The Vinyl Experience – 07.24.15

An offer you can’t refuse…celebrating The Godfather…with some gangster vinyl that evokes the spirit of the classic film. It’s isn’t personal…it’s strictly business. Actor Alex Rocco’s death this week (he played Moe Green in the original 1972 film) swept the internet and reminded us of The Godfather’s powerful legacy.

The Who: The Punk And The Godfather

The Clash: the Magnificent Seven

Stevie Wonder: Big Brother

Nirvana: Come As You Are

Jennifer Warnes and Rob Wasserman: Ballad Of The Runaway Horse

Al Martino: I Have But One Heart

Nini Rota: Fortunella

The Godfather Soundtrack: Speak Softly Love

James Brown: It’s A Man’s Man’s World

Steve Miller Band: Gangster Of Love

Elton John: Have Mercy On The Criminal

Bob Dylan: Joey


Vinyl Experience – Whistling – 07.17.15

Today on the VE…whistle along with songs that feature whistling hooks…you’ll know ’em all, and you wont be able to resist!

Bangles: Walk Like An Egyptian

Edward Sharpe & The Magneitc Zeros: Home

Brother Bones: Sweet Georgia Brown

John Lennon: Jealous Guy

Billy Joel: The Stranger

Supertramp: Goodbye Stranger

David Bowie: Golden Years

(whistle classics)

Peter Bjorn & John: Young Folks

Lovin Spoonful: Daydream

Paul Simon: Me And Julio

J Geils Band: Centerfold

Peter Gabriel: Games Without Frontiers

Whistling Jack Smith: I Was Kaiser Bill’s Batman

Foster The People: Pumped Up Kicks

Otis Redding: Dock Of The Bay

clip: Bing Crosby, Ted Weems


Guns & Roses: Patience


The Vinyl Experience – 07.10.15

Grateful Dead: Touch Of Grey (single version)

Grateful Dead: Ripple ”

Gratetful Dead: Truckin ”

Grateful Dead: Uncle John’s Band ”

Grateful Dead: Attics Of My Life

Yes: Long Distance Runaround/The Fish

Yes: America (single version)

Yes: Roundabout ”

Yes: Wonderous Stories

Ringo Starr: It Don’t Come Easy

Beatles: Honey Don’t

Beatles: Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Heart’s Club Band/With A Little Help From My Friends

Ringo Starr: Photograph



Vinyl Experience – July 4 weekend special “Fare Thee Well” Songs That Inspired The Grateful Dead – 07.03.15

Bobby “Blue” Bland: Turn On Your Love Light Henry Thomas: Don’t Ease Me In Buddy Holly: Not Fade Away Cliff Carlsile: Goin’ Down The Road Feelin’ Bad Bonnie Dobson: Morning Dew Peter Paul & Mary: Early Morning Rain Reverend Gary Davis: Samson & Delilah Chuck Berry: Johnny B. Goode Everly Brothers: Wake Up Little Suzie Dixie Cups: Iko Iko Merle …


Vinyl Experience – 06.26.15

Ryan Shaw: Do the 45
Elle King: Ex’s And Oh’s
Son Little: The River
Avett Brothers: Live And Die
Blitzen Trapper: Harvest
Decembersits: Make You Better
Daryl Hall: Sacred Songs
G Love/Cy Curnin: Feets Don’t Fail Me Now
Our Wild America: Zero Sum
Passion Pit: Take A Walk
Cars: Touch And Go
The Able Sea: it Could Be
Vampire Weekend: Diane Young
Led Zeppelin: Nobody’s Fault But Mine


Vinyl Experience – Sgt Pepper Revisited – 06.19.15

You could forget your mom’s birthday, or even your spouse….but I’ll bet you remember what record was born on June 1, 1967. By months’ end, Jimi Hendrix and Wes Mongromery had already reacted and recorded their unique interpertations of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club band” and “A Day In The Life.” In the 48 succeeding years, many inspired salutes have followed, and this week’s Vinyl Experience collects more than just the usual suspects.

VE 125 Sgt Pepper Revisited

Jimi Hendrix: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

George Burns: With A Little Help From My Friends

Elton John: Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds

Status Quo/Kaiser Chiefs: Getting Better

Hue & Cry: Fixing A Hole

Bryan Ferry: She’s Leaving Home

Frank Sidebottom/Eddie Izzard/Burnkit2600: Being For The Benefit Of Mr. Kite

Sonic Youth: Within You Without You

Keith Moon: When I’m 64

Michelle Shocked: Lovely Rita

The Triffids: Good Morning, Good Morning

Wes Montgomery: A Day In The Life

The Beatles: Sgt Pepper Reprise/A Day In the Life


The Vinyl Experience – Birds – 06.12.15

VE114 (encore)


–Today on the VE… this one is literally for the birds…the most articulate animal next to man, birds have filled the world with song long before man…so let’s give ’em their due…birds–in song..

Bobby Darin/Johnny Mercer: Bob White

Bobby Day: Rockin Robin

Buffalo Springfield: Bluebird

Paul McCartney: Bluebird

Beatles: Blackbird

Beatles: And Your Bird Can Sing

Oasis: Songbird

Anne Murray: Snowbird

It’s A Beautiful Day: Whitebird

Charlie & Inez Foxx: Mockingbird

Grant Lee Buffalo: Mockingbirds

Hoagy Carmichael: Baltimore Oriole

Police: Canary In A Coal Mine

Incubus: While All The Vultures Feed

Joe Cocker: Bird On the Wire

Charlie Parker Quintet: Ornithology

Dionne Warwick: Message To Michael


The Vinyl Experience – 06.05.15

VE 272 6/6/15 Sticky Fingers

Rolling Stones with Eric Clapton: Brown Sugar

Rolling Stones: Sway (singel version)

Black Joe Lewis & The H neybears: Sway (from Sticky Soul Fingers)

Flying Burrito Brothers: Wild Horses

Rolling Stones: Can’t You Hear Me Knocking (alternate)

Mississippi Fred McDowell: You Gotta Move

Rolling Stones: Bitch (extended alternate)

Aloe Blacc & Joel Van Dijk: I Got The Blues (from Sticky Soul Fingers)

Marianne Faithfull: Sister Morphine

Rolling Stones: Dead Flowers (alternate)

New Riders of The Purple Sage: Dead Flowers

Fifth Dimension: Moonlight Mile


Vinyl Experience – Encore: VE 106: Rock and Roll Waltz – 05.29.15

VE 106: Rock and Roll Waltz

The Band: The Last Waltz Theme

Rogue Wave: Lake Michigan

Built To Spill: Velvet Waltz

Beatles: You’ve Got To Hide Your Love Away

Pearl Jam: Elderly Woman Behind The Counter in A Small Town

Bob Dylan; Fourth Time Around

Rolling Stones: Back Street Girl

Rascals: How Can I Be Sure

Toad The Wet Sprocket: Walk On the Ocean

Red Hot Chili Peppers; Breaking The Girl

Jimi Hendrix: Manic Depression

Jeff Buckley: Grace

Nirvana: Where Did You Sleep Last Night


Vinyl Experience – 05.15.15

VE 270 “Satisfaction” 5/15/15

Rolling Stones (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction

Otis Redding: (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction

Aretha Franklin: (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction

Dora Hall: (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction

Le Trio Sourire: (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction

The Ventures: (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction

Terry Knight & The Pack: (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction

George Burns: (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction

Joe Pass: (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction

Oscar Peterson/Milt Jackson: (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction

Quincy Jones Orchestra: (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction

Jose Feliciano: (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction

The Residents: (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction

Devo: (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction

Britney Spears: (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction

Hampton String Quartet: (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction