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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.