Plant Man Thinkith

The first half of today’s proGram came toGether from the mind of the plant man…he thouGht, I shared:

Driving the Herd- Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard
Maggie I’ve Been Searching for our Son- Craig Finn
Lead us Through the Night- Small Feet
Anyway that You Want me- Anton Fig

Fire- Langhorne Slim & the Law
Happy Damage- Jacuzzi Boys
EZ/PZ- the Hussy

The African Queen- the Juggs
Tir na nOg- Tir Na Nog (live)
(I’m Not Your) Stepping Stone- Vibravoid
Eight Miles High- Magic Bus
Lobster Dobbs- Nick Nicely

Last Page of the Blues- Will Johns
You’re the Boss- Elvis Presley & Ann Margret
Jungle Strut- Ramsey Lewis & His Electric Band
Another Thursday Blues- B3

Mixed Buziness- Dr. Lonnie Smith w/David FATHEAD Newman
Fredo- John Ginty Ft. Lou Pallo
Done Son- Analog Son

Adure- Ginger Johnson & His African Messengers
Bad Note- Speedometer
Showdown- Ethan Farmer

Big Muffler- Black Market Brass
Martian Boogaloo- Spanglish Fly


Beyond the Final Branches

The second half of the proGram will answer the questions of what is on the other side…just push the brush back and:

Jackass- Dr. Lonnie Smith Ft. David FATHEAD Newman
Elevators- John Ginty Ft. Cris Jacobs
Shady Nights- Analog Son

Ebassman Vs. Ethan- Ethan Farmer
Kung Fu- Ethan Farmer
Seven Cups- the Nylon Brothers & MK

Do What you Wanna do- T Connection
Shango- Larry Diamond
Cold Soul- Gemstones
Calypso Daddy- Jeanne DeMetz

Which One are You- Jay W. McGee
Sugarman- Sonny Knight & the Lakers (live)

Saturday Night Banger- Mister T.
Troubled Land- Speedometer
Hey Everybody- Rory Hoy Ft. Ashley Slater
In the Pocket- Mojo Rising

The Torrent- Shaun Martin
Hailu- Hailu Mergia
I Can’t Stop the Feeling- the Haggis Horns

Bernie Interlude- Steve Bernstein’s Millennial Territory Orchestra Ft. Bernie Worrell
Skin I’m in- Steve Bernstein’s Millennial Territory Orchestra Ft. Sandra St. Victor
Sing a Simple Song- Sly & the Family Stone w/Chuck D/D’angelo/Issac Hayes
She’s Krome to the Bone- Ultra Van Krome
Oriole Magic- Speed on the Beat
Just Bang- the Chemical Brothers


Took Off to There

The first half of the reGularly scheduled proGram had the landing gear left behind with the idea of letting it fall where it may:

My Me- Hardy & the Hardknocks
It’s all Going to Pot- Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard
Patty Don’t you Put me Down- Richard Thompson
Kyra- Rev Tor Band (Acoustic, Live at the Unicorn)
Green Coat- Nightingail
Gone Wonderin’- Jackie Greene (live at Infinity Hall)

Burn this City- Johnny Lee Ledford
Lousy Connection- Ezra Furman

Philadelphia Baby- Robert Plant
Lilah (inst)- Morphine
Hanging on a Curtain- Morphine
**Buddy Guy Drop**
Born to Play Guitar- Buddy Guy
Ego at Your Door- Eddie Cotton

Hey Vanilla- Astrid Young
Stop- Mike Bloomfield/Al Kooper/Steve Stills
Commit a Crime- Slackjaw
The Hive- Booker T. Jones
Give me a Chance- Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings
Do Yo Dance- the Family Stone
S.O.B.- Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats
Brooklyn Boogaloo- Spanglish Fly


Bodies of Water

The second half of the pre-show fill in was separated only by the liquidness between:

Ae Re Chanda (Suite for the Moon) PT III Improvisation- Shankar Tucker Ft. Devenra Pal Singh
Sindhi- Mekaal Hasan Band

Terre Rouge- Vishtèn
Tafouk Tele (the sun is there)- Terakaft
Crystal- Daymé Arocena
Nino- Daymé Arocena

Genealogico- Zemog El Gallo Bueno
Zavebe- Forro in the Dark
Number 2- Forro in the Dark

Cantec de Masa- Toni Iordache
Geamparale de La Babadag- Toni Iordache
Sketches of India- Tom Teasley
Indra & Arvasu- Tom Teasley

I & I- Raging Fyah
La Quarter Llego- Quarter Street
Caderas- Bomba Estéreo
Soy Yo- Bomba Estéreo


Stretch Reach Live

The first half of a pre-show fill in with the desire to share some sounds to fit those who are hanGin’ on and still branched out:

Easy Does it- Roy Assaf Ft. Roy Hargrove
September in Rio- Roy Assaf Ft. Roy Hargrove
Back Talk- Robert Hohner Percussion Ensemble
When Will The Blues Leave- Charlie Haden/Gonzalo Rubalcaba (live in Tokyo, Japan)
Latinesque- Lee Smith
The Real Me- Pete Townshend Ft. Alfie Boe & The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra & London Oriana Choir
Chez Sez- Bob McChesney
Cosmic Warrior- Terence Blanchard & the E Collective
Foreward- James Brandon Lewis
Steelo- James Brandon Lewis

Gone Interstitial- Mem Nahadr
Gone- Mem Nahadr


Paint me a Landscape

The extra portion on the proGram’s plate was as tasty as the main meal… I thought I would paint your masterpiece along the ear way:

I’ll Do That- Gecko Turner
Inner Galactic Lovers- Kutiman
Turn me Loose- K OS
Treat You (Scratch Professor’s Retwist)- Omar

Allein- DJ Enne Ft. Jans Poenitsch (Piano Mix)
Breathing Underwater (DJ Spinna Galactic Soul Remix)- Hiatus Kaiyote

Solus- Todd Rundgren, Emil Nikolaisen, Hans-Peter Lindstrøm
Altar of Kauaian Six String (Todd’s Solo)- Todd Rundgren, Emil Nikolaisen, Hans-Peter Lindstrøm
Out of my Head (lone vice)- Todd Rundgren, Emil Nikolaisen, Hans-Peter Lindstrøm

We Continue- Dam Funk
Zulu Carnival- Tony Quattro

I Wanna be With you- Lyrics Bron Ft. Lateef
Karma’s Catchin’ Hell- Felix da Housecat
Madretierra- Novalima
Nadia- Midival Punditz

The Future of Flying- Markis Precise Ft. Brother Ali
27- Young Fathers
Still Running- Young Fathers



The middle portion of the proGram had so much funk to it, the blooms burst into their status as they did the dance of life. A big thank you to Janet Schiff of Nineteen Thirteen for introducing the listeners to the their latest cello-pretation….”Summertime”, featuring Janet on Cello, Nez on Drum, fellow Frail Paganite Victor DeLorenzo on drums, friend of the proGram Mr. Rob Wasserman on bass and introducing Monia on vocals. The story Janet told of her grandma Marguerite being recorded in 1961 on the B3 organ…and this track was one of the tunes they made work off that reel…It is a mysterious sound that went well over the always, I am honored to be a part of their scene:

Be Somebody’s Angel- Soul Suga & Diane Durrett Ft. Randall Bramblett
No Jelly- John Ginty
Funkin’ in the A.M.- Analog Son
DumpstaPhunk Jam- DumpstaPhunk (live)
Regards to Marcus- B3
I Want to be Love- Stevens & Foster
Cutting Room (Hot Pants)- Oceanliners
Keep it Steady- The Brecker Brothers (live @ the Bottom Line)
We Three Kings- Indiana Highway
Wait for Me- Bobby Stroup
The Way I See it/Far Out- Nature’s Time

Can You Understand Sacrifice- Tom Macke
Danger- Jay McGee
I Come From Jamaica- Chris Powell & His Five Blue Flames

**Live on air With Janet Schiff of Nineteen Thirteen**
Summertime- Nineteen Thirteen Ft. Monia/Rob Wasserman/Marguerite Schiff
Freakin Frack- Marco Benevento & Dave Dreiwitz
Tribe- Mark Diomede & the Juggling Suns Project Ft. Keller WIlliams

Love in Outer Space- the Polyversal Souls
Get Up & Dance- Sonny Knight & the Lakers (live
Troubled Land (Reprise)- Speedometer
Mirage- Speedometer Ft. James Junior
Big Day- Mister T.
One Big Party- Shaun Martin


Bloom Boom

The first third of today’s proGram looked like what is wasn’t but kinda is:

Dawg Days- David Grisman
The Only Man WIlder Than Me- Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard
Tiens Cabaza de Palo- Dale Watson
Ain’t Nobody For Me- Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams

Guitar Heroes- Richard Thompson
Bacon & Ribs- Beardo & Baddo
Intro to the Greens- Corey Harris
Breakdown on the Bayou- David Maxwell
Guilty as Sin- Kaps and Stems (live Greater Ozark Blues Festival, 2014)
Liberty- Grateful Dead (live 03/30/1994, Atlanta)
16 Tons- The Dandy Warhols
Light Up Your Window- Jackie Greene (live @ Infinity Hall)
For What it’s Worth- Robert Plant
City of Motors- Soul Coughing
Spatm- Shana Cleveland & the Sandcastles
Sara- Fleetwood Mac (live, 1980)
It’s Always Something- Slackjaw
Down That Road- the Hussy
Vocal Intro/Mississippi Halfstep Uptown Boogaloo- Jazz is Dead


Set Up with Sky

The second half of the show was one I would go see live at any festival. A big greenarrowradio thank you to friend of the proGram, Mr. Dale Watson for being a guest. We spoke of Mr. Watson’s new release “Call Me Insane” and how personal the songs are to him, his story. How we live to the music and how real I feel when I take in his sound… He will be at the High Noon Saloon (fully stocked with his signature Lonestar Beer). Here’s the way this fest would go:

The Great Pretender- The Platters (live)
Juicy Lucy- Sonny Knight & the Lakers (live)

I Got Bills to Pay- Johnny K
Bahama Soul Stew- Funky Nassau
Walking with my Eyes Closed- Formula 1

Tinigondok- Dokkerman & the Turkeying Fellaz
Happy- Speedomater
Yo- Mister T.
Today- Royal
Ire- Ginger Johnson & His African Messengers
Whole Lotta Talk- Jay W. McGee

I’d Rather go Blind- the Frightnrs
Reggae Pops- The Expanders Ft. Dan Hastie
Irie Vibe- Raging Fyah

Lotus- Shaun Martin
Dark Star- Jazz is Dead
Mama’s Don’t let Your Cowboys grow up to be Babies- Dale Watson
Heaven’s Gonna Have a Honky Tonk- Dale Watson

***Live on air Conversation with Mr. Dale Watson***
Everybody’s Somebody in Luckenbach Texas- Dale Watson
Extremely Good- Gecko Turner
We’re all Famous- Dfalt
Underground Cumbia- Tribilin Sound
Evil Doer- Kuku
Waya- Kuku Ft. Tony Allen


Growin’ Up

The first half of the reGularly scheduled proGram was worth reaching hiGh to the sky for. I want to thank both Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams for doing a conference call of coolness with us. We chatted about the new self titled album, the upcoming event at the High Noon Saloon on July 17th, and how much working with Levon Helm/Dylan/Jorma really influenced the creative soul. No surprise there :-). These two made the day…Here’s how it looks on paper:

70’s Lick- Leftover Salmon (live)
Headbag- Leftover Salmon (live)
Restless- Ezra Furman
Pony in the Stable- Richard Thompson

Come and Gone- Marty Robinson
Cheatin’ on Me- “Earring” George Mayweather
300 Miles to Memphis- Mississippi Fever
She’s so Cold- Willie Nile (live at The Bottom Line)
I Wanna Be Sedated- Joey Ramone (live at The Bottom Line)

Channeling Spiral Stairs- The Hussy
Butter & Eggs- Shana Cleveland & the Sandcastles
Mr Rebel- Guantanamo Baywatch
Shenanigans- Guantanamo Baywatch
You Won’t be There- KKB

WooHoo- Soul Suga & Diane Durrett Ft. Tinsley Ellis
Bones in the Valley- The Jones Family Singers
Keep Your Lamp Trimmed and Burning- Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams
Surrender to Love- Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams

***Live on air conversation with Larry & Teresa***
Everybody Loves You- Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams
Tile Fille de la Campagne- Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys


Jumped on the Six

The second half of the fill in hours was a hop onto the opposite direction but not heading back:

Ghunghat- Mekaal Hasan Band
Aadyillalo Anthamillalo- Shankar Tucker Ft. Job Kurian

El Ruso- Daymé Arocena
Mask of Vritra- Tom Teasley

Gainako- Justin Adams & Juldeh Camara
Den Wou Lou La Lou- Cheick Hamala Diabaté
If You- Daby Touré
Sapateiro- Wazimbo & Orchestra Marrabenta Star de Mocambique
Me Voy Tripaendo- Sidestepper
Chimical- Sidestepper
La Paloma- Sidestepper
Ram Chong Vat a Go Go- the Cambodian Space Project
Ca La Breaza- Toni Iordache
Mancevo Del Dor- Guy Mandilow Ensemble (live)
Chatito- Chico Trujilo Ft. Rebel Diaz


Rail Nine

Filled in before the show. Took the chance to ride the number 9:

Triad Seet- Barton Rage/Bill Laswell
Skull Crack Cathedral- Praxis

Summertime- Todd Marcus Jazz Orchestra
Trebble Duet Nr.1- Elektra Kurtis & Ensemble Elektra
Zeibekiko- Elektra Kurtis & Ensemble Elektra
Country Seat- Joshua Redman & the Bad Plus
Love for Sale- Bob McChesney

Soldiers- Terence Blanchard Ft. the E Collective
Old Ass Air Mattress- Moist Paula’s Electric Embouchure
Ogoun Badagris- Robert Hohner Percussion Ensemble
Bus Ride- Marco Benevento (live @ the Signal, Burlington, VT 4/4/2015)

Forge in Dreams Interstitial- Mem Nahadr
Forge in Dreams- Mem Nahadr
Hold up for Now- the Silver Lake Chorus


Ride the Bark

The Second half of the proGram was the soundtrack for the ant’s hiGhway:

Madiba- Shaun Martin
The Invincible Summer- Warmth
The Eye of Horus- The Greg Foat Group

Let Me Down Easy- Bold Breed
Compared to What- Terence Blanchard Ft. PJ Morton & the E Collective
Next- Jeff Oster Ft. Nile Rodgers

Unisono Song- B3
Poliphony- Cameo

Confusion- Leno Phillips
Keep Her Happy- Phillip Wright
Lay it On Me- Willie Johnson
Vigyàzz, Kész, Öt- Dokkerman & the Turkeying Fellaz
Move Like Us- Mister T.
No Turning Back (the Reflex Revision)- Speedometer

Djevadov Čoček- Raya Brass Band
Did you Ever Wonder Why?- Gecko Turner
Wee Wee Hours- Slide to Freedom
Bombay Slam- Jesse Cook
Suplex- A Trive Called Red Ft. Northern Voice
If you Don’t Care Fake it- Ki:Theory
Through the Roof- Hermitude Ft. Young Tapz (Kito & Reija Lee Remix)
Memories of Love- the Whole Truth
Skriek- Wye Oak (DJ Daylight Remix)
Voy- Bomba Estéreo

John Doe- Young Fathers
Dare Me- Young Fathers


Stems Up

The first half of today’s proGram too the water out and spread it around:

California Chainsaw- The Steeldrivers
Drinkin’ Alone- The Steeldrivers
A Day at a Time- Dale Watson

Death Riff- Shana Cleveland & the Sandcastles
Holy Rollers- Shana Cleveland & the Sandcastles

Planes and Satellites- Sonia Dada (live in Studio M)
Bad Luck Charm- Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams
Murder in my Heart for the Judge- Moby Grape
I, So, Like, Believe You- Jackie & the Treehorns
Corey Baum’s Theme- Guantanamo Baywatch
Less Talkin’ More Honkin’- The Deslondes

It Came to Me- the Domestics
Aidan- C. Gibbs
Lookin’ for a Kiss- David Johansen (live at the Bottom Line)

Out of Time- Lazer Lloyd
Black Dress- Mississippi Fever

If you Love me- BB King with Van Morrison
Only You- The Platters (live)
When a Man Loves a Woman- David Clayton Thomas

Sassy LaRue- Soul Suga & Diane Durrett
La Danse de Mardi Gras- Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys
Six Years- Allen Stone (live)
Day Tripper- Sonny Knight & the Lakers (live)



The second half of the proGram took the wind and sun and converted them into song…Here’s the conversion version:

Boogaloo- Sonny Knight & the Lakers (live)
Illegal Move- Dokkerman & the Turkeying Fellaz
Just a Little Bit- Mister T Ft. Katie Rose Summerfield
Tomei’s Joint- Randy Roberts & the Capital Strokes Ft. Alessandro Tomei

Orishas Party- Speedometer
Alege- Ginger Johnson & His African Messengers

Rock Me Baby- B.B. King With Trey Anastasio & the Roots (live)
Chicken Wire- Gecko Turner
Bhangale- Red Baraat Ft. Delicate Steve
Personal Jesus- Los Crema Paraiso Ft. Carol C.

Abajo del Bote- Chico Trujillo
Macapay- Los Llaneros
Greetings- Bolo
Oma- Daby Touré

Sidestepper- Sidestepper
Me Voy Andando- Sidestepper
Syotomon- Chris Washburne & the Syotos Band
Chaan Oun Dop Pram Mouy- the Cambodian Space Project
Mali de Nou- Cheick Hamala Diabate
Djomela- Orchestra Marrabenta Star De Moçambique & Wazimbo
Cachita- Ska Cubano
Leaving Babylon- Bad Brains
Geypsey’s Lament- Tidal Waves
People Business- the Expanders
Beto Kele- Novalima
Light- Midival Punditz


Lily On The Right

The first half of today’s proGram hopped on in and over the places where sounds are interpreted without assistance from anyone…now that’s a good way to listen:

Cactus Flower- Leftover Salmon (live)
When the Levee Breaks- Leftover Salmon (live)
A Million Miles Away- the Moon Gypsies (live Studio M)
Blue Turning Gray- Clay Your Hands Say Yeah
Creepin’- Calvin Love
Jonesin’ For Jones- Dale Watson
Apogee- Johanna Warren

The Real Deal- the Deslondes
Calkwalk into Town- Taj Mahal (live 5/3/1972)
Who Knows What’s Going on- Rod Piazza & the Mighty Flyers
Shake N Bake- Stevie Ray Vaughn (Studio Outtake 1985)
Rockin’ in the Holy Land- Lazer Lloyd
Till the Sunrise- Mississippi Fever

Someday- KKB
It’s Got a Lion on it- Mark Diomede & the Juggling Suns Project Ft. Jason Crosby
Reprise Aidan- C. Gibbs
Cold Bikram- C. Gibbs
Too Late- Guantanamo Baywatch Ft. Curtis Harding

You Really got a Hold on me- David Clayton Thomas
Let it Go Let it Groove- Soul Suga & Diane Durrett
Gonna Make Time- Saun & Starr
Sleep on Dream on- Raphael Munnings
You Knock Me Out- Wildflower
Hey There Jim- Jimmy Bo Horne
Hanging on- Monophonics

Sunday Night Chicks- Mamarazzi


Water Off the Leaf

In the second half of the show, we paid tribute to a musical brother in Gregg Brooks. We discussed an event being held at the Big House, the now Allman Bother’s museum in Macon, Georgia (where the boys used to call home in the day), with Terry Reeves of Music Matters Entertainment. We raised a lot of douGh for the family and medical expenses and Gregg traveled on peacefully shortly after.

Concrete Jungle- Little Beaver
The Silence That You Keep- Milton Wright
It Takes Two- Lynn Williams
District 11- Randy Roberts & the Capital Strokes

Mississippi Groove- Mister T. Ft. Katie Rose Summerfield
Plan B- Dokkerman & the Turkeying Fellaz
No Turning Back- Speedometer
Watusi- Ginger Johnson & His African Messengers
In the Night- Saun & Starr

Medium Rare- Gecko Turner
Bee Eater- Gecko Turner

Woyoyoye- Daby Touré
Opposite People- All Around this World, Africa
Nanu Nanu Ney- All Around this World, Africa
La Grev Bare Mwen- Kali
Mango Fransik- Jan Sebon & Kazak International
Ngoma Yarira- Thomas Mapfumo

Hustling Culture- The Expanders
Steampunk Rickshaw- Jesse Cook

Dreams- Gregg Brooks & Jack Pearson (live GabbaFest 09/27/2014)->
***Live on air Conversation with Terry Reeves of MME***
->Dreams- Gregg Brooks & Jack Pearson (live GabbaFest 09/27/2014)
Milwaukee Blues- Dom Flemons
Blues is Calling my Name- Larry Griffith
Control Yourself- Balkun Brothers


From within the Hobbit Hole

The first half of today’s proGram came out of the hole from which these hobbits did appEARed.

292 Nashua St.- Arthur James
Got me a Woman- Arthur James
Hot Dang- Dale Watson

Black Lingerie- Jeremiah Johnson
Burning Thunder- Lazer Lloyd

Rattlesnake Shake- Jim Singleton
I Feel Like Superman- Mississippi Fever
Paying the Cost to be the Boss- B.B. King w/the Rolling Stones
Hey Grandma- Moby Grape
Those Were (could’ve been) The Days- The Deslondes
Raunch Stomp- Guantanamo Baywatch
Fourth of July- C. Gibbs

Making Breakfast0 Twin Peaks
Clap Your Hands!- Clap Your Hand Say Yeah
Cranekiss- Tamaryn

Butter’s in the Skillet- Soul Suga & Diane Durrett Ft. Oliver Wood
Dock of the Bay- David Clayton Thomas
Weather Report Suite #2- Jazz is Dead
Let it Grow- Jazz is Dead
The Hunt- the Greg Foat Group
Fool on the Hill- Warmth

Intro- Tony Ozier
36 Flavas Interlude- Tony Ozier
From Here- Tony Ozier
Get Up on this Groove- Jay W. McGee



The second half of the Mad Marcus Rock-N-Soul Revue fill in show on WORT too took the sounds by the hairs and pulled until the sounds were Follicle for a Funkicle….Here’s the way it shook out:

Take me There- Frootful
Burning Spear- the Poly Tones
Shaft in Africa- the Mighty Show Stoppers
Eight- Mamarazzi
Keep it Coming- B.B. King with Heavy D.
I Want You- Marvin Gaye
Boogie Street- Melvin Sparks
Lollipops & Roses- Herb Albert’s Tijuana Brass w/Anthony Marinelli
Butterball- Herb Albert’s Tijuana Brass w/Anthony Marinelli
This City- Snoop Dogg w/Stevie Wonder & Pharrell Williams
Peaches and Cream- Snoop Dogg Ft. Charlie Wilson

Kool Whip- Bootsy Collins Ft. Phil Ade & Candi Sweetz
Don’t Take My Funk- Bootsy Collins Ft. Catfish Collins & Bobby Womack


Line of Rocks Out

Had a chance to do a fill in over there at WORT. Listener sponsored community radio – you know how I diGG that scene. I did the Mad Marcus Rock&Soul Revue and the first half definitely took care of some of that rock. Here’s how it turned over to the on position:

Summertime Rolls- Jane’s Addiction
25 Minutes to Go- Pearl Jam (live, 10/22/2003)
Sympathy for the Devil- Great Caesar’s Ghost
Blues for Allah Medley- Jazz is Dead
I. Help on the Way
II. Slipknot!
III. Franklin’s Tower
IV. Spiral Staircase
Iron City- Grant Green
Holding Back Your Love- Monophonics
Hang on in There- Mike James Kirkland
Come Live With me- Dorothy Ashby
Tiptoe Through the Crypto- Turkuaz
Be Thankful for What you got- Lipbone Redding & the Lipbone Orchestra