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Bob Dylan’s theme time radio hour

In happiness on April 6, 2009 at 10:07 am

The latest edition of Bob Dylan’s radio show (05 April 2009) was on the theme of happiness. He played an hour of tracks, each linked to happiness somehow, interspersed with his grizzly, philosophical musings about why he likes each song. He played:

Feelin’ high and happy Hot Lips Page

Love and Happiness Al Green

Then I’ll Be Happy Jimmy Heap and the Melody Makers

Happy Home Elmore James

Happy Days are Here Again originally from the movie Chasing Rainbows (recorded on Black Tuesday, 1929)

Happy Rolling Stones

Get Happy Al Green

Happy Plastics Family – advertising jingle for du Pont

I Wanna Be Happy Ella Fitzgerald

Happy Jenny Lewis and the Watson Twins

You Made Me So Very Happy Blood, Sweat and Tears

The Happy Cowboy The Sons of the Pioneers

Everybody’s Happy Nowadays Buzzcocks

Smile Judy Garland (originally written by Charlie Chaplin)

Happy Trails Dale Evans

You can listen to it on the BBC 6 Music website until Sunday evening, when the next episode comes out.

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