Oct 292009

ep23Episode 23: Thursday October 29th 2009.

Playlist will be published Friday.

“…coming to you live on Thursday, October 29th, 2009 from high above Wrigley Field, elevated by irrational hope as I await tomorrow morning’s press conference by TG Ameritrade founder Tom Ricketts, his first as new owner of the Chicago Cubs.”

  • Hires Root Beer Rootin’ Tootin’ Theme (Opening Theme) – Blossom Dearie
  • Mission Temple Fireworks Stand – Paul Thorn
  • Skeletons In The Closet – Matt Gonella & his Georgians
  • TV Is The Thing This Year – Dinah Washington
  • Soupy Sales Theme
  • Nevertheless (I’m In Love With You) – Mills Brothers
  • Lucky me – Lou Bond
  • Frenesi – Artie Shaw Orchestra
  • Hard Times – Finnegan & Wood
  • Husker report
  • I Ain’t Superstitous – Howlin Wolf
  • The Headless Horseman – Kay Starr & the Billy Butterfield Quintet
  • The Mouse – Soupy Sales
  • Vicks Medicated Cough Drops – Raymond Scott with Dorothy Collins
  • Time Will Show The Wiser – The Merry Go Round
  • Witch Queen Of New Orleans – Redbone
  • Goody Goody – Julie London
  • Bug A Boo – Red Nichols & his Five Pennies
  • Son Of A Preacher Man – The Gaylettes
  • Closing Theme (Sweet Thursday – Johnny Mathis)

Technical information about accessing the audio can be found here.

By necessity, the live broadcast is in mono at slightly reduced quality. The archived shows are in glorious stereo and feature higher fidelity.

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