Month: May 2014

CLA Radio 05/09/14: Power Pop

The next ConservativeLA Radio show (on Duane FM in the Hughniverse, Friday, 05/09) will explore Power Pop and suchlike forms. Lots of great, perky music! Hope you can stop by, listen to the show, and join us in chat! Spoiler Set List: XTC: Life Begins at the Hop The Jam: Down in the Tube Station At Midnight Cheap Trick: Come On, Come On 20/20: Yellow Pills The Vapors: Turning Japanese XTC: Helicopter The Move: Brontosaurus Bad Finger: No Matter What The Kinks: Victoria The Who: I’m a Boy Slade: Mama Weer All Crazee Now The Raspberries: Go All the Way The Outsiders: Time Won’t Let Me The Smithereens: Behind the Wall Of Sleep Nick Lowe: Rollers Show The Jam: Man In the Corner Shop The Plimsouls: A...

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Cracks In the Great Stone-Wall of Obama

I was sitting in the dark, in the shadow of the Great Stone-Wall of Obama. Over years, the wall had grown to encompass the Washington beltway. It grew in height, eclipsing even the spire of the Washington Monument. It was guarded by the three branches of government.  Any who tried to breach the wall were simply crushed, by whatever means necessary. Suddenly, I felt a low rumble, like an earthquake. The wall shook. A crack began to appear in the wall. Then another. The crack spread. It began to branch out. What’s that I hear? Select Committee? Gowdy? McCarthy? It...

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CLA Radio 05/02/14: Mostly Harmony, Mostly Gospel

The next ConservativeLA Radio show (on Duane FM in the Hughniverse, Friday, 05/02) will concern itself with harmony and/or gospel. So there! Hope you can stop by, listen to the show, and join us in chat! Spoiler Set List: Jim Lauderdale and Ralph Stanley: Deep Well of Sadness The Delmore Brothers: Don’t You See That Train Paul Simon and Ladysmith Black Mambazo: Homeless The Beatles: And Your Bird Can Sing Jim and Jesse: When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again The Blue Sky Boys: Are You From Dixie Bob Paisley & Southern Grass: Darlin’ Nellie Across the Sea Ladysmith Black Mambazo: Rain, Rain, Beautiful Rain The Stanley Brothers: When the Savior Reached Down Santa Cruz Shape...

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