Show 418: The Revolution Will Be Reissued (2020 Edition)

Wrapping up the look back at 2020 music wise on the next Listen Up!“ The Revolution Will Be Reissued – Fave reissues of 2020”. Hear selections from reissues, compilations, live albums, lost recordings, expanded releases and more.

Beverly Glenn-Copeland – River Dreams
PJ Harvey – Dress (Demo)
Joni Mitchell – The Circle Game (Live at The 2nd Fret, Philadelphia, PA, 11/1966)
Neil Young – Love Is A Rose

Deep Purple – Help
J.K. & Co. – Land Of Sensations & Delights
The Zombies – I’ll Call You Mine

Group Nine – Days of a Quiet Sun
Absolute Grey – Remorse
JUJU & The Space Rangers – Plastic

Patrick Cowley – Papa Wuzza Rollinston (Vocal)
Use No Hooks – Do The Job
Pylon – Modern Day Fashion Woman (Version 1 Razz Tape)

Rustem Quiliyev – efqan musiqisi
The Shaggs – Wipe Out
Ihsan Al-Munzer – Girls of Iskandariah
Bessie Jones and the Georgia Sea Island Singers – Once There Was No Sun
Paritosh Seal – Thumri

Wylde Ratttz – I’m Not Screwin’ Around
Motorhead – Ace Of Spades
Brood – The Roach

Elke Brooks – Be Not Notty
Huggy Bear – Her Jazz
Little Girls – Earthquake Song

Game Theory – Inverness

Jason Molina – Whisper Away
Early Day Miners – Blue Casino

Grateful Dead – To Lay Me Down

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Show 417: 2020 Faves

Listen Up! is only going as far back as 2020 and playing some fave sounds from this past year (not a “best of” countdown…just a collection of fave “new” sounds from 2020). Two hours of fresh music (but with enough of the mold) from the past year.

Half Japanese – Wondrous Wonder
Scott The Hoople – All Strung Together
Foxycontin – Alive In Interesting Times
The Exbats – Funny Honey

Soccer Mommy – Royal Screw Up
Kelly Lee Owens & John Cale – Corner Of My Sky ft. John Cale

Shabaka and the Ancestors – Behold, the Deceiver

U.S. Girls – 4 American Dollars
Don Bryant – Is It Over
The Mountain Goats – Bell Swamp Connection
Josephine Foster – Love Letter

HC McEntire – Houses of The Holy
Karl Blau- The Sand
Bill Callahan – Pigeons
Waxahatchee – The Eye

John Foxx and The Maths – Howl
The Sun Ra Arkestra – Rocket #9
Brigid Dawson and The Mothers Network – When My Day of the Crone Comes

Sparks – Stravinsky’s Only Hit
Yo La Tengo – Smile A Little Smile For Me
Six Organ of Admittance – Words of Two
Matthew “Doc” Dunn – Cold Wind

Tyler Keith – The Last Drag
The Howling Hex – Lies
Mt. Vengeance – Blue Sky Sprite

The Special Pillow – 1921

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Show 416: Krispy Kringles and Cool Yules

An afternoon excuse for a holiday hoopla filled with weird and wonderful seasonal tunes is right here. While spirited and at times invigorating, these are not traditional holiday singalong. Grab the nog, sport the reindeer antlers, trim the tree and join the party.

Wild Billy Childish & The Musicians Of The British Empire – Pete Townsend’s Christmas
The Crew Cuts – Dance Mr. Snowman Dance
Bunnygrunt – Seasons Freaklings
The Untamed Youth – Santa’s Gonna Shut ‘Em Down

Fleshtones- Super Rock Santa
The Bellrays – Poor Old Rudolph
Joe Loco Quintet – Rudolph
Al And The Vibrators – Merry Christmas
The Enchanters – Mambo Santa Mambo

Palmyra Delran – Coal In My Fishnet Stocking
The Boss Martians – It’s Xmas Time
Pointed Sticks – Power Pop Santa
Quiet Sunday – Every Day Is Christmas
Nick Frater – Wash Your Hands Of Christmas
Neil Innes – Dear Father Christmas

The Sharp & The Flats – Sleigh Bells
The Qualities – It’s Christmas Time
Hasil Adkins – Santa Claus Boogie
The Davis Sisters – The Christmas Boogie

Santa Sabbath – Frosty The Snowman
JD McPherson – Bad Kid
The Candy Mountain Boys – It’s A Hillbilly Xmas
Thristy Dave’s Western Caravan – Psycho

Robert Fripp – Silent Night
Future Shock – Santa Left Us Microchips for Xmas
Bruce Haack – I Like Christmas
Esquivel – Here Comes Santa Claus

Jim Diamond’s Pop Monsoon – Christmas In Detroit
The Bad Girls – Santa’s Got A Brand New Bag
The dB’s – Holiday Spirit
The Dollyrots – Because I’m Santa

Jad Fair and Naotumi Ishimaru – Santa’s Knee
Leslie Millner & The Brentford Harmonics – Fashion Xmas
Anton Barbeau – Xmas Song
Binky Griptite – Stone Soul Christmas
St. James and The Apostles – When Was Jesus Born (Last Month Of The Year)

NRBQ – Christmas Wish

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Show 415: Snow Day Activity


Yoko Ono – Listen The Snow Is Falling
The Tripwires – Waiting For The Snow
Guided By Voices – Doughnut For A Snowman
Esquivel -Snowfall

Explosions in the Sky – Snow And Lights
My Bloody Valentine – Soft a Snow (But Warm Inside)

Judy Henske & Jerry Yester – Snowblind
The Rolling Stone – Winter

Purple Mountains – Snow Is Falling Manhattan
Galaxie 500 – Snowstorm
Neil Young – Winterlong
The Pentangle – Rain and Snow
Emmylou Harris – Roses In The Snow

Harry Nilsson – Listen, The Snow Is Falling
Kate Bush – 50 Words For Snow
Bjork – Frosti
Mercury Rev – Snowflake In A Hot World
Arcade Fire – Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels)

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Fifty Feet Of Pure White Snow
Vashti Bunyan – Winter Is Blue
Elliott Smith – Angel In The Snow
Belle and Sebastian – Fox In The Snow
Wendy and Bonnie – The Winter Is Cold

Galaxie 500 – Listen , The Snow Is Falling

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Show 414: Activity Fun

It’s a fun activity! A freeform stew of music filled goo for your mid-week, mid-afternoon enjoyment.

Strapping Fieldhands – Ben Franklin Airbath
Rocket from the Tombs – Spooky
Richard Hell & The Voivoids – You Gotta Lose
Saâda Bonaire – This Is A Man’s Man’s World

Kak – Lemonade Kid
David Nance – Save Me Some Tears
Porter Wagoner – Waldo The Weirdo

The Rudy Schwartz Project – Carry Me Back to the Good Ol’ U.S.A.
The Bonzo Dog Band – You Done My Brain In
Robert Fripp – Disengage II

Brass Buttons – Hell Will Take Care of Her
The Blue Van – Don’t Leave Me Blue
Allahs-Las – Light Yearly
Warphphle – Going Down
The Motives – The Chair

Snakefinger – Trashing All The Loves of History
Rockfour – Route 66
Blue Oyster Cult – Transmaniacon MC
Black Cab – New Speedway Boogie
Glass Sun – Silence Of The Morning
The Original Sins – Kill The Buddha

The Slits – Love Und Romance
Tapper Zukie – Man Ah Warrior
Coo Coo Rockin’ Time – Plenty of Room on the Radio
Sunwatchers w/Eugene Chadbourne – This Ain’t No Picnic
Minutemen – Ain’t Talkin’ ’bout Love

The Soft Boys – Sandra’s Having Her Brain Out
Sparks – Equator
David E. Williams -What’s Your Scene, Jellybean
David Cassidy – How Can I Be Sure
Flo & Eddie – Keep It Warm

Fred Lane & His Desheveled Monkeybiters – I’m Gonna To Hell (When I Die)

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Show 413: All Ears on Georgia

All eyes and ears are on Georgia and thus a radio salute.

Yep, two hours of music from the State of Georgia.

Hear known and obscure nuggets, pebbles, and peaches crossing genres and time.

James Brown – Get Up, Get Into It , Get Involved
The Woogles – Take It To The People
Joe South – Walk A Mile In My Shoes

Love Tractor – Highland Sweetheart
Guadalcanal Diary – Trial of Tears
Buddy’s Buddies – Tell Me What I See
LIttle Phil & The Night Shadows – The Way It Used To Be

The Nightporters – Mona Lisa
Dreams So Real – Everywhere Girl
Elf Power – Jane
Circulatory System – The Pillow
Deerhunter – Spring Hall Convert

LIttle Richard – Bama Lama, Bama Loo
Beethoven 4 – Sets My Soul On Fire
Chickasaw Mudd Puppies – McIntosh
Black Lips – Boys In Wood
The Rock A Teens – Carla Anne

Thirteen-One-Eleven – My Bible Is The Latest TV Guide
Vic Chestnutt – Supernatural
Michael Stipe – Drive To The Ocean
Opal Foxx Quartet – Blue Exception

Pylon – Crazy
Kevin Dunn – Cars and Explosions
The B-52’s – Rock Lobster (Db Records version)
The Coathangers – Stop Stomp Stompin’

Otis Redding (with The Pinetoppers) – Shout Bamalama
The Spontaneous Combustions – Up In My Mind
Primitons – Seeing Is Believing
R.E.M. – Exhuming McCarthy

Gene Marshall – Jimmy Carter Says Yes

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Show 412: Batman

In response to the FEWSH (fellow radio station colleague) Batmanless episode, Listen Up! presents an all Batman themed show.

Neal Hefti – Batman Theme
Gate Wesley & Band – Do The Batman
Combo Kings – Batman A Go-Go
Jon & Lee The Checkmates – Batman Batusi

La Bert Ellis – Batman Theme
Lavern Baker – Batman To The Rescue
Sun Ra Arkestra – I’m Gonna Unmask The Batman
Celio Balona – Tema De Batman
The Merriettes – Look Out For The Batman
Robin & The Batmen – Batskinnner

Link Wray & The Wraymen – Batman Theme
The Squires – Batmobile
The Camps – The Ballad of Batman
Seeds of Euphoria – Let’s Send Batman To Vietnam
Bob Schneider – Batman

Sam Chalpin – Batman Theme
Jenny Clay – Even Batman
Jumpin’ Gene Simmons – The Batman
Gotham City Crime Fighters – Whole Stole The Batmobile
Shapes – (I Saw) Batman (In The Launderette)

The Piano Guys – Batman Evolution
Adam Batman West – The Story of Batman
Ivan Cattaneo – Maria – Batman
De Hazestaartjes ‎– Batman
King Sounds of The Israelites – Batman

Voivod – Batman Theme
Cruela – Batman
The Stolen Minks – Batman (You’re The Sex)
The Spotlights – Batman and Robin

The Who – Batman Theme
Rocky and The Riddlers – Batman
The Chud – Don’t Call Me Batman
The Plunderers – Batman
Scotty McKay and His Orchestra – Batman
Bobby Valentin – Batman’s Bugaloo

Johnnie Morrisette – (Bat Man) For Days
Invisible Burgandy Bullfrog – Batman Rides Again
Scaffold – Goodbat Nightman
The Sensational Guitars Of Dan & Dale – Batman Theme

John Anealio – Batman Smells (A Rebuttal)

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Show 411: What’s In The Box?

A show filled with old and new music presented within the “underground/freeform radio” style.   Genres can include (but not limited to): garage, folk & folk rock, power pop, prog rock, and also a wide selection of interesting and rare singer-songwriter, harmony pop, soft rock, lounge-punk and glam, , brown acid sludge ,space jazz, avant-garde, vanity-pressings and “outsider” albums.  

The Fleshtones – Alex Trebek
Oblivians – Call The Police
Alex Chilton – Jumpin’ Jack Flash
The Exbats – I Got The Hots For Charlie Watts

Uriah Heep – July Morning
The Gods – Towards The Sky
Toe Fat – Working Nights
Uriah Heep – The Wizard

Creem Circus – La Machine
James Williamson & Deniz Tek – Jet Pack Nightmare
Slade – Them Kinda Monkeys Can’t Swing

Husker Du – Love Is All Around
The Lollipop Shoppe – Don’t Look Back
The Carrie Nations – Find It

Le Tigre – Get Off The Internet
Whoom-Elements – Men In The Politics
Saint Pe – Kiss It Goodbye
Cobalt Chapel – Who Are The Strange

Bill Callahan & Bonnie Prince Billy (feat. Matt Sweeney) – OD’d In Denver
The Electric Farm – Shabby Girl
Dan Horne – The Motorcycle Song
The Byrds – Goin’ Back

Cut Worms – Sold My Soul
Crazy Horse – I Don’t Want To Talk About It
Dillard & Clark – Why Not Your Baby
Nikki Sudden & The French Revolution – French Revolution Blues

Mountain Goats – Bridge of Sighs

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Show 410: ???

Post election day program


Lucinda Williams – Man Without a Soul
Pink Floyd – Pigs (Three Different Ones)

Max Roach -Triptych: Prayer, Protest, Peace
The Fugs – Exorcism of the White House
Edgar Broughton Band – Out Demons Out

Laura Nyro – Save The Country
Kyle Craft – Before The Wall
Alex Chilton – All We Ever Got From Them Was Pain
John Lennon – Hold On

Minutemen – Political Nightmare
The Mothers of Invention – It Can’t Happen Here
Warren Zevon – Lawyers, Gun And Money
The Temptations – Ball Of Confusion
Little Scream – Dear Leader

Planet Gong – Opium For The People
Radiohead – I Want None Of This
Clap Your Hands and Say Yeah – Hesitating Nation
Leonard Cohen – Democracy

Big Star – Ballad Of El Goodo
Peter Gabriel/Kate Bush – Don’t Give Up

Sharon Jones – This Land Is Your Land

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