Options Steve Krinsky: Playlist from December 29, 2019 Options

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Options December 29, 2019: It Was An Accident

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Artist Track Comments Approx. start time
Big Guitars from Texas  Groovus   Options Theme music  0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
The Ventures  Slaughter on Tenth Avenue   Options These guitar masters had a big hit in 1960 with "Walk Don't Run" but we heard a different tune. Hope that's okay!  0:09:45 (Pop‑up)
Mary Halvorson with Bill Frisell  Walk Don't Run   Options New album-- "The Maid with the Flaxen Hair"-- is a tribute to jazz guitarist Johnny Smith, who wrote this song.  0:09:54 (Pop‑up)
Johnny Smith  Jaguar   Options Johnny Smith (1922 – 2013) was a jazz guitarist. Most of his best known tunes were covers'-- "Walk Don't Run" & "Jaguar" being the exception. Stan Getz plays sax on this number.  0:10:03 (Pop‑up)
Jimmy McGriff  M.G. Blues   Options A McGriff original, from his first album: "I've Got A Woman" (Sun Records, 1963)  0:10:11 (Pop‑up)
Friends of Dean Martinez  El Tiradito   Options I love this band; I'm sucker for steel. El Tiradito is a shrine in Tucson.  0:14:43 (Pop‑up)
Booker T Jones featuring Lou Reed  The Bronx   Options From "The Road from Memphis" (Anti/2011)  0:17:12 (Pop‑up)
Booker T Jones  The Vamp   Options From same album, no Lou though.  0:21:54 (Pop‑up)
Bobby Darin  Me & Mr. Hohner   Options I remember Bobby Darin, first, as a pop singer. "Splish Spash" and the like. Then a Vegas-style crooner. This song is from 1969; he obviously got stoned and this is the result.  0:25:11 (Pop‑up)
 
Bettye LaVette  Love Made a Fool of Me   Options Recorded in the early 60s. Found on a Sundazed collection of her songs: "Your Duty" (2009)  0:33:31 (Pop‑up)
Bettye LaVette  Wait   Options Sound familiar? This is a Beatles cover, nicely done. From "Worthy" on Cherry Red Records (2015)  0:35:04 (Pop‑up)
Christine Santelli  Lazy   Options Bettye LaVette recently covered one of Christine's songs. This one is from her solo album: "Dragongly" (2011). Christine is a longtime Hudson County musician; I used to go see her play in Hoboken in the 90s.  0:39:20 (Pop‑up)
Karen Dalton  How Sweet It Is   Options One of the hidden treasures of the 60s, Karen Dalton played the Greenwich Village scene with Dylan and Fred Neil and others. She died a while back but check out her work.  0:41:25 (Pop‑up)
Rosalie Sorrels  I Remember Loving You   Options Another under-appreciated folkie. This song was written by U Utah Philips, the golden voice of the great southwest. At least, that's what Rosalie called him.  0:45:30 (Pop‑up)
 
Music behind DJ:
Thai Elephant Orchestra 
Rhapsody in Grey   Options Yes, it's elephants playing!!  0:50:58 (Pop‑up)
Thai Elephant Orchestra  An Elephant's Swan Song   Options The album is "Elephant Rhapsodies" on Mulatta Records (2005). It was recorded at the Thai Elephant Conservation Center by : Dave Soldier & Richard Lair. Soldier aka Dave Sulzer is a neuroscientist and musician who teaches at Columbia University Medical Center. Richard Lair is an elephant conservationist.  0:55:51 (Pop‑up)
Thai Elephant Orchestra  Pastorale Lite   Options Humans joining the elephants on this tune.  0:56:35 (Pop‑up)
Thai Elephant Orchestra  Eletranz   Options Elephants & people-- including a Thai childrens' chorus--looping.  0:57:10 (Pop‑up)
Henry Mancini  Baby Elephant Walk   Options This tune was written in 1961 by Henry Mancini for the Howard Hawks film Hatari!  1:00:52 (Pop‑up)
Sun Ra Orchestra  Pink Elephants on Parade   Options These guys take Dumbo and really do it up. From "Stay Awake"-- Hal Willner's terrific 1988 tribute album to Disney classics.  1:03:36 (Pop‑up)
Riam Daranoi  I Get Excited   Options More Thailand. From "Classic Productions by Surin Phaksire: Luk Thems from the 1960s-1980's." (EM Records/2019)  1:08:39 (Pop‑up)
GO: Organize Orchestra & Brooklyn Raga Massive  Chakawali   Options Brooklyn not Thailand. This was a festival from earlier this year, now on CD as "Ragmala" (Meta Records/2019). With Adam Rudolph, Hassan Hakmoun and others.  1:12:02 (Pop‑up)
 
Music behind DJ:
Chandler Travis Philharmonic 
Mid-Morning in Moscow   Options Great instrumental from "Chandler Travis Philharmonic Blows" (Sonic Trout Records, 2010). Chandler lives on Cape Cod , where I saw/heard this band play last summer. Lotsa fun.  1:19:06 (Pop‑up)
Chandler Travis Philharmonic  Graciously   Options A clever ditty, written by Chandler & David Greenberger,  1:25:01 (Pop‑up)
NRBQ  It Was An Accident   Options From "Kick Me Hard" (Red Rooster/Rounder, 1979). While I was on the air, NRBQ was playing downstairs at Monty Hall. I ran down after my show to catch one final song. Wonderful!  1:30:22 (Pop‑up)
Skatalites  Guns Of Navarone   Options This is the band's 30th Anniversary Recording, "Hi Bop Ska!" from 1994 on Shanachie. Along with regulars (Tommy McCook, Roland Alphonso, etc) they have help from Steve Turre, Lester Bowie, Monty Alexander, David Murray and more.  1:33:21 (Pop‑up)
 
Music behind DJ:
Skatalites 
Flowers for Albert   Options Written by David Murray, in tribute to Albert Ayler  1:39:06 (Pop‑up)
Ponty Bone & the Squeezetones  Flat Town Boogie   Options RIP, Ponty. He was a talented accordian player and a mainstay of Joe Ely's band for years.  1:43:39 (Pop‑up)
Ponty Bone & the Squeezetones  Loser's Gumbo   Options Both tunes from "Easy as Pie" on Amazing Records (1986). In the 80s, I saw Ponty & Joe Ely at Stubb's BBQ in Austin.  1:46:10 (Pop‑up)
Joe Ely  Crawdad Train   Options Joe's band in the 70s & 80s really knew how to rock. This tune is from "Down on the Drag" (MCA/1979). The band includes Lloyd Maines, Jesse Taylor, Ponty Bone and others.  1:49:10 (Pop‑up)
Jerry Lee Lewis  Don't Let Go   Options This song was written by Jesse Stone and was a hit for Roy Hamilton in 1958. But no one does it as good as JLL. He recorded it in 1965 but this is from his superb 1979 eponymous album.  1:52:00 (Pop‑up)
       
Mamadou Kelly  Tchiokoroba   Options Blues from Mali. From a new CD: "Les Bateaux" (Clermont Music/2019)  1:57:39 (Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:11pm Aitch:

Greetings Steve. Swinging so far.
  8:11pm chresti : phone-580west:

Hello! Sounds good
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:20pm steveo:

Hey Steve. Good to hear you. Enjoying this set.
Avatar 8:24pm Jeff Moore:

Hey, Steve! Good to hear from you.

I love holiday fill-in season.
Avatar 8:27pm TDK60:

Hello.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:30pm Webhamster Henry:

Hi Steve! Nice start.. I recognized your theme!
  8:36pm Mike tp:

nice surprise to see you Steve at the helm...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:41pm Aitch:

Wait cover was amazing, hardly recognisable.
  8:46pm Carmichael:

Heya Steve and ardent followers.
  8:57pm BH:

is Baby Elephant Walk on the TEO setlist?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:02pm Webhamster Henry:

You know Pat Boone sings Baby Elephant Walk, right?!?
  9:02pm choggie:

don't forget Pink Elephants on Parade from Dumbo or sun ra
  9:03pm BH:

hopefully the Thai Elephant Orchestra joined a good musicians union and got benefits for their work.
Avatar 9:05pm coelacanth∅:

greetings Steve and others
  9:05pm choggie:

I have x-ray visions
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:06pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Heffalumps and Woozles!
Avatar 9:07pm TDK60:

I'll remember this show real well..
  9:08pm BH:

we'll have memories like an elephant when it comes to this show
  9:09pm chresti : phone-580west:

This goes nicely with crossing the bridge to sf
Avatar 9:12pm tomB:

Great to catch you Steve. I don't have WFMU on as much as I used to. Already learned some new facts from you and the show has only begun. Just discovered the BT Jones &Lou Reed collaboration a month ago
Avatar 9:20pm JakeGould:

Great to hear this!
  9:26pm Doug:

Thanks for advocating for Caven Point!
  9:27pm Carmichael:

Ska!
Avatar 9:33pm geezerette:

Hello, Steve.
Love your show! Look forward to listening to more in archive.
...And what Doug said...
Avatar 9:35pm geezerette:

Skatalites!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:40pm Uncle Michael:

I'm enjoying what I'm hearing!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:44pm Greg from ZONE 5:

Evening, Neighbor Steve & all!
Avatar 9:47pm Dr. Goot:

Great show, Steve! Thai it all together man - youtu.be...
  9:51pm Carmichael:

Ponty Bone’s previous boss.
  9:55pm steveL:

Jerry Lee found a decent groove on this one.
  9:56pm Carmichael:

For Joe Ely.
Avatar 9:57pm JakeGould:

Thanks Steve!
  9:57pm Booz:

Wonderful show, thanks Steve!
Avatar 10:13pm geezerette:

Thanks, Steve!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:10pm Michael 98145:

Great show! Thanks.
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