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Gimme little kinda...
November 15, 2017 06:31 PM PST
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And he's back! Life is as normal as it is going to get for a while, so I have once again retreated to my man cave and the catharsis of my radio show, and my favorite feel-good sounds. Here's an hour of Skinhead Reggae for you fine folks.
Di De Wit De Money- Maytones
Jumping Jack- The Cannonball Bryan Trio
When Your Gone- Ken Parker
John Jones- Rudy Mills
Full Up- Sound Dimension
I'm So Proud Of You- The Three Tones
Pee Pee Cluck Cluck- The Maytals
Son Son – Larry Marshall
Run Powell Run- Laurel Aitken
Bigger Boss- Ansel Collins
Everything Crash- Ethiopians
I'll Need You Tomorrow- The Kingstonians
Life On Reggae Planet- Joe Monsano
Give To Get- Viceroys
See and Blind- Johnny Osbourne and the Sensations
Rocking on the GG Beat- GG's All Stars
Ben Johnson Day- Derrick Morgan (With George Agard)
Phoenix Reggae- The Family Circle
Give Me A Little Loving- The Pioneers

As Always- Enjoy
The Cloverdale Kid.

Jumpin' Tonight
November 09, 2017 09:03 AM PST
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Thought I'd riff on The Cloverdale Kid's early R&B show. Let's jump!

Something Going On In My Room - Daddy Cleanhead
Somebody Somewhere - Gene Allison
Pack, Shack and Stack - Billy Nelson and The Five Wings
Jam Up - Tommy Ridgley
Great Big Eyes (Those Little Reds) - Archibald
Call Me A Hound Dog - Juanita Moore & The Eugene Jackson Trio
Don’t You Lie To Me - Fats Domino
Everybody Get Together - The Treniers
You Better Believe - The Gay Poppers
Butcher Pete, Pt. 1 - Roy Brown
Beale Street On Saturday Night - Scatman Crothers
Ride, Daddy, Ride - Orville “Fats” Noel
I’m A Humdinger - Vernon Anders
Ride Lone Stranger, Ride - Sonny Harper
Atomic Baby - Linda Hayes
My Baby Won’t Let Me In - Marvin Phillips
Pot Holder - Porkey Harris & The Sophisticats
Looped - Melvin Smith
Jumpin’ Tonight (Midnight Rockin’) - Big Joe Turner
Grandma Plays The Numbers - Wynonie Harris
Caldonia - Lord Lebby
Bye Bye Bye - Doc Palmer

As always......ENJOY!

Ooh My Soul
November 02, 2017 10:38 AM PDT
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Here's a jumping R&B show from the way-back machine! Somehow a good friend of the show, Paul Redfern, has almost all of our shows in his digital jukebox and shared some with me. So while The Kid continues to get his life in order following the devastating CA wildfires, I thought I'd share this oldie with you. Thanks Paul!!

Lover Please - Clyde McPhatter
Watch My Signals - Bull Moose Jackson
Blow Your Top - Rodney Harris
Sexy Ways - The Midnighters
I’m Your Rockin’ Man - Herman Manzy Orchestra
Jump For Joy - Big Joe Turner
She Can Dance - Chris Kenner
Holy Smokes Baby - The Cadillacs
Ooh My Soul - Don Covay
Baby You Can Get Your Gun - Earl King
The ABCs pts. 1 & 2 - Smilin’ Joe
Little Sally Walker - Don & Dewey
Do Baby Do - Ernest Kador
I Thought I Told You Not To Tell Him - Marie Knight
Mama He Treats Your Daughter Mean - Ruth Brown
Maybe - The Queenettes
The Decon Moves In - Little Esther & The Dominoes
So High So Low - Lavern Baker
Crazy With You - Jeanette Baker
Lost Without You - Clarence “Frogman” Henry
Betty Jane - Max Bailey
Come Dance With Rudy - Monroe Chapman & Bob Fenville Orchestra

As always......ENJOY!

Music To My Ear
October 26, 2017 04:53 PM PDT
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It's almost Halloween. Here are songs about body parts. Just another excuse to play some good music. Away we go....

Shake My Hand (Meet Mr. Blues) - Jack Turner
Music To My Ear - Speck & Doyle
Head Over Heels - The Go-Go’s
Face Up - Rancid
Billy’s Bones - The Pogues
Back Biter - Lee “Scratch” Perry & Dennis Alcapone
All Eyes - Mariachi El Bronx
Somebody’s Gonna Get Their Head Kicked In Tonight - The Rezillos
Bad Eye - Willie Mitchell
Red Headed Woman - The Blasters
These Arms Of Mine - Otis Redding
Tear Stained Eye - Son Volt
I’ve Got Blood In My Eyes For You - Mississippi Sheiks
Shake Your Hips - Slim Harpo
Hip Rub - The Jiving Juniors
Chin Up, Cheer Up - Ryan Adams
One Hand Loose - Charlie Feathers
Space Boobs - The Satellites
Shut Your Mouth - The Eboniers
Braineaters - The Misfits
Break My Bones - John Taylor

As always.....ENJOY!

Happy Homemaker With The Lid Off
October 20, 2017 09:39 AM PDT
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I'm stepping in for The Cloverdale Kid, for better or worse. This show is all over the place, but it's filled with songs I love. Take a chance and jump in with me.

Now You Say We’re Through - Puddin’ Heads
Let’s Stomp - Bobby Comstock
Shake Your Money Maker - John-Alex Mason
Talkin’ Trash - Chuck Reed
Say Man - Bo Diddley
Shoulda Oughta - Tim Barry
He’s The One I Love - Mary Wells
Didn’t I - Darondo
Lucas With The Lid Off - Lucas
Sabotage - The Beastie Boys
Raise A Ruckus - Buster Brown
Keep Off The Grass - Todd Snider
If Whiskey Could Talk - Tyler Childers
You Ain’t Going Nowhere - The Byrds
Oh Yeah! - Joe Cuba Sextet
Slippin’ Into Darkness - War
Pepsi - The Mohawks
I Can’t Stand It - Soul Sister
Can’t Find The Way - Mary Gauthier

As always......ENJOY!

A Thing About You - Tom Petty
October 12, 2017 10:36 AM PDT
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I know everybody has beat me to the TP party with all the tributes and such, but this is my week and I just have to put this out there. A Tom Petty tribute, the Happy Homemaker way.

Jammin’ Me (live)
One More Shot w/ Carl Perkins
Ways To Be Wicked
A Thing About You
No Reason To Cry
Rollin’ In My Sweet Baby’s Arms (live)
Stories We Can Tell (live)
Gloria (live)
Six Days On The Road
I Gotta Move - The Kinks
Action Packed - Ronnie Dee
Give Him A Great Big Kiss
Feeling’ Good
Heeby Jeebies
Draw Your Brakes
Alright For Now (live)

As always........ENJOY!

Bored cause there's nothing to do
October 05, 2017 06:47 PM PDT
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A little homage to my fourteen year old self, who was often loud and angry, and smelled weird I am sure.
Bloodstains- The Adolescents
Pill Box- The Joneses
Regress No Way- 7 Seconds
Square Wave in Unison- Beastie Boys
Nervous Breakdown- Black Flag
As always- ENJOY
Wonderful- Circle Jerks
Wrecking Crew- Adolescents
My Little Red Book- The Alphabetical Order
Twice Before- The Blue Mist
Steppin Stone- Minor Threat
Bad Reputation- Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
Walk Away- Crimpshrine
Raw Power- Iggy and the Stooges
X-Offender- Blondie
You've Got Your Head On Backwards- The Sonics
Kick Out The Jams (Live) MC5
Roadrunner- Modern Lovers
Its Not Funny Anymore- Husker Du
Yesterday- Bad Religion
Stealing People Mail- Dead Kennedys
Bikeage- Descendents
How Much More- The Go Go's

Even Strangers Sing Along - Songs of The Sam Chase
September 27, 2017 12:45 PM PDT
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Every now and then an artist grabs you by the soul and makes you want to do a show. This is such a show. From The Sam Chase's bio on his wen page: "The Sam Chase has a voice like a Nun on the lam with a mouthful cigarettes and curse words in a lonely bar, drunkenly dancing next to a broken jukebox."

What Is All The Rage?
Rock Bottom Never Felt So Good
Down Below
My Stolen Guitar
I Sold My Soul To The City
In A Perfect World
There For Me
Ground Shakin’
Say That You Love Me
I’ve Been Wrong
Great What Noise
Wrong or the Right
Feel Sunlight Burn
Blood Flow

As always.......ENJOY!

Is there a way to stop the war?
September 21, 2017 07:25 PM PDT
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Yeah- I am going to quit watching the news from now on.
Alternative- Exploited
A Letter from Vietnam- Emanual Laskey
War Pigs- Black Sabbath
Atomic Power- Uncle Tupelo
Marching for Trash- The Crucif@#$s
What's Going On- Marvin Gaye
Last Night Another Soldier (Live) – Angelic Upstarts
World War Three- Bad Religion
War- Edwin Starr
They've Got a Bomb- The Crass
Love Vigilantes- New Order
Tin Soldiers- The Stiff Little Fingers
Which Side are you On- Billy Bragg
Just the Flu- NOFX
I Can't Write Left Handed- Bill Withers
Stop The War Now- Lloyd Parks

As always- Enjoy

More Scorcha
September 14, 2017 11:02 AM PDT
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Couldn't resist the chance to play some more vintage reggae. Call & response.

Choo Choo Train - The Soul Cats
Motherless Children - Willie Francis
Gun Man - The Ethiopians
Na Na - The Slickers
Wiggle Waggle - The Wanderers
Don’t Let Me Suffer - Gregory Isaacs
More Scorcha - Count Machuki & The Sound Dimension
Black Bud - The Pioneers
Lick I Pipe - Carl Murphy
The Clip - The Kingstonians
Skinheads a Bash Them - Claudette & The Corporation
Outta Me Mind - The Tenors
Stop That Train - Symarip
Ba Ba - The Reggae Boys
The Right Track - Phyllis Dillon & Hopeton Lewis
Spread Your Bed - The Versatiles
Equal Rights - The Cables
Black Is Soul - Silver Stars
Work It - The Viceroys
People Are Wondering - The Show Boys
Last Call - The Dynamites

As always......ENJOY!

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