Bob Brainen's playlist May 28, 2011 E-mail Bob Brainen
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Artist Track Album / Format Label Year Comments Approx. start time Hank Levine w/ Timothy Leary Image, Part One / The Psychedelic Experience (CD-R) ABC-Paramount 1961 / 1966 0:00:00 ) Godchildren of Soul Soulfingertips Anyone Can Join! (CD) Rhino Forward 1994 0:02:19 ) Bio Ritmo Call me up (644-7215) Rhumba Baby Rhumba (CD) BMG 1998 0:07:58 ) James Brown Soul Pride Soul Pride: The Instrumentals 1960-1969 (2 CD) Polydor 1968 / 1993 0:12:15 ) Impressions Keep on Pushin' Definitive Impressions (CD) Kent Records UK 1964 / 1989 0:16:36 ) Angelo Michajlov A Chicken in Form 9 Saxana: The Girl On A Broomstick (CD) * Finders Keepers 1972 / 2010 OST 0:19:06 ) Joe Harriott Quintet Abstract Free Form (CD) Jazzland 1961 / 1998 Thanks to Rich Hazelton 0:21:22 ) Fifty Fingers-Five Guitars Night Train Decade Of Instrumentals...Plus 1959-1967 (CD) See for Miles 1961 / 1992 VAR 0:24:48 ) Chris Hills Comin' Outta The Ghetto Comin' Outta The Ghetto (LP) Embryo 1971 0:27:52 ) Music behind DJ:
Soul Pride: The Instrumentals 1960-1969 Polydor 0:28:09 ) Red Saunders & His Orchestra w/ Dolores Hawkins & The Hambone Kids Hambone Okeh Rhythm & Blues (2 LP) Okeh 1952 / 1982 [VAR]
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0:39:13 ) Faces Flying Shake Shudder Shiver (CD) no label 1970 / BBC Recordings 0:41:27 ) Dexter Gordon Index (EP) Savoy 1947 4 song 7" EP 0:46:40 ) Fats Navarro Ice Freezes Red (EP) Savoy 1947 4 song 7" EP 0:48:13 ) Sonny Stitt Webb City Parts One & Two (EP) Savoy 1946 4 song 7" EP 0:51:34 ) Walker Brothers The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore Anthology One Way 1966 / 1995 R.I.P. John Maus aka Walker 0:56:23 ) Music behind DJ:
"Bob Brainen's Soul 'n RnB Instro cassette" BarkCatBark 0:58:04 ) Pete Donnelly Original Wonder (MP3) * no label 2011 1:09:46 ) Traffic Paper Sun The Perfumed Garden (CD) no label 1966 / BBC Recording 1:12:33 ) Dave Mason w/ Family Little Woman Bumpers (2 LP) Island 1969 / 1970 1:16:49 ) Four Seasons & Beach Boys East Meets West Feeding Frenzy! (CD-R) BarkCatBark 1984 [Bob Brainen's 2002 WFMU Marathon Premium] 1:19:51 ) Django Reinhardt Minor Swing The Essential... (2 CD) * Legacy 1949 / 2011 1:22:32 ) Fats Waller Smashing Thirds Fats Waller (CD) BMG 1929 / 1993 1:25:10 ) Music behind DJ:
"Bob Brainen's Soul 'n RnB Instro cassette" BarkCatBark 1:26:24 ) Sun Ra Earth Primitive Earth Space Probe (CD) * Art Yard 1962 / 2011 1:37:36 ) Banana And The Bunch Sitting Alone in the Moonlight Mid-Mountain Ranch (LP) Raccoon 1972 Raccoon album #13 1:42:45 ) Igor Stravinsky Ragtime Four Faces Of Jazz - Bernard Hermann Conducts The London Festival Recording Ensemble (LP) Phase 4 1918 / 1973 [VAR] album of Gershwinn, Milhaud, Stravinsky & Weill 1:45:16 ) Carol Dickerson & His Orchestra Symphonic Raps Sweet And Low Blues: Big Bands & Territory Bands of The 20s (LP) New World 1928 /1977 [VAR] 1:50:47 ) Slim Gaillard Sightseeing Boogie Shuckin' & Jivin' (CD) Charly 1945 / 1991 1:52:56 ) Music behind DJ:
"Bob Brainen's Soul 'n RnB Instro cassette" BarkCatBark 1:54:32 )
(* = new, The marked selections are from the Brainen Archive.)
Sat. 5/28/11 9:04am Jay/ London U.K:
good afternoon :0
Sat. 5/28/11 9:05am joe mac:
Greetings to all music lovers and to BB
Sat. 5/28/11 9:09am absolute_value:
Sat. 5/28/11 9:11am David:
Sat. 5/28/11 9:12am ListenerBill:
R.I.P. Gil Scott-Heron
Sat. 5/28/11 9:43am randy in NC:
They used to play a version of Hambone on a kids show in NY back in the late 60's. Maybe that was the version?
Sat. 5/28/11 9:47am imaginary number:
Where do they go, those smoke rings I blow each night?
Sat. 5/28/11 9:52am Jim Duffy:
Right on, on the morning bebop -- Dexter Gordon and Fats Navarro.
Sat. 5/28/11 9:52am Stefan:
Sandy Becker had a character named "Hambone!"
Sat. 5/28/11 9:53am Jay/ London U.K:
@ imaginary number there go all over the walls and floor of your place
Sat. 5/28/11 9:53am Jack:
The Sandy Becker show in NY late '60's had a character named Hambone. He'd dance and play the song.
Sat. 5/28/11 9:54am randy in NC:
@Stefan, thanks, that was it. The did the song too it seems, right?
Sat. 5/28/11 9:56am randy in NC:
The font of wisdom known as WFMU comes through again!
Sat. 5/28/11 10:04am Jack:
Bob, do you consider Roy Orbison an "operatic singer"?
Sat. 5/28/11 10:12am Jack:
Norton Nork!! Wasn't he that crosseyed dummy that would lipsynch to "Mr. Bassman"?
Sat. 5/28/11 10:14am kit:
don't love this.
Sat. 5/28/11 10:17am Parq:
Kind of funny hearing "Here comes Traffic!" at the start of Meml Day weekend. And @Jack, right show wrong character; Norton Nork was Sandy Becker's hapless, wordless alter ego, who would set out do do something or other, and end up with the voiceover intoning "Norton Nork, you've done it again!" Don't know if the puppet had a name.
Sat. 5/28/11 10:21am Jack:
Parq, you right. thanks. I'm remembering now I think the dummy's name was "Rorschach". And while we're on the subject of 60's kids shows and music, do you recall Fred Hall and the Fred Hall Beatles?
Sat. 5/28/11 10:23am Parq:
Holy cow, the Fred Hall Beatles! I can't remember a single thing about Fred Hall except that!
Sat. 5/28/11 10:26am Jay/ London U.K:
love django reinhardt thanks for playing :)
Sat. 5/28/11 10:26am Abed:
Great stuff to hear on a Sunday morning. Thanks! Even that horrible Beach Boys song. Loved it.
Sat. 5/28/11 10:34am joe mac:
Sat. 5/28/11 10:34am joe mac:
Sat. 5/28/11 10:58am Robert:
Nork had a different role: miming a lesson to Becker's own "straight" narration.