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Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Broadcast: INDIE1031 Coup d'état Show • 11/30/2010

I N D I E 1 0 3 1 • Coup d'état Show
My playlist from November 30th 2010
the first week of December...
I was asked back to be guest DJ on IDIE1031. Here is my playlist...

1. HI, HI, HI by Wings
THIS WEEK in 1972: Paul McCartney releases his third solo single. This is the second of his singles to be banned by the BBC. This time for "unsuitable lyrics". You could only hear the B-Side "C Moon" on the radio, but everyone was buying the 45 for this raunchy Rock 'n Roll number.

2. HIT ME WITH YOUR RHYTHM STICK by Ian Dury & The Blockheads
THIS WEEK in 1978: Ian Dury & The Blockheads release this classic New Wave hit which became #1 in the UK in Jan of 1979 [knocking off "YMCA"]. Chosen as Village Voice's Best Song of 1979.
3. TO BE A LOVER by Billy Idol
Billy's cover of the old STAX records track, "I Forgot To Be A Lover" from Billy's 1986 Long Player, Whiplash Smile.

HAPPY 55th BIRTHDAY to Billy on Nov 30th
4. LUCILLE by Little Richard and His Band
The Originator, The Architect of Rock 'N Roll!! His classic hit from 1957.

HAPPY 77th BIRTHDAY to Little Richard on Dec 5t
5. ROCKAWAY BEACH by Ramones
THIS WEEK in 1977: The Ramones highest charting US single in their career, hitting #66 on the Billboard Hot 100. Written by Dee Dee Ramone. 
THIS WEEK in 1965: The Beatles release their sixth Long Player, the classic Rubber Soul.
7. THE MOOSE by Woody Allen
Classic routine from Woody's early 60's stand up days. From the compilation, Standup Comic which collected his best routines from 1964 to 1968.

HAPPY 77th BIRTHDAY to Woody on Dec 1st

8. HAPPY JACK by The Who
THIS WEEK in 1966: The Who's first US top 40 hit.

9. DE DO DO DO DE DA DA DA (Japanese version) by The Police 
THIS WEEK in 1980: The Police release the single "De Do Do Do De Da Da Da" simultaneously in English, Japanese and Spanish. 
10. CHIM DON DON by Takashi Hirayasu & Bob Brozman
THIS WEEK in 2001: From the Long Player, Nankuru Naisa. (Okinawan for "Take It Easy")
11. YA! YA! by Lee Dorsey
The classic Soul chesnut from the 1961 Long Player, Ya! Ya!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Lee Dorsey on Dec 4th (1926)
• SONIC HISTORY LESSON: Altamont Raceway
THIS WEEK in 1969/1970: The Sixties are officially and symbolicly over on Dec 6th 1969 at Altamont Speedway in Northern California. The rockumentary, GIMME SHELTER was released one year later (to the day) on Dec 6th 1970.

12. GIMME SHELTER by Rolling Stones
THIS WEEK in 1969: The Rolling Stones release the Long Player,  Let It Bleed. The opening track "Gimme Shelter" was never released as a single.

13. RIVERSONG by Dennis Wilson
The first Beach Boy to release a solo record. From the 1977 Long Player, Pacific Ocean Blue. 
HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Dennis on Dec 4th (1944)

14. SWEET THING by Van Morrison
THIS WEEK in 1968: Van releases his classic second Long Player, Astral Weeks. Often listed as one of the Best Albums of All Time.

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