A prerecorded Capital Radio celebrates today’s first day of spring with music from 17 artists, from Ella Fitzgerald to Fontaines D.C. There was some newish music from Belle & Sebastian, Iggy Pop and Beck.

Noted the birthdays of Sister Rosetta Tharpe, born this day in 1915; Lee “Scratch” Perry (1936) and Jerry Reed (1937). And Marcia Ball turns 74 today. 

Tried to salute the 70th birthday of Phil Judd of Split Enz, but mistakenly played a cut after he had left the band. 

Ended up playing three different songs composed by Jeff Barry and Ellie Greenwich at different points in the show, including the one they recorded themselves pretending to be their own phony group, The Raindrops, a fitting name for a springtime show. 

Here’s the link to the whole archived show; the setlist follows.