Thursday, May 12, 2022

Favorites from Up and Down the Calendar

 Yup, it's another exciting installment of 45s & Favorites, campers!

And it's a whole bunch o' fun!

01 - Mission Impossible Theme / Norwegian Wood - Alan Copeland - 1968  (2:56)

02 - Saturday Night, Stay at Home - Suburban Reptiles - 1978  (2:26)

03 - Night Fever - The Prams - 1979  (3:09)

04 - Ü (Angry Side) - Kleenex - 1979  (2:32)

05 - Destination Unknown - Helen Wheels - 1978  (2:56)

06 - Dangerous Type - Letters to Cleo - 1990  (3:40)

07 - Brainless - The Deadbeats - 1978  (2:32)

08 - Love Kite - ccc / Ill chemist - 2007  (2:33)

09 - Disco Veteran - Bog Ugly and the Wufters - 1978  (3:15)

10 - The Crusher - The Novas - 1964  (1:59)

11 - Blood & Lipstick - Pink Military - 1979  (3:50)

12 - Hold My Hand - The Pussywillows - 1993  (2:06)

13 - Death to Disco - Jimi Lalumia and the Psychotic Frogs - 1977  (4:37)

14 - AMC Pacer - 64 Funnycars - 1990  (2:24)

15 - Dying in Brooklyn - Tim Ray and the Druts - 1979  (2:17)

16 - You're Much Madder than Me - The Human Switchboard - 1979  (3:05)

17 - Lucky Guy - The Muffs - 1993  (2:47)

18 - Anti-Disco - The Stillettos - 1976  (3:00)

19 - Human Garbage Disposal - The Gizmos - 1977  (2:13)

20 - Teenage Crutch - The Shirts - 1978  (3:20)

21 - Boogers on You - The Mutants - 1979  (2:28)

22 - TV People (live) - Frank Soda and the Imps - 1979  (3:04)

23 - Obsessed with You - X-Ray Spex - 1978  (2:28)

24 - Showdown - Electric Light Orchestra - 1973  (4:08)

25 - Wasted (live) - The Runaways - 1978  (3:42)

26 - Sneaky Sue - Patty Lace and the Petticoats - 1963  (2:41)

27 - Rock & Roll Weirdos - Leila and the Snakes - 1978  (2:22)


Track 1 might be considered the first mash-up! The only way it might be more funner is if somebody nowadays reworked it using the original Lalo Schifrin and Beatles tracks. Still, it's audacious and contagious.

Track 12 is a cover of a song by the fabulous Rutles, the Pre-Fab Four.

I like Track 26 mostly because when they sing "Sneaky Sue," it sounds like "Stinky Sue to me!

Now you can like 'em all!

  

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