Friday, March 20, 2020

FM Rock: October 1970



Led Zeppelin - Immigrant Song
The Stooges - TV Eye
Frost - Maybe Tomorrow
Guess Who - Bus Rider
Steppenwolf - Who Needs Ya
Allman Brothers Band - In Memory Of Elizabeth Reed
Santana - Oye Como Va
Hard Meat - On The Road
Badfinger - No Matter What
Eric Clapton - Let It Rain
Todd Rundgren - Broke Down And Busted
Neil Young - Don't Let It Bring You Down
King Crimson - In The Wake Of Poseidon
Pink Floyd - Atom Heart Mother
Gracious - Introduction
Rare Bird - Hammerhead
Love - The Everlasting First
Frank Zappa - Transylvania Boogie
Humble Pie - One-Eyed Trouser Snake Rumba
Haystacks Balboa - Spoiler
Bob Seger System - Mongrel
Savoy Brown - Poor Girl
The Band - The W.S. Walcott Medicine Show
Creedence Clearwater Revival - Travelin' Band
Crowfoot - California Rock N' Roll
Redbone - Maggie


Tuesday, March 3, 2020

FM Rock: September 1970



Redeye - Games
Traffic - Glad
Santana - Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen
Black Sabbath - Behind The Wall Of Sleep/N.I.B.
Deep Purple - Speed King
Steve Miller Band - Industrial Military Complex Hex
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young - Teach Your Children
Neil Young - When You Dance, I Can Really Love
Bread - Blue Satin Pillow
The Beatles - Dig A Pony
The Band - Time To Kill
John Simon - Tannenbaum
Elton John - Take Me To The Pilot
Donovan - Changes
Beach Boys - This Whole World
Andrew Leigh - Magician
Twink - Ten Thousand Words In A Cardboard Box
Humble Pie - Red Light Mamma, Red Hot
Kinks - Lola
Stooges - Down On The Street
Atlee - Dirty Sheets
Flamin' Groovies - Gonna Rock Tonite
The Rolling Stones - Little Queenie
Jimi Hendrix - Wild Thing
Joe Cocker - Cry Me A River
The Byrds - Lover Of The Bayou
John McLaughlin - Devotion

Friday, February 28, 2020

Plastic Fantastic Mixtape



Side 1 / 
Cream - The Coffee Song
Buffalo Springfield - Sit Down I Think I Love You
Rolling Stones - I'm Free
Beatles - Eight Days A Week
Lovin' Spoonful - Did You Ever Have To Make Up Your Mind?
Jefferson Airplane - Plastic Fantastic Lover
Velvet Underground - Femme Fatale
Donovan - Celeste
Bobbie Gentry - Hurry, Tuesday Child
Nilsson - 1941
Left Banke - Pretty Ballerina
Janis Ian - Society's Child
Tim Buckley - Strange Street Affair Under Blue
The Doors - Alabama Song (Whisky Bar)
Electric Prunes - I Had Too Much To Dream (Last Night)
Strawberry Alarm Clock - Incense & Peppermints



Side 2 / 
Jimi Hendrix Experience - I Don't Live Today
Beatles - She Said She Said
Pink Floyd - Take Up Thy Stethoscope And Walk
The Mickey Finn - Garden Of My Mind
Eric Burdon & The Animals - Gratefully Dead
The Music Machine - Talk Talk
Love - Seven + Seven Is
Jethro Tull - Sunshine Day
The Who - Armenia City In The Sky
Nashville Teens - Tobacco Road
Kinks - Who'll Be The Next In Line
Lollipop Shoppe - You Must Be A Witch
The Yardbirds - Evil Hearted You
Bob Dylan - Positively 4th Street
Procol Harum - Repent Walpurgis

Saturday, February 1, 2020

Old School Hard Rock & Metal



AC/DC - What's Next To The Moon
Van Halen - Somebody Get Me A Doctor
Judas Priest - Rapid Fire
Diamond Head - The Prince
Iron Maiden - 2 Minutes To Midnight
Evil - Evil's Message/Evil
Black Sabbath - Heaven & Hell
Queensryche - The Lady Wore Black
Scorpions - Blackout
Metallica - Hit The Lights
Motorhead - Dance
UFO - Electric Phase
Blue Oyster Cult - Cities On Flame With Rock & Roll



Saturday, January 25, 2020

January 27, 1975: WRKO (Boston) Top 30 Singles Countdown



The top 30 singles in Boston for the week of January 27, 1975 as surveyed by WRKO. A couple of these songs didn't make the national top 40 and the #1 song only reached a peak of #11 on the Billboard singles chart. Boston was ahead of the game with the Queen single which wouldn't enter the national top 100 for another couple of weeks. Here's the rundown, the number at the end is where the song peaked on the national Billboard Top 100 chart.

30 / Michael Jackson - We're Almost There (#54)
29 / Olivia Newton-John - Have You Never Been Mellow (#1)
28 / Shirley & Company - Shame, Shame, Shame (#12)
27 / Queen - Killer Queen (#12)
26 / Sugarloaf - Don't Call Us, We'll Call You (#9)
25 / Bachman-Turner Overdrive - Roll On Down The Highway (#14)
24 / Kevin Johnson - Rock & Roll (I Gave You The Best Years Of My Life) (#73)
23 / Elvis Presley - My Boy (#20)
22 / Frankie Valli - My Eyes Adored You (#1)
21 / Carl Douglas - Kung Fu Fighting (#1)
20 / Disco Tex & The Sex-O-Lettes - Get Dancin' (#10)
19 / Styx - Lady (#6)
18 / Maria Muldaur - I'm A Woman (#12)
17 / John Denver - Sweet Surrender (#13)
16 / Donnie & Marie Osmond - Morning Side Of The Mountain (#8)
15 / Harry Chapin - Cat's In The Cradle (#1)
14 / Doobie Brothers - Black Water (#1)
13 / Ohio Players - Fire (#1)
12 / America - Lonely People (#5)
11 / Paul Anka & Odia Coates - One Man Woman/One Woman Man (#7)
10 / Gloria Gaynor - Never Can Say Goodbye (#9)
9 / Carpenters - Please Mr. Postman (#1)
8 / Grand Funk - Some Kind Of Wonderful (#3)
7 / Elton John - Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds (#1)
6 / Eagles - Best Of My Love (#1)
5 / Labelle - Lady Marmalade (#1)
4 / Linda Ronstadt - You're No Good (#1)
3 / Barry Manilow - Mandy (#1)
2 / Average White Band - Pick Up The Pieces (#1)
1 / Carol Douglas - Doctor's Orders (#11)

Sunday, January 19, 2020

Slender Threads (C-90)





A virtual mixtape, you can record this onto a cassette yourself if you like.

Side A:
Rush - Entre Nous
Led Zeppelin - For Your Life
Peter Frampton - One More Time
The Moody Blues - The Voice
Rainbow - Tarot Woman
Thin Lizzy - Chinatown
Iron Maiden - Losfer Words (Big 'Orra)
Judas Priest - Better By You, Better Than Me
Queen - Now I'm Here
Van Halen - Little Dreamer

Side B:
Rush - Subdivisions
Genesis - Dodo/Lurker
Yes - Release, Release
The Rolling Stones - Emotional Rescue
Pete Townshend - Slit Skirts
Dire Straits - Love Over Gold
The Police - Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic
Gerry Rafferty - Home And Dry

Monday, January 13, 2020

Fresh Tracks / 9 January 2020





Shanti Celeste - May The Day
Angel Olsen - What It Is
A Winged Victory For The Sullen - Aqualung, Motherfucker
Yann Tiersen - Thinking Like A Mountain
Carla dal Forno - Took A Long Time
Richard Dawson - Two Halves
Charles Rumback & Ryley Walker - Idiot Parade
Brittany Howard - Georgia
Lee Scratch Perry - Crickets In Moonlight
Doon Kanda - Bunny
Ballake Sissoko & Baba Sissoko - Bi Djeliya
Will Samson - Calescent
Lung Dart - A Thousand People Floating
Sean O'Hagan - On A Lonely Day (Ding, Dong)
Beck - Chemical
Steven Warwick - Kaleidoscope
Dale Cornish - Enhex Pattern 2
Galcher Lustwerk - Cig Angel
WaqWaq Kingdom - Doggy Bag
Toy - Down On The Street
Jaakko Eino Kalevi - Dissolution
U-Bahn - Turbulent Love
Les Manteez - Goofy Goofy
The Murder Capital - More Is Less
Surface To Air Missive - Easy Way
The Soft Calvary - Dive
Idles - Rottweiler (Live at Le Bataclan)

Monday, January 6, 2020

A Mix For Lisa



Electric Light Orchestra - Telephone Line
Paul McCartney - Fine Line
10cc - The Things We Do For Love
Dan Mangan - Lynchpin
Bread - London Bridge
Ian Gomm - Hold On
Wilco - Outtasite (Outta Mind)
Michael Penn - No Myth
Ozark Mountain Daredevils - Jackie Blue
Bryan Scary - Sky
Peter Frampton - I'm In You
Gerry Rafferty - Stealin' Time
England Dan & John Ford Coley - I'd Really Love To See You Tonight
Spacehog - In The Meantime
Eagle Eye Cherry - Save Tonight
Walter Clevenger & The Dairy Kings - Rock And Roll Is King
Jeff Lynne's ELO - Time Of Our Life

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Select Hour 6



Johnny Thunders - You Can't Put Your Arms Around A Memory
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - Listen To Her Heart
Elvis Costello - (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes
Jesse Winchester - Payday
Little Feat - Time Loves A Hero
Steely Dan - The Caves Of Altamira
David Bowie - Right
Elton John - Ego
Billy Joel - Prelude/Angry Young Man
Kansas - Portrait (He Knew)
Grand Funk - Stop Lookin' Back
Aerosmith - Seasons Of Wither
Queen - It's Late
Sweet - Burning
Be-Bop Deluxe - Blazing Apostles