Saturday, May 31, 2014

Show #440--6/1/14

A World of Hurt—Drive-By Truckers
Learn How to Fall—Paul Simon
Catch Me I’m Falling—Real Life
After Hours—Ablebody
This is Then—We Cut Corners 
Any Moment Now—Koufax
Shelter Song—Temples
Let’s Call it Off—Peter Bjorn and John 
Carnival—Natalie Merchant
Wouldn’t it Be Beautiful—The Hand
Confessions—BADBADNOTGOOD (feat. Leland Whitty)
Airwaves—Ray LaMontagne 
Calliope—Caroline Smith & the Good Night Sleeps
Everyman—Laura Tsaggaris


Down on Me—Big Brother & the Holding Company
Sitting on Top of the World—The Grateful Dead
Pride of Man—Quicksilver Messenger Service

Feature Album: After Bathing at Baxter’s by Jefferson Airplane (1967)

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Monday Music Club 5-26-14

So, here's this week's musical timeline playlist, progressing approximately from mid-60s thru early 80s:

Harlem Shuffle—Bob & Earl
Shakin’ All Over—The Guess Who
Cheating—The Animals
Whatcha’ Gonna Do—Tom Jones
Sophisticated Boom Boom—The Shangri-Las
A Little Bit of Soap—Garnet Mimms
I’m Where It’s At—The Jades   
Java—Al Hirt
New Orleans—Neil Diamond
It’s Gonna Take a Miracle—The Royalettes
I Go to Sleep—Cher
What’s it Gonna Be—Dusty Springfield
Say I Am (What I Am)—Tommy James & the Shondells
Count Me In—Gary Lewis & the Playboys
Ramrod—Al Casey
Time Waits for No One—The Knack
Homburg—Procol Harum
Good Captain Clack—Procol Harum  
The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin’ Groovy)—Harpers Bizarre
Younger Generation Blues—Janis Ian


Lady Madonna—The Beatles
Lay a Little Lovin’ on Me—Robin McNamara
Soul Drippin—The Mauds
Why Don’t You Love Me—The Buckinghams
Little Bit o’ Soul—The Music Explosion
Three Ways from Tomorrow—Spanky & Our Gang
Walk Away Renee—The Left Banke
With This Ring—The Platters
Panic—Reparata & the Delrons
Our Love (is in the Pocket)—Darrell Banks
Shake Your Hips—Love Sculpture
In the Land of the Few—Love Sculpture
Summertime Blues—Blue Cheer
Combination of the Two—Big Brother & the Holding Company
San Francisco Girls—Fever Tree


The Boxer—Simon & Garfunkel
Mozart – Symphony No. 40 in G Minor—Waldo de los Rios
Never Ending Song of Love—Delaney & Bonnie & Friends
Well, Well—Delaney & Bonnie & Friends
Big Wheels (from “Wheel of Fortune”)—Alan Thicke
Two Divided by Love—The Grass Roots
Living in the Past—Jethro Tull
Too Bad—Faces
Powder Blue Mercedes Queen—Raiders
I’m Just a Kid (Don’t Make Me Feel Like a Man)—Daryl Hall & John Oates
Cure My Blues—Ellen McIlwaine
Hit the Road Jack—Stampeders
Uptown and Country—Tom Scott
Delta Dawn—Tanya Tucker
What I Did For Love (from “A Chorus Line”)—Priscilla Lopez, Company
Right Time of the Night—Jennifer Warnes


Tin Man—America
San Ferry Anne—Wings
More Than a Woman—Tavares
Hold On—Badfinger
Black Fever Sleep—Jules & the Polar Bears
Savannah Nights—Tom Johnston
Breakdown Dead Ahead—Boz Scaggs
Bad Boy—Russ Ballard
Lies (Through the 80s)—Manfred Mann’s Earth Band
Spirits in the Material World—The Police
Too Much Pressure—The Selecter
Ranking Full Stop—The English Beat
The Logical Song—Supertramp
The Boy with the Perpetual Nervousness—The Feelies
Too Much Time on My Hands—Styx 

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Show #439--5/25/14

My Time—Minus the Bear   
Hell Yes—Beck   
Coming Up—Ani DiFranco   
FootDown—Michael Penn    
Saint Scrapyard—Herzog  
Crawling from the Wreckage—Dave Edmunds
Bad is Bad—Huey Lewis & the News 
I Wanna Dance (But I Don’t Know How)—Skaters
Two Left Feet—Eric Peterson
Hebba Ho—Ditch Croaker  
Slap and Tickle—Squeeze
Dance All Night—OXO
Beep Beep Love—Gruppo Sportivo
Whammy Kiss—The B-52’s
It Ain’t Over ‘Til It’s Over—Lenny Kravitz   


You’ll Never Get Me Up (in One of Those)—Dave Edmunds
Information—Dave Edmunds
Poor Jenny/When Will I Be Loved—Nick Lowe & Dave Edmunds

Feature album: Party of One by Nick Lowe (1990)

Monday, May 19, 2014

Monday Music Club 5-19-14

Tonight, started out in 1954, ended up in the late 70s...

Baby, Let’s Play House—Arthur Gunter
Crawlin’—The Clovers
Ain’t I’m a Dog—Ronnie Self
R-O-C-K—Bill Haley & His Comets
A Sunday Kind of Love—The Del-Vikings
Dedicated to the One I Love—The “5” Royales
Dream Girl—Norman Fox & the Rob Roys
A Mighty Lovable Man—Sonny James
It’s Been Nice—Marty Wilde  
Long Stringy Baby—Jimmy Crawford
Good Timin’—Jimmy Jones
Seven Sins—Barrett Strong
Cathy’s Clown—The Everly Brothers
Never on Sunday—The Chordettes
Yeh, Yeh!—Mongo Santamaria
Bongo Stomp—Little Joey & the Flips
Marlena—The Four Seasons
I’m Gonna Be a Wheel Someday—Fats Domino
Stablemates—Milt Jackson & Wes Montgomery


Have More Time—Marvin Smith
What’s Gonna Happen When Summer’s Done?—Freddy Cannon
See You in September—The Tempos
I Got Rhythm—The Happenings
Ride the Wild Surf—Jan & Dean
Catch a Wave—The Beach Boys
New York’s a Lonely Town—The Trade Winds
No Surfin’ Today—The Four Seasons
Leader of the Laundromat—The Detergents
Lawdy Miss Clawdy—The Buckinghams  
Got to Get You Into My Life—The Beatles
Just a Little—The Young Rascals
Thumb a Ride—Earl Wright & His Orchestra
Dancing in the Street—Martha & the Vandellas
Drive My Car—Bob Kuban & the In-Men
I’m Gonna Cry Till My Tears Run Dry—Irma Thomas
Summer Wind—Frank Sinatra
The Most Beautiful Girl in the World—Frank Sinatra
Like Always—The Association
You Don’t Know What You Mean to Me—Sam & Dave
I Heard it Through the Grapevine—Gladys Knight & the Pips
Glad to Be Unhappy—The Mamas & the Papas


Everlasting Love—Robert Knight
(The Lights Went Out in) Massachusetts—The Bee Gees
Refugee from Yuhupitz—Blood, Sweat & Tears
Boogaloo Down Broadway—The Fantastic Johnny C
A Whole Lot of Rainbows—The Salt
Invocation/Your Wonderful Parade—Carpenters
Street Fighting Man—The Rolling Stones
Sebastian—Paul Stookey
Trip to Loveland—The Coronados
Competition Ain’t Nothin’—Carl Carlton
Big Yellow Taxi—Joni Mitchell
Woodstock—Joni Mitchell
Spirit in the Dark—Aretha Franklin
Patches—Clarence Carter
Marijuana Hell—Ron Nagle
I Need Someone (to Love Me)—Z.Z. Hill


Baby, Let’s Swing/The Last Thing You Said/Don’t Tie My Hands—Runt
Let Me Be There—Olivia Newton-John
Get Your Biscuits in the Oven and Your Buns in Bed—Kinky Friedman
No Deal—Townes Van Zandt
If I Only Knew—Ozark Mountain Daredevils
Got to Get Me a Job—Ann Alford
Use Me—Bill Withers   
Touch Your Woman—Margie Joseph
Vitamin L—Mary Kay Place as Loretta Haggers 
Fallin’ in Love—Souther/Hillman/Furay Band
(It’s All Down to) Goodnight Vienna—Ringo Starr
You Belong to Me—Carly Simon
There We Are—James Taylor
Somebody to Love—Queen 

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Show #438--5/18/14

Home and Dry—Gerry Rafferty
Everything You’ve Done Wrong—Sloan    
Your Work is Magic—King of Prussia   
Find a New Way—Tune-Yards  
(I Keep Thinking About) A New Thing—Field Music
Love Will Find a Way—Yes
New City—Richie Havens   
People Make the World Go Round—The Stylistics 
Tishbite—Cocteau Twins
Sidewalk Talk—Jellybean
Strange Colores—Avey Tare’s Slasher Flicks
You’re the One—Charli XCX
Find Your Way Back—Jefferson Starship 


A few of Randy Newman's labelmates in the early 70s, before we get to his feature tonight:

Strangers—The Kinks
Cool, Cool Water—The Beach Boys
Spirit in the Sky—The Stovall Sisters
Tamp ‘em Up Solid—Ry Cooder

Feature Album: Sail Away—Randy Newman (1972)

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Monday Music Club 5-12-14


Do-Re-Mi—Lee Dorsey
Road Hog—John D. Loudermilk
You Can’t Judge a Book by the Cover—Bo Diddley 
Cool Jerk—The Capitols
I Can’t Go—“Big” Buddy Lucas
I Can’t Let Go—Evie Sands
Have I the Right?—The Honeycombs
Farmer John—The Premiers
That’s How Heartaches Are Made—Baby Washington
Walk on By—Dionne Warwick
Machinations—Lalo Schifrin
It’s Now Winter’s Day—Tommy Roe
Can’t Buy Me Love—The Beatles
Can’t You See That She’s Mine—The Dave Clark Five
I Dig Girls—J.J. Jackson
I Can’t Wait—The Mamas & the Papas
Why Can’t You Give Me What I Want—The Cyrkle
Cast Your Fate to the Wind—Shelby Flint
I’m Your Puppet—James & Bobby Purify 


Ooh Baby Baby—The Miracles
I Don’t Know—The Dixie Nightingales
Misty—Richard “Groove” Holmes
You Can’t Hurry Love—The Supremes
Some of Your Lovin’—Dusty Springfield
One Dyin’ and a Buryin’—Roger Miller
Born a Woman—Sandy Posey
Nowadays Clancy Can’t Even Sing—Buffalo Springfield
I Can’t Give Back the Love I Feel For You—Rosetta Hightower (1968)
I Got a Line on You—Spirit
What Good is Up—The Inexpensive Handmade Look
Stephanie Knows Who—Love
Little Miss Strange—Jimi Hendrix Experience
Phenomenal Cat—The Kinks
Pretty Ballerina—The Left Banke
Can’t Take My Eyes Off You/Goin’ Out of My Head—The Lettermen
Happiness—The Ovations
Bring a Little Lovin’—Los Bravos


Gonna Leave You Alone—The Merry-Go-Round
I’m a Changed Man—Otis Redding
I Can Hear Music—The Beach Boys
I’ve Been Hurt—Bill Deal & the Rhondells
Corporal Clegg—Pink Floyd
Pictures of Matchstick Men—Status Quo
One Way Out—The Allman Brothers Band
Jim Dandy—Black Oak Arkansas
Hey Hey What Can I Do—Led Zeppelin
Rag Mama Rag—The Band
Ballad of Sir Frankie Crisp (Let it Roll)—George Harrison
Home to You—Seatrain
Hot ‘n’ Nasty—Humble Pie
Slaughter—Billy Preston
Silver Machine—Hawkwind


Live and Let Die—Wings
I’m a Man—Jobriath
Star Baby—The Guess Who
Walkin’ with a Mountain—Mott the Hoople
Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo (Heartbreaker)—The Rolling Stones
Nuclear Apathy—Crack the Sky
10538 Overture—Electric Light Orchestra   
Give it Back—Gentle Giant  
Angel in Your Arms—Hot
Bad Time—Grand Funk  
(She’s) One of the Boys—Nick Gilder  
Stuff Like That—Quincy Jones 
Knowing Me, Knowing You—ABBA  
Milk and Alcohol—Dr. Feelgood   

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Show #437--5/11/14

Tonight in Hour 1 I'm teasing the return of my summer show Monday Music Club with an hour from one of last summer's shows. If you like a "deep track" type of oldies show with stuff you don't get to hear over the airwaves that frequently, you'll want to listen in Monday nights from 6-10pm starting tomorrow (at 

Hey, this was a pretty good hour, I think:

For Your Love—The Yardbirds
Promise Her Anything—Tom Jones
Find Somebody—The Young Rascals
Grim Reaper of Love—The Turtles
Voodoo Woman—Bobby Goldsboro
Why Don’tcha Do Me Right?—The Mothers of Invention
Shake Your Moneymaker—Paul Butterfield Blues Band
Break it All—Los Shakers
Mo Jo Hannah—Little Esther Phillips
Funky Street—Arthur Conley
Interplay—Derek & Ray
Shake Your Hips—Slim Harpo
Tombstone Blues—Bob Dylan
Don’t Answer the Door—B.B. King
East West—Herman’s Hermits
Bang! Bang!—Joe Cuba Sextet
Nothing But a Heartache—The Flirtations
Beverly Hills—Uncle Sound
It’s a Shame—The Spinners


I even have nerdy commentary, if you're into that. And it's not too long, if you're not. The whole album played in this hour, testing the attention spans of all listeners. 

Sunday, May 04, 2014

Show #436--5/4/14

People Gotta Move—Gino Vanelli
Sorted for E’s and Wizz—Pulp
You Got Yr. Cherry Bomb—Spoon   
Maneater—Nelly Furtado    
Sorry I Stole Your Man (Live)—Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas  
Feeling Good—Vienna Ditto 
Fake Friends—Joan Jett & the Blackhearts    
Torture—The Replacements   
Only You Know and I Know—Dave Mason    
Love Bomb—N.E.R.D.
Virtual Insanity—Jamiroquai  
4 Minute Mile—Bell X1


It Wants You to Run—Wild Decade
Borrowed Time—Parquet Courts
Stutter—Deleted Scenes
Big Teeth—Skeleton Key  
There’s Money in New Wave—A.C. Newman   
The Letterbomb—Milagres   
Passing Out Pieces—Mac DeMarco
New Shoes—Travis  
Yes, Yes, Yes—NRBQ    
Lay Down Sally—Eric Clapton  
Leave it Alone—Peter Rowan’s Twang ‘n Groove     
Lost Count—Ebba Forsberg
Breaking the Girl—Red Hot Chili Peppers  
Everyday Robots—Damon Albarn