Sunday, October 24, 2010

B.W.'s PLAYLIST/ KHSU, 90.5/ SAT., 23 OCT. 2010

Before "Dry the Rain" was featured in a scene of the 2000 film, High Fidelity, The Beta Band, who formed in St. Andrews, Scotland, wallowed in obscurity. Then a handful of years later, they broke up. However, "Dry the Rain, " and the 1997 EP, Champion Versions, still stand the be the band's finest hour. Well, not even...

Slummer the Slum/ THE 5 ROYALES (’58)

Shake ‘Em On Down/ R.L. BURNSIDE (’94, Too Bad Jim)

Roadrunner/ BO DIDDLEY (’58)

Shakin’ All Over/ JOHNNY KIDD & PIRATES (’60)

Bang Bang My Baby Shot Me Down/ NANCY SINATRA (’66, How Does That Grab You?)

My Babe/ LITTLE WALTER (’55)

I Did My Part/ THE HELLCATS (’90, Hoodoo Train)

Radio Sweetheart/ ELVIS COSTELLO (’77, ’93 reissue, My Aim is True)

Suffering Jukebox/ THE SILVER JEWS (’08, Lookout Mountain, Lookout Sea)

Dancing With Joey Ramone/ AMY RIGBY (’05, Little Fugitive)

Sheena Is a Punk Rocker/ THE RAMONES (’77, Rocket to Russia)

Psychotic Reation/ COUNT FIVE (’66)

Lucifer Sam/ THE SADIES (’06, In Concert)

Sister Surround/ THE SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES (’02, Behind the Music)

Consolation Prizes/ IGGY POP & JAMES WILLIAMSON (’77, ’10 remix, Kill City)*

Girls/ DAVID JOHANSON (’78, self titled)

You Got Me Hummin’/ REIGNING SOUND (’04, Too Much Guitar)

Past Time/ THE BASEBALL PROJECT (’08, Vol. 1 Frozen Ropes & Dying Quails)

Hot Freaks/ GUIDED BY VOICES (’94, Bee Thousand)

Date w/ Ikea/ PAVEMENT (’97, Brighten the Corners)

Dirty Blvd./ LOU REED (’89, New York)

Howl/ JUNIP (’10, Fields) *

Dry the Rain/ THE BETA BAND (’97, Champion Versions ep)

42 West Avenue/ CASHIER NO.9 ('08, 7” single)

Clap Hands/ BECK (’05, Guerolito)

Us v Them/ LCD SOUNDSYSTEM (’07, Sound of Silver)

Let, Let Me In/ DE LA SOUL (’91, De La Soul is Dead)

Alright Hear This/ BEASTIE BOYS (’94, Ill Communication)

The Story of Hip Hop/ THE BOOKS (’10, The Way Out)*

In Time/ SLY & THE FAMILY STONE (’73, Fresh)

*new or recent release

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