Archive for November 2013

Octopus’s Gardner Playlist (11/25) Home

In honor of all those traveling home for thanksgiving this week:

– Home- Philip Philips

– Home- Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

– Are We There Yet?- Ingrid Michaelson

– Homeward Bound- Simon and Garfunkel

– Honey Come Home- The Head and the Hearts

– The Long Way Home- Norah Jones

– Welcome Home- Radical Face

-I’m Going Home (the Rocky Horror Picture Show)- Tim Curry

– Home- Jack Johnson

– Home- Sheryl Crow

– Take Me Home, Country Roads- John Denver

– Moonlight Mile- The Rolling Stones

– All The Way Home- Bruce Springsteen

– Two of Us- The Beatles

– My Lady’s House- Iron and Wine



Octopus’s Gardner (11/18) Narratives

Hello Music Lovers! The theme of today’s show was NARRATIVES- songs that tell a story. Thanks for everyone who was listening! Here’s the playlist:

– She’s Leaving Home- The Beatles

– Boy Named Sue- Johnny Cash

– City of New Orleans- Arlo Guthrie

– Hotel California- The Eagles

– Cows With Guns- Dana Lyons

– Rocky Raccoon- The Beatles

– Ode to Billie Joe- Bobbie Gentry

– Richard Cory- Simon & Garfunkel

– He Went to Paris- Jimmy Buffett

– Jesus The Mexican Boy- Iron & Wine

– Genius Next Door- Regina Spektor

– Lily, Rosemary and the Jack of Hearts- Bob Dylan

– Ballad of Mr. Jones- Jake Bugg

– One Spring Morning- Akron Family

Octopus’s Gardener: KINGS Playlist (11/11)

Ridin’ With The King- B.B. King

Hard Time Killin’ Floor Blues- Chris Thomas King

Dragon Fly, Dragon Flower- Luke Winslow-King

Crackho Flo- Little Freddie King

King of Surf Guitar- Dick Dale

King Creole- Elvis Presley

From A Jack to a King- Ned Miller

Mi Amigo- Kings of Leon

King for a Day- Green Day

King of New Orleans- Better Than Ezra

King of Birds- R.E. M.

Mary- Kings of Leon

Red Morning Light- Kings of Leon

Fans- Kings of Leon

Bird Dog Blues- Luke Winslow-King

Lost Soul- Luke Winslow-King

The Sun Slamming the Highway- Luke Winslow-King

Laundromat Blues- Albert King

Woman King- Iron & Wine



Other Kingly Suggestions:

– King Crimson

– Carole King

– Nat King Cole


Octopus’s Gardner (11/04)– The Power of What Isn’t Said (instrumental)

The theme of today’s show is instrumental songs, the power of what isn’t said. Thanks to everyone who was listening! Here’s the playlist:

– Summer 78- Yann Tiersen

– Black Mud- The Black Keys

– Song of the Wind- Carlos Santana

– Angie- Bert Jansch

– Miserlou- Laika & the Cosmonauts

– Loud Pipes- Ratatat

– Improv + Amazing Grace- Bela Fleck & the Fleckstones

– Budapest- The Balcony Players

– HoppIpolla- Vitamin String Quartet

– Stokkseyri- Jonsi & Alex

– Hot Math- Andrew Bird

-Four Seasons (Summer)- Antonio Vivaldi (performed by Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra)

-Four Seasons (Winter)- Antonio Vivaldi (performed by Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra)

– Spinney- Andrew Bird

– Dissent- Andrew Bird

– Master Sigh- Andrew Bird

– Comptine D’un Autre Ete- Yann Tiersen


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