Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Star Trek Deserves An Oscar Nod For Best Picture!

See my latest Huffington Post DVD column.

Popsurfing Radio Show Playlist: Drinking (1-1-10)

Here's my playlist from not just my first radio show of 2010 but anyone's first radio show of 2010, since I started on the dot at midnight. My theme? Drinking. Enjoy.

Dinah Washington “Drinking Again” from Drinking Again

Andrews Sisters “Beer Barrel Polka (Roll Out The Barrel)” from Greatest Hits -- 60th Anniversary Collection

Richard Thompson “Drinking Wine Spo Dee O Dee” from 1000 Years Of Popular Music

Smiley Maxedon “Give Me a Red Hot Mama and an Ice Cold Beer” from Hillibilly Boogie!

The Ramones “Somebody Put Something In My Drink” from Hey! Ho! Let's Go: The Anthology

The Little Willies “I Gotta Get Drunk” from The Little Willies

Fountains Of Wayne “Mexican Wine” from Welcome Interstate Managers

Andy Reynolds & His 101 Ranch Boys “Beer Bottle Mama” from Hillbilly Boogie!

Duke Ellington “Beer Garden” from Anatomy of a Murder (Music From the Motion Picture)

Brad Paisley “Alcohol” from Time Well Wasted

James Luther Dickinson “Wine” from Dixie Fried

Tom Paxton “Bottle of Wine” from Best Of Tom Paxton: I Can't Help But Wonder Where I'm Bound

Jimmy James & The Vagabonds “Red Red Wine” from Bubblegum Soul

Loretta Lynn “Don't Come Home A'Drinkin' (With Lovin' On Your Mind)” from Honky Tonk Girl - The Loretta Lynn Collection

Van Morrison “Moonshine Whiskey” from tupelo honey

Watermelon Slim & the Workers “Drinking & Driving” from The Wheel Man

Ladysmith Black Mambazo “Fak' Ibhande (Don't Drink and Drive)” from Raise Your Spirit Higher

John Lee Hooker “One Bourbon One Scotch One Beer” from Chess Blues 1960-1967

Chris Young “Drinkin' Me Lonely” from Chris Young
Billie Holiday “Gimme A Pigfoot ( And A Bottle of Beer)” from The Complete Decca Recordings

Jimmy Buffett “A Lot to Drink About” from Buffett Hotel

Jimmy Witherspoon “Drinking Beer” from The Bluesville Years Volume 12

Ray Charles “Blues Hangover” from Pure Genius: The Complete Atlantic Recordings

Jerry Lee Lewis “It Was The Whiskey Talkin' (Not Me)” from Young Blood

Supersuckers “Hungover Together” from Must've Been High

Los Lobos “Whiskey Trail” from Kiko

Oasis “Cigarettes & Alcohol” from Definitely Maybe

Dean Martin “Hey Brother, Pour the Wine” from That's Amore: The Best Of Dean Martin

Ron Sexsmith “Dandelion Wine” from Retriever

7 Worlds Collide “Red Wine Bottle” from The Sun Came Out

Abe McNeil “Drink Drink Drink” from The George Mitchell Collection Vol. 15

Robert Johnson “Drunken Hearted Man” from The Complete Recordings of Robert Johnson

Maria McKee “Drinkin' In My Sunday Dress” from Maria McKee

Eddie Pennington & Warner Williams “Hey Bartender, There's a Big Bug in My Beer” from Down Home! Saturday Night

Dwight Yoakam “This Drinkin' Will Kill Me” from dwightyoakamacoustic.net

Katrina & The Waves “Red Wine & Whiskey” from Waves

Loudon Wainwright III “The Drinking Song” from Recovery

The Thrills “Ain't Got the Money to Pay for This Drink” from The Best Of Bob Dylan's Theme Time Radio Hour

Jon Brion “Punch-Drunk Melody” from Punch-Drunk Love

Goran Bregovic “Streets are drunk” from Alkohol

Johnny Cash “The Kneeling Drunkard's Plea” from Love, God, Murder

The Magnetic Fields “Too Drunk to Dream” from Distortion

Beck “Beercan” from Mellow Gold

Norma Waterson “God Loves a Drunk” from Norma Waterson

The Replacements “Beer for Breakfast” from all for nothing, nothing for all

Andre Previn “Bread and Wine” from The Subterraneans

Eartha Kitt “Lilac Wine” from Eartha-Quake

Christine Kittrell “Sittin' Here Drinkin"” from Night Train To Nashville

Randy Newman “Marie” from Good Old Boys

North South East WEFT Playlist 12-31-2009

Here's the playlist for the music I spun during my guest hosting of North South east WEFT. I highlighted what I considered some of the best world music CDs of the decade.

Manu Chao “Rumba de Barcelona” from Radio Bemba Sound System

Amadou & Mariam “Senegal Fast Food” from Dimanche A' Bamako

The Sahara All Stars of Jos “Take Your Soul” from nigeria disco funk special

Ali Farka Touré “Gambari Didi” from Savane

Vieux Farka Toure “Slow Jam” from Fondo

Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba “Musow -- For Our Women” from I Speak Fula

Tinariwen “Chabiba” from Imidiwan: Companions

Tabu Ley Rochereau “Keyla” from Tabu Ley Rochereau: The Voice Of Lightness Congo Classics 1961-1977

Les Ambassadeurs Internationales “Bolola Sanou” from Golden Afrique Vol. 1

Los Mirlos “Sonido Amazonico” from The Roots of Chicha: Psychedelic Cumbias From Peru

Puerto Plata “Baracoa” from Mujer de Cabaret

Juanes “No Creo en el Jamás” from La Vida... Es un Ratico

Leo Fadaka & The Heroes “Blak Sound” from Nigeria Special : Modern Highlife, Afro-Sounds & Nigerian Blues 1970-6 [Disc 2]

Ivo Díaz “Pedazo de Acordeón / A Bit of Accordion” from ¡Ayombe! The Heart of Colombia's Música Vallenata

Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba “Bassekou” from Segu Blue

Fruko y Sus Tesos “Salsa Na ma” from Colombia! The Golden Age Of Disco Fuentes

Sergio & Odair Assad “Chora Coração” from Jardim Abandonado

Rahim Alhaj & Souhail Kaspar “Taqsim Maqam Saba” from When the Soul Is Settled: Music of Iraq

Groupe Oyiwane “Tagot” from The Rough Guide to the Music of the Sahara

Fanfare Ciocarlia “Alili” from Rough Guide to the Music of Romanian Gypsies

Andy Palacio and The Garifuna Collective “Watina” from Watina

Chocolate Caliente “Mi guajira-Inspiracion” from Son Cubano NYC

Ali Farka Toure and Toumani Diabate “Debe” from In the Heart of the Moon