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The Paul Slavens Show: Live Blog for Nov. 7, 2010

by Paul Slavens 7 Nov 2010 6:42 PM

Greetings. Ready for some new music? I have new Eno, Hendrix, Dylan and Cheap Trick


Ready for some new music?
I have new Eno, Hendrix, Dylan and Cheap Trick
Whats that you say? Well true these are all seasoned vets – but there is new stuff by groups you may not have heard of yet as well.
New to me this week: Victoire, Annie Gallup, Easy Star All Stars and Charlie Patton.
Leave some music suggestions and links if you got ’em.
Also, your polite comments and thoughts are always nice.

Tonight’s setlist:

Al Green, “Call Me (Come Back Home),” Call Me
Bat For Lashes, “Tahiti,” Fur And Gold
Duke Ellington, “Ko-Ko,” The Duke Ellington Anthology – Vol. 22: 1940
Radiohead, “Go Slowly,” In Rainbows

Bosque Brown, “On and Off 3,” Baby
Gorillaz, “November has Come (feat. MF Doom),” Demon Days
Charlie Patton, “High Water Everywhere Pt. 1.” The Best Of Charlie Patton
Sufjan Stevens, “I Walked,” The Age of Adz

Bob Dylan, “Subterranean Homesick Blues,” The Best Of The Original Mono

Annie Gallup, “Hitchcock’s Thrillers,” Weather
Easy Star All-Stars, “Time Version (Michael G Easy Star All-Stars Remix),” Dubber Side Of The Moon
Akron  Family, “The Alps & Their Orange Evergreen,” Set ‘Em Wild, Set
‘Em Free

Elvis Costello, “A Slow Drag With Josephine,” National Ransom
Françoise Hardy, “Suzanne,” Comment Te Dire Adieu
CSNY, “Right Between The Eyes,” 4 Way Street
Paul Giovanni, “Fire Leap,” The Wicker Man OST
Steely Dan, “Razor Boy,” Countdown to Ecstasy

Elliott Smith, “Waltz #2 (XO),” An Introduction To Elliott Smith
Velvet Underground, “I’ll Be Your Mirror,” The Velvet Underground & Nico
The Tiger Lillies, “The Story of Cruel Frederick,” Shockheaded Peter
Dolly Parton & Porter Wagoner, “Making Plans,” Essential Porter and Dolly

Dem Southernfolkz, “Change Gon Come,” The Message
Victoire, “Cathedral City,” Cathedral City
Imogen Heap, “Earth,” Ellipse
Thelonious Monk, “This Is My Story, This Is My Song,” Monk Alone: The Complete Columbia Solo Studio Recordings

Brian Eno, “Slow Ice, Old Moon” Small Craft On A Milk Sea
Jimi Hendrix, “Day Tripper,” West Coast Seattle Boy: The Jimi Hendrix
Anthology (Radio Sampler)

Tom Waits, “November,” The Black Rider
Cheap Trick, “Don’t Be Cruel [Album Version],” The Imus Ranch Record II

Ornette Coleman, “Poise,” This Is Our Music
Deerhoof, “Choco Fight,” Friend Opportunity
Ink Spots, “I’m Making Believe,” The Best of The Ink Spots (The
Millenium Collection)

Pink Martini, “Lilly,” Hang on Little Tomato

  • Dan G

    Hey Paul – Are you familiar with Little Fish?

    Am I Crazy and Darling Dear are my new earworms.

  • paul slavens

    I am here and all ears

  • paul slavens

    never heard of
    but I will check out

  • Sometime early next year play some Ben Higginbotham with Cary Pierce as part of the Booker III project of Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing & Visual Arts in downtown. Ben won the Battle of the Bands at the Carrollton Festival that KXT helped sponsor. http://www.carrolltonfestival.com I’ll get the three song CD to you when it comes out. The CD will also include Tiger Darrow and Danielle Grubbs. http://www.youtube.com/user/2020higg has video of the winner’s concert. Ben got a few seconds of airplay and positive comments the following Monday morning on MIX 102.9 ’cause the deejay/emcee liked what he heard.

  • paul slavens

    for sure get a copy to me and one for the station too!

  • Ron Bulla
  • paul slavens

    next week on the cat power fo shizz

  • Ed in Arlington

    Really liked the Bosque Borwn from earlier – that such modern, polished music’s coming out of north-central Texas would surprise the rest of the world methinks.

  • paul slavens

    perhaps, but I think the world is starting to get the picture

  • Ed in Arlington

    Terriffic Steely Dan cut – I’m surprised I hadn’t previously heard that excellent cut from them.

  • paul slavens

    countdown to ecstacy
    such an amazing record

  • Ed in Arlington


    A few weeks ago there at the recently refurbished Uptown Theater in Grand Prairie there was a weekend music festival – “Indiefest” or something close to that. Among others Sarah Jaffe was one of the scheduled acts that appealed to me. Did any of you attend? Were the promoters/producers satisfied with the turnout i.e. will it be done again next year? I wanted to go but missed it.

  • Ben Higginbotham has irregularly attended a Songwriter’s Workshop on Mondays with Lisa Markley & Bruce Balmer & Tom Prosada-Rao & Cary Cooper & others when school permits, even though he is a keyboardist. We will get you and the station the CD when it is out. BTW is a wonderful school for the Arts and for my son. Thank you.

  • paul slavens

    missed it too
    dont know nutthin

  • Ed in Arlington

    Here’s a little detective project for Paul (I know you love it when we don’t provide you with purchase details): fragments of a song I remember from the mid-seventies – mostly a mid-range, rapid, single-note guitar solo against a chugging but syncopated, start-and-stop rhythm, with a refrain consisting mainly of the phrase (sung in duet I believe) “Do YOU … Do you remember – do YOU?”. My best guess was that it sounded like it might’ve been by Head East but an internet search didn’t turn up much.

    Any leads anyone?

  • paul slavens

    I got nothing

  • Hi Paul, while in Dublin this summer- checked out a show at Whelan’s of two musicians I had never heard of before: Our Little Secrets http://ourlittlesecrets.ie/ – “Daylight” great song & James Vincent McMorrow http://www.jamesvmcmorrow.com/ – :This Old Dark Machine” & ” Into the Woods” both great songs. Both great live shows.. and wonderful musicians.

  • Ed in Arlington

    Alright, here’s something easy – a song I love that I rarely hear on the radio anymore but that I think this audience will enjoy: “Easy to Slip” by the only true Little Feat (i.e. when Lowell George was fronting them).

    You can buy it here: http://www.amazon.com/Rhino-Hi-Five-Little-Feat/dp/B00122RQHU/ref=dm_ap_alb14.

  • paul slavens

    thanks for the tips, guys

  • Ed in Arlington

    Here’s another that’s due to be heard in its entirety (rather than just the snippets that’re showing up in NPR shows): “Cissy Strut” by one of the world’s original funk bands, The Meters, out of New Orleans.

    You can buy it here: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00124BNAY/ref=pd_lpo_k2_dp_sr_3?pf_rd_p=486539851&pf_rd_s=lpo-top-stripe-1&pf_rd_t=201&pf_rd_i=B0000365IM&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_r=1HE8VMEZSXAZ90467R85.

  • paul slavens

    I guess thats it
    thanks yall
    see youse guys next week

  • Ed in Arlington

    And lastly: Marvin Gaye’s 1965 mega-hit “Ain’t That Peculiar”. I was reminded of it by Phil Collins’ latest release of covers but why not go with the original?

    You can get it here: http://mp3.rhapsody.com/marvin-gaye/favorites/aint-that-peculiar-juke-box-single-version-stereo.