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Playlist: Music Shows

Compiled By: Jeff Conner

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Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child (Series)

Produced by Bill Childs

Most recent piece in this series:

2021-05-23 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child

From Bill Childs | Part of the Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child series | 53:30

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1st set
They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock
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They Might Be Giants - Triops Has Three Eyes
The Deedle Deedle Dees - Cicada Song
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Boxcar Willie - Wabash Cannonball
Elizabeth Mitchell w/ Levon Helm - Mystery Train
Jenn Cleary - Backyard Farm (new)
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Snoop Lion - Fruit Juice (ft. Mr. Vegas)
[WJFF/JUMP - Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus, Max Roach - Money Jungle
[KUTX - Bruce Springsteen - Pay Me My Money Down
[WFNU - Too Many Zooz - Tricerachops
2nd set
Little Miss Ann - Good Luck (feat. Elena Moon Park & Suzi Shelton) (new)
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They Might Be Giants - Don’t Spare the Rock
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Paper Bag Party Theme Song (new)
Supernova - Math
Stella & the Very Messed - How Could You Not Like Me
Norma Torres - Mandolina (new)
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3rd set
Michael Hearst - OneWheel Electric Rideable (new) 
SaulPaul - Best Day Ever (new)
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Lunch Money - Roller Coaster
Replacements - Merry Go Round
Woody Guthrie - Merry-Go-Round
Justin Roberts - Roller in the Coaster
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They Might Be Giants - Figure Eight
They Might Be Giants - Spare the Rock

Celtic Connections (Series)

Produced by WSIU

Most recent piece in this series:

The Best of Celtic Connections 1952

From WSIU | Part of the Celtic Connections series | 58:29

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Brian Kelso Crow first visited Ireland 40 years ago and first experienced live performances by many legendary Celtic musicians. As we remember the life of Brian Kelso Crow we come full circle to the time that was such a great influence on him as he shares excerpts from his travel journal and the experiences that ultimately resulted in 25 years of Celtic Connections.

Celtic Connections offers radio listeners a wide variety of traditional and contemporary music associated with the western European lands occupied at one time or another by people of the Celtic tribes and their descendants, including Ireland, Scotland, the Isle of Man, Wales, Cornwall, Brittany, and Galicia, as well as Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, and other parts of North America where the Celtic influence has been felt.

American Routes (Series)

Produced by American Routes

Most recent piece in this series:

21-19: South to Louisiana with Rod Bernard, 5/12/2021

From American Routes | Part of the American Routes series | 01:59:01

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Allons! Join in as American Routes heads west from our New Orleans studio to Southwestern French Louisiana. For a small area on the map, this area of the state has produced a huge amount of music. We’ll speak with swamp popper Rod Bernard about his breakout hit “This Could Go On Forever.” Guitarist Lil’ Buck Sinegal recalls the heyday of Clifton Chenier’s Red Hot Louisiana Band. There’s a historic interview with the late fiddler that helped break Cajun music to the world, Dewey Balfa. Plus a live set with Creole accordion player Zydeco Joe.

Footlight Parade: Sounds of the American Musical (Series)

Produced by Footlight Parade

Most recent piece in this series:

Footlight Parade: Hallelujah! Broadway and Hollywood Spirituals and Gospel (FP SPEC03)

From Footlight Parade | Part of the Footlight Parade: Sounds of the American Musical series | 57:04

Fpspec03_small Shaking the rafters with glorious sounds including George Gershwin and DuBose Heyward's "Porgy and Bess," plus first-rate songs by Ellington, Arlen, Styne, Flaherty and more.

Fugitive Waves (Series)

Produced by The Kitchen Sisters

Most recent piece in this series:

Spotlight on Black-Owned Pet Businesses

From The Kitchen Sisters | Part of the Fugitive Waves series | 36:38

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Inspired by a blackboard sign on the street in Davia’s neighborhood announcing “Spotlight on Black Entrepreneurs,” we enter the creative and growing world of Black-Owned Pet Businesses.

Lick You Silly dog treats, Trill Paws enamel ID tags, The Dog Father of Harlem's Doggie Day Spa, gorgeous rainbow beaded dog dollars from The Kenya CollectionSir Dogwood luxurious modern dog-wear.

“The dog training world—it’s a white dominated space. It’s kind of male dominated, too,” says Taylor Barconey of Smart Bitch Dog Training in New Orleans“On our profile on Instagram we have Black Lives Matter, it’s been there for a year now. Before 2020, we would have not felt comfortable putting that up at risk of losing our business because people would have blacklisted us. But now, we feel like we can finally breathe and be open about things that really matter to us—speaking out against racism and not feeling shy about it.”

Chaz Olajide of Sir Dogwood wasn’t finding communities of pet owners or pet businesses owned by people of color. “I did a deep dive into the statistics —I just wanted to see if maybe I was an outlier, like maybe the reason why I’m not seeing more diversity in these companies is because maybe the demand isn’t out there. Actually, you know, that’s not really the case.”

Brian Taylor, owner of Harlem’s Doggy Day Care lost both his uncle and long time mentor to Covid. During the pandemic his business slumped by 80%. So with some help from his pet parents and supporters he decided to hit the road with The Pup Relief Tour offering grooming services to anyone going through rough times and in need. “All together we had about 63 African American dog groomers that went on tour with us across the country and we groomed over 829 dogs.”

This is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to Black-owned pet business entrepreneurs. There are tons more across America and you can support their businesses and services. House Dogge in LA — artisanal dog tees, hoodies, toys — committed to helping unwanted, neglected and abused dogs. Dr. Kwane Stewart, an African American veterinarian who walks skid row in downtown LA tending the unhoused dogs of unhoused people. Fresh Paws Grooming in Brooklyn. The animal advocates at Iconic Paws, a customized pet portrait gallery with flare. Pardo Paws in Georgia, an all natural company with a lotion bar in the shape of a dog paw for dogs with dry noses and paws made of cocoa butter, olive oil, coconut oil, beeswax, calendula. Precious Paws Dog Grooming in Bloomfield, New Jersey. 

Little L’s Pet Bakery and Boutique in Brooklyn. Scotch and Tea — stylish and durable dog accessories. Bark and Tumble, a luxury and contemporary brand of hand made dog garments in Britain. Pets in Mind a Holistic Pet Supply Store in Coconut Creek, Florida. Beaux & Paws in Newark, Pet Plate — an online black owned pet food delivery service. Duke the Groomer in Chicago, Ava’s Pet Palace started by Ava Dorsey, age 13. 
  
Most all of these businesses are giving back in some way to their communities working with at-risk youth, taking them in with mentorships and internships that hopefully lead to jobs, and donating generously to shelters and rescues and neighborhood food banks.

The Sundilla Radio Hour (Series)

Produced by Sundilla

Most recent piece in this series:

The Sundilla Radio Hour #420

From Sundilla | Part of the The Sundilla Radio Hour series | 59:00

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Rockin' in the Days of Confusion (Series)

Produced by Stephen R Webb

Most recent piece in this series:

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From Stephen R Webb | Part of the Rockin' in the Days of Confusion series | 59:00

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Nursery_cryme_small Out of a total of twelve tracks on this week's show, only one can be considered a hit single...and even the artist himself admitted that the successs of the song led to him being in a rut. Not that every other song on the show is completely obscure; some of the album tracks are actually quite recognizable, and we even have a rather interesting Mott The Hoople cover of a Velvet Underground song that was released as a follow up to the classic All The Young Dudes. Which reminds me, we also have one of David Bowie's least-known singles (it was only released in four countries, none of which were in North America) to finish out the show. See http://thehermitrambles.blogspot.com/ for complete playlist.

WoodSongs (Series)

Produced by WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour

Most recent piece in this series:

WoodSongs 704: Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver and Lake Street Dive

From WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour | Part of the WoodSongs series | 59:02

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DOYLE LAWSON & QUICKSILVER is celebrating his 50th anniversary in bluegrass music this year. Doyle and the boys have multiple Grammy, Dove, ICM, IBMA and SPBGMA Award nominations, and are seven-time winners of IBMA’s Vocal Group of the Year Award. Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver are the reigning Inspirational Country Music Association Vocal Group of the Year, on the heels of Lawson’s induction into the International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame last year. We are proud to have this incredible bluegrass legend back on WoodSongs! 

LAKE STREET DIVE is a quirky northeastern quartet that has become known for their irreverent brand of pop which blends classic soul and R&B, jazz, and British invasion. Combine this with the unstoppable joy of their live shows and near viral collection of YouTube videos, and you get the sum of the Lake Street Dive equation: pure pop music fun. Knock-your-socks-off vocals and virtuosic instrumentals top it all off. The band is garnering a growing fan base in and beyond their native East Coast. 

Audio Aftermath Radio (Series)

Produced by Dan Wardlow

Most recent piece in this series:

Audio Aftermath Radio Episode 242

From Dan Wardlow | Part of the Audio Aftermath Radio series | 59:52

Aar242image_small In this episode we’ll hear Pink Floyd, The Band, Andy Roberts, Chrysalis, B B Blunder, Dewey Terry, The Peanut Butter Conspiracy, and Gong minus Daevid Allen as Gong Shamal.

Early Music Now with Sara Schneider (Series)

Produced by The WFMT Radio Network

Most recent piece in this series:

EMN 20-48: Music for a Medici Pope, 5/17/2021

From The WFMT Radio Network | Part of the Early Music Now with Sara Schneider series | 58:31

Emn_turquoise_small This week, we'll hear music that might have been heard at the court of Pope Leo X, who was born Giovanni di Lorenzo de' Medici in 1475. We'll hear a motet in Leo's honor by Andreas de Silva, plus works by Jean Mouton, whose music the pope admired. We'll hear performances by Cappella Pratensis, plus selections from The Lion's Ear featuring La Morra.

Folk Alley (Series)

Produced by FreshGrass Foundation

Most recent piece in this series:

Folk Alley #210506

From FreshGrass Foundation | Part of the Folk Alley series | 01:58:01

Folk_alley_radio_show_logo_240_191026__small This week on Folk Alley join Elena See for new music from Leftover Salmon, Maria Muldaur with Tuba Skinny, and Carsie Blanton; Sturgill Simpson honors the late John Prine with a cover of a classic; John Craigie pays tribute to an unsung hero of the 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing - astronaut, Michael Collins who recently passed away; plus favorite by Jeffrey Foucault, Taj Mahal, Martin Sexton, and more.

In hour two, more new releases by John Hiatt with the Jerry Douglas Band, Sunny War, The Shootouts, Jack Ingram, Maranda Lambert, & Jon Randall. The Infamous Stringdusters and individal members of the band have been busy, and we'll hear their recent projects; plus favorites from Tom Waits, Mavis Staples, Josh Ritter, Kaia Kater, and more

Beale Street Caravan (Series)

Produced by Beale Street Caravan

Most recent piece in this series:

#2501 - G. E. Smith and LeRoy Bell

From Beale Street Caravan | Part of the Beale Street Caravan series | 58:30

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This week’s episode features G. E. Smith and LeRoy Bell celebrating the release of their new album, Stony Hill.

Grammy nominated blues man, Guy Davis, will be with us to deliver an installment of the Blues Hall of Fame, an exploration of the lives of the pioneers and innovators enshrined in the Blues Hall of Fame, here in Memphis, TN, brought to you by the Blues Foundation.