7/4/2012 Freewheelin'

 

Hey Baby, it's the 4th of July.  So said Mr. Dave Alvin.  It was fun smearing the airwaves with tunes on this holiday edition of Freewheelin'.  And, it was great to hear from so many people who don't usually get to listen to the show live due to work, school, or other commitments.  Ah, holidays, I love the way they bring people together.

This week's edition of "We Hope You're Ready for Flo & Eddie" brought us the title track from their under-appreciated album "Battle of The Bands"; a patriotic ditty from Frank Zappa with Flo & Eddie on vocals entitled "Would You Go All The Way"; a Turtles a la Dave Clark 5 rave "Your Maw Said You Cried"; T-Rex's "Bang A Gong (Get It On)", with...you guessed it, Flo & Eddie helping Marc Bolan on vocals; and we closed it out with a track from "The History of Flo & Eddie & The Turtles" called "Getaway (Back To L.A.)".

 

 

Playlist Tracks: 
THEME SONG: Dave Alvin (2000) - Walk Right In
Album: Public Domain; Label: Hightone
Deadstring Brothers (2005) - Talkin' Burn Blues
Album: Starving Winter Report; Label: Bloodshot
Justin Townes Earle (2010) - Ain't Waitin'
Album: Harlem River Blues; Label: Bloodshot
Waco Brothers (2000) - Nothing To Say
Album: Electric Waco Chair; Label: Bloodshot
Dave Alvin (1987) - 4th of July
Album: Romeo's Escape; Label: Hightone
Little George Sueref & The Blue Stars (2001) - Treat Your Daddy Right
Album: Little George Sueref & The Blue Stars; Label: Pussycat
Fitz & The Tantrums (2010) - Dear Mr. President
Album: Pickin' Up The Pieces; Label: Dangerbird
Steve Earle (2004) - Rich Man's War
Album: The Revolution Starts…. Now; Label: Rykodisc
Grant Lee Buffalo (2010) - It Ain't The Old Cold War Harry
Album: Best Of Yep Roc Singles; Label: Yep Roc
Tom Russell (2007) - Who's Gonna Build Your Wall
Album: Wounded Heart of America; Label: Hightone
Peter Case (2010) - Ain't Got No Dough
Album: Wig; Label: Yep Roc
Chuck Prophet (2002) - Summertime Thing
Album: No Other Love; Label: New West
John Fogerty (1997) - A Hundred & Ten In The Shade
Album: Blue Moon Swamp; Label: Warner
Joe Ely (1992) - The Road Goes On Forever
Album: Love and Danger; Label: MA
Jerry Jeff Walker (1994) - Gettin' By
Album: Viva Luckenbach; Label: Ryko
Eilen Jewell (2011) - Bang Bang
Album: Queen of The Minor Key; Label: Signature Sounfds
The Phlorsecent Leeech & Eddie (1972) - Flo & Eddie Theme
Album: Mark Volman & Howard Kaylan: The Phlorescent Leech & Eddie; Label: Reprise
The Turtles (1968) - Battle of The Bands
Album: The Turtles Present the Battle of The Bands; Label: White Whale
Frank Zappa (1970) - Would You Go All The Way
Album: Chunga's Revenge; Label: Ryko
The Turtles (1965) - Your Maw Said You Cried
Album: It Ain't Me Babe; Label: White Whale
T-Rex (1971) - Bang A Gong (Get It On)
Album: Electric Warrier; Label: Reprise
Flo & Eddie (1983) - Getaway (Back to L.A.)
Album: The History Of Flo & Eddie and The Turtles; Label: Rhino
Dick Dale (1963) - King of The Surf Guitar
Album: King of the Surf Guitar; Label: Capitol
Southern Culture on The Skids (2000) - Liquored Up and Laquered Down
Album: Liquored Up and Laquered Down; Label: TVT Records
BR5-49 (1996) - Me "N" Opie (Down By The Duck Pond)
Album: Live From Roberts EP; Label: Arista
James McMurtry (2005) - We Can't Make It Here
Album: Childish Things; Label: Lightnin' Rod
Ray Wylie Hubbard (2012) - New Year's Eve at the Gates of Hell
Album: The Grifter's Hymnal; Label: Bordello
Jonathan Edwards (1971) - Shanty
Album: Jonathan Edwards; Label: Atco
Dave Alvin & the Guilty Men (2002) - 4th of July
Album: Out In California - Live; Label: Hightone
Program: 
Air Date: 
July 4, 2012
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