Friday, October 9, 2009

Friday Soundings 10/9

Host - John Gaguine

Decembrists - Sons and Daughters (request from previous show)
Cat Stevens - Father and Son (seemed to follow from previous song)

All right, now to the jazz and blues

Janiva Magness - You Were Never Mine (Delbert McClinton and others), Don't Let Your Memories, Do I Move You? (Nina Simone)

Les McCann, piano, and Eddie Harris, tenor sax - Samia (McCann)

Mahalia Jackson - Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho (trad. spiritual), He's Got the Whole World in his Hands (same)
Blind Boys of Alabama - King Jesus

Dave Frishberg, piano, and Jim Goodwin, cornet - Stardust (Hoagy Carmichael), Shoeshine Boy(Cahn/Chaplin), Clementine (from New Orleans) (Creamer/Warren)

Leon Redbone - Ghost of the St. Louis Blues, Right or Wrong, 14th St. Blues (Redbone)

Carmen Lundy - My Favorite Things (Rodgers and Hammerstein, from The Sound of Music, made famous in the jazz world by John Coltrane), Triste (A.C. Jobim)

Jimmy Witherspoon - Goin' Down Low (Witherspoon) - from the 1973 Watts Jazz Festival
Dr. John and Odetta - Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? (Harburg/Gorney)

Marcia Ball - I Idolize You (Ike Turner) (with Angela Strehli and Lou Ann Barton), Why Women Cry (Ball), Scene of the Crime (co-written by Ball)

LAPD (temporary name of a studio group from Muscle Shoals, Alabama) - Compared to What? (Eugene McDaniels, made famous at the 1969 Montreux (Switzerland) Jazz Festival by Les McCann and Eddie Harris) - from the Watts festival again

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