Volume 03 Episode 172 – Celebrating The Damned

An hour-long celebration of The Damned

Air Date: 2021-10-26

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The Damned “New Rose (Peel Session 1976-11-30)” from Damned Damned Damned [30th Anniversary Expanded Edition] 2007 Recorded for the BBC / John Peel Session, November 11, 1976

The Damned “Smash It Up (Part I)” from Machine Gun Etiquette 1979

The Damned “Smash It Up (Part II)” from Machine Gun Etiquette 1979

The Damned “I Just Can’t Be Happy Today [Live]” from The Black Album (Deluxe Version) 1980 Recorded at Shepperton Studios, Shepperton, July 26, 1980

The Damned “The History Of The World (Part 1)” from The Radio One Sessions 1996 Recorded for the BBC / Mike Read Session, October 9, 1980

The Damned “Under The Floor Again” from Strawberries 1982

The Damned “There’ll Come A Day” from Phantasmagoria: Expanded Edition 1985

The Damned “In Dulce Decorum” from Anything 1986

The Damned “Would You Be So Hot (If You Weren’t Dead?)” from Grave Disorder 2001

The Damned “A Nation Fit For Heroes” from So, Who’s Paranoid? 2008

The Damned “Standing On The Edge Of Tomorrow” from Evil Spirits 2018

The Damned “I Don’t Care” from Evil Spirits 2018

The Damned “Black Is The Night” from The Rockfield Files 2020

The Damned “Eloise” from Anything: Expanded Edition 2009 Original artist: Barry Ryan. Previously released as a 12″ in 1986.

Those Damned Cramps! Vote for October’s Last Tuesday Treat

The Last Tuesday Treat of October will be a Distilled Discography featuring one of two Halloween appropriate bands: The Damned or The Cramps! Vote for which band you’d like to see featured on the 10/26 show using the poll below!

On one greasy hand, we’ve got The Damned, with Dave Vanian, Brian James, Captain Sensible and Rat Scabies becoming the first UK punk band to record a single, release an album, and tour the USA.

On the other greasy hand, we’ve got The Cramps the goth psychobilly punk weirdos led by the duo of Lux Interior and Poison Ivy!

Which amazing punk group founded in 1976 will help us close out October?

Which band should be featured on October's Distilled Discographies special, airing 10/26

  • The Damned (100%, 3 Votes)
  • The Cramps (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 3

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Volume 03 Episode 168 – A Cover Song Showcase

An hour of covers with selections by Primus, Blondie, Devo, The Flaming Lips with Stardeath And White Dwarfs, DJ Sammy feat. Nyah, Bad Wolves, Wall Of Voodoo, La Roux, Roxy Music, My Morning Jacket, Bob Dylan, and Greensky Bluegrass.

Air Date 2021-09-28

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Primus “Have A Cigar” from Miscellaneous Debris 1992 Original artist: Pink Floyd.

Blondie “Seven Rooms Of Gloom” from Blondie At The BBC 2010 Original artist: Four Tops. Recorded at The Apollo Theatre, Glasgow (12/31/1979)

Devo “Head like a Hole” from Pioneers Who Got Scalped (The Anthology) 2000 Original artist: Nine Inch Nails. Previously released in 1996 on “Supercop (Music From And Inspired By The Dimension Motion Picture)” The Flaming Lips with Stardeath And White Dwarfs “Borderline” from Covered, A Revolution In Sound:Warner Bros. Records 2009 V/A Original artist: Madonna.

DJ Sammy feat. Nyah “Everybody Hurts” from Everybody Hurts 2007 Original artist: R.E.M.

Bad Wolves “Zombie” from Zombie 2018 Original artist: The Cranberries.

Wall Of Voodoo “Ring Of Fire” from The Index Masters 2005 Original artist: Johnny Cash.

La Roux “Damaged Goods” from The Problem Of Leisure – A Celebration Of Andy Gill & The Gang Of Four 2021 N V/A Original artist: The Gang of Four.

Roxy Music “Jealous Guy” from Jealous Guy 1981 Original artist: John Lennon.

My Morning Jacket “Nothing Else Matters” from The Metallica Blacklist 2021 N Original artist: Metallica.

Bob Dylan “Sweet Caroline – Rehearsal” from Springtime In New York: The Bootleg Series Vol. 16 1980-1985 2021 N Original artist: Neil Diamond.

Greensky Bluegrass “Black Muddy River” from The Leap Year Sessions – Volume 4 2021 N Original artist: Grateful Dead.

Volume 03 Episode 165 – Search and Recover: In the Pines

An hour of versions of “In the Pines” with selections from The Kossoy Sisters with Erik Darling, Bill Monroe and His Bluegrass Boys, The Louvin Brothers, J.E. Mainer’s Mountaineers, Loretta Lynn, Dave Van Ronk, Nathan Abshire and His Pine Grove Boys, The Four Pennies, The Pretty Things, Leadbelly, Mark Lanegan, Nirvana, WZRD, Sleigh Bells, and Link Wray.

Air Date: 2021-08-31

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The Kossoy Sisters with Erik Darling “In The Pines” from Bowling Green And Other Folk Songs From The Southern Mountains 1956

Bill Monroe & His Bluegrass Boys “In The Pines” from Blue Yodel No. 7 / In The Pines 1941

The Louvin Brothers “In The Pines” from Tragic Songs Of Life 1956

J.E. Mainer’s Mountaineers “The Longest Train” from East Virginia Blues (When The Sun Goes Down Series) 2008 V/A Recorded in 1936.

Loretta Lynn “In the Pines” from Full Circle 2016

Dave Van Ronk “In The Pines” from Dave Van Ronk Sings Ballads, Blues & A Spiritual 1959

Nathan Abshire & His Pine Grove Boys “Crying Pine Grove Blues” from French Blues 1993 Recorded in 1949.

The Four Pennies “Black Girl” from Black Girl 1964

The Pretty Things “Black Girl” from Bare As Bone, Bright As Blood 2020

Leadbelly “Where Did You Sleep Last Night” from Absolutely the Best 2000 Recorded in 1944.

Mark Lanegan “Where Did You Sleep Last Night” from The Winding Sheet 1990

Nirvana “Where Did You Sleep Last Night?” from MTV Unplugged in New York 1994

WZRD “Where Did You Sleep Last Night?” from WZRD 2012

Sleigh Bells “Where Did You Sleep Last Night” from Where Did You Sleep Last Night 2019

Link Wray “In The Pines” from Beans And Fatback 1973

Volume 03 Episode 160 – Trio Trivia

Selections from The Monkees, Animals, Grizzly Bear, The Who, Roger Waters, George Harrison, Liza Minnelli, Rufus Wainwright, The Wallflowers, Flo and Eddie, Journey, Missing Persons, and Dr. Lonnie Smith.

Air Date: 2021-07-27

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The Monkees “Porpoise Song (Theme from Head) [alternate stereo mix]” from Monkeemania – The Very Best of The Monkees 2011

Animals “Don’t Bring Me Down” from Inside-Looking Out 1966

Grizzly Bear “He Hit Me” from Friend 2007 Original artist: The Crystals.

The Who “Eyesight To The Blind” from Tommy (Original Soundtrack Recording) 1975

Roger Waters “4:41 (Sexual Revolution)” from The Pros And Cons Of Hitch Hiking 1984

George Harrison “I Remember Jeep (Original Jam)” from All Things Must Pass 1970

Liza Minnelli “New York, New York” from New York, New York (Original Motion Picture Score) 1977

Rufus Wainwright “This One’s For The Ladies (THAT LUNGE!)” from Unfollow The Rules 2020

The Wallflowers “I’ll Let You Down (But Will Not Give You Up)” from Exit Wounds 2021 N

Flo & Eddie “I Been Born Again” from The Phlorescent Leech And Eddie 1972

Journey “Wheel In The Sky” from Infinity 1978

Missing Persons “Words” from Spring Session M 1984

Dr. Lonnie Smith “Straight No Chaser” from Evolution 2016

Volume 03 Episode 156 – Celebrating Gary Numan

A celebration of Gary Numan with selections from Tubeway Army, Paul Gardiner, and his solo catalog.

Air Date: 2021-06-29

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Tubeway Army “The Dream Police” from Tubeway Army 1978

Tubeway Army “Down In The Park” from Replicas 1979

Gary Numan “Cars” from The Pleasure Principle 1979

Paul Gardiner “Stormtrooper In Drag” from Stormtrooper in Drag 1981

Gary Numan “Music for Chameleons” from I, Assassin 1982

Gary Numan “My Dying Machine” from Berserker 1984

Gary Numan “Dream Killer” from Outland 1991

Gary Numan “Bleed” from Sacrifice 1994

Gary Numan “Slave” from Jagged 2006

Gary Numan “When The Sky Bleeds, He Will Come” from Dead Son Rising 2011

Gary Numan “We’re The Unforgiven” from Splinter (Songs From A Broken Mind) 2013

Gary Numan “Not The Love We Dream Of (Piano Version)” from Dead Son Rising 2011

Vote for June’s Last Tuesday Treat

June’s Last Tuesday Treat will be a Merry Unbirthday Celebration featuring an artist chosen by the listeners. This month, the race is between the electronic/new wave pioneer Gary Numan and the consummate collaborator Damon Albarn. Voting is open until June 25th, and the special will air June 29th.

Who should be celebrated with a Merry Unbirthday special in June?

  • Gary Numan (80%, 4 Votes)
  • Damon Albarn (20%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 5

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Volume 03 Episode 151 – Search and Recover: Fake Plastic Trees

An hour of covers of Radiohead’s “Fake Plastic Trees” with selections from Scala and Kolacny Brothers, Trampled By Turtles, Amanda Palmer, Kawehi, Enrico Cacace, Marillion, Transient featuring Shelonda, Ramin Djawadi, Holly Humberstone, KT Tunstall, and Ian Toms Trio.

Air Date: 2021-05-25

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Radiohead “Fake Plastic Trees” from The Bends [2009 Deluxe Reissue] 2009 Originally released in 1995.

Scala & Kolacny Brothers “Fake Plastic Trees” from One-Winged Angel 2007

Trampled By Turtles “Fake Plastic Trees” from Sigourney Fever 2019

Various Artists “Fake Plastic Trees” from Corporate Love Breakdown: The Bluegrass Tribute to Radiohead 2005 V/A

Amanda Palmer “Fake Plastic Trees” from Amanda Palmer Performs The Popular Hits Of Radiohead On Her Magical Ukulele 2010

Kawehi “Fake Plastic Trees” from Kawehi Covers 2014

Enrico Cacace “Fake Plastic Trees” from Dub Tribute To Radiohead – I’m Not The Only Record For You 2006

Marillion “Fake Plastic Trees” from Unplugged At The Walls 1999 Recorded live at The Walls restaurant, Oswestry, England on June 25th/26th, 1998.

Transient “Fake Plastic Trees (feat. Shelonda)” from Plastic Mutations: The Electronic Tribute To Radiohead 2001 V/A

Ramin Djawadi “Fake Plastic Trees” from Westworld (Music From The HBO® Series – Season 1) 2017

Holly Humberstone “Fake Plastic Trees” from Fake Plastic Trees – Single 2020

KT Tunstall “Fake Plastic Trees” from Another Place to Fall 2006 Recorded live on Radio 1 on February 9th, 2006.

Ian Toms Trio “Fake Plastic Trees” from Radiohead in Jazz 2019

Voting Open for May’s Last Tuesday Treat

May’s Last Tuesday Treat will be a Search and Recover special featuring an hour of covers of a song chosen by the listeners. Use the poll below to cast your vote!

Which song should be featured for May's Search and Recover special?

  • "Fake Plastic Trees" by Radiohead (75%, 3 Votes)
  • "Wild Horses" by The Rolling Stones (25%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 4

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Volume 03 Episode 148 – Half a Century Ago

A celebration of music from 1971 with selections from Strawbs, Pink Floyd, Edgar Broughton Band, Jethro Tull, Alice Cooper, Halfnelson, Marvin Gaye, Serge Gainsbourg, Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show, Link Wray, and David Bowie.

Air Date: 2021-04-27

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Strawbs “I’ll Carry On Beside You” from From the Witchwood 1971

Pink Floyd “One of These Days” from Meddle 1971

Edgar Broughton Band “Evening Over Rooftops” from Edgar Broughton Band 1971

Jethro Tull “Up To Me” from Aqualung 1971

Alice Cooper “Halo Of Flies” from Killer 1971

Halfnelson “(No More) Mr.Nice Guys” from Halfnelson 1971

Marvin Gaye “Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)” from What’s Going On 1971

Serge Gainsbourg “Cargo Culte” from Histoire De Melody Nelson 1971

Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show “Sylvia’s Mother” from Doctor Hook 1971

Link Wray “Fire And Brimstone” from Link Wray 1971

David Bowie “The Bewlay Brothers” from Hunky Dory 1971