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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!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 120 - May 8, 2017

This week: new Slowdive, Ron Sexsmith, Sleaford Mods, Ray Davies, plus Curtis Mayfield, T. Rex, Herb Alpert, John Holt, Floyd Tillman… and Jeff Kelson guest DJ set!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 119 - May 1, 2017

This week: new Ride, Chills, Corin Ashley, Hoops, Delay Trees, and Monster Movie, plus Temptations, Nancy Sinatra, Webb Pierce, Donovan, and Sam the Sham!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 118 - April 24, 2017

This week: new Maximo Park, Big Star's Third Live, T.S.O.L., Wire, and Venn, plus Spade Cooley, Pyramids, Sonny Boy Williamson (I), Graham Nash, Mills Brothers, and Exciters!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 117 - April 17, 2017

This week: new GBV, Bash & Pop, black watch, Kristin Hersh, and Saltland, plus Hank Williams, Chuck Willis, Jimmy Reed, Ike & Tina Turner, Pink Floyd, and Howlin’ Wolf

The Big Takeover Show - Number 116 - April 10, 2017

This week: new Secret Shine, Eyelids, Shins, Distractions, and Real Estate, plus Edwin Starr, Beatles, Jimmy Reed, Bob Wills, Dee Dee Warwick, and R.I.P. BBC DJ Brian Matthew and David Peel

The Big Takeover Show - Number 115 - April 3, 2017

This week: new Slowdive, Guided By Voices, Wire, and Lisa Mychols, plus Larry Williams, Jean Ritchie, Prince Buster and classic ’60s live gigs with special guest KGLT DJ Ron Sanchez!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 114 - March 27, 2017

This week: new Ride, New Pornographers, Greg Graffin, and Secret Meadow, plus Zombies, Pretty Things, and eight versions of “Blueberry Hill” (and R.I.P. Chuck Berry and Game Theory’s Gil Ray)

The Big Takeover Show - Number 113 - March 20, 2017

This week: new Guided By Voices, Dead Leaf Echo, Bats, and Courtneys, plus The Belairs, Marvin Gaye, and Thelonious Monk, and R.I.P. Chuck Berry, James Cotton, and The Chameleons’ John Lever

The Big Takeover Show - Number 112 - March 13, 2017

This week: brand new Real Estate, Secret Shine, Juliana Hatfield, Greg Graffin, and Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, plus Bo Diddley, Webb Pierce, Paul Simon, Zombies, and Roy Hall

The Big Takeover Show - Number 111 - March 6, 2017

This week: brand new Wire, Scream, Shins, Shirley Collins, and Tift Merritt, plus Joni Mitchell, Wilson Pickett, Gene Autry, July, and Nirvana (U.K.)

The Big Takeover Show - Number 110 - February 27, 2017

This week: brand new Ride(!),Real Estate, Secret Shine, Honeychain, and Robyn Hitchcock, plus Fats Waller, Monty Python, Crickets, Mystics, Skatalites, and Bobby Freeman (R.I.P.)

The Big Takeover Show - Number 109 - February 20, 2017

This week: brand new Shins, Courtneys, Cloud Nothings, Feelies, and a Corin Ashley world premier (!), plus Undertones, Little Richard, Martin Carthy, John Lee Hooker, and Kay Starr!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 108 - February 13, 2017

This week: brand new Greg Graffin, Kane Strang, Tift Merritt, T.S.O.L., Mark Eitzel, and Tobin Sprout, plus Esquerita, Bee Gees, Jimi Hendrix, Syd’s Pink Floyd, and Bloodrock!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 107 - February 6, 2017

This week: brand new Maximo Park, New Pornographers, Bats, T.S.O.L., Mark Eitzel, and Elbow, plus Arthur Alexander, Del Shannon, Small Faces, Dizzy Gillespie, and Ennio Morricone!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 106 SPECIAL SECOND ANNIVERSARY SHOW - January 30, 2017

This week: brand new Ray Davies, Wire, GBV, T.S.O.L., Black Watch, Feelies, and Shirley Collins, plus Sam & Dave, Ozark Mountain Daredevils, Astrud Gilberto, Hawkshaw Hawkins, and Ann-Margaret!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 105 - January 23, 2017

This week: brand new Tobin Sprout, Alice Bag, ESP Ohio, Rolling Stones, and Magnet School, plus Billy Bragg, Howlin’ Wolf, Pete Seeger, Little Walter, Los Incas, and Bo Diddley!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 104 - January 16, 2016

This week: brand new Slowdive, Shins, David Bowie, Tobin Sprout, Mark Eitzel, and Grandaddy, plus Howlin’ Wolf, Shirley Bassey, Beatles, Gregory Isaacs, and Frank Sinatra!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 103 - TOP 50 ALBUMS OF 2016 SHOW! (with some EPs/singles) [Part 2 of 2] - January 9, 2017

This week: Part Two of a Special, Two-Part "Top 50 Albums of 2016" (with Some EPs/Singles, too) Year End Look-back Wrap-up Show!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 102 - TOP 50 ALBUMS OF 2016 SHOW! (with some EPs/singles) [Part 1 of 2] - January 2, 2017

This week: Part One of a Special, Two-Part “Top 50 Albums of 2016” (with Some EPs/Singles, too) Year End Look-back Wrap-up Show!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 101 - December 26, 2016

This week, after a New Year’s Eve wish: new TUNS, Chook Race, and ESP Ohio, plus Four Tops, Oscar McLollie, Move, Wipers, and R.I.P, Status Quo’s Rick Parfitt, Fran Jeffries, [aftersun]’s Stephan Cherkashin, and Greg Lake

The Big Takeover Show - Number 100 (Woo Hoo!) - December 19, 2016

This week, after some new holiday fare: new New Lines, Sloan, and Weyes Blood, plus Louis Armstrong, Woody Guthrie, James Brown, Otis Redding, Ernest Tubb, and SS Decontrol!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 99 - December 12, 2016

This week, after kid stuff with holiday favorites: new Rolling Stones, Sloan, Jesus & Mary Chain, Feelies, and Rogue Wave, plus Ernie K. Doe, Henry Mancini, and Bukka White, and R.I.P. Greg Lake and Sharon Jones!