Monday, November 28, 2016

Shining Light (TOTR 282)

Blitzen Trapper - Christmas is Coming Soon
Straight No Chaser - Christmas Lights
Burlap To Cashmere - Seasons
The Decemberists - Angel, Won’t You Call Me?
Hey Rosetta! - Carry Me Home
Sugar & the Hi Lows - Snow Angel
Steve Everett - Love In Snow
Kacey Musgrave - Present Without A Bow
Paper Tongues - Carol Of The Bells
Wilder Atkins - Let It Be Born In Me
The Last Bison - Over The River
Preson Phillips - In Our Winters
Blue Rodeo - Song For A Winter’s Night
Sufjan Stevens -  The Winter Solstice
The Head & the Heart - Winter Song
High Street Hymns - Come Thou Long Expected Jesus
Josh Garrels - O Come O Come Emmanuel
Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer - Bring A Torch, Jeannette, Isabella
Nancy Raven - Almost Day
Judy Collins - Sing Hallelujah
Bruce Cockburn - God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
The Oh Hellos - Mvmt 1: Rejoice! Rejoice!
Peter Mayer - Where is the Light
Rev. Yolanda - Miracles Are Seen in the Light
Kurt Elling - Star of Wonder
Odetta - Beautiful Star
Rend Collective - Shining Light
Mike Farris - This Little Light Of Mine
Elizabeth Mitchell - Shine Like a Star in the Morning
Elizabeth Mitchell - Singing in the Land

Monday, November 14, 2016

Come Together / Better Way (TOTR 281)

The Beatles - Come Together
Radiohead- Everything in its Right Place
R.E.M. - Cuyahoga
U2 - Like a Song
Bruce Cockburn - Lovers in a Dangerous Time
Gil Scot Heron - Whitey on the Moon
David Bowie - I’m Afraid of Americans
Black 47 - Stars and Stripes
Johnny Barnes & the Thin Blue Line - Evil
Retribution Gospel Choir - Destroyer
Subhumans - Heads of State
Killing Joke - Wardance
Reagan Youth - Jesus Was A Communist
Fugazi - And the Same
The Clash - Clampdown
The Specials - Ghost Town
Green Day - Wake Me Up When September Ends
A Perfect Circle - Freedom of Choice
Jello Biafra & Mojo Nixon - Love Me, I’m A Liberal
The Decemberists - Till The Water’s All Long Gone
Jackson Browne - Which Side?
Johnny Cash - Man In Black
Leonard Cohen - It Seemed the Better Way
Ben Harper - Better Way
David Rovics - We Are Everywhere
Sting - Inshallah
k.d. lang - Hallelujah

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

I Just Want To Celebrate (TOTR 280)

Show aired on Monday, November 7, 2016, based on a 1994 mixtape in honor of my daughter Ruby Jazz.

Scott Gwinnell - Blame It On My Youth
Nanci Griffith - Ford Econoline
Jason & the Scorchers - Take Me Home, Country Roads
Holy Modal Rounders - Blues in the Bottle
Grateful Dead - Tennessee Jed
Diana Ross & the Supremes - Love Child
Bessie Smith - Beale Street Mama
Dick Cavett - My Dog Is A Plumber
Hair Cast - Air
Grateful Dead - I Know You Rider
Trixie Smith - Freight Train Blues
Judy Garland et al - We’re Off To See The Wizard
Julie Andrews - My Favorite Things
Buffalo Springfield - I Am A Child
Sly & the Family Stone - Everyday People
Shelley Plimpton (Hair) - Frank Mills
KC & the Sunshine Band - That’s The Way (I Like It)
War - The World Is A Ghetto
The Temptations - Psychedelic Shack
Holy Modal Rounders - Euphoria
Hair Cast - Where Do I Go?
Rare Earth - I Just Want To Celebrate
The Chamber Brothers - Love, Peace, & Happiness
Bob Marley & the Wailers - Redemption Song
Bessie Smith - I Need a Little Sugar in My Bowl
Holy Modal Rounders - Better Things For You
Nina Simone - Mr. Bojangles
Michael Franti & Spearhead - Red Beans & Rice
Mimi & Richard Farina - Pack Up Your Sorrows
First Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn - Guide My Feet
John Coltrane - A Love Supreme Pt. 1


Monday, October 31, 2016

The Promised Land (TOTR 279)

Hank Williams - When The Saints Go Marchin In
Ramblin Jack Elliott - Death Don’t Have No Mercy
Blind Roger Hays - On My Way To Heaven
Wilco - Airline To Heaven
Sheryl Crow - No Depression In Heaven
Albert King - Everybody Wants To Go To Heaven
Coldplay - Hurts Like Heaven
The Cure - Just Like Heaven
Pacific Gold - Sweet Rivers of Redeeming Love
U2 - Tomorrow
Grateful Dead - Promised Land
Johnny Cash - I’m Bound For The Promised Land
Drew Holcomb & the Neighbors - The Promised Land
Crowder - Promised Land
Gungor - This Is Not The End
Kings of Leon - The End
Pearl Jam - The End
The Collection - The Art of Dying
Sufjan Stevens - Death with Dignity
Walter Hawkins - Going Up Yonder
Carole King - Way Over Yonder
Patty Griffin - We Shall All Be Reunited
The Neville Brothers - Will The Circle Be Unbroken
Annie Lennox - Into The West

Michael Pops McGee - Taps

Monday, October 24, 2016

Too Many Ghosts (TOTR 278)

Band of Horses - Is There A Ghost
Mother Mother - Ghosting
Jose Gonzalez - With the Ink of a Ghost
The  Raphaels - Too Many Ghosts
Mumford & Sons - Ghosts That We Knew
Lord Huron - Love Like Ghosts
Run River North - Ghost
Ryan Adams - Natural Ghost
My Chemical Romance - The Ghost of You
Rage Against The Machine - The Ghost of Tom Joad
Passion Pit - Cry Like A Ghost
Frightened Rabbit - Death Dream
Kings of Leon - WALLS
Shovels & Rope - Mourning Song
James Vincent McMorrow - Wicked Game
Ben Howard - The Wolves
Iron & Wine - Wolves (Song of the Shepherd’s Dog)
Hozier - Angel of Small Death & the Codeine Scene
Sarah McLachlan - Angel
Old Crow Medicine Show - Angel from Montgomery
Pentangle- I Saw An Angel
Fairport Convention - Time Will Show The Wiser
Nick Drake - Day Is Done
Jenny & Tyler - I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For

Thursday, October 20, 2016

One More Cup Of Coffee: Dylanology 2016 (TOTR 277)

[Originally aired on WTTU on Monday, October 17, 2016, some Dylanology for Dylanologists everywhere, on the occasion of Dylan's Nobel Prize in Literature.]
Brothers & Sisters - The Times They Are A-Changin’
The Morning Benders - Outlaw Blues
The Hello Sequence - Mr. Tambourine Man
Raphael Saadiq - Leopard Skin Pill Box Hat
Bob Dylan - It’s Alright, Ma (I’m Only Bleeding)
Bob Dylan - Jokerman
Sting - Girl From The North Country
My Morning Jacket - You’re A Big Girl Now
Roger McGuinn & Calexico - One More Cup Of Coffee
The Black Keys - The Wicked Messenger
Grateful Dead - Ballad of A Thin Man
Eddie Vedder - Masters  of War
Joan Baez - Seven Curses
Pete Seeger - Forever Young
Richie Havens - Tombstone Blues
Mavis Staples - Gotta Serve Somebody
Ziggy Marley - Blowin’ in the Wind
Brothers and Sisters - The Mighty Quinn
Antony and the Johnsons - Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door
Nina Simone - Just Like Tom Thumb’s Blues
Bob Dylan - Tangled Up In Blue