NO CONDITION IS PERMANENT [Episode #255 ~ 01-30-21]

Pictured: Peru’s Los Shains.

In everything that can be called art there is a quality of redemption. It may be pure tragedy, if it is high tragedy, and it may be pity and irony, and it may be the raucous laughter of the strong man. But down these mean streets a man must go who is not himself mean, who is neither tarnished nor afraid. The detective in this kind of story must be such a man. He is the hero; he is everything. He must be a complete man and a common man and yet an unusual man. He must be, to use a rather weathered phrase, a man of honor – by instinct, by inevitability, without thought of it, and certainly without saying it. He must be the best man in his world and a good enough man for any world. I do not care much about his private life; he is neither a eunuch nor a satyr; I think he might seduce a duchess and I am quite sure he would not spoil a virgin; if he is a man of honor in one thing, he is that in all things.

— Raymond Chandler, The Simple Art Of Murder.

This past Saturday evening found DJ Reeshard approaching Uncle Morty’s truck near and around 10pm. The pale, elderly former rock writer reached in his pocket for a few crumpled notes of large denomination. Offering these, he received in turn a small canister marked ‘Dank Commander,’ its label additionally adorned with an image of Frank Sinatra. Reeshard did not stop to ponder the significance of this, but instead handed the small can off to his sidekick Lee-Roy. The latter promptly disappeared within the Women’s and was not heard from for several minutes. Then things happened…but if you’re curious as to what, or the three dozen plus musical choices were made that evening, simply click on the arrow immediately below. The Great Learning will then envelop you…

 

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THE FIRST SET

Love Unlimited Orchestra — “Bring It On Up” — The Best Of Love Unlimited Orchestra

Super Borgou de Parakou — “Baba L’oke Ba’wagbe” — African Scream Contest Vol. 2: Benin 1963-1980

Los Shains — “Bird Bath” — Strummin’ Mental! Vol. Three

Pello El Afrokan — “Mozambique” — Mozambique

Family — “Peace Of Mind” — Music In A Doll’s House

El Monje Loco — “La Papita” — Cumbia Beat Vol. 2: Tropical Sounds from Peru 1966–1983

Charlie Feathers — “Wild Wild Party” — 60 Songs From The Cramps Crazy Collection

A.Halim & De’fictions — “Kembali Lagi” — Psyche Oh! A Go Go: Lost Gems Of Malaysia/Singapura Pop Music ’64-’74

IT’S MADISON TIME…        

             

The Sarr Band — “Mephisto” — Malamondo 3

THE SECOND SET

Belbao — “Casablanca Shuffle” — Habibi Funk: An Eclectic Selection Of Music From The Arab World

Johnny Thunders & The Heartbreakers — “Get Off the Phone” — L.A.M.F. (The Lost ’77 Mixes)

Errol Brown — “Escape Affair” — Dubb Everlasting

The Mariners — “Zindy Lou” — Cadence 45rpm

Michi Sarmiento Y Sus Bravos — “La Primavera” — Colombia!: The Golden Age of Discos Fuentes 1960-76

Shoes — “Tomorrow Night” — Present Tense

Tabou Combo — “Ce Pas” — Haiti Direct: Big Band, Mini Jazz & Twoubadou Sounds, 1960-1978

Hasil Adkins — “Rockin’ Robin” — Out To Hunch

Freddy Ranarison — “Tatsimo” — Guitar Safari: Electric Explosion In Africa

Lloyd Glenn — “Wild Fire” — Classics 1954-1957

Rita Chao — “Shake Shake Shake” — Let’s A Go-Go! Singapore And Southeast Asian Pop Scene 1964-69

THE THIRD SET

The Invaders — “Shock Treatment” — The Lavender Jungle: Tempting Treats From The Land Of Exotica (1957–1963)

Errol Brown & The Revolutionaries — “Super Tracks” — Dub Expression

Bobby Oliver — “Lucille” — Granpa’s Gully Rock: 26 Dynamite R&B Gems, Vol. 4

Sewavi Jacintho — “Miade Dua” — Togo Soul 70: Edits & Rarities

Speedy West & Jimmy Bryant — “Two of a Kind” — Swingin’ On The Strings: The Speedy West & Jimmy Bryant Collection Vol. 2

M.Ashraf & Nahid Akhtar — “Dil Dil Dil Sambhala Na Jaye” — Disco Dildar

Masters Of Reality — “She Got Me (When She Got Her Dress On)” — Sunrise On The Sufferbus

P.Promdan — “Lung Dee Kee Mao” — Thai Pop Spectacular 1960s–1980s

THE FINAL SET

The Ronettes — “Do I Love You” — Presenting the Fabulous Ronettes Featuring Veronica

Blo — “Atide” — Chapters And Phases (The Complete Albums 1973-1975)

Prix — “Girl” — Ork Records: New York, New York

St. Vincents Latinaires — “Broasted Or Fried” — Hugo Mendez Presents Tropical Funk Experience: Island Jump Up: Caribbean Funk, Soul, Reggae, Calypso and Afro Grooves 1968-1975

The Bachelors — “Baby” — Dangerous Doo-Wop 1

Inner Circle & The Fatman Riddim Section — “Too Much War” — Heavyweight Dub

The Rockin’ R’s — “Nameless” — The Roots Of Psychobilly

The Son Of P.M. — “Luk Tung Klong Yao” — Shadow Music Of Thailand

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Marvin Gaye — “Running from Love (Version 2 / With Strings)” — Funky Nation: The Detroit Instrumentals

NO CONDITION IS PERMANENT [Episode #254 ~ 01-16-21]

Pictured: Sylvain Sylvain (R.I.P.) of the New York Dolls.

In her essay ‘Notes on “Camp”’, Susan Sontag said that camp is about dethroning the serious. To twist Wilde, the essence of camp is the Importance of Not Being Earnest. In another famous passage about camp – from Christopher Isherwood’s The World in the Evening – one of the characters expresses his vexation with Quakers: their dogged dedication to simplicity and sincerity, plain dress and plain speech. ‘I respect them … They’ve got the courage of their convictions, and they mean exactly what they say … What I do hate about the Quakers, though, is their lack of style. They don’t know how to do things with an air … They’ve no notion of elegance …’ (Isherwood lived for a while with a Quaker community in California, so knew about this first hand.) Another version of the puritan versus cavalier divide is Willa Cather’s dichotomy between Presbyteria and Bohemia. In her short story ‘Paul’s Case’, a highly strung, dandy youth in turn-of-the-century Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – a state founded by Quakers – flouts his father’s desire for him to go into business, moves to New York and fritters all his potential in the pursuit of exquisiteness.

The big difference between Paul’s early-twentieth-century brand of foppery and its late-twentieth-century version was, as Sontag observed, that ‘the old-style dandy hated vulgarity. The new-style dandy, the lover of Camp, appreciates vulgarity.’ This was the Dolls and their audience to a T: they found amusement, even a sort of sublimity, in after-midnight B-movies, comic books and other mass-culture pabulum.

— Simon Reynolds, Shock And Awe.

For every action there is…well, truth be told, in the instance of a slight as perceived by a hot-headed pit bull, a decidedly unequal reaction. Last Saturday’s episode of N.C.I.P. began with DJ Reeshard flying solo. This wasn’t planned. Co-host Lee-Roy was nowhere to be found at air time and didn’t turn up until, some thirty minutes later, a sopping wet dog entered the Purple Bat Lounge with murder in his heart for one of the bar’s neighbors. Were I to tell you that ‘Merriment ensued…’ you probably wouldn’t believe me. You’d be right, but that didn’t stop the flow of terrific music, nor did Lee-Roy’s vengeful intent prevent Uncle Morty’s truck from pulling up at the halfway point. Indeed, one of Morty’s products proved the catalyst for an evening unlike any other experienced on Brush Street. How different? Click immediately below and hear for yourself…

 

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THE FIRST SET

The True Reflection — “That’s Where I’m Coming From” — Crème De La Crème: Philly Soul Classics And Rarities

J.M. Tim And Foty — “Eda” — African Funk Experimentals (1977-1979)

The Raiders — “Dardanella” — Surf Guitars Rumble Vol. 1

Machito — “Tanga” — Boogaloo Pow Wow: Dancefloor Rendez-Vous In Young Nuyorica

The Rev-Lons — “Whirlwind” — She’s All Right with Me! Girl Group Sounds USA 1961-1968

Angkanang Kunchai — “Yak Si Glap Isan” — The Sound of Siam 2: Molam & Luk Thung Isan from North-East Thailand 1970-1982

? And The Mysterians — “Do You Feel It” — Action

Bunny Lion — “Jubilation” — Red

IT’S MADISON TIME…        

                 

The Angelos — “Bad Motorcycle” — Inferno Party

THE SECOND SET

Charanjit Singh — “Aayega Aanewala – Transicord (Mahal)” — Instrumental Film-Tunes

Heinz — “I’m Not A Bad Guy” — Halcyon Days: 60s Mod, R&B, Brit Soul & Freakbeat Nuggets

Tradition — “Natty Rockers” — Tradition In Dub

Billy & The King Bees — “Susie Q” — Volt 45rpm

Le Ry-Co Jazz — “Zaïna” — DansonsAvec Le Ry-Co Jazz

The 13th Floor Elevators — “Earthquake” — Easter Everywhere [Stereo]

Los Wembler’s De Iquitos — “El Chuchuhuashero” — La Danza Del Petrolero

The Undertones — “My Perfect Cousin” — An Introduction To The Undertones

Andre Toussaint — “Nassau Cha Cha” — Mirror to the Soul: Caribbean Jump-Up, Mambo and Calypso Beat 1954-77

Howard Werth — “Obsolete” — Dangerhouse Volume One

THE THIRD SET

La Logia Sarabanda — “Todos O Ninguno” — Guayaba

New York Dolls — “Subway Train” — New York Dolls

Bantous Jazz — “Watchi Wara” — The Shrine Presents Afrobeat

Danny Cobb — “My Isabella” — Jukebox Mambo: Rumba and Afro-Latin Accented Rhythm & Blues 1949-1960

Ali Hassan Kuban — “Ana Ries Kenalky” — Nubian Magic

Roxy Music — “Serenade” — Stranded

King Tubby — “Hijack The Barber” — Dub From The Roots

THE FINAL SET

The Crossfires — “Chunky” — Out Of Control

Afrosound — “Una Abeja En El Semáforo” — The Afrosound Of Colombia Vol. 2

Alan Vega and Martin Rev — “Diamonds, Fur Coat, Champagne” — Suicide (Second Album)

Elegance Jazz — “Ngalula Marthe” — Congo 70: Rumba Rock

The Answer — “I’ll Be In” — Garage Beat ’66 Vol. 3: Feeling Zero

J. Ismail & ‘D’ Irama — “Lupakan Aku” — Steam Kodok : 26 A-Go-Go Ultrarities from the 60’s Singapore & Southeast Asia Underground

Duke Mitchell — “The Lion” — Crystalette 45rpm

Jun Mayuzumi — “Ai Ga Hoshii No” — Nippon Girls 2: Japanese Pop, Beat & Rock’n’roll 1965-70

The Dramatics — “Inky Dinky Wang Dang Doo” — Detroit Soul 4: Andre Williams

LORD BUCKLEYS WEEKLY BENEDICTION    

Ennio Morricone — “Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!” — Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! OST

NO CONDITION IS PERMANENT [Episode #253 ~ 01-09-21]

Pictured: The Standells.

The central problem, boredom, still remained. [Malcolm] McLaren scanned the cityscape for portents. ‘Same NY or here,’ he scribbled in a shop ledger in the early spring of 1974: ‘In NY more people bump into each other more often. London – people trying to find a lot of people all in one place. But if there’s only a couple they feel they’re wasting themselves. People feel their own potential by way of a diffuse excitement. They want to but they don’t use it. They just keep up the brightness until they feel tired.’ How to unlock Pandora’s box?

— Jon Savage, England’s Dreaming.

Human + Pit Bull + Lee-Roy Cocktail™ + Feral Music + Sapeur mentailty + Uncle Morty’s Midnite Mobile Dispensary™ + Incessant groove therapy + Various strains of Frankenweed + Dominatrix bartender + Back alley ambience + Pimp hat + Pimp cane + Blaxploitation twin-bill + A benediction from no less than Lord Buckley = An evening spent in a bad part of town with all the entertainment value that implies. See for yourself…click just below these words…you probably won’t get anything on ya…

 

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THE FIRST SET

MFSB — “Get Down With The Philly Sound” — Philadelphia Freedom

Tala AM — “Sugar Lump (Edit)” — Africa Airways Five (Brace Brace Boogie 1976 – 1982)

Johnny Fortune — “Surfer’s Trip” — Rare Surf Volume 3: Johnny Fortune & Johnny Barakat And The Vestells

Mudies All Stars — “Drifter (Dub)” — Quad Star Revolution 1

Orgone — “Ronin” — New You, Part 1

Orquesta Olivieri — “Tabaratiando” — The Best Of Orquesta Olivieri (1967–1973)

Andre Williams & His Orchestra — “Soul Party A-Go-Go” — Rib Tips & Pig Snoots: Rare & Unreleased Au-Go-Go Soul, 1965-1971

IT’S MADISON TIME…        

                 

Wilmer & the Dukes — “Get It” — Funky Crimes

THE SECOND SET

Fruko Y Sus Tesos — “Salsa Na Ma” — Colombia! The Golden Age of Discos Fuentes 1960-76

The Kirkbys — “It’s A Crime” — A Slight Disturbance In My Mind: The British Proto-Psychedelic Sounds Of 1966

Hasan Hür — “Nazlim” — Turkish One Hit Wonders (1967-1976)

Young-Holt Unlimited — “Wack Wack” — The Definitive Young-Holt Unlimited

Annetta Jackson — “Meditation” — Soul Power Funky Kingston 2: Reggae Dancefloor Grooves 1968-74

The Cramps — “TV Set” — Songs The Lord Taught Us

Les Gypsies De Petion-Ville — “Express Way” — Patience

Ike Turner & His Kings of Rhythm — “The Groove” — Ike’s Instrumentals

Son Of P.M. — “Boongatanyon” — Thai Beat A Go Go Vol. 1: Groovy 60’s Sounds From The Land Of Smile!

THE THIRD SET

Jeff Simmons — “Wonderful Wino” — Lucille Has Messed My Mind Up

Kishore Kumae/Asha Bhosle — “Yaar Dildar Tujhe Kaisa Chahiye” — Doob Doob O’ Rama: Filmsongs From Bollywood

The Daringers — “Morgus Creep” — Fulton 45rpm

G.G. All Stars — “Part 2 Dubwise” — GG Records 45rpm

The Dave Clark Five — “No Stopping” — Instro Inferno 5: The Melting Pot

Willie Colon — “Borinquen” — El Malo

The Fabulous Continentals — “Breakin’ Up” — Las Vegas Grind! Vol. 3

Godwin Omabuwa & His Cassanova Dandies — “Do The Afro Shuffle” — Nigeria Afrobeat Special: The New Explosive Sound in 1970’s Nigeria

THE FINAL SET

The Voodoos — “Voodoo Walk” — Sadaba & Gibble Gobble: Exotic Blues and Rhythm Vols. 5 & 6

Omar Khorshid — “Hebbina Hebbina (Love Us Like We Love You)” — Guitar El Chark

Television — “This Tune” — Television

Pamelo Mounk’a — “Yhiayhia Dzellat” — Propulsion!

The Standells — “Sometimes Good Guys Don’t Wear White” — Nuggets I: Original Artyfacts From The First Psychedelic Era

King Tubby — “Dey Call It Dub” — King Tubby Meets Jacob Miller In A Tenement Yard

Love Unlimited Orchestra — “You Gotta Case” — Together Brothers OST

Los Jaguars — “Melodia Apache” — Back To Peru Vol. 1: The Most Complete Compilation Of Peruvian Underground ’64-’74

LORD BUCKLEYS WEEKLY BENEDICTION    

The Qualities — “Happy New Year To You!” — Sun Ra – The Singles: The Definitive 45s Collection 1952-1991

NO CONDITION IS PERMANENT [Episode #252 ~ 12-26-20]

Pictured: Jackie Mittoo.

...Keyboardist Jackie Mittoo…especially cited by many musicians as unsung heroes whose musical genius guided Studio One into the roots era and enriched Jamaica’s bank of riddims immeasurably. Dudley Sibley echoed the sentiments of many Jamaican musicians when he explained: “You can’t leave out the great Jackie Mittoo. Jackie would hardly go home. Jackie would live at Studio One. Night and day Jackie would be at Studio One, thinking how to evolve this music. Him really play a great part, him a the brainchild in the riddim.” If anything, Sibley’s comments are an understatement, considering Mittoo’s arrangement with Dodd, under which the keyboardist allegedly agreed to compose five new riddims per week—theoretically totaling thirteen hundred riddims during his five-year stint at Studio One!

—  Michael Vela, Dub: Soundscapes And Shattered Songs In Jamaican Reggae.

As resident DJ’s at The Purple Bat Lounge, Reeshard & Lee-Roy did a serviceable job of putting to bed a year whose tail end most couldn’t see soon enough. Sure, there was some drama in the Women’s — when isn’t there? —  and the occasional but always amusing friction between human and dog couldn’t be denied. But all concerned emerged from last Saturday evening glad for their place at the dark end of Brush Street. You can be too, even though you probably don’t live anywhere nearby. Just click on the big arrow immediately below, and prepare to murder a couple of hours with a soundtrack best suited for just such an (in)activity…

 

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THE FIRST SET

Earth Wind & Fire — “Shining Star” — Sweet Soul Music: 24 Scorching Classics From 1975

Jo Bisso — “Lovers Concerto” — African Disco Experimentals (1974 to 1978)

Manuel & The Renegades — “Woody Wagon” — The Surf Creature Vol. 2

Googoosh — “Age Mishod Che Mishod” — Rangarang: Pre-Revolutionary Iranian Pop

The Mirettes — “He’s Alright with Me” — She’s All Right with Me! Girl Group Sounds USA 1961-1968

The Revolutionaries — “Regulation 15” — Can’t Stop the Dread: High Note Roots 1975-1979

The Athenians — “I Can’t Stand It” — Halcyon Days: 60s Mod, R&B, Brit Soul & Freakbeat Nuggets

Tito Puente — “Chi Que Te Va a Gustar” — The Complete 78s Vol. 3

IT’S MADISON TIME…        

                 

Manfred Hübler & Siegfried Schwab — “Kamasutra” — Vampyros Lesbos: Sexadelic Dance Party

THE SECOND SET

Los Dandy’s — “Normal Nomás” — Lindo Amorcito

The Misunderstood — “My Mind” — A Slight Disturbance In My Mind: The British Proto-Psychedelic Sounds Of 1966

Jackie Mittoo — “Jumping Jack” — Champion In The Arena 1976-1977

Alan Vega — “Magdalena 82” — Collision Drive

The Original Funk — “Loy KraTong Disco” — Thai Funk ZudRangMa Vol. 2

Wire — “Mannequin” — Pink Flag

Foundars 15 — “Money Or Love” — Co-Operation

Soul Brothers Six — “You Gotta Come A Little Closer” — Philadelphia Roots

Dacita & Her Orquesta — “Solido Joaquin” — Pachuco Boogie Featuring Don Tosti

THE THIRD SET

Joe Lutcher — “Ojai” — Jukebox Mambo: Rumba and Afro-Latin Accented Rhythm & Blues 1949-1960

The Jamaicans — “Love Uprising” — Trojan Rare Groove Box Set

The Neon Boys — “That’s All I Know (Right Now)” — Neon Boys + Richard Hell and the Voidoids

Docteur Nico & Orchestre African Fiesta — “Yo Soy Tu Dolor” — Merveilles du Passé 1967

Dave ‘Baby’ Cortez — “The Happy Organ” — Happy Organs, Wild Guitars And Piano Shuffles

Michi Sarmiento Y Sus Bravos — “Hong Kong” — Colombia! The Golden Age of Discos Fuentes 1960-76

The Paley Brothers — “Too Good To Be True” — The Paley Brothers

Unknown Artist — “Unknown Title” — Cambodian Swing Machine

THE FINAL SET

The Neons — “Tuscon” — Mad Mike Monsters: A Tribute to Mad Mike Petrovich Vol. 2

Le Grand Kalle — “Camaro” — Congo: Rumba On The River

The Pop Group — “3:38” — Y

A.Sukiyaki & The Swinging Surfaris — “Kachang Gorengan” — Psyche Oh! A Go Go: Lost Gems Of Malaysia/Singapura Pop Music ’64-’74

Eddie Kirk — “The Grunt” — Fortune 45rpm

Tabou Combo — “Eleve L’ecole” — Haïti

Marvin Gaye — “’T’ Plays It Cool” — Trouble Man OST

LORD BUCKLEYS WEEKLY BENEDICTION    

Pharoah Sanders — “Astral Traveling” — Thembi

NO CONDITION IS PERMANENT [Episode #251 ~ 12-19-20]

Pictured: William ‘Bootsy’ Collins.

“LSD was a big part of why I left James Brown’s band,” Collins admits. “I promised myself I’d never do it during a show, but we had a father-son relationship, and he pestered me so much not to do it that one day I just did. My bass turned into a snake and I can’t even remember playing. After, he called me in the back room, as he always did, and was explaining how terrible I was – even when I wasn’t taking LSD. I laughed so hard I was on the floor. To him, that was very disrespectful. He had his bodyguard throw me out.”

— Bootsy Collins, interviewed by The Guardian (2017).

Were you really, really in need of shelter from the plague (no, not that one) that is Xmas music, all you had to do was step inside the Purple Bat Lounge last Saturday evening. Holiday? What holiday? Within the bar’s stygian confines all was as it should have beeen on the dark end of Brush Street: DJ’s Reeshard & Lee-Roy spun some three dozen storming tunes, Uncle Morty stopped by and a very promising Blaxploitation double feature beckoned at The Madison Theater. Yes, our preferred dive was safe from seasonal so-called cheer, but not without effort:  Local carolers turned up at the alleyway entrance, only to be scared off by local pimp Lotsa Poppa, brandishing an extra-large Lee-Roy Cocktail™. Check it all out for yourself, simply by clicking immediately below…

 

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THE FIRST SET

Carrie Lucas — “Dance With You” — Club Epic (A Collection Of Classic Dance Mixes) Vol. 2

Napo De Mi Amor et Ses Black Devils — “Leki Santchi” — African Scream Contest

Four El-Moroccos — “To-Bango” — Strummin’ Mental! Part Three

La Logia Sarabanda — “Llamada Del Sur” — Guayaba

Kevin Ayers — “Day By Day” — The Confessions Of Dr. Dream And Other Stories

Eddie Warner — “Poppy Chimes” — Alexis Le-Tan & Jess Presents Studio Ganaro: Space Oddities (1972-1982)

Love — “Softly To Me [Mono]” — Love

Ahmed Malek — “Tikjda” — Musique Originale De Films

IT’S MADISON TIME…        

                    

Soul Runners — “Grits ‘n Corn Bread” — Funky Crimes

THE SECOND SET

Les Loups Noirs — “Escale A La Martinique” — …Toujours

The Smoke — “My Friend Jack (Demo Version)” — A Slight Disturbance In My Mind: The British Proto-Psychedelic Sounds Of 1966

Jackie Mittoo — “Blue Lue” — Keep On Dancing

The Swallows — “It Ain’t The Meat” — Blowing The Fuse: 1952

Alessandro Alessandroni — “Cantiere” — Ritmo Dell’industria N°2

James Reese & The Progressions — “It’s Got Soul” — Wait For Me: The Complete Works 1967-1972

Adnan Othman — “Gadis Semalam” — Bersyukor: A Retrospective of Hits by a Malaysian Pop Yeh Yeh Legend

The Nervous Kats — “Chong” — Ikon Records Story

Ray & His Court — “El Sapo” — Cookie Crumbs: A Funk Anthology

THE THIRD SET

Wayne Cochran — “Chopper 70” — Crash Of Thunder

Jo Bisso — “Give It Up” — African Disco Experimentals (1974 to 1978)

The Knockouts — “You Can Take My Girl” — The Goodie Train

M.Said & Les Remaja — “Temasah Ria” — Pop Yeh Yeh: Psychedelic Rock from Singapore and Malaysia 1964-1970: Vol.1

Johnny Thunders — “Leave Me Alone” — So Alone

The Travellers — “Natty Dread At The Controls (feat. U-Black)” — King Jammy’s Presents: Black Black Minds

William ‘Bootsy’ Collins — “Countracula (This One’s For You)” — The One Giveth, The Count Taketh Away

Ali Hassan Kuban — “Maria-Maria” — Nubian Magic

THE FINAL SET

The Revolutionaries — “Kunta Kinte Version One” — Drum Sound: More Gems from Channel One Dub Room 1974-1980

Mickey Baker — “Steam Roller” — R&B Hipshakers, Vol. 2: Scratch That Itch

Manzanita — “Un Sabado Por La Noche” — Chicha For The Jet Set

Nathaniel Mayer — “I Wanna Dance with You” — I Just Want to Be Held

M.Said & Les Remaja — “Adek-Ku Pulang” — Psyche Oh! A Go Go: Lost Gems Of Malaysia/Singapura Pop Music ’64-’74

Rolling Stones — “Claudine” — Some Girls (Bonus Tracks)

İpucu Beşlisi — “Heyecanli” — Turkish One Hit Wonders (1967-1976)

Iggy & The Stooges — “Shake Appeal” — Raw Power (1997 Iggy Pop Mix – 2012 Vinyl Remaster)

Bappi Lahiri — “Discotheque Music” — Bombay Disco 1 (Disco Hits from Hindi Films 1979-1985)

LORD BUCKLEYS WEEKLY BENEDICTION    

Moondog w. Steve Reich, Philip Glass, Jon Gibson— “All Is Loneliness” — Moondog, The Viking Of 6th Avenue: The Authorized Biography

NO CONDITION IS PERMANENT [Episode #250 ~ 12-05-20]

Pictured: Peter Perrett of The Only Ones.

A government report to the United Nations shows the rapid spread of amphetamine sulphate; one gram sold for ten to fifteen pounds in 1975. Sulphate was a bathtub drug, easily concoct-able at home using chemicals readily available in the UK. The 1977 government report shows the existence of twenty-five LSD and amphetamine factories spread around the country. Speed was the drug of the squatters, the hippie rump: it was effective, Bohemian and obliterating.

‘Speed came in during the summer,’ says [Jonh] Ingham. ‘It had all the advantages of being very cheap, you don’t take much, it lasts a long time, and it’s great to have that energy feel. When Malcolm [McLaren] was doing that “No Drugs” thing the Sex Pistols weren’t taking a lot of drugs: but they got into it because of older people around them who weren’t going to give up their drug habits just for the sake of Malcolm’s party line. Of course the drugs get broken out, and they’re not going to say no: that wouldn’t be Punk.’

— Jon Savage, England’s Dreaming: Anarchy, Sex Pistols, Punk Rock And Beyond.

Things were going so well last Saturday night. The DJ’s spun their favorite tunes from the past two dozen episodes, as is their wont when rounding yet another x25 milepost. Uncle Morty pulled up outside the Purple Bat Lounge, bearing Homemade Disco Biscuits. Yes, all was smooth on the dark end of Brush Street …until DJ Lee-Roy attempted to order yet another Lee-Roy Cocktail™ from bartender LaWanda and realized she was nowhere to be found. After much consternation and further inquiries, the dog realized that he was obliged to travel downstairs, to the Purple Bat’s basement where LaWanda — in her alternate vocation as dominatrix — was administering discipline to several of her tech sector clients suitably attired. What Lee-Roy saw down there may have proved life-altering…but you’ll have to click on the big arrow immediately below to find out…

 

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THE FIRST SET

First Choice — “Armed and Extremely Dangerous” — Sweet Soul Music: 23 Scorching Classics from 1973

African Brothers Band — “Ngyegye No So” — Nigeria 70 Vol. 2

The Tornadoes — “Scalping Party” — Lost Legends Of Surf Guitar Vol. 4: Shockwave!

Sadistic Mika Band — “Hei Made Hitottobi” — Kurofune (Black Ship)

Ramones — “I Just Want to Have Something to Do” — Road To Ruin

Perez Prado — “Mamma A Go Go” — Concierto Para Bongo

Captain Beefheart and The Magic Band — “Suzy Murder Wrist” — Brown Star Sessions ’72

The Hornets — “Jelingan Mu” — Psyche Oh! A Go Go: Lost Gems Of Malaysia/Singapura Pop Music ’64-’74

IT’S MADISON TIME…        

Max Romeo — “Wet Dream” — Trojan Box Set: X-Rated Box Set

THE SECOND SET

The Shells — “Whiplash” — Souvenirs of the Soul Clap Vol. 2

Tapper Zukie — “Liberation Struggle” — Man Ah Warrior

The Bobby Fuller Four — “I Fought The Law [mono version]” — Never To Be Forgotten

The Dynamics — “I Wish You Would” — Steam Kodok : 26 A-Go-Go Ultrarities from the 60’s Singapore & Southeast Asia Underground

John & Jackie — “Little Girl” — Las Vegas Grind! Vol. 1

Kako Y Su Combo — “Cool Jerk” — Boogaloo Pow Wow: Dancefloor Rendez-Vous In Young Nuyorica

The Cramps — “The Mad Daddy” — File Under Sacred Music: Early Singles 1978-81

Nisar Bazmi & Runa Laila — “Oh My Darling” — Disco Dildar

Link Wray & The Wray Men — “Raw-Hide” — Slinky! The Epic Sessions ’58-’61

Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou — “Ma Dou Sou Nou Mio” — Volume Two: Echos Hypnotiques

THE THIRD SET

The Chimes — “Zindy Lou” — Rumba Doowop ’55

Sharhabil Ahmed — “Zulum Aldunya” — The King Of Sudanese Jazz

Frank Zappa — “Tell Me You Love Me” — Chunga’s Revenge

St. Vincent’s Latinaires — “Hot Pants I’m Comin’” — Good God! Heavy Funk Covers of James Brown From All Over The World 1968-1974

New York Dolls — “Pills” — New York Dolls

Omar Khorshid — “Wadil Muluk (Valley of the Kings)” — Guitar El Chark

The Sweet Things — “I’m In A World Of Trouble” — The Northern Soul Story Vol. 2: The Golden Torch

Paul Labonne — “Ti Malgache Ti Madras” — Moris Zekler: Fuzz & Soul Sega From 70’s Mauritius

THE FINAL SET

MC5 — “Over And Over” — High Time

K.Frimpong & His Cubano Fiestas — “Awisa” — K. Frimpong & His Cubano Fiestas

The Only Ones — “The Happy Pilgrim” — Baby’s Got A Gun

The Prophets — “South West Block” — King Tubby’s Prophecies Of Dub

The Modern Lovers — “She Cracked” — The Modern Lovers

Coco Lagos Y Sus Orates — “Coco’s Descarga” — Ritmo Caliente

Velvet Underground — “Temptation Inside Your Heart” — VU

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Guitar Red — “Disco From A Space Show” — Personal Space: Electronic Soul 1974-1984

NO CONDITION IS PERMANENT [Episode #249 ~ 11-28-20]

Pictured: Fela Kuti.

Saturday — when Fela presented his ”Comprehensive Show” complete with the Egypt 80 dancers and an enormous, ritual conical “cigar” presumably filled with marijuana and various native herbs — was also mainly a dance night, with the most diverse audience of the week; listeners traveled from all over Lagos and beyond to enjoy the music. For some attendees, a visit to the Shrine, with its marijuana smoking, go-go dancers, and antigovernment lyrics, was an act of social rebellion in itself. Others came to engage, examine, or debate Fela’s political philosophy. Still other visitors were content merely to enjoy the music, irrespective of its political sentiments. Each show concluded at dawn with Fela pausing before the shrine in the rear of the building. With intense flames leaping into the air, the “Chief Priest of Shrine” paused — flanked by two young male attendants — to salute his ancestors and Pan-Africanist heroes, before returning home as the rest of Lagos awakened with the dawn.

— Michael Veal, Fela: The Life And Times Of An African Musical Icon.

Nigerians had (and now have again, albeit in rebuilt form) The Shrine. Denizens of the darker end of Brush St. in downtown Detroit have The Purple Bat Lounge. These two entities, half a world distant from one another, are less dissimilar than one might suspect initially. In both cases patrons tend to stay all night, regardless of curfews and legislated hours for Last Call, as the prospect of returning home before dawn represents nothing less than a foolhardy impulse. Both establishments bear renown out of proportion to their humble settings. And both places benefit from associations with charismatic figures: One attended The Shrine to see, hear and dance to Fela – and you can only find Lee-Roy at The Purple Bat Lounge. Need proof? Click on the arrow immediately below…

 

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THE FIRST SET

Rufus & Chaka Khan — “You Got the Love” — Sweet Soul Music: 23 Scorching Classics from 1974

Afro Soul System — “Tink Tank” — Akwaba Abidjan: Afrofunk in 1970s Ivory Coast        

The Spiders — “Don’t Blow Your Mind” — Garage Beat ’66 Vol. 2: Chicks Are For Kids!

Melih & Faruk & Serdar & Saygun — “Aynali Carsi” — Turkish One Hit Wonders (1967-1976)

Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band — “I Love You, You Big Dummy” — Lick My Decals Off, Baby

Big Joe — “World Wide Kaya” — At The Control

The Yardbirds — “Hot House Of Omagarishid” — Roger The Engineer (a.k.a. Over Under Sideways Down)

IT’S MADISON TIME…        

             

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michele Torr — “Non, A Tous Les Garcons” — C’est Chic! (French Girl Singers Of The 1960s)

THE SECOND SET

The Real Kids — “All Kindsa Girls” — The Real Kids

Catchito & Cacha Po — “Fine Fine Woman” — Guitar Safari : Electric Explosion In Africa

The Carnations — “Scorpion” — Dancehall Stringbusters Vol. 2

Bappi Lahiri — “Disco Title Music From ‘Dahshat’” — Bollywood Bloodbath: The B-Music of the Indian Horror Film Industry

Wire — “Sand In My Joints” — Chairs Missing

Sadistic Mika Band — “Taifuuka” — Kurofune (Black Ship)

The Four Clippers — “You Can’t Trust A Woman” — Vicious Vicious Vocals! Volume Vun

Los Mirios — “Muchachita del Oriente” — The Roots of Chicha: Psychedelic Cumbias from Peru

Dennis Coffey — “Impressions Of” — Big City Funk

THE THIRD SET

King Tubby’s — “King At The Controls” — Psalms Of Drums: The Black And White Story

The Slits — “Love Und Romance” — Cut

Very Be Careful — “Playas Marinas” — Escape Room

The Mermen — “Honeybomb” — Food For Other Fish

Fela & Africa 70 — “Who’re You? (Original 45 Version)” — Nigeria Afrobeat Special: The New Explosive Sound in 1970’s Nigeria

THE FINAL SET

Johnny Thunders & The Heartbreakers — “Born to Lose’ — L.A.M.F. (The Lost ’77 Mixes)

Omar Khorshid — “Rahbaniyat (Rahbani Variations)” — Guitar El Chark

Paul Gayten — “Hot Cross Burns” — Sound Of Detroit 2: Original Gems From The Motown Vaults

Ros Serey Sothea — “Jam 10 Kai Thiet (Wait 10 More Months)” — Cambodian Rocks

The Standells — “Medication” — Dirty Water

Icebreakers w. The Diamonds — “Grand Rock” — Planet Mars Dub

Roxy Music — “Angel Eyes” — Manifesto

Manzanita — “Mi Choza, Mi Chacra y Mi Mujer” — Cumbia Beat Vol. 2: Tropical Sounds from Peru 1966–1983

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Marga Benitez & The Mello-Tones — “Winos On Parade” — Marga 45rpm

NO CONDITION IS PERMANENT [Episode #248 ~ 11-21-20]

Pictured: The New York Dolls.

Mind you, the name they switched to, New York Dolls, is itself rich in camp associations. Although the name was actually inspired by a toy hospital in Manhattan, ‘doll’ was by 1971 already a quaint term for ‘cute girl’ or ‘broad’ (as in the musical Guys and Dolls or the Swinging Sixties term ‘dolly birds’). But it also evoked Valley of the Dolls, Jacqueline Susann’s 1966 pulp best-seller about showbiz starlets in Hollywood, which then became a hugely successful movie melodrama. In the book and movie, ‘dolls’ is the nickname for pills: the uppers and downers to which one of the actresses becomes addicted. By 1970, the already absurd film had a parody sequel in the form of Russ Meyer’s glorious camp fantasia Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, in which an all-female rock band arrive in LA and become embroiled in druggy, polysexual decadence. So the name New York Dolls neatly compacted the city of their birth and source of their spirit with a campy, outmoded ideal of feminine beauty, plus a hint of chemical excess.

— Simon Reynolds, Shock And Awe.

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THE FIRST SET

Orgone — “Strike” — New You, Part 1

Marijata — “Break Through” — Afro-Beat Airways: West African Shock Waves (Ghana & Togo 1972-78)

The Moons — “Gammera” — Sleazy Surf! Vol 1

Tapper Zukie — “Liberation Struggle” —          Man Ah Warrior

Alan Vega — “Outlaw” — Collision Drive

Les Gypsies De Pétion Ville — “Mi Diable La” — Album III: Courage

Katch 22 — “Major Catastrophe” — A Slight Disturbance In My Mind: The British Proto-Psychedelic Sounds Of 1966

Helene Velu & The Kilats — “Ku Takkan Lupakan Mu” — Psyche Oh! A Go Go: Lost Gems Of Malaysia/Singapura Pop Music ’64-’74

IT’S MADISON TIME…      

                               

The Soul Smoochers — “Black Pepper” — Funky Crimes

THE SECOND SET

El Grupo Folclorico — “Tamba” — La Locura De Machuca 1975-1980

Jade — “Paper Man” — Chains & Black Exhaust

Pier’ Rosier & Gazolinn’ — “Top Secret” — Gazolinn’

The Mar-Keys — “Last Night” — In The Beginning: The Mod Story

Jackie Mittoo — “Taste Of Living” — Keep On Dancing

Waiphot Phetsuphan — “Mia Chaa (My Darling)” — Thai Beat A Go Go Vol. 2: Groovy 60’s Sounds from the Land of Smile!

New York Dolls — “Bad Girl” — New York Dolls

Jean Paul El Troglodita — “Everything Is Gonna Change” — Back To Peru Vol. 2 : Garage Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Soul, Funk, Psychedelic

THE THIRD SET

The Undertones — “Get Over You” — The Undertones

Sexteto Miramar — “Salsa Boogaloo” — ¡Salsa! Mi Hermana

Squatty and the Bottys — “Soul” — Souvenirs of the Soul Clap Vol. 5

Harry Mudie Meets King Tubby’s — “Peace Offering” — Dub Conference Vol.3

Ruth Brown & Group — “Mambo Baby” — Ai! Si! Si!: Mambo & Latin Flavoured Rhythm & Blues

Keyboard — “Think About It” — Hungry Man

Lizzy Mercier Descloux — “Wawa” — Press Color

Van Shipley — “Ghar Ki Murgi” — Bollywood Steel Guitar

THE FINAL SET

Sonny Fishback — “You Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere” — Black Rock Rhythm Meat

Nyboma & Les Kamalé Dynamiques du Zaïre — “Mama Yo” — Pepe

Lou Millet — “Slip, Slip, Slippin’ In” — Sin Alley Part One

Quartette Tres Bien & Jeter Thompson — “Boss Tres Bien” — We Got Latin Soul: Boogaloo & Funk Too!

Terry Reid — “Speak Now Or Forever Hold Your Peace” — Terry Reid

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Ennio Morricone feat. Edda Dell Orso — “Tette E Antenne, Tetti E Gonne (From “La Smagliatura”)” — Morricone Segreto (The Hidden, Dark-Tinged And Psychedelic Side Of The Maestro)

NO CONDITION IS PERMANENT [Episode #247 ~ 11-14-20]

Pictured: James Brown.

James Brown had the whole week there at the Apollo. Go to the Apollo and see James Brown, damn fucking right. I mean, who would turn that down? He was a piece of work. So on the button. We thought we were a tight band! The discipline in the band impressed me more than anything else. On stage, James would snap his fingers if he thought somebody had missed a beat or hit a wrong note, and you could see the player’s face fall. He would signal the fine he had imposed with his fingers. These guys would be watching his hands. I even saw Maceo Parker, the sax player who was the architect of James Brown’s band–who I finally got to work with in the Winos–get fined about fifty bucks that night. It was a fantastic show. Mick’s looking at his foot moves. Mick took more notice than I did that day–lead singer, dancing, he calls the shots.

— Keith Richards (with James Fox), Life.

Another Saturday evening, business as usual at the Purple Bat Lounge. Reeshard & Lee-Roy returned to the DJ booth, the latter having recovered from minor injuries sustained after the big 7th Anniversary / Halloween show. So much music, so much liquor, so much indolence [Check one: (a) Horny (b) Stoned (c) Other]…click below to hear more…

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THE FIRST SET

People’s Choice — “Jam Jam Jam (All Night Long)” — Philadelphia International Records: 40th Anniversary

Mixed Grill — “A Brand New Wayo” — Brand New Wayo: Funk, Fast Times & Nigerian Boogie Badness 1979-1983

The Catalinas — “Banzai Washout” — Lost Legends of Surf Guitar Vol. 2: Point Panic!

I-Roy & Mudies All Stars — “Drifter (Rap)” — Quad Star Revolution 1

The Barons — “Don’t Blame Me” — Fort Worth Teen Scene Vol.1

Paul Labonne — “Ti Malgache Ti Madras” — Moris Zekler: Fuzz & Soul Sega From 70’s Mauritius

The Kinks — “House In The Country” — Face To Face [mono]

Sonik Omi — “Title Music” — Heeron Ka Chor OST

IT’S MADISON TIME…      

                            

Timmy Thomas — “Funky Me” — Miami Sound: Rare Funk & Soul From Miami Florida 1967-1974

THE SECOND SET

Wganda Kenya — “El Lobo” — Palenque Palenque: Champeta Criolla & Afro Roots in Colombia 1975-91

The Medallions — “Blowin’ Through Yokohama Pt.1” — Blowin’ Through Yokohama!

Leroy Smart — “Trying To Wreck Up My Life” — Jackpot 45rpm

Alliance (Electric Indian) — “Cupid’s Holding” — MFSB – Mutha Funkin Sonofabitch: The Truth Behind The Philly Legend

Chirai Chaiyata & Sawanee Pattana — “You Should Die By Bullets” — Thai Funk: ZudRangMa

The Renegades — “Thirteen Women” — A Slight Disturbance In My Mind: The British Proto-Psychedelic Sounds Of 1966

Michel Desgrottes Et Son Groupe Du Riviera Hotel — “Sirene Diamant” — Haitian Dance Bands Vol. 1 1949 – 1960 : Meringue, Biguine And Voodoo Folk From Haiti

Dave Hamilton — “Cracklin’ Bread” — Detroit City Grooves

Solo Hit — “Ododo” — Analog Africa 45rpm

THE THIRD SET

The Raybeats — “B-Gas Rickshaw” — Guitar Beat

Bantous / Mujos — “Les Krakmen” — Guitar Safari : Electric Explosion In Africa

ESG — “Tiny Sticks” — Come Away With ESG

Prince Jammy — “Brothers Of The Blade” — Kamikazi Dub

The Visions — “Route 66” — Fort Worth Teen Scene Vol. 2

Magdy Shabeeni — “Ya Dunnya Ley” — Yalla: Hitlist Egypt

James Brown — “Give It Up Or Turnit A Loose” — In The Jungle Groove

THE FINAL SET

T.Rex — “Baby Strange” — The Slider

Pamelo Mounk’a — “L’Argent Appelle L’Argent” — Pamelo Mounk’a

Captain Beefheart And The Magic Band — “Big Eyed Beans From Venus” — Clear Spot

Errol Brown & the Sky Nations — “Starlight In Dub” — Medley Dub

The Daniels — “Wee Wee” — Take It Off! Stag Party Special

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Syrinx — “Ibistix” — Long Lost Relatives

NO CONDITION IS PERMANENT [Episode #246 ~ 10-31-20]

Pictured: Lux Interior of The Cramps.

On June 16, the Cramps ran up against psyches of the decidedly altered kind when they travelled northeast to Napa for a concert like no other. An encounter with electro-punks the Screamers led to a conversation about an Easter dance the latter had played at Camarillo State Mental Hospital near Los Angeles…Intrigued by the sheer strangeness of the idea and the Screamers’ accounts of performing before an audience of the pathologically unhinged, the Cramps managed to arrange a similar event at short notice with the administrators at Napa. “We always wanted to play at a mental institution because we always had a problem with audiences not being quite what we’d like them to be,” explained Lux. “We thought if we went to a mental institution, the audience would contribute – and they really did! There were male and female inmates humping each other on the ground. It was the most bizarre show we’ve ever done. Those people just went crazy – doing everything you’d imagine people in a mental institution would do. There were people licking the walls, people laying on each other and coming up and talking to us while we were playing, but mainly it was people dancing the weirdest dances you’ve ever seen.”

— Dick Porter, Journey To The Center Of The Cramps.

This Halloween, as celebrated by DJ’s Reeshard & Lee-Roy at the Purple Bat Lounge, commemorated not only a favorite holiday but also the 7th anniversary of No Condition Is Permanent joining the weekly Luxuria Music schedule. Lee-Roy, as regular listeners well know, has been on Reeshard’s case for weeks in an effort to add guest stars to the broadcast. Of course, Reeshard wouldn’t take the dog seriously, especially as all Lee-Roy’s suggestions to date died some time ago. Learning that bartender LaWanda‘s iPad contained a Ouija Board app allowed the plucky pit bull to turn a stumbling block into a stepping stone. What happened next really needs to be heard (especially if you grew up in Detroit), along with the more than 3 dozen Halloween novelty favorites spun at volume throughout the evening. But you can hear it, oh yes you can, simply by clicking immediately below…

 

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THE FIRST SET

Count Floyd — “Treat Her Like A Lady” — Disco Sickness

Aural Exciters — “Spooks In Space” — Spooks In Space

The Hamburger Brothers — “Omar The Vampire” — Halloween HORROR!

The Cre-Shells — “Dracula” — It’s Monster Surfing Time!

King Horror — “Dracula Prince of Darkness” — Loch Ness Monster

Los Holys — “Campo de Vampiros” — Halloween Nuggets: Monster Sixties a Go-Go

Hot Blood — “Soul Dracula” — Night Of The Vampire

IT’S MADISON TIME…      

Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band — “Making Love To A Vampire With A Monkey On My Knee” — Doc At The Radar Station

THE SECOND SET

Count Down & the Moonsters — “Hindu On A Honda” — Malamondo 5

Bob Ridgley — “The Way Out Mummy” — Lost Treasures! Rarities From The Vaults Of Del-Fi

The Poindexter Bros. — “The Booga Man” — Malamondo 5

The Regal-Airs — “It” — Las Vegas Grind! Vol. 5

Rex Garvin — “Strange Happenings” — Halloween Instrumentals

Jack & Jim — “Midnight Monster Hop” — I Was A Teenage Brain Surgeon

The Deadly Ones — “Monster Surfing Time” — Lux and Ivy’s Favorites Vol. 5

The Magics — “Zombie Walk” — Doo Wop Halloween

The Daringers — “Morgus Creep” — Haunted Halloween

Bill Carter — “Baby Brother” — Lux and Ivy’s Favorites Vol. 5

The Castle Kings — “You Can Get Him Frankenstein” — Atlantic ‘61/’62 Gems from the Vaults: Up On The Roof

Lon Chaney Jr. — “Spider Baby Theme” — Spider Baby OST

THE THIRD SET

Betty Lavett — “Witchcraft in the Air” — Halloween Nuggets: Monster Sixties a Go-Go

Henri Salvador — “Dracula Cha Cha Cha” — Night Of The Vampire

Zacherle — “Dinner With Drac” — Halloween HORROR!

The Hollywood Flames — “Frankenstein’s Den” — I Was A Teenage Brain Surgeon

COOKING WITH VINCENT PRICE…

Kenny & the Fiends — “House On Haunted Hill” — Halloween Instrumentals

The Five Jones Boys — “Mr. Ghost Goes To Town” — Kogar’s Spooky Spectacular

Baron Daemon & the Vampires — “Ghost Guitars” — Halloween Nuggets: Monster Sixties a Go-Go

Round Robin — “I’m The Wolfman” — I Was A Teenage Brain Surgeon

Morgus & the 3 Ghouls [Dr. John] — “Morgus The Magnificent” — The Dr. John Anthology

Miss LL [Louise Lewis] — “Monster’s Bride” — Halloween Hangover…Again

THE FINAL SET

Jah Wobble/Jaki Liebezeit/Holger Czukay — “Twilight World” — How Much Are They?

The Cramps — “Big Black Witchcraft Rock” — Fiends Of Dope Island

The Drivers — “Dry Bones Twist” — King Records Story: Only Young Once ’62

Christine Pilzer — “Dracula” — Femmes De Paris Vol.1

The Revels — “Midnight Stroll” — Lux and Ivy’s Favorites Vol. 5

Sonny Day and the Tony Ray Combo — “Creature From Outer Space” — Halloween Nuggets: Monster Sixties a Go-Go

Brother Theodore — “Horror of the Blood Monsters” — Lowbrow Vol.1: Sweet Beat                

Vampires’ Sound Incorporation — “The Lions And the Cucumber” — Lux and Ivy’s Favorites Vol. 9