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Arizona Music 586 for 02-03-16, guest is Johnny D

Arizona Music 586 for 02-03-16, guest is Johnny D, Arizona music archivist and historian, with recorded examples of the 1950s and ’60s “Phoenix sound:” Al Casey-Ramrod, Caravan, Sanford Clark-The Fool Duane Eddy-Rebel Rouser Denny Reed-A Teenager Feels it Too Waylon Jennings-My World […]

Audio Ranch – Episode 52

Al Casey, "Ramrod" James Brown "Think I Don't Mind" [Live at the Apollo] Mighty Clouds of Joy, "I've Come This Far By Faith" [Live at the Apollo] O.V. Wright, "Ace of Spade" Buchanan and Goodman, "The Flying Saucer Goes West" The Big Loser, "This Is Monte" Eddie and the Showman, "Baja" Jason Isbell, "If It Takes a Lifetime" Kendrick Lamar, "These Walls" Joanna Newsom, "Sapokanikan" Willie Thrasher, "Wolves Don't Live By The Rules" Kurt Vile, "Lost My Head There" Barney Kessel and the Jazzmillers, "Tea For Two" Lizz Wright, "I'm Confessin'" Kenny Burrell, "Soul Lament" Duke Pearson, "Gate City Blues" Gregory Porter, "Just In Time" Gun Outfit, "Legends of My Own" [...]

Audio Ranch – Episode 51

Al Casey, "Ramrod" Loose Fur, "Laminated Cat" Stevie Wonder, "Big Brother" Doug Hream Blunt, "Gentle Persuasion" John Martyn, "Eibhli Ghail Chiuin ni Chearbhail" David Bowie, "Sound & Vision" The Enemies, "Too Much Monkey Business" Three Dog Night, "Try a Little Tenderness/Mama Told Me Not To Come/Shambala" Giant Sand, "The Chill Outside" Cat Power, "Stuck Inside Of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again" Buffy Sainte-Marie"God Is Alive, Magic Is Afoot" Walt Steenhuis, "Albatross" Deerhunter, "Breaker" The Beat Angels, "Hung Over With Jenny" Billy Joe Royal, "Down In the Boondocks/Hush/I Knew You When/Cherry Hill Park" Sue Harris, "Wanting You" Lee Hazlewood, "Holdin' On Too Long" Daryl Hall, "Something In 4/4 Time" Youssou N'Dour & [...]

Audio Ranch – Episode 50

Al Casey, “Ramrod” Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings, “100 Days, 100 Nights” Bob Dylan, “Autumn Leaves” The Tubes, “Monkey Time” Brenton Wood, “The Oogum Boogum Song” Otis Redding, “Chained and Bound” Pahinui Bros, “My Old Friend The Blues” Samuel L. Cool Jay, “Slip and Slide” ? & the Mysterians, “Midnight Hour” The Banana Splits, “I Enjoy Being a Boy (In Love With You)” The Seeds, “Can’t Seem To Make You Mine” The Walker Brothers, “The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine Anymore” Nick Lowe, “(I’ve Been Taking The) Truth Drug” Calexico, “Falling From the Sky” Uncle Tupelo, “Watch Me Fall” Big Star, “Ballad of El Goodo” The Slits, “Man Next Door” The Dots, [...]

Audio Ranch – Episode 49

Al Perry, "Ramrod" Force, "R&B with Johnny D" Erma Franklin, "Whispers Gettin' Louder" Lee Fields, "I Still Got It" Allen Toussaint, "Soul Sister" Merry Clayton, "Glad Tidings" Barbara Lynn, "(Until Then) I'll Suffer" Jimmy Soul, "Twisting Matilda" Kool & the Gang, "Funky Stuff" Joe Tanner, "I Need Your Love" Ray Sharpe, "Linda Lu" Houston Outlaws, "Uncle Ed's Backyard" Ike & Tina Turner, "It's Gonna Work Out Fine" Donnie Elbert, "That's If You Love Me" Chuck Jackson, "I Don't Want to Cry" Witches & the Warlock, "Nowhere to Run, Nowhere To Hide" Lon Rogers & the Soul Blenders, "Too Good To Be True" Gloria Lynne, "If You Don't Get It Yourself" Box [...]

Audio Ranch – Episode 48

Al Casey, "Ramrod" The JBs, "These Are the JBs"  David Bromberg, "Sharon"  The Coasters, "Little Egypt" Lee Marvin as Ben Rumson, "Wand'rin' Star"  Margo Guryan, "Sunday Morning" Johnny "Guitar" Watson, "Guitar Disco" Tommy Hoehn, "Losing You To Sleep" Nick Lowe, "36" High" Bruce Springsteen, "Ain't Good Enough For You" Frank Luther and Carson Robison, "Silvery Arizona Moon" The Western Gentlemen, "Streets of Laredo"  Romaine Lowdermilk, "Tyin' Knots In the Devil's Tail" Patsy Montana, "My Dear Arizona Home" Grand Canyon Cowboy Band, "Intro" & "Ridin' Down the Canyon" Beasts of Bourbon, "The Day Marty Robbins Died" Sugar Minot, "My Love Is True" Johnny Cash, "As Long As the Grass Shall Grow" Dolly [...]

Audio Ranch – Episode 47

Al Casey, “Ramrod” Amon Düül II, “Soap Shop Rock”  Rodd Keith, “Lost In Space” Dwight Yoakam, “A Thousand Miles From Nowhere” Jack Lane, “All Through The Night” Lavay Smith, “Blues Skies” Raul Malo, “Beautiful Dreamer” Roches, “Us Little Kids” Eylse Weinberg, “Gospel Ship” Staples Singers, “I’ll Take You There” Smith Family Singers, “Oh My Lord What A Time” Bailes Brothers, “Dust On the Bible” Rahsaan Roland Kirk, “The Old Rugged Cross” Beans, “Come and See Me” Bill Compton, “Live On KCAC, 1970” Beans, “One For the Clock” Kurt Vile, “Lost My Head There” Phoenix Express with Eddie & Ernie, “You Make My Life a Sunny Day” The Castells, “I Do” Kenny [...]

NEW! The MCI Records Story 1954-61

In 1956, singer Sanford Clark, guitarist Al Casey and producer Lee Hazlewood laid out the all-time rockabilly classic "The Fool" and put Phoenix, Arizona, on the music world's radar. "The Fool" came out on the tiny MCI imprint and, energized by the national hit, the label for the next five years turned out more Rock 'n' Roll gems by the likes of Al Casey, Dick Robinson andHis Makebelievers, Jim Fleming and The Casuals, Bobby and The Demons, Frank Fafara and Denny Reed. This collection is the first-ever overview of this ground-breaking company, featuring Sanford Clark's never-before-heard pre-"Fool" recordings of "Blue Suede Shoes" and "Heartbreak Hotel" plus previously unreleased tracks [...]

Audio Ranch – Episode 46

Al Casey, "Ramrod" Philip Upchurch Combo, "You Can't Sit Down Pt. 1"  Joyce Harris, "No Way Out" Buchanan and Goodman, "On Trail  Mack Rice, "Love's A Mother, Brother" Major Hicks, "Faded Levi Jacket" Theatre of Ice, "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida" Pepsi Challenge 1980 Edward Lucchina, "Arizona Express" NRBQ, "Rocket Number 9" Bo Street Runners, "Aladdin" Promised Land Sound, "She Takes Me There" Link Wray, "Morning" Holy Modal Rounders, "Bay Rum Blues" Fresh and Onlys, "Tongue In My Cheek" Meters, "Funky Miracle"  Harold Crosby, "The Old Man and The Burro" Nick Drake, "Pink Moon" Connie Conway, "I Should Not Be Seeing You" Spence Bare, "Boggie Billy" Jimmy Wilcox & His Music Counselors, "Mrs. Arizona Home [...]

Audio Ranch – Episode 45

Al Casey, "Ramrod" Iian Matthews, “Desert Inn” Cat Power, “Could We” Jon Rauhouse’s Steel Guitar Rodeo w/Kelly Hogan, “Prison Of Love” Kurt Vile, “pretty pimpin” Moby, “Another Woman” Cold Blood, “I’m A Good Woman” Groove Collective, “DFU” Peter Tosh, “Equal Rights” Cesaria Evora, “Paraiso di Atlantico” Icewater, “All I See Is You” Cargoe, “Feel Alright” Isaac Hayes, “One Woman” ZZ Top, “It’s Only Love” Alex Chilton, “The EMI Song (Smile For Me)” Gin Blossoms, “Cajun Song” Box Tops, “Soul Deep” Lizz Wright, “Stop” Crowded House, “Better Be Home Soon” (Live) Tim Hardin, “Misty Roses” Ryley Walker, “Summer Dress” Tim Rose, “Morning Dew” Lizz Wright, “Strange”  Harry Taussig, “Baby Let Me Lay [...]