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The Jewel Case: Berry Seeds, Replacements, Strings

This week: birthdays, farewells, the roots of a landmark rock & roll tune, microtonal goodness, one the most sampled songs in history, a look at the use of strings in rock, and stops all over the world. Here’s a small sample: Roxy Music, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Tolgahan Çoğulu & Sinan Cen Eroğlu, King Tubby, The Replacements, the Elvin Jones/Jimmy Garrison Sextet, Deep Purple, a double header of Japanese garage rock with the 5,6,7,8’s AND Guitar Wolf, Etta James...it’s gonna be a fun one.


1. Elvis Costello & The Imposters- Bedlam

2. Emitt Rhodes- Live Till You Die (RIP)

3. Chuck Berry- Maybelline

4. Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys- Ida Red

5. Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five- Saturday Night Fish Fry

6. Lenny Kravitz- Always On the Run (HB Slash)

7. The Young Rascals- Good Lovin’ (HB Dino Danelli)

8. Tony Joe White- Willie and Laura Mae Jones (HB)

9. David Essex- Rock On (HB)

10. Roxy Music- 2 H.B. (HB Andy Mackay)

11. Robert Plant & Allison Krauss- Sister Rosetta Goes Before Us (HB Allison Krauss)

12. Sister Rosetta Tharpe- 99 ½ Won’t Do

13. Tolgahan Çoğulu & Sinan Cen Eroğlu- Kara Toprak

14. King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard- Honey


15. Young MC- Know How

16. Incredible Bongo Band- Apache

17. Joe Jackson- Look Sharp!

18. King Tubby- King Tubby’s In Fine Style

19. Beastie Boys- Pass the Mic/Dub The Mic

20. Soul Brothers Six- Some Kind Of Wonderful

21. Faces- Three Button Hand Me Down

22. The Replacements- Can’t Hardly Wait (live)

23. Paul Westerburg- It’s A Wonderful Lie

24. Tommy Stinson- Motivation

25. T. Rex- The Motivator

26. Elvin Jones Jimmy Garrison Sextet- Half and Half

27. Neneh Cherry & The Thing- Dream Baby Dream


28. Deep Purple- Fireball

29. The 5,6,7,8’s- The Barracuda

30. Guitar Wolf- Doberman Night

31. Brittany Howard & Ruby Amanfu- I Wonder

32. Black Milk- Brain

33. Etta James- Light My Fire

34. Pearl Jam- Wishlist

35. Alejandro Escovedo- Dear Head On the Wall

36. The Beatles- Eleanor Rigby (Strings Only)

37. Apocalyptica- Battery

38. Björk- Jóga

39. Radiohead- Burn the Witch

40. Robyn Hitchcock- Executioner

41. Eliott Smith- Waltz #2

42. Khaled- Hiya AnsadouJoin 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.