Tuesday, May 02, 2006

May 2, 2006 - Eli Polonsky fill-in for Larry Miller

As I drove to the station this morning to drop off my discs, then drove back home because there's no parking, and then caught the bus back to the station, I was thinking how nice it would be to be doing this at a station with employee parking spaces, and paychecks... but, stations with parking spaces and paychecks don't let DJ's do shows like this!

(R) = By request

01. Soft Machine - Why Are We Sleeping?
02. Pink Floyd - Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun
03. King Crimson - In The Court Of The Crimson King (R)
04. Jimi Hendrix - Rainy Day Dream Away/Still Raining Still Dreaming
05. Strawberry Alarm Clock - Rainy Day Mushroom Pillow
06. Traffic - Coloured Rain
07. Robin Trower - Bridge Of Sighs (R)
08. L.A. Getaway - Craney Crow (Dr. John cover) (R)
09. Buffalo Springfield - Bluebird (9 minute vinyl-only version)
10. Peter, Paul & Mary - Too Much Of Nothing (Dylan) (R)
11. Mike Bloomfield/Al Kooper - Please, Tell Me Partner
12. Paul Butterfield Blues Band - The Work Song

* Set below dedicated to former Fox News commentator and new President Bush press secretary designate Tony Snow, who was quoted in The Boston Globe on May 1, 2006 as saying: "If strident activism were the ticket to immortality, the truly intense acts of the age - Country Joe McDonald, Richie Havens or (The) Fugs - would be revered as gods. Instead, they have been forgotten for the good and noble reason that their music stank".

Only fitting considering our current administration, eh?
Read the entire article here (may require registration).

13. Country Joe & The Fish - I Feel Like I'm Fixin' To Die Rag (R)
14. Country Joe & The Fish - Superbird (Tricky Dickie)
15. The Fugs - Kill For Peace
16. The Fugs - Doin' All Right
17. Richie Havens - Handsome Johnny
18. Richie Havens - Freedom (from Woodstock) (R)

19. Laura Nyro - Save The Country (R)
20. Jim Pepper - Wichie-Tai-To (from "Pepper's Pow-Wow" - OOP) (R)

See you all next time!
Eli Polonsky
eli@wmbr.org

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