Sunday, October 16, 2011

B.W.'s PLAYLIST/ KHSU, 90.5/ SAT., 15 OCT. 2011

Irish singer/songwriter Ken Griffin roamed the States with his first band, Rollerskate Skinny, then later, he moved to Brooklyn and formed Favorite Sons. An eccentric talent and good bartender; it is unknown what he's doing these days (Mr. Griffin get in touch with me!). Check out Favorite Sons' 2006 release, Down Beside Your Beauty on Vice Records.

Holiday Cheer/ THE MARTINIS (’11 collection, Charles “Packy” Axton: Late Late Party)*

Palm of Your Hannd/ DOLLY LYON (‘50s, 7” single) [DRA]

I’m Shakin’/ THE BLASTERS (’81, self titled)

Love Ain’t Nothing/ JOHNNY NASH (’64, 7” single) [Argo]

The Pendulum/ THE ETTES (’11, Wicked Will)*

The Prowl/ DAN AUERBACH (’09, Keep It Hid)

Romance/ WILD FLAG (’11, self titled)*

Hey Luciani/ THE FALL (’86, ’90 collection, A Sides)

Kill A Billionaire/ KEN GRIFFIN (’02)

Scream (‘Till You Make the Scene)/ STEPHIN MERRITT (’11 collection, Obscurities)*

When You’re Away From Me/ FAVORITE SONS (’06, Down Beside Your Beauty)

Look Back in Anger/ DAVID BOWIE (’79, Lodger)

Heads Will Roll/ ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN (’82, Porcupine)

Desire/ ANNA CALVI (’11, self titled)

Swimming Horses/ SIOUXSIE AND THE BANSHEES (’84, Hyena)

Caught in One/ DUM DUM GIRLS (’11, Only in Dreams)*

Crazy About You/ THE HELLCATS (’90, Hoodoo Train)

Standing O/ WILCO (’11, The Whole Love)*

Saturday Night’s Alright For Fighting/ ELTON JOHN ’73, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road)

Keep On Runnin’/ SPENCER DAVIS GROUP (’66)

Time the Avenger/ THE PRETENDERS (’84, Learn to Crawl)

I Will Dare/ THE REPLACEMENTS (’84, Let It Be)

Aqui en mi nube/ SONIA (‘60s, ’11 collection, Chicas! Spanish Female Singers 1962-1974)

When Saturday Comes/ THE UNDERTONES (’81, Positive Touch)

Feelin’ (’89, BBC version)/ THE LA’S (’06 collection, BBC in Session)

If I Needed Someone/ THE BEATLES (’65, Rubber Soul)

Ain’t That Enough/ TEENAGE FANCLUB (’97, Songs From Northern Britain)

Picture of a Bird/ FRUIT BATS (’11, Tripper)*

Porno Starlet vs. Rodeo Clown / CALIFONE (’01, Roomsound)

Several Shades of Why/ J. MASCIS (’11, Several Shades of Why)

What It All Means/ SAM PHILLIPS (’09, Fantastic and Spectacular: Believer Music Issue Comp.)

Tell Me Now So I Know/ HOLLY GOLIGHTLY (’03, Truly She Is None Other)

Beautiful View/ LUNA (’97, Pup Tent)

I'm Gonna Wait/ GEORGE JACKSON ('67)

*new or recent release

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