Sunday, April 29, 2012

Show #331--4/29/12

Love is the Answer—Utopia
Universal Heart-Beat—Juliana Hatfield
Another Nail in My Heart—Squeeze
Brick by Brick—Arctic Monkeys
Legal Tender—The B-52’s
Money—The Flying Lizards
Running on a Treadmill—Oingo Boingo
Strangeness and Charm—Tim Finn
Drop in the Ocean—Michelle Branch

Hour 2: Sunshine Pop Revisited

I've noticed some internet searchers have found their way to my blog via previous shows on this theme -- the softest of soft pop from the late 60s/early 70s. Exploring this great niche of music tonight once again:

The Time it is Today—The Association
Love You—The Free Design
Prelude/To Claudia on Thursday—The Millennium
I’m Not Living Here—Sagittarius
It Doesn’t Matter Anymore—The Cyrkle
Mrs. Bluebird—Eternity’s Children
Mr. Sun—The Lettermen
Forever Hold Your Peace—The Neon Philharmonic
Sugar on Sunday—The Clique 
Come to the Sunshine—Harpers Bizarre
Don’t Take Your Time—Roger Nichols & the Small Circle of Friends
Blowing Away—The 5th Dimension
If I Decide to Love You (I Will)—Kenny Nolan
Gone for Awhile—The Critters
Early in the Morning—Vanity Fare
Whisper Words—The Staccatos
Smile a Little Smile For Me—The Flying Machine
Summer Days, Summer Nights—The Street Corner Society 

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Show #330--4/22/12

***You can listen to the 1st hour of this show by clicking the audio file on the right.  

Hard Coming Love—The United States of America
Orange Rooftop of Your Mind—The Blue Things
White Light/White Heat—The Velvet Underground
Black Rice—Women
Mind Reader—Sebadoh
Revolution’s a Lie—Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti
Call of the Wild—Caroline Peyton
With Your Love—Jefferson Starship 
Airport Song—Guster
Going Out—Supergrass
What Do You Belong To—Jules and the Polar Bears

Hour 2: The Originals

The reverse of my “Round of Remakes” themes; this time, original versions of songs made more famous (at least in this country) later on with remakes by different singers and groups. Got it? (Hmm.)

The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down—The Band (Joan Baez)
You Need Love—Muddy Waters (Led Zeppelin-"Whole Lotta Love")
Hard to Handle—Otis Redding (The Black Crowes)
Keep on Dancing—The Avantis (The Gentrys)
Wildwood Weed—Don Bowman (Jim Stafford)
Rose Garden—Joe South (Lynn Anderson)  
White Rabbit—The Great Society (Jefferson Airplane)
Black Magic Woman—Fleetwood Mac (Santana)
The Show Must Go On—Leo Sayer (Three Dog Night)
I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll—Arrows (Joan Jett & the Blackhearts)
Cum on Feel the Noize—Slade (Quiet Riot)
Ready for Love/Afterlights—Mott the Hoople (Bad Company)
Slow Dancing—Funky Kings (Johnny Rivers)

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Show #329--4/15/12

I Predict a Riot—Kaiser Chiefs
Tinker Taylor—Terry Reid
I Feel Better—Gotye
The Metro—Berlin
Chase Scene—Broken Social Scene
One of Our Submarines—Thomas Dolby
Metal—Gary Numan
Inside Story PBS TV Spot—Suzanne Ciani
Ton o’ Luv—Devo
Love Action (I Believe in Love)—The Human League
Trans-Europe Express—Kraftwerk
Metal on Metal—Kraftwerk
Franz Schubert—Kraftwerk
Endless Endless—Kraftwerk

Hour 2: Electropop

Bad Head Day—Husikesque
Out at the Pictures—Hot Chip
Wow—Kylie Minogue
Miss You—Foster the People
Blue Jeans—Ladytron
Just Dance—Lady Gaga
Fresh Hex—Tobacco (feat. Beck)
Bulletproof—La Roux 

Saturday, April 07, 2012

Show #328--4/8/12

Baby Got Going—Liz Phair
She Has Funny Cars—Jefferson Airplane
Alone Again Or—Love
Homburg—Procol Harum
I Will—8 Storey Window
Heavy on Me—Zeus
Silent Sidekick—Spooner
The Eyes of the Fly—Jookabox
Questions and Answers—The Apples in Stereo
Free Translator—The Books

Hour 2: Singing About Talking

Mrs. Morris—Charles Spearin
Anna—Charles Spearin

She Said Yeah—Larry Williams
I Call Your Name—The Beatles
Whispers (Getting Louder)—Jackie Wilson
Tell Me—Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings
Screamin’ and Shoutin’—The Fabulettes
(I Wanna) Testify—The Parliaments
I Wanna Testify—Roger Taylor
Say No—Romeo Void
Talking in Your Sleep—The Romantics
Tell Me Something Good—Rufus
Tell Me—Menage
You Say—Michael Chapman
Whispers and Moans—Crowded House