This Is Rock ‘n’ Roll Radio # 1099

Here’s the playlist for This Is Rock ‘n’ Roll Radio # 1099. 1099! So I figured we’d start the show with “Taxman” by the Beatles.

“Taxman.” 1099. GET IT…? Oh, I slay me!

NEXT WEEK: THIS IS ROCK ‘N’ ROLL RADIO # 1100! Man, have we got a show for you. And this is what rock ‘n’ roll radio sounded like on a Sunday night in Syracuse this week.

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TIRnRR # 1099: 10/17/2021

TIRnRR FRESH SPINS! Tracks we think we ain’t played before are listed in bold
THE RAMONES: Do You Remember Rock ‘n’ Roll Radio? (Rhino, End Of The Century)

THE BEATLES: Taxman (Apple, Revolver)

THE JAM: Start! (Polydor, Direction Reaction Creation)

THE BANGLES: I’m In Line (Omnivore, Ladies And Gentlemen…The Bangles!)

FANNY: Let’s Spend The Night Together (Cherry Red, Rock And Roll Survivors)

PRINCE: Hot Summer (NPG, Welcome 2 America)

FISCHER-Z: So Long (United Artists, single)

THE GRIP WEEDS: Shape Of Things To Come (Jem, DiG)

JOHN LENNON: Bring On The Lucie (Freda People) (Capitol, Mind Games)

GLORIA: Had Enough (unreleased)

THE BEVIS FROND: Everyone Rise (Fire, Little Eden)

THE COASTERS: Yakety Yak (Rhino, Yakety Yak)

THE RUTLES: Number One (Rhino, The Rutles)

THE BELLTOWERS: Erase Any Doubt (Kool Kat Musik, Magnetic)

ELVIS COSTELLO & THE ATTRACTIONS WITH RAQUEL SOF√ćA Y FUEGO: (Yo No Quiero Ir A) Chelsea (Universal, Spanish Model)

VINCE MELOUNEY: No Good Without You (VM Music, This Is The Vince Melouney Sect)

GEORGE HARRISON: Wah Wah [2021 Paul Hicks mix] (Apple, All Things Must Pass)

THE COOLIES: Yeah I Don’t Know (Wicked Cool, Uh Oh! It’s…The Coolies)

CHUCK BERRY: I’m Talking About You (MCA, The Anthology)

TALL POPPY SYNDROME: Come Some Christmas Eve (Or Halloween) (single)

GUIDED BY VOICES: Teenage FBI (Matador, The Best Of Guided By Voices: Human Amusements At Hourly Rates)

SUZI QUATRO: There She Goes (Connoisseur Collection, Unreleased Emotion)

HOLLY GOLIGHTLY: Mary-Ann (Vinyl Japan, Laugh It All Up!)

SAM COOKE: Bring It On Home To Me (Abkco, Portrait Of A Legend)

LULU & THE LUVVERS: I Can’t Stand It (London Calling, Live On Air 1965-1969)

MAURA & THE BRIGHT LIGHTS: Perfect Girl (unreleased)

KIM WESTON: Take Me In Your Arms (Rock Me A Little While) (Motown, VA: Hitsville USA)

THE CRUSHING VIOLETS: Sugar Cookie Sunday (n/a, A Dream Without Color)

LINDA SMITH: In This (Captured Tracks, Till Another Time 1988-1996)

THE RAVES: Tonight It’s Gonna Be Great (Kool Kat Musik, Past Perfect Tense)

MARSHALL CRENSHAW: Cynical Girl (Rhino, This Is Easy)

IT’S KARMA IT’S COOL: She Slept With The Radio On (single)

HAYLEY & THE CRUSHERS: Jacaranda (Rum Bar, Fun Sized)

MIKE BROWNING: Picture Book (n/a, Class Act)

THE GROOVIE GHOULIES: The Spell Is On (Lookout!, Fun In The Dark)

KEN SHARP: Hellcat (single)

THE GOLD NEEDLES: Billy Liar (Jem, What’s Tomorrow Ever Done For You?)

AIRPORT 77s: Losers Win (Jem, single)

FREEDY JOHNSTON: Across The Avenue (Elektra, This Perfect World)

THE BROTHERS STEVE: Better Get Ready (Big Stir, Dose)

THE JAYHAWKS: She Walks In So Many Ways (Rounder, Mockingbird Time)

MARTHA & THE VANDELLAS: Nowhere To Run (Motown, VA: Hitsville USA)

ARRY WILLIAMS & JOHNNY “GUITAR” WATSON: Nobody (Okeh, Two For The Price Of One)

PSEUDONYM: Astronaut (Kool Kat Musik, Before The Monsters Came)

THE MUSIC EXPLOSION: A Little Bit O’ Soul (Rhino, VA: Nuggets)

THE RAMONES: I Know Better Now (Sire, Halfway To Sanity)

EYTAN MIRSKY: Flakes (Kool Kat Musik/Futureman, VA: Waterloo Sunset–Benefit For This Is Rock ‘n’ Roll Radio)

THE CHELSEA CURVE: A Better Way (Red On Red, single)

POP CO-OP: Kissing Katy (Futureman, Factory Settings)

TOMMY GUNN BAND: Carried Away (single)

THE ON AND ONS: Vanishing Act (Citadel, Back For More)

THE MONKEES: I Don’t Think You Know Me [Micky’s vocal] (Rhino, The Monkees)

MARTHA & THE MUFFINS: Echo Beach (Virgin, Metro Music)

THE FLIRTATIONS: Nothing But A Heartache (RPM, Sounds Like The Flirtations)

NRBQ: It’s A Wild Weekend (Virgin, Wild Weekend)

DENNIS DIKEN & BELL SOUND: The Sun Is Gonna Shine In The Morning (Cryptovision, Late Music)

THE PANDORAS: That’s Your Way Out (Rhino Handmade, Stop Pretending)

THE KINKS: You Really Got Me (Sanctuary, The Ultimate Collection)

THE CARPETTES: Help I’m Trapped (Cherry Red, VA: 1977: The Year Punk Broke)

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