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The Jewel Case: California (05.02.19)

It’s a special edition of the Jewel Case as I prepare to pull up stakes and head west to start the next chapter of my life in California. It’s bittersweet; I’m very excited for the change, but I’ll miss my WYSO and Dayton families- especially those of you who call in during the shows. I AM still continuing the show, though; I’ll be prerecording the show remotely and sending the episodes to WYSO for broadcast, same bat time, same bat channel. Hope you’ll continue to tune in, friends. I think the best might be yet to come.

It’s no big secret that I meticulously plan out these shows. My occasional guest host, Andy Valeri and I cherry pick some of our favorite tunes about the Golden State and chew the fat about them in what promises to be a FREEWHEELIN’ MUSIC NERD EXTRAVAGANZA, so join us, won’t you?

  • Tom Waits- Goin’ Out West
  • Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives- Mojave
  • Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers- California
  • Roy Orbison- California Blue
  • Arctic Monkeys- Fake Tales of San Francisco 
  • Lucero- California 
  • Ray Charles- California Here I Come
  • Marlena Shaw- California Groove
  • Badfinger- Look Out California
  • John Lee Hooker- Goin’ To California
  • Chuck Berry- California
  • Freddie King- San-Ho-Zay
  • Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup- Mean Ol’ Frisco
  • The Mountain Goats- We Do It Different on the West Coast
  • Wilco- California Stars
  • Led Zeppelin- Going To California (live)
  • The Kinks- Celluloid Heroes (live)
  • Beach Boys- California Saga: California
  • Stranglers- Dead Loss Angeles
  • Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy- California Uber Alles
  • LL Cool J- Going Back to Cali
  • X- Los Angeles 
  • Doors- LA Woman
  • Frank Sinatra- California
  • Nancy Sinatra- Do You Know the Way to San Jose?
  • Charlie Parker- Relaxin’ at Camarillo
  • J.J. Cale- Downtown LA
  • Camper Van Beethoven- I Live in LA
  • Electric Ferrets- LA Song
  • Buck Owens- Streets of Bakersfield
  • Lucinda Williams- Ventura
  • Ramones- California Sun
  • Cheap Trick- California Man
  • Local H- California Songs

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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