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"Big Carnivorous Feast" with mark (archive)

Wednesday, January 27, 2010 | 10:00 to 12:00 | Playlist

New Artist Song Album Label Comments
Walter Carlos William Tell Overture (abridged) Clockwork Orange Soundtrack Warner Bros.
Of Montreal Heimdalsgate Like A Promethean Curse Hissing Fauna, Are You The Destroyer? Polyvinyl
* Laura Veirs Where Are You Driving? July Flame Raven Marching Band Records new
* Caroline Herring True Colors Golden Apples of the Sun Signature Sounds 2009. Really great singer, neo-folky
* Daniel Johnston High Horse Is & Always Was High Wire
* Liam Finn & Eliza Jane Won't Change My Mind Champagne in Seashells Yep Roc 2009 EP
* Cadillac Jones Brass Bullet Rhythm Method South City funk/jazz from Atlanta
The Gaturs Gator Bait (VA) New Orleans Funk: The Original Sound of Funk, 1960-1975 Soul Jazz
The Duke Reid Group What Makes Honey (VA) Deep Ska: 80 Original Ska Classics Proper
The Emperors Karate Boogaloo Karate Funkadelphia throwin' back to '69
* Miguel Zenón Residencial Llorens Torres Esta Plena Marsalis Killer new Latin jazz. MZ and his septet perform at Duke on Th. Feb 11: http://dukeperformances.duke.edu/node/43
Irma Thomas I'm Gonna Cry 'Til My Tears Run Dry Sweet Soul Queen of New Orleans Razor & Tie Co-written by Doc Pomus. I mistakenly thought his birthday was TODAY, Jan 27. So I prepared this great set. Then I discovered his bday is JUNE 27. Ooop. Well, playing the set anyway!!!!!
Ray Charles Lonely Avenue The Birth of Soul Atlantic Doc Pomus wrote this famous one. Interesting read about this prolific songwriter: http://www.felderpomus.com/docpomus1.html#ShortBio
The English Beat Can't Get Used To Losing You I Just Can't Stop It London another Pomus co-write, with longtime writing partner Mort Shuman
? The Flinstones Theme ? ? also co-written by Doc Pomus
Elvis Presley (Marie's The Name Of) His Latest Flame From Nashville To Memphis: The Essential 60s Masters BMG/RCA also co-written by Doc Pomus
* Abstract Truth Coming Home Babe Totum Shadoks South Africa, 1970. Terrific laid-back jazzy bluesy trippy rock...
* Nathaniel Rivers The Wicked Shall Cease From Troubling (VA) Fire in My Bones: Raw, Rare & Otherworldly African-American Gospel (1944-2007) Tompkins Square 1973. ?NYC. Sounds like it's in a church. Great organ!
Elder Curry & Congregation Memphis Flu (VA) Goodbye, Babylon Dust-To-Digital December 1930. Singin' of a 1929 flu outbreak. This 6-disc comp is an incredibly varied look at older forms of gospel music in the U.S. Recommended!
Sister Rosetta Tharpe Pure Religion Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order, Volume 2: 1942-1944 Document One of the more spectacular gospel singers ever. And man could she PLAY!
Robert Brown and the Sons of the South How Much I Owe (VA) Fire in My Bones: Raw, Rare & Otherworldly African-American Gospel (1944-2007) Tompkins Square 1981 or so, orig. on the Birmingham, AL Top Gospel record label
Gospel Comforters Jesus Will Help Me (VA) Good God! A Gospel Funk Hymnal Numero Group hot hot hot 1976
Art Ensemble of Chicago Old Time Religion (VA) Freedom, Rhythm & Sound: Revolutionary Jazz & The Civil Rights Movement 1963-1982 Soul Jazz a great recent comp with some gospely stuff too
* Purling Hiss Almost Washed My Hair Purling Hiss Archive
* Sam Gopal Horse (VA) The Psychedelic Salvage Company Volumes 1&2 Past & Present Gopal was a tabla virtuoso from Malaysia. His band The Sam Gopal Dream was big on the London psychedelic scene in the late 60s. This is from 1968.
Elmore James I Need You The Sky Is Crying Rhino Elmore's birthday *really was* Jan 27th. This comp covers his '51-'61 work real well.
* Roofwalkers Port of Call Roofwalkers self-released Debut CD from DC-area group. New.
* Spoon Is Love Forever? Transference Merge new!
Loretta Lynn I'll Sure Come A Long Way Down Singin' With Feelin' Decca Thanks for listening!