Woody Radio DJ Mike Show #103, 4/11/2020

Dolph Chaney
On today’s show, we got to meet Chicago-based singer-songwriter Dolph Chaney. He only hit my radar several months ago, but his brand new album, “Rebuilding Permit”, should hit yours immediately. Dolph’s been knocking around, making music since he was a teenager, and he’s got a few other records under his belt, but this is his first release, and it’s on the wonderful Big Stir Records label.

Rebuilding Permit is a collection of rockers and quieter songs, and they’re all very personal. Dolph has been through some stuff, but remains optimistic, and that attitude pervades the album. The emotional centerpiece is the song “Broken”. That one gets me every time. A touching song, you realize that Dolph is a survivor, but offers to give you a hand in picking yourself up.

We had a fun, lively chat, and we even talked about Dolph’s appearance on Jeopardy! Give a listen for yourself, and while you’re at it, learn more about Dolph at https://dolphchaney.com/. And–if you’re reading this before the fact, he’s going to be performing a live, online “Quarantinarama” show for us here at Woody Radio on Monday, April 13th. It’ll be on the Woody Radio page on Facebook.

The rest of the show featured an amazing array of music. It was a Saturday, so we had extra time to really stretch out. Hope you enjoy it!

Artist | Title | Album
The Beatles | Good Morning Good Morning | Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
Victor Sotelo | Desperately Tired of White Noise | Homeland Insecurities
The Bobbleheads | Mean Girls | Make Yourself Happy
The JAC | 6 Days on the Road | Drugs Trucks & Jesus
Agony Aunts | Cool Fresh Nights | Big Cinnamon
Crowded House | Chocolate Cake | Woodface
The Judybats | Incredible Bittersweet | Pain Makes You Beautiful
In Deed | Heart Attack | Everest
Bay Station | Be Kind | Go Out And Make Some
The Who | Mary Anne With The Shakey Hand [Alternate Version] | The Who Sell Out
The Ks | The Mosquito | Can’t Get it Together
Bellygunner | Negative Kid | Machine Gun Built For Two
Robyn Hitchcock and the Venus 3 | Underground Sun | Ole! Tarantula
Rachel Taylor Brown | Little Gyre | Run Tiny Human
Rich McCulley | Far From My Angel | Far From My Angel

Dolph Chaney interview
Dolph Chaney | If I Write It Down | Rebuilding Permit
Dolph Chaney | Broken | Rebuilding Permit
Dolph Chaney | The Handling | Rebuilding Permit

Diplomats Of Solid Sound | Already Gone | A Higher Place
Los Lobos | Will The Wolf Survive? | How Will The Wolf Survive?
Blake Jones & The Trike Shop | My Soft Rock Girlfriend | My Soft Rock Girlfriend (Big Stir Digital Single No. 44)
Felsen | Generals and Majors | Felsen Loves You
Big Head Todd & The Monsters | Greyhound | Strategem
Frank Black | Superabound | Teenager of the Year
Poplord | Flower Bomb | Poplord vs The Universe
Lannie Flowers | My Street (Nashville version) | My Street EP
Ass Ponys | Little Bastard | Little Bastard
R. Stevie Moore & Jason Falkner | I Am The Best For You | Make It Be
The Armoires | Pushing Forty | Zibaldone
Chandler Travis Philharmonic | That’s What She Said (Regular) | Let’s Have A Pancake!
Don Dixon | Praying Mantis | Single release
Natalie Cortez & the Ultra Violets | She’s Better | Stupid Fresh Or Stupid Bad
Anton Barbeau | Beautiful Bacon Dream | Kenny Vs. Thrust
Nick Eng | It’s Alright | Long Shot
R.E.M. | Ignoreland | Automatic For The People
Sunshine Boys | Infinity Girl | Work and Love
Migrant Pickers | Rossetti | Beat This Town
Kelley Ryan | Monkey To Man | Beyond Belief: A Tribute To Elvis Costello
Chris Church | What R U | Backwards Compatible
Go National | NYC | Got My One Good Eye On You
Adam Marsland | Stranger on the Town | Go West
The Kariannes | This Song Is a Cure | This Song Is a Cure (Big Stir Digital Single No. 17)
The Lemonheads | The Outdoor Type | Car Button Cloth
Pugwash | Easier Done Than Said | Silverlake
Jesse Ainslie | Only in the Dark | Only In The Dark
Emily Zuzik & Tim Lefebvre | E-Vill | Domestic Blitz
The Cherry Bluestorms | Roy Wood | Whirligig!
Kat Jones | Those Expensive Eyes | La Rosa, La Calavera
Flowers Of America | Creepy Creepin’ The Dark Hallway | Videorama
Trip Wire | Act Fast | Once & Always
Nushu | Another Rainy Weekend | Nushu
Little Guilt Shrine | Exit Flagger | Boy Girl Boy
The Orange Peels | Mystery Lawn | So Far
Nick Lowe | Dose Of You | Labour of Lust
Krista D | Land Mine | Look at me… I’m Krista D
Robert Cray | Stay Go | Shame + A Sin
Tawny Thiele | Happy Together | The Fowl Tone Sampler
Don Hawkins | So Much To Learn | Stutter Step
Jackson Browne | Rock Me On The Water | Saturate Before Using

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