Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Give what you can

Real Cool Time Podcast, 12/25/2012: Real Yule Time

Detroit Junior—Christmas Day
The Love Pushers—Jesus Christ
*Neil Young—Star of Bethlehem
*The Pixies—Winterlong
*The Reply—Give What You Can [Appearing at the Sister on NYE.]
*The Fleshtones–Canadian Christmas

The Barbary Coasters—I Want a Monkey for Christmas
The Tryfles–Gloria (In Excelsis Deo)
*The Pointed Sticks–Power Pop Santa   
*The Gruesomes–Santa Claus 
*The Smugglers—Queasy
*Hank Snow—The Reindeer Boogie 
The Wildebeests—Rudolph’s Ruin
The Cadillacs—Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

The Greedies—A Merry Jingle
Bobby Lloyd and the Skeletons—Do You Hear What I Hear/You Really Got Me
The Buff Medways—Merry Christmas Fritz
The Vipers—Christmas I’ll Be Home
Davie Allan and the Arrows—Ho Ho Seven/Hark the Herald Angels Sing

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Get with the Zeros

Real Cool Time Podcast, 12/18/2012: Perfect young'uns.


*The Pointed Sticks – Perfect Youth 
*The Young Canadians--Automan
*DOA—I Hate You 
*The Viletones—Outta My Mind
*The Ugly—Do You Wanna See Me
*The Diodes—Blonde Fever

The Dovers – She’s Gone
Los Mockers—Girl You Won’t Succeed
The English Beat—Ranking Full Stop (live at the '83 US Festival)
The Tweeds--I Need That Record
The Flashcubes— My Girl From Germany
The Toms–I Wanna Be a Teen Again
The Zeros–Beat Your Heart Out (alt. version)
The Zeros–Pushin’ Too Hard

*Steppenwolf–Tighten Up Your Wig 
*Blue Oyster Cult–Born To Be Wild
Radio Birdman – Hot Rails To Hell (live in Texas)
Sonic’s Rendezvous Band—Song L (live in Detroit)
SRC--Up All Night

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

The way you love me's got to cramp my style

Real Cool Time Podcast, 12/11/2012:  Dee-lux R 'n B.


The Cramps—Human Fly 
The Cramps--Can Your Pussy Do the Dog (Live in Auckland N.Z.)
Dwight Pullen—Sunglasses After Dark
Homer Denison Jr.—Chickie Run
Marvin and Johnny—Vip Vop
*Jack Scott—The Way I Walk (live)
*Deja Voodoo–Swamp of Love
*Christopher Dignan–Move Them Bones 
*Suckerpunch—Cool...Like a Lava Lamp

*David Clayton Thomas–Boom Boom 
The Animals–Bright Lights Big City
*Please Feed The Animals–I’m Crying 
Master's Apprentices Ford Cortina ad
The Master's Apprentices–Inside Looking Out 
The Phantom Keys–Poor Boy
*The Ugly Ducklings–Keep Your Big Mouth Shut
*The Fiends–Get Yourself Home 
Phil May Look-alike excerpt from "Whole Scene Going"
The Pretty Things–We’ll Play House
The Pretty Things Yardbird Blues Band–Here’s My Picture
The Yardbirds—Pretty Girl

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

You better hit her

Real Cool Time Podcast, 12/4/2012: I don't know the words to this one.


ZZ Top–Master of Sparks
The Moving Sidewalks–You Make Me Shake 
Jimi Hendrix—Spanish Castle Magic
*The Haunted–Vapeur Mauve ["Purple Haze" en francais.]
The Fuzztones—Caught You Red Handed 
Raiders "Revolution" L.P. ad
Paul Revere and the Raiders—Peter Gunn

The Cadillacs—Speedo is Back [RIP Earl Carroll.]
Mickey and Sylvia--Dearest [RIP Mickey Baker.]
*Sandy Marino and the Sandmen—Hopin’ and a Prayin’
*King Khan and BBQ—Got It Made
*Mark Sultan–Waiting for Me
*Les Sexareenos–White light White Heat
VU “White Light/White Heat” ad
Velvet Underground—Waiting for the Man [Scepter sessions version.]
VU 3rd album ad
Velvet Underground—There She Goes Again [Factory rehearsal with Nico.]

*James Curtis--One Fine Morning  
*The Primordials–You Know It Is
The Kravin’ A’s–Bad Time

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Your mind girl must-a be deranged

Real Cool Time Podcast, 11/27/2012:  Seeds, Nuggets, etc.

The Seeds–Out Of The Question (Take 1)
Rodney Bingenheimer interviews Sky Saxon
Seeds show ad
The Seeds–Pushin’ Too Hard (Take 1)
Seeds show ad
*The Lost Patrol–No Escape
Psych Out ad
*The Hoa Hoa’s–Grew Up on The seeds
Vox Wah Wah Ad
The Electric Prunes–Too Much To Dream
*The Demics–Get Me To The World On Time
The Sonics–You Got Your Head On Backwards
*The Boojies–Have Love Will Travel 
*The Legend Killers—Strychnine 
*The Haunted—1-2-5 

Stiv Bators–It’s Cold Outside
*The Dream Dates—The Mess You’re In
The Booby Traps – Shoulda Known Better
The Rezillos--Mystery Action,
The Revillos—Hungry For Love

Dino Desi and Billy–If You’re Thinkin' What I'm Thinkin'
Herman’s Hermits–My Reservation’s Been Confirmed
Tomorrow—Real Life Permanent Dream
The Above—Are You Gonna Flake Out
*The High Tides—Los Muertos  

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Nothin' shakin' but the leaves off the trees

Real Cool Time Podcast, 11/13/2012:  Page-turners, Darling Charlie, and a too-brief Norton Records tribute.

Jimmy Page—She Just Satisfies
Billy Fury—Nothin’ Shakin’
Led Zeppelin—What Is and What Should Never Be [live]
The Fleshtones–Communication Breakdown
The Beatnix—Stairway to Heaven
Rolling Stones—Tell Me [acoustic hotel room version]
Question Mark and the Mysterians—Empty Heart
*The Rolling Stones—I’m Moving On [live]
*The Haunted–Mona
The Real Kids--Out of Time

The A-Bones—Stolen Moments
*Bloodshot Bill—Hey Norton
*Bloodshot Bill–Thunder and Lightning
*The Ding Dongs—Last Laugh
*The Tandoori Knights—Big Belly Giant
Bobby Fuller Four—I Fought the Law [El Paso version]

*Radio 4--I Don't Wanna Go To New York
20/20–Action Now
*The Finks--Magic Eyes

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Voice your choice

Real Cool Time Podcast, 11/6/2012: Election Night Special


*The Plague–Only In America
The Boss Five—Please Mr. President
Vox Ad
Electric Prunes--Hey Mr. President
*Shanker and Romps–Dennis Martinez (El Presidente)
The Yardbirds—Mister You’re a Better Man Than I [BBC]

Fortune and Maltese–L.U.V. (Let Us Vote)
MC5–American Ruse
Senator Bobby–Wild Thing
*Neil Young--Campaigner
Nardwuar vs. Gerald Ford
Raiders "Revolution" ad
Paul Revere & the Raiders–Our Candidate
Doug Brown and the Omens--Youth and Experience
The Colony - Pseudo Psycho Intuition (Politician)
Cream–Politician [BBC]

Jefferson Airplane Levi’s ad
The Jefferson Airplane--Volunteers
Wild in The Streets Ad
*The Pointed Sticks–Shape of Things To Come
*Les Synapses-- Mon Pere Est Millionaire 
*James Clark Institute—Bettie Page Rides a Donkey
*Shadowy Men On A Shadowy Planet–Baby Elephant Walk 
*Les Sinners--Vox Populi

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

If you have ghosts then you have everything

Real Cool Time Podcast, 10/31/2012: Real Ghoul Time.


Big Vinny and the Cattle Thieves--Got Me a Monster
*Les Monstres—Theme du Cimetiere (bed music)
*Evil Farm Children--Brain Buffet
*Forbidden Dimension–Atomic Cannibal 
*The Fiends—My Ghoul Fiend
*The Evaporators–Vampire Blues 

Zacherle—The Bat
Jim Burgett--Jekyll and Hyde
Dickie Goodman--The Ghoul from Ipanema
Animated Sounds—Sock It To Me Baby in the House of Shock 
Spike Jones—Spooky Spooky Lend Me Your Tomb 
Jack Hammer—Black Widow Spider Woman 
Bela LaGoldstein—Old Boris 
Billy Taylor—Wombie Zombie 
Peter and the Wolves—Mr. Frankenstein 

Roky Erickson and the Aliens–If You Have Ghosts [Appearing Nov 3 at Lee’s Palace.]
*Big John Bates–Hellfire Remedy 
Paradise--Creatures of the Night
*The Torn Down Units--Lost on Ghost Road 
*The Gruesomes–Dementia 13

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

When you held my hand and you wouldn't let go

Real Cool Time Podcast, 10/23/2012:  Post-funding drive show--thanks to all CIUT donors!

The Savages--The World Ain’t Round It’s Square 
The English Beat–Best Friend (live)
The Paul Collins Beat–That’s What Life Is All About (live)  
The Muffs–Rock and Roll Girl
The Electric Mess--Girl With The Exploding Dress 
The Above–My Love

*Big John Bates–I Don’t Believe
*The Dream Dates—Moans on the Phone 
*The Enemas--Joe Wyatt 
*The Zellots–Soldiers 
*NFG--Cowboy Rock    

The Yardbirds—Evil Hearted You (BBC)
Chris Isaak–Heart Full of Soul
*The Boy From Nowhere–Train Kept A Rollin’  
Blue Oyster Cult–Stairway To The Stars (live)
*The Flying Squad–Godzilla 
The Stairs–In The Back Of Your Mind 

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

It's really been a gas this time

Real Cool Time Podcast, 10/9/2012: The long and the short of it.  Next week is the CIUT Membership Drive--please $how your $upport!

The Dream Syndicate–Days of Wine and Roses (Live)
Neil Young "Everybody Knows" ad
*The Dream Syndicate--Cinnamon Girl 
Buffalo Springfield show ad
*Buffalo Springfield--I Am a Child
The Screaming Trees–In The Forest 

Pete Townshend Air Force ad
The Who--A Legal Matter
The Who—I’m One
The Small Faces—Sorry She’s Mine
Humble Pie–I Don’t Need No Doctor (live at the Fillmore East)

Sonics show ad
The Sonics–Maintaining my Cool
*Fuad and the Feztones–The Cool Bird
*Michael Rault & the Mixed Signals–Keep Your Cool
*The Evaporators – Milkshake Murder 
*The White Wires—And Then You Told Me
*High Tides--(w/Grease Marks at Cadillac Oct. 11)—Stamos Bien Pedos
The Nervebreakers--My Girlfriend is a Rock

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

I was admirin' the silverware

Real Cool Time Podcast, 10/2/2012: Spotlite on All Kinds of Highs.



Bohemian Vendetta--All Kinds of Highs 
The Tiffany Shade--A Quiet Revolution
The Grammy Phones—Now He’s Here 
The Jelly Bean Bandits—Neon River 
The Wrongh Black Bag—I Don’t Know Why 
The Art of Lovin’—Good Times
The Orient Express--For a Moment

Blondie—I Know But I Don’t Know (live)
The Nerves–Hanging On The Telephone
New York Dolls—Bad Girl (live in Paris)
The Knaves—Leave Me Alone 

*Neil Young— When You Dance I Can Really Love
*Pow Wows—Seeing Black
*Simply Saucer—Instant Pleasure
*Change of Heart—Picture Perfect 
*Dream Dates—Surfer Joe
*David Clayton Thomas and the Bossmen--Done Somebody Wrong
*The Checkers—Stormin’
The Tangerine Zoo--Another Morning

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Radio Birdbrains

Real Cool Time Podcast, 9/25/2012: Salute to Chris Masuak, appearing at the Sister this Thursday, 9/27.  Also, RIP Sam Sniderman and Steve Sabol.


Radio Birdman—Didn’t Tell the Man
Radio Birdman—I.94
Hitmen—Bwana Devil 
Hitmen—In Your Eyes
Screaming Tribesmen—Casualty of Love
New Christs – Like a Curse 

Tony Worsley Ready Steady let’s Go 
Machine Gun Kelly's Rejects--I'm Going Back
The Playboys--It’s Awright
The Sunsets--I Want Love
Donnie Sutherland and the Titans--No Cheatin'

*The Purple Toads–Gonna Have a Good Time Tonight   
*The UltimatemostHigh– Killer Wolf
*Simply Saucer—Bullet Proof Nothing
*The Diodes—We’re Ripped
*The Great Scots—Don’t You Believe Them
*The Guess Who—Croyez-Moi
*The Checkerlads--Shake Yourself Down
*The Offbeats--Wild Weekend

NFL Films--The Power and the Glory

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

You're Vou-lhe contar on me

Real Cool Time Podcast, 9/18/2012: Spotlite on Brazilian Nuggets, Volumes 1 and 2.

*King Khan–Kukamonga Boogaloo 
The Blow Up—Deixe-Me ["Let Me" in Portuguese.]
The Bobs—Murder
*The Modern Sound Six—Born to Be Wild
The Beggers—Esses Homens Farrapos 
Os Espies—O Trem 
Wanderleia—Vou-lhe Contar ["Pushin’ Too Hard" in Portuguese.] 

Diana—Eu Gosto Dele 
Merlin’s Message—Requien a Brian Jones
Parada 5—Ando Meio Perdido Por Ai 
Os Nucleares—Apolo
Giovanne—Pegou Fogo na caixa d’agua 
Eduardo Araujo—Nem sim, nem nao
Quarteto nova era—Viagem no temp 

*The Pow Wows–Number 13 
*Catl–Good Tooth Shine
*The Calamity Janes--Lorna of the Jungle  
*Quiet Jungle–Everything
*Quiet Jungle–Ship of Dreams  
*Huevos Rancheros–Night of the Iguana 

Thursday, September 13, 2012

We've gone Hollywood

Real Cool Time Podcast, 9/11/2012: Film Fest, South, Purple, and some recent acquisitions.


*Eugene Ripper–Perfect Day in Hollywood

The All-Night Newsboys—She’s Gone Hollywood
The Nervebreakers--Strange Movies
*Sadies–The North Star
*The Diodes–Midnight Movie Star
*Shadowy Men On A Shadowy Planet--Siesta Cinema
A-Bones ad
The A-Bones—Drive-In 

The A-Bones–I’m Snowed [RIP Joe South.]
*Jenny Rock – Mal
Funky Junction--Fireball
Deep Purple–Pictures of Home

The Master Plan—Find Something Beautiful
*The White Wires—It’s Been a While
*Tobias—I’d Like To Know
The Ripe–Be Adventurous
*La Revolution Francaise—Y’mouille a Sciaux
Los Peyotes--Cry Baby
The Phantom Keys—Corn Likker
The Insomniacs—Mental Holiday

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Apples are uncool

Real Cool Time Podcast, 9/4/2012: Back to School Special.


*Tomorrow’s Keepsake--Eat Your Hot Dog, Boy    
Hormel Hot Dogs ad 
*Nardwar (w/Sage Francis, Xaul Zan and Megan Barnes)–Hot Dog High
The Go-Nuts—Nutrition Break
Chuck Berry–School Days
Sonny and Cher Stay in School PSA
The Cynics–Be True to Your School
Fortune and Maltese Stay in School PSA
*The White Wires—Be True to Your School (‘til You Get Kicked Out)
*The Evaporators—I Quit School

The Plimsouls—Zero Hour
Northshore—School Yard 
The Breadmakers – Playing Hooky From School
The Run-a-Rounds—I Couldn’t Care Less 
Sister Mary Elephant excerpt
Rockpile–Teacher Teacher (live at Montreux)
Freddy Cannon Coke ad
Freddy Cannon—Abigail Beecher 
The Boys—Teacher’s Pet

J. Jacobs ad
Jacqueline Taieb—7 A.M.
Lulu Coke ad
*Richie Knight and the Mid-Nights—Homework
School hockey tournament ad
*Michael Rault and the Mixed Signals—Go Go Go
Surrey Shops College '66 ad
*Frat Kings—BMOC
*Fuad and the Feztones--Beeramid 

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Raid, Hermania!

Real Cool Time Podcast, 8/28/2012: Peter Noone and Paul Revere Ex-travaganza.  They're at the Ex tonight, and we'll be there not with bells, but with tri-corner hats on!

I most likely got this from Beth.

Herman’s Hermits–Wild Love
Herman’s Hermits–Got A Feeling
Vox Wah-Wah pedal ad
Herman's Hermits--Hold On
Sears record dept. ad
Herman's Hermits--No Milk Today
Herman's Hermits--Ace King Queen Jack
The Stool Pigeons w/Peter Noone–Take Love, Give Love

*The Von Zippers–Satan’s Stool Pigeon Theme
*The Chains–Fortune Teller
*Les Gants Blancs–Tu veux revenir
*The Chessmen–When I’m Not There
*Les Sultans–Bring Her Back 
*Les Macchabees--Je t'aime trop ["Stepping Stone" en francais.]
*Les Miserables–Oo Poo Pa Doo   
*The Centaurs--Kicks

GTO Judge ad
Paul Revere and the Raiders--Action
"Spirit of '67" ad
Paul Revere and the Raiders–Louise
"Alias Pink Puzz" ad
Paul Revere and the Raiders--New Orleans
Swingy Doll ad
Paul Revere and the Raiders--Ballad of a Useless Man
Paul Revere and the Raiders--Just Like Me [alt. mix]
Paul Revere and the Raiders – Like Long Hair

Wednesday, August 22, 2012


Real Cool Time Podcast, 8/21/2012: Hey there Gorky Boy.


Nikita The K and The Friends Of Ed Labunski--Go Go Radio Moscow  
The Regents--The Russian Spy and I 
*The Barracudas–The KGB Made A Man Out Of Me
The Beatles–Back In The USSR
The Crushers--Once Upon A Tim
Singing GuitarsPerfidia
The Karovas Milkshake--No Reason To Complain   
*The Treblemakers–The Shmirnoff Conspiracy

The Avengers—The American in Me
*The Curse–Oh My God 
*Maow--Mindless Aggression 
*The Dishrags–I Don’t Love You
*The Unbelievers--Bully
*Polaris–Danger Girl

Tina Turner–All In My Mind 
The Kinks—Dead End Street [alternate version]
The Vertebrats–Diamonds in the Rough 
Los Bat Boys--Cheating Charlie
Los Grimm--Viaje en la alfombra magica

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Mayhem (not psychosis)

Real Cool Time Podcast, 8/14/2012: Who's got their copy of the garage rock bible yet?

Get your copy here!

*The Guess Who–Shakin’ All Over
Who Radio One jingle
The Who–Summertime Blues
Who Coke ad
The Smithereens–The Seeker
*Les Merseys–Lies 
The High Numbers–I’m The Face
The Small Faces--Own Up Time

*The Sherlocks–Girl You Captivate Me
*The Gruesomes–Who Dat? 
*The Ten Commandments—Big Man
*The Midways—A Girl Like You
*The Vindicators—24 Hours Everyday
*Double Naught Spies—And She Said Yes 

The Mop Tops—I Tried
The Pentagons—Try and Find 
The Es Shades—Anyday, Anywhere 
Revelles—You Don’t Love Me No More 
The Malcontents—I’m a Roustabout 
The Highlites—No One to Tell Me 
The Outcasts—Run Away 
Imelda May–Mayhem
Fuzz Aldrin--Trailer Park Quarantine

Thursday, August 9, 2012

Our own private Ontario

Real Cool Time Podcast, 8/7/2012: We prepare for our upcoming schlep on a gambling bus to see the Bangles and the B-52s at Casino Rama.


Sorry, couldn't resist...some of my high school pals got to meet the B-52s.  I'm not sure of the year but I think this was backstage at Letterman, 'cause there was also a pic of Greg with Larry "Bud" Melman among these shots.


*B-Girls–Fun At The Beach
The B-52s–52 Girls
Bangs No Mag ad
The Bangs–Getting Out of Hand 
The B-52s--Hero Worship
The Bangles--Hero Takes A Fall [Live, unknown '80s date and venue.]

The Bangles–I Want You
The B-52s--Give Me Back My Man
The Bangles--The Glitter Years
The B-52s--Private Idaho
The Bangles--Ride the Ride   

*Sid and Susie–Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere
*Bongwater–Mr. Soul
Iggy Pop and Kate Pierson--Candy
The Ramones–Chop Suey
*The Riff Randells–All I Know   
*Fred Schneider with Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet–Sugar In My Hog 
*Cub–Get Off The Road (Maneaters)
*Kate Nash--Chinchilla
*Suckerpunch--Marilyn Monroe

Thursday, August 2, 2012

On the Case

Real Cool Time Podcast, 8/31/2012: We almost missed a great Peter Case show at the Dakota last week...so here we're makin' up for lost time.

*Alun Piggins–Watching You Glow
The Nerves–When You Find Out
The Breakaways–Little Suzy
The Plimsouls–Oldest Story In The World
The Plimsouls–Dangerous Book
The 27 Various--Tribute – Great Big World tr 11

The Prettyboys—I Wanna Make You
The Shoes – I Don’t Wanna Hear It
Tom Orsi--Where Are You Now
Flamin' Groovies "Supersnazz" ad
The Flamin’ Groovies—Don’t Put Me On
The Lolas—Sticker
Let’s Active–Ring True

*The Zellots–Social Elite 
*Mother’s Children—Dancing with Your Girlfriend
*Pointed Sticks—Start Something New
*The Cribs—Death in the Family
*The Numbers–Sideways Elevator
*The Evaporators—Busy Doing Nothing
*The Barracudas–Somewhere Outside

7/24 playlist (the show might be lost to the mists of time though).

The Snapper--She’s A Lover
The Artwoods–Don’t Cry No More
5 From Dave–Little Child 
The Spectres—Neighbor Neighbour
Fingers Lee and the Upper Hand--Midnight Race 
The Clique—We Didn’t Kiss We Didn’t Love But Now We Do
Casey Jones and the Governors–All I Wanna Do
*The Primordials–Keep a Hold of What You’ve Got
*The Reply–Memphis Train
*Dany Laj--Orange Buoy
*The Evaporators--Bunk
*The Evil Eyes--Good As Gold
The Chesterfield Kings–I Don’t Understand
Marshall Crenshaw–Right On Time
*The Royal Crowns—Lady Pomp Gal
The Db’s–Let’s Live For Today 
The Windbreakers – She Likes Girls
*Neil Young–Drive Back
*Soul Asylum—Barstool Blues

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Not just the words, the BEAT

Real Cool Time Podcast, 7/17/2012:  Beat Bonanza

The Beat—Let Me Into Your Life 
The Beat--Look But Don’t Touch
The English Beat—Two Swords
The English Beat--Best Friend [live in Boston, 1982.]

The Neatbeats—Looks So Nice
The Ugly Beats—I’ll Make You Happy
Easybeats Coke ad
The Easybeats—Ya Can’t Do That
The Beat Merchants – Pretty Face 
•The Beat Buddies–Pins In My Heart  
The King Beats—She’s Fine She’s Mine
The Big Beats–Beware 

*Le Chelsea Beat et Poupee Fortrel—Les Garcons
*The British Mod Beats–LSD 
*JB & the Playboys–All My Lovin’
*The Northwest Company--She’s A Woman
*Les Hou-Lops–Ces mots qu’on oublie un jour ["Things We Said Today" en francais.]
*Les Merseys–Jolie Rita ["Lovely Rita" en francais.]
*Les Monarques--Elle est si belle ["No Reply" en francais.]
*The Living Deadbeats--Time
Deep Purple—Hard Lovin’ Man [RIP Jon Lord.]

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Supercharge It

Real Cool Time Podcast, 7/10/2012: Spotlite on the 8th and latest volume in the GaragePunk Hideout series, Supercharged Sounds.

The Mojomatics–Cut It Off
The Blue Squares--It's No Wonder 
The Barons--Now You're Mine    
The Mokkers--This Boy 
The Illusions–Just Be You 
*The Pygmies--Don't Care About You 
Stones Radio Caroline promo
The Rolling Stones–Come On
The Mourning After--Do Your Thang 

The Swinging Iggies featuring Gar Francis--Lady Gaga 
The Stooges–1969 
45 Spide--Driven by Love 
The Stems–Terminal Cool
Rock and Roll Monkey and the Robots--Too Fast 

*The Diodes—Polaroid
*The Viletones—Nothing on You
*The Gruesomes—Get Out of My Hair 
*Tricky Woo--Rock and Roll Renegade
*Bloodshot Bill—Crazy Sound 
*The Sadies—Times Change
*Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet–Bennett Cerf  [Reunion show at Lee's Palace this Saturday, 7/14.]

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Can you hear the American Sound?

Real Cool Time Podcast, 7/3/2012: Don't wanna hear you put it down!

The Dictators—America the Beautiful
Hansome Dick Manitoba and the Nomads–American Beat 2007
Station ID Fleshtones
The Fleshtones–Cara-Lin
The Ramones–I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend (demo)
*Cub–She’s A Sensation 
*The B-Girls—Chinese Rocks
The New York Dolls—Jet Boy
*Tuuli—Accidents Never Happen 
Blondie–In The Sun

*The Guess Who–Summertime Blues
The Blokes–All American Girl 
*The Plague–Only In America    
The Five Americans–I’m Feeling Ok
*Les Miserables—Western Union
Bobby John and the Ikettes--Think

The E-Types–She Changes
Let’s Active–Every Dog Has His Day
Marshall Crenshaw–Everything’s The Truth
*Huevos Rancheros—64 Slices of American Cheese
*Huevos Rancheros–American Sunset

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Five jive y-birds

*Matthew Sweet and Susannah Hoffs (Sid and Susie)–Cinnamon Girl
*The Royal Purple--Warm Your Mind and Soul 
*The Chesterfield Kings--Little White Lies
Stones Rice Krispies ad
*The Rolling Stones–I’m Movin’ On [Beeb session.]
*The Tell-Tale Hearts–Just In Case You Wonder
Station ID: Lenny Helsig
*The Thanes–It’s My Pride

The Yardbirds–Good Morning Little Schoolgirl
The Yardbirds—Respectable
Cream Falstaff ad
Cream—I Feel Free [Beeb session.]
“The New Cream” (Blind Faith) ad
The Yardbirds--Too Much Monkey Business [Beeb session.]
Yardbirds Catalina Island show promo 
The Yardbirds—He’s Always There [Alt. take.]
Screamin’ Lord Sutch and the Savages—Come Back Baby
Jeff Beck concert ad
Jeff Beck and the Big Town Playboys—Baby Blue 
Yardbirds Macleans ad
The Yardbirds—Little Games [Live in Stockholm.]
The First Gear--A Certain Girl 
“The In Sound” with Jimmy Page
Led Zeppelin–Somethin' Else [Beeb session.]

*Boy From Nowhere–Heart Full Of Soul   
*The Ugly Ducklings--I Wish You Would
 Nils Lofgren–For Your Love

Real Cool Time Podcast, 6/19/2012: That Primordial Beat...and then there's Mod!  [Couldn't get the file last week.]

The Favourite Sons--That Driving Beat 
*The Primordials–See That Girl
Brian Diamond & The Cutters--Shake, Shout And Go 
*The Reply–Memphis Train
The Remo Four--Sing Hallelujah
*The Primordials–Don’t Wanna Be Free
The Darwin's Theory–Hosanna 
*The Reply – I Must Stop

The Jam—Sounds from the Street
The Small Faces–E Too D [Alt. take.]
Small Faces ad
The Small Faces–You Need Love
The Plebs--Babe I'm Gonna Leave You 
*Jenny Rock—Oui j’ai peur ["Is It True" en francais.]
*Les Hou-Lops—Pas Besoin d’un docteur ["I Don't Need No Doctor" en francais.]

*David Clayton Thomas–Who’s Been Talking 
The Hipster Image--Make Her Mine  
The Marks--High Heel Sneakers
Mike Rabin & The Demons--Head Over Heels 
*Les Bohemians–Say It 
The Transatlantics--Louie Go Home  

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Squawking like a pink monkey bird

Real Cool Time Podcast, 6/12/2012: Have a glamorous NXNE!

Bad Religion—Faith Alone
The Reigning Sound--Brown Paper Sack
Andre Williams—Andre Williams is Moving
*The Sadies—Talking Down
*The Sadies--The Pyramid*

Jobriath—Earthling  [Jobriath A.D. at the NFB, Saturday 5 p.m.]
David Bowie—Moonage Daydream [Alternate mix.]
Lou Reed–Caroline Says [Live at the Academy of Music.]
The Arrows--Toughen Up
Shelby--Dance with the Guitar Man
T. Rex—Planet Queen
Girlschool–Twentieth Century Boy 
Slade–Gudbuy T’Jane
*Ambrose Slade – Born To Be Wild

*Les Breastfeeders--Poupee a dormir debout 
*The Pow Wows—I Heart My Goldifox
*Planet Creature--Loaded
*Catl—He’ll Make a Way
*Shomberg Fair–Black Train

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

King-Sized Devil Music

Real Cool Time Podcast, 6/5/2012: Rocky's Hockey special--Jersey vs. L.A.

*The Hanson Brothers–Hockey Night Tonight
"Mark of the Devil" ad
*The Deadcats–She Devil
*The Trap Doors–Devil’s Potion 
*The Sparrow—Goin’ to California 
*King Khan and His Shrines—Kukamonga Boogaloo
*Fuad and the Feztones—Valley of the Kings 

*The Royal Purple–Oh No
The Insomniacs–Miss Expanding Universe (Swamp Rat)
Richard and The Young Lions--You Can Make It 
The Young Monkey Men--I Believed You     
The Swingin’ Neckbreakers–Do The Flop  
The Smithereens–Behind the Wall of Sleep [Live at the Ritz.]
Knickerbockers radio ad
The Knickerbockers–Lies

X–Devil Doll
The Pop—Down on the Boulevard
The Plimsouls–Magic Touch
The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band —If You Want
The Electric Prunes–Get Yourself Together
The Standells–Riot On Sunset Strip 

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Surfin' Cana-day

Real Cool Time Podcast, 5/29/2012: Great Lakes Surf Battle special.

*The Blue Demons--Baja
*Luau Or Die—Surfin’ Assassin
*Huevos Rancheros—Moth Dance, The
*Los Mel-tones—Surf Before Sunrise
*The High Tides--Ripchord
*The Treblemakers—Rubber Duckies
*The Squires--Mustang

The Rhythm Rockers—Moon Dawg
The Beach Boys—Punchline
The Honeys—Pray for Surf
David Marks and the Marksmen—The Sheriff of Noddingham
The Jesus and Mary Chain—Surfin’ USA

The Trashmen—My Woody
The Barracudas--I Want My Woody Back
The Angels—You Can’t Take My Boyfriend’s Woody
The Fantastic Baggys—Tell ‘em I’m Surfin’
Scott Engel—Devil Surfer
101ers—Surf City
Dave and the Saints—Leavin’ Surf City

*Michael Rault and the Mixed Signals--Moody River [Appearing with the Modern Superstitions this Thursday, 5/31, at the Garrison.]

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Le Freak-Out, c'est chic

Real Cool Time Radio, 5/22/2012: Are you gonna be there when I make my mark, at the FREAK OUT!

Death–Freakin’ Out
Them–People, Let’s Freak Out
The Communication Aggregation--Freakout USA 
Dan Green--MacDougal Street Freak Out
*49th Parallel–Citizen Freak
Spontaneous Combustion--Freaky Girl   
The Stomachmouths--Speed Freak 

The Above—Special Something
*The Primordials–You Know It Is
*The Reply–Memphis Train
*The Frankenstein 5–Psychotic Reaction 
*Dany Laj--The Match
* Le Chelsea Beat –Victim of Circumstances 

Bee Gees Coke ad
The Bee Gees—I’ve Got to Learn [RIP Robin Gibb]
The Hollies–I Can’t Let Go [BBC Sessions version.] 
*The Royal Crowns—Heavy Baby [Record release party at the Dakota Tavern, May 25 and 26 with Prophets and Losses.  Also, Rockin' Dave Faris is having a Rockabilly Shake-Up at the Cameron House, with Tennessee Voodoo Coupe and the Greasemarks, May 26.]
The Blue Demons–Beatnik Bandit [Great Lakes Surf Battle next weekend!]
The Plimsouls--Now [Live at the Golden Bear, 1983.]
The Meltdowns–You’re Bad for Me
The Pulse Beats–Cynical Ride 

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Duck done gone

Real Cool Time Podcast, 5/15/2012: RIP Donald "Duck" Dunn, plus spotlites on Barry/Greenwich, Goffin/King, Deep Purple, and Nardwuar.

Booker T and the MG’s—Can’t Be Still
Booker T and the MG’s—The Horse 
Booker T and the MG’s--Melting Pot   
Sonny and Cher—Why Don’t They Let Us Fall in Love
The Drifters—At the Club [The percussion on this one reminded Rocky of the Three Stooges head-bonking sound effect.]
The Butterflys—I Wonder
The Eccentrics—What You Got
The McCoys—I Got to Go Back

Neil Diamond Coke ad
Neil Diamond--Kentucky Woman
*Jenny Rock--Mal
Captain Beyond--I Can't Feel Nothin'
Deep Purple–Listen, Learn, Read On   
Deep Purple–Fireball 

*Franz Ferdanand–The Real Thing
*Pointed Sticks—It’s O.K.
*Fuad and the Feztones–Welcome To My Castle
*The Evaporators—Salad Bar
*The Smugglers--The B n’ I
*The Tonics–The Lido 
*The Painted Ship–Little White Lies