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The Big Takeover Show - Number 170 - April 23, 2018

This week, after a snatch of 1966 Tim Hardin: brand new Soft Science, Belly, Decemberists, Fireburn, and Teenage Wrist, plus Wilson Pickett, Johnny Burnett, Clarence Carter, Wanda Jackson, and Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazelwood

The Big Takeover Show - Number 169 - April 16, 2018

This week, after some 1974 Big Star: brand new Tracyanne and Danny, Lou Barlow, Chatham Rise, Matthew Sweet, and The Damned, plus Esquerita, The Who, Buckinghams, Doctor Feelgood, and Electric Light Orchestra

The Big Takeover Show - Number 168 - April 9, 2018

This week, after little Jim sings a 1983 Weird Al Beatles parody: brand new Teenage Wrist, Goat Girl, Ride, Decemberists, and a world premier of Furious Seasons, plus The Mar-keys, Johnny Cash, Billy Fury, Ray Charles, and Shirley Collins, and R.I.P. Julie Lanfeld of Sin 34

The Big Takeover Show - Number 167 - April 2, 2018

This week, after a 1965 Marvelettes croak: brand new Rome is Not a Town, Damned, Belly, American Darlings, and a world premier of Innocence Mission, plus Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Fats Domino, Bill Haley, Tony Sheridan, Bob Seger System, and Glenn Miller

The Big Takeover Show - Number 166 - March 26, 2018

This week, after a topical 1978 Sham 69 chant: brand new Soft Science, Sloan, Breeders, Hinds, and Gaz Coombes, plus Bee Gees, Small Faces, Jean Ritchie, Dickie Goodman, Charlie Rich, and Ennio Morricone; and R.I.P. The Ventures’ Nokie Edwards, 1935-2018

The Big Takeover Show - Number 165 - March 19, 2018

This week, after little Caroline croons a 2007 Ringo Starr remembrance: brand new Hot Snakes, Decemberists, Damned, Raveonettes, and Olden Yolk, plus James Brown, Hank Thompson, Soggy Bottom Boys, Ozark Mountain Daredevils, and Sammy Davis Jr.; and R.I.P. The Plugz' Chalo Quintana (1962-2018)

The Big Takeover Show - Number 164 - March 12, 2018

This week, after a little 1952 Hank Williams: brand new Neko Case, Sloan, GBV, La Luz, and Lil' Smokies, plus Ruth Brown, Kinks, Roy Acuff, Joao Gilberto, and Prince Far I; and R.I.P. Veronica Falls' Patrick Doyle (age 32)

The Big Takeover Show - Number 163 - March 5, 2018

This week, after some 1928 Jimmie Rodgers: brand new Belly, Shopping, Breeders, Superchunk, and Tracyanne & Danny, plus Little Willie John, The Choir, Johnny Burnett, Gladys Knight, Beach Boys, and Thelonious Monk

The Big Takeover Show - Number 162 - February 26, 2018

This week, after a bitta 1956 Coasters: brand new Belle & Sebastian, Spook School, Holy Tunics, Jet Age, and Morrissey, plus George Jones, Wilson Pickett, The Skatalites, The Hollies and William Shatner

The Big Takeover Show - Number 161 - February 19, 2018

This week, after a 1969 Fourmyula formula: brand new La Luz, Ride, Lucille Furs, Shifting Sands, and Songs For Snakes, plus The Choir, Judee Sill, Slade, Harry Nilsson, Delmore Brothers, and Fats Domino

The Big Takeover Show - Number 160 - February 12, 2018

This week, after a little 1988 Neurotics: brand new Sloan, Soft Science, Salad Boys, Ford Maddox Ford, and Guided By Voices, plus Arthur Alexander, Love, The Action, Leroy Smart, and The Louvin Brothers; and R.I.P. Billy Hancock, 1946-2018

The Big Takeover Show - Number 159 - February 5, 2018

The Big Takeover Show - Number 158 - January 29, 2018 - THIRD ANNIVERSARY SHOW!

This week, after some 2014 Rifles, a 3rd Anniversary show! With: brand new Lake Ruth, Decemberists, Poster Children, Hinds, and Spook School, plus Larry Williams, Rutles, Small Faces, Delroy Wilson, and Groundhogs, and R.I.P. Mark E Smith, Jim Rodford, and Hugh Masekela

The Big Takeover Show - Number 157 - January 22, 2018

This week, after some obscure 1967 Bee Gees: brand new Breeders, Salad Boys, Math & Physics Club, TC&I, and Pugwash, plus Harold Singer, Fats Domino, Upsetters, Badfinger, and Lawrence Welk!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 156 - January 15, 2018

This week, after Jim plays/sings some 1966 Beatles: brand new songs by Gaz Coombes, Ride, Shins, Ron Gallow, and Pale Lights, plus The Creation, Albert Hammond, Eddy Arnold, and McGuire Sisters (and R.I.P. The Moody Blues' Ray Thomas, Motorhead’s Fast Eddie Clarke, and The Offenders' J.J. Jacobson)

The Big Takeover Show - Number 155 - TOP 50 ALBUMS OF 2017 SHOW! (plus 10 EPs/singles) [Part 2 of 2] - January 8, 2018

This week, after a 1788 Robert Burns poem song--and featuring the world radio debut of wife Mary in mic break 2!--Jack plays one song from each of the Top 25 LPs and five singles/EPs of 2017!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 154 - TOP 50 ALBUMS OF 2017 SHOW! (plus 10 EPs/singles) [Part 1 of 2] - January 1, 2018

This week and next, Jack plays one song from each of his picks for the top 50 albums and top 10 singles/EPs of 2017! Part one of two.

The Big Takeover Show - Number 153 - December 25, 2017

This week: new Ride, Pugwash, Shins, Pale Lights, and Michael Head, plus Louis Armstrong, Lee Scratch Perry, Jefferson Airplane, John Lennon, and Jimmy Dorsey

The Big Takeover Show - Number 152 - December 18, 2017

This week: new Belle and Sebastian, Superchunk, Salad Boys, Buffalo Tom, and Rocketship, plus Carla Thomas, The Cadets, Simon and Garfunkel, Hank Snow, and Lionel Hampton, and R.I.P. Smithereens' Pat Dinizio (1955-2017)

The Big Takeover Show - Number 151 - December 11, 2017

This week: new Grizzly Bear, Pete Astor, Michael Head, Chad VanGaalen, and Lucille Furs, plus Big Joe Turner, The Move, Nina Simone, Captain Beefheart, Milton Brown, and Henry Mancini

The Big Takeover Show - Number 150 - December 4, 2017

This week: new Alvvays, Morrissey, Elvis Costello, Calexico, and GospelbeacH, plus Lloyd Price, Moody Blues, Melodians, Fats Domino, and Hollies, and R.I.P. Wayne Cochran 1939-2017

The Big Takeover Show - Number 149 - November 27, 2017

This week: new T.S.O.L., Jason Loewenstein, Fake Laugh, and Destroy Babylon, plus Four Tops, Paul Mauriat, Bonzo Dog Doo/Dah Band, and Davy Jones, and R.I.P. Tommy Keene 1958-2017

The Big Takeover Show - Number 148 - November 20, 2017

This week: new Sycamore Smith, Billy Bragg, Luna, and Wedding Present, plus Peggy Lee, Marvin Gaye, Donovan, Idle Race...and Rex Griffin and the history of "Everybody’s Tryin’ to Be My Baby"

The Big Takeover Show - Number 147 - November 13, 2017

This week new Calexico, Superchunk, Belly, Sunflower Bean, and Pugwash, plus Little Richard, Linton Kwesi Johnson, John Lennon, Thelonious Monk, and Fats Domino

The Big Takeover Show - Number 146 - November 6, 2017

This week: new Billy Bragg, Successful Failures, Michael Head, Clientele, and Airiel, plus Shocking Blue, Eddie Cochran, Ennio Morricone, P.P. Arnold, and Fats Domino

The Big Takeover Show - Number 145 - October 30, 2017

This week: R.I.P. Fats Domino 1928-2017 and The Pagans’ Mike Hudson 1956-2017, new Wedding Present, Tough Age, Michael Head, Widowspeak, and Martin Carr, plus Them, Jerry Lee Lewis, Doris Troy, and Vashti Bunyon

The Big Takeover Show - Number 144 - October 23, 2017

This week: new Popguns, The Len Price 3, Replacements, Alvvays, and Chris Hilman, plus John Barry, Animals, Irma Thomas, Blues Magoos, Keith Hudson, and Sibylle Baier

The Big Takeover Show - Number 143 - October 16, 2017

This week: new Totally Mild, Billy Bragg, Jeremy Enigk, Belle & Sebastian, and David Crosby, plus Neil Hefti Orchestra, Little Willie John, Idle Race, Big Mama Thornton, and Status Quo

The Big Takeover Show - Number 142 - October 9, 2017

This week: new Widowspeak, The Len Price 3, Tobin Sprout, Lake Ruth, and Chris Hillman, plus Louis Jordan, Rolling Stones, Jimmy Cliff, Judy Garland, and The Association

The Big Takeover Show - Number 141 - October 2, 2017

This week: new Dead Boys, Alvvays, Successful Failures, Jason Loewenstein, and The Clientele, plus Bill Haley & His Comets, Left Banke, Merry-Go-Round, MC5, and Darrel Banks, and R.I.P. Charles Bradley, 1948-2017

The Big Takeover Show - Number 140 - September 25, 2017

This week: new GospelbeacH, Guided by Voices, Weyes Blood, and Successful Failures, plus Wilson Pickett, Paul McCartney, Astrud Gilberto, Brother Soul, Procol Harum, and 7 versions of "My Baby Left Me!"

The Big Takeover Show - Number 139 - September 18, 2017

This week: R.I.P. Grant Hart (Hüsker Dü), 1961-2017 (and Jessi Zazu of Those Darlins 1989-2017), new Billy Bragg, Bye Bye Blackbirds, Ben Gibbard, plus Arthur Alexander, Paul McCartney, Love, Replacements, and Charlie Pride

The Big Takeover Show - Number 138 - September 11, 2017

This week: new Weyes Blood, Alvvays, American Darlings, Guided By Voices, and Cliff & Ivy, plus Big Bill Broonzy, Twinkle, Soft Machine, Specials, and Buffalo Springfield, and R.I.P. Holger Czukay (Can), 1938-2017 and Don Williams 1939-2017

The Big Takeover Show - Number 137 – September 4, 2017

This week: new Clientele, CH3, Game Theory, Grizzly Bear, and Billy Bragg, plus Johnny Cash, Lead Belly, 13th Floor Elevators, Tom Jones, Jerry Lee Lewis, and 5 historic versions of "Black Betty"

The Big Takeover Show - Number 136 - August 28, 2017

This week: new David Barbe, Honeyrude, GBV, Triptides, and Kelley Stoltz, plus David Jones (Bowie), Merry Clayton, Bee Gees, Screaming Jay, Jimmy Rogers and a special guest DJ set by Pete Brown!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 135 - August 21, 2017

This week: new Dream Syndicate, Honeyrude, Martin Carr, Motorhead, and Saint Etienne, plus Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup, Spinal Tap, Johnny “Guitar” Watson, Yardbirds and Ernest Tubb!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 134 - August 14, 2017

This week: new Deafcult, Fake Laugh, Kelley Stoltz, White Poppy, and Guided By Voices, plus Tom T Hall, Cilla Black, Roy Milton, Uniques, Smiths, and Glen Campbell (R.I.P. 1936-2017)

The Big Takeover Show - Number 133 - August 7, 2017

This week: new Belle and Sebastian, Granite Shore, Kelley Stoltz, Billy Bragg, and Peter Perrett, plus Elmore James, Los Shakers, Duke Ellington, Otis Redding, and Elton John!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 132 - July 31, 2017

This week: new Alvvays, Guided By Voices, Robyn Hitchcock, Ben Gibbard, and Fazerdaze, plus Betty Everett, Outsiders, Bobby Mitchell, Beatles, Love, and Glide!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 131 - July 24, 2017

This week: new Billy Bragg, Ride, Sea Pinks, 13 Frightened Girls, and Willie Nelson, plus Johnny Kidd & the Pirates, Joe Jones, Sons of the Pioneers, Marvin Pontiac, The Ramones, and The Rivieras!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 130 - July 17, 2017

This week: new Cheap Trick, Sycamore Smith, Agent Blå, Adam Franklin, and Ray Davies, plus Pete Seeger, Wanda Jackson, Jimmie Rodgers, The Byrds, The Melodians, and Ogden Edsel

The Big Takeover Show - Number 129 - July 10, 2017

This week: new Happyness, Sycamore Smith, Sea Pinks, Offa Rex, and 13 Frightened Girls, plus Sonny Boy Williamson, The Upsetters/Dillinger, Ian Whitcomb, Phil Tanner, and Screaming Jay Hawkins

The Big Takeover Show - Number 128 - July 3, 2017

This week: new Luna, Guided By Voices, Sleaford Mods, Slowdive, and Eyelids, plus Johnny Otis, Shirley Bassey, "Little" Jimmy Dickens, Tintern Abbey, and Fats Domino, and R.I.P. Roger Moore

The Big Takeover Show - Number 127 - June 26, 2017

This week: new Michael Head, Ride, Jason Loewenstein, Jane Weaver, and Offa Rex, plus Chuck Willis, Xavier Cugat, Jimi Hendrix, Max Romeo, and Eddie Izzard, and R.I.P. Sonny Knight

The Big Takeover Show - Number 126 - June 19, 2017

This week: new Clientele, David Barbe, Lost Tapes, Popguns, and Jim (Rabid), plus Rolling Stones, Connie Francis, Tim Buckley, Cadets, Keith & Tex, and Bobby Bare Sr.

The Big Takeover Show - Number 125 - June 12, 2017

This week: new Alvvays, Ride, Jody Porter, Jason Loewenstein, unreleased Radiohead, plus Beatles, Martha and the Vandellas, The Who, Gene Clark, John Coltrane, and Harlan Howard

The Big Takeover Show - Number 124 - June 5, 2017

This week: new Grandaddy, Cloud Nothings, Black Watch, Black Springs, and Channel 3, plus Beatles, Smiley Lewis, Procol Harum, Dinah Washington, Lord Tanamo, and Blossom Dearie

The Big Takeover Show - Number 123 - May 29, 2017

This week: new Idaho, Carla Bruni, Real Estate, Willie Nelson, and Triptides, plus Ray Charles, Lulu, Neil Innes, Richard Harris, Dion, and Vince Guaraldi!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 122 - May 22, 2017

This week: new Whitehorse, Jason Lowenstein, Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Nada Surf, and Doug Tuttle, plus David Bowie, Henry Mancini, George Jones, and 8 versions of "Stagger Lee!!!!"

The Big Takeover Show - Number 121 - May 15, 2017

This week: new Idaho (World Premiere), Willie Nelson, Eyelids, Could Nothings and Feelies, plus Little Richard, Beatles, Doc Watson, Kenny Rogers & the First Edition, and Johnny Rivers!