The Last Tuesday Treat of April will be a Search and Recover Special! Listeners will decide between two classic songs; we’ll search out an hour’s worth of covers of the winner for Wonderland’s April 26th show.
One choice is Fever, written by Eddie Cooley and Otis Blackwell and first recorded by Little Willie John for his 1956 debut. Fever has since been covered by the likes of Peggy Lee, Elvis Presley, Madonna, The Cramps, and many more.
Or, vote for Cry My a River, written by Arthur Hamilton and first recorded in 1955 by Julie London. Barbara Streisand, Joe Cocker, and Aerosmith are among the many artists who have since recorded versions of this classic torch song.
Voting is open until April 22nd!
Which song should be featured in April's Search & Recover Special?
"Fever" (originally recorded by Little Willie John) (80%, 4 Votes)
"Cry Me a River" (originally recorded by Julie London) (20%, 1 Votes)
Jethro Tull“One Brown Mouse” from Hard Times Of Old England 2021 N Recorded live at Stadthalle, Freiburg, Germany, on April 30th, 1982.
Oysterhead“Oz Is Ever Floating” from 2021/07/03 Scranton, PA 2021 N Recorded live at The Peach Music Festival in Scranton, PA on July 3rd, 2021.
Gov’t Mule“Tomorrow Never Knows” from 2021/05/01 Westville Music Bowl, New Haven, CT 2021 N Original artist: The Beatles. Recorded live at the Westville Music Bowl, New Haven, CT on May 1st, 2021.
Tedeschi Trucks Band Featuring Trey Anastasio“Layla” from Layla Revisited (Live At Lockn’) 2021 N Original artist: Derek & The Dominos. Recorded live at LOCKN’ Festival in Arrington, VA on August 24, 2019.
Anthony Braxton“The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin’ Groovy)” from Quartet (Standards) 2020 2021 N Original artist: Simon & Garfunkel.
Miles Davis“Time After Time” from Merci Miles! (Live At Vienne) 2021 N Original artist: Cyndi Lauper. Recorded live at the Vienne Jazz Festival in Vienne, France, on July 1st, 1991.
Miles Davis“Wrinkle” from Merci Miles! (Live At Vienne) 2021 N Recorded
live at the Vienne Jazz Festival in Vienne, France, on July 1st, 1991.
The ballot requires you to submit the song title, recordings artist, and release title. Comments are optional – but they are strongly encouraged!
Once you start filling out the form, you’ll need to complete it in one sitting. It’ll be helpful if you put your list together on paper / in a text document first so you can easily enter it into the form.
Random Questions and Answers: Q: How should I rank them? A: #1 should be your favorite and #50 should be your least-favorite of your top #20. If you’re struggling to sort them, don’t! This is supposed to be a fun exercise, not torture!
Q: How will the ballots be counted? A: Every song on every ballot will be awarded points based on its ranking. We’ll aggregate them into a master list sorted by combined points.
Q: What if some of my favorite songs are embarrassing or not appropriate for WESU airplay? A: Live your truth! This is about sharing with the music that makes us feel happy, connected, proud, alive, electrified, etc! Share what you love!
Wonderland’s Last Tuesday Treat for January will be a Cover to Cover special, where we’ll air a track-by-track tribute to a classic album. Cast your vote and determine whether Bob Dylan’s 1965 “Highway 61 Revisited” of the Grateful Dead’s 1970 “American Beauty” will be featured. Voting is open until January 22nd, and the special will air on January 26th.
Which album should be featured for January's Cover to Cover special?
"American Beauty" by the Grateful Dead (1970) (67%, 10 Votes)
"Highway 61 Revisited" by Bob Dylan (1965) (33%, 5 Votes)