Self Help Radio 9/28/21: Doors

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Tue, 09/28/2021 - 12:00am to 3:00am
Self Help Radio Show About Doors
Self Help 092821: Doors


In anticipation of this show, the host (Gary) counted all the doors in his home.  He decided against counting the refrigerator door, cabinet doors, closet doors, appliance doors, or other small doors that may exist - because there are lots of doors.  Instead, he focused on the doors one might conceivably, as a human-sized person, walk through.  He counted ten, including the garage door, the sliding glass door, & a pocket door.  That seemed like a lot of doors.  & this was a small home - one of those grotesque homes that are built on the graveyard plots of dear old Portland homes must have two dozen doors in them!  We are in a world filled with doors.

Naturally that deserves a radio program.  In addition to too many songs about doors - you can see them below - the show also featured an interviews with a doorman, an interview with a next-door neighbor, an interview with a former fan of the Doors, & another installment of Chuck's Happily Unsophisticated Cinema Korner, featuring films about doors.  For fans of doors, it's a treasure trove.  For fans of deejays trying awkwardly to use doors as a metaphor in airbreaks designed to raise money for KBOO, it's an embarassment of riches.

There's no doorbells sounds on this show, however.  But plenty of knocking!

Episode Playlist

  • Time
    12:02
    Artist
    The Vells
    Song
    There He Is (At My Door)
    Album
    The Complete Motown Singles, Vol. 2: 1962
    Label
    Hip-O-Select
  • Time
    12:05
    Artist
    Jack McVea & His All Stars
    Song
    Open The Door, Richard
    Album
    Rarely Was Honkin' Sax So Much Fun
    Label
    JSP
  • Time
    12:08
    Artist
    Beat Happening
    Song
    Knock On Any Door
    Album
    Music To Climb The Apple Tree By
    Label
    K Records
  • Time
    12:18
    Artist
    The English Beat
    Song
    Doors Of Your Heart
    Album
    Wha'ppen
    Label
    IRS
  • Time
    12:22
    Artist
    Public Image Ltd.
    Song
    Banging The Door
    Album
    The Flowers Of Romance
    Label
    Virgin
  • Time
    12:26
    Artist
    Mitch Hedberg
    Song
    Door Deal
    Album
    Do You Believe In Gosh?
    Label
    Comedy Central
  • Time
    12:28
    Artist
    Jackie Moore
    Song
    Behind Closed Doors
    Album
    You Better Believe It! Vol. 2
    Label
    Atlantic
  • Time
    12:31
    Artist
    Tammy Allen
    Song
    The Door
    Album
    Glad I'm A Girl
    Label
    Houses In Motion
  • Time
    12:44
    Artist
    Mandolin Orange
    Song
    The Doorman
    Album
    This Side Of Jordan
    Label
    Yep Roc Records
  • Time
    12:48
    Artist
    Robyn Hitchcock & The Egyptians
    Song
    Open The Door, Homer
    Album
    The Kershaw Sessions
    Label
    Strange Roots
  • Time
    12:52
    Artist
    Brak
    Song
    Front Door/Backside
    Album
    Space Ghost's Surf n Turf
    Label
    Rhino
  • Time
    12:53
    Artist
    Betty Wright
    Song
    Open The Door To Your Heart
    Album
    Explosion
    Label
    RCA
  • Time
    12:57
    Artist
    IRT (Interboro Rhythm Team)
    Song
    Watch The Closing Doors
    Album
    Watch The Closing Doors - Single
    Label
    RCA Victor
  • Time
    1:12
    Artist
    Leon & Owen Silveras
    Song
    Next Door Neighbour
    Album
    Trojan Mod Reggae Box Set
    Label
    Trojan
  • Time
    1:14
    Artist
    Bettye Swann
    Song
    The Boy Next Door
    Album
    The Complete Atlantic Recordings
    Label
    Rhino Atlantic
  • Time
    1:17
    Artist
    The Lucksmiths
    Song
    The Music Next Door
    Album
    Warmer Corners
    Label
    Matinée Recordings
  • Time
    1:21
    Artist
    Bob & Ray
    Song
    Bob & Ray's Overstocked Warehouse: Door Chimes
    Album
    Classic Bob & Ray Volume 1
    Label
    RadioArt
  • Time
    1:24
    Artist
    Air France
    Song
    Collapsing Outside Your Doorstep
    Album
    No Way Down - EP
    Label
    Sincerely Yours
  • Time
    1:38
    Artist
    Bruce McCulloch
    Song
    Doors
    Album
    Shame-Based Man
    Label
    Rhino Atlantic
  • Time
    1:41
    Artist
    The Doors
    Song
    Back Door Man
    Album
    The Doors
    Label
    Elektra
  • Time
    1:45
    Artist
    The Midnighters
    Song
    Open Up The Back Door
    Album
    Sexy Ways: The Best Of Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
    Label
    Rhino
  • Time
    1:48
    Artist
    Betty Carter
    Song
    Open The Door
    Album
    Inside Betty Carter
    Label
    Capitol Jazz
  • Time
    1:51
    Artist
    This Mortal Coil
    Song
    I Come & Stand At Every Door
    Album
    Blood
    Label
    4AD
  • Time
    2:04
    Artist
    Stars
    Song
    Trap Door
    Album
    No One Is Lost
    Label
    Last Gang
  • Time
    2:08
    Artist
    Rogue Wave
    Song
    Let My Love Open The Door
    Album
    Cover Me
    Label
    Easy Sound Recording Company
  • Time
    2:11
    Artist
    Joan Gerber
    Song
    The Enchanted Door
    Album
    The Story Lady
    Label
    Onesmedia
  • Time
    2:13
    Artist
    Booker T. Jones
    Song
    Knockin' On Heaven's Door
    Album
    How Many Roads (Black America Sings Dylan)
    Label
    Ace
  • Time
    2:17
    Artist
    Paul Robeson
    Song
    River, Stay Away From My Door
    Album
    Brother, Can You Spare A Dime? (Great American Songs Of The Depression)
    Label
    Pro-Arte Digital
  • Time
    2:21
    Artist
    Mekons
    Song
    White Stone Door
    Album
    Natural
    Label
    Quarterstick
  • Time
    2:30
    Artist
    The Cramps
    Song
    The Green Door
    Album
    Psychedelic Jungle
    Label
    IRS
  • Time
    2:32
    Artist
    The Aislers Set
    Song
    The Red Door
    Album
    The Last Match
    Label
    Slumberland Records
  • Time
    2:35
    Artist
    The Mantles
    Song
    Doorframe
    Album
    All Odds End
    Label
    Slumberland Records
  • Time
    2:38
    Artist
    Yvonne Fair
    Song
    Walk Out The Door If You Wanna
    Album
    The Bitch Is Black
    Label
    Motown
  • Time
    2:41
    Artist
    James Brown
    Song
    I Don't Want Nobody To Get Me Nothing (Open Up The Door I'll Get It Myself) (Part One)
    Album
    Star Time
    Label
    Polydor
  • Time
    2:49
    Artist
    The Fall
    Song
    My Door Is Never
    Album
    Reformation Post T.L.C.
    Label
    Narnack Records
  • Time
    2:53
    Artist
    The Cleaners From Venus
    Song
    Ghosts In Doorways
    Album
    In The Golden Autumn
    Label
    Captured Tracks
  • Time
    2:56
    Artist
    Lisa Germano
    Song
    Painting The Doors
    Album
    Magic Neighbor
    Label
    Young God Records
  • Time
    2:59
    Artist
    Felt
    Song
    Don't Die On My Doorstep
    Album
    The Pictorial Jackson Review
    Label
    Creation

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