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The Jewel Case: Green (04.11.19)


We're celebrating the return of GREEN to the Miami Valley after a long drab winter. We’ll be examining songs about yellow and blue’s love child, with tracks from everyone from the Kingston Trio to the Cramps.

  • Cheap Trick- Hello There 
  • Alice Cooper- Hello Hooray
  • Small Faces- Green Circles 
  • Ibrahim Ferrer- La Musica Cubana 
  • Don Tosti Y Su Conjunto- Mambo Del Pachuco 
  • Shawn Smith- Ring That Bell (RIP Shawn Smith)
  • Duane Eddy- Rebel ‘Rouser 
  • Captain Beefheart- Tropical Hot Dog Night 
  • Ian Dury- Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll
  • Television- Friction 
  • Gorillaz- Dracula 
  • Transglobal Underground- Cikan - Le Message
  • Frank Zappa- Son Of Mr. Green Genes

And now for theme: Green

  • Simon & Garfunkel- The Big Bright Green Pleasure Machine 
  • John Coltrane- Greensleeves (Single Version) 
  • Sugarloaf- Green Eyed Lady
  • Fleetwood Mac- The Green Manalishi (With The Two Pronged Crown)
  • The Kingston Trio- Greenback Dollar
  • Ray Charles- Greenbacks 
  • Steven Wright- And Now Little Green Bag 
  • The George Baker Selection- Little Green Bag
  • Little Richard- Greenwood, Mississippi
  • Elvis Costello & The Attractions- Green Shirt 
  • The Kinks- The Village Green Preservation Society 
  • The Cramps- The Green Door 
  • Creedence Clearwater Revival- Green River
  • Kermit The Frog- Bein’ Green 
  • Masters Of Reality- Rolling Green
  • Tom Waits- Green Grass 
  • Ahmad Jamal- On Green Dolphin Street 
  • Dave Van Ronk- Green Rocky Road
  • Ken Nordine- Green
  • The Lemon Pipers- Green Tambourine
  • The Jam- Pretty Green
  • Bill Withers- Green Grass 
  • Booker T. & The M.G.’s- Green Onions
  • Link Wray- Green Hornet
  • Wilson Pickett- Don’t Let The Green Grass Fool You
  • Dennis Brown- Little Green Apples
  • 3rd Bass- Green Eggs And Swine 
  • Joe Houston- Cornbread And Cabbage Greens
  • John Scofield- Green Tea 
  • Free- Over The Green Hills
  • Matthew Sweet- Devil With The Green Eyes 
  • Washboard Sam- Good Old Cabbage Greens
  • Billie Holiday- If The Moon Turns Green
  • Miles Davis- Blue In Green 

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.