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Posted on Saturday, December 22, 2007

ramble # 184 12-20-07 Christmas
1 We Need a Little Christmas by The Groove Barbers 2005
2 Christmas Times A'Coming by Emmylou Harris from Light of The Stable 1992 Warner
3 Let It Snow by Los Straightjackets from Tis The Season for Los Straightjackets 2002 Yep Roc
4 Parade Of The Wooden Soldiers by The Crystals from A Christmas Gift For You From Phil Spector 1963
5 Up on The Housetop from Smokey Mountain Christmas 2006 Northquest
5 Jolly Old St Nicholas by The Brothers Figaro Orchestra from Old Time Christmas 2002 PBR Records
6 Winter Wonderland by Darlene Love from A Christmas Gift For You From Phil Spector
7 Christmas Card From A Hooker In Minneapolis by Neko Case from A New Coat Of Paint-Songs Of Tom Waits 2004 Manifesto
8 Christmas in Prison by Emmy The Great Featuring Lightspeed Champion from Its Not Christmas
9 Folsom Prison Blues by Heather Mills from A Tribute to Johnny Cash 2004 Reverberations
10 1913 Massacre by Woody Guthrie from The Live Wire 2007
11 Silent Night by David Coe from Celtic Christmas
12 Chrismas Poem wtitten and read by Kiah Lynch
13 Nothing But a Child by Phon Roll from Sunset Boulevard 1993 Sound Service
14 Early On One Christmas Morn by Bruce Cockburn from Christmas
15 Good King Winceslas by Crash Test Dummies from Jingle All The Way 2002 Cha Ching
16 Cherry Tree Carol (Kentucky Ballad) by Steve Anderson from 100 Christmas Classics 2005
17 Cherry Tree Carol by Amps For Christ from The Oak In The Ashes 2001
18 The Virgin Mary Had A Baby Boy by Countdown Kids from 20 Toddler Christmas Carols Vol 2 2007
19 The Virgin Mary Had A Baby Boy fron Brass City Christmas-Festival Favorites With Traditional Style
20 Mary Mild by Peggy Monaghan from Lullaby 2007 Arctic Siren
21 In The Bleak Mid-Winter by Shawn Colvin from Holiday Songs and Lullabies 1998 Sony
22 I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm by Last Train Home from Holiday Limited
23 Winterlude by Joe Ely from To Kate-A Benefit for Kate's Sake 2005 Western Beat
24 A'Round About Christmas by The Kingston Trio from The Capitol Years
25 The Bells Of St Mary by Bob B Sox and The Blue Jeans from A Christmas Gift for You from Phil Spector
26 Last Train to Christmas by April March and Los Cincos 1998 Sympathy for The Record Company
27 Silent Night by Robert Mirabal from Pueblo Christmas 2007 Star Road
28 I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus by John Prine from A John Prine Christmas 1993
Merry Chritmas and Happy New Year Y'All

Posted on Saturday, December 15, 2007

Ramble #183 12-06-07 Tom Waits
1 In The Neighborhood by Tom Waits from Swordfishtrombones 1983
2 Mocking Bird by Tindersticks from Step Right Up The Songs of Tom Waits 1995 Manifesto
3 Ice Cream Man by Tom Waits from Closing Time 1973 Elektra
4 Whats He Building in There by Tom Waits from Mule Variations 1999 Anti
5 Cold Cold Ground by Tom Waits from Big Time
6 Fish and Bird by Tom Waits from Alice
7 Long Way Home by Tom Waits from Orphans 2006 Anti
8 Better off Without a Wife by Tom Waits from Nighthawks at the Diner 1975
9 I Don't Wanna Grow Up by The Ramones from Adios Amigos 1995 UMG
10 Jersey Girl by Bruce Springsteen from a 45 single recorded live at the Meadowlands 1981
11 Walkin' Spanish Down the Hall by Tom Waits from Rain Dogs 1985
12 The Piano Has Been Drinking by Tom Waits from Small Change 1976 Elektra
13 Gun Street Girl by Tom Waits from Rain Dogs 1985 UMG
14 Martha by Tom Waits from Closing Time 1973 Elektra
15 Shiver Me Timbers by The House Band Rockall 2006 Green Linnet
16 Cold Water by Tom Waits from Mule Variations 1999
17 Blind Love by Tom Waits from Rain Dogs 1985
18 Swordfishtrombone by Tom Waits from Swordfishtrombones 1983
19 Road to Peace by Tom Waits from Orphans 2006 Anti
20 The Heart Of Saturday Night by Tom Waits from The Heart of Saturday Night 1974 Elektra
Thanks to Kiah Rose Lynch for engineering the show. The show was programmed by Erin Gordon plus quite a few callers.
Happy Birthday Tom Waits born on 12-7-49

Posted on Saturday, December 01, 2007

ramble # 182 11-29-07 money
Money is a good that acts as a medium of exchange in transactions. In fact, other goods are often better than money at being intertemporal stores of value, since most monies degrade in value over time through inflation or the overthrow of governments.
1 All My Money by dan reeder from Sweetheart 2006 Oh Boy
2 Money For Nothing by Dire Straits from Brothers In Arms 1985
3 Money by The Kingsmen from America's Premier 60's Band
4 Can't Buy Me Love by The Beatles from Anthology
5 Dead Presidents by Willie Dixon from The Chess Box
6 M.O.N.E.Y. by Lyle lovett from Pontiac
7 Excerpt from It's A Wonderful Life
8 Brother Can You Spare a Dime by Mary Flower from Bywater Dance
The Outstanding Public Debt as of 11-23-07 was $9,128,408,389,975.05. The Estimated population of The United States is 303,606,644 so each citizen's share of the debt is $30,066.57
9 Down On The Corner by Robbie Schaefer from Songs for Kids Like Us 2006 Rocket Pop
10 Poor House by The Traveling Willburys
11 Poor Boy Blues by Chet Atkins and Mark Knopfler from Neck and Neck 1990
12 Poor Boy by Steve Earle from I Feel Alright 1996 Warner
13 Do Re Mi by John Mellencamp from A Vision Shared Folkways
14 Pay Me Me My Money Down by Bruce Springsteen and The Sessions Band from Live in Dublin
15 Masters of War by Bill Frisell from Further East, Further West 2005 Nonesuch
16 Excerpt from a speech by President Dwight Eisenhower's Jan. 1961
17 Fortunate Son by Donovan Frankenreiter from Recycled Recipes
18 Silver and Gold by U2 from The Joshua Tree (Remastered)
19 We Can't Make it Here Anymore by James McMurtry from Childish Things
20 Van Diemen's Land by U2 from Rattle and Hum
21 Cross Tie Walker by Peter Zaremba and Paul Johnson from Wrote a Song For Everyone The Songs of John Fogerty
22 Excerpt from It's a Wonderful Life
23 The Big Money by Rush
The Top CEO compensation paid in 2006 was to Richard D Fairbank of Capital One Financial. He got $249.42 million.
24 I Don't Want Your Millions Mister by Greg Brown from Honey in the Lion's Head
Original show concept by Shawn Gordon
Thanks to Bob Gordon for programming help.