Albums and All That, Starting with the letter I as in India, Part 5


February 25th, 2021

59 mins 59 secs

Season 5

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Nirvana [00:33]
"Scentless Apprentice"
In Utero
DGC DGC-24607 1993
The one track on In Utero with writing credit to all three band members.

Stiff Little Fingers [04:21]
"Alternative Ulster"
Inflammable Material
Rough Trade ROUGH 1 1979
Another one of my go-to selections on the Downtown Beirut jukebox.

Ray Charles [07:04]
Ingredients in a Recipe for Soul
ABC-Paramount ABCS-465 1963
Ain't it the truth though? Written by Harlan Howard and originally recorded by Johhny Cash the year prior.

Stevie Wonder [09:12]
"Don't You Worry 'bout a Thing"
Tamla T 326L 1973
This song made it to number 16 on the hot 100 in 1974. Stevie plays piano, drums and Moog bass; Yusuf Roahman handles the shaker, and Sheila Wilkerson plays the bongos an Latin gourd.

Paul Horn [15:30]
Epic BXN 26466 1968
Recorded INSIDE the Taj Mahal.

Monty Python [17:20]
"How Do You Tell a Witch"
Instant Record Collection - The Pick Of The Best Of Some Recently Repeated Python Hits Again, Vol. II
Arista AL 9580 1981
Stick that in your logical fallacies and smoke it.

Buck Owens and his Buckaroos [20:07]
The Instrumental Hits of Buck Owens and his Buckaroos.
Capitol Records T 2367 1965
TextExpander will be very happy to suggest adding a shortcut for me so I don't have to type out Buck Owens and his Buckaroos everytime.

The Album Leaf [22:06]
"Always for You"
Into the Blue Again
Sub Pop SP 708 2006
Some fine SoCal electro indie pop.

Sean Lennon [28:20]
Into the Sun
Grand Royal GR053 1998
A fine latin groove from some groovy Downtown Jazz cats.

Strings Unlimited [34:11]
"Flight of the Bumble Bee"
Introducing Strings Unlimited
Tempo Records TS 1001
Buzz buzz baby.

Daedelus [35:35]
"Quiet Now"
Plug Research PR340202LP 2002
Always a pleasure to see perform live. This track features words by the equally excellent Busdriver.

Jaco Pastorius [39:07]
"Fannie Mae/Eleven"
Warner Bros. Records 9 23876-1 1983
Recorded while touring Japan.

John Lee Hooker [43:30]
"Boom Boom"
Is He the World's Greatest Blues Singer?
Vee-Jay Records VJS 8502 1965
Can't get much more classic than this.

Grace Jones [46:02]
"Love Is the Drug"
Island Life
Island Records 7 90491-1 1985
A look at her 9 years on... Island Records! I love this version of the Roxy Music hit, remixed by E.T. Thorngren.

Three Dog Night [52:07]
"Mama Told Me (Not to Come)"
It Ain't Easy
ABC/Dunhill DS-50078 1970
Written by Randy Newman for Eric Burdon, taking the song to it's highest success.

Frank Sinatra, Count Basie and his Orchestra [55:25]
"Fly Me to the Moon"
It Might as Well Be Swing
Reprise Records FS-1012 1964
Moon yes, Mars... I'm not too sure about that one.

Music behind the DJ: "Holiday for Strings" by Strings Unlimited

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