17 Janaury 2017 (Best of 2016 Show)

• January 19th, 2017
'Tomorrow belongs to those who hear it coming.'
         - David Bowie
Best Of 2016 Playlist
The Mekons - Memphis Egypt
Apollo 4 Launch Countdown Sound Bite
25  Lucinda Williams - If My Love Could Kill
24  Car Seat Headrest - Drunk Drivers / Killer Whales
23  The Pretenders - I Hate Myself
22  Strand of Oaks - Radio Kids
21  Lucy Dacus - Strange Torpedo
20  DIIV - Under The Sun
19  Angel Olsen - Shut Up Kiss Me
18  Parquet Courts - Berlin Got Blurry
17  Jim James - Hide In Plain Sight
16  Avers - Santa Anna
15  Mavis Staples - Jesus Lay Down Beside Me
14  Margo Price - Four Years Of Chances
13  David Bowie - Lazarus
12  Phantogram - You Don't Get Me High Anymore
11  case/lang/viers - Atomic Number
10  Bob Moses - Tearing Me Up
09  Alejandro Escovedo - Redemption Blues
08  Hamilton Leithauser & Rostam - In A Black Out
07  Wilco - Just Say Goodbye
06  Drive-By Truckers - Surrender Under Protest
05  Savages - Adore
04  Sturgill Simpson - Call To Arms
03  The Mekons - Onion
02  Banks & Steelz - Giant
01  PJ Harvey - A Line In The Sand
01  Sylvan Esso - Radio

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10 January 2017 Show

• January 11th, 2017
'If you tried to give rock and roll another name,
    you might call it 'Chuck Berry'.'
         - John Lennon
The Mekons - Memphis Egypt
Chasing Amy Sound Bite
Joe Jackson - The Band Wore Blue Shirts
Nice As Fuck - Door
The Swimming Pool Q's - The A-Bomb Woke Me Up
Salt - Bluster
The Jesus and Mary Chain - Amputation
The Godfathers - This Damn Nation
George Carlin Sound Bite
The Sadies - It's Easy (Like Walking) (feat. Kurt Vile)
Lucinda Williams - Bitter Memory
Bob Dylan - Going, Going, Gone
Okkervil River - Frontman In Heaven
School Of Rock Sound Bite
The Astronauts - Almost Grown
The Rolling Stones - Little Rain
Libby's Commercial
Professor Longhair - Big Chief (Part 1)
Chuck Carbo - Can I Be Your Squeeze
Inell Young - What Do You See In Her
Salt - Hung Up
The Explosions - Garden Of Four Trees
Professor Longhair - Big Chief (Part 2)
Repoman Sound Bite
Sonny & Cher - Listen To The Music
Dirty Projectors - Little Bubble
Frank Ocean - Ivy
Elbow - Magnificent (She Says)
Living Colour - Love Rears Its Ugly Head
The Shins - Name For You
Leonard Cohen - Darkness
The KLF - Last Train To Trancentral
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GUEST POST Rock Under Fire - Episode 13

• January 3rd, 2017
Our brothers over at the Rock Under Fire podcast were recently hassled by The Man and had to remove their epic Episode 13 from their usual host sites. The Memphis Egypt staff highly recommends that you never miss an episode of Rock Under Fire, so we are hosting this otherwise elusive show right here. Stream it or download it, but don't miss it.
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27 December 2016 Show

• January 3rd, 2017
'This is a new year. A new beginning.
   And things will change.'
         - Taylor Swift
The Mekons - Memphis Egypt
The Pretenders - Holy Commotion
Neil Young - Show Me
Ryan Adams - To Be Without You
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard - Nuclear Fusion
Nine Inch Nails - Dear World,
American Music Club - Why Won't You Stay
Kristin Hersh - Teeth (Live)
Kristin Hersh - Cuckoo (Live)
Kristin Hersh - Your Ghost
Alejandro Escovedo - 1000 Kisses (Live)
The Minus 5 - The Town That Lost It's Groove Supply
Alex Chilton - What's Your Sign Girl?
Lisa Germano - Apathy and the Devil
Richard Thompson - Wall Of Death
The Wedding Present - Jet Girl
Robert Plant and Rainer Ptacek - 21 Years
Wham! - Young Guns (Go For It)
My Morning Jacket - Careless Whispers
Lake Street Dive - Faith
Tori Amos- Father Figure
George Michael - Knocks Me Off My Feet
Carrie Fisher - Holiday Song
Kelly Hogan - Drunkard's Blues
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20 December 2016 (Christmas Show)

• December 22nd, 2016
'I wanted an electric train for Christmas,
   I got a saxophone instead.'
          - Clarence Clemons
Christmas Playlist
The Mekons - Memphis Egypt
Your Hit Parade Christmas Intro Sound Bite
Kay Martin and Her Body Guards - I Know What You Want For Christmas
Clarence Carter - Back Door Santa
Johnny Moore's Three Blazers - Merry Christmas Baby
Carla Thomas - Gee Whiz, It's Christmas Time
Blue Rodeo - Jesus Christ
John Wesley Harding - Talking Christmas Goodwill Blues
Joe Ely - Winterlude
John Prine - I'll Be Home For Christmas
Bob Dylan - The Christmas Blues
Miracle On 34th St. Sound Bite
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings - Just Another Christmas Song
Earth Wind & Fire - December
Sun 60 - Merry Xmess
Camel Cigarettes Commercial
Palace Songs - Christmastime In The Mountains
Love Tractor - Christmas Time In Athens (I Love This Time Of Year)
The Last Bison - Deck The Halls
The Long Winters - Christmas With You Is The Best
The xx - Last Christmas
Captain Sensible - One Christmas Catalogue
Elvis Presley - Santa Claus Is Back In Town
Merry Christmas, Charlie Brown Sound Bite
Rufus Wainwright - Spotlight On Christmas
The Raveonettes - The Christmas Song
Kisswhistle - Verhanukkah
Johnny Cash - That Christmasy Feeling
Phantom Planet - Winter Wonderland
The Specials - Holiday Fortnight
Stevie Wonder - Christmastime
T-Bone Burnett - God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Queen - Thank God It's Christmas
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13 December 2016 Show

• December 15th, 2016
'My music is considered kind of eccentric
    in America.'
         - Leonard Cohen
The Mekons - Memphis Egypt
Hit Parade Sound Bite
Leonard Cohen - Treaty
Squirrel Nut Zippers - Winter Weather
The Head and the Heart - Winter Song
Foals - Mountain At My Gates
At The Drive In - Governed by Contagions
Anchorman Sound Bite
Cloud Nothings - Internal World
The Growlers - I'll Be Around
Bob Dylan - Are Your Ready
Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings - Ain't No Chimneys In The Projects
Blood Orange - Hands Up
The Decemberists - Sons and Daughters
Enjoli Commercial
Neil Young - Can't Stop Workin'
The Long Winters - Sometimes You Have To Work On Christmas
Mo Troper - After The Movies
Anti Rock 'n' Roll Sound Bite
Sylvan Esso - Kick Jump Start
The Shins - Dead Alive
PJ Harvey - The Wheel
Ned's Atomic Dustbin - Capital Letters
Mr. Mirainga - 57 South
Soul Coughing - Is Chicago, Is Not Chicago
R.E.M. - First We Take Manhattan
Car Seat Headrest - Fill In The Blank
Bing Crosby - It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas
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06 December 2016 Show

• December 7th, 2016
'I have never wanted to give up performing on
   stage, but one day the tours will be over.'
          - Mick Jagger
The Mekons - Memphis Egypt
Oliver! Ensemble - Consider Yourself
Charlie Barnet - Between 18th & 19th on Chestnut Street
The Band - The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down (Live)
The Roots - My Shot (Rise Up Remix)
Garndaddy - Way We Won't
Strand Of Oaks - Radio Kids
Blue Brothers Sound Bite
The Orwells - They Put A Body In The Bayou
Hamilton Leithauser & Rostam - In A Black Out
Bob Dylan - Bob Dylan's 115th Dream (Take 1 & 2)
Dallas Sound Bite
Foxygen - Follow The Leader
Carla Thomas - Stop Thief
Rufus Thomas - Walkin' The Dog
Bold Commercial
Matthew E. White & Flo Morrissey - Look At What The Light Did Now
Matthew E. White & Flo Morrissey - Grease
Matthew E. White - Rock and Roll Is Cold
The Smiths - Suffer Little Children
The Rolling Stones - I Gotta Go
Little Walter - Blue and Lonesome
Howlin' Wolf - How Many More Years
R.L. Burnside - Jumper On The Line
The Rum Diary Sound Bite
Paul Simon - Loves Me Like A Rock (Acoustic Demo)
The Pretenders - Never Be Together
The Magnetic Fields - '74: No
Allison Crutchfield - Dean's Room
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29 November 2016 Show

• December 5th, 2016
'Life is just so interesting and complicated
    and beautiful.'
         - Alejandro Escovedo
The Mekons - Memphis Egypt
Sex Pistols - Anarchy In The UK
The Ramones - Blitzkrieg Bop
Blondie - X Offender
The Modern Lovers - She Cracked
The Damned - New Rose
Kate Bush - And Dream Of Sleep
The xx - On Hold
Sleigh Bells - Torn Clean
Cocteau Twins - Shallow Than Halo
Steve Wynn - Tell Me When It's Over
Chivalrous Amoekons - I Am Crazy
Sam Kogon - I Was Always Talking
The Rolling Stones - Ride 'Em On Down
Neil Young - Peace Trail
Gillian Welch - Paper Wings (Demo)
Three Musketeers Commercial
Alejandro Escovedo - Redemption Blues
Alejandro Escovedo - Irene Wilde
Bruce Springsteen - Always A Friend (Live)
Chuck Prophet - Sister Lost Soul
The Nuns - Wild
The True Believers - Sleep Enough To Dream
Rank and File - (Glad I'm) Not In Love
Buick MacKane - Edith
Calexico - Wave
The Minus 5 - I Was Drunk
Lucinda Williams - Pyramid Of Tears
Alejandro Escovedo - Diana
Alejandro Escovedo - Too Little Too Late
Jon Langford, Alejandro Escovedo - Bad News
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22 November 2016 Show

• November 24th, 2016


'There's a lot of terrible things goin' on all the time,
  but you got to try and have some fun in the end.'
        - Mose Allison
The Mekons - Memphis Egypt
William S. Burroughs - A Thanksgiving Prayer
Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings - Stranger To My Happiness
The Clash - Look Here
Leon Russell - Smashed
Cass McCombs - Bum Bum Bum
Alejandro Escovedo - Beauty and the Buzz
Jim James - Hide In Plain Sight
Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats - I Did It
Strand Of Oaks - Heal
Bob Dylan - Ye Shall Be Changed
Kyle Craft - Before The Wall
Drive-By Truckers - Ramon Casiano
Barney Miller Sound Bite
Little Eva - Let's Turkey Trot
Carvel Commercial
Mark Eitzel - The Last Ten Years
American Music Club - Firefly
Mark Eitzel - Do You Really Want To Hurt Me
Sleigh Bells - Lightning Turns Sawdust Gold
Temples - Certainty
R.E.M. - Radio Acoustic (Radio Song) Demo
Happy Thanksgiving, Charlie Brown! Sound Bite
Aztec Camera - All I Need Is Everything
Trashcan Sinatras - Obscurity Knocks
Nels Cline - Glad To Be Unhappy
Xylouris White - Forging
Love Canon - Video Killed The Radio Star
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15 November 2016 Show

• November 18th, 2016
'If I knew where good songs come from,
   I'd go there more often.'
         - Leonard Cohen
1966 Playlist
The Mekons - Memphis Egypt
The Monks - Monk Chant
Count Five - Psychotic Reaction
The 13th Floor Elevators - You're Gonna Miss Me
The Barbarians - Are You A Boy Or Are You A Girl
Brian Hyland - The Joker Went Wild
Keith - 98.6
Blow Up Sound Bite
Nancy Sinatra - Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)
Marianne Faithfull - Scarborough Faire
The Incredible String Band - October Song
Stevie Wonder - Blowin' In The Wind
Stevie Wonder - Uptight (Everything's Alright)
Marvin Gaye - Ain't That Peculiar
Alfie Sound Bite
Wilson Pickett - 634-5789 (Soulsville USA)
Wilson Pickett - She's So Good To Me
Bobby Moore & the Rhythm Aces - Seacrhing For My Love
Pringles Commercial
Judy Collins - Suzanne
Leonard Cohen - Suzanne
Gordon Lightfoot - Early Morning Rain
The Vogues - Magic Town
The Cyrkle - Turn Down Day
The Mothers Of Invention - It Can't Happen Here
Love - My Little Red Book
Small Faces - What 'Cha Gonna Do About It
The Mar-Keys - Philly Dog
The Temptations - Get Ready
Edwin Starr - Stop Her On Sight (SOS)
Lovin' Spoonful - Nashville Cats
The Yardbirds - Shapes Of Things
The Blues Magoos - We Ain't Got Nothin' Yet
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