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The Jewel Case: Birthdays, Funky Drummers, Time Changes


Lots on the agenda this week: to start with, we’ll bid farewell to Martin Birch, Trini Lopez, and a couple other music luminaries who have left the building. We have 9, count ‘em, NINE notable birthdays to celebrate throughout the playlist, as well. Ramones, Joya Sherrill, Daisy Chainsaw, Orville Peck, Bob Marley & the Wailers, Hawkwind, Kraftwerk, Sam Cooke...that’s just scratching the surface. Our dance card is FULL, and it wouldn’t be the same without you.

Hour 1
1. Koko Taylor- Wang Dang Doodle
2. Rainbow- Man On the Silver Mountain (RIP Martin Birch)
3. UFO- Doctor Doctor (RIP Pete Way)
4. Trini Lopez- If I Had A Hammer (live) (RIP)
5. Julian Bream- Bach’s Prelude in C Minor, BWV 934 (RIP)
6. Jethro Tull- Bouree
7. Led Zeppelin- Candy Store Rock (HB Robert Plant)
8. Elvis Presley- Baby Let’s Play House
9. Buddy Holly- Rave On
10. The Knack- Heartbeat (HB Doug Fieger)
11. Blondie- In The Sun
12. Ramones- Surfin’ Bird
13. Dragstrip- Don’t Fear the Reaper
14. Joya Sherrill- Mood Indigo (HB)
15. Isaac Hayes- Hyperbolicsyllabicsesquedalymistic (HB)

16. Pixies- Manta Ray
17. Daisy Chainsaw- Love Your Money
18. King Leg- Loneliness
19. The Smiths- There Is A Light That Never Goes Out
20. Roy Orbison- Only The Lonely
21. Orville Peck- Winds Change
22. John Hiatt- Perfectly Good Guitar (HB)
23. Bob Marley & The Wailers- Stir it Up (Original Jamaican Version)
24. Bob Marley & The Wailers- Stir it Up ( Released Version)
25. Thin Lizzy- Half Caste (HB Phil Lynott)
26. Steve Earle- Rivers of Babylon
27. Gram Parsons- Love Hurts
28. The Flying Burrito Brothers- Christine’s Tune (live) (HB Sneaky Pete Kleinow)
29. Merry Clayton- Grandma’s Hands
30. Modern Groove Syndicate- Sasquatch

31. James Brown- Funky Drummer, Pts. 1 & 2
32. Sinéad O’Connor- I Am Stretched On Your Grave
33. Justin Adams & Juldeh Kamara- Yo Lay Lay
34. Love- Seven and Seven Is
35. Hawkwind- Orgone Accumulator (HB Dave Brock)
36. Kraftwerk- The Model (HB Ralf Hütter)
37. The Police- Contact
38. Young Lions- Take Five
39. Sam Cooke- Tennessee Waltz
40. The Beatles- Love You To
41. Little Junior Parker- Tomorrow Never Knows
42. The Mermen- Arabian Dance

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.