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The Jewel Case: Walkabout (07.05.18)


This week, we're examining songs about walking, from everyone from Aerosmith to Thelonious Monk to Ella Fitzgerald to Ernest Tubb, and a whole bunch of folks betwixt and between. Lace up, friends. It might even get silly, but first....

  • The Jimi Hendrix Experience- The Star-Spangled Banner 
  • The Harshed Mellows- US Blues
  • Tegan And Sara- Walking With A Ghost
  • Richard Swift- Buildings In America
  • Bay City Rollers- Shang-A-Lang
  • Smiley Lewis- Real Gone Lover
  • The Band- To Kingdom Come
  • The Who- I Can’t Explain
  • Iggy Pop- Some Weird Sin
  • Yasmine Hamdan- Hal
  • Red Baraat- Sound The People (ft. Heems)
  • The Meters- Running Fast
  • Bob Dylan- Love Sick
  • Dr. John- Walk On Gilded Splinters

And now for theme: Walkabout

  • Esther Marrow- Baby That’s What I Need (Walk Tall)
  • Elvis Costello & The Roots- Walk Us Uptown
  • Booker T. Jones- Walking Papers
  • Eddie Bo- Walk That Walk
  • Fats Domino- Walking To New Orleans
  • Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers- I’m Walkin’
  • Southern Culture On The Skids- Camel Walk
  • Aerosmith- Walk This Way
  • The Fabulous Thunderbirds- Only Daddy That’ll Walk The Line
  • Johnny Cash- Walk The Line
  • John C. Reilly- Walk Hard
  • The Prisonaires- Just Walkin’ In The Rain
  • The Supremes- These Boots Are Made For Walkin’
  • The Bangles- Walk Like An Egyptian
  • Tom Waits- Walking Spanish
  • Menahan Street Band- Make The Road By Walking
  • The Ventures- Walk Don’t Run
  • Robert Johnson- Walking Blues
  • The Police- Walking On The Moon
  • Rufus Thomas- Walking The Dog
  • Roky Erickson- I Walked With A Zombie
  • Thelonious Monk- In Walked Bud
  • Ella Fitzgerald and Billy May & His Orchestra- Let’s Take A Walk Around The Block
  • The James Gang- Walk Away
  • The Staple Singers- Long Walk To D.C.
  • Led Zeppelin- Walter’s Walk
  • The Allen Brothers- Jake Walk Blues
  • Ernest Tubb- Walking The Floor Over You
  • Patsy Cline- Walkin’ After Midnight
  • Santo & Johnny- Sleepwalk
  • Peter Tosh- (You Gotta Walk And) Don’t Look Back
  • Isaac Hayes- Walk On By
  • Betty Davis- Walkin Up The Road
  • Lou Reed- Walk On The Wild Side

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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A lifelong Miami Valley resident, Tod Weidner grew up in Ludlow Falls before moving to Dayton in the early 1990s. Tod has been heavily involved in the Dayton Music Scene for over 20 years, as both a solo performer and a member of such bands as The Motel Beds, Shrug, The American Static, and Set The Controls, to name just a few.