Volume 03 Episode 181 – 2021 Tributes

A tribute to artists we lost in 2021 including Graeme Edge (The Moody Blues), Jay Black (Jay and The Americans), Everett Morton (The Beat), Dennis “Dee Tee” Thomas (Kool and the Gang), Lee “Scratch” Perry, Roger Hawkins (The Swampers / Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section), Charlie Watts (The Rolling Stones), Dusty Hill (ZZ Top), Don Everly (The Everly Brothers), Steve Bronski (Bronski Beat), Dr. Lonnie Smith, Billy Conway (Morphine), John Drake (The Amboy Dukes), Mike Nesmith (The Monkees), and Paddy Moloney (Chieftains).

Air Date: 2021-12-18

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The Moody Blues “Beyond” from To Our Children’s Children’s Children 1969

Jay & The Americans “Come A Little Bit Closer” from Come A Little Bit Closer 1964

The Beat “Hands Off She’s Mine” from I Just Can’t Stop 1980

Kool and the Gang “Kools Back Again” from Kool and the Gang 1969

Lee “Scratch” Perry and The Upsetters “Dub Revolution” from Revolution Dub 1975

Aretha Franklin “Chain Of Fools” from Lady Soul 1968

The Rolling Stones “Tumbling Dice” from Ladies and Gentlemen: The Rolling Stones 1974

ZZ Top “Reverberation (Doubt)” from Where The Pyramid Meets The Eye – A Tribute To Roky Erickson 1990 V/A Original artist: The 13th Floor Elevators.

The Everly Brothers “Love Hurts” from A Date with the Everly Brothers 1960

Bronski Beat “Why?” from The Age Of Consent 1984

Dr. Lonnie Smith “Straight No Chaser” from Evolution 2016 Original artist: Thelonious Monk

Morphine “Cure For Pain” from Cure For Pain 1993

The Amboy Dukes “Saint Philips Friend” from Journey to the Center of the Mind 1968

The Monkees “Listen To The Band” from The Monkees Present 1969

Chieftains “Oh! The Breeches Full of Stitches” from The Chieftains 7 1977

Volume 03 Episode 180 – A Test Pattern Wonderland

Chaim of the Test Patterns Show and I answer musical questions no-one asked and share selections from Crash Test Dummies, Brute Force, Lingua Ignota, Voice of Baceprot, Gleaming Spires, Jon Appleton, Negtivland, The Leopards, They Might Be Giants, and more!

Air Date: 2021-12-21

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Crash Test Dummies “The Ballad of Peter Pumpkinhead” from Dumb & Dumber (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) 1994 V/A

Brute Force “Nobody Knows” from I, Brute Force, Confections Of Love 2011


Voice Of Baceprot “God, Allow Me (Please) to Play Music” from God, Allow Me (Please) to Play Music 2021 N

Gleaming Spires “Talking in the Dark” from Songs of the Spires 2014

Jon Appleton “Chef d’ uvre” from Contes de la memoire 1999

Negativland “We Can Really Feel Like We’re Here” from The World Will Decide 2020

The Leopards “Dancing in the Snow” from Kansas City Slickers 1977

They Might Be Giants “New York City” from New York City 2010

Volume 03 Episode 179 – Nothing to Show but More Blues

Selections from Michael Nesmith and The First National Band, Cowboy Junkies, Fleet Foxes, The Roches, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Sharon Van Etten, The National, Black Country, New Road, Matt Berry, The Go! Team, Adam Driver and Devyn McDowell, Buke and Gase and So Percussion, and Marc Almond.

Air Date: 2021-12-14

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Michael Nesmith “Some Of Shelly’s Blues” from Pretty Much Your Standard Ranch Stash 1973

Michael Nesmith & The First National Band “Nine Times Blue” from Magnetic South 1970

Cowboy Junkies “We Are The Selfish Ones” from The Wilderness – The Nomad Series Volume 4 2012

Fleet Foxes “Isles” from White Winter Hymnal 2008

The Roches “So” from Can We Go Home Now 1995

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young “Country Girl” from Déjà Vu (50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition) 2021Originally released in 1970.

Sharon Van Etten “Femme Fatale” from I’ll Be Your Mirror: A Tribute to The Velvet Underground & Nico 2021 N V/A Original artist: The Velvet Underground & Nico.

The National “John’s Star” from The National [20th Anniversary] 2021 Originally released in 2001.

Black Country, New Road “Track X” from For The First Time 2021

Matt Berry “Theme From Snuff Box” from Gather Up 2021 N Originally released in 2010 on “Snuff Box”.

The Go! Team “We Do It But Never Know Why” from Get Up Sequences Part One 2021 N

Adam Driver & Devyn McDowell “Sympathy for the Abyss” from Annette 2021 N

Buke and Gase & So Percussion “Wake for Yourself” from A Record Of 2021 N

Marc Almond “Hurt Me” from A Tribute To Johnny Thunders: I Only Wrote This Song For You 2002 V/A Original artist: Johnny Thunders.

Volume 03 Episode 178 – My Pillow Will Be Surprised

Selections from Aretha Franklin, Portugal. The Man, Radiohead, Nina Simone, Todd Rundgren, Pushing Daisy’s Band, Trampled By Turtles, Andrew Bird, Béla Fleck, Molly Tuttle, Sierra Hull, and Joe Russo’s Almost Dead.

Air Date: 2021-12-07

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Aretha Franklin “Cry Like A Baby” from Aretha 2021 N Originally released in 1966 on “Soul Sister”.

Portugal. The Man “Novocaine For The Soul (feat. Sir Chloe)” from Steal My Sunshine / Novocaine For The Soul 2021 N Original artist: Eels.

Radiohead “The Amazing Sounds Of Orgy” from Pyramid Song 2001

Nina Simone “I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free (Live At Casino Kursaal, 16th June 1968)” from The Montreux Years 2021 N

Todd Rundgren “Free, Male, And 21” from State Theater, New Jersey, 2005 2021 N Recorded live at State Theatre, New Brunswick, NJ, USA on 29th April 2005.

Pushing Daisy’s Band “I Don’t Wanna Live to Be 100” from Psychedelic Funk from Outer Space 2021

Trampled By Turtles “I Went to Hollywood” from Life Is Good on the Open Road 2018

Andrew Bird “Archipelago” from My Finest Work Yet 2019

Béla Fleck “Hug Point (feat. Molly Tuttle & Sierra Hull)” from My Bluegrass Heart 2021 N

Joe Russo’s Almost Dead “Dancin’ in the Streets” from 2021-07-02 Peach Festival, Scranton, PA 2021 N

Volume 03 Episode 177 – Son of Trio Trivia

Selections from Lloyd Price, Kinky Friedman and The Texas Jewboys, Boomtown Rats, Peter Gabriel, Pete Shelley, Ozzy Osbourne, Tool, Nirvana, Spirit, Styx, Bee Gees, Tegan and Sara, and Quantic and Nidia Gongora.

Air Date: 2021-11-30

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Lloyd Price “Stagger Lee” from Stagger Lee 1958 Original Artist: Waring’s Pennsylvanians

Kinky Friedman & The Texas Jewboys “The Ballad of Charles Whitman” from Mayhem Aforethought – August 19, 1973 – You Are There 2005 Live radio recording from The Record Plant, Sausalito, CA, August 19, 1973.

Boomtown Rats “I Don’t Like Mondays” from The Fine Art of Surfacing 1979

Peter Gabriel “Solsbury Hill” from Peter Gabriel 1977

Pete Shelley “Homosapien [Dance Version]” from Gary Crowley’s Lost 80s 2019 V/A Originally released as a single in 1981.

Ozzy Osbourne “Crazy Train” from Blizzard of Ozz 1980

Tool “Prison Sex” from Undertow [2019 Remaster] 2019 Originally released in 1993.

Nirvana “Drain You” from Nevermind [30th Anniversary Deluxe Edition] 2021 N Originally released in 1991.

Spirit “Morning Will Come” from Twelve Dreams of Dr Sardonicus 1970

Styx “The Grand Illusion” from The Grand Illusion 1977

Bee Gees “Massachusetts” from Massachusetts 1967

Tegan and Sara “More for Me” from Under Feet Like Ours 1999

Quantic & Nidia Góngora “Macumba De Marea” from Almas Conectadas 2021 N