The BEST of ALL TIME is NOW
My playlist from Hour One of Episode #018,
Nov 13th 2011
the second week of November...
THIS WEEK in 1978: Paul The Clash release their second Long Player, Give 'Em Enough Rope which was the first Clash release in North America. Album of the year in TIME magazine and Rolling Stone.
THIS WEEK in 1978: 999 release the classic Punk track from their second Long Player, Separates (AKA High Energy Plan in U.S.)
THIS WEEK in 1988: The third single from the Athens, GA band's sixth Long Player, Green.
THIS WEEK in 2011: Occupy Everywhere is going on around the country and around the world. This timely track is from the recent EP, A Day At The Pass by Jill Sobule & John Doe.
THIS WEEK in 1986: The first single from XTC's eighth Long Player, Skylarking. Produced by Todd Rundgren.
HAPPY 58th BIRTHDAY to Andy Partridge on Nov 11th
THIS WEEK in 1995: The Brit Pop Blur Boys Top 5 UK hit. From their fourth Long Player, the classic The Great Escape.
THIS WEEK in 1954: The Big Joe Turner cover became Bill Haley's first Top Ten single. Listed as a "Foxtrot" on the 78 label.
THIS WEEK in 1965: The Willie Dixon cover was #7 in the U.S. and #1 in Canada. From Johnny's fourth Long Player, Meanwhile Back at the Wickey a Go-Go.
THIS WEEK in 1976: The Top 20 single from the band's fifth Long Player, Rock And Poll Over.
THIS WEEK in 1980: From the, compilation, Taking Liberties. The collection of non-album singles, B-sides and unreleased recordings. "Girls Talk" was covered by Dave Edmunds and appeared as the B-side to Elvis' 45, "I Can't Stand Up For Falling Down".
THIS WEEK in 1981: From The Strangler's sixth Long Player, La Folie. "Golden Brown" was #2 in UK and Top Ten in Australia & Germany.
15. GIVE ME YOUR MONEY by Spinal Tap (The Thamesmen)
THIS WEEK in2011: The first Nigel Tufnel Day on the 11th day of the 11th month of the year of our lord, two-thousand and eleven. Spinal Tap's debut single back when they were called The Thamesmen.
THIS WEEK in 1986: The classic score from the classic French Film, "Betty Blue / 37º2 Le Matin". Performed here by The City of Prague Philharmonic.