Volume 03 Episode 63 – Very Merry Unbirthday, Laurie Anderson!

Air Date: 2019-08-27

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Laurie Anderson “Big Science” from Big Science [2007 Remaster] 2007 Originally released in 1982

Laurie Anderson “We’ve Got Four Big Clocks (And They’re All Ticking)” from United States Live 1984 Recorded live at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York City, Feb. 7-10, 1983

Laurie Anderson “Excellent Birds (featuring Peter Gabriel)” from Mister Heartbreak 1984

Laurie Anderson “Language Is A Virus” from Home Of The Brave 1986

Laurie Anderson “Hiawatha” from Strange Angels 1989

Laurie Anderson “In Our Sleep (featuring Lou Reed)” from Bright Red 1994

Laurie Anderson “The Cultural Ambassador” from The Ugly One With The Jewels And Other Stories 1995

Laurie Anderson “The Island Where I Come From” from Life On A String 2001

Laurie Anderson “Let X=X” from Live In New York 2002 Recorded live at Town Hall, New York City, Sep. 19 – 20, 2001

Laurie Anderson “Dark Time In The Revolution” from Homeland 2010

Laurie Anderson & Kronos Quartet “Dreams” from Landfall 2018

80 Years of WESU: Episode 11

Air Date: 2019-08-11

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Pink Floyd “Summer ’68” from Atom Heart Mother [2011 Remaster] 2011 Originally released in 1971

Bob Dylan “Abandoned Love” from Biograph 1985

Jethro Tull “The Witch s Promise (mono)” from Benefit [2013 Collector’s Edition] 2013 Originally released in 1969 as a single

Murder By Death “Spring Break 1899” from Red of Tooth and Claw 2008

They Might Be Giants “Minimum Wage” from Flood 1990

Camper Van Beethoven “Eye Of Fatima Pts. 1 & 2 (Edit)” from Our Beloved Revolutionary Sweetheart [2014 Reissue] 2014

mewithoutYou “The Angel of Death Came to David’s Room” from It’s All Crazy! It’s All False! It’s All a Dream! It’s Alright 2009

The Flaming Lips “Funeral in My Head (If I Go Mad)” from One More Robot 2012 Originally released in 2002 on the single “Do You Realize??”

David Bowie “The Bewlay Brothers” from Five Years (1969–1973) 2015 Originally released in 1971 on “Hunky Dory”

Mogwai “Hunted By a Freak” from Happy Songs for Happy People 2003

Radiohead “Lucky” from OK COMPUTER OKNOTOK 1997 2017 2017 Originally released in 1997 on “OK COMPUTER”

Frank Zappa “The Torture Never Stops” from Zoot Allures [2012 Remaster] 2012 Originally released in 1976

Volume 03 Episode 62 – All the Songs It Sings

Air Date: 2019-08-20

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The Flaming Lips Featuring Narration By Mick Jones “How Can A Head” from King’s Mouth (Music And Songs) 2019 N

Hawkwind “You Know You’re Only Dreaming (Original 1970 Version)” from Dark Matter (The Alternative Liberty / U.A. Years 1970 – 1974) 2018 N Originally released in 1971 on “X in Search of Space”

The Fall “Living Too Late” from Bend Sinister / The ‘Domesday’ Pay-Off Triad-Plus! 2019 N Originally released in 1986 on “Bend Sinister”

The Waterboys “A Girl Called Johnny” from Big Gold Dreams – A Story of Scottish Independent Music 1977-1989 2019 N V/A Originally released as a single in 1983

Electronic Ensemble “It Happened Then” from Electrical Language (Independent British Synth Pop 78-84) 2019 N V/A Originally released as a single in 1980

New Optimism “King of Monsters” from Amazon to Lefrak – EP 2018

Slow Season “She Knows” from Bow to Your Masters Volume 1: Thin Lizzy 2019 N V/A Original artist: Thin Lizzy

Tigerman WOAH! “Old Crow Village” from Tigerman WOAH! 2016

Flight Of The Conchords “Bus Driver” from Live In London 2019 N

Jessica Pratt “Here My Love” from Quiet Signs 2019 N

Keller Williams “Landlord” from Add 2019 N

80 Years of WESU: Episode 10

Air Date: 2019-08-14

Episode 10 pays tribute to DJ Derrick and Unique Shifan (The Reggae Exclusive) and Madman Donovan (Reggae Voyage).

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Dennis Brown “Promised Land” from Promised Land 1983

Chronixx “Rastaman Wheel Out” from Dread & Terrible Project – 5th Anniversary (Deluxe Edition) 2019 N Originally released in 2014

Capleton “That Day Will Come” from Reggae Summer Soundsystem – Ministry Of Sound 2019 N V/A Originally released in 2004 on “Reign Of Fire”

Tarrus Riley “King of Pain” from Spirits In The Material World – A Reggae Tribute To The Police 2008 V/A Original artist: The Police

Half Pint “Too Late” from Greetings 1986

Sanchez “One In A Million” from Wild Sanchez 1988

Bob Marley “Coming In From The Cold (12in Mix)” from Songs of Freedom 1992Originally released in 1980 on “Uprising”

John Holt “Up Park Camp” from Up Park Camp 1974

Frankie Paul “Love Is Like Candy” from Double Trouble 1985

Maxi Priest “Wild World” from Maxi 1987 Original artist: Cat Stevens

Beres Hammond “What One Dance Can Do” from Beres Hammond 1986

Sizzla “Purified Woman” from Purified Woman 1996

Buju Banton “Make My Day” from Voice Of Jamaica 1993

Volume 03 Episode 61 – Silent Like a Hitchcock

Air Date: 2019-08-13

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Lizzo “Heaven Help Me” from Cuz I Love You 2019 N

Prince “Everyday Is a Winding Road” from Ultimate Rave 2019 N Original artist: Sheryl Crow. Previously released in 1999 on Rave Un2 The Joy Fantastic

Mascara “Jet Plane Ride” from See You In L.A. [2012 Reissue] Originally released in 1979

Nubiyan Twist “Addis To London (Featuring Mulatu Astatke)” from Jungle Run 2019 N

Shriekback “My Spine Is The Bassline (12″ Edit)” from Disco Not Disco (Post Punk, Electro & Leftfield Disco Classics 1974-1986) 2008 V/A Originally released as a single in 1982

Quantic “Is It Your Intention” from Atlantic Oscillations 2019 N

The Budos Band “The Proposition” from The Budos Band EP 2009

Malibu Ken “Purple Moss” from Malibu Ken 2019

Amanaz “Khala My Friend (Reverb Version)” from Welcome To Zamrock! Vol 1 (How Zambias Liberation Led To A Rock Revolution 1972-1977) 2017 V/A Originally released in 1975 on “Africa”

Cochemea “Asatoma” from All My Relations 2019 N

Tenderlonious “Buffalo Gurl” from Hard Rain 2019 N

Steve Cobby & Danielle Moore “Lefthanded Books” from Back to Mine: Nightmares on Wax 2019 V/A

80 Years of WESU: Episode 09

Air Date: 2019-08-07

Episode 09 pays tribute to Larry, Moondog Mike, Rockin’ Mike, Big Al (The Moondog Matinee) and Jack Sullivan (Cruiser’s Radio).

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Fats Domino “The Fat Man” from The Fat Man / Detroit City Blues 1950

Bobby Vee “What Do You Want?” from What Do You Want? / My Love Loves Me 1959

The Four Seasons “Beggin'” from Beggin’ / Dody 1967

Bobby Rydell “Swingin’ School” from Swingin’ School / Ding-A-Ling 1960

Chuck Berry “Let It Rock” from Let It Rock / Too Pooped To Pop “Casey” 1959

Elvis Presley “I Want You, I Need You, I Love You” from I Want You, I Need You, I Love You / My Baby Left Me 1956

The Drifters “Please Stay” from Please Stay 1961

The Midnighters “Tore Up Over You” from Tore Up Over You / Early One Morning 1956

The Tokens “Tonight I Met A Angel” from Tonight I Met A Angel 1963

Jack Scott “Now That I” from A Little Feeling (Called Love) 1959

The Cadillacs “Romeo” from Romeo / Always, My Darling 1959

The Spaniels “I Like It Like That” from I Like It Like That 1959

Jay & The Americans “Come A Little Bit Closer” from Come A Little Bit Closer 1964

The Monkees “What Am I Doing Hangin’ ‘Round? (Alternate Mix)” from Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd. [2007 Deluxe Edition] 2007

Dean Martin “Ain’t That a Kick in the Head” from Ain’t That a Kick in the Head 1960

The Vogues “You’re the One” from You’re The One / Some Words 1965

The Beatles “P.S. I Love You” from From Me To You / P. S. I Love You 1963

Ricky Nelson “A Teenager’s Romance” from I’m Walkin’ / A Teenager’s Romance 1957

The Crests “The Angels Listened In” from The Angels Listened In / I Thank The Moon 1959

The Diamonds “Little Darlin'” from Little Darlin’ / Faithful And True 1957

The Capris “There’s A Moon Out Tonight” from There’s A Moon Out Tonight 1960

The Duprees “You Belong to Me” from You Belong To Me / Take Me As I Am 1962

Johnny Rivers “Mountain of Love” from Mountain Of Love / Moody River 1964

Volume 03 Episode 60 – It’s Not A Trip At All

Air Date: 2019-08-06

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Jakob Dylan “You Showed Me (feat. Cat Power)” from Echo in the Canyon [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] 2019 N Previously recorded by The Turtles

Weezer “Piece Of Cake” from Weezer 2019 N

Ex Hex “Want It To Be True” from It’s Real 2019 N

The Vaselines “One Lost Year” from V For Vaselines 2014

Creedence Clearwater Revival “Proud Mary” from Live At Woodstock 2019 N

Driftwood “Tree of Shade” from Tree of Shade 2019 N

The Tallest Man on Earth “What I’ve Been Kicking Around” from I Love You. It’s a Fever Dream. 2019 N

The Front Bottoms “Grand Finale” from Going Grey 2017

Matthew Sweet And Susanna Hoffs “Save It For Later” from Under The Covers Vol. 3 2013 Original Artist: The Beat

Shakey Graves “Aibohphobia” from Can’t Wake Up 2018

Jewish Monkeys “Pupik” from High Words 2017

The Souljazz Orchestra “Oublier Pour Un Jour” from Under Burning Skies 2017

Janelle Monae “Don’t Judge Me” from Dirty Computer 2018

Who should be celebrated with an August “Very Merry Unbirthday”?

August’s Last Tuesday Treat will be a Very Merry Unbirthday special, in which Wonderland will celebrate the work of an artist chosen by the listeners.  Use the poll below to vote for either:

  • Laurie Anderson, avant-garde performer and composer who has experimented both with musical forms and the tools of making music.
  • Mark Lanegan, pioneer of alternative rock whose prolific career as a member of Screaming Trees and a solo performer is supplemented with dozens of high-profile collaborations.

Which artist should be celebrated with an August "Very Merry Unbirthday"?

  • Laurie Anderson (100%, 1 Votes)
  • Mark Lanegan (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 1

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80 Years of WESU: Episode 08

Air Date: 2019-07-31

Episode 08’s music pays homage to DJ Rob of Chocolate Cake and Leith of The Light Fandango.

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Crowded House “Chocolate Cake” from Woodface [Deluxe Edition] 2016 Originally released in 1991

Pink Floyd “Apples And Oranges” from The Early Years 1965 – 1975: 1965-1967 Cambridge St/ation 2016 Originally released as a single in 1967

The Who “So Sad About Us” from A Quick One 1966

Tommy Keene “Deep Six Saturday” from Behind The Parade 2011

Todd Rundgren “Just One Victory” from A Wizard, A True Star (2018 Analog Spark Hybrid SACD) 2018 Originally released in 1973

Chris Trapper “Not Normal” from The Few & The Far Between 2011

Tom Waits “Invitation To The Blues” from Small Change [2018 Remaster] 2018 Originally released in 1976

Margo Guryan “Sunday Morning” from Take A Picture 1968 Previously recorded by Spanky & Our Gang

Joni Mitchell “Urge for Going” from Hits 1996 Previously recorded by Tom Rush. Originally released in 1972 on the single “You Turn Me On, I’m a Radio”

Laura Nyro “December’s Boudoir” from Eli and The Thirteenth Confession 1968

Eric Burdon and the Animals “Monterey” from Absolute Animals 1964-1968 2003 Originally released as a single in 1967.

Chicago “Wake Up Sunshine” from Chicago: Chicago II 1970

The Temptations “Don’t Let The Joneses Get You Down” from Puzzle People 1969

Blood, Sweat & Tears “Symphony for the Devil / Sympathy for the Devil” from Blood, Sweat & Tears 3 1970 Original artist: Rolling Stones