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Playlist 21 April

Mickey Bradley | 09:24 UK time, Friday, 22 April 2011

It's twenty years since the death of Johnny Thunders in a hotel in New Orleans. Even with his reputation, it was still a shock to read about it two days later in a newspaper (this was pre-internet immediacy). Two records to mark his passing, although I would have been tempted to sprinkle more New York Dolls songs through the show. Also an appearance of an actual new CD. The Outcasts have had some of their live performances from a club in Lyon, France collected by Spit Records. 'Seven Deadly Sins' has a touch of rockabilly to it , which is always welcome round our way. The photographs still frighten me though. There's also a nice example to prove the point that there's more to Question Mark and the Mysterians than '96 Tears'.

Heartbreakers - Born To Lose
Fleshtones - Whats So New About You ?
Sham 69 - Tell Us The Truth
Nicky & The Dots - Never Been So Stuck
Crime - Murder By Guitar
Penetration - Life’s A Gamble
Johnny Thunders - Treat Her Right
Television - The Dream’s Dream
Jimmy Vigtone - When The Radio’s On
Lilettes - Hey Operator
? & The Mysterians - Don’t Break This Heart Of Mine
Outcasts - Seven Deadly Sins
The Goat That Went Omm  - The Pirate Song
Farmers Boys - Drinking And Dressing Up
Nick Lowe - So It Goes

 

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