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The Jewel Case: H20, African Tour, Irish Epic Poems, etc.


We’re all over the place this week, in the best possible way: Jr. Walker & the All Stars, a tribute to Peter Green, birthday greetings to Kate Bush (and others), a farewell to Tim Smith of Cardiacs, Joni Mitchell, a mini tour of African sounds featuring Staff Benda Bilili, Rodrigo Y Gabriela, Stevie Wonder, an epic based on an epic by the Decemberists, Milt Jackson with ‘Trane...and that ain’t even the HALF of it. Let’s get groovy.


1. Amos Milburn- Down The Road Apiece

2. Jr. Walker & The All Stars- Pucker Up Buttercup

3. Jeff Buckley- Grace

4. John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers- The Supernatural (RIP Peter Green)

5. Fleetwood Mac- Black Magic Woman

6. Khruangbin- Maria También

7. Buddy Guy- Baby, Please Don’t Leave (HB)

8. Kate Bush- Running Up That Hill (HB)

9. David Bowie- Young Americans (HB David Sanborn)

10. Cha Wa- Shallow Water

11.. Ramsey Lewis Trio- Wade In The Water

12. PJ Harvey- Down By the Water

13. The Roots- Water


14. John Holt- Ali Baba

15. Skatalites- Eastern Standard Time

16. Cardiacs- Tarred and Feathered (RIP Tim Smith)

17. Faith No More- Land Of Sunshine

18. XTC- Making Plans For Nigel

19. Joni Mitchell- The Jungle Line

20. Staff Benda Bilili- Staff Benda Bilili

21. Witch- Black Tears

22. Bhundu Boys- Hatisi Tose

23. Nelcy Sedibe- Holotelani

24. Lucinda WIlliams- Essence (live)

25. The Rolling Stones- Loving Cup


26. Rodrigo Y Gabriela- Witness Tree

27. Stevie Wonder- Too High

28. Traffic- Rock ‘N” Roll Stew

29. Los Lobos- Kiko And The Lavender Moon

30. Hurray For The Riff Raff- Hungry Ghost

31. Thin Lizzy- Roisin Dubh (Black Rose)

32. The Decemberists- The Tain (Parts I-V)

33. Ray Charles- Drown In My Own Tears

34. Milt Jackson & John Coltrane- Bags & Trane

35. Medeski, Martin & Wood- Dracula

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.