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February 10th, 2019

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Catamount Community Radio - February 10, 2019

So, I'm sitting here listening to Glen Jones on WFMU, as I do every Sunday between noon and three, and that's not a tear in my eye, just some dust or something. Glen is making public the news that X.Ray has advanced lung cancer. I knew already, because of social media, but listening to Glen reminisce about their friendship over the years is pretty poignant.



A couple themes today, the first one coffee. There was this Seatbelts tune that I lost when I got my computer "refreshed" (IT lingo for "replaced"). Found it anew yesterday.

- Would you like to have some coffee with me some time?
- NO.
- C'mon, just some tea or something?
- NO.

Then, Lefty Frizzell, with "Cigarettes and Coffee Blues" and then Sarah Vaughan with "Black Coffee." Jim Dandy says the tunes reminded him of days in a cafe in Mancelona, him probably with a pop and some french fries, and his mom drinking coffee and smoking cigarettes.

Joni Mitchell was the other theme of the day. Sent "Urge for Going" out to Donna, then a bunch of covers and other nonsense.

Played a Thai tune from probably the seventies that my brother hooked me up with some years on one of the many eclectic CDs he burned for me. I imagine it was about the joys of romantic love, and also about the pain it causes.

1. Charles Lloyd & Jason Moran – Pretty Girl
2. Dorothy Love – Ninety-nine and a Half
3. Ray Chalres – instrumental
4. Seatbelts – Black Coffee
5. Lefty Frizzell- Cigarettes and Coffee Blues
6. Sarah Vaughan – Black Coffee
7. Joni Mitchell – Urge for Going
8. RDM w/ Aquila Rose – Big Yellow Taxi
9. Prince – A Case of You
10. Mark Witfield, Christian McBride, Nicholas Payton - Chameleon
11. David Bowie – Word on a Wing
12. Bar-Kays - Knucklehead
13. Sly & Robbie – Big Yellow Taxi
14. Vulfpeck – Newsbeat
15. Henri Guedon – Bilongo
16. Gregory Isaacs Remixed – Nine to Five
17. Christian Scott – Rewind That
18. The Pretenders – My City Was Gone
19. Cannonball Adderley & Bill Evans – Nancy with the Laughing Face
20. Joni Mitchell – Big Yellow Taxi (Radio Edit)
21. Dave Douglas – Mr. Pitiful
22. Tina Turner & Herbie Hancock – Edith and the Kingpin
23. Bill Charlap – Big Stuff
24. Ream Daranoi – Fai Yen
25. Glen Campnell – Ghost on the Canvas
26. Eric Dolphy – Come Sunday

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