Thursday, July 27, 2023


Mal Thursday asks the big questions -- Who? How? Where? -- on this inquisitive episode of the show. With 40 minutes of exclusive bonus tracks. Presented in Ultrasonic Stereophonic and Living Monophonic Sound. Originally transmitted 27 July 2023.

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The Jury: Who Dat?
The Kinks: Who'll Be the Next in Line (mono)
The Truth: Who's Wrong
The Dave Clark Five: Who Does He Think He Is
The Rolling Stones: Who's Been Sleeping Here (mono)/Who's Driving Your Plane
The Motions: Who'll Save My Soul
Burt Bacharach: Anyone Who Had a Heart
The Lost: Who Do You Love
The Preachers: Who Do You Love
The Green Beans: Who Needs You
Shades Inc.: Who Loved Her
The Nightcrawlers: Who Knows
The Composers: With Friends Like You, Who Needs Friends
The Lollipop Shoppe: Who'll Read the Will
The Ventures: Who'll Stop the Rain
Lyres: Someone Who'll Treat You Right Now
The Changin' Times: How Is the Air Up There?
The Rovin' Flames: How Many Times
Bobby Roberts & the Rave Ons: How Can I Make Her Mine
The Kreeg: How Can I
The Mothers of Invention: How Could I Be Such a Fool
Kim Fowley: See How the Other Half Loves
The Ventures: How Now Wild Cow
The Creation: How Does It Feel to Feel (UK version)
The Mockingbirds: How to Find a Lover

Mal Thursday's Texas Tyme Machine:

The Liberty Bell: That's How It Will Be
Oedipus & the Mothers: (I Remember) How It Used to Be
The Jades (The Jade Green): How's He Gonna Find Me
Sir Douglas Quintet: You Don't Know How Young You Are
Willie Nelson: Funny How Time Slips Away

The Kinks: Where Have All the Good Times Gone
The Shades of Blue: Where Did All the Good Times Go
Eric Burdon & the Animals: That's Not Where It's At
The Four Rockets: The Place Where She Lives
The Unrelated Segments: Where You Gonna Go
Art Guy: Where You Gonna Go
The Standells: Hey Joe, Where You Gonna Go
The Day Trippers: Where I Belong
The Fogcutters: That's Where I'll Be
The Shyres: Where Is Love
The Satelliters: Where Do We Go
The Ultimate Spinach: Where You're At

Bonus Tracks:
Buck Owens: Who's Gonna Mow Your Grass
Gotham City Crimefighters: Who Stole the Batmobile
Captain Beefheart: Who Do You Think You're Fooling
New York Dolls: Who Are the Mystery Girls
Ian Hunter: Who Do You Love (single version)
King Richard & The Knights: How About Now
The Bats: How Could You Have Known
Them: How Long Baby
The Animals: How You've Changed
The Primitives: How Do You Feel
The Beatles: How Do You Do It
Herman's Hermits: Where Were You When I Needed You
The Kinks: Where Are They Now

Tuesday, July 25, 2023

Norton 800 Top 10 with Miriam Linna

Mal Thursday welcomes Miriam Linna, of Norton Records, not to mention Kicks Magazine, Kicks Books, and even Kicks Perfume. She's got some rarities for you from the Norton 800 series of 45s, on Norton Records, of course, the label she co-founded with the late, great Billy Miller. Plus Mal spins some great 45s from 1960s Ohio groups and other hip racket. Presented in Ultrasonic Stereophonic and Living Monophonic Sound. Originally broadcast 31 January 2019.

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Esquerita: Gettin' Plenty Lovin'
Hasil Adkins: She Said
Andre Williams: Jailbait
Nolan Strong: Mind Over Matter
The Ramrods: War Party
The Excels: Lets Dance
Knights of the Round Table: Big Tears  
The Vampires: Fire
Dwight Douglas & the Jayhawks: Interstate 45
Big Brown & The Gamblers: My Testament
CJ & The Casuals: Study Hall
Woody Carr & The El Caminos: My Woman
The Kinks: I Need You
Phil Flowers: Chapel on the Hill
Thee Midnighters: Thee Midnight Theme
Stiv Bators: It's Cold Outside
The Choir: I'm Going Home
The Raspberries: Go All the Way
The Fifth Order: Goin' Too Far
The Pictorian Skiffuls: In a While.
The Outsiders: Time Won't Let Me
The Greenhornes: It's My Soul/Pigtails and Kneesocks
Tiger Bomb: Can't Stop
The Embrooks: Going, But Not Gone
Thee Girl Fridays: The Love Witch
The Mal Thursday Quintet: Don't Want You Either
The Reverberations: Time Stops
Jake Starr & The Delicious Fullness: The Mess I'm In
Miriam & Nobody's Babies: Get the Message

Thursday, July 20, 2023

Dallas/Ft. Worth

Mal Thursday's Texas Tyme Machine has landed in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex circa the 1960s, with Mal joined by Guest DJ Melissa Kirkendall, director of Teen a Go Go: A Little Film About Rock and Roll History. Presented in Ultrasonic Stereophonic and Living Monophonic Sound. Portions of this program originally transmitted October 2011; this version 20 July 2023.

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Kenny & The Kasuals: Journey to Tyme
The Gentlemen: It's a Cry'n Shame
The Chessmen: I Need You There/Sad
Kenny & The Kasuals: See Saw Ride
The Five Americans: Don't Blame Me/I'm Feeling OK
The Warlocks: If You Really Want Me to Stay
The Nightcaps: Nightcap Rock/Wine Wine Wine
Floyd Dakil Four: Bad Boy/Stronger Than Dirt
The Five of a Kind: Never Again
The Exotics: Come with Me/Queen of Shadows
Jack Nitszche: The Magnificent Seven

Guest DJ Melissa Kirkendall:
The Elite: Two Potato
Bruce Channel: Hey Baby
Jim Jones & The Chaunteys: Baby (Better Get On Home)
Ray Sharp: Linda Lu
The Kandy Kanes: Hard to Tell
Larry & The Blue Notes: Night of the Sadist
The Barons: Without Her
The Elite: My Confusion
The 5-6-7-8s: One Potato

The Rising Sons: I'm Blue
The Loose Ends: He's a Nobody
The Briks: Foolish Baby
The Barons: Don't Burn It
The Gnats: The Girl
The Cynics: Stop/Mr. You're a Better Man Than I
The Chocolate Moose: Take a Ride/Half-Peeled Banana
Theze Few: Dynamite
Southwest F.O.B.: Smell of Incense
Kenny & The Kasuals: Revelations
The Word D: You're Gonna Make Me/I Saw You Walking
Scotty McKay: Train Kept a-Rollin'
Cast of Thousands: I Heard a Voice Last Night
Scotty McKay's Bolero Band: Black Cat Theme
Bloodrock: D.O.A.

Wednesday, July 19, 2023

Texas Tymes Four

It's Texas rock n' roll oral history at its finest with THE ROY HEAD STORY as told by Roy Head, THE HUEY P. MEAUX STORY as told by Joe Nick Patoski, THE JOE 'KING' CARRASCO & THE CROWNS STORY as told by Joe 'King' Carrasco, and THE SKUNKS STORY as told by Jesse Sublett. Presented in Ultrasonic Stereophonic and Living Monophonic Sound. Interviews from 2009-2013. Dedicated to the memory of Roy Head (January 9, 1941 – September 21, 2020).

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Roy Head: One More Time
Roy Head & The Traits:
Just a Little Bit/One More Time/Treat Her Right/The Apple of My Eye
Roy Head & The Great Believers: Easy Lovin' Girl
Roy Head: One Night
Sir Douglas Quintet: She's About a Mover
Jivin' Gene & The Jokers: Breaking Up is Hard to Do
Joe Barry: I'm a Fool to Care
Dale & Grace: I'm Leaving It Up to You
Sunny & The Sunliners: Talk to Me
The Traits: Too Good to Be True
Joe "King" Carrasco:
Drug Through the Mud (with The Crowns)
Tell Me (with El Molino)
Houston El Mover/Buena/Don't Bug Me, Baby/Party Weekend (with The Crowns)
The Skunks: Memphis/Earthquake Shake/Cheap Girl/Jackie O/Gimme Some/Television Lover

Thursday, July 13, 2023

Nocturnal Omissions 2

Mal Thursday presents Nocturnal Omissions 2, more songs that did not, for whatever reason, end up on the broadcast versions of various Word of the Week or themed episodes. Outtakes from Live n' Wild series, plus Words of the Week Nothing, Need, and Know. Presented in Ultrasonic Stereophonic and Living Monophonic Sound. Originally transmitted 13 July 2023.

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The Spencer Davis Group: High Time Baby/Gimme Some Lovin'
Cream: I'm So Glad
The Yardbirds: Shapes of Things
The Move: So You Want to Be a Rock and Roll Star
The Golden Cups: Season of the Witch
Donovan: Fat Angel
Led Zeppelin: We're Gonna Groove
Creedence Clearwater Revival: Green River
Big Star: September Gurls
Dead Boys: Little Girl
The Heartbreakers: London Boys
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers: Don't Bring Me Down
Booker T & The MGs: You Can't Sit Down
The Clovers: Your Cash Ain't Nothin' but Trash
The Stop Sign: Nothing Matters Now
Nothing But Trouble trailer
The Velvet Underground: Oh! Sweet Nuthin' (early version)
The Golden Earings: No Need to Worry
The Who: I Need You (mono)
The Jam: I Need You (For Someone)
The Embrooks: I Need You
The Bohemians: I Need You Baby
Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels: I Need Lovin' You
Psycho: You Need Me
The Crawdaddys: You're Gonna Need My Love Someday
The Rockin' Vickers: I Don't Need Your Kind
The Rogues: I Don't Need You
The Vagrants: I Don't Need Your Lovin'
The Composers: With Friends Like You, Who Needs Friends
The Real Kids: Who Needs You
The Ventures: All You Need Is Love
The Prophets: Yes I Know
The Attack: We Don't Know
The Untold Fables: Let Me Know
The Last: She Don't Know Why I'm Here (single version)
The Satelliters: Why Do They Know
The Sharp Turns: Everybody Knows But Me
Thor's Hammer: If You Knew
Jim Basnight: You Know I Know
The Kan Dells
: Cry Girl

Wednesday, July 12, 2023

Nocturnal Omissions

Mal Thursday presents a series of songs that were not included on three previous episodes where the Words of the Week were Me, She, and Way. Presented in Ultrasonic Stereophonic and Living Monophonic Sound. Originally broadcast 2 June 2022.

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The Wyld/The Roots: Lost One
Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels: Sock It to Me, Baby/Come See About Me
Question Mark & The Mysterians: You're Telling Me Lies/Don't Tease Me
The Turtles: Let Me Be (mono)
The Cowsills: All I Really Want to Be Is Me
Jefferson Airplane: Let Me In (uncensored version)
The Ventures: Oh Lonesome Me
The Fuzztones (
with Craig Moore): Just Like Me
The Swinging Blue Jeans: Don't Make Me Over
Eric Burdon & The Animals: Help Me, Girl
The Rolling Stones: Doncha Bother Me
Simon & Garfunkel: Somewhere They Can't Find Me
The Outsiders: You Mistreat Me
Golden Earrings
: Daddy, Buy Me a Girl
Booker T & The MGs: You Don't Love Me
The Mojo Men: She's My Baby
The In Crowd: The Things She Says
The Zombies: She Does Everything for Me
Jimmy Page: She Just Satisfies
The Pretty Things: She's Fine, She's Mine
Manfred Mann: She
The Romancers: She Took My Oldsmobile
The Sands of Time: When She Cries for Me
The Invaders: She's a Tiger
The Dovers: She's Gone
The Deverons: She's Your Lover
Bob Dylan: She's Your Lover Now
The Beatles: She's Leaving Home (backing track)
The Deep Set: That's the Way Life Goes
Tonky Thompson: On My Way
The Saxons: Way of the Down
The Weejuns: Way Down
The Del-Vetts: That's the Way It Is
The King Bees: On Your Way Down the Drain
The Black Slacks: The Way I Feel
The Levis: That's Not the Way
Gary Lewis & The Playboys: Way, Way Out
The Slaves: Get Out of My Way
The Ramones: Why Is It Always This Way
The Vertebrats: Left in the Dark

Tuesday, July 11, 2023

Live n' Wild 3: The '80s and Beyond

 Mal Thursday presents another two hours of rock n' roll recorded live in the wild. This time out, it's garage rock recordings from the '80s to the present, including radio broadcasts, B-sides, and several from Cavestomp!, the Garage Rock Festacular. The second half of the show is devoted to The Mal Thursday Quintet Live at 13th Floor Lounge, recorded 22 March 2019 in beautiful downtown Florence, Massachusetts. Presented in Living Monophonic and Ultrasonic Stereophonic Sound. Originally broadcast 18 April 2019.

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The Satelliters: Abba (Iron Bar 2007)
The Monks: Monk Time/Boys Are Boys (Cavestomp! 2000)
The Chocolate Watchband: Blues Theme/Gone and Passes By
(Are You Gonna Be There) At the Love-In (Cavestomp! 1999)
Question Mark & The Mysterians: Do You Feel It (Cavestomp! 1997)
Lyres: Seven (Cavestomp! 1997)
Busy Body/What a Girl Can't Do (WERS 1983)
Don't Give It Up Now (Cantone's 1981)
The Embrooks: Standing Upside Down (WFMU 2003)
The Fleshtones: Feels Like a Woman (Dirty Water Club 2005)
Plan 9: B3-11 (The Rat 1985)
The Marshmallow Overcoat: Beverly Pepper (2017)
The Chesterfield Kings: Up and Down (WXXI 2009)/Louie Go Home feat. Mark Lindsay (Cavestomp! 1998)
Muck & The Mires: It's About Over You (Asbury Lanes 2007)
The Mal Thursday Quintet: (13th Floor Lounge 2019)
Once Upon a Time (In Your Mind)
Torn Up/That's Your Problem
Standing on the Corner
Joke's on Me (bed)
Lady in a Cage
Flagrante Delicto
Why Do I Cry [with Ray Mason]
O Lucky Man! (bed)
Sky Wild/Get Outta Dallas!
Filthy Rich (13th Floor Lounge 2019)
The Untold Fables: It's a Cry'n Shame (Safari Sam's 1985)

Thursday, July 6, 2023

Live n' Wild Pt. 2: The '70s

Mal Thursday presents Part Two in the Live n' Wild series, presenting a selection of the greatest live rock n' roll recordings in existence. Part One was the 1960s, so this week it's the 1970s. Hard rock, Heavy Rock, Glitter, Glam, Punk, New Wave, and more. Presented in Ultrasonic Stereophonic Sound. Originally broadcast in the Summer of 2015, this episode has been revised and expanded to over three hours.

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Cheap Trick: Hello There
Alice Cooper: You Drive Me Nervous/Under My Wheels
Iggy & The Stooges: Search and Destroy
Flamin' Groovies: Louie Louie
The Doors: Who Do You Love
The Who: Substitute
Free: All Right Now
Faces: The Stealer
Humble Pie: I Don't Need No Doctor
Slade: Cum on Feel the Noize
MC5: Kick Out the Jams
T. Rex: Jeepster/Telegram Sam
David Bowie & The Spiders from Mars: Moonage Daydream/Rock n' Roll Suicide
Mott the Hoople: All the Young Dudes
Iggy Pop: Lust for Life
Lou Reed: Vicious
Blondie: Rip Her to Shreds
The Runaways: Cherry Bomb
The Ramones: Beat on the Brat
The Heartbreakers: Chinese Rocks
Patti Smith Group: Gloria In Excelsis Deo
Eddie and The Hot Rods: 96 Tears
Nick Lowe & Rockpile: Heart of the City
Elvis Costello & The Attractions: You Belong to Me
The Rolling Stones: Jumpin Jack Flash/Brown Sugar
The Doors: Soul Kitchen

Bonus Tracks:
The Sweet: Ballroom Blitz
Aerosmith: Toys in the Attic
Willie Alexander and the Boom Boom Band: At the Rat
The Real Kids: All Kindsa Girls
DMZ: Boy from Nowhere
Sex Pistols: Submission
The Clash: Clash City Rockers
The Buzzcocks: Orgasm Addict
The Jam: This Is the Modern World/Sounds from the Street
Chuck Berry: Reelin' and Rockin'

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