Friday, December 30, 2022

Daddy

Mal inaugurates The Mal Thursday Show blog with a paternal-type high concept episode, where the Word of the Week is Daddy. All songs with Daddy, Dad, Papa, and/or Father in the title. A reworked variation on 2017's "Mal Daddy" episode, 50% new and 100% improved. With a half-hour or so of Mixcloud-exclusive bonus tracks. Presented in Ultrasonic Stereophonic and Living Monophonic Sound. Originally broadcast 5 January 2023.

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Playlist:
Fire: Father's Name Is Dad
The Rolling Stones: Diddley Daddy
The Untamed: Daddy Long Legs
The Birds: Daddy Daddy
The Iveys: And Her Daddy's a Millionaire
Herman's Hermits: Mum & Dad (mono)
Dr. Feelgood: Don't Let Your Daddy Know
Slade: Daddio
Red Rodney: Daddy-O (bed)
The Toreos: Daddy Loves Baby
The Golden Earrings: Daddy Buy Me a Girl
The Outsiders: Daddy Died on Saturday
The Mothers of Invention: Hungry Freaks, Daddy/Daddy Daddy Daddy
Gil Bateman: My Daddy Walked in Darkness
The Emeralds: Like Father, Like Son
Dick Dale: Ho-Dad Machine
Dion: Daddy Rollin' in Your Arms
Nilsson: Daddy's Song
Bo Diddley: Run Diddley Daddy
Barrence Whitfield & The Savages: Daddy's Gone to Bed
The Shadows: Snap Crackle and How's Your Dad (bed)
Mighty Sam: Papa True Love
Derek Martin: Daddy Rolling Stone
Betty Wright: Sweet Lovin' Daddy
The Temptations: Papa Was a Rolling Stone
Otis Redding: Papa's Got a Brand New Bag (live '66)
James Brown: Papa Don't Take No Mess
Jimmy McGriff: Song for My Father (bed)

Mal Thursday's Texas Tyme Machine:

Barbara Lynn: Letter to Mommy and Daddy
Zakary Thaks: Can You Hear Your Daddy's Footsteps
The Sparkles: Daddy's Gonna Put the Hurt on You
Waylon Jennings: The Only Daddy That'll Walk the Line
Willie Nelson & Family: The Only Daddy That'll Walk the Line (bed)

Cheap Trick: Daddy Should Have Stayed in High School
Loos Foos & The Fiberglass Cornflake: Bless Me Fatha
Brian Wilson: The Child Is the Father to the Man
Manfred Mann: So Long Dad
Paul Peterson: My Dad

Bonus Tracks:
Allan Sherman: Hello Muddah Hello Faddah
The Great Society (Feat. Grace Slick): Father Bruce
Marilyn Monroe: My Heart Belongs to Daddy
Violent Femmes: Gone Daddy Gone
Atilla & The Huns: Big Daddy
The Trashmen: Whoa Dad
The Montells: Daddy Rolling Stone
The Marvelettes: Daddy Knows Best
Don Covay: Daddy Loves Baby
The Monkees: Daddy's Song (mono movie mix)


 

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Naming Names 2

Mal Thursday returns with Naming Names 2, the sequel to Naming Names, where all the songs have names in the title. Once again, Part Two is even better than Part One, closing out with an epic trip in Mal Thursday's Texas Tyme Machine. Presented in Ultrasonic Stereophonic and Living Monophonic Sound. 

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Playlist:
Sid Herring & The Gants: What's Your Name
Davie Jones with The King-Bees: Liza Jane
The Pretty Things: Rosalyn
Them: Gloria (BBC)
The Primitives: Cara-Lin
The Kinks: David Watts (mono)/Johnny Thunder (mono)
The Hollies: Dear Eloise
The Yardbirds: Goodnight Sweet Josephine
John Barry: Goldfinger
John's Children: Desdemona
Pink Floyd: Arnold Layne
Manfred Mann: My Name is Jack
The Rolling Stones: Jumpin' Jack Flash/Jivin' Sister Fanny
Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels: Little Latin Lupe Lu
The Sonics: Jenny Jenny
The Teddy Boys: Jezebel
The Descendants: Lela
Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons: Queen Jane Approximately (mono)
Simon and Garfunkel: Richard Cory
Neil Diamond: Cherry Cherry
Shadows of Knight: Willie Jean
Alice Cooper: Mr. & Misdemeanor
Love: Stephanie Knows Who (mono)/Signed D. C.
The Standells: Mr. Nobody/Rari
The Replacements: Alex Chilton (alt take)
Big Star: Stroke It, Noel
Slade: Gudbuy T'Jane
Mott the Hoople: Sweet Angeline
The Embrooks: Emilia Burrows
Greg "Stackhouse" Prevost: Hey Gyp (Dig the Slowness)
Lyres: Stacy
The Deadbeat Poets: Johnny Sincere
The Ventures: Poison Ivy

Mal Thursday's Texas Tyme Machine:
Buddy Holly: Peggy Sue Got Married (undubbed)
Kenny & The Kasuals: Farmer John
Neal Ford & The Fanatics: Lucille/I'm Down (medley)
The Clique: Little Miss Lucy
Sir Douglas Quintet + 2: Linda Lu
Kris Kristofferson: Me and Bobby McGee
The Ugly Beats: Heidi
The Mal Thursday Quintet: Hey Caffeina
Hans Frank El Gallo: Goodnight Irene

Thursday, December 8, 2022

Naming Names

Mal Thursday presents a rebooted, revised, remastered, and expanded edition of "Naming Names," originally an episode on GaragePunk Pirate Radio in 2012, then redone for the broadcast in 2014. All songs with Names in the title. Presented in Ultrasonic Stereophonic and Living Monophonic Sound. Stay tuned for Part 2.

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Playlist:
The Mal Thursday Quintet (feat. Peter Zaremba): Karen
Don & The Goodtimes: Louie Louie
Paul Revere & The Raiders: Louie Go Home
The Electric Prunes: Little Olive
The Sunrays: Andrea
The Hollies: Carrie-Ann
The Who: Sally Simpson
The Ventures: Louie Louie (bed)

Mal Thursday's Texas Tyme Machine:

Ray Sharpe: Linda Lu
Bobby Fuller Four: Little Annie Lou
Sir Douglas Quintet: The Story of John Hardy
Amos Boynton & The ABCs: The Ballad of Bertha Glutz
The Countdown 5: Unce Kirby (From Brazil)

Ray Pete & The Rhythm Rockets:
Donnie's Boogie (bed)
The A-Bones:
Geraldine
Lyres: Geraldine (I Need Money)
The Real Kids: Jeanie Jeanie Jeanie (live)
Adrian Lloyd: Lorna
The Fabs: Dinah Wants Religion
The Ventures: The McCoy (bed)
Rocky Roberts: Django
Bob Dylan & The Band: Quinn the Eskimo
The Smoke: My Friend Jack
The Breakup Society: Here Comes Floyd
The Ripe: Dr. Strange (live)
The Leaves: Dr. Stone
The Kingz English: Dr. Hunger
The Slickers: Johnny Too Bad
The Shadows: The Rise and Fall of Flingel Bunt (bed)
The Monkees: Valleri (1st version)
The Berkeley Kites: Alice In Wonderland
The Optic Nerve: Penelope Tuesday
The Brian Jonestown Massacre: Mary Please
The Shambles: Does Stephanie Know
Muck & The Mires: Doreen
Teddy & His Patches: Suzy Creamcheese
The Kinks: Spotty Grotty Anna (bed)/Mr. Pleasant
The Attack: Lady Orange Peel/Neville Thumbcatch
The Rats: The Rise and Fall of Bernie Gripplestone
Len Price 3: Mr. Grey
Them: Richard Cory (alt take)
Scott Walker: The Amorous Humphrey Plugg

Thursday, December 1, 2022

Love

 The Word of the Week is Love, baby! It's a starry-eyed and laughing rock n' roll love-in as Mal Thursday presents a series of songs with love in the title and love in the grooves. Presented in Ultrasonic Stereophonic and Living Monophonic Sound.

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Playlist:
The Live Wires: Love
The Zombies: I Love You (mono)/Can't Nobody Love You
The Beatles: Soldier of Love (BBC)/It's Only Love (mono)
The Rolling Stones: We Love You (mono)
The Yardbirds: For Your Love/Love Me Like I Love You (BBC)
Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders: The Game of Love
The Ventures: Tomorrow's Love
The Kinks: Got Love If You Want It (alt version)/I'm a Lover Not a Fighter (BBC)
The Animals: I'm in Love Again
The Small Faces: You Need Loving (BBC)
Them: Turn on Your Lovelight
Wynder K. Frog: Turn on Your Lovelight
The Troggs: Our Love Will Still Be There/Your Love
The Who: Our Love Was (mono)
The Thoughts: Memory of Your Love
Dave, Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich: No More Love
The Jimi Hendrix Experience: Bold As Love (backing track)
The Bee Gees: To Love Somebody (BBC)
Lulu (with The Mindbenders): Stealing My Love from Me
The Sonics: Do You Love Me
The Wild Ones: Lord Love a Duck
The Electric Prunes: I Happen to Love You
The Monkees: Love Is Only Sleeping
The Tasmanians: Love, Love, Love
The Roemans: Love (That's What I Want)
The Chocolate Watchband: Don't Need Your Lovin'
The Standells: Standells Love Theme

Mal Thursday's Texas Tyme Machine:
Kempy & the Guardians: Love for a Price
The 13th Floor Elevators: Everybody Needs Somebody to Love (live '66)
The Space Cadets: Love-itis
Knight's Bridge: Make Me Some Love
Danny & the Counts: You Need Love

The Pandoras: Want, Need, Love
The Chesterfield Kings: Are You Gonna Be There (At the Love-In)
Lyres: Gotta Find a New Love/If You Want My Love
The Sick Rose: I Want Love
Plan 9: I Can't Stand This Love, Goodbye

Thursday, November 24, 2022

Just/As/Well

Mal Thursday is back to bring you three Words of the Week on this triple-thick episode of the program, all songs with Just, As, and/or Well in the title. Presented in Ultrasonic Stereophonic and Living Monophonic Sound. Originally broadcast 24 November 2022.

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Playlist:
Paul Revere & The Raiders: Just Like Me (LP version)
The Beatles: I Just Don't Understand (BBC)
The Rolling Stones: I Just Want to Make Love to You/Some Things Just Stick in Your Mind
Dana Gillespie: You Just Gotta Know My Mind
The Answers: It's Just a Fear
Jimmy Page: She Just Satisfies
The Uprooted: It's Just You
Led Zeppelin: Living Loving Maid (She's Just a Woman)
The Hollies: (Ain't That) Just Like Me
Dusty Springfield: I Just Don't Know What to Do With Myself
The Zombies: Bunny Lake Is Missing/Just Out of Reach
The Beau Brummels: Just a Little
The Outsiders: Just Let Me Be
The No-Na-Mees: Just Wanna Be Myself
The MC5: I Just Don't Know
The Ventures: She's Just My Style
Michael & The Messengers: (Just Like) Romeo & Juliet
The Monkees: You Just May Be the One
Bob Dylan: Just Like a Woman (Take 16)

Mal Thursday's Texas Tyme Machine:
Sir Douglas Quintet: Please Just Say So
Janis Joplin: Try (Just a Little Bit Harder)
Roy Head & The Traits: Just a Little Bit
The Word D: Today Is Just Tomorrow's Yesterday
Willie Nelson: Just As I Am

The Southern Sound: Just the Same As You
Them: If You and I Could Be As Two
The Doors: Take It As It Comes
The Tropics: As Time's Gone
Esther Phillips: As Tears Go By
Elvis Presley: A Fool Such As I
Autosalvage: Our Life As We Lived It
The Dinkies: Well
The Kinks: A Well-Respected Man (BBC)
The Beach Boys: She Knows Me Too Well
Smash: Well You Know
The Vipers: You're Doin' It Well
The Unclaimed: Well It's True
John Lennon: Well Well Well
Fleetwood Mac: Oh Well (pt. 1)
Buddy Holly: Well All Right
Ann-Margret: I Just Don't Understand (mono)

Bonus Tracks:
The Beatles: I've Just Seen a Face
The Rolling Stones: Just Wanna See His Face
The Seeds: Just Let Go (mono)
The Act: Just a Little Bit
The Golden Earrings: Just a Little Bit of Peace
The Hollies: Just One Look
The Young Rascals: Just a Little (mono)
The Kolors: As Tears Go By
Them: (It Won't Hurt) Half As Much
De Maskers: As Long As I Have You
Manfred Mann: As Long As I Have Lovin'
The Mosquitos: Darn Well
The Ramones: I Wanna Be Well
The People: Well All Right

Thursday, November 17, 2022

Austin

 Mal Thursday fires up the Texas Tyme Machine for an exploration of wild Austin sounds of the '60s and beyond. Featuring The Wig Story as told by Johnny Richardson, Benny Rowe, Bill Wilmot, and Jess Yaryan,  as featured in Ugly Things Magazine, and musician/author Jesse Sublett presenting some rare and ragin' live Skunks material. Presented in Ultrasonic Stereophonic and Living Monophonic Sound. Originally broadcast 18 August 2018.

Playlist:
13th Floor Elevators: I've Got Levitation (45 version)
The Wig: Forever and a Day
The Sweetarts: So Many Times
Leo & The Prophets: Tilt-a-Whirl
The Golden Dawn: My Time
Lavender Hill Express: Outside My Window/Watch Out
Lost and Found: I'm So Hip to Pain
Conqueroo: I've Got Time
The Wig: Drive It Home/To Have Never Loved At All/Everybody Needs Somebody to Love/Crackin' Up/Bluescene
13th Floor Elevators: You Really Got Me
The Soulphonics: You're Never Going to Love Me Anymore
Joe 'King' Carrasco & The Crowns: One More Time
New Mystery Girl: Subway Train
The Ugly Beats: I'll Make You Happy
Brownout: Tomorrow Never Knows
The Black Angels: Soul Kitchen
The Sir Finks: Jack the Ripper
The Big Boys: Fun Fun Fun
Sons of Hercules: Gimme Some
The Skunks: Million Words/Slander/Second Thoughts/Earthquake Shake/Cheap Girl
Willie Nelson: Night Life

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

With/It

Having relocated further South to the outskirts of Weird City, Mal Thursday serves up a tastefully curated episode where the Words of the Week are With and It. With it, baby! Songs with With and/or It in the title, you dig? Presented in Ultrasonic Stereophonic and Living Monophonic Sound. Originally broadcast 10 November 2022. NSFW (profane but necessary Troggs tape interstitials).

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Playlist:
The Hollies: Pay You Back With Interest
The Zombies: It's Alright With Me
The Sorrows: Come With Me
The Troggs: With a Girl Like You
Manfred Mann: With a Girl Like You (bed)
The Smoke: I Wanna Make It With You
The Small Faces: I Can't Dance With You
Lulu: To Sir, With Love (Live on Ed Sullivan 1967)
The Rolling Stones: Live With Me (Live 1969)
The Who: Mary Anne With the Shaky Hand (Mono LP version)
Herman's Hermits: Man With the Cigar
Andrew Loog Oldham Orchestra: Play with Fire (bed)
Mott the Hoople: Walkin' with a Mountain
New York Dolls: Don't Mess With Cupid
Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels: Shakin' With Linda
John Fred & His Playboy Band: Play With Fire
The Knickerbockers: Stick With Me
The Spongetones: She Goes Out With Everybody
The Ramones: Don't Wanna Walk Around With You
The Cobblestones: Down With It (bed)

Mal Thursday's Texas Tyme Machine:
The Glass Kans: Stick With Her
The Hysterical Society: Come With Me
The Exotics: Come With Me
The Gentlemen: It's a Cry'n Shame
The Liberty Bell: That's How It Will Be
The Wig: Drive It Home
The Barons: Don't Burn It
The Undertakers: It's My Time
Waylon Jennings: Don't Think Twice, It's Alright
Sir Douglas Quintet: Oh Baby It Just Don't Matter

The Guess Who: It's My Pride
The Wailers: Baby Don't You Do It
The Rolling Stones: It's Not Easy
Question Mark & The Mysterians: Don't Give It Up Now
The Roadrunners: I'll Make It Up to You
The Pretty Things: You'll Never Do It Baby
Lyres: Baby It's Me
The Standells: Try It
The Troggs: Give It to Me
The Pigeons: Stick It in My Corner, Baby
Burt Bacharach: Italian Fuzz
The Chesterfield Kings: It's Alright
The Barracudas: I Wish It Could Be 1965 Again
The Vipers: You're Doin' It Well
Trolley: She Has It All
Lou Reed: I Can't Stand It
New York Dolls: It's Too Late
The Chocolate Watchband: It's All Over Now, Baby Blue

Bonus Tracks:
The Beatles: Within You, Without You
The Rutles: With a Girl Like You
The Penthouse 5: Don't Mess Around With My Dream
David Bowie: Rock and Roll With Me
The Three O'Clock: With a Cantalope Girlfriend
James Brown: It's a Man's Man's Man's World
Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell: You Got What It Takes
Super Session: It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry
The Blue Squares: It's No Wonder
The Bee Gees: Lay It on Me
The Insane: I Can't Prove It
Manfred Mann: You Got to Take It
Gerry & The Pacemakers: It's Gonna Be Alright
The Heard: Stop It Baby

Thursday, October 27, 2022

Move

The world-weary and woebegotten Word of the Week is "Move," as Mal Thursday prepares to move out of his bohemian love pad (and radio studio) on the South Side of Weird City to a shared space on the South side of the South Side..Hence all the songs with Move in the title. Originally broadcast, in different form, on 27 October 2022. Presented in Ultrasonic Stereophonic and Living Monophonic Sound.

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Playlist:
The State of Mind: Move
The Kinks: I Gotta Move (mono)
The Talismen: I Gotta Move
Simon Scott & The Leroys: Move It Over
The Liverpool Five: Gotta Get a Move On
Dave, Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich: You Make It Move
Rod Stewart: I'm Gonna Move to the Outskirts of Town
The Zombies: I Must Move
Nelson Riddle: Your Zowie Face (bed)
The Rolling Stones: You Better Move On (BBC)/I'm Movin' On (live '65)
Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens: You Gotta Move

Mal Thursday's Texas Tyme Machine:
Derrell Felts: Shake It Up and Move
Lightnin' Hopkins: Gotta Move
The Chaparrals: Move On
Joe 'King' Carrasco & The Crowns: Houston El Mover
Roy Head: She's About a Mover
Sir Douglas Quintet: She's About a Mover (LP version)
Lee Hazlewood: This Town (bed)

The Aztex: I Said Move
The Tropics: You Better Move
Soul Inc.: You Better Get a Move On
The Spats: She Done Moved

Curtis Mayfield: Move on Up
Steppenwolf: Move Over
Big Star: She's a Mover
Grand Funk Railroad: Got This Thing on the Move
The Nomads: Move It on Over
Thee Fourgiven: One False Move
Plan 9: Move (live '85)

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Call/Back

Mal Thursday is back with a brand new episode where the Words of the Week are Call and Back. Chock full o' chunka chunka, wild sounds and big beats. Includes 22 minutes of bonus tracks. Presented in Ultrasonic Stereophonic and Living Monophonic Sound. Originally broadcast, in slightly different form, on 29 September 2022.

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Playlist:
The Last Word: Don't Call Me, I'll Call You
The Who: Call Me Lighting (mono 45 mix)
The Beatles: I Call Your Name (mono)
Them: Call My Name (single version)
The Thoughts: Call Me Girl
The Small Faces: Call It Something Nice
The Who: Lightning (bed)
Lulu: Call Me
The Zombies: I'll Call You Mine
Elvis Presley: Wolf Call
Primrose Circus: PS Call Me Lulu
The Mothers of Invention: You Didn't Try to Call Me
Captain Beefheart: Call on Me

Mal Thursday's Texas Tyme Machine:

Barbara Lynn: Call My Bluff, Baby
Big Brother & The Holding Company: Call on Me
Junior Brown: Better Call Saul

The Nomads: Call Off Your Dogs
Nick Lowe: They Call It Rock
The Greenhornes: Three Faint Calls
MC5: Call Me Animal
The Brood: Don't Call My Name
The Miracle Workers: When a Woman Calls My Name
The Sellwoods: Walk of Shame (bed)
The Nashville Teens: Find My Way Back Home
The Zombies: I Want You Back Again
The Small Faces: Come Back and Take This Hurt Off Me
Paul Ritchie & The Crying Shames: Come on Back
Spencer Davis Group: Looking Back
The La De Das: Jump Back
The Rolling Stones: Back Street Girl
The Beatles: Back in the USSR (mono)
The Easybeats: You'll Come Back
The Todds: I Want Her Back
The Intruders: I Ain't Comin' Back
The Byrds: My Back Pages (Stockholm '67)
The Grass Roots: Tell Me (You're Coming Back)
The Ventures: He Never Came Back (bed)

Mal Thursday's Texas Tyme Machine:
Zakary Thaks: Won't Come Back
The Chevelle V: Come Back Bird

Big Star: Back of a Car (Demo)
Lyres: Not Looking Back
Dead Boys: Won't Look Back
Scott Walker: The Old Man's Back Again

Bonus Tracks:
The Velvet Underground: I Heard Her Call My Name
Wet Paint: We Call Him a Man
Proctor Amusement Company: Call Out My Name
Wally Tax: You Didn't Call Me
Naz Nomad and the Nightmares: Just Call Me Sky
The Faros: I'm Calling You Back
The Henchmen: Get Off My Back
Jonathan Richman: Back in Your Life

Thursday, September 8, 2022

Mass Pike Memory Lane

Mal Thursday brings the Massachusetts magic on this revised and expanded deluxe edition of Mass Pike Memory Lane. Retooled for Boss Radio 66, hence more '60s records and less indie rock. Presented in Ultrasonic Stereophonic and Living Monophonic Sound. Originally broadcast, in different form, in 2014.

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Playlist:
The Real Kids: Better Be Good (live at the Rat '76)
The Remains: Once Before/Let Me Through
The Bugs: Slide
The Barbarians: Hey Little Bird
The Bold: Gotta Get Some
The Cobras: I Wanna Be Your Love
The Rockin' Ramrods: She Lied
The Modern Lovers: Roadrunner
Barrence Whitfield & The Savages: Ramblin' Rose
The Neighborhoods: The Prettiest Girl
The Hopelessly Obscure: She's My Best Bette
The Brood: In and Out
The Flies: In the Dark
The Odds: I'll Make You Sorry
The Prime Movers: 1-2-5
Classic Ruins: Geraldine (I Need Money)
Lyres: Tear You Up
Kenne Highland Clan: Everybody's a Lyre
Preston Wayne Four: Kumbaya (bed)
DMZ: The First Time (Is the Best Time)
The Malarians: Good Times
The Unband: We Like to Drink We Like to Play Rock n' Roll
Tag Sale: Why You Smilin' (Live at the Pulaski Club '99)
Scud Mountain Boys: Midnight Cowboy (bed)
Willie "Boom Boom" Alexander: Mass Ave
The Real Kids: Taxi Boys
The Bugs: Pretty Girl
The Barbarians: What the New Breed Say
The Reveliers: Hang Five
The Tallysmen: Little By Little
The Zipcodes: Baby Made a Fool of You
The Mauve: You Got Me Cryin'
The What Fours: Basement Walls
The Shadows of Time: Search Your Soul
The Stonemen: No More
The Shadows Four: Follow Me
Muck & The Mires: Gone, Gone, Gone

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