Friday, January 25, 2008


Yes, it's a real record.

Thanks to Frank for sending me the Hampton Grease Band this week; You're welcome to Ted for introducing you to The Spongetones, and do enjoy the three Spongetones albums you bought online while listening to them on the show; and yes, Karen, why the HELL doesn't someone book Tony Joe White into the Mahaiwe.

ooedo no hikeshi: Smoke on the Water (off YouTube)

Hampton Grease Band: Halifax
Billy Lee Riley: Flying Saucer Rock and Roll

Spongetones: Part of Me Now, She Goes Out With Everybody, Eloquent Spokesman
The Fut: Have You Heard the Word
Better Beatles: Eleanor Rigby

Usha Uthup: Chhupka Kaun Aya (M. Jackson cover)
Yamasuki: Yama Yama
Wall of Voodoo: The Morricone Themes

Dr. Frankenstein: Theme from The Mad Thinker
Los Plantronics: Sheena is a Punk Rocker
Rokker: Who's a Punk? Your Mother
Warren Smith: Ubangi Stomp

Thee Shams: Not Gonna Make It
Jon Dee Graham: Twilight
Tony Joe White: Tunica Motel

Friday, January 18, 2008


The Cheese Shack girls showed up, and since they hadn't been on the air in like a month, I ceded the last 15 minutes of my show to them. They're on the air right now playing cell-phone recordings they made at the Hannah Montana show and posted on the internet. Amazing.

Ananda Shankar: Jumpin' Jack Flash
Popeye: I Wanna Be a Lifeguard

JR Monterose: I Remember Clifford
Haale: Chenah Mastam
Habana Sax: Wapango

Eli Paperboy Reed and the True Loves: It's Easier
Love Injections: Shake Some Action
Colgate 13: Walk Away Renee

Sky Smeed: Tonight I Will
Morells: Go Ahead, The Man Who Has Everything

Will Kimbrough: Falling Apart
Napolean XIV: I Live in a Split Level Head
Jellyfish: This is Why

Rick Danko: This Wheel's on Fire
Nouvelle Vague: We're Making Plans for Nigel
Beatles: Not a Second Time

Saturday, January 12, 2008

1.12.08 Dr. Dave for a Day

Filled in for Dr. Dave's Saxophone Power Hour(s) and played all regional saxophonists, primarily players from around Albany. They's some mighty fine playas y'all.

Morells: That Mellow Saxophone

Nick Brignola: Body and Soul
JR Montrose: Chaftic
Empire Jazz Orchestra: Cottontail (feat. Nick Brignola and Leo Russo),
Toads of the Short Forest (feat Kevin Barcomb)
Joey Thomas Big Band: I've Got You Under My Skin (fr Sinatra Sessions)
Sharks: How Can I Give You What I Haven't Got
Outta Control Rhythm and Blues Band: Inside These Walls
Refrigerators: Refrigerator
Keith Pray: Dis is Dat Blues
Cole Broderick Quartet: Winter in Saratoga (feat. Marcus Benoit)
Axe Iron Suns: Sean's Day-Glo Pants (feat Steve Lynch)
Mother Goose Jazz Band: Fuzzy Wuzzy (feat Mark Vinci)
New Regime Band: Joyride (feat Eric Walentowitz)
Mr. Zipp: In The Heat of The Night (feat Gary Windo)
Gary Windo: Ghosts
Brian Patneaude Quartet: No Matter
Jeff Siegal: The Graz is Greener on the Other Side (feat Erica Lindsay)
Nick Brignola: untitled track @

Friday, January 11, 2008


My 6 year old nephew is a freak about airline safety cards. He's found a kindred spirit in Russia who's got a website.

What won't they think of next?

Ananda Shankar: Jumpin Jack Flash

Will Kimbrough: Philadelphia, Mississippi
Grassroots: Live for Today
Herman's Hermits: No Milk Today

Pipettes: Because It's Not Love
Turtles: Outside Chance
Led Zeppelin: Something Else
Nick Lowe: Feel Again

Supremes: He's My Sunny Boy
Jonette Napolitano: Like a Wave
Feist: My Man My Moon
Barbara Lewis: Baby I'm Yours

New Shiny Things: Breadlines and Dissidence
Operation Pluto: Crayola Psychosis
Mink DeVille: Venus of Avenue D
Dave Edmonds: I'm Gonna Start Living Again If It Kills Me

Mike & the Messengers: Romeo & Juliet
Chris Merenda: Stay All Day
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings: Be Easy
Deep Purple: Hush

Roy Orbison: Mama (German)
Dave Clark Five: Because
Tom Jones: Keep on Runnin'
Billy J Kramer and the Dakotas: Bad To Me

Ray Davies: Vietnam Cowboy
Robbie Fulks: She Took A Lot of Pills and Died (solo BBC concert)
Galactic, Second and Dryades (feat Big Chief Monk Bourdreaux)
Lene Lovich: Lucky Number

Shakes: Hell I Waited
Chappaquiddick Skyline: Everyone Else is Evolving

Friday, January 04, 2008

1.4.08 Music Music Music

Despite the fact I had to break in to the studio, and that none of the equipment seemed to be cooperating, today's program was a nice experience. Sometimes it feels like a privilege to be on the radio.

Ananda Shankar, Jumpin' Jack Flash

The Bad Plus, Life on Mars
Shirley Ellis, The Clapping Song

Haale, All These Miles
Latin Jazz Quintet (w Pharoah Sanders), Daria
Del Shannon, Follow the Sun

Nellie McKay, I Want to Get Married
Terry Anderson and the Olympic Ass-Kickin Team, Daddy Had a Wreck

Richard Thompson, Friday on My Mind
Vogues, 5 O'Clock World
Screaming Trees, Nearly Lost You

Syd Houseknect, Rise Up Oh Men of God
Jack Bruce, Life on Earth, NSU (fr 50th Birthday Concert)

Tokyo East End Rockers, Asakusa Jinta
Jicarilla Apache, Let's Eat
Nick Lowe's Last Chicken in the Soup, Let's Eat
The Coolies, Coke Light Ice

Southern Culture on the Skids, Rose Garden
Project:Pimento, Music to Watch Girls By
Dewey Cox, Royal Jelly

Mark Gamsjager and the Lustre Kings, Mr. Big
Joe Ely, Fingernails
Dave Edmunds, Take Me For a Little While

Spike Priggen, Only Children Sleeping
One Thousand Cockatoos