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Wednesday, October 31, 2012


We welcome guest DJ, Phil Milstein from Probe Is Turning On The People  to handle the scary business here today!!  We still do not have power in our Jersey City studios so I've uploaded the show for you to enjoy now.


1. Merv Griffin: House Of Horrors (Merc., 1962; wr. Ruth Roberts & Bill Katz; cond. Charles Greane)
2. Babs Tino: Dr. Jekyll Or Mr. Hyde (Kapp, 1963)
3. Cecil Campbell & His Tennessee Ramblers: Spooky Boogie (RCA Vic., 1950; actual chattering teeth!)
4. The Sharks: Spookareno (Sapien 1003)
5. Hollywood Flames: Frankenstein's Den (Ebb, 1958)
6. The Daylighters: Mad House Jump (Bea & Baby, 1959)
7. The Jayhawks: The Creature (From Outer Space) (Aladdin, 1957)
8. homemade hybrid: Casper The Friendly Ghost (TV sdtk.; Little Richard)
9. The Nightmares with Jimmie Maddin Orch.: The Headless Ghost (American Int'l., 1959)
10. Bob Ridgley: The Way-Out Mummy (Del-Fi, orig. unrel.)
11. Damon Fox: Black Widow Spider (Crimson, 1967)
12. Jack Rivers: Haunted House Boogie (Coral, 1951)
13. Jekyll & Hyde: Frankenstein Meets The Beatles (DCP, 1965)
14. Lon Chaney, Jr.: Spider Baby (from movie of same title, 1964; wr. Ronald Stein)
15. Lord Luther with The Kingsmen: (I Was A) Teenage Creature (Frantic, 1959)
16. Ray Noble & His Orch., voc Al Bowlly: Haunted House (UK, 1931)
17. Bryan "Legs" Walker: Trick Or Treat (Piper Platters (Temple City CA), 1959; wr. Bill Jacoby)
18. The Chubukos: Boogie The Devil In (Mainstream, 1974)
19. The Devils: The Exorcist (from Funk Cargo comp (Famous Groove, 1994))
20. Round Robin: I'm The Wolf Man (Domain, 1965)
21. The Sham-Ettes: (Hey There) Big Bad Wolf (MGM, 1966)
22. The Fairviews: Nightmares (Spin It (LA CA), c.1965; wr. Murray Schwimmer; pr. Nick Therry)
23. The Dell Vikings: The Voodoo Man (Merc., 1958)
24. Shalimar & His Friends: Voodoo Mash (pts. 1 & 2; Del-Fi, 1962)
25. Cathy Mills: Monster Hop (Tin Pan Alley (song-poem); wr. Gregory & Dienna)
26. Nita & Bonnie: The Graveyard Rock (Preview (song-poem); wr. Ash, Marsh & Susser)
27. The Villagers: Headless Nightmare (Petal 1410, c.1964)
28. Hot Rod All Stars: Ten Commandments From The Devil (Torpedo, 1970; wr. L. Briscoe)
29. Ron Waldon: Witch Girl (Vibra 101, 1961; wr. Clesi & Alcorn)
30. Murray Schaff & The Aristocrats: Tombstone Number 9 (King, 1956)
31. Morgus with The Daringers: Werewolf (Fulton (Det.), c.1959)
32. The Muleskinners: Wolfman (Soma, 1964)
33. Denny & Lenny with The Hollywood Ghouls: Monster's Love (Chance)
34. Billy Snel: Queen Of Halloween (Wild 100, 1960)
35. Jimmy Bowers: The Vampire's Ghost (Track 1002, 1958)
36. The Crewnecks: Rockin' Zombie (Rhapsody, 1959)
37. The Nightmares with Jimmie Maddin Orch.: (Ooh I'm Scared) Of The Horrors Of The Black Museum (Amer.
Int'l., 1958)
38. Eddy Arnold: Tennessee Hillbilly Ghost (RCA Vic. EP, 1957)
39. Ray Stevens: Laughing Over My Grave (Merc., 1964)
40. Rosemary Clooney: The Wobblin' Goblin (Col., 1950; pr. Hecky Krasnow)
41. Eddie Dean: A Gravedigger's Lament (Crystal 156, c.1948)
42. Janie Jones: Witches Brew (HMV (UK), 1965; wr. & pr. Sidney Gilbert; title sic)
43. Souls Unlimited: The Raving Vampire (pt. 1; Wigwam; wr. Bobby Green & James Parker; pr. Charles O. Johnson)
44. Jesse Stone: Who's Zat (RCA Vic., 1948)
45. The Mystrys: Witch Girl (Orbit (Sydney Aus.) 100, 1966)
46. Kay Bell & The Spacemen: Scream Along (With The Monster) (Vista, 1963)
47. The Monotones: Zombi (Argo, 1958)

special thanks to Bruce Milne and Tom Taber

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Tassel Twirler Tuesday!


Saturday, October 27, 2012

Grave Yard Creeps mix

Happy Halloween, Ichibaners!

Boogie Man - The Higher Elevation
Gravediggers Rock - Clyde Scott with the Zanyopolis A.U. Students
Grave Yard Creep - James Duhon
Someone Walked Over My Grave - Criswell


Thursday, October 25, 2012

If The Price Is Right (MP3)

Houston Roberts  -  If The Price Is Right 

Here's a foot-stompin' honky-tonker from Houston Roberts on Nashville's Little Darlin' label, an organization that  frequently peddled hard country sounds.  And speaking of prices, this seems like a fine time to gently remind you that WFMU's Rock & Soul Ichiban comes to you at all hours of the day and night completely free.  So if you feel like hitting the pledge button above to help us keep everything humming, we'd be grateful. 

Creepy Chix Mix!

My Girl Friend Is a Witch - October Country
Draculena - Aaron McNeill
The Monster Miss - Miss L.L. Louise Lewis
My Baby's Got a Crush on Frankenstein - Soupy Sales


Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Zacherley For President!

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Cool Ghoul mp3 mix

Roland - Billy Duke & the Dukes
Dinner With Drac - John Logan
Dance Along With Dracula (Doin' the Drac) - The Monstrosities
Casa A Go Go - Count Von Shukker


Tassel Twirler Tuesday!

Friday, October 19, 2012

Broadcast Pioneers Hall Of Fame

Zacherle For President

John Zackerley - Zacherle For President

Thanks Postman Tom!

Reigning Sound!

DA the DJ

Come out and see one of our Saturday night Live From The Admiral DJs and future Ichiban blogger, Greg Cartwright performing with his band Reigning Sound, featuring members of the Jay Vons!!  Tomorrow night at the Bell House in Brooklyn.  With the Baxx Sisi's and DJ Todd-o-Phonic Todd!!  9 PM.  Tickets $15.

Watching My Baby Get Ready

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Happy Birthday Chuck Berry!

Photo via: The Lost Photographs Of Deejay Tommy Edwards

Join Matt Fiveash & Ted Barron for a 5 hour birthday Salute to Mr. Chuck Berry. 12 Noon - 5 PM on WFMU's Rock 'n' Soul Ichiban 24 hour webstream.

Playlist & Archive

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

the Camel Walk Is Easy To Do

 Come help us celebrate our 3rd anniversary at Botanica tonight!!

DJ Archive (incomplete)

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Tassel Twirler Tuesday!


We'll Produce Some Mummy Juice

From the seminal Monster Mash LP

Let's Twist Again (Mummy Time Is Here)

Monday, October 15, 2012

Devil Dance!


Night Train Mambo


In 1952, Jimmy Forrest hit the #1 spot on the R&B charts with his version of Night Train.  A few years later, he checked in with this rhythmic mambo version.

Spike Jones in Hi-Fi

Via Greg Cartwright via Strider Records

Side 1
Side 2

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Zacherley Month

Goodnight, whatever you are

Via Postman Tom.

Friday, October 12, 2012

Get Down Like James Brown

Come out to Botanica on Wednesday, Oct. 17th for your once-in-a-lifetime chance to win a Future Shock T-Shirt.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

You can have ZACHERLEY in your own home!

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Branded A Tramp (MP3)

Linda Lee  -  Branded A Tramp  (2:35)

Sunday, October 7, 2012


In honor of our 3 year anniversary, Listener Jon in Paris sent us this infographic. Thanks, Jon!

Shock Theater

via Postman Tom

Become A Ghoul Scout!

via Zombo

Friday, October 5, 2012

31 Days Of October

Photo by Eilon Paz

WFMU is having a silent fundraiser for the entire month of October.  DJs are not pitching on air, so please make a pledge if you're a fan of our programming.  You can donate to the station as a whole or to your favorite DJ.  Here are some handy links with more info on premiums that you will receive based on your pledge level.  Thanks for helping to keep us on the air!!


Matt Fiveash

Ted Barron

Live From The Admiral with Dr. Filth and Greg Cartwright

Fool's Paradise

Downtown Soulville with Mr. Fine Wine

Music To Spazz By with Dave the Spazz

Debbie Does WFMU

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Zacherley mini-45

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Rockin' Since 2009

This event will also be broadcast live on the Ichiban webstream, thanks to Dr. Filth!  Follow us on the Twitter for up-to-the-minute DJ schedules and dance contest details.  One lucky dancer will win a Future Shock T-Shirt!!

Our Hero With The Box Tops

Zacherley hosts Disc-O- Teen 1967.

Monday, October 1, 2012

Zach on TV (paper model)

1) Download the "ZACH ON TV.jpg," below.
2) Print, cut, fold & paste.
3) "Good night, whatever you are!"


The Cool Ghoul Indeed!

EVERYONE loves Zacherley!

October is Zacherley Month!