Time Warp Radio (Music)
Fri Oct 28th 2011 5.00am–7.00am
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Time zone: central
Muddy Waters “Got My Mojo Working” from After Hours - Live at Lincoln Center (Magnum Music Group. 1998) —Hound Dog Brown is filling in for the mighty Mark Hyken this morning. Thanks, Mark, for lettin' me do it! ; - )Buy it!
Janis Joplin “What Good Can Drinkin' Do” from Janis (Columbia Legacy 1998) —Recorded in 1962 in Austin TX, on a home tape recorder, this is Janis' very first recording, and is a song she wrote.Buy it!
Janis Joplin “Trouble In MInd” from Janis (Columbia Legacy 1998) —Another pre-Big Brother recording, from 1965, recorded by Jorma Kaukonen (Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna) at his home, with his wife on the typewriter for percussion! Jorma plays guitar, and Janis sings.Buy it!
Them “Baby please don't go” from Them Featuring Van Morrison (Decca Record Co./London) —Excellent cover by an Irish blues-rock band (with a young guy named Van Morrison on vocal) of an old Big Joe Williams tune.Buy it!
Dr. John and The Blues Brothers Band “Season of the witch” from Blues Brothers 2000 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Universal Records, Inc.) —This song was written by Brit folk/pop icon Donovan, sung very capably here by Dr. John and backed up by a very capable band!Buy it!
Gene Autry “(Ghost) Riders in the sky” from The Essential Gene Autry (Columbia Legacy 2005) —This song was written in the '30s by Stan Jones, a forest ranger in Arizona, who had a very successful career as a songwriter for Western movies. This song is an enduring American classic, proven by the HUGE number of bands/artists who have covered and rBuy it!
John Lee Hooker “Boom boom” from John Lee Hooker - The Ultimate Collection 1948 - 1990 (Rhino Records) —A short exerpt of this song, the "haw haw haw haw" part, is heard in a current TV commercial for a restaurant chain, which inspired me to play this today! I love it when the blues gets on TV, even if it's a commercial! ; - )Buy it!
ZZ Top “La Grange” from ZZ Top - Greatest Hits (Warner Bros Records, Inc.) —ZZ Top borrows the "haw haw haw haw" thing from Mr. Hooker, here. This ZZ Top cut first appeared in 1973 on their Tres Hombres album....has it really been thirty-eight years?!?Buy it!
Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen “Armadillo stomp” from Live From Deep in the Heart of Texas (Warner Bros Records, Inc. 1974) —In the early '70s, hippies and rednecks would not sit in the same room and listen to music together....except for The Commander and crew! They wrote this short country instrumental just for this gig at the Armadillo World Headquarters ; - )Buy it!
Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen “One Of Those Nights” from We've Got a Live One Here! (Warner Brothers Records 1976) —At the core, The Commander and crew were a jump blues and western swing band, who did some old rockers, hippy music and truck drivin' tunes. The Commander is the King of cosmic cowboy diesel-billy boogie woogie rock and roll!Buy it!
Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown “We're Outta Here” from Alligator Records 25th Anniversary Collection (Alligator Records) —Cuttin' this one short, 'cause it's time to be outta here, and it's been some fun.Buy it!
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