Thursday, May 16, 2019

MA-147 - 45s & Favorites, Disc 20

And … it's another slam-bang collection of great songs from 1961 to 2001.

01 - (My Heart Goes) Beat Beat - Beex - 1979  (2:17)
02 - The First Question - Kl1ngons - 1980  (3:17)
03 - Gotta Get Out Tonight - The Runaways - 1977  (3:27)
04 - Rock 'n' Roll Hell - Richie Balance - 1978  (2:25)
05 - I Hate Music - The K-Tels - 1979  (2:02)
06 - In the City - Joe Walsh (from The Warriors) - 1979  (3:52)
07 - Bored - Destroy All Monsters - 1979  (3:52)
08 - Well-Intentioned Blues - National Lampoon - 1975  (2:43)
09 - Cry for Yourself - The Dadaistics - 1979  (4:12)
10 - Suicide a Go Go - Big in Japan - 1978  (2:25)
11 - Lonely Days - Bee Gees - 1970  (3:47)
12 - Do You Think I'm Disco - Steve Dahl and Teenage Radiation - 1979  (3:34)
13 - Quiet Village - Les Baxter - 1961  (3:17)
14 - Time Wall - Fire Exit - 1979  (2:13)
15 - Real Wild Child - Josie and the Pussycats - 2001  (1:52)
16 - Big Mouth - The Muffs - 1993  (1:52)
17 - Blank Generation - Richard Hell and the Voidoids - 1977  (2:42)
18 - Hang on to a Dream - The Nice - 1969  (4:45)
19 - High Pressure Days - The Units - 1979  (3:42)
20 - I Can't Do Anything (live) - X-Ray Spex - 1977  (2:59)
21 - Burn the Midnight Oil - Ragweed Patch - 1967  (3:18)
22 - I Gave My Punk Jacket to Rickie - Mary Monday and the Bitches - 1977  (2:19)
23 - Springtime for Hitler - “Legs” Larry Smith - 1978  (3:56)
24 - Money Talks - Penetration - 1978  (1:43)
25 - Model's World - Ian North - 1981  (2:32)
26 - Here Come the Buts - The Disco Zombies - 1980  (3:58)

Some of the highlights are:
  • Track 4, an answer to the Righteous Brother's execrable 1973 obscenity, "Rock and Roll Heaven."
  • Track 12, a commentary on the lame disco scene
  • Track 13, the recording used in the introduction to Tula's TV Fantastic Theatre
  • Track 23, a spiffalicious, almost-straight version of one of the highlights of Mel Brooks's The Producers
… and all the rest of the songs!


See you on Monday, friends and/or campers!
  

Monday, May 13, 2019

MA-136 - It Clocked Out from the 1980s

But you can punch in to that musical era, through this compilation!

01 - In Love with the System - The Forgotten Rebels - 1980   (2:23)
02 - White Castles - Da! - 1981   (3:27)
03 - Jump Back! - Dee Walker - 1984   (2:51)
04 - Sight - X-Spand-X - 1982   (3:27)
05 - Don't Follow My Lead - Private Dicks - 1980   (3:09)
06 - All Night Television - 3-D - 1980   (4:19)
07 - Jewels (For Your Love) - MEO 245 - 1981   (3:09)
08 - (I Just Can't) Forgive and Forget - Blue Zoo - 1983   (3:26)
09 - Success - Picture Book - 1983   (2:00)
10 - Mind Over Matter - Drama - 1985   (3:35)
11 - Life in a Microwave - Manikins - 1980   (2:54)
12 - Trouble Lights - The Basics - 1980   (3:13)
13 - Everywhere I Go - Q E D - 1983   (3:19)
14 - Action Man - The Padlocks - 1981   (2:16)
15 - Fever of Love - Data - 1981   (3:24)
16 - What a Joke!  - Via Marconi - 1983   (2:27)
17 - Modern Girl - The Dadistics - 1980   (3:07)
18 - Living by Numbers - New Musik - 1980   (3:23)
19 - It's All Been Done Before - Surrender - 1982   (3:35)
20 - Media Man - Positive Signals - 1980   (2:38)
21 - Don't Stop Running - Modesty Blaise - 1981   (2:26)
22 - Living Inside Me - Data - 1983   (3:36)
23 - You're in a Mess - Falling Joys - 1988   (4:25)
24 - Glam to Wham - The Takeaways - 1984   (4:20)

There are so many socko, boffo selections here.  You'll find some new favorites, for sure -- especially the opening and closing cuts.

Just watch the video for the last track, "Glam to Wham," and you'll be reminded afresh of the goofiness and glory of this era:

And hear the whole shebang here!

See you back here on Thursday for another amalgamation of other people's awesomeness.
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