WOODY RADIO DJ MIKE SHOW #54, 4/9/2019

Tonight’s double fortune cookie on the left, compared with the non-enhanced one on the right.

Did you know that Robyn Hitchcock once recorded a song with the word “radio” in the chorus, and a Sacramento reference in one of the verses? I can’t tell you how much that’s always tickled me, and we started off this week’s show with that one. Honestly, the Sacramento reference seems so random–and if I ever get the chance to interview him, my first question is going to be about exactly that!

Your two fortunes for 4/9/2019.

So we mixed/blended/forced together a whole bunch of great songs, from all over the rock’n’roll spectrum, for your consideration. No barriers here. Not even any common sense or conventional wisdom. I mean seriously, who segues from Old 97s to Roger Joseph Manning Jr., and lives to tell the story? This guy does, that’s who! How about a Led Zeppelin sandwich, with The Armoires and Sean O’Brien and His Dirty Hands as the bread? Check. New music from Kenny? Who? If you’re from this area, you’ll know that Kenny is the name of Anton Barbeau’s Sacramento band, aka Antband Kenny. This may be the first time they’ve recorded under the moniker of Kenny, though, so we’ve got that too. And as often happens, I bring too much music to the party, way too much to finish in my allotted 3 hours, so I was forced to go into double overtime. I swear, it gets so late in the Central and Eastern time zones, that the management doesn’t even monitor what I’m doing. Don’t tell them, but I really do get away with a lot of stuff on my late night Tuesday shows. And by the time I was getting bleary-eyed, I ended the last moments of the overtime with the perfect Frank Black song–Fazer Eyes. It fades out with what can only be described as a sideways guitar solo.

The show was peppered with brand new 2019 music as well. It continues to surge into my mail and email, and it’s all of such great quality across the board. I’m happy to play it all for you. I also had the pleasure of chatting with some great listeners and some great fellow DJs through the course of the night. Oh–and this week’s Fortune Cookie Report had its own version of overtime. I opened this cookie wrapper that had two fortune cookies inside, so you’re getting two fortunes this week. All in all the evening was completely exhilarating. I hope you’ll give a listen.

 

Artist | Title | Album
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians | Driving Aloud (Radio Storm) | Respect
Chandler Travis Philharmonic | Going Back To Work Tomorrow | Waving Kissyhead, Vol 2 & 1
Rachel Taylor Brown | Little Gyre | Run Tiny Human
Diplomats Of Solid Sound | El Corazon Negro | Instrumental Action Soul
NRBQ | Over Your Head | You Gotta Be Loose
The Bye Bye Blackbirds | Earl Grey Kisses | Take Out The Poison
The Feelies | Gone Gone Gone | In Between
Liz Phair | Divorce Song | Exile in Guyville
Agony Aunts | Cool Fresh Nights | Big Cinnamon
The Decibels | Big Hits | Big Hits! (Plus Twelve More)
Danny Wilkerson | How She Lost My Heart | Wilkerson
Old 97’s | Victoria | Wreck Your Life
Roger Joseph Manning Jr. | American Affluenza | Catnip Dynamite
Blake Jones & The Trike Shop | Make A New Day | Make
The Shindig Addicts | Not Long Now | Single release
Bay City Rollers | Turn On The Radio (Single Version) | Bay City Rollers: The Definitive Collection
Tawny Thiele | Happy Together | The Fowl Tone Sampler
The Taters | Such A Good Day | Menagerie
The Undecided by Default | Wig Pins | Totally Undecided
Rockpile | Oh What A Thrill | Seconds Of Pleasure
Lost Leaders | Wake Me Up | Promises Promises
Girls On Grass | Down At The Bottom | Dirty Power
The Bobbleheads | I Really See You | Myths And Fables
Chancellorpink | Angie Baby | All of Them Monsters
Dara Ackerman | Party Bus to Vallejo | Dara Ackerman – Partially True Stories
Chris Church | Fall Into Me | Limitations Of Source Tape
The Armoires | (How Did You Make) A Mistake Like Me? | Single release
Led Zeppelin | South Bound Saurez | In Through The Out Door
Sean O’Brien and His Dirty Hands | Sleeping With Me | Mistakes
Lisa Mychols | Don’t Forget Your Man | Single release
Lannie Flowers | The One | March To Home
Matt Langlois | Let Your Sunshine Out | Merde!
Sam Phillips | What You Don’t Want To Hear | The Indescribable Wow
Alison Hogan | This Time | Songs From The Third Act
Lou Reed | Turn To Me | New Sensations
Kenny | My Adelphi Twin | My Adelphi Twin (Big Stir Digital Single No. 22)
Sunshine Boys | Caroline Yes | Blue Music
Felsen | Private Airline | Blood Orange Moon
Elk City | Ride The Slide | Everybody’s Insecure
Trip Wire | Bottle Rocket | Once & Always
Allyson Seconds | Little World | Little World
Nick Heyward | Dear Miss Finland | The Apple Bed
Krista D | Black Eyed Susan | Look at me… I’m Krista D
Kai Danzberg | Not Only Sunshine (Reprise) | Not Only Sunshine
John Entwistle | My Size | Thunderfingers: The Best of John Entwistle
Sounds Like Digging | Do Or Say | Indigo Gray
Clifford Ulrich | I’m Going to Miss Her | I’m Going To Miss Her (Big Stir Digital Single No. 15)
Juliana Hatfield | Running Out | Bed
William Duke | Caroline And The Silver Screen | Quatro
My Little Hum | Rise Over Run | Remembering Houses
R. Stevie Moore | Irony | Afterlife
The Cherry Bluestorms | Purple Heart Magic | Whirligig!
Frank Black | Fazer Eyes | Teenager of the Year

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