Volume 03 Episode 54 – Doctor John

Air Date: 2019-06-25

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Dr. John “My Children, My Angels” from Locked Down 2012

Dr. John, The Night Tripper “Mama Roux” from Gris-Gris 1968

Dr. John “The Lonesome Guitar Strangler” from Babylon 1969

Dr. John “Somebody Changed The Lock” from Dr. John’s Gumbo 1972

Dr. John “Peace Brother Peace” from In The Right Place 1973

Bloomfield, Hammond, and Dr. John “Rock Me Baby” from Triumvirate 1973

Dr. John and Sarah Morrow “I Walk on Guilded Splinters” from The Musical Mojo Of Dr. John: Celebrating Mac And His Music 2016 – Recorded live on May 3, 2014 at New Orleans’ Saenger Theatre

Dr. John and Bruce Springsteen “Right Place Wrong Time” from The Musical Mojo Of Dr. John: Celebrating Mac And His Music 2016 – Recorded live on May 3, 2014 at New Orleans’ Saenger Theatre

Dr. John “What Comes Around (Goes Around)” from Desitively Bonnaroo 1974

Dr. John and the Lower 911 “Stripped Away” from The City That Care Forgot 2009

Dr. John and the Lower 911 “When I’m Right (I’m Wrong)” from Tribal 2010

Dr. John “Creole Moon” from Creole Moon 2001

Volume 03 Episode 50 – Search and Recover: Southern Cross

Air Date: 2019-05-28

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Crosby, Stills and Nash “Southern Cross” from Daylight Again 1982

Curtis Brothers “Seven League Boots”.  Released: 1975 – Recorded at Sound City Studios 1975, Lindsey Buckingham and Richard Dashut production. Rick Curtis; guitar & vocals. Michael Curtis; bass & vocals. Thom Mooney; drums. Tom Curtis ; guitar & vocals. Patty Curtis Schauer; vocals. Stevie Nicks; vocals.

The Southcoasters “Southern Cross” from Encore 2.0

Cornbread Red “Southern Cross” from The Bluegrass Tribute to Classic Rock Volume 2 2008

Steve Acho “Southern Cross” from DSRP Acoustic Sessions 2015

Michael McDermott & Heather Horton “Southern Cross” from Music Is Love – A Singer-Songwriters’ Tribute To The Music Of CSN&Y 2012

Jimmy Buffet “Southern Cross” from Buffett Live: Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays 1999

Kawika Kahiapo “Southern Cross” from Ku‘u ‘Aina Aloha 2014

Eric Stone “Southern Cross” from Boatsongs #1/Songs For Sail 1999

Weedeater “Southern Cross” from …And Justice for Y’all 2014

Lullaby Players “Southern Cross” from Sleepytime Tunes: Jimmy Buffett Lullaby Renditions 2008

Volume 03 Episode 47 – Down the Rabbit Hole: The Murderess

Air Date: 2019-04-30

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Kim Fox “The Murderess” from Songs Of The Witchblade 1998

Babes In Toyland “Boto(w)rap” from Spanking Machine 1990

Mark Lanegan “Down In The Dark” from The Winding Sheet 1990

Nirvana “Dive” from Sliver 1990

Garbage “Amends” from Strange Little Birds 2016

Against Me! “Dead Friend” from Transgender Dysphoria Blues 2014

Laura Jane Grace “The Best Ever Death Metal Band In Denton” from I Only Listen To The Mountain Goats: All Hail West Texas 2018 – Original artist: The Mountain Goats

The Mountain Goats “Younger” from In League With Dragons 2019

Daemon Chili “Great Blue Sea” from Mercy of the Sea 2016

Astronoid “I Wish I Was There While The Sun Set” from Astronoid 2019

The Pirate Ship Quintet “Emitter” from Emitter 2019

Down the Rabbit Hole with The Murderess on April 30th!

April’s Last Tuesday Treat will be a Down the Rabbit Hole special, airing at 5:05 PM on Tuesday, April 30th.  Mike P. from Windsor, CT, suggested Kim Fox’s “The Murderess” from the Witchblade sound track as a starting point, and we’ll six-degrees of separation a setlist from there through related artists, album cover designers, producers, and recording locations.

April’s Last Tuesday Treat: Down the Rabbit Hole

April’s Last Tuesday Treat will be a Down the Rabbit Hole special.  We’ll start with a song suggested by a listener and build a set list of songs , each having a connection to the previous track.

What is a favorite song of your which is fairly obscure?  Use the form below to share your suggestion!

Volume 03 Episode 42 – Hugh Masekela

Air Date: 2019-03-26

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Artist Song Release Released Song note
The Jazz Epistles Twelve Times Twelve The Rough Guide To South African Jazz 2000 Originally released in 1959 on “Jazz in Africa Vol. 2”. John Mehegan and Chris Joseph p; Hugh Masekela tp; Kippie Moeketsi as; Jonas Gwangwa tb; Claude Shange b; Gene Lattimore d
Hugh Masekela Groove Me Hugh Masekela’s Latest 1967
Betty Davis Live, Love, Learn Columbia Years 1968-1969 2016 Originally released in 1968 as a single under her maiden name “Betty Mabry”.
Hugh Masekela Sala Le Mane Reconstruction 1970
Hugh Masekela & The Union Of South Africa Caution! Hugh Masekela & The Union Of South Africa 1971
Hugh Masekela Unhome Home Is Where The Music Is 1972
Masekela Rekpete Masekela Introducing Hedzoleh Soundz 1973
Masekela In The Market Place I Am Not Afraid 1974
Herb Alpert / Hugh Masekela Skokiaan Herb Alpert / Hugh Masekela 1978
Hugh Masekela Run No More (A Vuo Mo) Waiting For The Rain 1985
Hugh Masekela Beatin’ Aroun De Bush Beatin’ Aroun De Bush 1992

Last Tuesday Treat: Who should be featured for a March “Very Merry Unbirthday”?

2019 is WESU Middletown’s 80th anniversary, so for March, let’s wish a Very Merry Unbirthday to a musician who was born the same year as WESU, 1939!

Which of the following musicians should have their work featured on the March 26th show of Wonderland?

Who should be honored for a March "Very Merry Unbirthday"?

  • Hugh Maskela (67%, 4 Votes)
  • Ginger Baker (33%, 2 Votes)
  • Grace Slick (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 6

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Volume 03 Episode 39 – A Very Merry Unbirthday, Michael Nesmith!

Original Airdate: 2019-02-26

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Artist Song Release Date Song note
Michael Blessing What Seems To Be The Trouble Officer The Monkees [2014 Rhino Handmade Deluxe Edition] 2014 Originally released as a single in 1966.
The Monkees Papa Gene’s Blues (Stereo Remix) The Monkees [2014 Rhino Handmade Deluxe Edition] 2014 Originally released in 1966.
The Monkees The Kind Of Girl I Could Love (Stereo Mix) More Of The Monkees [2017 Rhino Handmade Super Deluxe Edition] 2017 Originally released in 1967.
The Monkees You Just May Be The One Headquarters [2007 Deluxe Edition] 2007 Originally released in 1967.
The Monkees Tapioca Tundra The Birds, The Bees & The Monkees 1968
The Monkees Circle Sky (1969 “New” Mono Mix) The Monkees Present [2013 Rhino Handmade Deluxe Edition] 2013 Originally released in 1968 on “Head”.
The Monkees While I Cry Instant Replay 1969
Michael Nesmith & The First National Band Calico Girlfriend Magnetic South 1970
Michael Nesmith & The First National Band Silver Moon Loose Salute 1970
Michael Nesmith & The First National Band Grand Ennui Nevada Fighter 1971
Michael Nesmith And The Second National Band Mama Rocker Tantamount To Treason Volume One 1972
Michael Nesmith Different Drum And the Hits Just Keep on Comin’ 1972
Michael Nesmith Some of Shelly’s Blues Pretty Much Your Standard Ranch Stash 1973
Michael Nesmith Hear Me Calling? The Prison 1974
Michael Nesmith Casablanca Moonlight From a Radio Engine to The Photon Wing 1977
Michael Nesmith Light Infinite Rider On The Big Dogma 1979
Michael Nesmith & The First National Band Redux Bye Bye Bye Live At The Troubadour 2018 Recorded live January 25, 2018 at the Troubadour in Los Angeles, CA.

Tune in on 2/26 for a Very Merry Unbirthday to Michael Nesmith

Tune in at 5:05 PM on February 26th to Wonderland on WESU Middletown, 88.1 FM in CT for our Last Tuesday Treat – A Very Merry Unbirthday to Michael Nesmith.  We’ll spend an hour deep-diving on his work as Michael Blessing, his songwriting contributions to the Monkees, and his decades of solo work!  Dig in and enjoy the intersection of pop and country from this oft-overlooked musician!