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"Back Up & Push" with mark (archive)

Wednesday, September 9, 2009 | 10:00 to 12:00 | Playlist

New Artist Song Album Label Comments
Delaney & Bonnie Heartbreak Hotel Genesis GNP Crescendo
Elvis Presley Make The World Go Away Walk A Mile In My Shoes: The Essential 70s Masters BMG/RCA
Chris Bell You And Your Sister (acoustic version) I Am The Cosmos Rykodisc
Tosca Mrs. Bongo No Hassle !K7
Allen Touissaint Egyptian Fantasy The Bright Mississippi Nonesuch
* Mayer Hawthorne I Wish That It Would Rain A Strange Arrangement Stones Throw
* 24-Carat Black Gone The Promises Of Yesterday Gone: The Promises of Yesterday Numero Group
* Paul Burch Honey Blue Still Your Man Ramseur Playing tonight @ Local 506
Pete Johnson & Albert Ammons Sixth Avenue Express (VA) Barrelhouse Boogie BMG Comp of boogie woogie piano blues. This one recorded in 1941.
* Jesse Fuller Stealin' Move On Down The Line Fledg'ling 1970s blues
Jim Dickinson & The New Beale Street Sheiks You'll Do It All The Time (VA) It Came From Memphis, vol. 2 Birdman Companion to Robert Gordon's book of the same name
* The Clean Simple Fix Mister Pop Merge
* To Kill a Petty Bourgeoisie track 8 Marlone Kranky
* The Changin' Times How Is The Air Up There? (VA) Vile Vinyl, vol. 1 Past & Present
Thee Headcoatees Melvin Girlsville Get Hip Recordings 1994
* Jay Reatard Faking It Watch Me Fall Matador
Half Japanese Little Records (VA) Wreck Room, vol. 2 Safe House
* Pontiak Laywayed Maker Thrill Jockey
* Paul Metzger Dark Green Water Anamnestic Tincture Roaratorio improv. on modified 10-string guitar with in-set cymbal that acts as a resonator, giving a sound one reviewer described as "blindingly metallic"
Dr. Timothy Leary The Trip: Epilogue (Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out) Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out Performance 1967 movie soundtrack
Bronx River Parkway Deixa Pra La (VA) Fallin' Off The Reel vol. 1 Truth & Soul
Star Room Boys Time This World Just Won't Leave You Alone Slewfoot 2001
* Calico Haunts Shallow Seas After All Borderlord new, great, and unfortunately not available at Chaz' Bull City Records b/c the band ain't brought it in to sell yet! Yo CH, can you bring Chaz some??? You get my $$.
James Hammer Strings Wah Wah Mercury Studio improv bits, rec. w/ Brian Eno during the "Laid" sessions. 1994.
James Jam J Wah Wah Mercury
* Oneida Folk Wisdom Rated O Jagjaguwar/Brah new