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Playlist: Interplanetary Music

with JAV on Thursday, October 1, 2015

Show Notes:

Hour-by-hour synopsis:
I. The redemptive power of music with depressing content
II. The healing vibrations of Sun Ra's 1980 residency in Detroit
III. A variety of music tied together in the freeform tradition
Note: "Year" refers to recording date where possible.

Time Artist Song Title Album Label Year
9:07 am
RIAS Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Ferenc Fricsay The Sorcerer's Apprentice, Paul Dukas Ferenc Fricsay Orchestral Works Deutsche Grammophon
9:11 am
Sun Ra Interplanetary Music (talkover)
9:13 am
Abner Jay I'm So Depressed True Story of Abner Jay Mississippi
9:17 am
Fletcher Henderson Hop Off The Immortal Fletcher Henderson Milestone 1927
9:19 am
Blind Willie McTell My Baby's Gone The Definitive Blind Willie McTell Legacy 1933
9:22 am
Mississippi Fred Dowell Baby Please Don't Go "I do not play no rock'n'roll Capitol 1969
9:29 am
George E Lee and His Kansas Orchestra Ruff Scuffling Sweet and Low Blues New World Records 1929
9:32 am
Sun Ra Arkestra Dance of the Language Barrier Mayan Temples Black Saint 1990
9:38 am
Andrew Hill Spectrum Point of Departure Blue Note 1964
9:46 am
The Marion Brown Quartet Why Not Why Not ESP-DISK 1968
9:54 am
Bola Sete You're the Reason Bossa Nova Fantasy 1962
9:57 am
Albert King Don't Burn Down the Bridge I'll Play the Blues for You Stax 1972
10:03 am
The Nu-Sounds Spaceship Lullably (Unissued Home Rehearsal) [talkover] The Second Stop is Jupiter Norton
10:07 am
Sun Ra and the Omniverse Jet Set Arkesta South America - Africa Live at the Detroit Jazz Center December 28, 1980 (1st set) Transparency 1980
10:36 am
Sun Ra and the Omniverse Jet Set Arkesta The Satellites Are Spinning - Saturn Rings - Journey to Saturn - Saturn Rings Live at the Detroit Jazz Center December 28, 1980 (1st set) Transparency 1980
10:55 am
Sun Ra & His Omniverse Arkestra Theme of the Stargazers Destination Unknown ENJA 1992
11:02 am
Allen Ginsberg Gospel Noble Truths Holy Soul Jelly Roll Rhino 1976
11:09 am
Neil Young and Crazy Horse Homegrown Farm Aid: Keep America Growing Vol 1 Redline
11:11 am
Eddy Grant Living on the Front Line - The Front Line Symphony Walking on Sunshine ICE/Epic 1979
11:24 am
Thin Lizzy Bad Reputation Bad Reputation Phonogram 1977
11:27 am
Doom Absolutely Born Like This Lex 2009
11:31 am
The Supremes My World Is Empty Without You Greatest Hits Motown 1966
11:33 am
Sun Ra & His Omniverse Arkestra Untitled (Echoes of the Future) [talkover] Destination Unknown ENJA 1992
11:43 am
Destroy All Monsters Nobody Knows Bored Cherry Red 1979
11:44 am
Tina Turner Steel Claw Private Dancer Capitol 1983
11:49 am
Lykke Li I'm Good, I'm Gone (by request) I Never Learn WMG 2009
11:54 am
Frank Zappa (featuring Tina Turner) Montana (by request) Overnite Sensation Ryko 1974