Albums and All That, Starting with the letter R as in Romeo and some that begin with the letter S as in Sierra


August 1st, 2023

56 mins 12 secs

Season 5

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Fleetwood Mac [01:08]
"I Don't Want to Know"
Warner Bros. Records BSK 3010 1977
Funny how the classic rock radio format ruined so much music for me through it's incessant repetition of what it deemed classic, and yet I still thoroughly enjoy Rumours. A fun little number originally from the Buckingham Nicks days.

Deerhoof [04:22]
"Twin Killers"
The Runners Four
Children of the Hoof #1 2006
Maybe it's my Gemini nature (certainly not my killer nature) that draws me to this song.

Arlo Guthrie [06:41]
"Coming in to Los Angeles"
Running Down the Road
Reprise Records RS 6346 1969
Some solid country rock on this sophomore album from Woody's son. Support musicians include Clarence White, Ry Cooder, Gene Parsons, James Burton, Chris Ethridge and Jim Gordon. Ah the joys of travelling while holding.

Neil Young & Crazy Horse [10:48]
Rust Never Sleeps
Reprise Records HS 2295 1979
Neil, I can probably tell you how she felt.

The Rutles [14:10]
"Cheese and Onions"
The Rutles
Warner Bros. Records HS 3151 1978
Yes indeed, the Prefab Four: Ron, Dirk, Stig, and Barry. While my favorite Rutles song is "I Must Be in Love", "Cheese and Onions runs a close second, thank in no small part to the Galaxie 500 cover of that song.

Boston Pops/Arthur Fiedler w. Hugh Downs, Narrator [16:51]
"Britten: The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34 (Theme)"
Carnival Of The Animals / The Young Person's Guide To The Orchestra, Op. 34
RCA Victor Red Seal LSC-2596 1964
Benjamin Britten's helpful introduction to the orchestra, interestingly used for an documentary film: Intstruments of the Orchestra from 1946.

The Philadelphia Orchestra [21:26]
"Saint-Saëns: Symphony No. 3 In C Minor, Op. 78 ("Organ Symphony") - Allegro Moderato; Presto; Maestoso"
Saint-Saëns: Symphony No. 3 In C Minor, Op. 78
Columbia Masterworks MS 6469 1963
Hopefully you used your recently refreshed knowledge to listen to this piece, with the addition of ORGAN!

Lou Reed [36:36]
"Sally Can't Dance"
Sally Can't Dance
RCA CPL1-0611 1974
Another vivid Manhattan story from Lou's best chart performing album.

Neko Case with the Pine Valley Cosmonauts [40:43]
"Right or Wrong"
Salute the Majesty of Bob Wills - The King of the Western
Bloodshot Records BS 029 1998
A fine assortment of late-90s Bloodshot Records luminaries headed by Jon Langford give Neko Case a hand on this jazz standard that Bob Wills turned into a Western Swing classic.

The Clash [43:57]
"The Magnificent Seven"
Epic FSLN 1 1980
Track one, side one from this 3 record release from The Clash. It features a pretty dope bass groove performed by the Blockheads' Norman Watt-Roy.

Sarah Vaughan [49:29]
"Just Squeeze Me"
Sarah + 2
Roulette SR 52118 1965
The plus two being Joe Comfort on bass and Barney Kessel on guitar. A fine rendition of this Ellington standard.

Music behind the DJ: "Love Grows Where My Rosemary Goes" by Terry Baxter and his Orchestra

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