Radio Playlist for 9/9/2008

1990s, A Big Yes + A Small No, Andrea Perry, Black Francis, Blue Skies for Black Hearts, Boss Hogg, David Garza, Downtown Harvest, Elis Regina, Erin McKeown, G Love + Special Sauce, Global Goon, Golden Shoulders, Head of Femur, James Taylor Quartet, Kinky, LD + the New Criticism, Madness, Monsieur LeRoc, Moore Brothers, Niños Con Bombas, OK GO, playlist, Playlists, Railroad Jerk, Robb Benson, Stereo Total, The Anubian Lights, The Awkward Stage, The Dansettes, The Flamenco A Go Go, The Hush Sound, Three Mile Pilot, Titan, Trespassers W, Westbound Train

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  1. Song
    Artist
  2. Sweet Librarian

    Railroad Jerk

  3. Relax Baby Be Cool

    Stereo Total

    Originally by Serge Gainsbourg

  4. 1234

    Titan

    Pronounced \\\”TEE-tan\\\”, from Mexico

  5. Oh My

    The Dansettes

    On HammondBeat

  6. BREAK

  7. If I Think Of Love

    LD + the New Criticism

    One of my favorite Lisa Germano songs

  8. Fatty Boom Boom

    Westbound Train

    Rocksteady from Boston

  9. Bye Bye Baby

    G Love + Special Sauce

  10. Too Much

    David Garza

    Original demo version… still my favorite

  11. BREAK

  12. Great Plains

    Head of Femur

    Did I say \\\”Focht\\\” on the air?

  13. Chick-A-Boom

    Trespassers W

    German minimalist — this track reminds me of a country Trio

  14. The New Breed

    Golden Shoulders

    This album was originally released in 2004, track it dow, it’s excellent.

  15. Medicine Man

    The Hush Sound

    Dum-dum-dum, dig that menacing bass

  16. BREAK

  17. The Cat

    James Taylor Quartet

    Nothing to do with Carly Simon’s James Taylor

  18. Scott Cronce is our CEO

    Global Goon

    Relentless and hypnotic

  19. Lay Back

    Kinky

    From Mexico

  20. This Little Time

    Andrea Perry

    Sweet and happ

  21. BREAK

  22. The Year of No Light

    Three Mile Pilot

    Featuring members of Pinback and Black Heart Procession

  23. Postcard

    Niños Con Bombas

    Pan-global mix of ska, punk and more. Not like other mixes of ska, punk and more.

  24. You Made Me Like It

    1990s

    Glaswegian snottiness… I lurvs it

  25. Make Me STiNKED

    The Flamenco A Go Go

    Dig the album artwork… must post a link here some day

  26. BREAK

  27. The Puppet

    Moore Brothers

  28. California Stutter

    Robb Benson

    Nothing to do with the ’70s heartthrob

  29. T-Rexia Nervosa

    The Awkward Stage

    Does it sound like T-Rex to you?

  30. This Will Be Our Year

    OK GO

    Originally from a 2004 moveon.org compilation… highly ironic in retrospective

  31. BREAK

  32. Paper Moon

    Erin McKeown

    Best cover of \\\”Paper Moon\\\” by a Canadian EVER

  33. The Israelites

    Madness

    One of the first (if not THE first) ska hits in the US

  34. I’m Always Manic When I’m Around You

    A Big Yes + A Small No

    Winner of \\\”Longest Band Name\\\” and \\\”Longest Song Title\\\” for this show

  35. Bala Com Bala

    Elis Regina

    Classic bossanova

  36. BREAK

  37. Sinner

    Downtown Harvest

    From Philladelphia… lots of Philly bands on this show for some reason

  38. Duchess

    Boss Hogg

    For Underdog, featuring Jon Spencer and Christina Martinez

  39. Sir Rockabye

    Black Francis

    Delightful gem on John from TMBG’s \\\”Hello Recording Club\\\”

  40. BREAK

  41. The More You Say You Know

    Blue Skies for Black Hearts

    Runner up, \\\”Longest Band Name\\\”

  42. Hot Carl

    Monsieur LeRoc

    Goes out to Phillip and my Production Mastermind, Dr. Zoltan

  43. BREAK

  44. Bhajan

    The Anubian Lights

    Good way to end the evening

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