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The Jewel Case: Sole Power (12-13-18)

Lace up, friends- it's time for another edition of your weekly musical multivitamin, The Jewel Case! This week we're celebrating "SOLE POWER"; we'll be spinning songs about footwear by a huge cross-section of artists. Here's a quick sample: Betty Davis, Carl Perkins, Run-DMC, El Gran Combo De Puerto Rico, Iron Maiden, Charles Mingus...you get the gist. LOTS of miles will be covered tonight, so put on your most comfortable kicks. But first...

  • The Clash- Tommy Gun 
  • The Bar-Kays- Soul Finger
  • Parliament- Agony of Defeet 
  • Steely Dan- Bad Sneakers 
  • Pazy & The Black Hippies- Papa’s Black Dog
  • Television- Marquee Moon
  • Count Five- Psychotic Reaction
  • Pretenders- Back On The Chain Gang
  • Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers- Straight Into Darkness
  • Hot Snakes- Paid In Cigarettes
  • The Yardbirds- Think About It 
  • Van Morrison- The Way Young Lovers Do
  • Can- Halleluwah

And now for the theme: Sole Power: 

  • Adam Ant- Goody Two Shoes 
  • Carl Perkins- Blue Suede Shoes 
  • Nancy Sinatra- These Boots Are Made For Walking
  • The Velvet Underground- Venus In Furs 
  • Kirsty MacColl- In These Shoes? 
  • El Gran Combo De Puerto Rico- Los Zapatos De Manacho 
  • Domingo Federico- Zapatos 
  • Bob Dylan- Boots Of Spanish Leather 
  • Jeff Beck Group- Spanish Boots 
  • The Liptones- My Tiny Red Dr. Martens Boots 
  • Iron Maiden- Die With Your Boots On 
  • Paul Simon- Diamonds On The Soles Of Her Shoes 
  • Johnny Cash- Get Rhythm
  • Red Foley- Chattanooga Shoe Shine Boy 
  • Steve Martin- The Cruel Shoes
  • The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band- My Walkin’ Shoes 
  • Sonic Youth- Dirty Boots
  • Low Cut Connie- What Size Shoe 
  • Betty Davis- Steppin’ In Her I. Miller Shoes 
  • Robert Palmer- Sailin’ Shoes
  • Teen Idles- Sneakers (Alternate Version) 
  • Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys- My Shoes Keep Walking Back To You 
  • Elvis Costello- (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes 
  • Run-DMC- My Adidas 
  • The Beatles- Old Brown Shoe 
  • Tommy Tucker- Hi Heel Sneakers
  • Traffic- Hole In My Shoe 
  • Omar- High Heels
  • Charles Mingus- The Shoes Of The Fisherman’s Wife Are Some Jive Ass Slippers

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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