Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Wednesday Crosscurrents 4/7

Host - John Gaguine

Since Sister Grace played train songs last week, today I'll be playing car songs - and taxi and bus songs.

Arlo Guthrie and Judy Collins - Riding in My Car (Car, Car) (Woody Guthrie)

Beach Boys - Fun, Fun, Fun; Shut Down; Little Deuce Coupe
Jan and Dean - Little Old Lady from Pasadena; Dead Man's Curve

Janis Joplin - Mercedes Benz
Joni Mitchell - Car on a Hill
Jimi Hendrix - Crosstown Traffic
Wilson Pickett - Mustang Sally
Beatles - Drive My Car
Commander Cody and the Lost Planet Airmen - Hot Rod Lincoln

Taxi songs:
Harry Chapin - Taxi
Joni Mitchell - Big Yellow Taxi, Nathan LaFraneer (about a taxi driver)

Bob Seger - Night Moves (about another important use of automobiles, specifically the back seat)

Break for two items to celebrate the start of the Major League baseball season:
Abbott and Costello - Who's on First
Steve Goodman - A Dying Cub Fan's Last Request

Chuck Berry - No Particular Place to Go
Blues Project - You Can't Catch Me (Berry)

Glen Campbell - By the Time I Get to Phoenix (Jimmy Webb)
Kathy Mattea - Listen to the Radio (Nanci Griffith)
Guy Clark - L.,A. Freeway

Raffi - The Wheels on the Bus
Simon and Garfunkel - America
The Who - Magic Bus

Bruce Springsteen and the E St Band - Born to Run
Don McLean - American Pie

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