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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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

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

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

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


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

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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Sh0w 434: Mexican Psych Listen Up! The Podcast

The mind-bending sounds of Mexican psychedelic music. More info can be found here
  1. Sh0w 434: Mexican Psych
  2. Show 433: The Key To Science (still is) Progressive Rock
  3. Show 432: Teetering Between
  4. Show 431: When The Everywhere-Eye
  5. Show 430: Soundtrack Without a Movie