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This week’s show, after a bite of 1957 “Little” Jimmy Dickens: brand new Damned, Black Watch, Pernice Brothers, Teenage Fanclub, Juliana Hatfield, Lucinda Williams, and Glazyhaze, plus The Beatles, George Jones, West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band, The Move, Sharon Little, Hugh Montenegro Orchestra, and Doc Cheatham & Nicholas Payton; and R.I.P. Tina Turner (1939-2023), Saints/Damned/Tank bassist Algy Ward (1959-2023), brief Beatles bassist Chas Newby (1941-2023), and Advision Studios engineer/producer Gerald Chavin
This week’s show, after a small trill of 1998 Pernice Brothers: brand new Jeanines, Tombstones in Their Eyes, Savage Republic, SLIP~ons, Tommy Stinson’s Cowboys in the Campfire, Snuff, and Lavender Diamond (With Jim James), plus Mississippi John Hurt, Louis Armstrong, Rutles, Carl Smith, Bee Gees, Augustus Pablo, and Huey ‘Piano’ Smith & His Clowns; and R.I.P. Smiths’ bassist Andy Rourke (1964-2023)
This week’s show, after a small snatch of Gordon Lightfoot: brand new Damned, Crocodiles, Wedding Present, Flyying Colours, 1984 Draft, Black Watch, and Mist Double, plus John Entwistle, Bettye Lavette, Mamas & the Papas, Wilson Pickett, Jimmie Davis, Brimstone, and Lloyd Price; and R.I.P Gordon Lightfoot (1938-2023)
This week’s show, after no singing at all: brand new Eyelids, Black Nite Crash, Boo Radleys, Tombstones in Their Eyes, Robert Forster, National Honor Society, and Reds, Pinks & Purples, plus Heptones, Love, Johnny Cash, Billy Boy (Arnold), Kinks, Jackie Day, and Woody Guthrie
This week’s show, after a 1978 Adverts trill: brand new Damned, Wedding Present, Belle & Sebastian, Donovan’s Brain, Beach House, Gaz Coombes, and Green Pajamas, plus Linton Kwesi Johnson, Bonzo Dog Doo/Dah Band, Hank Williams Sr., Al Smith, The Loot, Jerry Cole & His Spacemen, and Billie Holiday; and R.I.P. Harry Belafonte (1927-2023)
This week’s show, after a 1973 Stooges refrain: brand new The Tubs, Eyelids, Successful Failures, Anderson Council, Tetsuians, Pam Risourié, Sadies, and Laveda; plus Pete Ham, Hollies, Big Bill Broonzy, Buck Owens, Rolling Stones, Larry Terry, Delroy Wilson and Louis Armstrong; and R.I.P. Mark Stewart of The Pop Group (1960-2023)
This week’s show, after a 1972 David Bowie mangle: brand new Bird Streets, Linda Lindas, Fawns of Love, Star Collector, Sloan, Black Watch, Shana Cleveland, and TN Rep. Jason Jones & Joan Baez; plus Richie Barrett, John Lennon, Prince Far I, Wallace Collection, Astrud Gilberto, Hank Williams Sr., and Jerry Goldsmith
This week’s show, after a 1992 Sugar trill: brand new Damned, Eyelids, Tubs, Live Skull, Reds, Pinks & Purples, Tombstones in Their Eyes, Pia Fraus, and Shirley Collins; plus Bo Diddley, Paul McCartney, Sam & Dave, Jeannie Seeley, Jacob Miller, Marilyn Lodge, and Jimmy Durante & Frank Sinatra; and R.I.P. Sire Records’ Seymour Stein (1942-2023), Luscious Jackson’s Vivian Trimble (1963-2023), Leatherface’s Andrew Laing, and The Slits’ Ari Up’s mom/John Lydon’s wife Nora Maier Forster (1942-2023)
This week’s show, after a 1993 Boo Radleys bauble/bobble: brand new Beths, Black Watch, Mike Viola, Altin Gün, Keyside, Joe Keithley, and Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives; plus The Olympics, Beatles, Ethiopians, Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazelwood, Bags, Screamers, and Mutton Birds; and R.I.P. Procol Harum lyricist Keith Reid (1946-2023)
This week’s show, after a 1977 Weirdos warble: brand new Flyying Colours, Robert Forster, Naked Raygun, Bitter Defeat, Reds, Pinks & Purples, OFF!, Foam Giant, and Death Cab For Cutie; plus Fats Domino, Beatles, Bee Gees, Junior Byles, Howlin’ Wolf, Johnny Cash, Graham Nash, and Sandy Denny; and R.I.P. Weirdos guitarist Dix Denney (1957-2023)
This week’s show, after a 1966 McCartney warble: brand new Eyelids, Black Watch, Live Skull, Lemon Twigs, Successful Failures, Peter Case, and Jim Corradi/Music Will; plus The Beatles, Larry Williams, Peter & Gordon, Shocking Blue, Rufus Thomas, Tammy Wynette, and Billie Holiday, and an interview With Jim Corradi, on singing at City Winery and Carnegie Hall this week!
This week’s show, after a 2002 Electric Soft Parade warble: brand new Killing Joke, Gaz Coombes, Successful Failures, Susanna Hoffs, National Honor Society, New Pornographers, Robert Forster, and Sleaford Mods (with Perry Ferrell); plus Mamas & the Papas, Dennis Wilson, Bert Jansch, Badfinger, Big Joe Turner, David Crosby & Graham Nash, Willi Williams, and Webb Pierce
This week’s show, after a small snatch-a 1960 Chuck Berry: brand new Fastbacks, Chime School, Telephone Numbers, Death Cab For Cutie, Salim Nourallah (with Marty Willson-Piper), Belle & Sebastian, and Graham Nash; plus The Beatles, Neil Young & Crazy Horse, West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band, Marvin Gaye, Action, Pioneers, and Huey ‘Piano’ Smith & His Clowns (R.I.P.)
This week’s show, after a 1958 Huey “Piano” Smith tribute: brand new Lovejoy, Dot Dash, Black Watch, Eyelids, Shana Cleveland, Field School, Guided By Voices and an Autodidact Dreams world premier; plus Beatles, Temptations, Manfred Mann, Kinks, Paul Revere & the Raiders, June Carter, and Winston Samuels; and R.I.P. Huey “Piano” Smith (1934-2023)
This week’s show, after a 1968 George Harrison suggestion: brand new Robert Forster, Ron Sexsmith, New Pornographers, Chatham Rise, Weyes Blood, Green Pajamas, and The Church; plus The Beatles, Geno Washington & the Ram Jam Band, Henry Mancini, Kenny Lynch, Evie Sands, Burt & the Backbeats, and Jimmy Heap & the Melody Masters; and R.I.P. Burt Bacharach (1928-2023)
This week’s show, after a 1967 Dusty Springfield/Bacharach trill: brand new Damned, Tubs, Black Watch, Tombstones in Their Eyes, Yo La Tengo, Bird Streets, and Guided By Voices; plus Beatles, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Monkees, Ennio Morricone, Kitty Wells, Hollies, and Petula Clark; and R.I.P. Burt Bacharach (1928-2023)
This week’s show, after a 1986 Billy Bragg refrain (for Barrett Strong): brand new Gaz Coombes, Sloan, Green Pajamas, Nyte Skye, Iggy Pop, Dot Dash, and Stargazer Lillies; plus Billy Preston, Ray Charles, Upsetters, Tom Lerher, Dovers, Bobby Helms, and Byrds; and R.I.P. Barrett Strong (1941-2023), Tom Verlaine (1949-2023), and David Crosby (1941-2023)
This week’s show, after a 1967 George Harrison remembrance: brand new Ron Sexsmith, Belle & Sebastian, Guided By Voices, Boo Radleys, Sleaford Mods, Primitives, and Lauds; plus Beatles, Ike & Tina Turner, Byrds, Tom Jones, Culture, Ruth Brown, and Frank Sinatra; and R.I.P. Tom Verlaine (1949-2023) and David Crosby (1941-2023)
This week’s show, after a 1967 David Crosby-era Byrds warble: brand new Flyying Colours, Superchunk, Nyte Skye, Gaz Coombes, Gulps, Goat, and Green Pajamas; plus Four Tops, Joan Baez, Red Foley, Woody Guthrie, Leo Graham, Odetta & Larry, and The Ventures; and special R.I.P. tribute, David Crosby (1941-2023)
This week’s show, after a 1965 Jeff Beck-era Yardbirds trill: brand new New Pornographers, Belle & Sebastian, Eyelids, Brian Jonestown Massacre, Shana Cleveland, and Alvvays; plus Beatles, Carole King, B.B. King, Music Explosion, Gene Vincent, Lefty Frizzell, and Les Paul & Mary Ford; and R.I.P. Jeff Beck (1944-2023), The Associates’ Alan Rankine (1958-2023), and Felt/Primal Scream’s Martin Duffy (1967-2022)
This week’s show, after a 1967 Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood homage: Part 2 of 2, Jack Rabid’s Top 50 LPs of 2022 Countdown Shows! The Exciting Conclusion! [Plus:10 Best Singles/EPs and 10 best Retrospective Old Releases, Too!] This Week: His Picks for 2022’s Best LPs 25 through 1 (and 2022’s Best EPs/Singles 7 through 1 and Retrospectives 7 through 1).
This week’s show, after another 1788 Robert Burns homage: Part 1 of 2, Jack Rabid’s Top 50 LPs of 2022 Countdown Shows! [Plus:10 Best Singles/EPs and 10 Best Retrospective Old Releases, Too!] This Week: His Picks for 2022’s Best LPs 50 through 26 (and 2022’s Best EPs/Singles 10 through 6 and Retrospectives 10 through 6).
This week’s show, after a 1947 Frank Loesser warble: brand new The Beths, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, House of Love, John Cale with Weyes Blood, Iggy Pop, and Annie Hamilton; plus Byrds, Eddie Cochran, Shocking Blue, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Hollies, John Barry, and George Jones & Tammy Wynette; and R.I.P. The Specials’ (etc.) singer Terry Hall, 1959-2022, age 63
This week’s show, after little Lemonheads-1996 trill: Andy Bell, Alvvays, Linda Lindas, Surf Rock is Dead, Tubs, and Motörhead; plus Procol Harum, Tom T Hall, Dennis Wilson, Dovers, Tom Lerher, Betty Everett, and Art Carney
This week’s show, after little Caroline plays a Beths song on piano: TV Smith & the Bored Teenagers, Nils, DIIV, Mercvrial, Love Burns, and Downstrokes; plus Little Richard, Mar-Keys, Beatles, Lulu, Smiley Lewis, Keith & Tex, and Bobby Bare (Sr.); and R.I.P. Stranglers’ drummer Jet Black (1938-2022), The Clean drummer Hamish Kilgour (1957-2022), and Stax Records founder/producer Jim Stewart (1930-2022)
This week’s show, after a 1989 Stone Roses butcher: brand new Iggy Pop, Dot Dash, I Was a King, Bitter Defeat, Bye Bye Blackbirds, Well Wishers, and Jack Skuller; plus Moody Blues, Belairs, John Holt, Webb Pierce, Curtis Mayfield, Monkees, The Smoke, and Wanda Jackson
This week’s show, after a 1979 Wire trill: brand new Lauds, Carina Messier, Alvvays, Black Nite Crash, Guest Directors, Beths, and Weyes Blood; plus Esquerita, Pete Townshend, Howlin’ Wolf, Creation, West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band, Del Shannon, and Don Churchill & His Texas Mavericks; and R.I.P. Doctor Feelgood’s Wilko Johnson (1947-2022)
This week’s show, after a 1990 Chills trill: brand new The Nils, Sloan, Startographers, Jack Skuller, I Was a King, Buzzcocks, and Brian Eno (with Darla Eno); plus Pretty Things, Barrett Strong, Neil Young, Culture, Hank Locklin, Astrud Gilberto, and David Bow Wow (The Hee Bee Gee Bees)
This week’s show, after a new Beths warble: brand new Primitives, Bird Streets, Dazy, Alvvays, Beths, Laughing Chimes, and The Damned; plus Marvin Gaye, Poppy Family, Kiki Dee, Melodians, Pee Wee King, Louis Armstrong & Ella Fitzgerald, and Shirley Collins; and R.I.P. Public Image Ltd.’s Keith Levine (1957-2022), Hawkwind’s Nik Turner (1940-2022), and Low’s Mimi Parker (1967-2022)
This week’s show, after a 1968 Bee Gees weeper: brand new The House of Love, Wedding Present (with Amelia Fletcher), Sadies, Sansyou, Valery Trails, I Was a King, and Death Cab For Cutie; plus Arthur Alexander, Small Faces, Kitty Wells, Roscoe Holcomb, Beatles, Brinsley Scwartz, and The Goons
This week’s show, after a 1958 Chuck Willis/Jerry Lee Lewis melody: brand new Altin Gün, Party Battleship, Jack Skuller, Sloan, Robyn Hitchcock, Alvvays, and Beths; plus Wilson Pickett, Dusty Springfield, Tomorrow, The Choir, Buck Owens, Phil Ochs, and Groucho Marx; and R.I.P. Jerry Lee Lewis (1935-2022) and Dead Kennedys’ D.H. Peligro (1959-2022)
This week’s show, after a 1982 Descendents refrain: brand new Beatles, Sloan, I Was a King, Wet Leg, Black Nite Crash, Robert Forster, and Sadies; plus Pete Ham, Little Willie John, Hank Snow, Fats Domino, Electric Light Orchestra, Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians, and Blossom Dearie
This week’s show, after a 1989 House of Love warble: brand new The Nils, Astrid Williamson, Alvvays, Beths, Donovan’s Brain, Downstrokes, and Underbites; plus The Hollies, Ennio Morricone, Screaming Jay Hawkins, Jan & Dean, John Lennon, Willi Williams, and Al Hirt; and R.I.P. Loretta Lynn (1932-2022)
This week’s show, after a brief 1979 Dickies revisit: brand new Weyes Blood, Ron Sexsmith, Damned, Black Watch, Daniel Wylie, I Was a King, and Reds, Pinks and Purples; plus The Beatles, Easybeats, John Phillips, “Little” Jimmy Dickens, Merseys, Derrick Morgan, and Banana Splits; and R.I.P. Loretta Lynn (1932-2022), and Controllers/Flesh Eaters/Leaving Trains/Legal Weapon etc. drummer Karla Maddog
This week’s show, after a brief 1978 Clash homage: brand new Alvvays, Beths, Wedding Present, Salim Nourallah, Fontaines D.C., Blue Herons, John Doe, and Martin Courtney; plus Shangri-Las, Joe Higgs, Cilla Black, Buckinghams, Smokey Robinson, Jimmie Rodgers, and Mel Blanc; and R.I.P. Anton Fier (1956-2022)
This week’s show, after a 1965 Beatles outtake trill: brand new Alvvays, Sloan, Death Cab For Cutie, I Was a King, Jack Skuller, Bird Streets, Black Nite Crash, and The Underbites; plus Pretty Things, Dennis Brown, Bee Gees, Chuck Berry, Doug Dillard & Gene Clark, Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood, and Bert Jansch; and R.I.P. Ramsey Lewis (1935-2022) and Pharoah Sanders (1940-2022)
This week’s show: a special “Show #400 Lookback”! with Swervedriver, Jet Black, Muffs, Idlewild, New Model Army, The Saints, Bevis Frond, Larry Williams, The Kinks, Prince Buster, George Jones, Mose Allison, Leonard Nimoy, Woody Guthrie, and more!
This week, after a short till of 1980 Wipers: brand new Suede, Buzzcocks, Sleepyhead, Sansyou, Maximo Park, Martin Courtney, and live Jimi Hendrix Experience, plus The Attack, Flying Burrito Brothers, Troggs, Billy Gentles, Leaves, Anne Briggs, and The Moody Blues.
This week, after a 1979 Damned snippet: brand new Black Watch, Cowsills, Robyn Hitchcock, Proper, Off!, Fancy Logs in History, and Beremy Jets, plus Rolling Stones, Patsy Cline, Count Five, Walker Brothers, Fats Domino, Ernie K. Doe, and Benny Spellman; and R.I.P. The Windbreakers’ Bobby Sutliff
This week, after Jim plays & sings 1996 Sloan: brand new Damned, Tony Molina, Black Nite Crash, Brian Jonestown Massacre, Valery Trails, Archers of Loaf, and Salim Nourallah, plus Shocking Blue, Esquerita, Nancy Sinatra, Lee Hazelwood, Johnny Fortune, The Family Dogg, and Maddox Brothers & Rose; plus a tribute to ’90s Halifax
This week, after Jim plays The Beths’ new single on piano: brand new Beths, Sloan, Death Cab For Cutie, Persian Leaps, A.M. Nice, American Darlings, and Graham Nash, plus Small Faces, Hank Williams (Sr.), David Bowie, Simon & Garfunkel, Prince Buster, Buffalo Springfield and Ogden Edsel
This week, after Caroline plays a Neutral Milk Hotel song on piano: brand new Alvvays, Newtown Neurotics, Reds, Pinks & Purples, Salim Nourallah, Buzzcocks, Sadies, and Grip Weeds, plus Los Shakers, Del Shannon, Beatles, George Morgan, Ronnie Hawkins & the Hawks, Cat Stevens, and Pentangle; plus Toronto history tribute, and R.I.P Teenage Head’s Gord Lewis (1957-2022) and Motown legend Lamont Dozier (1941-2022)
This week, after Jim plays another Sloan song on piano in August: brand new Black Watch, Suede, Successful Failures, Off!, Brian Jonestown Massacre, Northern Portrait, and Goon, plus Magic Sam, Montage, Webb Pierce, Jeff Beck, Poppy Family, Neil Young, and Pentangle; plus Vancouver history tribute, and R.I.P The Seekers’ Judith Durham (1943-2022) and The Poppy Family’s Susan Jacks (1948-2022)
This week, after Jim plays Sloan on piano: brand new House of Love, Linda Lindas, Robyn Hitchcock, Interpol, Peel Dream Magazine, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, and Sadies, plus Joni Mitchell (with Brandi Carlile & friends), Ray Charles, Dave Clark Five, Johnny Burnett, Lefty Frizzell, Melodians, and Paul Revere & the Raiders; plus Portland, OR history tribute!
This week after a 2000 Death Cab ditty: brand new Archers of Loaf, Guided by Voices, Death Cab For Cutie, Cat SFX, Jeanines, Inflorescence, and Kramies, plus Bee Gees, Cilla Black, Roy Drusky & Pricilla Mitchell, Etta James, Big Youth, Sonics, and Jimi Hendrix Experience; and Seattle songs tribute!
This week: brand new Sloan, House of Love, Newtown Neurotics, Beths, Breathless, Fernweh, and Martin Courtney, plus The Kinks, Hank Snow, Byrds, Cryan Shames, Prince Buster, Peter & Gordon, and Asleep at the Wheel; and Elvis Presley songs tribute!
This week: brand new Alvvays, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Day Wave, Michael Head, Kids On a Crime Spree, Triptides, and Petrified Max, plus The Ikettes, P.P. Arnold, Hollies, Everly Brothers, Porter Wagoner, Paul Revere & the Raiders, and Shirelles
This week, after a little 1988 Steve Diggle/FOC: brand new Brian Jonestown Massacre, John Doe, Jeanines, Michael Head, Robin Guthrie, Interpol, and Don McGlashan, plus The La’s, Manfred Mann, Mary Wells, William Daniels, Nicky Thomas, Stonewall Jackson, and Henry Mancini; and R.I.P. Cathal Coughlan of Microdisney, Fatima Mansions, and Telefís (1960-2022)
This week, after a small 2009 Sloan refrain: brand new Martin Courtney, Buzzcocks, Breathless, Tony Molina, Lisa Mychols , Deflecting Gray, and Flasher, plus David Bowie, Fats Domino, Paul McCartney, Buckinghams, Booker T & the MGs, Jackie Edwards, and Ray Price
This week, after snatch of 1978 Rutles: brand new Guided by Voices, Beths, John Doe, Finnogun’s Wake, Michael Head & the Red Elastic Band, Spoon, and Desario, plus Beatles, Otis Rush, Johnny & Jonie Mosby, Freddie Fender, Modern Lovers, Larry Marshall & the Shadows, and Sophia Loren; and R.I.P. Alan White (1949-2022)