Musical Thingarium 01.18.18


A tribute to France Gall, new vinyl, and music from China and Turkey

1Scatter Me by TC&I

2Der Computer No 3 by France Gall

3Poupee de cire by The Hillbilly Moon Explosion

4Laissez tomber les filles by Adia Victoria

5Bebe requin by Martha Fleurant

6Jazz a gogo by France Gall

7Alle reden von der liebe by The Originators

8Les Sucettes by Serge Gainsbourg

9Links von rhein un rechts vom rhein by Steffi Bella and the Dutch Ska Express

10Comment lui dire by The Pirouettes

11Sacre Charlemagne by France Gall

12Spanish Flea / Harper Valley PTA by Dennis “The Velvet Touch” Awe

13Always Another Girl by Silver Convention

14The Way We Were by Heineken Pan Vibes

15Sam’s Boogie by Sebring High School 1964

16Theme For A DJ by Jerry Bird

17It’s Not Unusual by Al Lopaka

18Music To Watch Girls By by Doodletown Pipers

19Allegheny Moon by The Mom and Dads

20Dream Dance by Gu Ming

21Love the title by Wang Xiaoqing

22Heart Language by Jenny

23Girl’s Date by Tien Niu

24Sweat Drops by Youya

25Chance Encounter by Ouyang Fifi

26Spring in Tokyo by Weng Qian Yu

27When the flowers are in full bloom by Chen Ying Jie

28First Love by Chen Shuhua

29Style by Zhou Xiaozhen

30Love Track by Jiang Lei

31Come back sweetheart by Zhen Xiuzhen

32Tell Me Not To Be Afraid by Cui Cuijing

33The Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree by Chen Mei-ling

34Laugh and Drink by Feng Fei

35Cesme by Gulden Karabocek

36Televizyon Reklamlari by Melike Demirag

37Cingene by Lale Belkis

38Koca Okuz by Ayla Algan

39Zalim Felek by Nil Burak

40Unut Onu Arkadas by Nese Karoboczek

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Musical Thingarium 01.11.18


Music from some of those who passed away in 2017

1The Thing by Adam West

2Mountain Over The Hill by Clem Curtis

3We Could Never Be Friends by David Cassidy

4Many Colored Semi Precious Plastic Easter Eggs by Peter Sarstedt

5She’s Much Too Much by Wayne Cochran

6Tulsa Time by Don Williams

7Bonaparte’s Retreat by Glen Campbell

8Shanghaied by Mel Tillis

9We Wanna Boogie by Sonny Burgess

10Reincarnation by Jim Nabors

11The Bachelor’s Life by D.L. Menard

12Quelle Histoire by Jeanne Moreau

13Helicoptere by Marielle Darc

14Messe pour les temps 3: Jericho Jerk by Pierre Henry

15L’autre moitie by Johnny Hallyday

16Mulliganville by Buddy Bregman

17The Lady is a Tramp by Buddy Greco

18Yesterdays by Dick Contino and Eddie Layton

19Jive Samba by Jon Hendricks

20Indian Jane by The Marcels

21Mi Saxophone by Al Hurricane

22Snaggle Tooth Mama by Those Darlins

23Up Tight by Ramsey Lewis and Stevie Wonder

24Headin South by Horace Parlan

25Valpen I Fonstret by Svend Asmussen and Alice Babs

26Nothing In Common by Keely Smith and Frank Sinatra

27Garbage Dump by Charles Manson

28I’m a Little Busybody by Jerry Lewis

29Turtles Have Short Legs by Can

30B-E-A-T-L-E-S by David Peel and the Apple Band

31Help Me Make It Through The Night by Harry Dean Stanton

32Raat Baaqi Baat Baaqi by Shashi Kapoor and Bappi Lahiri

33Alou Alou Ehna Hyna by Shadia

34Temple of Suicide (Ixtab) by Dominic Frontiere

35Fantastic Man by William Onyeabor

36His Name Is King by Luis Bacalov

37The Tomorrow People by Dudley Simpson

38Hard On Me by Asia

39Zombie Zoo by Tom Petty


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Musical Thingarium 12.21.17


Christmas 2017 Part 2

112 Days of Christmas by Cast of Twin Peaks

2Christmas by The Liminanas

3Christmas is Going To The Dogs by Eels

4Come Take My Hand in Winter by Humosexual

5Santa Baby by The Dollyrots

6Please Mr. Santa by Evan Johns and His H-Bombs

7Santa Bring My Baby Back by Frantic Flintstones

8Children Go Where I Send Thee by Nick Lowe & Los Straitjackets

9Giddyup Santa by The Golden Orchestra

10Christmas On Big Island by The Blue Hawaiians

11Little Drummer Boy by Fever Fever

12Santa Is A Black Man by Akim & Teddy Van

13Snowman’s Stomp by Steve Gray

14Black Christmas by Don Smith

15Deck The Halls by Shawn Lee’s Ping Pong Orchestra

16Oh! What A Christmas by El Perro Del Mar

17Kalle Och Hans Vanner by Lars Vegas Trio

18Prancer’s Got Some Red Spots by The Shades

19Little Drummer Boy by The Salsoul Orchestra

20A Winter’s Tale by The Boy Least Likely To

21Santa, My First Love by Swear and Shake

22Dear Santa by Persil

23Next Christmas by Cette Fille

24All I’ll Ever Want (Under The Christmas Tree) by The Cute Lepers

25Jólasveinar by Bjork

26Away in the Manger by Hyperbubble

27You Wrecked My Christmas by Bis

28White Christmas by Iggy Pop

29Papa Ain’t No Santa Claus (Mama Ain’t No Christmas Tree) by Butterbeans and Susie

30The Wrong Way To Celebrate Christmas by Rev. Edward W Clayborn

31Frosty the Snowman by Candystore

32Space Age Santa by Pattie Marie Jay

33Var julskinka har rymt by Werner & Werner

34Highest Christmas Eve by Ukulele Santa and Mrs. Claus

35Sing Along With Santa by The New Christy Minstrels

36Santa Claus Is Coming To Town by The Velvet Mouse Show

37I Wouldn’t Trade Christmas by The Sinatra Family

38Up On the Rooftop by Santa Claus Christmas Singers

39Bons Baisers de Fort-de-France by Cracbooms

40Shot My Baby For Christmas by The Vaudevilles

41Sleigh Ride by K.T. Tunstall

42December the 25th by Cast of Scrooge

43Jingle Hell by Christopher Lee and Li Li

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Musical Thingarium 12.14.17

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Christmas 2017 Part 1

1A Girl Named Noel by Jim Nabors

2Sweet Christmas by Shonen Knife

3New Christmas Hymn by The Minus 5

4Merry Christmas Marie by Red Sleeping Beauty

5It’s Christmas Day by The Cosmonauts

6God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen by Bright Eyes

7C’Mon Dance With Santa Claus by The Micragirls

8Christmas on Riverside Drive (remix) by Kid Creole and the Coconuts

9I Don’t Intend To Spend Christmas Without You by Margo Guryan

10Sleigh Ride by Lio

11We Want A Superstar For Christmas by The Angels of Islington

12Silent Night by Joan Jett

13Stop the Revelry by Shrag

14Scrooge by The Ventures

15The Drumpf by Scarborough

16Xmas Commercial Blues by Nancy Lee, Al Johnson and Soul-Jers

17It Was Christmas that Killed Us by Hearts!Attack

18Naughty Naughty Children by Grace Potter

19It’s Christmas by Jimmy Wakely

20The Winter Song by Tex Williams

21I Won’t Decorate Your Christmas Tree by Loretta Lynn

22I’m Gonna Tell Santa Claus On You by Faron Young

23Christmas Dinner by Tennessee Ernie Ford

24Six Tons of Toys by Dave Dudley

25That Christmasy Feeling by Johnny Cash

26Santa Claus and Popcorn by Merle Haggard

27Santa’s Gonna Come in a Stagecoach by Buck Owens

28Please Daddy Don’t Get Drunk This Christmas by The Decemberists

29Christmas in Australia by Frank Sidebottom

30Mr. Santa Claus by Sydney Heller

31It’s Christmas and Everything’s Wrong by Man of Arms

32Please Don’t Send Me Fruitcake by The Von Trapp Children

33Christmas Morning The Rum Had Me Yawning by Lord Beginner

34Party For Santa Claus by Lord Nelson

35Looking For Me Santa Claus by Sam Manning

36Bring De Scotch For Christmas by Lord Kitchener

37December 24th by Quelles Paroles

38Jingle My Bells by The Boy Least Likely To

39A Christmas Number One by The 10p Mixes

40Jolakotturinn by Bjork

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Musical Thingarium 12.08.17

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Kid singers and other nonsense

(not the original broadcast – the playlist has been reproduced on this podcast)

1Little Girls Are Fun by Jimmy Osmond

2Music Department by “A” Ukuleles of Halifax

3Another One Bites The Dust by Chapparal High School Surrey Singers

4Great Jubilation by Conti Family

5Love The Way You Do by DeFranco Family

6Stessa Spiaggia Stesso Mare by Piccola Pupa

7Merry-Go-Round by The Brady Kids

8Sunday Will Never Be The Same by The Christian Minstrels

9Heart of the Country by The Greater Bostonians

10Saturday Night by Langley Schools Music Project

11Echo of the Angels by The Little Angels

12Yesterday’s Sunshine by Julie Budd

13Gimme Gimme Gimme Gimme Gimme Your Love by The Teens

14Alta Mira by Bjork

15Blast Off by Kristy and Jimmy McNichol

16If I Could Be A Sailorman by Heintje

17Hands Off by Lena Zavaroni

18Good Morning Starshine by Jamie Redfern

19La Mer by Rene Simard

20All Over The World by Chapparal High School Surrey Singers

21Lemon Incest by Serge Gainsbourg and Charlotte Gainsbourg

22Listen To The Band by Jim Nabors

23Baretta’s Theme by Dag Spantell

24True Love Is On Its Way by Kaptain Kool and the Kongs

25Safari by Peter Cowap

26Cigarettes, Women and Wine by Chicory Tip

27Mama Told Me by Fantastique

28Roller Boogie by Bisquit

29Sing To Me Mama by Karen Cheryl

30You Make Me Feel The Fire by Claudja Berry

31Daddy-O by Veronica Unlimited

32Frankenstein Meets Alpha 7 by The Vampires of Dartmoore

33The Big Search by George Garanian

34Dil Dil Guitar by Nahid Akhtar

35Get Smart by Bob Crane

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Musical Thingarium 11.30.17


The music of 2017

I Left My Body by They Might Be Giants

Killing Karma by Sol Heilo

Bone China Face by Teleman

Billy Boel by Imitating Aeroplanes

Semicircle Song by The Go Team

Get Em Up by The Derevolutions

Lollipop (Ode to Jim) by Alvvays

Radio Girl by Pi Ja Ma

Cure For Today by Arts & Leisure

10 Post Office Girl by Mini Dresses

11 Oh George by Peaness

12 Biblically Speaking by The Just Joans

13 Night Song by The Lemon Twigs

14 I Own A Crown by House Sparrow

15 Girlhood by The Preatures

16 Money by Caroline Rose

17 Brothers by Randy Newman

18 Nos levres retournees by Maude Audet

19 Poff Poff by Mon Deux Saignour

20 Judy by Momus

21 Come Meh Way by Sudan Archives

22 Sa Hjartans Garna by Vasa Flora Och Fauna

23 Lubie by Bovska

24 The Next Time We Wed by The Fratellis

25 Sorry Is Gone by Jessica Lee Mayfield

26 Vamos to the Beach by Las Cafeteras

27 Stockholm by Laura Cortese and the Dance Cards

28 Canadian Ranger by Fitness Forever

29 Future by Ayla

30 Spill by Amy O

31 I Don’t Want To Die Alone by Chelsea Williams

32 Orgie de goblins sous Champignons Hallucigenes by La Femme

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Musical Thingarium 11.16.17


All 1989 show!

1Wobbly Jelly by Cud

2Garden of Earthly Delights by XTC

3Eardrum Buzz by Wire

4Hot Meat by The Sugarcubes

5Disappointed by Public Image Ltd

6Wise Up Sucker by Pop Will Eat Itself

7The Bartender’s Song by Mighty Mighty Bosstones

8Pas assez de toi by Mano Negra

9Club Mekon by Mekons

10Walking Talking Johnny Cash Blues by The Godfathers

11Rosemary by Bad Manners

12King of the Bayou by Joe Strummer

13Pads Paws and Claws by Elvis Costello

14Fat by Violent Femmes

15Valerie by Marshall Crenshaw

16Night Train to Lorca by The Pogues

17Pictures of Matchstick Men by Camper Van Beethoven

18The Perfect Cut (Canned Music) by Negativland

19No Big Deal by Love and Rockets

20Untiedundone by The Creatures

21Bushfire by The B-52s

22Manta Ray by Pixies

23Johnny Ryall by Beastie Boys

24Jesus What A Jerk by The Verlaines

25Palisade Park by Ramones

26All The Way Down by The Primitives

27Clowns by Too Much Joy

28Picture Book by Young Fresh Fellows

29The Flickering Wall by Ian McCulloch

30Rockin Back Inside My Heart by Julee Cruise

31Rocket’s Tail by Kate Bush

32Loco de Amor by David Byrne

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