The Signal

with Chris Kocher

A weekly entertainment show hosted by Chris Kocher, entertainment writer for the Press & Sun-Bulletin. Bringing you the best of Greater Binghamton's music and entertainment scene.


Here’s what Apprentice Jason played.
Led Zeppelin – “Kashmir” (Physical Graffiti)
The Rolling Stones – “Respectable” (Some Girls)
The Rolling Stones – “Sympathy for the Devil” (Beggars Banquet)
Pink Floyd – “Fearless” (Meddle)
Pink Floyd – “Brain Damage” (The Dark Side of the Moon)
U2 – “Holy Joe” (single)
The Beach Boys – “Heroes and Villains”(The Smile Sessions) The Beach Boys – “Holidays” (The Smile Sessions)
The Beach Boys – “Surf’s Up” (The Smile Sessions)
The Who – “Dangerous” (It’s Hard)
The Who – “Eminence Front” (It’s Hard)
The Who – “It’s Your Turn” (It’s Hard)
The Who – “Cooks County”  (It’s Hard)

Here’s what I played.
Space – “Strange World” (single)
Yes Sir Boss – “Not Guilty” (Desperation State)
Joanna Newsom – “Leaving the City” (Divers)
Vance Gilbert – “Icarus at Night” (Shaking Off Gravity)
Robyn Hitchcock & The Egyptians – “The Yip Song” (Respect)

No guests and no Apprentice Jason this week, so it was just me and the music.

Gordon Lightfoot – “The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald” (All Live)
Gordon Lightfoot – “Early Morning Rain” (All Live)
Gordon Lightfoot – “Sundown” (All Live)
Gordon Lightfoot – “Carefree Highway” (All Live)
Happy Traum – “Crash on the Levee (Down in the Flood)” (Just for the Love of It)
Miss Brown to You – “The Lookout Tree” (Roll Away)
Michael Troy – “Jesus on the Radio” (I Am American)
Matt Borrello – “Glimpse of God” (A Dollar & A Kiss)
Anna Laube – “You Ain’t Worth My Time Anymore” (Anna Laube)
Tumbleweed Highway – “Here’s to the Night” (Mountain Town)
Buzz Cason – “Dodgin’ Bullets” (Record Machine)
The Bellamy Brothers – “Crazy from the Heart” (40 Years: The Album)
Mod Hippie – “Captain Invincible” (Tomorrow Then)
Mod Hippie – “Your Heart, New Heart” (Tomorrow Then)
Mod Hippie – “Everyone’s High-Fiving Everyone” (Tomorrow Then)
Summer Children – “Summer Children” (On the Go with Summer Children)
Ellis Paul – “Conversation with a Ghost” (Essentials)
Spottiswoode & His Enemies – “In the Pouring Rain” (Salvation)
Ray Davies – “Working Man’s Cafe” (Working Man’s Cafe)

Always cool to talk with singer/songwriter Ellis Paul, who’ll return to 6 On The Square in Oxford on Saturday night with Peter Mulvey. We discussed songwriting and his new book, “The Night the Lights Went Out on Christmas,” among other topics. 

Here are the songs we played.
Ellis Paul – “The World Ain’t Slowin’ Down” (Essentials)
Ellis Paul – “Kick Out the Lights (Johnny Cash)” (Chasing Beauty)
Ellis Paul – “Drive-In Movie” (Chasing Beauty)
Ellis Paul – “U.K. Girl (Boston Calling)” (Chasing Beauty)
Ellis Paul – “Empire State” (Chasing Beauty)
Ellis Paul – “Jukebox on My Grave” (Essentials)
Ellis Paul – “Alice’s Champagne Palace” (Essentials)

Then Apprentice Jason shared some classic rock.
The Who – “Postcard” (Odds & Sods)
The Who – “Now I’m a Farmer” (Odds & Sods)
The Who – “Put the Money Down” (Odds & Sods)
David Bowie – “Five Years” (The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars)
David Bowie – “Soul Love” (The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars)
David Bowie – “Moonage Daydream” (The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars)
Led Zeppelin – “I’m Gonna Crawl” (In Through the Out Door)

When Is It On?

Fall 2015

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Tuesdays from 7 PM to 8:30 PM.

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December 1 @ 7 PM


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