The Perpetual Three-Dot Column
The Perpetual Three-Dot Column
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by Jesse Walker

Thursday, December 18, 2008
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 Brown
Van Morrison: Mule Skinner Blues
James Brown: Talkin' Loud and Sayin' Nothing
The Dixie Hummingbirds: Too Many Troubles
Funkadelic: Can You Get to That
The Blind Boys of Alabama: You and Your Folks/23rd Psalm
The Bar-Kays: Cozy
Flight of the Conchords: Business Time
Floyd Tillman: Why Do I Love You
Merle Haggard: Pennies from Heaven
Willie Nelson & Wynton Marsalis: Ain't Nobody's Business
The Kinks: Scrapheap City (blues version)
Willie Dixon: 29 Ways
Elvis Presley: Long Black Limousine
Charlie Rich: Big Boss Man
Carlos Gardel: Primero Campaneala
Astor Piazzolla: Tanguedia III
34 Puñaladas: Contramarca
Tanghetto: Women and Children First
Tom Waits: Tango Till They're Sore
Phineas Gage: Duck Blind
Orishas: A Lo Cubano
Twink: Pussy Cat
Leo Kottke: Monkey Lust
Boiled in Lead: Rasputin
Tracy and the Hindenburg Ground Crew: Happy
Mohammed El-Sulieman and His Oriental Ensemble: Hasapiko Bolero
The Pogues: Turkish Song of the Damned
The Oysterband: When I'm Up I Can't Get Down
Elvis Costello: Green Shirt (acoustic demo)
Siouxie and the Banshees: Dear Prudence
The dB's: Lonely Is (As Lonely Does)
Ray Davies: 20th Century Man
King Crimson: 21st Century Schizoid Man
Jethro Tull: Hymn 43
Bob Dylan: When My Ship Comes In
Solomon 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 Cissy

Next Tuesday at 8 p.m. I'll be guest-hosting The Hop, a weekly show devoted to classic R&B.
Tune in!

posted by Jesse 8:41 PM
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