The Perpetual Three-Dot Column
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by Jesse Walker

Monday, January 12, 2009
BELATED PLAYLIST POST: Last Thursday's radio show included a Jesse James & Jesus Christ set, a Ron Asheton memorial punk rock set, and one of the most gloriously ill-conceived Beatles covers ever. (It's by Anne Murray.)

And before we get to the playlist, an announcement: As of this week, my show will air on Tuesday afternoons, not Thursdays. Same hours -- 12 to 3, eastern time.

Pink Floyd: Bike
Robyn Hitchcock: Balloon Man
Party Ben: Single Ladies (In Mayberry)
Anne Murray: You Won't See Me
Mrs. Miller: Memphis
The Bonzo Dog Band: Humanoid Boogie
The Clash: London's Burning
The Kinks: Too Hot
Os Mutantes: Panis Et Circenses
Chico Buarque: Caçada
Beck: Tropicalia
Miriam Makeba: Pata Pata
Henry Mancini: Touch of Evil
Manu Chao: Lagrimas De Oro
Los Super Seven: Un Lunes Por La Mañana
Fairport Convention: Si Tu Dois Partir
Bob Dylan: If You Gotta Go, Go Now
Jerry Reed: When You're Hot, You're Hot
Elvis Presley: Burning Love
Merle Haggard: Haggard (Like I've Never Been Before)
Utah Phillips & Ani DiFranco: Anarchy
Leo Kottke: The Song of the Swamp
Neil Morris: Jesse James
The Pogues: Jesse James
Woody Guthrie: Jesus Christ
Willie Nelson: Me and Paul
Waylon Jennings: Lovin' Her Was Easier (Than Anything I'll Ever Do Again)
Rick Moranis: Nine More Gallons
Flight of the Conchords: The Most Beautiful Girl in the Room
Brave Combo: Tubular Jugs
Steve Miller: Gangster of Love
Shemekia Copeland: Suspicion
John Lee Hooker: Louise
Clarence Gatemouth Brown: Sad Hour
Karen Dalton: Blues on the Ceiling
Vera Hall: Trouble So Hard
Moby: Natural Blues
Barry Louis Polisar: I Wanna Be a Dog
The Stooges: I Wanna Be Your Dog
Dead Kennedys: Let's Lynch the Landlord
The Modern Lovers: Astral Plane
New York Dolls: Private World
The Avengers: The Good, the Bad, and the Kowalskis
The Bad Checks: 17
The Buzzcocks: Why Can't I Touch It?
Patsy Cline: He Called Me Baby
Candi Staton: He Called Me Baby
Doris Duke: Your Best Friend
Aretha Franklin: Mary, Don't You Weep
James Carr: A Man Needs a Woman
Bob Dylan: Wigwam

That's the original version of "Pata Pata," not the more recent recording I played when Makeba died last year.

posted by Jesse 11:15 PM
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