Bob Brainen's playlist October 10, 2009 E-mail Bob Brainen
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Artist Track Album / Format Year Comments Approx. start time Hank Levine Orch / Timothy Leary Image, Part One / The Psychedelic Experience (MP3) 1961 / 1966 0:00:00 ) NRBQ Kentucky Slop Song Ludlow Garage 1970 (CD) 1970 / 2006 0:03:09 ) NRBQ Someday Maybe Ludlow Garage 1970 (CD) 1970 / 2006 0:11:53 ) Steve Ferguson and the Midwest Creole Ensemble We Be Go Jack Salmon & Derby Sauce (CD) 1992 0:13:13 ) Carl Perkins & NRBQ Turn Around Boppin' The Blues (LP) 1970 0:17:56 ) NRBQ Ida NRBQ (LP) 1969 0:19:58 ) Hoopy Ferguson & The Wild Dogs I Need Good Lovin' (45) 1971 Thanks to Terry Adams 0:21:48 ) Johnnie Johnson Fault Line Tremor Johnnie B. Bad (CD) 1991 w/ NRBQ: Fergie & Big Al on guitars,
written by Steve,
produced by Terry
0:26:38 ) NRBQ Sourpuss RC Cola & A Moon Pie (LP) 1974 / 1986 written & sung by Steve, w/ Steve and Big Al on guitars 0:29:51 ) Music behind DJ:
"birds @ 302"
0:31:20 ) Merseybeats USA Nobody Loves Me that Way (MP3) 1966 0:41:05 ) NRBQ Fergie's Prayer NRBQ (LP) 1969 0:42:55 ) Steve Ferguson and the Midwest Creole Ensemble Cops & Robbers Mama-U-Seapa (CD) 1996 0:45:13 ) Carl Perkins & NRBQ Step Aside Boppin' The Blues (LP) 1970 0:52:49 ) NRBQ Down in My Heart Stay With We (CD) 1970 b-side of the above song
King Curtis - Tenor sax
0:53:56 ) Music behind DJ:
"frogs and more frogs" @ Joe Bauer's
0:56:15 ) NRBQ Flat Foot Flewzy NRBQ (w/o Carl Perkins) Boppin' The Blues (LP) 1970 1:07:17 ) NRBQ Flat Foot Flewzy Ludlow Garage 1970 (CD) 1970 / 2006 1:11:54 ) Terry Adams & Steve Ferguson Ichabod Louisville Sluggers (CD) 2006 1:18:28 ) Brother Stephen & The Humanitarians Outer Space Boogie Fun For Fools (LP) 1983 1:21:29 ) Steve Ferguson & NRBQ Hey Little Brother Steve Ferguson & The Midwest Creole Ensemble - Mama-U-Seapa (CD) 1996 1:25:31 ) Music behind DJ:
"birds @ 302"
1:27:13 ) Merseybeats USA Stop Look & Listen (MP3) 1966 1:36:47 ) Hoopy Ferguson & The Wild Dogs You Snooze, You Lose (45) 1971 b-side of I Need Good Lovin' 1:39:00 ) Brother Stephen & The Humanitarians The Pain From Tenderness Fun For Fools (LP) 1983 1:41:43 ) NRBQ Dogwood Winter Stay With We (CD) 1969 / 1993 1:45:52 ) NRBQ Wando / Dance With Me Ludlow Garage 1970 (CD) 1970 / 2006 1:47:27 ) Terry Adams & Steve Ferguson Knucklehead Louisville Sluggers (CD) 2006 1:49:49 ) NRBQ Ain' It Alright Scraps (LP) 1972 1:52:41 ) Music behind DJ:
"frogs and more frogs" @ Joe Bauer's
1:54:21 ) NRBQ Mama Get Down Those Rock & Roll Shoes (LP) 1969 Steve's favorite song from the debut NRBQ album 1:59:36 )
( The marked selections are from the Brainen Archive.)
Sat. 10/10/09 9:04am SmokinJ:
We're ready bb! Good morning!
Sat. 10/10/09 9:12am david rose:
Keep 'em coming, Bob. Let's remember Steve with a nice tribute.
Sat. 10/10/09 9:35am annie:
checking in, stayin..... mornin everyone..
Sat. 10/10/09 9:43am Peter K.:
Beautiful tribute, Bob. It puts that joy, joy, joy, joy down in my heart (which I hope you'll be playing later). Fergie lives!
Sat. 10/10/09 9:46am Peter K.:
Oh, and how about a little "Outer Space Boogie"?
Sat. 10/10/09 10:07am jamie:
i wonder if you meant "school kids" records, instead of "school boys", in ann arbor. there was definitely a "school kids" records.
Sat. 10/10/09 10:53am Keith:
Thanks for a wonderful tribute to a wonderful musician.
Sat. 10/10/09 10:56am another keith:
great show -- i was boogie-ing at my desk all morning.
Sat. 10/10/09 10:59am SmokinJ:
This adventure was primo bb. Thanks
Sat. 10/10/09 11:01am another keith:
did captain lou albino manage nrbq at one time or am i making that up in my mind?
Sat. 10/10/09 11:09am Keith:
Yes - NRBQ were the first musical artists to utilize Lou's talents. There's a great photo of Lou wagging his finger at Albert Grossman during NRBQ's signing to Albert's Bearsville label.
Sat. 10/10/09 3:28pm P. J. O'Connell:
Thanks Bob. Long live Fergie!
Sat. 10/10/09 6:48pm Ted Porter:
Wow, never knew all this music coming outa the man. Was a true great and tks for the tribute. I'm gonna shhot off the archive URL to a few folks I know will appreciate it.
Sun. 10/11/09 12:34am Rebecca:
listening to NRBQ ~ good for my soul tonight - thanks! Although I've seen/heard them many times - I never had a conversation with Steve - sure do wish I had.
Wed. 10/14/09 3:49pm joe:
Bob.....Just listened to the show (wed. PM)....sad,but what a fitting send off for Ferggie...Thanks as always
Thu. 10/15/09 2:13pm Rich:
Glad you paid tribute to a great player. When's Terry coming back? Also, when you get around to part 2 of the Fergie Tribute, please play Here Comes the Whistleman from Ludlow Garage. It's Fergie at his Fergiest!
Thu. 10/15/09 2:50pm Bailey:
Thanks for the tribute. Sadly under appreciated in life...Steve's legend will surely grow. RIP
Fri. 10/16/09 5:53pm Stu B.:
Wonderful Tribute Mr. Brainen , Steve will be missed
Tue. 6/14/11 9:50pm Cat (Radio Free Americana):
A beautiful tribute to a true original. Thanks, Bob, for this first-rate sampling of and commentary on Fergie's music. And, thanks for keeping the love goin' with all of your stellar Q-centric shows in the Brainen archive. They're simply the best that radio has to offer.