BACK IN THE ETHER AGAIN: I handed over the last half-hour of my radio show today to a DJ-in-training, so I never got around to playing my usual closing theme. I did, however, play five tangos and -- God help me -- two prog songs:Loretta Lynn: Mrs. Leroy BrownVan Morrison: Mule Skinner BluesJames Brown: Talkin' Loud and Sayin' NothingThe Dixie Hummingbirds: Too Many TroublesFunkadelic: Can You Get to ThatThe Blind Boys of Alabama: You and Your Folks/23rd PsalmThe Bar-Kays: CozyFlight of the Conchords: Business TimeFloyd Tillman: Why Do I Love YouMerle Haggard: Pennies from HeavenWillie Nelson & Wynton Marsalis: Ain't Nobody's BusinessThe Kinks: Scrapheap City (blues version)Willie Dixon: 29 WaysElvis Presley: Long Black LimousineCharlie Rich: Big Boss ManCarlos Gardel: Primero CampanealaAstor Piazzolla: Tanguedia III34 Puñaladas: ContramarcaTanghetto: Women and Children FirstTom Waits: Tango Till They're SorePhineas Gage: Duck BlindOrishas: A Lo CubanoTwink: Pussy CatLeo Kottke: Monkey LustBoiled in Lead: RasputinTracy and the Hindenburg Ground Crew: HappyMohammed El-Sulieman and His Oriental Ensemble: Hasapiko BoleroThe Pogues: Turkish Song of the DamnedThe Oysterband: When I'm Up I Can't Get DownElvis Costello: Green Shirt (acoustic demo)Siouxie and the Banshees: Dear PrudenceThe dB's: Lonely Is (As Lonely Does)Ray Davies: 20th Century Man King Crimson: 21st Century Schizoid ManJethro Tull: Hymn 43Bob Dylan: When My Ship Comes InSolomon Burke: What Good Am I?Candi Staton: I'd Rather Be an Old Man's Sweetheart (Than a Young Man's Fool)The Meters: Sophisticated CissyNext Tuesday at 8 p.m. I'll be guest-hosting The Hop, a weekly show devoted to classic R&B. Tune in!
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