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The Jewel Case: Down (07.19.18)


Last week our theme was "Up"; this week- you guessed it- it's "Down". We'll be spinning tunes about getting down, being down, going downtown, shuttin' em down, burning down, and many other down-related activities. It'll be downright downtastic. But first...

  • The Modern Lovers- Roadrunner 
  • Graham Coxon- Click Click Click 
  • The Jimi Hendrix Experience- House Burning Down
  • Talking Heads- Burning Down The House
  • Christopher Columbus Feelings- Oosoga
  • Jacobites- God Save Us (H.B. Nikki Sudden)
  • The Flying Burrito Brothers- Can’t You Hear Me Calling (H.B. Bernie Leadon)
  • The Bamboos- Can’t You Hear Me Knocking
  • Smiley Lewis- I Hear You Knocking
  • Paul Westerberg- Knockin’ On Mine
  • Ritchie Valens- Come On, Let’s Go
  • Roger & The Gypsies- Pass The Hatchet
  • Morphine- All Wrong
  • Giant Sand- Fields of Green
  • Genesis- The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway

And now for the theme: Down

  • Cheap Trick- Downed
  • Bobby Franklin’s Insanity- Bring It On Down To Me (Part 1)
  • The Yardbirds- Over Under Sideways Down
  • The Beatles- I’m Down
  • Marcia Griffiths- Don’t Let Me Down
  • Ken Boothe- Down By The River
  • Crazy Horse- Downtown
  • Public Enemy- Shut ‘Em Down
  • Eli “Paperboy” Reed- Cut Ya Down
  • The Staple Singers- Sit Down Servant
  • Mose Allison- Let It Come Down
  • Miles Davis- Down
  • The Clash- Clampdown
  • The Rolling Stones- All Down The Line
  • The Velvet Underground- Cool It Down
  • AC/DC- Shot Down In Flames
  • Paul Simon- Me And Julio Down By The Schoolyard
  • Oasis- Lord Don’t Slow Me Down
  • Eddie Cochran- Nervous Breakdown
  • Robert Plant- Burning Down One Side
  • Allen Toussaint- Goin’ Down
  • Etta James- Let’s Burn Down The Cornfield
  • Queen- Tie Your Mother Down
  • Tom Waits- Down In The Hole
  • The Stooges- Down On The Street
  • fIREHOSE- Down With The Bass
  • Bessie Smith- Nobody Knows You When You’re Down And Out
  • Amos Milburn- Down The Road Apiece
  • Johnny Cash- Sunday Morning Coming Down
  • The Mystery Lights- What Happens When You Turn The Devil Down
  • Alton Ellis & The Flames- Life Is Down In Denver
  • Little Walter- Mellow Down Easy
  • ZZ Top- Down Brownie
  • Jeff Beck Group- Going Down

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.