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

Saturday, August 20, 2011

Playlist for 8/19/11: Pulling Time With Andre Williams











Other than a few technical difficulties to begin the interview (and a little this-is-really-cool stuttering on my part), talking to Andre Williams was as amazing and fun as I expected! His show at the Cactus Club last night delivered as well. I guess the next time I’ll see Mr. Rhythm is as one of the co-MC’s at this little get-together in Brooklyn in November! Andre wouldn't spill beans on his wardrobe plans for the big event. Last night’s opener Jon Burks also stopped by to play a few songs, and I featured Jack Oblivian’s crazy great new album on Big Legal Mess, Rat City.

Download or stream the entire Aug. 19 show right here.

Humpin’, Bumpin’, & Thumpin’ – Andre Williams
Bacon Fat – Larry Bright
Sweet Little Pussycat – Andre Williams’ Orchestra
Pray For Your Daughter – Andre Williams & the New Orleans Hellhounds
The Way You Dog Me Around – Andre Williams with the A-Bones

Burning the Roses – Andre Williams
The Prayer – Ray Scott
Agile, Mobile & Hostile – The Goldstars
Greasy Chicken – Andre Williams
Mmm Andre Williams is Mmmovin' – Andre Williams

Phone Interview with Andre Williams
Pulling Time – Andre Williams & the Don Juans

Local Lunchbox
Interview and performance by Jon Burks


Kidnapper – Jack Oblivian
Can’t Quit – The Cool Jerks
Still Got it Bad – Jack O. & the Tearjerkers
White Lie, Black Eye – The Tearjerkers
Caboose Jump – Jack Oblivian

Satellite of Love – DM Bob & the Deficits
Got a Little Lovin’ – Demolition Doll Rods
Fooling Around – Demolition Doll Rods
No Respect – Wanda Chrome & the Leather Pharaohs
A Guy Like That – Midnite Snaxxx
Drag Race Johnny – Little Pattie & the Statesmen

I Got Drunk – The Buddies
Home Alone – Lover!
Birthday Cake – Boo Frog
Pepper Spray – Light Bulb Alley

Come Back Lord – Lightning Beat Man
Bumble Bee – Molly Gene OneWhoaMan Band
Long Lonesome Love Road Song – Organs
Juke Joint in the Sky – The Juke Joint Pimps

On the Ferris Wheel – The Senders
Last Last Call – John Paul Keith
Firefly – Midwest Beat
Hey Lupe (Hang on Sloopy) – Los Straitjackets featuring Little Willie G.
The Thing Called Love – Esquerita

Back in Tijuana – Andre Williams & the El Dorados
My Tears – Andre Williams & Gino Parks
Shake a Tail Feather – The Five Du-Tones

Monday, August 15, 2011

Playlist for 8-12-11: Rocket to New Jersey











This Village Voice post and Personal & the Pizzas' first appearance in Milwaukee this Thursday inspired my opening set. Look for my scandalous Q&A with Personal & the Pizzas on Sonic Diet later this week.

Download or stream the Aug. 12 show right here.

Dead Meat – Personal & the Pizzas
Brass Knuckles – Personal & the Pizzas
I’m in Love With Myself – The Bad Sports
Planet Failure – The Spits
I Was on (The Bozo Show) – No Bunny
Cruisin’ – Hunx & His Punx
Slime Time – The Mean Jeans
Joanie – Personal & the Pizzas

Potato Chip – The Harlequins
Justine – The Rangers
Jerkin’ the Dog – Mighty Hannibal
Rockin’ & A Boppin’ – Carl Newman and his Nighthawks
Ducken – Hasil Adkins

You Never Say – The Ettes
Sorrows Lane – The Masonics
A Ella – Los Vigilantes
I’ve Got a Dollar – Baxx Sisis
I’m Spent – The Routes

Ain’t Dumbo – The Night Beats
Drunken Angel – The Dark Rags

Local Lunchbox
Old Lady – Trent Fox & the Tenants
Sounds Fine to Me – Trent Fox & the Tenants
Inevitably – Beach Patrol
My Sunny Day – Beach Patrol

Crying Sun – Radio Birdman
Don’t Eat the Stuff Off the Sidewalk (live) – The Cramps
FBI Top 10 – DM Bob & the Deficits
Civilized – Chicken Diamond
Nailgun – Boom Chick

Dragsploitation Now – The Drags
Can’t Change My Style – The Drags
Teenage Invasion – The Drags
Don’t Need You Anymore – The Drags

It’s On Me Now – The Candy Snatchers
Alive – The Dirtys
Ain’t Right Girl – Rocket 455
Hide & Seek – Okmoniks

Fiery Stomp – Willie & the Travelaires
Girdle Up – Andre Williams

Rachel – The Booze
Gravity (live) – The Bottle Rockets
Jesus Was a Wino – Lydia Loveless
1965 King Size Nicotine Blues – Little Jerry Williams

Teenage Heartbreak – The Sorrows
I Want You Tonight – The Sorrows
Firelight Waltz – Fountains of Wayne
Ballad of Bad Whiskey – Boston Spaceships

Will You Love Me (Like You Did Last Summer) – The Westwoods
Bo’s Waltz – Bo Diddley
Pedro Joe – Red Hot Russell
Tonight I Think I’m Gonna Go Downtown – Mudhoney
Sometimes Good Guys Don’t Wear White – The Standells
Another Time – Cheap Time
Bad Days – Happy Thoughts
Panchito Blues – Peach Kelli Pop
Mr. Last Week – Harlan T. Bobo
You Have My Blessings – Mary Johnson

Saturday, August 6, 2011

Playlist for 8-5-11: Her Love Shows Even After She's Gone









Interviews this week with the Bad Sports and Wax Museums, an interview and performance by The Booze, and new music from DM Bob & The Deficits!

Download or stream the August 5 show in its entirety right here.

Trash Talkin’ Woman – The Electric Mess
That’s Cool, That’s Trash – The Allen Oldies Band
It’s Trash – The Cavemen
Solid Trash – Walter Daniels & Chili Cold Blood
Garbage City – The Street Cleaners
Stick Out Your Can – Roscoe Holland

They Call Me Country – DM Bob & the Deficits
Jeepster – DM Bob & the Deficits
Slide Off My Satin Sheets – DM Bob & the Deficits
Always Talkin’ – DM Bob & the Deficits

So Young – The Devil Dogs
He Did It – The Ronettes
Out in the Streets – The Shangri-Las
Girl on My Mind – The Hard Feelings

Mustang – Link Wray
Five & Ten – Link Wray
Holy Rollers Rockin’ in a Killin’ Machine – Bodeco
Back Alley Man – Boo Frog

Local Lunchbox
Sugar Daddy – Alex Ballard
Nocturn Danza – Those X Cleavers
No Brain Needed – Those X Cleavers
Giraffe – Feck

I’m Cool – Vex Ruffin & The Lo-Fi Jerkheads
Rebel Woman – Dean Carter
Please, Please, Please – The Masonics
Long Time Comin’ – Light Bulb Alley

Interview with the Wax Museums and Bad Sports
Bruiser – The Wax Museums
Matter Over Mind – The Wax Museums
Nothing to Do (with the ‘60s) – The Wax Museums
You Don’t Wanna Know – The Bad Sports
Can’t Remember Your Name – The Bad Sports
Sweet Sweet Mandi – The Bad Sports
Tunguska - The Wax Museums

Before We’re Dead and Gone - Bad Times
Je ne suis pas trés drogue - The Limiñanas

Interview and acoustic performance by The Booze
No Way Out ?(new song) – The Booze
Kick Me Where It Hurts – The Booze
New York City Women – The Booze

Marionette – Beach Patrol
Ronny – Lover!
Basement Song – Lover!

Better Look Out – The Swinging Machine
Diddy Wah Diddy – Bo Diddley
Wife Sitter – Swamp Dogg
Open House at My House – Little Johnny Taylor

The Summer Place – Fountains of Wayne
I Live for the Sun – The Sunrays
With a Girl Like You – Paul Collins
Staring – The Parting Gifts

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Playlist for 7-29-11: ... 'Cause That'll Never Happen Again











Still recovering from WMSE's Radio Summer Camp ...

Download or stream the July 29 show right here.

Past, Present & Future – The Shangri-Las
Leave All Your Old Loves in the Past – The Liverbirds
Present Joys – Alabama Sacred Heart Singers
No Future – Rockin’ Sidney
Past, Present & Future – Ronnie Self

Shake ‘Em Up – Slim Green
Just For You – Slim Harpo
Sweet Thing – Jack O & the Tennessee Tear Jerkers
Get Out of My House – Holly Golightly & the Brokeoffs
Jungle Dreams – Dex Romweber Duo
I’m the Lover Man – Little Jerry Williams

Weekend – The Dictators
All Night Long – The A-Bones
A-Bone – The Trashmen
Baby Gotta Party – Don & Dewey
Summertime Blues – Guitar Wolf

If You Ever Get it Once – The Young Seniors
King Loui Glue – Titty Twisters Orchestra
Twist, Twist Senora – Gary U.S. Bonds
Outta My Mind – BBQ

Local Lunchbox
She’s All Mine – Bleed
Milorganight – Drugs Dragons
Belladonna – The Midwest Beat

You Can’t Take My Boyfriend’s Woody – The Angels
Be My Lady – Mickey
All Night Long – Lover!
Language of Lies – Beach Patrol
As It Is – The Routes
Black & Blue – The Happy Thoughts

Foxy Society – The Cute Lepers
Gun-Diddy-I-Die – The Masonics
Rats in My Kitchen – The Fleshtones
I Want You – The Delmonas
Truthin’ – Ramma Lamma
Kiss You – Ramma Lamma
Keep Me Hangin’ On – The Trodden Path

Drivin’ Me Wild with Your Style – The Insiders
I Fought the Law – South Bay Surfers
Wild Track – Guitar Frank
Roadrunner – The Cripplers
Our Other World – Kid Congo & the Pink Monkey Birds
Cadillac – The Renegades
Would You Mind – Alton Lott

Slit Wrist Rock’n’Roll – Overnight Lows
Hot Class – Missing Monuments
Predator – DLDD
Darkside – The Liminanas
Ride Ride Ride – The Happy Thoughts
Don’t Look For Her – Games

Girl Lights Up – The Love Me Nots
You’re Alright – The Brood
Nothing to Me – Fools on Sunday
Overbored – The Skeeballs
Zombie Walk – The Cynics

You’re Gonna Break My Heart – Hasil Adkins
I Never Had No One – Sam the Sham & the Pharaohs
Rock’n’Roll Radio – Joe Boots & the Fabulous Winds

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