The Jewel Case: The Continuing Adventures Of Johnny (05.17.18)

May 18, 2018

In one of our early episodes we examined the abundance of songs that feature that ubiquitous character "Johnny". Tonight, we present The Continuing Adventures Of Johnny: two full hours of Johnny's adventures and misadventures. But first...

  • The Jimi Hendrix Experience- Drivin’ South
  • Betty Davis- Game Is My Middle Name
  • Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings- Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I’m Yours)
  • Lulu- Feelin’ Alright
  • Air- Radio #1
  • Taj Mahal- Ain’t That A Lot Of Love
  • Yes- South Side of the Sky
  • Tony Allen- Pariwo
  • Trombone Shorty- Neph
  • Badfinger- It’s Over
  • The Beatles- Love Me Do
  • Bad Company- Shooting Star

And now for the theme: The Continuing Adventures Of Johnny

  • Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros- Johnny Appleseed
  • Chuck Berry- Johnny B. Goode
  • Ella Fitzgerald- Oh, Johnny
  • The Slickers- Johnny Too Bad
  • Thin Lizzy- Johnny The Fox Meets Jimmy The Weed
  • X- Johnny Hit And Run Pauline
  • Men At Work- Be Good Johnny
  • The Kinks- Johnny Thunder
  • Alejandro Escovedo- Johnny Volume
  • The Replacements- Johnny’s Gonna Die
  • Johnny Cash- The Rebel (Johnny Yuma)
  • Shelby Lynne- Johnny Met June
  • Richie Havens- Handsome Johnny
  • Toots & The Maytals- Johnny Coolman
  • Pearl Bailey- Frankie And Johnny
  • Warren Zevon- Johnny Strikes Up The Band
  • The Vapors- Johnny’s In Love (Again)
  • The Clash- English Civil War
  • Bob Dorough- Johnny One Note
  • Beastie Boys- Johnny Ryall
  • Bob Marley & The Wailers- Johnny Was
  • Liz Phair- Johnny Sunshine
  • The Ravonettes- The Truth About Johnny
  • David Bowie- I’m Afraid Of Americans
  • Black Sabbath- Johnny Blade
  • Paul Simon- The Late Great Johnny Ace
  • The Beach Boys- Johnny Carson
  • Alice Cooper- Jackknife Johnny
  • Patti Smith- Land

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.