(aired 6/4/10)

fruitLately I’ve been filling my my fridge with fresh strawberries, cantaloupe and other fruit. Yummy in the tummy! There are plenty of songs that celebrate the tantalizing bounty as well. So today we’ll hear a spread of fruity numbers…

  1. Tutti Frutti (clip) – Little Richard
  2. Mango – Bruce Cockburn
  3. Peaches – Presidents of the United States of America [suggested by Jayne Wangen and Trevor Thomas]
  4. Coconut – Harry Nilsson [suggested by Eric Runquist]
  5. short clip: Coconut – Fred Schneider
  6. The Lemon Song – Led Zeppelin [suggested by Rachel Davis, Matt Olson and Jayne Wangen]
  7. Life Is a Bowl of Cherries – Judy Garland [suggested by Matt Olson and Jayne Wangen]
  8. Raspberry Beret – Prince [suggested by Lynn Gates, Jim Giancarlo]
  9. Peach, Plum, Pear – Joanna Newsom
  10. clips of covers for Strawberry Fields Forever by: Hayseed Dixie, Me First and Gimme Gimmes, Candy Flip, Los Fabulosos Cadillacs
  11. Strawberry Fields Forever – Jim Sturgess & Joe Anderson [suggested by Erik Runquist and Lynn Gates]
  12. Ba-Na-Na [Skit] – M.I.A.
  13. Banana Pancakes – Jack Johnson
  14. Peaches En Regalia – Frank Zappa [suggested by Brandon Ducharme]
  15. The Lady in the Tutti-Frutti Hat – Carmen Miranda (from “The Gang’s All Here” movie) [suggested by Jim Giancarlo]
  16. Cherry, Cherry – Neil Diamond [suggested by Maria Katsantones]
  17. Apple Tree – Erykah Badu
  18. short clip: I Heard it Through the Grapevine – Marvin Gaye
  19. Apple of My Eye – Badfinger [suggested by Stephan Krueger]
  20. You Got Yr. Cherry Bomb – Spoon
  21. Agent Orange – Tori Amos
  22. Banana Boat Song (Day-O) – Harry Belafonte [suggested by Erik Runquist]

Originally aired on KSKQ on June 4, 2010. 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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