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The Big Takeover Show - Number 85 - September 6, 2016

This week: new Cheap Star, Rifles, Wedding Present, New Model Army, and Flyying Colours, plus Louis Armstrong/Ella Fitzgerald, David Bowie, Turtles, Kiki Dee, and R.I.P. Gene Wilder and Fred Hellerman

The Big Takeover Show - Number 84 - August 29, 2016

This week: a guest DJ set from KGLT’s Ron Sanchez, brand new Rifles, Teenage Fanclub, New Model Army, Wedding Present, Dot Dash, and Valery Trails, plus Elmore James, Aaron Neville, Ducks Deluxe, and Jackie DeShannon!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 83 - August 22, 2016

This week: a guest DJ set from Peter Rudd, and brand new Seth Swirsky, Dinosaur Jr., Monkees, Descendents, Look Park, and Telescopes tribute; plus Mykal Rose, Al Jolson, Nancy Sinatra, and Tower of Power!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 82 - August 15, 2016

This week: a guest DJ set from Pete Brown, and brand new Drive By Truckers, Look Park, Prophet Hens, Descendents, Sansyou, and Cliff & Ivy; plus Wilson Pickett, Big Mama Thornton, and Marmalade!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 81 - August 8, 2016

This week: a guest DJ set from Ron Sanchez, and brand new New Model Army, Small Square, Descendents, Billy Bragg/Joe Henry, and April Seven; plus Poppy Family, Albert King, Manfred Mann, and Troggs!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 80 - August 1, 2016

This week: brand new Dinosaur Jr., Goat, Paranoid Style, Monkees, and Junipers; plus Hank Williams, The Clash, Buddy Holly, Townes Van Zandt, Sam Cooke, and R.I.P. Alan Vega and Sandy Pearlman

The Big Takeover Show - Number 79 - July 25, 2016

This week: brand new Adolescents, Ultimate Painting, Joanna Gruesome, Sam Vicari, and Black Watch; plus The Hollies, The Ethiopians, Frank Sinatra, George Jones, Robin Gibb, and Tom T. Hall!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 78 - July 18, 2016

This week: brand new New Model Army, Catherine Wheel tribute, Descendents, Wire, and Lake Ruth; plus Jackie Wilson, Les Brown & His Orchestra, Cramps, Brinsley Schwarz, and Paul Revere & the Raiders!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 77 - July 11, 2016

This week: brand new Wedding Present, EZTV, Sam Vicari, Paranoid Style, and Cat’s Eyes; plus Si Zentner & His Orchestra, Crickets, Beatles, Pointed Sticks, and Ellie Greenwich

The Big Takeover Show - Number 76 - July 4, 2016

This week: brand new Flyying Colours, Monkees, Guided By Voices, Posies, and Comet Control; plus Bee Gees, Bessie Banks, Prince Far I, Bert Jansch, and Stanley Brothers (R.I.P. Ralph Stanley)

The Big Takeover Show - Number 75 - June 27, 2016

This week: brand new Monkees, Teenage Fanclub, Max Romeo, Allah La’s, Iggy Pop, and Cat’s Eyes; plus Martha Davis (and Her Spouse), Dick Dale, Carla Thomas, The Plastic Cloud, and Phil Ochs!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 74 - June 20, 2016

This week: brand new Sleepover Disaster (covering Catherine Wheel), Stone Roses, M. Ward, Eagulls, and Junipers; plus Tiny Bradshaw, John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers, William Bell, Mutton Birds, and Johnny Cash!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 73 - June 13, 2016

This week: brand new Descendents, live Idlewild, Posies, and Don Vail; plus Little Richard, Frankie Laine, The Who, and 5 versions of 1 song, by Sleepy John Estes, Bob Wills, Elvis Presley, Eddie Cochran, and The Kinks!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 72 - June 6, 2016

This week: new Posies, Minor Victories, Junipers, Pet Sounds tribute, and Lake Ruth; plus John Doe and others interviewed in new Big Takeover #78; and Louis Jordan, Doc Watson, Wailing Souls, and The Goon Show to boot!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 71 - May 30, 2016

This week: new Posies, Mercury Girls, Pet Sounds tribute, and Wesley Gonzalez; plus Savages and others interviewed in new Big Takeover #78; and Kitty Wells, Arthur Alexander, and Dusty Springfield to boot!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 70 - May 23, 2016

This week: R.I.P. Guy Clark, John Stabb, Vi Subversa, Marlene Marder, and Beastie Boys' John Berry; new Ruts D.C., Black Watch, Pale Lights, Don Vail, Wire, and live Idlewild; plus Shirley Bassey and Shangri-La's.

The Big Takeover Show - Number 69 - May 16, 2016

This week: New Iggy Pop, Posies, Tiger Army, Channel 3, and Ray Paul exclusive, plus The Choir, Frank Sinatra, Syd-era Pink Floyd, and Eddie Floyd

The Big Takeover Show - Number 68 - May 9, 2016

This week: R.I.P. Government Issue's John Stabb, new Posies, Radiohead, Beverly, Jeffrey Runnings, and Tacocat, plus Shocking Blue, Beatles BBC, and Lee "Scratch" Perry-associated The Hurricanes

The Big Takeover Show - Number 67 - May 2, 2016

This week: new Lush, Savages, Chills, Susanna, and Joy Formidable, plus The Donays, Fats Waller, The Crickets, and Billy Lee Riley!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 66 - April 25, 2016

This week: new Dead Horse One, Lake Ruth, Rogue Wave, Golden Bloom, and Joy Formidable, plus Groucho Marx, Wilson Pickett, Randy & the Rainbows, and five different versions of “I Hear You Knocking!”

The Big Takeover Show - Number 65 - April 18, 2016

This week: new Lush, Jet Black, Wire, John Doe, Jeffrey Runnings, Guided By Voices, and Close Lobsters, plus Jean-Paul Sartre Experience (R.I.P. Jim Laing), Big Mama Thornton, Joy Division, and The Rolling Stones

The Big Takeover Show - Number 64 - April 11, 2016

This week: new Iggy Pop + Josh Homme, Jeffrey Runnings, Joy Formidable, Rogue Wave, Minor Victories, and Desario, plus Merle Haggard (R.I.P.), Howlin’ Wolf, Dusty Springfield, Procol Harum, and Dinah Washington

The Big Takeover Show - Number 63 - April 4, 2016

This week: brand new Savages, Joy Formidable, Bob Mould, Trash Can Sinatras, and Raveonettes, plus Bunny Wailer, The Wailers, The Move, Bob Marley, and Dr. Feelgood

The Big Takeover Show - Number 62 - March 28, 2016

This week: brand new Dropkick, Medictation, Arquettes, GBV, and Susanna, plus Loretta Lynn and Willie Nelson, Phil Ochs, and Pete Shelley covering the Beatles!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 61 - March 21, 2016

This week: brand new Cheap Trick, Trash Can Sinatras, Bob Mould, and Bent Shapes, plus Herb Albert, Peter Sellers, Jeff Kelson's Indie Pop History VI, and eight songs produced by Sir George Martin -- R.I.P.

The Big Takeover Show - Number 60 - March 14, 2016

This week: brand new Miranda Lee Richards, Beverly, Robert Pollard, Film School, and John Doe with Debbie Harry, and plus Nina Simone, Astrud Gilberto/Stan Getz, and R.I.P. George Martin and Keith Emerson

The Big Takeover Show - Number 59 - March 7, 2016

This week's show: brand new Robert Pollard, Nothing, La Sera, Minor Victories, and Channel 3, plus Fats Waller, Captain Beefheart, and Simon & Garfunkel with… Andy Williams?

The Big Takeover Show - Number 58 - February 29, 2016

This week’s show: Jeffrey Runnings world premiere track, brand new Lush, Sharp Things, Beverly, Nada Surf, Film School, and Edward Rogers, and a New York Popfest 2016 preview!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 57 - February 22, 2016

This week’s show: brand new Rogue Wave, John Doe, Kane Strang, Tacocat, Channel 3, and September Girls, and everything you could say about "The Purple People Eater"

The Big Takeover Show - Number 56 - February 15, 2016

This week’s show: brand new Wild Nothing, Thermals, Emma Pollock, Savages, Sunflower Bean, and High Violets, and tributes to classic New Orleans R&B and vintage country-pop

The Big Takeover Show - Number 55 - February 8, 2016

This week's show: brand new Emma Pollock, DIIV, Sunflower Bean, and Raveonettes, still two more music greats who've died, and Jeff Kelson's "History of Indie Pop Pt. 4"!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 54 - February 1, 2016 (First Anniversary)

This week (our first anniversary show): Brand new Joy Formidable, Savages, and Rocket From the Tombs songs, two more music giants who’ve died (plus two other recents, R.I.P.), and Jeff Kelson’s “History of Indie Pop Pt. 3”!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 53 - January 25, 2016

This week: A tribute to two more music giants who died last week (plus six other recents, R.I.P.), Jeff Kelson’s “History of Indie Pop Pt. 2”, and new Savages, Bob Mould, Nada Surf, and DIIV songs!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 52 - January 18, 2016

Hear: A new tribute to three more music giants who died since last week’s fallen five (R.I.P., including, yes, David Bowie), Jeff Kelson’s “History of Indie Pop” Part 1, and brand new tracks from Tacocat, Robert Pollard, and Ed Kuepper!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 51 - January 11, 2016

On this week’s show, a tribute to five music giants who died in the last two weeks (R.I.P., and yes, Lemmy is one of them), plus brand new albums from The Thermals, Ed Kuepper, Penetration, and The Hinds!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 50 - January 4, 2016 - Special “Top 50 LPs of 2015 Countdown Show,” the exciting conclusion! (Part two of two!)

Jack counts down his picks for the Top 50 LPs of this past year 2015, part two of two (began last week). This week’s show, one song each from his picks 25-1! Happy New Year again from all of us at Big Takeover!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 49 - December 28, 2015 - Special “Top 50 LPs of 2015 Countdown Show,” Part one of two!

Jack counts down his picks for the Top 50 LPs of 2015, part one of two (ending next week). This week’s show, one song each from his picks 50-25!!! Happy New Year from all of us at Big Takeover!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 48 - December 21, 2015

Jack spins new songs by La Sera and Penetration, oldies by Idaho, Richie Barrett, and The Who, four modern artists interviewed in Big Takeover #77, holiday fun from Satchmo and Louis Prima, and a "R.I.P. Bonnie Lou" selection!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 47 - December 14, 2015

Jack spins new records by Pete Astor and Lusts; songs by bands discussed and interviewed in the new Big Takeover #77; a topical 1972 tune about immigration that speaks to these times; and an amusing, totally modern holiday tune sung by children!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 46 - December 7, 2015

Jack world premieres the new Soft Science split single, spins brand new efforts from Honeychurch and the latest Static Waves comp, spotlights bands interviewed in the new Big Takeover #77, and mixes in Fred Astaire, Nervous Norvus, and vintage reggae!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 45 - November 30, 2015

Jack spins awesome singles this week!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 44 - November 23, 2015

This week's show features a tribute to the late, great songwriter P.F. Sloan!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 43 - November 16, 2015

This week Jack pays tribute to the musical legacy of Allen Toussaint, Dickie Hammond and Philthy Phil Taylor.

The Big Takeover Show - Number 42 - November 9, 2015

A tribute to Leatherface guitarist Dickie Hammond, and lot of great music, as usual!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 41 - November 2, 2015

Brand new music from The Chills, Penetration, Killing Joke, and much, much more!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 40 - October 26, 2015

This week, Jack pays tribute to "Long Tall Sally"!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 39 - October 19, 2015

This week, Jack treats us to amazing deep cuts from 50 years of music!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 38 - October 12, 2015

New music from Killing Joke, Persian Leaps, Donovan's Brain, Robert Forster, The Chills and more!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 37 - October 5, 2015

Classic live recordings from Nada Surf, Newtown Neurotics, and The Damned, and so much more on this week's show!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 36 - September 28, 2015

On this week's show, Jack plays new music from Ash, Pugwash, Martin Newell, Beach House and more!