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June 11, 2007: I Do Not Believe That Rock & Roll Dreams Can Come True

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Artist Track Album Comments New Approx. start time
Crosley Bendix  Dance   Negativland Presents: Over the Edge, Vol. 5 -- The Radio Reviews      0:00:00 )
Tim Curry  I Do the Rock   The Best of Tim Curry 
 
  0:07:15 )
Standing Nudes  Fight Song   Ghost Story    *   0:11:42 )
Asher Senator  One Bible   Rumble in the Jungle 

compilation
 
*   0:14:21 )
West Coast Revival  Feelin' Alright   Soul Sides Vol. 2: The Covers  Traffic cover  *   0:19:22 )
Beastie Boys  So Whatcha Want   Check Your Head 
 
  0:23:08 )
Can  All Gates Open   Can      0:26:40 )
 
Styrenes  Anything   We Care, So You Don't Have To      0:41:03 )
The Electric Eels  Refrigerator   God Says Fuck You 
 
  0:44:12 )
Gowns  Subside   Red State    *   0:47:36 )
Juana Molina  El Descofiado   You are Hear - Sessions 2002-2006, Hearing Aid Records 

Compilation. More info here.
 
*   0:51:13 )
The Mamas and the Papas  Creeque Alley   All the Leaves are Brown 
 
  0:54:19 )
Lungfish  Come Clean   Necklace of Heads      0:58:05 )
True West  Lucifer Sam   Hollywood Highway Revisited  Re-ish of first two albums  *   1:01:52 )
The Idle Suite  The A&P Show   Up Two Sticks Road  From New Zealand  *   1:04:54 )
The Hank IV  Dirty Poncho   7" 

Inspired by beautiful dirty people at the Arthurfest. They also have a song about Omar from The Wire
 
*   1:09:36 )
 
Dick Dale  Taco Wagon   Mr. Eliminator 
 
  1:21:30 )
Invert  Dog Days   The Strange Parade 
 
*   1:23:31 )
Sloan  The Other Man   A-Sides Win: Singles 1992-2005 
 
  1:27:51 )
Piero Umiliani  Le Isole Dell'Amore   The Touch of Piero Umiliani 

Title theme from The Islands of Love.
 
*   1:31:38 )
Eggs  Sexual Tension   How Do You Like Your Lobster?      1:35:03 )
Government Issue  Visions And ?   Strange Wine EP 
 
  1:40:21 )
A Trois Dans les WC  Contagion   Bippp - French Synth Wave, 1979-1985  compilation  *   1:42:43 )
The Eddy Current Supression Ring  Yo-Yo Man   The Eddy Current Supression Ring 
 
  1:47:01 )
Bruce Springsteen  Atlantic City   Nebraska 

Five days at the Jersey Shore hath taken its toll on me.
 
  1:50:23 )
 
Moviola  Akron to Oakland   Dead Knowledge    *   2:02:50 )
The Lurkers  Left in the Dark   God's Lonely Men 
 
  2:06:47 )
The Electronic Music Club of Edmonds Community College  Intrinsique   Latrogenics (aka The First Album)    *   2:10:17 )
Manorexia II  Chloe Don't Know I'm Alive   The Radiolarian Ooze 
 
  2:14:32 )
Cloaks  Hi Tek Buzz   12"    *   2:22:47 )
Eglantine Gouzy  12H12   Boamaster 
 
*   2:26:10 )
Polvo  Lazy Comet   Today's Active Lifestyles      2:29:34 )
The Cramps  Human Fly   Bad Music for Bad People 
 
  2:33:20 )
 
Kim Fowley  Bubble Gum   Outrageous 
 
  2:40:56 )
Doris Day and Richard Widmark  The Tunnel of Love   7"      2:43:17 )
Chad & Jeremy  Willow Weep for Me   7" 
 
  2:45:28 )
Robert Plant  In the Mood   7"      2:48:03 )
The Castle Singers  Wishing Star   7"      2:50:35 )
Johnny Burnette  I Beg Your Pardon   7" 
 
  2:53:28 )
 
Music behind DJ:
Mark-Almond 
New York State of Mind   7" 
 
  2:54:49 )
  In the first mic break, I briefly discussed my teenaged attempt at running dental floss up my nostril and out of my mouth -- an idea whose many flaws became evident to me only after many years of consideration, and with a piece of dental floss lodged in my skull.

So what's your best parlor trick? And has it ever produced disastrous results when performed in public?

Listener comments!

  Tue. 6/12/07 1:27am kathy z.:

hi Mike!

i may not have any of the 7" 45s that you played, but i *do* have the 7" of "I Do the Rock" from way back when . . .

p. s. -- pray tell, where do you partake of the Jersey Chore?
  Tue. 6/12/07 1:54am pete in LA:

143 + 1 = ?

ps. don't stop (believin')
  Tue. 6/12/07 11:32am Wilderness Colorado:

I once performed the Hamburger in mixed company at a Thanksgiving day family celebration after also going hunting in the basement for inspiration and my own special version of New Belgium 1554....ah the pace of social change doth happen slowly....PEACE.
  Tue. 6/12/07 12:19pm Ozzie Skateboard:

I agree, Rock n Roll dreams do not come true, because when you form a band everyone acts like they're a cast member from"Lost"!
  Tue. 6/12/07 5:11pm jeff:

dude... i'm not sure anything's gonna touch the m.i.a. dental floss story. that's top shelf stuff.

thanks for the can tune. i'd never heard it before.
  Tue. 6/12/07 9:40pm Listner Michael W.:

I was just gonna say that Marshall Crenshaw song you played was awesome, except, er, that it's actually Sloan.
  Wed. 6/13/07 7:21pm Pancake Especially:

I enjoyed this set tremendously. The Cramps track you played takes me back to Jersey City, Staten Island circa 1984 when I was a Cooper Union student.
"Off the Bone" was the original LP...I think.
It had a trippy 3-D cover. Most or all of the songs made it onto "Bad Music..."

Anyway thanks for doing what you do. It helps keep me sane in my windowless cube.

Peas and carrots,

Pancake
  Sun. 6/17/07 4:08pm Steve:

Good set! The Cramps' The Human Fly is from their 1979 Gravest Hits album -- their first, I believe -- an EP with 5 songs.
  Tue. 6/19/07 10:43am brandonesque:

ah, the salad days for the session sax player. What happened to them all, do you think? Is there like a retirement village for them in Florida?
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