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The Jewel Case: Both Kinds Of Luck (09.20.18)

Sep 21, 2018

Feeling lucky? We'll be celebrating BOTH KINDS OF LUCK- plenty of tunes about both fortune and misfortune from everyone from Dinah Washington to D.O.A. Until then: may all the dice be your cousins and the all the dolls agreeable, with nice teeth and no last names.

  • Living Colour- Talkin’ Loud And Sayin’ Nothing
  • Thievery Corporation- Thief Rockers 
  • The Strokes- Trying Your Luck 
  • JD McPherson- Lucky Penny 
  • Buena Vista Social Club- El Carretero 
  • Big Jay McNeely- The Deacon’s Hop
  • Erykah Badu- Penitentiary Philosophy 
  • Willie West- Fairchild 
  • The Brian Jonestown Massacre- Servo 
  • Black Mountain- The Hair Song 
  • Queens Of The Stone Age- No One Knows 
  • The Beastie Boys- Shadrach 
  • Sly & The Family Stone- Loose Booty 
  • Brightblack Morning Light- Everybody Daylight 

And now for the theme: Both Kinds of Luck

  • Warren Zevon- Bad Luck Streak In Dancing School 
  • Thin Lizzy- Hollywood (Down On Your Luck)
  • Earl King- Old Mr. Bad Luck
  • B.B. King- Bad Luck
  • Albert King- Born Under A Bad Sign 
  • Emerson, Lake & Palmer- Lucky Man 
  • Betty Davis- If I’m In Luck I Might Get Picked Up 
  • Jimmy McGriff- Mr. Lucky
  • A Tribe Called Quest- Luck Of Lucien 
  • Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers- You Got Lucky 
  • Shovels & Rope- Bad Luck
  • Marlon Brando- Luck Be A Lady 
  • D.O.A.- Fortunate Son
  • Mr. Little Jeans- Lady Luck 
  • The Heartbreakers- Born To Lose
  • The Orbits- Mr. Hard Luck 
  • Roosevelt Sykes- You Can’t Be Lucky All The Time
  • Elvis Presley- Good Luck Charm 
  • Solomon Burke- That Lucky Old Sun 
  • Bessie Smith & Fletcher Henderson - Lady Luck Blues 
  • Sonny Rollins & Co.- You Are My Lucky Star
  • Kay Starr- Wheel Of Fortune
  • Dinah Washington & Eddie Chamblee & His Orchestra- Bad Luck 
  • Sarah Vaughan- Lucky In Love 
  • Zoot Sims & Annie Ross- Lucky So And So
  • John Lee Hooker- Mr. Lucky 
  • The Black Crowes- Bad Luck Blue Eyes Goodbye
  • The Undertones- Hard Luck
  • Air- Lucky & Unhappy 
  • Radiohead- Lucky 

Join Tod Weidner on Thursday, 8-11pm for The Jewel Case, a weekly celebration of all manner of musical goodness: deep cuts, forgotten treasures, and curiosities with a new theme each show spanning all genres, eras and locales

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