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The Jewel Case: Pugilism (07.18.19)

Join us ringside at for another edition of your weekly musical multivitamin, the Jewel Case. This week's theme is "Pugilism"; we'll be coming out swingin', taking a musical look at boxers and boxing, with everyone from Chuck D to Memphis Minnie on hand*.

*WARNING/PROMISE: this will be an "Eye of the Tiger"-free zone.

  • The High Strung- On Your Feet 
  • T. Rex- The Slider
  • Champion Jack Dupree- Shim Sham Shimmy
  • Joe Arroyo- El Campeon
  • Rosalia- De Plata
  • Martha Reeves & the Vandellas- Nowhere to Run (HB Martha Reeves)
  • Lonnie Mack- Wham! (HB Lonnie Mack)
  • Screamin’ Jay Hawkins- I Put a Spell on You (HB Screamin’ Jay Hawkins)
  • Dion- Drip Drop (HB Dion)
  • Led Zeppelin- Boogie with Stu (HB Ian Stewart)
  • Miriam Makeba- Saduva
  • Bjork- Human Behavior
  • Ben Harper- Ground On Down
  • Sly & the Family Stone- Stand!
  • Cassius Clay- Stand By Me

----------THEME: Pugilism----------

  • The Menahan Street Band- Going the Distance
  • Dr. Ring Ding- Rocky Marciano (Knock Dem Out)
  • The Impalers- Uppercut
  • Paul Thorn- Hammer and Nail
  • Joe Nisbet Jr.- Joe Louis
  • Memphis Minnie- Joe Louis Strut
  • Warren Zevon- Boom Boom Mancini
  • Bob Dylan- Hurricane
  • Tony Wilson- Who Killed Davey Moore?
  • Findlay Napier- Sweet Science
  • Chuck Prophet- Sonny Liston’s Blues
  • Mark Knopfler- Song for Sonny Liston
  • Simon & Garfunkel- The Boxer
  • Big Youth- Foreman vs. Frazier
  • Orions Belte- Joe Frazier
  • Roy Haynes, Phineas Newborn & Paul Chambers- Sugar Ray
  • Rasco- The Sweet Science (ft. Chali2na)
  • George Carlin- Muhammad Ali
  • Soul Invaders- Muhammad Ali
  • Chuck D- What’s My Name (Ali Rap Theme)
  • Faithless- Muhammad Ali
  • Freakwater- Louisville Lip
  • Midnight Oil- Jimmy Sharman’s Boxers
  • Miles Davis- Yesternow

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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