Sunday, March 27, 2011

North Fork Sound Top 20 - March 27th 2011

Cass McCombs

1. Cass McCombs: Buried Alive
2. Emiliana Torrini: White Rabbit

3. These New Puritans: 5
4. Legend: Local Folk'ol
5. Hayes Carll w/Cary Ann Hearst: Another Like You
Alex Turner: Piledriver Waltz
7. Queen Ifrica: Burn Some Herbs
8. The Dead Boys: Sonic Reducer
9. The Ethiopians: Everything Crash
10. The Dictators: What's Up With That?
11. Albert Lee: Sweet Little Lisa
12. Little Jerry Williams: Hum Baby
13. Sun Ra: Images
14. Lulu: Where's Eddie

15. Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band: Bellerin Plain
Dan Baird: I Want You Bad
17. Jean Adebambo: Paradise
18. Canned Heat: My Mistake
19. Ian Hunter: Something To Believe In
20. Nick Lowe & His Cowboy Outfit: Bobo Ska Diddle Daddle

North Fork Sound Alb O' The Week
Various Artists: The Big Beat - The Dave Bartholomew Songbook

North Fork Sound Legend Of The Month

Last Week's Listener Favourites
Al Green: How Can You Mend A Broken Heart
Anna Calvi
Anna Calvi: Blackout
B.B. King: Sweet Sixteen pts 1 & 2
Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears: Mustang Ranch
The Blasters: Marie Marie
Chely Wright: C'est La Vie (You Never Can Tell)
Copperhead: Kibitzer
Danny Gatton: Cherokee
The Edgar Broughton Band: Poppy
Elvis Costello & The Attractions: High Fidelity
George Faith
George Faith: Midnight Hour/Ya Ya
Glenna Bell: The East Side
The Inmates: The Walk
James Blake: The Wilhelm Scream
Jimmy Reed: Bright Lights, Big City
John Campbell
Milan, '93
photo: ht

John Campbell (gtr, vocals)
Zonder Kennedy (gtr)
Robert Medici (drums)
Jimmy Petit (bass)
John Campbell: When The Levee Breaks
John Kongos: He's Gonna Step On You Again
Johnny Dynell
Johnny Dynell & New York 88: Jam Hot (Rhumba Rock)
Juana Molina: Yo No
Keith Gemmell: Whoo-Hoo
Kid Rock: Lowlife (Living The Highlife)
Kort: He's Only A Memory Away
Kraftwerk: Autobahn
Motorhead: Bomber
The Replacements: Another Girl, Another Planet
Sator: Under The Radar
Spiritualized Electric Mainline: Good Times
Steve Almaas: Speedy's Kitchen
Warren Zevon
Photo: Michael Ochs Archive/Getty Images
Warren Zevon: Ourselves To Know
The White Stripes: Ashtray Heart

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Augustus Owsley Stanley III, RIP

Augustus Owsley Stanley III
(January 19, 1935 – March 13, 2011)

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Elizabeth Taylor, RIP

Dame Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor, DBE
(27 February 1932 – 23 March 2011)

Sunday, March 20, 2011

Harmony Korine directs Die Antwoord for Agnes B

North Fork Sound Top 20 - March 20th 2011

Terence 'Jet' Harris, MBE
6 July 1939 – 18 March 2011

1. Jet Harris: The Man With The Golden Arm

2. King Sunny Ade & His African Beats: Sunny Ti De Ariya
3. John Cale: Dying On The Vine
4. Copperhead: Kibitzer
5. The Radha Krsna Temple: Bhaja Hure Mana
6. Correcto: Inuit
7. Bo Diddley: Don't Let Go (Hold On To What You Got)
8. George Faith: Midnight Hour/Ya Ya
9. Juana Molina: Yo No
10. Mara Carlyle: Saw Song
11. Gregory Isaacs: Poor And Clean
12. Kort: He's Only A Memory Away
13. Chris Gaffney: The Eyes Of Roberto Duran
14. Mary Gauthier: Snakebit
15. Warren Zevon: Ourselves To Know
16. Shilpa Ray & Her Happy Hookers: Erotolepsy
17. Roland Alphonso & The Beverley's All Stars: Beverley's Special (Nothing For Nothing)

18. Carroll Thompson: I'm So Sorry
19. Jimmy Reed: Bright Lights, Big City
20. Frigid Vinegar: Jesus Presley Superstar

North Fork Sound Alb O' The Week
Black Joe Lewis & The Honey Bears: Scandalous

North Fork Sound Legend Of The Month
Last Week's Listener Favourites
The's: Great Balls Of Fire
Addie Brik: Okay
Alan Vega: Fireball
Andre Williams: Bacon Fat
Anna Calvi: Desire
John Lydon, Angel Corpus Christi
Angel Corpus Christi: Threw It Away
The Beatles: While My Guitar Gently Weeps (demo)
Big Al Anderson & The Balls: Poor Me
Billy Joe Shaver: I Been To Georgia On A Fast Train
Billy Swan: Shake Rattle And Roll
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club: Spread Your Love
The Blasters: Marie Marie
Blur: Parklife
Bo Diddley: 500% More Man
Bob Dylan & The Band: Watching The River Flow
Kevin Rowland/Dexy's Midnight Runners
photo: ht
Dexy's Midnight Runners: Show Me
Dexy's Midnight Runners: Dubious
Eddie Cochran: I've Waited So Long
Fairport Convention: Cajun Woman
Fastway: Fade Out
Funkadelic: Maggot Brain
Gary Lucas: The Animal Flesh Comes Creeping Back
The Grateful Dead
photo: Mary Ann Mayer
The Grateful Dead: You Win Again
The Gibson Brothers: Want Vs. Need
Gregory Isaacs: Too Late
Hawkwind: Silver Machine
Hayes Carll: Stomp And Holler
Hayes Carll: KMAG YOYO
The Head Cat
The Head Cat: Learning The Game
Jim Gilstrap: Swing Your Daddy
Led Zeppelin: Immigrant Song
Lloyd Price: Where You At
Modern Jazz Quartet: Visitor From Mars
Otis Rush: Three Times A Fool
Patti Smith: Summer Cannibals
RL Burnside: It's Bad You Know
Roy Orbison
Roy Orbison: Only The Lonely (Know How I Feel)
The Rolling Stones: Midnight Rambler
Scientist & Jammy and The Roots Radics
Steve Miller: Cry Cry Cry
T. Rex: Beltane Walk
T. Rex: I Love To Boogie
Todd Snider: Tension (live)
Conor O’ Brien/Villagers
Villagers: I saw The Dead
Weldon Rogers & The Teen Kings: So Long, Good Luck And Goodbye
The Who: Baby Don't You Do It
Willie Nile: Rich And Broken
The Yardbirds: Still I'm Sad

don't forget...Friday, April 8th - noon-3pm, PURE w/howard thompson 'live' on WPKN, 89.5fm Bridgeport, CT and streaming & archived at

Sunday, March 13, 2011

North Fork Sound Top 20 - March 13th 2011

The White Stripes

1. The White Stripes: Party Of Special Things To Do
2. Sator: Your Up Gets Me Down
3. Villagers: I Saw The Dead
4. Hidden City: Hoot Owl Trek
5. The's: Great Balls Of Fire
6. O.V. Wright: A Nickel And A Nail
7. Bill Kirchen: Flip-Flop
8. Dust Junkys: Living In The Pocket Of A Drug Queen (F.L.C. remix)
9. John Tavener: The Storm
10. Big Boy Groves: Bucket O Blood
11. Johnny Cash: Wide Open Road
12. T. Rex: Beltane Walk
13. R.L. Burnside: It's Bad You Know
14. The Who: Baby Don't You Do It
15. Buck Owens: Together Again
16. Luna: Sleeping Pill
18. Jello Biafra & The Guantanamo School Of Medicine: Metamorphosis Exploration On Deviation Street Jam
19. Junior Murvin: Tedious
20. Derek Morgan: Moon Hop

North Fork Sound Alb O' The Week
Hayes Carll: KMAG YOYO & Other American Stories

North Fork Sound Legend Of The Month

Last Week's Listener Favourites
The Band: Don't Do It
Beady Eye: The Morning Son
Beady Eye: Four Letter Word
Beady Eye: Bring The Light
Beady Eye: For Anyone
The Beatles: All I've Got To Do
Billy Bragg: Must I Paint You A Picture?

Billy Fury
Billy Fury: Lowdown Blues
Bob Geldof: Blow
Brinsley Schwarz: Please Don't Ever Change
Burning Spear: Marcus Garvey
Can: Bring Me Coffee Or Tea
Cooder Graw: Llano Estacado
David Bowie: After All
Dean & Britta
Dean & Britta: The Sun Is Still Sunny
East River String Band: Swanee River
Edie Brickell & The New Bohemians: Shadowboxing
Ellen Foley
Ellen Foley: Stupid Girl
The Equals: Babay Come Back
Farren, Colquhoun & Taylor: Baby Pink
Gallon Drunk: To Love Somebody
Gene Vincent: Slow Times Comin'
Jenny Lewis w/the Watson Twins: It Wasn't Me
Led Zeppelin: D'yer Mak'er
Lee 'Scratch' Perry & Adrian Sherwood: Lucky Tarzan
Lemmy w/Wendy O Williams: Stand By Your Man
Lindisfarne: We Can Swing Together
Lou Reed: I Love You Suzanne
Maxine & Jahnet: One Light, Four Wheel
Motörhead: Killed By Death
Neu!: Hallogallo
The Real Kids: All Kindsa Girls
Robbie Fulks & Kelly Willis: Parallel Bars
Ronnie Spector: Try Some, Buy Some
Roogalator: Cincinnati Fatback
Siouxsie: Into A Swan
The Snivelling Shits: I'm Waiting For My Crossroads
The Soundtrack Of Our Lives: Instant Repeater '99
The Sundown Playboys: Saturday Nite Special
Timmy Thomas: Why Can't We Live Together
Alex Lusty - Who Shot Who?
Who Shot Who?: Have You Seen Annette
Yvonne Fair: It Should Have Been Me

don't forget...Friday, April 8th - noon-3pm, PURE w/howard thompson 'live' on WPKN, 89.5fm Bridgeport, CT and streaming & archived at

Sunday, March 6, 2011

North Fork Sound Top 20 - March 6th 2011

The Targets
photo: Jay Lolli
1. The Targets: Wake Up
2. Ronnie Spector: Try Some, Buy Some
3. Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston: It Takes Two
4. Nick Drake: River Man
5. Willie Nile: Topless Amateur
6. Eugene + The Lizards: Bug Juice
7. Edie Brickell & The New Bohemians: Shadowboxing
8. Who Shot Who? Have You Seen Annette
9. Farren, Colquhoun & Taylor: Baby Pink
10. Janet Kay: I Do Love You
11. The Sundown Playboys: Saturday Night Special
12. Dwight Twilley Band: It Could Be Love
13. Junior Byles: Fever
14. Jeff Beck feat. Jason Rebello & Trombone Shorty: Peter Gunn (live)
15. Traffic: Giving To You
16. Robbie Fulks & Kelly Willis: Parrallel Bars
18. Iggy Pop & Goran Bregovic: This Is A Film
19. The Arctic Monkeys: Secret Door (KEXP radio session)
20. Brute Force: King Of Fuh

North Fork Sound Alb O' The Week
Beady Eye: Different Gear, Still Speeding

North Fork Sound Legend Of The Month
Gramercy Park Hotel,
room 528, NYC - 12/24/84
photo: ht
Last Week's Listener Favourites
801: Tomorrow Never Knows
The Band: Atlantic City
Beady Eye: Two Of A Kind
The Beatles: It's All Too Much
Bob Geldof: Silly Pretty Thing
Hamilton Bohannon
Bohannon: Bohannon's Beat
Brinsley Schwarz: Feel A Little Funky
Dave Edmunds: Information
David Lowery: Ah You Left Me
Delbert McClinton & Dick 50: Cherry Street
The Del-Lords: All Of My Life
Denim: Middle Of The Road
John Heneghan & Eden Brower
photo: Dan Cook
Eden & John's East River String Band: Be Kind To A Man When He's Down
Eddie Cochran: Jeannie, Jeannie Jeannie
Eve And The Exiles: All I Want
The Georgia Satellites: Bring Down The Hammer
The Gibson Brothers: Dixie
Glenna Bell
Glenna Bell: These Days
Go-Kart Mozart: Transgressions
Graham Parker & The Rumour: Back To Schooldays
Grateful Dead: Truckin' (live, Oakland 12/28/79)
Howlin Wolf: I Asked For Water (She Gave Me Gasoline)
Huey 'Piano' Smith: You Don't Know Yockomo
J.J. Cale: Lies
Jesus & Mary Chain: Bo Diddley Is Jesus
Joe Ely: White Line Fever
Joe Jackson: Nineteen Forever
Joey Ramone: Don't Worry About Me
June Christy: Something Cool
Junior Byles & Lee Perry: Dreader Locks
Kimberley Rew The Truth
Lee 'Scratch' Perry & Adrian Sherwood: Elixir Of Life
Little Bob Story: Cry Baby
Lonnie Mack: Oreo Cookie Blues
Los Fabulocos: I Never Thought
Lou Reed: I Remember You
Marcia Ball: Strong Woman
Michael Chapman: Thank You PK 1944
Motörhead: R.A.M.O.N.E.S.
Ponderosa: Revolution
The Pretty Things: Grass
Procol Harum: The Devil Came From Kansas
Randy Newman
photo: Bill Eppridge
Randy Newman: Rednecks
The Rolling Stones: Heart Of Stone
Russell Byrd: Hitch-Hike Pt. 1

Sandy Denny: I'm A Dreamer
Scott McClatchy: Going Out Tonight
The Screaming Blue Messiahs: Lie Detector
Swingadelic: Don't Do It!
Thin Lizzie: Running Back
XTC: Greenman

don't forget...Friday, March 11th - noon-3pm, PURE w/howard thompson 'live' on WPKN, 89.5fm Bridgeport, CT and streaming & archived at