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The Jewel Case: Walkabout (07.05.18)

Jul 6, 2018

This week, we're examining songs about walking, from everyone from Aerosmith to Thelonious Monk to Ella Fitzgerald to Ernest Tubb, and a whole bunch of folks betwixt and between. Lace up, friends. It might even get silly, but first....

  • The Jimi Hendrix Experience- The Star-Spangled Banner 
  • The Harshed Mellows- US Blues
  • Tegan And Sara- Walking With A Ghost
  • Richard Swift- Buildings In America
  • Bay City Rollers- Shang-A-Lang
  • Smiley Lewis- Real Gone Lover
  • The Band- To Kingdom Come
  • The Who- I Can’t Explain
  • Iggy Pop- Some Weird Sin
  • Yasmine Hamdan- Hal
  • Red Baraat- Sound The People (ft. Heems)
  • The Meters- Running Fast
  • Bob Dylan- Love Sick
  • Dr. John- Walk On Gilded Splinters

And now for theme: Walkabout

  • Esther Marrow- Baby That’s What I Need (Walk Tall)
  • Elvis Costello & The Roots- Walk Us Uptown
  • Booker T. Jones- Walking Papers
  • Eddie Bo- Walk That Walk
  • Fats Domino- Walking To New Orleans
  • Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers- I’m Walkin’
  • Southern Culture On The Skids- Camel Walk
  • Aerosmith- Walk This Way
  • The Fabulous Thunderbirds- Only Daddy That’ll Walk The Line
  • Johnny Cash- Walk The Line
  • John C. Reilly- Walk Hard
  • The Prisonaires- Just Walkin’ In The Rain
  • The Supremes- These Boots Are Made For Walkin’
  • The Bangles- Walk Like An Egyptian
  • Tom Waits- Walking Spanish
  • Menahan Street Band- Make The Road By Walking
  • The Ventures- Walk Don’t Run
  • Robert Johnson- Walking Blues
  • The Police- Walking On The Moon
  • Rufus Thomas- Walking The Dog
  • Roky Erickson- I Walked With A Zombie
  • Thelonious Monk- In Walked Bud
  • Ella Fitzgerald and Billy May & His Orchestra- Let’s Take A Walk Around The Block
  • The James Gang- Walk Away
  • The Staple Singers- Long Walk To D.C.
  • Led Zeppelin- Walter’s Walk
  • The Allen Brothers- Jake Walk Blues
  • Ernest Tubb- Walking The Floor Over You
  • Patsy Cline- Walkin’ After Midnight
  • Santo & Johnny- Sleepwalk
  • Peter Tosh- (You Gotta Walk And) Don’t Look Back
  • Isaac Hayes- Walk On By
  • Betty Davis- Walkin Up The Road
  • Lou Reed- Walk On The Wild Side

Join Tod Weidner on Thursday, 8-11pm for The Jewel Case, a weekly celebration of all manner of musical goodness: deep cuts, forgotten treasures, and curiosities with a new theme each show spanning all genres, eras and locales.

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