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The Jewel Case: Caffeine (12-12-19)


Put on a pot of mud and tune for another edition of your weekly musical multivitamin, the Jewel Case. Our theme tonight is CAFFEINE; we'll be gettin' jittery with songs about coffee and tea from everyone from Scatman Crothers to Lefty Frizzell to Black Flag and who know who else. C'mon- you weren't gonna sleep, anyway.

  • Kills Birds- Volcano
  • Ozomatli- Cumbia de los Muertos 
  • Ella Mae Morse- 40 Cups of Coffee
  • Frank Sinatra- The Coffee Song (HB Frank Sinatra)
  • Idris Muhammad- Power of Soul (HB Grover Washington, Jr.)
  • MC5- Kick Out the Jams (HB Rob Tyner)
  • Dionne Warwick- Do You Know the Way to San Jose? (HB Dionne Warwick)
  • Count Basie with Joe Williams- Roll ‘Em Pete (HB Joe Williams)
  • Sheila E- Merci for the Speed of a Mad Clown In Summer (HB Sheila E)
  • Public Image Ltd.- Rise (HB Tony Williams)
  • The Allman Brothers Band- Trouble No More (HB Dicky Betts)
  • Tower of Power- What Is Hip?
  • Led Zeppelin- Tea for One

----------THEME: Caffeine----------

  • (Nescafe Commercial)
  • Brenda Kahn- I Don’t Sleep, I Drink Coffee Instead
  • Floyd Cramer- Java
  • Mike Pedicin- Burnt Toast And Black Coffee 
  • Prince- Starfish And Coffee
  • Lefty Frizzell- Cigarettes And Coffee Blues
  • Ella Fitzgerald- Black Coffee
  • Black Flag- Black Coffee 
  • Squeeze- Black Coffee In Bed
  • Blur- Coffee & TV
  • Wild Billy Childish & The Musicians Of The British Empire- Coffee Date
  • Descendents- Coffee Mug 
  • John Scofield- Green Tea 
  • Christopher Hogwood, Emma Kirkby, Academy of Ancient Music, Rogers Covey-Crump & David Thomas- Schweigt Stille, Plaudert Nicht Cantata, BWV 211 "Coffee Cantata": 10. Chor (Terzett): Die Katze Läßt Das Mausen Nicht 
  • Scatman Crothers- Keep That Coffee Hot 
  • Bob Marley- One Cup Of Coffee 
  • Herbie Mann- Turkish Coffee
  • (Maxwell House Coffee Commercial) 
  • Combustible Edison- Short Double Latte
  • Thelonious Monk- Tea For Two 
  • Tony Alvon & The Belairs- Sexy Coffee Pot 
  • Andy Williams- House Of Bamboo
  • Masters Of Reality- T.U.S.A.
  • Spinal Tap- Cups And Cakes 
  • Glen Glenn- One Cup Of Coffee And A Cigarette 
  • Marlene Dietrich- You’re The Cream In My Coffee
  • Mississippi John Hurt- Coffee Blues
  • Bob Dylan- One More Cup Of Coffee (Valley Below) (live)
  • Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell- Black Caffeine 
  • Humble Pie- Black Coffee
  • Otis Redding- Cigarettes And Coffee
  • Paul McCartney- English Tea 
  • The Kinks- Have A Cuppa Tea 
  • Marjorie Stedeford & Carroll Gibbons and His Boy Friends- Black Coffee 
  • The Ink Spots- Java Jive 
  • The Police- Tea In The Sahara

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.