Friday, July 08, 2016

Stuck In Thee Garage #137: July 8, 2016

You can learn a lot from the past. For example, in 1981, our idea of hot new technology was the Sony Walkman. And the latest superhero on TV was the Greatest American Superhero, who I suppose would seem pretty lame in comparison to the superhero shows and movies we see today. Musically, it was a diverse but rewarding collection of sounds. This week on Stuck In Thee Garage, I played songs from 1981 in hour 2.

It really was a different time:


Believe it or not, here's the playlist:

Hour 1
Artist - Song/Album
Diarrhea Planet - Life Pass/Turn to Gold
Broncho - Senora Borealis/Double Vanity
Dune Rats - Bullshit/Single
The Cult - GOAT/Hidden City
DZ Deathrays - Blood on My Leather/Single
The Dirty Nil - Zombie Eyed/Higher Power
Monster Truck - Why Are You Not Rocking?/Sittin' Heavy
Black Mountain - Cemetery Breeding/IV
Ruby the Hatchet - Paralyzed/Eliminator EP
Thee Oh Sees - Sticky Hulks/Mutilator Defeated at Last
Big Deal - Say Yes/Say Yes
Pip Blom - Truth/Pip Blom
Margaret Glaspy - Situation/Emotions and Math
Caveman - Never Going Back/Otero War
Music Band - Day Stealer/Wake Up Laughing
Parquet Courts - Steady on My Mind/Human Performance

Hour 2: 1981
The Kinks - Destroyer/Give the People What They Want
Billy Squier - In the Dark/Don't Say No
Squeeze - Tempted (alternative version)/Excess Moderation
R.E.M. - Radio Free Europe (Hib-Tone version)/Single
Gang of Four - Cheeseburger/Solid Gold
The Cars - Cruiser/Shake It Up
Rick James - Super Freak/Street Songs
Prince - Let's Work/Controversy
The Rolling Stones - Slave/Tattoo You
Black Flag - Rise Above/Damaged
The Gun Club - Ghost on the Highway/Fire of Love
Mission of Burma - Red/Signals, Calls and Marches
Motley Crue - Take Me to the Top/Too Fast for Love
Ozzy Osbourne - S.A.T.O./Diary of a Madman
Van Halen - Unchained/Fair Warning


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