Sunday, October 19, 2014

North Fork Sound Top 20 - October 19th 2014

photo: Steve Gullick
1. Hookworms: On Leaving
2. David Bowie: Sue (or In A Season of Crime)
3. The Pop Group: Amnesty Report
4. Vashti Bunyan: Shell
5. Ani DiFranco: Woe Be Gone
6. The Holmes Brothers: Stayed At The Party
7. Lost On The River: Spanish Mary (feat. Rhiannon Giddens)
8. Gary Stewart: She's Acting Single (I'm Drinking Doubles)
9. Al Maytone: Do Good
10. Jarekus Singleton: Purposely     
11. Cornell Campbell: Nothing Don't Come Easy
12. Brian Wilson: Someone To Watch Over Me
13. Buckethead: Mustang
14. DA!: Mirrors
15. Kris Kristofferson: Sugar Man
16. Sweet Sensation: Take It While It's Hot (12" version)
17. Foo Fighters: Something From Nothing
18. Joss Stone: Tell Me 'Bout It
19. Blind Willie Johnson: Lord, I Just Can't Keep From Crying
20. Jimmy Heap: Go Ahead On

North Fork Sound Alb O' The Week
Various Artists: Bristol Boys Make More Noise!

Last Week's Listener 'Thumbs-Ups'
Admiral Bailey: Politician
Andre Williams
Andre Williams: Cadillac Jack
Bob Dylan: It Ain't Me Babe
Dr. John: What A Wonderful World (feat. Nicholas Payton & The Blind Boys of Alabama)
Donnie Elbert: Wild Child
Doug Dahm: My Dearest Darling (live)
Hossam Ramzy
Hossam Ramzy: Ya Weh-shah (You Bad Girl)
Grimethorpe Colliery Band: The William Tell Overture
Hiss Golden Messenger: Southern Grammar
Ijahman: Whip That Taratula (Moulding) (Dub Mix)
Imelda May
Imelda May: I Wanna Dance
James Brown: Stoned To The Bone
James Hunter: Better Luck Next Time
The Kinks: Better Things
The Kirchen Band: (Oh Baby) Beedleumbo
Madness: Dust Devil (Ashley Beedle Warbox mix)
Merle Haggard: I Think I'll Just Stay Here And Drink
Thor, Monica Heldal, ht, Øyvind Blomstrøm
WPKN, Bridgeport 10/17/14
Monica Heldal: Scarlet
The New Age Steppers: Bad For My Nerves
Nick Lowe: One's Too Many (And a Hundred Ain't Enough) 
The Ramones: Here Today, Gone Tomorrow
Randy Travis: Promises (w/Shelby Lynne)
T.G. Sheppard: 15 Rounds With Jose Cuervo (feat. Delbert McClinton)
Warren Zevon: Life'll Kill Ya

promos (cds & vinyl only, please) to:
North Fork Sound
Box 45
New Suffolk
NY, 11956

Don't forget - 'PURE' with howard thompson is broadcast every 1st & 3rd Friday of the month on WPKN, Bridgeport, 89.5fm and streaming at
Friday November 7th: "New Releases" and a 'live' session with special guests, 
Monica Heldal & Øyvind Blomstrøm 

Sunday, October 12, 2014

North Fork Sound Top 20 - October 12th 2014

Bob Seger
photo: Amy Weiser 
1. Bob Seger: Hey Gypsy
2. Monica Heldal: Scarlet
3. White & Torch: Parade
4. The 5 Royales: It Hurts Inside
5. Johnny Marr: Dynamo
6. Anna Lunoe: All Out
7. Sonny Vincent & Spite: Dog On The Subway
8. Dharma B Meets Ace of Clubs: Everything's Goin' to the Beat
9. Billy Fury & The Four Jays: Turn My Back On You
10. Francis Poulenc: Gymnopedie No. 1
11. Marc Ribot: The Last Polka
12. Randy Travis: Promises (feat. Shelby Lynne)
13. Soom T: Na Na Na
14. Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn: New South Africa
15. Enrique Ugarte: Indiferente
16. Brenda Lee: Bigelow 6-2000
17. The Upsetters: Domino Game
18. Ann Peebles: Run, Run, Run
19. Nell Robinson: Happy To Go (w/John Doe)
20. The Cure: Hello Goodbye

North Fork Sound Alb O' The Week
Various Artists: Bunny 'Striker' Lee's Full Up

Last Week's Listener 'Thumbs-Ups' 
Andre Williams: Cadillac Jack
B. Davis: Overstanding Dub 
Billy Edd Wheeler

Billy Edd Wheeler: Fried Chicken and a Country Tune
Bobby Rush: Hen Pecked (feat. Frayser Boy)
C.L. Stealers feat. Little Annie: Interactive
The Clash: Safe European Home
Craig Moreau: Uptown Pony
The Cramps: Tear It Up
Cream: Dance The Night Away
Dale Watson: The Honky Tonkiest Beer Joint
The Fabulous Thunderbirds: Extra Jimmies
Gallon Drunk
Gallon Drunk: Dust In The Light
Harvey Mandel: Summer Sequence
Ian Dury & The Blockheads: Sweet Gene Vincent
Isadora: Come On Back
Junior Murvin: Jack Slick
 Kristian Hoffman
photo: Rocky Schenck 
Kristian Hoffman: Blackpool Lights
LCD Soundsystem: One Touch
Man: Romain (live, Glastonbury, '94)
Marvin Gaye: I Want You
Maya Beiser
photo: ioulex
Maya Beiser: Kashmir
Mickey Newbury: 33rd of August/When the Baby in my Lady Gets the Blues
Ned Miller: From A Jack To A King
Phil Greenberg: Fresh Snow, Clear Skies
Queen Esther
Queen Esther: Jet Airliner
Roky Erickson & The Aliens: If You Have Ghosts
Scott Ainslie: Avalon Blues
The Sisters Of Mercy: Walk Away
Terry Garland: Everything But The Shoes
Tinariwen: Amidinin
Tom Petty: Only A Broken Heart
Tulipomania: Don't Be So Sure

Sunday, October 5, 2014

North Fork Sound Top 20 - October 5th 2014

JD McPherson

1. JD McPherson: I Wish You Would
2. Martin Rev: Funny
3. Thompson: Family
4. Nicholas Payton: Four
5. Joe White: Someone To Call Me Own
6. Bobby Rush: Hen Pecked (feat. Frayser Boy)
7. Johnny Winter: Okie Dokie Stomp (w/Brian Setzer)
8. Shelby Lynne: Black Light Blue
9. Otis Clay & Johnny Rawls: Only You Know and I Know
10. The Pink Fairies: Do It
11. Awa Sangho: Emama
12. Little Twitch: Devil Send You Come
13. Terry Garland: Everything But The Shoes
14. The Electric Stars: Georgie (the Brightest Star)
15. B. Davis: Overstanding Dub
16. Oasis: Cast No Shadow
17. Craig Moreau: Uptown Pony
18. Charlie Musselwhite & The City Champs: If I Should Have Bad Luck
19. The Magician: Sunlight (feat. Years & Years)
20. Sean Rowe: Desiree

North Fork Sound Alb O' The Week
Tulipomania: This Gilded Age

Last Week's Listener 'Thumbs-Ups'
The's: Fruit Bubble Love
10,000 Maniacs: Poison In The Well
Admiral Tibet
photo: Shizuo Ishii
Admiral Tibet: Serious Time
Billy Bragg: Farm Boy
Captain Beefheart: Flat Mattress
Clarence Clemons & The Red Bank Rockers: A Woman's Got The Power
Cream: Dance The Night Away
Darrel Higham: Love Is My Business
Elle King
Elle King: Ex's and Oh's
Garbage: Cup Of Coffee
The Grateful Dead: When I Paint My Masterpiece (live)
Imelda May: It's Good To Be Alive
Jesse Winchester: Every Day I Get The Blues
Jorma Kaukonen: Leave The Light On
Junior Murvin: Jack Slick
Kristian Hoffman: Blackpool Lights
Marcia Ball
Marcia Ball: The Squeeze is On (feat. Terrance Simien)
Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives: Geraldine
Maya Beisin: Lithium
The Paragons: Wear You To The Ball
Paul Cebar: No Love Today
Ray Davies
photo: Filip Wouters
Ray Davies: Vietnam Cowboys
Roberto Roena: Que Se Sepa 
Robert Plant: Embrace Another Fall
Sheila Chandra
Sheila Chandra: A Sailor's Life
Skrillex: Breakn A Sweat (feat. members of The Doors)

Sunday, September 28, 2014

North Fork Sound Top 20 - September 28th 2014


1. Wormburner: Somewhere Else To Be
2. Darrel Higham: Love Is My Business
3. Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives: Geraldine
4. Hiss Golden Messenger: Mahogany Dread
5. Rose Cousins: Farmer's Wife
6. Scott Ainslie: Late Last Night
7. Ray Charles: Let's Go
8. Yael Meyer: Warrior Heart
9. Johnny Osbourne: Dem A Terrorist
10. Hard Working Americans: Guaranteed (live)
11. Marcia Ball: The Squeeze Is On (feat. Terrance Simien)
12. Luluc: Tangled Heart
13. Bryan Ferry: Loop De Li
14. Angaleena Presley: Knocked Up
15. Bob Mould: I Don't Know You Anymore
16. Roger Ruskin Spear: All By Yourself In The Moonlight
17. The Earls of Leicester: I'll Go Stepping Too
18. Stay: The Change Is Coming
19. Galina Durmushliyska: Yana Harvested
20. Elle King: Ex's and Oh's

North Fork Sound Alb O' The Week
Maya Beisen: Uncovered

Last Week's Listener 'Thumbs-Ups'
Awa Sangho: Denko 
Billy Bragg
Billy Bragg: The Price I Pay
Bob Dylan: Like A Rolling Stone
Gallon Drunk: To Love Somebody
Glenn Tilbrook: Is That Love (demo)
Jimmy Webb: MacArthur Park (feat. Brian Wilson)

June Tabor 
June Tabor & The Oyster Band: All Tomorrow's Parties
Jungle Fire: Firewalker (Grant Phabao remix) 
Mike Badger
Mike Badger: Clear Night For Love
Miles Tackett: Just What I Need
Mississippi Sheiks: Sitting On Top Of The World
Nick Lowe: Lately I've Let Things Slide
Petty Booka: Mercedes Benz
Pizzicato Five
Pizzicato Five: Sophisticated Catchy
Prince Fatty: Ali Baba (feat. Winston Davis & Alcapone) 
Ralph Stanley: Sure 'Nuff 'N Yes I Do
The Rhythm Kings (w/Lee Foret): Barefootin'
Sonny Clark
Sonny Clark: Speak Low (feat. John Coltrane)
The Twinkle Brothers: Jahovia
Willie & The Poor Boys: Let's Talk It Over
The Yardbirds: I'm A Man (live)
The Young: Dressed In Black

Sunday, September 21, 2014

North Fork Sound Top 20 - September 21st 2014

Perfume Genius
photo: Annie Collinge

1. Perfume Genius: Longpig
2. Queen Ifrica: To Serve And Protect
3. King Tubby: Braces Tower Dub
4. Gary Clark Jr: Third Stone from the Sun/If You Love Me Like You Say (live)
5. Cornelius: The Microdisneycal World Tour (High Llamas remix)
6. Tinariwen: Eh Massina Sintadoben
7. The Ramones: I Don't Wanna Go Down To The Basement
8. Petty Booka: Proud Mary
9. Martin Newell: Miss Van Houten's Coffee Shop
10. Hello Saferide: I Forgot About Songs
11. Gene Terry & His Kool Kats: The Woman I Love
12. Tarheel Slim: Number Nine Train
13. Yellow Magic Orchestra: Tighten Up
14. The Rockats: Why Do You Love Me
15. Peter Mulvey: Time To Spend
16. Hutcherson, Sanborn, DeFrancesco & Hart: Montara
17. Kumi Adachi: Path
18. Deers: Bamboo
19. The Twinkle Brothers: Jahoviah
20. The Rolling Stones: Downtown Suzie

North Fork Sound Alb O' The Week
Monica Heldal: Boy From The North
Last Week's Listener 'Thumbs-Ups'
Amy LaVere
photo: Lindsey Turner 
Amy LaVere: Rabbit
Angel Corpus Christi: I Want Everything
Canyon Ride: Seven Summers
Delbert McClinton: Blues About You Baby
Dire Straits: Six Blade Knife (BBC)
Dr. John
Dr. John: That's My Home (feat. Wendell Brunious)
Ed Macon & Tampa Joe: Tickle Britches
Fraser Anderson: Miss Shanghai
The Grateful Dead: Turn On Your Lovelight (Nassau Col. 3/90)
Jesse Winchester
Jesse Winchester: A Little Louisiana
Jesse Winchester: Just So Much
Johnnie Johnson & Keith Richards: Tanqueray
The Kinks: Muswell Hillbilly
 Klaus Dinger
Klaus Dinger & Rheinita Bella Dusseldorf: Cha Cha 2000/85
Mark Knopfler: Devil Baby
Marvin Gaye: Mercy Mercy Me
Paul Collins: I Need My Rock n' Roll
Prince Far I
Illustration by: Caroline Binch
Prince Far I: No More War
Public Image Ltd: Disappointed
Raul Malo: 'Til I Gain Control Again
Ray Davies: Vietnam Cowboys
Ron Dziubla: Spy Steps
 Shelby Lynne
photo: Victory Tischler-Blue
Shelby Lynne: Buttons And Beaus
Smokie Robinson: Ever Had A DreamStatus Quo: Lies
Steven Wilson: The Day Before You Came
Ween: Puth Th' Little Daisies

Thursday, 2-6AM, WPKN 89.5fm PURE - "Me Love You Long Time"

Sunday, September 14, 2014

North Fork Sound Top 20 - September 14th 2014

Rob Garza

1. Rob Garza: Re Mana (feat. Vasuda Sharma)
2. Billy Bragg: The Price I Pay
3. Terumasa Hino, Soko Kimura & Issyu Kawahara: Fidelity
4. The Western Sizzlers: The Rebel In Me
5. Prince Far I: No More War
6. Julia Holter: Don't Make Me Over
7. Fats Domino: The Fat Man
8. Dave Alvin: Link Of Chain
9. The Beta Club: Brassa Nova (Grant Phabao Remix)
10. Errol Walker: In These Times
11. Zerben R. Hicks & the Dynamics: Lights Out
12. Mike Badger: Clear Night For Love
13. Amy LaVere: Rabbit
14. Willis Alan Ramsey: Northeast Texas Women
15. Malina Moye: K-Yotic (feat. Bootsy Collins)
16. The Grateful Dead: Turn On Your Lovelight (Nassau Coliseum, 3/29/90)
17. Seun Kuti & Egypt 80: Kalakuta Boy
18. Dillard & Clark: Don't Let Me Down
19. Blake Mills: Before It Fell
20. Bombay Dub Orchestra: Bohemia Junction (Gary Hughes Old School Dub)

North Fork Sound Alb O' The Week
Jesse Winchester: A Reasonable Amount Of Trouble

Last Week's Listener 'Thumbs-Ups'
The Amazing Snakeheads: Heading For Heartbreak
Amy Rigby: All I Want
Barry Biggs: Wide Awake in A Dream
The Beatles: I Feel Fine
Billy Edd Wheeler: Bernard
Phil Lively (Canyon Ryde)
Canyon Ryde: Beyond Lies The Open Sea
Chris Isaak: Speak Of The Devil
Dan Baird: Seventh Son
Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin: I Feel So Good
Dr. Alimantdo: Slavery Let I Go
Ducks DeLuxe
Ducks DeLuxe: Boogaloo Babe (live) 
Eddie & The Hot Rods: Life On The Line
Gordon Terry: It Ain't Right
Help Yourself: The All Electric Fur Trapper
The Hot 8 Brass Band: Ghost Town
Howlin' Wilf & The Vee-Jays: Wilf' Wobble
Imelda May
Imelda May: Right Amount of Wrong
Imelda May: Gypsy In Me
J. Geils Band: Back To Get Ya
Jill Read: Maybe
The Jolly Brothers: Conscious Man
Josey Wales
Josey Wales: Bobo Dread
LCD Soundsystem: Losing My Edge
Loudon Wainwright III: New Paint
The Levon Helm Band: Drivin' Wheel
Martin Rev
photo: Divine Enfant 
Martin Rev: See Me Ridin'
Miles Davis: Blues In Green
Neil Young & Crazy Horse: Love To Burn
Nils Lofgren: Heaven's Answer To Blue
Owen Pallett: Secret Seven 
RL Burnside
illustration: JD Sipe
RL Burnside: Goin' Away Baby
The Screaming Blue Messiahs: Big Big Sky
Shooter Jennings: Don't Wait Up (I'm Playing Possum)
Shu-De: Tyva Uriankhai
Simple Minds: Chelsea Girl (demo)
Siouxsie & The Banshees: Happy House 
The Standells: Try It
Willie Mabon
Willie Mabon: Just Got Some

Thursday, September 25th, 2am-6am (EST) - 
'PURE' w/ht: "Me Love You Long Time" special Asian-themed edition
WPKN 89.5fm & 

Sunday, September 7, 2014

North Fork Sound Top 20 - September 7th 2014

Robyn Hitchcock
photo: Laura Partrain

1. Robyn Hitchcock: Trouble In Your Blood
2. Phil Greenberg: Catalina Sunset
3. Kimberley Rew: Bloody Old England
4. Jesse Winchester: Don't Be Shy
5. Kieslowski: Snad
6. Bob Darin: Me and Mr. Hohner
7. Big Youth: Cast Thy Bread
8. Hamell On Trial: Whores
9. BassBully & Chima Anya: Whatever
10. Canyon Ryde: Beyond Lies The Open Sea
11. Hoyt Axton: California Women
12. Doctor Alimantado: Slavery Let I Go
13. Man: Mad On Her
14. Nicole Atkins: Dancing In The Dark
15. Billy Swan: Don't Be Cruel
16. Meredeth Miller Band: Frisco Depot
17. Jerry Lee Lewis: Little Queenie
18. Stevie Nicks: Lady
19. Head Soundz: All Kingdoms Fall
20. Doctah X: Talon

North Fork Sound Alb O' The Week
Imelda May: Tribal

Last Week's Listener 'Thumbs-Ups'
Angel Corpus Christi: John Cassavetes
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers: Moanin' 
Bob Log III: Manipulate Your Figments
Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band: I'm Gonna Booglarize You Baby  
Eugene McGuinness: Fairlight
The Grits: Make A Sound (Like James Brown) (Grant Phabao Remix)
Howlin' Wilf & The Vee-Jays: Get It Over Baby 
Imelda May
photo: Diana Gomez
Imelda May: Tribal
Larry Williams: Bad Boy
Leon Russell: Big Lips
Lydia Loveless: Somewhere Else
The Mooche: Hot Smoke & Sassafras
The Moonglows: Please Send Me Someone To Love 
Nick Drake
photo: Keith Morris 
Nick Drake: Black Eyed Dog
Nils Lofgren: Heaven's Answer To Blue
Ocote Soul Sounds & Adrian Quesada: Vendendo Saudé e Fé (feat. Tita Lima)
Owen Pallett: The Secret Seven
Paul Carrack: Lesson In Love
Paul Collins: Little Suzy
The Silvertones
Grant Phabao & The Silvertones: Old Man River
Shu-De: Tyva-Uriankhai
Slade: Mama Weer All Crazee Now
Sleaford Mods: Urine Mate, Welcome To The Club 
Stephen Bruton
Stephen Bruton: Ordinary Man
Sugar Minott: Riddim
Taste: Blister On The Moon
Third Ear Band: Stone Circle

promos (CDs/Vinyl only, please) to: 
North Fork Sound
PO Box 45
New Suffolk
NY, 11956

also, the next 'PURE' with ht with be an all-Asian themed overnighter, “Me Love You Long Time” on Thursday morning, Sept 25th, 2-6am (EDT)!!!
WPKN 89.5fm &