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The Jewel Case: Social Distancing (03-19-20)

How you doin' out there? Bearing up ok? Lots of good sounds in store this time around as we try to make the best of a weird, scary situation. Our theme this week is SOCIAL DISTANCING- we'll be spinning songs about staying in and keeping to one's self with tracks from Chet Baker to the Statler Brothers to Etta James to Bad Brains, and much more. "Alone" doesn't have to mean "lonely", you know. Let's all be alone together.

  • Alabama 3- Lockdown
  • Neil Young- The Loner
  • Little Charlie & the Nightcats- Slap Happy (RIP Charlie Baty)
  • John Coltrane- Equinox (RIP McCoy Tyner)
  • Throbbing Gristle- AB/7A (RIP Genesis P-Orridge)
  • Clarence “Frogman” Henry- Ain’t Got No Home (HB Clarence “Frogman’ Henry)
  • Ornette Coleman- Ramblin’ (HB Ornette Coleman)
  • The B-52’s- Rock Lobster (HB Ricky Wilson)
  • Ike & Tina Turner- Nutbush City Limits
  • Prince- Housequake
  • Scientist- Dance of the Vampires

----------THEME: Social Distancing----------

  • Warren Zevon- Splendid Isolation
  • Tame Impala- Solitude Is Bliss
  • Courtney Barnett- Nobody Really Cares If You Don’t Go to the Party
  • Elliott Smith- Memory Lane
  • Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers- Don’t Come Around Here No More
  • The Saints- Stranded
  • The Beach Boys- In My Room
  • Lewis Taylor- Let’s Hope Nobody Finds Us
  • Men At Work- Who Can It Be Now?
  • Gorillaz- All Alone
  • Little Richard- I’m Just a Lonely Guy (All Alone)
  • Neil Diamond- Solitary Man
  • Mountain Men- Too Many People Around
  • Etta James- Don‘t Get Around Much Anymore
  • Yusef Lateef- Quarantine
  • The Police- Message In a Bottle
  • Pretenders- Alone
  • Brak- Don’t Touch Me
  • Bad Brains- Don’t Bother Me
  • Simon & Garfunkel- I Am a Rock
  • John Lennon- Watching the Wheel
  • Matthew Sweet- Isolation
  • The Beatles- Don’t Bother Me
  • The Statler Brothers- Flowers on the Wall
  • Johnny Thunders- Leave Me Alone
  • John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers- Hideaway
  • Billie Holiday- Solitude
  • Chet Baker- Alone Together
  • Breakestra- Hiding
  • The Specials- Ghost Town
  • Radiohead- How To Disappear Completely
  • Devo- Praying Hands

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.