WTF: Jack Rose, Heks Orkest, Paul & Herschel, Aretha Franklin presents:

What the Fontaine?!WTF: Jack Rose, Heks Orkest, Paul & Herschel, Aretha Franklin

"What the Fontaine?!: You never know what you'll hear next on this fun mix of tunes from across the decades and musical genres."

It's been one year since former Richmonder Jack Rose died of a heart attack, ending a wonderful musical career way too early.  So let me play you a song or two of his.  I'll also bring you music from Heks Orkest, who played a rare gig Wednesday night at Strange Matter.  I've also got brand new Christmas music from Paul Ivey and Herschel Stratego (who are performing tonight at Sprout). And let's send good thoughts out to "queen of soul" Aretha Franklin, who has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.  Tune in 9-11pmEST tonight.

Jack Rose

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Meat Beat Manifesto – United Nations

Point Blank – Bittersweet Victory  [tonight @ Wonderland]
Octane Saints – Klass  [Sat. @ Garage Mahal, 12/18 @ Wonderland]
Vapor Rhinos – Here Kitty Kitty  [Sat. @ Hamaganza, CapAleHouse]

Heks Orkest – Endless Scroll for Player Piano  [new!!!]  [played Strange Matter Wed. w/ Ted Leo]
The Saints – Stranded  [Ted Leo & the Pharmacists covered this on Wed.]

Pent-Up House – 24/7 Suspended Disbelief  [12/16 @ Canal Club]
Louis Ledford – Stock Car Angels  [new!!]  [12/30 @ Ashland Coffee & Tea]

Paul Ivey & Herschel Stratego – The Friendly Beasts  [new!!]  [tonight @ Sprout]
Uber (Hug) – Mister Rankin Bass  [hosting RVA X-mas tunes tomorrow on RCL w/ Lee Harris]

The Beatles – I Wanna Be Your Man  [R.I.P. John Lennon 30 years ago this week]

Jack Rose – Woodpiles on the Side of the Road  [R.I.P. 1 year ago this week]
Ugly Head – Happiness is a Seizure  [Jack Rose's band while in RVA]

Gregg Miner – The Little Drummer Boy  [w/ sitar!]

Aretha Franklin – Dr. Feelgood  [battling cancer, oh no!]
Staple Singers – Respect Yourself
Edwin Starr – 25 Miles

James Brown – Your Love
Ray Charles – What'd I Say
Ike and Tina Turner – Nutbush City Limits
Kool and the Gang – Jungle Boogie

War – Slippin' Into Darkness
Rufus (feat. Chaka Khan) – Tell Me Something Good
The Meters – Cissy Strut

Parliament – Flash Light  [request, sorta]
Public Enemy – You're Gonna Get Yours  [request]
Beastie Boys – Hey Ladies  [request]

Tricky – Lyrics of Fury



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    December 10th, 2010

Posted In: Music Shows