Arrow Thru Earhole

Did another greenarrowradiOpen-schedule Sunday morning fill in, this one could be felt coming out-cha:

Clockwork Orange Title Music- Wendy Carlos
Minute- Rob Moose & Chris Thile
Kindred Spirit- Watts Gnu
Little Bobby- the Microscopic Septet (live)
Teen Town- Jaco Pastorius Big Band
Asprin- James Farm
Jelly Roll Blues- Louis Armstrong
B.B.’s Blues- Branford Marsalis Ft. B.B. King
Preachin’ Blues- Soldier String Quartet
Dirva/Man/Freedom- Burnt Sugar the Arkestra Chamber
Amarillo, Barbados- Bill Frisell & Vernon Reid
Rebel Rouser- Bill Frisell
No Excuse- Albare
It’s a Man’s World- Jerry Granelli (live)
The Last Time- Charlie Hunter & Leon Parker
Afro Pearl Blues- Merl Saunders Ft. Jerry Garcia & Eddie Moore
Bliss- Emil Richards & the Microtonal Blues Band
Ronnie’s Bonnies- Dan Moretti & the Hammond Boys (live at Chans)
North London- MSMW
Constellation- HUW
A Fifth Of Beethoven- Henri Pierre Noel


Art Squared

The third and final set from the proGram had the imaGes of broken down into art yards…won’t cha neighbor:

Ganja- Frogwings Ft. John Popper & Derek Trucks (live at Toad’s Place)
Breathe (in the air)- Gov’t Mule (live 10/31/2008 Orpheum, Boston)
Stand Back- Susan Tedeschi & Derek Trucks (live 01/10/2014 Fox Theatre, Atlanta)

Hen Pecked- Bobby Rush Ft. Frayser Boy
Tired of Being Alone- Stephanie Bilton w/Hi Rhythm Section Ft. Ify
Walk Away- Terrence Howard w/Hi Rhythm Section

Stranger in my Own Home Town- Elvis Presley
Walking the Midnight Streets- Midnight Magic
People Keep Talking- Smoove & Turrell
Robbin Hood- Extra Cirrucular (Lack of Afro Remix)
Flaximus- Brownout (Renegades of Jazz Bboy Edit)

Vamanos Pal Monte- Sunlight Square
Denga Denga- Ashton Savoy
Later Gator- Freddie Mitchell & His Orchestra
I Got a Cold- Note and Toe & the Grenadies

Staying Active- the James Taylor Quartet
Zim Zam Zoom- Ron Levy’s Wild Kingdom
Dancing in Outer Space- Atmosfear
Chant to Mother Earth- Blo
Scratch That Itch- Jeff Coffin & the Mu’Tet

Follow the Path- the Shaolin Afronauts
Bad Brains- MK Groove Orchetra (live)

Walk the Thing- MKG
Invitation- Allister Johnson
Wipeout- Incredible Bongo Band


Hold On Up

The middle portion of the proGram was clinging on by it’s ears:

Hell- Blind Melon
No Rain (ripped away version)- Blind Melon
Glitch- Blind Melon
Sworn in- Little Barrie
Masters of War- Pearl Jam (live)
Four Until Late- Cream
Rollin’ & Tumblin’- Cream

Perfect Place- Jack Bruce & Robin Trower
Farewell Wonkites- Primus
I Keep Singing the Same Old Song- Heavy Jelly
Pretty Music for Pretty People- the Dead Milkmen
A Last Straw- Robert Wyatt (live)

Soul Fiction- the Past Tense
A Brew of Special Tea- Gong
Thank You- Gong
Lights- Wilson Mower Pursuit

The Chart- Super Numeri


Street Taste

The first third of a reGularly scheduled proGram with a extra hour added on to the front end. Here, taste what is from the streets:

Foggy Mountain Chimes- D.Grisman/H.Pedersen/V.Gill/E.Gordy Jr./J.Buchanan
Billy in the Lowground- D.Grisman/H.Pedersen/V.Gill/E.Gordy Jr./J.Buchanan
Across the Stormy Sea- Radim Zenkl Ft. David Balakrishnan
Tiger Ray (Hold That Tiger)- Stephane Grappelli & David Grisman (live)
Yesterday- Vassar Clements Ft. Sam Bush & Bela Fleck
Nothin’ Special- the Del McCoury Band
Monkey Let the Hogs Out- Jerry Douglas
Patrick Meets the Brickbats- Jerry Douglas
June Ray- Allan Moon
Good to See You- Neil Young
Keep on Truckin’- Donovan (live)
Forever’s no Time at all- Pete Townshend
All in a Days Work- Eels
Need Someone to Love- CCR
Let me be Your Lover- Delbert McClinton (live)
A Gallon of Gas- the Kinks (live)
Yer Blues- Phish (live)
I Saw You- Rich Mystics
Wild Child- Lou Reed
Oh Yeah- Los Lobos


Day Two

the second and final portion of this year’s holiday time music-a-thon. And yes, it kinda hurt.

Blue Christmas- Miles Davis
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas- Ella Fitzgerald
Little Drummer Boy- Johnny Cash
Winter Wonderland- Al Green
Ring them Bells- Bob Dylan
Holy Night/Little Drummer Boy/Auld Lang Syne- Jimi Hendrix
Go Santa- the Soul of John Black
Ding Dong Merrily on High- Redtenbacher’s Funkestra
May Every Day be Like Christmas- Irma Thomas with Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Everybody’s Waiting for the Man with the Bag- Black Prairie w/Sallie Ford
My Christmas List- Simple Plan
Santa’s Pissed Off- Andy Dick & the Bitches of the Century
Mele Kalikimaka- Nick Hexum
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer- Jack Johnson
White Christmas- Horace Reeves
Papa Noël- Francesca Blanchard
Guillaume, Prends Ton Tambourin- Bruno Mursic

Santa Claus is Coming to Town- Billy Paul Williams Ft. Nicole Henry
Hard Candy Christmas- Myntee
Do you Hear What I Hear- Rauder & Hobbs
Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy- Charles Afton
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas- DJ Trax


Day One

The Christmas Day fill in first half…. Tam of WillinGton can be the reason this tree is cut down and brown:

Christmas Auld Land Syne- Joshua Bell Ft. Gloria Estefan & Tiempo Libre
Christmas Confusion- Joshua Bell Ft. Igudesman & Joo
Pat a Pan- the Depue Brothers
Let it Snow- Leon Redbone
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer- Dean Martin
Santa Claus is Coming to Town- James Taylor
Ho Ho Ho…a Bottle of Rhum- Jimmy Buffett
Getting Ready for Christmas- Paul Simon
Bach’s Bells- Canadian Brass
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer- Canadian Brass
Santa’s Blues- Charles Brown
Merry Christmas Baby- the Dukes of Dixieland Ft. Luther Kent
The Christmas Blues- Topsy Chapman & Lars Edegran
Silver Bells- Heritage Hall Jazz Band with Gregg Stafford
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen- Ellis Marsalis
Let it Snow- Horace Reeves
Under the Mistletoe- Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks
Christmas Time is Here Again- the Beatles
What Christmas Means to Me- Stevie Wonder
Oh Tannenbaum- Vince Guaraldi


Eve 2

Part two of the Eve’s fill in, still…it’s on the baby Mustapha:

Blue Christmas- Cyndi Lauper
Home For Christmas- Buddy Guy
Santa Claus Needs Some Lovin’- the Soul of John Black
Santa Claus Gonna Make it Right- Reverend Shawn Amos
The Train’s Don’t Run (it’s Christmas Day)- Los Campesinos

Santa Baby- the Dollyrots
I Saw Mommy Biting Santa Claus- the Dollyrots

Twinkle Little Christmas Light- JD McPherson
Double 0 Santa- Seks Bomba
Eggnog- Rory McBrides
Santa Claus- the Waistcoats
Silent Night- the Weisstronauts
Chillaz- Clint Frostwood
Christmas in Cali.- P.O.D.
Little Girls & Hobos- the Naked Trucker & T Bone
Christmastime is Here- Richard Cheese & Lounge Against the Machine
Christmas Joint- Afroman
Rock N Pot Christmas- Armenian Comedian
Ain’t no Chimney’s in the Projects- Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings
Soulful Christmas- Ray Harris & the Fusion Experience
Let it Snow- the Diplomats of Solid Sound
A Very Funky Christmas- Redtenbacher’s Funkestra
Merry Christmas, Baby- Cee Lo Green with Rod Stewart & Trombone Shorty
Winter Wonderland- Al Green
Someday at Christmas- Stevie Wonder
Santa Claus is Coming to Town- the Jackson 5
This is Christmas- Donny Hathaway
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus- the BluesBeaters
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen- Super Hi Fi
Blues on Christmas- Grady Champion
New Year’s Blues- Too Slim & the Taildraggers


Eve 1

The first half of the Christmas Eve show… I blame Mustapha for all of these:

Carol of the Bells- Cantus
Singing in the Land- Elizabeth Mitchell
Let it Snow- Joshua Bell Ft. Julian Lage & Rob Moose
Nutcracker Medley- Joshua Bell Ft. Straight No Chaser
The Fat Man- the Dupue Brothers
Chanson pour Noël- Charles Trenet
Noël- Edgar Bori
Noël Jazz- Lina Boudreau

Wish You a Merry Christmas- Jacob Miller
Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree- Keahimai
Mele Kalikimaka- Debbie Davis & Matt Perrine
Santa Claus is Coming to Town- Johnny Bregar
Jingle Bells- James Taylor
Run Rudolph Run- Jimmy Buffett
Happy Xmas (War is Over)- REO Speedwagon
Marshmallow World- Dean Martin
Run Run Rudolph- Dan Hicks & the Hot Licks
What Will Santa Claus Say- Maria Muldaur (live at the Rrazz Room, S.F. 12/15/2009)
Christmas Celebration- B.B. King
Wrap Yourself in a Christmas Package- Randy Greer & Ignasi Terraza Trio
Santa Claus is Coming to Town- Big Al Carson w/Lars Edegran & His Santa Claus Revelers
Christmas in New Orleans- James Andrews
‘Zat You,Santa Claus?- Ingrid Lucia
You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch- Canadian Brass
Christmas is Coming- Canadian Brass
Hot Christmas- Squirrel Nut Zippers


Age Old Question

The second half of the greenarrowradiOpen Schedule Sunday afternoon fill in attempted to help sort out the details and give some insiGht into the complex…The answer is right there on the tip of your tongue:

Bandirabait- the Touré Raichel Collective
Ai Du- Ali Farka Touré
Asistan- Etran Finatawa
Tea Ceremony III- Etran Finatawa
All the Same- Vieux Farka Touré (live Amarass Desert Music Festival, 2011)
Jarabi- Songhai
Ramadan Tabla- Jalilah Raks Sharki
Dreamcatcher- Bahramji & Manseesh de Moor

Big Brother- Tabla Beat Science
Taiga- Dirtwire Ft. Kongar ol Ondar (Diamond Saints Remix)
Beira Mar- Lula Cortez E Ze Ramalho
Swinga Sambaby- Trio Mocotó
Calypso Blues- Zilla Mays
Mambo Hop- Oscar Saldana
This is Albert- Afro Bop Alliance

Mani- Paco Fernandez
It’s Your Thing- Studio Rio
Raise the Dead- Mariachi El Bronx
Injustica- Peliroja
Epilogue- Peliroja

Islamic Suite- Charlie Munro Quartet
Half and Half- Chivo Borraro
Fiesta- Hideo Shiraki

Shine Like the Weather- HUW
A Step (fan)- Henri Pierre Noel
So Quien Soy- Karikatura


Glass Hall Curiosity

Did an open schedule Sunday afternoon edition of the proGram and the oddities were safe but your ears, well…maybe not so much:

Snoshti Sum Libe- Black Sea Hotel
Contrupunctus III- the Kronos Quartet
Solitude 1- Yom
Chaos- Yom

Dolls & Bagels- Metropolitan Klezmer
Mountain Lion- Elephant Wrecking Ball
The Mother’s Suite, Movement V: Migration of the Spirit- Fresh Cut Orchestra
The Mother’s Suite, Movement II: Mother’s Love- Fresh Cut Orchestra

Black Magic Woman- Lila Downs Ft. Raul Midón
Partido Baixo- Paulo Padilha
Summertime( Só me Trai)- Paulo Padilha

Uhel Pohledu- Traband
Snake Lick Jab- Balkan Clarinet Summit (live)
Vengador- Troker

Tiger Dub- Raja Kassis
Theremystical in Dub- Gaudi
Kalonji Riddim (inst)- Mista Savona

Avocado- Jah9
Craziness- Pete Shand
Seconds- Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars
Miami- Andy Palacio & Garifuna Collective
Mysterious Ways- Angelique Kidjo
greenarrowradio promo- Somi
Shine Your Eye- Somi


Behind Blue Heeled Glass

I clicked my blue heels twice and there was no place like:

Low Hanging Fruit- Jeff Coffin & the Mu’Tet
Mikomard- Nero (live)
***Live on air interactions w/DJ Nightway & Aldous***
Add a Shag- Big Ass Truck
The Me- Big Ass Truck
Selectivity- the James Taylor Quartet
Let it Go- Andre Espeuts Quintet
the Curse- Ken Clark Organ Trio
Big Wopper- Sam Kininger
In The…- Boston Horns
Pink- Boston Horns
Keep on Moving- the Bomb Squad
Nourish- Soul Clique (live WDET)
Intro- Basement Jaxx
Sneakin’ Toronto- Basement Jaxx

Ghost Song (Bobby Hughes Combination Remix)- Deela
Purpose- Second Sky
Chan Ve- Thomas Blondet Ft. Monsoon & Tina M (Fort Knox Five Remix)
Enter the Esperanto- Captain Planet

Toca Flute- Carlos Barbosa & Blasterjaxx (Sabo Moombahton Edit)
Ten Little Children- Afrologic Ft. Aremu, Temi Oyedele & Wura Samah


Brick Solid

The first half of the reGularly scheduled proGram is lined up and unbreakable:

Bring it on- Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds
Ende- Mice Parade
Warm Hand in Farmland- Mice Parade
Another One- Love Tractor
Oompa Augusta- Primus & the Chocolate Factory Ft. the Fungi Ensemble
Hello Wonkites- Primus & the Chocolate Factroy Ft. the Fungi Ensemble

What do you Want From me- The Australian Pink Floyd Show (live at Hammersmith, 2011)
Cold Rain & Snow- Wilson Mower Pursuit
Occupy- Gong
God Song- Matching Mole
Arc- the Cellar and Point

Sex in America- Todd Clouser’s A Love Electric
I’m a Living Sickness- the Crawlin’ Hex
Take a Heart- Schizo Fun Addict

Garçon Culotte- Le Sans Coulettes
Pussycat- the Charms
Pauline- Little Barrie
Big Words Make the Baby Jesus Cry- the Dead Milkmen
Brainwashed- Allan Moon

Mr. Big- Free (live 1971)
Hurdy Gurdy Fandango- Frogwings Ft. John Popper (live at Toad’s Place)
Wish You Were Here- Gov’t Mule (live, the Orpheum Boston 10/31/2008)
Statesboro Blues- Taj Mahal & Gregg Allman (live Fox Theater, Atlanta 01/10/2014)

Blues Before Sunrise- Bruce Katz Band
Doing that Scrapyard Thing- Cream


Sqaure Window Retreat

The third set from the other day’s proGram was a scene out of the land of “Where’s Waldo”, I swear someone was peeking out one of those windows…Here’s the sounds that went with the square windowed spy game:

Babylon Flemenco in Dub- Gaudi
Our House- Delhi 2 Dublin (live)

Veritas- Oceaán
Imperialist Monsters- Fulgeance & DJ Scientist
Crazy Love- Tosca

New Dawn- Quiet Dawn Ft. Oddisee (Eric Lau Remix)
Lost Love- Congo Sanchez Ft. Mr. Lif
The Beigeness- Kate Tempest
Star Time- Hieroglyphic Being

greenarrowradio theme- DJ Mister Rourke
Flashlight- Bonobo
Masquerade Theme (Phonovisions Symphonic Version)- Wax Tailor
Dusty Rainbow (Phonovisions Symphonic Version)- Wax Tailor

Temporary Residence- Eliot Lipp
Work- Rob Smith and Jah Device Ft. Sasha Perera
Roots- Romare

Blowin’ in the Wind- BPos
Grief (E & E Remix)- FaltyDL

Be Mine- Meiko (Sneakout Remix)
Bring Back the Wolf- Submotion Orchestra


Sky Castle G Lite

The middle portion of the proGram took a trip up and royally into a place in the sky for dreams to materialize:

Sheela Na Gig- P.J. Harvey
Cheer Up Charlie- Primus & the Chocolate Factory Ft. the Fungi Ensemble
Amendureye- Dangermuffin

I’ve Been Buked- Mavis Staple and the North Mississippi All Stars
Sunshine Girl- Shayna Steele
It’s the Music Pt 1- The Mighty Mocambos Ft. Afrika Bambaataa, Charlie Funk, Hetek & DeeJay Snoop

Interstellar Griot Pt 1- the Shaolin Afronauts
Interstellar Griot Pt 2- the Shaolin Afronauts
Down by the Law- Fab 5 Freddy
Heaven- Ebo Taylor
Fugue State- the Funk Ark

We be Jammin’- the Funky Meters (live, 2010 Jazz Fest)
Cissy Pickup- the Funky Meters (live, 2010 Jazz Fest)
Down on You- Greg Hester (live at the Mission)
Tomahawk- the Budos Band
Budo- Beat Funktion

Whip It (Dubplate Especial)- Empresarios
Natty Dread- Dubtonic Kru
Reel to Reel Dub- Marter & Yony
Eclipse- Easy Star All Stars
Rocking Steady- Pete Shand
The Yout- Horseman Ft. Tippa Irie
Here I Stand- Taj Weekes and Adowa
Fire Dragon Riddim (Inst)- Mista Savona
Rebel Hi Fi- Lotek


Come Round Back

This first third of the proGram snuck around back to be let into your earholes:

Lonesome Whistle- Beck (Live KCRW)
Wing- Patti Smith (Live KCRW)
Bring it Home to Daddy- Ted Hawkins (live WDET)
What Would Brando do?- Dick Siegal (live WDET)
900 Miles From My Home- Bob Dylan & the Band
Six Months in Kansas City (Liberty Street)- The New Basement Tapes

Jellybabies- Epic Soundtracks
Siam- Nick Mason

My Baby Doll- Mike Berry & the Outlaws
Lost Planet- The Thunderbolts
King of the Street- Ry Cooder & Jim Keltner
Hope for the Future (thrash)- Paul McCarney
Better You, Better than me- Spooky Teeth
End of the Line- Warren Haynes & Derek Trucks (live 1/10/2014)
Money- Gov’t Mule (live 10/31/2008, Orpheum Boston)
Tales of Brave Ulysses- Cream (live)

Won’t Last Till Tuesday- Bruce Katz Band
Bonneville- Little Barrie
Nothing Achieving- Hounds

Uncontrollable Urge- SNFU
Fool For You- Wild Smiles
Static- Nots


Duck Duck…Wait..What?

The second half of the proGram was a bit of the expected with a double take. I want to thank Peter Apfelbaum for taking time to join the show to discuss a new project by SparklerI Colored It In For You”, the collaboration idea process working with Bill Laswell and how the peeling back of the layers to the new music reveals a sound tapestry that introduces new colors to the world. I am pleased to share his thoughts on this work as well as the versions themselves with you. Here’s where the duck must have jumped:

Jeepers Creepers 2.0- Nikki Yanofsky
Breaking- Sophia Bastian
Wear me Down- Shayna Steele Ft. Robert Randolph

Knock with me, Rock with me- Lil Rascals Brass Band
Afro Funk Groove- Henri Pierre Noel
Weed Wacka!- Mission Creep

One Minute and 45 Seconds to Station Break- Terry Gibbs Ft. Hubert Laws
Four Brothers- Terry Gibbs Ft. Hubert Law
Helium- Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood
I Colored it in For You Pt.2- Sparkler
***Live on air Conversation with Peter Apfelbaum***
I Colored it in For You Pt.1- Sparkler
Spiral- the Process

New Beat- Mariachi El Bronx
Gaadi of Truth- Red Baraat
Pu Tai Dub- Paradise Bangkok Molam International Band
I Go U Go- the Afrorockerz
Stranger- Troker

Wink Wink Nudge Nudge- Monty Python
Get Open- Get open
I Want U- Alison Wonderland
Pusherman- Romare

Afrika Hot!- Dead Prez & the Evil Genus Ft. DJ Green Latern


Sharp Iron Fence

The first half of today’s proGram was dedicated to the door almost being closed, but doing your best action hero slide under just in time to save the day. We had on a guest to talk about the potential of losing a special place to many and a way to help remedy the situation. Doing radio, for me, has always been a way to introduce folks to the mutual community. We all share in some connection. Which side of the fence are you on?

Minum- Victor Axcelrod & Dustin O’Hallloran
Pallet- the Stray Birds
J. Edgar Klezmer:When Israel met Jenny- Metropolitan Klezmer
Colintro- Hounds

Shipbuilding- Robert Wyatt
Nothing to it- the New Basement Tapes
Don’t ya Tell Henry- Bob Dylan & the Band
Pipeline- Bill Frisell

*** Community Reach Out Featuring Miss Bella And the Horsebarn***
Fearless- Gov’t Mule (live 10/31/2008 Orpheum, Boston)
Fuzz Bomb- Little Barrie
Death Myth- Fly Golden Eagle
Oompa Violet- Primus & the Chocolate Factory Ft. the Fungi Ensemble

Semi Wondrous Boat Ride- Oompa Violet- Primus & the Chocolate Factory Ft. the Fungi Ensemble
The Gun- Wild Smiles
Monochromatic- Nots

Tabletop (a)- the Cellar and Point
Just the Same- Gentle Giant (live)
Uncle Sam Blues- Jefferson Airplane (live)
Sleeping Tones- Mahavishnu Orchestra (live)
The Pontiac- Tom Waits


Hat Puppet Funkers

The second half of the fill in proGram for Mad Marcus on his rock-N-soul revue took the various hats we all wear and attached them to the world of puppets as a reminder that we all be the same no matter what hat we are sportin’….. Here’s the ghetto-puppet-funk that was atop your head:

Mister Keyes- the Impressions
Chocolate City- Mavis Staples
Onenationunderagroove- Funkadelic
( I got) So Much Trouble in my Mind- Sir Joe Quarterman & Free Soul
Bumpin’ Pt. 1- Ground Hog
Yes We Can Pt. 1- Lee Dorsey
Groovy Lady- the Meters
Your Daddy Loves you- Gil Scott Heron & Brian Jackson
Readings in Astrology- Jesse Anderson
There’s a Break in the Road- Betty Harris
Fair Child- Willie West
Underdog Backstreet- Warren Lee
After Sex- the Staples Singers
Gypsy Lady- Linda Clifford
Sport- Lighnin’ Rod
Hercules- Aaron Neville
Cholly- Funkadelic
Oh!I- Funkadelic