Albums and All That, Starting with the letter M as in Mike, Part 5


September 3rd, 2021

1 hr 4 mins 29 secs

Season 5

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The B-52's [00:31]
"Throw that Beat in the Garbage Can"
Warner Bros. Records MINI 3641 1982
The Athens natives 3rd studio effort, this time with David Byrne on production duties.

Martha and the Muffins [05:03]
"Echo Beach"
Metro Music
Dindisc DID.1 1980
Every day someone is born who has never heard "Echo Beach". Perhaps one of those people is you. If so, enjoy!

Chaka Khan [08:39]
"Own the Night"
Miami Vice - Music from the Television Series
MCA Records MCA-6150 1985
Can you feel the heat?

Nilsson [13:30]
"Everybody's Talkin'"
Midnight Cowboy
United Artists Records UAS 5198 1969
Every day someone is born who has never heard "Everyboy's Talkin'". Perhaps one of those people is you. If so, enjoy!

Tasha Thomas [17:06]
"Hot Buttered Boogie"
Midnight Rendezvous
Atlantic SD 19223 1979
Hot stuff from the original Auntie Em in the Broadway musical The Wiz.

Harry Belafonte [22:17]
"Memphis Tennessee"
The Midnight Special
RCA Victor LSP-2449 1962
Long distance information, are you sure this is the right number?

Leonard Leight [27:14]
"Crazy Rhythm/Fascinating Rhythm"
The Mighty Wurlitzer and the Roaring Hi-Fi Twenties
RCA Victor LSP 1665 1958

Deerhoof [29:52]
Milk Man
Free Porcupine Society FPS 007 2004
One of my favorite theme albums. Oh Milk Man, what are you up to?

Joanna Newsom [34:42]
"The Book of Right-On"
The Milk-Eyed Mender
Drag City DC263 2004
Well whaddya know, another great album from 2004.

We Five [39:07]
"Somewhere Beyond the Sea"
Million Dollar Sound Sampler
A&M Records A&M 19001 1967
For better or worse, an ensemble from the Bay Area.

Charles Mingus [41:32]
"Mood Indigo"
Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus
Impulse! A-54 1964
Yes yes yes yes yes.

Supersystem [46:13]
"Miracle (Album Version)"
Touch and Go TG285 2005
fka El Guapo

Mary Margaret O'Hara [50:57]
"You Will Be Loved Again"
Miss America
Virgin 7 91274-1 1988
Fellow Canadians Cowboy Junkies would cover this a couple of years later on their album Caution Horses.

Kim Carnes [54:32]
"Bette Davis Eyes"
Mistaken Identity
EMI America SO-517052 1981
Hey kids, did you know that this song was originally written and recorded by Jackie DeShannon in 1974? It's true!

Richie Havens [58:10]
"San Francisco Bay Blues"
Mixed Bag
Verve Forecast FTS-3006 1968
A mighty fine rendition.

Ray Charles [1:00:43]
"Bye Bye Love"
Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music
ABC-Paramount ABC 410 1962
A super snazzy rendition of the Bryant & Bryant smash hit for the Everly Brothers.

Music behind the DJ: "Midnight Cowboy" by John Barry

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