Sunday, December 19, 2010

B.W.'s PLAYLIST/ KHSU, 90.5/ SAT., 18 DEC. 2010

Recently unearthed, The Psychedelic Aliens was a great funk band from Ghana, beginning from 1968. Their only known surviving recordings (only three '45 singles plus B-sides) have been put together by Academy Records, entitled Psycho African Beat. Six killer cuts of a hybrid of African and US soul/funk. Amazing.
New Mule Skinner Blues/ THE MADDOX BROTHERS & ROSE (’48, ’10 collection, Oxford American Southern Music No. 12)
Hard Times Come and Go/ POKEY LaFARGE & THE
SOUTH CITY (’10, Riverboat Soul)

My Heart Skips a Beat/ THE SECRET SISTERS (’10, self titled)*

Willow Weep For Me/ PETE MOLINARI (’10, A Train Bound For Glory)

Mermaid Parade/ PHOSPHORESCENT (’10, Here’s to Taking It Easy)

Livin’ Too Close to the
Rio Grande/ FREEDY JOHNSTON (’10, Rain on the City)

You Won’t Let Me Down Again/ ISOBEL CAMPBELL & MARK LANEGAN (’10, Hawk)
Live With the Seasons/ TEENAGE FANCLUB (’10, Shadows)*

We End Up Together/ THE NEW PORNOGRAPHERS (’10, Together)

Resolution/ STEVE WYNN & THE MIRACLE 3 (’10, Northern Aggression)*

Hammering Castle Bird Man/ MIKE WATT + THE MISSINGMEN (’10, Hyphenated-Man)*

Got Nuffin / SPOON (’10, Transerfence)

Everything At Once/ SUPERCHUNK (’10, Majesty Shredding)

Hot Head/ CAPTAIN BEEFHEART & THE MAGIC BAND (’80, Doc at the Radar Station)
Sea Seizure (No. 19)/ MARY HALVORSON QUINTET (’10, Saturn Sings)*

Better Than a Machine (for Vic Chesnutt)/ BILL FRISELL (’10, Beautiful Dreamers)

Pius Ogola/ AKUMU ODHIAMBO (’10, Frank Fairfield's Pawnshop Presents Unheard Ofs & Forgotten Abouts)

Gbomei Adesai/ THE PSYCHEDELIC ALIENS (‘60’s, ’10 collection, Psycho African Beat)*

King Queen/ THE NELS CLINE SINGERS (’10, Initiate)

Ma/ TOM ZE (’75, ’90, The Best of Tom Ze)

Ice Cream For Crow/ CAPTAIN BEEFHEART & THE MAGIC BAND (’82, Ice Cream For Crow)

Clap Hands (live, ’87)/ TOM WAITS (’88, Big Time)

A Mushroom Cloud/ SAMMY SALVO (’61, ’10 collection, Oxford American Southern Music No. 12)

Tunnel of Love/ WANDA JACKSON (’61)

Suffering Season/ WOODS (’10, At
Echo Lake)

Save Yourself/ SHARON VAN ETTEN (’10, epic)*

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

*new or recent release

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