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The Jewel Case: Monkey Business (05-07-20)

This week's theme? Glad you asked. It's MONKEY BUSINESS; two hours of songs about monkeys, orangutans, gorillas...apes of all varieties- maybe even some damned dirty ones. Grab a banana and meet us at 91.3 WYSO.

  • X- Alphabetland
  • Lester Sterling & Stranger Cole- Bangarang
  • Fela Kuti- Zombie (RIP Tony Allen)
  • Rare Earth- I Just Want to Celebrate (HB Ray Monette)
  • Buzzcocks- Harmony in My Head (HB Steve Diggle)
  • Johnny Thunders & the Heartbreakers- One Track Mind (HB Jerry Nolan)
  • Jimmy Ruffin- What Becomes of the Broken Hearted (HB)
  • Art of Noise- Close (To the Edit) (HB Anne Dudley)
  • The Tubes- White Punks On Dope (HB Prairie Prince)
  • Graham Nash & David Crosby- The Wall Song (HB Bill Kreutzmann)
  • Sinkane- How We Be
  • Gorillaz- Starshine

----------THEME: Monkey Business----------

  • The Rolling Stones- Monkey Man
  • Louis Prima- I Wan’na Be Like You (The Monkey Song)
  • Major Lance- The Monkey Time
  • Dave Bartholomew- The Monkey (Speaks His Mind)
  • Elvis Costello & The Imposters- Monkey To Man
  • The Kinks- Apeman
  • The Dickies- You Drive Me Ape (You Big Gorilla)
  • Pixies- Monkey Gone To Heaven
  • Low- Monkey
  • The Upsetters wi/the Heptones- Super Ape
  • The Miracles- Mickey’s Monkey
  • Gino Washington- Come Monkey With Me
  • The New York Dolls- Dance Like A Monkey
  • Patti Smith Group- Space Monkey
  • Warren Zevon- Gorilla, You’re A Desperado
  • The J. Geils Band- Monkey Island
  • Amy Winehouse- Monkey Man
  • The Ideals- Go-Go Gorilla
  • Rufus Thomas- Can Your Monkey Do The Dog?
  • Big Maybelle- One Monkey Don’t Stop No Show
  • The Beatles- Everybody’s Got Something To Hide Except Me And My Monkey
  • Dave Rawlings Machine- The Monkey And The Engineer
  • Buck Owens & His Buckeroos- You Made A Monkey Out Of Me
  • Ten Years After- Hard Monkeys
  • I-Roy- Fashion Monkey
  • David Byrne- Monkey Man
  • Ikenga Super Stars Of Africa- Soffry Soffry Catch Monkey
  • Chuck Berry- Too Much Monkey Business
  • Clinic- Orangutan
  • B.B. King- Sell My Monkey
  • Ducks Can Groove- Hideous Orangutan

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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