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The Jewel Case: Sole Power (12-13-18)


Lace up, friends- it's time for another edition of your weekly musical multivitamin, The Jewel Case! This week we're celebrating "SOLE POWER"; we'll be spinning songs about footwear by a huge cross-section of artists. Here's a quick sample: Betty Davis, Carl Perkins, Run-DMC, El Gran Combo De Puerto Rico, Iron Maiden, Charles Mingus...you get the gist. LOTS of miles will be covered tonight, so put on your most comfortable kicks. But first...

  • The Clash- Tommy Gun 
  • The Bar-Kays- Soul Finger
  • Parliament- Agony of Defeet 
  • Steely Dan- Bad Sneakers 
  • Pazy & The Black Hippies- Papa’s Black Dog
  • Television- Marquee Moon
  • Count Five- Psychotic Reaction
  • Pretenders- Back On The Chain Gang
  • Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers- Straight Into Darkness
  • Hot Snakes- Paid In Cigarettes
  • The Yardbirds- Think About It 
  • Van Morrison- The Way Young Lovers Do
  • Can- Halleluwah

And now for the theme: Sole Power:

  • Adam Ant- Goody Two Shoes 
  • Carl Perkins- Blue Suede Shoes 
  • Nancy Sinatra- These Boots Are Made For Walking
  • The Velvet Underground- Venus In Furs 
  • Kirsty MacColl- In These Shoes? 
  • El Gran Combo De Puerto Rico- Los Zapatos De Manacho 
  • Domingo Federico- Zapatos 
  • Bob Dylan- Boots Of Spanish Leather 
  • Jeff Beck Group- Spanish Boots 
  • The Liptones- My Tiny Red Dr. Martens Boots 
  • Iron Maiden- Die With Your Boots On 
  • Paul Simon- Diamonds On The Soles Of Her Shoes 
  • Johnny Cash- Get Rhythm
  • Red Foley- Chattanooga Shoe Shine Boy 
  • Steve Martin- The Cruel Shoes
  • The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band- My Walkin’ Shoes 
  • Sonic Youth- Dirty Boots
  • Low Cut Connie- What Size Shoe 
  • Betty Davis- Steppin’ In Her I. Miller Shoes 
  • Robert Palmer- Sailin’ Shoes
  • Teen Idles- Sneakers (Alternate Version) 
  • Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys- My Shoes Keep Walking Back To You 
  • Elvis Costello- (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes 
  • Run-DMC- My Adidas 
  • The Beatles- Old Brown Shoe 
  • Tommy Tucker- Hi Heel Sneakers
  • Traffic- Hole In My Shoe 
  • Omar- High Heels
  • Charles Mingus- The Shoes Of The Fisherman’s Wife Are Some Jive Ass Slippers

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

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.