Around the World pt. 1

It’s night time in the big city

A pawn shop owner shuts his iron gate

A man realizes he is in love


"As we told you on our ‘Hello’ show, there’s many ways to say hello. Well I hope you’re taking notes, cause this week we’re gonna use em.”

Singers and Songs

  • Blossom Dearie
    Rhode Island Is Famous For You
  • The Coasters
    Down In Mexico
  • Acapulco Rock
  • Werewolves of London
  • The Pogues
    Dark Streets of London
  • Sous le Ciel de Paris
  • The Four Lads
    Istanbul (Not Constantinople)
  • Shoba
    A Sambe Siye E Goli (Let’s Go To Johannesburg)
  • She Never Spoke Spanish to Me
  • Toots Thielemans & Elis Regina
    Aquerela Do Brasil
  • Blue Canadian Rockies
  • Hal Swain and His Band
    Hunting Tigers Out In India (Yah)
  • Buck Owens
    Made in Japan

    “The last man to hit the top 10 with a crew cut.”

  • Sonny Rollins
    How are Things in Glocca Morra?

    (Played in background)

  • The Beatles
    Back in the USSR

Other People and Players

The Places

  • Mexico
  • Rio Grande
  • Turkey
  • Paris
  • Africa
  • Warsaw, Poland
  • Lubbock, TX
  • South America
  • Sao Paulo
  • Rio De Janeiro
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Quebec
  • France
  • India

    “…has half the world’s population of tigers; I think the rest of them are in Detroit.”

  • The Indian Empire

    “There were rumors at one point we were going to swap England India for Canada, but actually this is just a rumor I’m trying to start.”

  • Suez Canal
  • Bakersfield, CA
  • Himalayas
  • Atlantis
  • Krypton
  • Narnia
  • Oz
  • Utopia
  • Moscow
  • Armenia
  • Estonia
  • Kazakhstan
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Moldova
  • Russia
  • Tajikistan
  • Turkmenistan
  • Ukraine
  • Uzbekistan

Record Labels

Other Songs and Albums

The Guests

  • Luke Wilson

Places that Have Undergone a Name Change

  • Ethiopia / Abyssinia
  • Persia / Iran
  • Mesopotamia / Iraq
  • Siam / Thailand
  • Moldavia / Moldova

Random Etymology