The Ledge #570: Holiday Playlist
By email@example.com (theledge) on May 26, 2023
“Shambolic” maybe an overused word when it comes to my favorite band, The Replacements, but it’s an apt term for tonight’s show. Or at least the first ten minutes. Yes, it’s a mini-disaster. After airing this week’s selection for the “52 Weeks of Teenage Kicks” series by The Vibrators, I talked about the fact that you can now purchase the version I world premiered last week by Jeremy Porter at his bandcamp. (http://jeremyporter.bandcamp.com). In fact, please go purchase it now, as all proceeds go to the Hater Kitty Army. But after introducing a re-airing the tune, my broadcast program decided to completely rearrange my playlist and a completely different tune aired for a few seconds. I quickly fixed the issue, though, and everything was fine after that. Tonight’s show is a collecton of tunes that I’ve been listening to in my spare time. There’s a set devoted to my favorite rock and roll couple, Amy Rigby and Wreckless Eric, inspired by “Do You Remember This”, a clever little tale of their relationship that may or may not be true. There’s a set that sort of centers around Johnny Thunders, beginning with a couple of Kinks songs before heading into a […]
Posted in 52weeksofteenagekicks, amy rigby, cramps, fucked up, gun club, jeremy porter, johnny thunders, kid congo powers, music, Podcast, The Ledge, vibrators, wreckless eric
The Ledge #463: Songs About The Ramones
By firstname.lastname@example.org on February 19, 2021
As I state at the beginning of the show, the initial idea for this theme came from the plethora of recent songs that mention The Ramones in the title, both individually and as a group. Add to that a few faves from the past, along with some great sugges…
Posted in amy rigby, cj ramone, drive-by truckers, fleshtones, hayley crushers, jason ringenberg, leeroy stagger, pavid vermin, Podcast, punk, ramones, ratboys, realpunkradio, Scott Hudson, sleater-kinney, The Ledge
Live Ledge #244: Wreckless Eric
By email@example.com on June 11, 2016
An overview of Wreckless Eric’s career just hours before his Sioux Falls appearance. Show also includes Scott’s phone interview with Eric.
Posted in amy rigby, captains of industry, elvis costello, hitsville house band, le beat group electrique, len bright combo, Podcast, Scott Hudson, wreckless eric
Rural Ledge-ucation #89: Bitter Tears
By firstname.lastname@example.org on February 17, 2013
A companion piece to Friday’s “lonely” episode, this morning is nothing but “bitter” tunes.
Posted in amy rigby, beatles, big star, bob dylan, elvis costello, graham parker, harry nilsson, indie, jam, joy division, kinks, marianne faithfull, music, Podcast, punk, realpunkradio, rolling stones, Scott Hudson, smiths, talk, Wilco
Live Ledge #97: Tributes
By email@example.com on January 25, 2013
Inspired by a Lydia Loveless song called “Steve Earle”, tonight’s show is nothing but songs about other artists.
Posted in Americana, amy rigby, anthemic pop wonder, art brut, big dipper, billy bragg, brian jonestown, centro-matic, dandy warhols, david bowie, drive-by truckers, firehose, hamell on trial, house of love, indie, j church, johnny thunders, jonathan richman, lucinda williams, lydia loveless, minutemen, music, nick lowe, old 97's, pavement, Podcast, posies, realpunkradio, redd kross, replacements, robyn hitchcock, Scott Hudson, sex pistols, shonen knife, sleater-kinney, slobberbone, steve westfield, supersuckers, talk, they might be giants, tommy womack, uncle tupelo, wesley willis
Rural Ledge-ucation #60: Marriage Stinks!
By firstname.lastname@example.org on June 10, 2012
A followup to last week’s anti-wedding show, today we concentrate on songs that describe the perils of wedded “bliss”.
Posted in Americana, amy rigby, ben folds, black keys, bob dylan, country, cowboy junkies, divorce, elbow, elvis costello, fall, frank sinatra, hayes carill, indie, jan terri, jerry lee lewis, kelly hogan, kitty wells, knack, liz phair, marriage, marvin gaye, music, national, nina simone, other kids, paul westerberg, Podcast, richard linda thompson, Soul, squeeze, talk, tammy wynette, tom waits, Wilco