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Catamount Community Radio - November 23, 2008

Sort of a sad day today, since Jim Dandy can no longer listen to the broadcast. I took it for granted for a long time that Jim was listening. He would write me an email after the show, commenting on it, telling me to whisper louder, and filling me in on the day's menu. It was part of what Sunday morning was about. I'm happy for Jim, though, because he's once again in the country, where he feels more at home, freer to wave his freak flag high, I imagine. And who knows, it may also encourage him to write more. (I can't complain about his photography, which flourished in town).

For the time being, CCR will continue, but I envision a new radio show, created at home with my Mac, using sound collages, spoken word things, something different. Until I can get it together, there will still be live radio Sunday mornings for the faithful. On today's show I explored what makes a pop song work: hooks, arrangement, lyrics. I also did a thing on the songster Bert Williams (thanks to Locust St.). Until I can get my thing going on the new show, Catamount Community Radio airs Sunday mornings, 10-12 (EST) on WWCU.

1. Joe Lovano – I've Got the World on a String
2. Duke Ellington – Melancholia
3. Caetano Veloso & Gal Costa – Baby
4. Aretha Franklin – Walk On By
5. Duke Ellington – Azure
6. Norah Jones – Don't Know Why
7. Nelly Furtado – One Trick Pony
8. Piero Umiliani – My Man Duke
9. Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass – A Taste of Honey
10. Elvis Costello – Alison
11. Fontella Bass – Brown Eyed Handsome Man
12. Corine Bailey Rae & Herbie Hancock – River
13. César Romero – Thought for the Day
14. Jim O'Rourke – Something Big
15. Louis Jordan – Is You Is or Is You Ain't my Baby
16. Sly & the Family Stone – In Time
17. Bert Williams – Play that Barbershop Chord
18. Bert Williams – Elder Eatmore's Sermon on Generosity
19. Louis Armstrong – Elder Eatmore's Sermon on Throwing Stones
20. Hampton Hawes – Feelin' Fine
21. Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass – Green Peppers
22. Vincent Price – Pork Chop
23. Antonio Carmona – Se amarra el pelo
24. Dionne Warwick – Do You Know the Way to San José
25.The Winstons – Amen, Brother
26. Miles & Bird – Little Willie Leaps
27. Cassandra Wilson & Bill Frisell – Painted From Memory
28. Average White Band – Pick Up the Pieces
29. The Beatles – Everybody's Got Something to Hide (Except for Me and my Monkey)
30. Duke Ellington - Melancholia

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(Anonymous)

Is this eclectic, or what?

You really followed a Jimi Hendrix with Flatt and Scruggs? Only in the Whee!

The wrong answer to this weeks contest that wasn't was "Brown Eyed Girl". I missed the artist, so I don't get a post card...

Requests: There is a Soul song that keeps repeating, I'll take you there over and over. I don't know the artist, but it was on Cool Tracks Radio Show.

More Sly and the Family Stone, Rickie Lee Jones, Nora Jones, George Jones.

I'll take you there.
Bump bump.

I'll take you there.
Bump bump.

I'll take you there.
Bump bump.

Happy Thanksgiving!

(Anonymous)

Chris Bogardus

Thanks. Chris

it's nice to know that there is somebody out there listening!

Re: Thanks. Chris

That's the Staple Singers: nice guitar, nice Rhodes, horn chart. But I think my fave Staples song is "Let's Do It Again." Although maybe the strings are a bit much.

(Anonymous)

Eulogy

I feel kinda like I died after reading this, and went on to a better place.

Re: Eulogy

That was me...or the ghost of me, perhaps...

Re: Eulogy

How 'bout one of those little Monty Python voices that says "I'm not dead yet!"
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