CLA Radio 08/25/17: Paradise

What: For no particular reason, songs about paradise, or that mention paradise in passing.

When: Friday, August 25, 2017; 6:00 PM Pacific/9:00 PM Eastern.

Where: Duane FM in the Hughniverse (subscription required).

(And be sure to stay tuned to Duane FM most weeks after my show to hear Generalissimo’s musical response.)

Spotify playlist: Here. (Selections marked with an asterisk are not included on Spotify.)

Additional info: Hope you can join us in chat!

Twitter info: My Twitter handle is @ConservativeLA. The show hashtag is #CLARadio.

Set list:

John Prine – Paradise – John Prine
* Planet of the Apes (1968) – The Forbidden Zone Was Once A Paradise
Meat Puppets – Paradise – Huevos
The Ronettes – Paradise – The Essential Phil Spector
Stevie Wonder – Pastime Paradise – Songs In The Key Of Life
Frank Sinatra – This Nearly Was Mine – The Concert Sinatra
* Scarface (1980) – This Is Paradise
Bob Marley and The Wailers – Pimper’s Paradise – Uprising
Bing Crosby – Sweet Leilani – Bing Crosby Rediscovered
Tony Bennett – Stranger In Paradise – Mr Broadway
* LA Confidential (1997) – Opening Scene, Trouble In Paradise
Randy Newman – I Love LA – Trouble In Paradise
Loretta Lynn – Trouble In Paradise – All Time Greatest Hits
Sam Cooke – Fool’s Paradise – Night Beat
Hawaii Calls – Ports Of Paradise – Music From The Land Of Aloha
The Crickets – Fool’s Paradise (Single Version) – The Buddy Holly Collection
Marty Robbins – Sweet Bird Of Paradise – Island Woman
Elvis Presley – So Close, Yet So Far (From Paradise) – Harum Scarum
Joni Mitchell – Big Yellow Taxi – Ladies Of The Canyon
Dean Martin – Heaven Can Wait – Essential Love Songs
Elvis Costello and The Attractions – Living In Paradise – This Year’s Model
The Temptations – Paradise – Meet The Temptations
Merle Travis – Kentucky Means Paradise – San Francisco Live
Charlie Parker – Bird Of Paradise – All That Jazz Vol 18
* Up (2009) – Landing In Paradise Falls
Van Morrison – So Quiet In Here – Enlightenment
Frank Sinatra – Cradle Song (Brahms’ Lullaby) – The Columbia Years
Bruce Cockburn – When The Sun Falls – Sunwheel Dance
The Mavericks – From Hell To Paradise – Super Colossal Smash Hits
Dean Martin – Hangin’ Around With You – The Capitol Recordings Vol 2
Nancy Wilson – You’d Be So Nice To Come Home To – Spotlight On Nancy Wilson
* The Godfather (1972) – You Found Paradise In America
The Kinks – Shangri-La – Arthur Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire
Bing Crosby – Adventures In Paradise – Return To Paradise Islands
Nat King Cole – Return To Paradise – Ballads Of The Day
Bob Dylan – The Ballad Of Frankie Lee And Judas Priest – John Wesley Harding
Jimmy Cliff – Club Paradise – Anthology
Waylon Jennings – Rose In Paradise – Hangin’ Tough
The Kinks – Waterloo Sunset – Something Else By The Kinks
The BoDeans – Paradise – The BoDeans – Black And White
Stevie Ray Vaughan – Riviera Paradise – Stevie Ray Vaughan – In Step
Little Jimmy Dickens – May The Bird Of Paradise (Fly Up Your Nose) – The Essential…

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