Pardon, But What New Radio Show?
Probably should have mentioned this, like, oh, I dunno, Friday maybe? But, yes, I did host a late-night music show on KTCK-AM (1310, The Ticket) on Saturday night that lasted till the wee small hours of Sunday morning. It's called Till 2, as in: Nothing good ever happens after 2 in the morning, but anything goes till 2, get it? I know, right? Brilliant. Anyway, yes, we'll return at 11 p.m. for another show this Saturday; the following Saturday too, till we take a week or two off before returning in early October, just maybe. (At the moment, we'll come on at 11 p.m. following SMU football games, because we have so much in common -- long losing streaks, I think is what Jeff Catlin's getting at.)
For those who did listen to the hodgepodge of the familiar and slightly less so and phoned in with your kind words and requests, much thanks, of course -- though best of all was the one caller who wondered, in a rather sweaty state of panic, whether The Ticket had changed formats. Seemed a little confused, by which I mean very, very, very, very drunk; really should have put him on the air. As several of you have requested a playlist, which I promised I'd post on Unfair Park anyway, it follows after the jump. So, then, till Saturday night. And, yup, request lines are open in the comments. And, sure, I've got some Motörhead, all right. --Robert Wilonsky
Beck, "Gamma Ray," Modern Guilt
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, "Flavor Part 1 (Beck remix)," Experimental Remixes
Erykah Badu, "Amerykahn Promise," New Amerykah, Pt. 1: 4th World War
The Old 97's, "She's Got Everything," Sweetheart 2005: Love Songs
R.E.M., "Wichita Lineman" (Live in Houston), "Bittersweet Me" E.P.
The Judy's, "Right Down the Line," Washarama
Booker T. & the M.G.'s, "Can't Be Still," The Complete Stax-Volt Singles 1959-1968
Cansei de ser Sexy, "One Way or Another/Teenage Kicks" (unreleased)
The Roots, "Boom!," The Tipping Point
New Order, "Temptation (Secret Machines Remix)," Singles
The Flaming Lips, "War Pigs" (iTunes Originals)
Apostle of Hustle, "I Want a New Drug," Are You Still With Me? A Tribute to Huey Lewis and the News
The Toadies, "I'm Not in Love" (Talking Heads cover)
The Isley Brothers, "It's Your Thing," Beg Scream & Shout: The Big Ol' Box of '60s Soul
David Holmes, "7/29/04 The Day Of," Ocean's Twelve
Kelly Clarkson vs. The Eagles, "Since U Been Gone/One Of These Nights" (unreleased)
Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, "The Ballad of the Sin Eater," Hearts of Oak
The Rolling Stones, "Drift Away" (unreleased)
Shuggie Otis, "Ice Cold Daydream," Inspiration Information
Morphine, "Thursday," Cure for Pain
Stan Ridgway, "Drive She Said," The Big Heat
Bobby Patterson, "T.C.B. or T.Y.A.," Taking Care of Business
Johnny Cash, "Sunday Morning Comin' Down" (Live in Austin 1994, unreleased)
Bob Dylan, "Maggie Farm" (Live at Newport Folk Festival 1965)
The Replacements, "Unsatisfied," Let it Be
Radiohead, "Reckoner," In Rainbows
Bedhead, "Crushing," WhatFunLifeWas
Emmylou Harris, "May This Be Love" (Jimi Hendrix cover), Wrecking Ball outtake
Warren Zevon and Jackson Browne, "Carmelita" (Live 1976)
Jimmy Cliff, "Many Rivers to Cross," The Harder They Come
Also, as return music: Miles Davis ("So What," "All Blues"), John Coltrane ("Giant Steps"), Jay Farrar (from The Slaughter Rules soundtrack), King Crimson ("The Sheltering Sky," "Frame By Frame"), Rubinchik's Orkestyr ("Mark went to Klez Kamp and all we got were these lousy Khosidls"). There are a few tracks missing -- it was late, and I dumped the playlist toward the end to accommodate requests.
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