Playlist 3-4-11

Started with some O’Jays and other R&B, new and old. Moved to mark Mardi Gras weekend that transitioned into a little set of Randy Newman. Included a big dollop of Radiohead’s new one.

Noted the start of the baseball season with the Baseball Project and closed with a lot of rockin’ Wanda Jackson. Here’s what I played on the radio March 4, a podcast of which is available here:

Friday Morning Rock 3-4-2011   WRTC 89.3 FM    9 a.m.-noon

“When the World’s at Peace,” The O’Jays

“Back Stabbers,” The O’Jays

“Love Gun,” Cee-Lo Green featuring Lauren Bennett

“Rolling in the Deep,” Adele

“Maybe I’m Amazed,” Bettye La Vette

“Ball N’ Chain,” Big Mama Thornton

“Honey in the Rock,” Blind Mamie Forehand

“”I’ve Ben Loving You Too Long,” Cat Power

“Slippin’ and Slidin,’” Otis Redding

“Go to the Mardi Gras,” Professor Longhair

“Big Chief Part 2,” Professor Longhair

“Congo Square,” Neville Brothers (live)

“Treme Mardi Gras,” Kermit Ruffins

“Take Me to the Mardi Gras,” Paul Simon

“The Afterlife,” Paul Simon

“Dixie Flyer,” Randy Newman

“Birmingham,” Randy Newman

“Laugh and Be Happy,” Randy Newman

“Picture Window,” Ben Folds / Nick Hornby

“Racing in the Streets (78),” Bruce Springsteen

“I’ll Keep It with Mine,” Bob Dylan

“We Used to Wait,” Arcade Fire

“Codex,” Radiohead

“Lotus Flower,” Radiohead

“Feral,” Radiohead

“Faust Arp,” Radiohead

“Eleanor Rigby/Julia,” Beatles (“Love” mix)

“Heartbeat – It’s a Lovebeat,” The DeFranco Family featuring Tony DeFranco

“Regent’s Court,” The Get Up Kids

“Barricade,” Interpol

“Weekends,” Smith Westerns

“Triple Spiral,” Bright Eyes

“I Want the World to Stop,” Belle and Sebastian

“Tree by the River,” Iron and Wine

“On the Mend,” Steve Wynn & the Miracle 3

“The Closer,” The Baseball Project

“Fair Weather Fans,” The Baseball Project

“Don’t Come Home A-Drinkin’ (With Lovin’ on Your Mind),” Loretta Lynn

“Portland Oregon” Loretta Lynn with Jack White

“Thunder on the Mountain,” Wanda Jackson

“Funnel of Love” Wanda Jackson with the Cramps

“Fujiyama Mama,” Wanda Jackson

“Holy Holy,” Wye Oak

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