Deserted Island Archive

Johnny Wake on Earbones

Thanks to Johnny Wake, frontman of the Glorious Youth Parade, Sitka’s sprawlingest dance band, for sharing the ten songs he would choose if he was shipwrecked on a deserted island this week’s Earbones (Fridays at 8pm). Since it is a “dessert-ed” island, you get to bring along your favorite dessert. Here are Johnny’s ten songs and recipe for Cherry-Apple Crisp.

De La Soul – Tread Water
Rolling Stones – Shine a Light
Elmore James – Dust My Broom
David Bowie – Oh! You Pretty Things
The Clash – White Man in Hammersmith Palais
Parliament – Chocolate City
Ray Charles – Rock House
The Vasolines – Mosterpussy
Devo – Gut Feeling
Velvet Underground – Oh! Sweet Nothin’

Two songs written by Johnny Wake and performed live on the show:
Gentle Soul
Maddie’s Nose

Cherry-Apple Crisp (Johnny Wake recommends doubling the topping!)
12c apple (sliced thinly says Johnny Wake)
2c frozen cherries (Johnny recommends Trader Joe’s sour cherries)
2/3c butter
1c brown sugar
1c oatmeal
2t cinnamon
1t nutmeg
2/3c flour

Preheat oven to 375 degrees
Coat 9×13 pan w/butter
peel & slice apples (thin!)
spread apples & cherries in prepared pan

topping: (remember to double the amounts listed above if you want it really yummy)
melt butter, add brown sugar, oatmeal, cinnamon, nutmeg and flour and mix

sprinkle over apples and cherries
bake for 30 minutes uncovered

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