Show 410: ???

Post election day program

Playlist

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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The Graveyard Shift 2020: Spooktacular A-Go-Go

All you vampires. insomniacs and other dark hour inhabitants, let us stay up all night for my annual spooktacular overnight shindig! It’s a zany ghoul a go-go theme this year with all kinds of back from the grave and assorted graveyard stompers. Since we also turn the clock back, in honor of the “Time Warp” at 2am, The Rocky Horror Soundtrack reinterpreted via some interesting and perhaps bizarre cover versions. So join me from the bewitching hour of midnight to dawn for all kinds of trick and treating.



Archive stream is broken into four parts

Midnight to 1am
Fuzztones – Happy Halloween

Jackie Morningstar – Rockin’ In The Graveyard
The Crystals – Frankenstein Twist
Richard Rome – Ghost A Go-Go
Mann Drake – Vampire’s Ball

Louis Armstrong – Spooks
Ervinna and The Stylers – Witch Queen Of New Orleans
Jericho Jones – Black Magic
Jerry Wald – The Creeper
October Country – My Girlfriend Is A Witch

The Hi-Risers – Ghost of The Surfer Girl
The Ventures – Exploration In Terror
The Skeptics – Legend Of The Headless Surfer
The Pandoras – Haunted Beach Party

Kip Tyler – She’s My Witch
Glenn Ryle – Wolf Girl
Batlord – Undertaker
Demented Are Go – One Sharp Knife
Dead Moon – Graveyard
Gravedigger V – All Black And Hairy

1-2am
Peter & The Wolf – Mr. Frankenstein
Christine Pilzer – Dracula
Cobra Verde – Modified Frankenstein
Bobby Bare – Vampira
Yummy Fur – Frankenstein A-Go-Go
John Zacherle – Dinner With Drac

The Vettes- Devil’s Driver Theme
Mike Adkins – The Invaders Are Here
The Invasion – The Invasion Is Coming
Blue Oyster Cult – E.T.I (Extra Terrestrial Intelligence)

Hasil Adkins – No More Hot Dogs
Kenn Kerr & The Idols – Haunted House
Billy Barton – The Devil, My Conscience And I
Porter Wagoner – First Mrs Jones
Eddie Noack – Psycho

Griz Green – Jam At The Mortuary
Alice Cooper – I Love The Dead
The Original Sins – Evil Hoodoo

Time Warp/Daylights Savings Hour
Rocky Horror Picture Show – Time Warp

Joan Jett & The Blackhearts – Science Fiction, Double Feature
Sua Rakastan – Näet Janet (Dammit Janet) (Finnish)
Rasputina – Over at the Frankenstein Place
Transexual Glamour – Time Warp (Japanese)
The Jezebelles – Sweet Transvestite
Pansy Division – Can Make You A Man
Leikarar úr Leikfélagi MH – Laugardagskvöld (Hot Patootie – Bless My Soul) (Icelandic)
Rocky Horror Argentina -I Can Make You A Man (Reprise)(Spanish)
Rocky Horror Korea -Touch-a, Touch-a, Touch-a, Touch Me (Korean)
Gene Chiovari and the Completely Crazy – Eddie
Ukulele Munson and His Instructional Ukulele – Rose Tint My World
The Necro Tonz – I’m Going Home
Show De Terror De Rock Mexican – Super Hero (Spanish)
Munich School Chorus – Science Fiction/Double Feature: Reprise

2-3am
Maury Laws & Jules Bass – The Mummy
The Upperclassmen – Cha Cha With The Zombies
Larry’s Rebel – Halloween
Pink Floyd – Lucifer Sam
The Lollipop Shoppe – You Must Be A Witch

Neanderthals – 2000 Pound Werewolf
The Diamonds – Batman, Wolfman, Frankenstein Or Dracula
Bill Buchanan – Beware
Jim Burgett – Jekyll And Hyde
Artie Shaw – Nightmare
The 7th Court – One Eyed Witch
The Prophets – Night Of The Beast

Murray Schafe And The Aristocrats – Tombstone #9
Teddy Durant – The Night Stalker
The Hollywood Flames – Frankenstein’s Den
Paul Frees as Bela Lugosi – Games People Play
Bauhaus – Bela Lugosi’s Dead

3-4am
Paul Chaplain – The Hearse
Glenda & Glen – Voodoo Doll
Garry Warren – Werewolf
The Frantics – Werewolf
The Cramps – I Was A Teenage Werewolf
Link Wray – Graveyard
Billy Ghoulston – Graveyard Stomp

Bily Snel -Queen Of Halloween
Gene “Bo” Davis – Satan’s Daughter
George Morgam – Tennessee Hillbilly
The J Ann Trio – Voo Doo Doll
Newports – I’m In The Ground For Good
Bobby Please – The Monster
Round Robin – I’m The Wolfman

Bracey Everett – Lover’s Curse
Betty Lavett – Witchcraft In The Air
The Gladiators – Bleak House
Zen Fuller – Doomsday
The Magics – Zombie Walk

Eddie Thomas – Frankenstein Rock
Miss L. L. Louise Lewis – Monster’s Bride
Denims – The Ghost In Your House Is Me
Social Outcasts – Mad

4-5am

The Executioners – The Guillotine
Thee Outlets – Vampire Of Mine
Southern Culture On The Skids – The Loneliest Ghost In The World
Inflatable Boy Clams – Skeletons
Rhythm Rockers – Madness

Ralph Nielsen & The Chancellors – Scream!
The Madmen – Haunted
The Detergents – Igor’s Cellar
Billy & The Dukes – Roland

Kenny & The Fiends – The Raven
The Circus – Burn With Burn
The Ebb-Tides – Seance
Richie Allen – Cave Man
Ted Cassidy – The Lurch

Don Bishop – Nightmare
Jessie Floyd – Satan’s Wife
The Quests – Shadows In The Night
Bob Regan – Tarantula
Vic Plati Quintet – The Chiller
Tony Casanova – The Grave

5-6am
Screamin’ Jay Hawkins – I Hear Voices
Lord Luther – I Was A Teenage Creature
The Devils – The Devil Dance
Frantic Flintstones – Date With The Devil

The Monstrosities – Dance Along With Dracula
Hamilton Streetcar – Invisible People
Mr. Baseman & The Symbols – Do The Zombie
Roky Erickson – I Walked With A Zombie
The Fleshtones – Haunted Hipster

The Kiriae Crucible – The Salem Witch Trial
The Rattles – The Witch
Pale Lips – I’m A Witch
The Sonics – The Witch
The Mystrys – Witch Girl

Screaming Tribesmen – Date With A Vampyre
The Stems – She’s A Monster
Hoodoo Gurus – Dig It Up
The Spellbinders – Castin’ My Spell

Ronnie Cook – Goo Goo Muck



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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 419: ? +?= Listen Up! The Podcast

Another mid-week, mid-afternoon afternoon of music filed treats and surprises on Listen Up!More information about this program can be found here
  1. Show 419: ? +?=
  2. Show 418: The Revolution Has Been Reissued (2020 Edition)
  3. Show 417: 2020 Faves
  4. Show 416: Krispy Kringles and Cool Yules
  5. Show 415: Snow Day Activity

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 419: ? +?= Listen Up! The Podcast

Another mid-week, mid-afternoon afternoon of music filed treats and surprises on Listen Up!More information about this program can be found here
  1. Show 419: ? +?=
  2. Show 418: The Revolution Has Been Reissued (2020 Edition)
  3. Show 417: 2020 Faves
  4. Show 416: Krispy Kringles and Cool Yules
  5. Show 415: Snow Day Activity

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 419: ? +?= Listen Up! The Podcast

Another mid-week, mid-afternoon afternoon of music filed treats and surprises on Listen Up!More information about this program can be found here
  1. Show 419: ? +?=
  2. Show 418: The Revolution Has Been Reissued (2020 Edition)
  3. Show 417: 2020 Faves
  4. Show 416: Krispy Kringles and Cool Yules
  5. Show 415: Snow Day Activity

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 419: ? +?= Listen Up! The Podcast

Another mid-week, mid-afternoon afternoon of music filed treats and surprises on Listen Up!More information about this program can be found here
  1. Show 419: ? +?=
  2. Show 418: The Revolution Has Been Reissued (2020 Edition)
  3. Show 417: 2020 Faves
  4. Show 416: Krispy Kringles and Cool Yules
  5. Show 415: Snow Day Activity

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 419: ? +?= Listen Up! The Podcast

Another mid-week, mid-afternoon afternoon of music filed treats and surprises on Listen Up!More information about this program can be found here
  1. Show 419: ? +?=
  2. Show 418: The Revolution Has Been Reissued (2020 Edition)
  3. Show 417: 2020 Faves
  4. Show 416: Krispy Kringles and Cool Yules
  5. Show 415: Snow Day Activity