Show 238: A Mess Of Fun Ahead-Playlist & Archived Stream


Power pop,  garage rock, glam stomp, girl groups, etc…it is music filled with infectious pop hooks to bring you a mess of fun.

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

Nikki & The Corvettes – I Gotta Move –Nikki & The Corvettes – 1981
The Modernettes – Barbra –
Skipper – Hangin’ On The Telephone –Cold Pizza ‘N’ Pop! -2009
The Modernettes – Barbra –Teen City – 1980
Paul Collins Beat – That’s What Life Is All About –The Kids Are The Same -1981
The Boys – You Make Me Shake – Various: Titan, It’s All Pop! – 1977

Alex Chilton – Take Me Home And Make Me Like It –Various: Ork Records: Complete Singles – 1977
XTC – This Is Pop – White Music – 1978
The Soft Boys – I Got The Hots – Underwater Moonlight -1980
Adam Ant – Save The Gorilla –Save The Gorilla – 2003

The Bongos – The Bullrushes –Drums Along The Hudson -1982
Wreckless Eric – Broken Doll –Big Smash! – 1980
Louie Louie – I Want To Dance With You –Friend Of A Stranger-2017
Jane Aire & The Belvederes – Yankee Wheels –Various: The Stiff Records Box Set – 1978

Milk ‘N’ Cookies – Tinkertoy Tomorrow –Milk ‘N’ Cookies -1975
The Last – She Don’t Know Why I’m Here-Various: Children Of Nuggets: Original Artyfacts From The Second Psychedelic Era 1976-1996 – 1978
The Aristocrats – My Date –My Date / I Want To Be A Landlord – 1981

The Jam – In The City -In The City – 1977
Starz – Cherry Baby – Violation – 1977
Teen Machine – Bitchin’ Camaro – After School Special – 2000
Redd Kross – Elephant Flares –Third Eye – 1990
Crabby Appleton – Go Back –Crabby Appleton– 1970

Warm Soda – Jeanie Loves Pop –Someone for You -2013
The Saucy Jacks – Blown Like A Kiss –You Make Your Own World-2015
Game Theory – Last Day We’re Young –Lolita Nation – 1987
Roxy Music – Editions Of You – For Your Pleasure – 1973

Sparks – This Town Ain’t Big Enough For Both Of Us- Kimono My House – 1974
The Quick – Hillary –Mondo Deco-1976
Magazine – A Song From Under The Floorboards – The Correct Use Of Soap – 1980
Humans – Get You Tonight –Happy Hour – 1981
Gary Numan – Cars –The Pleasure Principle – 1988

Let’s Active – Bad Machinery – Every Dog Has Its Day – 1988

Closing Theme

Silly Pillows – Groovy Tune  –New Affections  – 1997

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