Thursday, May 29, 2008

Show #130--6/1/08

Between the Worlds—Sunfold
Suzi Found a Weapon—Randy VanWarmer
Better to Be—Liam Finn
Circus of Horror—Quiet Village
Nappy Head (Theme from “Ghetto Man”)—War
Treat Her Right—Roy Head
Sunny—Bobby Hebb
Get Down from the Tree—The Matadors
Antique Doll—The Electric Prunes
Hard Coming Love—The United States of America
Foxey Lady—Jimi Hendrix Experience
Wear Your Love Like Heaven—My Morning Jacket
Firewood—The Waxwings
Dirty City—Steve Winwood

Hour 2—Electricity

Hot Bright Lights—The Grass Roots
Electricity—Captain Beefheart and his Magic Band
Shock the Monkey—Peter Gabriel
Electric Feel—MGMT
Cross Wires—XTC
Electricity, Electricity—Goodness
Thomas Edison Invents the Light Bulb—Stan Freberg
Blow a Fuse—Betty Hutton
Electric Bird—Sia
Generator—The Holloways
High Voltage—AC/DC
Electric Avenue—Eddy Grant
Dim the Lights—Handsome

Hour 3—Feature album: Long Distance Voyager—The Moody Blues (1981)

Sunday, May 25, 2008

Show #129 (politics-free!)--5/25/08

You Too—Caroline Peyton
Turn the Beat Around—Vicki Sue Robinson
Dance (Disco Heat)—Sylvester
Son a Propulsion—Juan Pablo Torres
The Satisfier—Eli “Paperboy” Reed & the True Loves
Fly Stereophonic—Lida Husik
Der Kommissar—After the Fire
A Cause des Garcons—Yelle
Baby Stick Around—Joe Jackson
Girls—Dwight Twilley
Stuff and Nonsense—Split Enz
The Train and the River—Jimmy Giuffre 3
The Five Ways—Jimmy Giuffre

Hour 2—70s: Stardom

Star Baby—The Guess Who
Star—Stealers Wheel
Free Man in Paris—Joni Mitchell
Top of the Pops—The Kinks
Fame—David Bowie
Life’s Been Good—Joe Walsh
So You Are a Star—The Hudson Brothers
The Cover of “Rolling Stone”—Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show
Lonely at the Top—Randy Newman
Lonely at the Bottom (from National Lampoon’s “Lemmings”)—John Belushi
Rhinestone Cowboy—Glen Campbell
Success Story—The Who
I’m Just a Singer (in a Rock and Roll Band)—The Moody Blues

Hour 3—Feature Album: Beach Boys’ Party!—The Beach Boys (1965)

Sunday, May 18, 2008

Planned power outage

Well, I had hoped to be on-air this week, but the university's annual electrical maintenance weekend is in effect, and the power is not yet back on. What a disappointment.

(Ironically, this week's theme was to be 'electricity').

Tune in next week, for more good stuff.

Sunday, May 11, 2008

Show #128--5/11/08

Have Mercy Baby—Billy Ward and his Dominoes
Please, Please, Please—James Brown & the Famous Flames
Clothes Pin Blues—Jimmy Rushing
Yeh Yeh—Georgie Fame
Pretty Red Balloons—Rosetta Hightower
On Broadway—Jimmy Scott
The Letter—The Nirvana Sitar & String Group
I See the Light—The Five Americans
Story of My Life—Unrelated Segments
The Little Girl I Once Knew—The Beach Boys
A-Punk—Vampire Weekend
Psychotic Girl—The Black Keys
I Can’t Be Satisfied—Muddy Waters
Aladdin Sane (1913-1938-197?)—David Bowie
By Your Side—Alex & Sam

Hour 2—Ladies’ Night

Tar and Cement—Verdelle Smith
Big Yellow Taxi—Joni Mitchell
Ridge Rider—Judee Sill
Sister Morphine—Ellen Warshaw
Walk it Off—The Breeders
The Fox—Sleater-Kinney
Kerosene—Miranda Lambert
Moses—Patty Griffin
Universal Heartbeat—Juliana Hatfield
Baby Wait—Jonatha Brooke
Paris Train—Beth Orton
Will You Love Me Tomorrow—Roberta Flack
(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman—Aretha Franklin

Hour 3—Feature album of the week

Albums of distinction, played in their entirety.

This week's selection: Mother's Pride--Fanny (1973)

Saturday, May 03, 2008

Show #127--5/4/08

Fools—The Dodos
Strangers—The Kinks
Misfits—Steve Gollnick
Dilate—Ani Difranco
Stand Still, Look Pretty—The Wreckers
Heaven (Must Be There)—Rose Ranger
All Good Things—The Weepies
Homework—Otis Rush
Stormy Monday—Lee Michaels
Barrel of a Gun—Guster
(Sittin' on) the Dock of the Bay--Otis Redding
Lonesome Lover—Christian Sands
The Drifter--Long John Baldry

Hour 2—May Flowers

Black Orchid—Lonnie Simmons Quartet
San Antonio Rose—The Tex-i-an Boys
Spanish Rose—Van Morrison
Throwaway—The Posies
Where Evil Grows—The Poppy Family
LDN—Lily Allen
Build Me Up Buttercup—The Foundations
Gardenia—Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks
Push th’ Little Daisies—Ween
Violet Hill--Coldplay
Sugar Magnolia--The Grateful Dead
Black Narcissus—Joe Henderson
Orange Blossom Special—Seatrain

Hour 3--Feature album of the week

Albums of distinction, played in their entirety.

This week's selection: East Side Story--Squeeze (1981)