Friday, 30 January 2015

january 28 playlist:

clarence Reid - nobody but you babe (nobody but you babe)
willie and the bumblebees - dipstick (twin cities funk & soul)
aretha franklin - baby baby baby (i never loved a man the way i love you)
william bell - you don't miss your water (the stax story)
eddie floyd - big bird (the stax story)
king khan & the shrines - luckiest man (idle no more)
king tubby - black and white dub (the best of king tubby: king dub)
neil young & crazy horse - born in ontario (psychedelic pill)
daniel romano - poor girls of ontario (workin' for the music man)
nas - memory lane (sittin' in da park) (illmatic)
lee erwin - thief of bagdad (sound of silents: music for silent film classics)
jimmy mcgriff - i've got a woman (greatest hits)
the soft machine - a certain kind (the soft machine)
sam spades - last call (wolf)
neil young alone at the pump organ.

Thursday, 22 January 2015

january 21 playlist:

barrelhouse chuck - slam hammer ((new) combo classics)
charles bradley - dusty blue (victim of love)
naomi shelton & the gospel queens - get up, child (cold world)
gene clark - the true one (no other)
jerry jeff walker - the ballad of the hulk (mr. bojangles)
joe tex - you said a bad word (25 all time greatest hits)
little sister - stanga (i'm just like you: sly's stone flower 1969-1970)
manfred hubler and siegfried schwab - the lions and the cucumber (vampyros lesbos ost)
barry adamson - the sun and the sea (i will set you free)
the stranglers - peaches (rattus norvegicus)
liuwe tamminga - bernardo pasquini: pastorale in g major (organ recital)
jimmy smith - after hours (root down)
i was delighted to get an email (to organgrinder@cjsr.com) from listener evan terlesky containing this lovely sketch, which he was inspired to create when he heard the pasquini composition on the program. well done, evan!

it must have sounded like i said e major instead of g major on the show.

Friday, 16 January 2015


january 14 fender rhodes scholar special (with guest co-host warren krick) playlist:

booker t. & the mg's - chinese checkers (single)
herbie hancock - watermelon man (head hunters)
the zombies - she's not there (single)
the beatles - i've got a feeling (let it be)
bobby charles (with rick danko) - new mexico (bobby charles expanded version)
pisces - children kiss your mother goodnight (a lovely sight)
owen marshall - nana's sleeping (the naked truth)
cjsr radio players - professor hammond meets dr. rhodes (cjsr radio playhouse)
ray charles - what'd i say parts 1 & 2 (single)
cannonball adderley quintet - mercy, mercy, mercy (mercy, mercy, mercy)
michel magne - grand thème malko (shake sauvage: french soundtracks 1968-1973)
greenflow - i got cha (wtng 89.9 fm)

mr. krick's wurlitzer electric piano, which provided live accompaniment for the program. pictured below, warren's special artwork created for the show.

Friday, 9 January 2015

january 7 playlist:

billy preston - outa-space (ultimate collection)
hank marr - easy talk (greasy spoon)
booker t. & the mg's - sunny monday (melting pot)
lou donaldson - star dust (a man with a horn)
willie nelson - don't get around much anymore (stardust)
george harrison - ballad of sir frankie crisp (let it roll) (all things must pass)
faces - wicked messenger (first step)
manfred mann chapter three - travelling lady (volume one)
scott leroux - ganami (monastery)
annbjørg lien - amen (felefeber)
the james taylor quartet - faster pussycat (hammondology)
the sir douglas band - nitty gritty (texas tornado)

willie and booker t. has there every been a more awkward picture of two such awesome people? there's nothing awkward, however, about jones's tasteful contributions to the classic stardust lp. unfortunately, the same can't be said for the segue in the previous sentence...