The Perpetual Three-Dot Column
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by Jesse Walker

Tuesday, March 03, 2009
FA FA FA FOLLIES: Another Tuesday, another radio show:

James Carr: Pouring Water on a Drowing Man
Doris Duke: I Wish I Could Sleep
Brook Benton: Rainy Night in Georgia
Bobby Hinton: The Feeling Is Right
Wilson Pickett: Sugar Sugar
Ann Peebles: Give Me Some Credit
Ray Charles: What Would I Do Without You
Charlie Rich: Milky White Way
Mahalia Jackson: Holding My Savior's Hand
Dr. John & The Meters: Same Old Same Old
Bettye Lavette & The Drive-By Truckers: Before the Money Came (The Ballad of Bettye Lavette)
The Band: Life Is a Carnival
Booker T. and the MGs: Tic-Tac-Toe
Sir Douglas Quintet: Pretty Flower
Jerry Reed: The Uptown Poker Club
Marshall Crenshaw: Someday, Someway
Elvis Costello: Imagination Is a Powerful Deceiver
Willie Hightower: Back Road Into Town
The Dixie Hummingbirds: He Watches Out for You and Me
Fats Waller: Deep River
The Rolling Stones: Faraway Eyes
The Blasters: Little Honey
Chesapeake: Working on a Building
Elvis Presley & The Jordanaires: Working on a Building
The Long Ryders: Harriet Tubman's Gonna Carry Me Home
Dolly Parton: In the Good Old Days When Times Were Bad
John Fahey: Five Forward Voyagers (excerpt)
Leo Kottke: Tumbling Tumbleweeds
Beck: Sleeping Bag
Talking Heads: The Big Country
Public Image Ltd.: Rise
Captain Sensible: Wot
Merle Haggard: Shackles and Chains
Don Walser: A Fool Such As I
Van Morrison: There Stands the Glass
The Two Dollar Pistols & Tift Merritt: Just Someone I Used to Know
David Allan Coe: Would You Lay With Me (In a Field of Stone)
Glen Campbell: If Not for You
Golden Smog: He's a Dick
Robbie Fulks & Kelly Willis: Parallel Bars
Emmylou Harris: Queen of the Silver Dollar
Bob Dylan: Mozambique
Sam Bush: Big Mon
Judee Sill: Crayon Angels
Carl Oglesby: Going to Damascus
Elaine Brown: Take It Away
Willie Nelson: You Just Can't Play a Sad Song on a Banjo
The Bonzo Dog Band: Jollity Farm
The Kinks: Denmark Street
Brave Combo: Who Stole the Kishka?
The Klezmer Conservatory Band: The Cry of the Wild Duck
Rosco Gordon: Cheese & Crackers
Bob Dylan: Wigwam

In case you were wondering: That is indeed the Elaine Brown who ran the Black Panther Party, and that is indeed the Carl Oglesby who ran Students for a Democratic Society. We're rockin' the New Left oldies!

posted by Jesse 6:06 PM
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