The Big Takeover Show - Number 289 - August 3, 2020 - Homebound Edition XX

The Big Takeover Show – Number 289 – August 3, 2020 – Homebound Edition XX

This week, after a small bit of 1970 Shocking Blue: brand new Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Rifles, Hoops, Wolfhounds, and Christopher Paul Stelling, plus The Coasters, Lemon Pipers, (Little) Jimmy Dickens, Buffalo Springfield, Stan Getz & Charlie B…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 288 - July 27, 2020 - Homebound Edition XIX

The Big Takeover Show – Number 288 – July 27, 2020 – Homebound Edition XIX

This week, after a refrain of 1972 Neil Young: brand new Bob Mould, Jeffrey N Pezzati, Flower, Willie Nelson, Black Watch, and Shirley Collins, plus The Fenmen (with Jimmy Page), Sonny Boy Williamson [II], The 1st Battalion of The Black Watch, The Move…

The Big Takeover Show – Number 287 – July 20, 2020 – Homebound Edition XVIII

The Big Takeover Show – Number 287 – July 20, 2020 – Homebound Edition XVIII

This week, after a short tribute to 1966 Left Banke: brand new Beths, Doves, Cut Worms, David Newtown, Wolfhounds, and Toots & the Maytals, plus The Who, Lovin’ Spoonful, Everly Brothers, Charlie Rich, Paul Revere & the Raiders, and The Eyes; and R.I.P…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 286 - July 13, 2020 - Homebound Edition XVII

The Big Takeover Show – Number 286 – July 13, 2020 – Homebound Edition XVII

This week, after a refrain of 1964 Del Shannon: brand new Rifles, Cloud Nothings, Successful Failures, Joe Pernice, Snowgoose, and Guided By Voices, plus Procol Harum, The Electric Banana (Pretty Things), Johnny Cash (and June Carter Cash), Johnnie Tay…

The Big Takeover Show – Number 285 - July 6, 2020 - Homebound Edition XVI

The Big Takeover Show – Number 285 – July 6, 2020 – Homebound Edition XVI

This week, after little Jim sings and plays a 1972 Badfinger classic: brand new Toots & the Maytals, Archers of Loaf, Shirley Collins, Coriky, Jayhawks, and Tobin Sprout, plus Harry Nilsson, The Hollies, The Chantays, Inez & Charlie Foxx, Haske…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 284 - June 29, 2020 - Homebound Edition XV

The Big Takeover Show – Number 284 – June 29, 2020 – Homebound Edition XV

This week, after little Jim helps on a 1969 Beatles remembrance: brand new Sensible Gray Cells, Joe Pernice, Mikal Cronin, Bright Eyes, Nada Surf, and Grant Lee Phillips, plus The Creation, Pentangle, Gene Autry, Mississippi John Hurt, Rolling Stones, …

The Big Takeover Show - Number 283 - June 22, 2020 - Homebound Edition XIV

The Big Takeover Show – Number 283 – June 22, 2020 – Homebound Edition XIV

This week, after a tiny 1966 The Who slice: brand new Joe Pernice, Doves, Secret Shine, Tobin Sprout, Beths, and Willie Nelson, plus Lovin’ Spoonful, Louis Armstrong, Nancy Sinatra, Isley Brothers, Billy Walker, and Burl Ives; and R.I.P. Vera Lynn (191…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 282 - June 15, 2020 - Homebound Edition XIII

The Big Takeover Show – Number 282 – June 15, 2020 – Homebound Edition XIII

This week, after a small 1977 Saints protest: brand new Flower, Pointed Sticks, Fontaines D.C., Cut Worms, Loveblind, and Vince Melouney, plus Iggy Pop (with David Bowie), The Move, Melanie, Paul Revere & the Radiers, Lefty Frizzell, and Benny Goodman …

The Big Takeover Show - Number 281 - June 8, 2020 - Homebound Edition XII

The Big Takeover Show – Number 281 – June 8, 2020 – Homebound Edition XII

This week, after a little 1978 Clash via 1863: brand new Bob Mould, Pleasure Heads, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, The Clientele, Shirley Collins and Sciflyer, plus Solomon Burke, Mike Nesmith & the 1st National Band, Righteous Flames, Fats Waller, T…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 280 - June 1, 2020 - Homebound Edition XI

The Big Takeover Show – Number 280 – June 1, 2020 – Homebound Edition XI

This week, after a tiny bitta 1963 Bob Dylan: brand new Sunshine Boys, Rifles, Guided by Voices, Best Coast, Bright Eyes and Crushed Beaks, plus The Rutles, Barry Gibb, Pee Wee Crayton, Beatles, Aretha Franklin, and The Byrds; and R.I.P. Pretty Things …

The Big Takeover Show - Number 279 - May 25, 2020 - Homebound Edition X

The Big Takeover Show – Number 279 – May 25, 2020 – Homebound Edition X

This week, after a lil’ 1952 Jo Stafford/Patti Page torch: brand new Fountains of Wayne with Sharon Van Etten, Real Estate, Tanya Donelly & the Parkington Sisters, L7 with Joan Jett, Wilco, and Eddie Current Suppression Ring, plus Them, Gregory Isaacs,…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 278 - May 18, 2020 - Homebound Edition IX

The Big Takeover Show – Number 278 – May 18, 2020 – Homebound Edition IX

This week, after a little 1978 John Lennon: brand new Beths, Bright Eyes, Fontaines D.C., No Age, Aqua Bats, and Jayhawks, plus King Tubby, Barry Gibb, Flying Burrito Brothers, Fourmyula, Buck Owens, and Vera Lynn; and R.I.P. Pretty Things singer Phil …

The Big Takeover Show - Number 277 - May 11, 2020 - Homebound Edition VIII

The Big Takeover Show – Number 277 – May 11, 2020 – Homebound Edition VIII

This week, after a 1959 Little Richard trill: brand new Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Proper Ornaments, The On and Ons, No Joy, A Girl Called Eddy, and Sneaky Feelings, plus The Move, Pink Floyd, Bobby Helms, The Smothers Brothers & George Segal, Bo…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 276 - May 4, 2020 - Homebound Edition VII

The Big Takeover Show – Number 276 – May 4, 2020 – Homebound Edition VII

This week, after a snatch of 1996 Mutton Birds: brand new Real Estate, Slowness, Stephen Fellows, Fawns of Love, A Girl Called Eddy, and Black Watch, plus Keith Hudson, Ozzie Nelson, Tom Paxton, David Bowie, Tammy Wynette, and Donovan

The Big Takeover Show - Number 275 - April 27, 2020 - Homebound Edition VI

The Big Takeover Show – Number 275 – April 27, 2020 – Homebound Edition VI

This week, after a small refrain of 1952 Hank Williams Sr.: brand new The Rifles, 999, Sneaky Feelings, Bye Bye Blackbirds, Car Seat Headrest, and D.O.A., plus Love, Darlene Love, Skeeter Davis, (Big) Joe Turner and Orchestra, Cowsills, and Buffy St. M…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 274 - April 20, 2020 - Homebound Edition V

The Big Takeover Show – Number 274 – April 20, 2020 – Homebound Edition V

This week, after a little 1966 Simon and Garfunkel: brand new The Beths, Black Watch, Pretenders, Dream Syndicate, Hazel English, and Film School, plus Barbara Lynn, Rolling Stones, Manfred Mann, Astrud Gilberto, Bobby Bare Sr., and Lee Perry; and R.I….

The Big Takeover Show - Number 273 - April 13, 2020 - Homebound Edition IV

The Big Takeover Show – Number 273 – April 13, 2020 – Homebound Edition IV

This week, after some 1970 Neil Young: brand new Sunshine Boys, Christopher Paul Stelling, Fawns of Love/Robin Guthrie, Dropkick, Lions of the Interstate, and Guided by Voices, plus Mary Wells, Jefferson Airplane, Slim Whitman, The Liverbirds, and Fran…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 272 - April 6, 2020 - Homebound Edition III

The Big Takeover Show – Number 272 – April 6, 2020 – Homebound Edition III

This week, after some somber 2006 Death Cab For Cutie: brand new Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Devon Williams, Martin Frawley, Nada Surf, Peter Baldrachi, and Ben Gibbard, plus Monkees, Wailers (Jamaica), John Prine, Pete Townshend and live Beatles;…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 271 - March 30, 2020 - Homebound Edition II

The Big Takeover Show – Number 271 – March 30, 2020 – Homebound Edition II

This week, after a snippet of 1978 John Lennon longing in troubled times: brand new Bright Eyes, Nap Eyes, Pretenders, Ringo Deathstarr, Car Seat Headrest, and GREEN/ BLUE, plus Martha & the Vandellas, Bunny Wailer, Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazelwood, Roger…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 270 - March 23, 2020 - Homebound Edition

The Big Takeover Show – Number 270 – March 23, 2020 – Homebound Edition

This week, after a snatch of 1952 Lloyd Price: brand new Lickerish Quartet, Psychedelic Furs, Fast Camels, Snowgoose, Willie Nelson, and Moaning, plus Lefty Frizzell, Small Faces, Frank Wilson, Ernie K. Doe, Eric Humpty Dumpty Morris, and Paul Robeson …

The Big Takeover Show - Number 269 - March 16, 2020 - Special Birthday Edition!

The Big Takeover Show – Number 269 – March 16, 2020 – Special Birthday Edition!

This week, after Jim & Caroline wish their dad happy birthday: brand new Peel Dream Magazine, Moving Targets, Martin Frawley, Pale Lights, Fur Coats, and Fake Laugh, plus Curtis Mayfield, Easybeats, Dick Dale, Link Wray, George Jones, and Screaming Jay…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 268 - March 9, 2020

The Big Takeover Show – Number 268 – March 9, 2020

This week, after some 1983 Into the Unknown Bad Religion trilling(!): brand new Tobin Sprout, Dead Horse One, Nada Surf, Possible Humans, Guided by Voices, and Proper, plus Arthur Alexander, Kitty Wells, Chambers Brothers, Mamas and the Papas, Bee Gees…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 267 - March 2, 2020

The Big Takeover Show – Number 267 – March 2, 2020

This week, after a small 1966 Small Faces slice: brand new Real Estate, Best Coast, Dropkick, Eyelids, Persian Leaps, and Joy Cleaner, plus Badfinger, Ray Charles, Hank Williams (Sr.), Fats Domino, Lovin’ Spoonful, and Martin Carthy

The Big Takeover Show - Number 266 - February 24, 2020

The Big Takeover Show – Number 266 – February 24, 2020

This week, after a 1962 George Jones refrain: brand new Ringo Deathstarr, Guided by Voices, Archers of Loaf, Willie Nelson, Christopher Paul Stelling, and Jehnny Beth, plus Johnny Burnette & the Rock ’n’ Roll Trio, The Beatles, Charlie Patton, Vince Ta…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 265 - February 17, 2020

The Big Takeover Show – Number 265 – February 17, 2020

This week, after a little 1959 Connie Francis schmaltz: brand new Rocketship, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Black Watch, Buzzcocks, Un.Real, and Hot Snakes, plus Pretty Things, Chuck Berry, George Harrison, Tim Hardin, Faron Young, and Marianne Fait…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 264 - February 10, 2020

The Big Takeover Show – Number 264 – February 10, 2020

This week, after some 1958 Esquerita: brand new Dropkick, Flyying Colours, Nada Surf, Best Coast, Film School, and Wire, plus Bo Diddley, Prince Buster, Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, Richard Farina, Webb Pierce, and The Smoke; also R.I.P. Straitjacke…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 263 - February 3, 2020

The Big Takeover Show – Number 263 – February 3, 2020

This week, after new, choice words for a 1960 Crickets Classic: brand new Gallerys, Jeanines, Dead Horse One, Close Lobsters, The Who, and Peel Dream Magazine, plus Marvin Gaye, Tom T Hall, Pete Seeger, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Joni Mitchell, and Leslie G…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 262 - January 27, 2020

The Big Takeover Show – Number 262 – January 27, 2020

This week, after a 1995 GBV remembrance: brand new Guided By Voices (WORLD PREMIERE!), Dropkick, Wire, Muffs, Lil’ Smokies, and Juliana Hatfield, plus Slade, Wee Four, David Bowie, Mary Wells, The Upsetters and Willie Nelson; also R.I.P. Terry Jones (1…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 261 - January 20, 2020

The Big Takeover Show – Number 261 – January 20, 2020

This week, after a 1996 Rutles tribute to leader Neil Innes (1944-2019): brand new Wolf Parade, Fast Camels, Wire, Stephen Fellows, A Girl Called Eddy, and Christopher Paul Stelling, plus Nico, Four Tops, Bert Jansch, Dillinger, Buckinghams and Link Wr…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 260 – January 13, 2020 – Happy New Year! The Best of 2019 Lookback Countdown Show, Part 2

The Big Takeover Show – Number 260 – January 13, 2020 – Happy New Year! The Best of 2019 Lookback Countdown Show, Part 2

This week, after a 2002 Black Watch remembrance: The Best of 2019 Lookback Countdown Show, Part 2 of 2! One song each from the 50 best albums (25-1) and 10 best stand alone singles and EPs (5-1) of last year! Enjoy! And happy new year!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 259 – January 6, 2020 – Happy New Year! The Best of 2019 Lookback Countdown Show, Part 1!

The Big Takeover Show – Number 259 – January 6, 2020 – Happy New Year! The Best of 2019 Lookback Countdown Show, Part 1!

This week, after a 1788 Robert Burns poem turned New Year’s staple: The Best of 2019 Lookback Countdown Show, Part 1! One song each from the 50 best albums (50-26) and 10 best stand alone singles and EPs (10-5) of last year! (Concludes next week.) Enjo…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 258 - December 30, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 258 – December 30, 2019

This week, after a 1947 New Year’s query: brand new The Muffs, The Who, Foxhall Stacks, The Aints!, Thigh Master, and Jeanines, plus LaVern Baker, Johnny Cash & June Carter Cash, Cliff Richard & the Shadows, Otis Redding & Carla Thomas, The Beatles, an…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 257 - December 23, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 257 – December 23, 2019

This week, after Jim’s lends a 1965 Vince Guaraldi croon: brand new Shins, Eyelids (with Peter Buck), T.S.O.L., Mikal Cronin, Mini Meltdowns, and Black Watch, plus Simon & Garfunkel, Wizzard, Jimmy Durante, Johnny Preston, Allen Sherman, and George Jon…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 256 - December 16, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 256 – December 16, 2019

This week, after a 1935 Johnny Mercer croon: brand new Nada Surf, The Who, Young Guv, Comet Gain, Guided By Voices, and Futureheads, plus Joe Cocker, The Beatles, Cliff Richard & The Shadows, Toots & the Maytals, Fats Waller & His Rhythm, and Gene Autry

The Big Takeover Show - Number 255 - December 9, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 255 – December 9, 2019

This week, after a 1979 Wire refrain: brand new Pernice Brothers, Flyying Colours, Proper Ornaments, Fake Laugh, Hinds, and Peel Dream Magazine, plus The Tremeloes, The Coasters, Petula Clark, Larry Williams & Johny “Guitar” Watson, Ernest Tubb & the Texas Troubadours, and Dean Martin & Frank Sinatra

The Big Takeover Show - Number 254 - December 2, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 254 – December 2, 2019

This week, after some 1928 Jimmie Rodgers: brand new The Who, Gallerys, Drive By Truckers, Paul McCartney, Vivian Girls, and Guided By Voices, plus Johnny Rivers, Gene Clark, Jackie Wilson, Anne Briggs, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Buck Owens & His Buckaroos

The Big Takeover Show - Number 253 - November 25, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 253 – November 25, 2019

This week, after a little 1982 Ruts D.C.: brand new Nada Surf, Black Watch, Magic Shoppe, Innocence Mission, and Rocketship, plus Mark Four (The Creation), Mad Professor, Joni Mitchell, Roy Orbison & the Teen Kings, Gil Scott-Heron, and Eddy Arnold & His Tennessee Plowboys; plus a Guest DJ Slot by BT’s own Matt Berlyant

The Big Takeover Show - Number 252 - November 18, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 252 – November 18, 2019

This week, after a snatch of the 1978 Saints: brand new The Aints, Shambolics, Jesse Malin, Pernice Brothers, and Foxhall Stacks, plus Gene Chandler, Culture, Bo Diddley, Bobby Bland, early Tony Orlando, and Porter Wagoner

The Big Takeover Show - Number 251 - November 11, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 251 – November 11, 2019

This week, after little Jim sings a little 1964 Beatles gem: brand new Wire, Shambolics, Damned, Dead Horse One, and A Girl Called Eddy, plus Helen Shapiro, “Little” Jimmy Dickens, Prince Far I, Sandy Denny, The Beatles, and Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass

The Big Takeover Show - Number 250 - November 4, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 250 – November 4, 2019

This week, after a 1978 Clash bookmark: brand new Rocketship, Static Daydream, GospelbeacH, Schizophonics, and Foxhall Stacks, plus Lefty Frizzell, Eddie Cochran, James Brown & the Famous Flames, Stone Ponys, Misty in Roots, and Neil Hefti & His Orchestra and Chorus

The Big Takeover Show - Number 249 - October 28, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 249 – October 28, 2019

This week, after a 1966 Who homage: brand new The Aints, Versus, Pernice Brothers, Shambolics, and The Who, plus Marvin Gaye, Jimmie Rodgers, Johnny Kidd & the Pirates, Jackson C. Frank, Mose Allison, and The Beatles

The Big Takeover Show - Number 248 - October 21, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 248 – October 21, 2019

This week, after a 1961 Allen Toussaint/Ernie K. Doe look-back: brand new Rocketship, Pernice Brothers, Schizophonics, Ride, and Black Swan Lane, plus Horace Andy, The Yardbirds, Bridget St. John, David Bowie, Carl Smith, and The Beatles; and R.I.P. The Muffs’ Kim Shattuck, 56

The Big Takeover Show - Number 247 - October 14, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 247 – October 14, 2019

This week, after a 2006 Sloan remembrance: brand new DIIV, Michael Stipe, Lake Ruth , Versus, and GospelbeacH, plus Marvelettes, Neil Young, Moby Grape, The Kinks, The Hollies, and Derrick Morgan; and R.I.P. Ed Ackerson, age 54, Ginger Baker, age 80, a…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 246 - October 7, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 246 – October 7, 2019

This week, after a 1982 Damned memorial song: brand new Robyn Hitchcock & Andy Partridge, Iggy Pop, Tacocat, Latvian Radio, and Pernice Brothers, plus Small Faces, Del Shannon, Syd Barrett, Dickie Goodman, Wailing Souls, and James Brown & the Famous Flames; and R.I.P. The Muffs Kim Shattuck, 56 (1963-2019), and Eddie & the Hot Rods’ Barrie Masters, 63

The Big Takeover Show - Number 245 - September 30, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 245 – September 30, 2019

This week, after a 1967 Hollies/Graham Nash recollection: brand new DIIV, Wedding Present, New Pornographers, Hollie Cook, and Bad Religion, plus Frankie Ford, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Connie Smith, Little Willie John, Bobby Helms, and Louis Armstron…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 244 - September 23, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 244 – September 23, 2019

This week, after a 1952 Hank Williams trill: brand new The Muffs, Wilco, Successful Failures, Ride, and Vivian Girls, plus The Who, Prince Far I & Culture, Graham Nash, Paul Revere & the Raiders, Don Gibson and The Beach Boys; and R.I.P. Larry Wallis (1949-2019), and The Cars’ Ric Ocasek, 75 (1944-2019)

The Big Takeover Show - Number 243 - September 16, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 243 – September 16, 2019

This week, after a 1967 Paul Revere & the Raiders remembrance: brand new Bob Mould, Pernice Brothers, Shambolics, Belle & Sebastian, and New Model Army, plus The Kinks, Perk Badger, Graham Nash, Techniques, Pee Wee King & His Golden West Cowboys, and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

The Big Takeover Show - Number 242 - September 9, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 242 – September 9, 2019

This week, after a 1994 Ride flavor: brand new Pernice Brothers, New Model Army, Chrissie Hynde, Ride, and Neil Young, plus Lovin’ Spoonful, John Barry Orchestra, Bob Dylan, Jim Reeves, Etta James, and Antonio Carlos Jobim

The Big Takeover Show - Number 241 - September 2, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 241 – September 2, 2019

This week, after a 1990 Bad Religion snippet: brand new New Model Army, Muffs, New Pornographers, Wedding Present, GospelbeacH, and Guided by Voices, plus The Kinks, Carl Perkins, The Dovers, Peter, Paul & Mary, Barbara Lynn, and Marty Robbins

The Big Takeover Show - Number 240 - August 26, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 240 – August 26, 2019

This week, after a 1983 Social Distortion refrain: brand new Ride, Joy Formidable, Versus, Death Cab For Cutie, Amanda Palmer, and DIIV, plus Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, Moody Blues, Everly Brothers, Fourmyula, West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band, and Hank Williams Sr.

The Big Takeover Show - Number 239 - August 19, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 239 – August 19, 2019

This week, after a snatch of 1979 The Last: brand new Ride, GospelbeacH, Vivian Girls, Deniz Tek & the Godoys, Donovan’s Brain, and Allah Las, plus Louis Armstrong & Oscar Peterson, Buffalo Springfield, Screamin’ Jay Hawkins, The Beatles, Sonny Boy Williamson (II), and Country Joe McDonald

The Big Takeover Show - Number 238 - August 12, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 238 – August 12, 2019

This week, after a mini 1951 Sonny Boy Williamson remembrance: brand new New Pornographers, Peter Holsapple, Quivers, Fontaines D.C., Tony Molina, and Overly Polite Tornados, plus Little Richard, Love, Paul Revere & the Raiders, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Spade Cooley & His Orchestra, and The Byrds; and R.I.P. Nicky Wonder of The Wondermints and Brian Wilson Band (1960-2019) and Silver Jews’ David Berman (1967-2019)

The Big Takeover Show - Number 237 - August 5, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 237 – August 5, 2019

This week, after a lil’ 1968 Bee Gees trill: brand new New Model Army, Longwave, DIIV, Wedding Present, Death Cab For Cutie, and Allah Las, plus Rod Argent & Chris White, Bert Jansch, Beatles, Cheech & Chong, Eddy Arnold, and Arthur Alexander; and R.I.P. The Celibate Rifles singer Damian Lovelock, 1954-2019 and Art Neville, 1937-2019

The Big Takeover Show - Number 236 - July 29, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 236 – July 29, 2019

This week, after a 1991 Billy Bragg refrain: brand new Vivian Girls, Versus, Steve Gunn, Slowness, Tony Molina, and David Kilgour, plus Electric Light Orchestra, Allen Toussaint, Chris Montez, Jan & Dean, Larry Williams, and Tex Williams

The Big Takeover Show - Number 235 - July 22, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 235 – July 22, 2019

This week, after a bitta 1967 Byrds: brand new Ride, Redd Kross, Wilco, Frankie Cosmos, CamelPhat & Jake Bugg, and Sleater-Kinney, plus The Beatles, Ray Price, Lord Tanamo, David Bowie, Isley Brothers, and Tim Buckley

The Big Takeover Show - Number 234 - July 15, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 234 – July 15, 2019

This week, after a small slice of 1967 Buckinghams: brand new Ride, Sebadoh, Quivers, Doug Tuttle, Black Watch, and Silver Bars, plus Fats Domino, Wilson Pickett, Cannonball Adderley, Dionne Warwick, The Zombies, and Montie Montana Jr. & His Wranglers

The Big Takeover Show - Number 233 - July 8, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 233 – July 8, 2019

This week, after Jim warbles a little 1980 The Jam: brand new Versus, Belle & Sebastian, Duncan Lloyd, The Minus 5, Bad Religion, and Toots & the Maytals, plus James Brown, Roy Wood, Tex Ritter & His Texans, The Action, Johnny Cash, and Flash and the Pan; and R.I.P. João Gilberto, 1931-2019

The Big Takeover Show - Number 232 - July 1, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 232 – July 1, 2019

This week, after a little 1957 Everly Brothers: brand new Sleater-Kinney, Lisa Mychols, Black Watch, Aldous Harding. Peter Perrett, and Willie Nelson, plus Smiley Lewis, The Paragons and U-Roy, Big Bill Broonzy, The Equals, Elton John, Bobby Goldsboro,…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 231 - June 24, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 231 – June 24, 2019

This week, after a small slice of 1984 Grant Hart/Hüsker Dü: brand new Emily Fairlight, Slowness, Fontaines D.C., Doug Tuttle, Peel Dream Magazine, and Bad Religion, plus Jerry Lee Lewis, George Harrison, Moody Blues, Temptations, Anne Briggs, Dilinger, and Ozzie Nelson & His Orchestra

The Big Takeover Show - Number 230 - June17, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 230 – June17, 2019

This week, after a bitta 1935 Ella Fitzgerald meets The Mills Brothers: brand new Jeanines, Black Watch, Flower, Interpol, Peter Perrett, Jesse Malin (with Lucinda Williams), and Sebadoh, plus Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps, The Beatles, Dave Bartholomew, Blind Willie McTell, and Colin Blunstone

The Big Takeover Show - Number 229 - June 10, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 229 – June 10, 2019

This week, after a snatch of 1966 Rolling Stones: brand new Slowness, Doug Tuttle, Bad Religion, Successful Failures, Ocean Blue, Willie Nelson, and Altin Gün, plus Esquerita, The Beatles, The Doors, The Cyrkle, and Louis Jordan; and R.I.P. Roky Erickson, 1947-2019, and Dr. John, 1941-2019

The Big Takeover Show - Number 228 - June 3, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 228 – June 3, 2019

This week, after a small refrain of 1950 Ed McCurdy: brand new Flower, Dream Syndicate, Mythological Horses, Proper Ornaments, Tacocat, Danny & the Doorknobs, and Bob Mould, plus The Who, Tommy Quickly, Tom Paxton, Keith Hudson, The Poppy Family, and Jerry Lee Lewis; and R.I.P. Roky Erickson, 1947-2019, and Leon Redbone, 1949-2019

The Big Takeover Show - Number 227 - May 27, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 227 – May 27, 2019

This week, after little Jim sings some 1981 Undertones: brand new Jane Weaver, Sebadoh, Shana Cleveland, Bad Religion, Specials, The K’s, and The Illicits, plus Ray Charles, Fourmyula, The Shadows, Pee Wee King, Yvonne Fair & James Brown Band, and Vashti Bunyon

The Big Takeover Show - Number 226 - May 20, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 226 – May 20, 2019

This week, after a slice of 1956 Little Jimmy Dickens: brand new Successful Failures, Idlewild, Versus Robert Forster, Weyes Blood, Tacocat, and Joe Jackson, plus The Bee Gees, Andrew Gold, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Son House, Lulu, and Chuck Berry; and R….

The Big Takeover Show - Number 225 - May 13, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 225 – May 13, 2019

This week, after a thread of 1964 The Seekers: brand new Ride, Bad Religion, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Slowness, Danny & the Doorknobs, and Willie Nelson, plus The Creation, Sandy Denny, Neil Young & Crazy Horse, The Peppermint Rainbow, Slim Smith & the Uniques, and Paul McCartney

The Big Takeover Show - Number 224 - May 6, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 224 – May 6, 2019

This week, after a snippet of 1961 Arthur Alexander: brand new Fontaines D.C., Tacocat, Sleeper, Swervedriver, Proper Ornaments, and Guided by Voices, plus Paul Revere & the Raiders, The Ventures, Emitt Rhodes, Skip James, The Beatles, and Carl Perkins

The Big Takeover Show - Number 223 - April 29, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 223 – April 29, 2019

This week, after a refrain of 1958 Chuck Willis: brand new The Black Watch, Specials, New Age Healers, Mythological Horses, Jet Black, and Bob Mould, plus Syd Barrett, Kansas Joe McCoy & Memphis Minnie, Hollies, Buck Owens, Shirley Ellis, and (Rockin Roberts’) Wailers

The Big Takeover Show - Number 222 - Apirl 22, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 222 – Apirl 22, 2019

This week, after bit-a 1966 Cyrkle: brand new Fontaines D.C., Weyes Blood, Soft Cavalry, TV Smith, Tacocat, and Sebadoh, plus Pretty Things, Lead Belly, Beach Boys, Lead Belly, Curtis Mayfield, and Harry Belafonte

The Big Takeover Show - Number 221 - April 15, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 221 – April 15, 2019

This week, after a snatch of 1965 Byrds’ Gene Clark: brand new Bad Religion, Idlewild, Billie Elish, Bob Mould, Illuminati Hotties, and Dave Smalley & the Bandeleros, plus Ralph McTell, Marvin Gaye, Junior Murvin, Fairport Convention, The Louvin Brothers, and The Kinks

The Big Takeover Show - Number 220 - April 8, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 220 – April 8, 2019

This week, after a bit of 1988 Libertines (U.S.): brand new Bad Religion, Robert Forster, Loose Wing, Sleaford Mods, Shana Cleveland, and Weyes Blood, plus Monkees, Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazelwood, Willie Nelson, Ennio Morricone, Buffalo Springfield,…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 219 - April 1, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 219 – April 1, 2019

This week, after a lil 1989 Pale Saints trill: brand new Tacocat, T.S.O.L., Sebadoh, Sleeper, Nada Surf, and Morrissey, plus Mary Wells, Paul Simon, The Zombies, Ray Price, Sammy Turner, and Peggy Seeger; and R.I.P. Scott Walker (Walker Brothers), 1943…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 218 - March 25, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 218 – March 25, 2019

This week, after little Jim sings from his class’s musical: brand new Shana Cleveland, Slowness, Westkust, Moving Panoramas (with Matthew Caws), and Lil Smokies, plus Marvelettes, Joey Heatherton, John Lennon, U-Roy, Harry James, and Chubby Checker; and R.I.P. Dick Dale, 81. (Note: Hear seven versions of “Misirlou” going back to 1927!)

The Big Takeover Show - Number 217 - March 18, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 217 – March 18, 2019

This week, after some 1966 Hollies by way of the Everly Brothers: brand new Specials, Piroshka, Robert Forster, Sleaford Mods, and Film School, plus Elmore James, The Four Voices, Joni Mitchell, and The Fox; and 8 R.I.P.s

The Big Takeover Show - Number 216 - March 11, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 216 – March 11, 2019

This week, after a li’l 1952 Hank Williams, brand new Sebadoh, Versus, L7, Moving Panoramas, Swervedriver, and Nick Lowe (with Los Straitjackets), plus Shocking Blue, Fairport Convention, Everly Brothers, Howlin’ Wolf, Mike Nesmith, and Antonio Carlos Jobim

The Big Takeover Show - Number 215 - March 4, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 215 – March 4, 2019

This week, after a touch of 1969 Beatles/George Harrison, brand new Shana Cleveland, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Fawns of Love, Proper Ornaments, Johnny Marr, and Bob Mould, plus Ike & Tina Turner, The Orioles, Little Richard, Neil Diamond, Paul McCartney, and Nick Drake

The Big Takeover Show - Number 214 - February 25, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 214 – February 25, 2019

This week, after a touch of 1967 Monkees, brand new Sharon Van Etten, Teenage Fanclub, Eyelids, Deerhunter, Long Ryders, and The Specials, plus Richard Berry, The Valentines, The Flintstones (Hal Smith), The Sonics, and Kitty Wells; and R.I.P. The Monkees Peter Tork 1942-2019 and Yesterday and Today Records’ Skip Groff, 1948-2019

The Big Takeover Show - Number 213 - February 18, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 213 – February 18, 2019

This week, after a little 999 circa 1978, brand new Mammoth Penguins, Bob Mould, Piroshka, Tacocat, Jasmine Minks, and Weyes Blood, plus Dale Hawkins, Waylon Jennings, Mary Hopkin, Gerry & the Pacemakers, Paul McCartney, and Lloyd Price

The Big Takeover Show - Number 212 - February 11, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 212 – February 11, 2019

This week, after a snatch of 1971 Graham Nash, brand new Sharon Van Etten, Bob Mould, Beach Slang, Desert Ships, and I Was a King, plus Hank Ballard, The Move, Neil Young, The Beatles, Link Wray, and the Maytals

The Big Takeover Show - Number 211 - February 4, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 211 – February 4, 2019

This week, after a snatch of 1961 Del Shannon, brand new Specials, Robert Forster, Lemonheads, Joe Jackson, and Eyelids, plus Red Foley, The Animals, Barry Mann, Manfred Mann Chapter Three, Louis Jordan, and The Seeds

The Big Takeover Show - Number 210 - January 28, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 210 – January 28, 2019

This week, after a 1979 Undertones classic, brand new Proper Ornaments, Wild Nothing, John Davis & Matthew Caws, Long Ryders, and The Flesh Eaters, plus Lloyd Price, The Attack, Henry Mancini, Phil Ochs, Allen Sherman, and Gladys Knight & the Pips

The Big Takeover Show - Number 209 - January 21, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 209 – January 21, 2019

This week, after a 1967 Hollies ditty, brand new Piroshka, Weyes Blood, Swervedriver, Shana Cleveland, Joe Jackson, and Sleaford Mods, plus Fats Domino, Box Tops, Wilson Pickett, The Open Mind, Etta James, and Anita Carter; and R.I.P. Germs bassist Lor…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 208 - TOP 50 ALBUMS OF 2018 SHOW! (plus 10 EPs/singles) [Part 2 of 2] - January 14, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 208 – TOP 50 ALBUMS OF 2018 SHOW! (plus 10 EPs/singles) [Part 2 of 2] – January 14, 2019

Happy New Year! This week, after a 1977 Saints trill, a special two-part countdown of the 50 best albums of 2018 (and 10 best standalone singles/EPs) concludes! Enjoy! Please have a listen to some of the best music of the year that just finished, witho…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 207 - TOP 50 ALBUMS OF 2018 SHOW! (plus 10 EPs/singles) [Part 1 of 2] - January 7, 2019

The Big Takeover Show – Number 207 – TOP 50 ALBUMS OF 2018 SHOW! (plus 10 EPs/singles) [Part 1 of 2] – January 7, 2019

Happy New Year! This week for our first 2019 show (after a 1957 ditty to mark the occasion), a special two-part countdown of the 50 best albums of 2018 (and 10 best standalone singles/EPs) commences! Enjoy! Please have a listen to some of the best musi…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 206 - December 31, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 206 – December 31, 2018

Happy New Year! This week, after a wistful 1788 standard to mark the year’s passing: brand new Film School, The Moles, Decemberists, Mass Gothic, and Las Ligas Menores, plus (Big) Joe Turner, Arthur Lee & Love, The Zombies, Lori Lieberman, Guy Lombardo, George Jones, and Connie Francis; and R.I.P. Avengers bassist Jimmy Wilsey (1957-2018) and Galt MacDermot (1938-2018)

The Big Takeover Show - Number 205 - December 24, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 205 – December 24, 2018

Happy Xmas! This week, after a romantic 1951 holiday ditty (among several): brand new Guided By Voices, The Still Out, Jet Black, Bevis Frond, and The Fernweh, plus The Beatles, Los Shakers, Ray Charles, Elvis Presley, Buck Owens, and Small Faces

The Big Takeover Show - Number 204 - December 17, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 204 – December 17, 2018

This week, after Jim sings a 1945 seasonal favorite: brand new Decemberists, Jeff Tweedy, Chills, Pale Lights, and The Aints, plus The Beatles, Little Richard, Aaron Neville, Les Baxter, The Poppy Family, and P.J. Proby

The Big Takeover Show - Number 203 - December 10, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 203 – December 10, 2018

This week, an eight-song tribute to Buzzcocks’ leader Pete Shelley, 1955-2018, R.I.P.: brand new Swervedriver, Lemonheads, Bevis Frond, Sleeper, and Guided By Voices, plus The Beatles, The Fleur De Lys, Jackie Lomax, The Maytals, Nick Lucas, and Marty Robbins

The Big Takeover Show - Number 202 - December 3, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 202 – December 3, 2018

This week, after a lil’ 1970 David Bowie: brand new Jeff Tweedy, Beths, Bob Mould, Dead Horse One, Fernweh, plus Bo Diddley, Hollies, Wailers, Zombies, Bowie, and Hank Williams Sr.; and R.I.P. (Bleecker) Bob Plotnick of Bleecker Bob’‘s Records, and Saccharine Trust bassist Chris Stein

The Big Takeover Show - Number 201 - November 26, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 201 – November 26, 2018

This week, after some 1968 Beatles: a special, rare look-back best-of 2015-2017 show to commemorate the first 200 episodes of The Big Takeover Show on Realpunkradio.com!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 200 - November 19, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 200 – November 19, 2018

This week, after a bit of 1964 Beach Boys: brand new Piroshka, Swervedriver, Tears Run Rings, Bevis Frond, and Bad Religion, plus Steeleye Span, Billy “The Kid” Emerson, Glenn Miller & His Orchestra, Laurel Aitken, Roy Harper, and The Beatles; and R.I.P. Roy Clark, 1933-2018

The Big Takeover Show - Number 199 - November 12, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 199 – November 12, 2018

This week, after some 1979 Dils: brand new Guided By Voices, Martin Frawley, Shogun & the Sheets, Lost Patrol, and Morrissey, plus Del Shannon, The Monkees, Simon & Garfunkel, Paul Revere & the Raiders, Martin Cathay, and The Beatles

The Big Takeover Show - Number 198 - November 5, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 198 – November 5, 2018

This week, after a little 1970 Who (for the impending election): brand new Swervedriver, Bob Mould, Paul Smith, Lemonheads, and Bad Religion, plus Guitar Slim, Roy Acuff, Dennis Alcapone, Jim Weatherley, The Turtles, and Big Bopper; and R.I.P. Todd Youth

The Big Takeover Show - Number 197 - October 29, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 197 – October 29, 2018

This week, after a slice of 1964 Bob Dylan (for the impending election): brand new Ty Segall, GospelbeacH, Sam Philips, Beach House, and Jeff Tweedy, plus Jackie Wilson, Marty Stuart, Screaming Jay Hawkins, Don Gibson, Johnny Rivers, and Halloween fun …

The Big Takeover Show - Number 196 - October 22, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 196 – October 22, 2018

This week, after a tiny bit of 1977 Saints: brand new Aints!, J Mascis, Cleaners From Venus, Smokescreens, and Black Watch, plus James Brown, George Jones, Percy Mayfield, Big Mama Thornton, The Zombies, and Billy Riley; and R.I.P. Legal Weapon singer …

The Big Takeover Show - Number 195 - October 15, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 195 – October 15, 2018

This week, after a little 1980 Jam: brand new Aints!, Sam Phillips, Chills, Moles, and Joy Formidable, plus [Syd Barrett-era] Pink Floyd, Temptations, Blossom Toes, Kinks, Beatles, and The Diamonds; and R.I.P. Geoff Emerick (1945-2018), The Records’ John Wicks (1953-2018), The Angels’ Bernadette Carroll (1948-2018), Otis Rush (1935-2018), Danny Pearson (1953-2018), Henry Butler (1948-2018). and Urban Waste’s Kenny Ahrens.

The Big Takeover Show - Number 194 - October 8, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 194 – October 8, 2018

This week, after a snatch of 1992 Comsat Angels: brand new Frankie Stubbs, Paul McCartney, Lost Patrol, TV Smith, and Black Watch, plus Easybeats, Slim Harpo, Rolling Stones, Tim Buckley, Blues Busters, and Gene Autry

The Big Takeover Show - Number 193 - October 1, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 193 – October 1, 2018

This week, after little Jim sings some 1966 Hollies’ magic: brand new Bevis Frond, Chills, Reverend Horton Heat, Beths, and Jet Black, plus Wilson Pickett, Arrows, Ricky Nelson, Dick Campbell, The Leaves, and Danny Kaye; and R.I.P. Jefferson Airplane’s Marty Balin (1942-2018)

The Big Takeover Show - Number 192 - September, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 192 – September, 2018

This week, after some 1966 Choir practice: brand new Goon Sax, The Aints!, Sleaford Mods, Deniz Tek, and TV Smith, plus Elvis Presley, Kiki Dee, The Monkees, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Fleetwood Mac, and The Who

The Big Takeover Show - Number 191 - September 17, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 191 – September 17, 2018

This week, after a 1962 Bryan Hyland smidgen: brand new Chills, Paul McCartney, Film School, Ben Folds, and Willie Nelson, plus The Action, Tim Hardin, Muddy Waters, Bee Gees, Rolling Stones, and Billie Holiday

The Big Takeover Show - Number 190 - September 10, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 190 – September 10, 2018

This week, after a 2009 Sloan remembrance: brand new Deniz Tek, Dot Dash, Lake Ruth & Listening Center, Skids, and Walter Lure & the Waldos, plus Screaming Lord Sutch, Albert Hammond (Sr.), Gene Clark, Napoleon XIV, Shirley Collins, and Tom T. …