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The Jewel Case: Ethiopia, Boredom, Poor Ol’ Bert Jansch, Etc.

This week, we’ll be saying goodbye to Johnny Mandel, Ennio Morricone, and Hachalu Handessa, giving birthday salutes to Bon Scott and a host of others, and just generally roaming ALL OVER the musical map: Buzzcocks, Peggy Lee, Bert Jansch, Thee Michelle Gun Elephant, Erykah Badu, Wes Montgomery, and a BUNCH more.


1. Jimmy Dawkins- Triple Trebles

2. The Kills- Sour Cherry

3. Ennio Morricone- The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (RIP)

4. Johnny Mandel- Suicide Is Painless (RIP)

5. Chet Baker- Tommyhawk

6. AC/DC- Jailbreak (HB Bon Scott)

7. The Jimi Hendrix Experience- Manic Depression (HB Mitch Mitchell)

8. The Raconteurs- Broken Boy Soldier (HB Jack White)

9. Soft Cell- Tainted Love/Where Did Our Love Go? (HB Marc Almond)

10. The Supremes- These Boots Are Made For Walkin’ (HB Lee Hazlewood)

11. Warren Zevon- Roland the Headless Thompson Gunner

12. Television- Marquee Moon


13. Omar- High Heels (ft. the Hidden Jazz Quartet)

14. Mulatu Astatke- Yekermo Sew

15. Hachalu Hundessa- Sijajoon Koo (RIP)

16. Robert Plant & the Strange Sensation- Another Tribe

17. Aerosmith- Same Old Song and Dance

18. The Ruts- In A Rut

19. The Clash- I’m So Bored With the U.S.A.

20. Buzzcocks- Boredom

21. Iggy Pop- I’m Bored

22. Peggy Lee- Is That All There Is?

23. James Brown- That’s Life

24. Led Zeppelin- Your Time Is Gonna Come/Black Mountain Side

25. Bert Jansch- Blackwaterside

26. Simon & Garfunkel- Anji/Somewhere They Can’t Find Me


27. The Damned- Melody Lee

28. Thee Michelle Gun Elephant- Satanic Boom Boom Head

29. The Red Devils- Goin’ To The Church

30. Fantastic Negrito- Bad Guy Necessity

31. Erykah Badu- Penitentiary Philosophy

32. Booker T. & The M.G.’s- Burnt Biscuits

33. Al Green- Simply Beautiful

34. Suga Bang Bang- Don’t Test/Wu Stallion

35. Koffee- Raggamuffin

36. Yellowman- Zungguzungguguzungguzeng

37. Wes Montgomery- West Coast Blues

38. Elbow- Any Day Now

Join Tod Weidner on Thursday, 8-11pm for The Jewel Case, a weekly celebration of all manner of musical goodness: Deep cuts. Old favorites. New favorites. Future favorites. All genres, all eras- it’s all fair game, from everywhere and everywhen, for everyone. 

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A lifelong Miami Valley resident, Tod Weidner grew up in Ludlow Falls before moving to Dayton in the early 1990s. Tod graduated from Milton-Union High School and Sinclair Community College, and also attended the Columbus College Of Art & Design until his scholarship ran out and he moved home to pursue the lucrative career of a struggling musician. Tod has been heavily involved in the Dayton Music Scene for over 20 years, as both a solo performer and a member of such bands as The Motel Beds, Shrug, The American Static, and Set The Controls, to name just a few. When he's not playing, listening to, or reading about music, Tod keeps busy by fixing up his house, where he and his wife Patrice live under the strict and watchful authority of their two cats, Mikey and Joey.