Bob Reuter's Alley Ghost “No More Heroes” from Born There (Big Muddy 2012) L —RIP Bob Reuter. Great song originally done by his late 70s band, The Dinosaurs. This version sounds great.Buy it!
Iggy Pop “I Need More” from Soldier (Arista 1980) —"More Scratchy Records"Buy it!
Original Dixieland Jass Band “Fidgety Feet (War Cloud)” from The Complete Original Dixieland Jass Band (RCA 1992) —1920s. Music Bed.Buy it!
Leadbelly “Gallis Pole” from Bourgeois Blues (Smithsonian Folkways 1997)Buy it!
The Coasters “Stewball” from 50 Coastin' Classics (Rhino 1992) —1960.Buy it!
Little Richard “Slippin' and Slidin’” from The Best Of Little Richard (Pegasus 1998) —1956. I think this is a Bob Reuter kind of set.Buy it!
The 1910 Fruit Gum Company “1,2,3 Red Light” from Simon Says: The Best of The 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah 2001) —1967/8ish.Buy it!
Jimmy Cliff “Sitting In Limbo” from The Harder They Come (Deluxe Edition) (Hip-O 2003) —1972.Buy it!
The Show Business Giants “Sugartown” from Let's Have A Talk With The Dead (Smoeff www.cdfrog.com/label/Smoeff_Records-15125/index.htm 1999) —Lee Hazelwood cover. Featuring NoMeansNo's Tommy Holliston on vocals.Buy it!
The Apples In Stereo “The Rainbow” from The Discovery of a World Inside the Moone (Spinart Records 2000)Buy it!
The Beatles “A Hard Day's Night” from A Hard Day's Night [2009 Mono Remaster] (Parlophone 1964) —1964.Buy it!
Buck Owens “I Don't Care (Just As Long As You Love Me)” from The Very Best Of Buck Owens, Vol. 1 (Rhino 1994) —The Beatles covered his song Act Naturally, with Ringo singing.Buy it!
Junior Brown “Cagey Bea” from Mixed Bag (Curb www.bear-family.de 2001) —The sneakiest babushka in the KGB.Buy it!
Nervous Norvus “I Like Girls” from Stone Age Woo: The Zorch Sounds Of Nervous Norvus (Norton 2004)Buy it!
Stray Cats “Rock This Town” from Runaway Boys: A Retrospective 81 To 92 (EMI 1996) —1981.Buy it!
Screamin' Jay Hawkins “Person To Person” from Voodoo Jive: The Best of Screamin' Jay Hawkins (Rhino 1956) —1957.Buy it!
The Parting Gifts “Don't Hurt Me Now” from Strychnine Dandelions (In The Red 2010)Buy it!
The Nevermores “Tell-Tale Heart” from Nevereverafter (Tirc 2009) L —Our very own Edgar Allen Poe tribute band.Buy it!
Bob Reuter and Kamikaze Cowboy “Lauri” from Down in America (Magoo Records 2000) L —And we start hour 2 just like hour 1 with a track by the late Bob Reuter.Buy it!
Bob Reuter “I Can't Look Away” from Cowboy Angel & The Lost American Life (Big Muddy Records 2012) L —1990s/early 2000s collection of Bob's material. You cab download this album via Big Muddy RecordsBuy it!
Tommy James & The Shondells “Real Girl” from Anthology (Rhino 1969) —1967.Buy it!
Bay City Rollers “Rock And Roll Love Letter” from Greatest Hits (Arista 1998) —1976. I'm gunna mail it today, or at least email it, or facebook mesage.Buy it!
Camera Obscura “William's Heart” from Desire Lines (Desire Lines 2011) —Staying in Scottland, after Bay City Rollers.Buy it!
Middle Class Fashion “Golden Rose” from Jungle (Blip Blap! 2013) N L —From Scotland and back home again.Buy it!
XTC “Burning With Optimism's Flames” from Black Sea (Geffen 1980)Buy it!
Ted Leo and the Pharmacists “Me and Mia” from Shake The Sheets (Lookout Records lookoutrecords.com 2004)Buy it!
The Corin Tucker Band “Half A World Away” from 1,000 Years (Kill Rock Stars www.killrockstars.com 2010)Buy it!
Sonic Youth “Death Valley '69” from Bad Moon Rising (Geffen 1985)Buy it!
Queen “Flash” from Greatest Hits I (Hollywood Records 1995) —1980. "Flash, Flash I Love You, but we only have 10 seconds to save the earth". Flash Gordon sndtk. The bad guys have Russian accents, in space.Buy it!
NoMeansNo “The River” from Why Do They Call Me Mr. Happy? (Alternative Tentacles 1993) —Whenever I get bored at a live show, the riff from this song comes into my head. Like I need to see/hear something excellent.Buy it!
Feederz “Lobster Quadrille” from Teachers In Space CD ALBUM (Broken Rekids 1984) —Welcome to the new improved Noon-2pm edition of Uncontrollable Urge. Thanks for tuning in.Buy it!
Devo “Mongoloid” from Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! (Warner Bros. 1978) R Buy it!
Van Halen “Intruder” from Diver Down (Warner Bros. 1982) —Music bed for second 2 hours of the 4 hour spectacular today.Buy it!
The Shivas “Gun In My Pocket” from Whiteout! (PDX pdxpopnow.org 2013) N Buy it!
Deerhoof “The Trouble With Candyhands” from Breakup Song (Polyvinyl 2012)Buy it!
The Feelies “Original Love” from Crazy Rhythms (A&M 1980)Buy it!
The Damned “Bad Time For Bonzo” from Strawberries (Deluxe Edition) (Castle 2005) —1982. Little song for then US president Reagan.Buy it!
The Undertones “Girls Don't Like It” from The Undertones (Ryko 1979)Buy it!
MC5 “Teenage Lust” from Back In The U.S.A. (Atlantic 1971)Buy it!
Bob Reuter's Alley Ghost “Berta” from Born There (Big Muddy 2012) L —http://www.stltoday.com/entertainment/music/kevin-johnson/musical-family-remembers-king-of-south-st-louis-bob-reuter/article_bcc4fda0-92e9-5110-9de3-4dd5a46dc2ab.htmlBuy it!
Slade “G'dbye to Jane” from Get Yer Boots On - The Best of Slade (Shout Factory 2004) —1972. I think this was Bob's favorite Slade song?Buy it!
The Creation “Making Time” from Nuggets II: Original Artyfacts From The British Empire And Beyond, Vol. 2 (Rhino 2001) —1966.Buy it!
The Kinks “I've Been Driving On Bald Mountain” from You Really Got Me (Reprise 1964) —1965.Buy it!
Steppendog “I'm Feeling Down” from Lost Souls Volume 4 (Psych of the South 2013) N —1968. Heard of Steppenwolf? Must be their domesticated ancestor.Buy it!
The Cramps “Under The Wires” from Psychedelic Jungle (IRS 1981)Buy it!
Wingy Manone “Where Can I Find A Cherry?” from 1944-1946 (Classics Records 2006) —1944-46.Buy it!
The Evolution Control Committee “IGA Giant Pineapple Party” from All Rights Reserved (Seeland 2011) —Keeping it fruity.Buy it!
Mission of Burma “1001 Pleasant Dreams” from The Obliterati (Matador 2006)Buy it!
Hanson Brothers “Third Man In” from Sudden Death (Remixed and Remastered) [with Martin LaPierre] (Wrong Records 2012) —1996. Newly reissued on both vinyl and CD. Sounds great.Buy it!
The Clash “I'm So Bored With The U.S.A.” from The Clash [US] (Epic 1979) —1977.Buy it!
The Runaways “Eight Days A Week” from And Now...The Runaways (Anagram Records 1993) —1978. Send that out to Rich Reese.Buy it!
Sleepy Kitty “The Hoax” from Projection Room (Euclid Records 2013) N LBuy it!
The Police “Miss Gradenko” from Message In A Box (A&M 1993) —1983. Stewart Copeland composition. I love his drumming and his songwriting.Buy it!
Echo & The Bunnymen “Do It Clean” from Songs to Learn and Sing CD ALBUM (Sire/Reprise 1985) —1985. Both these bands were in the 1980 film URGH! A Music War which screened at Bottleworks a while back.Buy it!
New Order “Blue Monday” from International (Warner Bros. 2002) —1983. Keep the 80s party going.Buy it!
Sloan “The Answer Was You” from The Double Cross (Yep Roc 2011)Buy it!
The Brian Jonestown Massacre “When Jokers Attack” from Tepid Peppermint Wonderland: A Retrospective (Tee-Pee Records 2004) —2003.Buy it!
David Bowie “Hang On to Yourself” from The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust & the Spiders From Mars (RCA 1972)Buy it!
Rolling Stones “Hang Fire” from Tattoo You (Virgin 1981)Buy it!
Big Boys “Hollywood Swinging” from The Fat Elvis (Touch And Go 1993) —1982. Kool & The Gang cover.Buy it!
Kool & The Gang “Spirit Of The Boogie” from The Best of Kool & the Gang (1969-1976) (Mercury Records Limited 1993) —1975.Buy it!
Public Enemy “Rebel Without A Pause [FCC Clean/Radio Edit]” from It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back ALBUM (Def Jam 1988) —I cut the last 40 seconds off, originally to cut "Shit" out of the song, but really the last 40 seconds is taken from a live set in which they are just talking and crowd noise, so this actually tightens up the song, making it better in my opinion.Buy it!
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