Episode 241: Whistling Songs




December 15, 2017


  • Peter Bjorn and John “Young Folks” Writer’s Block (Wichita Recordings) 2006
  • Foster the People “Pumped Up Kicks” Torches (Startime, Columbia) 2011
  • The Fratellis “Whistle For The Choir” Costello Music (Fallout, Drop the Gun) 2006
  • Paul Simon “Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard” Paul Simon (Columbia, Warner Bros.) 1972
  • The Meat Puppets “The Whistling Song” Meat Puppets II (SST Records) 1984


Dan Gursky is back on the show, filling in for Patrick, and comes up with an interesting discussion idea: whistling songs. If you have a go-to whistle song, let us know know by email, social media, or in the comments!

Where credit is due: Original thumbnail photo by MGM.

FUN FACT: The town of Sullivans Island, South Carolina actually proposed a law fining anyone who whistled in public, or disturbed the peace, in 2010.

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