12 August 2014 Show

• August 15th, 2014











‘You’re only given a little spark of madness.

  You mustn’t lose it.’

 -  Robin Williams




The Mekons – Memphis Egypt

Good Morning Vietnam Sound Bite

Martha and the Vandellas – Nowhere To Run

White Fence – Like That

Weaves – Take A Dip

Speedy Ortiz – Bigger Party


The Mekons – Shanty (Live)

We Were Promised Jet Packs – Night Terror

I Love You But I’ve Chosen Darkness – Faust

The Rosebuds – Sand + Silence


Bob Dylan – Tangled Up In Blue

David Bowie – Five Years

Perfume Genius – Queen

Good Will Hunting Sound Bite

Talking Heads – Drugs (Live, Rome, Dec 1980)


Campbell’s Soup Scotch Broth Commercial


Chris Staples – Hold On To Something

Chris Staples – Needle Park

Discover America – Devil In The Woods

Happy Days (Feb 1978) Sound Bite

The Gaslight Anthem – 1000 Years


Foxygen – San Francisco

Arctic Monkeys – Fake Tales Of San Francisco

Streets Of San Francisco Sound Bite

Camera Obscura – San Francisco Song


Gwar – Sick Of You

The Muffs – Weird Boy Next Door

The Buzzcocks – Ever Fallen In Love 

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05 August 2014 Show

• August 8th, 2014



















 ‘I guess my life has been a series of flukes
  in the record business. The first thing I did
  was the biggest record that I’ll ever have.’
 -  Alex Chilton


The Mekons – Memphis Egypt
The Rockford Files Intro Sound Bite
The Rockford Files Theme
Bog Seger System – Ramblin’ Gamblin’ Man
Courtney Barnett – Pickles In The Jar

Ryan Adams – Gimme Something Good
Spoon – I Just Don’t Understand
Felt – Grey Streets
X – Los Angeles

Bob Dylan – Maggie’s Farm (Live, Newport Folk Festival, 1965)
The Black Angels – The Occurrence At 4507 South Third Street
What’s Happening Sound Bite
Stevie Wonder – Living For The City

Triscuit Commercial

Jenny Lewis – She’s Not Me
Jenny Lewis – You Are What You Love
Jenny Lewis w/ Zooey Deschanel and Elvis Costello
ABC-TV Promo Bumper Sound Bite
My Brightest Diamond – Whoever You Are

Saint Pepsi – Fiona Coyne
Alvvays – Marry Me Archie
Fear Of Music Commercial
Talking Heads – Cities
Low – I’m On Fire

Stephen Marley – Rock Stone
Steve Winwood – I Can’t Find My Way Home
Manic Street Preachers – The Next Jet To Leave Moscow


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29 July 2014 Show

• July 31st, 2014


















‘With music, you often don’t have to
  translate it. It just affects you, and
  you don’t know why.’
     - David Byrne


The Mekons – Memphis Egypt
Dick Clark’s Radio Bloopers Sound Bite
Weird Al Yankovic – Foil
Eddie Money – Shakin’
Weezer – Back To The Shack
Spoon – Do You

Manic Street Preachers – Walk Me To The Bridge
Nirvana w/ Paul McCartney – Cut Me Some Slack
KONGOS – Come With Me Now
Jim White – Perfect Day To Chase Tornados

Dylan & the Dead – Slow Train
The Silver Threads – Lately
Name That Tune Sound Bite
Stan Ridgeway – Salesman
Talking Heads – Mind

Mattel Dick Tracy Snub Nose .38 and Tommy Burst Commercial

Ex-Hex – Don’t Wanna Lose
Ex-Hex – Hot and Cold
Mary Timony – Look A Ghost In The Eye
Puss N Boots – Jesus, Etc.

Interpol – All The Rage Back Home
Gil Scott-Heron – Whitey On The Moon
James Brown – Get Up (I Feel Like A) Sex Machine Pt. 1
Sly and the Family Stone – Sing A Simple Song

Johnny Winter – Leland Mississippi Blues
Jack White et. al. – Goodnight Irene (Live Newport Folk Festival, 2014)
Tweedy – Wait For Love

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08 July 2014 Show

• July 14th, 2014
















‘When I go to the shore, I take along
  the poems of Pablo Neruda. I suppose
  it’s because the poems are simultaneously
  lush and ripe and kind of lazy, yet
  throbbing with life – like summer itself.’
     - Tom Robbins

Summertime Playlist Part 2

The Mekons – Memphis Egypt

The Undertones – Her Comes The Summer
Superchunk – Learned To Surf
X – 4th of July
The Woggles – Feelin’ The Humidity
Meat Puppets – Swimming Ground

The Rolling Stones – Under The Boardwalk
The Decemberists – Summersong
Bruce Springsteen – Girls In Their Summer Clothes
The Clash – Charlie Don’t Surf
Unknown Mortal Orchestra – Swim And Sleep Like A Shark

Animal Collective – Summertime Clothes
Beat Connection – Sunburn
Dick Dale – Have Nagila
Hal Blaine – Dance To The Surfing Band
Split Enz – Shark Attack

Borden Banana Boat Ice Cream Commercial

Wye Oak – Before
Wye Oak – Hot As Day
Wye Oak – Dance My Pain Away

Laura Viers – Sun Song
Kelly Hogan – Sugarbowl
Neko Case – Wayfaring Stranger

3rd World with Stephen Marley – 96 Degrees In The Shade
Bunny Wailer – Bide Up
Jimmy Cliff – Wonderful World, Wonderful People
Wailing Souls – Shark Attack

Dogs Die In Hot Cars – Celebrity Sanctum
Janis Joplin – Summertime
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Into My Arms
The Waterboys – A Girl Called Johnny
The Waterboys – Old England

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01 July 2014 Show

• July 2nd, 2014













‘The Declaration of Independence I always
  considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson
  ran away with all the stage effect of that…
  and all the glory of it.’
     - John Adams

Summertime Playlist

The Mekons – Memphis Egypt
Born On The Fourth Of July Sound Bite
Billy Stewart – Summertime
DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince – Summertime
Tom Tom Club – Under The Boardwalk

Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazelwood – Summer Wine
Jane’s Addiction – Summertime Rolls
Corvette Summer Trailer
The Drums – Let’s Go Surfing
The Kinks – Sunny Afternoon
XTC – Summer’s Cauldron

Bob Dylan – Summer Days
Loudon Wainwright III – The Swimming Song
American Red Cross Swimming Safety PSA
Gary US Bonds – School Is Out
Chubby Checker – Let’s Twist Again
Chad & Jeremy – A Summer Song

Coppertone Commercial

Bobby Womack – Across 110th Street
Bobby Womack – That’s The Way I Feel About ‘Cha
The Hold Steady – Constructive Summer
The Decemberists – July! July!

X- 4th Of July
Bing Crosby – Song Of Freedom
Queens Of The Stone Age – Feel Good Hit Of The Summer
Crazy Eddie Commercial
The Surfaris – Wipe Out
The Ramones – Rockaway Beach

Freddie Cannon – Palisades Park
Eddie Cochran – Summertime Blues
Supergrass – Sun Hits The Sky
Seals & Crofts – Summer Breeze

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24 June 2014 Show

• June 26th, 2014











‘The language of friendship is
   not words, but meanings.’
      - Henry David Thoreau


The Mekons – Memphis Egypt
Grease Soundtrack – Summer Nights
Spacehog – This Is America
Soul Coughing – St. Louise Is Listening

The Shins – So What Now
The New Pornographers – Brill Bruisers
Blow Up Sound Bite
J Mascis – Every Morning
Stone Temple Pilots – Sour Girl

Bob Dylan – Lay Down Your Weary Tune
Ray Charles – Late In The Evening Blues
Syl Johnson – Dresses Too Short
Allen Ginsberg Sound Bite
Spoon – Rent I Pay
WKRP In Cincinnati Theme

Toffifay Commercial

The Dave Clark Five – Bits & Pieces
The Dave Clark Five – Catch Us If You Can
The Dave Clark Five – Because
Louis CK Sound Bite
New Roman Times – Smoke In Your Disguise

Duran Duran – The Reflex
Warpaint – The Chauffer
Tom Tom Club – On, On, On, On…
In Fashion Today Sound Bite
Talking Heads – Moon Rocks (cassette version)
Au Revoir Simone – Fade Into You

Jack White – Power Of My Love
Queen – It’s Late

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17 June 2014 Show

• June 19th, 2014












'Rock and roll music, if you like it,
  if you feel it, you can’t help but
  move to it. That’s what happens to
  me. I can’t help it.’
      - Elvis Presley


The Mekons – Memphis Egypt
American Top 40 Sound Bite
Foo Fighters – Down In The Park
Archie Bronson Outfit – We Are Floating
In The Valley Below – Peaches

Blotto – I Wanna Be A Lifeguard
World Party – Trouble Down Here
Eels – Parallels
Clap Your Hands And Say Yeah – Coming Down

The Brothers and Sisters – Just Like A Woman
Bob Dylan – Blind Willie McTell
Casey Kasem Sound Bite
Jack White – I Think I Found The Culprit
Jack White – Three Women

Betty Crocker Easy Bake Oven Commercial

Uh Huh, Her – Chemical
Uh Huh, Her – Black and Blue
Lucinda Williams – Factory (Live, Stone Pony 2014)
Chrissie Hynde – A Plan Too Far

Bob Mould – Low Season
Fast Times Sound Bite
Hundred Waters – Cavity
Sylvan Esso – Play It Right
Tennis – Never Work For Free

Blake Babies – Over And Over (Live)
XTC – When You’re Near Me I Have Difficulty
Madness - Lola

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10 June 2014 Show

• June 13th, 2014















‘I love Paris in the summer, when it sizzles.’
      - Cole Porter


The Mekons – Memphis Egypt
Sonic Youth – Teenage Riot
The Whigs – You Should Be Able To Feel It
Eagulls – Nerve Ending
Peter Murphy – Low Tar Stars

Chrissie Hynde – Down The Wrong Way
Neneh Cherry – Blank Project
tUnE-yArDs – Hey Life
My Brightest Diamond – Pressure

Furturebirds – Virginia Slim
Woods – Moving To The Left
Giant Giant Sand – Undiscovered Country

Water Wiggle / Slip ‘n’ Slide Commercial

Jake Bugg – Messed Up Kids
Jake Bugg – Lightning Bolt (NPR Tiny Desk Concert)
Jenny Lewis – Just One Of The Boys
Neko Case / Kelly Hogan – These Aren’t The Droids

The Menzingers – Bad Things
Jackie Greene – Shaky Ground
Old 97s – The Disconnect
Elbow – Charge

Lucinda Williams – Seeing Black
Chelsea Wolfe – Destruction Makes The World Brighter
The Both – You Can’t Help Me Now
Houndmouth – Long As You’re Not At Home

The Chills – Night Of Chill Blue
Nat Baldwin – Half My Life

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03 June 2014 Show

• June 6th, 2014

















‘I don’t blame you for being nervous Mr. Brady.
  This is a very important Saturday.’
 -  Alice Nelson (as played by Ann B. Davis)


The Mekons – Memphis Egypt
The Brady Bunch Theme
Ladytron – Destroy Everything You Touch
Louis XIV – Hey Teacher
Tesla – Modern Day Cowboy

Bob Mould – I Don’t Know You Anymore
Ought – Habit
Good Times Sound Bite
Afghan Whigs – Algiers
Afghan Whigs – Debonair

Blitzen Trapper – Unbelievable
David Bowie – Across The Universe
All In The Family Sound Bite
Lynyrd Skynyrd – The Ballad Of Curtis Loew
Donnie & Joe Emerson – Good Time

Gnip Gnop Commercial

First Aid Kit – Cedar Lane
Sharon Van Etten – Taking Chances
Sanford & Son Sound Bite
Hamilton Leithauser – Alexandra
Owen Pallett – The Riverbed

The Nails – Things You Left Behind
Eno - Hyde – The Satellites
What’s Happening Sound Bite
Parquet Courts – She’s Rolling
The High Violets – 44down

The Horrors – So Now You Know
The Dandy Warhols – Smoke It
Judas Priest – Redeemer Of Souls

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27 May 2014 Show

• May 29th, 2014
















‘Music was my refuge. I could crawl into
  the space between the notes and curl
  my back to loneliness.’
        - Maya Angelou


The Mekons – Memphis Egypt
Where The Buffalo Roam Sound Bite
Spirit – Taurus
Autograph – Turn Up Your Radio
Pastor TL Barrett & the Youth for Christ Choir – Like A Ship

Morrissey – World Peace Is None Of Your Business
Arctic Monkeys – Arabella
Radio Business Sound Bite
Lana Del Ray – West Coast
Sharon Van Etten – Every Time The Sun Comes Up

Craig Finn – Sweetheart Like You
The Four Seasons – Queen Jane Approximately
The Four Seasons – Wall Street Village Day
The Virginia Squires – Uncle Joe’s Banjo

Parkay Margarine Commercial

Chromeo – Old 45s
Chromeo – Fancy Footwork
Chromeo – Needy Girl
Chromeo – Ezra’s Interlude
Daryl Hall & Chromeo – I Can’t Go For That

Bill Haley & the Comets – Rock Around The Clock
Clerks Sound Bite
Hot Chocolate – Mindless Boogie
Manic Street Preachers – Europa Geht Durch Mich
Pilot To Gunner – Barrio Superstarrio

Dum Dum Girls – Coming Down
The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart – Until The Sun Explodes
Peaches – Kick It

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