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The Jewel Case: Desert Island Mixtape (10-17-19)


Normally, we celebrate a theme in the last one or two hours of the show, but THIS week is a little bit different. For all three hours, I bring you my "Desert Island Mixtape": as many of my personal all-time favorite jams that would hypothetically fit on three C-60 cassettes, along with reasons why they made the cut. 

  • Prince & The Revolution- Let’s Go Crazy 
  • David Bowie- Hang On To Yourself
  • Muddy Waters- Mannish Boy
  • Beach Boys- Good Vibrations 
  • Toots & The Maytals- Pressure Drop 
  • Booker T. & The M.G.’s- Time Is Tight
  • Led Zeppelin- When The Levee Breaks
  • The Jimi Hendrix Experience- Drivin’ South
  • Miriam Makeba- Pata Pata
  • Fela Kuti- No Agreement
  • The Rolling Stones- Jumpin’ Jack Flash
  • The Who- You Better You Bet
  • The Sex Pistols- Anarchy In The UK 
  • Sun Ra- El Is A Sound Of Joy 
  • Pink Floyd- Astronomy Domine (Live)
  • Simon & Garfunkel- America
  • The Clash- Straight To Hell 
  • Blind Willie Johnson- Dark Was The Night, Cold Was The Ground 
  • Bubble Puppy- Hot Smoke & Sasafrass
  • Ramones- Cretin Hop
  • T. Rex- The Slider
  • The Stooges- Down On The Street 
  • Crosby, Stills & Nash- Guinnevere
  • Sam Cooke- Lost And Lookin’
  • The Beatles- I Am The Walrus
  • Public Enemy- Shut ‘Em Down
  • Santo & Johnny- Sleep Walk
  • Vladimir Ashkenazy- Piano Sonata No. 14 in C Sharp Minor, Op. 27 No. 2
  • Television- 1880 Or So 
  • Black Sabbath- A National Acrobat
  • John Coltrane- My Favorite Things 
  • Nick Drake- River Man 
  • Joni Mitchell- Harry’s House/Centerpiece
  • Chuck Berry- Night Beat

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.