Sunday, April 11, 2010

B.W.'s PLAYLIST/ KHSU-FM, 90.5/ SAT., 10 APRIL 10

Relative newcomers, JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound, a hard-edged Chicago band that mixes R&B, soul and garage. Check out the band's self released 2009 record, Beat of Our Own Drum. They have also played at some special gigs thrown by excellent label, The Numero Group. Hey, if those guys picked this band to play, you know this is a premier outfit.


Come On and Gettit (’73)/ MARION BLACK (’07 collection, Eccentric Soul: The Prix Label)

Better Things/ SHARON JONES & THE DAP-KINGS (’10, I Learned the Hard Way)*

Love Is a Wonderful Thing/ PHILLIP ‘PRINCE’ MITCHELL ('68)

Aretha, Sing One For Me / GEORGE JACKSON (’67)

Minnie Skirt Minnie/ WILSON PICKETT ('68)

Harlem Shuffle / BOB AND EARL (’63)


Spanish Stroll/ MINK DEVILLE (’77, Cabretta)

Raw Ramp/ T. REX (’71, Electric Warrior)

Personality Crisis/ NEW YORK DOLLS (’73, self titled)

Killing Floor/ SNAKEHIPS (’10, Month of Sundays)*

Too Bad/ THE FACES (’71, A Nod is as Good as a Wink…To a Blind Horse)

Train Kept A-Rollin’/ THE JOHNNY BURNETTE TRIO (’56)

World Class Fad/ PAUL WESTERBERG (’93, 14 Songs)

Join My Gang/ THE LONG RYDERS (’83, 10-5-60)

Souljacker, Part 1/ THE EELS (’02, Souljacker)

Kingdom of Love/ THE SOFT BOYS (’80, Underwater Moonlight)

Got Nuffin/ SPOON (’10, Transference)*

Damaged Goods/ GANG OF FOUR (’79, Entertainment!)

Effortlessley/ FIELD MUSIC (’10, Field Music (Measure))

Use It/ THE NEW PORNOGRAPHERS (’05, Twin Cinema)

Bloodbuzz Ohio/ THE NATIONAL (’10, High Violet)*

The Official Ironman Song/ GUIDED BY VOICES (’96, Under the Bushes Under the Stars)

Don’t Want You Back/ THE SIGHTS (’02, Got What You Want)

Palmcorder Yajna/ THE MOUNTAIN GOATS (’04, We Shall All Be Healed)

Let’s Pretend We’re Dead/ L7 (’92, Bricks Are Heavy)

Make It in America/ THE BEARDS (’02, Funtown)

Ode to a Black Man/ THE DIRTBOMBS (’01, Ultraglide in Black)

Baltimore is the New Brooklyn/ JC BROOKS & THE UPTOWN SOUND (’09, Beat of Our Own Drum)

*new or recent release

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