1/24/2012 The Pop Shop

 

Liberty Finch and DJ Izzy celebrate Chinese New Year and the Year of the Dragon with a hefty dose of Chinese pop. Plus, cuts from Mickey Murray and the incomparable Ms Etta James, birthday jams for rockers Robin Zander and Eddie Van Halen, and new, not-yet-released tracks from the Plimsouls' "Beach Town Confidential." Don't miss it!


Playlist Tracks: 
Nick Lowe - Shake That Rat
Album: The Doings; Label: Edsel
Pink Martini - Congratulations (Happy New Year)
Album: Joy to the World; Label: Heinz
Greg Brown - China
Album: Further In; Label: Red House
Lucy Michelle & the Velvet Lapelles - Chinese Lanterns
Album: Orange Peels & Rattlesnakes; Label: CD Baby
M. Ward - Chinese Translation
Album: Post-War; Label: Merge
Hang on the Box - Yellow Banana
Album: The Rough Guide to the Music of China; Label: World Music Network
Noblemen - Dragon Walk
Album: Las Vegas Grind Pt 2; Label: Crypt
Ramones - Chinese Rock
Album: End of the Century; Label: Sire
The Caffe In - Mario & Peaches
Album: Look Directly Into the Sun: Chinese Pop Music; Label: Invisible China
Rococo - We Just Free
Album: Look Directly Into the Sun: Chinese Pop Music; Label: Invisible China
Thin Lizzy - Chinatown
Album: The Very Best of Thin Lizzy; Label: Polygram
The Pretenders - Boots of Chinese Plastic
Album: Break Up the Concrete; Label: Shangri-La
R.E.M. - 7 Chinese Brothers
Album: Reckoning; Label: IRS
Carl Douglas - Kung Fu Fighting
Album: Have a Nice Decade; Label: Rhino
Yilin Cai - Jolin: Dancing Forever
Album: Jolin: Dancing Forever; Label: Capitol
Cheap Trick - I Can't Take It
Album: Next Position Please; Label: Epic
Cheap Trick - Say Goodbye
Album: Cheap Trick; Label: Cheap Trick Records
Hindu Love Gods - Raspberry Beret
Album: Hindu Love Gods; Label: Giant
Warren Zevon - Boom Boom Mancini
Album: Sentimental Hygiene; Label: Virgin
Blues Brothers - I Ain't Got You
Album: Made in America; Label: Atlantic
Blues Brothers - Hey Bartender
Album: Briefcase Full of Blues; Label: Atlantic
Neil Diamond - The Boat That I Row
Album: The Bang Years; Label: Columbia/Legacy
Van Halen - Feel Your Love Tonight
Album: Van Halen; Label: Warner Bros
The Plimsouls - Making Time
Album: Beach Town Confidential; Label: Alive Records
The Plimsouls - Zero Hour
Album: Beach Town Confidential; Label: Alive Records
Program: 
Air Date: 
January 24, 2012