Vote for June’s Last Tuesday Treat

June’s Last Tuesday Treat will be a Merry Unbirthday Celebration featuring an artist chosen by the listeners. This month, the race is between the electronic/new wave pioneer Gary Numan and the consummate collaborator Damon Albarn. Voting is open until June 25th, and the special will air June 29th.

Who should be celebrated with a Merry Unbirthday special in June?

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Volume 03 Episode 151 – Search and Recover: Fake Plastic Trees

An hour of covers of Radiohead’s “Fake Plastic Trees” with selections from Scala and Kolacny Brothers, Trampled By Turtles, Amanda Palmer, Kawehi, Enrico Cacace, Marillion, Transient featuring Shelonda, Ramin Djawadi, Holly Humberstone, KT Tunstall, and Ian Toms Trio.

Air Date: 2021-05-25

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Radiohead “Fake Plastic Trees” from The Bends [2009 Deluxe Reissue] 2009 Originally released in 1995.

Scala & Kolacny Brothers “Fake Plastic Trees” from One-Winged Angel 2007

Trampled By Turtles “Fake Plastic Trees” from Sigourney Fever 2019

Various Artists “Fake Plastic Trees” from Corporate Love Breakdown: The Bluegrass Tribute to Radiohead 2005 V/A

Amanda Palmer “Fake Plastic Trees” from Amanda Palmer Performs The Popular Hits Of Radiohead On Her Magical Ukulele 2010

Kawehi “Fake Plastic Trees” from Kawehi Covers 2014

Enrico Cacace “Fake Plastic Trees” from Dub Tribute To Radiohead – I’m Not The Only Record For You 2006

Marillion “Fake Plastic Trees” from Unplugged At The Walls 1999 Recorded live at The Walls restaurant, Oswestry, England on June 25th/26th, 1998.

Transient “Fake Plastic Trees (feat. Shelonda)” from Plastic Mutations: The Electronic Tribute To Radiohead 2001 V/A

Ramin Djawadi “Fake Plastic Trees” from Westworld (Music From The HBO┬« Series – Season 1) 2017

Holly Humberstone “Fake Plastic Trees” from Fake Plastic Trees – Single 2020

KT Tunstall “Fake Plastic Trees” from Another Place to Fall 2006 Recorded live on Radio 1 on February 9th, 2006.

Ian Toms Trio “Fake Plastic Trees” from Radiohead in Jazz 2019

Voting Open for May’s Last Tuesday Treat

May’s Last Tuesday Treat will be a Search and Recover special featuring an hour of covers of a song chosen by the listeners. Use the poll below to cast your vote!

Which song should be featured for May's Search and Recover special?

  • "Fake Plastic Trees" by Radiohead (75%, 3 Votes)
  • "Wild Horses" by The Rolling Stones (25%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 4

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Volume 03 Episode 148 – Half a Century Ago

A celebration of music from 1971 with selections from Strawbs, Pink Floyd, Edgar Broughton Band, Jethro Tull, Alice Cooper, Halfnelson, Marvin Gaye, Serge Gainsbourg, Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show, Link Wray, and David Bowie.

Air Date: 2021-04-27

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Strawbs “I’ll Carry On Beside You” from From the Witchwood 1971

Pink Floyd “One of These Days” from Meddle 1971

Edgar Broughton Band “Evening Over Rooftops” from Edgar Broughton Band 1971

Jethro Tull “Up To Me” from Aqualung 1971

Alice Cooper “Halo Of Flies” from Killer 1971

Halfnelson “(No More) Mr.Nice Guys” from Halfnelson 1971

Marvin Gaye “Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)” from What’s Going On 1971

Serge Gainsbourg “Cargo Culte” from Histoire De Melody Nelson 1971

Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show “Sylvia’s Mother” from Doctor Hook 1971

Link Wray “Fire And Brimstone” from Link Wray 1971

David Bowie “The Bewlay Brothers” from Hunky Dory 1971

Volume 03 Episode 143 – Artist Spotlight: Chris Hillman

A tribute to Chris Hillman with selections from and collaborations with Scottsville Squirrel Barkers, The Hillmen, The Byrds, The Flying Burrito Brothers, Stephen Stills and Manassas, The Souther-Hillman-Furay Band, McGuinn, Clark and Hillman, The Desert Rose Band, and Herb Pedersen.

Air Date: 2021-03-30

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Scottsville Squirrel Barkers “Shady Grove” from Blue Grass Favorites 1963

The Hillmen “Copper Kettle” from The Hillmen 1995 Recorded in 1963/1964.

The Byrds “I’ll Feel A Whole Lot Better” from Mr. Tambourine Man 1965

The Byrds “Satisfied Mind” from Turn! Turn! Turn! 1965 Original artist: Joe “Red” Hayes and Jack Rhodes.

The Byrds “Captain Soul” from Fifth Dimension 1966

The Byrds “Have Seen Her Face” from Younger Than Yesterday 1967

The Byrds “Old John Robertson” from The Notorious Byrd Brothers 1968

The Byrds “One Hundred Years From Now” from Sweetheart of the Rodeo 1968

The Flying Burrito Brothers “Juanita” from The Gilded Palace of Sin 1969

The Flying Burrito Brothers “Cody, Cody” from Burrito Deluxe 1970

The Flying Burrito Brothers “Can’t You Hear Me Calling” from The Flying Burrito Bros 1971

Stephen Stills & Manassas “It Doesn’t Matter” from Manassas 1972

Stephen Stills & Manassas “So Many Times” from Down The Road 1973

The Byrds “Borrowing Time” from The Byrds 1973

The Souther-Hillman-Furay Band “Safe at Home” from The Souther-Hillman-Furay Band 1974

Chris Hillman “Step on Out” from Slippin’ Away 1976

McGuinn, Clark & Hillman “Long Long Time” from McGuinn, Clark & Hillman 1979

The Desert Rose Band “Love Reunited” from The Desert Rose Band 1987

Chris Hillman & Herb Pedersen “Bakersfield Bound” from Bakersfield Bound 1996

Chris Hillman “New Old John Robertson” from Bidin’ My Time 2017

Chris Hillman “Wildflowers” from Bidin’ My Time 2017 Original artist: Tom Petty.

Who should be featured in March’s Artist Spotlight?

The Last Tuesday Treat for March will be an Artist Spotlight. Going head-to-head for your attention and affection are two workhorses whose lengthy careers are surprisingly overlooked.

Chris Hillman is an original member of The Byrds, founding member of The Flying Burrito Brothers,

Aynsley Dunbar exited John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers, joining Jeff Beck before forming his own project, Aynsley Dunbar’s Retaliation. He would later tour and record with Frank Zappa before joining Journey for the first four albums while contributing to Jefferson Starship, Whitesnake, and countless other acts.

Voting is open until March 26th!

Who should be featured in March's Artist Showcase?

  • Chris Hillman (The Byrds, The Flying Burrito Brothers, Manassas) (71%, 5 Votes)
  • Aynsley Dunbar (John Mayall's Blues Breakers, Ansley Dunbar's Retaliation, Frank Zappa) (29%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 7

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Volume 03 Episode 138 – Distilled Discographies: Pearl Jam

An exploration of Pearl Jam’s discography.

Air Date: 2021-02-23

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Pearl Jam “Black” from Ten 1991

Pearl Jam “Indifference” from Vs. 1993

Pearl Jam “Corduroy” from Vitalogy 1994

Pearl Jam “Who You Are” from No Code 1996

Pearl Jam “Given to Fly” from Yield 1998

Pearl Jam “Breakerfall” from Binaural 2000

Neil Young “Fallen Angel” from Mirror Ball 1995

Pearl Jam “I Got Id” from Merkin Ball 1995

Pearl Jam “1/2 Full” from Riot Act 2002

Pearl Jam “Unemployable” from Pearl Jam 2006

Pearl Jam “Just Breathe” from Backspacer 2009

Pearl Jam “Sirens” from Lightning Bolt 2013

Pearl Jam “Who Ever Said” from Gigaton 2020

Pearl Jam “Release” from Ten 1991

Voting Open for February’s Distilled Discography Special

The Last Tuesday Treat for February will be a Distilled Discography special. We’ll run the catalog of the group selected by the listeners. The choices for February are The Brian Jonestown Massacre and Pearl Jam. Cast your vote by February 19th using the poll below. The special will air February 23rd.

Which group should be featured in February's Distilled Discography special?

  • Pearl Jam (56%, 5 Votes)
  • The Brian Jonestown Massacre (44%, 4 Votes)

Total Voters: 9

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Volume 03 Episode 134 – Cover to Cover: American Beauty

A track by track tribute to the Grateful Dead’s “American Beauty” featuring selections from Kurt Vile and the Violators, J Mascis, Wake The Dead, Matthew Sweet and Susanna Hoffs, Jorma Kaukonen, Yonder Mountain String Band, Playing for Change, Jimmy Buffett, David Crosby, David Hidalgo, BLUEOX, Luluc with Xylouris White, Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams, and Cordovas.

Air Date: 2020-01-26

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Kurt Vile and the Violators (feat. J Mascis) “Box of Rain” from Day of the Dead 2016 V/A

Wake The Dead “Banks Of Lough Gowna/The Reunion/Friend Of The Devil” from Wake The Dead 2000 V/A

Matthew Sweet & Susanna Hoffs “Sugar Magnolia” from Under The Covers: Vol. 2 2009

Jorma Kaukonen “Operator” from River of Time 2009

Yonder Mountain String Band “Candyman” from Candyman 2020 N

Playing for Change feat. Jimmy Buffett, David Crosby, David Hidalgo “Ripple” from Listen to the Music 2018

BLUEOX “Brokedown Palace” from Brokedown Palace 2020

Luluc with Xylouris White “Till the Morning Comes” from Day of the Dead 2016 V/A

Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams “Attics of My Life” from Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams 2015

Cordovas “Truckin'” from Truckin’ 2018 Recorded at Hear Here Presents Studios In Milwaukee, Wisconsin, October 1st 2018.

Grateful Dead “Queen Jane Approximately” from 30 Trips Around the Sun 2015 Recorded 1993-03-27 Knickerbocker Arena, Albany, NY

An American Beauty Cover to Cover Special Airs January 26th

By a 2 to 1 margin, listeners chose the Grateful Dead’s “American Beauty” to be featured in a Cover to Cover special this month. Tune in to WESU Middletown, 88.1 FM at 5:00 PM on January 26th for a track-by-track tribute to this classic album, featuring selections by Kurt Vile, Jorma Kaukonen, David Crosby, Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams, and more!