Hosted by Don Cornelius, w/Larry Hagman, Don Klugman, Dick Clark, Ernest Borgnine, Phyllis Diller, Sherman Hemsley, and Andy Griffith.
Songs about death and renewal from musicians who died in 2012.
Vocalists of the 20s and 30s, including Mamie Smith, Gertrude Saunders, Edith Wilson, Monette Moore, Bessie Smith, Ethel Waters, Victoria Spivey, Gladys Bentley, Alberta Hunter, Clara Smith, Mattie Hite, Lena Wilson, Billie Holiday, and Dell St. John.
Featuring the finest female vocalists of the 1950s: Monica Zetterlund, Blossom Dearie, Rita Reys, Thelma Grayson, Ernestine Anderson, and more.
Whenever the stress-o-meter hits critical, haul out this classic 10″ LP from 1956 and bust-a-move!
Masterful music from the margins that compels you to just sit back and listen.
Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels Pederson, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Humberto Canto, congas.
A short exploration of the darker sounds of The Ventures
Demos, outtakes, and live recordings from 1964-1969.
4 songs from their unreleased 2002 demo EP.
w/Traffic, Badfinger, James Brown, Blood, Sweat & Tears, Clarence Clemons, ZZ Top, Thin Lizzy, Robert John Gallo.
w/Rufus Thomas, Phil Ochs, Etta Baker, Cellar Dwellers, Willie ‘Big Eyes’ Smith, Woody Guthrie, Bedouin Soundclash, Spinal Tap, Barbara Lea, The Clovers, James Brown.
w/Bobby Charles, Tom Waits, J.J. Cale, Son Seals, The Deep Dark Woods, Hoyt Axton, The Almanac Singers, Hank Williams, Al Urban, Bill Monroe, David Grisman, Alison Krauss & Union Station.
w/The Kinks, Steve Miller, Arthur Brown, David Wilcox, J.B. Hutto, Elmore James, Mitchell Torok, The Drifters, Everly Brothers, Eagles of Death Metal, Eric Bentley, Howlin’ Wolf, Charlie Sohmer.
5 great songs from one of St. Louis’ finest, yet most obscure blues artists.
A brief memorial compiled from John Barry’s early film soundtracks.
w/Walter Norris, George Shearing, Bob Brookmeyer, Eddie Marshall, Pete Rugolo, Sam Rivers, Jack Kevorkian, Snooky Young.
w/Phoebe Snow, Hubert Sumlin, Mojo Buford, Honeyboy Edwards, Bob Brunning, Willie ‘Big Eyes’ Smith, Pinetop Perkins, Big Jack Johnson.
w/Sultan Khan, Conrad Schnitzler, Milton Babbitt, Wild Man Fischer, and Jim “Motorhead” Sherwood.
w/Eugene McDaniels, Alex Kirst, Clarence Clemons, Bert Jansch, Charlie Louvin, Peter Narvaez, Terry Clements, Gil Scott-Heron, Benny Spellman, Rob Grill, Matthew Calicoat, Marvin Sease.
w/Del McCoury, Hank Williams, Woody Guthrie, Bobby Charles, Tom Waits, Mississippi Fred McDowell, Marty Robbins, and more.
A compilation of folk, gospel, and bluegrass from the 1982 Book Of The Month Club 3-LP boxset.
w/Last Train Home, Flexigrass, Matt Munisteri, Toshi Reagon, Corey Harris, Gillian Welch, Cat Power, Valorie Miller, Graham Wilkinson.
From his 1965 studio sessions w/Curtis Knight and The Squires.
Comedian Jim Gaffigan narrates your bowling night.
Weaving through Pink Floyd’s experimental instrumentals [1968-1972].
An instrumental compilation from Black Noise , Head Room , Surveilance , and Foreign Exchange .
w/Norton Buffalo, Koko Taylor, Willie King, Jack Rose, Allen Shelton, Mike Seeger, John Martyn.
w/Frank McCourt, Claude Jeter, Steve Ferguson, Eddie Bo, Joe Cuba, Willy “Mink” DeVille, Jim Carroll, Billy Lee Riley, Sky Saxon.
Songs and poems selected and edited by Joan Baez. Original music composed and conducted by Peter Schickele.