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The Jewel Case: Mad Props & Name Drops (06.20.19)


It’s a night of tributes this week; our theme is “MAD PROPS & NAME DROPS”. Nobody ever got where they are by themselves- we’ll be spinning tracks that artists write to honor their mentors, heroes, and inspirations. Bowie tipping his hat to Dylan, Gillian Welch to Elvis, Motorhead to the Ramones...and on and on. Well give respect where respect is due.

  • Prince- Musicology
  • Red Baraat- Chaal Baby
  • Johnny Cash- Luther Played the Boogie 
  • Juana Molina- Final Feliz 
  • The Beach Boys- Don’t Worry Baby (HB Brian Wilson)
  • Chet Atkins & Les Paul- Caravan (HB Chet Atkins)
  • Duran Duran- Girls on Film (HB John Taylor)
  • Van Halen- You’re No Good (HB Michael Anthony)
  • The Commodores- Superman (HB Lionel Richie)
  • Little Richard- Talkin’ ‘Bout Soul 
  • Divine Fits- Ain’t That the Way
  • Rodrigo Y Gabriela- Cumbe 
  • Grupo Fantasma ft. Ozomatli & Locos Por Juana- The Wall 
  • Bob Marley & the Wailers- Night Shift
  • Parliament- Chocolate City

And now for the theme: Mad Props & Name Drops

  • Hamell On Trial- The Meeting 
  • Ian Dury- Sweet Gene Vincent 
  • U2- Angel Of Harlem 
  • Joe Tex- You’re Right, Ray Charles
  • Drive-By Truckers- Danko/Manuel
  • Ibrahim Ferrer- La Musica Cubana 
  • G. Love & Special Sauce- Blues Music
  • Stevie Wonder- Sir Duke 
  • Alejandro Escovedo- Johnny Volume
  • Motörhead- R.A.M.O.N.E.S.
  • Stiff Little Fingers- Strummerville
  • Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros- Long Shadow
  • Rodney Crowell- I Walk The Line (Revisited)
  • Wilson Pickett- Cole, Cooke & Redding 
  • Generation X- King Rocker
  • Nino & The Ebb Tides- Jukebox Saturday Night 
  • Richard Thompson- Guitar Heroes 
  • Martha Wainwright- Tower Of Song
  • Sam Phillips- Sister Rosetta Goes Before Us
  • Bob Dylan- Song To Woody
  • David Bowie- Song For Bob Dylan
  • Flight Of The Conchords- Bowie
  • Tommy Womack- The Replacements
  • Waylon Jennings- Old Friend
  • Gillian Welch- Elvis Presley Blues
  • Pink Floyd- Nobody Home 
  • Temple Of The Dog- Reach 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.