Show 409: Go Crazy


More of the stuff you love to hear happens tomorrow on Listen Up! Twisted and trashy, lip curling, obscure rock n roll,, drunk blues, dysfunctional doo-wop, staggering group vocals, monotonal saxophones, amped up rockablilly, swanky jazz, and all kinds of delicious slop to make you bop!

Billy Boy Arnold – Rockinitis
Johnny Burnette Rock and Roll Trio – Tear It Up
Danièle Dupré Tequila
Bob Taylor & The Counts – Thunder
Bill Allen & The Backbeats – Please Give Me Something
Lee Dresser & The Krazy Kats – Beat Out My Love

Jessie Hill – Scoop Scoobie Doobie
Ronnie Dio & The Prophets- Do The Oop-Poo-Pah-doo
JJ Jackson & the Jackeals – Oo-ma-Liddi
The Sherwoods – Monkey See Monkey Do
Ric Cartey – ooh eee

Roger King Mozian – Desert Dance Twist
The Crazy Teens – Crazy Date
The Coasters – Wild One
Richard Berry – Crazy Lover
The Busters – Bust Out
Roy Orbison – Problem Child

Earl Chatman – Take Two Steps Back
Freddie Hart – Snatch It And Grab It
Spyder Turner – Ride In My 225
Clem Sacco – Oh Mama, Voglio l’ Uovo Alla Coque
Arif Sag- Su Samsunun Evleri

Claus Ogerman Orchestra – Green Onions
Andre Williams With The Ted Walker Orchestra & Gino Purifoy – Greasy Chicken
Ted Jarrett & Band – (Let’s Twist) Slow and Easy
Roy Hall – Dig Everybody Dig That Boogie
Hasil Adkins – I Wanna Kiss Kiss Kiss Your Lips

Allen Page – She’s The One That’s Got It
Alexander Prince – Donauwellen
Xavier Cugat – Gesundheit
Rudy Greene – Juicy Fruit
The Nite Riders – Lookin’ For My Baby (aka Ya Ya Ya)

Eddie Kirk – The Grunt
Richard Brothers _ Drunk Driver’s Coming
Henry Hayes With Georgetta Hardin – Stop Smacking That Wax
Charlie Feathers – One Hand Loose
Jimmy Lloyd – Where The Rio De Rose Flows
Ike Turner & His Kings of Rhythm – Katanga
Los Indio’s Tacunau – Romance Del Barrio

The Stintones – Foot Stompin’ Time
Prince Conley – I’m Going Home
Champion Jack Dupree – Shim Sham Shimmy

Mohammed Hanesh – Sidi Mansour

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Show 408: Your Favorite Songs You Didn’t Know Were Your Favorites

Give your eyes a break

Link Wray – Fallin’ Rain
Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan – Free To Walk
Dave Kusworth – For All The Perfect People

Reade McCardell – Bastien
Six Organs Of Admittance – Night Goat
Michael Hurley – Got Over It
Jad Fair & Kramer – Pickpockets of Love

Jonathan Richman – No One Was Like Vermeer
Adam Carroll & Michael O’Connor – Billy Gibbon’s Beard
Simon Joyner – Old Days
Mikal Cronin – Can’t Hardly Wait
The Replacements – Nobody

The Blasters – Julie
Porter Wagoner – Julie

Ronnie Lane & Slim Chance – Anniversary
Billy Nicholls – Forever Is No Time At All
Pete Townshend – Time Is Passing
Karl Blau – Stuck Inside Port Townsend (with a Pete Townshend solo LP)(live)
Silver Jews – Random Rules

Little Wings – Paradise
Jeffrey Lee Pierce – Love And Desperation

Meg Baird – All I Ever Wanted
Laura Veirs – Mountains of The Moon
Essra Mohawk -I’ll Give It To You Anyway
Kate Bush – The Man With The Child In His Eyes

Hazel Dickens & Alice Gerrard – Sing Me Back Home
Ellen McILwaine – Can’t Find My Way Home

Tom T. Hall – Homecoming

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Show 407: Where The Bad Things Are

This week, Listen Up! will be an all Philadelphia music program. Sixties garage, 70’s sludge, punk, art damaged post punk, fuzzy 80’s and 90’s indie rock along with some now sounds because “Bad Things Happen In Philadelphia”.

Music with a snotty and fun atty-tood can be heard

Jukebox Zeros – Get Outta Philly
Facts Of Life – I’ve Seen Darker Nights
Pure Hell – These Boots Are Made For Made Walking
The Snaps – Like A Cave Man
Mondo Topless – Stay Away

M-Fakter – War Dance
Doctor Bombay – What Kind Of Trip Are You On
Ruin – Hero

Uptown Bones – Do Watcka Do
Foxycontin – Alive In Interesting Times
Poppy – Moomoo & Goadie

The Friggs – Bad Word For A Good Thing
Suburban Wives Club – Guru Eye
Rocknoceros – Swimming Man
Thee Minks- I Lie To Boys
The Impossible Years – Her Father Suspects
Ornamental Wigwam – I’m A Hipgroover
Baby Flamehead – Action News Theme

Ray Hatcher – Philadelphia Baby
Go To Blazes – Casa Diablo
Sugar Skulls – Light Of Despair
Bill Moss – You Look Like Something The Cat Drug In

Wastoid – Omnipotent God Of Rock
Bang – Questions
Chino – The Company
Sic Kidz – On A Jones
Sleepless Knights – You’re Driving Me Crazy

St. James & The Apostles – Kensington Time Killers
Electric Love Muffin – Blackness That Could Be Blue
O Mighty Isis – Teenager From OuterSpace
Caterpillar -Somnambulistic

Beretta76 – Hit Parade
RunHideFight – He’s A Jerk
Iron Gate – Feelin’ Bad

The Dead Milkmen – Right Wing Pigeons

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Show 409: Go Crazy Listen Up! The Podcast

More of the stuff you love to hear happens tomorrow on Listen Up! Twisted and trashy, lip curling, obscure rock n roll,, drunk blues, dysfunctional doo-wop, staggering group vocals, monotonal saxophones, amped up rockablilly, swanky jazz, and all kinds of delicious slop to make you bop!More information about this program can be found here"like" the show on Facebook
  1. Show 409: Go Crazy
  2. Show 408: Your Favorite Songs You Didn't Know Were Your Favorites
  3. Show 407: Where The Bad Things Are
  4. Show 406: Trance Mutation
  5. Show 405: Hazy Cosmic Egg

Show 406: Trance Mutation




Yet another freeform haze of music exhumation

Little Scream – Dear Leader
Mandible Chatter – Psychotic Reaction
Sam Gopal – Yesterlove

Soundwalk Collective – Peradam

Wet Tuna – THTC
Primal Scream – Carry Me Home

The Beach Boys – Our Prayer
Khamsa Khala – Auliya
The Serpent Power – Gently, Gently

The Beatles – Strawberry Fields Forever (tk 7)
Alice Coltrane – Om Shanti
Amon Düül II – Sandoz In The Rain
Bab L’Bluz – Ila Mata

Opal – Grains of Sand

Tim Buckley – Pleasant Street/Keep Me Hanging On
Bonnie Dobson – Morning Dew

Chris Bell – Speed Of Sound
The Rolling Stones – Child Of The Moon
The Millennium – Prelude / To Claudia On Thursday

Nico – Somewhere There’s A Feather


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Show 405: Hazy Cosmic Egg

This week: Sort of a kosmische vibe meets post punk meets Europop.

Faust – It’s A Rainy Day, Sunshine Girl
Guru Guru – Bo Diddley
The Hep Stars -Surfin’ Bird

Rock Follies – Sugar Mountain

Anni-Frid Lyngstad – Liv Pa Mars
Scorpions – I’m Goin’ Mad
Embryo – The Special Trip
Bernard Fevre – That Is To Be

Altered Images – Disco Pop Stars
U.S. Girls – M.A.H.
Kraftwerk – Das Model (Deutsche Version)

David Bowie – Stay
Tubeway Army – Down In The Park
Portishead – SOS
Moebius & Plank – News

Can – Moonshake
Divine Fits – For Your Heart
Roxy Music – Love Is The Drug
Santigold – L.E.S. Artistes
Sparks – Lighten Up, Morrissey
Brian Eno – Seven Deadly Finns

Lene Lovich – New Toy
Algebra Suicide – Tonight
Acid Drops – Distance

Steven Wilson – The Day Before You Came

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Show 409: Go Crazy Listen Up! The Podcast

More of the stuff you love to hear happens tomorrow on Listen Up! Twisted and trashy, lip curling, obscure rock n roll,, drunk blues, dysfunctional doo-wop, staggering group vocals, monotonal saxophones, amped up rockablilly, swanky jazz, and all kinds of delicious slop to make you bop!More information about this program can be found here"like" the show on Facebook
  1. Show 409: Go Crazy
  2. Show 408: Your Favorite Songs You Didn't Know Were Your Favorites
  3. Show 407: Where The Bad Things Are
  4. Show 406: Trance Mutation
  5. Show 405: Hazy Cosmic Egg

Show 404: Is This…


What happens when you have a week of very vivid dreams where you awake confused that these events actually happened no matter how surreal and odd? Well, aside from weird sleep patterns, you jot down the strangeness and use it as a template to paint a weird swirling “soundtrack” that ultimately has no real bearing on the story.

The Poppy Family – Beyond The Clouds
Les Baxter – Lust
Tarnation – Christine
Essie Jain – Glory

Susan Christie – Paint A Lady
Melanie – Beautiful People
Valerie Carter – Ooh Child

Josephine Foster – The Garden of Earthly Delights
Ann Magnuson – Is This Heaven
The Monkees – Porpoise Song
Daniel Johnston – You’ve Got A Friend
Soft Machine – Why Are We Sleeping

General Electric – Through The Magic Door
The Space Lady – Radar Love
Maria Usbeck – Secret In Japan
Nara Leão – Marcha De Quarta-Feira De Cinzas
13th Floor Elevators – Splash 1

David Byrne – Song For The Trees Or I Know Sometimes The World Is Wrong
Freddy Fender – Secret Love
The Flaming Lips – My Religion Is You
Claudine Longet – Creators Of Rain

The Red Krayola – I’m So Blase
Catherine Howe – It Comes With The Breezes
Lionel Belasco – Depression Paseo
Sammi Smith – This Room For Rent
Bobbie Gentry – Morning Glory
Lee Hazlewood – Easy And Me
Mellow – Airplane
Everly Brothers – Torture

Vashti Bunyan – The Fire

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Show 409: Go Crazy Listen Up! The Podcast

More of the stuff you love to hear happens tomorrow on Listen Up! Twisted and trashy, lip curling, obscure rock n roll,, drunk blues, dysfunctional doo-wop, staggering group vocals, monotonal saxophones, amped up rockablilly, swanky jazz, and all kinds of delicious slop to make you bop!More information about this program can be found here"like" the show on Facebook
  1. Show 409: Go Crazy
  2. Show 408: Your Favorite Songs You Didn't Know Were Your Favorites
  3. Show 407: Where The Bad Things Are
  4. Show 406: Trance Mutation
  5. Show 405: Hazy Cosmic Egg

Show 403: I Got It

Paging through old fanzines, NME and Melody Makers means a revisit mid 80s (84-88) Indie and post punk sounds from the UK and Australia.

The Pooh Sticks – On Tape
The Pastels – Something Going On
The Soup Dragons – Hang Ten!
Mighty Mighty -Everybody Knows The Monkey
Shop Assistants – I Don’t Wanna Be Friends With You

The Mighty Lemon Drops – Happy Head
The Heart Throbs – Too Many Shadows
Echo and The Bunnymen – Silver
The Mock Turtles – Bathing In Blue

The Saints – Ghost Ships
Nikki Sudden & Dave Kusworth – Shame For The Angels
The Church – Into My Hands
The Go-Betweens – Love Goes On!

Bats – Made Up In A Blue
The Cure – In Between Days
The Chills – I Love My Leather Jacket
Vaselines – Son Of A Gun

Tones On Tails – Lions
Siouxsie & The Banshees – Dear Prudence
Julian Cope – Sunspots
Dalis Car – His Box

Primitives – Really Stupid
The Darling Buds – Shame On You
Dolly Mixture – Remember This

The Chameleons UK – Tears
Hangmen’s Beautiful Daughters – Love Is Blue
Robyn Hitchcock and The Egyptians – Chinese Bones
Happy Mondays – 24 Party People
The Shamen – What’s Going Down
The Jesus and Mary Chain – You Trip Me Up

Billy Bragg – Waiting For The Great Leap Forward

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Show 409: Go Crazy Listen Up! The Podcast

More of the stuff you love to hear happens tomorrow on Listen Up! Twisted and trashy, lip curling, obscure rock n roll,, drunk blues, dysfunctional doo-wop, staggering group vocals, monotonal saxophones, amped up rockablilly, swanky jazz, and all kinds of delicious slop to make you bop!More information about this program can be found here"like" the show on Facebook
  1. Show 409: Go Crazy
  2. Show 408: Your Favorite Songs You Didn't Know Were Your Favorites
  3. Show 407: Where The Bad Things Are
  4. Show 406: Trance Mutation
  5. Show 405: Hazy Cosmic Egg

Show 402: This Week’s Show

As unreal as the real world happens to be, this week on Listen Up! you will hear songs that pertain to it.

The Clash – Know Your Rights
Peter Tosh – Equal Rights
Mose Allison – Everybody Cryin’ Mercy
Michael Stipe – No Time For Love Like Now

Hayes Carll – Fragile Men
Lucinda Williams – Man Without A Soul
Chuck Prophet – Get Off The Stage

Galactic – There’s Something’s Wrong With This Picture
Bootsy Collins – Freedumb (When Loves Becomes A Threat)
The Watts Prophets – Black In A White World
Merry Clayton – Gimme Shelter

Elephant Stone – American Dream
Phil Ochs – In The Heat of The Summer
Malvina Reynolds – It Isn’t Nice

Funkadelic – If You Don’t Like The Effects, Don’t Produce The Cause
Kimya Dawson – At The Seams
Bob Dylan – It’s Alright Ma (I’m Only Bleeding)

Todd Snider – Talking Reality Television Blues
Linton Kwesi Johnson – Fite Dem Back
Pussy Riot – Make America Great Again
Sly & The Family Stone – Stand!

Steve Poltz – Hey God
Leonard Cohen – Democracy
David Sylvian & Ryuichi Sakamoto – World Citizen (long version)

Nick Lowe – (What’s So Funny ‘Bout ) Peace, Love And Understanding

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Show 409: Go Crazy Listen Up! The Podcast

More of the stuff you love to hear happens tomorrow on Listen Up! Twisted and trashy, lip curling, obscure rock n roll,, drunk blues, dysfunctional doo-wop, staggering group vocals, monotonal saxophones, amped up rockablilly, swanky jazz, and all kinds of delicious slop to make you bop!More information about this program can be found here"like" the show on Facebook
  1. Show 409: Go Crazy
  2. Show 408: Your Favorite Songs You Didn't Know Were Your Favorites
  3. Show 407: Where The Bad Things Are
  4. Show 406: Trance Mutation
  5. Show 405: Hazy Cosmic Egg

Show 401: Raw Fun


Listen Up! is getting all ooey and gooey and fillin’ up your afternoon with another dose of nothing but those 60’s and 70’s “Bubblegum” sounds., Raw fun as opposed to raw power.

The Archies – Inside Out-Upside Down
The Hardy Boys – Good Good Lovin’
Licorice Schtick – The Kissin’ Game
The Lords – We Go Out In The Sunshine
Playful Pups – Palpalations
Arnin-Hamilton – Pepperman

Carrot Tree – Dum Dum
The Four Fuller Brothers – Groupie
Boyce and Hart – Strawberry Girl
Ohio Ltd – Wham Bam

Cross Fire – Hi-Yo Silver
Derek – Cinnamon
Fire and Ice – Sugar Shaker
Ganip Ganop – Toot Toot Toot
American Machine – Snowball
Robin McNamara – Lay A Little Lovin’ On Me

Dawn Chorus – Electric Garden
The Wildflower – Butterfly
Midas Mould – Information Emily

Rick Springfield – We’re Gonna Have A Good Time
Popcorn Rebellion – Sugar Lady
Lancelot Link & The Evolution Revolution – Yummy Love
The Kids From The Brady Bunch – Keep On
Paul Revere & The Raiders – Swingy

Hot Wheels – It’s Magic
Buster – Motor Machine
The Partridge Family – I Can Feel Your Heartbeat
Fist – Lickety Split
Kasenetz Katz Super Cirkus – Up In The Air

Jordon Parker Revue – Ginger Bread Man
Street People – Gingersnap
The Fun & Games – Elephant Candy
The Two Dollar Question – Aunt Matilda’s Double Yummy Blow Your Mind Brownies

The Music Explosion – One Potato Two Potato
The Osmonds – Crazy Horses
The Fireballs – Chicken Little
Le Cirque – Land Of Oz
Hello – Bend Me, Shape Me
The Shadows of Knight – My Fire Department Needs A Fireman

Johnnny Cymbal – Ode To Bubblegum

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Show 409: Go Crazy Listen Up! The Podcast

More of the stuff you love to hear happens tomorrow on Listen Up! Twisted and trashy, lip curling, obscure rock n roll,, drunk blues, dysfunctional doo-wop, staggering group vocals, monotonal saxophones, amped up rockablilly, swanky jazz, and all kinds of delicious slop to make you bop!More information about this program can be found here"like" the show on Facebook
  1. Show 409: Go Crazy
  2. Show 408: Your Favorite Songs You Didn't Know Were Your Favorites
  3. Show 407: Where The Bad Things Are
  4. Show 406: Trance Mutation
  5. Show 405: Hazy Cosmic Egg

Show 400: No. 400

Show 400 happens

Blue Ash – Anytime At All
The Patriots – It Don’t Show
Velvet Crush – Hold Me Up
Split Squad – Superman Says

Tommy Hoehn – Blow Yourself Up
Let’s Active – Every Word Means No
Material Issue – Diane
The Plimsouls – A Million Miles Away
Todd Rundgren – Couldn’t I Just Tell You

The Who – So Sad About Us
20/20 – Cheri
The Romantics – Tell It To Carrie
The Db’s – Big Brown Eyes
Guadalcanal Diary – Litany (Life Goes On)

The Chesterfield Kings – Up And Down
The Easybeats – Heaven And Hell
Guided By Voices – Chasing Heather Crazy

Big Star – September Gurls
Teenage Fanclub – The Concept
Diamond Nights – Saturday Fantastic
Ken Sharp – Rock & Roll Supershow
Cherry Fez – The Other Way

Jellyfish – The Ghost At Number One
Jon Brion – Citgo SIgn
Badfinger – We’re For The Dark

Loud Family – Soul Drain
The Posies – Dream All Day
Redd Kross – Mess Around

Tommy Keene – Places That Are Gone
The Nerves – Hanging On The Telephone
The Move – Do Ya

Cheap Trick – Surrender

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