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The Paul Slavens Show: Live Blog for Sept 18 2011

by Paul Slavens 18 Sep 2011 7:39 PM

Hi there, thanks for dropping by. I would love to hear any suggestions you have for music or artists to feature on future show. Leave a link if you can to where the music can be purchased or listened to


Hi there, thanks for dropping by. I would love to hear any suggestions you have for music or artists to feature on future show. Leave a link if you can to where the music can be purchased or listened to.

New to me this week:

Ethereal and the Queer Show
Merle Travis
Eilen Jewell
Dominique Leone
John Maus
Fruteland Jackson
Manchester Orchestra
Johnny Adams
Summer Camp

Tonight’s Playlist:

Willie Nelson, “September Song,” Stardust
Eleanor Friedberger, “My Mistakes,” Last Summer
Ethereal and The Queer Show, “Rite of Spring,” Glimmer
Akron/Family, “So It Goes,” S/T II: The Cosmic Birth And Journey Of Shinju TNT [+Digital Booklet]
Merle Travis, “Cannonball Rag (Instrumental),” Strictly Guitar
Eilen Jewell, “Bang Bang Bang,” Queen Of The Minor Key
Balkan Beat Box, “Cha Cha,” Balkan Beat Box
Astrud Gilberto, “The Shadow Of Your Smile,” Best Of/20th Century
Townes Van Zandt, “Colorado Girl,” Townes Van Zandt
Dominique Leone, “Left – The Other Left” Dominique Leone
Joni Mitchell, “The Jungle Line,” The Hissing Of Summer Lawns
Squeeze, “Messed Around,” East Side Story
John Maus, “And The Rain,” We Must Become The Pitiless Censors Of Ourselves
Fruteland Jackson, “Can’t Be Yo’ Man,” I Claim Nothing But The Blues
Dumpstaphunk, “Neutral Rat,” Everybody Want Sum
Luscious Jackson, “Here,” Greatest Hits

St. Vincent, “Strange Mercy,” Strange Mercy
Jacques Brel, “La valse à mille temps,” Ne me quitte pas + 29 succès de Jacques Brel
The Swingle Singers, “Little Organ Fugue – BWV 578,” Bach/Mozart : The Swingle Singers
Dion, “Runaround Sue,” Runaround Sue
Peopleodian, “Muddy Dream,” It Woke the Moon
Manfred Mann’s Earth Band, “Pluto The Dog,” Solar Fire
Frank Zappa, “Who Are The Brain Police,” Freak Out!
Skysaw, “No One Can Tell,” Great Civilizations
The Girls, “Magic,” Father – Son – Holy Ghost
Jimmie Rodgers, “Frankie And Johnny,” Frankie & Johnny – The Best Of
Manchester Orchestra, “I Can Feel Your Pain (Album Version),” I’m Like A Virgin Losing A Child
Johnny Adams, “Reconsider Me,” Original – Johnny Adams’ You Can Depend On Me
Summer Camp, “Better Off Without You,” Better Off Without You
The Dead Milkmen, “Guitar Song (Album Version),” Beelzebubba
Doc Watson, “Tennessee Stud,” The Best of Doc Watson 1964-1968
Gustov Holst Conducting The LSO, “The Planets Mercury – The Winged Messenger,” Gustov Holst Conducts His Own Work: The Planets (Acoustic Recordings)

  • Thom

    Lets go

  • Paul Slavens

    I am here , shall we commence?

  • wilson

    Paul! Sorry we at the Chat didn’t appreciate your improv show enough. I miss it.

    Anyway, play some Waits, if you don’t mind.

  • redz

    good evening Paul…how about: anything by the Lime Spiders, 13th Floor Elevators, Riuchi Sakamoto, and some good old Robert Palmer (circa Sneakin Sally thru the Alley)? Have a great night!

  • Thom

    Everyone must be celebrating the cowboy win. 27-24 in OT.
    Go Cowboys!

  • Gregor

    I really liked that Eleanor Friedberger track, so I went searching and whatta you know, it’s a free download on Amazon. Cool.

  • Ray Worth

    Is that Rita AKA Ranger Rita that just did the 2nd aniversary spot?

  • Lawrence Sutherland

    Hey, Paul~

    if you’re able to find anything interesting by the semi-prog Herd of Instinct, I’d like to hear it 🙂



  • Russell

    Thank you for the Townes … it’s power abides

  • Russell

    and thanks for the Joni 😉

  • Regan

    Hail! Falling from the sky.

  • Russell

    further on up the road: the inimitable Michael Chapman; your favorite track by the Rev. Horton Heat; any Daniel Lanois you find striking your fancy

  • Thom

    Couple of of suggestions for you Paul:

    Something from Peter Murphy off of ‘Deep’, like: ‘The Line Between the Devils Teeth (and that which cannot be Repeat)’

    Pink Floyd – ‘Grantchester Meadows’ from ‘Ummagumma’ (kinda long,but…no one else will play it, so there is the challenge)

    Sarah Jaffe – ‘Clementine’ from ‘Suburban Nature’

  • Russell

    good mix, Paul … excellent show, as always. Thank you!

  • Regan

    Superchunk Green Flowers Blue Fish

  • Raybies

    Paul, may want to try a new artist out of New Zealand. Her name is Kimbra. Her videos are amazing as well. I don’t know if her songs have been released here in the US though.

  • redz

    *thumbsup* to the Rev. Horton Hat and Peter Murphy!

  • Gregor

    Who Are The Brain Police? Excellent!!!

  • Hey Paul, great show tonight! You mentioned John Maus was playing a New Years Eve show. He is actually playing The Warehouse at The Panhandle House in Denton with HEALTH that night.

  • James Lovell

    Thanx for the Zappa, Dumpstaphunk & that song about a lady unwilling to marry a conspiracy theorist…I’d kinda like to hear some more Cadillac Jones soon. Anything from The Big Takedown would be most groovy.

  • Paul Slavens

    thanks for joining in on the fun. I will peruse your suggestions for next week.
    cheers !!

  • Ray Worth

    How about I’m Straight by The Modern Lovers next week.

  • Darrell

    Mannheim Steamroller, Fresh Aire I, II, III, and IV – Little Baches, The Cricket
    Leo Kottke – Greenhouse or Icehouse
    Beth Horton – Heavenly
    Bob James – Football
    Keith Jarrett – The Koln Concert
    Nancy Griffith – Flyer, Storms
    Joe Sample – Carmel
    Billy Joe Walker – Painting Music
    Tim Clement – Waterstation – Beautiful Lady
    Tanya Donnelly – Lovesongs
    Luna – Pup Tent
    Bettie Serveert – Dust Bunnies
    Alex de Grassi – Altiplano