7/12/2011 The Pop Shop

 

Kenny Rogers & the First Edition's "Ruby, Don't Take Your Love to Town" tops the charts in the summer of '69. Ten years later, riots ensue at Comiskey Park, when drunken and drug-addled baseball fans storm the field for "Disco Demolition Night," a promotional event sandwiched between the Chicago White Sox and Detroit Tigers doubleheader. For fans, .98 and a disco record were admission to melee. Does disco really suck? Tune into the Pop Shop and find out!


Playlist Tracks: 
Nick Lowe - Shake That Rat
Album: The Doings; Label: Edsel
Grass Roots - Bella Linda
Album: Best of the Grass Roots; Label: MCA
Grass Roots - Come On and Say It
Album: Anthology: 1965-1975; Label: Rhino
Grass Roots - Love is What You Make It
Album: Anthology: 1965-1975; Label: Rhino
The Mamas the Papas - Safe in My Garden
Album: Allt he Leaves Are Brown: The Golden Era Collection; Label: MCA
Three Dog Night - Out in the Country
Album: It Ain't Easy; Label: Dunhill
Matt Keating - Candy Valentine
Album: Candy Valentine; Label: Alias
Freedy Johnston - Trying to Tell You I Don't Know
Album: Can You Fly; Label: Bar/None
Mudcrutch - Lover of the Bayou
Album: Mudcrutch; Label: Reprise
Tom Petty the Heartbreakers - Here Comes My Girl
Album: Damn the Torpedoes; Label: MCA
John Fogerty - Sugar-Sugar (In My Life)
Album: d; Label: Geffen
John Fogerty - Who'll Stop the Rain
Album: The Long Road Home; Label: Fantasy
Gram Parsons - Streets of Baltimore
Album: GP/Grievous Angel; Label: Reprise
Linda Ronstadt - Some of Shelly's Blues
Album: A Retrospective; Label: Capitol
Linda Ronstadt - It Doesn't Matter Anymore
Album: Heart Like a Wheel; Label: Capitol
Eagles - Try to Love Again
Album: Hotel California; Label: DCC
The Tramps - Disco Inferno
Album: Saturday Night Fever Soundtrack; Label: Polydor
KC the Sunshine Band - Keep It Comin' Love
Album: Best of; Label: Toshiba
Donna Summer - Our Love
Album: On the Road Greatest Hits Vol 2; Label: Casablanca
Bee Gees - Jive Talkin'
Album: Saturday Night Fever Soundtrack; Label: Polydor
Heatwave - Groove Line
Album: Sounds of the 70s: Dance Party 1978-79; Label: Time/Life
Tavares - More Than a Woman
Album: Saturday Night Fever Soundtrack; Label: Polydor
Beach Boys - Here Comes the Night
Album: L.A.; Label: Capitol
Walter Egan - Maget and Steel
Album: Not Shy; Label: Razor amp; Tie
Soul Asylum - Cartoon
Album: Hang Time; Label: Aamp;M/Twin Tone
Golden Smog - Never Felt Before
Album: Another Fine Day; Label: Lost Highway
The Byrds - So You Want to Be a Rock 'n Roll Star
Album: Greatest Hits; Label: Columbia
Kenny Rogers the First Edition - Ruby, Don't Take Your Love to Town
Album: Greatest Hits; Label: Hip-O
Kenny Rogers the First Edition - Just Dropped In
Album: Greatest Hits; Label: Hip-O
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Air Date: 
July 12, 2011

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