Whiskey & Bananas Vol 9


Emajer– Tinariwen

From the album “Emmaar” meaning “heat on the breeze” – music from northern Mali. 

Whistle Song – The New Mastersounds

British soul funk silliness.

Easy Easy – King Krule

From Londoner Archy Marshall’s debut LP as King Krule .

Strawberry Letter 23 – The Brothers Johnson

Originally penned by Shuggie Otis, about a girlfriend who wrote letters on strawberry scented paper.

 Clean Up Your Own Back Yard – Elvis Presley

A “message” song from the King.

 Playing For Keeps – Elle King

 The theme song to VH1’s Mob Wives Chicago.

 Johnny and Mary – Robert Palmer

Still as infectious today as it was in 1980.

All Around My Hat – Steeleye Span

Song from ’75 with all off the elements to make a great song – separated lovers, interrupted weddings, and the inconsolable rejected lover.  That’ll put a smile on your face.

 Tennessee Bird Walk  – Jack Blanchard & Misty Morgan

With lyrics like ‘bald headed birds walking southward in their dirty underwear’ – they don’t write ‘em like that anymore.

Take Your Clothes Off When You Dance – Frank Zappa

A reggae-fied version of the original Mothers Of Invention classic.