Happy New Year, Fanatics! Let's Start 2016 With Some Lightnin' Hopkins

Happy New Year, Fanatics! Let's Start 2016 With Some Lightnin' Hopkins
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[Every Sunday from 8 to 10 p.m., Henry Rollins brings an exclusive mix of songs old and new to listeners at 89.9 FM, KCRW. Visit KCRW.com for more information and to stream his show online, or peruse the Radio Notes archives to see past playlists.]

RADIO BROADCAST #353
01–03–16

Fanatic! Happy new year to you. I am elated that KCRW has seen fit to allow us onto the airwaves yet again. If you look below, you will see nothing but great jams, one after another.

I have listened to the tracks of this show as a mix tape twice now and I believe it’s ready to go.

Upcoming Events

Presently, I am listening to a re-issue of an early Scientist album called Introducing Scientist. It’s on Superior Viaduct, which is unrelenting in great releases. I bought the re-issue of this on Important years ago. Damn, this sounds great. Next week, we will open the show with a track from it. Here is more information.

What’s on for this show is just a cool mix of tunes. Hopefully, you have had a few days off and got some records played without a lot of other things jumping off.

By the time this show airs, I will be in Berlin getting ready for the first of many shows all over the world. I will be putting together tracks from several points and communicating with Engineer X and Engineer Am-Rock loooooooong distance.

Now, if you think that I am going to spend a couple of pre-show nights in Berlin, sitting in coffee places at night, listening to Bowie and Iggy, you’re ... absolutely right, Fanatic!

Happy 2016 and STAY FANATIC!!! 
–– Henry

Hour 1
01. Lightnin' Hopkins - Happy New Year / Sittin' In With Lightnin' Hopkins
02. Gun Club - Black Train / Fire of Love
03. The Blue Jays - Lover's Island / The Doo Wop Box II
03. Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs – Stay / Golden Age Of American Rock 'N' Roll - Vol. 2
04. David Bowie – Stay / Station To Station
05. Philippe Besombes - Chocolate Cream / Libra
06. Sort Sol - Eileen Alphabet / Glamourpuss
07. La Onda de Elia y Elizabeth – Libre / Elia Y Elizabeth
08. Roxy Music - Out of the Blue / Country Life
09. Mouserocket - One in Two / MouseRocket
10. Lydia Kavina – Transformations / Concerto Per Theremin: Live in Italy
11. Damaged Bug - Gloves For Garbage / Hubba Bubba
12. Bona Dish – Actress / Rupert Preaching At A Picnic
13. Daniel Johnston - Danny Don't Rapp / Yip/Jump Music
14. Scott Walker – Dimple / Bish Bosch

Hour 2
01. Beastie Boys - A Year And A Day / Paul's Boutique
02. Monty Python - Nisus Wettus / Life Of Brian
03. Capiscum Red – Tarzan / Appunti Per Un'ídea Fissa
04. Nico – Saeta / Minnesang
05. Arkade Funk – Tilt (alt version)
06. Fursaxa - Birds Inspire Epic Bards / Alone In The Dark Wood
07. Hierophants - Hail Stones / Parallax Error
08. Terrible Truths – Uptight / Terrible Truths
09. The Beauty Pill - Exit Without Saving / Describes Things As They Are
10. Bellmer Dolls - There Is No Oblivion / The Big Cats Will Throw Themselves Over
11. Lost Sounds - Your Looking Glass / Lost Sounds
12. XYZ - Hold On / XYZ
13. Le Butcherettes - We No Owe / Chaos As Usual
14. PIL - Careering / Metal Box
15. Adverts - My Place / Singles Collection
16. Kraftwerk - Das Modell / Die Mensch Maschine


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