Show 209: Rubbersouled Anxiety – Playlist and Archived Stream

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Unsung, should-be-sung, and will-be-sung recordings shall be played. This week, the focus is on those early 80’s jangly guitar pop sounds.

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Playlist (Artist -Title -Year of song)
Opening Theme
Man or Astroman? – Maximum Radiation Level –Experiment Zero – 1996

Absolute Grey – More Walnuts –Green House – 1984
Biff Bang Pow! – The Chocolate Elephant Man –Pass The Paintbrush, Honey ..– 1985
Close Lobsters – A Prophecy – Various: NME Cassette  – 1985
Dumptruck – Going Nowhere-For the Country – 1987

Friends Again – State Of Art –Various:Scared To Get Happy -1984
Miracle Legion – The Backyard –The Backyard – 1984

Briggs Beall – Tad’s Closet –Briggs Beall – 1986
The Bongos – Automatic Doors –Drums Along the Hudson – 1982

Pastels – Heavens Above –Songs For Children – 1982
Talulah Gosh – Beatnik Boy-Backwash – 1986
Marine Girls – Don’t Come Back – Lazy Ways – 1983
Aztec Camera – Just Like Gold –Just Like Gold / We Could Send Letters – 1981

The Bevis Frond – Lights Are Changing –Triptych – 1988
The Smiths – These Things Take Time – Louder Than Bombs – 1984
Game Theory – Curse Of The Frontierland- Real Nightime – 1985

The dB’s – (I Thought) You Wanted To Know-Various: Children of Nuggets: Original Artyfacts from the Second Psychedelic Era, 1976–1995 – 1978
Let’s Active – Leader Of Men –Afoot-1983
Dropbears – Fun Loving- Various: Tales From The Australian Underground – 1981
Soft Boys – Kingdom Of Love –Underwater Moonlight – 1980

The Clean – Tally Ho-Anthology – 1981
Sneaky Feelings – Husband House –Various: Tally Ho! Flying Nun’s Greatest Bits – 1985
The Bats – North By North -Various: Various: In Love With These Times – 1987

The Go-Betweens – People Say –First Five Singles – 1979
R.E.M. – Sitting Still – Murmer – 1983
Guadalcanal Diary – Sleepers Awake –Walking In the Shadow of the Big Man – 1985

Hurrah! – The Sun Shines Here –Various: Seeds I : Pop – 1982
Los Secretos – Dejame –Déjame / Niño Mimado – 1980
The Stems-Running Around-At First Sight – 1987
Bird Nest Roys – Alien-Bird Nest Roys -1987
Another Sunny Day – I’m In Love With A Girl Who Doesn’t Know I Exist-London Weekend – 1988

Closing Theme
Silly Pillows – Groovy Tune – New Affections – 1997

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Show 208: Out Of Focus Group Sounds – Playlist and Archived Stream

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An unpredictable collage of garage rock, soul, fuzz, R&B, psych, power pop, and whatever you want to call it.

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Playlist (Artist -Title -Year of song)
Opening Theme
Man or Astroman? – Maximum Radiation Level –Experiment Zero – 1996

Bobby Boseman – Astrological Soul Train – Various: Barnyard Soul! Greasy Gritty Groovy Southern Fried Soul!  – 1972
Geno Washington And The Ram Jam Band – You Got Me Hummin’ –Hipsters, Flipsters, Finger-Poppin’ Daddies – 1967
Them – I Can Only You Give Everything –The Story Of Them – 1965
Flash & The Memphis Casuals – Uptight Tonight –Various: It Came From Memphis – 1966
Golden Toadstools – Silly Savage- Various: Buttshakers! Soul Party Vol. 2 – 1968

Mike Millius – Lookout For Lucy –Desperado – 1969
Black Sabbath – Behind The Wall Of Sleep –Black Sabbath – 1970
Wimple Witch – Save My Soul – Various: Nuggets II: Original Artyfacts from the British Empire and Beyond – 1966

Stars and Stripes – Listen –Listen / Your Love No More – 1970
The Turtles -Buzzsaw-Present The Battle Of The Bands– 1968

Hunger – Trying To Make The Best –Strictly From Hunger – 1968
Listening – Stoned In –Various: Follow Me Down: Vanguard’s Lost Psychedelic Era 1966-1970 – 1968
Sugar Creek – Memory Lane – Please Tell A Friend – 1969
Johnny Jenkins – I Walk On Gilded Splinters- Various:Country Funk 1969-1975– 1974

Flamin’ Groovies – Shake Some Action –Slow Death – 1974
Cyrus Erie – Get The Message –Sparrow/Get the Message – 1968
Nick Lowe – I’ve Been Taking The Truth Drug –The Wilderness Years – 1976
The Lemon Pipers – Through With You –Green Tambourine – 1968
The Music Machine – Come On In –(Turn On) The Music Machine – 1966

Bram Tchaikovsky – Whisky & Wine –Girl Of My Dreams – 1979
Ted Taylor – Ramblin’ Rose – (Love Is Like A) Ramblin’ Rose / I’m So Satisfied – 1965

Alvin Cash – Whip It on Me –Windy City Workout – The Essential Dance Craze Hits & Rarities 1964-73  – 1967
Rasputin’s Stash – Dookey Shoe –Rasputin’s Stash – 1971
The Mohawks – The Champ – The Champ / Sound Of The Witchdoctors – 1968
7-11 – Dance The Slurp-Dance The Slurp / The Strange Things – 1967

The Carpetbaggers – Let Yourself Go –Let Yourself Go / Just A Friend – 1966
The Human Beinz – Everytime Woman –Every Time Woman /The Face – 1968
Pierre Henry – Psyche Rock –Psyche Rock / Too Fortiche – 1968
Dick Hyman – The Moog In Me-Moog – The Electric Eclectics – 1969

Closing Theme
Silly Pillows – Groovy Tune – New Affections – 1997

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Show 207: File Under Various – Playlist and Archived Stream

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Eccentric exploration through music miscellany.
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Playlist (Artist -Title -Year of song)
Opening Theme
Man or Astroman? – Maximum Radiation Level –Experiment Zero – 1996

Kraftwerk – Airwaves –Radio-Activity – 1975
Ash Ra Tempel – Day-Dream –Starring Rosi – 1973
17 Pygmies – Water Carry Me –13 Blackbirds – 2007

The Teardrop Explodes – Treason (It’s Just A Story)- Kilimanjaro – 1980
The Soft Boys – The Asking Tree-Invisible Hits – 1978

U.S. Nurds (Morgan Fisher) – Get Back –Hybrid Kids – A Collection Of Classic Mutants – 1982
Talking Heads – Drugs – Fear Of Music – 1979
Art Bears – Democracy-The World As It Is Today – 1981
Thornhill / Chabot / Montclair Tri-School Artestra – Planet Earth – Various ‎– Wavelength Infinity: A Sun Ra Tribute – 1995

Tuxedomoon – New Machine – Desire – 1981
King Crimson – Matte Kudasai – Discipline – 1981
Japan – Alien – Quite Life -1979

Pastor John Rydgren – Hippy Version of Creation-Silhouette Segments – 1969
Sun Ra and his Myth Science Arkestra – Fate In A Pleasant Mood –Fate In A Pleasant Mood – 1966
Sam Coomes – Tough Times in Plastic Land / Everybody Loves A War – Bugger Me – 2016
The Velvet Monkeys – Drive In – Rotting Corpse Au Go-Go – 1980
Joy Division – No Love Lost –Substance – 1978

Ultravox – Fear In The Western World –Ha! Ha! Ha! -1977

Grand Theft – Ben The Rat Meets Led Zeppelin –Hiking Into Eternity– 1972
Friar Tuck – Sweat Pea-Friar Tuck And His Psychedelic Guitar – 1967

The Residents – Daydream In Space –Residue Deux – 1983
Wall Of Voodoo – Me And My Dad –Dark Continent – 1981
Brian Eno – By The River-Before And After Science – 1977

Closing Theme
Silly Pillows – Groovy Tune – New Affections – 1997

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Show 206: It’s A Radio Program – Playlist & Archived Stream

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Where can you hear greasy rock and roll, psychedelic unknowns, twistin’ rumble, groovy garage, glam-stompers, Iranian rockabilly, Dutch psychobillt and other wild sounds?

Right here on Listen Up!

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Playlist (Artist -Title -Year of song)
Opening Theme
Man or Astroman? – Maximum Radiation Level –Experiment Zero – 1996

Bonnie St. Clair & Unit Gloria – Clap Your Hand, Stamp Your Feet –  Various:  Clap Your Hands Stamp Your Feet! – More Junk Shop Glam – 1974
The Fleshtones – I Surrender! – I Surrender ! B/W Dominique Laboubée = 2015
Booby Trap – Kelly, Grace And Sally –Various:  Clap Your Hands Stamp Your Feet! – More Junk Shop Glam – 1974
Friends Of Cesar Romero – Jumbo Jack Flash –Cinco Seis– 2014
Hangee V – Batman –Hangee V – 2005

Dukes Of Hamburg – Monkey Monkey –Some Folks – 2002
Rockin’ Vickers – I Go Ape-Lifelines – The Complete Rocking Vickers  – 1964
Andre Williams – The Monkey Speaks His Mind –The Monkey Speaks His Mind/Don’t Hurt Your Knees (You Might Need’Em To Pray) – 2002

Buddy Love – Heartbreak Hotel –Songs The Cramps Taught Us Volume 4 – 1958
Dean Carter – Jailhouse Rock –Call Of The Wild – 1967
Elvis Presley – Spinout- Spinout – 1966

Big Al Downing – Georgia Slop – Various: Twistin Rumble Volume Two– 1964
James “Rebel” O’Leary – South Bound 81- Various : Only In America Volume 2  – 1982
Legendary Stardust Cowboy – I Walk A Hot Wind –Rock-it To Stardom – 1984
Joe Carson – The Last Song (I’m Ever Gonna Sing)-Hillbilly band from Mars – 1964

Daddy Long Legs – Death Train Blues –Evil Eye On You – 2012
The Yardbirds – Train Kept A Rollin’ – Having A Rave Up – 1965
The Pretty Things – Rosalyn –Various ‎:Nuggets II – Original Artyfacts From The British Empire And Beyond 1964-1969 – 1965
The Arnold Corns – Hong On To Yourself-The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars – 1971

Powersolo – New Fashioned Girl –The Unreal Sound – 2016
Dex  Romweber Duo- Homicide –Is That You in the Blue? – 2011
NRBQ – C’mon Everybody – NRBQ – 1969
Flamin’ Groovies – Somethin’ Else/Pistol Packin’ Mama –Supersnazz – 1968
Los Matematicos – No Me Pises- Various:  Los Musicas De Psicodelia – 1966
The Reziillos – Glad All Over-Can’t Stand The Rezillos – 1978

Iraj – Baby Shake With Me – Various:  Twistin Rumble Volume 09 – 196?
Dead Milkmen – Rastabilly – Big Lizard In My Backyard – 1985
Ray Hatcher – Philadelphia Baby – Various: The Return Of Rockaphilly! – 1964

Ron Gallo – Young Lady, You’re Scaring Me – RG3 EP – 2016
The Daily Flash – Jack Of Diamonds – Various: Nuggets: Original Artyfacts From The First Psychedelic Era 1965-1968 – 1966
Bob Dylan – Leopard Skin Pill-Box Hat- Blonde On Blonde – 1966

Thursday’s Children – Help, Murder, Police –Various: Acid Visions 1 – 1966
The Scientists – You Only Live Twice –Absolute – 1987
The Spiders – Don’t Blow Your Mind –The Life & Crimes of Alice Cooper  – 1966
Pantherman – Pantherman-Various:  Clap Your Hands Stamp Your Feet! – More Junk Shop Glam – 1974
Sparks – I Like Girls-The Ultimate Collection – 1973

Closing Theme
Silly Pillows – Groovy Tune – New Affections – 1997

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Show 205: Sometimes The Pattern Is More Obvious – Playlist & Archived Stream

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Listen Up! shines a beacon on the unsung, should-be-sung, and will-be-sung recordings that clutter the music maze’s dusty corridors that crisscross time and continents.

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Playlist (Artist -Title -Year of song)
Opening Theme
Man or Astroman? – Maximum Radiation Level – 1996

Dick Kent – Maker of Smooth Music – Various: The American Song-Poem Anthology
Bonzo Dog Band – Keynsham –Keynsham – 1969
Andy Shauf – Twist Your Ankle –The Party– 2016
Matching Mole – O Caroline –Matching Mole -1972
The Beach Boys – With Me Tonight- Smiley Smile – 1967

Terry Allen – Yo Ho Ho –The Silent Majority: Terry Allen’s Greatest Missed Hits – 1976
Little Feat – New Delhi Freight Train – Time Loves A Hero -1977

The Velvet Underground – Head Held High –Loaded -1970
Hackamore Brick – Oh, Those Sweet Bananas-One Kiss Leads To Another – 1971
Jake And Family Jewels – I Remember Cissy’s Baby –Long Long Day – 1970
Natural Child – That’s How I Got To Memphis –For the Love of the Game – 2012
Drive-By Truckers – Mama Bake A Pie (Daddy Kill A Chicken)-The Fine Print: A Collection of Oddities & Rarities 2003-2008

The A-Bones – Sham Rock –The Life of Riley – 1991
Pink Slip Daddy – Bristol Stomp –Viva Fabian & More! – 2016
Africa Korps – Juvenile Delinquent- Music To Kill By – 1977
The Victims – Television Addict-Various : Australian Underground 1976-1981 – 1978

Norm Burns & Singers – Human Breakdown of Absurdity-Various: The American Song-Poem Anthology
Keith Mansfield Orchestra – Boogaloo –Various: Roaring Blue – 20 Groovy Instrumentals From The ’60s & ’70s – Return Of The Instro-Hipsters – 1969
Gilbert O’ Sullivan – Get Down –Get Down / A Very Extraordinary Sort Of Girl – 1973
T. Rex – Sunken Rags – Tanx– 1973
Popcorn Rebellion – Sugar Lady – Various: Bubblegum Motherf…er Vol.02 – 1969
Slick! – You Don’t Like Me (‘cuz I Rock & Roll)- Slick! -2016

Piper – Who’s Your Boyfriend – Piper-1976
Dave Cope (Featuring Tony Catastrophe, Demian Mason, Andy Keenan, Claire Wadsworth and Ali Wadsworth) – Business or Pleasure-The Cosmic So and So Sessions
Van Duren – Grow Yourself Up-Are You Serious? – 1977
Big Star – Kizza Me-3rd – 1978

Cockney Rebel – Tumbling Down –The Psychomodo – 1974
Laura Cantrell – When The Roses Bloom Again-When The Roses Bloom Again – 2002

Closing Theme
Silly Pillows – Groovy Tune – New Affections – 1997

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Show 204: Revolver – Playlist & Archived Stream

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The Beatles “Revolver” was released 50 years ago on Aug 5th. Listen Up! pays tribute to the timeless album that still serves as the template for any guitar based rock/pop band. Hear the whole album presented by different artists as well as recordings that were inspired by this influential album.

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Playlist (Artist -Title -Year of song)
Opening Theme
Man or Astroman? – Maximum Radiation Level – 1996

Music Machine – Taxman- (Turn On) The Music Machine – 1966
Zoot – Eleanor Rigby – Zoot – 1971
R. Stevie Moore – I’m Only Sleeping –Warning – 1988
The Trypes – Love You To-The Explorers Hold – The Explorers Hold – 1984
David Gilmour – Here, There And Everywhere-Rattle That Lock – 2015
The Watts 103rd. Street Rhythm Band – Yellow Submarine –Hot Heat And Sweet Groove – 1967
Kyf Brewer – She Said, She Said –Bright Jewels – 2002

Claudine Longet – Good Day Sunshine –The Look Of Love – 1967
The Jam – And Your Bird Can Sing –Sound Affects [Deluxe Edition] – 1980
Blackwater Park – For No One – Dirt Box – 1972
Pugwash – Dr. Robert –On With The Show/Doctor Robert – 2010
Melvins – I Want To Tell You –Basses Loaded – 2016
Green Pajamas – Got Get To You Into My Life – Various: Mojo-Revolver Reloaded – 2006
801 – TNK (Tomorrow Never Knows)-801 Live -1976

The Beatles – Paperback Writer –Hey Jude – 1966
Bee Gees – In My Own Time – 1st – 1967
The Gurus – Big Sea –  The Gurus -2009
Malcolm Mitchell – Sightseer – Various: Apricot Hash In The Hourglass – 1969
The Steppes – Tourist From Time Not Yet- Stewdio – 1988

Squire – No Time Tomorrow –No Time Tomorrow/Don’t Cry To Me – 1982
Los Shakers – Espero Que Les Guste – Shakers For You – 1966
St, John’s Alliance – What’s In A Name-“Sketchbook” Volume 1 – 198?
The Zombies – A Rose For Emily –Odessey & Oracle – 1968

Gene Clark – Elevator Operator –Gene Clark With The Gosdin Brothers – 1967
Spongetones – Better Take It Easy –Beat & Torn – 1982
Blossom Toes – Telegram Tuesday-We Are Ever So Clean – 1967

Jellyfish – The King Is Half-Undressed – Bellybutton -1990
The Merry-Go-Round – She Laughed Loud –Listen, Listen: The Best of Emitt Rhodes-1967
The Rutles – Joe Public –Archaeology – 1986
Th Beatles – Rain-Hey Jude-1966

Closing Theme
Silly Pillows – Groovy Tune – New Affections – 1997

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Show 203: Suspending Time For The Afternoon – Playlist & Archived Stream

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Time is suspended and the new and old, known and unknown collide and mesh into an afternoon of sonic delights.  Radio for people who listen to music, not just hear it.

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Playlist (Artist -Title -Year of song)
Opening Theme
Man or Astroman? – Maximum Radiation Level – 1996

10cc – Art For Art’s Sake –How Dare You! – 1976
John Cale – Rosegarden Funeral Of Sores- Sabotage/Live -1979
David Bowie – Blackout – Heroes – 1977

Gong – A Sprinkling Of Clouds- You – 1974

Fun Boy Three – The Lunatics (Have Taken Over the Asylum)- Fun Boy Three -1982
Ian Dury – Reasons To Cheerful Pt. 3-New Boots And Panties!!– 1977

Heron Oblivion – Your Hollows –Heron Oblivion – 2016
Angela Perley And The Howlin’ Moons – Dandelion Kisses –Homemade Vision – 2016
Fleetwood Mac – Bare Trees –Bare Trees – 1972
Little Scream – Dark Dance-Cult Following – 2016

Okay Temiz – Dokuz Sekiz- Various: Turkish Freakout: Psych Folk Singles 1969-80 – 1975
Yoko Ono – Mind Train (edit)- Onobox – 1972
Curved Air – Puppets – Second Album – 1971
Shock Move – Evil War – Various: Those Shocking, Shaking Days: Indonesia Hard, Psychedelic, Progressive Rock And Funk 1970-1978 – 1971

Kevin Ayers – Lunatics Lament – Shooting At The Moon – 1970
Genesis – The Serpent –From Genesis To Revelation – 1969
Damon & Naomi – Tanka –Damon & Naomi With Ghost – 2000
The Asteroid #4 – My Love –These Flowers Of Ours: A Treasury of Witchcraft and Devilry – 2008
Spacemen 3 – Come Down Easy (demo)-Forged Prescriptions – 1987

Closing Theme
Silly Pillows – Groovy Tune – 1997

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