Category Archives: Playlists

Aug. 2017 playlists

08/05/17
Say Yes

  • All Right Okay – Count Basie
  • Yes, You – Bobby McFerrin
  • Yes I Am – Melissa Etheridge
  • Do You Want to Break Up? – Eurythmics
  • Yeah Yeah Yeah – The Pogues
  • Hell Yes – Beck
  • Persuasion – Spooky & Billy Ray
  • The Roundabout – Riley Walker
  • Don’t Think Twice, It’s Alright – Peter, Paul and Mary
  • John My Beloved – Sufjan Stevens
  • Well All Right – Kid Rock
  • 20 Years – Civil Wars
  • Everything’s Alright – Jesus Christ Superstar
  • Yes, I Would – Frightened Rabbit

Featured Artists

News

Octopi aren’t really aliens (sorry)

  • The Octobpi Occupy – The Inactivists
  • Purple People Eater – Sheb Wooley

Specialist thieves steal 24,000 bees

  • Buzz Me – Ella Mae Morse
  • What’s Buzzin Cousin – Cab Calloway

More “Yes” songs

  • Yes, We Have No Bananas – Louis Prima
  • Think I Got it Right – Keith Urban
  • We Can Work it Out – Carpenter and May
  • Bloody Valentine – Jill Sobule
  • Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol

Jul. 2017 Playlists

07/22/17
Festivals

  • Carnal Carnival – Here Come the Mummies
  • The Cheapest Show – Tiger Lillies
  • Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite – The BeeGees
  • Welcome to the Big Top – Megan Jean
  • Carousel – Siouxsie and the Banshees
  • Ringmaster’s Dream – Patrick O’Hearn
  • The Autumn Carnival – Dandy Warhols
  • Hearts and Carnies – S.S. Vendetta
  • Dark Carnivale – Gypsy Nomads
  • Atmuray – Sukay
  • Festival – Sigur Ros
  • At the Gazz Band Ball – Bix Beiderbecke
  • Carnival – Good Co.
  • Carnival – Mikado

Featured Artists

News

Man trapped in ATM ships notes to customers begging for help

  • Help – The Beatles
  • Message in a Bottle – The Police

Martin Landau dead at 89

  • Theme from North By Northwest
  • Theme from Mission Impossible
  • Would Ed Wood? – Prewar Yardsale

More theme songs

  • Salt Peanuts – Charlie Parker/Dizzy Gillespie
  • The Man on the Flying Trapeze – Spike Jones

07/15/17
Danz Solo Show

  • Futile Devices – Sufjan Stevens
  • Trouble – Cat Stevens
  • Everything You Ever – Neil Patrick Harris
  • Don’t Panic – Coldplay
  • Lightning Rod – Guster
  • Maps – Yeah Yeah Yeahs
  • The Outdoor Type – The Lemonheads
  • Lorna Zauberberg – Mike Doughty
  • Let Go – Frou Frou
  • House by the Sea – Iron & Wine
  • Siren Song – Bat For Lashes
  • Undenied – Portishead
  • City Lights – Husky Rescue
  • Knives Out – Radiohead
  • I Wanna Be Adored – The Stone Roses
  • 3 Strange Days – School Of Fish
  • Erase/Rewind – The Cardigans
  • Porcupine – James
  • Meanwhile, Rick James… – Cake
  • Give It To Me Baby – Rick James
  • Cha Cha Cha (“Go” Remix) – Jimmy Luxury & The Tommy Rome Orchestra
  • Diamond Dogs – Beck
  • Magic Carpet Ride (Steir’s 1999 Ride Club Mix) – Steppenwolf
  • It Overtakes Me – The Flaming Lips
  • Rockin’ The Suburbs – Ben Folds (and William Shatner)
  • Rye Whiskey – Punch Brothers
  • Thrift Store Chair – Everclear
  • (I’ll Never Be) Your Maggie May – Suzanne Vega
  • Two Birds – Regina Spektor

07/01/17
Danz’s 1 hour All Skate

  • Get The Party Started – Shirley Bassey
  • Crazy – Gnarls Barkley Crazy
  • I Don’t Feel Like Dancin’ – Scissor Sisters
  • DARE – Gorillaz
  • Where’s Your Head At – Basement Jaxx
  • Rock That Bod – The Black Eyed Peas
  • Sexy and I Know It – LMFAO
  • Hello – Martin Solveig, Dragonette
  • Shake It – Metro Station
  • Ooh La La – Goldfrapp
  • Girlfriend – Phoenix
  • Safe and Sound – Capital Cities
  • Magnetic – Freezepop

Jun. 2017 Playlists

06/17/17
Summertime by Request

  • Live for Today – The Grass Roots (for Kate)
  • Drive in Saturday – David Bowie (for Anna)
  • White Rabbit – Emiliana Torini (for Kat)
  • Closer to Fine – Indigo Girls (for Kat)
  • See You in September – The Happenings (for Thea)
  • Twisting by the Pool – Dire Straits
  • Going up the Country – Canned Heat (for Time)
  • Summer of Love – B52s
  • Summertime Blues – Eddie Cochran (for Job)
  • Taste the Summer – Duran Duran (for Christine)
  • Seasons in the Sun – Terry Jacks (for Pat)
  • The Summer – Coconut Records
  • Summer Wind – Frank Sinatra (for Christine)
  • Weird Summer – Mike Doughty
  • Summer in the City – Incognito (for Kris)
  • Summertime Sadness – Lana Del Ray (for Maryanna)
  • Margaritaville – Jimmy Buffet (for Kim)
  • Summertime Cowboy – Husky Rescue
  • Hot Child in the City – Nick Gildern (for Terri)
  • How Bizarre – OMC (for Carrie)
  • Lazy Days of Summer – Nat King Cole (for Cherise)
  • School’s Out – Kidz Zone (for Wayne)
  • Summer Knows (Summer of 42) – (for Lana)
  • Cottage in Negril – Tyrone Taylor (for Sharron)
  • Good Vibrations – Beach Boys (for Diane)
  • Summer Girls – LTO (for Lisa)
  • Hot Fun in the Summertime – Sly and the family Slone (for Kat)
  • Saturday in the Park – Chicago (for Amy)
  • Summertime – Vienna Rock Orchestra (for Paula)

 

May 2017 Playlists

5/6/17
Danz Solo Show

  • I Wanna Be Adored – The Stone Roses
  • Until She Comes – The Psychedelic Furs
  • Heart Is A Drum – Beck
  • Skinny Love – Bon Iver
  • Man In The Box – Angie Aparo
  • The Fires in the Fields – Book of Fears
  • Scythian Empires – Andrew Bird
  • Falling Is Like This – Ani DiFranco
  • Glowing Heart – Aoife O’Donovan
  • Good Times Gonna Come – Aqualung
  • Shadow Of A Doubt – Beth Orton
  • Heart of Glass (Crabtree Remix) – Philip Glass
  • Trophy – Bat for Lashes
  • Winter Killing – Stina Nordenstam
  • Cologne – Ben Folds
  • noah’s ark – Cocorosie
  • Paralyzed – The Cardigans
  • Grins – Charli XCX
  • Close Your Eyes – The Chemical Brothers
  • Recover – Chvrches
  • Everyday Should Be A Holiday – The Dandy Warhols
  • Thru’ These Architects Eyes – David Bowie
  • Road Regrets – Dan Mangan
  • The Bones Of You – Elbow
  • Porcupine – James
  • Mountain At My Gates – Foals
  • Take My Jacket, Pauline – Letting Up Despite Great Faults

05/13/17
Flowers

  • (Nothing But) Flowers – Talking Heads
  • The Yellow Rose of Texas – 33rd IL Volunteer Regiment Band
  • Trampled Rose – Carolina Chocolate Drops
  • San Antonio Rose – Fragment
  • Thistle and Weeds – Mumford and Sons
  • October Rose – Shady Mix
  • Wildflowers – Tom Petty
  • San Francisco – Scott McKenzie
  • A Daisy Through Concrete – Eels
  • A Blossom Fell – Nat King Cole
  • Lilac Wine – Nina Simone
  • Where Have All the Flowers Gone? – Tommy Sands and Dolores Keane
  • Asking for Flowers – Kathleen Edwards
  • The Queen of Argyll – Silly Wizard
  • Black Rose – Eliza Rickman

Featured Artists

News

Sam dedicates these songs to the women he’s reconnected with

  • Roses Are Red – Bobby Vinton
  • Shock – Ana Tijoux

Monty Python’s 48th Anniversary was this week

  • I Bet You They Won’t Play This – Monty Python
  • Spam – Monty Python

05/20/17
Flowers (part 2)

  • Tip Toe Through the Tulips – Tiny Tim (for Michelle, Jim, Kevin)
  • The Rain, The Park and Other Things – The Cowsills (for Peggy)
  • Opening of the Flowers – Robin Huw Bowen
  • Apple Blossom – The White Stripes (for Louise)
  • Jasmine – 12 Girls Band
  • I’ll Be With You in Apple Blossom Time – The Andrews Sisters (for Lana)
  • Petals – Gary Stadler
  • Forget Me Nots – Patrice Ruslem (for Jim)
  • Lavender Moonlight – Quinn
  • Dead Flowers – The Rolling Stones (for Niki)
  • La Rose d’en Bois – Dennis Stroughmatt
  • You Don’t Bring Me Flowers – Neil Diamond and Barbara Streisand (for Lynne)
  • Cherry Blossom – Paolo Nutini
  • Tange Delle Rose – Connie Francis
  • Dandelions in Bullet Holes – Sarah Harmer
  • La Vie en Rose – Edith Piaf
  • Roses – Pete Yorn

Feature

News

Trump takes a trip to Saudi Arabia

  • Leaving on a Jet Plane – Wannabeez
  • One Day I’ll Fly Away – Nicole Kidman

Chris Cornell of Soundgarden dead at age 52

  • Disappearing Act – Chris Cornell
  • You Know My Name – Chris Cornell

More Flower Songs

  • Ramblin Rose – Nat King Cole
  • Lotus Flower – Radiohead
  • Wildflower – Sheryl Crow

05/27/17
Criminal

  • Chain Gang – Sam Cooke
  • The Highwayman – Loreena McKennitt (for Aurora)
  • Back on the Chain Gang – The Pretenders (for Joy)
  • The Long Black Veil – The Chieftains and Mick Jagger
  • Criminal – Fiona Apple (for Jim)
  • Folsom Prison Blues – Johnny Cash (for Louise)
  • Prison Bound – Social Distortion (for Jen)
  • Arrested for Driving While Blind – ZZ Top
  • Gangsters – The Specials (for George)
  • The Murdering Officer – The Deviants
  • Regulate – Nate Dog & Warren G (for Wayne)
  • Shoulda Known Better – Unwritten Law
  • Smooth Criminal – Alien Ant Farm (for Loz, Niki, Connie)

Featured Artists

  • Doo Wop Classics – Various Artists
  • Chronos – Faded Paper Figures EP

News

Trump has family problems

  • Bronya Vladivos – Emerald Rose
  • I Wanna Hold Your Hand – Across the Universe soundtrack

Two men survive 48 hours in Walmart without going insane or getting arrested.

  • I am a Man of Constant Sorrow – The Soggy Bottom Boys
  • I Need Some Sleep – Eels

More Criminal Songs

  • I’m Not Jesus – Apocalypta
  • The Auld Triangle – Dubliners
  • Bad Horse – Doctor Horribles Sing a Long Blog
  • Bohemian Rhapsody – Xiulet
  • Deep Red Bells – Neko Case
  • Let Him Dangle – Elvis Costello
  • The Decemberists – The Rake’s Song

Apr. 2017 Playlists

4/22/17
Metaphorically Speaking

  • Brick House – Commodores
  • Volcano – Edie Brickell
  • Gold Dust Woman – Fleetwood Mac
  • The Will of a Volcano – Cloud Cult
  • Sheep Go to Heaven – Cake
  • Butterfly – Stina Nordenstam
  • Cornflake Girl – Tori Amos
  • Spiderman – Ugress
  • Diamond Dogs – Beck
  • Animal – Connor Maynard
  • Monkey Gone to Heaven – Pixies
  • Titanium Girl – The Humans
  • Love Cats – Paul Anka
  • Tin Man – Avett Brothers

Featured Artists

News

Texas calls the EPA to help put out massive tire fire.

  • This Wheel’s on Fire – Siouxsie and the Banshees
  • Smoke Gets in Your Eyes – Dinah Washington

Poor people vote Republican, which only helps the rich

  • Poor Man – Old Crow Medicine Show
  • Filthy Rich – Tom Ball & Kenny Sulton

More theme songs

  • What’s New Pussycat – Tom Jones
  • Atomic Dog – George Clinton
  • Oscar Meyer Wiener jingle
  • I’m a Little Weenie – Dick ‘Two Ton’ Baker
  • Apeman Hop – The Ramones
  • Apeman – The Kinks
  • Monkeyshines – The Chimptations

04/15/17
Changes

  • Those Were The Days – Marry Hopkins
  • The Times They Are A Changin’ – Py
  • Garden of Gesthemane – Ted Neely
  • Call Off Your Ghosts – Dessa
  • Both Sides Now – Mary Fahl
  • Landslide – Fleetwood Mac
  • It Was a Very Good Year – Frank Sinatra
  • Saturday’s Changed – Dick Prall
  • Poles Apart – Pink Floyd
  • Smoke & Mirrors – RJD2
  • Everything You Ever – Dr. Horrible’s Sing Along Blog
  • Brothers on a Hotel Bed – Death Cab for Cutie
  • To Sir With Love – Lulu
  • Changes – Seu Jorge

Featured Artists

News

Biggest bomb ever dropped on Afghanistan

  • Don’t Drop Bombs – Liza Minelli
  • Will to Fail – Katie Lee

Furry convention canceled due to neo-nazis and threats of violence

  • Furr – Blitzen Trapper
  • Rabbit Suit – Kid Zeus

More Change Songs

  • I’ll Fly Away – Moulin Rouge
  • Anything Goes – Cole Porter
  • Cinema Paradiso – Ennio Morricone
  • Any Old Time – Jimmie Rodgers

04/01/17
Failed to Meet Expectations

  • Blues for Failure – Otonana Trio
  • Loser – Beck/li>
  • The Distance – Cake
  • 1985 – Bowling for Soup
  • If I Can’t Change Your Mind – Sugar
  • Apologize – OneRepublic
  • The Sound Of Failure – The Flaming Lips
  • High And Dry – Radiohead
  • Born in the U.S.A. – Bruce Springsteen
  • Pink Houses – John Mellencamp
  • You to Thank – Ben Folds
  • The One That Got Away – The Civil Wars
  • Murder Song – Cotton Wine
  • Strange & Beautiful (I’ll Put A Spell On You) – Aqualung
  • Your Heart Is An Empty Room – Death Cab For Cutie
  • Orpheo Looks Back – Andrew Bird
  • Fair Verona – Dan Mangan
  • Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now – The Smiths
  • Your Apocalypse – Crooked Fingers
  • The Man I Knew – Dessa
  • All I Could Do Is Cry – Etta James
  • Cradle And All – Ani DiFranco
  • The Sporting Life – The Decemberists
  • You Are Killing Me – The Dandy Warhols
  • Jackson – Cymbals Eat Guitars
  • Girl On the Floor – Ayria
  • You Don’t Get Me High Anymore – Phantogram
  • Tearing Me Down – Radio Iodine

Feb. 2017

02/25/17
Movies

  • Thanks for the Memories – Bob Hope
  • Rainbow Connection – The Muppets
  • Cell Block Tango – Cathrine Zeta Jones – Chicago soundtrack
  • I Know Where I’ve Been – Queen Latifa – Hairspray soundtrack
  • Like a Virgin – Jim Broadbent – Moulin Rouge soundtrack
  • Young and Beautiful – Lana Del Ray – Great Gatsby soundtrack
  • Stayin Alive – Bee Gees – Saturday Night Fever soundtrack
  • Rule the World – Take That – Stardust soundtrack
  • Mamma Mia – Abba
  • I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing – Aerosmith – Armageddon soundtrack
  • Sway – Brent Spiner – Out to Sea soundtrack
  • Walk on the Wild Side – Elmer Bernstein – Walk on the Wild Side soundtrack
  • Old Man River – Paul Robeson – Showboat soundtrack
  • I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow – The Soggy Bottom Boys – O Brother Where Art Thou? soundtrack

Feature

  • Little Fictions – Elbow

African American History Month

  • When The Other Foot Drops, Uncle – Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
  • Unforgettable – Natalie Cole
  • To Be Young, Gifted And Black – Nina Simone
  • Maggot Brain – Funkadelic
  • I Get Along Without You Very Well – Billie Holiday
  • Irreplaceable – Beyonce
  • Bop Gun – Ice Cube and George Clinton
  • Delirious – Prince
  • Baby – Bobby McFerri

02/11/17
Dancing part 2

  • Satisfaction – Benny Benassi
  • Lose Yourself to Dance – Daft Punk
  • Lady Marmalade – Moulin Rouge soundtrack
  • Just Dance – Lady Gaga
  • Singing in the Rain – Gene Kelly
  • Lose Yourself to Dance – Fred Astaire
  • Apeman Hop – Ramones
  • Dancin Fool – Frank Zappa
  • Belly Trance – Gypsy Nomads
  • Dance Along the Edge – Concrete Blonde
  • Boogie Nights – Heat Wave
  • Private Dancer – Tina Turner
  • Hippy Hippy Shake – Chan Romero
  • Mashed Potato Time – Dee Dee Sharp
  • Beats Antique – Egyptic

Featured Artist

News

Wikipedia bans Daily Mail as “unreliable source”

  • If Dirt Were Dollars – Don Henley
  • Telling Lies – David Bowie

Kerfluffle over the Trump clothing line dropped by Nordstroms

  • Honey Don’t Tear My Clothes – Etta James
  • Shopping – Pet Shop Boys

Requested Song

  • Ohio – Neil Young

Extra Theme Songs

  • We Dance Alone – Beck
  • Zombie – Andrew Spencer & The Vampro Rockers
  • Wedding Celebration & The Bottle Dance – John Williams

02/04/17
Dancing

  • Let’s Dance – David Bowie
  • Dance in the Street – Angie
  • I Don’t Feel Like Dancin’ – Scissor Sisters
  • Dance of the Lambs – Kim Robertson
  • The Red Shoes – Kate Bush
  • Shut Up and Dance – Walk the Moon
  • Dancing Queen – ABBA
  • El Tango de Roxanne – Moulin Rouge
  • Sway – Dean Martin
  • The Blue Danube – Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Let’s Face the Music and Dance – Fred Astaire
  • The Hustle – Van McCoy
  • Dancing in the Dark – Bruce Springsteen
  • Thriller – Michael Jackson

Featured Artists

News
Westminster Dog Show features cats for the first time in 140 years

  • Cool for Cats – Squeeze
  • The Love Cats – The Cure

Sam’s friend needs someone to drive her

  • Drive – The Cars
  • Drive My Car – Elmo

Extra Theme Songs

  • Alligator Hop – King Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band
  • Celebration – Madonna and Benny Benassi
  • Too Fat Polka – Frankie Yankovic
  • I Just Want The Girl In The Blue Dress To Keep On Dancing –  Mike Doughty
  • Domino Dancing – Pet Shop Boys
  • Bring On the Dancing Horses – Echo & The Bunnymen

Jan. 2017 Playlists

1/28/17
Best of 2016

  • Secret Agent Business – Blue Stahli
  • The Tattooed Lady and the Alligator Band – Marica Ball
  • Sunshower – Terra Guitara
  • So Familiar – Steve Martin and Edie Brickell
  • Belly of the Whale – Guy Garvey
  • Girls Love Shoes – Benji Hughes
  • Turn to Dust – Wolf Alcie
  • Colours – The Avalanches
  • Lost Stars – Faded Paper Figures
  • Right Time – Nikki Lane
  • Let Me Down Easy – Paulo Nutini
  • Porch Light – The Deep Hollow
  • Your Apocalypse – Crooked Fingers
  • Wolves – Down Like Silver
  • The Water Lets You In – Book of Fears
  • An American Dream – The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

Featured Artists

News

The oceans are so contaminated with plastic waste that people consume 11,000 particles of plastic a year from eating seafood

  • Plastic – PM Dawn
  • Weird Fishes – Radiohead

Hurrah for the womens’ marches across the country

  • God is a Girl – Groove Coverage
  • Wonder Woman, Wonder Man – Kishi Bashi

Extra “Best of” songs

  • Capsized – Andrew Bird
  • Sleepwalking – Davidge
  • For Marlon – Soko

1/21/17
Danz solo show (no theme)

  • Business Time – Flight of the Conchords
  • E-Pro – Beck
  • Comfort Eagle – Cake
  • Gold Guns Girls – Metric
  • Moaning Lisa Smile – Wolf Alice
  • Available – The National
  • Transistor – The Julia Dream
  • Turn the Light On – Platform One
  • The Hand That Feeds – Nine Inch Nails
  • The Lowest Place On Earth – Ego Likeness
  • Underneath The Water – Ayria
  • Goals – The Dark Clan
  • Song 2 – Blur
  • Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger – Daft Punk
  • Able To Love – Benny Benassi
  • Moar Ghosts ‘n’ Stuff – Deadmau5
  • Galaxy Bounce – The Chemical Brothers
  • Where’s Your Head At – Basement Jaxx
  • Crystal – New Order
  • Things I Do – Radio Iodine
  • Dying & Falling – I:Scintilla
  • Error – Goodnight Criminals
  • Joy Factory – UNKLE
  • Free To Go – The Folk Implosion
  • The Ghost Inside – Broken Bells
  • Birch Tree – Foals
  • Locked In A Cage – Brick + Mortar
  • Mr. Spock – Nerf Herder
  • You Are Killing Me – The Dandy Warhols

1/7/17
Beginning

  • In the Future – David Byrne
  • Start With Goodbye, Stop With Hello – Eliza Rickman
  • Memory – Cats
  • New Thing Now – Shawn Colvin
  • Reincarnated Cat’s Tales – Hatsune Miku
  • Your New Twin Sized Bed – Death Cab for Cutie
  • The Saga Begins – Weird Al Yankovic
  • Brand New Day – Van Morrison
  • A New Kind of Love for Me – unknown
  • What’s New – Billie Holiday
  • Where Do I Begin – Andy Williams
  • Newborn – Elbow
  • Newbop – Caravan Palace

Featured Artist

News

Death knell of America

  • Taps
  • Weird Al Vankovic – Dare to Be Stupid

Suspicious bag outside daycare filled with sex toys

  • Bedroom Toys – Duran Duran
  • Where do the Children Play – Cat Stevens

Additional Beginning Songs

  • The Beginning of the End – Nine Inch Nails
  • New Planet – unknown
  • Where We Start – David Gilmour
  • Back Together Again – Hall and Oates
  • Brand New Day – Eurythmics

Dec. 2016 Playlists

12/10/16
Giving

  • Give it to Me Baby – Rick James
  • Let’s Make a Deal – Gloria Gaynor
  • Give it Away – Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • Gift of the Magi – Darryl Purpose
  • The Giving Tree – Plain White T’s
  • I Wanna Be Like You – Louis Prima
  • Give Peace a Chance – The Plastic Ono Band
  • The Anti-Valentines Day Song – Steph Furnes
  • Give – Dandy Warhols
  • Money – The Old Codger
  • Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! – Erasure
  • All I Have to Offer You (Is Me) – Charley Pride
  • Gimme A Pigfoot and a Bottle of Beer – Billie Holiday
  • She Got the Gold Mine (I Got the Shaft) – Jerry Reed
  • Give Yourself a Hand – Crash Test Dummies
  • Down Under – Selena Cross

Featured Artists

News

Astronaut John Glenn dead at 95

  • A Space Boy Dream – Belle and Sebastian
  • Sail to the Moon – Radiohead

Donald Trump ends war on Christmas

  • Christmas to a Kitty Cat – Steve Cash
  • I Farted on Santa’s Lap – The Little Stinkers
  • Christmas Spirit – The Warders

Request

  • Sinnerman – Nina Simone (for Mel)

More Giving Songs

  • A Song for You – The Carpenters
  • A Poor Man’s Roses (or a Rich Man’s Gold) – Patsy Cline
  • To Sir, With Love – Lulu

12/3/16
USA part 2

  • America – Simon and Garfunkel
  • An American Dream – Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
  • Migrant Mother – Ben Bedford
  • Lincoln’s Man – Ben Bedford
  • Star Spangled Banner – 33rd IL Volunteer Regiment Band
  • Yankee Doodle – 33rd IL Volunteer Regiment Band
  • America the Beautiful – Ray Charles
  • Southern Accent – Michael Reno
  • America is a Hard Religion – Robbie Fulks
  • Along the Santa Fe Trail – Jimmy Wakely
  • American Valhalla – Iggy Pop
  • I Guess the Lord Must be in New York City – Harry Nilsson
  • This is Not America – David Bowie
  • President’s Hymn – 33rd IL Volunteer Regiment Band
  • American Hymn – 33rd IL Volunteer Regiment Band
  • Thrice All American – Neko Case
  • T.U.S.A. – Masters of Reality

Featured Artists

News

Homage to Tennessee Fires

  • Jump into the Fire – Harry Nilsson

89 year old veteran posts ad looking for a job to save him from dying of boredom

  • Good Ol’ Boredom – Built to Spill
  • Soldier On – The Temper Trap

Nov. 2016 Playlists

11/19/16
USA (part 1)

  • Wakko’s America – Animaniacs
  • Made in America – Cimorelli
  • America – Sammus
  • Ragged Ole Flag – Johnny Cash
  • Going to a Town – Rufus Wainwright
  • American Pie – Mike Topping
  • America Back – Jill Sobule
  • This Land is Your Land – Peter, Paul and Mary
  • Pink Houses – John Couger
  • Sueno Americano -Los Rakas
  • We Can’t Make it Here – James McMurtry
  • Happy Birthday Mr. President – Marilyn Monroe
  • The Ghost of Tom Joad – Bruce Springsteen
  • The Birth of the Blues – Alvino Rey
  • Coming Up – Ani Difranco
  • I Think I’ll Sue McDonalds – Greg Vickers

Featured Artists

News

Twitter and Facebook vow to block fake news sites

  • Double Plus Ungood – Eurythmics
  • Truth Lies Low – Andrew Bird

Thanksgiving

  • Run Turkey Run – Rob Beadle
  • Thanksgiving Prayer – William S. Burroughs

11/5/16
Bodies of Water (Part 2)

  • Under the Sea – Disney
  • Seaside Rendezvous – Queen
  • Shiver My Timbers – The Muppets
  • Sittin on the Dock of the Bay – Otis Redding
  • Too Many Fish in the Sea – The Marvelettes
  • Black Water – Doobie Brothers
  • The Island – Delores Keane
  • The Ocean – Richard Hawley
  • The Abyss – Alan Silvestri
  • Bridge Over Troubled Water – Simon and Garfunkel
  • Theme from Flipper
  • Theme from Surfside 6
  • Ocean Size – Jane’s Addiction
  • This Island’s Sinking – Patrick Cosmos
  • Lake Song – The Decemberists
  • To the Sea – Philip Glass

Featured Artists

News

Be informed and vote on Tuesday!

  • Three Ring Government – Schoolhouse Rocks
  • Suffering Til Suffrage – Schoolhouse Rocks

More political commentary from Sam (yeah, I didn’t write it down and forgot)

  • I Heard it Through the Grape Vine – Marvin Gaye
  • Smooth Operator – Sade

Oct. 2016 Playlists

10/22/16
Bodies of Water (part 1)

  • La Mer – Charles Trenet
  • My Love Loves the Sea – Sally Barris
  • This is the Sea – The Waterboys
  • Every Breaking Wave – U2
  • We Saw the Sea – Fred Astaire
  • In Blue Hawaii – Beach Boys
  • Orinoco Flow – Enya
  • Requiem for a Dying Sea – Aral
  • Porcelina of the Vast Oceans – Smashing Pumpkins
  • La Petite Fille de la Mer – Vangelis
  • River Man – Nick Drake
  • Love Letter in the Sand – Leon Redbone
  • The River – Elbow

Featured Artists

News

Trump’s comments about ugly women are, well, ugly.

  • Not Pretty Enough – Kasey Chambers
  • Ugly – The Spring Teens

Best of Luck to Council Child and Margie’s Garden at the No Gloss Film Festival

  • Hey a Movie – The Muppets
  • Hollywood, Mecca of the Movies – T-Bone Burnett

10/15/16
Hurricanes, storms and floods

  • Typhoon – Crooked Fingers
  • Five Feet High and Rising – Johnny Cash
  • Stormy Weather – Billie Holiday
  • Appalachian Rain – John Smith
  • Shawneetown Flood – The Gordons
  • Nice When it Rains – Greg Brown
  • After the Storm – Mumford and Sons
  • Bring on the Rain – Tres Femmes
  • Child in a Storm – Sharon Little
  • Buy For Me the Rain – Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
  • Fox Confessor Brings the Flood – Neko Case
  • Umbrella – The Innocence Project
  • Hurricane Eye – Paul Simon
  • Private Storm – Sam Phillips
  • Stormclouds – New Model Army
  • Before the Flood – Bella Morte

Featured Artist

News

Trump’s dropping in the polls

  • Free Fallin’ – Tres Femmes
  • Cry, Cry, Cry – Johnny Cash

911 operator faces charges for hanging up on callers

  • Telephone – Lady Gaga
  • Hanging on the Telephone – Blondie

10/8/16
Colors

  • Any Colour You Like – Mary Fahl
  • Am I Blue – Nat King Cole
  • Blue Angels – Squirrel Nut Zippers
  • Blackstar – David Bowie
  • Pink Moon – Nick Drake
  • Green and Grey – New Model Army
  • Fields of Gold – Sting
  • Fell on Black Days – Soundgarden
  • Gold Fever – The Wing Whistles
  • Deep Red Bells – Neko Case
  • Green, Green Rocky Road – Oscar Isaac
  • Green Grass – Scarlett Johansson
  • Kiko and the Lavender Moon – Los Lobos
  • Grey Ghost – Mike Doughty

Featured Artist

News

Sam’s still disgusted with Trump

  • I’m an Idiot – Gordon Halleck
  • I’m in Love with Myself – David Guetta

Hurricane Matthew declared a left-wing conspiracy by wingnuts

  • Hurricane – Ms Mr
  • Hurricane Drunk – Forence & The Machine

10/01/16
Prison (with guest hosts Lana and Miriam)

  • The Auld Triangle – The Dubliners
  • Jailhouse Blues – Ella Fitzgerald
  • In the Jailhouse Now – Jimmie Rogers
  • Rod Blagojevich Song – Hugh Moore
  • Who Done It – Harry Nilsson
  • Back on the Chain Gang – The Pretenders
  • I’m Free From the Chain Gang Now – Jimmie Rodgers
  • Jailhouse Rock – Elvis
  • The Long Black Veil – The Chieftains
  • When You’re Good to Mama – Queen Latifa
  • Folsom Prison Blues – Johnny Cash
  • Stone Walls and Steel Bars – Stanley Brothers
  • Thanksgiving in Manchester Jail
  • I’m Dressing up Like Santa When I Get Out on Parole – Bob Rivers
  • Christmas in Prison
  • Prisoner of Love – Perry Como

Featured Artists

More Prison Songs

  • Life in Prison – Merle Haggard
  • Chain Around My Ankle – Kathryn Raistrick
  • I Fought the Law and the Law Won – Bobby Fuller
  • The Murdering Officer – The Deviants
  • Mama Tried – Grateful Dead
  • Free – The Blue-Eyed Bettys
  • Petunia Porcellini
  • Chain Gang Special – Woody Guthrie
  • County Jail – Muddy Waters
  • Leavenworth – Ben Bedford