Woody Radio DJ Mike Show #90, 1/28/2020

Not too long ago, I needed to fill up my car, so I stopped and got some expensive California gas. You know the kind–where you’re watching the numbers spin on the gas pump, and the price numbers spin about three times as fast as the gallon numbers. It’s kind of dizzying.

With a few minutes to kill, I looked around, and saw a sign on it which read “No Smoking. Stop Motor.” It brought back memories. Memories from a distant era, when I was just learning to read, and wasn’t very good at it yet. On more than one occasion, our family would be out for a drive, and stop for gas. I would see this sign, and use it as justification to try to get my mom to break her smoking habit. I literally thought the sign was telling me to have my mother stop smoking! In my young mind, it read “No Smoking. Stop Mother.” So I did my best.

So why did I tell you all this? Well, because I was looking through my recent photos, and that one came up. On this particular show, we’ll play a couple of tracks from that era: Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass, and then later on, Led Zeppelin and The Fifth Dimension.

But don’t think I’ve forgotten about all the indie artists who I love best. This show is chock full of their great music. Music that needs to be as popular as the aforementioned bands once were. And they can do it, with your help. If I had one wish for you, it would be for you to go get even more music into your lives.

Weird segue in this story, I know, but that does fit my theme of having weird segues in the show itself. And you’ll get to hear plenty of those. Enjoy the show, and please tell a friend to listen too.

Artist | Title | Album
Matthew Sweet | Ugly Truth Rock | Altered Beast
Elk City | Pity Of A Rose | Souls In Space
The JudyBats | Saturday | Down in the Shacks Where the Satellite Dishes Grow
Chris Church | The Underdog Has Learned To Beg | Goodbye Blue Monday
Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass | Lonely Bull | Greatest Hits
Sexfresh | Dilemma | Vacancy
Jackpot | Chemical Reaction | Moonbreath
The Lilacs | Shadow of Doubt | The Lilacs Endure
Drunken Prayer | It Happens All The Time | Cordelia Elsewhere
Sean O’Brien and His Dirty Hands | Master Of The Slow Burn | My Colors Dark
Sunshine Boys | Caroline Yes | Blue Music
The American Professionals | In Case of Emergency Break | Sympathetic Overdrive
Mark’s Men | Where Were You Last Night | The Fowl Tone Sampler
The Crushing Violets | Strange Voices | Ghost Fields
Jonemery | If You Think You’re Heartbroken Now | Wrecked
The Rubinoos | Miss Alternate Universe | From Home
The Clash | Career Opportunities | Sandinista
Anton Barbeau | Jingle Jangle | Kenny Vs. Thrust
Laura Pharoah | Sweet Apple | Single release
The Corner Laughers | Chicken Bingo | Poppy Seeds
Plasticsoul | Keeping a Light On | Therapy
Rich McCulley | First Word | Far From My Angel
Krista D | Steady | Single release
Led Zeppelin | The Wanton Song | Physical Graffiti
The Morning Line | South Carolina | North
Blake Jones & The Trike Shop | Sun Up | The Underground Garden
Popdudes | Desperation Time | Maximum Rock Stupidity
Natalie Cortez & the Ultra Violets | She’s Better | Stupid Fresh Or Stupid Bad
Julian Cope | Beautiful Love | Peggy Suicide
The Bobbleheads | Anne Murray | Myths And Fables
Gail George | He’s an Exclamation! | Follow Your Bliss
Don Hawkins | Working In The Yard | Stutter Step
Steve Barton | Before I Get Too Young | Tall Tales And Alibis – album 3
Lannie Flowers | It’s All Over | Home
Lisa Mychols | The Man With The Golden Gun | Songs. Bond Songs: The Music Of 007
Soundserif | John Titor or the Time Traveler | 12 pieces in the shape of an apple
R. Stevie Moore & Jason Falkner | I Am The Best For You | Make It Be
Bill Mumy | You’re My Inspiration | Lockford
The Fifth Dimension | Workin’ On A Groovy Thing | Ultimate 5th Dimension
Blame The Bishop | Get Up | Blame The Bishop
Michal Towber | Old | No Resolution
Trip Wire | Get Up Slow | Once & Always
Rachel Taylor Brown | Maker | Run Tiny Human
Dwight Yoakam | The Late Great Golden State | Population Me
Ass Ponys | Death Car $25 | Little Bastard
The Armoires | Not a Good Man | Side Three
Sex 66 | Numb | Grew Up Down

Overtime I
Jody Porter | In the Beginningā€¦ | Pacifier
John Hiatt | Slow Turning | Slow Turning
Matt Langlois | Spending My Time With You | Merde!
Jayhawks | Real Light | Tomorrow The Green Grass

Overtime II
Felsen | Lay Kenneth Lay | Accidental Drowning
John Entwistle | Made in Japan | Thunderfingers: The Best of John Entwistle
The Decibels | The Truth | Scene, Not Herd

FIN
Robyn Hitchcock & The Egyptians | Freeze (Shatter Mix) | Queen Elvis

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