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Playlist for 14 February 2007 Options | The Creepy Love Song Extravaganza

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Artist Song Album Approx. start time
Floyd Tillman  I Love You So Much It Hurts Me   Options   0:00:00 ()
Kenny Rogers & The First Edition  Ruby, Don't Take Your Love To Town   Options   0:02:43 ()
David Allen Coe  Revenge   Options   0:06:06 ()
 
The Crystals  He Hit Me   Options   0:09:47 ()
Little Eva  Please Hurt Me   Options   0:12:19 ()
Velvet Underground  Venus In Furs   Options   0:14:59 ()
Radiohead  Creep   Options   0:20:07 ()
Roxy Music  In Every Dreamhome A Heartache   Options Viva!  0:24:20 ()
Screamin' Jay Hawkins  I Put A Spell On You   Options   0:32:27 ()
JImmy Cross  I Want My Baby Back   Options   0:34:41 ()
The Shangri-Las  Past, Present and Future   Options   0:37:56 ()
Mary from the Shangri-Las  A Good Taste Tip   Options   0:40:54 ()
Linda Laurie  Ambrose Part 5   Options   0:41:33 ()
 
Gary Wilson  6.4=Make Out   Options You Think You Really Know Me  0:48:06 ()
Wild Man Fisher  Circle   Options An EVening With Wild Man Fisher  0:52:49 ()
John Cale  Heartbreak Hotel   Options   0:55:48 ()
Ute Lemper & Neil Hannon  Tango Ballad   Options Punishing Kiss  0:58:26 ()
Somebody Walker  Playin' the Game   Options The Naked Carmen  1:03:20 ()
Tom Jones  Delilah   Options   1:06:52 ()
Harry Dean Stanton  I Knew These People   Options Paris, Texas  1:10:19 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Neu 
Fur Immer   Options   1:18:34 ()
Johnny Cash  Delia's Gone   Options American Recordings  1:23:00 ()
June Carter  The Heel   Options Keep On The Sunny Side  1:25:04 ()
Walter Brennan  Ruby, Don't Take Your Love To Town   Options   1:28:20 ()
Eddie Noack  Psycho   Options Wavy Gravy  1:30:27 ()
Eddie Noack  Dolores   Options God Less America  1:33:52 ()
Porter Wagoner  The Cold Hard Facts of Life   Options The Rubber Room  1:37:01 ()
Jessica Kane  I'm So Hungry   Options Sixes and Sevens  1:40:09 ()
Ernest Ashworth  The DJ Cried   Options   1:42:04 ()
Wanda Jackson  Funnel of Love   Options   1:44:55 ()
Sparkle Moore  Skull and Crossbones   Options   1:47:01 ()
JJ Barnes  Chains of Love   Options   1:49:30 ()
Berry Street Station  I Dont Care No More   Options 28 Vintage Love Songs From Mister Finewine's Cellar - 2006 Marathon Premium  1:51:36 ()
Swamp Dogg and Esther Philips  The Love We Got Aint Worth Two Dead Flies   Options Im Not Selling Out, I'm Buying In!  1:54:47 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Neu and Tortura 
    1:59:51 ()
Jimmy  Spin The Bottle   Options   2:04:51 ()
Paul Frees and the Plastic People  The Look Of Love (Boris Karloff)   Options   2:08:10 ()
Eartha Kitt  Where Is My Man?   Options   2:11:11 ()
Various  Feelin' Bitchy medley   Options Monica's Feelin' Bitchy  2:17:25 ()
tATu  How Soon Is Now Stretch   Options   2:21:14 ()
People Like Us & Wobbly  Naked Little Girl   Options   2:27:05 ()
Alice Cooper  I Love The Dead   Options Billion Dollar Babies  2:32:14 ()
The Stooges  I Wanna Be Your Dog   Options The Stooges (Reissue)  2:37:31 ()
Blondie versis Mister Trick  Goodboys (ultra blonde Stooges mix)   Options   2:39:50 ()
Malepartus II  Theyre Coming To Take Me Away Ha Ha   Options Napolean Complex  2:44:05 ()
Sonic Youth  Shoot   Options Dirty  2:46:07 ()
 
Jerry Reed  Ruby, Don't Take Your Love To Town   Options   2:57:26 ()
The Beatles  Run For Your Life   Options   3:02:01 ()
R Stevie Moore  I Wanna Hit You   Options Greatest Hits  3:04:32 ()
Sweat Talley  Looking For A Virgin   Options   3:06:06 ()

Listener comments!

  Wed. 2/14/07 12:35pm Natasha:

best playlist ever!! ending with 'Run For Your Life' was pure genius!!
Thanks for making my morning!
  Wed. 2/14/07 12:37pm Sloane:

Hmmmm... maybe I'm just a bit down today, but "Ruby, Don't Take Your Love To Town" is quite a sad song for the treatment it seems to get from Walter Brennan & Jerry Reed; those versions seem to insult someone or something; they're too poppy or smiley or something. I blame the RIAA or its predecessors.
That new version I've heard lately does it justice; that guy sounds frustrated & confused, just like the guy who came back broken from the war.
  Wed. 2/14/07 1:21pm zoe:

hey ken, that was the song i was thinking of. too bad i don't really like neil hannon.
  Wed. 2/14/07 2:11pm Ken:

yeah., I'm not crazy about the Jerry Reed version of "Ruby." But I love anything with Walter Brennan or a Walter Brennan imitator.

If anybody feels so inclined, I'd love to know what the body count is for today's show! (The total deaths in all the songs.)

-ken
  Wed. 2/14/07 4:28pm Travis:

Check out Richard Cheese's sleezy lounge version of Creep. He says "friggin'" instead of "fuckin'", so you wouldn't even have to edit it.
  Wed. 2/14/07 5:42pm fatty jubbo:

that Linda Laurie song is pretty damn amazing.
  Wed. 2/14/07 9:39pm listener jeff:

way to go ken - david allen coe!
  Wed. 2/14/07 9:55pm Ken:

How I wish I could've played David Allen Coe's incest song ("Fuck You Again," I think it's called) - truly one of the most disturbing songs I've ever heard.
  Thu. 2/15/07 2:13pm paul:

great show, Ken. was hoping for ? and the Mysterions, though.
  Thu. 2/15/07 6:31pm amber from MO:

Ahhh, domestic violence...Antony & the Johnsons' "Fists of Love" would've fit in well here. Also, kudos for the Shangri-Las! "I used to say...a tisket...a tasket...a green and yellow basket..."

--a
  Thu. 2/15/07 6:35pm davereeves:

that show rules
  Fri. 2/16/07 10:46pm bwalker:

the ambrose song is amazing.. keeping the .. screams? (he beating her on the subway platform? the broadway 6 platform.. the one with the "no exit" ahead sign) in the background for the break was almost too much to bear.. or were those love sounds?
  Sat. 2/17/07 12:40pm Ken:

The sound effects at the end of the Ambrose track were actually from the S&M sound effects collection "Tortura," which I used throughout the show as part of my talkover bed. The Ambrose track actually ends with Linda Laurie saying "Ambrose?"

-ken
  Mon. 2/26/07 9:40pm Paul Elliott:

What's with the censoring of Creep??
  Tue. 2/27/07 1:17am Paul:

Sorry I meant 'fucking' censoring creep!
  Tue. 2/27/07 10:12am Ken:

Paul - I don't know about the country you're in, but here in the USA, the government recently passed a law saying that the word "Fuck" is illegal on radio and TV, and any station that plays it could be fined as high as $325,000 per "fuck." So that magnificent version of "Creep" could generate a fine as high as $975,000 US dollars. I'll put you down for half of it. Unfortunately, WFMU can't afford the other half.
-ken
  Sat. 11/24/07 6:39pm SWEAT TALLEY:

I'M AMAZED ANYONE DARES TO PLAY THAT SONG
  Sat. 4/25/09 10:59pm Clayton S:

SWEAT TALLEY WE WANT TO TALK TO YOU, PLEASE EMAIL punk_noisealive AT hotmail.com
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