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Exploding Songs

This week on The Sweet and Sour Variety Hour, we hear five episodes of the amazing show Song Exploder.

This is the file, broadcasting to Canada’s West Coast on Wednesday July 18th, 2018

Song Exploder is a podcast where musicians take apart their songs, and piece by piece, tell the story of how they were made.

Thanks to Song Exploder for allowing the SSVH to share their great work.

Songs by:
Norah Jones
Ramin Djawadi (Game of Thrones theme)
John Lunn (Downton Abby theme)

Alphabetical Lifetime Staples

This week on The Sweet and Sour Variety Hour, a mash of old friends we can’t stand to stay away from for too long. It’s always a pleasure returning to visit. These are songs we know the words to, almost as well as they know us.
In alphabetical order by artist, too! Dedicated to my new spawn, June Moon. Welcome to Earth, baby.

Here is the file for live broadcast on CHLY 101.7FM on Wednesday July 4th, 2018

Dem tracks:

Beck – Devil’s Haircut
The Black Keys – The Only One
The Flaming Lips – Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots
The Flaming Lips – Do You Realize?
Pixies – Monkey Gone to Heaven
Pixies – Hey
Pixies – Where is My Mind?
Radiohead – Just
The Smashing Pumpkins – Tonight, Tonight
The Smashing Pumpkins – 1979
The Strokes – Someday
The Strokes – Last Nite
The Vines – Get Free
Weezer – Buddy Holly
Weezer – Say it Aint So
The White Stripes – The Hardest Button to Button
The White Stripes – Fell in Love With a Girl

Cool Helicopter Story, Bro

Another banger of a good show. 80% music, 20% cool story.

Here is the file

Here are the tracks:

Elvis Presley – Crawfish
The Horrors – Still Life
La Luz – Call Me in the Day
Phil Cordell – Red Lady
Emitt Rhodes – Somebody Made For Me
Lion – You’ve Got a Woman
Shintaro Sakamoto – Mask on Mask
Kings Go Forth- High on Your Love
The Ruby Suns – Oh, Mojave
Goat Girl – Cracker Drool
Shannon and the Clams – Ozma
Shannon and the Clams – Rip Van Winkle
Natural Child – Sure is Nice
Guantanamo Baywatch – Barbacoa
The Moth Podcast – Brian Gavagan’s Helicopter Ride

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