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The Big Takeover Show - Number 301 - October 26, 2020 - Homebound Edition XXXII

This week, after some of 1964 Petula Clark: brand new Toots & the Maytals, Flower, Art Bergmann (and Wayne Kramer), Bob Mould, Drew Citron, and The Spits, plus Big Star, The Who, The Grass Roots, The Beatles, Astrud Gilberto, Dolly Parton, and Hoagy Carmichael; and R.I.P. Spencer Davis, 1939-2020, age 81

The Big Takeover Show - Number 300 [Woo Hoo!] - October19, 2020 - Homebound Edition XXXI

This week, after some prophetic ol’ 1993 Bad Religion: brand new Bad Religion, Damned, Black Nite Crash, Maxïmo Park, Bats, and Kurt Bloch with Kim & Lulu, plus Temptations, Alice Cooper, Merseys, Larry Williams, Ricky Nelson, Peter Tosh, and Phil Ochs

The Big Takeover Show - Number 299 - October 12, 2020 - Homebound Edition XXX

This week, after a small warble of 1996 Billy Bragg: brand new Tough Age, Dennis Davison, Foxycontin, Flying Vipers, The Rifles, and Cliff and Ivy, plus Everly Brothers, Buckinghams, Hollies, Donna Lynn, Chris Farlowe, Charlie Feathers, and Dusty Springfield; plus R.I.P. Strike Under/Naked Raygun/Pegboy bassist Pierre Kezdy (1962-2020), and Johnny Nash (1940-2020)

The Big Takeover Show - Number 298 - October 5, 2020 - Homebound Edition XXIX

This week, after snatch of 1975 Elvis Costello: brand new Sloan, Hoodoo Gurus, The Spits, Furious Seasons, Black Watch, and Doves, plus Davy Jones (David Bowie), Howlin’ Wolf, James Brown, Lynn Tait & the Jets, Small Faces, Judee Sill, and Little Richard; plus R.I.P. Mac Davis (1942-2020), and Helen Reddy (1941-2020)

The Big Takeover Show - Number 297 - September 28, 2020 - Homebound Edition XXVIII

This week, after a lilbit of (topical) 1971 Moody Blues: brand new Shins, Bob Mould, Tommy & the Commies, Asteroid No.4, and (both) Tobin Sprout and Guided By Voices, plus The Zombies, Weavers, Standells, Safaris, George Jones, Max Frost & the Troopers, and Willie Nelson; plus R.I.P. Kaleidoscope guitarist Eddie Pumer age 73, and Toots & the Maytals’ “Toots” Hibbert (1942-2020)

The Big Takeover Show - Number 296 - September 21, 2020 - Homebound Edition XXVII

This week, after a glob of 1965 Everly Brothers: brand new Bats, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Wreckless Eric & Amy Rigby, Maximo Park, Doves, and Typewriter (Mark Bandola), plus Fats Domino, The Creation, Charlie Parker, Flying Burrito Brothers, June Tabor, The Equals, and Marty Robbins

The Big Takeover Show - Number 295 - September 14, 2020 - Homebound Edition XXVI

This week, after a zittle zlice of 1964 Zombies: brand new Bob Mould, Throwing Muses, Bad Religion, Harry Shearer, Herb Alpert, and Jello Biafra & the Guantanamo School of Medicine, plus Bee Gees, Millennium, Bill Justis, Byrds, Eric Idle/George Harrison/Neil Innes, Carl Smith, and Bert Kaempfert; and R.I.P. Toots Hibbert of Toots & the Maytals (1942-2020) and The Sliver Apples’ Simeon Coxe (1938-2020)

The Big Takeover Show - Number 294 - September 7, 2020 - Homebound Edition XXV

This week, after a 1936 standard gets warbled: brand new Flaming Lips, Flower, Joe Pernice, Gretchen’s Wheel, Nat Birchall & Al Breadwinner, and Smokescreens, plus The Impressions, Jerry Lee Lewis, Mary Wells, Booker T & the MGs, Love, The Smoke, and (Little) Jimmy Dickens

The Big Takeover Show - Number 293 - August 31, 2020 - Homebound Edition XXIV

This week, after a 1971 Badfinger refrain: brand new Doves, Andy Bell, Sad Lovers and Giants, Guided By Voices, Frankie Stubbs, and Furious Seasons, plus Syd Barrett, The Miracles, Emer Bernstein, The Paragons, Tina Turner, George Jones, and The High Numbers; and R.I.P. Walter Lure of (Johnny Thunders’) The Heartbreakers, 1949-2020

The Big Takeover Show - Number 292 - August 24, 2020 - Homebound Edition XXIII

This week, after little Jim plays and sings a 1978 Rutles tune: brand new Smokescreens, Toots & the Maytals (with Ziggy Marley), Beths, Los Straitjackets, Persian Leaps, and Neil Young, plus Shocking Blue, Temptations, Eddie Fontaine, Fats Waller, Merry-Go-Round, Brenda Holloway, and Porter Wagoner & Dolly Parton

The Big Takeover Show - Number 291 - August 17, 2020 - Homebound Edition XXII

This week, some 1982 Comsat Angels trilling: brand new Damned, Exploding Flowers, Jayhawks, Furious Seasons, Gretchen’s Wheel (with Matthew Caws & Ira Elliot), and Joe Pernice, plus Junior Wells (with Buddy Guy), The Beatles, Howlin’ Wolf, Simon & Garfunkel, Ray Charles, Keith West, and Loretta Lynn

The Big Takeover Show - Number 290 - August 10, 2020 - Homebound Edition XXI

This week, a smidgen of 1972 Bee Gees: a special guest set by KGLT DJ Ron Sanchez, plus brand new Bad Religion, Hoodoo Gurus, Cloud Nothings, Tobin Sprout, No Joy, and Tanya Donelly & the Parkington Sisters, plus Smoky Robinson & the Miracles, Paul McCartney (with Ringo Starr & Jeff Lynne), Duke Ellington, George Jones, Rolling Stones (with Jimmy Page), and Leo Graham

The Big Takeover Show - Number 289 - August 3, 2020 - Homebound Edition XX

This week, after a small bit of 1970 Shocking Blue: brand new Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Rifles, Hoops, Wolfhounds, and Christopher Paul Stelling, plus The Coasters, Lemon Pipers, (Little) Jimmy Dickens, Buffalo Springfield, Stan Getz & Charlie Byrd, and Jackie Opel; and R.I.P. Fleetwood Mac’s Peter Green (1946-2020), Misfits’ Joey Image (1957-2020), Ben Fabric (1924-2020), and The Cardiacs’ Tim Smith (1961-2020)

The Big Takeover Show - Number 288 - July 27, 2020 - Homebound Edition XIX

This week, after a refrain of 1972 Neil Young: brand new Bob Mould, Jeffrey N Pezzati, Flower, Willie Nelson, Black Watch, and Shirley Collins, plus The Fenmen (with Jimmy Page), Sonny Boy Williamson [II], The 1st Battalion of The Black Watch, The Move, Tim Hardin, and Louis Armstrong; and R.I.P. Emitt Rhodes (1950-2020)

The Big Takeover Show – Number 287 – July 20, 2020 – Homebound Edition XVIII

This week, after a short tribute to 1966 Left Banke: brand new Beths, Doves, Cut Worms, David Newtown, Wolfhounds, and Toots & the Maytals, plus The Who, Lovin’ Spoonful, Everly Brothers, Charlie Rich, Paul Revere & the Raiders, and The Eyes; and R.I.P. The Left Banke’s Tom Finn (1948-2020), Emitt Rhodes (1950-2020; we heard right after I played the track, oddly!), and S.N.F.U.’s Mr. Chi Pig, 57

The Big Takeover Show - Number 286 - July 13, 2020 - Homebound Edition XVII

This week, after a refrain of 1964 Del Shannon: brand new Rifles, Cloud Nothings, Successful Failures, Joe Pernice, Snowgoose, and Guided By Voices, plus Procol Harum, The Electric Banana (Pretty Things), Johnny Cash (and June Carter Cash), Johnnie Taylor, Frank Sinatra, and Carl Belew; and R.I.P. Ennio Morricone (1928-2020), age 91

The Big Takeover Show – Number 285 - July 6, 2020 - Homebound Edition XVI

This week, after little Jim sings and plays a 1972 Badfinger classic: brand new Toots & the Maytals, Archers of Loaf, Shirley Collins, Coriky, Jayhawks, and Tobin Sprout, plus Harry Nilsson, The Hollies, The Chantays, Inez & Charlie Foxx, Haskel (Cool Papa) Sadler, Dusty Springfield, and Carl Smith

The Big Takeover Show - Number 284 - June 29, 2020 - Homebound Edition XV

This week, after little Jim helps on a 1969 Beatles remembrance: brand new Sensible Gray Cells, Joe Pernice, Mikal Cronin, Bright Eyes, Nada Surf, and Grant Lee Phillips, plus The Creation, Pentangle, Gene Autry, Mississippi John Hurt, Rolling Stones, Lee Hazelwood (With Duane Eddy), and Big Youth

The Big Takeover Show - Number 283 - June 22, 2020 - Homebound Edition XIV

This week, after a tiny 1966 The Who slice: brand new Joe Pernice, Doves, Secret Shine, Tobin Sprout, Beths, and Willie Nelson, plus Lovin’ Spoonful, Louis Armstrong, Nancy Sinatra, Isley Brothers, Billy Walker, and Burl Ives; and R.I.P. Vera Lynn (1917-2020)

The Big Takeover Show - Number 282 - June 15, 2020 - Homebound Edition XIII

This week, after a small 1977 Saints protest: brand new Flower, Pointed Sticks, Fontaines D.C., Cut Worms, Loveblind, and Vince Melouney, plus Iggy Pop (with David Bowie), The Move, Melanie, Paul Revere & the Radiers, Lefty Frizzell, and Benny Goodman & His Orchestra

The Big Takeover Show - Number 281 - June 8, 2020 - Homebound Edition XII

This week, after a little 1978 Clash via 1863: brand new Bob Mould, Pleasure Heads, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, The Clientele, Shirley Collins and Sciflyer, plus Solomon Burke, Mike Nesmith & the 1st National Band, Righteous Flames, Fats Waller, The Moody Blues & The Toronto World Festival Orchestra, and Waylon Jennings (with Willie Nelson)

The Big Takeover Show - Number 280 - June 1, 2020 - Homebound Edition XI

This week, after a tiny bitta 1963 Bob Dylan: brand new Sunshine Boys, Rifles, Guided by Voices, Best Coast, Bright Eyes and Crushed Beaks, plus The Rutles, Barry Gibb, Pee Wee Crayton, Beatles, Aretha Franklin, and The Byrds; and R.I.P. Pretty Things singer Phil May, 1944-2020

The Big Takeover Show - Number 279 - May 25, 2020 - Homebound Edition X

This week, after a lil’ 1952 Jo Stafford/Patti Page torch: brand new Fountains of Wayne with Sharon Van Etten, Real Estate, Tanya Donelly & the Parkington Sisters, L7 with Joan Jett, Wilco, and Eddie Current Suppression Ring, plus Them, Gregory Isaacs, The Action, Hank Locklin, Otis Redding, and Tom Jones & Raquel Welch

The Big Takeover Show - Number 278 - May 18, 2020 - Homebound Edition IX

This week, after a little 1978 John Lennon: brand new Beths, Bright Eyes, Fontaines D.C., No Age, Aqua Bats, and Jayhawks, plus King Tubby, Barry Gibb, Flying Burrito Brothers, Fourmyula, Buck Owens, and Vera Lynn; and R.I.P. Pretty Things singer Phil May, 1944-2020 and Beatles photographer Astrid Kirchherr 1938-2020

The Big Takeover Show - Number 277 - May 11, 2020 - Homebound Edition VIII

This week, after a 1959 Little Richard trill: brand new Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Proper Ornaments, The On and Ons, No Joy, A Girl Called Eddy, and Sneaky Feelings, plus The Move, Pink Floyd, Bobby Helms, The Smothers Brothers & George Segal, Bobby ‘Boris’ Pickett, and Tommy McCook & Stranger Cole; and R.I.P., Little Richard (1932-2020), Stranglers’ keyboardist Dave Greenfield (1949-2020), and Kraftwerk’s Florian Schneider (1947-2020)

The Big Takeover Show - Number 276 - May 4, 2020 - Homebound Edition VII

This week, after a snatch of 1996 Mutton Birds: brand new Real Estate, Slowness, Stephen Fellows, Fawns of Love, A Girl Called Eddy, and Black Watch, plus Keith Hudson, Ozzie Nelson, Tom Paxton, David Bowie, Tammy Wynette, and Donovan

The Big Takeover Show - Number 275 - April 27, 2020 - Homebound Edition VI

This week, after a small refrain of 1952 Hank Williams Sr.: brand new The Rifles, 999, Sneaky Feelings, Bye Bye Blackbirds, Car Seat Headrest, and D.O.A., plus Love, Darlene Love, Skeeter Davis, (Big) Joe Turner and Orchestra, Cowsills, and Buffy St. Marie

The Big Takeover Show - Number 274 - April 20, 2020 - Homebound Edition V

This week, after a little 1966 Simon and Garfunkel: brand new The Beths, Black Watch, Pretenders, Dream Syndicate, Hazel English, and Film School, plus Barbara Lynn, Rolling Stones, Manfred Mann, Astrud Gilberto, Bobby Bare Sr., and Lee Perry; and R.I.P. Soft Boys bassist Matthew Seligman (1955-2020) and Adam Schlesinger (1967-2020)

The Big Takeover Show - Number 273 - April 13, 2020 - Homebound Edition IV

This week, after some 1970 Neil Young: brand new Sunshine Boys, Christopher Paul Stelling, Fawns of Love/Robin Guthrie, Dropkick, Lions of the Interstate, and Guided by Voices, plus Mary Wells, Jefferson Airplane, Slim Whitman, The Liverbirds, and Frank Sinatra; and R.I.P. John Prine (1946-2020) and Adam Schlesinger (1967-2020)

The Big Takeover Show - Number 272 - April 6, 2020 - Homebound Edition III

This week, after some somber 2006 Death Cab For Cutie: brand new Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Devon Williams, Martin Frawley, Nada Surf, Peter Baldrachi, and Ben Gibbard, plus Monkees, Wailers (Jamaica), John Prine, Pete Townshend and live Beatles; and R.I.P. Adam Schlesinger (1967-2020), Bill Rieflin (1960-2020), Ivan Kral (1948-2020), Genesis P-Orridge (1950-2020), Bill Withers (1938-2020), Kenny Rogers (1938-2020), Jan Howard (1929-2020), Paul English (1932-2020), McCoy Tyner (1938-2020) and Christina (Monet-Palaci/Zilkha) (1959-2020)

The Big Takeover Show - Number 271 - March 30, 2020 - Homebound Edition II

This week, after a snippet of 1978 John Lennon longing in troubled times: brand new Bright Eyes, Nap Eyes, Pretenders, Ringo Deathstarr, Car Seat Headrest, and GREEN/ BLUE, plus Martha & the Vandellas, Bunny Wailer, Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazelwood, Roger Miller, Dusty Springfield, and 1966 live Beatles

The Big Takeover Show - Number 270 - March 23, 2020 - Homebound Edition

This week, after a snatch of 1952 Lloyd Price: brand new Lickerish Quartet, Psychedelic Furs, Fast Camels, Snowgoose, Willie Nelson, and Moaning, plus Lefty Frizzell, Small Faces, Frank Wilson, Ernie K. Doe, Eric Humpty Dumpty Morris, and Paul Robeson & Alan Booth… plus eight different versions of “C.C. Rider,” 1935-2012!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 269 - March 16, 2020 - Special Birthday Edition!

This week, after Jim & Caroline wish their dad happy birthday: brand new Peel Dream Magazine, Moving Targets, Martin Frawley, Pale Lights, Fur Coats, and Fake Laugh, plus Curtis Mayfield, Easybeats, Dick Dale, Link Wray, George Jones, and Screaming Jay Hawkins

The Big Takeover Show - Number 268 - March 9, 2020

This week, after some 1983 Into the Unknown Bad Religion trilling(!): brand new Tobin Sprout, Dead Horse One, Nada Surf, Possible Humans, Guided by Voices, and Proper, plus Arthur Alexander, Kitty Wells, Chambers Brothers, Mamas and the Papas, Bee Gees, and Shirley Collins

The Big Takeover Show - Number 267 - March 2, 2020

This week, after a small 1966 Small Faces slice: brand new Real Estate, Best Coast, Dropkick, Eyelids, Persian Leaps, and Joy Cleaner, plus Badfinger, Ray Charles, Hank Williams (Sr.), Fats Domino, Lovin’ Spoonful, and Martin Carthy

The Big Takeover Show - Number 266 - February 24, 2020

This week, after a 1962 George Jones refrain: brand new Ringo Deathstarr, Guided by Voices, Archers of Loaf, Willie Nelson, Christopher Paul Stelling, and Jehnny Beth, plus Johnny Burnette & the Rock ’n’ Roll Trio, The Beatles, Charlie Patton, Vince Taylor & the Playboys, Neil Young, and Hank Locklin

The Big Takeover Show - Number 265 - February 17, 2020

This week, after a little 1959 Connie Francis schmaltz: brand new Rocketship, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Black Watch, Buzzcocks, Un.Real, and Hot Snakes, plus Pretty Things, Chuck Berry, George Harrison, Tim Hardin, Faron Young, and Marianne Faithful

The Big Takeover Show - Number 264 - February 10, 2020

This week, after some 1958 Esquerita: brand new Dropkick, Flyying Colours, Nada Surf, Best Coast, Film School, and Wire, plus Bo Diddley, Prince Buster, Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, Richard Farina, Webb Pierce, and The Smoke; also R.I.P. Straitjacket Fits and Bike guitarist/singer Andrew Brough 1963-2020, and Big Black bassist Dave Riley, 1960-2019

The Big Takeover Show - Number 263 - February 3, 2020

This week, after new, choice words for a 1960 Crickets Classic: brand new Gallerys, Jeanines, Dead Horse One, Close Lobsters, The Who, and Peel Dream Magazine, plus Marvin Gaye, Tom T Hall, Pete Seeger, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Joni Mitchell, and Leslie Gore; also R.I.P. Gang of Four guitarist Andy Gill (1956-2020)

The Big Takeover Show - Number 262 - January 27, 2020

This week, after a 1995 GBV remembrance: brand new Guided By Voices (WORLD PREMIERE!), Dropkick, Wire, Muffs, Lil’ Smokies, and Juliana Hatfield, plus Slade, Wee Four, David Bowie, Mary Wells, The Upsetters and Willie Nelson; also R.I.P. Terry Jones (1942-2020), Norma Tanega (1939-2019), and David Olney (1948-1920)

The Big Takeover Show - Number 261 - January 20, 2020

This week, after a 1996 Rutles tribute to leader Neil Innes (1944-2019): brand new Wolf Parade, Fast Camels, Wire, Stephen Fellows, A Girl Called Eddy, and Christopher Paul Stelling, plus Nico, Four Tops, Bert Jansch, Dillinger, Buckinghams and Link Wray; also R.I.P. The Left Banke’s Steve Martin Caro (1948-2020), Edd “Kookie” Byrnes (1932-2020), and 4AD Graphic Art Designer Vaughan Oliver (1957-2020)

The Big Takeover Show - Number 260 – January 13, 2020 – Happy New Year! The Best of 2019 Lookback Countdown Show, Part 2

This week, after a 2002 Black Watch remembrance: The Best of 2019 Lookback Countdown Show, Part 2 of 2! One song each from the 50 best albums (25-1) and 10 best stand alone singles and EPs (5-1) of last year! Enjoy! And happy new year!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 259 – January 6, 2020 – Happy New Year! The Best of 2019 Lookback Countdown Show, Part 1!

This week, after a 1788 Robert Burns poem turned New Year’s staple: The Best of 2019 Lookback Countdown Show, Part 1! One song each from the 50 best albums (50-26) and 10 best stand alone singles and EPs (10-5) of last year! (Concludes next week.) Enjoy! And happy new year!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 258 - December 30, 2019

This week, after a 1947 New Year’s query: brand new The Muffs, The Who, Foxhall Stacks, The Aints!, Thigh Master, and Jeanines, plus LaVern Baker, Johnny Cash & June Carter Cash, Cliff Richard & the Shadows, Otis Redding & Carla Thomas, The Beatles, and Spike Jones & His City Slickers

The Big Takeover Show - Number 257 - December 23, 2019

This week, after Jim’s lends a 1965 Vince Guaraldi croon: brand new Shins, Eyelids (with Peter Buck), T.S.O.L., Mikal Cronin, Mini Meltdowns, and Black Watch, plus Simon & Garfunkel, Wizzard, Jimmy Durante, Johnny Preston, Allen Sherman, and George Jones

The Big Takeover Show - Number 256 - December 16, 2019

This week, after a 1935 Johnny Mercer croon: brand new Nada Surf, The Who, Young Guv, Comet Gain, Guided By Voices, and Futureheads, plus Joe Cocker, The Beatles, Cliff Richard & The Shadows, Toots & the Maytals, Fats Waller & His Rhythm, and Gene Autry

The Big Takeover Show - Number 255 - December 9, 2019

This week, after a 1979 Wire refrain: brand new Pernice Brothers, Flyying Colours, Proper Ornaments, Fake Laugh, Hinds, and Peel Dream Magazine, plus The Tremeloes, The Coasters, Petula Clark, Larry Williams & Johny “Guitar” Watson, Ernest Tubb & the Texas Troubadours, and Dean Martin & Frank Sinatra

The Big Takeover Show - Number 254 - December 2, 2019

This week, after some 1928 Jimmie Rodgers: brand new The Who, Gallerys, Drive By Truckers, Paul McCartney, Vivian Girls, and Guided By Voices, plus Johnny Rivers, Gene Clark, Jackie Wilson, Anne Briggs, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Buck Owens & His Buckaroos

The Big Takeover Show - Number 253 - November 25, 2019

This week, after a little 1982 Ruts D.C.: brand new Nada Surf, Black Watch, Magic Shoppe, Innocence Mission, and Rocketship, plus Mark Four (The Creation), Mad Professor, Joni Mitchell, Roy Orbison & the Teen Kings, Gil Scott-Heron, and Eddy Arnold & His Tennessee Plowboys; plus a Guest DJ Slot by BT’s own Matt Berlyant

The Big Takeover Show - Number 252 - November 18, 2019

This week, after a snatch of the 1978 Saints: brand new The Aints, Shambolics, Jesse Malin, Pernice Brothers, and Foxhall Stacks, plus Gene Chandler, Culture, Bo Diddley, Bobby Bland, early Tony Orlando, and Porter Wagoner