Sunday, August 30, 2009

North Fork Sound Top 20 Aug 30th 09

Toots Hibbert

1. Toots & The Maytals: Don’t Bother Me
2. Delbert McClinton: Can’t Nobody Say I Didn’t Try

3. Joe Tex: Show Me

4. Cage The Elephant: Back Stabbin’ Betty

5. Bo Diddley: Bo Diddley Is Loose

6. The Bleechers: You Gonna Feel It
7. Doug Powell: Diet Of Worms

8. Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3: Hurry For The Sky

9. ManBreak: Pig Circus

10. Eric ‘Roscoe’ Ambel: Power Lounger Theme

11. T. Blade And The Esquires: Hour Of The Wolf (Part 1)

12. The 101’ers: Keys To Your Heart

13. Terry Allen: Cocktails For Three

14. Chumbawamba: I Wish That They’d Sack Me

15. Bunny Wailer: Dreamland

16. Billy Preston: Billy's Bag

17. The Call: The Walls Came Down
18. Ted Nugent: Motor City Madhouse

19. The Rainman Suite: Maturity

20. Howlin’ Wolf: Tired Of Crying

NoFoSo Alb o’ The Week:
Passion Pit: Manners (Frenchkiss Records)

The Guilty Pleasure:
Mike Sarne with Billie Davis: Will I What? (Parlophone)

Last Week’s Listener Thumbs-Ups:
Big Joe Turner: Shake, Rattle And Roll
Frankie Paul: Pass The Tusheng Peng
The Pretenders: Boots Of Chinese Plastic
Muddy Waters: Bottom Of The Sea
The Standells: Sometimes Good Guys Don’t Wear
Wayne County & The Backstreet Boys: Max’s Kansas City
The Ramones: I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend

Can: She Brings The Rain
Buffalo Springfield: Mr. Soul
Mark Knopfler: Cleaning My Gun

Willie Dixon: It The Sea Was Whiskey
Paul Carrack: A Little Unkind
Delbert McClinton: People Just Love To Talk
Morphine: Honey White

Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band: Tropical Hot Dog Night
The Streetwalkin’ Cheetahs: Little Tokyo

Ellie Greenwich: Be My Baby
The Flashcubes: Got No Mind
The Breakers DK: Tried So Hard

Public Image Ltd: Cruel (BBC session)
Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez: One More Thrill

Lonnie Mack: Money (That’s What I Want)
Kris Kristofferson: Chase The Feeling
Geraint Watkins: Heroes And Villians

Harry Nillson: I Guess The Lord Must be in New York City
Chris Knight: Highway Junkie
Gene Casey & The Lone Sharks: Keep Me On Your Mind
The Hedrons: One More Won’t Kill Me

Inez & Charlie Foxx: Mockingbird
The Chimes: Zindy Lou

Ian Hunter: Man Overboard
Martin Rev: Whisper
The Star Spangles: The Sins Of A Family Fall On The Daughter
The Who: Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere
The Yayhoos: Getting Drunk
Tanya Tucker: Ramblin’ Fever
Joey Ramone: Maria Bartiromo
The Dandy Warhols: (Tony, This Song Is Called) Lou Weed
Chas & Dave: Lonnie D.
Ryan Shaw: Lookin For A Love
Bruce Channel: Hey Baby

Sunday, August 23, 2009

North Fork Sound Top 20 Aug 23rd 09

Lyric work-sheet
(© Richard Butler, 1979)

1. The Psychedelic Furs: Blacks/Radio
2. Little Feat: Hamburger Midnight
3. Hidden City: Raw Weather
4. Reverend Horton Heat: Crazy Ex-Boyfriend
5. Passion Pit: Let Your Love Grow Tall
6. Guy Clark: Jack Of All Trades
7. George Gilmore & The Giblets: Cuttin’ Out (Goin’ Back Up The Line)
8. Jook: Do What You Can
9. Eddie Cochran: Stockin’s ‘n’ Shoes
10.Bees Make Honey: Booterstown
11.Dave Alvin & The Guilty Men: Mobile Blue
12.Eddy Lawrence: Say It In Southern
13.Bob Marley & The Wailers: Punky Reggae Party (12” version)
14.John Adams: Hoodoo Zephyr (Hoodoo Zephyr)
15.Egg: Long Piece #3 (Pt. 4)
16.O.V. Wright: Ace Of Spades
17.Etta James & Sugar Pie DeSanto: In The Basement Pt. 1
The Turning
19.Genya Ravan w/Lou Reed: Ave. Co’lorado
20.Janet & The Jays: Love What You’re Doing To Me

NoFoSo Alb o’ The Week:
Glenn Tilbrook & The Fluffers: Pandemonium Ensues (Koch)
The Guilty Pleasure:
Genevieve Waite: White Cadillac (Paramour Records)
Last Week’s Listener Thumbs-Ups:
Marvin Gaye: I’ll Be Doggone
John Cale: Dirty Ass Rock ‘n’ Roll
Jimmy Cliff: You Can Get It If You Really Want It
Adam Faith: What Do You Want
Tanya Tucker: Crazy Arms
Helen Love: Beat Him Up
Neil Young & Crazy Horse: Days That Used To Be
Ian Dury And The Blockheads: Jack Shit George
VAST: Pretty When You Cry
Suicide: Frankie Teardrop
Shakin’ Stevens & The Sunsets: Spirit Of Woodstock
Ryan Shaw: I Do The Jerk
The Rolling Stones: Wild Horses
The Only Ones: Another Girl, Another Planet
Nick Lowe: (What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love & Understanding?
Dr. Feelgood: All Through The City
Joe South: Games People Play
Jet Harris & Tony Meehan: Diamonds
Billy Lee Riley: Red Hot
John Martyn: Big Muff
Ian Hunter: Words (Big Mouth)
John Prine: Ain’t Hurtin’ Nobody
The Jim Jones Revue: Fish 2 Fry
The Buzzcocks: What Do I Get
MC5: High School
Shakin’ Stevens & The Sunsets: Spirit Of Woodstock
The Pulsars: Tunnel Song
Robin Tyner w/Eddie & The Hot Rods: Till The Night Is Gone (Let’s Rock)
John Hiatt: Perfectly Good Guitar
Kasabian: Vlad The impaler
MX-80 Sound: PCBs
Van Der Graaf Generator: Darkness (11-11)
The Mothers Of Invention: Mother People
Mothers Of Invention beer!

Fans of Little Feat should know that founding drummer Richie Hayward has some serious health issues and is in dire need of a little financial help. Go here - - and donate whatever you can. Just do it. The drumming on 'Hamburger Midnight' alone is worth the effort. Then ask yourself why do most people in the civilized world get 'free' health care while Americans don't?

Today, let's celebrate Keith Moon's birthday, b. August 23rd 1946
photo: Bob Gruen

backstage, CA, 1976
(found at The Dust Congress blog)

Sunday, August 16, 2009

North Fork Sound Top 20 Aug 16th 09

Les Paul
June 9, 1915 – August 13, 2009

1. Les Paul: Guitar Boogie
2. Jimmy Cliff: You Can Get It If You Really Want
3. Joy Division: Shadowplay
4. Man: Life On The Road
5. Tanya Tucker: Crazy Arms
6. The Pulsars: Tunnel Song
7. Jefferson Airplane: White Rabbit (Woodstock version)
The Mother Truckers: Streets Of Atlanta
9. Johnny Winter: Johnny B. Goode (Woodstock version)
10. Kasabian: Vlad The Impaler
11. Jesse Winchester: Third Rate Romance
12. Grateful Dead: Sugar Magnolia (live)
13. David Ruffin: Walk Away From Love
14. Harvey Mandel: Just A Hair More
15. Janis Joplin: Try (Just A Little Bit Harder (Woodstock version)
16. Van Der Graaf Generator: Darkness (11-11)
17. Santana: Soul Sacrifice (Woodstock version)
18. Felice Taylor: I Can Feel Your Love
Otis Watkins: If You’re Ready To Rock
20. Mink DeVille: Mixed Up, Shook Up Girl

NoFoSo Alb o’ The Week:
Frank Zappa: The Lumpy Money Project/Object (Zappa Records)

The Guilty Pleasure:
Republica: Ready To Go (Deconstruction Records)

Last Week’s Listener Thumbs-Ups:
Sharon Cash: Fever
Lightnin’ Hopkins: Mojo Hand
Graham Parker: Suck ‘n’ Blow
Jimmy Reed: Shame Shame Shame
Joey Ramone: What A Wonderful World
Savoy Bown: Everybody Loves A Drinking Man
Martin Rev: Sophie Eagle
The Flying Burrito Brothers: Older Guys
Fleetwood Mac: Black Magic Woman
Hamell On Trial: Love At First Sight
Mick Ronson: Roll Like The River
Suicide: Shadazz
The Mother Truckers: Dynamite
Mickey Newbury: Why You Been Gone So Long
Neil Young & Crazy Horse: Love To Burn
Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band: Too Much Time
Motörhead: Life’s A Bitch
The Pretty Things: SF Sorrow Is Born
Mick Jagger: Memo From Turner
Marvin Gaye: Come Get To This
John Campbell: Devil In My Closet
Ian Hunter: Wash Us Away
Certain General: Stolen Car
Angus Khan: Exile On Mean Street
Kirsty MacColl: He’s On The Beach
David Bowie: Seven
Bobby Parker: Watch Your Step
Johnnie Allan: The Promised Land
Darlene Love: Lord If You’re A Woman
Cream: I’m So Glad
Them: Just A Little Bit
The Mooche: Hot Smoke & Sassafras
The Flamin’ Groovies: Get A Shot Of Rhythm And Blues
Little Feat: Tripe Face Boogie
Nat ‘King’ Cole: Route 66
Mark Knopfler: Get Lucky
Symarip: Skinhead Moonstomp
Addie Brik: Saki
BB King w/The Rolling Stones: Paying The Cost To Be The Boss
Collin Raye (feat: Bas Hartong): Where It Leads
John Coltrane: The Invisible
James Hunter: Hand it Over
Little Walter: Dead Presidents

Sunday, August 9, 2009

North Fork Sound Top 20 Aug 9th 09

Gene Vincent
1. Gene Vincent: Lucky Star
2. Mark Knopfler: Get Lucky
3. Glenn Tilbrook & The Fluffers: Still
4. Ryan Shaw: I Found A Love
5. Ian McNabb: Heydays
6. Martin Rev: Sophie Eagle
7. Bobby Parker: Watch Your Step
8. Claudia Bettinaglia: Jockey Full Of Bourbon
9. Collin Raye: Where It Leads
10. Tim Buckley: Carnival Song (live)
11. Don Gardner & Dee Dee Ford: I Need Your Loving
12. Max Romeo: Chase The Devil
13. Drive-By Truckers: Uncle Frank
14. Evil Beaver: Cherry Master
15. John Lydon: Grave Ride
16. Sonny Boy Williamson: Bring It On Home
17. Finbar Furey: Mrs A
18. The Flying Burrito Brothers: Older Guys
19. James Booker: Junco Partner
20. Pat Wayne & The Beachcombers (feat: Jimmy Page): Roll Over Beethoven

NoFoSo Alb o’ The Week:
Swamp Dogg: Give 'em As Little As You Can As Often As You Have To...Or A Tribute To Rock ‘n’ Roll (S-Curve Records)

The Guilty Pleasure:
The Mary Jane Girls: In My House (Motown)

Last Week’s Listener Thumbs-Ups:
Brigitte Handley: Go Like 60
Aswad: Three Babylon
Toots & The Maytals: Funky Kingston
The Small Faces: Lazy Sunday (mono)
David Bowie: The Pretty Things Are Going To Hell
Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears: Sugarfoot
Otis Clay: Trying To Live My Life Without You
Happy Mondays: Loose Fix (Perfecto 12” mix)
Albert Lee: Send Me Back To The Mines
Bettye LaVette: The Last Time
Madness: Clerkenwell Polka
Kings Of Leon: Sex On Fire
Randy Newman: You Can Leave Your Hat On
Julee Cruise: Rockin’ Back Inside My Heart
The James Gang: Walk Away
Veda Brown: Don’t Star Loving Me (If You’re Going To Stop)
Lambchop: The New Cobweb Summer
Beat Rodeo: The Kind That Says No
Canned Heat: On The Road Again
The Sisters Of Mercy: Dominion/Mother Russia
Detroit: Rock & Roll
Snakes: Lights Out
Elvis Presley: Heartbreak Hotel
Terry Allen: The Girl Who Danced Oklahoma
The Georgia Satellites: Battleship Chains
Madness: Africa
Madness (feat: Rhoda Dakar): On The Town
The Martinis: Hung Over
Richard Lloyd: Are You Experienced
The Yardbirds: Jeff’s Boogie
Les McCann: Burnin’ Coal
Zoot Money’s Big Roll Band: Zoot’s Sermon
Drive-By Truckers: Carl Perkins’ Cadillac
Fleetwood Mac: Man Of The World
Lightning Raiders: Psychedelic Musik
Roky Erickson & The Aliens: Don’t Shake Me Lucifer
Graham Bowers: Transgression – By Word (excerpt)
Larry Wallis: Police Car
Joey Ramone: What A Wonderful World
Gene Casey & The Lone Sharks: Bad Baby
Gene Casey & The Lone Sharks
'Bad Baby
The Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, Riverhead, NY
March 21st '09

Saturday, August 8, 2009

Ryan Shaw

Ryan Shaw
'Try A Little Tenderness'
Stephen Talkhouse, Amagansett, NY

August 6th '09

Sunday, August 2, 2009

North Fork Sound Top 20 August 2 09

1. Angus Khan: Hot Pants
Cheap Trick: The Dream Police
3. Billy Bragg: Cindy of A Thousand Lives (demo version)
4. The English Beat: Can’t Get Used To Losing You (dub)
5. Angel Corpus Christi: Candy
6. Certain General: In The Park
7. Mungo Jerry: Let's Rock
8. Jacob Miller/Augustus Pablo: Baby I Love You So/King Tubby...etc
9. Hamell On Trial: The Meeting
Larry Wallis: Police Car
11. Shakin’ Stevens: Is A Bluebird Blue
12. George McCrae: Rock Your Baby
13. BB King: Chains And Things
Jimmy Cliff: The Harder They Come
15. Mose Allison: Eyesight To The Blind
16. Young Fresh Fellows: If You Believe In Cleveland
Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich: Hold Tight
18. New Math: Die Trying
19. Doyle Bramhall: Bird Nest On The Ground
20. The Dictators: What’s Up With That

NoFoSo Alb o’ The Week:
Madness: The Liberty Of Norton Felgate

The Guilty Pleasure:

The Caravelles: You Don’t Have To Be A Baby To Cry

Last Week’s Listener Thumbs-Ups:
Bob Dylan: Desolation Row (alt. take)
Amy Rigby: Dancing With Joey Ramone
Ian Hunter: Something To Believe In
Errol Dunkley: You’re Gonna Need Me
Warren Smith: Ubangi Stomp
Los Lobos: It Didn’t Even Bring Me Down
Them: Little Girl
Shelby Lynne: Old Time’s Sake
Sandy Denny: Who Knows Where The Time Goes
The Band: Acadian Driftwood
The Lone Sharks: Rx Of Luv
Them: Little Girl
The Ramones: I’m Against It
Wilson Pickett: 634-5789 (Soulville, USA)
The Yayhoos: Hurtin’ Thing
The Walker Brothers: The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine Anymore
The Stooges: Real Cool Time
Sade: By Your Side
The Rolling Stones: Some Girls
XTC: Greenman
The Dollyrots: Because I’m Awesome
Andy Fairweather Low: Be Bop ‘n’ Holla
The Kinks: Did Ya
Lou Reed: What’s Good
Dave Edmunds: Let It Rock
Robert Palmer: Johnny & Mary
Son House: My Black Mama
Ian McLagan & The Bump Band: Itchycoo Park
Will Calhoun: Chinese Japanese Secrets
Harvey Mandel: Wade In The Water
Bonzo Dog Band: The Intro & The Outro
Nouvelle Vague: Blister In The Sun
Massive Attack: Protection
Dave Mason: Only You Know And I Know
Gallon Drunk: To Love Somebody
Big Al Anderson & The Balls: Something In The Water
The Screaming Blue Messiahs: Wild Blue Yonder
Tanya Tucker: Oh Lonesome Me
Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez: Shot Of You
Wreckless Eric: Hit And Miss Judy

Saturday, August 1, 2009

Burning Spear

Burning Spear
'Man In The Hills'
Stephen Talkhouse, Amagansett, NY
July 31 '09