KCRW BROADCAST #135 for Saturday, October 8
Fanatics! I am in Washington DC at the moment. Engineer X and I taped this show for you from our small studio set up.
What we have here tonight is yet another great gathering of tunes that will not only make the weekend rock but will make October all the better. Our first hour is incredible; lots of singles and stuff we have not played in awhile.
Hour two takes us to the next part of our Damned journey. Tonight, we get into the Damned's second album, Music For Pleasure. At the time of release, in late 1977, the critics were not all that good to the album and the band didn't seem too into it either. I never understood this. I dug this one the first time I heard it and I bet you will as well.
This is the last Damned album to feature the "classic" line up, featuring Brian James on guitar and as the main songwriter. It is a GREAT one and I can't wait for you to hear it all the way through.
Next week, we tackle the band's Machine Gun Etiquette album, so get ready for that.
Alice Bag Book News! Dept.: Alice Bag, of L.A.'s famous band The Bags, has released a book called Violence Girl. I have a copy on the way, and am really looking forward to checking this one out. Alice was there at the start of the L.A. Punk Rock scene. What she has to say about L.A. music comes with a lot of authority. Here's the info.
Enjoy the show and STAY FANATIC!!! --Henry
Henry can be reached at: Henryontheradio@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter @henryrollins.
Read on for Henry's track listing.
01. The Clash - Janie Jones / The Clash
02. The Models - Man Of The Year / I Wanna Punk Rock
03. Dillinger - Ragnampiza / Ultimate Collection
04. Charlie Harper - Talk Is Cheap / Diminished Responsibility (CD extra)
05. The Last Words - Animal World / single
06. Acme Sewage Co. - I Don't Need You / Raw Records -The Punk Singles Collection
07. Skrewdriver - You're So Dumb / Chiswick Years
08. Teen Idles - Sneakers / Dischord 100
09. Electric Eels - Cyclotron / The Eyeball of Hell
10. Lockjaw - Radio Call Sign / Raw Records -The Punk Singles Collection
11. Wire - Ex-Lion Tamer / Pink Flag
12. The Buzzcocks - Airwaves Dream / Singles Going Steady
13. The Valves - Tarzan of the King's Road / single
14. DEVO - Penetration In The Centrefold / single from Duty Now For The Future
15. The Angelic Upstarts - Teenage Warning / Teenage Warning
16. Spizz Oil - Cold Windy City / Where's Captain Kirk?
17. The Poison Girls - Closed Shop / Statement - The Complete Recordings
18. The Vibrators - Yeah Yeah Yeah / Pure Mania
The Damned - Problem Child / Music For Pleasure
The Damned - Don't Cry Wolf / Music For Pleasure
The Damned - One Way Love / Music For Pleasure
The Damned - Politics / Music For Pleasure
The Damned - Stretcher Case / Music For Pleasure
The Damned - Idiot Box / Music For Pleasure
The Damned - You Take My Money / Music For Pleasure
The Damned - Alone / Music For Pleasure
The Damned - Your Eyes / Music For Pleasure
The Damned - Creep (You Can't Fool Me) / Music For Pleasure
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The Damned - You Know / Music For Pleasure
Misfits - She / Static Age
The Sods - Transport / Minutes To Go
The Ruts - You're Just A . . . / The Crack