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Spinitron - KDHX: Rocket 88 Tue Dec 21st 2010

Rocket 88 (Music)

Tue Dec 21st 2010 7.00am–10.00am

R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links

Time zone: central

7:00am

The Mekons “Having a Party” from F.U.N. 90 (A&M 1990)Buy it!

7:05am

Matthew Young “Dummy Line” from Traveler's Advisory (Drag City 2010N  —Found out after the show that this album dates back to 1986 and is just now being reissued. Mr. Young is an interesting guy: http://www.matthewyoungdesign.com/Music.htmlBuy it!

7:09am

Spoon “Written In Reverse” from Transference CD ALBUM (Merge 2010)Buy it!

7:15am

Leonard Cohen “First We Take Manhattan” from I'm Your Man (Columbia Records 1988)Buy it!

7:21am

Beck “Black Tambourine” from Guero (geffen records 2005)Buy it!

7:24am

Lovers “Figure 8” from Dark Light (Badman Recording Co 2010N Buy it!

7:28am

Jukebox the Ghost “Mistletoe” from Everything Under the Sun (Yep Roc 2010)Buy it!

7:33am

Belle and Sebastian “I Didn't See It Coming” from Write About Love (Matador 2010N Buy it!

7:38am

Kitchens of Distinction “Smiling” from The Death of Cool (A&M 1992)Buy it!

7:42am

Geoff Berner “Wealthy Poet” from Victory Party (Mint 2011N  —New "transgressive klezmer" set drops in March!Buy it!

7:45am

Brett Dennen “The Holidays Are Here (And We're Still At War)” from The Holidays Are Here (And We're Still At War) - Single (Dualtone Music Group 2006) —Still. Kinda. I guess. Or at least meddling. Or cleaning up. Or something.Buy it!

7:52am

The Ramones “Palisades Park” from Brain Drain (sire 1989)Buy it!

7:54am

Darren Hanlon “Buy Me Presents” from I Will Love You At All (Yep Roc Records www.yeprocrecords.com 2010N Buy it!

7:57am

Kelley Stoltz “Baby I Got News for You” from To Dreamers (Sub Pop www.subpop.com 2010N Buy it!

8:02am

The Beach Boys “Long Promised Road” from Surf's Up (Reprise/Brother 1971) —Carl Wilson's first recorded composition. Today would've been his 64th birthday.Buy it!

8:05am

Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band “Harry Irene” from Shiny Beast (Bat Chain Puller) (Retro 1979) —R.I.P. Don van Vliet. It was great. It was weird.Buy it!

8:09am

Zola Jesus “Sea Talk” from Stridulum II (Souterain Transmissions (UK) 2010N Buy it!

8:16am

The English Beat “Tears of a Clown” from Just Can't Stop It (Rhino/London-Sire 2004) —John Wayne Gacy arrested: 12/21/1978Buy it!

8:19am

The Goodtime Engineers “Gimme Your Love” from Patience of the Saints (The Goodtime Engineers 2010N  —Kickin' it out on New Year's Eve at the St. Clair Bowling Alley in St. Clair, MO (NOT to be confused with St. Clair Lanes in St. Clair County, IL!!!)Buy it!

8:23am

Tegan and Sara “Northshore” from Sainthood (Vapor/Sire 2009)Buy it!

8:25am

Janelle Monáe “Faster” from The ArchAndroid (Wondaland/Bad Boy 2010)Buy it!

8:30am

The Elves of Heaven “This Christmas” (Seaport Music 2010N Buy it!

8:34am

OMD “If You Want It” from History of Modern (Blue Noise Limited 2010N  —Nice comeback! They try some new twists (successfully) as well as gettin' all Weekend at Bernie's with John Hughes.Buy it!

8:38am

Luscious Jackson “Deep Shag” from Natural Ingredients (CAPITOL www.hollywoodrecords.com 1994) —Happy 45th to Gabby Glaser!Buy it!

8:42am

Flesh for Lulu “I Go Crazy” from Long Live the New Flesh (Capitol Records 1987) —Speaking of John Hughes!Buy it!

8:47am

Cheap Trick “I Can't Take It” from Next Position Please (Epic 1983)Buy it!

8:50am

David Dondero “Just a Baby in Your Momma's Eyes” from #Zero With a Bullet (Saddle Creek 2010N Buy it!

8:54am

Ben Folds and Nick Hornby “Picture Window” from Lonely Avenue (Nonesuch 2010N  —All right! Finally, a sadder New Years Eve song than Scrawl's "11:59!"Buy it!

9:00am

Stevie Wonder “Someday At Christmas” SINGLE (Motown 1967)Buy it!

9:03am

Jens Lekman “The End of the World Is Bigger Than Love” from Single (Secretly Canadian 2011N Buy it!

9:07am

Martha and the Vandellas “(We've Got) Honey Love” from Ridin' High (Motown 1968) —The group officially disbanded 39 years ago today.Buy it!

9:12am

Wilco “Box Full of Letters” from A.M. (Reprise 1995LBuy it!

9:16am

The Autumn Defense “Don't Know” from Once Around (Yep Roc Records www.yeprocrecords.com 2010N  —It's so simple, yet maybe the saddest line in any song released this year: "I won't know where you are anymore." Doesn't hurt that it's a gorgeous melody either.Buy it!

9:21am

Sarah Jaffe “Watch Me Fall Apart” from Suburban Nature ((RED) Kirtland Records 2009)Buy it!

9:27am

Jimmy Smith “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen” from Christmas Cookin' (Verve 1992) —I misspoke on the air: This was released at PRECISELY the right time to soundtrack a gloriously f**ked-up Christmas party at Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce!Buy it!

9:31am

R.E.M. “Discoverer” from Collapse into Now (Warner Bros. 2011N  —Comes out March 8. Available evidence suggests the comeback is continuing.Buy it!

9:34am

He Said “A.B.C. Dicks Love” from Take + Care (Enigma 1989) —VERY much a Wire Mk. II side project, courtesy Lugubrious Lewis.Buy it!

9:40am

Acrylics “Nightwatch” from Lives and Treasure (Hot Sand 2011N Buy it!

9:46am

Bob Dylan “Forever Young” from Planet Waves (Asylum 1974)Buy it!

9:51am

Allo Darlin' “Dreaming” from Allo Darlin' (Fortuna Pop! 2010N Buy it!

9:55am

Various Artists “Christmas Wrapping” from The Best of the Waitresses (Universal Motown Records Group. 1990) —Happy holidays, everyone! Next week (12/28): The "Best of 2010" show.Buy it!

Like everything else, times are approximate. Spinitron and this station are not liable for errors or omissions.