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Serenade to a Cuckoo with Jerry Gordon

Dec 9, 2022 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Music

With Jerry Gordon

Two hours of great new releases of modern jazz, followed by an hour of anything but jazz: blues, r&b, rock, pop, soul from the fifties through the seventies!

12.9.22

Two hours of GREAT new modern jazz releases followed by a one hour Jim Morrison birthday party!

Serenade to a Cuckoo with Jerry Gordon
12:02 PM
Houston Person - Please Send Me Someone to Love
Houston Person Please Send Me Someone to Love
Reminiscing at Rudy's 2022
12:09 PM
Richard Baratta - Theme From "The Pink Panther"
Richard Baratta Theme From "The Pink Panther"
Music in Film: The Sequel Savant 2022
12:15 PM
Jason Marshall - Peggy's Blue Skylight
Jason Marshall Peggy's Blue Skylight
New Beginnings Cellar Live 2022
12:22 PM
Conrad Herwig - Duke Ellington's Sound of Love
Conrad Herwig Duke Ellington's Sound of Love
The Latin Side of Mingus Savant 2022
12:30 PM
Nicholas Payton - Christina
Nicholas Payton Christina
The Couch Sessions 2022
12:37 PM
Mike Moreno - Stella by Starlight
Mike Moreno Stella by Starlight
Standards from Film Criss Cross Jazz 2022
12:43 PM
Maya Delilah - Harvest Moon
Maya Delilah Harvest Moon
Blue Note Re:imagined II Decca (UMO) 2022
12:48 PM
Roland Kirk Quartet & Rahsaan Roland Kirk Quartet - Serenade to a Cuckoo
Roland Kirk Quartet & Rahsaan Roland Kirk Quartet Serenade to a Cuckoo
I Talk with the Spirits Verve 1998
1:22 PM
John Coltrane - Tanganyika Strut
John Coltrane Tanganyika Strut
Timeless: John Coltrane Savoy 2002
1:22 PM
Leonard Cohen - Avalanche
Leonard Cohen Avalanche
Songs of Love and Hate Columbia 1970
1:26 PM
Here It Is & Immanuel Wilkins - Avalanche
Here It Is & Immanuel Wilkins Avalanche
Here It Is: A Tribute to Leonard Cohen Blue Note Records 2022
1:32 PM
Here It Is & Sarah McLachlan - Hallelujah
Here It Is & Sarah McLachlan Hallelujah
Here It Is: A Tribute to Leonard Cohen Blue Note Records 2022
1:41 PM
Horizons Quartet - Benediction of the Moon
Horizons Quartet Benediction of the Moon
Horizons Quartet Pm Records 2021
1:49 PM
Esperanza Spalding - Endangered Species
Esperanza Spalding Endangered Species
Radio Music Society (Deluxe Version) Universal Music Group International 2012
1:56 PM
Amina Figarova - Getting There
Amina Figarova Getting There
Joy AMFI RECORDS 2022
2:11 PM
The Doors - Break On Through (To the Other Side) [Mono]
The Doors Break On Through (To the Other Side) [Mono]
The Doors (40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition) Rhino/Elektra 2017
2:16 PM
The Doors - The Crystal Ship
The Doors The Crystal Ship
The Doors Rhino/Elektra 2012
2:17 PM
The Doors - The End
The Doors The End
The Doors (40th Anniversary) Rhino/Elektra
2:21 PM
The Doors - Strange Days
The Doors Strange Days
Strange Days (50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition) Rhino/Elektra 2017
2:26 PM
The Doors - People Are Strange
The Doors People Are Strange
Strange Days (50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition) Rhino/Elektra 2017
2:31 PM
The Doors - When The Music's Over
The Doors When The Music's Over
Strange Days (50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition) Rhino/Elektra 2017
2:34 PM
The Doors - Not to Touch the Earth
The Doors Not to Touch the Earth
Waiting for the Sun (50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition) Rhino/Elektra 2018
2:38 PM
The Doors - Touch Me
The Doors Touch Me
The Soft Parade (50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition) Rhino/Elektra 2019
2:41 PM
The Doors - Peace Frog
The Doors Peace Frog
Morrison Hotel (50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition) Rhino/Elektra 2020
2:51 PM
The Doors - Waiting For the Sun
The Doors Waiting For the Sun
Morrison Hotel (50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition) Rhino/Elektra 2020
2:53 PM
The Doors - Riders On the Storm
The Doors Riders On the Storm
L.A. Woman (50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition) Rhino/Elektra 2021
3:02 PM
The Doors - Five to One
The Doors Five to One
Waiting for the Sun (50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition) Rhino/Elektra 2018
Chat is archived.
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 11:58:49 AM
Hi everybody! Welcome!
Christine 𓅓 12:01:02 PM
It's that time again...Hi, Jerry!
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 12:01:19 PM
Hi Christine, good to see you as always!
Brian D 12:01:25 PM
Jerry! Hey Christine and all! Happy Friday!
Brian D 12:01:52 PM
Like that id here
Christine 𓅓 12:02:01 PM
Hi Brian!
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 12:02:32 PM
Brian, Happy Friday, I hope you both enjoy today's show, I think it is a good one. Brian, you always notice and acknowledge IDs which I think is great
gboss 12:03:11 PM
Happy Friday, Jerry!
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 12:03:33 PM
gboss, welcome, happy Friday, good to see you're there!
Brian D 12:04:05 PM
Risin w Mr Mojo Day
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 12:04:24 PM
Yessir!
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 12:06:22 PM
Brian & Christine, not only do you have great knowledge but you have a very great appreciation of music that is great. GBoss, you have a great appreciation as well
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 12:07:56 PM
You too, Russ!
Christine 𓅓 12:08:29 PM
Listening to WPRB for a couple decades taught me a lot.
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 12:09:52 PM
Let's also compliment your brain and personality
Brian D 12:10:26 PM
Ya same! And it imprinted the many station id's into my brain those decades!
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 12:11:25 PM
Thanks. I used to hear more about the IDs in years passed.
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 12:12:17 PM
past
Brian D 12:12:54 PM
Some guy named Dr Lecter said he wanted to complement my brain.... with a nice Chianti. Wonder what happened to that guy....
Christine 𓅓 12:13:56 PM
And some Fava beans. 😬
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 12:13:58 PM
Probably dining in some exotic, far flung country
Brian D 12:15:14 PM
Cool take on Mancini here!
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 12:15:32 PM
Yessir
Lee Chandler 12:23:53 PM
I was feeling some Arthur Taylor vibes w/ the Richard Baratta. Maybe it was just me (?).
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 12:26:25 PM
Hi Lee, Richard Baratta would love to hear that compliment, I'm sure! Baratta's drumming on that track WAS very impressive. Thanks for commenting!
Brian D 12:28:36 PM
Liking this laid back electric piano groove
Christine 𓅓 12:29:05 PM
This vibe 💯
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ 12:33:49 PM
I can almost hear Linus philosophizing.
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 12:35:28 PM
Ha, Dave! Currently I am wearing my smoking jacket and sipping courvoisier
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ 12:36:27 PM
That’s the spirit, Charlie Brown!
Christine 𓅓 12:44:13 PM
Wow, this rendition of Harvest Moon just grabs my ear
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 12:44:39 PM
I'm glad!
Christine 𓅓 12:48:40 PM
There's that theme song...Friday afternoon is official now. 🐦 🎶
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 12:49:39 PM
Love the Birdie icon!
Brian D 12:54:05 PM
Or as they say in N Jerz and Long Island "an houwah of da Daws!"
DSM 12:54:40 PM
Running errands but popping in to say Hey Jerry! Hell yeah hour of The Doors! And thanks for playing Jazz!
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 1:09:49 PM
Thank you, DSM
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 1:26:39 PM
Anyone familiar with this song?
Christine 𓅓 1:26:53 PM
No, I'm not.
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 1:27:09 PM
I wasn't either
Rob F 1:30:57 PM
No - but, love the horns
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 1:31:33 PM
Hey Rob, nice to hear that! Excellent Soprano. Thanks for tuning in as always
Christine 𓅓 1:31:42 PM
Really like this version.
Christine 𓅓 2:00:57 PM
That Amina Figarova album is so good
Mike Constantine 2:01:57 PM
Behold.... the Lizard King!
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:03:09 PM
Haha, like clockwork an appearance from one of the greatest counterculture figures in sixties NJ, Mke Constantine
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ 2:03:33 PM
This mix sounds like they suppressed Morrison’s vocals.
Mike Constantine 2:03:49 PM
Thank you...I'll be here all weekend
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:04:08 PM
Could be, Dave. This is the new mix
Brian D 2:04:13 PM
Uncensored she get high vocal
Mike Constantine 2:04:21 PM
This is a different mix....it has the "she gets high"
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:05:09 PM
When I heard the "she gets high" it jarred me, I wasn't sure if I remembered it
Mike Constantine 2:05:49 PM
Right...on the record it was "she get"
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:07:49 PM
I remember now
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:08:03 PM
that you say it
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:08:49 PM
Dave the Obscure and everybody, what did you think of the mixes so far?
Mike Constantine 2:10:02 PM
Running them through my surround sound decoder and they sound swell
Brian D 2:11:02 PM
I don't know if its the actual remix sound or the way it's broadcasting just today but everything sounds tinny and trebly on the stream to me.
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:12:23 PM
I don't know, Brian, everything looks ok from this end including mic off. Sounds fabulous in my headphones
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:12:47 PM
I have the 40th anniversary mix, not the 50th
Brian D 2:13:03 PM
But I've heard the 50 Year series of deluxe versions over the past few years & there are some unique lil finds in the audio. Some lps they "added" or at least boosted some parts that weren't audible before
Brian D 2:16:56 PM
.... his methods were unsound....
Brian D 2:17:13 PM
... the horror.....
David Shortell 2:17:18 PM
This sounds like "The End", not "Break On Through". The same year that song came out, Martin Scorsese put it in his movie "Who's That Knocking at My Door".
Brian D 2:18:10 PM
Playlist takes a few to update. Break On was a few minutes back
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:18:22 PM
Hi David
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:18:56 PM
Everything else today is 50th Anniversary
Mike Constantine 2:19:22 PM
Cool
Brian D 2:20:40 PM
An actual bass guitar track
erica rubine 2:20:43 PM
Love you, Jerry! The Doors forever!
David Shortell 2:21:03 PM
Shall we hear some Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band and Charlatans? It’s Neil Innes’ and Dan Hicks’ birthday.
Brian D 2:21:04 PM
And a great bass line at that
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:21:18 PM
I'm with you, Sister Erica!
erica rubine 2:21:34 PM
:)
Brian D 2:21:41 PM
Bass levels better on this one
Mike Constantine 2:22:06 PM
Doug Lubahn I suspect
Brian D 2:22:16 PM
Yup
Brian D 2:22:43 PM
Great whispery details on his vocals here through the headphones
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:23:18 PM
I love listeners knowledge on Doug Lubahn
Brian D 2:23:39 PM
Love that honky tonk piano tone!
David Shortell 2:24:07 PM
Doug Lubahn of Clear Light, famous for their appearance in “The President’s Analyst”?
Brian D 2:24:33 PM
Robbie really had such a great touch. Well crafted gtr parts.
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:24:38 PM
I knew about Clear light but sure didn't know they appeared in a movie!
Brian D 2:26:27 PM
So glad you included the big guns today Jerry! When do you hear both The End and The Music's Over on the same radio program in sane hour?
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:26:46 PM
haha, love it Brian!
Mike Constantine 2:26:53 PM
Truth
Brian D 2:27:13 PM
I'll leave that typo ha
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:27:45 PM
These two albums guided me thru high school
Brian D 2:28:11 PM
And all the hours are... in... sane
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:28:32 PM
Brian you hit everything with that!
David Shortell 2:28:44 PM
The actor Cliff DeYoung hadn't joined yet, so Barry McGuire pretended to be their singer! He sings his single “Inner-Manipulations” in the film.
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:29:15 PM
David, you are the man! Don't know THAT single!
Mike Constantine 2:30:01 PM
Wating For the Sun through LA Woman were my high school albums
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:30:48 PM
so during high school you listened to those two more than the first two albums?
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:31:33 PM
It's an age thing, I know.
Mike Constantine 2:32:57 PM
Yeah....pretty much...I LOVED Soft Parade
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:34:21 PM
I find that interesting. What a diffence a couple of years can make.
Mike Constantine 2:35:22 PM
Right?
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:35:48 PM
Yes, how we perceive albums etc.
Brian D 2:37:03 PM
Band i was in used to warp this one and like 6 other Doors songs into a crazy medley.... with Love Boat theme sometimes thrown in for bad measure
Mike Constantine 2:37:18 PM
Well, my allowance was like 50 cents a week so buying albums was a bit dicey .
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:37:57 PM
Love It, Brian
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:38:21 PM
Mike, you should have sued your parents back then
Mike Constantine 2:39:19 PM
I tried My lawyers were hacks!
Mike Constantine 2:40:30 PM
Most of my purchases at Jerry's Records were singles.....68 cents
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:41:26 PM
Makes sense! Do you still have them?
Brian D 2:42:05 PM
STRONGER THAN DIRT!
Mike Constantine 2:42:19 PM
Most of them...gave a bunch to Andre Gardner
Brian D 2:43:03 PM
See... they're a CLEAN band Mr Sullivan. They just did a detergent advert at the end of their song!
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:43:22 PM
Ha!
David Shortell 2:44:37 PM
I’ll never forget Saccharine Trust playing “Peace Frog” when I saw them open for Black Flag. I wish I could.
Brian D 2:44:40 PM
Robbie with his great multi track guitar solo there.. so much going on
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:45:21 PM
DS, nice!
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:45:30 PM
Amazing
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:46:11 PM
Drian, what track were you referring to?
Moking In Rhythm 2:46:30 PM
Sounds like a hippy party in here
Mike Constantine 2:46:59 PM
No Narcs in here!
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:47:10 PM
We're enjoying some of those mok type beadie cigarettes you gave out!
David Shortell 2:47:24 PM
So what should’ve been the title track of their 3rd album winds up on their 5th album? Those people were strange.
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:47:31 PM
Great name, a JAZZ name!
Moking In Rhythm 2:47:32 PM
Smells like cat pee and patchouli
Mike Constantine 2:47:48 PM
Ha!
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:47:52 PM
You are right, David!
Moking In Rhythm 2:52:04 PM
Love that yearbook photo of Jim you posted
Mike Constantine 2:52:32 PM
My understanding is there is an alternate vocal buried in this song but I've never heard it
Brian D 2:52:52 PM
Jerry : Peace Frog re the gtr solo. Mok to Touch the Earth (and many) for the medley comment.
David Shortell 2:53:11 PM
Using a thunderclap in this song may have been an idea they got from the Kinks’ “Rainy Day in June”.
Brian D 2:53:39 PM
Hey.. a thunder clap that's new... man....
Moking In Rhythm 2:53:42 PM
There is kind of a whisper in the background
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:53:46 PM
Love that info
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:55:00 PM
I can't look on my computer to see if the alternate track was also released separately on the 50th, can anyone answer that?
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:55:46 PM
alternate vocal
Brian D 2:55:52 PM
Switched back to fm and speakers... now i want to get the headphones again and listen for the whisper
Brian D 2:56:25 PM
Everything sounds great on the good ol fm
Christine 𓅓 2:56:45 PM
Sounds good streaming also.
Moking In Rhythm 2:57:14 PM
Sounds kind of evil that whisper
Mike Constantine 2:57:19 PM
I've listened to this back in the day with my Koss Pro 4AA many times and nothing
Christine 𓅓 2:58:00 PM
Thank you, Jerry!
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:58:13 PM
Thanks, everybody. Mike, Mok, Christine, Brian, David, et. al.
Mike Constantine 2:58:32 PM
Thank you!
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:58:49 PM
The Beadie Smokers!
Moking In Rhythm 2:58:53 PM
Cheers Jerry