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Tuesday, August 31, 2010

After Party

 Join us at Ruby's Bar this Saturday at Coney Island USA to raise a glass to Summer 2010.  3:00 until.

Les Paul and Mary Ford - In The Good Old Summertime (mp3)
The Duals - Beach Party
Ghost In The Invisible Bikini
Tempos - See You In September
Annette - Muscle Beach Party
The Trashmen - Whoa Dad
Dick Dale and the Del Tones - Secret Surfing Spot
Wayne Hollers - Dancing In The Sand
Nat Foster - Rockin' The Summer Away
The Images - A Swingin' Summer
Frank Sinatra Jr. - Beach Girl And The Monster
Big Beat plus Summer Love
Judy Russell - Surfin' With Jimmy
Bobby Freeman - She Said She Wants To Dance
Jimmy Simm's Thunderbirds - Twistin' On The Beach
Surf Bunnies - Summertime Is Surfin' Time
The Silly Surfers - Woodie On A Safari
The Banshees - Take A Ride With Me
The Beach Boys - Girl Don't Tell Me
The Sandals - The Endless Summer
Frank Sinatra - Summer Wind
Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazelwood - Some Velvet Morning
Chiffons - Great Shakes Ad
The Fashions - Surfin' Back To School
King Uszniewicz & The Uszniewicztones - Surfin' School

MP3s sound like crap! Go buy some 45s.

The World's Greatest Rock'n'Roll Dance Party

Join WFMU DJ's Dave the Spazz, Todd-O-Phonic Todd and Joe Belock this Friday night at Maxwell's in Hoboken New Jersey for the world's greatest Rock'n'Roll dance party!!  9 PM.  FREE!


Friday, August 27, 2010

Another Skid Row Joe (Country MP3)

Carl Dean - Another Skid Row Joe (2:22)

The unknown (to me) Carl Dean executes a pretty fair Jerry Lee Lewis rip in this ode to everyone's favorite alcoholic. And check out that beautiful ARCH label, headquartered in St. Louis just as you'd expect. For more tales of winos in a tailspin, check out the extensive collection of Skid Row songs posted recently on WFMU's Beware Of The Blog.

Next week: Edgar Buchanan (Uncle Joe from Petticoat Junction) dips his toe into the Red Sovine songbook.

Fright Break!

Mountain Dew

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Jungle 45 of the Week!


Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Japanese Pops


Thanks To Takeshi for sending us this compilation!

1.Aumi Ishida - So Long Baby (mp3)
2.Aumi Ishida - The Shadow Of Romans
3.Cookies - Teach Me First Love
4.Michie Sahara - Let's Go Mach
5.Aiko Ito - The Funky Look Girl
6-Sayuri Yoshinaga - Pleasure Of Love
7-Yukio Hashi - A Couple In The Rain
8.Yukio Hashi - Ameriachi
9.Tetsuya Goda - Sanmarion In Sun Set
10.Teruko Akatuki - Bikkuri Shakkiri Boogie
11.Akira Mita - Ameriachi of Love
12.Yaeko Mizutani - Song Of Hula Hoop
13.Takeshi Kiyohara - Mid Night Rock Party
14.Takeshi Kiyohara - Twist USA
15.Izumi Yukimura - How About Cha Cha
16.Hideko Tani - Tokyo Bosa Nova Girl
17.Hiroko Takegosh - Suku Suku Suki
18.Yuko Shimazu - Hey Monroe
19.Yuki Humi - Mini Mini Date
20.Michiru Maki - Crazy Heart
21.Makoto Mekata - Mash Potato
22.Makoto Mekata - That Girl Of Rumor
23.Makoto Mekata - Transistor Sister
24.Ryu Wakuda - Punch Guy

Friday, August 20, 2010

Code Alarm 7 (Country MP3)

Vern Stovall - Code Alarm 7 (2:47)

Tip: any record that starts with the words "The ambulance screamed out Highway 11" is very unlikely to have a happy ending. I hope y'all have your crying towels handy.

Next week: the further adventures of Skid Row Joe.

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Robert Nighthawk Chicago 1964

Thanks to Whitney for sharing.

See The Hound's blog for more info.

Driver's License, Please

Bobby Please - Your Driver's License, Please (45)

Jungle 45 of the Week!


Monday, August 16, 2010

Way Out

Motorcycle Ride
School For Robots
Nothing To Do
This has shown up on the blogosphere a time or two, but it's new to me! When I recently came across this VERY strange children's educational record from 1968, I was intrigued by the homemade cover art. What lay in the grooves however, was even more surprising. Using some early electronic techniques, tape manipulation, sound effects, a lot of imagination and a strong counter culture aesthetic, Bruce Haack created something I would be proud to have my children listen to. Enjoy...

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Hilo Lounge

Wanda Jackson - Girl Don't Have To Drink To Have Fun

Saturday, August 14, 2010


Friday, August 13, 2010

Country Fuzz - Who's Gonna Mow Your Grass (MP3)

Here is Sue Thompson's version of Buck Owens' Who's Gonna Mow Your Grass. As with the ear-grabbing Buck Owens original version, this one features some blazing fuzztone guitar sounds.

Sue Thompson - Who's Gonna Mow Your Grass (2:25)

To hear Buck Owens' original version of Who's Gonna Mow Your Grass (and a whole lot more country fuzz), head over to this Beware Of The Blog post.

Next week: a gut-wrenching "death on the highway" record.

William Castle Week

August 27 - September 6 at the Film Forum in New York City

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Jungle 45 of the Week!


Tuesday, August 10, 2010



"The Man from U.N.C.L.E.".... Gorilla - The My Friend the Gorilla Affair
"The Jackie Gleason Show".... Gorilla - Petticoat Jungle
"The Beverly Hillbillies".... Gorilla - Herbie the Gorilla

Monday, August 9, 2010

Who Do I Think I Am

Webb Pierce

Hillbillys In A Haunted House

Sunday, August 8, 2010

New Zine On The Scene

Be sure to check out the new PRINT ZINE outta Seattle Washington.  The debut issue features our hero, Ron Haydock, as well as Elvis sightings, a long Mike McCarthy interview and more!  Info at the Get Dorked! website.

Friday, August 6, 2010

Hell Bound Train (MP3)

Marie Roberson - Hell Bound Train


Little Honda

The Hondells on Shindig. This is nuts.

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Jungle 45 of the Week!



Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Ladies And Gentlemen - Star Time

Detroit Breakdown WFMU - Images by Jacob Blickenstaff

Re-live the magic of the Ponderosa Stomp at Lincoln Center.  Live sets by Eddie "The Hawg" Kirkland, Spyder "Ride In My 225" Turner, Melvin "I Won't Be Your Fool" Davis, Dennis "Scorpio" Coffey and the fabulous Velvelettes, all backed by the Motor City Soul Revue, aka The Party Stompers.

Listen Now!

Be sure to tune in to Music To Spazz By on Thursday August 12th from 9 PM - Midnight for ? & the Mysterians' scorching set!

16 Tons - - - Go Go Version

Tennesse Ernie Ford boldly reinvents Merle Travis' 16 Tons for the Hollywood Palace tv show, which aired May 22, 1965.

Monday, August 2, 2010


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