Saturday, August 27, 2011

Playlist for 8/26/11: He Was Rock-n-Roll















One of those wild-and-crazy-beginning-of-the-semester meetings made me late for the show, but fortunately Good John was there to blast away with a bunch of his nutty 45’s (thanks, sir, that makes up for skipping out on Andre Williams!). New releases this week from Bobby Marchan, the Bloody Hollies and Henry’s Funeral Shoe and a tribute to Jerry Leiber, who passed away Aug. 22, leaving behind co-authorship of the rock-n-roll bible. Look for Josh Alan Friedman's excellent Tell the Truth Until They Bleed for essential reading on the great songwriter.

Download or stream the Aug. 26 show right here.

Good John’s 45 Fiasco
Blue Jeans and A Boy’s Shirt – Glen Glenn
Then You’ll Know – Big C & the Galaxies
You’re Running Wild – Ron Haydock
New Orleans – Johnny & the Panty Raiders

Chicken Thighs – Andre Williams
Speedo – The Cadillacs
Long Gone – The Forbidden Pigs

Chicken – Jack Starr
It’s a Lie – King Khan
The Spider & the Fly – Andre Williams & the A-Bones
Dew Drop Inn – Esquerita
Stop & Think Over – Mary Weiss

Empty Heart - ? & the Mysterians
Rally in the Valley – Rudy Ray Moore
The Gorilla – The Ideals
Rock Crazy Baby – Art Adams

I finally show up …
I Just Want What Belongs to Me – Bobby Marchan
Eeny-Meeny-Miney-Moe – Bob & Lucille
King Louie’s Glue – King Louie’s Court
Wild Thing – Cathy Rich

Mass Confusion – Jack Oblivian
Dream With Me – Mickey
All Talk No Action – Scott Morgan & Miss Georgia Peach
Who Wants 2 Sleep With the Birthday Girl – The Witches
Basement Song – Lover!

Local Lunchbox
Hucklebuck – Rev. Norb
Dance the Alexander Hamilton – Rev. Norb
Hey, Man, Let’s, Like Rock – Rev. Norb
Take it to the House – Rev. Norb

Climb Down – Dex Romweber Duo
Broken Hands - King Louie’s Missing Monuments
Get Your Head – Bad Sports
June Sixteenth – Bad Sports
Summer Vacation – Couch Flambeau

Useless Game – Night Beats
Pumpkin Pie (live) – Kid Congo & the Pink Monkey Birds
Dead Letter – The Bloody Hollies
Lost My Mind – Left Lane Cruiser
Gimme Back My Morphine – Henry’s Funeral Shoe

Running From the Red Squad – Occult Detective Club
Sunburn – Wax Museums
I’m On – Atomic Suplex
Too Stubborn to Fold – Wheels on Fire

Tribute to Jerry Leiber
Hound Dog – Big Mama Thorton
Jailhouse Rock – Dean Carter
Trouble – Elvis Presley
You’re Killing Me – Milt Trenier

Saved – LaVern Baker
Love Potion No. 9 – The Clovers
Bam Balam – Du Droppers
Alligator Wine – Screamin’ Jay Hawkins
Framed – Jerry Reed
Three Time Loser – Linda Hopkins

That Is Rock & Roll – The Coasters
Poison Ivy – The Coasters
Shopping For Clothes – The Coasters
Down in Mexico – The Coasters
Turtle Dovin’ – The Coasters
Soul Pad – The Coasters

If You Don’t Come Back – The Drifters
Down Home Girl – The Rolling Stones

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