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May. 12th, 2019

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Catamount Community Radio - May 12, 2019

This weeks blurb:

"Gentle listeners, this will be my last radio show until June 30. I’m taking my hustle to Spain (my hustle is teaching Spanish grammar to Americans. Am I an original G or what?).

In Trinidad, sharp-tongued Calypsonians can help politicians get elected. Yet, if these politicians get pompous and out-of-order, these same sharp-tongued Calypsonians can help bring them down. I confess to occasionally getting a tad pompous and out-of-order. But, if you think about it, I’m so insignificant in the grand scheme of things that my pomposity and disorder don’t warrant bringing me down. So, just sit back and have a laugh or two at my expense.

The featured artist today is David Johansen, who may or may not drink Schlitz out of a can with a straw. Jones told a funny anecdote this past Sunday. They coincided in a restaurant, and Johansen acknowledged Jones, but then put his index finger over his mouth as if to say, “hey bro’, how you been? … but don’t bug us tonight.”

Jim Dandy or Jeff will probably get the cover contest this weekend, because Mary Ellen will be watching the Liverpool football club … at my house no less!"


1. Larry Goldings – Road Song
2. The Lounge Lizards – Bob & Nico (fragment)
3. The New York Dolls – I Ain’t got Nothin’
4. Steven Bernstein – Sould Serenade
5. Earth, Wind & Fire – Serpentine Fire
6. Buster Poindexter – Screwy Music
7. Barney Bigard – Jazz a la carte
8. Carmen Miranda – Chica Chica Boom Chic
9. Beat Fanatic – Jogando Capoeira
10. Christian McBride & Roy Hargrove- Baubles, Bangles & Beads
11. Alex Chilton – Downtown
12. Bill Charlap – It’s Love
13. Gregory Isaacs – 9 to 5 (remix)
14. Willie Bobo – Tuxedo Junction
15. Buster Poindexter – Let’s Take it Easy
16. Pearl Bailey – I’m Lazy, That’s All
17. Brian Blade, John Patitucci & Edward Simon – Intention
18. Peggy Lee – Johnny Guitar
19. The New York Dolls – Personality Crisis
20. Vijay Iyer – Black & Tan Fantasy
21. Prince – I Wanna be Your Lover
22. Poor Righteous Teachers – Rock This Funky Joint
23. Sun Ra – Bassism
24. The New York Dolls – Maimed Happiness
25. Stan Getz & Oscar Peterson – I Was Doing Alright
26. Tom Waits – Step Right Up
27. Rufus Wainwright & Chris Stills – Harvest
28. Cootie Williams – Downtown Uproar
29. Earth, Wind & Fire – Serpntine Fire
30. Friends from Rio – Os escravos do Jo

Dandy wins the Cover Contest, beating Jeff and Donna

1. "Screwy Music"
a) covered by Buster Poindexter
b) a Jimmie Lunceford tune

2. "Downtown"
a) sung by Alex Chilton
b) a Tom Waits song

3, "Rick This Funky Joint" sample
a) "Slipping Into Darkness"
b) by War

4. "Harvest"
a) covered by Rufus Wainwright and Chris Stills
b) a Neil Young joint

May. 5th, 2019

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Catamount Community Radio - May 5, 2019

Here's something I wrote about 5 de mayo a year ago:

El 5 de mayo de 1862, en Puebla, se inventó la margarita. Carlota y Maximiliano estaban contentísimos con el nuevo invento, al igual que los franceses, que estaban entonces de vacaciones en México. Sin embargo, a un tal Benito Suárez no le gustó para nada la nueva bebida, así decidió que habría que fusilar a Maximiliano y mandar a Carlota de vuelta a Australia, que es de donde era. Entonces Suárez escogió una fecha al azar para ser el día de la independencia de México: el 16 de diciembre (el "Día del Aullido"). Pero Suárez no pudo impedir que la noticia de la margarita cruzara la frontera y que llegara a California. Y así fue. Ahora sabes la historia del 5 de mayo.

(May 5, 1862, in Puebla, the margarita was invented. Carlota and Maximiliano were delighted with the invention, as were the French, who at the time were on vacation in Mexico. Nevertheless, a certain Benito Suárez didn't like the new drink at all, and so he decided to execute Maximiliano and send Carlota back to Australia, which is where she was from. Then Suárez chose a day randomly to be Mexican Independence Day: December 16 (the "Day of the Howl"). But Suárez couldn't stop news of the margarita from crossing the border and reaching California. And so it was. Now you know the history of 5 de mayo.)

My FacePage blurb for today's show: "Catamount Community Radio: it’s ephemeral; it disappears without a trace, leaving no stains on your chair. The thrill of victory, the agony of defeat, the joy of jazz, and the heartbreak of psoriasis, just to give you an idea. So, grab yourself una cervecita and a taco and settle in. Jim Dandy will attempt to defend the cover contest crown. Sunday mornings, 10-12 at 90.5 FM and streaming, from baked Alaska to deep-fried Kalkaska, from Honolulu to Katmandulu, at wwcufm.com. Batteries not included."

Mary Ellen edges Jeff to take the cover contest crown away from Dandy.

1. "Reason to Believe"
a) covered here by Billy Bragg
b) written by Tim Hardin
c) covered by Rod Stewart, among many others.

2. What's the title? "Baby Elephant Walk"

3. Three parts
a) "Alexander's Ragtime Band"
b) by Irving Berlin
c) covered by Charlie Hunter

some lyrics:

They can play a bugle call like you never heard before
So natural that you want to go to war
That's just the bestest band that am, o Honey Lamb
Come on along, come on along, let me take you by the hand.

4. "Purple Rain"
a) written by Prince
b) covered by Dwight Yoakam

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1. Esbjorn Svennson Trio – Believe Beleft Below
2. Etta James – One for my Baby (and one more for the road)
3. Melissa Aldana – My Ship
4. King Pleasure – Swan Blues
5. Charlie Parker – Scrapple from the Apple
6. Billy Bragg – Reason to Believe
7. Jimmie Lunceford – He Ain’t Got Rhythm
8. Charlie Hunter – Kooks on Parade
9. Funky drummer interlude
10. The Starkweather Boys – Abigail Blue
11. Wynton Marsalis – La foule
12. Trio Esperança – O passo do elefantinho
13. Ted Nash – Baby Elephant Walk
14. Duke Ellington & John Coltrane – My Little Brown Book
15. Nas & Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley – As We Enter
16. Mulatu Astatke – Yègelle Tezata
17. Prince – Old Friends 4 Sale
18. Count Basie – Ain’t Misbehavin’
19. Joshua Redman – You’ve Got a Friend in Me
20. Wilson Pickett – Engine Number 9
21. Lod Caporales – El sacamandú
22. Charlie Hunter – Alexander’s Ragtime Band
23. Jamie Collum – High and Dry
24. Charles Lloyd & Jason Moran – You’ve Changed
25. Silje Nergaard – Let There Be Love
26. Ernestine Anderstine – They Didn’t Believe Me
27. Clarence “Frogman” Henry – (I Don’t Know Why) But I Do
28. Dwight Yoakam – Purple Rain
29. Blind Willie Johnson – God Moves on the Water
30. Nina Simone – My Baby Just Cares for Me
31. Andrew Hill - Dedication

Apr. 28th, 2019

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Catamount Community Radio - April 28, 2019

Sweet Chili Pistachios - terrible idea

Donald Trump cheats at golf.

This is the sort of stuff I should be writing on the FacePage, but instead I come up with shit like

“I’ll Be Seeing You” is a tune from 1938 about nostalgia (which ain’t what it used to be) with music by Sammy Fain and lyrics by Irving Kahal. The geniuses at Wikipedia remark that the tune’s first four lines bear a striking resemblance to the last movement of Gustav Mahler’s 3rd Symphony (1896). And what’s more, the last bit of data sent by NASA to the Opportunity rover on Mars (Feb. 2019) was Billy Holliday’s 1944 version of the song.

I'll find you in the morning sun
And when the night is new
I'll be looking at the moon
But I'll be seeing you

I’ll include the tune in today’s cover contest.

So, put on your bust-a-move footwear and your brainiac beret, comb your hairs, come downstairs, grab yourself a supersonic gin and tonic, or maybe a mere spot of tea, and tune your radio to 90.5 FM. Catamount Community Radio: legend has it that it’s more entertaining than TWO casks of simians. Sunday mornings 10-12 at 90.5 FM and streaming at wwcufm.com.


1. Kronos 4tet w/ Jim Hall – Turn out the Stars
2. Norah Jones – Sleeping Wild
3. Rufus Thomas – The Memphis Train
4. Link Wray – Switchblade
5. George Benson – Stormy Weather
6. Dizzy Gillespie – Dizzy Atmosphere
7. Tony Bennet – I’ll Be Seeing You
8. Aníbal Velázquez – Sal y agua
9. Sly & the Family Stone – Skin I’m In
10. Sonny Rollins – The Way You Look Tonight
11. Dirty Dozens Brass Band – The Flintstones Meets the President
12. Joni Mitchell – Little Green
13. Bebo Valdés – Danza No. 2
14. ZZ Top – Goin’ Down to Mexico
15. Los Tigres del Note – De paisano a paisano
16. Los Caimanes – El caimán
17. El Heredero – Veinte años
18. Robert Glaspert – FTB
19. Dinah Washington – Soft Winds
20. Orquesta Sonora La Habana – Bruca Manigua
21. Two Tons of Steel – I Wanna be Sedated
22. Rabih Abdou Khalil – Ma muse m’abuse
23. Chris Cornell – Nothing Compares 2U
24. Chet baker – I Can’t Get Started
25. Julian Lage – I’ll Be Seeing You
26. Vijay Ayer – Black & Tan Fantasy
27. Cassandra Wilson – I’ll Be Seeing You
28. Les Dum’s – La danse des grandes singes nus
29. Cake – Short Skirt / Long Jacket
30. The Faithful Harmonizers – Up Above my Head

Dandy wins the cover contest once again - this time with a perfect score. Mary Ellen and Jeff tie for second, and New York Jim in fourth.

1. Who is singing "I'll Be Seeing You" - Tony Bennett

2. The Dirty Dozen Brass Band quotes three tunes

a) The Flintstones theme
b) The Start-Spangled Banner
c) Reveille

3. "Nothing Compares 2 U"

a) who wrote it? - Prince
b) Who is Covering? - Chris Connell (of Soundgarden fame)

4. "I'll Be Seeing You." Who is covering? - Cassandra Wilson

Apr. 21st, 2019

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Catamount Community Radio - April 21, 2019

Here's the FacePage blurb for today's show. I was a little bit proud of it.

I've flown around the world in a plane,
I've settled revolutions in Spain.
The North Pole I have charted,
but I can't get started
with you.

Around the golf course I'm under par,
And all the movies want me to star.
I've got a house, a show place,
but I get no place
with you.

“I Can’t Get Started,” lyrics by Ira Gershwin, music by Vernon Duke (1936). I’ll include it in the cover contest today.

Catamount Community Radio, it puts that bounce in your step, that glide in your stride, that extra mile in your smile. It’s good for what ails you.

Ask your doctor if Catamount Community Radio is right for you. (Side effects include feelings of euphoria, childish glee, depression, suicidal thoughts, nostalgia, nausea, headaches, heartaches, earaches, hyperactivity, narcolepsy, delusions of grandeur, delusions of adequacy, hallucinations, dyspepsia, sneezing fits, itchy pits, grandma’s spells, corns, halitosis, stink foot, and the vapors.)

Catamount Community Radio. Be yourself again!

10-12 Sunday morning at 90.5 on you FM dial, and streaming on the interstate, from Asheville to Nashville, from Barea to North Korea (well, maybe not).


1. Miles Davis – Blue in Green
2. Ray Charles – Cryin’ Time
3. Lee Konitz -Fooling Mysel
4. Nick Lowe – Checkout Time
5. Ella Fitzgerald – I Can’t Get Started
6. Sonny Rollins – I Can’t Get Started
7. Anderson .Paak – King James
8. Eartha Kitt – Je cherche un homme
9. Atahualpa Yupanqui – Los ejes de mi carreta
10. Paquito D’Rivera – Tico Tico
11. Mississippi John Hurt – Let the Mermaids Flirt with Me
12. David Johansen – Let the Mermaids Flirt with Me
13. Omer Avital – New Song
14. Louis Armstrong – Evrything’s Been Done Before
15. Orquesta Sonora de la Habana – Bruca Manigua
16. Bill Charlap – Little Rascal on a Rock
17. Lester Young – I Can’t get Started (false start)
18. Cannonball Adderley – I Can’t get Started
19. Buck Owens – Under your Spell Again
20. Josexto Goia-Aribe – Jota vals
21. James Brown – Out of Sight
22. Sketch Show – Turn Down Day
23. Nick Lowe – Trombone
24. John Coltrane – Why was I Born
25. Bill Frisell – Hold On
26. Eartha Kitt – Monotonous
27. Jay McShann – I’ll See You in my Dreams
28. Fats Navarro – Dextrose
29. Sir Roland Hanna – Come Sunday

Dandy retains the cover-contest crown.

1. Two versions of "I Can't Get Started," by

a) Ella Fitzgerald
b) Sonny Rollins

2. Who is covering Mississippi John Hurt's "Let the Mermaids Flirt with Me"? - David Johansen. Jeff gets credit on this one, because he knew that Johansen was lead singer of the New York Dolls, and he also was familiar with one of his alter-egos: Dexter Poindexter.

3. Lester Young (Porkpie Hat) couldn't get started on this one but CANNONBALL ADDERLEY could. Nobody got it.

4. This one's complicated. Four parts: Title, original artist, person covering, and pop culture reference. Dandy got three of four and, basically, it won the contest for him. Title, original artist, coverer, and pop culture reference halfway through the original recording:

a) "Hold On"
b) John Lennon
c) Bill Frisell
d) the Cookie Monster, from Sesame Street

Apr. 14th, 2019

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Catamount Community Radio - April 14, 2019

It's nice to go trav'lin,
oh to London or Rome,
but it's nicer, so much nicer,
just to be back home.

Now I wasn't winging,
no, across the foam;
just rolling down the freeway,
and insert final rhyme here.

You know what's even nicer? Curling up with a cup of mud, or a bottle of muscatel, and listening to Catamount Community Radio. 10-12, Sunday morning at 90.5 on your FM dial and streaming at wwcufm.com.

1. Matt Ulery – Mary Shelly
2. Sarah Vaughan – Whatever Lola Wants (Gotan Project Remix)
3. Herbie Nichols – Spinning Song
4. Caetano Veloso – Get Out of Town
5. Alfredo Zitarrosa – Doña Soledad
6. Raymond Scott – War Dance for Wooden Indians
7. Orentte Coleman – Turnaround
8. Buck Owens – Excuse Me (I think I’ve Got a Heartache)
9. Lola Beltrán – Cucurrucú, Paloma
10. Ben Webster – Chelsea Bridge
11. Charlie Parker – Confirmation
12. Barbatueques – Baião destemperado
13. Ted Nash – Sidewalk Meeting, Reprise
14. Tony Schwartz – I got Contagious
15. Keith Jarrett & Charlie Haden – No Moon at All
16. Norah Jones – Cold, Cold Heart
17. Steven Bernstein & Sam Rivers – Lucky
18. Banda Comunale – Mambo comunale
19. Nancy Wilson – Alone with my Thoughts of You
20. Oscar Peterson – Girl in Calico
21. Glen Campbell – Gentle on my Mind
22. Osvaldo Pugliese – Adiós, Nonino
23. Los Amigos – Gandunga, Sandunga y Mondongo
24. Juan Habichuela y Estrella Morente – San Nicolás
25. Wynton Marsalis – Big Butter and Egg Man
26. Dinah Washington & Brook Benton – A Rockin’ Good Way (to Fool Around and Fall in Love)
27. Nick Lowe – The Man I’ve Become
28. Abdullah Ibrahim – Joan Capetown Flower

Apr. 7th, 2019

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Catamount Community Radio - April 7, 2019

I wrote this in an email to Jim Dandy, but I thought, why not add it to the post: "I always come to my office around 9:30 to pick up my CDs and post the FacePage blurb. So there is a cop car in the parking lot, nothing out of the ordinary, they're making their rounds. Then it creeps away, and kinda slows down as it goes by my window. Then it comes back, along with a second cop car. I'm like, meh. Then as I'm leaving around 9:50 to head up to the station, I'm talking to myself. I say, 'Do you have your keys, Mark?' (I'm screwed if I lock my keys in my office.) Just as I'm saying it, there is a cop walking down the hallway outside my office. I say, "Hello." He doesn't say a word. I'm so sick of cops, I'm so sick of cops, I'm so sick of cops ..... (wait for it) ..... I'M GOING TO TURN IN MY BADGE.

My new thing is to work up my blurbs ahead of time. I think about them during the week now, and usually have them more-or-less done by Saturday afternoon. Then Sunday, I just copy and paste onto FacePage.

"sup? this might be a weird flex, but ok. catamount community radio gonna be lit this morn . nobody will be fixin to dipset once they check out the sick bop, my swift lippin and ego trippin. no cap: a veritable fam jam if you know the lingo and wanna mingle. you may also be inclined to put on those drippin’ kicks you got stashed in the closet, along with your cogitative headgear, because we’ll have the cover contest. sunday morning 10-12 in the whee at 90.5 fm, and streaming worldwide web-wise, from iberia to siberia, at wwcufm.com. yeet!"

1. Abdullah Ibrahim – Blue Bolero
2. Bing Crosby & Louis Armstrong – Now You has Jazz
3. Dizzy Gillespie – Groovin’ High
4. Lalo Guerrero – Los chucos suaves
5. Thelonious Monk – Work
6. Nick Lowe – Love Starvtion
7. Brad Mehldau – The Nearness of You
8. Colin Hay – Waiting for my Real Life to Begin
9. KC & the Sunshie Band – Boogie Shoes
10. William Galison – Jealous Guy
11. Zoot Sims & Joe Venutti – I’ll See You in my Dreams
12. Tom Petty – Alright for Now
13. Carole King – You’re so far Away
14. Franz Zappa – Tenty Small Cigars
15. Ken Nordine – The Vidiot
16. Julian Lage – Harlem Blues
17. Colin Hay – Overkill
18. Charlie Rouse – Merci, Bon Dieu
19. Ricky Skaggs – I Wonder if I Care as Much
20. Duke Ellington – Daydream
21. Jimi Hendrix – Somewhere
22. Allsion Miller – Big and Lovely
23. Robert Glasper – Smells Like Teen Spirit
24. Juan Carmona – Soleariyas
25. Wayne Horvitz – Whispers, Hymns…

Mary Ellen and Dandy tie on the cover contest this week.

1. Song, composer and interpreter:

a) "The Nearness of You"
b) Hoagy Carmichael
c) Brad Mehldau

2. William Galison plays ...

a) "Jealous Guy."
b) John Lennon
c) My interpretation is that this is a sort of apology to Paul, after dissing him in "How Do You Sleep at Night."

3. "I Wonder if I Care as Much"

a) Ricky Skaggs ... covers
b) the Everly Brothers

4. Robert Glasper plays

a) "Smells Like Teen Spirit" ... written by ...
b) Kurt Cobain

And why might I have played it?

c) the 25th anniversary of Cobain's death

Mar. 31st, 2019

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Catamount Community Radio - March 31, 2019

The listeners of Catamount Community Radio may get a little unruly Saturday nights and then, bleary-eyed on Sunday morn,’ tune their radios to 90.5. But the truth is they’re paragons of virtue. They’re compassionate, they don’t toss their trash out the window while driving, they don’t sit in their cars staring at their phones with the windows rolled up and the engine idling on Spring days when the sun is shining and the temperature is 71 degrees F. And when they pour their significant others a cup of joe, they never lace it with arsenic. We gentle souls meet at 90.5 on the FM dial Sunday morning 10-12 in the greater Cullowhee metropolitan area, and the show streams, from Guam to Vietnam, from Oaxaca to Osaka, at wwcufm.com. I’m bringing the cover contest back, so fish your thinking cap out the dirty laundry bin, and wrestle those boogie slippers away from Fido.

1. Gillham Park Orchtet – Pharmacies of Tamaulipas
2. Bob Marley – Lively Up Yourself
3. Talking Heads – Crosseyed and Painless
4. Ray Baretto – Babalú
5. Coleman Hawkins – The Sheik of Araby
6. Colin Hay – Overkill
7. Art Tatum – The Sheik of Araby
8. Gang Starr – Jazz Thing
9. Freddie Hubbard – Full Moon and Empty Arms
10. KC & the Sunshine Band – Boogie Shoes
11. Jimmy Smith & Wes Montgomery – King of the Road
12. Charles Wright – Express Yourself
13. Terence Blanchard – Dizzy’s Dashiki
14. Gale Garnett – We’ll Sing in the Sunshine
15. Michael Lowenstern – No. 10
16. The Clinton Administration – Bop Gun
17. Jossie Esteban – Pegando pecho
18. Randy Newman – Losing You
19. Oscar Peterson – The Sheik of Araby
20. Jimmy Smith – Ode to Billy Joe
21. Vijay Raghan Rao – Lilt on Sitar
22. Tyrone Davis – Can I Change my Mind?
23. Suzanne Vega – Luka
24. The Isley Brothers – Fight the Power
25. Julian Lage – Love Hurts
26. Stacey Kent – Ces petits riens
27. Fats Waller – The Sheik of Araby
28. Unknown Hinson – Closer to the Light
29. Orinn Evans – Rockin’ Chair

Jim Dandy wins the cover contest this week with Donna/Jeff in second and Mary Ellen in third.

1. A self-cover. Who is singing and who is he "covering"?
a) Colin Hay
b) Men at Work

2. What's the tune, whose is it, and give me some lyrics.
a) King of the Road
b) Roger Miller
c) for example: "Trailer for sale or rent, rooms to let, fifty cents/ No phone, no pool, no pets / I ain't got no cigarettes / Ah, but, two hours of pushin' broom / Buys an eight by twelve four-bit room/ I'm a man of means by no means / king of the road."

3. What's the tune, and what's the name of the bridge?
a) "Ode to Billy Joe"
b) "Tallahatchie Bridge" (I accept "Tallahassee Bridge" - that's what it sounds like anyway)

4. What's the tune, whose tune is it, and who is covering?
a) Love Hurts
b) Nazareth
c) Julian Lage

Mar. 29th, 2019

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Mark's Youtube Roundup

Oh shit. I haven't done this since forever.



Mar. 24th, 2019

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Catamount Community Radio - March 24, 2019

My FB blurb from this morning:

"So, kids, don’t take dope, and don’t listen to rock. Read your Bible and you’ll be okay. No rock for me, thanks, because I like both kinds of music: country AND western. This morning on Catamount Community Radio, it’ll be just country & western. Or maybe, country & western and Afro-Cuban. Or maybe country & western, Afro-Cuban and jazz. Aw shucks, it looks like all hell is gonna break loose; it’ll be a freeform mélange of eclecticity. Sunday morning, 10-12 at 90.5 on your FM dial, and streaming on the interstate, from Bangladesh to Marrakesh, at wwcufm.com."


1. Gladys Knight – Come Sunday
2. Sly & the Family Stone – In Time
3. Clifford Jordan – Glass Bead Games
4. Nick Lowe – Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day
5. Fats Waller – Spring Cleaning
6. Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez – Monte adentro
7. Ray Barretto – Babalú
8. The Del McCoury Band – Amnesia
9. Charlie Parker – Chi-Chi
10. Conway Twitty – (Lost Her Love) on our Last Date
11. CCS – Whole Lotta Love
12. Billy Eckstine – Babalú
13. Cornell Campbell – Music, Keep on Playing
14. Fred Frith – Spring Any Day Now
15. Vibulator – Pocket Monster
16. Raymond Scott - - Dinner Music for a Pack of Hungry Cannibals
17. Carmen McRae – Spring Can Really Hang You up the Most
18. Big Daddy Kane – Young, Gifted and Black
19. Stan Getz – Chega de saudade
20. Mary J. Blige – Talk to Me
21. Bebo Valdés – Babalú
22. Craig Duncan – Wabash Cannonball
23. Branford Marsals – Mo’ Better Blues
24. Bob Dylan – Early Morning’ Rain
25. Clifford Brown – Joy Spring
26. Django Reinhardt - - I’ll See You in my Dreams
27. Jimmy Webb – Wichita Lineman
28. Duke Ellington – Caravan
29. The Gospel Harmonizers – Jesus on the Main Line

Mar. 17th, 2019

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Catamount Community Radio - March 17, 2019

My FacePage blurb for today's show:

In Santiago, the stray dogs are so smart ... they never wander out into traffic. In fact, they sometimes go into the metro, slip under the turnstiles, head down to the platform, and ride the train a few stops before getting out and going back up to the street. They also know where to find a free wi-fi connection so they can tune their radios to wwcufm.com, which is not easy without opposable thumbs. Sunday mornings 10-12 at 90.5. Bringing the cover contest back today.


1. Dallas String Quartet – Bésame mucho
2. Jesús Vásquez – Todos vuelven
3. Vibulator – Pocket Monsters
4. Stan Getz & Oscar Peterson – Three Little Words
5. The Techniques – Drink More Wine
6. Kamasi Washington – Ooh Baby
7. Frank Sinatra – It’s Nice to go Trav’ling
8. Sahib Shihab – End of a Love Affair
9. Raymond Scott – The Penguin
10. Jorge Drexler – Soledad
11. Keeling Beckford – Groove Me
12. Yusef Lateef – You’ve Changed
13. The Drifters – On the Street Where You Live
14. Marcus Miller – Boogie On, Reggae Woman
15. Stacey Kent – This Can’t Be Love
16. Melissa Aldana - My Ship
17. James Brown – Talk to Me
18. Joni Mitchell – Talk to Me
19. Al Green – Talk to Me
20. Jimi Hendrix – Highway Chile
21. Deepack Ram – Kalbaderi Road
22. Glen Campbell – If You Could Read my Mind
23. Youssou N’Dour – Tourista
24. Julieta Venegas – Pa’ bailar
25. Andy Kirk / Mary Lou Williams – Moten Swing
26. Johnny Hodges – On the Sunny Side of the Street
27. Taj Mahal – Six Days on the Road
28. Rahsaan Roland Kirk – Alfie
29. Josexto Goia-Aribe – La luna y el toro
30. Bob Marley & the Wailers – Lively Up Yourself
31. David Sánchez – Ven esta canoa


Donna wins the cover contest with Dandy, NY Jim, and Mary Ellen tying for second.

1. Kamasi Washington plays "Ooh, Child." Whose tune? - The Five Stairsteps'

2. Keeling Beckford does "Groove Me." Whose tune? - King Floyd's

3. "If you could Read my Mind"

a. Who wrote it? - Gordon Lightfoot
b. Who is covering it? - Glen Campbell

4. "Six Days on the Road"

a. Definitive version by Dave Dudley
b. Covered by Taj Mahal

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