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The Jewel Case: Double Theme - Sun Studios and Years (1-2-20)

It's a DOUBLE THEME! In Hours 2 and 3, we'll be spinning songs with YEARS in the title, in honor of our brand spankin' new one. As a bonus, we'll be devoting the majority of the first hour to the celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the opening of Memphis Recording Service: Sam Phillips' legendary Sun Studios. We'll be playing some landmark tunes from the studio's history as well as a couple personal deep cuts. We're gonna get real, real gone for a change. We're gonna flat GET IT, cat.

  • The Zombies- This Will Be Our Year
  • Parliament- Bop Gun (Endangered Species) (HB Glenn Goins)
  • Roger Miller- King of the Road (HB Roger Miller)

---THEME 1: 70th Anniversary of Memphis Recording Services---

  • Joe Hill Louis- Boogie in the Park
  • Jackie Brenston & his Delta Cats- Rocket 88
  • Howlin’ Wolf- Moanin’ at Midnight
  • Johnny London- Drivin’ Slow
  • Big Walter Horton- Easy
  • Rufus Thomas- Bear Cat
  • The Prisonaires- Just Walkin’ in the Rain
  • Elvis Presley- Milkcow Blues Boogie
  • Johnny Cash- Cry, Cry, Cry
  • Carl Perkins- Blue Suede Shoes
  • The Miller Sisters- Ten Cats Down
  • Billy Lee Riley- Flyin’ Saucers Rock & Roll
  • U2 wi/ B.B. King- When Love Comes to Town

----------THEME 2- Years----------

  • Rush- 2112- Overture
  • The Stooges- 1969
  • Paul McCartney & Wings- Nineteen Hundred and Eighty-Five
  • Neutral Milk Hotel- Holland, 1945
  • Ringo Starr- Early 1970
  • Rocket from the Crypt- Born in ‘69
  • The Tallest Man on Earth- 1904
  • Prince- 1999 (single version)
  • Genesis- Broadway Melody of 1974
  • Rasputina- 1816, the Year Without a Summer
  • Jimi Hendrix- 1983…(A Merman I Should Turn to Be)
  • Third World- 1865 (96° in the Shade)
  • Alice Cooper- Teenage Lament ‘74
  • Randy Newman- Dayton, Ohio- 1903
  • Pink Floyd- Summer ‘68
  • Del the Funky Homosapien- 3030
  • Frank Turner- 1933
  • The Who- 1921
  • The Clash- 1977
  • Social Distortion- 1945
  • David Bowie- 1984
  • Harry Nilsson- 1941
  • Josh Rouse- 1972
  • Patti Smith- 1959
  • Mott the Hoople- Born Late ‘58
  • Eddie Harris- 1974 Blues
  • The Bee Gees- New York Mining Disaster 1941
  • Love Battery- 67
  • Robyn Hitchcock- 1974
  • Luna- 1995
  • Tom Verlaine- Depot (1951)

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.