Wednesday, November 29, 2023


Weather is the Word of the Week on this wet n' windy edition of The Mal Thursday Show. Songs about rain, snow, and other weather events. Presented in Ultrasonic Stereophonic and Living Monophonic Sound. Originally broadcast 30 November 2023.

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Merrilee Rush & The Turnabouts: How's the Weather on Your Street
The Early Americans: It's So Cool Outside
The Choir: It's Cold Outside
The Turtles: Let the Cold Winds Blow (mono)
The Grateful Dead: Cold Rain and Snow
Paul Revere & The Raiders: Rain, Sleet and Snow
The Standells: There's a Storm Comin'
The Jesters of Newport: Stormy
The Snow Men: Ski Storm
The Dupont Circles: Sarah the Weather Girl
Larry Cartell: Heather the Weather Lady
Reigning Sound: Stormy Weather
The Roman Rebellion: The Weather's Getting Bold
Manfred Mann: Stormy Monday/The Abominable Snowman
The Beatles: Rain (2022 mix)
Sonny & Cher: It's Gonna Rain
The Unrelated Segments: It's Gonna Rain
Thee Sixpence: Heart Full of Rain
The Ill Winds: Fear of the Rain
True West: And Then the Rain

Mal Thursday's Texas Tyme Machine:
Sir Douglas Quintet: The Rains Came
The Legends: Raining in My Heart
The Outcasts: I'm in Pittsburgh (and It's Raining)
Danny & The Counts: Ode to the Wind
The Five Americans: Rain Maker
Fun and Games Commission: It Must Have Been the Wind
The Shindigs (Bobby Fuller Four): Thunder Reef

Deep Purple: One More Rainy Day
Paul Revere & The Raiders: Catch the Wind
The Seeds: The Wind Blows Your Hair
The Vagrants: A Sunny Summer Rain
The Marmalade: I See the Rain
The Leaves of Grass: City in the Rain
The Ventures: Windy
Mystic Eyes: Let the Wind Blow
The Mothers of Invention: Anyway the Wind Blows
Marvin Gaye: I Wish It Would Rain
The Lovin' Spoonful: Rain on the Roof
The Move: Flowers in the Rain (BBC)
The Rolling Stones: She's a Rainbow
The Troyes: Rainbow Chaser
Fred Neil: Little Bit of Rain

Wednesday, November 22, 2023


Mal Thursday is back with a world class episode where the Word of the Week is World. Mal scoured the whole wide world for the records in this week's show, well, mostly the US and UK, but still a most rockin' episode. With over 50 minutes of bonus tracks. Presented in Ultrasonic Stereophonic and Living Monophonic Sound. Originally broadcast 23 November 2023.

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The Stix & Stonz: The World
The Sons of Adam: Baby Show the World
The Preachers: Stay Outta My World
The Electric Prunes: Get Me to the World on Time (mono)
The Fogcutters: It's My World
Head & The Hares: One Against the World
The Vogues: Five O'Clock World
Los Straitjackets: Marshmallow World (bed)
The Grateful Dead: Sittin' on Top of the World
The La De Das: On Top of the World
The Vectors: What in the World
The Unwritten Law: The Whole World Is Blind
The Rogues: It's the Same All Over the World
The Shames: My World Is Upside Down
Jack Nitszche: Theme from Women of the World (bed)
The Animals: I'm Gonna Change the World
The Hollies: All the World Is Love
Cream: World of Pain
The Kinks: Nothin' in the World Can Stop Me Worryin' 'Bout That Girl (mono)
The Lancastrians: The World Keeps Going 'Round
Belfast Gypsies: The Crazy World Inside of Me
Wreckless Eric: Whole Wide World (alt version)
Ann-Margret: It's a Nice World to Visit (But Not to Live In)
Nancy Sinatra: It's Such a Pretty World Today
New York Dolls: Private World
The Modern Lovers: Old World/Modern World
The Trendsetters: Whicker's World (bed)
The Jam: The Modern World/All Around the World (BBC)
Kiss: King of the Nighttime World
The Others: Fallin' Off My World

Mal Thursday's Texas Tyme Machine:
The Trackers: You Are My World
Endle St. Cloud in the Rain: Tell Me One More Time (What's Happening to Our World)
Joe "King" Carrasco & The Crowns: Betty's World

The Small Faces: The War of the Worlds
Dantalion's Chariot: World War Three
Elvis Costello & The Attractions: Waiting for the End of the World (live 1978)
The Woggles: The End of the World
David Ruffin: My Whole World Ended
Joey Ramone: What a Wonderful World

Bonus Tracks:
The Burlington Squires: World
Little Richard: All Around the World
John Fogerty: Rockin' All Over the World
The Byrds: The World Turns All Around Her
The Magic Circle: She Means the World to Me
The Children of the Night: World of Tears
Sagittarius: My World Fell Down
The Voltage: It's a Man's Man's Man's World
The Rolling Stones: The Whole Wide World
Iggy Pop: Puppet World
The Bangles: Real World
Elvis Costello & The Attractions: Black and White World
Flight Reaction: The World is Black
This World Is Closing in on Me
Mechanical World
Shapes Have Fangs:
What in the World
David Bowie:
What in the World
The Bee Gees:

Tuesday, November 21, 2023


Mal Thursday is your guide on a musical journey through the lower depths, with songs about struggling, failing, losing, and living on the other side of the tracks. Plus some records of more recent vintage and a brief excursion in Mal Thursday's Texas Tyme Machine. Originally broadcast 17 May 2018. Presented in Living Monophonic and Ultrasonic Stereophonic Sound.

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The Centurys: Hard Times
The Second Helping: Hard Times
Danny & The Other Guys: (You've Been Giving Me) Hard Times
The Woggles: Hard Times
Ray Charles: Hard Times
David "Fathead" Newman: Hard Times
Painted Faces: Hard Life
The Seeds: It's a Hard Life
The Why Four: Hard Life
The Electric Prunes: Ain't It Hard
The Rolling Stones: It's Not Easy
Nobody's Children: Good Times
Cracker: Good Times Bad Times
Marion Williams: Bad News, Bad Times
The Mar-Keys: Sack o' Woe

Mal Thursday's Texas Tyme Machine:

The Pearl Divers: Terminal Loser
Murphy & The Mob: Born Loser

A Passing Fancy: I'm Losing Tonight
The Beatles: I'm a Loser (BBC)
Frank Sinatra: Here's to the Losers
The Soundtrack of Our Lives: Heading for a Breakdown
The Fabs: That's the Bag I'm In
The Rare Breed: Beg, Borrow, and Steal
The Kinks: You Can't Win/Dead End Street
Lou Rawls: Dead End Stret Monologue
The Raiders: Tobacco Road
Iggy & The Stooges: I Got Nothin'
The Greenhornes: Shame and Misery
Flamin' Groovies: Buddy, Can You Spare a Dime?
The Fleshtones: The Band Drinks for Free
The Blind Owls: Make Up Your Mind
The Laissez Fairs: Higher Than You'd Meant to Go
The Reverberations: Move Along
The Mal Thursday Quintet: Standing on the Corner (live)
Mott The Hoople: Sea Diver


Wednesday, November 15, 2023

In the Face

Another smashing episode of The Mal Thursday Show, with the Word of the Week being "Face." In the second hour of the show, its a musical Identikit with Mal spinning songs about Eyes, Mouths, and other facial features. Featuring a double shot of King Khan and The Shrines and a wild trip in Mal Thursday's Texas Tyme Machine. Dig it! Presented in Living Monophonic and Ultrasonic Stereophonic Sound. Originally broadcast 30 May 2019.

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T.C. Atlantic: Faces
The Plague: The Face of Time
The Crawdaddys: Pretty Face
The Kinks: Funny Face
The Byrds: Have Your Seen Her Face
McLemore Avenue: About Face
The Concepts: Faces Come, Feelings Go
Tucker Zimmerman: A Face That Hasn't Sold Out
The Honeycombs: Just a Face in the Crowd
The Hollies: Tell Me to My Face
King Khan & His Shrines: 69 Faces of Love
Nelson Riddle: Your Zowie Face
Oscar Perry: Face Reality
Bobby Fuller: Angel Face
The Zakary Thaks: Face to Face
Sir Douglas Quintet: Stoned Faces Don't Lie
The Undisputed Truth: Smiling Faces Sometimes
Iggy & The Stooges: Your Pretty Face Is Going to Hell
Les Fleur De Lys: Mud in Your Eye
The Sound Explosion: In Your Eyes
Spirit: Girl in Your Eye
Tiger Bomb: Blue Eyes
Neil Christian & The Crusaders: Green Eyes (I Like It)
The Romantics: When I Look in Your Eyes
The Vice Barons: Five Eyes on You
The Count Five: Pretty Big Mouth
The Sidewalk Sounds: Mouth
The Pretty Things: Mama, Keep Your Big Mouth Shut
The Dee Jays: Dimples
The Sherlocks: The Skin of My Teeth
Dave Berry: Don't Give Me No Lip
Gene Pitney: Just One Smile
Jimmy McGriff: When You're Smiling
King Khan & The Shrines: Bite My Tongue
Ty Segall: Tongue
The Yeah Yeah Yeahs: Black Tongue
Jack White: Trash Tongue Talker
The Downliners Sect: May the Bird of Paradise Fly Up Your Nose
Sammy Davis Jr.: Look at That Face

Wednesday, November 8, 2023

Mal Thursday's Animal Kingdom

Mal Thursday goes on a rock n' roll safari with an animalistic episode all about various mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and insects. With all the usual '60s and '70s suspects, plus recent releases from The Black Lips and The Mal Thursday Quintet. Presented in Ultrasonic Stereophonic and Living Monophonic Sound. Originally broadcast 9 November 2023. 

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MC5: Call Me Animal
The Lemon Drops: Talk to the Animals
The Kinks: Animal Farm
The Rolling Stones: Little Red Rooster (live 1965)
Kim Fowley: Animal Man
The Tangerine Peel: Every Christian Lion-Hearted Man Will Show You
The Ventures: Wildcat (bed)
Elvis Presley: Tiger Man
Buck Owens & His Buckaroos: I've Got A Tiger by the Tail
The Move: Wild Tiger Woman (BBC)
Lulu: I'm a Tiger
The Mal Thursday Quintet: Kitten with a Whip
The First Gear: Leave My Kitten Alone
Bert Jansch: Black Cat Blues (bed)
The Stingrays: The Cat Came Back
The Rolling Stones: Stray Cat Blues (mono)
The Bosstweeds: Run, Pussycat (Theme from Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!)
The Cramps: Can Your Pussy Do the Dog?
The Stooges: I Wanna Be Your Dog (mono 45 version)
The Black Lips: Mad Dog
The Who: Dogs Part II
The Clungels: Do the Dog
The Dynamites: Walkin' the Dog
The Distortions: Hound Dog
Merry Clayton: Poor White Hound Dog
David Bowie: Future Legend/Diamond Dogs
The Ventures: Snoopy vs. the Red Baron (bed)

Mal Thursday's Texas Tyme Machine:

Roky Erickson & The Nervebreakers: Two Headed Dog (Red Temple Prayer)
Roky Erickson: Cold Night for Alligators
Sir Douglas Quintet: Sugar Bee
The Ugly Beats: Bee Line
Joe "King" Carrasco & The Crowns: Don't Bug Me, Baby

The Ventures: Green Hornet '66 (bed)
The Cramps: Human Fly (live 1980)
The Rolling Stones: The Spider and the Fly (BBC)
The Who: Boris the Spider
Heinz & The Wild Boys: Big Fat Spider
The Rats: Rats Revenge Pts 1 & 2

Bonus Tracks:
Lou Reed: Animal Language
Thee Headcoats: No Such Animal
The Ramones: Animal Boy
The Stingrays: Shaggy Dog
The Kinks: Milk Cow Blues
Flying Burrito Brothers: Wild Horses
The Invaders: She's a Tiger
The Shandells: Gorilla
The Standells: Zebra in the Kitchen
The Other Half: Feathered Fish
The Young Rascals: Too Many Fish in the Sea
Fred Neil: The Dolphins
Jack & The Beanstalks: Don't Bug Me
Von Ruden: The Spider and the Fly

Tuesday, November 7, 2023

For the Birds

In this avian-themed outing, Mal gives you the Bird: the Word, the Dance, and the Species. Shake a tail feather and get with this Bird-a-thon, and stay tuned for an extra 37 minutes of bonus tracks. Presented in Ultrasonic Stereophonic and Living Monophonic Sound. Originally transmitted in two-hour broadcast format, 8 May 2020.

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The Rivingtons: The Bird's the Word
Baby Ray & The Ferns: How's Your Bird?
The Mojo Men: Free as a Bird
Rocky Roberts & The Airedales: The Bird Is the Word
Country Joe & The Fish: Super Bird
The Barbarians: Hey Little Bird
The Beatles: And Your Bird Can Sing
The Galileo 7: Cruel Bird
The Hour Glass: Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)
Judy Henske: High-Flying Bird
The Moody Blues: Bye Bye Bird
The Bee Gees: Birdie Told Me
The Everly Brothers: Bird Dog
The Del Counts: Bird Dog
Gene Vincent: Bird Doggin'
The Mystery Action: The Bird Rockers
Inez & Charlie Foxx: Mockingbird
Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood: Lady Bird
The Buffalo Springfield: Blue Bird
Jerry Garcia: Bird Song
Eddie Floyd: Big Bird
Daddy Cool: Eagle Rock
The Music Machine: The Eagle Never Hunts the Fly
The Electric Banana (The Pretty Things): Eagle's Son
Jimmy Rivers Combo: The Blue Eagle Pt. 1
King Khan & The Shrines: 40 Birds
The Best Things: Chicks are for Kids
The Ventures: Yellow Bird
Thee  Sixpence: Birdman of Alkatrash
The Wylde Mammoths: All the Birds are Gone
The Yo Yos: The Raven
The Ramones: Surfin' Bird
The Motivations: The Birds

Mal Thursday's Texas Tyme Machine
The Chevelle V: Come Back Bird
Johnny Winter: Birds Can't Row Boats
Mouse & The Traps: I Wonder Where the Birds Fly
The Five Americans: Sweet Bird of Youth
Willie Nelson: Bird on a Wire

Ann-Margret: Bye Bye Birdie

Bonus Tracks:
The Sevens: Love of a Bird
Gene Vincent: Love Is a Bird
Marianne Faithfull: This Little Bird
The Plague: High-Flyin' Bird
Bob Dylan: Black Crow Blues
Q65: World of Birds
Charlie Parker: Yardbird Suite
The Hooterville Trolley: No Silver Bird
The Left Banke: Sing Little Bird Sing
Joe Cocker: Bye Bye Blackbird
The Monks: Cuckoo
The Trashmen: Surfin' Bird
Lester Bangs & The Delinquents: Legless Bird

Wednesday, November 1, 2023


Mal Thursday is back with another high-concept edition of The Mal Thursday Show, where the Word of the Week is "Me" -- all songs with Me in the title. Originally broadcast 22 March 2018. Presented in Living Monophonic and Ultrasonic Stereophonic Sound.

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Kim Fowley: Me
Lyres: Nobody But Me
The Kinks: You Really Got Me (live)
We The People: You Burn Me Up and Down
The Pretty Things: Come See Me
The Who: Call Me Lightning
The Rogue Show: Make Me Over Again
Lonnie Mack: From Me to You
Girl: Do You Love Me
Big Star: Don't Lie to Me
Crazy Elephant: Gimme Gimme Good Lovin'
Iggy & The Stooges: Gimme Danger
Grand Funk Railroad: Gimme Shelter
Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet: Spin Me Round '86
Otis Redding: Stand by Me
Eddie Hinton: Cover Me
The Woggles: Nothing's Gonna Stop Me
Lyme & Cybelle: Follow Me
David Bowie with The Lower Third: I Can't Help Thinking About Me
Lawson & Four More: If You Want Me, You Can Find Me
The Uncalled For: Do Like Me
Question Mark & The Mysterians: Girl (You Captivate Me)
The Wrong Society: She Destroyed Me
Paul Revere & The Raiders: Him or Me (What's It Gonna Be)
Vanilla Fudge: Take Me for a Little While
Duane Eddy: All You Gave to Me
The Road: You Rub Me the Wrong Way
The Montells: You Can't Make Me
The Grains of Sand: She Needs Me
The Electric Prunes: Try Me on for Size
The Rolling Stones: Don't You Lie to Me

Mal Thursday's Texas Tyme Machine:
Knight's Bridge: Make Me Some Love
The Five Americans: Don't Blame Me
The Ugly Beats: Throw Me a Line
The Mooks: Whaddya Want Me to Do
Josefus: Gimme Shelter
Beady Eye: Don't Brother Me

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