Show 244: Doo Wah Diddy Shim Sham Shimmy Bama Lama Loo – Playlist and Archived Stream



Garage rock, rock & roll, three chord wonders, teenage symphonies and snarl, punk,/post punk, backwards guitar,Rickenbacker, Farfisa, Vox and 4-track recorders, girl groups, art damaged weirdos, phasing and fuzz, trashy R&B,paisley, black, velvet and leather, feedback, retro soul, beads, berets and safety-pins, Shindig! Hullabaloo, Where The Action Is, Trouser Press, Rock Scene, Bomp! and Creem, drippy mascara, psych rock…obscurities & rarities, past and present, and the simply strange….and assorted action shakin’ sounds!

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

King Khan – America Goddamn-America Goddamn-2016
The MC5 – Gotta Keep Movin’-High Time-1971
The Equals – I’m Gonna Dance All Night –Equals: The Best Of The Equals-1970
Paul Revere & The Raiders – Louise – Spirit of ’67-1967
The Easybeats – Sorry – Various: Nuggets II: Original Artyfacts from the British Empire and Beyond-1966

Link Wray And The Raymen – Batman Theme –Rumble! The Best of Link Wray-1966
NANCY – Me And The Boys-With Child-2016
Miller-Olsen Combo – Fidel Castro Rock –Various: Bloodshot! – The Gaity Records Story-1961
Jules Blattner With “Birdman” Danny Dark – 500 Pound Canary –Various:Saboo! Va Va Voom!  -1963

The Tidal Waves – Action! (Speaks Louder Than Words) –Action! (Speaks Louder Than Words) / Hot Stuff!-1967
Elvis Presley – A Little Less Conversation –Almost In Love / A Little Less Conversation-1968
Jeanette Williams – Hound Dog –Hound Dog / I Can Feel A Heartbreak-1969
Ike & Tina Turner – I Idolize You -River Deep – Mountain High-1966
Reigning Sound – You Did Wrong –Shattered-2014

X-Ray Spex – Warrior In Woolworths –Germfree Adolescents-1979
Pylon – Precaution –Gyrate Plus – 1980
Get Smart – Eat Sleep A Go Go –Various: Sub Pop 5-1980The Delinquents – Alien Beach Party –Alien Beach Party-1979

The Ramones – Pinhead- Leave Home –1977
The Fleshtones – Remember The Ramones –Wheel Of Talent-2014
Eastern Dark – Johnny & Dee Dee –Various: Do The Pop!-1985
Pale Lips – Mary-Lou Sniffin’ Glue –Wanna Be Bad-2016

The Mooche – Hot Smoke And Sassafras –Various: I’m A Freak, Baby...-1969
Slade – Take Me Bak ‘Ome –Sladest-1973
Hollywood Stars – King Of The Nighttime World-Shine Like a Radio : The Great Lost 1974 Album-1974
Hello – Dynamite –Various: All That Glitters– 1975
The Velvet Monkeys – Rock Party – Various: The Deadly Spawn – 1986

Those Darlins – Screws Get Loose –Screws Get Loose-2011
Jeannie, Jim, Tom, Bill – Silly Whim –Various: Hipsville Vol 3-1965
Shannon And The Clams – It’s Too Late –Gone by the Dawn-2015
Sallie Ford – Screw Up –Soul Sick-2017

Zolar X – Space Age Love –Various: Sick On You! One Way Spit! After the Love & Before the Revolution: Proto-Punk 1969-77-1974
Eddie Day And The Night Timers – How to Be A Musician- Various: Garage Punk Unknowns Vol.3-196?

Flo & Eddie – Keep It Warm-Moving Targets-1976

Closing Theme

Silly Pillows – Groovy Tune  –New Affections  – 1997

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