Thursday, 1 September 2016

august 31 playlist (with guest host/programmer al burant):

van der graaf generator - la rossa (still life)
soft machine - hope for happiness (volume one)
caravan - and i wish i were stoned/don't worry (if i could do it all over again, i'd do it all over you)
et cetera - et la musique tourne (et cetera)
jim gilmour - no sign (great escape)
john mclaughlin - take the coltrane (after the rain)
if - your city is falling (if 2)
the band - king harvest (has surely come) (rock of ages)
big elf - in the void (closer to doom)
i'm sure prague's franz kafka would have appreciated all the superb prog on al's version of the show.

Thursday, 25 August 2016

august 24 playlist:

daniel romano - maybe remember me (mosey)
townes van zandt - why she's acting this way (our mother the mountain)
jimmy mcgriff - the bird (groove grease)
mary jane leach - pipe dreams (for organ)
einsturzende neubauten - jeder satz mit ihr hallt nach (jewels)
baby huey - hard times (the baby huey story: the living legend)
johnny "hammond" smith - swanee river (talk that talk)
milt buckner - we'll be together again (rockin' hammond)
mary jane leach, author of the monumental pipe dreams, at the organ.

Thursday, 18 August 2016

august 10 playlist:

the kinks - lavender hill (the great lost album)
badbadnotgood feat. kaytranada - lavender (iv)
wild bill davis & his orchestra - organ grinder's swing (dance the madison!)
the crazy world of arthur brown - child of my kingdom (the crazy world of arthur brown)
denis bedard - prelude et toccata sur victimae paschali laudes (organ works ii)
john lee hooker - lonesome mood (if you miss 'im...i got 'im)
tangerine dream - resurrection (electronic meditation)
jacques brel - sans exigences (integrale la boite a bonbons)
margo price - hands of time (midwest farmer's daughter)
daniel romano - (gone is) all but a quarry of stone (mosey)
nick lowe - lonesome reverie (dig my mood)
lee hazlewood - no train to stockholm (cowboy in sweden)
sturgill simpson - i'd have to be crazy (high top mountain)

august 17 playlist:

luther allison - raggedy and dirty (bad news is coming)
the ernie freeman combo - fever/comin' home baby (ultra-lounge vol. 11 - organs in orbit)
rich kids - lovers and fools (ghosts of princes in towers)
paul revere and the raiders - i'm not your stepping stone (midnight ride)
shirley scott with stanley turrentine - the soul is willing (soul shoutin')
faust - dr. schwitters intro (the faust tapes)
richard bonynge et al - act 3 - no. 15: "seigneur dieu, que vois-je!'' (gounod: faust)
marnie giesbrecht - ronald hannah: five preludes for organ: ii. (northern arch)
joseph payne - aria con variazioni for keyboard in f minor, 'sebaldina' (johann pachelbel: complete organ works)
organist, drummers - organo de manzanillo (carnaval in cuba)
sergei zagny - old french song (pyotr tchaikovsky: children's album)
milt buckner - count's basement (rockin' hammond)

bonus- dr. otto plasty and belle southern's beauty-themed playlist for sounds of folkways on august 8:

swiss box with three beautiful silver bells - girl i left behind me (music boxes, carousels, and hand organ)
milton kaye - wedding of the painted doll (nickelodeon and calliope)
pete and mike seeger - the many-colored paper (indian summer: original soundtrack)
the stoneman family - the spanish merchant's daughter (anthology of american folk music, vol. 3)
lord invader - brown girl in the ring (classic folk songs for kids from smithsonian folkways)
joseph spence - brownskin gal (music of the bahamas volume one: bahaman folk guitar)
alan mills - shenandoah (classic folk songs for kids from smithsonian folkways)
clarence tom ashley & tex isley - the little log cabin in the lane (play and sing american folk music)
jean ritchie - the most fair beauty bright (precious memories)
prisoners at the ramsey and retrieve state farms, texas - mighty bright light (negro prison camp worksongs)
group of mbuti men - molimo song: darkness is good (mbuti pygmies of the ituri rainforest)
bill floyd - have you met miss jones? (the king of organs)
michael cheshire (reginald foort) - tchaikovsky: sleeping beauty waltz (pipe organ in the mosque)
tony almerico orchestra - clementine (cook's tour of stereo)
bambuti tribe (pygmy) - alima song (music of the ituri forest)
nelstone's hawaiians - fatal flower garden (anthology of american folk music, vol. 1)
bill & belle reed - old lady and the devil (anthology of american folk music, vol. 1)
am i crazy, or is that a lot of playlists?

Saturday, 6 August 2016

august 3 playlist:

francis lemarque - opening theme (playtime ost)
king curtis - frisky (the best of king curtis)
booker t. & the mg's - i got a woman (green onions)
billie holiday - yesterdays (an evening with billie holiday)
bo diddley - hot buttered blues (the black gladiator)
jimmie nicol & the shubdubs - night train (single)
stefan johannes bleicher - couperin: offertoire sur les grand jeux (barocke orgelmusik aus frankreich)
albert benzler - abide with me (usb cylinder audio archive)
nico - janitor of lunacy (desertshore)
joris verdin - sept pi├Ęces en la bemol majeur et sol diese mineur - 5. lento (cesar franck: complete works for harmonium)
palace brothers - there is no-one what will take care of you (there is no-one what will take care of you)
streetorgan 'de vijf beelden' - aan de amsterdamse grachten (famous dutch streetorgans)
goldie & the gingerbreads - the skip (goldie & the gingerbreads)
fats waller - the jitterbug waltz (ain't misbehavin')
earl hooker - off the hook (blue guitar)
john patton - hot sauce (blue john)
the original, and somewhat short-lived, lineup of booker t. & the mg's, with bassist lewie steinberg (far right) before donald "duck" dunn replaced him. lewie died this july; unlike booker t., lewie lived his whole life in memphis.

Sunday, 31 July 2016

july 27 playlist:

screamin' jay hawkins - darling, please forgive me (at home with screamin' jay hawkins)
jimmy mcgriff - turn blue (blues for mister jimmy)
atsuko hashimoto - hallelujah, i love her so (...until the sun comes up)
ray charles - moanin' (genius + soul = jazz)
alice coltrane - los caballos (eternity)
larry young - trane of thought (in paris (the ortf recordings))
the tony williams lifetime - vuelta abajo (turn it over)
the band - words and numbers (song sketch) (a musical history)
the budos band - budos theme (the budos band)
hans fagius - adagio and rondo in c minor, k.v. 617: i. adagio (mozart on the organ)
bobbie gentry - ace insurance man (local gentry)
ms. alice. photo by jeff dunas.

Thursday, 21 July 2016

july 20 playlist:

big boss man - aardvark (aardvark)
johnny hodges & wild bill davis - wings & things (wings & things)
ruby & the romantics - our day will come (single)
the zodiac - cancer: the moonchild (cosmic sounds)
reverend organdrum - experiment in terror (hi-fi stereo)
arkadiusz poplawski - saint-saens: danse macabre (frombork 2015)
dr. john, the night tripper - danse kalinda ba boom (gris-gris)
bob dylan - day of the locusts (new morning)
link wray - georgia pines (beans and fatback)
jens e. christensen - 29 little preludes, opus 51 no. 10 g minor (carl nielsen: complete works for organ)
jean-charles ablitzer - nun lob mein seel den herren: prima variatio - secunda variatio (praetorius: pro organico)
james booker - smacksie (single)
jimmy smith - on the sunny side of the street (back at the chicken shack)
a detail of bernt notke's painting danse macabre.

Friday, 15 July 2016


july 13 playlist:

king gizzard & the lizard wizard - mr. beat (nonagon infinity)
doug organ trio - low crab diet (doug organ trio)
coleman hawkins - goin' down home (the hawk returns)
jimi hendrix - young/hendrix (nine to the universe)
the merced blue notes - do the pig (forbidden city dog food)
ronnie foster - mystic brew (droppin science: greatest samples from the blue note lab)
the sadies - the westminster (tales of the rat fink ost)
florence mahon - bach: two settings of the holy saviour comes (souvenirs: scarboro united church organ)
daniel romano - i'm alone now (mosey)
jake ian - 68 malibu (it don't really matter anymore)
the deep dark woods - a voice is calling (jubilee)
 
the deep dark woods' organist geoff hilhorst as photographed by paul citone. geoff also features on local singer-songwriter jake ian's very cool album it don't really matter anymore.