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The Jewel Case: Sole Power (04-02-20)

Lace up, friends. This week's theme is SOLE POWER; we'll be spinning tunes about shoes, boots, slippers, sneakers...all your favorite footwear, with tunes from The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band to Run-DMC and back again, all broken in and ready to wear. Are you ready, boots? Start walkin'.

  • Van Morrison- Glad Tidings
  • The Clash- Tommy Gun
  • Robyn Hitchcock & the Venus 3- ‘Cause It’s Love (Saint Parallelogram) (RIP Bill Rieflin)
  • DAF- Der Mussolini (RIP Gabi Delgado-Lopez)
  • Manu Dibango- Soul Makossa (RIP Manu Dibango)
  • Joe Farrell, Mike Longo & Ron Carter- 900 Shares of Blues (RIP Mike Longo)
  • Serge Gainsbourg & Brigitte Bardot- Bonnie and Clyde (HB Serge Gainsbourg)
  • Gram Parsons- Love Hurts (HB Emmylou Harris)
  • Leon Russell- Roll Away the Stone (HB Leon Russell)
  • Marvin Gaye- Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler) (Detroit Mix) (HB Marvin Gaye)
  • Staff Benda Bilili- Tonkara
  • Parliament- Agony of Defeet

----------THEME: Sole Power---------

  • Adam Ant- Goody Two Shoes 
  • Carl Perkins- Blue Suede Shoes 
  • Nancy Sinatra- These Boots Are Made For Walking
  • The Velvet Underground- Venus In Furs 
  • Kirsty MacColl- In These Shoes? 
  • El Gran Combo De Puerto Rico- Los Zapatos De Manacho 
  • Domingo Federico- Zapatos 
  • Bob Dylan- Boots Of Spanish Leather 
  • Jeff Beck Group- Spanish Boots 
  • The Liptones- My Tiny Red Dr. Martens Boots 
  • Iron Maiden- Die With Your Boots On 
  • Paul Simon- Diamonds On The Soles Of Her Shoes 
  • Johnny Cash- Get Rhythm
  • Red Foley- Chattanooga Shoe Shine Boy
  • The Everly Brothers- Who’s Gonna Shoe Your Pretty Little Feet
  • Black Sabbath-Jack the Stripper/Fairies Wear Boots 
  • Steve Martin- The Cruel Shoes
  • The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band- My Walkin’ Shoes 
  • Sonic Youth- Dirty Boots
  • Low Cut Connie- What Size Shoe 
  • Betty Davis- Steppin’ In Her I. Miller Shoes 
  • Robert Palmer- Sailin’ Shoes
  • Teen Idles- Sneakers (Alternate Version) (Anniversary EP) 1980 
  • Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys- My Shoes Keep Walking Back To You 
  • Elvis Costello- (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes 
  • Run-DMC- My Adidas 
  • The Beatles- Old Brown Shoe 
  • Tommy Tucker- Hi Heel Sneakers
  • Traffic- Hole In My Shoe 
  • Omar- High Heels
  • Charles Mingus- The Shoes Of The Fisherman’s Wife Are Some Jive Ass Slippers

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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