WPKN Archives: FM Mutations #15 with Allyson McCabe: Bandplay/Wordplay

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FM Mutations

Original Aired:
Saturday, November 12th, 2016
7:00PM to 10:00PM

3 hours

Saturday, November 12th, 2016 7:00PM

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Episode: FM Mutations #15 with Allyson McCabe: Bandplay/Wordplay

FM Mutations #15: Bandplay/Wordplay

Set 1

Chemical Specialist by Creation Special/New Age Steppers
Holy Commotion by the Pretenders (from the new album Alone)
Again and Again (’65 demo) by the Iguanas
I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend by the Ramones (demo version)
You’re Gonna Kill That Girl by the Ramones (later appears on their second studio album Leave Home)

Road to Rock ‘n’ Roll by Joe Strummer
Radio Wunderbar by the Carpettes (’77 debut EP)
Teenage Treats by the Wasps (also ’77)
Gabrielle by the Nips (Shane MacGowan’s pre-Pogues band, this one from ‘79)
Another Schoolday by Hollywood Brats
Over and Over by the Zips (Glasgow pub rock)
Sacred Love by Bad Brains (see FB for doc)
Brickfield Nights by the Boys (from ’76, this band had a lot of crossover with Hollywood Brats)
Oh Ivy by Opposite Sex (New Zealand, from new album out called Hamlet)
Our Lips are Sealed by Fun Boy Three (ex-members of the Specials, this song co-written by vocalist Terry Hall and Jane Wiedlin of the Go-Go’s—they recorded it first in ’81, other version ‘83)
Be Stiff (Take 2) by Wreckless Eric
DC-10 by Kleenex

Set 2

Gangsters by the Specials
I Found that Essence Rare by Gang of Four
Ambition by Subway Sect (one of the first British punk bands, a favorite of Joe Strummer)
Going Through the Motions by the Prefects (and other one of the firsts)
Mr. Blue Sky by Electric Light Orchestra
Tomorrow Night by Shoes (one of the first bands to be on MTV)
It’s Hard by Plummet Airlines (pub rock, members later joined the Pogues and the Darts)
I Had Too Much to Dream (Last Night) by Stiv Bators (original recorded by Electric Prunes in ’66)
Self-Conscious Over You by the Outcasts (of Belfast)
Silent Telephone by the 101ers (pub rock pre-Clash band of Joe Strummer)
When You Find Out by the Nerves
Anna (Go to Him) by the Beatles
If She Cries by the Poppees
Him or Me by the Banned
Outcast by the Animals
You’re a Disease by the Outcasts
Age (BBC One Radio, John Peel Session) by X-Ray Specs
Whips and Furs by the Vibrators
Beat Your Heart Out by the Zeros

Set 3

Tell That Girl to Shut Up by Holly & the Italians
Just Another Teenage Rebel by the Outcasts
I-Spy by Rudi
I Want Candy by the Count Bishops (cover of the Strangeloves)
Million Dollar Hero by the Radiators From Space (Ireland’s first punk band)
The Beast by the Only Ones
Gamma Ray (Jay Reatard Version) by Beck
The Valleys by Electrelane
Falling and Laughing by Orange Juice (Glasgow, Edwyn Collins’ band)
Anyway That You Want Me by Spiritualized (space rock)
Any Time That You Want Me (Shel Talmy) by the Who
Out in the Street (Shel Talmy) by the Who
Motoring (Shel Talmy) by the Who
If I Didn’t Have Your Love by Leonard Cohen
Shel Talmy by the Wellwater Conspiracy (lesser known Seattle grunge)

Next show: December 10th!


Show: FM Mutations

Rock, punk and indie music, mostly featuring demos, covers, outtakes, and other rarities. With occassional guests.

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