Monday, February 29, 2016

The Great Leap Forwards (TOTR 249)


My Morning Jacket – One Big Holiday
Tedeschi Trucks Band – Hear Me
Run River North – Run Or Hide
Macklemore – Growing Up
Chumbawamba – Don’t Try This At Home
Ben & Ellen Harper – City of Dreams
Turkey Mountain Sunset Band – Big Rock Candy Mountain
Billy Bragg – Waiting For The Great Leap Forwards
The Cave Singers – Leap
Greensky Bluegrass – Leap Year
Tracy Chapman – Talkin’ Bout A Revolution
Nina Simone – Revolution
Utah Phillips & Ani DiFranco – Bread & Roses
Against Me! – I Was A Teenage Anarchist

Defiance, Ohio – A Lot To Do
Violent Femmes – Candlelight Song
Dead Can Dance – American Dreaming
Chris Robinson – Burn Slow
Anderson East – Keep The Fire Burning
Abigail Washburn – Burn Thru
Pete Seeger with Rev. Frederick Douglass Kirkpatrick and James Collier – The Cities Are Burning
Bernie Sanders & Friends – This Land Is Your Land
City Folk – I Am A Patriot
Neil Young – Rockin in the Free World 

Friday, February 26, 2016

#Music Madness 2 (TOTR 248)


#MusicMadness – Bracket of 32 in head-to-head matches for the championship of the show!  Week two!

First bracket: Soul Stirrers
Nina Simone vs. Mavis Staples
Winner: Nina Simone
Van Morrison vs. Marvin Gaye
Winner: Marvin Gaye
Michael Franti vs. Alabama Shakes
Winner: Alabama Shakes
Sam Cooke vs. Curtis Mayfield
Winner: Same Cooke

Second bracket: Decades
60s Beatles vs. Rolling Stones
Winner: Rolling Stones
70s Led Zeppelin vs. Eagles
Winner: Led Zeppelin
80s U2 vs. R.E.M.
Winner: U2
90s Pearl Jam vs. Radiohead
Winner: Pearl Jam

Playlist:
Nina Simone – Do I Move You?
Mavis Staples – Love And Trust
Nina Simone – I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl
Van Morrison – Crazy Love
Marvin Gaye – I Heard It Through The Grapevine
Marvin Gaye – What’s Going On
Michael Franti – I Got Love For You
Alabama Shakes – Hold On
Alabama Shakes – The Greatest
Sam Cooke – Twistin’ The Night Away
Curtis Mayfield & the Impressions – People Get Ready
Sam Cooke – Wonderful World
The Beatles – You’ve Got To Hide Your Love Away
The Rolling Stones – It’s Only Rock n Roll (But I Like It)
The Beatles – Come Together
Led Zeppelin – Misty Mountain Hop
Eagles – Take It To The Limit
Led Zeppelin – Rock and Roll
R.E.M. – So. Central Rain (I’m Sorry)
U2 – I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For
U2 – One Tree Hill
Pearl Jam – Even Flow
Radiohead – Everything In Its Right Place
Pearl Jam – Alive


Sunday, February 21, 2016

#MusicMadness 1 (TOTR 247)

#MusicMadness – Bracket of 32 in head-to-head matches for the championship of the show


Week one – February 15, 2016 

First bracket: house bands
Black Keys vs. The White Stripes
Winner: Black Keys

My Morning Jacket vs. Mumford & Sons
Winner: My Morning Jacket

Gungor vs. The Collection
Winner: The Collection

Matisyahu vs. Vampire Weekend
Winner: Matisyahu

Second bracket: Outlaws, hippies, & mystics
Janis Joplin vs. Amy Winehouse
Winner: Janis Joplin

Jim Morrison vs. Kurt Cobain
Winner: Kurt Cobain

Sturgill Simpson vs. Jason Isbell
Winner: Jason Isbell

Phish vs. Grateful Dead
Winner: Grateful Dead

Playlist:
The Black Keys – Next Girl
The White Stripes – Icky Thump
The Black Keys – When the Lights Go Out
My Morning Jacket – Compound Fracture
Mumford & Sons – Roll Away Your Stone
My Morning Jacket – Wonderful (The Way I Feel)
Gungor – Beautiful Things
The Collection – Dirt
The Collection – Some Days I Don’t Want To Sing (O Death, Where Is Thy Sting)
Matisyahu – Time of Your Song
Vampire Weekend – The Kids Don’t Stand A Chance
Matisyahu – Sunshine
Janis Joplin – Kozmic Blues
Amy Winehouse – Rehab
Janis Joplin – Me & Bobby McGee
The Doors – Break on Through
Nirvana – Serve the Servants
Nirvana – Come As You Are
Jason Isbell – Dress Blues
Sturgill Simpson – Living the Dream
Jason Isbell – Children of Children
Grateful Dead – Touch of Grey
Phish – When The Circus Comes
Grateful Dead – Brokedown Palace

Monday, February 8, 2016

Let's Groove (TOTR 246)


Coldplay – Up & Up
Michael Franti – Once A Day
Earth, Wind, & Fire – Let’s Groove
The Young Rascals – Groovin
The Wild Magnolias – All On A Mardi Gras Day
The Wild Tchoupitoulas – Meet de Boys on the Battlefront
Grateful Dead – Iko Iko
Dr. John – Kingdom of Izzness
Thunderclap Newman – Something In The Air
Keb Mo – For What Its Worth
Crosby, Stills, & Nash – Suite: Judy Blue Eyes
The Byrds – You Ain’t Going Nowhere
Richie Havens – High Flyin Bird
If 6 Was 9 – Jimi Hendrix
Jefferson Airplane – Wooden Ships
The Electric Prunes – Kyrie Ellison Mardi Gras
The Wild Magnolias – Life Is A Carnival
Steppenwolf – Born To Be Wild
The Youngbloods – Get Together
America – Simon & Garfunkel
Jefferson Airplane – Volunteers

Bernie Sanders & 3o Vermont Artists – Where Have All The Flowers Gone 

Monday, February 1, 2016

Tell It Like It Is (TOR 245)

Roots – Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Round
The Freedom Singers – Oh, Freedom
The Freedom Singers – Get On Board, Children
John Hammond – So Many Roads, So Many Trains
Albert King – Born Under A Bad Sign
Muddy Waters – (I’m Your) Hoochie Coochie Man
Jimmy Reed – Bright Lights Big City
Little Richard – I Don’t Know What You’ve Got But It’s Got Me
Marlena Shaw – Liberation Conversation
Rotary Connection – I Am The Black Gold Of The Sun
Sonny Boy Williamson – Fattening Frogs For Snakes
Etta James – I’d Rather Go Blind
Maurice & Mac – You Left The Water Running
Marvin Gaye – You’re The Man
Philadelphia International All Stars – Let’s Clean Up The Ghetto
Segments of Time – Song To The System
Sons of Slum – Right On
SOUL – Tell It Like It Is
Earth, Wind, & Fire – Mighty Mighty
Huey Newton – Power to the People
Chi-Lites –Give More Power to the People
The O’Jays – Give the People What They Want
James Brown – Say It Loud (I’m Black & I’m Proud)
Ben Harper – Gather Round The Stone
Michael Franti – I’ll Be Waiting
Anthony Hamilton – Life Has A Way
The Staple Singers – Be What You Are
The Freedom Singers – I’m On My Way
The Freedom Singers – We Shall Overcome