Albums and All That, Starting with the letter L as in Lima, Part 2
April 17th, 2021
1 hr 47 secs
About this Episode
Kool and the Gang [00:21]
De-Lite Records DSR-9513 1979
Oh yes it is. This platinum album made it to number 13 in the top 200, with this single making it to number 8 on the Hot 100.
Spacemonkeyz vs Gorillaz [06:50]
Laika Come Home
EMI/Parlophone 7243 5 39982 1 9/539 9821 2002
That's right, a dub remix of the entire debut album from Gorillaz.
Lainie Kazan [11:12]
MGM Records SE-4385 1966
It might be a singing in the park day where you are.
Hüsker Dü [14:18]
"All Tensed Up"
Land Speed Record
SST Records 195 1990 (reissue)
17 songs, 26 1/2 minutes. Hold on to your ear plugs, kids. Originally released on Mike Watt's label New Alliance.
Beggar Banquet BEG 88T 1983
Uptempo moodiness from these goth rockers.
Last Bastion of Cowardice
Gilead Media RELIC 96 2017
Sludgy doomness by way of Milwaukee.
Emmylou Harris and the Hot Band [23:56]
"Devil in Disguise"
Warner Bros. Records 1-23740 1982
Taking this Burrito classic for an excellent spin. Originally entitled "Christine's Tune", which, having dated a Christine, is aptly titled.
Bow Wow Wow [28:21]
The Last of the Mohicans
RCA Victor CPL1-4314 1982
A different kind of cowboy music. This EP made it to number 67 on the Billboard 200.
Kit Records KR18 2016
Some glitchy ambient goodness from this English duo.
LCD Soundsystem [35:39]
"Daft Punk Is Playing at My House"
DFA dfa 2138 2005
When in doubt, go with the hit. Ah, the heady days of electroclash. Sadly, I think the time has passed when Daft Punk will be playing at anyone's house.
Columbia C 30035 1970
Originally recorded by Ma Rainey, Leadbelly does a fantastic job with this blues standard as well on six-string guitar.
Robert Fripp & the League of Gentlemen [45:07]
the League of Gentlemen
Polydor/EG PD-1-6317 1981
And now is the time on Vinyl-O-Matic when we dance. A Robert Fripp dance music experiment featuring Barry Andrews on organ, Sara Lee on bass, Kevin Wilkinson on drums, and on this track, Danielle Dax on vox.
Elvis Presley [48:55]
"That's All Right"
A Legendary Performer - Volume 1
RCA CPL1-0341 1974
Orginally recorded by Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup, this recording would launch Elvis into the spotlight.
Lena Horne [50:52]
"It Might as Well Be Spring"
Lena on the Blue Side
RCA Victor LPM-2465 1962
Is it... what season is this?
Lenny & the Squigtones [54:19]
"Love Is a Terrible Thing"
Lenny & the Squigtones
Casablanca NBLP 7149 1979
Lone Wolf Michael McKean and the late great David Lander are joined by Christopher Guest on guitar and Murph Dunne on keyboards.
Bonus Content: Hello.
Music behind the DJ: "Tumbling Tumbleweeds" by Lawrence Welk