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The Jewel Case: Too Much Monkey Business (05.31.18)

Too much monkey business for you to be involved in? Hope not. This week The Jewel Case examines songs about primates with Buck Owens, The Dickies, I-Roy, Big Maybelle and tons more weighing in. But first...

  • David Bowie- Little Wonder
  • The Artwoods- Can You Hear Me
  • The Monkees- Porpoise Song
  • The Mermen- Scalp Salad
  • The Go- American Pig
  • Suzi Quatro- 48 Crash
  • Run-D.M.C.- They Call Us Run-D.M.C. (Happy Birthday- Darryl “D.M.C.” McDaniels)
  • Led Zeppelin- Bonzo’s Montreux (Happy Birthday- John Bonham)
  • Free- Mr. Big
  • The Yardbirds- Stroll On
  • The Funk Ark- Rinconito
  • Rachid Taha- Barra Barra
  • Gorillaz- Starshine

And now for the theme: Too Much Monkey Business

  • The Rolling Stones- Monkey Man
  • Louis Prima- I Wan’na Be Like You (The Monkey Song)
  • Major Lance- The Monkey Time
  • Dave Bartholomew- The Monkey (Speaks His Mind)
  • Elvis Costello & The Imposters- Monkey To Man
  • The Kinks- Apeman
  • The Dickies- You Drive Me Ape (You Big Gorilla)
  • Gino Washington- Come Monkey WIth Me
  • The New York Dolls- Dance Like A Monkey
  • Patti Smith Group- Space Monkey
  • Warren Zevon- Gorilla, You’re A Desperado
  • Amy Winehouse- Monkey Man
  • The Ideals- Go-Go Gorilla 
  • Rufus Thomas- Can Your Monkey Do The Dog?
  • Big Maybelle- One Monkey Don’t Stop No Show
  • Fats Domino- Everybody’s Got Something To Hide Except Me And My Monkey
  • Dave Rawlings Machine- The Monkey And The Engineer
  • Buck Owens & His Buckeroos- You Made A Monkey Out Of Me
  • Ten Years After- Hard Monkeys
  • I-Roy- Fashion Monkey
  • David Byrne- Monkey Man
  • Ikenga Super Stars Of Africa- Soffry Soffry Catch Monkey
  • Chuck Berry- Too Much Monkey Business
  • B.B. King- Sell My Monkey
  • The J. Geils Band- Monkey Island

Join Tod Weidner on Thursday, 8-11pm for The Jewel Case, a weekly celebration of all manner of musical goodness: deep cuts, forgotten treasures, and curiosities with a new theme each show spanning all genres, eras and locales.

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