Friday, 30 October 2015

october 28 horrorgan grinder halloween spooktacular playlist:

john zorn - horror organ (filmworks i: 1986-1990)
jacula - in old castle (tardo pede in magiam versus)
cosmos factory - poltergeist (an old castle of transylvania)
gyorgy ligeti - organ study #1, "harmonies" (clear or cloudy)
albert schweitzer - fuga g minor "die kleine" bwv 678 (johann sebastian bach organ works)
reginald foort - bach: toccata and fugue in d minor (the organ in symphony hall)
cjsr radio players - professor leslie b. hammond, iii on halloween (cjsr radio playhouse)
joey allcorn - the execution (50 years too late)
j. frank willis - the cremation of sam mcgee (robert service: spell of the yukon)
the crazy world of arthur brown - prelude/nightmare (the crazy world of arthur brown)
diamanda galas - sono l'antichristo (the divine punishment)
 boo. scared you.

Friday, 23 October 2015

october 21 playlist:

manfred mann - the mighty quinn (mighty garvey)
steve cropper - boo-ga-loo down broadway (with a little help from my friends)
otis clay - trying to live my life without you (trying to live my life without you)
bob seger system - mongrel (mongrel)
the oblivians - live the life ( 9 songs with mr. quintron)
quintron - mysterious rangers (unmasked organ light-year of infinity man (fuck everybody else))
sun ra - all the things you are (church organ 1948)
alice o'connell with dizzy gillespie & his trio (featuring glenn hardman) - once in a lovetime (the dizzy gillespie story 1939-1950)
ray charles - from the heart (genius + soul = jazz)
songs: ohia - an ace unable to change (impala)
marcus davidson - organ psalm v (spire: organ works past, present & future)
jimmy smith - a subtle one (midnight special)
doug organ trio - jealous guy (doug organ trio)

fuck everybody else.

Friday, 16 October 2015

by the way thank you!!!! to everyone who voted for me as cjsr's best host of the year. the gold record partly belongs to you. not the pump organ, though. the pump organ's mine.
october 14 playlist:

dave (barker) & ansell collins - hot sauce (double barrel)
money mark - pinto's new car (mark's keyboard repair)
o.v. wright - ace of spades (a nickel and a nail and ace of spades)
bonnie "prince" billy - i won't ask again (beware)
johnny cash - let the lower lights be burning (hymns from the heart)
billy bragg - the warmest room (talking with the taxman about poetry)
shirley scott with stanley turrentine - gravy waltz (soul shoutin')
john patton - the rock (mosaic select)
grant green - iron city (iron city)
reverend organdrum - time is tight (hi-fi stereo)
amon duul ii - pale gallery (yeti)
third ear band - the hierophant (the magus)
jimmy mcgriff and groove holmes - chopper (giants of the organ in concert)
heavy as a rock, solid as iron (or the other way around?) guitarist grant green and organ master big john patton provide masterful accompaniment for one another.

Saturday, 10 October 2015

october 7 playlist:

fats waller - tanglefoot (young fats at the organ)
robert ducksch - the greatest show on earth (the mighty wurlitzer)
sidney torch - dance of the blue marionettes (cream of sidney torch)
jeanne demessieux - bach: toccata and fugue in d minor, bwv 565 (the art of jeanne demessieux)
joseph payne - ciaccona for organ in d minor (pachelbel: complete organ works)
wes montgomery - canadian sunset (with melvin rhyne)
emitt rhodes - mother earth (the american dream)
captain beefheart & his magic band - grown so ugly (safe as milk)
james leg - dirty south (below the belt)
fela kuti - monday morning in lagos (he miss road)
organisation - silver forest (tone float)
akiko tsuruga - if ever i would leave you (harlem dreams)
this priceless pre-kraftwerk lp sees ralf playing much more good old-fashioned hammond organ than most of us are used to.

Friday, 2 October 2015

september 30 playlist (with guest co-host alex mckie):

booker t. & the mg's - outrage (soul dressing)
elvis costello - radio, radio (this year's model)
rockpile - when i write the book (seconds of pleasure)
tom robinson band - 2-4-6-8 motorway (power in the darkness)
syrinx - medina's torch (syrinx)
the stranglers - hanging around (rattus norvegicus)
the specials - stupid marriage (the specials)
brinsley schwarz - surrender to the rhythm (nervous on the road)
metin h. alatli - mevlana boyle dede (psych funk 101)
ray charles - one mint julep (genius + soul = jazz)
barrett strong - (i don't need you) you need me (the complete motown collection)
ivor cutler trio - i had a little boat (ludo)
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