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Show #246 - Suzanne Vega!

Radio City : Playlist for Thursday 14 June 2018

Artist | Track/Song Name | Album Title | Label/Distributor | Comments

Opening Theme: Eilen Jewell | Radio City | Queen Of The Minor Key

1. Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers | Moanin' | Moanin'
- I couldn't fit this on the anniversaries show last week but this is the original version of a classic jazz standard, written by pianist Bobby Timmons.
2. Kamasi Washington | Street Fighting Mas | Heaven & Earth
- Another new song from Kamsi's forthcoming 2nd album to be released on June 22nd.

3. Fleetwood Mac | Station Man | Kiln House
- Sad news came through this week that Danny Kirwan, who played guitar with Fleetwood Mac between 1968-1972, passed away on June 8th aged 68. He was a key factor in this transitional period of the band which is often overlooked.
4. Ry Cooder | Everybody Ought To Treat A Stranger Right | The Prodigal Son
- This Blind Willie Johnson cover is taken from Ry Cooder's latest album, released in May.
5. Ben Harper & Charlie Musslewhite | When I Go | No Mercy In This Land
- Ben & Charlie are playing at Hamer Hall on July 11th. This is taken from their 2nd collaboration album, released recently.
6. Alison Ferrier | The Cuckoo | What She Knows
- Taken from Alison's 3rd album, released earlier this year.

7. Little Murders | Things Will Be Different | The Best Of Little Murders
- Little Murders have just released a career-spanning compilation celebrating 40 years!
8. Baby 8 | Hypodermic | We Hate Each Other, But We Hate You More
- Baby 8 are a new band featuring members of Powerline Sneakers, God and NQR. They are playing an instore at Off The Hip Records on June 30th with Moody Beaches + Party Pest and their album launch is on its release date of July 20th at The Old Bar with Ute Root, Juliette Seizure & The Tremor Dolls + Grape Juice.
9. The Barebones | I Feel Fine | Where Have All The Good Folk Gone?
- The Barebones are playing as part of 'Alt Country Rock n Roll Sunday' at The Retreat on Sunday afternoon with Cold Irons Bound & Lost Canoe.
10. Small Faces | Song Of A Baker | Ogden's Nut Gone Flake
- This classic album celebrated its 50th anniversary on May 24th.

11. Talking Heads | Thank You For Sending Me An Angel | More Songs About Buildings And Food
- Talking Heads' 2nd album is arguably my favourite and it celebrates its 40th anniversary on July 14th. It has also just been announced that David Byrne will be touring Australia in November playing at Margaret Court Arena on Nov 24th!
12. Loose Tooth | Keep On | Keep Up
- This is the first single from Loose Tooth's debut album to be released on Aug 3rd. The band is playing as part of the Changes Milk Records Showcase at The Old Bar on July 5th and the Winter Warmer Rock n Roll Bus Adventure on July 15th which travels from The Tote to Kyneton, Chewton & Castlemaine where bands are playing in every town!
13. Mares | You Can Miss | Wherewithal
- Mares' debut album was released earlier this month on Psychic Hysteria records.
14. Coda Chroma | Circles | Single
- This is one of my singles of the year!
15. Suzanne Vega | 99.9F° | 99.9F°
- Suzanne Vega is bringing her Anniversary Tour to Melbourne on Aug 3rd at The Palais Theatre. She will be celebrating the 25th anniversary of this album as well as the 30th anniversary of her 2nd album, Solitude Standing.

Interview With Suzanne Vega

16. Suzanne Vega | Tom's Diner (A Capella Version) | Solitude Standing
- This is the original a capella version that led to the more famous remix by DNA which was a hit single in 1990.
17. The Finks | Peter Out | Rolly Nice
- The Finks have released their 3rd album recently and are launching at the Grace Darling Hotel on June 23rd and Record Paradise on June 24th.
18. Cold Irons Bound | Highside | Don't Lose Your Mind
- Cold Irons Bound are playing as part of 'Alt Country Rock n Roll Sunday' at The Retreat on Sunday afternoon with The Barebones & Lost Canoe.
19. Tracyanne & Danny | The Honeymooners | Tracyanne & Danny
- This is the first album from the collaborative project between Tracyanne Campbell from Camera Obscura and Danny Coughlan from Crybaby.

20. Tia Blake | White Bird | Paris And Montreal Demos, 1973-1976
- Tia Blake was an American singer who released a couple of albums in the early 1970s. This collection of demos was released for Record Store Day this year.
21. The Milk Carton Kids | One More For The Road | All The Things That I Did And All The Things That I Didn't Do
- This epic tune is taken from The Milk Carton Kids forthcoming 4th studio album to be released on June 29th.

Closing Theme: Ashley Davies | To Carpentaria - Into The Unknown | The Expedition Burke & Wills



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