Sunday, December 29, 2013

North Fork Sound 2013 Wrap-up

Top 50 Tracks -
1. Waylon Jennings & The Old 97's: The Other Shoe
2. Daisy House: Cold Ships
3. Endless Boogie: Taking Out The Trash
4. Hank Williams III: Held Up
5. Steve Nieve: La Plus Jolie Langue (ft. Robert Wyatt, Muriel Teodori)
6. Mungo's Hi Fi: Bong Bong (ft. Soom T)
7. Motörhead: End of Time
8. Serena Ryder: Stompa
9. Boz Scaggs: Gone Baby Gone
10. Robyn Hitchcock: End Of Time
11. Lydia Loveless: All I Know
12. Blackberry Smoke: Ain't Much Left Of Me (live)
13. Suede: It Starts And Ends With You
14. Big Hard Excellent Fish: And The Question Remains
15. Dean Wareham: Emancipated Hearts
16. Janelle Monáe: Dance Apocalyptic
17. Drenge: Bloodsports
18. Primal Scream: It's Alright, It's OK
19. Rob Jungklas: Automatic
20. Kraak & Smaak: Just Wanna Be Loved (ft. Joi Cardwell)
21. Willie Nile: Say Hey
22. Hookworms: Preservation
23. Dale Watson & His Lone Stars: Cowboy Boots
24. Sting: Shipyard (ft. Jimmy Nail, Brian Johnson, Jo Lawry)
25. Lola Colt: I Get High If You Get High
26. Alexandra Scott: Primrose Path (Black Mold)
27. Sara Hickman: Primitive Stuff
28. Shoko Hikage: Sakura-Zukiyo
29. Daft Punk: Get Lucky
30. Matt & Kim: Overexposed (Anamanaguchi's Turbo Remix)
31. Daughn Gibson: Kissin On The Blacktop
32. Tony Joe White: Alligator, Mississippi
33. Jamie Bergeron & The Kickin' Cajuns: Nothing Takes The Place Of You
34. The Deviants: The Fury Of The Mob
35. Andy Statman: For Barbara
36. The Indelicates: Class
37. Villagers: Memoir
38. Garland Jeffries: Collide The Generations
39. Chip Taylor: Tears From An Old Yonkers Child
40. Yoko Ono & The Plastic Ono Band: Moonbeams
41. Johnny Marr: Say Demesne
42. Star Anna: Smoke Signals
43. Listolet: Lullaby (ft. Beata Bocek)
44. Ollie Vee: Ruby Red
45. Ashley Monroe & Blake Shelton: You Ain't Dolly (And You Ain't Porter)     
46. Samsaya: Stereotype
47. Blake Mills: If I'm Unworthy
48. Shonna Tucker & Eye Candy: Since Jimmy Came
49. Parquet Courts: Stoned And Starving
50. Kenny Roby: Colorado

Top 25 Albums -
1. Melt-Banana: Fetch
2. James King: Three Chords And The Truth
3. Brinsley Forde: Urban Jungle
4. James Hunter: Minute By Minute
5. Gene Casey & The Lone Sharks: Untrained
6. Julia Holter: Loud City Song
7. Nurse With Wound & Graham Bowers: Parade
8. The Mavericks: In Time
9.  The Strypes: Snapshot
10. Juana Molina: Wed 21
11. Geraint Watkins: Mosquito Vols 1 & 2
12. Public Service Broadcasting: Inform Educate Entertain
13. Shuggie Otis: Wings Of Love
14. Ruts DC: Rhythm Collision Volume 2
15. Buddy Guy: Rhythm & Blues
16. Delbert McClinton & Glen Clark: Blind, Crippled and Crazy
17. June Tabor, Iain Ballamy, Huw Warren: Quercus
18. Mark Hole: People Change
19. Joseph Bowie & Adam Rudolph: Good Medicine
20. The Band: Live At The Academy Of Music 1971
21. Yo La Tengo: Fade Out (Deluxe Edition)
22. Frank Turner: Tape Deck Heart
23. The Jim Jones Revue: The Savage Heart
24. Steven Wilson: The Raven That Refused To Sing (And Other Stories)
25. Switchback: Kanoka

Top 20 Compilations/Reissues -
1. Roky Erickson & The Aliens: The Evil One
2. The Velvet Underground: White Light/White Heat (45th Anniv. edition)
3. Elvis Presley: Elvis At Stax
4. Family: Once Upon A Time
5. Del Shannon: The Complete UK Singles (and more) 1961-1966
6. Bob Dylan: Side Tracks
7. Marianne Faithfull: Broken English (Deluxe Edition)
8. Swamp Dogg: Total Destruction To Your Mind
9. MX-80 Sound: Hard Attack (Deluxe LP version)
10. Van Morrison: Moondance (Deluxe Edition)
11. George Jones: The Complete United Artists Solo Singles
12. Gil Scott-Heron: The Revolution Begins - The Flying Dutchman Masters
13. Marc Bolan: At The BBC - Radio Sessions, Broadcasts '67-'77
14. V/A: Rhythm 'n' Bluesin' By The Bayou
15. V/A: Louisiana Saturday Night Revisited
16. V/A: The Big E: A Salute to Steel Guitarist Buddy Emmons
17. V/A: Sweet Dreams: Where Country Meets Soul Vol. 2
18. V/A: Oh Yes We Can Love - A History of Glam Rock
19. V/A: The Chic Organization - Up All Night
20. V/A: CBGB - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Top 25 Remakes -
1. Cowboy Jack Clement: Beautiful Dreamer
2. 1.4.5.: Rock 'n' Roll Pt. 2
3. Bruce Springsteen: Dream Baby Dream (band version)
4. Jimmy Webb: MacArthur Park (ft. Brian Wilson)
5. Bob Dylan: Thirsty Boots
6. Southern Culture On The Skids: Goo Goo Muck
7. Mandy Barnett: Sweet Dreams
8. Danny Thompson & Zoe Rahman: One Of These Things First
9. Nicholas Payton: The Pan Piper
10. Elizabeth Cook & Jason Isbell: Tecumseh Valley
11. Narcosatanicos: Ghost Rider
12. Will Lee: Get Out Of My Life Woman (ft. Billy Gibbons, Allen Toussaint)
13. Billie Joe & Norah: Long Time Gone
14. Jeremy Denk: J.S. Bach - Goldberg Variations
15. David Lynch: The Ballad of Hollis Brown
16. Jerry Miller: What A Little Moonlight Can Do (ft. Eilen Jewell)
17. Ron Dziubla: Harlem Nocturne
18. The Cashbox Kings: Run Run Run
19. Dave Edmunds: Georgia On My Mind
20. Swingadelic: Up The Creek
21. King Penguin: Dear Eloise
22. Jim Gaudet & The Railroad Boys: Walk Of Life
23. Bill Kirchen & Too Much Fun: Rockabilly Funeral
24. The Hoodoo Loungers: St. James Infirmary
25. Shannon McNally: Street People
North Fork Sound Will Never Forget -
01/10/13 Claude Nobs
01/16/13 Nic Potter
02/04/13 Donald Byrd
02/04/13 Reg Presley
02/14/13 George ‘Shadow’ Morton
02/18/13 Kevin Ayers
03/06/13 Alvin Lee
03/16/13 Bobby Smith
03/27/13 Paul Williams
04/03/13 Harry J
04/11/13 Jonathan Winters
04/18/13 Ann Williams
04/21/13 Christine Amphlett
04/26/13 George Jones
05/08/13 Ken Whaley
05/21/13 Trevor Bolder
05/22/13 Mick McManus
05/26/13 Otto Muehl
06/09/13 Iain Banks
06/23/13 Bobby ‘Blue’ Bland
07/17/13 T-Model Ford
07/23/13 Emile Griffith
07/26/13 J.J. Cale
07/27/13 Mick Farren
08/08/13 Cowboy Jack Clement
08/09/13 Haji
08/14/13 Alan Lanier
08/18/13 Wes Dakus
09/11/13 Prince Jazzbo
09/17/13 Roger Pope
10/23/13 Gypie Mayo
10/27/13 Lou Reed
10/31/13 Bobby Parker
11/12/13 Sir John Tavener
12/01/13 Martin Sharp
12/02/13 Junior Murvin
12/1913 Al Goldstein
12/21/13 Dave Higgs

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Sunday, December 22, 2013

North Fork Sound Top 20 - December 22nd 2013

Cross My Heart Hope To Die 

1. Cross My Heart Hope To Die: Wild Side
2. Dag Gabrielsen: The Eliza Effect
3. The Fall: Glam-Racket
4. Help Yourself: American Mother (live)
5. Doug Paisely: Radio Girl
6. Alcest: Délivrance
7. The Pursuit Of Happiness: Beautiful White
8. Jimmy Reed: Crazy About Oklahoma
9. Geraint Watkins: Bouffant
10. Peggy Lee: I Remember
11. Chuck Berry: Around And Around (single version)
12. Ry Cooder & Manuel Galban: Secret Love
13. Tennessee Ernie Ford w/Kay Starr: Ain't Nobody's Business But My Own
14. Arctic Monkeys: Knee Socks
15. Gold Fields: Anxiety
16. Robert Wyatt: Rivmic Melodies (excerpt)
17. Mark Bingham: Disgraceland
18. Carl Perkins: Tennessee
19. B.B. King: B.B. Blues
20. Ronnie Lane & Slim Chance: Chicken Wired

North Fork Sound Alb O' The Week
Various Artists: Michigan-I-O
Alan Lomax and the 1938 Library of Congress Folk-Song Expedition

Last Week's Listener 'Thumbs-Ups'
The Alan Bown Set: Gonna Fix You Good (Everytime You're Bad)
Billie Joe & Norah: Long Time Gone
The Blasters: Marie Marie
Dana Gillespie: Andy Warhol
Erkin Koray
Erkin Koray: Cemalim
Grandmaster Flash: White Lines
Hank Williams III: Deep Scars
The Hellacopters: Her Strut
Jayne Mansfield
Jayne Mansfield: Suey (ft. Jimi Hendrix)
Karen Elson w/Vince Giordano & The Nighthawks: Who's Sorry Now?
Lou Reed: Charley's Girl
M.I.A.: Only 1 U
Mickey Newbury: Sunshine (Better Days version)
NY Loose: Spit
Paul Thorn: Bull Mountain Bridge (ft. Delbert McClinton)
The Pretty Things: Havana Bound
Samsaya: Stereotype
Terry Stamp & Jim Avery
(Third World War)
Third World War: Working Class Man
Tykwer, Klimek & Heil: Running One
Wanda Jackson: Rip It Up
The Who: Summertime Blues (studio version)
The Wolfmen: July 20

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Sunday, December 15, 2013

North Fork Sound Top 20 - December 15th 2013


1. DA!: Next To Nothing
2. Mott The Hoople: Rest In Peace (live)
3. Dave Edmunds: People Wanna Get High
4. Rico: Africa Dub
5. Samsaya: Stereotype
6. Tommy Hoehn: Blue Fright
7. Yellow Sisters: Vítr DreamIn (tomato22 remix)
8. Hard Working Americans: I Don't Have a Gun
9. The New Breed: One Gross Dream
10. The Creations: Holding Out
11. The Bo-Keys: Deuce And A Quarter
12. Rubén Blades y Seis Del Solar: Ojos De Perro Azul
13. Otis Clay: Too Many Hands
14. Jayne Mansfield: Suey (ft. Jimi Hendrix)
15. O.V. Wright: He's My Son (Just The Same)
16. Chris Wilson: Gamblin' Man
17. Jake Bugg: Kingpin
18. Benjamin Orr: That's The Way
19. Old And In The Way: Old And In The Way (live) 
20. The Strypes: He's Gonna Step On You Again

North Fork Sound Alb O' The Week
Various Artists: Oh Yes We Can Love 
A History Of Glam Rock

Last Week's Listener 'Thumbs-Ups'
Alabama 3
Alabama 3: How To Swing, Pt. 3
Alabama 3: W.O.M.B.L.E./This Is How We Build It
Albert Lee: Tear It Up
Ann Peebles: I Can't Stand The Rain
Evelyn 'Champagne' King
Evelyn 'Champagne' King: Shame
Fairport Convention: Gone, Gone, Gone
The Fugs: I Couldn't Get High
Ian Hunter: Once Bitten, Twice Shy
J.D. McPherson: North Side Gal
 Junior Murvin
R.I.P. (circa 1946 - December 2, 2013) 
Junior Murvin: Cool Out Son
King Penguin: Old Man Going
King Tubby: I Trim The Barber
Marc Hurtado & Alan Vega: Juke Bone Done 
Martin Rev
Martin Rev: Mari Go Round
M.I.A.: Matangi
Michael Powers: Bleecker Street Strut
Mocean Worker: My Own Little World
Ned Lagin
Phil Lesh & Ned Lagin: Seastones (rough mix, basic structure) 
The Pretty Things: Come See Me
The Psychedelic Furs: Heartbreak Beat
Ray Wylie Hubbard: Don't Bother Asking Me
 Ronnie Lane
Ronnie Lane: Sweet Virginia
Roxy Music: The Pride And The Pain
St. Etienne: Over The Border
The Strypes: Save Me (From Myself)
Zun Zun Egui: Fandango Fresh

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