Don’t

(aired 1/31/14)
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As a balancing follow-up to last week’s “do” theme, this show is featuring the word “don’t” in all the song titles. This negative contraction actually has lots of positive musical selections. I don’t think you’ll be disappointed.

  1. background: Don’t  – Elvis Presley [suggested by Bob Fisher]
  2. Don’t Be Cruel (Elvis cover) – Cheap Trick [original suggested by Bob Canape]
  3. Don’t Go – Nouvelle Vague
  4. Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood – The Animals [suggested by Bob Fisher]
  5. Don’t You Want Me, Baby? – Human League [suggested by Chrissy McIntyre and Jeff Altemus]
  6. background: Why Don’t We Get Drunk – Jimmy Buffett
  7. Why Don’t You Love Me (Like You Used to Do)? (Hank Williams cover) – Devon Sproule & Paul Curreri
  8. Why Don’t You Call Me – James Blake
  9. Why Don’t You Do Right? – Peggy Lee
  10. Why Don’t We Do It In The Road? – The Beatles [suggested by Howie Morningstar]
  11. background: Don’t Let Me Down – The Beatles [suggested by Jeff Altemus]
  12. Honey Don’t – Carl Perkins [suggested by Toni Dileo]
  13. You Don’t Have to Be a Prostitute – Flight of the Conchords [suggested by Crystal Hannan]
  14. Don’t Hope – Hedgehog’s Dilemma
  15. Don’t Bother Me – Beady Eye
  16. Boys Don’t Cry—The Cure [suggested by Jeff Altemus]
  17. If You Don’t Like The Effects, Don’t Produce The Cause – Funkadelic [suggested by Shiloh O’Connor]
  18. I Don’t Blame You – Cat Power
  19. Don’t Be Shy – Cat Stevens
  20. background: Don’t Stop – Brazilian Girls
  21. Don’t Shit Where You Eat – Ween [suggested by Sean Hall]
  22. Don’t Let It Bring You Down – Neil Young [Graham Parker version suggested by Bob Fisher]
  23. Don’t You Agree? – Róisín Murphy
  24. Don’t Worry, Be Happy – Bobby McFerrin
  25. Don’t Worry – Zoe Keating
  26. Don’t Worry About The Government – Talking Heads
  27. Don’t Worry, Kyoko – John Lennon & Yoko Ono
  28. Don’t You Worry ‘Bout A Thing – John Legend
  29. Don’t Worry About Me – Billie Holiday
  30. background: Don’t Worry Baby – The Beach Boys
  31. Oh Mary Don’t You Weep – Pete Seeger
  32. Don’t Panic – Coldplay
  33. Don’t Think Twice It’s Alright – Bob Dylan [suggested by Bob Fisher]
  34. Don’t Go to Strangers  –  J.J. Cale
  35. Don’t Turn Around – Ace of Base [suggested by Crystal Hannan]
  36. Don’t Make Me Prove It – Veruca Salt
  37. Don’t Get Around Much Anymore – B.B. King [suggested by Bob Fisher]
  38. I Don’t Want to See You – Camera Obscura
  39. We Don’t Mind – Michael Franti & Spearhead [suggested by Carson Bench]

This show originally aired on KSKQ on January 31, 2014. This blog entry was posted April 23, 2014. 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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