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The Jewel Case: Spelling Bee (12-05-19)


We're B-A-C-K! Hope everyone had a good holiday. We'll be having a SPELLING BEE this week, spinning songs that spell out words in the lyrics, and I'm here to tell ya: it's gonna be a fun one,-all over the place in the best possible way, with Tammy Wynette to Motorhead, Nat "King" Cole to Devo. 

  • Yes- We Have Heaven 
  • Agent Orange- Mr. Moto
  • Stevie Wonder- Higher Ground 
  • Amadou & Mariam- Compagnon de la Vie 
  • The Lees of Memory- Rain Rain
  • Neil Young - Revolution Blues
  • Little Richard- Lucille (HB Little Richard) 
  • J.J. Cale- Soulin’ (HB J.J. Cale)
  • ? & the Mysterians- 96 Tears (HB Eddie Serrato)
  • Ann Peebles- 99 Pounds 
  • The Rolling Stones- Route 66
  • Howlin’ Wolf- 300 Pounds of Joy
  • Joe Henderson- Black Narcissus
  • Burning Spear- Estimated Prophet
  • Madness- Swan Lake
  • Robert Fripp- Exposure

----------THEME: Spelling Bee----------

  • Muddy Waters- Mannish Boy
  • Bay City Rollers- Saturday Night
  • Bo Diddley- Cadillac
  • Pixies- Velouria 
  • The Guess Who- American Woman
  • The Kills- M.E.X.I.C.O. 
  • Erykah Badu- Southern Girl 
  • K-Solo- Letterman 
  • Glenn Miller & His Orchestra- (I’ve Got A Gal In) Kalamazoo  
  • Todd Snider- Beer Run
  • Tammy Wynette- D-I-V-O-R-C-E 
  • Bobbie Gentry- Mississippi Delta
  •  The New York Dolls- Looking For A Kiss 
  • Devo- Jocko Homo 
  • Squirrel Nut Zippers- Hell
  • The Modern Lovers- Girlfriend
  • Ramones- Pinhead 
  • Motorhead- R.A.M.O.N.E.S.
  • Joe Liggins & His Honeydrippers- Rag Mop
  • Nat “King” Cole- L-O-V-E 
  • Aretha Franklin- Respect 
  • Men Without Hats- The Safety Dance
  • The Kinks- Lola 
  • Bill Haley & His Comets- Rock-A-Beatin’ Boogie
  • Them- Gloria 
  • Faith No More- Be Aggressive 
  • Jah Stitch- African People (3 In 1)
  • Elvis Presley- T-R-O-U-B-L-E 
  • The Rutles- Cheese And Onions
  • James Cagney & Sally Sweetland- Harrigan 
  • The Jam- ‘A’ Bomb In Wardour Street
  • The Cure- Fire In Cairo
  • Warpaint- Billie Holiday
  • Pulp- F.E.E.L.I.N.G.C.A.L.L.E.D.L.O.V.E.

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.