Freak Power Ticket (Eclectic)
A "wondrous boat ride" exploring rock 'n' roll & other music, the counter cultural, cinema, pop culture, oddities, etc. Buy a ticket, take the ride.
Mon Feb 18th 2013 11.00am–12.00pm
R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links help support the station.
Time zone: pacific
Jimi Hendrix “If 6 Was 9”
from Easy Rider (Soundtrack from the Motion Picture) [Deluxe Edition] MP3 Album (Hip-O Records www.4ad.com/ 2004) —Hendrix apparently coined the term "Let Your Freak Flags Fly" in this song originally released on 1967's AXIS BOLD AS LOVE. The EASY RIDER soundtrack was released in 1969.
The Negro Problem “Mahnsanto”
from Joys And Concerns CD Album (Fire Records 2009) —A relatively obscure LA indie-rock band from the '90s, The Negro Problem came to more significant attention when they debuted the Tony Award-winning musical PASSING STRANGE in 2008. This album was originally released in 1999.
Rebecca Naomi Jones & Daniel Breaker “Sole Brother (Live)”
from Passing Strange (Original Broadway Cast Recording) [Live] MP3 Album (Ghostlight Records 2008) —Radio edit of a punk burst from the musical by Stew & The Negro Problem.
Ten Grand “I Will Seriously Pay You to Shut Up”
from This Is the Way to Rule MP3 Album (Southern Records 2002) —Matt Davis was one of the four main figures profiled in the 2003 documentary AFRO-PUNK, along with his multi-racial "screamo" band Ten Grand (formerly The Vida Blue). He died tragically that same year at the age of 26 after a seizure. RIP Matt.
Fishbone “The Suffering”
from Fishbone and the Familyhood Nextperience Present: The Psychotic Friends Nuttwerx MP3 Album (Hollywood Records 2000) —Music bed for voiceover. This hugely important ska/funk/punk-rock group from L.A. was recently the subject of a 2012 documentary film, EVERYDAY SUNSHINE: THE STORY OF FISHBONE.
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