Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Wednesday Crosscurrents 9/23

Hosts - John Gaguine and Mike Godkin

Today we begin a multi-week series based on an idea from Mike - songs with people's names

Them - with Van Morrison - Gloria

Neil Diamond - Why isn't he in the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame? - Sweet Caroline, Cracklin' Rosie, Holly Holy

Songs about Susan/Susannah/Sue -
Dion - Runaround Sue
James Taylor - O Susannah (Stephen Foster)
The Buckinghams - Susan
Johnny Cash - A Boy Named Sue

Linda Ronstadt - and why isn't SHE in the Hall of Fame? - Alison (Elvis Costello)
Rod Stewart - Maggie May
R.E.M. - Man in the Moon (about the late comedian Andy Kauffman)

Everly Bros - Wake Up Little Susie, Cathy's Clown

Jack songs -
Ray Charles - Hit the Road, Jack
The Who - Happy Jack
The Stones - Jumpin' Jack Flash
10,000 Maniacs - Hey Jack Kerouac

Beach Boys - Wendy, Caroline No, Help Me Rhonda, Barbara Ann

Two more Jack songs -
John Mellencamp - Jack and Diane
Steely Dan - Do It Again

Three songs from a hootenanny CD -
Kingston Trio - Tom Dooley
Brothers Four - Marianne
The Highwaymen - Michael (Row Your Boat Ashore)

Bob Dylan - Peggy Day, Lili, Rosemary and the Jack of Hearts

1 comment:

Sheri said...

Hey, I like this Natalie Merchant piece. Which cd/album is it from?