Episode 119: Sixteen Candles

This week we talk about Season 1, Episode 19 “Emily In Wonderland.”


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Gilmore Girls: Complete Soundtrack, including the song from this episode:

Songs that are in this podcast (appear or are referenced in Season 1, Episode 19 of Gilmore Girls):

  • “Sixteen Candles” by The Crests | Purchase music from The Crests
    • Not on this episode of Gilmore Girls, not referenced.
    • Happy Birthday Gilmore Girls (October 5)! Happy Birthday Keiko Agena (October 3)!
  • “Happy Birthday to the Gilmore Girls”by Grant-Lee Phillips | Purchase music from Grant-Lee Phillips
  • “Child Psychology” by Black Box Recorder | Purchase music from Black Box Recorder
    • Lane and Rory listen to this in Rory’s room
      • RORY: I like this song. It makes me gloomy.
        LANE: Gloom is good.
        RORY: Really gloomy.
        LANE: Like Joy Division Gloomy? Nick Cave gloomy? Robert Smith gloomy?
        RORY: Johnny Cash gloomy.
        LANE: So kind of like a San Quentin-y, it’s a long road home and my horse just got shot but I’ve still got my girl by my side gloomy?
        RORY: You read my mind.
        LANE: I’m deep in a Charlie Parker gloomy.
  • “I’ll Be Your Mirror” by The Velvet Underground | Purchase music from The Velvet Underground
    • Reference to frontman of The Velvet Underground (listed in the complete playlist because it plays during Season 2, Episode 1):
      • LANE: Now I’m a Lou Reed gloomy.
  • “Bye Bye Bye” by *NSYNC | Purchase music from *NSYNC
    • Reference (not on playlist):
      • RORY: Um, I guess if I really had to choose, I’d say *NSYNC.
        EMILY: Wonderful.
  • “When Doves Cry” by Prince | Purchase music from Prince
    • Reference (not on playlist):
      • LORELAI: Sudden interest in pop music I sat her down to listen to a Prince song once, and she looked like she was having a stroke. Wait a minute. I know what she’s doing.
  • “Dude Looks Like a Lady” by Aerosmith | Purchase music from Aerosmith
    • Reference (not on playlist):
      • RORY: Can I ask you a question?
        LORELAI: Yes, I would date Steven Tyler.
        RORY: Can I ask you a question whose answer wouldn’t horrify me?

I am pictured holding my copy of The Ben Webster Quintet’s Soulville (REISSUE 2014, Verve Records, Vinyl Me, Please Records Of The Month – Vol. 24, 180 Gram).

Spinning in Stars Hollow

This week I’ve added 2 songs to the season 1 Spinning In Stars Hollow playlist, all of which are suggestions for fans of the singer-songwriter aesthetic of the town troubadour:

Please, if you like what you hear, support these artists and buy their music.

For more information on the October 21st Gilmore Girls trivia night mentioned in this episode, please visit Gilmore Girls Soundtrack on Facebook.

The Gilmore Girls Soundtrack theme music was provided by Scott Holmes. A big, big thanks to Scott for sharing his great talent.

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