Show 026: From Harry Smith to The Ramones – Archived Stream and Playlist


This week, Listen Up! explores the sounds of New York City, primarily the Lower East Side, from Harry Smith’s Anthology of Folk Music and linking it to the late 70’s CBGB’s scene that flourished around The Ramones and others. Here that and lots of stuff for the in between years.

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Playlist (Artist -Title – Year of song) 

Opening Theme

Man or Astroman?  –  Maximum Radiation Level  – Experiment Zero – 1996

Versey and William Smith – When That Great Ship Went Down – Anthology Of American Folk Music – 1927
The Holy Modal Rounders – Euphoria -The Holy Modal Rounders -1964
Hoyt Floyd  Floyd Ming & His Pep Steppers- Indian War Whoop – 1928
The Holy Modal Rounders – Sweet Apple Cider – Indian War Whoop – 1967
The Holy Modal Rounders – My Mind Capsized – The Moray Eels Eat The Holy Modal Rounders -1968

Lou Reed/John Cale – I’m Waiting For The Man – Peel Slowly and See – 1965
The Fugs – Slum Goddess – The Fugs First Album -1965
The Fugs – Frenzy – The Fugs 1966

The Velvet Underground – I’m Waiting For The Man – The Velvet Underground & Nico -1967
The Fugs – I Couldn’t Get High – The Fugs First Album -1965
The Fugs – I Saw The Best Minds of My Generation -Virgin Fugs -1967
The Godz – Radar Eyes – Godz 2 -1967

The Godz – Permanent Green Light -Godz 2 -1967
Silver Apples – Oscillations -Silver Apples -1968
Yoko Ono – Mrs. Lennon – Fly -1971

David Peel & The Lower East Side – Lower East Side – The American Revolution- 1970
David Peel & The Lower East Side – I Want To Kill You – The American Revolution- 1970

The Seeds – Pushin’ Too Hard – Nuggets: Original Artyfacts from the First Psychedelic Era, 1965–1968- 1966
Television – Psychotic Reaction – Poor Circulation -1974
Wayne County & The Electric Chairs – I Had Too Much To Dream Last Night
Patti Smith – Gloria -Storm The Gates of Heaven -1978

New York Dolls – Personality Crisis – New York Dolls -1973
The Dictators – The Next Big Thing – Go Girl Crazy -1975
The Ramones – Beat On The Brat – Ramones -1976

Television – Friction – Marquee Moon – 1977
Suicide – Rocket USA -Suicide -1977
Blondie – X Offender – Blondie -1976

Talking Heads – No Compassion – Talking Heads: 77  – 1977

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