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The Jewel Case: Sob Stories (06.06.19)

Make sure you have plenty of tissues on hand. This week's theme is "SOB STORIES". We'll be spinning a multitude of tearjerking tunes about crying (or trying not to). Elmore James. Dinah Washington. Van Halen. Pretenders. This suave gentleman below. Many, many more, as well. Let's get emotional.

  • King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard- D-Day
  • Beastie Boys- Pass The Mic
  • Jack White- Weep Themselves to Sleep
  • Etta James- Losers Weepers, Part 1
  • The 13th Floor Elevators- You’re Gonna Miss Me (RIP Roky Erickson)
  • Leon Redbone- Ain’t Misbehavin’ (I’m Saving My Love For You) (RIP Leon Redbone)
  • Monty Alexander- Spunky (HB Monty Alexander)
  • Gary U.S. Bonds- New Orleans (HB Gary U.S. Bonds)
  • The Four Tops- Reach Out, I’ll Be There (HB Levi Stubbs)
  • Tangerine Dream- Chronozon (HB Edgar Froese)
  • Steve Vai- The Attitude Song (HB Steve Vai)
  • The Rolling Stones- All Down The Line
  • David Bowie- Soul Love
  • Fela Kuti- Sorrow, Tears, and Blood

And now for the theme: Sob Stories

  • R.L. Burnside- Goin’ Down South
  • Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings- I’m Not Gonna Cry
  • ? & the Mysterians- 96 Tears
  • Smokey Robinson & the Miracles- The Tracks of My Tears
  • The Beat- The Tears of a Clown
  • The Police- Driven to Tears
  • Johnny Cash- Cry, Cry, Cry
  • James Brown- Willow Weep for Me
  • Bessie Smith- Weeping Willow Blues
  • Buddy Holly- Crying, Waiting, Hoping
  • Everly Brothers- Crying in the Rain
  • Roy Orbison- Crying
  • Jose Gonzalez- Teardrop
  • Elvis Costello & the Attractions- Big Tears
  • The Beatles- Cry Baby Cry
  • Aretha Franklin- Mary, Don’t You Weep
  • Van Halen- Jamie’s Cryin’
  • Roy Brown- Laughing But Crying
  • Monguito Santamaria- Crying Time
  • The Budos Band- Trail Of Tears
  • The Animals- I’m Crying
  • Deerhunter- Don’t Cry
  • Dinah Washington- Cry Me a River
  • Flight of the Conchords- Hurt Feelings
  • Pretenders- Stop Your Sobbing
  • The Cure- Boys Don’t Cry
  • Elmore James- The Sky is Crying
  • Ray Charles- Drown In My Own Tears
  • Free- Oh I Wept
  • Hank Williams- I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry
  • Prince & the Revolution- When Doves Cry
  • Tom Petty, Jeff Lynne, Steve Winwood, Dhani Harrison & Prince- While My Guitar Gently Weeps (Live)
  • J Dilla- Don’t Cry

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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