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Back at it
August 25, 2016 07:47 PM PDT
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Walkin’ Home from School- Gene Vincent
High School Blues- Mack Vickery
I Wish I’d Never Learned to Read- The Five Keys
Teach Me How- Johnny Williams Lee
Good Morning Little School Girl- Big Joe Williams
What a Wonderful World This Would Be- Sam Cooke
Hot For Teacher- Lee Press On and the Nails
Big Boy and the Teacher- URoy
Big Boy and the Teacher- Chin’s
Labor for Learning- Desmond Dekker
Schoolgirls- Heptones
Teacher Teacher- Dennis Alcapone
Don’t Stand So Close To Me- The Police
Story of my Life- Social Distortion
Horace the Swingin’ School Bus Driver- Jan and Dean
Smokin in the Boys Room- Brownsville Station
High School Confidential- Jerry Lee Lewis
Teach Your Children- Crosby Stills and Nash
Baggy Trousers- Madness
Rock N’ Roll High School- Ramones
As always- ENJOY

Oh That's Nice
August 17, 2016 05:54 PM PDT
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Here's a show I've been itching to put together for a while. Latin influenced rock, soul, boogaloo and more.
Whittier Blvd. - Thee Midnighters
Whatcha Gonna Do (When The Dance Is Over) - Sunday Funnies
Come And Swim With Me - Little Ray
She Goes Oonka Chicka - The Premiers
Cruise - The Ambertones
Oh That’s Nice - Pete “El Conde” Rodriguez
Lucy’s Spanish Harlem - Louie Ramirez
Johnny’s Boogaloo - Johhny Zamot
I Want A Chance For Romance - Hector Rivera
Midnighter - The Champs
One Like Mine - The Salas Brothers w/ The Jaguars
Put Me In Jail - Sunny & The Sunliners
Phases Of Time - Joe Jama & The Royal Jesters
Brown Baby - Willie G.
El Monkey - Saxie Russel
Let’s Dance - Chris Montez
96 Tears - ? And The Mysterians
La La La La La - The Blendells
Do You Dig It? - Ray Barretto
Big Daddy - The Pagents

As always.....ENJOY

Defending the love of the common people...
August 11, 2016 09:54 AM PDT
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Pow Pow Pow! Some toasting for you on this fine summer day!
What is Catty? U-Roy
Baby Why- The Cables and Dennis Alcapone
Riddle I This- Scotty
Meet the Boss- Sir Harry
Sweet Like Candy- Jeff Barnes
What a La-La- Lizzy
Wear You To The Ball- U Roy
Donkey Skank- Delroy Jones
All Nations Bow- Big Youth
Why Do Lovers- King Stitt
I Like It Like This- Johnny Lover
Gun Court- Little Joe
The Train- Lloyd the Matador
Night Owl- Prince Jazzbo
Do Something- Charlie Ace
CN Express- Clancy’s All-Stars
Peyton Place- D Tony Lee
Guns Don’t Argue- Dennis Alcapone
As always- Enjoy!

Feel Alright
August 03, 2016 04:43 PM PDT
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More reggae to enhance that summer vibe.

King Of The Track - Dennis Alcapone
That Girl - Lloyd & Glen
Man Oh Man - The Inspirations
High Tide - Rupee Edwards All Stars
Back Out With It - The Wailing Souls
Doctor Sappa Too - Sound Dimension
Buggu Yagga Gal - Cliff & The Diamonds
Work It - The Viceroys
Run Girl Run - G.G. Grossett
Hot Shot - Dermott Lynch
What A Woman - Bill Gentles
Feel Alright - The Cables
Sometimes - John Holt
Send Me The Pillow (That You Dream On) - The Bleachers
I’ve Got To Go Back Home - Bob Andy
Please Be True - Alexander Henry
Got The Tip - The Upsetters & Junior Byles
Blam Blam Fever - The Valentines
Don’t Brag, Don’t Boast - Clancy Eccles
Let The Teardrops Fall - Horace Andy
Loving Reggae - The Maytones

As always.....ENJOY

What Mek You Go On So?
July 29, 2016 10:23 AM PDT
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I have about three groups that I could listen to all day, and this is another of them (to follow the Heptones I posted next week). Those of you who know me will know what is likely next...but for now, Leonard Dillon and the Ethiopians- roots originals. Reggae time.
All songs by the Ethiopians unless noted
My Testimony
Engine 54
The Whip
Live Good
What a Big Surprise
Owe Me No Pay Me
Love I Tender (Uroy)/Mother’s Tender Care
Open the Gate
Dun Dead Already
Well Red
I’m Gonna Take Over Now
Cool It Amigo
Knowledge is Power
Feel the Spirit (Clap Your Hands)
The Word Is Love
Good Ambition
What a Big Surprise
What a Pain
Mek You Go On So
As always-ENJOY

Working On A Groovy Thing
July 22, 2016 08:28 PM PDT
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Hot on the heels of The Kid's tribute to The Heptones, here's more reggae for your summer days and nights. It's a bit of a mixed bag.

Boom Shaka Laka - Hopeton Lewis
Gonna Make It - Delroy Wilson
Love Uprising - The Jamaicans
Give Me Power - The Stingers
Working On A Groovy Thing - Alton Ellis & The Flames
Da Da - Junior Byles
Mother Liza - Leroy Smart
Eighteen With A Bullet - Derrick Harriott
Some Having A Bawl - The Pioneers
Sweet Sunshine - Pat Rhoden
Get On The Ball - Roy Shirley
Silent River - Gayletts
I Don’t Mind - The Bassies
Soul Style - Duke Reid Group
Long Shot Kick de Bucket - The Pioneers
In Like Flint - The Good Guys
Reggae Dance - Owen Gray
Beware Of All Those Rude Boys - Henry Buckley
Love Brother - Herman

We are in the mood...again
July 15, 2016 09:36 PM PDT
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Redux from 2010...got a note today thanking me from podomatic for being around for ten years. Anyway- Heptones. Reggae music...
long long time.
1. We Are In The Mood
2. Love Has Many Faces
3. Sweet Talking
4. You’ve Turned Away
5. Be The One
6. Gee Wee
7. Crying Over You
8. Tripe Girl
9. Show Us The Way
10. Meaning Of Life
11. Baby
12. Pack Your Things
13. Mama Say
14. Whoa Whoa- Jackie Mittoo
15. My Guiding Star- Delroy “Crutches” Jones
16. Guiding Star
17. Only Sixteen
18. Daddy’s Home
19. My World Is Empty Without You
20. Express Yourself

As always- Enjoy!

Never Grow Old
July 07, 2016 02:28 PM PDT
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That time The Cloverdale Kid came to visit The Happy Homemaker. Listen to the tale...

The Scout - The Brothers Comatose
I’ll Never Grow Old - The Maytals
Party Town - Ronnie Dawson
Are You Ready To Rumble - Mac Curtis & The Rimshots
Live Fast, Love Hard, Die Young - Faron Young
I’m An Old, Old Man (Tryin’ To Live While I Can) - Lefty Frizzle
Streams Of Whiskey - The Pogues
Have a Drink Ya’ Bastards - The Skels
Whiskey Makes Me Crazy - The Tossers
Booze Booze Booze - Charlie Hightone & The Rock-It’s
I’m Loaded - The Slapbacks
Drunk On Whiskey - The B Stars
Beer!!! - Psychostick
Good Ol’ Alcohol - The Mooney Suzuki
Grown Up Now - Will Kimbrough
Ain’t Gonna Drink Anymore - Carson Brown
Liquor, Beer and Wine - The Reverend Horton Heat
Too Old To Cut The Mustard - Ernest Tubb & Red Foley
Age Like Wine - Todd Snider
Hangover Boogie - The Georgia Crackers

As always ...... ENJOY

June 25, 2016 07:33 PM PDT
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A little foray into Curtis Mayfield and his impact on Jamaican music. Why?
Because Curtis Mayfield.
1.Move On Up
2.Queen Majesty- Chosen Few
3.Senorita I Love You- The Impressions
4.I’m So Proud – Joe White
5.Power to the People (Demo version)
6.People Get Ready- The Impressions
7.One Love- Bob Marley and the Wailers
8.People Get Ready- Aretha Franklin
9.We Got To Have Peace
10.Darker Than Blue- Lloyd Charmers
11.Little Boy Blue- Pat Kelly
12.It’s All Right- The Impressions
13.My Woman’s Love- Uniques
14.Dedicate My Song To You- The Jamaicans
15.Keep On Pushing- Ike and Tina Turner (live)
16.Freddie’s Dead- Fishbone

As always- ENJOY

Reggae Hit The Town
June 22, 2016 08:48 PM PDT
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A follow up to The Kid's archived reggae show. More early reggae to brighten your day!
1. Alidina - The Maytals
2. Auntie Lulu - Clancy Eccles
3. Them A Laugh and a Kiki - The Soulmates
4. Shining - Harry J. All-Stars
5. Belly Lick - Dennis Walks
6. Cassius Clay - Dennis Alcapone
7. The Hutson Affair - U-Roy
8. Movements - Count Machuki
9. Dollar In The Teeth - The Upsetters
10. I’ll Be Lonely - John Holt & Joya Landis
11. Lick It Back - The Hot Rod All Stars
12. Never Let Me Go - Joe White
13. Jumpy Jumpy Girl - The Conquerors
14. John Jones - Rudy Mills
15. People Are Wondering - The Show Boys
16. Reggae Hit The Town - The Ethiopians
17. Rhythm Hips - Ronald Russel
18. Cinderella - The Inspirations
19. Everybody Bawling - The Melodians
20. Everywhere, Everyone - The Techniques
21. Love Love Everyday - The Pioneers

As always - ENJOY

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