1/11/2013 The Morning Blend


News Host - Joanna Solotaroff

Music Host - Ron Thums

Producer - Dale Connelly


We get a new feature from Johnny D. of Radio Antilles called "Song Story", a look at the life of a single song through many years and interpretations.

Also, a conversation with 5th District Congressman Keith Ellison, Cinema Shanty begins a two week look at the best films of 2012, and Rachel Jendrzejewski talks about the Stranger Stranger Supper Series, designed to bring customers and a sense of drama to three University Avenue Restaurants. 

Playlist Tracks: 
Angelique Kidjo - Tumba
Album: Black Ivory Soul; Label: Columbia
Southeast Engine - At Least We Have Each Other
Album: Canary; Label: Misra
Mississippi Fred McDowell - Good Morning Little Schoolgirl
Album: Steakbone Slide Guitar; Label: Tradition
Unknown artist - Gloria (apparently)
Album: VA Cambodia Rocks!; Label: Parallel World
Harlan Howard - Busted
Album: Harlan Howard: All Time Favorite Country Songwriter; Label: Koch
Johnny Paycheck - I'm Barely Hangin' On To Me
Album: The Real Mr. Heartache: The Little Darlin' Years; Label: Country Music Federation
Apastar - Sans Cocugu
Album: VA 26 Turkish Beat, Psych & Garage Delights; Label: Grey Past
The Beach Boys - This Car Of Mine
Album: Shutdown, Volume 2; Label: Capitol
Steff (Stefan Sulke) - Hey Little Blondie
Album: VA Surf In Germany; Label: Bear Family
Joe Tex - I Believe I'm Gonna Make It
Album: VA A Soldier's Sad Story: Vietnam Through The Eyes Of Black America 1966-73; Label: Kent
Chip Dockery - Sitting In The Cab Of My Truck
Album: VA In Country: Folk Songs Of Americans In The Vietnam War; Label: Flying Fish
The Barbary Coasters - Francois Truffaut
Album: Honey For Sale; Label: Hillsdale
Cosmonauti - For A Few Dollars More
Album: VA For A Few Guitars More: A Tribute To Ennio Morricone's Spaghetti Western Themes; Label: Dancing Bear
Elwood - Sundown
Album: The Parlance Of Our Time; Label: Palm Pictures
Johnny D. - Song Story
Topics: "She Called Me Baby"
Johns Hopkins University - Brain Talk
Topics: Fear and Memory
Rep. Keith Ellison - Congressional Update
Topics: House policy, foreclosures
Kathie Smith and Peter Schilling - Cinema Shanty
Topics: best films of 2012
Rachel Jendrzejewski - Stranger Stranger Supper Series
Topics: food, acting, urban renewal