Albums and All That, Starting with the letter M as in Mike, Part 8
January 10th, 2022
59 mins 25 secs
About this Episode
Coro Trentino [00:23]
"Not en Val Gardena"
Music of the Italian Alps
Capitol Records T10120
A quick little Tyrolean excursion.
"Bald" Bill Hagan and his Trocarderons [02:04]
"Frankie and Johnny"
Music to Strip By
Somerset P-16800 1966
Not exactly a song I would associate with burlesque.
Carlene Carter with Dave Edmunds [04:26]
"Baby Ride Easy"
Warner Bros. Records BSK 3465 1980
That's right kids, Carlene backed by Rockpile, covering a little number Johnny and June used to do.
Jacques Bondon, Lamoureux Orchestra of Paris [07:46]
"Interlude for an Unexpeted Show"
Musiques Officielles pour Les Xièmes Jeux Olympiques d'Hiver - Grenoble 1968
ERATO STU70337 1968
That sounds like a truly unexpected show for the Olympics.
Joe Ely [13:06]
Musta Notta Gotta Lotta
Southcoast Records MCA-5183 1981
A fine rendition of this Jimmie Dale Gilmore tune, with some excellent steel guitar assistance from Lloyd Maines.
The Kinks [16:33]
RCA Victor AYL1-4558 1971 (1981 reissue)
Ever wonder where The Cars got that riff from "Best Friend's Girl"?
Thee Oh Sees [21:30]
Mutilator Defeated at Last
Castle Face CF 55 2015
Another classic album from John Dwyer and company, this one from 2015.
Elvis Costello [29:09]
"(The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes"
My Aim Is True
Columbia JC 35037 1978
Hard to pick just one track, but this is the song that popped right into my head when I pulled the record of the shelf.
John Coltrane [31:59]
"But Not For Me"
My Favorite Things
Atlantic SD 1361 1961
The Gershwin brothers standard peformed with Coltrane on tenor sax and the help of McCoy Tyner on piano, Steve Davis on double bass, and Elvin Jones on drums.
Brian Eno - David Byrne [41:30]
"A Secret Life"
My Life in the Bush of Ghosts
Sire SRK 6093 1981
Mucking about in rhythm and sampling, featuring sampled vocals by Lebanese singer Samira Tewfik.
Barbra Streisand [45:40]
"I've Got No Strings"
My Name Is Barbra
Columbia CS 9136 1965
Oh Geppetto, what have you unleashed?!
Barbra Streisand [48:30]
"The Shadow of Your Smile (Love Theme from The Sandpiper)"
My Name Is Barbra, Two...
Columbia CS 9209 1965
The theme song to the steamy Vincent Minelli film from 1965, featuring Liz & Dick.
Allan Sherman [51:12]
My Son, the Folk Singer
Warner Bros. Records W 1475 1962
A little spoof on the Calypsonian classic "Matilda".
Ponty Bone and the Squeezetones [56:48]
"Ni Por Mil Punados De Oro"
My, My, Look at This
Amazing Records AM 1015 1987
Heck yeah! Dust off the dance floor!
Music behind the DJ: "Cold, Cold Heart" by Jerry Byrd