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Monthly Archives: December 2010

Alternative Therapy
Almost No Xmas Music Show
Show #495
12-25-2010

The Persuasions – “Lumpy Gravy” from “Frankly Acapella” [Earthbeat]
The Flaming Lips & The White Dwarfs (Featuring Henry Rollins) – “Us and Them” from “The Dark Side of the Moon” [Warner Bros.]
Glasvegas – “Geraldine” from “Glasvegas” [Columbia]
Grizzly Bear – “Ready, Able” from “Veckatimest” [WARP]
Yes – “Everydays” from “Time and a Word” [Atlantic]
Jimi Hendrix – “Little Drummer Boy / Silent Night / Auld Lang Syne” from “Merry Christmas and Happy New Year – Single” [MCA]
June Tabor and The Oysterband – “All Tomorrow’s Parties” from “Freedom and Rain” [Ryko]
Joni Mitchell – “The Jungle Line” from “The Hissing of Summer Lawns” [REPRISE]
Paul Simon – “Further to Fly” from “The Rhythm of the Saints” [Warner Bros.]
Beck – “Missing” from “Guero” [Interscope]
Curtis Mayfield – “Right On for the Darkness” from “Back To The World” [Buddha]
Spinal Tap – “Christmas with the Devil (Album Version)” from “Spinal Tap” [POLYDOR]
Manassas – “I Am My Brother” from “Pieces” [Rhino]
Iron & Wine – “Naked As We Came” from “Our Endless Numbered Days” [Sub Pop]
Kings of Convenience – “My Ship Isn’t Pretty” from “Declaration of Dependence” [Astrawerks]
Kristin Hersh – “Your Ghost” from “Hips and Makers” [SIRE]
Lee Hazlewood – “Ode to Billie Joe” from “Strung out On Something New: The Reprise Recordings” [REPRISE]
Nilsson – “Together” from “Pandemonium Shadow Show” [BMG]
Nilsson – “Everybody’s Talkin'” from “Aerial Ballet” [BMG]
Mumford & Sons – “Sigh No More” from “Sigh No More” [Glassnote]
David Bowie – “The Wedding” from “Black Tie White Noise” [BMG]
Grand Funk Railroad – “Closer To Home/I’m Your Captain” from “The Very Best Grand Funk Album Ever” [EMI]
Bob Dylan – “When The Ship Comes In” from “The Bootleg Series Vol. 9 The Witmark Demos: 1962 -1964” [Columbia]
The Beach Boys – “Sloop John B.” from “Pet Sounds (Reissue)” [CAPITOL]
Johnny Moores’s Three Blazers – “Driftin’ Blues” from “The Cocktail Combos” [CAPITOL]
James Brown – “Let’s Make Christmas Mean Something This Year” from “Christmas” [Polydor]
James Brown – “Signs of Christmas” from “James Brown’s Funky Christmas” [POLYDOR]

Alternative Therapy
12/18/2010
Show #494

The Persuasions – “Lumpy Gravy” from “Frankly A Capella” [Earthbeat Records]
OMD – “New Babies: New Toys” from “History of Modern” [Bluenoise]
T. Rex – “Metal Guru” from “The Slider” [Fat Possum]
The Knitters – “Born to Be Wild” from “The Modern Sounds of the Knitters” [Zoe]
The Blasters – “Long White Cadillac” from “Trouble Bound” [Hightone]
Tony Joe White – “Pork Salad Annie” from “Live from Austin, TX” [New West]
Drywall – “Police Call” from “Work the Dumb Oracle” [IRS]
Isaac Hayes – “Hyperbolicsyllabicsesquedalymistic” from “Hot Buttered Soul – EP (Remastered)” [Stax]
David Bowie – “Stay” from “Live Nassau Coliseum ’76” [EMI]
Carbon/Silicon – “Really the Blues” from “The Last Post” [EMI]
Tom Tom Club – “Suboceana” from “Boom Boom Chi Boom Boom” [Rhino/Warner Bros.]
William De Vaughn – “Be Thankful for What You Got” from “Be Thankful for What You Got” [tec records]
Brian Jonestown Massacre – “Black Hole Symphony” from “My Bloody Underground” [Cargo Records]
Molly Bryant – “1…2” from “Be Brave” [Gemini 23]
Hope Sandoval and The Warm Inventions – “Sets the Blaze” from “Through the Devil Softly” [Netwerk]
Neko Case – “Star Witness” from “Fox Confessor Brings the Flood” [ANTI-]
Tori Amos – “Space Dog” from “Under the Pink” [Atlantic]
Portishead – “Wandering Star” from “Dummy” [PolyGram Records]
Yello – “Moon In Ice” from “One Second” [Mercury]
Booker T and the MGs – “Medley:Sun King/Mean Mr. Mustard/Polythene Pam/She Came In Through The Bathroom Window/I Want You (She’s So Heavy)” from “McLemore Avenue” [Stax]
Brook Benton – “Rainy Night In Georgia” from “Rainy Night In Georgia” [Double Pleasure]
Belle and Sebastian – “Little Lou, Ugly Jack, Prophet John” from “Write About Love” [Matador]
Elvis Costello – “Satellite” from “Spike: The Beloved Entertainer” on Warner Bros.
Sergio Mendes and Brazil 66 – “Norwegian Wood” from “Ye-Me-Le” [A & M]
Steely Dan – “Any Major Dude Will Tell You” from “Pretzel Logic” [MCA]
James Brown – “Papa Don’t Take No Mess” from “Hell” [POLYDOR]

Alternative Therapy
12/11/2010
Show# 493
“Top of the World”

The Persuasions – “Lumpy Gravy” from “Frankly Acapella” [Earthbeat]
Joey Ramone – “What a Wonderful World” from “Don’t Worry About Me” [Santuary Records]
Steely Dan – “King of the World” from “Live at the Record Plant” [MCA]
REM – “It’s The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)” from “Document” [IRS]
Bep Bop Deluxe “Between the Worlds” from “Futurama” [EMI]
Hole – “Credit In the Straight World” from “Live Through This” [DGC]
David Bowie – “The Man Who Sold the World” from “The Man Who Sold The World” [RCA]
Pete Jolly – “Windows of the World” from “Swingin’ Instrumentals of the Space Age” [Domino]
Dionne Warwick – “The Windows of the World” from “The Dionne Warwick Collection: Her All-Time Greatest Hits” [Rhino]
Modest Mouse “The World At Large” from “Good News for People Who Love Bad News” [EPIC]
Peter Gabriel – “Secret World” from “Us” [Geffen]
Depeche Mode – “World In My Eyes” from “Violator” [Sire/Reprise]
Devo – “Beautiful World” from “New Traditionalists” [Warner Bros.]
Johnny Clegg & Savuka – “Cruel Crazy Beautiful World” from “Cruel, Crazy, Beautiful World” [CAPITOL]
John Coltrane – “Out of This World” from “Live In Seattle” [Impulse!]
Woody Guthrie – “Better World A-comin'” from “Woody Guthrie and American Folk Giants” [Rhino]
Tom Waits – “Misery Is the River of the World” from “Blood Money” [ANTI-]
Ben Harper – “Welcome to the Cruel World” from “Welcome to the Cruel World” [Virgin]
Rivers Cuomo – “The World We Love So Much” from “Alone – The Home Recordings of Rivers Cuomo” [Geffen]
Chris Isaak – “Heart Shaped World” from “Heart Shaped World” [REPRISE]
The Guess Who – “Hand Me Down World” from “The Best of the Guess Who” [RCA/Legacy]
The Police – “When the World Is Running Down, You Make the Best of What’s Still Around” from “Zenyatta Mondatta (Remastered)” [A & M]
The Jocko Homos – “It’s a Beautiful World” from “Devo E-Z Music” [Domino]
Hank Williams – “I’ll Never Get Out of This World Alive” from “Gold: Hank Williams” [Mercury Nashville]
Carpenters – “Top of the World” from “Gold” [A & M]
Louis Prima – “I’ve Got the World On a String” from “The Call of the Wildest” [EMI]
Elvis Presley – “King of the World” from “Elvis At the Movies (Remastered)” [SBME Strategic Marketing Group]
10cc – “The Worst Band In the World” from “Sheet Music” [Revolution Records]
Willie Nelson – “I’ve Just Destroyed the World I’m Living In” from “Countryman” [Lost Highway]
Nilsson – “The Most Beautiful World In The World” from “Nilsson Schmilsson” [RCA/Legacy]
James Brown – “It’s a Man’s, Man’s, Man’s World” from “Star Time” [PolyGram Records, Inc.]
James Brown – “Peace In The World” from “I’m Back” [POLYDOR]