Volume 03 Episode 146 – Snug in Your Bed

Selections from Fleetwood Mac, Ryan Adams, Julian Lage, Gyan Riley, and Bill Frisell, Gram Parsons and Emmylou Harris, Tom Petty, Warren Haynes, The Hold Steady, Maxïmo Park, The Jazz Butcher, Pure Hell, X, Bucketheadland, and Dinosaur.

Air Date: 2021-04-13

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Fleetwood Mac “Bare Trees” from Bare Trees 1972

Ryan Adams “I’m Sorry And I Love You” from Wednesdays 2020 N

Julian Lage, Gyan Riley, and Bill Frisell “Apart From the World” from Virtue 2020 Composed by John Zorn.

Gram Parsons & Emmylou Harris “Love Hurts” from Grevious Angel 1974 Composed by Boudleaux Bryant.

Tom Petty “Wake Up Time (Live)” from Wildflowers & All The Rest 2020 N Recorded live at Vic Theatre, Chicago IL – April 17, 2003.

Warren Haynes “Soulshine” from 11/01/20 South Farms, Morris, CT 2020 N

The Hold Steady “The Feelers” from Open Door Policy 2021 N

Maxïmo Park “Ardour (feat. Pauline Murray)” from Nature Always Wins 2021 N

The Jazz Butcher “Poisoned By Food” from In Bath Of Bacon 1983

Pure Hell “Lame Brain” from Heavy Soul Vol. 2 (Mojo Presents 15 Hits Of Psychedelic Funk, Black Rock And Cosmic Slop…) 2020 V/A

X “All The Time In The World” from ALPHABETLAND 2020

Bucketheadland “The Triangle’s Mind” from The Sea Remembers Its Own 2020 N

Dinosaur “Banning Street Blues” from To The Earth 2020

Volume 03 Episode 145 – A Medicated Brain Child

Selections from Du Blonde, Fontaines D.C., IXNA, Swans, Emma Ruth Rundle and Thou, Old Light, Trees, Ani DiFranco, Jessica Pratt, Destroyer, Shabaka And The Ancestors, Miles Davis, and Lee Hazlewood and Ann-Margret.

Air Date: 2021-04-06

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Du Blonde “Medicated (feat. Shirley Manson)” from Homecoming 2021 N

Du Blonde “Ducky Daffy” from Homecoming 2021 N

Fontaines D.C. “A Hero’s Death” from A Hero’s Death 2020

IXNA “Somebody Said” from Soul Jazz Records Presents Two Synths A Guitar (And) A Drum Machine – Post Punk Dance Vol.1 2021 N V/A Recorded at the Center For Contemporary Music at Mills in 1981.

Swans “The Great Annihilator” from The Great Annihilator 1994

Emma Ruth Rundle & Thou “Killing Floor” from May Our Chambers Be Full 2020 N

Old Light “Let Me Be Your Song” from Fraggle Rock – Do It on My Own 2013 V/A

Trees “Black Widow” from Trees (50th Anniversary Edition) 2020 N

Ani DiFranco “Station Identification” from Revolutionary Love 2021 N

Jessica Pratt “Crossing” from Quiet Signs 2019

Destroyer “Have We Met” from Have We Met 2020

Shabaka And The Ancestors “Beast Too Spoke Of Suffering” from We Are Sent Here By History 2020

Miles Davis “Flamenco Sketches” from Kind of Blue 1959

Lee Hazlewood & Ann-Margret “He Rode Away (Backing Track)” from The Cowboy & The Lady [2017 Remaster] 2017

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.

Volume 03 Episode 23 – I Be Not Comely

Selections from Trees, Merrell Fankhauser, Fleet Foxes, William Tyler, Kurt Vile, Bob Dylan, Yeasayer, Big Blood, Radio Moscow, Big Red Panda, and Oh Sees.

Air Date: 2021-03-24

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Trees “The Great Silkie (BBC 1970)” from Trees (50th Anniversary Edition) 2020 N

Trees “Lady Margaret” from Trees (50th Anniversary Edition) 2020 N Originally released in 1970 on “The Garden Of Jane Delawney”.

Merrell Fankhauser “Garden In The Rain” from From These Shores 2019 V/A Originally released in 1976 on “The Maui Album”.

Fleet Foxes “English House” from Sun Giant 2008

William Tyler “Little Martha” from Going to Georgia 2020 N V/A Original artist: The Allman Brothers Band.

Kurt Vile “Speed of the Sound of Loneliness” from Speed, Sound, Lonely KV 2020 N Original artist: John Prine

Bob Dylan “Lily Of The West (Take 2)” from 50th Anniversary Collection: 1970 2020 N

Yeasayer “Waiting for the Summer” from All Hour Cymbals 2007

Big Blood “Monsters of Men” from Do You Wanna Have A Skeleton Dream? 2020

Radio Moscow “Woodrose Morning” from New Beginnings 2017

Big Red Panda “Arcadia” from Voyage 2019

Oh Sees “Last Peace” from Smote Reverser 2018

Volume 03 Episode 141 – Any Other Story

Selections from Sunflowers, Rodrigo Y Gabriela, The Warlocks, Agitation Free, Porridge Radio, Liela Moss, Samsara Blues Experiment, Adrian Younge, Aesop Rock, Kamaal Williams, Robert Glasper, Muhsinah, Queen Sheba, Nina Simone, and STS9.

Air Date: 2021-03-16

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Sunflowers “A Conflict Taking Place” from Endless Voyage 2020

Rodrigo Y Gabriela “Mettavolution” from Mettavolution Live 2020 N Recorded live at Le Trianon, Paris, France on October 22, 2019.

The Warlocks “I’m Not Good Enough / Party Like We Used To” from The Chain 2020

Agitation Free “Laila, Pt. II” from Soul Jazz Records presents DEUTSCHE ELEKTRONISCHE MUSIK 4 – Experimental German Rock and Electronic Music 1971-83 2020 N V/A Originally released in 1973 on “2nd”.

Porridge Radio “Homecoming Song” from Every Bad 2020

Liela Moss “Prayers For Rain” from Why Can’t I Be You? (Mojo Presents A Tribute To The Cure) 2021 N V/A Original artist: The Cure.

Samsara Blues Experiment “End Of Forever” from End Of Forever 2020 N

Adrian Younge “Rotten Roses” from The American Negro 2021 N

Aesop Rock “Crystal Sword” from Spirit World Field Guide 2020 N

Kamaal Williams “Toulouse” from Wu Hen 2020

Robert Glasper, Muhsinah, Queen Sheba “Aah Whoa” from Fuck Yo Feelings 2019

Nina Simone “Here Comes The Sun” from Here Comes The Sun 1971 Original artist: The Beatles.

STS9 “New Dawn, New Day” from The Universe Inside 2016

WESU Middletown’s Favorite Songs

WESU is putting together a list of their Favorite Songs! We’d love for our listeners to participate and to share the music that enriches their lives.

Listeners can share their 20 favorite songs via the ballot at this link: http://www.wesufm.org/favorite-songs

Voting is open through April 15th, 2021.

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!

Volume 03 Episode 140 – Unkindness of Ravens

Selections from Drive-By Truckers, Joshua Mead, Marissa Nadler, Joni Mitchell, Richard and Linda Thompson, Townes Van Zandt, The Pogues, The Roches, The Bonzo Dog Doo/Dah Band, Frank Zappa, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Boulez, Frank Zappa, London Symphony Orchestra, and Stephen Malkmus.

Air Date: 2021-03-09

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Drive-By Truckers “Tough To Let Go” from The New OK 2020 N

Joshua Mead “Lay Your Conscience Down” from Lay Your Conscience Down 2021 N

Marissa Nadler “I Was Young when I Left Home” from Covers 3 2020 Original artist: Bob Dylan.

Joni Mitchell “Born To Take The Highway” from Archives Volume 1: The Early Years 1963-1967 2020 N Recorded live at The 2nd Fret, March 17, 1967.

Richard & Linda Thompson “Died For Love [Demo Version / Previously Unreleased]” from Hard Luck Stories 1972 – 1982 2020 N

Townes Van Zandt “Silver Ship of Andilar” from Sky Blue 2019

Townes Van Zandt “Mr. Mudd & Mr. Gold” from Sunshine Boy: The Unheard Studio Sessions & Demos 1971-1972 2013

The Pogues “Boys From The County Hell” from The BBC Sessions 1984 -1986 (Live) 2020 N Recorded live for the The John Peel Show, April 1984.

Joshua Mead “Lay Your Conscience Down” from Lay Your Conscience Down 2021 N

The Roches “The Naughty Lady Of Shady Lane” from Moonswept 2007 Written by Roy C. Bennett and Sid Tepper. Originally recorded by The Ames Brothers.

The Bonzo Dog Doo/Dah Band “I’m Bored” from Gorilla 1967

Frank Zappa “FZ On Varèse” from Zappa Original Motion Picture Soundtrack 2020 N V/A

Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Pierre Boulez “Ionisation” from Zappa Original Motion Picture Soundtrack 2020 N V/A

Frank Zappa/London Symphony Orchestra “Envelopes” from Zappa Original Motion Picture Soundtrack 2020 N V/A

Stephen Malkmus “ACC Kirtan” from Traditional Techniques 2020

Volume 03 Episode 139 – Put My Shine to Shame

Selections from Belle and Sebastian, David Bowie, Big Country, Sonic Youth, Neil Young With Crazy Horse, …And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead, Psychic Temple, Faut Qu’Ça Guinche, Kamasi Washington, and Kamaal Williams.

Air Date: 2021-03-02

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Belle and Sebastian “The Boy Done Wrong Again” from What to Look for in Summer 2020 N Recorded live at the House of Blues, Boston, MA on July 13th, 2019.

David Bowie “Driftin’ Blues/The Jean Genie” from Look At The Moon! (Live Phoenix Festival 97) 2021 N Recorded live at The Phoenix Festival, Long Marston, on July 20th, 1997.

Big Country “Look Away” from Out Beyond The River: The Compulsion Years Anthology 2020 N Recorded live at the The Barrowland Ballroom, Glasgow on December 29th, 1993. Previously released in 1994 on “Without the Aid of a Safety Net”.

Sonic Youth “Non-Metal Dude Wearing Metal Tee” from Rarities 2 2020 N Recorded live at CBGB on June 23rd, 1988. Previously released in 1988 on “Silver Rocket”.

Neil Young With Crazy Horse “Like A Hurricane” from Way Down In The Rust Bucket 2021 N Recorded live at The Catalyst in Santa Cruz, CA on November 13th, 1990.

…And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead “Something Like This” from X: The Godless Void And Other Stories 2020

Psychic Temple “Meditation For Strings, Piccolo Trumpet, And Overdraft Fees” from Houses Of The Holy 2020 N

Faut Qu’Ça Guinche “L’Âme Des Scalpels” from Sixième Sens 2020

Kamasi Washington “Song for Frasier” from Becoming (Music from the Netflix Original Documentary) 2020

Kamaal Williams “Pigalle” from Wu Hen 2020

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