054R By The Book, Remastered

A show from the first time we really got ourselves together, with a great playlist and some excellent dialog.  16 listeners max, but we are in the holiday season for Europe.  Literary references are included as notes, and I have included some links if anyone wants to look further.


Title Artists Album Year Literary Reference
Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun Pink Floyd A Saucerful Of Secrets 1968 Tang dynastry poetry
Red Barchetta Rush Moving Pictures 1981 A Nice Morning Drive, Richard Foster
Rocket Man Elton John Honky Chateau 1972 The Rocket Man, Ray Bradbury
Wuthering Heights Kate Bush The Kick Inside 1978 Emily Brontë
Misty Mountain Hop Led Zeppelin IV (Zoso) 1971 Tolkien
The Council of Elrond The Lord of the Rings Lord of the Rings 2001 Tolkien

Main Show

Genesis I Verse 20 Ralph McTell You,Well-Meaning, Brought Me Here 1971 Genesis 1: 20
Turn!  Turn!  Turn! The Byrds Turn!  Turn!  Turn! 1965 Ecclesiastes 3:1-8
Benedictus Strawbs Grave New World 1972 I Ching
Tales Of Brave Ulysees Cream Disraeli Gears 1967 Odyssey, Homer
Home At Last Steely Dan Aja 1977 Odyssey, Homer
Xanadu Rush A Farewell To Kings 1977 Kubla Khan, Coleridge
Don Quixote Gordon Lightfoot Don Quixote 1972 Don Quixote, Cervantes
Ramble On Led Zeppelin II 1969 The Lord of the Rings, Tolkien
Ride A White Swan T.Rex single 1970 The Hobbit, Tolkien
A Trick of the Tail Genesis A Trick of the Tail 1976 The Inheritors, William Golding
I Am The Walrus The Beatles Magical Mystery Tour 1967 Alice Through The Looking-Glass, Lewis Carroll
Tomahawk Kid The Sensational Alex Harvey Band The Impossible Dream 1974 Treasure Island, Robert Louis Stevenson
Im Nebel Pur Opus1 1983 Im Nebel, Herman Hesse
Sheltering Sky King Crimson Discipline 1974 The Sheltering Sky, Paul Bowles
End Of The Night The Doors The Doors 1967 Voyage au Bout de la Nuit, Louis Ferdinand Céline
1984 David Bowie Diamond Dogs 1974 1984, George Orwell
Schiller Wise Guys Frei 2008 Friedrich Schiller
Purple Haze Jimi Hendrix single 1967 Night of Light, Philip José Farmer
To Tame A Land Iron Maiden Piece Of Mind 1983 Dune, Frank Herbert
Childhood’s End Pink Floyd Obscured by Clouds 1972 Arthur C. Clarke
The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress Judy Collins Judith 1975 Robert Heinlein
Sirens Of Titan Al Stewart Modern Times 1975 Kurt Vonnegut


Don’t Stand So Close to Me The Police Zenyatta Mondatta 1980 Lolita, Nabokov
Tom Sawyer Rush Moving Pictures 1981 Tom Sawyer, Mark Twain
Jekyll And Hyde Renaissance Azure D’or 1979 Robert Louis Stephenson
Sympathy For The Devil Rolling Stones Beggar’s Banquet 1967 The Master and the Margarita (Mikhail Bulgakov), also Baudelaire
Lay Down Strawbs Bursting At The Seams 1973 Psalm 23
The Ferryman Ralph McTell You,Well-Meaning, Brought Me Here 1971 Siddhartha, Herman Hesse