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. …

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. …

The Big Takeover Show - Number 188 - August 27, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 188 – August 27, 2018

This week after a 1979 Undertones trill: brand new Jet Black, Spectrums, Paul Simon, Dropkick, and Walter Lure & the Waldos, plus John Lennon, Roy Hawkins, Electric Light Orchestra, Johnny Cash, Leo Graham, and Alex Chilton, and a “thank you departing Gerry Love” Teenage Fanclub tribute

The Big Takeover Show - Number 187 - August 20, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 187 – August 20, 2018

This week after a 1952 Hank Williams Sr. warble: brand new Chills, Goon Sax, Paul Smith, Cloud Nothings and Graham Parker, plus Sonny Boy Williamson, unreleased Kinks, Dee Dee Sharp, Earl-Jean, Hank Williams Sr., and Hank Williams III!; and R.I.P. Aret…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 186 - August 13, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 186 – August 13, 2018

This week after a 1977 Ramones coo: brand new Deniz Tek, Walter Lure & the Waldos, Dot Dash, Longshot and Parquet Courts, plus Professor Longhair, Graham Nash & David Crosby, Dennis Brown, Astrud & Joao Gilberto, Bo Diddley, and Lefty Frizzell

The Big Takeover Show - Number 185 - August 6, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 185 – August 6, 2018

This week, after a small 1971 Badfinger remembrance: brand new Jet Black, Interpol, Sloan, Sleaford Mods and the reformed Skids,, plus Pretty Things, Malvina Reynolds, Shirelles, Edward Byrnes & Connie Francis, Toots & the Maytals, and a Byrds’ singers tribute set!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 184 - July 30, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 184 – July 30, 2018

This week after little Jim croons a Michael Nesmith 1966 Monkees tune: brand new Damian Jurado, Joe Strummer, Cigarettes After Sex, Elvis Costello, and Kristin Hersh, plus Flying Burrito Brothers, Jimi Hendrix, Buffalo Springfield, Yvonne Baker, Dolly …

The Big Takeover Show - Number 183 - July 23, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 183 – July 23, 2018

This week after a 1958 Eddie Fontaine remembrance: brand new Alice Bag, Paul Collins, Tony Molina, Chills, and Death Cab For Cutie, plus Mose Allison, The Who, Hank Snow, Davi Graham, Gloria Jones, and Eddie Cochran

The Big Takeover Show - Number 182 - July 16, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 182 – July 16, 2018

This week after a 1966 Simon & Garfunkel warble: brand new Chills, Courtney Barnett, Donovan’s Brain, Johnny Marr, and Sloan, plus The Mindbenders, Ike & Tina Turner, Small Faces, Johnny Cash, Gerry & the Pacemakers, and Shirley Collins

The Big Takeover Show - Number 181 - July 9, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 181 – July 9, 2018

This week after a 1966 Beatles trill: brand new Still Corners, Three Hour Tour, Paul McCartney, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, and Interpol, plus Eddie Parker, The Mannish Boys (David Bowie), Chuck Berry, Leonard Cohen, and Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band; an…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 180 - July 2, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 180 – July 2, 2018

This week after little Caroline sings a 2015 Adele hit: brand new Paul McCartney, Sloan, Bad Religion, Joy Formidable, and Neko Case, plus Gene Clark, Ruth Brown, Bee Gees, Chris Bell, and Alfred E Neuman; and R.I.P. Adolescents bassist Steve Soto, age 54

The Big Takeover Show - Number 179 - June 25, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 179 – June 25, 2018

This week after a 1966 Goffin & King tune: brand new Three Hour Tour, Ash, Film School, Death Cab For Cutie, and Kristin Hersh, plus Sonny Boy Williamson, Joan Baez, The Hollies, Kiki Dee, and (Littlie) Jimmy Dickens; and R.I.P. producer David Bianco (1954-2018)

The Big Takeover Show - Number 178 - June 18, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 178 – June 18, 2018

This week after a 1924 Gershwin tune, post-Father’s Day: brand new Neko Case, Soft Science, Dott, The Damned, and Fawns of Love, plus Gladys Knight, Paul Revere & the Raiders, Justin Hinds & the Dominoes, The Move, and The Four Lads; and R.I.P. drummers Nick Knox (1958-2018), Jon Hiseman (1944-2018), and DJ Fontana (1931-2018)

The Big Takeover Show - Number 177 - June 11, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 177 – June 11, 2018

This week, after little Jim croons a 1967 Hollies classic: brand new Hookworms, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Chatham Rise, La Luz, and Sloan, plus Fleur De Lys, Kinks, Arthur Alexander, Ma Rainey, Blind Lemon Jefferson, and Chad Mitchell Trio

The Big Takeover Show - Number 176 - June 4, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 176 – June 4, 2018

This week, after a 1964 Beatles lament: brand new Neko Case, Soft Science, Johnny Marr, Jesse Dayton, and Stephen’s Shore, plus Gene Vincent, Knickerbockers, Chuck Wood, Nick Drake, Roseanne Cash, and Anton Karas

The Big Takeover Show - Number 175 - May 28, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 175 – May 28, 2018

This week, after a Sloan homage: brand new Ash, Cheap Trick, Sloan, The Longshot, and La Luz, plus Eddie Cochran, Henry Mancini, Otis Redding, Tim Hardin, Lefty Frizzell, and Dinah Washington

The Big Takeover Show - Number 174 - May 21, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 174 – May 21, 2018

This week, after a 1966 Bee Gees warble: brand new Joy Formidable, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Orange Peels, Holy Tunics, and Beach House, plus Pentangle, Gerry & the Pacemakers, Billy Wright, Bobby Bare (Sr.), and The Mills Brothers; and R.I.P. Glenn Branca (1948-2018) and Frightened Rabbit’s Scott Hutchinson (1981-2018)

The Big Takeover Show - Number 173 - May 14, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 173 – May 14, 2018

This week, after a 1970 Elton John refrain: brand new Black Watch, Sloan, D.O.A., Ray Davies, and The Proletariat, plus Big Joe Turner, Patsy Cline, Peter Tosh, Phil Ochs, and Dave Brubeck

The Big Takeover Show - Number 172 - May 7, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 172 – May 7, 2018

This week, after Caroline sings some 1996 Weird Al: brand new Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Belly, Tracyanne and Danny, Beach House, and William Duke, plus Gene Vincent, Edwin Starr, Rolling Stones, Montage, and Shocking Blue, and R.I.P. Tony Kinman…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 171 - April 30, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 171 – April 30, 2018

This week, after some 1962 Everly Brothers/Greenfield & King: brand new Whyte Horses, Calexico, Mike Gale, Chatham Rise, and The Damned, plus Link Wray, The Impressions, Roy Acuff, Hot Chocolate, and Brenda Lee

The Big Takeover Show - Number 170 - April 23, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 170 – April 23, 2018

This week, after a snatch of 1966 Tim Hardin: brand new Soft Science, Belly, Decemberists, Fireburn, and Teenage Wrist, plus Wilson Pickett, Johnny Burnett, Clarence Carter, Wanda Jackson, and Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazelwood

The Big Takeover Show - Number 169 - April 16, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 169 – April 16, 2018

This week, after some 1974 Big Star: brand new Tracyanne and Danny, Lou Barlow, Chatham Rise, Matthew Sweet, and The Damned, plus Esquerita, The Who, Buckinghams, Doctor Feelgood, and Electric Light Orchestra

The Big Takeover Show - Number 168 - April 9, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 168 – April 9, 2018

This week, after little Jim sings a 1983 Weird Al Beatles parody: brand new Teenage Wrist, Goat Girl, Ride, Decemberists, and a world premier of Furious Seasons, plus The Mar-keys, Johnny Cash, Billy Fury, Ray Charles, and Shirley Collins, and R.I.P. J…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 167 - April 2, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 167 – April 2, 2018

This week, after a 1965 Marvelettes croak: brand new Rome is Not a Town, Damned, Belly, American Darlings, and a world premier of Innocence Mission, plus Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Fats Domino, Bill Haley, Tony Sheridan, Bob Seger System, and Glenn Miller

The Big Takeover Show - Number 166 - March 26, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 166 – March 26, 2018

This week, after a topical 1978 Sham 69 chant: brand new Soft Science, Sloan, Breeders, Hinds, and Gaz Coombes, plus Bee Gees, Small Faces, Jean Ritchie, Dickie Goodman, Charlie Rich, and Ennio Morricone; and R.I.P. The Ventures’ Nokie Edwards, 1935-2018

The Big Takeover Show - Number 165 - March 19, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 165 – March 19, 2018

This week, after little Caroline croons a 2007 Ringo Starr remembrance: brand new Hot Snakes, Decemberists, Damned, Raveonettes, and Olden Yolk, plus James Brown, Hank Thompson, Soggy Bottom Boys, Ozark Mountain Daredevils, and Sammy Davis Jr.; and R.I…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 164 - March 12, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 164 – March 12, 2018

This week, after a little 1952 Hank Williams: brand new Neko Case, Sloan, GBV, La Luz, and Lil’ Smokies, plus Ruth Brown, Kinks, Roy Acuff, Joao Gilberto, and Prince Far I; and R.I.P. Veronica Falls’ Patrick Doyle (age 32)

The Big Takeover Show - Number 163 - March 5, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 163 – March 5, 2018

This week, after some 1928 Jimmie Rodgers: brand new Belly, Shopping, Breeders, Superchunk, and Tracyanne & Danny, plus Little Willie John, The Choir, Johnny Burnett, Gladys Knight, Beach Boys, and Thelonious Monk

The Big Takeover Show - Number 162 - February 26, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 162 – February 26, 2018

This week, after a bitta 1956 Coasters: brand new Belle & Sebastian, Spook School, Holy Tunics, Jet Age, and Morrissey, plus George Jones, Wilson Pickett, The Skatalites, The Hollies and William Shatner

The Big Takeover Show - Number 161 - February 19, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 161 – February 19, 2018

This week, after a 1969 Fourmyula formula: brand new La Luz, Ride, Lucille Furs, Shifting Sands, and Songs For Snakes, plus The Choir, Judee Sill, Slade, Harry Nilsson, Delmore Brothers, and Fats Domino

The Big Takeover Show - Number 160 - February 12, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 160 – February 12, 2018

This week, after a little 1988 Neurotics: brand new Sloan, Soft Science, Salad Boys, Ford Maddox Ford, and Guided By Voices, plus Arthur Alexander, Love, The Action, Leroy Smart, and The Louvin Brothers; and R.I.P. Billy Hancock, 1946-2018

The Big Takeover Show - Number 159 - February 5, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 159 – February 5, 2018

The Big Takeover Show - Number 158 - January 29, 2018 - THIRD ANNIVERSARY SHOW!

The Big Takeover Show – Number 158 – January 29, 2018 – THIRD ANNIVERSARY SHOW!

This week, after some 2014 Rifles, a 3rd Anniversary show! With: brand new Lake Ruth, Decemberists, Poster Children, Hinds, and Spook School, plus Larry Williams, Rutles, Small Faces, Delroy Wilson, and Groundhogs, and R.I.P. Mark E Smith, Jim Rodford,…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 157 - January 22, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 157 – January 22, 2018

This week, after some obscure 1967 Bee Gees: brand new Breeders, Salad Boys, Math & Physics Club, TC&I, and Pugwash, plus Harold Singer, Fats Domino, Upsetters, Badfinger, and Lawrence Welk!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 156 - January 15, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 156 – January 15, 2018

This week, after Jim plays/sings some 1966 Beatles: brand new songs by Gaz Coombes, Ride, Shins, Ron Gallow, and Pale Lights, plus The Creation, Albert Hammond, Eddy Arnold, and McGuire Sisters (and R.I.P. The Moody Blues’ Ray Thomas, Motorhead’s Fast Eddie Clarke, and The Offenders’ J.J. Jacobson)

The Big Takeover Show - Number 155 - TOP 50 ALBUMS OF 2017 SHOW! (plus 10 EPs/singles) [Part 2 of 2] - January 8, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 155 – TOP 50 ALBUMS OF 2017 SHOW! (plus 10 EPs/singles) [Part 2 of 2] – January 8, 2018

This week, after a 1788 Robert Burns poem song–and featuring the world radio debut of wife Mary in mic break 2!–Jack plays one song from each of the Top 25 LPs and five singles/EPs of 2017!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 154 - TOP 50 ALBUMS OF 2017 SHOW! (plus 10 EPs/singles) [Part 1 of 2] - January 1, 2018

The Big Takeover Show – Number 154 – TOP 50 ALBUMS OF 2017 SHOW! (plus 10 EPs/singles) [Part 1 of 2] – January 1, 2018

This week and next, Jack plays one song from each of his picks for the top 50 albums and top 10 singles/EPs of 2017! Part one of two.

The Big Takeover Show - Number 153 - December 25, 2017

The Big Takeover Show – Number 153 – December 25, 2017

This week: new Ride, Pugwash, Shins, Pale Lights, and Michael Head, plus Louis Armstrong, Lee Scratch Perry, Jefferson Airplane, John Lennon, and Jimmy Dorsey

The Big Takeover Show - Number 152 - December 18, 2017

The Big Takeover Show – Number 152 – December 18, 2017

This week: new Belle and Sebastian, Superchunk, Salad Boys, Buffalo Tom, and Rocketship, plus Carla Thomas, The Cadets, Simon and Garfunkel, Hank Snow, and Lionel Hampton, and R.I.P. Smithereens’ Pat Dinizio (1955-2017)

The Big Takeover Show - Number 151 - December 11, 2017

The Big Takeover Show – Number 151 – December 11, 2017

This week: new Grizzly Bear, Pete Astor, Michael Head, Chad VanGaalen, and Lucille Furs, plus Big Joe Turner, The Move, Nina Simone, Captain Beefheart, Milton Brown, and Henry Mancini

The Big Takeover Show - Number 150 - December 4, 2017

The Big Takeover Show – Number 150 – December 4, 2017

This week: new Alvvays, Morrissey, Elvis Costello, Calexico, and GospelbeacH, plus Lloyd Price, Moody Blues, Melodians, Fats Domino, and Hollies, and R.I.P. Wayne Cochran 1939-2017

The Big Takeover Show - Number 149 - November 27, 2017

The Big Takeover Show – Number 149 – November 27, 2017

This week: new T.S.O.L., Jason Loewenstein, Fake Laugh, and Destroy Babylon, plus Four Tops, Paul Mauriat, Bonzo Dog Doo/Dah Band, and Davy Jones, and R.I.P. Tommy Keene 1958-2017

The Big Takeover Show - Number 148 - November 20, 2017

The Big Takeover Show – Number 148 – November 20, 2017

This week: new Sycamore Smith, Billy Bragg, Luna, and Wedding Present, plus Peggy Lee, Marvin Gaye, Donovan, Idle Race…and Rex Griffin and the history of “Everybody’s Tryin’ to Be My Baby”

The Big Takeover Show - Number 147 - November 13, 2017

The Big Takeover Show – Number 147 – November 13, 2017

This week new Calexico, Superchunk, Belly, Sunflower Bean, and Pugwash, plus Little Richard, Linton Kwesi Johnson, John Lennon, Thelonious Monk, and Fats Domino

The Big Takeover Show - Number 146 - November 6, 2017

The Big Takeover Show – Number 146 – November 6, 2017

This week: new Billy Bragg, Successful Failures, Michael Head, Clientele, and Airiel, plus Shocking Blue, Eddie Cochran, Ennio Morricone, P.P. Arnold, and Fats Domino

The Big Takeover Show - Number 145 - October 30, 2017

The Big Takeover Show – Number 145 – October 30, 2017

This week: R.I.P. Fats Domino 1928-2017 and The Pagans’ Mike Hudson 1956-2017, new Wedding Present, Tough Age, Michael Head, Widowspeak, and Martin Carr, plus Them, Jerry Lee Lewis, Doris Troy, and Vashti Bunyon

The Big Takeover Show - Number 144 - October 23, 2017

The Big Takeover Show – Number 144 – October 23, 2017

This week: new Popguns, The Len Price 3, Replacements, Alvvays, and Chris Hilman, plus John Barry, Animals, Irma Thomas, Blues Magoos, Keith Hudson, and Sibylle Baier

The Big Takeover Show - Number 143 - October 16, 2017

The Big Takeover Show – Number 143 – October 16, 2017

This week: new Totally Mild, Billy Bragg, Jeremy Enigk, Belle & Sebastian, and David Crosby, plus Neil Hefti Orchestra, Little Willie John, Idle Race, Big Mama Thornton, and Status Quo

The Big Takeover Show - Number 142 - October 9, 2017

The Big Takeover Show – Number 142 – October 9, 2017

This week: new Widowspeak, The Len Price 3, Tobin Sprout, Lake Ruth, and Chris Hillman, plus Louis Jordan, Rolling Stones, Jimmy Cliff, Judy Garland, and The Association

The Big Takeover Show - Number 141 - October 2, 2017

The Big Takeover Show – Number 141 – October 2, 2017

This week: new Dead Boys, Alvvays, Successful Failures, Jason Loewenstein, and The Clientele, plus Bill Haley & His Comets, Left Banke, Merry-Go-Round, MC5, and Darrel Banks, and R.I.P. Charles Bradley, 1948-2017

The Big Takeover Show - Number 140 - September 25, 2017

The Big Takeover Show – Number 140 – September 25, 2017

This week: new GospelbeacH, Guided by Voices, Weyes Blood, and Successful Failures, plus Wilson Pickett, Paul McCartney, Astrud Gilberto, Brother Soul, Procol Harum, and 7 versions of “My Baby Left Me!”

The Big Takeover Show - Number 139 - September 18, 2017

The Big Takeover Show – Number 139 – September 18, 2017

This week: R.I.P. Grant Hart (Hüsker Dü), 1961-2017 (and Jessi Zazu of Those Darlins 1989-2017), new Billy Bragg, Bye Bye Blackbirds, Ben Gibbard, plus Arthur Alexander, Paul McCartney, Love, Replacements, and Charlie Pride

The Big Takeover Show - Number 138 - September 11, 2017

The Big Takeover Show – Number 138 – September 11, 2017

This week: new Weyes Blood, Alvvays, American Darlings, Guided By Voices, and Cliff & Ivy, plus Big Bill Broonzy, Twinkle, Soft Machine, Specials, and Buffalo Springfield, and R.I.P. Holger Czukay (Can), 1938-2017 and Don Williams 1939-2017

The Big Takeover Show - Number 137 – September 4, 2017

The Big Takeover Show – Number 137 – September 4, 2017

This week: new Clientele, CH3, Game Theory, Grizzly Bear, and Billy Bragg, plus Johnny Cash, Lead Belly, 13th Floor Elevators, Tom Jones, Jerry Lee Lewis, and 5 historic versions of “Black Betty”

The Big Takeover Show - Number 136 - August 28, 2017

The Big Takeover Show – Number 136 – August 28, 2017

This week: new David Barbe, Honeyrude, GBV, Triptides, and Kelley Stoltz, plus David Jones (Bowie), Merry Clayton, Bee Gees, Screaming Jay, Jimmy Rogers and a special guest DJ set by Pete Brown!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 135 - August 21, 2017

The Big Takeover Show – Number 135 – August 21, 2017

This week: new Dream Syndicate, Honeyrude, Martin Carr, Motorhead, and Saint Etienne, plus Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup, Spinal Tap, Johnny “Guitar” Watson, Yardbirds and Ernest Tubb!

The Big Takeover Show - Number 134 - August 14, 2017

The Big Takeover Show – Number 134 – August 14, 2017

This week: new Deafcult, Fake Laugh, Kelley Stoltz, White Poppy, and Guided By Voices, plus Tom T Hall, Cilla Black, Roy Milton, Uniques, Smiths, and Glen Campbell (R.I.P. 1936-2017)