Female Names

Female Names There are sure a lot of songs with women’s names in the titles. I could’ve used this theme for quite a few shows. But I narrowed it down to a great collection of songs just for this week. It includes quite a few classics — both in original form and as covers. Thanks to everyone for the input!

  1. Gloria – Van Morrison (w/John Lee Hooker) [suggested by Phoebe Seligman and Joy Light]
  2. Carrie’s Freckles – Devon Sproule & Paul Curreri
  3. Alison’s Starting To Happen – The Lemonheads
  4. Peggy Sue – Lorenzo Antonio [suggested by Stuart Finkel – version by Buddy Holly]
  5. Layla – Vitamin String Quartet [suggested by Jim Malachi]
  6. Veronica – Elvis Costello [suggested by Michaela]
  7. Amy – Ryan Adams [suggested by Amy Pete]
  8. Jessica – The Allman Brothers Band [suggested by Jessica Vineyard]
  9. Whatever Lola Wants – Gotan Project & Sarah Vaughan
  10. Oh Susannah – Michelle Shocked [suggested by Stuart Finkel]
  11. Brandy (You’re A Fine Girl) – Looking Glass [suggested by Jamie Alexander]
  12. Stacy’s Mom – Fountains of Wayne [suggested by Derek Keevil]
  13. Jolene – Dolly Parton [suggested by Sue Jaffe]
  14. Lucille – Little Richard [suggested by Mark Mezadourian]
  15. Marie-Josee – Zap Mama
  16. Sweet Adeline – Elliott Smith
  17. That’s Not My Name – The Ting Tings [suggested by Phoebe Seligman and Michaela DeSoucey]
  18. Jezebel – Sade

Originally aired on KSKQ on July 31, 2009. Select the play button below to listen to the recorded show. (If the link isn’t visible, click on the show title at the top to refresh the page.)


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