Father's Day


June 14th, 2006 ~ On our Father's Day show we'll talk with musical fathers & sons: polka kings Eddie Blazonczyk Jr. & Sr., and blues greats Tabby Thomas & Chris Thomas King. Also music for daddy-o's by Horace Silver, Johnny Cash, Lightnin' Hopkins, Gene Austin and Regina Carter.

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Hour One   Hour Two  
  • Papa's Got a Brand New Bag, Pt. 1 James Brown
    Star Time, Polydor
  • My Heart Belongs to Daddy Anita O'Day w/Jimmy Giuffre & his Orchestra
    Jazz 'Round Midnight - The George Gershwin and Cole Porter Songbook, Verve
  • My Daddy Was A Preacher Man Lightnin' Hopkins
    The Jewel/Paula Records Story, Capricorn
  • Silver Haired Daddy of Mine Gene Autry & Jimmy Long
    Classic Country Music, Smithsonian Collection
  • Color Him Father Lynn Martell
    From Where I Stand; The Black Experience in Country Music, Warner Brothers
  • Instrumental: Jug Eyes Gene Ammons
    Jazz Dance Classics Vol. 2, Luv N' Haight
  • Song for My Father Horace Silver
    Jazz Profile: Horace Silver, Blue Note
  • Daddy's Little Girl Mills Brothers
    The Best of the Decca Years, Decca/MCA
  • A Boy Named Sue Johnny Cash
    The Essential Johnny Cash 1955-1983, Columbia/Legacy
  • Mannish Boy Muddy Waters
    The Chess Box, Chess/MCA
  • Instrumental: Theme of the Drunken Sailor DJ Spooky
    Riddim Warfare, Outpost
  • INTERVIEW: Tabby Thomas & Chris Thomas King
  • Papa Was a Rollin' Stone Regina Carter
    Rhythms of the Heart, Verve
  • Ol' Man River Paul Robeson
    Songs of Free Men, Sony Classical
  • Theme from My Three Sons Nelson Riddle & his Orchestra
    Ultra-Lounge Volume 13: TV Town, Capitol
  • My Blue Heaven Gene Austin
    This is Gene Austin, RCA
  • Dancin' On Daddy's Shoes Leon Redbone
    Whistling In The Wind, Private Music
  • Papa Loves Mambo Perry Como
    Pure Gold, RCA
  • El Timbalero Travieso (The Mischievous Timbalero) Cachao
    Master Sessions Volume 2, Crescent Moon/Epic
  • Paradise John Prine
    Great Days: The John Prine Anthology, Rhino
  • Coal Miner's Daughter Loretta Lynn
    Classic Country Music, Smithsonian Collection of Recordings
  • Daddy Could Swear, I Declare Gladys Knight & the Pips
    Gladys Knight & the Pips Anthology, Motown
  • Instrumental: The Father Jump Earl Hines
    Masters of Jazz Vol.3: Big Bands of the ‘30s & ‘40s, Rhino
  • INTERVIEW: Eddie Blazonczyk Jr. & Sr.
  • Joe Pete Got Two Women John Delafose
    Joe Pete Got Two Women, Arhoolie
  • Licking Stick Desmond Dekker and the Aces
    Desmond Dekker, Trojan
  • Instrumental: Face To Face That I Shall Know Him Joseph Spence
    The Complete Folkways Recordings, 1958, Smithsonian Folkways
  • Daddy Frank Merle Haggard
    Greatest Hits Vol. 2, Curb
  • Will the Circle be Unbroken Staples Singers
    From Where I Stand; The Black Experience in Country Music, Warner Brothers
  • One for Daddy-O Miles Davis
    Ballads & Blues, Blue Note
  • Father poem by Dick Lourie from film Smoke Signals Dick Lourie