New Year's Day: Listener Requests


December 29th, 2004 ~ Join us and hear our listeners' predictions for the upcoming year, and song picks to match -- plus a few all-star dedications to boot, including Tom Waits and others. Plus we visit a local prognosticator for a professional opinion on what the upcoming year has in store.

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  • Open Bed: Auld Lang Syne John Fahey
    The New Possibility: John Fahey's Guitar Soli Christmas Album, Takoma
  • New Year's Resolution Lil' Son Jackson
    The Complete Imperial Recordings, Capitol
  • Going Down the Road Feeling Bad Doc Watson
    Elementary Doctor Watson, Tomato
  • Me and Bobby McGee Janis Joplin
    Pearl, Columbia/Legacy
  • Pan American Hank Williams
    The Complete Hank Williams: Deluxe Edition, Mercury
  • Instrumental: 'A' Train Norman Blake/Tut Taylor/Sam Bush/Butch Robins/Vassar Clements/David Holland/Jethro Burns
  • Night Train to Memphis Bobby Hebb
    From Where I Stand: The Black Experience in Country Music, Warner Brothers
  • Standing Here Wondering Which Way to Go Marion Williams
    The New Message/ Standing Here Wondering Which Way to Go, Collectables
  • John Brown Bob Dylan
    The Best of Broadside, 1962-1988, Folkways
  • Day After Tomorrow Tom Waits
    Real Gone, Anti
  • Instrumental: When Johnny Comes Marching Home Jimmy Smith Trio
    The Master, Blue Note
  • SEGMENT: DJ Tom Waits
  • CLIP: Jim Jarmusch film "Down By Law"
  • Respect Aretha Franklin
    Queen of Soul: The Atlantic Recordings, Rhino
  • Let's Go Get Stoned Ray Charles
    Genius & Soul: The 50th Anniversary Collection, Rhino
  • Busted Ray Charles
    Genius & Soul: The 50th Anniversary Collection, Rhino
  • Mr. President (Have Pity on the Working Man) Randy Newman
    Good Old Boys, Reprise
  • Workin' Man Blues Merle Haggard
    Greatest Hits Vol.1, Curb
  • Happy New Year Lightning Hopkins
    Blue Yule, Rhino
  • Happy-Go-Lucky Local (aka Night Train) Oscar Peterson Trio
    Night Train, Verve
  • Auld Lang Syne Dejan's Olympia Brass Band
    New Orleans Brass Bands: Down Yonder, Rounder
  • New Years Resolution Otis Redding & Carla Thomas
    Otis! The Definitive Otis Redding, Rhino
  • Green Door Eskew Reeder
    Minit Records Story, EMI
  • Bon Ton Roulet Clifton Chenier
    The Best of Clifton Chenier, Arhoolie
  • INTERVIEW: Carol Fran
  • Cold Cold Heart Carol Fran
    Live recording for American Routes,
  • Stardust Carol Fran
    Live recording for American Routes,
  • Instrumental: Cantaloupe Island Herbie Hancock
    Jazz Profile, Blue Note
  • The Dolphins Fred Neil
    Everybody's Talkin': Theme from Midnight Cowboy, REV-OLA
  • Follow Your Heart John McLaughlin
    My Goal's Beyond, Douglas
  • New Harmony United Sacred Harp Musical Association Singing Convention
    Southern Journey Vol.9: Harp of 1,000 Strings, Rounder
  • The Man Comes Around Johnny Cash
    American IV: The Man Comes Around, American
  • Wayfaring Stranger Johnny Cash
    American III: Solitary Man, American
  • Tomorrow is a Long Time Sandy Denny
    Sandy, A&M
  • Instrumental: Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas Husky Team
    Christmas In Memphis, Confidential Recordings
  • O Day Georgia Sea Island Singers
    Songs of Christmas from the Alan Lomax Collection, Rounder
  • The Rivers of Babylon The Melodians
    The Best of the Melodians 1967-1973, Trojan
  • Dry Bones Delta Rhythm Boys
    RCA Victor Blues & Rhythm Review, RCA
  • What A Wonderful World Louis Armstrong
    The Essential Louis Armstrong, Columbia/Legacy
  • End Bed: What a Wonderful World Charlie Byrd
    For Louis, Concord