Bob Brainen's playlist January 6, 2018 E-mail Bob Brainen
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Artist Track Album / Format Year Comments Approx. start time Hank Levine w/ Timothy Leary Image, Part One / The Psychedelic Experience (CD-R) 1961 / 1966 0:00:00 ) Fleetwood Mac Coming Your Way The Best Of... (LP) 1969 / 1976 German album
Thanks to Duane Miller
0:02:25 ) Spirit Gramophone Man Spirit (CD) 1968n / 1998 0:05:38 ) Rufus Sweet Thing Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan (LP) 1975 0:09:31 ) Oregon/Elvin Jones Charango Together (LP) 1975 0:12:45 ) Kingsley Bassey Ima Abasi Rusted Highlife, Volume 1 (CD) ? / 1996 VAR 0:16:41 ) Oscar Peterson Ode To Billy Joe Motions & Emotions (MP3) 1969 Thanks to Doug Young 0:20:13 ) Aretha Franklin Don't Let Me Lose This Dream I Never Loved a Man the Way That I Love You (LP) 1967 0:23:02 ) Robyn Hitchcock I Saw Nick Drake Viva! Sea-Tac (EP) 1999 @ Monty Hall Feb. 15&16. (16th already sold out.) 0:25:03 ) Music behind DJ:
"birds @ 302 Chestnut"
0:27:49 ) Nora Guthrie Emily's Illness Tom Ardolino's Magic Jukebox Tom gone 6 years today...
Tom on this show:
0:38:02 ) NRBQ Two Bass Hit God Bless Danny Boy (Live in Philly 10-12-85) (MP3) 1987 / 2007 0:40:58 ) Laura Nyro Eli's Comin' Eli And The Thirteenth Confession (CD) 1968 / 2002 0:43:12 ) Amy F. Bernon Colors Of Winter (MP3) 2010? 0:47:15 ) Fats Domino Ain't It Good The Fat Man's Frenzy (CD) 1953 / 2006 0:49:24 ) Dizzy Gillespie Orchestra w/Thelonious Monk Our Delight Showtime At The Spotlite (CD box set) 1946 / 2008 0:52:31 ) David Greenberger and Prime Lens An Automobile Driver My Thoughts Approximately (CD) * 2017 0:55:25 ) Beach Boys Here Comes The Night (a cappella) Sunshine Tomorrow 2 - The Studio Sessions (MP3) * 1967 / 2017 0:57:10 ) Music behind DJ:
"Bob Brainen's Soul 'n RnB tape"
1:13:22 ) Rolling Stones Out Of Time Aftermath (UK version) (CD) 1966 / 2002 Brian Jones-marimba 1:13:09 ) P.J. O'Connell Inconsiderate Join The Crowd (CD) 2011 Tom Ardolino-drums 1:19:05 ) David Earle Johnson Have You Been There? Skin Deep-Yeah! (LP) 1979 1:23:24 ) Little Richard Heebie Jeebies (early takes) Early Studio Outtakes (LP) 1956 / 1985 1:28:54 ) Music behind DJ:
"frogs and more frogs" @ Joe Bauer's
1:30:08 ) Chris Bell Look Up I Am The Cosmos [Deluxe Edition] (CD box set) * 1975 / 2017 1:39:56 ) Bluesbreakers Curly Decade Of Instrumentals...Plus 1959-1967 (LP) 1967 / 1992 Peter Green, John McVie & Mick Fleetwood 1:43:31 ) Eric Clapton's Powerhouse I Want To Know What's Shakin'? (LP) 1966 Clapp, Stevie Winwood, Paul Jones, Jack Bruce, Ben Palmer, Pete York, 1:47:22 ) Mario Nashimbene The Golden Arrow Monster Movie Music, Vol. 8 (CD-R) 1962 VAR 1:50:03 ) NRBQ Rats In My Room God Bless Danny Boy (Live in Philly 10-12-85) (MP3) 1985 / 2007 1:51:16 ) Bebop Boys Bebop In Pastel The Bebop Boys (2LP) 1947 / 1978 VAR 1:53:48 ) Music behind DJ:
"frogs and more frogs" @ Joe Bauer's
(* = new, The marked selections are from the Brainen Archive.)
Sat. 1/6/18 9:01am 1whoknewcthulhu:
Happy New Year, Bob and fellow Brainiacs!
Sat. 1/6/18 9:02am SmokinJ:
Sat. 1/6/18 9:02am dan:
Happy New Year everyone.
Sat. 1/6/18 9:03am annie:
Sat. 1/6/18 9:03am melinda:
Sat. 1/6/18 9:04am 1whoknewcthulhu:
Thanks for the smokin' hot Fleetwood Mac. We need that right now in the northeast!
Sat. 1/6/18 9:04am duke:
Sat. 1/6/18 9:04am Jeff:
Come back, Danny (and bring Peter with you). We need you now more than ever!
Sat. 1/6/18 9:04am dan:
Good ol Fleetwood Mac jungle music to open up the first show of 2018.
Sat. 1/6/18 9:06am WilliamfromDumont:
Morning Bob and all. Need to give a shout out to The Who Sell Out. Released in the U.S. 50 years ago today.
Sat. 1/6/18 9:07am Kevin Sutton:
I am going through a rediscovery of early FM (Peter Green's) Love It!
Sat. 1/6/18 9:07am Sem:
Hello, Bob, good morning. Hello, far-flung Brainenoids.
Sat. 1/6/18 9:07am Mark R:
Bob this is the first chance I've had to listen to you live in a long time. Digging the vintage Mac, man, omg. Somebody laid a bunch of live gigs on me from this era and they were just a stunning live band in '69/'70. Maybe the best live band of their era, seriously. Oh and now there's Spirit. Such a favorite. My older brother had this first Spirit album and I couldn't get over the fact that they had a guy with a shaved head in their band. I'd never heard of such a thing!
Sat. 1/6/18 9:09am Sem:
This reminds me of a Led Zep tune.
♥ Sat. 1/6/18 9:11am Ricky:
Hi, very happy to be here.
Sat. 1/6/18 9:11am Mark R:
Spirit Fans, for years the only Spirit albums you could find were Best of and 12 Dreams, but a few years ago, I discovered a 2-CD very comprehensive collection called "Time Circle," if you're interested in digging a little deeper on them. It has "Gramophone Man" on it, I just checked.
Sat. 1/6/18 9:12am Mark R:
Raise your hand if you had a crush on Chaka Khan in the 70s.
Sat. 1/6/18 9:13am KevinfromBayRidge:
Good Morning All. Great start to the show and the year, Bob!
Sat. 1/6/18 9:15am Doc Rock:
Good Morning Bob + All Listeners - Great 2
Hear Coming Your Way This Morning. Great
Guitars & Great Drumming & Percussion.
A favorite of mine. Hello You!!
Sat. 1/6/18 9:16am Mark R:
Wow, never knew Oregon did an album with Elvin Jones. This is fantastic!
Sat. 1/6/18 9:17am Jeff:
Sat. 1/6/18 9:21am Mark R:
Bob, love how you've strung this set together, from Fleetwood Mac to this beautiful African music, it's so seamless and great...
Sat. 1/6/18 9:22am Cooh John:
Jazzy morning to yuse all
Sat. 1/6/18 9:23am melinda:
Oscar's on fire
Sat. 1/6/18 9:24am mauri:
mornin Bob n brainiacs. super saturday.
Sat. 1/6/18 9:24am WilliamfromDumont:
Bobbie Gentry, we need you now more than ever.
Sat. 1/6/18 9:25am dan:
Mac, Spirit, Oscar, Aretha and the gang are lightning up my Saturday.
Sat. 1/6/18 9:26am Mark R:
Nice to hear one of the deep cuts from this Aretha album, there were so many hits, you never get to hear songs like this one.
Sat. 1/6/18 9:28am Jeff:
Wow, love this Robyn Hitchcock track!
Sat. 1/6/18 9:28am Mark R:
There are still tickets left for the February 15th Robyn Hitchcock show at Monty Hall!
Sat. 1/6/18 9:31am GListener MW:
I’ve been loving all the R.Hitchcock lately on WFMU lately on multiple DJ’s shows!
Sat. 1/6/18 9:45am dan:
Shame that Laura Nyro didn't have more of a mainstream success as a performer.
Sat. 1/6/18 9:45am 1whoknewcthulhu:
More Laura Nyro! And to think I first heard "Eli's Comin'" through the Three-Dog Night version.
Sat. 1/6/18 9:46am dfb:
wow this Nyro is rocking and rolling
Sat. 1/6/18 9:57am Linda Lee:
beautiful morning! fantastic music! thanks Bob!
Sat. 1/6/18 9:57am Dungaroos Kipawah:
Perhaps I've missed this in past, Bob, but what is "Tom Ardolino's Magic Jukebox"--a release? Or just songs he liked & shared on mixtapes?
Sat. 1/6/18 9:58am herb.nyc:
I don't know how to drive. The car song just killed me. R.I.P.
Sat. 1/6/18 10:00am dfb:
every morning our love is re born ing
Sat. 1/6/18 10:00am dan:
I didn't need to look and I already knew it was The Beach Boys. You can't mistake those voices.
Sat. 1/6/18 10:08am WilliamfromDumont:
Jerry Newman was also heavily involved in the early days of WKCR.
Sat. 1/6/18 10:11am Dungaroos Kipawah:
Sat. 1/6/18 10:14am dan:
Outstanding Rolling Stones choice.
Sat. 1/6/18 10:14am Linda Lee:
Brian Jones ~ absolute genius & the father of this band. Shame.
Sat. 1/6/18 10:15am Linda Lee:
*My* Stones ~ when I love them best.
Sat. 1/6/18 10:16am tadpoles:
"You're obsolete my Baby" - ouch!
Sat. 1/6/18 10:18am Linda Lee:
bitchy as only Jagger could be.
Sat. 1/6/18 10:20am dan:
That and "You've Got A Lot Of Nerve To Say You Are MY Friend" are the two lyrics that hurt badly.
Sat. 1/6/18 10:21am Linda Lee:
another exceptionally bitchy lyricist :-)
Sat. 1/6/18 10:27am Jeff:
Bob, thanks for turning me on to David Earle Johnson!
I thought I knew it all...
Sat. 1/6/18 10:29am tadpoles:
@Linda Lee... @dan... Not sure if Jagger was writing about Chrissie Shrimpton but if so it's amazing how he turns the tables calling her "unfaithful"!
Sat. 1/6/18 10:31am paul:
Marianne was Faithful
Sat. 1/6/18 10:32am Linda Lee:
standard tactic of abuse, of course ..
Sat. 1/6/18 10:34am Linda Lee:
she might have been unfaithful too. generally good reasons for that. :-)
Sat. 1/6/18 10:44am Jeff:
Sounds like Greeny?
Sat. 1/6/18 10:45am SmokinJ:
Man this shit rocked!
Sat. 1/6/18 10:46am Doc Rock:
Sat. 1/6/18 10:46am Chris Volz:
Peter Green = MONSTER
Sat. 1/6/18 10:48am dan:
Teenage Steve Winwood. Bieber should have studied how Winwood sang and maybe he could have been good.
Sat. 1/6/18 10:50am Linda Lee:
Winwood ~ another genius. fantastic.
Sat. 1/6/18 10:53am Jeff:
I’d rather have ants in my pants than rats in my room!
Sat. 1/6/18 10:54am Linda Lee:
@Jeff ~ bet you wouldn't! :-D
Sat. 1/6/18 10:57am tadpoles:
Nice show thanks Bob. A good beginning to hopefully a very good year!
Sat. 1/6/18 10:58am Linda Lee:
Bebop Boys ~ just brilliant.
Sat. 1/6/18 10:59am dan:
Great show as always Bob
Sat. 1/6/18 11:00am Linda Lee:
Thank you for another great show Bob. Happy New Year!
Sat. 1/6/18 1:03pm Marie:
hey Bob, great show! that nick drake song is one of my abs faves by r hitchcock. Thanks!
Sun. 1/7/18 7:21am Anders:
That Spirit song lifts a chunk of melody from "What becomes of the broken hearted".