Patrick Green Beans or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Radio

For What Was I Created? by William Holbrook Beard, c. 1886.
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This episode marks a whole year of Winter Light / Summer Heat's presence on the radio. In honor of this 52nd episode, about 950 different bands featured and 1,854 unique songs played, I present a countdown of the top fifteen most played musical acts followed by music from some of my favorite psych and folk bands that got me into these genres.

32 different acts in this show.

Countries represented: USA, England, Canada, Burma, Scotland, Germany, New Zealand.

Act Leader Board:

  1. Neil Young- 38
  2. Phil Ochs- 27
  3. Leonard Cohen- 24
  4. The Beach Boys- 24
  5. Ed's Redeeming Qualities- 20
  6. Frank Zappa/The Mothers- 20
  7. Bob Dylan(& The Band)- 18
  8. Bruce Springsteen- 17
  9. Pink Floyd/Syd Barrett- 16
  10. Simon & Garfunkel- 15
  11. Loudon Wainwright III- 14
  12. Nick Drake- 14
  13. The Doors- 13
  14. The Velvet Underground(& Nico)- 13
  15. Richard(& Linda) Thompson- 13

Song Year Leader Board:

  1. 1968
  2. 1967
  3. 1969
  4. 1966
  5. 1970
  6. 1971
  7. 1972
  8. 1973
  9. 1975
  10. 1965

Band Origin Leader Board:

  1. USA
  2. England
  3. Canada
  4. France
  5. Netherlands
  6. Germany
  7. Brazil
  8. Scotland
  9. Italy
  10. Sweden

Words Used In Title Leader Board:

  1. Love- 54
  2. Song- 51
  3. Green- 42
  4. Man- 26
  5. Like / Night-tie- 19
  • 6:01pm Wall Of Death by Richard & Linda Thompson on Shoot Out The Lights (Hannibal Records), 1982
  • 6:06pm That's The Story Of My Life by The Velvet Underground on The Velvet Underground (Verve Records), 1969
  • 6:09pm Take It As It Comes by The Doors on The Doors (Elektra), 1967
  • 6:11pm One Of These Things First by Nick Drake on Bryter Layter (Island Records), 1970
  • 6:16pm Red Guitar by Loudon Wainwright III on Album III (Columbia), 1972
  • 6:19pm Keep The Customer Satisfied by Simon & Garfunkel on Bridge Over Troubled Water (Columbia), 1970
  • 6:21pm Apples And Oranges by Pink Floyd on The Early Years 1965-1967 Cambridge St/ation (Pink Floyd Records), 1967
  • 6:24pm Ain't Got You by Bruce Springsteen on Tunnel Of Love (Columbia), 1987
  • 6:28pm New Morning by Bob Dylan on Another Self Portrait (1969-1971) (Columbia), 2013
  • 6:32pm Motherly Love by The Mothers Of Invention on Freak Out! (Zappa Records), 1966
  • 6:35pm Lawn Dart by Ed's Redeeming Qualities on More Bad Times (Flying Fish), 1990
  • 6:39pm Surf's Up by The Beach Boys on Surf's Up (Capitol Records, Brother Records), 1971
  • 6:43pm Who By Fire by Leonard Cohen on New Skin For The Old Ceremony (CBS), 1974
  • 6:47pm Cross My Heart by Phil Ochs on Pleasures Of The Harbor (A&M Records), 1967
  • 6:50pm The Loner by Neil Young on Neil Young (Reprise Records), 1968
  • 6:56pm Hung Up On A Dream by The Zombies on Odessey And Oracle (Rhino Records), 1968
  • 6:59pm Animal Farm by The Kinks on The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society (Reprise Records), 1968
  • 7:03pm Barabajagal by Donovan on Donovan's Greatest Hits (Epic), 1968
  • 7:06pm Elevator Man by Kaleidoscope on Pulsating Dreams - The Epic Recordings (Retroworld), 1967
  • 7:09pm Flying by The Beatles on Magical Mystery Tour (Capitol Records), 1967
  • 7:12pm Me And My Goose by Arlo Guthrie on Arlo Guthrie (Reprise Records), 1974
  • 7:14pm Summer Side Of Life by Gordon Lightfoot on Gord's Gold (Reprise Records), 1971
  • 7:18pm I Can't Make It Anymore by Richie Havens on Mixed Bag (Polydor), 1968
  • 7:21pm Train Song by Vashti Bunyan on Some Things Just Stick In Your Mind (Singles And Demos 1964 To 1967) (Spinney Records), 1966
  • 7:23pm The Lamb Ran Away With The Crown by Judee Sill on Judee Sill (Asylum Records), 1971
  • 7:27pm Father And Son by Cat Stevens on Tea for the Tillerman (A&M Records), 1970
  • 7:33pm Mother's Little Helper by The Rolling Stones on Aftermath (ABKCO), 1966
  • 7:35pm One More Night by Can on Ege Bamyasi (United Artists Records), 1972
  • 7:41pm Live And Let Live by Love on Forever Changes (Elektra), 1967
  • 7:46pm It's Been Too Long by Quicksilver Messenger Service on Quicksilver Messenger Service (Capitol Records), 1968
  • 7:50pm Rambling's Gonna Be The Death Of Me by Bert Jansch on Bert Jansch (Castle Music), 1965
  • 7:53pm One Man Rock And Roll Band by Roy Harper on Stormcock (Harvest), 1971
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