KAOS Olympia 89.3FM

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KAOS Olympia 89.3FM
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Retroactive

Sep 15, 2018 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Music

With J.J. Syrja

Roots rock from the 1940s to the present: blues, soul, traditional R&B, jazz, folk, pop, punk, garage, surf.

Retroactive
9:00 AM
Clarence Clemons & the Red Bank Rockers - Summer On Signal Hill
Clarence Clemons & the Red Bank Rockers Summer On Signal Hill
A Woman's Got the Power Columbia 1983 Rock
Intro Music (non-LP B-side)
9:05 AM
Hank Williams with his Drifting Cowboys - The Blues Come Around
Hank Williams with his Drifting Cowboys The Blues Come Around Hank Williams
Moanin' the Blues MGM 1952 unset
Hank Williams (1923-1953) birth anniversary is Sept. 17. From 8 song EP
9:08 AM
Hank Williams and his Drifting Cowboys - Lost Highway
Hank Williams and his Drifting Cowboys Lost Highway Leon Payne
Hank Williams Sings, Vol. 2 MGM 1954
From posthumous EP
9:12 AM
Eugene Hideaway Bridges - Sweet Little Angel
Eugene Hideaway Bridges Sweet Little Angel N
Live In Tallahassee Armadillo 2018 Blues
A wonderful cover version starts the set to honor B.B. King (1925-2015), whose birth anniversary is Sept. 16
9:21 AM
B.B. King - Treat Me Right
B.B. King Treat Me Right
B.B. King Wails Crown 1958 Blues
9:24 AM
B.B. King - Hummingbird
B.B. King Hummingbird Leon Russell
Indianola Mississippi Seeds ABC 1970 Blues
9:29 AM
Laura Marling - Don't Pass Me By
Laura Marling Don't Pass Me By Laura Marling
Semper Femina Kobalt 2017
UK singer-songwriter and one haunting track
9:34 AM
Mark Lanegan - Frog Trouble
Mark Lanegan Frog Trouble Sandra Boynton
Frog Trouble: Songs and Illustrations by Sandra Boynton V/A Workman Publishing 2013 Children's Music
From an engaging book and disc with various artists doing children's songs
9:37 AM
Shemekia Copeland - Smoked Ham and Peaches
Shemekia Copeland Smoked Ham and Peaches N
America's Child Alligator 2018 Blues
Pick a spot--any spot--on this album and you will find something good
9:41 AM
Kelly Willis - Modern World
Kelly Willis Modern World
Back Being Blue Thirty Tigers 2018 Country
Besides the first rate singing and material, the entire album boasts superb guitar work
9:45 AM
Sherman Irby & Momentum - Contemplation
Sherman Irby & Momentum Contemplation Wayne Shorter
Cerulean Canvas Black Warrior 2017 Jazz
Music bed for the KAOS Calendar of Events
9:52 AM
Doug Robertson & the Good Guys - Quiet Riot
Doug Robertson & the Good Guys Quiet Riot L
The History of Northwest Rock, Vol. 1: The Original Northwest Sound (1959-1964) V/A Jerden 1994 Rock
Start of the All '60s Show! This track from 1964--did the song title inspire the band of the same name?
9:55 AM
Marv Johnson - The Man Who Don't Believe In Love
Marv Johnson The Man Who Don't Believe In Love
The Ultimate Marv Johnson Marginal 1995 Soul
The Detroit vocalist wasn't on the Motown label, but was friends with just about everybody there. The track was the B-side of the 1961 single "Unbelievable Love"
9:58 AM
Buffy Sainte-Marie - Lady Margaret
Buffy Sainte-Marie Lady Margaret Traditional
Little Wheel Spin and Spin Vanguard 1966 Folk
From BSM's third album. Basically the same traditional song and story as "Matty Groves"
10:00 AM
The Band - In a Station
The Band In a Station
Music from Big Pink Capitol 1968
A phenomenal debut album, but you knew that
10:03 AM
The Jeff Beck Group - All Shook Up
The Jeff Beck Group All Shook Up Otis Blackwell
Beck-Ola Epic 1968 Rock
With Rod Stewart's hot vocal. The first two JB albums were a blueprint for the emergence of Led Zeppelin
10:07 AM
The Pretty Things - Buzz the Jerk
The Pretty Things Buzz the Jerk
Get the Picture? Snapper 1965 Rock
The UK longhairs (their locks were longer than most)
10:10 AM
Aretha Franklin - I Can't See Myself Leaving You
Aretha Franklin I Can't See Myself Leaving You
Aretha Now Rhino 1968
Yet another blast of brilliance from Sister 'Ree
10:13 AM
Frank Sinatra - Downtown
Frank Sinatra Downtown Tony Hatch
Strangers In the Night Reprise 1966
Perhaps FS expert Sid Mark knows why Frank put "e-yooo" into parts of this track, as if he were cleaning boogers
10:16 AM
Senator Bobby - Wild Thing
Senator Bobby Wild Thing Chip Taylor
Wild Thing Parkway 1966 7 Inch Comedy
"Wild Thing": same song on both sides of the single, as done by Bobby Kennedy impersonator Bill Minkin on one side, and the real Senator Everett McKinley on the other
10:19 AM
Fairport Convention - No Man's Land
Fairport Convention No Man's Land Richard Thompson
What We Did On Our Holidays Hannibal 1969 12 Inch Rock
From Fairport's sophomore record, with Ian Matthews singing lead
10:24 AM
Bobby Womack - Fly Me to the Moon
Bobby Womack Fly Me to the Moon
Fly Me to the Moon Minit 1969 Soul
Title track. I hope there's a longer version of this fabulous soul version of the standard; I just haven't found it yet
10:26 AM
Ten Wheel Drive - Ain't Gonna Happen
Ten Wheel Drive Ain't Gonna Happen
Construction #1 Polydor 1969 Blues
With Genya Ravan's blistering vocal and some fine horns
10:31 AM
The Who - Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere
The Who Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere Pete Townshend
Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere Brunswick 1965 Rock
An incredible single and most Classic Rock stations won't touch it
10:35 AM
The Shangri-Las - What's a Girl Supposed to Do
The Shangri-Las What's a Girl Supposed to Do
Shangri-Las '65 Red Bird 1965
Love Mary Weiss and those gals
10:38 AM
The Beatles - What You're Doing
The Beatles What You're Doing
Beatles for Sale Parlophone 1964 Rock
One of their most grand tracks, rarely played on the radio
10:41 AM
The Modern Jazz Quartet - Spanish Steps
The Modern Jazz Quartet Spanish Steps
The Comedy Essential Jazz Classics 1962 Jazz
Music bed for the KAOS Community Billboard
10:45 AM
Brenton Wood - Gimme Little Sign
Brenton Wood Gimme Little Sign
Gimme Little Sign Double Shot 1967 7 Inch R&B/Soul
Still a wondrous sound. And a groovy keyboard solo as well
10:48 AM
The Kinks - End of the Season
The Kinks End of the Season
Something Else from the Kinks Castle Communications 1967 Rock
10:51 AM
Thee Midniters - Brother Where Are You?
Thee Midniters Brother Where Are You?
Giants Whittier 1969 Rock
The brilliant, incredibly versatile group from East L.A.
10:56 AM
Bessie Banks - Go Now
Bessie Banks Go Now
Go Now Tiger 1964 7 Inch R&B/Soul
The original song, written and cut by Bessie Banks before the Moody Blues did it
10:59 AM
The Small Faces - Come Back and Take This Hurt Off Me
The Small Faces Come Back and Take This Hurt Off Me
Come Back and Take This Hurt Off Me Immediate 1967 7 Inch Rock
A ferocious sound that's only represented on the radio by "Itcykoo Park" these days
11:01 AM
Leon Thomas - Damn Nam (Ain't Goin' to Vietnam)
Leon Thomas Damn Nam (Ain't Goin' to Vietnam)
Spirits Known and Unknown Ace 1969 Jazz
The remarkable vocalist Leon Thomas (1937-1998) tells it like it is
11:06 AM
The Beach Boys - Good Vibrations (Live, 12/68)
The Beach Boys Good Vibrations (Live, 12/68)
Live In London EMI 1970 Rock
Onstage on Dec. 8, 1968. Issued in the UK in 1970 but not until 1976 in the US (where it was retitled "Beach Boys '69." Viva Dennis Wilson's drumming
11:10 AM
The Honeycombs - I Can't Stop
The Honeycombs I Can't Stop
I Can't Stop Interphon 1964 7 Inch
Better material than their hit, "Have I the Right." And they had that female drummer, Honey Lantree
11:13 AM
Dusty Springfield - I Close My Eyes and Count to Ten
Dusty Springfield I Close My Eyes and Count to Ten
I Close My Eyes and Count to Ten Philips 1968 R&B/Soul
A superb track I'd missed previously
11:16 AM
The Sonics - He's Waitin'
The Sonics He's Waitin' L
Boom Norton 1966 Rock
The Sonics documentary film "Boom" plays at Tacoma's Grand Cinema Thursday, October 11
11:19 AM
Sly & the Family Stone - Fun
Sly & the Family Stone Fun
Life Epic 1968 R&B/Soul
Even their "lesser" stuff has so much going for it
11:22 AM
Etta James & Sugar Pie DeSanto - Do I Make Myself Clear
Etta James & Sugar Pie DeSanto Do I Make Myself Clear
Do I Make Myself Clear Argo 1965 7 Inch R&B/Soul
The two soul divas also teamed for "In the Basement"
11:25 AM
Buffalo Springfield - Leave
Buffalo Springfield Leave
Buffalo Springfield Atco 1966 Rock
Stephen Stills is performing with Judy Collins October 2 at the Washington Center in Olympia
11:28 AM
Verdelle Smith - Tar and Cement
Verdelle Smith Tar and Cement
Tar and Cement: The Complete Recordings, 1965-1967 Omni Recording Corporation 2013
This is the Pretenders' "My City Was Gone" but 25 years earlier
11:31 AM
Wilson Pickett - 634-5789 (Soulsville, USA)
Wilson Pickett 634-5789 (Soulsville, USA)
The Exciting Wilson Pickett Collectables 1966
"Exciting" doesn't cover it--neither does "Wicked." He was incredible
11:34 AM
Dave Brubeck with Louis Armstrong - Summer Song
Dave Brubeck with Louis Armstrong Summer Song
The Real Ambassadors V/A Columbia 1962
LA vocalizing on the song written by Brubeck and his wife Iola. Recorded Sept. 1961
11:37 AM
The Ramsey Lewis Trio - Blues for the Night Owl
The Ramsey Lewis Trio Blues for the Night Owl
More Music from the Soul Solar 1961
Music bed for the KAOS Calendar of Events
11:42 AM
Pink Floyd - See Emily Play
Pink Floyd See Emily Play
See Emily Play EMI 1967 7 Inch Rock
11:45 AM
Gladys Knight & the Pips - The End of Our Road
Gladys Knight & the Pips The End of Our Road
Feelin' Bluesy Soul 1968 R&B/Soul
So gritty and tough
11:47 AM
Ernie K-Doe - A Certain Girl
Ernie K-Doe A Certain Girl
A Certain Girl Minit 1961 7 Inch R&B/Soul
The lovable New Orleans artist. Track later covered by the Yardbirds and by Warren Zevon
11:50 AM
The Parktowns - That Day Will Never Come
The Parktowns That Day Will Never Come
That Day Will Never Come Crimson 1964 7 Inch Rock
End of the All '60s Show
11:53 AM
Charles Brown - (One) Mint Julep
Charles Brown (One) Mint Julep
Blues and Other Love Songs Muse 1992 Blues
Outro music