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Last Thursday Night’s Show: Post-Mortem Cramps

February 14, 2009

“Hey I’m on my way, on a journey out of this world…”

~Lux Interior
(10.21.46 – 2.4.09)

I played lots of music from The Cramps long, illustrious career, including some rarities and well-loved vinyl treats.

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I got a lot of nice calls; one from a guy who said he was in a garage full of bike mechanics who were digging the tunes and some even from people who had never heard The Cramps before and liked it.

Playlist below the fold

Lonesome Town – Gravest Hits (IRS)
Garbage Man – Songs the Lord Taught Us (IRS)
Goo Goo Muck – Psychedelic Jungle (IRS)
The Way I Walk – Lucky 13 (Drug Fiend)
The Most Exhalted Potentate of Love – Smell of Female (Enigma)
Sometimes Good Guys Don’t Wear White – Cramps Totally Destroy Seattle (Bootleg)
5 Years Ahead of My Time – Cramps Totally Destroy Seattle (Bootleg)
New Kind of Kick – Bad Music for Bad People (IRS)
Surfin’ Dead – Return of the Living Dead OST (Enigma)
Love Me – Bad Music for Bad People (IRS
Can’t Hardly Stand It – Bad Music for Bad People (IRS
TV Set – Songs the Lord Taught Us (IRS)
Jackyard Backoff(Demo) – How to Make a Monster (Vengeance)
Ultra Twist – Flame Job – (Medicine)
Like a bad Girl Should – Big Beat from Badsville (Epitaph)
You Got Good Taste – Smell of Female (Enigma)
Let’s Get Fucked Up – Flame Job – (Medicine)
Dames, Booze, Chains and Boots – Look Mom, No Head! (Restless)
Can Your Pussy Do the Dog? – 12″ Single (Big Beat)
WFMU Interview – 10/24/04 – Fool’s Paradise
I Was a Teenage Werewolf – Songs the Lord Taught Us (IRS)
Drug Train – Bad Music for Bad People (IRS)
WFMU Interview – 10/24/04 – Fool’s Paradise
The Mad Daddy- Songs the Lord Taught Us (IRS)
Uranium Rock – Bad Music for Bad People (IRS)
The Frantics – Straight Flush
Creature from the Black Leather Lagoon – Stay Sick (Enigma)
She Said – Bad Music for Bad People (IRS)
Everything Goes (Demo) – How to Make a Monster (Vengeance)
Interview – Rennes 1986 – YouTube clip
How Far Can Too Far Go? – A Date With Elvis (New Rose)
Georgia Lee Brown – Can Your Pussy Do the Dog? Single B-Side (Big Beat)
People Ain’t No Good – A Date With Elvis (New Rose)
Do the Clam – RockinandreelininAucklandNewZealand – (Vengeance)
Hot Pool of Woman Need – A Date With Elvis (New Rose)

I’ll miss Lux and somehow the world without the possibility of new Cramps records seems unthinkable.

So long, Lux and thanks for all the happy memories and here’s hoping Ivy continues on in the mission in some way.

KBOO, 90.7 FM in Portland and streaming on the web at www.kboo.fm/listen (iTunes, Winamp, WMP, VLC, etc…)

KBOO is Portland’s non-corporate, listener sponsored community radio.

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