Monday, August 29, 2022

Thin Places (TOTR 428)


Originally aired on WTTU 88.5 FM on Monday, August 29, 2022

You can listen to the audio archive here:

RF Shannon - Ballad of a Thin Place

Roger Waters - Deja Vu

Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here 

Taylor Swift - Carolina 

The Dead Tongues - Pawnshop Dollar Bills

Jake Xerxes Fussell - Breast of Glass 

The Pinkerton Raid - The House of Green

The Pinkerton Raid - Windmills in the Fog

-interview with Jesse James DeConto of The Pinkerton Raid 

The Pinkerton Raid - Highway Moves The World
The Pinkerton Raid - Thin Places 

Nick Mulvey - Mecca

Susto - Get Down

Moon Taxi - Let The Record Play

The National - Pink Rabbits

Florence + The Machine - Choreomania

My Morning Jacket - Mahgeetah
Willi Carlisle - Vanlife 

Episode includes poems by Chelan Harkin, Gerald Nicosia, Ada Limon, and Sunfrog

Monday, August 22, 2022

A Lifetime To Find (TOTR 427)


Originally aired on Monday, August 22 at 4pm on WTTU 88.5 FM

Listen to the archive here:

Fruition - Early Morning Wake Up

Dustin Thomas - Lovers Stick Together

Simplified - Into the Mystic

The Way Down Wanderers - Path to Follow

Pixie and The Partygrass Boys - Be Kind

Elephant Revival - Home in Your Heart

John Craigie - Live with Less

10,000 Maniacs - Let the Mystery Be

Wookiefoot - All Do Well

Trevor Hall - Holy Country

Fruition & Grant Farm - Meet Me On the Mountain

Krishna Das - Mountain Hare Krishna

Nahko And Medicine For The People - Love Letters To God 

Amos Lee - Windows Are Rolled Down

Wilco - A Lifetime to Find

Tedeschi Trucks Band - Rainy Day

Pressing Strings - Life of a Tree

Beautiful Chorus - Pachamama

Tubby Love w Paul Izak & Anna Surento - Money

Redbird - Ooh La La

Susto - Jah Werx (live acoustic)

Rusted Root - Back To The Earth

Jesus Loves You - Bow Down Mister

Monday, August 15, 2022

Lost (TOTR 426)


-originally aired on Monday, August 15, 2022

-pre-recorded and mixed live from vinyl in West Cookeville, Tennessee 

-special guest co-hosts: Mark Creter and Gus Creter

-you can listen to the audio archive here:

Robert Gordon (w Link Wray) - The Way I Walk 

Mac Miller - That’s On Me 

David Bowie - Future Legend 

David Bowie - Diamond Dogs 

Black Midi - Hell Fire

Black Midi - Sugar/Tzu 

Nicky Hopkins, Ry Cooder, Mick Jagger, Billy Wyman, Charlie Watts - Boudoir Stomp

Father John Misty - Total Entertainment Forever

Los Lobos - I Got Loaded

Frank Ocean - Lost

Bruce Springsteen - It’s Hard To Be A Saint In The City 

Childish Gambino - Have Some Love 

Led Zeppelin - Lemon Song

Queen - Flick of the Wrist

Rolling Stones - Dancing with Mr. D

Gary Numan - Down In The Park 

Arcade Fire - Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels)

Tierra Whack - Hookers

Tierra Whack - Hungry Hippo

Tierra Whack - Pet Cemetery

Psychedelic Furs -  Into You Like A Train

Iron & Wine - Boy With A Coin

Leon Redbone - My Walking Stick 

Mt. Joy - Rearrange Us

Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blues 

Monday, August 8, 2022

Seeds of Peace (TOTR 425)

-show originally aired on Monday, August 8, 2022

Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki - 77 years ago - Never Forget, Never Again

You can listen to the archive of the show here:

Collective Vision - Up To You And Me 
Collective Vision - Ground Zero
Collective Vision - Peace
Collective Vision - Seeds Of Peace
Collective Vision - Downwinders
Collective Vision - Common Ground 
Collective Vision - Keep On Walking Forward
Collective Vision - Roadful Of Dreamers
Collective Vision - Keepers Of The Flame 
Collective Vision - That’s The Way The World Goes Round 
Collective Vision - We’ll Walk 
Collective Vision - Freeze 
Collective Vision - Simple Energy
Collective Vision - For Arden 
Collective Vision - I Am A Patriot
Collective Vision - Habakusha
The Filthy Rotten System Band - (What’s So Funny About) Peace, Love, & Understanding 
The Filthy Rotten System Band - Let The Sun Shine In 
Emma’s Revolution - Peace Salaam Shalom
The Peace Choir - Give Peace A Chance

(Collective Vision was the "house band" for the Great Peace March for Global Nuclear Disarmament in 1986. All Collective Vision tracks today were mixed directly from the cassettes in my personal collection.)

Monday, August 1, 2022

Spinning (TOTR 424)


Originally aired on WTTU 88.5 FM on Monday, August 1, 2022

-Happy 80th Birthday to Jerry Garcia

You can listen to the archive here:

Dead Can Dance - Saltarello

Iain Matthews - Old Man at the Mill

Elan Noon - Spinning

Tedeschi Trucks Band - Yes We Will

Leftover Salmon - Funky Mountain Fogdown

Old & In The Way - Jerry's Breakdown

Jimmy Cliff (w/ Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann) - Fire On The Mountain

Grateful Dead - China Cat Sunflower - Live in Paris 1972

Grateful Dead - Bertha - Live in Veneta, Oregon 8/27/72

Phish - Bouncing Around the Room

Jerry Garcia - The Wheel

Logos - The Wheel

Cosmic Flow & Status Zero - SPIRITED AWAY

Big Something - Song for Us

The Disco Biscuits - World Is Spinning

Joe Higgs - World Is Spinning Around

The Infamous Stringdusters - Scarlet Begonias - Washington DC 4/2/16

Grateful Dead - Franklin's Tower

Poi Dog Pondering - Circle Around the Sun

Books mentioned in the show:

Skeleton Key: A Dictionary for Deadheads by David Shenk and Steve Silberman

Garcia: An American Life by Blair Jackson 

Deadhead Social Science - edited by Rebecca Adams & Robert Sardiello 

The Complete Annotated Grateful Dead Lyrics by David Dodd

Poetry Is Dead -- which is available here!
Poetry Is Dead -- which is available here!