GINNY GOOD

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Introduction

Listen (Voice Only) 1:03

Listen (Multimedia) 3:15

Duration: 3:15
Title: Introduction
Time: 2005
Place: Ashland, Oregon
Guests in order of appearance: Erroll Garner (The Best Things in Life are Free), Joan Baez (Oh, Freedom) and Two Old People (Ain't We Got Fun).

Chapter One

Listen (Voice Only) 22:40

In which: Gerry finally decides to write the book he always told Ginny Good he was going to write about her someday.
Duration: 35:26
Title: Ashland
Time: 1999
Place: Ashland, Oregon
Guests in order of appearance: The Beatles (A Day in the Life), Paul Scofield (King Lear), Love Theme from "The Godfather," Courtney Love (Doll Parts), Pete Seeger (Solidarity Forever), Marvin Gaye (Sexual Healing), Nine Inch Nails (Closer), Chris Isaak (Wicked Game) The Rolling Stones (Sweet Virginia) and The Beatles (Helter Skelter).

Chapter Two

Listen (Voice Only) 17:47

In which: Ginny Good grows up in Del Mar.
Duration: 27:01
Title: Del Mar
Time: 1941-1962
Place: Del Mar, California, etc.
Guests in order of appearance: The Beach Boys (Good Vibrations), Eartha Kitt (My Heart Belongs to Daddy), Mozart, The Beach Boys (I Get Around), Nancy Sinatra (Bang Bang), The Beatles (Piggies) and Patsy Cline (Crazy).

Chapter Three

Listen (Voice Only) 17:00

In which: Gerry grows up in Michigan, flunks out of high school and meets Elliot Felton.
Duration: 24:12
Title: Royal Oak
Time: 1942-1961
Places: Royal Oak, Michigan; San Mateo, California
Guests in order of appearance: Theme from "The Lone Ranger," Theme from "Inner Sanctum," Theme from "X-Minus One," Theme from "The Shadow," Mills Brothers (Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries), The Brothers Four (Greenfields), Theme from "Bambi," Spike Jones (I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus), Chuck Berry (Schooldays), Les Brown (Joltin' Joe DiMaggio), John F. Kennedy, Joe McCarthy, Robert Welch, Ella Fitzgerald (That Old Black Magic) and Ritchie Valens (Donna).

Chapter Four

Listen (Voice Only) 21:55

Listen (Multimedia) 36:36

In which: Gerry and Donna McKechnie have a high school romance.
Duration: 36:36
Title: Fifteen Mile
Time: 1959
Place: Royal Oak, Michigan
Guests in order of appearance: Ray Charles (What'd I Say, Part 1), Dionne Warwick (What a Difference a Day Makes), Nervous Norvis (Transfusion), Chet Baker (My Funny Valentine), The Monotones (Who Wrote the Book of Love), Johnny Mathis (Chances Are), The Platters (Twilight Time), Donna McKechnie (The Music and the Mirror), Nat King Cole (Unforgettable), The Silhouettes (Get a Job), Jackie Wilson (Lonely Teardrops), Tommy Edwards (It's All in the Game), Brenda Lee (I'm Sorry), Mario Lanza (Oh, Holy Night), The Platters (Smoke Gets in Your Eyes), Donna McKechnie (Talking) and Ray Charles (What'd I Say, Part 2).

Chapter Five

Listen (Voice Only) 17:08

In which: Gerry drowns his sorrows, works on a yacht in Newport Beach and gets to know Elliot.
Duration: 21:27
Title: Pacifica
Time: 1960-1961
Places: Royal Oak, Michigan; Pacifica, California; Newport Beach, California
Guests in order of appearance: Ella Fitzgerald (But Not for Me), Lonnie Donnegan (Rock Island Line), The Kingston Trio (Greenback Dollar) and The Cadillacs (Speedo).

Chapter Six

Listen (Voice Only) 21:48

Listen (Multimedia) 23:57

In which: Elliot proves to be somewhat weird.
Duration: 26:56
Title: San Mateo
Time: 1960-1962
Place: San Mateo, California
Guests in order of appearance: Mitch Miller (The Yellow Rose of Texas), Andres Segovia (Guitarrero), Mozart (The Magic Flute), Yma Sumac (Voice of the Xtabay), Sam Cooke (Summertime), Miles Davis (Sketches of Spain) and Paul Newman (Plastic Jesus).

Chapter Seven

Listen (Voice Only) 19:21

Listen (Multimedia) 23:57

In which: Gerry and Elliot meet Ginny Good at the Jazz Workshop.
Duration: 23:57
Title: North Beach
Time: New Year's Eve and Day, 1962-1963
Places: San Mateo and San Francisco, California
Guests in order of appearance: Little Richard (Jenny, Jenny), Hank Williams (Your Cheatin' Heart), Righteous Brothers (Ebb Tide), Jerry Lee Lewis (Great Balls o' Fire), Allen Ginsberg, Leadbelly (In the Pines).

Chapter Eight

Listen (Voice Only) 16:06

Listen (Multimedia) 23:57

In which: Gerry takes a writing class from Gordon Lish.
Duration: 19:22
Title: Coyote Point
Time: 1963
Place: San Mateo
Guests in order of appearance: Bobby Vinton (Blue Velvet), The Beatles (Paperback Writer), Mario Savio, Ken Kesey, Edith Piaf (Je Regret Jack).

Chapter Nine

Listen (Voice Only) 12:34

In which: Gerry messes with a high school chick and gets a bouquet of flowers for Ginny.
Duration: 16:23
Title: San Bruno
Time: Spring, 1963
Place: San Bruno, California
Guests in order of appearance: Dean Martin (Watching All the Girls Go By), Marcels (Blue Moon), Little Richard (Saturday Night) and Elvis Presley (All Shook Up).

Chapter Ten

Listen (Voice Only) 37:25

Listen (Multimedia) 45:36

In which: Ginny and Gerry go out on a date and listen to The Magnificat.
Duration: 45:36
Title: 45th Avenue
Time: Spring, 1963
Place: San Francisco
Guests in order of appearance: Nat King Cole (Mona Lisa), The Beatles (Love Me Do), Gene Chandler (Duke of Earl), Lesley Gore (It's My Party), The Rooftop Singers (Walk Right In), The Shirelles (Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow), The Beatles (She Loves You), The Beach Boys (Wipe Out) and J. S. Bach (The Magnificat).

Chapter Eleven

Listen (Voice Only) 9:40

In which: Ralph Wood and Gerry try to capitalize on the shooting of John F. Kennedy.
Duration: 10:57
Title: Farmer's Market
Time: November, 1963
Place: San Mateo
Guests in order of appearance: Walter Chronkite, Charles Bukowski and William Burroughs.

Chapter Twelve

Listen (Voice Only) 19:28

In which: Gerry messes with Marnie McCracken, Ginny messes with Jim Moss and Ginny and Gerry become boyfriend and girlfriend.
Duration: 25:29
Title: Clayton Street
Time: March, 1964
Places: San Mateo, San Francisco, California
Guests in order of appearance: Bob Dylan (Ballad of a Thin Man), Charlie Parker (Now's the Time) and Bob Dylan (A Hard Rain's 'a Gonna Fall and Don't Think Twice).

Chapter Thirteen

Listen (Voice Only) 19:07

In which: Ginny gets antsy and Gerry tries to find things to write books about.
Duration: 30:27
Title: Stockton Street
Time: Spring and Summer, 1964
Places: San Francisco, Tijuana, Mexico, El Paso, Texas, Jackson, Mississippi, New York, etc.
Guests in order of appearance: Tony Bennett (I Left My Heart in San Francisco), Jack Kerouac, Bob Dylan (Just Like a Woman), Woody Guthrie (This Land is Your Land), The Kingston Trio (Tijuana Jail), Bob Dylan (Mr. Tamborine Man), Marty Robbins (El Paso), Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., Mississippi John Hurt (CC Rider), Bob Dylan (Talkin' New York Blues), T. S. Eliot (Practical Cats), Carl Orff (Carmina Burana) and Bob Dylan (Like a Rolling Stone and Blowin' in the Wind).

Chapter Fourteen

Listen (Voice Only) 15:25

In which: Gerry and Ginny spend their first Christmas together.
Duration: 20:43
Title: Pacific Heights
Time: Fall, 1964
Place: San Francisco
Guests in order of appearance: S. G. Porter (Hello, Central, Give Me Heaven), Dave Clark Five (Glad All Over), Gale Garnett (We'll Sing in the Sunhsine), The Beatles (Twist and Shout), Anais Nin, Josephine Baker (Some French Thing in French) and John Coltrane (Bye Bye Blackbird).

Chapter Fifteen

Listen (Voice Only) 11:25

In which: Gerry tells Ginny's father she's nuts.
Duration: 17:03
Title: Boulder Creek
Time: Christmas, 1964
Place: Boulder Creek, California
Guests in order of appearance: The Beach Boys (Silent Night), Vivaldi (Four Seasons, Autumn), Harry S Truman and Charles A. Lindbergh.

Chapter Sixteen

Listen (Voice Only) 10:59

In which: Elliot tries to steal Ginny from Gerry.
Duration: 17:45
Title: Clift Hotel
Time: January, 1965
Place: San Francisco
Guests in order of appearance: Beethoven (Ninth Symphony).

Chapter Seventeen

Listen (Voice Only) 19:30

In which: Ginny, Elliot and Gerry talk about Vietnam.
Duration: 21:45
Title: Vietnam
Time: January, 1965
Place: San Francisco
Guests in order of appearance: Barry Sadler (Ballad of the Green Beret), Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. (On Vietnam) and The McCoys (Hang on Sloopy)

Chapter Eighhteen

Listen (Voice Only) 12:40

In which: Elliot's father kills himself and Ginny goes off on a spree.
Duration: 18:32
Title: Ocean Beach
Time: February, 1965
Place: San Francisco
Guests in order of appearance: Hank Williams (Never Get Out of this World Alive and Moanin' the Blues), Douglas MacArthur, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Jefferson Airplane (White Rabbit), Moby Grape (Naked if I Want To) and Quicksilver Messenger Service (Fresh Air).

Chapter Nineteen

Listen (Voice Only) 36:47

Listen (Multimedia) 48:33

In which: Ginny and Gerry take LSD in La Honda.
Duration: 48:33
Title: La Honda
Time: May, 1965
Place: La Honda, California
Guests in order of appearance: The Beatles (Within You and Without You), Alexander Borodin (Polovtsian Dances from "Prince Igor"), Igor Stravinsky (The Rite of Spring), The Beatles (Tomorrow Never Knows) and Philip Glass and Ravi Shankar (Something Slick).

Chapter Twenty

Listen (Voice Only) 19:41

In which: Ginny and Gerry get an apartment in Haight-Ashbury.
Duration: 24:11
Title: Shrader Street
Time: 1965-1966
Place: Haight-Ashbury
Guests in order of appearance: The Beatles (Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds, Everybody's Got Something to Hide Except Me and My Monkey), Judy Collins (Clouds), Ron McKernan (Pigpen) and Igor Stravinsky (Petrushka).

Chapter Twenty-One

Listen (Voice Only) 15:21

In which: Thulin and Wanda get married.
Duration: 24:57
Title: Foghorn Fish-and-Chips
Time: Fall, 1966
Place: Haight-Ashbury
Guests in order of appearance: Jefferson Airplane (Somebody to Love), Grateful Dead (Little Schoolgirl), The Beatles (She's Leaving Home), Bob Dylan (Sad-Eyed Lady of the Lowlands), Donovan (On This Lovely Day), Barry McGuire (Eve of Destruction), Dr. Hook (Picture on the Cover of Rolling Stone) and Simon and Garfunkle (Sound of Silence).

Chapter Twenty-Two

Listen (Voice Only) 15:51

In which: Ginny and Gerry meet up with Elliot again.
Duration: 20:55
Title: Haight Street
Time: Spring, 1967
Place: Haight-Ashbury
Guests in order of appearance: Grateful Dead (Walk Me Out in the Morning Dew), Mozart (Something), Chubby Checker (The Twist), Procol Harum (Whiter Shade of Pale), Jerry Garcia (Laughing), Timothy Leary (Dying) and Neal Cassady (Talking Fast and Slow).

Chapter Twenty-Three

Listen (Voice Only) 20:05

Listen (Multimedia) 27:38

In which: Gerry wants to dump Ginny.
Duration: 27:38
Title: Golden Gate Park
Time: Fall, 1967
Place: Haight-Ashbury
Guests in order of appearance: Jefferson Airplane (Coming Back to Me), Scott McKenzie (If You're Going to San Francisco), Simon and Garfunkle (59th Street Bridge), Bob Dylan (Rainy Day Woman 12 & 35), Peter, Paul and Mary (Where Have All the Flowers Gone) and The Beatles (In My Life).

Chapter Twenty-Four

Listen (Voice Only) 17:18

Listen (Multimedia) 23:26

In which: Ginny gets her cute ass thrown in jail.
Duration: 23:26
Title: Speedway Meadows
Time: Fall, 1967
Place: San Francisco
Guests in order of appearance: The Beatles (Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart's Club Band), Janis Joplin (Cry, Baby and Piece of My Heart) and Ray Charles (Amazing Grace).

Chapter Twenty-Five

Listen (Voice Only) 19:34

Listen (Multimedia) 29:05

In which: Ginny, Gerry and Elliot all live together in Marin County with unhappy consequences.
Duration: 29:05
Title: Kentfield
Time: 1968
Place: Kentfield, California
Guests in order of appearance: Gene Autry (Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer), Janis Joplin (Oh, Lord), Leonard Cohen (Suzanne), Richard Harris (Camelot), Neil Young (Helpless), Bing Crosby (Silver Bells), Judy Garland (Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas) and Placido Domingo (Ave Maria).

Chapter Twenty-Six

Listen (Voice Only) 16:50

Listen (Multimedia) 23:57

In which: Gerry meets Melanie and they like each other.
Duration: 24:33
Title: Cole Street
Time: Spring, 1969
Place: San Francisco
Guests in order of appearance: Billie Holiday (Billie's Blues), The Beatles (Something, Here Comes the Sun and Golden Slumbers), Odetta (Another Man Done Gone), The Association (Windy) and The Kingston Trio (The Lion Sleeps Tonight).

Chapter Twenty-Seven

Listen (Voice Only) 13:57

Listen (Multimedia) 23:57

In which: Gerry and Melanie have a sad day.
Duration: 17:34
Title: Sutro Heights
Time: Summer, 1969
Place: San Francisco
Guests in order of appearance: Moody Blues (Nights in White Satin), The Beatles (Yesterday) and Linda Ronstadt (When Will I Be Loved).

Chapter Twenty-Eight

Listen (Voice Only) 11:50

In which: Gerry and Melanie have a happy day.
Duration: 19:49
Title: The Garden of Eden
Time: 1971-1972
Place: Burlingame, California
Guests in order of appearance: The Rolling Stones (You Can't Always Get What You Want), Joe Cocker (Leave Your Hat On), Led Zeppelin (Whole Lotta Love), Melanie (Ruby Tuesday), The Moody Blues (Tuesday Afternoon) and The Beatles (Fixing A Hole).

Chapter Twenty-Nine

Listen (Voice Only) 15:15

In which: Ginny and Elliot come for a visit and Gerry and Melanie end up in jail.
Duration: 18:39
Title: Burlingame
Time: Summer, 1972
Place: Burlingame, California
Guests in order of appearance: Billie Holiday (I'm Going To Love You Like Nobody's Loved You), William Faulkner (Nobel Speech), Janis Joplin (Maryjane) and Donovan (Season of the Witch).

Chapter Thirty

Listen (Voice Only) 10:31

In which: Gerry dumps Melanie and visits Ginny in Colorado.
Duration: 18:47
Title: Manitou Springs
Time: Summer, 1973
Place: Manitou Springs, Colorado
Guests in order of appearance: Lightnin' Hopkins (Found My Baby Crying), The Rolling Stones (Paint It Black, Dead Flowers and Midnight Rambler).

Chapter Thirty-One

Listen (Voice Only) 22:09

Listen (Multimedia) 28:37

In which: Melanie dumps Gerry.
Duration: 28:37
Title: Sacramento
Time: Late Summer, 1973
Place: Sacramento, California
Guests in order of appearance: Tom Waits (Another Man's Vine), Bob Dylan (Lay Lady Lay) and The Rolling Stones (Angie).

Chapter Thirty-Two

Listen (Voice Only) 26:42

Listen (Multimedia) 35:47

In which: Elliot and Ginny off themselves.
Duration: 35:47
Title: Hillsborough
Time: 1982
Places: San Francisco and Hillsborough, California
Guests in order of appearance: Robert Johnson (Love in Vain), Willie Nelson (Unchained Melody), Mozart (Something), Ray Charles (Take These Chains from My Heart), James Taylor (Fire and Rain), Johnny Cash (I Walk the Line) and Miles Davis (Sketches of Spain).

Chapter Thirty-Three

Listen (Voice Only) 28:46

In which: Gerry's dad dies and is buried.
Duration: 35:50
Title: Scenic Hills
Time: Summer, 1990
Places: San Francisco, Ashland, Oregon
Guests in order of appearance: Bette Middler (The Rose) and Leon Redbone (The One Rose).

Chapter Thirty-Four

Listen (Voice Only) 10:08

In which: Melanie thinks Ginny and Elliot are still nuts even though they have been dead for a long, long time.
Duration: 14:06
Title: Colma
Time: September, 1988
Place: Colma, California
Guests in order of appearance: Willie Nelson (September Song), Frank Sinatra (High Hopes) and Yma Sumac (Voice of the Xtabay).

Chapter Thirty-Five

Listen (Voice Only) 11:55

Listen (Multimedia) 16:04

In which: Gerry finally finishes writing the book he always told Ginny he was going to write about her someday.
Duration: 16:04
Title: I-5
Time: 2002
Place: Ashland, Oregon
Guests in order of appearance: The Beatles (When I'm Sixty-Four, Let It Be and The End) and J. S. Bach (Amen from "The Magnificat").






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