Harry Belafonte [00:31]
"The Drummer and The Cook (Cockney Air)"
An Evening with Belafonte
RCA Victor LPM-1402 1957
I wonder if Harry was Dick Van Dyke's dialect coach.
Miriam Makeba [04:25]
"Beware, Verwoerd (Ndodemnyama)"
An Evening with Belafonte/Makeba
RCA Victor LSP-3420 1965
As the liner notes say, a warning to the Prime Minister of South Africa that the black man is on the move.
Harry Belafonte [06:28]
"Walking on the Moon"
An Evening with Belafonte/Mouskouri
RCA Victor LSP-3415 1966
From the film Never on a Sunday.
Rod Stewart [10:02]
Every Picture Tells a Story
Mercury SRM-1-609 1971
A number one hit from a number one album from Mssrs. Stewart and Wood and friends.
Warren Zevon [17:13]
"Lawyers, Guns and Money"
Asylum Records 6E-118 1978
Seems even more appropriate for this times. From the album that gave us "Werewolves of London" too.
Rolling Stones [20:42]
"Shake Your Hips"
Exile on Main St.
Rolling Stones Records COC 2-2900 1972
A fine stab at the Slim Harpo classic. Recorded by the boys when they were holed up in Nellcôte.
Procul Harum [23:41]
"Nothing but the Truth"
Exotic Birds and Fruits
Chrysalis CHT 1058 1974
A very meh album. Not sure how it came to be in my collection, but here it is.
Bill Evans Trio [26:53]
Riverside Records RLP 351 1961
Recorded February 2, 1961 with Evans on piano, Scott La Faro on bass, and Paul Motian on drums.
Rain Parade [31:26]
"You Are My Friend"
Explosions in the Glass Palace
Enigma Records E 1081 1984
Some primo paisley underground from this LA quartet, released after David Roback departed the group.
Robert Fripp [34:31]
"You Burn Me Up I'm a Cigarette"
EG PD EGLP 101 1979
Featuring Daryl Hall on vox, believe it or not.
Love and Rockets [36:56]
"Yin and Yang The Flower Pot Man"
Big Time 6011-1-B 1986
I can neither confirm nor deny that I was once an industrial goth kid.
"Message of Love"
Sire MINI 3563 1981
I mean really, how can you not pick this song?
Extremely Fucking Dead
20 Buck Spin SPIN 087 2017
Bay Area Death Metal supergroup featuring Shelby Lermmo on guitar and vox, Marissa Martinez-Hoadley on guitar and vox, Erika Osterhout on bass and Aesop Dekker on drums.
Johnny Cash [52:05]
"Frankie's Man, Johnny"
The Fabulous Johnny Cash
Columbia CL 1253 1958
Mono, man! Johnny's first outing with Columbia.
The Who [54:21]
"Don't Let Go the Coat"
Warner Bros. Records HS 3516 1981
The first full album withouth Keith Moon, with Faces' Kenney Jones in his place. Made it to number 4 on the US charts. The album cover features 4 portraits of each musician by different artists. My favorite is Howard Hodgkins' portrait of John Entwistle.
Music behind the DJ: "À 200 à l'heure" by Francis Lai and Orchestra