Wednesday, February 28, 2024


Mal Thursday delves into the shadowy netherworld of alternative facts on this highly charged episode of The Mal Thursday Show. All songs with Lie, Lies, Lied, Lying and/or Liar in the title. Presented in Ultrasonic Stereophonic and Living Monophonic Sound. Originally transmitted 29 February 2024.

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The Grip Weeds: Lies
Johnny Sandon & The Remo Four: Lies
The Untamed: It's Not True
The Who: La La La Lies (BBC)
The Rolling Stones: Don't Lie to Me
The Searchers: You Can't Lie to a Liar
The Troggs: You're Lying
The Smoke: She's a Liar
Argent: Liar
The Ventures: My Bonnie Lies (bed)
The Outsiders: Lying All the Time
The Golden Earrings: Tears and Lies
The Treez: You Lied to Me Before
The Rockin' Ramrods: She Lied
The Jesters IV: She Lied (I Know Why)
Question Mark & The Mysterians: You're Telling Me Lies
The Escapades: I Tell No Lies
The Lively Ones: Too Many Lies
Apollo's Apaches: Cry Me a Lie
The Bryds: Your Lies

Mal Thursday's Texas Tyme Machine:

The Lynx: You Lie
The Mullens: You Lied
The Six Pents: She Lied
Sir Douglas Quintet: Stoned Faces Don't Lie

The Greenhornes: Lies
The Stems: Liar
The Dark Shadows: Liar Liar
The Tell-Tale Hearts: Dirty Liar
The Dwarves: I'm a Liar
The Bombers: I'm a Liar, Babe
Oasis: I Can See a Liar
The Ventures: Lies (bed)
The Vipers: Tellin' Those Lies/Cheated and Lied
The Chesterfield Kings: Little White Lies/She Told Me Lies
Lyres: Don't Tell Me Lies
The Brood: Everybody's a Liar
Muck & the Mires
: Caught in a Lie
The Tryfles: Had Enough of Your Lies
The Stayrcase: I Know You Lied
The Miracle Workers: Lies Lies
The Rolling Stones: Lies
Sex Pistols: Liar
Lulu: Lies

Wednesday, February 21, 2024


The Words of the Week are Not and Again on this wild episode of The Mal Thursday Show, as Mal spins songs with Not or Again in the title. Presented in Ultrasonic Stereophonic and Living Monophonic Sound. Originally broadcast 22 February 2024.

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The Unknowns: Not My Memory
Paul Revere & The Raiders: I'm Not Your Stepping Stone
The Ravin' Blue: It's Not Real
The Maundy Quintet: I'm Not Alone
David: I'm Not Alone
The Outsiders: I'm Not Trying to Hurt You
The Li'l Boys Blue: I'm Not There
The Mothers of Invention: I'm Not Satisfied
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers: Whisper Not (bed)
Elvis Presley: Do No Disturb
The Dovers: She's Not Just Anybody
Dino, Desi & Billy: Not the Lovin' Kind
Love: A House Is Not a Motel

Mal Thursday's Texas Tyme Machine pt. 1:

Kenny & The Kasuals: I'm Not Talking
The Fanatics: I Will Not Be Lonely
The Krayolas: You're Not My Girl

The Ventures: She's Not There (bed)
The Flies: I'm Not Your Stepping Stone
The Hollies: When I'm Not There
The Who: It's Not True (mono)
The Rolling Stones: Not Fade Away (live)
The Beatles: Not a Second Time (mono)
Cuby & The Blizzards: Your Body, Not Your Soul
The Golden Earrings: Not to Find
The Phantom Five: She's Not
Lyres: Not Looking Back
The Chesterfield Kings: I'm Not Like Everybody Else
The Vipers: Not to Be in Love
David Johansen: Not That Much
The Embrooks: Going But Not Gone/Not a Priority
The Ventures: Let's Twist Again (bed)
The Hollies: Here I Go Again
The Zombies: I Want Her Back Again (mono)
The Animals: I'm in Love Again
The Birds: Granny Rides Again
The Yardbirds: Like Jimmy Reed Again (bed)
The Spiders: Once Again
The Skope: Be Mine Again
The Deadlys: On the Road Again
The Dagenites: I Don't Want to Try It Again
The Rogue Show: Make Me Over Again
The Velvet Underground: There She Goes Again (mono)

Mal Thursday's Texas Tyme Machine pt. 2:

The Exotics: Alone Again
The Ugly Beats: I'll Come Again

The Iguanas: Again and Again

Austin Stomp! 3

Mal will be hosting this unofficial South by Southwest rock n' roll showcase next month:

Tuesday, February 20, 2024


Mal Thursday presents a most rocking episode where the Work of the Week is Head, all songs with the word "Head" in the title. It's a heady brew of garage, punk, and other wild sounds for your listening and dancing pleasure. Presented in Living Monophonic and Ultrasonic Stereophonic Sound. Originally broadcast, in different form, on 7 March 2019.

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The Sonics: You Got Your Head on Backwards
Cat Stevens: Baby Get Your Head Screwed On
The Double Feature: Baby Get Your Head Screwed On
The Bellrays: They Glued Your Head on Upside Down
The Wailers: You Weren't Using Your Head
Ann-Margret: You Turned My Head Around
Les Fleur de Lys: Hammer-Head
The Monkees: Tear the Top Right Off My Head
The Zombies: Goin' Out of My Head (BBC)
John Fred: Outta My Head
The Romantics: Out of My Mind (Into My Head)
The Miracles Workers: Out of My Head
Deadbolt: Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head

Mal Thursday's Texas Tyme Machine
Larry Roquemore: What Made Me Lose My Head
The Children: Pills (She Went to My Head)
The Sons of Hercules: Heads Up
Kashmere Stage Band: Head Wiggle

Ritchie Valens: Ooh, My Head
The Coasters: Idol with a Golden Head
Elvis Presley: Hard Headed Woman
Fleetwood Mac: Somebody's Gonna Get Their Head Kicked in Tonight
The Velvet Underground: Head Held High (alt mix)
Mike Rabin & The Demons: Head Over Heels
The Stylos: Head Over Heels
The Go-Gos: Head Over Heels
Tuff Darts: Head Over Heels
The Sundays Funnies: Headlines
The Ventures: Diamond Head
Flamin' Groovies: Teenage Head
Primal Scream: Gimme Gimme Teenage Head
David Bowie: Sweet Head
Nervous Eaters: Just Head
The Hoodoo Gurus: Head in the Sand
The Alan Milman Sect: Stitches in My Head/I Wanna Kill Somebody
The Breakers: Beach Head
The Fleshtones: Headlock on My Heart
The Fuzztones: Johnson in a Headlock
Stupidity: I Need You...Like a Hole in the Head
The Satelliters: Gotta Get You (Out of My Head)
Roky Erickson & The Explosives: Red Temple Prayer (Two Headed Dog)
Ginny Arnell: Dumb Head

Les Fleur de Lys

Tuesday, February 13, 2024


The Words of the Week are Like and Always on this week's installment of The Mal Thursday Show, as Mal spins all songs with Like and/or Always in the title. Starring the usual assortment of '60s heroes, plus records of more recent vintage by Muck & The Mires, The Trip, The Electric Mess, and more. Presented in Ultrasonic Stereophonic and Living Monophonic Sound. Originally transmitted 15 February 2024.  

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The Association: Like Always
006: Like What Me Worry
The Chocolate Watchband: I'm Not Like Everybody Else
The Surrealistic Pillar: I Like Girls
Paul Revere & The Raiders: Just Like Me (mono)
The Trip: Stick Like Glue
Barry McGuire: Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues
Bob Dylan: Like a Rolling Stone (Take 11)
Paul Revere & The Raiders: Like Long Hair
The Uncalled For: Do Like Me
The Rooks: A Girl Like You
The Sonics: Like No Other Man
The Better Sweet: Like the Flowers
Muck & The Mires: Got to Get You Thinking Like I Do
Lyres: Not Like the Other One
The Ventures: I Like It Like That
The Yardbirds
: Love Me Like I Love You (BBC)
Them: I Like It Like That
The Attack: Feel Like Flying
The Kinks: Never Met A Girl Like You Before

Mal Thursday's Texas Tyme Machine:
The Things: Another Girl Like You
The Elastic Prism: I Would Have Liked You Anyway
The American Blues: Melted Like Snow
Euphoria: Oh Dear You Look Like a Dog
Bubble Puppy: Love Me Like She Can
The Mullens: Looks Like Fun
The WordD: You're Always Around

Voodoo Court: (There's) Always Something There to Remind Me
The Herd: This Boy's Always Been True
The Yardbirds: He's Always There
Captain Beefheart: Here I Am I Always Am
The Evil: Always Runnin' Around
Pepper & The Shakers: I'll Always Love You
The Abstracts: Always Always
Dream Syndicate: That's What You Always Say
The Sick Rose: Always Taking
The Electric Mess: The Grass Ain't Always Greener
The Stems: For Always
Les Klepstones: She'll Always Be Mine
Lyres: I Love Her Still, I Always Will
The Rolling Stones: You Can't Always Get What You Want (live 1968)

Out of Our Minds

The Word of the Week is Mind as Mal Thursday blows your mind with a series of songs with "Mind" in the title, the vast majority coming from the 1960s, natch. So turn on, tune in, and dig this wild episode. Presented in Ultrasonic Stereophonic and Living Monophonic Sound. Originally transmitted 23 April 2020.

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Ambrose Slade: Journey to the Center of Your Mindd
The Bit a Sweet: Out of Sight Out of Mind
The Trashmen: Mind Your Own Business
The Knickerbockers: One Track Mind
The Yardbirds: Rack My Mind
Jeff Simmons: Lucille Has Messed My Mind Up
Fenwick: Mindrocker
The Dukes: Friday on My Mind
The Galaxies IV: Don't Lose Your Mind
The Night Times: I Got My Mind on You
The Mal Thursday Quintet: Once Upon a Time (In Your Mind)
The Embrooks
: Back in My Mind
The Greenhornes: Satisfy My Mind
The Soundtrack of Our Lives: Mind the Gap
The Woggles: Please Leave My Mind
The Ventures: Too Young to Know My Mind
The Human Instict: A Day in My Mind's Mind
The Spontaneous Generation: Up in My Mind
Living Children: Crystalize Your Mind
The Small Faces: My Mind's Eye
The Nervous Breakdown: I Dig Your Mind
The GTVs: Mind the Gap
The Spiders: Don't Blow Your Mind
The William Penn Fyve: Blow My Mind
Hugh McCracken: You Blow My Mind
The Exciters: Blowing Up My Mind
The Cramps: Blow Up Your Mind
Powers of  Blue: You Blow My Mind

Mal Thursday's Texas Tyme Machine:

The Reddlemen: I'm Gonna Get in That Girl's Mind
The Blind Owls: Make Up Your Mind
Roky Erickson: Mine Mine Mind

The Cynics: Girl, You're on My Mind
Count Five: Peace of Mind
Painted Faces: I Lost You in My Mind
We The People: Mirror of Your Mind
Dr. Spec's Optical Illusion: Tryin' to Mess My Mind
The Oxford Circle: Mind Destruction
First Crow to the Moon: Sun Lights Up the Shadow of Your Mind
Mickey Finn: Garden of My Mind
Love: Your Mind and We Belong Together
The Cykle: Walk Out (In My Mind)
The Nazz: Back of Your Mind 

Monday, February 12, 2024

Night of the Following Day

 Mal Thursday goes back to the source with this high concept classic rerun. It's the Night of the Following Day on The Mal Thursday show, where the Words of the Week are Night and Day. Presented in Ultrasonic Stereophonic  and Living Monophonic Sound. From 2019.

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Wednesday, February 7, 2024


The Word of the Week is Sweets on this episode of The Mal Thursday Show, all songs with Sweet, Sugar, Honey, or Candy in the title. Presented in Ultrasonic Stereophonic and Living Monophonic Sound. Originally broadcast 8 February 2024.

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The Mods: Sweets for My Sweet
The Artwoods: Sweet Mary
The Zephyrs: Sweet Little Baby
The Pretty Things: Honey I Need
The Hollies: A Taste of Honey
The Beatles: Sweet Little Sixteen (BBC)
The Rolling Stones: She Smiled Sweetly
Manfred Mann: Sweet Pea
Les Fleurs de Lys: Sugar Love
Guess Who: No Sugar Tonight (single version)
The Rolling Beats: Sweeter Than You
The Palace Guard: Falling Sugar
Fred Neil: Sweet Mama
Bob Dylan: Absolutely Sweet Marie (mono)
Spirit: Sweet Stella Baby
Raul & The Revelations: A Sweet Sickness
The Creation: Sweet Helen
The Kinks: Sweet Lady Genevieve
Mott the Hoople: Sweet Jane/Sweet Angeline
The Yarbirds: Good Night Sweet Josephine

Mal Thursday's Texas Tyme Machine:

The Outcasts: Sweet Mary
The Countdown 5: Sweet Talk
Fun and Games: Elephant Candy
Fever Tree: Grand Candy Young Sweet
The Five Americans: Sweet Bird of Youth
Mouse & The Traps: Maid of Sugar, Maid of Spice
The Clique: Sugar on Sunday
Sir Douglas Quintet: Sugar Bee

The Artwoods: A Taste of Honey
Sam & Dave: Sweet Pains
The Candymen: Candy Man
The Pink Floyd: Candy and a Current Bun
The Teardrops: Sweet Sweet Sadie
Things to Come: Sweetgina
The Mal Thursday Quintet: A Smell of Honey, A Swallow of Brine!
Dusty Springfield: The Sweet Ride
The Chocolate Watchband: Sweet Young Thing
Primal Scream: Sweet Pretty Thing
The Velvet Underground: Oh Sweet Nuthin'

Summer, Babe!

 I am losing my voice – must be all that Saharan dust in the air – so instead of a new episode, here are three classic reruns all about san...