Episode #210: Dust Off the Mat So the Welcome Can Be Seen

January 21, 2017

We have music that your parents liked, maybe even your grandparents, and your DJs like it too. Also stuff your parents might never have heard, plus covers and poems and show tunes and movie music and folk and pop and more. It’s a most unusual day. Wait, it’s not, it’s just like every other day, except this is the day our program comes out. Yes, we think highly of our program in our little corner of the world. Please listen.

(0:00:00) The Mouseketeers — Tuesday Is Guest Star Day (from The Mickey Mouse Club, 1956)
(0:01:59) Your DJs Say Hello
(0:11:14) Carrie Fisher — Sonnet 29 by Wm. Shakespeare (“When in disgrace with fortune and men’s eyes…”)
(0:12:16) New Riders of the Purple Sage — I Don’t Know You
(0:14:45) Anita Bryant — My Little Corner of the World
(0:17:19) Rosemary Clooney — It’s a Most Unusual Day
(0:19:16) Louis Prima and Keely Smith — (Nothing’s Too Good) For My Baby
(0:21:52) Your DJs Recap
(0:27:24) Link Wray and His Ray Men — Rumble
(0:29:49) Best Coast — Sleep Won’t Ever Come
(0:33:47) The Music Factory — Commercial: The Cowsills (album)
(0:34:46) The Cowsills — We Can Fly
(0:36:59) The Raspberries — Go All the Way
(0:40:19) Your DJs Speak
(0:44:06) Bob and Ray — CBS Intro/Audience Member Arrives Late/Questions and Answers About Show Business
(0:48:58) Maggie Rogers — Alaska
(0:52:23) Brak with The Chieftains — I’ll Tell Me Ma
(0:54:28) Run the Jewels feat. Gangsta Boo — Love Again (Akinyele Back)
(0:57:20) Your DJs Excuse
(0:59:45) Vince Guaraldi — You’re in Love, Charlie Brown (1968 album version)
(1:02:51) Doves — Pounding
(1:07:34) The Music Factory — Commercial: Far from the Madding Crowd (soundtrack album)
(1:08:34) Blossom Dearie — The Party’s Over
(1:12:55) The Barr Brothers — Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
(1:16:06) Your DJs Speak Again
(1:18:52) Mary McCaslin — Ghost Riders in the Sky
(1:22:52) Solomon Burke — Baby Come on Home
(1:26:09) The Searchers — Don’t Throw Your Love Away
(1:28:24) McFly — I Kissed a Girl (Originally by Katy Perry)
(1:31:36) Your DJs Speak One Last Time
(1:36:19) Justin Hurwitz — Mia and Sebastian’s Theme (from La La Land (2016))


Episode #209: The Number One Podcast in Heaven

January 14, 2017

Enough with the tributes, but we have at least one more for you this week for Debbie and Carrie. Some words from our 1967 music sponsor, favorite songs we’ve been holding back, music for both children and adults inappropriately mixed together, covers and classics and parlor music and music from movies and TV. A continuing Happy New Year to you. Let’s keep this going all year long. Let’s have dozens and dozens of new episodes this year! But you have to download and listen to them. if you listen, we’ll make them. That’s the deal.

(0:00:00) Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher — You Made Me Love You/Happy Days Are Here Again (from Oprah, 2011)
(0:02:35) Your DJs Talk About Stuff
(0:13:32) Debbie Reynolds and Carleton Carpenter — Aba Daba Honeymoon (from Two Weeks with Love (1950))
(0:16:45) Debbie Reynolds, Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor — Good Morning (from Singin' in the Rain (1952))
(0:20:59) Debbie Reynolds — Carolina in the Morning
(0:23:04) Debbie Reynolds — Time After Time
(0:26:06) Your DJs Speak Some
(0:33:13) The Music Factory — Commercial: Alan Lorber’s The Lotus Palace (album)
(0:34:12) Cowboy Junkies — Blue Moon Revisited (Song for Elvis)
(0:38:40) The Rescues — Everything’s Gonna Be Better Next Year
(0:42:33) David Bromberg — Dehlia
(0:50:23) The Band — Chest Fever
(0:55:36) Your DJs Discuss
(1:02:55) Bob and Ray — Celebrity Chasers
(1:05:33) Anne Murray — Animal Crackers
(1:08:04) The Music Factory — Commercial: The Sam the Sham Revue
(1:09:04) Jan DeGaetani, Gilbert Kalish — Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair
(1:12:23) Wu-Tang Clan feat. Snoop Dogg — Conditioner
(1:18:11) Raymond Scott — The Toy Trumpet
(1:21:09) M.O — Medley: How Will I Know?/Perfect Strangers (originally by Whitney Houston/Jonas Blue and JP Cooper)
(1:23:59) Chuck Berry — Brown-Eyed Handsome Man
(1:26:15) Jimmy Jones — Snap My Fingers
(1:28:27) Your DJs Take a Long Time to End the Show
(1:44:17) Hugo Montenegro — Jeannie (Theme to I Dream of Jeannie (Seasons 2-5))


Episode #208: The Things That Really Matter Don’t Mix with Idle Chatter

January 7, 2017

It feels like Sunday, doesn’t it? Sure it does, just humor us. Download this and you’ll hear some creative covers, lilting banjo, music that appeared in movies and television, jazz and show tunes and country and lots more. If we were getting paid for this we might try harder to cajole you, but we’ve worked hard enough already. It’s good, all right? We have testimonials. Start the New Year right and maybe you’ll send us one too.

(0:00:00) Steve Martin — Clawhammer Medley: Sally Ann/Johnson Boys/Simple Gifts/The Bonnie Banks o' Loch Lomond
(0:02:14) Your DJs Pretend It’s Sunday
(0:05:43) Petra Haden — Mary Anne with the Shaky Hand
(0:08:15) Saint Motel — My Type
(0:11:39) Clare Bowen — Speak to Me (from Nashville)
(0:15:49) Sturgill Simpson — Breakers Roar
(0:19:23) Your DJs Recap
(0:22:36) The Music Factory — Commercial: Tim Hardin 1 (album)
(0:23:35) Tim Hardin — Lady Came from Baltimore
(0:25:25) George Michael — Brother Can You Spare a Dime
(0:30:02) Mose Allison — I’m Not Talking
(0:32:32) Shye Ben-Tzur and Jonny Greenwood — The Golden Fang (from Inherent Vice (2014))
(0:37:22) Your DJs Talk a Bit
(0:40:42) The Oscar Peterson Trio — Gravy Waltz
(0:45:08) Thelonious Monk — I Surrender Dear
(0:50:34) Del Close and John Brent — Diagnosis and Therapy (from “The Do-It-Yourself Psychoanalysis Kit”)
(0:58:26) Dr. Dre feat. Justus and BJ the Chicago Kid — It’s All on Me
(1:02:14) Your DJs Speak
(1:06:09) The Music Factory — Commercial: Mike Kellin: And the Testimony’s Still Coming In (album)
(1:07:08) Charles Strouse — Put on a Happy Face (live at the Smithsonian in 1978)
(1:09:36) Fountains of Wayne — Valley Winter Song
(1:13:34) Elizabeth Mitchell and Lisa Loeb — Catch the Moon
(1:16:41) R.E.M. — Tom’s Diner (live at The Borderline, London, 1991)
(1:18:44) Johnny Hallyday — Noir c’est noir (Black Is Black)
(1:21:57) Frank Ocean feat. Beyoncé — Pink and White
(1:25:03) Your DJs Go Away
(1:34:06) Vonda Shepard — Searchin’ My Soul (Theme to Ally McBeal)


Episode #207: If We Took the Bones Out It Wouldn’t Be Crunchy

December 31, 2016

It’s our job to protect the general public, and in that spirit we bring you a New Year’s Eve program which hardly even mentions the New Year, though in it you will hear us wishing you all a happy one, and that has to count for something. We think you’ll like the chat and the folk and pop and indie and commercials, the French music and the country music and the hip-hop, and a really scary introduction. We mean well and we think we also do well. The proof is within your grasp. Download and listen, and then on to 2017, the year we’ve been waiting for all our lives.

(0:00:00) Albert Brooks, Dan Aykroyd — “Do You Want to See Something Really Scary?” (Intro to Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983))
(0:07:35) Your DJs Correct
(0:14:14) Pentangle — Sweet Child
(0:19:28) Livingston Taylor — Six Days on the Road
(0:22:03) The Stone Poneys with Linda Ronstadt — Wings
(0:24:58) Sarah Siskind — I Am Listening
(0:28:01) Your DJs Speak
(0:31:45) The Music Factory — Commercial: The Lotus Palace (album)
(0:32:45) Lord Sitar (Big Jim Sullivan) — Black Is Black
(0:35:32) Kalyani and Anandji Shah — The Good, the Bad, and the Chutney
(0:39:53) Perry Como — Don’t Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes
(0:42:32) Doris Day — It’s You or No One
(0:45:47) Your DJs Talk
(0:50:26) Monty Python (John Cleese, Terry Jones, Graham Chapman) — Crunchy Frog
(0:53:54) Johnny Hallyday — L’idole des jeunes
(0:56:22) Petula Clark — Calcutta
(0:59:01) Lana Del Rey — Blue Jeans
(1:02:31) Your DJs Speak
(1:07:39) Petra Haden — Watermark
(1:10:02) Hop Along — Waitress
(1:13:36) The Music Factory — Commercial: Nico: Chelsea Girl (album)
(1:14:36) Nico — These Days
(1:18:08) Yo La Tengo — My Little Corner of the World
(1:20:30) John Prine with Iris Dement — Who’s Gonna Take the Garbage Out?
(1:23:10) OutKast — Elevators (Me and You)
(1:27:34) Your DJs Conclude
(1:34:55) Petula Clark — A Sign of the Times


Episode #206: Women Hate War

December 24, 2016

It’s Christmas Eve for us, maybe for you too if we get this out in time. Too late for Europe and Australia, those ships have sailed. But this will be on the Internet forever so it doesn’t matter. Enjoy this anytime. Thrill to a Christmas message from The Beatles, to our new sponsor, and to more German drinking songs. Music older than you are and chat as fresh as December rain. No snow here. We would be honored by your download. Happy Crimbo to you.

(0:00:00) The Beatles — Another Beatles Christmas Record (1964 Christmas Message)
(0:03:59) Your DJs Speak to You
(0:16:46) Gus Backus — Ei, du schöne Schnitzelbank
(0:19:04) The Andrew Sisters with Russ Morgan and His Orchestra — Oh, You Sweet One (The New Schnitzelbank Song)
(0:21:34) Bill Haley and His Comets — Rockin’ Rollin’ Schnitzelbank
(0:24:32) Mel Blanc — Yah Das Ist Ein Christmas Tree
(0:27:33) Your DJs Recap
(0:36:30) The Music Factory — Commercial: The James Cotton Blues Band
(0:37:31) Terry Stafford — Suspicion
(0:40:00) The Meditation Singers — Spirit of Christmas
(0:43:26) Julie Andrews, Charmian Carr, Angela Cartwright, Duane Chase, Nicholas Hammond, Kym Karath, Heather Menzies, Debbie Turner — The Lonely Goatherd (from The Sound of Music (1965))
(0:46:36) Rosemary Clooney — Botch-A-Me
(0:48:51) Your DJs Talk
(0:54:19) Golden Gate Quartet — Sweet Adeline
(0:56:41) The O’Jays — Livin’ for the Weekend
(1:03:15) The Chieftains with Ronnie Drew — I’ll Tell Me Ma
(1:05:56) Chance the Rapper — Same Drugs
(1:10:12) Your DJs Speak Again
(1:12:56) The Music Factory — Commercial: Gone with the Wind (soundtrack album)
(1:13:57) Chef (Isaac Hayes) — What the Hell Child is This? (from South Park: Mr. Hankey's Christmas Classics)
(1:18:41) Iron and Wine — Muddy Hymnal
(1:21:43) Harry Nilsson — Don’t Forget Me
(1:25:21) The Beatles — All My Loving (from The Ed Sullivan Show, Miami, 16 February 1964)
(1:28:32) Your DJs Wrap Up and Wish You a Merry Christmas
(1:32:15) Bob Dylan — Must Be Santa


Episode #205: Midnight, and the Kitties are Sleeping

December 10, 2016

This week we have Dolly and Miley, and Miley, and Miley, and Dolly and Miley. Miley Central. And Mitch, we have him. And a bunch of “S”-named artists, and a German drinking song, and oh my goodness show tunes! From the original Broadway cast recordings, because those are always the best no matter what the show, right? And there’s even more than that, so jump right in and get your ears wet. But be sure to dry them because you don’t want people to think you’re wet behind them.

(0:00:00) Le trio lyrique — Le merle (from Le merle (The Blackbird) (1958))
(0:04:39) Your DJs Overexplain
(0:18:06) Dolly Parton and Miley Cyrus — Jolene
(0:21:12) Miley Cyrus — Jolene (from The Backyard Sessions)
(0:24:11) Miley Cyrus — Jolene (from The Bangerz Tour (2015))
(0:27:01) Dolly Parton, Miley Cyrus, Pentatonix — Jolene (from The Voice (2016))
(0:29:14) Your DJs Recap
(0:36:28) Sonny and Cher — Baby Don’t Go
(0:39:36) Seal and Jeff Beck — Manic Depression
(0:44:56) Scala and Kolacny Brothers — Le vent nous portera
(0:49:31) Sondre Lerche — Good Luck
(0:54:44) Your DJs Speak
(0:59:00) Donald Pippin, Willoughby Goddard, Bruce Prochnik — Boy for Sale/Where Is Love? (from Oliver! (Original Broadway Cast) (1962))
(1:03:25) Ethel Merman, Jack Klugman — You’ll Never Get Away from Me (from Gypsy! (Original Broadway Cast) (1959))
(1:05:53) Julie Andrews — The Simple Joys of Maidenhood (from Camelot (Original Broadway Cast) (1960))
(1:08:52) Cynthia Onrubia, Betty Buckley — Memory (from Cats (Original Broadway Cast) (1981))
(1:14:14) Your DJs Talk About Show Tunes
(1:20:49) Julie London — Fly Me to the Moon
(1:23:20) Sam Phillips — Reflecting Light
(1:27:01) She and Him — Must Be Santa
(1:29:15) Brian Wilson — This Could Be the Night
(1:31:47) Your DJs Change Their Minds and Wrap Up
(1:37:51) Mitch Miller and The Gang — Must Be Santa


Episode #204: People Come from Miles Around Just to Hear Us Play

December 3, 2016

This week, like every other week, we present a grab bag: “a container from which a person chooses a wrapped item at random, without knowing the contents”. We speak metaphorically but only on occasion. You may have heard some of this before but we doubt you’ve heard it all. (We hadn’t. Not both of us.) But we know we’re speaking either to the already-converted (hello, listeners!) or to the already-disinterested (you’re still here?), so, ‘nuff said, except: please download and join us.

(0:00:00) Dinah Shore, Tony Martin, Phil Harris, Betty Hutton, Henri René and His Orchestra — The Musicians
(0:02:30) Your DJs Arrive
(0:09:23) Mary Hopkin — Silver Birch and Weeping Willow
(0:12:11) Rilo Kiley — Breakin’ Up
(0:15:49) The Mamas and The Papas — Twelve-Thirty (Young Girls Are Coming to the Canyon)
(0:19:12) Phosphorescent, Jenny Lewis and Friends — Sugaree
(0:24:12) Your DJs Recap
(0:29:22) Joe Caverlee, Cody Kirby, Darrin Vincent — Carol of the Bells
(0:31:26) Leona Naess — Christmas
(0:35:21) Negativland — Perfect Scrambled Eggs
(0:38:04) Wolf Parade — This Heart’s on Fire
(0:42:01) Your DJs Speak
(0:46:04) Rod McKuen — Advice to Folk Singers
(0:48:16) Tom Rush — Child’s Song
(0:52:24) Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, Linda Ronstadt — Pleasant as May
(0:55:00) Lennon and Maisy Stella — Call Your Girlfriend (Live)
(0:56:48) Your DJs Talk
(1:00:29) Sandy Posey — I Take It Back
(1:02:53) A Band of Bees — I Love You
(1:07:52) Les Sultans — À toi que je pense (Come a Little Bit Closer)
(1:10:10) A Tribe Called Quest — We the People…
(1:13:04) Your DJs Talk Again
(1:15:10) Happy Schnapps Combo — No, I Don’t Wanna Do Dat
(1:18:27) Brian Eno and David Byrne — Strange Overtones
(1:22:44) The Monkees — When Love Comes Knockin’ at Your Door
(1:24:30) Wilco — Locator
(1:26:48) Your DJs Speak Once More Before Leaving
(1:30:39) Elmer Bernstein — Theme to the National Geographic TV Specials


Episode #203: We Did Four Years. Can We Do Five? Place Your Bets.

November 26, 2016

We start our fifth year of internetting with more tributes (because tributes will always be with us) plus more of our favorites. One of us and several of you have birthdays, and that’s always nice. Most of us have had a big meal and watched a lot of television by now so it’s time for something different. Music and leftovers. Please download this. I hope we didn’t do all this work on a holiday for nothing.

(0:00:00) Jean-Jacques Perrey, Gershon Kingsley — Main Street Electrical Parade (Disneyland (1979))
(0:05:10) Your DJs Open the Program
(0:14:03) Jean-Jacques Perrey, Gershon Kingsley — Computer in Love
(0:16:11) Jean-Jacques Perrey, Gershon Kingsley — Swan’s Splashdown
(0:18:28) Jean-Jacques Perrey — Hello Dolly
(0:20:25) Jean-Jacques Perrey, Gershon Kingsley — Mas que nada
(0:22:45) Your DJs Recap
(0:26:37) Chris Isaak — Somebody’s Crying
(0:29:23) Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings — How Long Do I Have to Wait for You
(0:33:45) The Bonzo Dog Band — Hunting Tigers out in Indiah
(0:36:48) Snoop Doggy Dogg — Doggy Dogg World
(0:41:55) Your DJs Speak
(0:45:48) The Chieftains with Kate and Anna McGarrigle — Il est né, le divin Enfant/Ça bergers, assemblons-nous
(0:51:05) Dean Martin — Canadian Sunset
(0:54:24) Andy Williams — Moon River
(0:57:07) Blossom Dearie — Lucky to Be in Love
(1:01:08) Your DJs Speak
(1:04:35) Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, Bill Lee, Ginny Tyler, Paul Frees, Marc Breaux, Marni Nixon, Thurl Ravenscroft — Jolly Holiday (from Mary Poppins (1965))
(1:10:11) London Grammar — Wrecking Ball (originally by Miley Cyrus)
(1:14:09) Gipsy Kings — La Rumba de Nicolas
(1:18:03) Rodriguez — I’ll Slip Away (from Searching for Sugar Man (2012))
(1:20:53) Hank Locklin — Geisha Girl
(1:23:02) Skeeter Davis — Lost to a Geisha Girl
(1:25:15) Your DJs Wrap Up
(1:30:56) William Hanna, Joseph Barbara — Theme to The Magilla Gorilla Show


Episode #202: A Little Music and a Lot of Chat

November 19, 2016

This week’s program has a high chat-to-music ratio. Will that fly? We’ll push it over the cliff and find out. We play tribute sets to Leonard Cohen and Leon Russell and we round that out with a little more. We chat with each other and with frequent guest Wes, and that’s what it is. Please honor us with your download, and also by listening to it.

(0:00:00) Leonard Cohen — Treaty
(0:04:01) Your DJs Speak for a Long Time
(0:19:48) Tom Jones — Tower of Song
(0:23:44) Judy Collins — Suzanne
(0:28:06) Tori Amos — Famous Blue Raincoat
(0:33:44) k. d. lang — Hallelujah
(0:38:43) Your DJs Speak Some More
(0:43:56) Betty Carter — Theme from Dr. Kildare (Three Stars Will Shine Tonight)
(0:46:39) Gang Starr — No Shame in My Game
(0:50:43) Kevin Kline — La Mer (from French Kiss (1995))
(0:54:26) Bobby Womack — Come l’amore
(0:57:26) Your DJs Speak Again
(1:03:21) Leon Russell — A Song for You
(1:07:26) Leon Russell — If I Were a Carpenter
(1:11:14) Leon Russell — Wild Horses
(1:14:47) Carpenters — Superstar
(1:18:35) Your DJs Talk with Wes, Wrap Up, and Leave
(1:27:42) Leonard Cohen — Dance Me to the End of Love


Episode #201: Father, Daughter, Music, Chat, Infinity

November 12, 2016

If you thought we were done after 200 episodes, think again. We kept on going and you’ll have to put up with us for a while longer. This week we have another rarity from Kate and Anna, alternates, covers, an answer song pair, two songs with the word “U” in the title, a therapy session, and lots more. Every decade from the 1930s through to present day (except one) is represented here. Such variety you will not find with Sixties on Six, so please stick with us instead. We have always depended on the kindness of strangers.

(0:00:00) Kate and Anna McGarrigle, Joel Zifkin, Michel Pépin — Le banjo rustique
(0:03:06) Your DJs Return to Speak to You
(0:11:00) The Primitives — Way Behind You (acoustic version)
(0:14:03) The Eames Era — Could Be Anything
(0:17:48) The Shins — Simple Song (acoustic)
(0:21:47) Kelly Clarkson — Since U Been Gone
(0:25:00) Your DJs Recap
(0:27:36) Roger McGuinn — If I Needed Someone
(0:30:55) Pavement — Cream of Gold
(0:34:56) The Monkees — Our Own World
(0:37:41) Kid Cudi — Solo Dolo (Nightmare)
(0:42:07) Your DJs Talk
(0:45:42) Del Close and John Brent — Psychological Testing (from “The Do-It-Yourself Psychoanalysis Kit”)
(0:51:09) The Ink Spots — Your Feet’s Too Big
(0:53:57) Django Reinhardt — I Can’t Give You Anything but Love
(0:57:17) Jasmine Thompson — Send My Love (To Your New Lover)
(1:00:03) Your DJs Talk More
(1:06:02) Larkin Poe and Thom Hell — Wait for Me
(1:09:44) Bruce Springsteen — The Big Payback
(1:11:57) Warren Brown and Adam Goddard — Big Block Singsong: Princess
(1:13:56) Rixton — Where Are Ü Now (Originally by Skrillex and Diplo with Justin Bieber)
(1:17:21) Pow Wow — Chain Gang
(1:20:19) Theola Kilgore — (Chain Gang) The Sound of My Man
(1:22:45) Your DJs Finish the Program
(1:29:31) David Raskin — Theme to Ben Casey