Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Tunes tonight ...

Pixies: Tony’s Theme
Echo & the Bunnymen: Holy Moses
Tones on Tail: Go!
Adorable: Sistine Chapel Ceiling
INXS: On My Way
Keith Richards: 999
Lift: Better to Be Brave
The Replacements: Talent Show
Lucius: Turn it Around
Wire Train: Should She Cry
The Damned: New Rose
The Ramones: Bonzo Goes to Bitburg
Curtain Society: Beautiful Song
Bananarama: Cruel Summer

Spinal Tap: Cups and Cakes

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Three decades of ‘Ocean Rain’

This week on the Taste the Floor Show, I celebrated the 30th anniversary of “Ocean Rain,” by Echo & the Bunnymen, which was released in May 1984. Here are some tracks from the album as well as live versions and other songs recorded during the same time period:

The Killing Moon (All Night version)
My Kingdom
Thorn of Crowns (live)
Crystal Days
Angels & Devils
Seven Seas
Silver (Tidal Wave version)
The Yo-Yo Man (live)
Watch Out Below (John Peel Sessions)
Nocturnal Me
Ocean Rain

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Tonight's playlist ...

If you missed the show, you can always hear it at 5 p.m. on Saturdays during the playback hour! 
Pixies: Tony’s Theme
Lucius: Don’t Just Sit There
Blake Babies: Star
My Bloody Valentine: Soon
Sybil Vane: Whips and Lollipops
The Go-Go’s: Turn to You
Elastica: The Connection
Cyndi Lauper: Money Changes Everything
Blondie: Union City Blue
Concrete Blonde: When You Smile
Annette Farrington: Let the World Go Away
Liz Phair: Rock Me
The Velvet Underground: All Tomorrow’s Parties

Ting Tings: Fruit Machine

Saturday, May 10, 2014

On-air fundraiser from 4-7 p.m. today!

FYI everyone: I'll be on WNHN 94.7 LP in Concord from 4 to 7 p.m. today helping to raise money for the station. Tune in if you get the chance here: WNHN ... you can also read my story about the fundraiser here: WNHN On-Air Fundraiser Held Friday, Saturday

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

Pop songs by bands that begin with the letter P ...

Oh yeah, really? Who the heck came up with that one ... That's what I did on the Taste the Floor show tonight. Here's the playlist:
Pixies: Tony’s Theme
The Posies: Flavor of the Month
The Plimsouls: A Million Miles Away
Paul Westerberg: World Class Fad
The Psychedelic Furs: The Ghost in You
Prefab Sprout: Cars and Girls
Pink Floyd: Bike
Prince: Cream
Polara: Avenue E
The Pretenders: Message of Love
Public Image Ltd.: Public Image
The Polyphonic Spree: Have A Day
Pulp: Joyriders
P!nk: I’m Trouble

Pete Townsend: Pure and Easy