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Playlist 2 June

Mickey Bradley | 01:58 UK time, Friday, 3 June 2011

Tonight’s show was recorded in a hotel room in Las Vegas. Other people have done much more adventurous things in hotel rooms in Vegas in the early hours of the morning but I have a radio show to do.  Even though its Las Vegas, the theme is Californian punk, as that’s the state I find myself in most days this week. Undertones related business.  See earlier posting.
The records start with The Dead Kennedys and their version of the Nevada city’s anthem which is possibly one of my favourite DK records. They’re from San Francisco, where I left a really good coat in the back of a taxi.  If Jello Biafra finds it could he contact the show? Or he could do a version of ‘I Lost My Coat In San Francisco’
 Los Angeles features via the Doors and X, with the common theme of Ray Manzarek, playing organ in the former and producing the latter. Add to that the bowling suggestion by Camper Van Beethoven and we’ve the basis of a half decent show. Back to Blighty punk next week.  Colder, greyer and, arguably, cooler.

Dead Kennedys -Viva Las Vegas
Descendents – I’m Not A Punk
X - Los Angeles
Aurora Pushups - Victims Of Terrorism
Go-Gos - Skidmarks On My Heart
Germs – Lexicon Devil
Dickies – I’m OK, You’re OK
Spats – She Done Moved
Flipper – Way Of The World
Black Flag – Nervous Breakdown
Standells – Riot On Sunset Strip
Avengers – We Are The One
Flaming Groovies – Teenage Head            
Doors – Love Her Madly
Rhino 39 – Prolixin Stomp
Camper Van Beethoven – Take The Skinheads Bowling


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