The Big Takeover Show – Number 365 – January 17, 2022

This week, after a 1967 Zombies trill: Brand new Fontaines D.C., Guided by Voices, Linda Lindas, Astrid Williamson, Andy Bell, Kids On a Crime Spree and Billie Elish, plus The Kinks, [Nat] King Cole Trio, Pentangle, Bee Gees, Ernie K. Doe, Professor Lo…

The Big Takeover Show – Number 364 – January 10, 2022 (2021's Best, Part II of II)

The Big Takeover Show – Number 364 – January 10, 2022 (2021’s Best, Part II of II)

This week, after a bitta The Move: The Annual Lookback Countdown, Part II of II!: One Song Each From Jack’s Picks For the 50 Best Albums of 2021, selections 25-1. (Plus one song each from five of 2021’s Best Singles/EPs and reissues, too.)

The Big Takeover Show – Number 363 – January 3, 2022 (2021's Best, Part I of II)

The Big Takeover Show – Number 363 – January 3, 2022 (2021’s Best, Part I of II)

This week: The Annual Lookback Countdown, Part I of II!: One Song Each From Jack’s Picks For the 50 Best Albums of 2021, selections 50-26. (Plus one song each from five of 2021’s Best Singles/EPs and reissues, too.)

The Big Takeover Show – Number 362 – December 27, 2021

The Big Takeover Show – Number 362 – December 27, 2021

This week, after an annual year-end Neil Sedaka/Jo Ann Campbell trill: brand new Jetstream Pony, Donovan’s Brain, Naked Raygun, Linda Lindas, Chime School, Black Watch, and Listening Post, plus Billy Ward & His Dominoes, Prince Far I, Everly Brothers, …

The Big Takeover Show – Number 361 – December 20, 2021

The Big Takeover Show – Number 361 – December 20, 2021

This week, after a small slice of Charles Brown holiday cheer: brand new Superchunk, Beach House, Pom Pom Squad (with Matthew Caws), Billy Bragg, Marty Stuart, Beaumonts, and Dewey Defeats Truman, plus Loretta Lynn, Oscar the Grouch, James Brown, Marle…

The Big Takeover Show – Number 360 – December 13, 2021

The Big Takeover Show – Number 360 – December 13, 2021

This week, after a lil’ 1987 Chills trill: brand new Stranglers, Black Watch, Feeders, Aimee Mann, Dennis Davison, Fawns of Love, and Persian Leaps, plus The Isley Brothers, Clarence Carter, Colin Blunstone, Duncan Browne, Rudy Mills, Ray Stevens, Litt…

The Big Takeover Show – Number 359 – December 6, 2021

The Big Takeover Show – Number 359 – December 6, 2021

This week, after a brief 1985 Replacements trill: brand new Justus Proffit, Jetstream Pony, Chime School, Wet Leg, Donovan’s Brain, Boo Radleys, and Fleeting Joys, plus The Beatles, Benny Spellman, Jimmy Smith, Small Faces, Muddy Waters, Melanie, Elvi…

The Big Takeover Show – Number 358 – November 29, 2021

The Big Takeover Show – Number 358 – November 29, 2021

This week, after a 1968 Beatles refrain: brand new Spoon, Beach House, La Luz, Lauds, Sacred Shrines, Archie Sagers, and The Natvral + Jen Goma, plus The Kinks, Monkees, Blood, Sweat & Tears, Skeets McDonald, Keith & Tex, Cool Stove, Ruby Johnson, etc….

The Big Takeover Show – Number 357 – November 22, 2021

The Big Takeover Show – Number 357 – November 22, 2021

This week, after a bitta 1995 Gene: brand new Successful Failures, Naked Raygun, Horsegirl, Susanna Hoffs (and Aimee Mann), Fawns of Love, Chime School, Bart & Friends, and Shivas, plus Wilson Pickett, Flying Burrito Brothers, Phyllis Dillon (and Hopet…

The Big Takeover Show – Number 356 – November 15, 2021

The Big Takeover Show – Number 356 – November 15, 2021

This week, after a small snatch of 1986 Billy Bragg: brand new Lucy Dacus, Black Watch, Beths, La Luz, Don McGlashan, Beach House, and Courtney Barnett, plus Sonny Boy Williamson, Fleur De Lys, Hank Williams, Dennis Brown, Beach Boys, Etta James, Dave …

The Big Takeover Show – Number 355 – November 8, 2021

The Big Takeover Show – Number 355 – November 8, 2021

This week, after some goofy Caroline birthday comedy: brand new Radiohead, Chime School, U-Roy & Santigold, Petrified Max, Blushing (featuring Miki Berenyi), Muun Bato, and Lou Barlow, plus Big Joe Turner, Colin Blunstone, Bobby Taylor, Jerry Lee L…

The Big Takeover Show – Number 354 – November 1, 2021

The Big Takeover Show – Number 354 – November 1, 2021

This week, after a dash of 1965 Paul Simon: brand new Nada Surf, Feeders, Pointed Sticks, Billy Bragg, Black Swan Lane, Willie Nelson Family, and Midnight Oil, plus David Bowie, Barbara Lynn, Pete Ham, Bee Gees, McGuire Sisters, Dave Pike, Nat King Col…

The Big Takeover Show – Number 353 – October 25, 2021

The Big Takeover Show – Number 353 – October 25, 2021

This week, after a refrain of 1970 Neil Young: a guest DJ slot by Jeff Kelson, plus brand new Don McGlashan, Real Estate, Parquet Courts, La Luz, Tombstones in Their Eyes, Downstrokes, and Descendents, plus The Beatles, Buckinghams, George Jones, Barry…

The Big Takeover Show – Number 352 – October 18, 2021

The Big Takeover Show – Number 352 – October 18, 2021

This week, after some once-unreleased 1968 Beatles: plus brand new Boo Radleys, Sunflower Bean, Laetitia Sadier, Muun Bato, Bart & Friends, Fotoform, and Shebangs, plus The Beatles, Marvin Gaye (with Martha & the Vandellas), Bee Gees, John Hartford, Mi…

The Big Takeover Show – Number 351 – October 11, 2021

The Big Takeover Show – Number 351 – October 11, 2021

This week, after brace of 1971 David Bowie: a guest DJ slot by Elizabeth Klisiewicz, plus brand new Billy Bragg, Successful Failures, Split Single, Descendents, Petrified Max, Piroshka, and Dennis Davison, plus The Byrds, Blues Magoos, Jackie Wilson, T…

The Big Takeover Show – Number 350 – October 4, 2021

The Big Takeover Show – Number 350 – October 4, 2021

This week, after a pinch of 1979 Damned: a guest DJ slot by Dr. R.B. Korbet, plus brand new Secret Shine, Wet Leg, Bob Mould and Fred Armisen, Bevis Frond, La Luz, Persian Leaps, and Carina Messier, plus Eddie Cochran, Marvin Gaye, Orioles, Hurricanes,…

The Big Takeover Show – Number 349 – September 27, 2021

The Big Takeover Show – Number 349 – September 27, 2021

This week, after a little bit of 1969 The Clique (Texas): a guest DJ slot by Jeff Kelson, plus brand new Triptides, Beths, Bastards of Melody, Bevis Frond, Guest Directors, American Darlings, and Iggy Pop & Matt Sweeney, plus Jackie Wilson, Small Faces…

The Big Takeover Show – Number 348 – September 20, 2021

The Big Takeover Show – Number 348 – September 20, 2021

This week, after a brace of 1935 Cole Porter: brand new Johnny Marr, Persian Leaps, Reds, Pinks & Purples, Gulps, Shivas, Startographers, and TUNS, plus The Move, George Jones, Ethel Waters, Scott Walker, Cream, Bunny Wailer & Dave Barker, Mills Brothe…

The Big Takeover Show – Number 347 – September 13, 2021

The Big Takeover Show – Number 347 – September 13, 2021

This week, after a brief tribute to NYC: brand new Deep Sea Diver, Bevis Frond, Courtney Barnett, Flyying Colours, Illuminati Hotties, Joy Formidable, and Bastards of Melody, plus Lefty Frizzell, Syd Barrett, Them, The Beatles, The Aggrovators (and Kin…

The Big Takeover Show – Number 346 – September 6, 2021

The Big Takeover Show – Number 346 – September 6, 2021

This week, after a refrain of 1984 Chameleons: brand new Daniel Wylie, Billy Bragg, Chime School, Checkered Hearts, Fotoform, Carina Messier, and Pineapples, plus Buffalo Springfield, Fats Domino, Everly Brothers, Sonny Curtis, Joni Mitchell, Tom T Hal…

The Big Takeover Show – Number 345 – August 30, 2021

The Big Takeover Show – Number 345 – August 30, 2021

This week, after some 1957 Little Richard warbling, Everlys style: a tribute to Don Everly (1937-2021)–plus Charlie Watts (1941-2021), Tom T Hall (1936-2021) and Rod Gilbert (1941-2021)–alongside brand new Successful Failures, Jorge Elbrecht, Lauds, Sp…

The Big Takeover Show – Number 344 – August 23, 2021

The Big Takeover Show – Number 344 – August 23, 2021

This week, after a 1967 George Harrison refrain: brand new Bevis Frond, Parquet Courts, Art Bergmann, Persian Leaps, Piroshka, Wednesday, Joy Formidable, and Guided By Voices plus Easybeats, Beatles, Smoke, Slim Gaillard, Ethiopians, Benny Barnes, etc.

The Big Takeover Show – Number 343 – August 16, 2021

The Big Takeover Show – Number 343 – August 16, 2021

This week, after a slice of recent TV Smith: brand new Split Single, Shivas, Descendents, Tremolo Beer Gut, Cold Beat, Tambourina, Lou Barlow, and Furious Seasons plus The Ventures, Pretty Things, Derrick Morgan & the Aggrovators, Hank Williams Sr….

The Big Takeover Show – Number 342 – August 9, 2021

The Big Takeover Show – Number 342 – August 9, 2021

This week, after a 1965 Graham Gouldman/Yardbirds refrain: brand new Billy Bragg, Piroshka, Guided By Voices, Daniel Wylie’s Cosmic Rough Riders, Stranglers, Lanterna, Jorge Elbrecht, and Haroula Rose plus Moody Blues, Roy Acuff, Neil Young, 13th Floor…

The Big Takeover Show – Number 341 – August 2, 2021

The Big Takeover Show – Number 341 – August 2, 2021

This week, after a small slice of 2002 Decemberists: brand new Dinosaur Jr., Juliana Hatfield, Descendents, Aints!, Marty Stuart, Fotoform, Film School, and Jeff Elbel & Ping plus Larry Williams, Alton Ellis, Webb Pierce, Donovan, Bee Gees, Louis Armst…

The Big Takeover Show – Number 340 – July 26, 2021

The Big Takeover Show – Number 340 – July 26, 2021

This week, after a snatch of 1966 Rolling Stones: brand new Piroshka, La Luz, U-Roy, Billy Bragg, Shirley Collins, Descendents, Steve Gunn, and Low plus Kinks, Glen Campbell, Beatles, Solomon Burke, Neil Innes, Kitty Wells, Jerry Lee Lewis, etc.

The Big Takeover Show – Number 339 – July 19, 2021

The Big Takeover Show – Number 339 – July 19, 2021

This week, after a bit of a 1972 Todd Rundgren hit: brand new Illuminati Hotties, Chills, Justin Sullivan, The Aints!, Kurt Vile, Shannon & the Clams, Joey Cape, and Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real plus Badfinger, Phil Ochs, Ray Charles, Shocking Bl…

The Big Takeover Show – Number 338 – July 12, 2021

The Big Takeover Show – Number 338 – July 12, 2021

This week, after a little 1983 Weird Al Beatles sendup: brand new Boo Radleys, Bevis Frond, Goon Sax, Tobin Sprout, Steve Gunn, Colin Moulding, Art Bergmann, and Lou Barlow plus Buffalo Springfield, Ernest Tubb, Marvelettes, Hollies, Paragons, Ian and …

The Big Takeover Show – Number 337 – July 5, 2021

The Big Takeover Show – Number 337 – July 5, 2021

This week, after a 1969 Kinks tidbit: brand new Maxïmo Park, Descendents, Chad VanGaalen, Justin Sullivan, U-Roy & Rygin King, Bobby Gilespie & Jehnny Beth, Doug Tuttle, and Umbrellas plus 13th Floor Elevators, Astrud Gilberto & Walter Wanderley, (Pete…

The Big Takeover Show – Number 336 – June 28, 2021

The Big Takeover Show – Number 336 – June 28, 2021

This week, after a refrain from the 1967 Who: brand new Aints!, Low, Lou Barlow, Checkered Hearts, Chills, Juliana Hatfield, Haroula Rose, and Cub Scout Bowling Pins, plus The Action, Jack Greene, Dr. Alimantado, John Martyn, Detroit Emeralds, Count Ba…

The Big Takeover Show – Number 335 – June 21, 2021

The Big Takeover Show – Number 335 – June 21, 2021

This week, after a small snatch of 1967 Buckinghams: brand new Piroshka, Split Single, Idles, Justin Sullivan, Dinosaur Jr., La Luz, Illuminati Hotties, and Cheap Trick, plus Barrett Strong, Elton John, Kitty Wells, Lloyd and Glen, Nancy Sinatra & Lee …

The Big Takeover Show – Number 334 – June 14, 2021 – Homebound Edition LXV

The Big Takeover Show – Number 334 – June 14, 2021 – Homebound Edition LXV

This week, after a brief 1971 Grass Roots bit: brand new Goon Sax, Flock of Dimes, TUNS, Joy Formidable, Doug Tuttle, Lucy Dacus, GospelbeacH, and Tom Jones, plus Isley Brothers, Duane Eddy, Don Gibson, Yabby You, Outsiders, Jimmy Powell, Nara Leã, etc.

The Big Takeover Show – Number 333 – June 7, 2021 – Homebound Edition LXIV

The Big Takeover Show – Number 333 – June 7, 2021 – Homebound Edition LXIV

This week, after a short 1967 Beatles remembrance: brand new Descendents, Art Bergmann, Lou Barlow, Jane Weaver, Dinosaur Jr, Gary Numan, Petrified Max, and A Place to Bury Strangers, plus Martha & the Vandellas, Mose Allison, Desmond Dekker, The Who, …

The Big Takeover Show – Number 332 – May 31, 2021 – Homebound Edition LXIII

The Big Takeover Show – Number 332 – May 31, 2021 – Homebound Edition LXIII

This week, after a 1980 Lightning Raiders trill: brand new Chills, TUNS, Reno Divorce, Marty Stuart, Songs For Snakes, 93MillionMilesFromTheSun, and Reds, Pinks and Purples, plus Ronettes, Dee Dee Sharp, Pretty Things, Screaming Jay Hawkins, Beatles, J…

The Big Takeover Show – Number 331 – May 24, 2021 – Homebound Edition LXII

The Big Takeover Show – Number 331 – May 24, 2021 – Homebound Edition LXII

This week, after a 1980 Jam refrain: brand new Dinosaur Jr., Stranglers, Real Estate, Split Single, Sharon Van Etten & Angel Olsen, Maxïmo Park (with Pauline Murray), and Joy Formidable, plus Idle Race, Scott Walker, Hank Williams, Elmore James, Ken Bo…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 330 - May 17, 2021 - Homebound Edition LXI

The Big Takeover Show – Number 330 – May 17, 2021 – Homebound Edition LXI

This week, after snatch of 1964 Gerry & the Pacemakers: brand new The Goon Sax, Justin Sullivan, Sleator-Kinney, Lou Barlow, Christopher Paul Stelling, Shannon & the Clams, and Greg Antista & the Lonely Streets, plus Dillard & Clark, Sandie Shaw, The W…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 329 - May 10, 2021 - Homebound Edition LX

The Big Takeover Show – Number 329 – May 10, 2021 – Homebound Edition LX

This week, after small slice of 1966 Bee Gees: brand new Descendents, Black Watch, Beachy Head, Chills, Songs For Snakes, Bobby Gillespie & Jhenny Beth, and TUNS, plus The Kinks, Temptations, John Renbourn (with Jacqui McShee), Ernie Ashworth, Dawn Pen…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 328 - May 3, 2021 - Homebound Edition LVIV

The Big Takeover Show – Number 328 – May 3, 2021 – Homebound Edition LVIV

This week, after smidgen of 1996 Sebadoh: brand new Piroshka, Justin Sullivan, Sunshine Boys, Real Estate, Tambourina, Flyying Colours, and Mute Swan, plus Traffic, Jack Nitzsche, The Move, Albion Band, Mighty Diamonds, George Jones, Nino Rota, and Fra…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 327 - April 26, 2021 - Homebound Edition LVIII

The Big Takeover Show – Number 327 – April 26, 2021 – Homebound Edition LVIII

This week, after a bit of 1971 Electric Light Orchestra: brand new TUNS, Lou Barlow, Guided by Voices, Angel Olsen, Art Bergmann, Submotile, and Reds, Pinks and Purples, plus Wanda Jackson, Kaleidoscope, Bunny Wailer, Dick Dale, The Weavers, Frank Wils…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 326 - April 19, 2021 - Homebound Edition LVII

The Big Takeover Show – Number 326 – April 19, 2021 – Homebound Edition LVII

This week, after a trill of 1977 Johnny Thunders’ Heartbreakers: brand new Justin Sullivan, Cheap Trick, Dinosaur Jr., Tom Jones, Lucy Dacus, Eleventh Dream Day, and Tambourina, plus Ike & Tina Turner, The Sweet, The Action, Gene Autry, Palace Guard, T…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 325 - April 12, 2021 - Homebound Edition LVI

The Big Takeover Show – Number 325 – April 12, 2021 – Homebound Edition LVI

This week, after a little 1995 Teenage Fanclub: brand new Naked Raygun, TUNS, Pauline Murray, Tombstones in Their Eyes, Sensible Gray Cells, Triptides, and Submotile, plus The Seeds, Slade, Marvelettes, Love, Roy Orbison, Johnny Jones, and Thomas & Ric…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 324 - April 5, 2021 - Homebound Edition LV

The Big Takeover Show – Number 324 – April 5, 2021 – Homebound Edition LV

This week, after tad a’ 1956 Chuck Berry: brand new Joy Formidable, GospelbeacH, Real Estate, Fastbacks, Teenage Fanclub, Flyying Colours, and Cliff and Ivy, plus Jimmy Ruffin, Elvis Presley, Jamaicans, Misunderstood, Paul Revere & the Raiders, Sandy S…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 323 - March 29, 2021 - Homebound Edition LIV

The Big Takeover Show – Number 323 – March 29, 2021 – Homebound Edition LIV

This week, after a refrain of 1980 Echo & the Bunnymen: brand new Wedding Present, Reds, Pinks and Purples, Sensible Gray Cells, Black Watch, American Darlings, Lucy Dacus, and Belle & Sebastian, plus Hollies, Pyramids, Billy Edd Wheeler, Arthur Lee & …

The Big Takeover Show - Number 322 - March 22, 2021 - Homebound Edition LIII

The Big Takeover Show – Number 322 – March 22, 2021 – Homebound Edition LIII

This week, after a little 1967 Tony Hazard/Manfred Mann/Yardbirds slice: brand new Chills, Cheap Trick, Flyying Colours, Altin Gün, TV Smith, Petrified Max, and Triptides, plus Moody Blues, Bobby Womack, Bee Gees, Xavier Cugat, Otis Redding, Faron Youn…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 321 - March 15, 2021 - Homebound Edition LII

The Big Takeover Show – Number 321 – March 15, 2021 – Homebound Edition LII

This week, after some 2013 Sensible Gray Cells lament: brand new GospelbeacH, Savage Republic, Maxïmo Park, Luxembourg Signal, Arab Strap, Melt Citizen, and Lisa Mychols & Super 8, plus Esquerita, Wayne Fontana, Smokey Robinson, Manfred Mann, Augustus …

The Big Takeover Show - Number 320 - March 8, 2021 - Homebound Edition LI

The Big Takeover Show – Number 320 – March 8, 2021 – Homebound Edition LI

This week, after little 1978 Rutles worship: brand new Dinosaur Jr., Sensible Gray Cells, TV Smith, Sid Rainey, Hadda Be, Athensville, and Sister John, plus The Zombies, Bel-Airs, Nick Drake, Eddie Marshall and Rosalie Allen, Shirley Bassey, and Cannon…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 319 - March 1, 2021 - Homebound Edition L

The Big Takeover Show – Number 319 – March 1, 2021 – Homebound Edition L

This week, after small 1964 Simon & Garfunkel rumination: brand new Flyying Colours, Maxïmo Park, Reds, Pinks & Purples, Wedding Present, Streetwalkin’ Cheetahs, Jello Biafra, and Altin Gün, plus Sam Cooke, Left Banke, Jefferson Airplane, Sonny Washing…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 318 - February 22, 2021 - Homebound Edition XLIX

The Big Takeover Show – Number 318 – February 22, 2021 – Homebound Edition XLIX

This week, after lil’ bit of 1960 Johnny Kidd & the Pirates: brand new Cheap Trick, Guided by Voices, Bye Bye Blackbirds, X, Arab Strap, Belle & Sebastian, and Star Collector, plus Desmond Dekker & the Aces, Lloyd Price, Eddie Arnold & the Tennessee Pl…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 317 - February 15, 2021 - Homebound Edition XLVIII

The Big Takeover Show – Number 317 – February 15, 2021 – Homebound Edition XLVIII

This week, after little Jim duets with dad on a 1962 Goffin & King/Crickets fave: brand new Flyying Colours, Sensible Gray Cells, Brother Kite, Teenage Wrist, Lickerish Quartet, Persian Leaps, and Gretchen’s Wheel, plus Johnny Kidd & the Pirates, Amy W…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 316 - February 8, 2021 - Homebound Edition XLVII

The Big Takeover Show – Number 316 – February 8, 2021 – Homebound Edition XLVII

This week, after a small slice of 1988 Libertines U.S: brand new Natvral, Triptides, Joy Cleaner, Bloodstains, Vicious Blossom, X, and Belle & Sebastian, plus Jackie Wilson, Jackie Lomax, Upsetters, Kingston Trio, Rivingtons, and Sons of the Pioneers);…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 315 - February 1, 2021 - Homebound Edition XLVI

The Big Takeover Show – Number 315 – February 1, 2021 – Homebound Edition XLVI

This week, after a bitta 1969 Fourmyula: brand new The Wedding Present (with Louise Wener), Chills, Teenage Fanclub, Bad Religion, Altin Gün, Juliana Hatfield, and Willie Nelson, plus Sandie Shaw, Can, Ronnie Dawson, Fairfield Parlour (Kaleidoscope), P…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 314 - January 25, 2021 - Homebound Edition XLV

The Big Takeover Show – Number 314 – January 25, 2021 – Homebound Edition XLV

This week, after a slice of 1965 Anthony Newley via Nina Simone: brand new Sensible Gray Cells, Arab Strap, Death Cab For Cutie, Stuyvesant, TUNS, James Williamson & Deniz Tek, and Swansea Sound, plus Jimmy Cliff, Byrds, Ray Charles, Crystals, Beatles,…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 313 - January 18, 2021 - Homebound Edition XLIV

The Big Takeover Show – Number 313 – January 18, 2021 – Homebound Edition XLIV

This week, after a small 1960 Goffin & King trill: brand new Triptides, Belle & Sebastian, Sleaford Mods, Spizzenergi, Petrified Max, X, and Telescopes, plus Nina Simone, Bee Gees, Lord Brynner & the Sheiks, Whistling Jack Smith, Pee Wee King, and Wood…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 312 - January 11, 2021 - Homebound Edition XLIII - Part 2 of 2, Special Countdown Show: Jack Rabid’s 50 Best Albums of 2020

The Big Takeover Show – Number 312 – January 11, 2021 – Homebound Edition XLIII – Part 2 of 2, Special Countdown Show: Jack Rabid’s 50 Best Albums of 2020

This week: Part 2 of 2, Special Countdown Show: Jack Rabid’s 50 Best Albums of 2020 (+ 10 Best Stand-Alone Singles & EPs, and 10 Best Retrospectives/Reissues Tracks)

The Big Takeover Show - Number 311 - January 4, 2021 - Homebound Edition XLII - Part 1 of 2, Special Countdown Show: Jack Rabid’s 50 Best Albums of 2020

The Big Takeover Show – Number 311 – January 4, 2021 – Homebound Edition XLII – Part 1 of 2, Special Countdown Show: Jack Rabid’s 50 Best Albums of 2020

Happy New Year! This week, after another 1788 Robert Burns homage: Part 1 of 2, Special Countdown Show: “Jack Rabid’s 50 Best Albums of 2020 (+10 Best Stand-Alone Singles & EPs, and 10 Best Retrospectives/Reissues Tracks)”

The Big Takeover Show - Number 310 - December 28, 2020 - Homebound Edition XLI

The Big Takeover Show – Number 310 – December 28, 2020 – Homebound Edition XLI

This week, after little 1947 year-end refrain: brand new Neil Young, The Spits, Drive-By Truckers, Exploding Flowers, Protomartyr, Cheap Star (with Matthew Caws), and Ringo Deathstarr, plus The Outsiders (Ohio), Lightnin’ Hopkins, Max Romeo & the Upset…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 309 - December 21, 2020 - Homebound Edition XL

The Big Takeover Show – Number 309 – December 21, 2020 – Homebound Edition XL

This week, after little Jim helps sing a snippet of 1965 Vince Guaraldi: brand new The Chills, Sensible Gray Cells, Sleaford Mods, Death Cab For Cutie, Maxïmo Park, Fawns of Love, and Tanya Donelly & the Parkington Sisters, plus Solomon Burke, Mart…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 308 - December 14, 2020 - Homebound Edition XXXIX

The Big Takeover Show – Number 308 – December 14, 2020 – Homebound Edition XXXIX

This week, after a snippet of 1953 Louis Armstrong holiday cheer: brand new Springhouse (remix), Fotoform, Trotsky Icepick, Guided By Voices, Belle & Sebastian, Boyracer, and Toots & the Maytals, plus The Kinks, Ventures, Los Bravos, Donovan, Big Dee I…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 307 - December 7, 2020 - Homebound Edition XXXVIII

The Big Takeover Show – Number 307 – December 7, 2020 – Homebound Edition XXXVIII

This week, after a small portion of 1986 Agent Orange: brand new Foxycontin, John Foxx & the Maths, Honeychain, Flying Vipers, The Adam Brown, and Moon Attendant, plus Edwin Starr, Pretty Things, Roy Orbison, Buckinghams, Brothers Four, Kitty Wells, an…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 306 - November 30, 2020 - Homebound Edition XXXVII

The Big Takeover Show – Number 306 – November 30, 2020 – Homebound Edition XXXVII

This week, after a slice of a 1920 Russian song via Mary Hopkin: brand new Gretchen’s Wheel, Steve Winwood, Bob Mould, Reds, Pinks and Purples, Damned, and The Black Watch, plus The Temptations, Pirates (New Orleans), Patsy Cline, Chuck Berry, Trees, L…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 305 - November 23, 2020 - Homebound Edition XXXVI

The Big Takeover Show – Number 305 – November 23, 2020 – Homebound Edition XXXVI

This week, after little Jim trills a little 1964 Zombies: brand new Honeychain, Belle & Sebastian, Flower, Bats, Trotsky Icepick, and Sensible Gray Cells, plus Ike & Tina Turner, Gerry & the Pacemakers, Hank Williams, Lloyd Price,, Gordon Lightfoot, Je…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 304 - November 16, 2020 - Homebound Edition XXXV

The Big Takeover Show – Number 304 – November 16, 2020 – Homebound Edition XXXV

This week, after a little bit of 1972 America: brand new Teenage Fanclub, Sleaford Mods (with Billy Nomates), TV Smith, Luxembourg Signal, Bob Mould, and Guided By Voices, plus Moody Blues, Outsiders, Marvin Gaye, Del Shannon, Paul Revere & the Raiders…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 303 - November 9, 2020 - Homebound Edition XXXIV

The Big Takeover Show – Number 303 – November 9, 2020 – Homebound Edition XXXIV

This week, after little Jim ’n’ Jack break out the joy of 1969’’s Beatle George Harrison: brand new Wolfhounds, Fontaines D.C., Moon Attendant, Willie Nelson, Black Swan Lane, and Lisa Mychols & Super 8, plus Charlie Rich, Ray Charles, Davy Graham, Joh…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 302 - November 2, 2020 - Homebound Edition XXXIII

The Big Takeover Show – Number 302 – November 2, 2020 – Homebound Edition XXXIII

This week, after a slice of 1965 Kinks: brand new Pauline Murray, James Williamson & Deniz Tek, Trostsky Icepick, Belle & Sebastian, Harry Shearer, and Honeychain, plus Chi-Lites, Leaves, Colin Blunstone, Dennis Brown, Roy Harper, Easybeats, and Moon M…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 301 - October 26, 2020 - Homebound Edition XXXII

The Big Takeover Show – Number 301 – October 26, 2020 – Homebound Edition XXXII

This week, after some of 1964 Petula Clark: brand new Toots & the Maytals, Flower, Art Bergmann (and Wayne Kramer), Bob Mould, Drew Citron, and The Spits, plus Big Star, The Who, The Grass Roots, The Beatles, Astrud Gilberto, Dolly Parton, and Hoag…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 300 [Woo Hoo!] - October19, 2020 - Homebound Edition XXXI

The Big Takeover Show – Number 300 [Woo Hoo!] – October19, 2020 – Homebound Edition XXXI

This week, after some prophetic ol’ 1993 Bad Religion: brand new Bad Religion, Damned, Black Nite Crash, Maxïmo Park, Bats, and Kurt Bloch with Kim & Lulu, plus Temptations, Alice Cooper, Merseys, Larry Williams, Ricky Nelson, Peter Tosh, and Phil Ochs

The Big Takeover Show - Number 299 - October 12, 2020 - Homebound Edition XXX

The Big Takeover Show – Number 299 – October 12, 2020 – Homebound Edition XXX

This week, after a small warble of 1996 Billy Bragg: brand new Tough Age, Dennis Davison, Foxycontin, Flying Vipers, The Rifles, and Cliff and Ivy, plus Everly Brothers, Buckinghams, Hollies, Donna Lynn, Chris Farlowe, Charlie Feathers, and Dusty Sprin…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 298 - October 5, 2020 - Homebound Edition XXIX

The Big Takeover Show – Number 298 – October 5, 2020 – Homebound Edition XXIX

This week, after snatch of 1975 Elvis Costello: brand new Sloan, Hoodoo Gurus, The Spits, Furious Seasons, Black Watch, and Doves, plus Davy Jones (David Bowie), Howlin’ Wolf, James Brown, Lynn Tait & the Jets, Small Faces, Judee Sill, and Little Richa…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 297 - September 28, 2020 - Homebound Edition XXVIII

The Big Takeover Show – Number 297 – September 28, 2020 – Homebound Edition XXVIII

This week, after a lilbit of (topical) 1971 Moody Blues: brand new Shins, Bob Mould, Tommy & the Commies, Asteroid No.4, and (both) Tobin Sprout and Guided By Voices, plus The Zombies, Weavers, Standells, Safaris, George Jones, Max Frost & the Troopers…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 296 - September 21, 2020 - Homebound Edition XXVII

The Big Takeover Show – Number 296 – September 21, 2020 – Homebound Edition XXVII

This week, after a glob of 1965 Everly Brothers: brand new Bats, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Wreckless Eric & Amy Rigby, Maximo Park, Doves, and Typewriter (Mark Bandola), plus Fats Domino, The Creation, Charlie Parker, Flying Burrito Brothers, Ju…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 295 - September 14, 2020 - Homebound Edition XXVI

The Big Takeover Show – Number 295 – September 14, 2020 – Homebound Edition XXVI

This week, after a zittle zlice of 1964 Zombies: brand new Bob Mould, Throwing Muses, Bad Religion, Harry Shearer, Herb Alpert, and Jello Biafra & the Guantanamo School of Medicine, plus Bee Gees, Millennium, Bill Justis, Byrds, Eric Idle/George Harris…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 294 - September 7, 2020 - Homebound Edition XXV

The Big Takeover Show – Number 294 – September 7, 2020 – Homebound Edition XXV

This week, after a 1936 standard gets warbled: brand new Flaming Lips, Flower, Joe Pernice, Gretchen’s Wheel, Nat Birchall & Al Breadwinner, and Smokescreens, plus The Impressions, Jerry Lee Lewis, Mary Wells, Booker T & the MGs, Love, The Smoke, and (…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 293 - August 31, 2020 - Homebound Edition XXIV

The Big Takeover Show – Number 293 – August 31, 2020 – Homebound Edition XXIV

This week, after a 1971 Badfinger refrain: brand new Doves, Andy Bell, Sad Lovers and Giants, Guided By Voices, Frankie Stubbs, and Furious Seasons, plus Syd Barrett, The Miracles, Emer Bernstein, The Paragons, Tina Turner, George Jones, and The High N…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 292 - August 24, 2020 - Homebound Edition XXIII

The Big Takeover Show – Number 292 – August 24, 2020 – Homebound Edition XXIII

This week, after little Jim plays and sings a 1978 Rutles tune: brand new Smokescreens, Toots & the Maytals (with Ziggy Marley), Beths, Los Straitjackets, Persian Leaps, and Neil Young, plus Shocking Blue, Temptations, Eddie Fontaine, Fats Waller, Merr…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 291 - August 17, 2020 - Homebound Edition XXII

The Big Takeover Show – Number 291 – August 17, 2020 – Homebound Edition XXII

This week, some 1982 Comsat Angels trilling: brand new Damned, Exploding Flowers, Jayhawks, Furious Seasons, Gretchen’s Wheel (with Matthew Caws & Ira Elliot), and Joe Pernice, plus Junior Wells (with Buddy Guy), The Beatles, Howlin’ Wolf, Simon & Garf…

The Big Takeover Show - Number 290 - August 10, 2020 - Homebound Edition XXI

The Big Takeover Show – Number 290 – August 10, 2020 – Homebound Edition XXI

This week, a smidgen of 1972 Bee Gees: a special guest set by KGLT DJ Ron Sanchez, plus brand new Bad Religion, Hoodoo Gurus, Cloud Nothings, Tobin Sprout, No Joy, and Tanya Donelly & the Parkington Sisters, plus Smoky Robinson & the Miracles, Paul McC…

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…