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Playlist for 9/24/10: Stay Humble or You're Sure to Stumble

I generally only seek advice from truck stops, so when I saw a sign from the highway that read, "Stay Humble or You're Sure to Stumble," I knew I had to go with the straighten-up-and-live-right theme this week. Dug into the '80s vinyl for a set and played new music from the Murdocks and the Piney Gir Country Roadshow, who battled with the Breakup Society for longest (and best) song title of the show: I'm Better Off Without A Piece Of A Shell Of A Man vs. She Doesn't Know She's Not Supposed to Like Me Yet.

Download or stream the Sept. 24 show right here.

The Life That You've Led - Maddox Brothers & Rose - Most Colorful Hillbilly Band In America
Out Of Control - White Hassle - National Chain
Take a Look at Yourself - Dan Greer - Steppin' Stone: The Sounds of Memphis XL Story, Vol. 3
Don't You Know You're Wrong - Earl King - Earl's Pearls 55-60
Get Right With God - Southern Revivalists Of N.O -Get Right With God:Hot Gospel

Go Give Your Lov…

Playlist for 9/17/10: Lie to Me

With the primary season over and November elections on the way, it seemed like the right moment to send a big kiss out to mendacity. New music from Wheels on Fire, No Bunny and Superchunk and a tribute to the late King Coleman.

Download or stream the Sept. 17 show right here. While you are at it, I subbed on the New Age show Sept. 18, playing such enlightened acts as Hasil Adkins, Nona Rae, the Stooges, Roy Hall, Buck Owens and Wild Jimmy Spruill. Download or stream the show here.

Big Chief Tell 'Um Lies - Robin Cody - Plantation Gold
Room Full of Lies - The Sidewalks - Here Are The Sidewalks
Frustration, Tragedy & Lies - The Lazy Cowgirls - Cheapo Crypt Sampler CD
All Who Cheated And Lied - The Chatham Singers - Juju Claudius
Back-Stabbing Liar - Mono Puff - It's Fun To Steal
A History Of Lies - Bricks - Old Enough To Know Better: 15 Years Of Merge Records [Disc 2]

Don't Play That Song (You Lied) - Ruby Johnson - I'll Run Your Hurt Away
There Goes My Used To Be - Wee Willi…

Playlists for 9/3/10 and 9/10/10: Workin' For My Baby

Doubling up on the playlists after finally getting some time to put them together. Corri and I took a trip to Minneapolis last weekend to celebrate our 5th wedding anniversary, which I honored with this week's opening theme. The trip to the Twin Cities and the candylands that are The Electric Fetus and Cheapo Discs netted me some nice used LP finds, some of which I played this week and some of which I wish I allowed to play on the air. Lots of new music this week from Norton Records and the brand new single from the Oblivians. I honored the working man and gal with my opening set last week.

Download or stream the Sept. 3 and Sept. 10 shows right here.

Dedicated To The One I Love - The 5 Royales - Monkey Hips And Rice: The "5" Royales Anthology
I'm Five Years Ahead Of My Time - The Third Bardo - Nuggets: Original Artyfacts From The First Psychedelic Era
Little Bitty Corrine - The Swingin' Neckbreakers - Live For Buzz
Hang Five - B Brock And His Sultans - Strummin'…