Sunday, November 23, 2014

North Fork Sound Top 20 - November 23rd 2014

Roy Bittan
1. Roy Bittan: Hammond Eggs
2. Dancing Mice: Twinkle
3. JP Nataf: Pas Faux
4. Sun Ra: Where Is Tomorrow
5. Lay Llamas: We Are You
6. Paula Watson: I Love To Ride
7. Bruce Springsteen: Ramrod
8. The Cramps: Jelly Roll Rock
9. Ariel Pink: Lipstick
10. Forty Nineteens: Dead Flowers
11. The Ting Tings: Wrong Club
12. Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup: Worried About You Baby
13. Freddie McGregor: Big Ship
14. Tom Dissevelt: Whirling
15. Janis Martin: Bang Bang
16. Richie Barrett: Some Other Guy
17. Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band: Clear Spot
18. Jimmy Ricks & The Raves: Daddy Rollin' Stone
19. Christopher Martin: Steppin Razor
20. Karlheinz Stockhausen: Gesang Der Jünglinge

North Fork Sound Alb O' The Week
Introducing...The New Piccadillys

Last Week's Listener 'Thumbs-Ups'
Billy Bragg: A Change Is Gonna Come
Buffalo Springfield: Expecting To Fly
The Dustaphonics: Big Smoke London Town 
Dusty Springfield
Dusty Springfield: Your Love Still Brings Me To My Knees
Eric Clapton: Magnolia (w/John Mayer)
Ersel Hickey: Bluebirds Over The Mountain
The Georgia Satellites: The Race Is On
Grant Phabao, The Lone Ranger & Carlton Livingston: Imitation Sounds
James Brown: Bring It Up
JJ Cale: Call Me The Breeze
Karol Conká
Karol Conká: Boa Noite
Linda Thompson: Bonny Boys 
Otis Redding: I've Got Dreams To Remember
Philip Glass Ensemble: Spaceship
Ralph Soul Jackson: Jambalaya
Ray Charles: Let Me Take Over 
Rico: Africa
Roy Brown: Saturday Night
Roy Lanham & Doug Dalton: Trouble Trouble
Satellite Paradiso: Touch The Sky 
Tara Fuki: Jutro
Tara Fuki: Lecimy
The Twinkle Brothers: Distant Drums Dub
Willie Nile: Lost

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Sunday, November 16, 2014

North Fork Sound Top 20 - November 16th 2014

 Lily & Madeleine

1. Lily & Madeleine: Blue Blades
2. White Manna: Acid Head
3. Glenn Branca: Lightfield (In Consonance)
4. Branford Marsalis: Sonata in A Minor for Oboe (Poco adagio)
5. Atlas Sound: Quick Canal (w/Lætitia Sadier)
6. Jon Hopkins: Immunity (w/King Creosote)
7. Gnod: Visions of Load
8. G.J. (Graeme) Douglas: Rochford Boys 
9. Marvin Gaye: Let Your Conscience Be Your Guide
10. MPB4: Agiborê (DJ Marky's Yê-Melê Rework)
11. Whitey Morgan and the 78s: Turn Up the Bottle (live)
12. Sam Llanas: The Best I Can
13. Hank Levy: Whiplash
14. Lady Rae/Boom One Sound System: In This Time (ft. B. Davis)
15. Vorris (Shorty) Le Blanc & All The Sugar Bee's: Kaw-Liga
16. Bob Dylan & The Band: This Wheel's on Fire
17. Pink Floyd: Talkin' Hawkin'
18. Michael Riesman; Philip Glass Ensemble: Act 4 Sc. 3 - Spaceship
19. Aquilo: Human
20. Natalia Clavier: My Favorite Things

North Fork Sound Alb O' The Week
Various Artists: Round Nina 
A Tribute to Nina Simone
Last Week's Listener 'Thumbs-Ups'
The Abyssinians: Jah Loves (alt. take)
Aubrey Small: It's Morning
The Bad Plus: You Will Lose All Fear
Bob Corritore: Mr. Tate's Advice
Bohannon: South African Man
Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band: Long Neck Bottles 
Claudio Villa: Stornelli Amorisi
Du Bellows
Du Bellows: Happiness
Dwight Yoakam: Who'll Stop The Rain
ESG: You're No Good
The Flamin Groovies: Shake Some Action
Gavin Bryars, Tramp & orch: Jesus Blood Never Failed me Yet 
George Faith: Diana
Hollie Cook: Milk & Honey (+ dub)
Inner Circle: Wanted (Dead or Alive) 
Jah Lion
Jah Lion: Sata
The James Gand: Walk Away
The Jim Jones Revue: Where Da Money Go?
Jimmie Vaughan: Funny How Time Slips Away
Larry Wallis: Police Car 
LCD Soundsystem: All I Want
Les Paul: Chicken Reel 
Little Willie John
Little Willie John: Fever
Lost Leaders: Keep Busy Feeling Fine
Lucio Battisti: Ancora Tu
Luna: Broken Chair 
Mandy Barnett
photo: David McClister
Mandy Barnett: Sweet Dreams
The Moody Blues: Go Now
The Mystics: Lucy's Factory
Ninian Hawick: Scottish Rite Temple Song
Patto: Tell Me Where You've Been 
Peaches: Jonny
Piper Street Sound: Earthstrong Dub Remash (feat. Melamie Gange, Roots Iric, & the Boom One Sound System) 
Richard Berry & The Pharoahs: Louie Louie
Roky Erickson & The Aliens: Click Your Fingers Applauding The Play
Ronnie Lane 
Ronnie Lane & Slim Chance: You Never Can Tell (take 1)
Satellite Paradiso: Touch The Sky 
Seasick Steve: Shirley Lou
 Tara Fuki
Tara Fuki: Anna
Tara Fuki: Zavrat
Willie Nile: Lost

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Friday, November 21st: "Rockabilly" with special guest, Gene Casey 

Sunday, November 9, 2014

North Fork Sound Top 20 - November 9th 2014

The Fat White Family
photo: Roger Sargent
1. Fat White Family: Touch The Leather Redux
2. Robert Wyatt: At Last I Am Free
3. Willie Nile: Lost
4. Mungo's Hi-Fi: Jah Say Dub (ft. Cornel Campbell)
5. The Sleaford Mods: Jobseeker
6. Jenny Dee & The Deelinquents: Bandit Of Love
7. Jesse Winchester: Whispering Bells
8. The Abyssinians: Jah Loves (alt. take)
9. James Yorkston: As Grey and as White
10. Chuck Berry: Roll Away
11. Bits & Pieces: Don't Stop The Music (12" version)
12. Brian Setzer: Vinyl Records
13. Simple Minds: Let the Day Begin
14. Ahndre: Rude Boy From Jamaica
15. Luna: Broken Chair
16. Sleater-Kinney: Oh!
17. Marianne Faithfull: Sparrows Will Sing
18. The Bloodhounds: Wild Little Rider
19. Tosca: Stuttgart (John Digweed & Nick Muir remix)
20. Primitive Baptist Choir of N. Carolina: Father I Stretch My Hands Up To Thee

North Fork Sound Alb O' The Week
Tara Fuki: Winna

Last Week's Listener 'Thumbs-Ups'
Amos Garrett, Doug Sahm & Gene Taylor: Big Mamou
Curtis Mayfield
Curtis Mayfield: Move On Up
Dex Romweber Duo: Blackout! 
Dorothy Berry: I Say You're Driving Me Crazy
Eureka Brass Band Of New Orleans
Eureka Brass Band Of New Orleans: Joe Avery's Blue 
Fun Lovin' Criminals: Southside
Gypsy: You Got To Me
Heads, Hands & Feet: Country Boy
Hookworms: Beginners
Horace Andy: Can't Fool The Youths
Ian Hunter: I Am What I Hated When I Was Young
Imelda May: Tainted Love
Jenny O: Good Love
Jocelyn Pook
photo: Matthew Andrews 
Jocelyn Pook: Ave Maria (ft. Sophie Harris, The Bulgarian Orchestra)
Joe 'King' Carrasco & Texas Tornados: Adios Mexico
John Lydon: Sun (Leftfield remix)
Living Colour: Money Talks (demo) 
Louisa Mark
Louisa Mark: Keep It Like It Is
ManBreak: Round And Round
Marvin Gaye: Mercy, Mercy Me
Meghan Trainor: Dear Future Husband
Mem Shannon: You Ain't Nothin' Nice
The Mothers Of Invention
The Mothers Of Invention: Dog Breath, In The Year Of The Plague
The Move: Tonight
Murray Head: Never Even Thought
PJ Harvey: Down By The Water
Queen Esther: I've Come Undone Again
Poet & The Roots: Defense Dub
 Ranking Trevor
Ranking Trevor: Masculine Gender
Roger Ruskin Spear: Make Yourself A Happiness Pie
U-Roy: Small Axe

Sunday, November 2, 2014

North Fork Sound Top 20 - November 2nd 2014

 Dan Montgomery
photo: Ebet Roberts

1. Dan Montgomery: Crack Home
2. The Four Deuces: What'Cha Gonna Do?
3. Jerry Lee Lewis: Promised Land
4. 22 Pistepirkko: Roundabout
5. Bill Frisell: Rumble
6. The Cramps: All Women Are Bad (home demo, '88)
7. Meghan Trainor: Dear Future Husband
8. Talisman: Things Ah Get Tough
9. Du Bellows: Happiness
10. Kazumi Yasui: Warui Kuse
11. Steve Reich: Electric Counterpoint - 3. Fast
12. The Penguins: Memories of El Monte (ft. Cleve Duncan)
13. Eureka Brass Band Of New Orleans: Joe Avery's Blues
14. New York Horns: More Than Tears
15. Orbert Davis' Chicago Jazz Philharmonic Chamber Ensemble: Concierto de Aranjuez
16. Carl Perkins: Restless
17. Little Eva Harris: Get Ready/Uptight
18. Danny White: Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye
19. Kris Kristofferson: Sunday Morning Coming Down (live)
20. The Who: Be Lucky

North Fork Sound Alb O' The Week
Hookworms: The Hum

Last Week's Listener 'Thumbs-Ups'
Angaleena Presley: All I Ever Wanted
The Big Three Trio: Violent Love 
Billy Bragg (w/Ian McLagan): Walk Away Renee (version) (live)
Bobby Womack
Bobby Womack: Whatever Happened To The Times
Bob Corritore: Many A Devil's Night
Brian Eno: The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh) 
The Dragons: Best Of Both Worlds
  Doug Sahm
Doug Sahm: I'll Be There
Garbage: Milk
Glenn Tilbrook: Everybody Sometimes
Glenn Tilbrook: Ken & Dave
Hollie Cook: Ari Up
Jack Clement
Jack Clement: Got Leaving On Her Mind
Jackie Edwards: Ali Baba
James Brown: Night Train
Jherek Bischoff: Puffinsmilk
Jim Keller: Giving it Up To Love
 John Holt, RIP 
(July 11th 1947 – October 19th 2014)
John Holt: Mr. Bojangles
John Lee Hooker: Want Ad Blues
King Tubby: Say So
Mickey Newbury: Lovers
Monica Heldal: Follow You Anywhere
Gershon Kingsley, Jean-Jacques Perrey
Perry and Kingsley: Swan's Splashdown
The Real Kids: All Kindsa Girls
Rod Bernard & Clifton Chenier: Shake, Rattle & Roll
Scott Walker + Sunn O))): Bull
Sunny Sweeney: Everybody Else Can Kiss My Ass
Terry Garland: Never Crossed My Mind 
The Viceroys: Take You Hand From Me Neck
Willis Jackson
Willis Jackson: Nuther'n Like Thuther'n
Wormburner: Dolores, If You Please
10,000 Maniacs: Pit Viper

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Nov 7th: "New Releases/Reissues"

Sunday, October 26, 2014

North Fork Sound Top 20 - October 26th 2014

Hollie Cook
photo: Martei Korley 
1. Hollie Cook: Ari Up
2. Magic Muscle: Free As A Bird
3. Bruce Cockburn: Waterwalker
4. Scott Walker + Sunn O))): Bull
5. Clarence Garlow: Crawfishin'
6. Lack of Afro: Freedom (feat. Jack Tyson-Charles)
7. Jherek Bischoff: Puffinsmilk
8. Neil Young: Who's Gonna Stand Up ('live' version)
9. Acid Baby Jesus: Diogenes
10. Somi: Four African Women
11. Mungo's Hi Fi: Get A Lick (feat. Blackout JA)
12. Thurston Moore: The Best Day
13. The Western Sizzlers: Twelve Bar Humbug
14. Speedometer: Happy
15. Willis Jackson: Nuther'n Like Thuther'n
16. Lewis Reed: Your Love
17. Kalbata & Mixmonster: Congo Beat the Drum (feat. Major Mackerel)
18. The Starlites: Valarie
19. Led Zeppelin: The Crunge
20. Johnny Bass: Boppin' It

North Fork Sound Alb O' The Week
Glenn Tilbrook: Happy Ending

Last Week's Listener 'Thumbs-Ups'
Ashley Monroe: The Morning After 
The Band: Life Is A Carnival (live)
Billy Edd  Wheeler: Three Fingered Banjo Pickin' Man
Bobby Charles
Bobby Charles: Walking To New Orleans
Brent Dowe: It Was Love
Brian Wilson: Someone To Watch Over Me
The Chi-Lites: Have You Seen Her
Culture: Natty Never Get Weary
Tatiana Hammond (Daisy House)
Daisy House: Two Sisters
Danny Thompson: No Love is Sorrow (feat. Bert Jansch)
Darrel Higham: When The Blues Come Around
Earles Of Leicester: Dig A Hole In The Meadow
Elvis Costello & the Attractions: Too Far Gone
Latif Gardez (Gardez Darkx)
Gardez Darkx: Bliss
Gil Scott-Heron: Pieces Of A Man
Hiss Golden Messenger: Southern Grammar
Jarekus Singleton
photo: Nikki/Infinite Ink 
Jarekus Singleton: Purposely
The Jesus And Mary Chain: Happy When It Rains
Jimmie Vaughan: Why, Why, Why
John Fogerty: Almost Saturday Night
The Kinks: Better Things
Kris Kristofferson: Sugar Man
Lost On The River
The New Basement Tapes: Spanish Mary
Man: Bananas (Glastonbury, '94)
Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives: Life Has Its Little Ups and Downs
The Marvelettes
The Marvelettes: Too Many Fish In The Sea
The Quintet: Wee (aka Allen's Alley) (live)
Spectrum: Lord I Don't Even Know My Name
The Standells: Sometimes' Good Guys Don't Wear White
Sugar Minott: A Change Is Gonna Come
Sunny Sweeney: Bad Girl Phase
Talisman: Run Come Girl
Thompson: Careful
Winston Williams & Pat Kelly: Sweet Like Candy
Yellow Magic Orchestra: Firecracker

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. The New Basement Tapes: 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 Sahm: 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
Tor, 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

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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