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Thursday, February 25, 2016

ROCK AND/OR ROLL 116 - HEADBANGERS BALL


With the debut of Headbanger's Ball in April of 1987 MTV began devoting an entire three hour block every Saturday night to nothing but hard rock and heavy metal. Are you ready for a blast from the past? Let's go back and experience a moment in time: Saturday into Sunday morning, October 8th into October 9th, 1988. For your listening enjoyment BJ has engineered an audio recreation of the entire episode from that night.



BON JOVI - BAD MEDICINE
L.A. GUNS - ELECTRIC GYPSY
AC/DC - FLICK OF THE SWITCH
CINDERELLA - DON’T KNOW WHAT YOU GOT (TIL IT'S GONE)
KIX - COLD BLOOD
JUDAS PRIEST - YOU’VE GOT ANOTHER THING COMING (LIVE)
VIXEN - EDGE OF A BROKEN HEART
EUROPE - SUPERSTITIOUS
ANTHRAX - I’M THE MAN (LIVE)
HURRICANE - OVER THE EDGE
BRITNY FOX - GIRLSCHOOL
DEATH ANGEL - BORED
LITA FORD - KISS ME DEADLY
GUNS N ROSES - SWEET CHILD O MINE
KINGDOM COME - LOVING YOU
SCORPIONS - ROCK YOU LIKE HURRICANE
FEMME FATALE - WAITING FOR THE BIG ONE
DEF LEPPARD -  BRINGIN ON THE HEARTBREAK
HANOI ROCKS - UP AROUND THE BEND
RIOT - BLOODSTREETS
AEROSMITH - RAGDOLL
BULLETBOYS - SMOOTH UP
DIO - HOLY DIVER
WINGER - MADALAINE
WASP - I WANNA BE SOMEBODY
CIRCUS OF POWER - CALL OF THE WILD
SEDUCE - CRASH LANDING
DAMIEN - EVERY DOG HAS ITS DAY
D.R.I. - NURSING HOME BLUES (LIVE)
D’MOLLS - 777
OVERKILL - HELLO FROM THE GUTTER
FATES WARNING - ANARCHY DIVINE

Thursday, February 18, 2016

ROCK AND/OR ROLL 115 - TWO MINUTE WARNING TWO


On this episode BJ plays 50 more songs that are less than two minutes in length. After that...sudden death.



THE JAM - ALL MOD CONS 1:20
THE MICE - MORE THAN I CAN TALK ABOUT 1:56
MISSION OF BURMA - THIS IS NOT A PHOTOGRAPH 1:57
BAUHAUS - THE THREE SHADOWS PART 3 1:37
THE SMITHEREENS - THE LONG LONELINESS 1:40
THE PRETTY THINGS - LONELIEST PERSON 1:27
GRAHAM PARKER - SUGAR GIVES YOU ENERGY 1:39
SWEET BABY - BABY BABY BABY BABY BABY BABY (I LOVE YOU) 1:11
SUICIDE COMMANDOS - ATTACKING THE BEAT 1:30
STEPMOTHERS - IF I WERE YOU 1:54
BONZO DOG BAND - KAMA SUTRA 0:40
KEVIN COYNE - HAPPY HOMES 1:38
GUIDED BY VOICES - GAME OF PRICKS 1:33
SMOKIE - POWER OF LOVE 1:57
REDD KROSS - BALLAD OF A LOVE DOLL 1:55
MY BLOODY VALENTINE - SYLVIE'S HEAD 1:47
BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN - JOHNNY BYE BYE 1:53
BEACH BOYS - THE FARMER'S DAUGHTER 1:52
NEUTRAL MILK HOTEL - SLEEPYTIME 1:13
GREG KIHN - COLD HARD CASH 1:48
THE EXPLOSION - THE IDEAL 1:41
THE WILDHEARTS - DANNY'S DANCIN' 1:08
THE MONKEES - WE'LL BE BACK IN A MINUTE 0:22
BUZZCOCKS - LOVE YOU MORE 1:51
UTOPIA - WHERE DOES THE WORLD GO TO HIDE 1:45
ROBYN HITCHCOCK - INSECT MOTHER 1:52
BUILT TO SPILL - TWIN FALLS 1:50
THE TEARDROP EXPLODES - PURE JOY 1:44
PURE JOY - NEW PSYCHOTIC DREAM 1:57
THE WONDER STUFF - IT'S NOT TRUE 1:58
THE GIZMOS - BIBLE BELT BABY 1:56
GAUNT - SAVIOR BREATH 1:50
DOLLY PARTON - I'M FED UP WITH YOU 1:58
MINUTEMEN - POLITICAL SONG FOR MICHAEL JACKSON TO SING 1:31
BATON ROUGE - FREE 1:07
PATTI SMITH - HYMN 1:12
ARCHERS OF LOAF - FAT 1:18
THE BOO RADLEYS - LAZY DAY 1:35
DAVE CLARK FIVE - I NEVER WILL 1:54
POND - PATIENCE 1:51
THE NILS - FOUNATINS 1:45
DEAD BOYS - DEAD AND ALIVE 1:49
CHEAP TRICK - YOU TALK TOO MUCH 1:56
THE EASYBEATS - TOO MUCH 1:49
RANCID - SHE'S AUTOMATIC 1:35
MOTORHEAD - RAMONES 1:26
RAMONES - CARBONA NOT GLUE 1:55
VIOLENT FEMMES - DAHMER IS DEAD 0:39
RINGO STARR - I KNOW A PLACE 1:31
RAMSEY KEARNEY - BLIND MAN'S PENIS (PEACE AND LOVE) 1:41

Thursday, February 11, 2016

ROCK AND/OR ROLL 114 - CHIP Z'NUFF INTERVIEW




On this episode BJ has an in depth conversation with Chip Z'Nuff about the early years of his great band Enuff Z'Nuff and how a power pop band came to be marketed as a hair metal band. Chip also gives us the inside scoop on Enuff Z'Nuff's near misses with reality TV and also the story behind his fellow Chicago band Life Sex & Death and the mysterious Stanley.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

ROCK AND/OR ROLL 113 - ENCORE


With over 100 episodes in the can that means that well over 1000 bands or artists have been played on the podcast thus far, some of them more than once but many of them only once. For this episode BJ revisited the previous episodes and chose 20+ bands or artists to give an encore. On this episode BJ plays another song by bands or artists that have only been played once before on the show.




DWIGHT TWILLEY - LOOKING FOR THE MAGIC
GREAT BUILDINGS - ANOTHER DAY IN MY LIFE
STARJETS - ANY DANGER LOVE 
GRAHAM PARKER - TAKE EVERYTHING 
URGENT - I CAN'T TAKE IT NO MORE
WIG WAM - STILL I'M BURNING
BIG BANG BABIES - LET'S GO 
THE ZEROS - DEATH ROCK GIRL
NITZINGER - EARTH EATER 
PINK FAIRIES - AS LONG AS THE PRICE IS RIGHT
THE STIFFS - NOTHING TO LOSE
THE DONKEYS - NO WAY
THE RINGS - UH OH (HERE I GO AGAIN) 
THE ELEKTRICS - TIME AFTER TIME 
JOEY WILSON - MY CAR YOUR CAR
THE BECKIES - MIDNIGHT AND YOU
SWIMMING POOL Q'S - MORE THAN ONE HEAVEN
TSAR - WANNA GET DEAD
VAMP - LONELY NIGHTS
MEGA CITY FOUR - ANDROID DREAMS
WILLIE NILE - IT'S ALL OVER
THE TEARAWAYS - LIVING END
GEORGIA SATELLITES - CAN'T STAND THE PAIN
WEIRD AL YANKOVIC - eBAY