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The Jewel Case: Both Kinds Of Luck (09.20.18)

Feeling lucky? We'll be celebrating BOTH KINDS OF LUCK- plenty of tunes about both fortune and misfortune from everyone from Dinah Washington to D.O.A. Until then: may all the dice be your cousins and the all the dolls agreeable, with nice teeth and no last names.

  • Living Colour- Talkin’ Loud And Sayin’ Nothing
  • Thievery Corporation- Thief Rockers 
  • The Strokes- Trying Your Luck 
  • JD McPherson- Lucky Penny 
  • Buena Vista Social Club- El Carretero 
  • Big Jay McNeely- The Deacon’s Hop
  • Erykah Badu- Penitentiary Philosophy 
  • Willie West- Fairchild 
  • The Brian Jonestown Massacre- Servo 
  • Black Mountain- The Hair Song 
  • Queens Of The Stone Age- No One Knows 
  • The Beastie Boys- Shadrach 
  • Sly & The Family Stone- Loose Booty 
  • Brightblack Morning Light- Everybody Daylight 

And now for the theme: Both Kinds of Luck

  • Warren Zevon- Bad Luck Streak In Dancing School 
  • Thin Lizzy- Hollywood (Down On Your Luck)
  • Earl King- Old Mr. Bad Luck
  • B.B. King- Bad Luck
  • Albert King- Born Under A Bad Sign 
  • Emerson, Lake & Palmer- Lucky Man 
  • Betty Davis- If I’m In Luck I Might Get Picked Up 
  • Jimmy McGriff- Mr. Lucky
  • A Tribe Called Quest- Luck Of Lucien 
  • Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers- You Got Lucky 
  • Shovels & Rope- Bad Luck
  • Marlon Brando- Luck Be A Lady 
  • D.O.A.- Fortunate Son
  • Mr. Little Jeans- Lady Luck 
  • The Heartbreakers- Born To Lose
  • The Orbits- Mr. Hard Luck 
  • Roosevelt Sykes- You Can’t Be Lucky All The Time
  • Elvis Presley- Good Luck Charm 
  • Solomon Burke- That Lucky Old Sun 
  • Bessie Smith & Fletcher Henderson - Lady Luck Blues 
  • Sonny Rollins & Co.- You Are My Lucky Star
  • Kay Starr- Wheel Of Fortune
  • Dinah Washington & Eddie Chamblee & His Orchestra- Bad Luck 
  • Sarah Vaughan- Lucky In Love 
  • Zoot Sims & Annie Ross- Lucky So And So
  • John Lee Hooker- Mr. Lucky 
  • The Black Crowes- Bad Luck Blue Eyes Goodbye
  • The Undertones- Hard Luck
  • Air- Lucky & Unhappy 
  • Radiohead- Lucky 

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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A lifelong Miami Valley resident, Tod Weidner grew up in Ludlow Falls before moving to Dayton in the early 1990s. Tod graduated from Milton-Union High School and Sinclair Community College, and also attended the Columbus College Of Art & Design until his scholarship ran out and he moved home to pursue the lucrative career of a struggling musician. Tod has been heavily involved in the Dayton Music Scene for over 20 years, as both a solo performer and a member of such bands as The Motel Beds, Shrug, The American Static, and Set The Controls, to name just a few. When he's not playing, listening to, or reading about music, Tod keeps busy by fixing up his house, where he and his wife Patrice live under the strict and watchful authority of their two cats, Mikey and Joey.