Bob Brainen's playlist December 21, 2013 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 1961 / 1966 0:00:00 ) James Brown Go Power at Christmas Time Santa's Got a Brand New Bag (CD) Rhino 1970 / 1988 0:01:58 ) NRBQ Snowfall We Travel The Spaceways (CD) Clang! 2012 0:05:00 ) Hershel Burke Gilbert Cue for String Orchestra Adventures Of Superman-Music From The 1950s TV Series Soundtrack (CD) Varese Sarabande '50s / 2000 0:09:40 ) Beach Boys Be Still Friends* / 20/20 Capitol 1968 / 1990 Dennis Wilson gone 30 years ago (Dec. 28, 1983) 0:11:58 ) Beach Boys Little Bird Friends* / 20/20 (CD) Capitol 1968 / 1990 0:12:46 ) Valdo Williams Move Faster New Advanced Jazz (LP) Savoy 1967 Thanks to Scott McDowell 0:15:12 ) Pentangle The Snows Solomon's Seal (LP) Reprise 1972 0:20:33 ) Nina Simone Little Girl Blue / Good King Wenceslaus Little Girl Blue (CD) Bethlehem 1959 / 1992 0:24:47 ) Youngbloods Don't Play Games Earth Music (CD) RCA 1967 / 1988 0:29:07 ) Music behind DJ:
Beat Girl El 0:30:21 ) Todd Rundgren Marlene Something/Anything? (CD box set) Rhino 1972 0:41:51 ) Detroit Strings Ain't Nothin' Liike The Real Thing [strings only] (MP3) Motown 1968 Thanks to Doug Young 0:45:29 ) Claude Debussy Epigraphe #4: Pour la danseuse Aux Crotales Debussy Rediscovered (CD) Arabesque 1914 / 2009 Thanks to Keith Spring 0:50:18 ) Jonathan King Everyone's Gone To The Moon [extended version] (MP3) Parrot 1965 Thanks again Doug 0:53:01 ) Beachwood Sparks Desert Skies Desert Skies (CD) * Alive '97/'98 / 2013 shelved debut album 0:54:30 ) Buster Brown The Madison Good News (LP) Charly ca '60 / 1989 0:59:06 ) Music behind DJ:
"frogs and more frogs" @ Joe Bauer's
Raccoon 0:59:17 ) Left Banke Pretty Ballerina [extended version] (MP3) Smash 1967 1:07:18 ) Smokey and His Sister In a Dream of Silent Seas Smokey and His Sister (CD) Columbia / Sundazed 1966 / 2007 1:11:40 ) Smokey and His Sister Creators of Rain Smokey and His Sister (CD) Columbia / Sundazed 1966 / 2007 1:14:04 ) Miles Davis Sextet Fran-Dance [from "Jazz Track" LP] The Original Mono Recordings (Boxed set) * Columbia 1958 / 2013 1:16:49 ) Miles Davis w/ Bob Dorough Blue Xmas (To Whom It May Concern) Facets (LP) Columbia 1962 French album 1:22:37 ) Kitty Kaye & Cats Fishtruck Boogie (MP3) Hawk 1953 1:25:26 ) Music behind DJ:
Phil Spector & The Wrecking Crew
Phil's Flipsides EMI Legacy 1:26:21 ) Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band Moonchild The Legendary A&M Sessions (EP) Edsel 1966 / 1986 1:39:16 ) Dave Hamilton Late Freight Blue Vibrations (CD-R) Workshop Jazz 1963 on Motown's Workshop Jazz subsidiary 1:41:41 ) Pete Donnelly Merry Xmas This Year (WAV) Pete Donnelly 2012 see: petedonnellymusic.com 1:46:01 ) Phillip Glass Vessels Koyaanisqatsi (CD) Orange Mountain Music 1982 / 2009 OST
Thanks to FXO
1:48:07 ) NRBQ Christmastime is Here Live From Mountain Stage (CD) Blue Plate 1999 / 2002 1:51:03 ) Blackbyrds Walking' in Rhythm Walking In Rhythm: The Essential Selection 1973-1980 (CD box set) * Fantasy 1976 / 2013 1:54:15 ) Music behind DJ:
"frogs and more frogs" @ Joe Bauer's
Raccoon 1:56:00 )
(* = new, The marked selections are from the Brainen Archive.)
Sat. 12/21/13 9:02am David in ATL from NJ:
Oh yeah! Let's get this thing going Mr Brainen.
Sat. 12/21/13 9:05am David in ATL from NJ:
An early appearance by NRBQ. Nice.
Sat. 12/21/13 9:09am Mike East:
Happy Winter Solstice. Let's hope for a merciful winter.
Nice NRBQ track! Dig it.
Sat. 12/21/13 9:13am Mr Biggles:
Kick ass tunes, sir. Be true to the school of Black Flag and the Beach Boys!
Sat. 12/21/13 9:14am Mike East:
Yesterday, @wfmu tweeted this audio of Murry Wilson yelling at the Boys: blogfiles.wfmu.org...
Sat. 12/21/13 9:22am Konin:
Morning Bob, about last week: so nice to here some Georgian polyphonic singing on WFMU. I went there hiking this year. Amazing place, food, drinks and music, it's all there. Plenty and of excellent quality. Totally recommended.!
Sat. 12/21/13 9:37am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:
- any SexPistols fan knows who Ronnie Biggs was! ('Great Rock'n'Roll Swindle')...
Sat. 12/21/13 9:38am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:
- love that late 60s BeachBoys I think of as analogous to 'Abbey Road' an' stuff...
Sat. 12/21/13 9:42am Stephen Masucci:
Always love listening to your commentary and historical perspectives on the music you play.
Sat. 12/21/13 9:50am David in ATL from NJ:
Love this song, Bob.
Sat. 12/21/13 9:53am Woo:
I have yet to go to the Moon.
Sat. 12/21/13 9:53am Stephen Masucci:
And Jonathan King no less, one of my absolute favorites.
Sat. 12/21/13 10:07am William:
I think Quicksilver Messenger Service shelved an entire first LP.
Sat. 12/21/13 10:10am SmokinJ:
Lovin' Left Banke here waitin' for the storm...
Sat. 12/21/13 10:13am melinda:
Great Left Banke song.
Sat. 12/21/13 10:13am CTEmpress:
Hi ATL: love to all my pals there and we are bright and sunny in NJ with Smokey and His Sister sailing on silent seas!
Sat. 12/21/13 10:13am Jay from Scotland:
yeah thanx for Smokey and His Sister! & the rest...
Sat. 12/21/13 10:13am Jim Price:
Thought Smokey tune was Davy Jones!
Sat. 12/21/13 10:17am Dave in Vermont:
I miss this song. Thanks Bob!
Sat. 12/21/13 10:20am SmokinJ:
Miles is bitchin'..
Sat. 12/21/13 10:24am SeanG:
Sat. 12/21/13 10:25am DeemerDave:
Miles is horribly cynical
Sat. 12/21/13 10:32am JakeGould:
Sat. 12/21/13 10:38am r i s k y:
This show always makes me want to go back to sleep...
Sat. 12/21/13 10:39am SmokinJ:
Sat. 12/21/13 10:43am Moe:
My 7 year old's getting jaded she didn't freak about the frogs... Whatever she said.... But, i still get a kick out of them
Sat. 12/21/13 10:51am Sigurdur: