Left of the Dial “Don’t Call It A Comeback”

Written by on September 27, 2018

Back in action playing ALL KILLER, NO FILLER, the juiciest deep cuts from the classic age of vinyl and beyond; all hand-selected for your personal enjoyment! Left of the Dial begins it’s second year at KPSU, and radio host Chris-R wants to waste no time in dishing out the best rock n’ roll goodies that this DJ has to offer. Left of the Dial is sure-fire to satisfy the tastes of any music-lover, and is bound to provide you with some new favorites of yours.

Today’s selection has a wide array of music that ranges  from  hard-hitting tracks bursting with creative energy (Blind Melon, Them Crooked Vultures), some oft-forgotten performances from “Rock n’ Roll royalty” tour de forces Elvis Presley, The Clash, Tears For Fears, Willie Nelson, and an abundance of unique little oddities that are just as entertaining as they are rewarding.

Want to hear a crystal smooth, decidedly funky rendition of The Beatles classic “Come Together”? You got it (The Brothers Johnson). Or how about some 1950’s Jump-Blues with blistering harmonica solos? “Rockin’ This Joint To-Nite” from Kid Thomas fits the bill. Impossible to pronounce and impossible to resist groove reggae bop? Say hello to Zungguzungguguzungguzeng by Yellowman (and yes, I absolutely had to look up how to spell it.) I’m sure everybody is also craving to hear early German pioneering of crate-diggin’ record sampling and mind-boggling use of audio manipulation and well guess what; Holger Czukay has got you covered as well.

Less talk, more rock as they say. Keep your eyes to the stars and your ear to the radio, welcome back to Left of the Dial

Enjoy the program and want to hear more? Left of the Dial airs live every Monday at 5:00, and is uploaded to stream later in the week on Spotify and KPSU’s hosting site. Featured below is a Spotify playlist that contains every song ever featured on LotD, check it out if you’re interested you won’t regret it 🙂

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Left of the Dial: “Landlocked”

Playlist:

Track

Artist

Album

  • Hello There
    Cheap Trick
    "In Color" -1977
  • New Fang
    Them Crooked Vultures
    "Them Crooked Vultures" -2009
  • The Working Hour
    Tears For Fears
    "Songs From The Big Chair" -1085
  • Plateau
    Meat Puppets
    "Meat Puppets II" -1984
  • Angie
    Bert Jansch
    "Bert Jansch" -1965
  • Polk Salad Annie -Live From The Afternoon Show
    Elvis Presley
    "Prince From Another Planet" -2012
  • Blue Skies
    Willie Nelson
    "Stardust" -1978
  • Zungguzungguguzungguzeng
    Yellowman
    "Zungguzungguguzungguzeng!" 1983
  • Come Together
    The Brothers Johnson
    "Look Out For #1" -1976
  • Toes Across The Floor
    Blind Melon
    "Soup" -1995
  • Safe European Home
    The Clash
    "Give 'Em Enough Rope" -1978
  • I'm A Wonderful Thing, Baby
    Kid Creole and the Coconuts
    "Wise Guy" -1982
  • Cool In The Pool
    Holger Czukay
    "Movie" -1979
  • Rockin' This Joint To-Nite
    Kid Thomas
    *single -1959
  • Lowlife (Livin' The Highlife)
    Kid Rock
    "Rock N Roll Jesus" -2007

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