Show 027: Apocalypse Jukebox – Archived Stream and Playlist

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ImageThe Mayan Apocalypse is slated to happen on Dec 21st, so author Ed Whitelock will be a special guest on this week’s Listen Up! program discussing his book “Apocalypse Jukebox: The End of The World In Popular Music”.

We will chat about the recurring theme of impending doom, play some favorite apocalyptic songs and help you prepare musically for the world’s demise.

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Playlist (Artist -Title – Year of song) 

Opening Theme

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

Original Sins – End Of The World – The Hardest Way – 1989
Bill Haley – 13 Women – ATOMIC PLATTERS: COLD WAR MUSIC FROM THE GOLDEN AGE OF HOMELAND SECURITY -1954
Be Bop Deluxe – Panic In The World – Drastic Plastic -1978

David Bowie – Five Years – The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and The Spiders From Mars -1972
Peter Gabriel/Robert Fripp – Here Comes The Flood – Exposure – 1979

Interview with Ed Whitelock

Primitons – Stars -Primitons -1985
REM – Shaking Through – Murmur – 1983
Blind Willie Johnson – John The Revelator – Anthology Of American Folk Music – 1930
The Swimming Pool Q’s – The A- Bomb Woke Me Up – The Deep End -1981

Mike Fern – A Bomb Bop – ATOMIC PLATTERS: COLD WAR MUSIC FROM THE GOLDEN AGE OF HOMELAND SECURITY – 1959
Wanda Jackson – Fujiyama Mama – ATOMIC PLATTERS: COLD WAR MUSIC FROM THE GOLDEN AGE OF HOMELAND SECURITY – 1957
The Five Stars – Atom Bomb Baby – ATOMIC PLATTERS: COLD WAR MUSIC FROM THE GOLDEN AGE OF HOMELAND SECURITY – 1957
Slim Gaillard – Atomic Cocktail – ATOMIC PLATTERS: COLD WAR MUSIC FROM THE GOLDEN AGE OF HOMELAND SECURITY – 1945

Devo – Beautiful World – New Traditionalist -1981
Stranglers – Nuclear Device – The Raven -1979

Bob Dylan – Highway 61 Revisited – Highway 61 Revisited -1965
Love – Mushroom Clouds – Love -1966
Leonard Cohen – Closing Time – The Future – 1992

Adrian Belew – Burned By The Fire We Make – The Acoustic Adrian Belew -1993

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