The Explanation
(for those who require one)

And, of course, that is what all of this is -- all of this: the one song, ever changing, ever reincarnated, that speaks somehow from and to and for that which is ineffable within us and without us, that is both prayer and deliverance, folly and wisdom, that inspires us to dance or smile or simply to go on, senselessly, incomprehensibly, beatifically, in the face of mortality and the truth that our lives are more ill-writ, ill-rhymed and fleeting than any song, except perhaps those songs -- that song, endlesly reincarnated -- born of that truth, be it the moon and June of that truth, or the wordless blue moan, or the rotgut or the elegant poetry of it. That nameless black-hulled ship of Ulysses, that long black train, that Terraplane, that mystery train, that Rocket '88', that Buick 6 -- same journey, same miracle, same end and endlessness."
-- Nick Tosches, Where Dead Voices Gather

Radio Free Gunslinger #14: Answer to 'Ode'

Your host for this edition of Radio Free Gunslinger, entitled 'Answer to Ode,' is Kathryn Kuhlman

The Content

First Sequence:
Connie Stevens - Sixteen Reasons
Roy Orbison - In Dreams
Nina Simone - Sinnerman
Chris Isaak - Wicked Game
Linda Scott - I've Told Every Little Star

Second Sequence:
The New Christy Minstrels - Chim Chim Cher-ee
The Chad Mitchell Trio - Draft Dodger Rag
The Brothers Four - The Green Leaves of Summer
The Serendipity Singers - Don't Let the Rain Come Down (Crooked Little Man)
The Kingston Trio - I'm Going Home

Third Sequence:
Nazz - Forget All About It
The Pretty Things - Walking Through My Dreams
Dean Carter - Jailhouse Rock
Larry's Rebels - Coloured Flowers
The Dirty Shames - I Don't Care

Fourth Sequence:
Dave Van Ronk - All Over You
Fairport Convention - Percy's Song
The U.S. Navy Steel Band - Blowin' in the Wind
The Roches - Clothes Line Saga
Dino, Desi & Billy - Chimes of Freedom

Wilco - Misunderstood


swac said...

Byrne and Eno couldn't get her, but the Gunslinger could!

marietta said...

..and were are all the ikunabeln?

marietta said...

p.s. inkunabeln.