Friday, April 30, 2010

April 30, 2010, playlist with host Alex McNeil

01. Desi Arnaz - There's Brand New Baby (At Our House) (45, 1953)
02. Carla Thomas - B-A-B-Y (CD, 1966)
03. Aretha Franklin - Baby Baby Baby (CD, 1967)
04. Fred Hughes - Baby Boy (CD, 1969)
05. Miniature Men - Baby Elephant Walk (CD, 1962)
06. Excellents - Coney Island Baby (CD, 1963)
07. Billy Abbott & Jewels - Groovy Baby (CD, 1963)
08. Tracey Dey - Hangin' On to My Baby (CD, 1964)
09. Roddie Joy - Come Back Baby (CD, 1965)
10. Googie Rene - Rock-a-Bye Baby (CD, 1959)
11. Temptations - My Baby (CD, 1965)
12. Marvelettes - Here I Am Baby (CD, 1968)
13. Ella Fitzgerald - Ooo Baby Baby (LP, 1969)
14. Choker Campbell - Baby I Need Your Lovin' (LP, 1965)
15. Baby Washington - That's How Heartaches Are Made (CD, 1963)
16. Baby Jane & Rockabyes - Half Deserted Street (CD, 1963)
17. Baby Lloyd - There's Something On Your Mind, part 1 (CD, 1965)
18. Baby Huey & Babysitters - Mighty Mighty Children (CD, 1969)
19. Babies - You Make Me Feel Like Someone (45, 1967)
20. Baby Grand - Never Enough (LP, 1977)
21. Dave "Baby" Cortez - The Happy Organ (CD, 1959)
22. Collectors - Looking at a Baby (CD, 1967)
23. Tim Hardin - Baby Close Its Eyes (LP, 1967)
24. Peppermint Trolley Company - Baby You Come Rollin' Across My Mind (45, 1968)
25. Smith - Baby It's You (CD, 1969)
26. Dillard & Clark Expedition - Why Not Your Baby (CD, 1969)
27. Mia Farrow - Lullaby From Rosemary's Baby (CD, 1969)
28. Herbie Mann - Comin' Home Baby (CD, 1962)
29. Jackie Lee & Dolores Hall - Baby I'm Satisfied (CD, 1967)
30. Phil Flowers - The Man, The Wife and the Little Baby Daughter (45, 1970)
31. Maxine Brown - Oh No Not My Baby (CD, 1965)
32. Ella Washington - He Called Me Baby (45, 1969)
33. Betty Wright - Baby Sitter (CD, 1972)
34. Booker T & MGs - Slum Baby (CD, 1969)
35. Grassroots - Baby Hold On (LP, 1970)
36. Cold Blood - Baby I Love You (LP, 1973)
37. Ellie Greenwich - Be My Baby (LP, 1973)
38. Big Star - When My Baby's Beside Me (CD, 1972)
39. Beach Boys - Baby Blue (CD, 1979)
40. Billy Mitchell Group - Too Busy Thinking 'Bout My Baby (CD, 1969)

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Tuesday, April 27, 2010 - Eli Polonsky

All songs today were selected by guest DJ WMBR airtime pledge donor Neil Roberts. Some of the music selected featured artists booked into venues in the area by his father, including many at the former Carousel Ballroom in Framingham, and The Beatles, who he booked into Suffolk Downs!

01. Charlie Patton - Shake It Don't Break It
02. The Faces - Shake, Shiver & Shudder
03. Grateful Dead - Hard To Handle - LIVE
04. Sam Cooke - You Were Made For Me
05. Simms Twins - Soothe Me
06. Booker T & The M.G.s - Green Onions
07. The Bluesrockers - Calling All Cows
08. Spencer Davis Group - Dimples
09. Velvet Underground and Nico - Run, Run, Run
10. Charlie Jordan - Stack O' Dollars
11. J. Geils Band - Wait
12. Canned Heat - Going Up The Country
13. Canned Heat - Time Was
14. Larry Williams - Boney Maroney
15. The Beatles - Ticket To Ride
16. Lovin' Spoonful - Darling Companion
17. James Brown - Please, Please, Please
18. Stevie Wonder - Blowing In The Wind
19. Aerosmith - Walking The Dog
20. Golden Eagle Gospel Singers - He's My Rock
21. Rolling Stones - Torn And Frayed
22. Tom Jones - Delilah
23. Fleetwood Mac - Heroes Are Hard To Find
24. Jimi Hendrix Experience - Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window?
25. Grateful Dead - Keep Rolling By - LIVE
26. The Faces - Cindy Incidentally

Thanks for listening!
Eli Polonsky

Friday, April 23, 2010

April 23, 2010, playlist with host Alex McNeil

Songs that were hits in England, but not in America.
01. Eddie Cochran - Weekend (CD, 1961)
02. Lonnie Donegan - My Old Man's a Dustman (CD, 1960)
03. Frank Ifield - The Wayward Wind (45, 1963)
04. Billy J. Kramer & Dakotas - Do You Want to Know a Secret (CD, 1963)
05. John Barry Seven - Walk Don't Run (LP, 1960)
06. Adam Faith - The First Time (CD, 1963)
07. Springfields - Island of Dreams (CD, 1962)
08. Hollies - Searchin' (CD, 1963)
09. Small Faces - Sha-La-La-La-Lee (CD, 1966)
10. Everly Brothers - The Price of Love (CD, 1965)
11. Sorrows - Take a Heart (CD, 1965)
12. Sandie Shaw - Message Understood (CD, 1965)
13. Seekers - Someday, One Day (CD, 1966)
14. Gene Pitney - Something's Gotten Hold of My Heart (CD, 1967)
15. Flowerpot Men - Let's Go to San Francisco (CD, 1967)
16. Keith West - Excerpt from a Teenage Opera (45, 1967)
17. Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich - The Legend of Xanadu (45, 1968)
18. Jethro Tull - Sweet Dream (LP, 1969)
19. Equals - Black Skin Blue Eyed Boys (CD, 1970)
20. Desmond Dekker - You Can Get It If You Really Want (45, 1970)
21. Hot Chocolate - Brother Louie (LP, 1973)
22. Deep Purple - Black Night (CD, 1970)
23. Fleetwood Mac - Man of the World (45, 1969)
24. Mary Hopkin - Knock Knock, Who's There (LP, 1970)
25. Robin Gibb - Saved by the Bell (LP, 1969)
26. Mungo Jerry - Baby Jump (LP, 1971)
27. New Seekers - Beg Steal Or Borrow (LP, 1972)
28. Blue Mink - The Banner Man (CD, 1971)
29. Bryan Ferry - A Hard Rain's Gonna Fall (LP, 1973)
30. Genesis - I Know What I Like (LP, 1974)
31. Electric Light Orchestra - 10538 Overture (CD, 1972)
32. Quantum Jump - The Lone Ranger (CD, 1979)

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Tuesday, April 20, 2010 - Eli Polonsky

The following tracks were played to feature Todd Rundgren and the upcoming tribute concert "Road to Utopia, A Tribute to Todd Rundgren", coming to the Regent Theatre in Arlington, MA on May 7th. Guitarist and singer/songwriter Gary Backstrom, organizer of the concert, joined me for an interview, and played some of the songs to be performed in the tribute live in the studio.

12:02. Utopia (Todd Rundgren) - Utopia
12:18. Nazz - Open My Eyes - REQ
12:21. Nazz - A Beautiful Song
12:33. Todd Rundgren - Real Man
12:47. Runt - Baby Let's Swing/The Last Thing You Said/Don't Tie My Hands [medley] - REQ
12:53. Gary Backstrom - Love Of The Common Man - LIVE
1:01. Todd Rundgren - The Verb "To Love" - REQ
1:10. Gary Backstrom - Courage - LIVE
1:18. Todd Rundgren - Another Life - LIVE
1:28. Gary Backstrom - Just One Victory - LIVE
1:33. Todd Rundgren - A Dream Goes On Forever - LIVE

The following six tracks were played to commemorate today's date "4-20".
1:37. New Riders of The Purple Sage - Panama Red
1:40. New Riders of The Purple Sage - Henry
1:42. Country Joe & The Fish - Flying High
1:45. Fraternity Of Man - Don't Bogart Me
1:48. Brewer & Shipley - One Toke Over The Line
1:52. Grateful Dead - Pride Of Cucamunga

1:57. Buffalo Springfield - Go And Say Goodbye

Thanks for listening!
Eli Polonsky

Friday, April 16, 2010

April 16, 2010, playlist with host Alex McNeil

01. Hearts - Dear Abby (CD, 1963)
02. Ikettes - No Bail in This Jail (Prisoner in Love) (45, 1963)
03. Junior Parker - If You Don't Love Me (45, 1963)
04. Dick Dale & Deltones - King of the Surf Guitar (CD, 1963)
05. Bob Moore - Kentucky (45, 1963)
06. Goldebriars - No More Bomb (CD, 1964)
07. Eric Anderson - The Hustler (CD, 1967)
08. Hearts and Flowers - Road to Nowhere (CD, 1967)
09. Hi-Five - You'll Never Know What's in My Heart (CD, 1966)
10. King Curtis - The Honey Dripper, part 2 (CD, 1959)
11. Falcons - Standing on Guard (45, 1966)
12. Dells - Love Is So Simple (CD, 1968)
13. Jeanette Williams - Stuff (LP, 1969)
14. Lee Dorsey - Give It Up (CD, 1969)
15. Earl Palmer - New Orleans Medley (45, 1961)
16. Knickerbockers - I Can Do Better (CD, 1967)
17. J. J. Cale - Outside Looking In (CD, 1966)
18. Karen Verros - You Just Gotta Know My Mind (CD, 1965)
19. Bagatelle - Back on the Farm (CD, 1968)
20. Moody Blues - This Is My House (45, 1966)
21. Easybeats - You Me, We Love (CD, 1967)
22. Paul Jones - Tarzan etc. (CD, 1967)
23. Small Faces - Wide Eyed Girl on the Wall (CD, 1969)
24. Paulette Parker - Driving Wheel (LP, 1970)
25. Johnny Copeland - Wizard of Art (CD, 1971)
26. Exciters - Movin' Too Slow (CD, 1969)
27. Lea Roberts - Prove It (CD, 1969)
28. Caravan - Derek's Long Thing (CD, 1973)
29. Free Design - Kites Are Fun (CD, 1967)
30. Eternity's Children - Sunshine Among Us (CD, 1968)
31. Damnation (aka Damnation of Adam Blessing) - Back to the River (CD, 1970)
32. Ohio Players - Trespassin' (LP, 1968)
33. Bobby Womack - If You Think You're Lonely Now (CD, 1982)

Thursday, April 08, 2010

R.I.P. Malcolm McLaren

Wednesday, April 07, 2010

Tuesday, April 6, 2010 - Eli Polonsky

A "prog-rock" show largely revolving around concert ticket giveaways for two concerts this week, Keith Emerson & Greg Lake, and Jon Anderson of Yes:

12:04. Gong - The Isle Of Everywhere
12:14. Gong - You Never Blow Yr Trip Forever (sic)
12:25. Mahavishnu Orchestra - Birds Of Fire
12:30. Genesis - Watcher Of The Skies - REQ - LIVE
12:41. Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Abaddon's Bolero
12:51. Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Aquatarkus - REQ - LIVE
1:03. The Nice - Rondo - REQ
1:16. The Nice - Flower King Of The Flies
1:19. King Crimson - The Court Of The Crimson King
1:30. Gentle Giant - River - REQ
1:34. Hawkwind - Opa-Loka - REQ
1:42. Yes - Siberian Khatru
1:52. Yes - South Side Of The Sky

Thanks for listening!
Eli Polonsky

Monday, April 05, 2010

4/5/2010 with Mark Francis

Playlist for Lost & Found, 04/05/10

title/artist/format/label/year

Set One: the long and short of it

Intro: Resurgence/Ulysses Crockett Magic/45/Transverse/196*
1. You Better Move/Gambrells/CD/Carla/1965
2. Life is Free/Donald Height/45/Hurdy Gurdy/1965
3. Goin' Down/The Endeavors/Gambit/45/1971
4. Back Street/Edwin Starr/45/Ric Tic/1966
5. The Right One/Dolly and the Fashions/45/Ivanhoe/1965
6. My Woman/Jimmy Taylor/45/Pompeii/1969
7. Mini Skirts/Bobby Kool/45/Expo/1968
8. Mini Skirt Blues/Flower Children/45/Allied/1968
9. Shakin' All Over/Swinging Blue Jeans/LP/Imperial/1964
10.I'm Losing Tight/A Passing Fancy/45/Columbia (can)/1967
11.She Believes In Me/The Fugitives/45/Mala/1966
12.Let Me In/The Sorrows/45/Piccadilly (uk)/1966
13.Crossroads of Time/Eyes of Blue/LP/Mercury/1968
14.Lonely Boy/Nirvana/LP/Bell (uk)/1967
15.I've Been Waiting For You/Neil Young/LP/Reprise/1969
BED: Ease Back/Grant Green/LP/Blue Note/1970


Set Two: coming to terms

1. Tomorrow Morning Brings/Pacific Drift/45/Deram/1970
2. Crystal Clear/Jackie Deshannon/LP/Imperial/1970
3. You Don't Miss Your Water/The Byrds/LP/Columbia/1968
4. I Forgot to Be Your Lover/William Bell/LP/Stax/1969
5. High Executioner/Simon Caine/LP/RCA/1970
BED: Sophisticated Wheels/Gabor Szabo/LP/Impulse/1967

Set Three: eggs ain't poultries

1. All Around the World/Little Willie John/45/King/1955
2. I'm Alright Now/Soul x 2/45/Sound Stage Seven/1968
3. Merle Spears and the Treats/I Want to Know/(LP)/Atlantic/1964
4. Ride On Red, Ride On/Louisiana Red/45/Roulette/1963
5. Roll Over Beethoven/Joey Paige/45/Vee Jay/1965
6. My Darling, I Love You So/Wallace Brothers/45/Sims/1965
7. The Fuzz/Dianne and Carole/LP/Speed/1968?
BED: Wild Thing/Armando Peraza/LP/Skye/1968

Set Four: mix it up right here in a jar

1. Tango Whiskeyman/Can/LP/Liberty/1970
2. Fortune Teller/Tony Jackson & Vibrations/(CD)/Pye (uk)/1965
3. Doctor/The Outsiders/CD/Polydor (holland)/1968
4. Rabbits Make Love/Milk n Cookies/CD/Island/1976
BED: The Long Goodbye/Lou Donaldson/45/Blue Note/1973

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Saturday, April 03, 2010

April 2, 2010, playlist with host Alex McNeil

My guest d.j. today was Joe Freehling, who generously pledged for air time during WMBR's Fundraising Week. Thanks, Joe!
[All selections from CD]
01. Deep Purple - Fools (1971)
02. Blue Cheer - Out of Focus
03. Charley Musselwhite - No More Lonely Nights (1967)
04. Fleetwood Mac - Hypnotized (1973)
05. Electric Flag - Killing Floor (1968)
06. Freddie King - Living on the Highway
07. Howlin' Wolf - Smokestack Lightnin' (1959)
08. Howlin' Wolf - Poor Boy (1971)
09. Joe Walsh - Turn to Stone (1973)
10. Eric Burdon Band - When I Was Young/ War Child (1974)
11. Free - Fire and Water (1971)
12. Doors - Shaman Blues (1969)
13. David Bromberg - The New Lee Highway Blues (1974)
14. Byrds - Lover of the Bayou
15. Crosby Stills Nash & Young - Country Girl (1970)
16. Donovan - Wear Your Love Like Heaven (1967)
17. Frijid Pink - Drivin' Blues (1970)
18. Band - I Don't Believe You (She Acts Like Never Met) (1976)
19. Stephen Stills - Go Back Home (1970)
20. Jimi Hendrix/ Band of Gypsys - Power to Love (1970)
21. Grateful Dead - Uncle John's Band (1971)
22. Rolling Stones - Moonlight Mile (1971)