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What A Pain.....it's hot!
June 22, 2017 06:22 PM PDT
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More Rocksteady to beat the heat!

Things You Say You Love - The Jamaicans
I’ll Never Try - Peter Austin
Only A Smile - The Paragons
Tonight (aka “Feeling Inside”) - Alton Ellis & The Flames
It’s You I Love - The Techniques
Dreader Than Dread - Honey Boy Martin
What A Pain - The Ethiopians
Feeling High - The Pioneers
Wall Flower - Ken Rose
Don’t Stay Away - Phyllis Dillon
Lonely Lover - Alva (Reggie) Lewis
Last Train To Expo 67 - The Melodians
Party Time - The Heptones
Walk On By - The Zodiacs
Fountain Bliss - The Dynamites
Lester Sterling Special - Lester Sterling
People Crying - The Gaylads
Musical War - Roy Shirley
Hole Down Miss Winey - Glen Adams
No Use To Cry - Emotions

As always......ENJOY!

Hey Grandma...it's HOT!!!!
June 16, 2017 03:02 PM PDT
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And when it gets hot, we Rock-steady.
Don’t wait around for me- Albert Tomlinson
Stay Loose Mama- Ethiopians
Red Bumb Ball- Lloyd and Devon
The Rocksteady- Noel “Bunny” Brown and the Wildcats
Wear You To the Ball- Paragons
Knocking On My Door- The Renegades
People Get Ready- Hopeton Lewis
The Soul Beat- The Gaylads
The Story (I wish I was an Apple) Derrick Morgan
Shake It Up- The Pioneers
My Conversation- Slim Smith
My Heart In Rhythm- Sound Dimension
Walkie Walkie- The Viceroys
Baby Why- The Cables
Hey Grandma- Desmond Dekker
We are in the Mood- Heptones
Banana Water- Mellotones
Socking Good Time- The Gladiators
Red Eye Gal- Freddie McKay
Bye Bye Bye- Clarendonians
as always-ENJOY

Wait For The Light To Shine
June 08, 2017 10:35 AM PDT
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A little gospel. Because with the world going to hell in a handbag it couldn't hurt to have a few spirituals in your back pocket.
This one's for Alan.

Do Lord - Big Maybelle
You Better Run - Dorothy Love Coates
Trouble In My Way - The Dixie Hummingbirds
I’ll Fly Away - Alison Krauss & Gillian Welch
No Depression - Uncle Tupelo
Children Go Where I Send Thee - Brownie McGhee & Sonny Terry
Didn’t It Rain - Sister Rosetta Tharpe
The Ball Game - Sister Wynona Carr
Glory, Glory Hallelujah! - The Staple Singers
Wait For The Light To Shine - Roy Acuff
I’m Gonna Sing - Hank Williams
There Ain’t No Grave Gonna Hold My Body Down - Charlie Parr & The Black Twig Pickers
O Mary Don’t You Weep - Bruce Springsteen
He’s The Same Today - The Kelly Bros
You’ve Got To Move - Two Gospel Keys
Down By The Riverside - Todd Baio
Traveling The Highway Home - Pine Mountain Railroad
I’m Working On A Building - Bill Monroe and the Bluegrass Boys
Peace On Earth - Coleman Family
Amazing Grace - Call To Glory

As always.......ENJOY!

Shakin' all over....
May 31, 2017 07:24 PM PDT
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This show is a testament to the fact that I am barely alive and dragging myself toward the last day of school...a shell of what I once was. I thought these song titles (not necessarily lyrics) summed up my plight nicely.
Enjoy The Silence- The Brains
Stand Up Sit Down and Shut Your Mouth- Simon Crum
Like Children We Dream- The Castells
Gotta Gettaway- Stiff Little Fingers
Circuit’s Overload- Inez Foxx
It’s all over now Baby Blue- THEM
Stupid Girl- Screeching Weasel
Go away don’t bother me- The Collins Kids
The Kids are Quiet on Sharmon Palms- Lars Fredrickson and the Bastards
Keep Your Mouth Shut- Pioneers
Thirteen Question Method- Chuck Berry
Shut Up- Madness
Chatty Mouth- The Mighty Maytones
Am I Going Insane- Black Sabbath
You Better Sit Down Kids- Cher (and that other guy)
Kids Today- Dwarves
Shakin’ All Over- Johnny Kidd & the Pirates
Never Get Out Of This World Alive- Hank Williams
As always- Enjoy...especially at my expense.

Breaking The Law
May 25, 2017 07:36 AM PDT
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Gonna Commit Murder - Thew Space Cadets
Walla Walla State Prison - Gary Williams
Have You Seen Bruce Richard Reynolds - Alabama 3
Warrants In Texas - Barefoot Surrender
Jail Bird - Sonny Knight
Good Morning Da - The Tossers
Been Caught Stealing - The Flea Market Hustlers
Cell Mates - Mariachi El Bronx
Moving On #3 - Wayne Hancock
Prison Bound - Social Distortion
Tougher Than Tough - Derrick Morgan (for John)
Women’s Prison - Nicki Bluhm
Shot Four Times - Bill Carter
Breaking The Law - Judas Priest
Send Me To The Electric Chair - The Grassy Knoll Boys
Tupelo County Jail - Webb Pierce
City Jail (live) - Johnny Cash
Jailbreak - AC/DC

Love?
May 18, 2017 07:05 PM PDT
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Having a bit of fun riffing on the Homemakers little tribute to married life...my own relationship is just fine, but I had to play some of these songs- just could not be stopped. Here is creepy and sad
Philomena- Decemberists
Time Bomb- Live- Old 97’s
Barbed Wire Love- Stiff Little Fingers
Don’t Stay Away- Phyllis Dillon
Jealous Again- Black Flag
Come Back When You Grow Up- Nancy Sit
I’m Gonna Strangle You Tonight – Screeching Weasel
Cocaine Blues- Uncle Tupelo (Live)
Pretty Polly- BF Shelton
Lost Summer Love- Lorraine Silver
My Best Girl- Lucero
No Good Girl- BB Seaton & the Gaylads
Some Kind Of Hate- Misfits
Done- Frazey Ford
Angeline- Bellwether
Say It If You Mean It- Tsunami Bomb
If This is Love I’d Rather Be Lonely- Eddie Spencer

As always enjoy!

Till Death Do Us Part
May 11, 2017 04:38 PM PDT
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It's wedding season, and my wife and I just celebrated our anniversary. Here are some tunes about romantic relationships, the good and the bad.
I Want Her To Say It Again - David Ruffin
Take Me For What I Am - L.C. Cooke
I Would Die For You - Mariachi El Bronx
Let’s Build Our Dreams - John Holt
Give Me Your Love - The Ethiopians
Peg O’ My Heart - Dropkick Murphys
Till Death Do Us Part - The Mansfields
Welcome Home Darling - Thee Midnighters
Dog House Blues - Wayne Hancock
When I Found You - Jerry Reed
The Ballad Of Love And Hate - The Avett Brothers
Love Vigilantes - Iron & Wine
Unforgetaboutable - Tim and Nicki Bluhm
I’d Rather Be an Old Man’s Sweetheart (Than A Young Man’s Fool) - Candi Staton
Come Marry Me - Terry Noland
I’ll Be Forever Loving You - The El Dorados
I’m Her Man - Reel Big Fish
You Sexy Thing - Hot Chocolate

As always.....ENJOY!

We are in the mood
May 04, 2017 05:39 PM PDT
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Temperatures soared into the nineties here in the 'Dale and that means only one thing is happening at my house. We are ushering in summer with a few beers and some ROCKSTEADY! Join us.

The Beatitude- Slim Smith
Down The Trainline- Stranger Cole and Patsy Todd
Why Birds Follow the Spring- Alton Ellis
Rocksteady Cool-Frederick Bell
Pretty Face Girl- The Sealmakers
Govern Your Mouth- Johnny Melody
Please Stay- Paulette and the Lovers
Queen Majesty- Pat Kelly
Shake Up- The Viceroys
Don’t Blame Me- Desmond Dekker
Love Is Strange- Hemsley Morris
I am Free- Gaylads
Three Wise Men- Lester Sterling
Shocking Love- The Federals
Don’t Touch Me Tomato- Phyllis Dillon
Engine 54- Ethiopians
Bad Man- Joe White
Whip Them- Pioneers
Rub Up Push Up- The Termites
We are in the Mood

As always- ENJOY

The Sounds Of Science
April 26, 2017 09:26 AM PDT
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No science, no beer. Songs about science.

Science Is Real - They Might Be Giants
I Love Science - Hank Green & The Perfect Strangers
Chemical Calisthenics - Blackalicious
Statistician’s Blues - Todd Snider
Stuck To You - Josh Ritter
Gene Pool - Selby Tigers
Love Is The Greatest Science - The Kingstonians
Electric Shock - The Music Doctors
Satellite Bop - The Satellites
Chemical Imbalance - The Porkers
Humidity Built the Snowman - John Prine
Chemicals - Robby Hecht
Photosynthesis - Frank Turner
Dinosaurs - Chris Murray
The Sounds Of Science - Beastie Boys
Rocket Trip - Jackie Lowell & The Astronauts
Mostly Water - Bap Kennedy
Dinosaur Song - Johnny Cash
Mercy Mercy Me - Marvin Gaye

As always......ENJOY!

Hitsville USA
April 20, 2017 08:08 PM PDT
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Remember that time The Cloverdale Kid & The Happy Homemaker did a show together? Let's jump into the way back machine and listen to some Motown.....

Pig Knuckles - The Morrocco Muzik Makers
Money (That’s What I Want) - Barrett Strong
25 Miles - Edwin Starr
Beechwood 4-5789 - The Marvelettes
Solid Sender - Chico Leverett
Rosa Lee (Stay Off The Bell) - Andre Williams
High Heel Sneakers - Stevie Wonder
(Love Is Like A) Heatwave - Martha Reeves & The Vandellas
It’s The Same Old Song - The Four Tops
I Gotta Dance To Keep From Crying - The Miracles
Shake Sherrie - The Contours
Needle In A Haystack - The Velvelettes
I Can’t Get Next To You - The Temptations
Stoned Love - The Supremes
Pride And Joy - Marvin Gaye
This Old Heart Of Mine (Is Weak For You) - The Isley Brothers
You Beat Me To The Punch - Mary Wells
Can I Get A Witness - Barbara Randolph
Bring Back The Love - The Monitors
Who’s Lovin’ You - The Jackson 5

As always.....ENJOY!

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