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The Jewel Case: Double Theme - Sun Studios and Years (1-2-20)

Jan 3, 2020

It's a DOUBLE THEME! In Hours 2 and 3, we'll be spinning songs with YEARS in the title, in honor of our brand spankin' new one. As a bonus, we'll be devoting the majority of the first hour to the celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the opening of Memphis Recording Service: Sam Phillips' legendary Sun Studios. We'll be playing some landmark tunes from the studio's history as well as a couple personal deep cuts. We're gonna get real, real gone for a change. We're gonna flat GET IT, cat.

  • The Zombies- This Will Be Our Year
  • Parliament- Bop Gun (Endangered Species) (HB Glenn Goins)
  • Roger Miller- King of the Road (HB Roger Miller)

---THEME 1: 70th Anniversary of Memphis Recording Services---

  • Joe Hill Louis- Boogie in the Park
  • Jackie Brenston & his Delta Cats- Rocket 88
  • Howlin’ Wolf- Moanin’ at Midnight
  • Johnny London- Drivin’ Slow
  • Big Walter Horton- Easy
  • Rufus Thomas- Bear Cat
  • The Prisonaires- Just Walkin’ in the Rain
  • Elvis Presley- Milkcow Blues Boogie
  • Johnny Cash- Cry, Cry, Cry
  • Carl Perkins- Blue Suede Shoes
  • The Miller Sisters- Ten Cats Down
  • Billy Lee Riley- Flyin’ Saucers Rock & Roll
  • U2 wi/ B.B. King- When Love Comes to Town

----------THEME 2- Years----------

  • Rush- 2112- Overture
  • The Stooges- 1969
  • Paul McCartney & Wings- Nineteen Hundred and Eighty-Five
  • Neutral Milk Hotel- Holland, 1945
  • Ringo Starr- Early 1970
  • Rocket from the Crypt- Born in ‘69
  • The Tallest Man on Earth- 1904
  • Prince- 1999 (single version)
  • Genesis- Broadway Melody of 1974
  • Rasputina- 1816, the Year Without a Summer
  • Jimi Hendrix- 1983…(A Merman I Should Turn to Be)
  • Third World- 1865 (96° in the Shade)
  • Alice Cooper- Teenage Lament ‘74
  • Randy Newman- Dayton, Ohio- 1903
  • Pink Floyd- Summer ‘68
  • Del the Funky Homosapien- 3030
  • Frank Turner- 1933
  • The Who- 1921
  • The Clash- 1977
  • Social Distortion- 1945
  • David Bowie- 1984
  • Harry Nilsson- 1941
  • Josh Rouse- 1972
  • Patti Smith- 1959
  • Mott the Hoople- Born Late ‘58
  • Eddie Harris- 1974 Blues
  • The Bee Gees- New York Mining Disaster 1941
  • Love Battery- 67
  • Robyn Hitchcock- 1974
  • Luna- 1995
  • Tom Verlaine- Depot (1951)

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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