The Desoto Hour 10/8/16

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The Desoto Hour is now under new management! We’re finally back to posting our weekly playlists, so check in if you want to know what was played!


What’s cookin’ this week?


A Tribute to Duke

  1. “Tulip or Turnip”
  2. “Don’t Get Around Much Any More” – Bing Crosby
  3. “Main Stem”
  4. “In a Sentimental Mood” – Woody Herman
  5. “I’m Checking Out–Goom Bye” – Rosemary Clooney

Classic Pianos

  1. “I’ve Found a New Baby”
  2. “Four or Five Times”
  3. “Yesterdays”
  4. “Loot to Boot”
  5. “Gaslight”
  6. “Sweet Lorraine”

Jimmie Grier and His Orchestra, 1935-36

  1. “Darktown Strutters Ball”
  2. “Music Goes ‘Round and ‘Round”
  3. “Blues My Naughtie Sweetie Gave to Me”
  4. “Canadian Capers”
  5. “Let’s Sing About Something”
  6. “Hollywood and Vine”
  7. “My Rhythm Mood”
  8. “Stompin’ at the Savoy”

All-Time Greatest Hits: Benny Goodman

  1. “I Got Rhythm”
  2. “Benny Rides Again”
  3. “A Smo-o-oth One”
  4. “A String of Pearls”
  5. “After You’ve Gone”
  6. “Why Don’t You Do Right”

We Could Have Danced All Night

All songs by Griff Williams and His Orchestra.

  1. “Just One of Those Things”
  2. “Jalousie”
  3. “Medley”
  4. “The Girl Friend”
  5. “The Petite Waltz”

Themes of the Great Bands

All songs performed by Glen Gray and the Casa Loma Orchestra.

  1. “Nightmare”
  2. “Ciribiribin”
  3. “Blue Flame”
  4. “Quaker City Jazz”
  5. “Tuxedo Junction”
  6. “Artistry in Rhythm”



Psych-Out! Playlist for October 5, 2016

  1. Scattered Purgatory – Pao-p’u-tzu (God of Silver Grass)
  2. Nyl – Nyl II (Nyl)
  3. Scorces – Lumiere et Obscurite (L’or et L’argent)

Goldsoundz – October 4th, 2016

Surf Curse – “Freaks”
No Joy – “Everything New”
Hey Marseilles – “Hold Your Head”
Sures – “The Sun”
Merchandise – “Lonesome Sound”

Debo Band – “Ele”
Jagwar Ma – “Slipping”
Masasolo – “How it Feels”
Lewis del Mar – “Puerto Cabezas”

Humming House – “Great Divide”
Tangerines – “Long Way Home”

nutrients – “dream world”
Psychedelic Porn Crumpets – “Cornflake”
TV Girl – “Lovers Rock”

Freaker’s Ball | #47 | 2016 October 4


Today we’re exploring a more rock & roll type offering for you by playing the entirety of Grand Funk Railroad’s first live album, the aptly named ‘Live Album’. It’s good stuff. Be prepared for crowd noise, this week on the Freaker’s Ball.

Song Artist Album Year
‘Are You Ready’ Grand Funk Railroad ‘Live Album’ 1970
‘Paranoid’ Grand Funk Railroad ‘Live Album’ 1970
‘In Need’ Grand Funk Railroad ‘Live Album’ 1970
‘Heartbreaker’ Grand Funk Railroad ‘Live Album’ 1970
‘Inside Looking Out’ Grand Funk Railroad ‘Live Album’ 1970
‘Mean Mistreater’ Grand Funk Railroad ‘Live Album’ 1970

Sub Saharan Vibes 10/3/2016

Artist        —     Song

  1. King Sunny Ade  —  Dele Davis
  2. Ebenezer Obey —  Ose Olorum Oba
  3. Sonny Okosun  —  Which Way Nigeria ?
  4. Flavour  —  Nwa Baby
  5. Fela Kuti —  Zombie
  6. 2 Face Idibia  —  African Queen
  7. Femi Kuti  —  1,2,3,4
  8. King Sunny Ade  —  Oremi
  9. 9ice  —  Gongo Aso
  10. Segun Adewale  —  Ojo Je