(aired 5/11/12)


When we lost Maurice Sendak, author of the children’s picture book, Where the Wild Things Are, it inspired me to do a show in tribute, choosing songs that all have “wild” in the title. There were tons of great choices. Thank you to everyone who gave me song ideas!

  1. I Just Want to Make Love to You, Born to Be Wild – Etta James and The Roots Band
  2. Wild Horses – Rolling Stones [suggested by David Demo, Bob Fisher, Crystal Hannan]
  3. Wild Wild Young Men – Ruth Brown [suggested by Travis Ogden]
  4. Wild Wild West – Will Smith [suggested by Shiloh O’Connor, Crystal]
  5. clip: Wild Thing – The Troggs
  6. clip: Wild Thing (The Wild Ones cover) – The Muppets [suggested by Derek Keevil]
  7. Wild Thing – The Wild Ones [suggested by Bob Fisher, Mark Mezadourian, Crystal Hannan]
  8. Wild Thing – Tone Loc [suggested by Crystal Hannan]
  9. Wild Things Run Fast – Joni Mitchell
  10. clip: Wild Man Blues – Jelly Roll Morton [suggested by Mark Mezadourian]
  11. I’m Just Wild About Harry – Judy Garland [general song suggested by Lana Gates, Mark Mezadourian, Shiloh O’Connor]
  12. Wild – Poe [suggested by Jenni Dotson]
  13. Wild World – Cat Stevens [suggested by Shiloh O’Connor, Crystal Hannan]
  14. Wild Is The Wind – Cat Power [Nina Simone version suggested by Travis Ogden]
  15. clip: Walk on the Wild Side – Lou Reed [suggested by Cyrus Emerson]
  16. Wild Child – Lou Reed [suggested by Cyrus Emerson, Mark Mezadourian]
  17. Real Wild Child (Wild One) – Iggy Pop [suggested by Ed Keller, Crystal Hannan]
  18. Wild Child – Enya [suggested by Crystal Hannan]
  19. Wildflowers – Tom Petty [suggested by Bob Fisher, Crystal Hannan]
  20. Near Wild Heaven – R.E.M. [suggested by Derek Keevil]
  21. Wild Day – Mia And Jonah
  22. Wild Night – Van Morrison [suggested by Shiloh O’Connor]
  23. background: Wild & Peaceful – Kool & The Gang [suggested by Shiloh O’Connor]
  24. Wild Mountain Honey – Steve Miller Band [suggested by Bob Fisher, Crystal Hannan]
  25. Wild Mountain Nation – Blitzen Trapper [suggested by Derek Keevil]
  26. Wild Mountain Thyme – Dan Zanes and Friends, feat. Dar Williams [suggested by Elizabeth Hamer]
  27. Wild Ox Moan – Taj Mahal
  28. Wild Ox Moan – Big Sugar
  29. Wild Wild Life – Talking Heads [suggested by Travis Ogden]

The show originally aired on KSKQ on May 11, 2012, when this blog entry was written. It is now being posted June 28, 2015.

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