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The Jewel Case: Ethiopia, Boredom, Poor Ol’ Bert Jansch, Etc.


This week, we’ll be saying goodbye to Johnny Mandel, Ennio Morricone, and Hachalu Handessa, giving birthday salutes to Bon Scott and a host of others, and just generally roaming ALL OVER the musical map: Buzzcocks, Peggy Lee, Bert Jansch, Thee Michelle Gun Elephant, Erykah Badu, Wes Montgomery, and a BUNCH more.

1. Jimmy Dawkins- Triple Trebles
2. The Kills- Sour Cherry
3. Ennio Morricone- The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (RIP)
4. Johnny Mandel- Suicide Is Painless (RIP)
5. Chet Baker- Tommyhawk
6. AC/DC- Jailbreak (HB Bon Scott)
7. The Jimi Hendrix Experience- Manic Depression (HB Mitch Mitchell)
8. The Raconteurs- Broken Boy Soldier (HB Jack White)
9. Soft Cell- Tainted Love/Where Did Our Love Go? (HB Marc Almond)
10. The Supremes- These Boots Are Made For Walkin’ (HB Lee Hazlewood)
11. Warren Zevon- Roland the Headless Thompson Gunner
12. Television- Marquee Moon

13. Omar- High Heels (ft. the Hidden Jazz Quartet)
14. Mulatu Astatke- Yekermo Sew
15. Hachalu Hundessa- Sijajoon Koo (RIP)
16. Robert Plant & the Strange Sensation- Another Tribe
17. Aerosmith- Same Old Song and Dance
18. The Ruts- In A Rut
19. The Clash- I’m So Bored With the U.S.A.
20. Buzzcocks- Boredom
21. Iggy Pop- I’m Bored
22. Peggy Lee- Is That All There Is?
23. James Brown- That’s Life
24. Led Zeppelin- Your Time Is Gonna Come/Black Mountain Side
25. Bert Jansch- Blackwaterside
26. Simon & Garfunkel- Anji/Somewhere They Can’t Find Me

27. The Damned- Melody Lee
28. Thee Michelle Gun Elephant- Satanic Boom Boom Head
29. The Red Devils- Goin’ To The Church
30. Fantastic Negrito- Bad Guy Necessity
31. Erykah Badu- Penitentiary Philosophy
32. Booker T. & The M.G.’s- Burnt Biscuits
33. Al Green- Simply Beautiful
34. Suga Bang Bang- Don’t Test/Wu Stallion
35. Koffee- Raggamuffin
36. Yellowman- Zungguzungguguzungguzeng
37. Wes Montgomery- West Coast Blues
38. Elbow- Any Day Now

Join Tod Weidner on Thursday, 8-11pm for The Jewel Case, a weekly celebration of all manner of musical goodness: Deep cuts. Old favorites. New favorites. Future favorites. All genres, all eras- it’s all fair game, from everywhere and everywhen, for everyone. 

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.