Friday, May 27, 2011

May 27, 2011, playlist with host Alex McNeil

In Memoriam, Week Two: remembering artists from the Lost and Found era who've passed away within the last year:
01. Mitch Miller - The Yellow Rose of Texas (CD, 1955)
02. Diamonds - The Stroll (LP, 1958) [for Ted Kowalski]
03. Johnny Preston - Leave My Kitten Alone (CD, 1961)
04. Four Freshmen - Day By Day (45, 1955) [for Bob Flanigan]
05. Highwaymen - (Marching to) Pretoria (CD, 1963) [for Gil Robbins]
06. Ferlin Husky - Wings of a Dove (CD, 1961)
07. Jimmy Dean - The Cajun Queen (LP, 1962)
08. James MacArthur - The In Between Years (CD, 1962)
09. Margaret Whiting - Only Love Can Break a Heart (45, 1967)
10. Cannibal & Headhunters - Here Comes Love (CD, 1965) [for Richard "Scar' Lopez]
11. Wailers - Mau Mau (CD, 1959) [for Kent Morrill]
12. John Fred & His Playboy Band - Hey Hey Bunny (LP, 1968) [for Harold Cowart]
13. Astronauts - Baja (CD, 1963) [for Bob Demmon]
14. Sweet Inspirations - Flash in the Pan (CD, 1970) [for Myrna Smith]
15. Larks - For the Love of Money (CD, 1964) [for Weldon McDougal]
16. Moments - Lucky Me (CD, 1971) [for Al Goodman]
17. King Curtis - Memphis Soul Stew (CD, 1967) [for Cornell Dupree]
18. Patsy Cline - She's Got You (CD, 1962) [for writer Hank Cochran]
19. Nat King Cole - That Sunday That Summer (CD, 1963) [for co-writer George Weiss]
20. Rainy Daze - That Acapulco Gold (45, 1967) [for co-writer John Carter]
21. Stone Poneys - Wild About My Lovin' (LP, 1966) [for Kenny Edwards]
22. Spanky & Our Gang - Anything You Choose (LP, 1969) [for Nigel Pickering]
23. Phoebe Snow - Love Makes a Woman (LP, 1977)
24. James Phelps - Love Is a 5-Letter Word (CD, 1965)
25. Calvin Leavy - Cummins Prison Farm (45, 1970)
26. Persuaders - If This Is What You Call Love (45, 1972)
27. Parliament - Presence of a Brain (CD, 1974) [for Gary Shider]
28. Isley Brothers - Listen to the Music (LP, 1973) [for Marvin Isley]
29. (no artist credited) - Car 54, Where Are You (LP, 1961) [for writer John Strauss]
30. Elliott & Ferguson - Barney Miller (45, 1977) [for co-writer Allyn Ferguson]
31. John Barry - Them from The Persuaders (LP, 1971)
32. David Fanshawe - Opening Theme to Flambards (LP, 1977)
33. Mauds - Soul Drippin' (45, 1968) [for Jimy Rogers]
34. Tommy Hoehn - She Might Look My Way (LP, 1978)

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Tuesday, May 24, 2011 - Eli Polonsky

Bob Dylan's 70th birthday show!

12:02. Bob Dylan - Visions Of Johanna (Alternate Take)
12:09. Them w/Van Morrison - It's All Over Now Baby Blue - REQ
12:13. The Turtles - It Ain't Me Babe - REQ
12:16. The Flamin' Groovies - Absolutely Sweet Marie - REQ
12:19. The Byrds - Chimes Of Freedom
12:25. The Band - When I Paint My Masterpiece - REQ
12:29. The Band - I Shall Be Released - REQ
12:33. Merl Saunders/Jerry Garcia - Positively 4th Street - LIVE
12:43. Richie Havens - Just Like A Woman
12:48. Fairport Convention - I'll Keep It With Mine
12:54. Arlo Guthrie - Percy's Song - REQ
01:00. Neil Young - All Along The Watchtower - REQ • LIVE
01:07. Bob Weir & Ratdog - Masters Of War
01:13. Leon Russell - A Hard Rain's A Gonna Fall - REQ
01:17. Peter, Paul and Mary - Too Much Of Nothing
01:21. Rick Nelson - She Belongs To Me - REQ
01:25. Bob Dylan - Tombstone Blues (mono version)
01:32. Nina Simone - Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues
01:37. Stevie Wonder - Blowin' In The Wind
01:41. The Neville Brothers - With God On Our Side
01:48. Bob Dylan - Bob Dylan's Dream - REQ • LIVE
01:56. Bob Dylan, Roger McGuinn, Tom Petty, Neil Young, Eric Clapton, George Harrison - My Back Pages - LIVE

Thanks for listening!
Eli Polonsky

Friday, May 20, 2011

May 20, 2011, playlist with host Alex McNeil

In Memoriam, part one - remembering musicians (and others from the music business) from the Lost and Found era who've passed away within the last year:
01. Eddie Fisher - Dungaree Doll (CD, 1956)
02. Moonglows - Sincerely (CD, 1955) [for lead singer Harvey Fuqua]
03. Cheers - Chicken (CD, 1956) [for member Gil Garfield]
04. Lolita [Edith Zusar] - Sailor (Your Home Is the Sea) (CD, 1960)
05. Capris - There's a Moon Out Tonight (CD, 1961) [for lead singer Nick Santamaria]
06. Essex - A Walkin' Miracle (CD, 1963) [for lead singer Anita Humes]
07. Secrets - The Boy Next Door (CD, 1963) [for member Carole McGoldrick]
08. Cookies - I Never Dreamed (CD, 1963) [for member Dorothy Jones]
09. Marvelettes - Beechwood 4-5789 (CD, 1962) [for lead singer Gladys Horton]
10. Outsiders - What Makes You So Bad (CD, 1966) [for guitarist & songwriter Tom King]
11. Walker Brothers - The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Any More (CD, 1966) [for John (Maus) Walker]
12. Rivieras - California Sun (CD, 1964) [for guitarist Joe Pennell]
13. Crispian St. Peters - Your Ever Changin' Mind (45, 1966)
14. Little Feat - Two Trains (LP, 1973) [for drummer Richie Hayward]
15. ? and the Mysterians - Can't Get Enough of You Baby (CD, 1967) [for drummer Eddie Serrato]
16. Skatalites - Confucious (LP, 1964) [for drummer Lloyd Knibb]
17. Grass Roots - The River Is Wide (CD, 1969) [for drummer Rick Coonce]
18. Dave Brubeck Quartet - Take Five (CD, 1961) [for drummer Joe Morello]
19. Solomon Burke - If You Need Me (CD, 1963)
20. Bobby Hebb - Love Me (CD, 1967)
21. Showmen - It Will Stand (CD, 1962) [for lead singer General Johnson]
22. Salsoul Orchestra & Loleatta Holloway - Run Away (45, 1977)
23. Lovecraft - We Can All Have It Together (LP, 1970) [for member Michael Been]
24. Free Design - Kije's Ouija (CD, 1967) [for member & writer Chris Dedrick]
25. Electric Prunes - Get Me to the World on Time (CD, 1965) [for bassist Mark Tulin]
26. Big Star - Way Out West (CD, 1973) [for bassist Andy Hummel]
27. Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band - Abba Zaba (CD, 1967) [for Don Vliet]
28. Fugs - Super Girl (LP, 1965) [for Tuli Kupferberg]
29. David Frye - The Message (LP, 1971)
30. Jet Harris & Tony Meehan - Diamonds (CD, 1963) [for Jet Harris]
31. Thin Lizzy - Toughest Street in Town (LP, 1979) [for guitarist Gary Moore]
32. ELO - In Old England Town (CD, 1973) [for member Mike Edwards]
33. Kinks - Starstruck (CD, 1968) [for bassist Pete Quaife]
34. Buddy Morrow - Riff Blues (CD, 1959)
35. Eddie Platt - Tequila (CD, 1958)
36. James Moody - I'm in the Mood for Love (CD)
37. Trudy Pitts - Take Five (CD, 1967)

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Tuesday, May 17, 2011 - Eli Polonsky

12:03. Jimi Hendrix Experience - Rainy Day, Dream Away - REQ
12:05. Jimi Hendrix Experience - Still Raining, Still Dreaming - REQ
12:10. Traffic - Rainmaker
12:17. Fairport Convention - Percy's Song
12:24. Jerry Garcia & David Grisman - Dreadful Wind And Rain - REQ
12:29. David Blue - It Ain't The Rain That Sweeps The Highway Clean - REQ
12:35. Tim Buckley - I Don't Need It To Rain
12:48. Buffalo Springfield - In The Hour Of Not Quite Rain - REQ
12:51. Cream - Four Until Late - REQ
12:54. Deep Purple - One More Rainy Day - REQ

Two songs for Taj Mahal's birthday:
01:01. Taj Mahal - Ain't Nobody's Business - LIVE
01:04. Taj Mahal - Satisfied 'N' Tickled Too

Kate Taylor will be opening for Ramblin' Jack Elliott this Friday, May 20 at Prospect Hall, Porter Square, Cambridge. More info

01:12. Kate Taylor - Ballad Of A Well Known Gun
01:17. Live telephone interview with Kate Taylor
01:44. Kate Taylor - Sweet Honesty
01:53. Ramblin' Jack Elliott & Bob Weir - Friend Of The Devil
01:56. Ramblin' Jack Elliott - With God On Our Side

Thanks for listening!
Eli Polonsky

Friday, May 13, 2011

May 13, 2011, playlist with host Alex McNeil

I. It's Friday the 13th:
01. Jeff Beck Group - I Ain't Superstitious (CD, 1968)
02. Steely Dan = Black Friday (LP, 1975)
03. 13th Floor Elevators - Earthquake (LP, 1968)
04. Fred Mollin - Friday the 13th: The Series, opening title (LP, 1989)
05. Earth Quake - Friday on My Mind (LP, 1975)
06. Turtles - Somewhere Friday Night (LP, 1968)
07. Nancy Sinatra - Friday's Child (CD, 1966)
08. Bill Haley & Comets - Thirteen Women (LP, 1955)
09. Ann-Margret - Thirteen Men (CD, 1962)
10. Jerry Vale - Thirteen Girls Too Much (CD, 1961)
11. Seatrain - 13 Questions (LP, 1971)
12. Redbone - Chant/Thirteenth Hour (LP, 1970)

II. May is Zombie Appreciation Month:
13. Zombies - She's Coming Home (CD, 1965)
14. Argent - Lothlorien (LP, 1972)
15. Colin Blunstone - Time's Running Out (LP, 1973)

III. The rest of the show:
16. Bonzo Dog Band - Hello Mabel (LP)
17. Georgie Fame - In the Meantime (CD, 1965)
18. Herman's Hermits - Museum (CD, 1967)
19. David & Jonathan - A Must to Avoid (LP, 1966)
20. Crispian St. Peters - You Were on My Mind (45, 1967)
21. Honeycombs - Something Better Beginning (45, 1965)
22. Syd Barrett - No Man's Land (CD, 1970)
23. Nick Drake - One of These Things First (CD, 1970)
24. Beau Brummels - Love Can Fall a Long Way Down (LP, 1968)
25. Joan Armatrading - All the Kings' Gardens (LP, 1973)
26. Bob Kuban & In-Men - Drive My Car (45, 1966)
27. Woolies - Who Do You Love (CD, 1967)
28. Critters - Mr. Dieingly Sad (CD, 1966)
29. Left Banke - Ivy Ivy (CD, 1967)
30. Family Tree - Keepin' a Secret (CD, 1967)
31. Pacific Drift - Water Woman (CD, 1970)
32. The David - I'm Not Alone (CD, 1969)
33. J.K. & Co. - Fly (CD, 1968)

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - Eli Polonsky

12:03. Love - Revelation
12:23. Jethro Tull - With You There To Help Me - REQ
12:31. Lovin' Spoonful - Younger Generation - REQ
12:34. Steve Miller Band - Your Saving Grace
12:38. Neil Young - Roll Another Number (For The Road) - REQ
12:44. Henry Thomas - Bull Doze Blues (1928)
12:47. Canned Heat - Going Up The Country - REQ

A set celebrating Dave Mason's 65th birthday:
12:50. Traffic - Hole In My Shoe
12:53. Traffic - Cryin' To Be Heard
01:01. Dave Mason - World In Changes
01:05. Dave Mason - The Lonely One

For Neil Innes coming to the Regent Theatre Arlington, MA this Thursday 11/12:
01:10. Bonzo Dog Band - The Intro And The Outro - REQ
01:14. Bonzo Dog Band - Canyons Of Your Mind
01:17. Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band - Look Out, There's A Monster Coming
01:20. Live telephone interview with Neil Innes
01:46. Bonzo Dog Band - We Are Normal
01:52. The Rutles - Piggy In The Middle

Donovan's birthday, but only time left for one song:
01:57. Donovan - Epistle To Dippy

Thanks for listening!
Eli Polonsky

Friday, May 06, 2011

May 6, 2011, playlist with host Alex McNeil

Early Works, part 2:
01. John Fred - Shirley (CD, 1959)
02. Joe South - The Purple People Eater Meets the Witch Doctor (45, 1958)
03. Lee Hazlewood - Words Mean Nothing (CD, 1960)
04. Kenny & the Cadets (w/ three Beach Boys) - Barbie (CD, 1962)
05. Glen Campbell - 12-String Special (LP, 1962)
06. Bonnie Jo Mason (Cher) - Ringo I Love You (CD, 1964)
07. Nancy Sinatra - Like I Do (CD, 1962)
08. Dolly Parton - The Love You Gave (CD, 1962)
09. Shangri-Las - Wishing Well (CD, 1964)
10. Springfields - Silver Threads and Golden Needles (CD, 1962)
11. Bee Gees - I Was a Lover, a Leader of Men (LP, 1965)
12. Beatles with Tony Sheridan - My Bonnie (CD, 1964 [recorded 1961])
13. Cat Stevens - I Love My Dog (45, 1966)
14. Hearts and Flowers (w/ Bernie Leadon) - She Sang Hymns Out of Tune (CD, 1968)
15. The Poor (w/ Randy Meisner) - She's Got the Time (45, 1967)
16. New Salvation Singers (w/ Harry Nilsson) - Good Times (45, 1965)
17. Rockets (Crazy Horse) - Hole in My Pocket (CD, 1968)
18. Bob Seger & the Last Herd - East Side Story (CD, 1966)
19. Spiders (Alice Cooper) - Don't Blow Your Mind (CD, 1966)
20. Moving Sidewalks (w/ Billy Gibbons) - I Want to Hold Your Hand (CD, 1968)
21. Hour Glass (w/ Duane & Gregg Allman) - I Can Stand Alone (LP, 1968)
22. Arthur Lee & the L.A.G.'s - Rumble-Still-Skins (CD, 1963)
23. Pretty Boy (Don Covay) - Bip Bop Bip (CD, 1957)
24. Spinners - That's What Girls Are Made For (CD, 1961)
25. O'Jays - Lonely Drifter (CD, 1963)
26. Patti Austin - The Family Tree (CD, 1969)
27. George Benson - Soul Limbo (CD, 1969)
28. Rising Sons (w/ Ry Cooder & Taj Mahal) - Candy Man (CD, 1966)
29. Free Spirits (w/ Larry Coryell) - Tattoo Man (45, 1966)
30. Wind in the Willows (w/ Debbie Harry) - Wheel of Changes (LP, 1969)
31. Emmy Lou Harris - Paddy (45, 1970)
32. Donovan - London Town (demo, CD, 1964)
33. Jethro Toe (Jethro Tull) - Sunshine Day (LP, 1968)
34. Idle Race (w/ Jeff Lynne) - Skeleton and the Roundabout (LP, 1968)
35. Hot Chocolate - You Could Have Been a Lady (LP, 1971)
36. Walker Brothers - Pretty Girls Everywhere (CD, 1964)
37. Golliwogs (Creedence Clearwater Revival) - Fight Fire (CD, 1966)
38. Hassles (w/ Billy Joel) - Night After Day (LP, 1969)
39. Rhondells (Cyrkle) - Don't Say That You Love Me (CD, 1965)
40. Michael Blessing (Michael Nesmith) - The New Recruit (CD, 1965)

Thursday Lost & Found playlist for 5/5/11

Intro: "Spreadin' Honey" - The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band

Background music for the show: Booker T. Jones - The Road from Memphis (NEW! Out 5/10/11)

Dave Bartholomew - "Shrimp and Gumbo"
The Three Sounds - "Still I'm Sad"
Bob & Gene - "It's Not What You Know (It's Who You Know)" (NEW - Out in late May)
G.L. Crockett - "Watch My .32"
Howlin' Wolf - "Spoonful"

Ernie Hines - "A Better World (For Everyone)"
Jimmy Smith - "One Mint Julep"
The Rimshots - "Now's the Time"
Percy Sledge - "The Angels Listened In"
Jerry Butler - "He Will Break Your Heart" (In Cambridge on 5/6-7 at Sculler's)

Found Song of the Week: Aloe Blacc - "I Need a Dollar" from Good Things

Joe Bataan - "More Love"
The Fieldstones - "Just One More Time"
Lord Luther & the Counts - "Two of a Kind"
Chubby Checker - "Stoned in Bathroom" (sic)

Leftcoast Leftover from the Under Assistant West Coast Promotion Man, Patrick Bryant: Lou Bond - "To the Establishment" from Lou Bond's self-titled 1974 LP.

Edu Lobo - "Zanzibar"
Willie Wright - "Right On for the Darkness"
Alice Clark - "Don't You Dare"
Etta James - "Take Out Some Insurance"

Carl Dawkins & the Wailers - "Cloud Nine"
Tony Alvon & the Belairs - "Sexy Coffee Pot"
Freddi/Henchi & the Soul Setters - "I'm Your Friend"
Wilmer & the Dukes - "Heavy Time"
Bobby Moore & the Rhythm Aces - "Give Me Your Love Right Now"

Arthur Alexander - "Me and Mine"
Little Ann - "The Smile On Your Face"
Melvin Davis - "I Must Love You"
Darrow Fletcher - "What Good Am I Without You"
Lou Johnson - "If I Never Get to Love You"

Outro: "Beautiful Baby" - The Clangers

Videos of the Found Song of the Week and Leftcoast Leftover available at www.phonographblues.com

Wednesday, May 04, 2011

Tuesday, May 3, 2011 - Eli Polonsky

12:02. Mike Bloomfield/Al Kooper - His Holy Modal Highness - LIVE
12:10. The Youngbloods - Ride The Wind - LIVE
12:21. Joe Cocker - Hitchcock Railway - REQ
12:26. Buffalo Springfield - Do I Have To Come Right Out And Say It - REQ
12:30. Traffic - Glad - REQ
12:36. Traffic - Freedom Rider - REQ
12:42. Frank Zappa & The Mothers Of Invention - Invocation & Ritual Dance Of The Young Pumpkin - REQ
12:49. The Fugs - Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out - REQ
12:56. Hamilton Camp - Pride Of Man
01:00. Quicksilver Messenger Service - What About Me
01:06. Jimi Hendrix & Band Of Gypsys - Who Knows - LIVE
01:16. Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Drive Back - REQ
01:20. King Crimson - 21st Century Schizoid Man - REQ
01:29. The Kinks - Dead End Street

A set for the 92nd birthday of Pete Seeger today:
01:33. Pete Seeger - Last Night I Had The Strangest Dream
01:36. Pete Seeger - Turn, Turn, Turn - REQ
01:39. Pete Seeger - Poisoning The Students' Minds
01:42. Peter, Paul and Mary - If I Had A Hammer
01:44. Roger McGuinn - The Bells Of Rhymney
01:48. Pete Seeger - Little Boxes
01:52. The Kingston Trio - Where Have All The Flowers Gone?
01:55. Richie Havens - Of Time And Rivers Flowing

Thanks for listening!
Eli Polonsky