dylan: The Man In MeCharlie Rich: River, Stay Away From My DoorEtta James: I've Got Dreams to RememberAl Green: Jesus Is WaitingAnn Peebles: I Can't Stand the RainTammy Wynette: Woman to WomanAretha Franklin: I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Loved You)The Robins: Smokey Joe's CaféSippie Wallace: Woman Be WiseRay Charles: What'd I SayThe Kinks: BrainwashedBig Star: Til the End of the DayThe Saints: (I'm) StrandedShonen Knife: Butterfly BoyBob Dylan: WigwamDue to travel plans, Titicut Follies will be on hiatus for the next two weeks. I will, however, guest-host the next edition of bluegrass show, which starts at 10 a.m. Saturday. Tune in.
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