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DJ Jack Rabid
The Raspberries – I Wanna Be With You (single, Fresh) 1972; R.I.P. singer Eric Carmen (1949-2024), age 74
World Party – Put the Message in the Box (single, Goodbye Jumbo) 1990; R.I.P. Singer/guitarist Karl Wallinger (1957-2024), age 66
Blushing – Tamagotchi (Sugarcoat) brand new
Finnogun’s Wake – Strawberry Avalanche (Stay Young EP) brand new
Joel Stoker – Can’t Stop the Tears (The Undertow) new
Junior Wells – When the Cat is Gone the Mice Play (single) 1963
B.B. King – Long Gone Baby (b-side “The Jungle”) 1967
DJ Jack Rabid
Tomorrow – Now Your Time Has Come (Tomorrow) 1968
Count Bishops – Train Train (single) 1976
The Jesus & Mary Chain – Venal Joy (Glasgow Eyes) brand new
Nick Kizirnis – Stars in Your Eyes (Every Moment) brand new
The Reds, Pinks and Purples – What’s Going on With Ordinary People (Unwishing Well) brand new
Otherworldly Things – Work Out Right (Heavy Dream Cycle EP) brand new
Gerry & the Pacemakers – She’s the Only Girl For Me (Ferry Across the Mersey soundtrack) 1965
DJ Jack Rabid
One Song Each From the #1 and #17-25 Picks from Big Takeover issue #21, Fall 1986 (skipping archival Peel Sessions EPs):
1 The Chameleons – Paradiso (b-side “Tears”; Strange Times U.S. version) 1986
17 Pauline Murray & the Storm – New Age (single) 1986
18 Government Issue – Even When You’re Here (Government Issue) 1986
20 Killing Joke – Adorations (single, Brighter Than a Thousand Suns) 1986
21 Moving Targets – Less Than Gravity (Burning in Water) 1986
22 Julian Cope – World Shut Your Mouth (single) 1986
24 That Petrol Emotion – Can’t Stop (“Natural Kind of Joy” single, Manic Pop Thrill) 1986
25 The Outskirts – Remember Me (Heaven’s on the Move) 1986
DJ Jack Rabid
Bonzo Dog Doh-Dah Band – Trouser Press (The Doughnut in Granny’s Greenhouse) 1968
Peter Holsapple & Chris Stamey – Here Without You (Mavericks) 1991; Byrds cover
Penny Arcade – Don’t Cry No Tears (Backwater Collage) brand new
The Lemon Twigs – A Dream is All I Know (A Dream is All We Know) brand new
Sleater-Kinney – Untidy Creature (live) (The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, March 15, 2024)
Max Romeo – Valley of Jehosaphat (single) 1975
Jerry Lee Lewis – To Make Love Sweeter Than You (She Still Comes Around (To Love What’s Left of Me)) 1969
Jimmie Rodgers – My Rough and Rowdy Ways (single) 1929
DJ Jack Rabid
The Decemberists – Joan in the Garden (As It Ever Was, So It Will Be Again) brand new

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