WNUR Conference of the Birds, 2015-02-03

WNUR 2014 T-Shirt design“Conference of the Birds” is my weekly radio program on WNUR-FM. It airs on Tuesdays from 5-7:30 am Chicago time (UTC-6). And, of course, when technology cooperates, you can just come here for the archives. You can subscribe to the podcast with this URL (click here to subscribe in iTunes).

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Artist: “Track” – Album (Label)
Vin Gordon: “Red Blood” – Studio One Scorchers (Trojan Records)
The Scram Band: “Don’t Change Nothin’ (instrumental)” – Eddie Bo’s Funky Funky New Orleans (Funky Delicacies)
Charles Wright & the Watts 103rd St. Rhythm Band: “Spreadin’ Honey” – Express Yourself (Warner Bros.)
Orchestre National du Congo: “Ah! Congo” – Vision 1976 Vol.1 (Editions Nationales)
The Dantels: “Dragon Walk” – Jungle Exotica, Vol. 1 (Strip)
Afro 70: “Week End” – Kenya Special: Selected East African Recordings From The 1970s & ’80s (Soundway)
Super Biton de Segou: “Nie Nema Mine” – Afro Jazz du Mali (Bolibana Productions)
James Brown: “Tighten Up” – Say It Live And Loud: Live In Dallas 08.26.68 (Polydor)
The Boom: “Honey on a Biscuit” – Any Day of the Night (Slowdime)
Elvis Presley: “Only the Strong Survive” – From Nashville to Memphis: The Essential ’60s Masters (RCA)
The Staple Singers: “Heavy Makes You Happy (Sha-Na-Boom-Boom)” – The Complete Stax/Volt Soul Singles, vol 2: 1968-1971 (Stax)
Ella Fitzgerald: “A-Tisket, A-Tasket” – Twelve Nights in Hollywood (Verve Records)
The Five Keys: “Old MacDonald” – Dawn of Doo-Wop (Proper)
Ray Price: “Crazy Arms” – Hillbilly Fever, Vol. 3: Legends of Nashville (Warner)
The Byrds: “You Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere” – Sweetheart of the Rodeo (Columbia)
Blanket Music: “Get Togetha” – Move (Hush Records)
Bola Sete: “Complicado” – Shebaba (Fantasy )
Edward W. Clayborn: “Your Enemy Cannot Harm You (but Watch your Close Friend)” – Goodbye, Babylon (Dust-to-Digital)
Johnny Lee Moore & 12 Mississippi Penitentiary Convicts: “Eighteen Hammers” – Sounds of the South (Atlantic)
The Prisonaires: “Just Walkin’ in the Rain” – 15th Annual Southern Music Issue & CD – Tennessee (Oxford American)
The Temptations: “(I Know) I’m Losing You” – Beg, Scream and Shout: the Big Ol’ Box of 60’s Soul (Rhino)
Universal Congress Of: “Freight Train” – The Sad and Tragic Demise of Big Fine Hot Salty Black Wind (Enemy)
La Perfecta: “Roulé” – Creole Love Calls – Rythmes Latins Des Antilles (Isma’a)
Ari Brown: “Lester Bowie’s Gumbo Stew” – Ultimate Frontier (Delmark)
Bola: “Bunibunbol Suma” – Volume 7 (Awesome Tapes From Africa)
Amanar: “Alghafiat” – Music from Saharan Cellphones (Sahel Sounds)
Group Anmataff: “Tinariwen” – Music from Saharan Cellphones (Sahel Sounds)
Shankar and the Epidemics: “Sankarabaranam Pancha Nadai Pallavi” – Passion Sources (Real World)
Spider Harrison: “Beautiful Day” – The Funky Sixteen Corners (Stones Throw)
Orchestre Veve: “Mama Djele” – Vintage Verckys (RetroAfric)
Pato Banton: “Don’t Sniff Coke” – Never Give In (Greensleeves )
Karl Hector & the Malcouns: “When the Sun Breaks Through” – Sahara Swing (Now-Again)
David Shire: “The Taking of Pelham One Two Three” – The Score: 20 Ultra-Cool Soundtracks from the Producers of Mojo (Mojo)
George Russell Smalltet: “Night Sound” – Jazz Workshop (Koch)
Pachora: “Bushka Lounge” – Astereotypical (Winter & Winter)
Mike Reed’s People, Places and Things: “Beach Balls” – Second Cities: Volume 1 (482 Music)
Eight Bold Souls: “Odyssey” – Last Option (Thrill Jockey)