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Monday, February 19, 2018

Happy Presidents Day!

Bob Dylan featured Presidents in one of his 'Theme Time Radio Hour' shows.

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Episode 68: Presidents

“You know what happens every Presidents’ Day, stores have big sales. They gotta clear their shelves and we’re gonna do the same thing. We’re gonna go through the Theme Time Radio supply closet and pull up some of the old stock and songs we didn’t have time for in our other shows while we celebrate all of the years presidents.”

Singers and Songs

Charlie Poole:
White House Blues
Johnny Taylor: Hello Sundown
Ruth Brown: Hello Little Boy
They Might Be Giants: James K Polk
Tony Joe White: Polk Salad Annie
“Doesn’t have anything to do really with James K Polk, but it was a good excuse to play it.”
Kelly Harrell: Charles Giteau
Percy Mayfield: I Don’t Want to Be President
Wynonie Harris: I Feel That Old Age Coming On
Pete Seeger: Lincoln and Liberty
“A song about our tallest president”
JB Lenoir: Livin’ In The White House
Nina Simone: Don’t Smoke In Bed
Attila: Roosevelt In Trinidad
The Soul Stirrers: Why I Like Roosevelt
Tommy Edwards: It’s All In The Game
Joe Liggins and The Honeydrippers: Walkin’
“It’s President’s Day here at TTRH as you know, that’s when we pass the savings along to you, the listener.”
Jackie DeShannon: When You Walk In The Room
Frank Sinatra: High Hopes
Clover: Mr. Moon
“We’re emptying out our closets in honor of President’s Day.”
Country Joe and The Fish: Superbird
James Brown: Funky President
Billie Holiday: Gloomy Sunday
Phil Ochs: That Was The President
Buddy and Ella Johnson: Go Upside Your Head
Little Walter: Dead Presidents
Roy C and The Honeydrippers: Impeach The President
Hank Penny: Politics
Rod and The MSR Singers: Richard Nixon
Gene Marshall: Jimmy Carter Says Yes
Randy Newman: Have Pity On The Working Man

 

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March 20, 2018

The biannual celestial alignment occurring today in the Northern Hemisphere at 12:15 PM Eastern signals the astronomical marker for the season known as the Vernal Equinox.

Get ready! He's on his way!


 

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March 20, 2018

The biannual celestial alignment occurring today in the Northern Hemisphere at 12:15 PM Eastern signals the astronomical marker for the season known as the Vernal Equinox.

Get ready! He's on his way!


I know this song! Different recording, maybe.
 
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Syndicated Public Radio program "American Routes" is dusting off an Easter/Passover show from Spring of 2000 to air this weekend.

No radio station in your area? Listen to an archive here.

From the webpage:



EASTER/PASSOVER WITH AL GREEN
April 19th, 2000

Our Easter/Passover show, as Nick Spitzer talks to the one-and-only Rev. Al Green about growing up in rural Arkansas and how soul music leads to saving souls—including his own. Plus Passover music from downtown trumpeter Steven Bernstein.

HOUR ONE
  • Open Bed: Strawberry Soul Willie Mitchell
    Soul Serenade, Capitol
  • Love & Happiness Al Green
    Anthology, Hi
  • Take Me to the River Talking Heads
    Sand in the Vaseline, Sire
  • The Preacher Horace Silver
    The Blue Note Years, Blue Note
  • Backwoods Preacher Man Tony Joe White
    The Best of Tony Joe White, Warner
  • Instrumental: The Preacher Jimmy Smith
    The Master, Blue Note
  • INTERVIEW: Al Green

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  • Go Down Moses Grant Green
    Jazz Profile, Blue Note
  • Instrumental: Could You Be Loved Monty Alexander
    Stir It Up, Telarc
  • Feast of the Passover Lee Scratch Perry
    Arkology, Island
  • Elijah Dorothy Love Coates
    The Great Gospel Women, Shanachie
  • INTERVIEW: Steven Bernstein
  • Manishtana Steven Bernstein
    Diaspora Soul, Tzadik
  • Do Lord Preservation Hall Brass Band
    In the Sweet Bye and Bye, Sony
HOUR TWO
  • Open Bed: Easter Parade Oscar Peterson
    The Song Is You, Verve
  • Easter Parade Judy Garland
    Her Greatest Movie Hits, Rhino
  • Easter Parade Fats Domino
    Out of New Orleans, Bear Family
  • I'm Putting All My Eggs In One Basket Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong
    Cheek to Cheek: The Irving Berlin Songbook, Verve
  • Big Butter & Egg Man Kermit Ruffins
    Big Butter & Egg Man, Justice
  • Instrumental: Stand Up, Sit Down Bill Frisell
    Bill Frisell Quartet, Nonesuch
  • Resurrection Blues Cassandra Wilson
    Traveling Miles, Blue Note
  • Love Ritual Al Green
    Anthology, Hi
  • INTERVIEW: Al Green
  • Instrumental: An Unmarked Grave Up Bustle & Out
    Cinematique, Shadow
  • Easter Bunny Boogie Willie Brown
    Jumpin' the Blues, Ace
  • The Bunny Mitchell Froom
    Dopamine, Atlantic
  • SEGMENT: Rabbits
  • Bunny Hop Mary Ann Meanus and Verbena Green
    Heartbeat: Voices Of First Nations Women, Smithsonian
  • Peter Cottontail Gene Autry
    The Gene Autry Collection, Rhino
  • Rabbit Foot Blues Blind Lemon Jefferson
    Anthology of American Folk Music, Smithsonian
  • Old Uncle Rabbit Hettie Godfrey
    Afro-American Blues and Game Songs, Rounder
  • Rabbit Blues Smokey Babe
    Shake ‘em on Down: The Real Country Blues, Arhoolie
  • Spring Is Here Charlie Byrd
    The Savoy Story, Savoy
  • When The Springtime Comes Again The Carter Family
    When The Roses Bloom In Dixieland, Rounder
  • Spring & All Greg Brown
    Slant 6 Mind, Red House
  • End Bed: Sand Hill Cranes Recorded by Carolyn Johnsen of Nebraska Public Radio
 
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