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Desert Island Jukebox

Jim and Greg have handed control of the Desert Island Jukebox over to some of their favorite guests. Members of LCD Soundsystem, Wild Flag, Slayer and more talk about albums and songs they can't live without.

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Desert Island Jukebox

All year long Jim and Greg hog the Desert Island Jukebox and play you songs they can't live without. In this episode, they flip the script and hand over the jukebox quarters to some of their musical guests. Slayer, LCD Soundsystem, Wild Flag and more took on the age-old rock question "What record would you take with you if stranded on a desert island?":

  • Troy“Trombone Shorty”Andrews - Louis Armstrong, "On the Sunny Side of the Street"
  • Alexei Perry of Handsome Furs - Doctor Alimantado, Best Dressed Chicken in Town
  • Dan Boeckner of Handsome Furs - Sonic Youth, Sister
  • Sam Beam of Iron and Wine - Harry Nilsson, Nilsson Schmilsson
  • Naomi Yang and Damon Krukowski of Damon & Naomi - Fairport Convention, Liege and Lief
  • Lily Allen - Squeeze, "Up the Junction"
  • Kerry King of Slayer - Ozzy Osbourne, Blizzard of Ozz
  • Dave Lombardo of Slayer - Amy Winehouse, Back to Black
  • Rebecca Cole of Wild Flag - Bill Withers, Just As I Am
  • Janet Weiss of Wild Flag - The Rolling Stones, Exile on Main St.
  • James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem - Roxy Music, For Your Pleasure

Featured Songs

  1. The Saints, (I'm) Stranded, (I'm) Stranded, EMI, 1977
  2. Trombone Shorty, For True, For True, Verve, 2011
  3. Louis Armstrong, On the Sunny Side of the Street, Essential Louis Armstrong, Sony, 2004
  4. Handsome Furs, No Feelings, Sound Kapital, Sub Pop, 2011
  5. Dr. Alimantado, Best Dressed Chicken in Town, Best Dressed Chicken in Town, Greensleeves, 1978
  6. Sonic Youth, Hot Wire My Heart, Sister, SST, 1987
  7. Sonic Youth, (I Got A) Catholic Block, Sister, SST, 1987
  8. Iron and Wine, The Trapeze Swinger, Around the Well, Sub Pop, 2009
  9. Harry Nilsson,“Coconut”Nilsson Schmilsson, RCA, 1971
  10. Harry Nilsson,“Driving Along”Nilsson Schmilsson, RCA, 1971
  11. XTC,“Desert Island”Mummer, Virgin, 1983
  12. Weezer, Island in the Sun, Weezer, Geffen, 2001
  13. Damon and Naomi, The New Historicism, The Wondrous World of Damon and Naomi, Sub Pop, 1995
  14. Galaxie 500, Tell Me, On Fire, Rough Trade, 1989
  15. Fairport Convention, Matty Groves, Liege & Lief, Island, 1969
  16. Lily Allen, Smile, Alright Still, Regal, 2006
  17. Squeeze, Up the Junction, Cool for Cats, A&M, 1978
  18. Slayer, Angel of Death, Reign in Blood, Def Jam, 1986
  19. Ozzy Osbourne, I Don't Know, Blizzard of Ozz, Jet, 1980
  20. Amy Winehouse, Me and Mr. Jones, Back to Black, Island, 2006
  21. LCD Soundsystem, Home, This is Happening, DFA, 2010
  22. The Magnetic Fields, Desert Island, Holiday, Merge, 1994
  23. Wild Flag, Romance, Wild Flag, Merge, 2011
  24. Bill Withers, Grandma's Hands, Just As I Am, Sussex, 1971
  25. The Rolling Stones, Torn and Frayed, Exile on Main St., Atlantic, 1972
  26. LCD Soundsystem, Dance Yrself Clean, This is Happening, DFA, 2010
  27. Roxy Music, Editions of You, For Your Pleasure, Island, 1973
  28. Poi Dog Pondering, So Real, In Seed comes Fruit, Premonition, 2003
  29. Austra, Lost It, Feel It Break, Domino, 2011
  30. The Civil Wars, 20 Years, Barton Hollow, Sensibility, 2011
  31. Van Hunt,“What Were You Hoping For?”What Were You Hoping For?, Godless Hotspot, 2011
  32. The Head and The Heart, Coeur D'Alene, The Head and The Heart, Sub Pop, 2011