Did you ever get the feeling that some of us were born bad? With a naughty or even wicked tendency that if unchecked leads to disaster, glorious disaster. Skid Row baby! The Cramps gave us a master class from the dark side of Americana by re-imagining the desperate tunes from the underbelly of 50’s Rock & Roll.
- A countin’ with Dicky Treadway & the Salados – they got your number.
- Black Christ of the Andes: Mary Lou Williams’ preaches the Gospel according to Jazz in a dark mass that cuts to the quick.
- The Dadaist tropical sounds of Tom Ze brought back from the wilderness by David Byrne in 1992.
- How James Brown earned his dancing shoes and learned the steps.
- Snap, Crackle and Hip Hop with Positive K.
- The sparks that fly when a Moroccan muse takes a yuppie for his wife.
- A sight for sore eyes? Matt dances around the studio in his Mankini!
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Episode 74 Tracklist
- Dicky Treadway and the Salados – One To Ten
- Sneakers – Bald Headed Woman
- Jack Scott – The Way I Walk
- Bill Sanford and his Orchestra – Drumboogie
- Joe Meek and The Blue Men – Orbit Around The World
- LCD Soundsystem – Disco Infiltrator
- Mary Lou Williams – Praise The Lord
- Zine Mlih – Sublime Beauty
- Yellow Magic Orchestra – Citizens of Science
- The Mindexpanders – Love Syndrome
- Tricky Disco – Flyspray
- Tom Ze – Ogodo Ano 2000
- Positive K – The Night Shift
- Lee Moses – Time and Place
- Pigbag – Papas Got a Brand New Pigbag
- James Brown – Papas Got a Brand New Bag
- Max Upsetters – Smile Out a Style
- R.L. Burnside – Long Haired Donnie
- Lord Melody – Carnival Proclamation
- Dorothy Ashby – Wax and Wane