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The Jewel Case: Spelling Bee (12-05-19)

Dec 6, 2019

We're B-A-C-K! Hope everyone had a good holiday. We'll be having a SPELLING BEE this week, spinning songs that spell out words in the lyrics, and I'm here to tell ya: it's gonna be a fun one,-all over the place in the best possible way, with Tammy Wynette to Motorhead, Nat "King" Cole to Devo. 

  • Yes- We Have Heaven 
  • Agent Orange- Mr. Moto
  • Stevie Wonder- Higher Ground 
  • Amadou & Mariam- Compagnon de la Vie 
  • The Lees of Memory- Rain Rain
  • Neil Young - Revolution Blues
  • Little Richard- Lucille (HB Little Richard) 
  • J.J. Cale- Soulin’ (HB J.J. Cale)
  • ? & the Mysterians- 96 Tears (HB Eddie Serrato)
  • Ann Peebles- 99 Pounds 
  • The Rolling Stones- Route 66
  • Howlin’ Wolf- 300 Pounds of Joy
  • Joe Henderson- Black Narcissus
  • Burning Spear- Estimated Prophet
  • Madness- Swan Lake
  • Robert Fripp- Exposure

----------THEME: Spelling Bee----------

  • Muddy Waters- Mannish Boy
  • Bay City Rollers- Saturday Night
  • Bo Diddley- Cadillac
  • Pixies- Velouria 
  • The Guess Who- American Woman
  • The Kills- M.E.X.I.C.O. 
  • Erykah Badu- Southern Girl 
  • K-Solo- Letterman 
  • Glenn Miller & His Orchestra- (I’ve Got A Gal In) Kalamazoo  
  • Todd Snider- Beer Run
  • Tammy Wynette- D-I-V-O-R-C-E 
  • Bobbie Gentry- Mississippi Delta
  •  The New York Dolls- Looking For A Kiss 
  • Devo- Jocko Homo 
  • Squirrel Nut Zippers- Hell
  • The Modern Lovers- Girlfriend
  • Ramones- Pinhead 
  • Motorhead- R.A.M.O.N.E.S.
  • Joe Liggins & His Honeydrippers- Rag Mop
  • Nat “King” Cole- L-O-V-E 
  • Aretha Franklin- Respect 
  • Men Without Hats- The Safety Dance
  • The Kinks- Lola 
  • Bill Haley & His Comets- Rock-A-Beatin’ Boogie
  • Them- Gloria 
  • Faith No More- Be Aggressive 
  • Jah Stitch- African People (3 In 1)
  • Elvis Presley- T-R-O-U-B-L-E 
  • The Rutles- Cheese And Onions
  • James Cagney & Sally Sweetland- Harrigan 
  • The Jam- ‘A’ Bomb In Wardour Street
  • The Cure- Fire In Cairo
  • Warpaint- Billie Holiday
  • Pulp- F.E.E.L.I.N.G.C.A.L.L.E.D.L.O.V.E.

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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