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The Jewel Case: Vera, Waiting, Betty & Miles

LOTS on the docket this week: we’ll kick it off with Fishbone, we’ll bid a fond adieu to Dame Vera Lynn, examine the Bo Diddley beat, confront our arachnophobia with the Who, salute bold soul sister Betty Davis, get heavy with Black Sabbath, stay on point with A Tribe Called Quest, swing by Pakistan to visit Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, and much, much more. It wouldn’t be the same without you.

----------Hour 1----------

1. Fishbone- Everyday Sunshine

2. Bud Hunga and His Diplomatic Music- Travelling on Rhythms

3. Brenda Kahn- I Don’t Sleep, I Drink Coffee Instead

4. Bobby Lewis- Tossin’ And Turnin’ (RIP)

5. Pink Floyd- Vera 

6. Vera Lynn- We’ll Meet Again (RIP)

7. Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians- The Yip Song

8. Split Enz- I See Red (HB Tim Finn)

9. Eddie Floyd- Knock On Wood (HB)

10. George Michael & Queen- Somebody To Love (live) (HB George Michael)

11. Carly Simon- Anticipation (HB)

12. The Velvet Underground- Waiting For The Man

13. Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers- The Waiting

14. Bo Diddley- Bo Diddley

15. Don Was- You Asked, I Came

----------Hour 2----------

16. James Moody’s & His Bop Men- Tin Tin Deo

17. Ozomatli- Cumbia De Los Muertos

18. Kid Congo & the Pink Monkey Birds- La Araña

19. The Who- Boris the Spider

20. Justin Adams & Juldeh Camara- Sanakubay

21. Junior Kimbrough & the Soul Blues Boys- All Night Long

22. The Chambers Brothers- Uptown

23. Betty Davis- Game Is My Middle Name

24. Miles Davis- Mademoiselle Mabry

25. The Jimi Hendrix Experience- The Wind Cries Mary

26. Chris Whitley- Drifting

27. King Tubby- Easy Dub

----------Hour 3----------

28. Creepy John Thomas- Lay It On Me

29. Black Sabbath- Tomorrow’s Dream

30. Al Green- Tomorrow’s Dream

31. Sugarman 3- Funky So-And-So

32. David Bowie- Ashes To Ashes

33. The Dandy Warhols- The Last High

34. Average White Band- Love Your Life

35. A Tribe Called Quest- Check the Rhime

36. Transglobal Underground- Cikan- Le Message

37. Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan- Mustt Mustt (Massive Attack Remix)

38. Nova Mob- The Last Days of Pompeii: Benediction

39. Songdog- Days of Armageddon

40. Wilco- Ashes of American Flags

41. Neu!- Isi

Join Tod Weidner on Thursday, 8-11pm for The Jewel Case, a weekly celebration of all manner of musical goodness: Deep cuts. Old favorites. New favorites. Future favorites. All genres, all eras- it’s all fair game, from everywhere and everywhen, for everyone. 

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