Show 384: Yearbook Photo

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Listen Up! features nothing but cuts from albums released between late August and early June of my senior year in high school. Consider it a yearbook photo.

The Jam – Town Called Malice
Fun Boy Three – The Lunatics Have Taken The Asylum
XTC – All Of A Sudden (It’s Too Late)

Joan Armatrading – I’m Lucky
Toyah – Brave New World
The Teardrop Explodes – Tiny Children

Japan – Still Life In Mobile Homes
Laurie Anderson -Let X=X

Bad Brains – Banned In D.C.
King Crimson – Indiscipline
Bauhaus – Hair Of The Dog

The Clash – Know Your Rights
Stray Cats – Rumble In Brighton
Agent Orange – Bloodstains

Gang Of Four – To Hell With Poverty
Black Flag – Rise Above
Lyres – Buried Alive
The Salvation Army – She Turns To Flowers

Translator – Everywhere That I’m Not
Marshall Crenshaw – Rockin’ Around NYC
The Db’s – We Were Happy There
Roxy Music – More Than This
Ultravox – We Stand Alone

Sparks – Angst In My Pants
Barnes & Barnes – Cats
Yello – Pinball Cha Cha
Devo – Beautiful World

The Kinks – Better Things

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Show 383: The Silver Sound From A Time So Strange

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Welcome back quarantiners! I hope you are all well and safe.  Let’s enjoy the oscillation together.  Sounds for you to make your life indoors a tad more psychedelic and absurd.

Marianne Faithfull – Incarceration of A Flower Child
The Flaming Lips – One Million Billionth Of A Millisecond On A Sunday Morning
Amon Duul II – Deutsch Nepal

King Crimson – Starless

Tommy James and The Shondells – Cellophane Symphony
The High Llamas – Pat Mingus
The Rain Parade – Prisoners
Mud Pie Sun – The Captain
Pink Floyd – Green Is The Colour

Pond – Corridors of Blissterday
Roadkeeper – Sundowners
Rainbow Tongue – Milky Way

Dies Irae – Trip
Spoon – Knock Knock Knock

The Claypool Lennon Delirium – Bubbles Burst
The Sufis – Where Did She Go?

Mercury Rev – Holes
Alice Cooper – Levity Ball
Tame Impala – Elephant

Gong – And You Tried So Hard

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Show 382:Hey You, You’re Not Immune!

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Timely and topical selection with lots of Garage rock, rock & roll, three-chord wonders, snarl, snotty punk, post-punk, art-damaged weirdos, past and present, and assorted junk.

Rolling Stones – Ventilator Blues
Screamin’ Jay Hawkins – Shut Your Mouth When You Sneeze
Ramones – I Wanna Be Well
Motorhead/Girlschool – Please Don’t Touch

Ty Segall – Isolation
Peter Buck – Lately I”ve Been Hanging Out At Home
Nobunny – Mask’s On
Mr. Wrong – Holding For Healthcare

Dead Boys – Ain’t Nothing To Do
The Balloon Farm – A Question of Temperature
Wimps – I Don’t Wanna Go Out
The Heartbreakers – All By Myself
Sleater-Kinney – Call The Doctor

Mudhoney – Here Comes Sickness
Dead Ghosts – Drugstore Supplies
Heavy Trash – Isolation
Disappears – Hibernation Sickness

Larry Williams – Rockin Pneumonia and The Boogie Woogie Flu
The Trend – Quarantine Teen
The Outcasts – You’re A Disease
Mr. Science – Sociobiology
b-52’s – Private Idaho

The Soft Boys – Wading Through A Ventilator
Bush Tetras – It’s So Weird
Talking Heads – Air
X-Ray Spex – Germ Free Adolescents

The Fuzztones – Living Sickness
UFO – Doctor Doctor
The White Stripes – Girl You Have No Faith In Medicine

Los Yorks – Pronto Un Doctor
The Fleshtones – The World Has Changes
Creatures of the Golden Dawn – Don’t Touch Me Now
The Dream Syndicate – Tell Me When It’s Over

The Go-Go’s – Can’t Stop The World

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Show 381: Make The Music Pretty

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Escape to an alternative universe that is reality free filled with incredibly strange and offbeat music. You will hear Thriftstore disco, moog madness, zany obscuro 45’s that defy genre,corporate sales training musical numbers, easy and cheesy listening, bizarre childrens songs about hot dogs, song poems and other audio oddities. Music scoured from thrift stores, run down record shops, yard sale trash bins, discarded boxes on the side of the road, and even the internet.

The Soundwalk Sound – Make The Music Pretty
Optiganally Yours – Pirates and Monkeys
Alisa – I Love An Ape
Richard Hayman – The Peanut Vendor

Laurie Marshall – The Disco Spaceship
Rosebud – Have A Cigar
Ralph Lowe – Disco Dancer, You’re The Answer

Westinghouse – Three Days in Eight Minutes (’79 Fever)

101 Strings Orchestra w/Joe Adams – Wonderful Seasons Of Love
The Space Lady – I Had Too Much To Dream Last Night
Doopees – Doopee Time
Yma Sumac – Birds/Enchantment

Antigonish Legion Pipe Band – Jesus Christ Superstar
Al Shade and Jean Romaine – Three Mile Island
The Shaggs – Sweet Marie

Attila – California Flash
Cindy and Bert – Der Hund Von Baskerville
James Last – Immigrant Song
Karal Gott – Schwarz Und Rot

Hap Palmer – Funky Penguin
Lawrence Welk – The Polka Lesson
Myron Floren – Disco Accordion

Dick “Two Ton” Baker – I’m A LIttle Weenie
Van Morrison – Ring Worm

Rodd Keith – Hippy Happy Land
Jean Jacques Perrey – Porcupine Rock
Michael Nyman- Bird List Song
Jah Wurzel – Wuthering Heights

Leila and The Snakes – Rock and Roll Weirdos
Joey Welz- Midnight Cruiser
Lost Dimension – Purple Haze

John Bult – Julie’s 16th Birthday

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SHOW 380: 6 FEET AWAY

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Your mid-week, mid-day music filled escape. Lots of stooop-id rawk ‘n’ roll rekkids

Jon Spencer Blues Explosion- Leave Me Alone So I Can Rock Again
The Ramones – I Don’t Wanna Walk Around With You
The Ratboys – Everybody Loves The Ramones
Pale Lips – Don’t Take Your Switchblade To New York
Amyl and The Sniffers – Got You

The Sonics – Maintaining My Cool
The Sierras – Party At Taco Towne
The New Surfsiders – Good Vibrations
Preston Epps – Hully Gully Bongo
The Fabulous Wailers – Tall Cool One

Reigning Sound – Time Bomb High School
The Muffs – Weird Boy Next Door
The Dootz – A.C.N.E. (I’ve Got Acne)
Sam the Sham & the Pharaohs – (I’m With ) The Out Crowd

Messer Chups – The Curse Of Catzilla
Catzilla – Keep On Dancing
The Dustaphonics – Catwoman’s Strut

Booker T & The MGs – Foxy Lady
The Claudettes – Naked On The Internet
Ba Ba Thomas – Miss Shake It
Howlin’ Wolf – Hidden Charms
The Cramps – Twist And Shout

Link Wray – Fatback
Flamin’ Groovies – Comin’ After Me
Slim Harpo – Shake Your Hips
Gibson Bros – Moon Twist

Tony Harris – Chicken, Baby, Chicken
Church Keys – Brother Are You Prayin?
Chuck Berry – Ramona, Say Yes

Dengue Fever – Cement Slippers
Roy Junior – Victim of Circumstances
Kit & The Outlaws – Don’t Tread On Me
Archie and The Bunkers – She’s A Rocking Machine

The Chob – We’re Pretty Quick
Thee Mighty Ceasars – Double Axe
Powersolo – Donkey Dawg

The Banana Splits – Gonna Find A Cave

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Show 379: Safe In Sound

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Playlist

Robert Fripp/Peter Gabriel – Here Comes The Flood
Kate Bush – Breathing
Bill Fay – Be Not So Fearful

Lonnie Holley – How Far Is Spaced-Out?
Oakland Elementary School Arkestra – We Travel The Spaceways
June Tyson – Somebody Else’s World

Giant Sand – Astonished (In Memphis)
Randy Scott Carroll – She
Gene Clark – Strength of Strings
Erin Rae – Some Misunderstanding

Steve Poltz- Hey God, I’ll Trade You
Leonard Cohen – Everybody Knows
The Green Pajamas – Kill The Power
Ultravox! – Fear In The Western World

Peter Perrett – Heavenly Day
The Jacobites – Need A Friend
Damon & Naomi – While My Guitar Gently Weeps

Ann Wilson & The Daybreaks – Through Eyes and Glass
Angela Perley – Local Heroes

Tubeway Army – Me! I Disconnect From You
Trap Door – Trammel ’79
Roxy Music – A Song For Europe
Wilco – Jesus, Etc

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Show 378: Press Button To Operate Donkeys

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Free( freak)form radio happens

The Big Mess Orchestra – More Than A Feeling
Thee Oh Sees – Sticky Hulks
McCoy Tyner – Celestial Chant

The Holy Modal Rounders – Euphoria
Tim Hardin – Danville Dame
The Holy Modal Rounders – August 1967 (Hippies Call It STP)

Larkin Poe – Preachin’ Blues
The Scot Richard Case – I’m So Glad

Kurt Hoffman’s Band of Weeds – Revolution #9
Spirit – Taurus
Donovan – Operating Manual For Spaceship Earth
Ornamental Wigwam – I Wanna Be A Vegetable
Michael Hurley – I Paint A Design
Ushuaia Rocks! – I’m Waiting For My Man

Negativland – Aluminum or Glass: The Memo
Red Shadow – Gone Gone Gone
NRBQ – The Dough Got Low
The Lovin’ Spoonful – Pow!
Hasil Adkins – Shake That Thing

Jeffery Lewis & The Voltage – LP’s
GTO’s – I Have a Paintbrush in My Hand to Color a Triangle
Michael Yonkers Band – Microminiature Love
Blonde on Blonde – Gene Machine

Quatrain – The Tree
Faine Jade – People Games Play
Shape Of The Rain – Willowing Trees
Peanut Butter Conspiracy – Twice Is Life

ESB – Mushroom People
Window Frame – Before And After
Indian Puddin’ and Pipe – Hashish

Joyride – Crystal Ship

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Show 377: Remembering David Roback

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Remember the music of David Roback. David passed away at the age of 61 last week. Hear selections from his bands: Rain Parade,Clay Allison, Opal,Mazzy Star and choice covers and influences.

The Rain Parade – I Look Around
The Three O’Clock – What’s She Done To My Mind
The Byrds – What’s Happening?!?!
The Bangs – Getting Out Of Hand

Opal – Lullabye
Love – Five String Serenade
Mazzy Star – Be My Angel
Neil Young – When You Dance You Can Really Love

Rainy Day – On The Way Home
Clay Allison – Fell From The Sun
Pink Floyd – Jugband Blues
The Beatles – She Said She Said
The Rain Parade – Kaleidoscope

Opal – Happy Nightmare Baby
The Rain Parade – Carolyn’s Song
Big Star – Holocaust
Mazzy Star – Into Dust
Dean and Britta – Hear The Wind Blow

Syd Barrett – No Good Trying
Buffalo Springfield – Flying On The Ground Is Wrong
Velvet Underground – I’ll Be Your Mirror
Mazzy Star – I’ve Been Let Down

Slapp Happy – Blue Flower
The Bangles – Talking In My Sleep

The Doors – Indian Summer
Clay Allison – All Souls
Mazzy Star – Seasons Of Your Day
The Rain Parade – 1 Hour 1/2 Ago
Rainy Day – Soon By Home

Opal – Little Bit Of Rain

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Show 376: Catch A Bright Star And A Place It On Your Forehead

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Lots of crunchy, riff filled, hand clapping, foot stomping glamtastic rock and roll.

Ken Sharp – Rock & Roll Supershow
T.Rex – 20th Century Boy
Brother JT – T. Rex Blues
Opal – Rocket Machine

Ice Cream – Shout It Out
Hello – Another School Day
Velveteen Rabbit – Mind Numbing Entertainment

Montrose – Rock The Nation
Creem Circus – RIff Mountain

Pale Lips – Hanky Panky Franky
Redd Kross – Motorboat
The Blondes – High-Five Suicide
The New Pornographers – War On the East Coast
Blondie – Rip Her To Shreds
Brian Eno & The Winkies – Baby’s On Fire

Golden Earring – Lonesome D.J.
White Witch – Class of 2000
Gyasi – Fast Love
Brett Smiley – Va Va Va Voom

Roxy Music – Do The Strand
Pantherman – Pantherman
Pussy – Feline Woman

Teen Machine – Demolition Girl
Sweet – Hell Raiser
Suzy & Los Quattro – Fox On The Run

Lemming – Lucifera
Geordie – All Because Of You
Stevie Wright – Hard Road
Smash Fashion – Blame It On The Brandy

Hammered Satin – Satin Stomp

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Show 375: Please Leave Us Here

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Listen Up! weaves a pleasing journey through the backroads of your mind with, yes, the odd wrong turn.

Gong – Ooby-Scooby Doomsday or the D-Day Dj’s Got the D.D.T. Blues
Van Dyke Parks – Farther Along
The Olivia Tremor Control – Define of A Transparent Dream
The Laughing Soup Dish – Teenage Lima Bean

Plasticland – Office Skills
Condello – Dr. Tarr Professor Feather
Rain Parade – This Can’t Be Today

Straitjacket Fits – Down In Splendour
Pink Floyd – Fearless

The Brian Jonestown Massacre – She Made Me
Beachwood Sparks – Desert Skies
Glass Family – House of Glass
Plastic Cloud – Bridge Under The Sky

Jackpine Savage (Bruce Haack) – Rain Of Earth
Caribou – Melody Day
Unknown Mortal Orchestra – How Can U Luv Me

The Monkees – Porpoise Song
The Impossible Years – Attraction Gear
The Cleaners From Venus – Wivenhoe Bells
The Green Pajamas – Time of Year

The Magick Heads – Better Left Unsaid
Heron Oblivion – Sudden Lament
Black Mountain – Wucan

The Avengers – Midnight Visitations
Bo Grumpus – Sparrow Tune
Hollins & Starr – Sidewalks Talkin’

Sir Douglas Quintet – At The Crossroads

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