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The Jewel Case: Pugilism (07.18.19)


Join us ringside at for another edition of your weekly musical multivitamin, the Jewel Case. This week's theme is "Pugilism"; we'll be coming out swingin', taking a musical look at boxers and boxing, with everyone from Chuck D to Memphis Minnie on hand*.

*WARNING/PROMISE: this will be an "Eye of the Tiger"-free zone.

  • The High Strung- On Your Feet 
  • T. Rex- The Slider
  • Champion Jack Dupree- Shim Sham Shimmy
  • Joe Arroyo- El Campeon
  • Rosalia- De Plata
  • Martha Reeves & the Vandellas- Nowhere to Run (HB Martha Reeves)
  • Lonnie Mack- Wham! (HB Lonnie Mack)
  • Screamin’ Jay Hawkins- I Put a Spell on You (HB Screamin’ Jay Hawkins)
  • Dion- Drip Drop (HB Dion)
  • Led Zeppelin- Boogie with Stu (HB Ian Stewart)
  • Miriam Makeba- Saduva
  • Bjork- Human Behavior
  • Ben Harper- Ground On Down
  • Sly & the Family Stone- Stand!
  • Cassius Clay- Stand By Me

----------THEME: Pugilism----------

  • The Menahan Street Band- Going the Distance
  • Dr. Ring Ding- Rocky Marciano (Knock Dem Out)
  • The Impalers- Uppercut
  • Paul Thorn- Hammer and Nail
  • Joe Nisbet Jr.- Joe Louis
  • Memphis Minnie- Joe Louis Strut
  • Warren Zevon- Boom Boom Mancini
  • Bob Dylan- Hurricane
  • Tony Wilson- Who Killed Davey Moore?
  • Findlay Napier- Sweet Science
  • Chuck Prophet- Sonny Liston’s Blues
  • Mark Knopfler- Song for Sonny Liston
  • Simon & Garfunkel- The Boxer
  • Big Youth- Foreman vs. Frazier
  • Orions Belte- Joe Frazier
  • Roy Haynes, Phineas Newborn & Paul Chambers- Sugar Ray
  • Rasco- The Sweet Science (ft. Chali2na)
  • George Carlin- Muhammad Ali
  • Soul Invaders- Muhammad Ali
  • Chuck D- What’s My Name (Ali Rap Theme)
  • Faithless- Muhammad Ali
  • Freakwater- Louisville Lip
  • Midnight Oil- Jimmy Sharman’s Boxers
  • Miles Davis- Yesternow

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.