Wednesday, December 29, 2010

What Are We Gonna Do in '11?

Real Cool Time Podcast, 12/28/2010:  Year-end round-up of faves.

Paul Collins – Kings Of Power Pop

The Poppees--I'll Be Loving You
The Sorrows—Want You Tonight
*Mother’s Children--Bad Side of Town
*The Marvelous Beauhunks–City Sleep
*The Pointed Sticks–She’s Not Alone Anymore

The Ugly Beats–All Comes Back
The Frowning Clouds–Purple Heart 
The Loons–Diamonds and Garbage and Gold
Los Explosivos–Lo Que Me Exita!!
The Naked Eye–She Can Do No Wrong
The Swingin' Neckbreakers--Great Jones
*Christopher Dignan–Gonna Move
*The Ding Dongs–What’s That Sound
*The Tandoori Knights--Her Many Arms

Annie Philippe--C’est la mode [From Ace's C'est Chic.]
The Wildcats--What Are We Gonna Do in '64? [From Ace's Califia: The Songs of Lee Hazelwood.  Some "technical difficulties" at the start, sorry!]
The Supremes--Surfer Boy [From Ace's Hey, Beach Girls.]
*The Von Drats–Tube City
Johnny "Guitar" Watson--Posin' [From R&B Hipshakers.]

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Wanna tell ya 'bout mah bay-beh, y'know he's away in a manger

Real Cool Time Podcast, 12/21/2010:  Real Yule Time

*The Fleshtones–Canadian Christmas

The Fleshtones–Christmas With Bazooka Joe 
*The Pointed Sticks–Power Pop Santa
Beatles 1965 Christmas Message excerpt
*Patty Surby and The Canadian V.I.P.'s–I Want A Beatle For Christmas
Little Lambsie Penn--I Wanna Spend Christmas With Elvis
*Ralph – Christmas is Nice/C’est Jolie Noel
Shirley Field--Ski Rock
*Sadies–Snow Squad

The Tryfles–Gloria
Shindiggers Christmas message
The Media Whores–All I Want For Christmas Is You
The Kinks--All I Want for Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth/The Hollies--Winter Wonderland
The Ventures--Snow Flakes
Buck Owens and the Buckaroos--Christmas Shopping
Solomon Burke--Presents for Christmas

The Barbary Coasters—I’ve Been Naughty (and Nice)
Spinal Tap—Christmas with the Devil
The Youngsters—Christmas in Jail
The Yobs—Rub-a-Dub-Dum
*The Poppy Family—Free From the City

Thursday, December 16, 2010

You'll feel it in your sacroiliac

Real Cool Time Podcast, 12/14/2010: Dance Party

*Jenny Rock—Dansez

Ronnie Fuller—Do the Dive
Little Bobby Moore—Do the Ginger Snap
*Fuad & the Feztones--The Camel Walk
The Flame 'N King—The Whip
The Del-Mars—Snacky Poo Part 1
*Don Norman & the Other Four—Do the Bounce

Surf detergent ad
Bernadette—The Slosh
*The Laundronauts—Stop, Drop, Fluff and Fold
*The Midways--Dish Rag
*Les Sexareenos – Everybody Sexareeno
Jr. Walker & the All-Stars—Do the Boomerang
Little Genie Brooks—The James Brown Bougelou
Little Emmett Sutton—Mom Won’t You Teach Me to Monkey
Race Marbles—The Switch

Sonny Dublin--The Pigmy Grind Pt. 1
Jimmy Troy--The Brain 
Oscar Bishop—Oscar’s Dog
The Royal Kings—The Tighten Up
*King Khan & His Shrines--Mash Potato Itch 
*Michael Rault & the Mixed Signals--Justine and Don’t Twist, Get Twisted

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Thundah from Down Undah

Real Cool Time Podcast, 12/7/2010:  Aussie stuff.

The Saints–I’m Stranded

Radio Birdman–I-94
The Hitmen–Big Love
The Sunnyboys–Alone With You
The Naked Eye–Going All The Way
The Scientists–It Came out of the Sky

Le Hoodoo Gurus--Be My Guru
The Screaming Tribesmen–No Chance
The Stems–The Other Side
The Eastern Dark–Walking
The Breadmakers–Outta Gas
The Puritans–Coming Home

*Les Sultans--Va T’en
*The Jaybees--Who Do You Think You are
*David Clayton-Thomas–Barbie Lee
*Jack London and the Sparrows–Take It Slow and Easy 
*John Kay and the Sparrow–Twisted (version 2)
*Steppenwolf--Tighten Up Your Wig
*Les Monarques--Elle est si belle ["No Reply" en francais.]

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

And you've got time to rectify

Real Cool Time Podcast, 11/30/2010:  Recent acquisitions and some George and John commemoration.

*The Marvelous Beauhunks—Fantasy Merry-Go-Round
*Christopher Dignan--Move Them Bones [C.D. release party at the Lula Lounge tonight.]
*The Midways--Have Your Way 
*Andy Butler and the 905s--Sucker-punch
*UIC – Wanna Go?

The Ugly Beats--Harm’s Way
The Swingin’ Neckbreakers—Same All Over the World
The Lolas--Garden Of My Mind
The Loons—Red Dissolving Rays of Light
*The British Modbeats--LSD [Check out Fraser Loveman's Facebook photo album for a whole mess of Ontario '60s garage pics and artifacts!]
Paul Messis--When You Pass Me By
Groovy Uncle—Got Any Mantras

The Beatles--Sheila [Live at the Star Club 1962.]
The Beatles--Don’t Bother Me
The Beatles--I’m Happy Just to Dance With You
The Beatles--Think For Yourself
The Beatles--Bad Boy
The Beatles--You Can’t Do That [Alt. take from Anthology.]
The Beatles--When I Get Home 

I see no indication that WNED will be broadcasting LENNONYC anytime soon, so check it out at

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Dutch Treats

Real Cool Time Podcast, 11/23/2010:  Spotlite on Nederbeat, in celebration of the release of Pim Scheeling's new Q65 book from Ugly Things.

Q65--The Life I Live
Q65--I Got Nightmares
Q65--Cry In The Night
Q65--Get Out Of My Life, Woman
Q65--I Despise You [Spelled "I Despice You" on the Complete Collection's tracklisting.]
Q65--Summerthoughts In A Field Of Weed

The Outsiders--Won’t You Listen
The Motions--You Bother Me
Shocking Blue--Send Me a Postcard
The Haigs--Never Die
Ruud Knolraap and the Sweet Vegetable—Nieuwe Sperciebonen
The Symptomes—Zij liet me staan
De Clichee-mannetjes--Lekker Legbad

*The Kliek--Clock On The Wall
*The Guess Who--Believe Me
The Mike Jones Group--Funny Feeling 
The Skaliwags--Turn Him Down
The Great Scots--That's My Girl
The Painted Ship--Little White Lies (demo)
*Expedition To Earth--Expedition To Earth
*Expedition To Earth--Time Time Time

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Goofy Grapes

Real Cool Time Podcast, 11/16/2010:  Grapes, Bloodshot Bill, and a bit of Sunset Stripping.

*The Grapes of Wrath--Misunderstanding
The Grapes--When the Four Winds Blow 
The Grapes Of Wrath--'Cause It Was Her 
Mogen David and The Grapes Of Wrath--Don't Want Ya No More
The Grapes of Wrath--Have A Good Time On Me 
The Grapes Of Wrath--I'm Gonna Make You Mine 
Moby Grape—Omaha

*Bloodshot Bill—Reach That Woman
*The Ding Dongs—Come On Lil Dolly,
*The Tandoori Knights--Tandoori Party
*Andy Butler and the 905s--Don’t Wait
*Dave Rave–Anne-Marie
*Ralph–Maybe Ontario
Joe Hall and the Corvettes—Bongo Beatin’ Beatnik

The Standells--Riot On Sunset Strip
Donovan—The Trip
Lou Courtney--Rubber Neckin’
Brenton Wood—Oogum Boogum
Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band--Zig Zag Wanderer

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

They Built Excitement

Real Cool Time Podcast, 11/9/2010: A Car Show--haven't done one of these in a while.  With a special send-off to Pontiac.

*Real Gone–Gasoline Radio

Rodney and the Brunettes--Little GTO
The Darby Sisters--Go Back to Your Pontiac
SRC ad
Sonny Boy Williamson--Pontiac Blues
Patty Flabbie’s Coughed Engine—Billy Got a Goat
Thom McAn Wide-Track Shoes ad
The Fabulous Pack--Wide-Trackin’
Paul Revere and the Raiders—Judge
*Huevos Rancheros–Burrito Grande Prix

The Devil Dogs--354
The Livingstones--Fastest Car Around!
NYC Custom Auto Show ad 
The Emerald City Bandits—Full Blown Caddy
Daryl Starbird Auto Show ad
Warren Smith—Red Cadillac and a Black Moustache
Who John Mason Cars jingle
The Who—Motoring
*The Rink Rats—Phantom Dragster
The Trashmen—A-Bone

Nikki and the Corvettes—Back Seat Love
'64 Ford ad
*The Spaceshits--Backseat Boogie
Dodge Challenger ad
*Shanker and Romps–Rockin’ Rockin’ Parking Lot
Chevelle ad
*Ralph–Ocean at Night
*Leather Uppers–Super Car
*Les Hou-lops--RPM 6000

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Keef Don't Go

Real Cool Time Podcast, 11/2/2010:  Keith Richards' Life; James MacArthur's, Reggie King's, and Alex Anderson's deaths.

The Ding Dong Devils—I Carry a Tiki Torch for You

Radio Birdman—Aloha Steve & Danno
Ventures "Hawaii Five-O" ad
The Chocolate Watch Band--Are You Gonna Be There (At the Love-In)
The Standells--Rari
*Teenage Head--Let’s Go To Hawaii
*Metalunas—Chef Poi Ardee’s Metaluna Luau
*Luau Or Die--Surfin' Assassin

Rolling Stones Rice Krispies ad
The Rolling Stones—Connection
The Rolling Stones—Gimme Shelter [alt. version with Keef on lead vocals.]
The Rolling Stones—Little T & A
* Les Merseys – Stupid Girl
* Trio Sourire – Satisfaction (trk 6)
Rolling Stones Radio Veronica ad
The Rolling Stones--Empty Heart
Keith Richards—Oh Lord, Don’t Let Them Drop That Atomic Bomb on Me
Nils Lofgren – Keith Don’t Go

The Action--Twenty-Fourth Hour
*The Baketones--I'll Keep On Holding On
The Action--Never Ever

*Shadowy Men On A Shadowy Planet – You Spin Me ‘Round ’86 [Got cut off in the podcast, sorry!]

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

For every little confounded ghoul and ghost

Real Cool Time Podcast, 10/26/2010: Real Ghoul Time.

*Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet--Big Baby
*Les Monstres--Theme du Cimetiere [Bed music]
The Von Drats--Dratsylvania
The Media Whores--Cult of the Psychic Fetus
"Return of Count Yorga" trailer
The Ghouls--Little Old Lady from Transylvania
"Blackula" trailer
Forbidden Dimension--Vampire's Dream
"Vampire Playgirls" ad
The Woody Peakers--Dear Freddy

The Fiends--Made for Me
Johnny Chan & the New Dynasty Six--Ghoul-a-Go-Go
Zacherle--Weird Watusi
Jarvis Humby--Black Cat
"Graveyard Tramps" trailer
Jackie Morningstar--Rockin' in the Graveyard
October Country--My Girlfriend is a Witch

Bobby "Boris" Pickett Sears ad and station ID
Bobby "Boris" Pickett and the Cryptkickers--Rabian, the Fiend-age Idol
*Suckerpunch--Lone Wolf Fever
"I Was a Teenage Werewolf" ad
The Shimmys--He's My Werewolf
*The Frankenstein Five--He's Waiting
*The Gruesomes--Way Down Below
The Cynics--Makin' Deals [Appearing this Thursday at Unloveable and Friday at Mitzi's Sister!]
The Keytones--I Was a Teenage Monster