Uncontrollable Urge (Music)
Wed Jul 4th 2012 10.00am–12.00pm
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Time zone: central
King Stitt “The Ugly One (AKA Lee Van Cleef)” from Trojan Mod Reggae Box Set (Trojan trojanrecords.com 2002) —1970. Welcome to the annual Fourth Of July Gun Show, this is at least the 7th year I think.Buy it!
Fats Domino “Stack & Billy” from Out Of New Orleans (Bear Family Records www.bear-family.de 1993) —1957. Fat's very cool version of the Stagger Lee story. A St. Louis tale.Buy it!
The Riptides “Machine Gun” from Songs The Cramps Taught Us (Catalystic 2007) —1959. Today's music bed.Buy it!
Doc & Merle Watson “Frankie & Johnny” from Elementary Doc Watson (Poppy 1997) —1973. Another St. Louis tale involving guns.Buy it!
Jimmie Rodgers “Pistol Packin' Papa” from The Essential Jimmie Rodgers (RCA 1997) —1930.Buy it!
Uncle Earl “Booth Shot Lincoln” from She Waits For Night (New Rounder 2005)Buy it!
Hank Penny “White Shotguns” from King of Hillbilly Bebop (Proper 2005) —1951.Buy it!
Sammy Davis, Jr. “Bang! Bang!” from Sammy & Friends (Rhino 2000) —1964. Shoot 'em up Candy Man.Buy it!
Negativland “Then” from Guns (SST 1991) —Negativland did this ep with 2 tracks, "Then" & "Now". They also have a song called "The Gun & The Bible" which was sort of the inspiration for the first Independence Day Gun Show, back when.Buy it!
Leonard Bernstein “Billy The Kid - 5. Gun Battle” from Bernstein Century - Copeland: Appalachian Spring, Rodeo, Billy The Kid, Fanfare (Sony 1997) —1959.Buy it!
The Minus 5 “With A Gun” from Minus 5 (Yep Roc 2006) —Also known as the Gun Album, with a pistol on the cover.Buy it!
Revovler “Do You Have a Gun?” from Music for a While (Open Music 2009)Buy it!
Blondie “Rifle Range” from Blondie VINYL ALBUM (Chrysalis 1976)Buy it!
Paul and Linda McCartney “Oh Woman, Oh Why” from RAM [Remastered] (MPL 1971) N R —Bonus track on 2nd CD, for Rich Reese.Buy it!
Frank Gallop “The Ballad Of Irving” from Dr. Demento 20th Anniversary (Rhino 1991) R —1966. First request came in at the top of the show and looks like I do indeed have it.Buy it!
Mission of Burma “That's When I Reach For My Revolver” from The Definitive Editions Compilation (Matador 2008) —1981. A perennial favorite.Buy it!
The Damned “Gun Fury (Of Riot Forces)” from Strawberries (Deluxe Edition) (Castle 2005) —1982. Also of note "Machine Gun Etiquette".Buy it!
NoMeansNo “Rich Guns [FCC Clean]” from Mama (Wrong wrongrecords.com 1992) —Finally made a clean version of this one.Buy it!
Devo “Don't Shoot (I'm a Man)” from Something for Everybody CD ALBUM (Warner Bros. 2010) —Playlist went down around this time, but I think I got all the songs in. Don't Taze Me Bro.Buy it!
The Commodores “Machine Gun” from Anthology (Motown 2001) —One of the best funk instrumentals.Buy it!
Colonel Claypool's Bucket of Bernie Brains “Hip Shot from the Slab” from The Big Eyeball In the Sky (Prawn Song 2004) R Buy it!
DinoFight! “Shoot'em In the Head” from Sic Semper Tyrannasaurus (self 2010) LBuy it!
The Geargrinders “Shoot You Dead” from Landlocked & Loaded! (TIRC Records 2000) L —Featuring KDHX's own Jeff Hess on guitar & vocals.Buy it!
Rocket From The Crypt “Bring Us Bullets” from Live from Camp X-Ray (Vagrant Records 2004)Buy it!
Art Brut “Rusted Guns of Milan” from Bang Bang Rock & Roll (Fierce Panda 2006)Buy it!
The Vaselines “Son Of A Gun” from The Way of The Vaselines: A Complete History (Sub Pop 1992)Buy it!
The Clash “Tommy Gun” from Give 'Em Enough Rope (Epic 1978) —Tommy gun, you'll be dead when your war is wonBuy it!
Marty Robbins “Running Gun” from Gunfighter Ballads and Trail Songs (Sony 1999) —The most important Gun Album to own.Buy it!
Johnny Cash “Big Iron” from Unearthed (American 2003) —Cover of Marty Robbin's classic. And a good one at that.Buy it!
Old Crow Medicine Show “Little Sadie” from Troubles Up And Down The Road (self 2001) —Coming to The Pageant, Friday July 20. This is an early recording of theirs. Thanks for listening Bang Bang Shoot Shoot.Buy it!
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